The Superhero Show Show #396
It Doesn’t Bother Supergirl to be Courageous
The Taste Buds are checking in with Supergirl on an all-new Superhero Show Show!
With Mike still on vacation, and Cassie having no intentions to do the show with just Ryan, she makes a couple of calls this time. The first call she makes is Katelynn. Obviously. But she also reaches out to old-school guest and fan favorite David Lumb! What are they going to talk about during this momentous occasion? Why Supergirl, of course! It’s a been a million hot minutes since Kara was in the hot seat, so the Taste Buds check in one last time before her impending season finale to catch-up and see how things are going. Supergirl hasn’t been the strongest show after the last couple of seasons. Has this episode made a return to those fun and furious early days?
With the 400th episode of this podcast looming on them, Cassie and the Boyz have some housework to do as well. First up is the continuation of the Bracket 400, and it’s the DC portion! The kings of network television, the shows that are based on Detective Comics Comics have been the bread and butter for this podcast since its inception. Now it’s time to move on from 8 of them, in rude fashion. Can Supergirl move on the DC Elite 8? Or will they just take this opportunity to keep talking about how much they liked Watchmen? They’re also trying to get rid of all of the Shushies, and this week it’s Best Supporting Actor. Last year’s winner was one of the few non-Watchmen, with Luke Wilson’s Pat Doogan taking it down. Does he have what he takes to beat Watchmen during a year with no Watchmen? Probably.
All of that, plus reviews, updates, and discussions on every other television show based on a comic book, including Lucifer, Doom Patrol, Riverdale, Titans, The Walking Dead, What If…?, and Y:The Last Man. It’s our biggest podcast episode since last week, and it’s all here now!
DOOM PATROL #303
After being kidnapped into the afterlife, the team rely on Dorothy, Larry and The Dead Boy Detectives to save them from certain death.
DOOM PATROL #304
Lucifer reconnects with a few former flames in hopes of disproving Rory’s claim. Dan tries to find someone – anyone – who can actually see him.
Not believing that he could have abandoned his future daughter, Lucifer sets out to prove an alternate theory: He must have been murdered
“Chapter Ninety-Four: Next to Normal” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, L) (HDTV)
MOTHER’S DAY IN RIVERDALE – Refusing to accept what’s going on around her, Alice (Mädchen Amick) creates an imaginary musical fantasy world in which the Coopers are one big happy family again. But as her mother continues to spiral, Betty (Lili Reinhart) does her best to pull her back to reality. Meanwhile, Tabitha (Erinn Westbrook) ropes Jughead (Cole Sprouse) into a family dinner with her parents, and Veronica (Camila Mendes) and Archie (KJ Apa) make a big decision about their future. Madelaine Petsch, Casey Cott, Vanessa Morgan, Charles Melton and Drew Ray Tanner also star. Ronald Paul Richard directed the episode written by Tessa Leigh Williams (#518). Original airdate 9/29/2021.
“Summer School: Chapter Eight” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
SECOND CHANCES – With his world crashing down around him, Rick (Cameron Gellman) focuses his attention on protecting Solomon Grundy after learning hunters are after a bear in the woods. Meanwhile, Beth (Anjelika Washington) becomes the target of Eclipso’s (Nick Tarabay) latest plan. Brec Bassinger, Luke Wilson, Amy Smart and Trae Romano also star. Andi Armaganian directed the episode written by Steve Harper (#208). Original airdate 9/28/2021. 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.
“The Gauntlet” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV- PG, LV) (HDTV)
SUPERGIRL MUST PASS THE TEST OF COURAGE – Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and team race Nyxly (Peta Sergeant) for control of a magical totem that controls courage. Supergirl and Nyxly battle and each get a piece of the totem but learn the first person to pass the test of courage will gain control of the entire thing. Meanwhile, Lena (Katie McGrath) is still struggling to make sense of her newfound gift. The episode was directed by Tawnia McKiernan with story by Dana Horgan and teleplay by Jay Faerber & Brooke Pohl (#613). Original airdate 9/28/2021.
THE WALKING DEAD #1107
Maggie and Elijah learn a new survival tactic from Negan; Eugene’s group clears walkers to pay their fines; Yumiko interviews for an upper-class job; Daryl learns more about Leah and the Reapers; Gabriel encounters a man of God.
WHAT IF…? #108
Natasha Romanoff and Clint Barton seek to destroy killer-robot Ultron following a cataclysmic event.
Y: THE LAST MAN #105
Yorick and Agent 355 search for Dr. Allison Mann in war-torn Boston. Back in D.C., Jennifer hides the truth about Yorick from her political rivals.
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