The Superhero Show Show #391
The Taste Buds vs the Lewalds
Eric and Julia Lewald, co-developers of X-Men: The Animated Series, have invaded The Superhero Show Show!
On the most special episode of The Superhero Show Show ever, Cassie, Mike, and Ryan sit down with Eric and Julia Lewald, who helped create X-Men: The Animated Series, and therefore helped create pop culture as we know it today. Join these two TV titans, along with the Taste Buds, as they hear the story of how the show was created, the race to get it on air, the advantages and disadvantages of animation versus live-action, run-ins with studio execs, and much much more! Which character’s return did Eric have the biggest issue with? Which episode of Julia’s is based on a Chaplin film? Who were their favorite characters to work with, and who do they wish they could have done more with? All of that, and so much more, on an all-new The Superhero Show Show!
Plus, reviews and discussions of this week’s episodes of What If…?, Stargirl, Titans, Legends of Tomorrow, Riverdale, The Walking Dead, and Supergirl! All of that, and so much more…stream, download, tune in and find out!
LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #613
“Silence of the Sonograms” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
LETTING YOUR GUARD DOWN – With the Legends on high alert with their unwanted guest in their custody, Ava (Jes Macallan) is tasked with the interrogation while Nate (Nick Zano) and Sara (Caity Lotz) watch. Rory (Dominic Purcell) is struggling with the terrible pain in his head and Gary (Adam Tsekham) tries to help to manage it the best he can. Meanwhile, Zari (Tala Ashe) enlists Astra (Olivia Swann) and Spooner’s (Lisseth Chavez) help to figure what is going on with Constantine (Matt Ryan). Shayan Sobhian also stars. Nico Sachse directed the episode written by Phil Klemmer & Morgan Faust (613). Original airdate 8/22/2021.
“Chapter Eighty-Nine: Reservoir Dogs” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
COYOTE UGLY – While helping Eric (guest star Sommer Carbuccia) deal with his PTSD, Archie (KJ Apa) is forced to confront his own past trauma in the Army. To find the Lonely Highway killer, Betty (Lili Reinhart) and Tabitha (Erinn Westbrook) come up with a way to lure truckers to Pop’s. Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) extends an invitation to Kevin (Casey Cott) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) gives Reggie (Charles Melton) a shot to prove her wrong. Madchen Amick, Mark Consuelos and Drew Ray Tanner also star. Gabriel Correa directed the episode written by Evan Kyle (#513). Original airdate 8/25/2021.
“Summer School: Chapter Three” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
JIM GAFFIGAN VOICES THUNDERBOLT IN THIS EPISODE DIRECTED BY LEA THOMPSON – After getting a taste of the superhero life, Mike (Trae Romano) pleads with Pat (Luke Wilson) to let him join the team. Elsewhere, after seeking help from Thunderbolt, the JSA prepare for a confrontation with The Shade. Brec Bassinger, Yvette Monreal, Cameron Gellman, Anjelika Washington, Amy Smart and Meg DeLacy also star. Lea Thompson directed the episode written by Turi Meyer & Alfredo Septién (#203). Original airdate 8/24/2021. Every episode of DC’S STARGIRL will be available to stream on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.
“Welcome Back, Kara” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV- PG, V) (HDTV)
SUPER FRIENDS REUNITED! – As Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and Zor-El (guest star Jason Behr) make their return to National City, they are determined to keep the Phantom Zone behind them and enjoy being superheroes together. Unfortunately, their overzealous efforts backfire, creating a whole new threat to National City. The episode was directed by Armen V. Kevorkian and written by Dana Horgan & Jay Faerber (#608). Original airdate 8/24/2021.
THE WALKING DEAD #1101
Returning to Alexandria from a critical food mission, the group realizes it isn’t enough. Maggie proposes a new plan, potentially a suicide mission. What choice do they have? They must find more food for all their people in order to survive and efficiently rebuild Alexandria. If they don’t, Alexandria falls, taking them down with it. Once on the road, a violent storm erupts forcing them underground into a subway tunnel. As nerves fray and suspicions increase, chaos ensues. The terror is relentless as our people get a glimpse of what Maggie and her group endured prior to returning to Alexandria. Meanwhile, those captured by the strange soldiers are relocated to another undisclosed location.
WHAT IF…? #103
Nick Fury struggles to launch The Avengers when candidates are targeted by a serial killer.
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