The Superhero Show Show #397
What If What If Created the What If Avengers?
It’s the first season finale of What If…? on an all-new Superhero Show Show!
Cassie has reunited with both her boys, as Mike makes his triumphant return to the show after a few weeks off, just in time to watch the season finale of What If…?! The friends discuss the season overall, and whether or not it was successful, before dialing in on the final episode. Marvel wasn’t able to tell 11 individual stories, and uses this opportunity to tie all of the episodes together. Was that a good idea? Does the show stick the landing? Tune in and find out!
As if that wasn’t enough, the Friends are continuing their countdown to episode 400 by bracketing all of the shows that have come out since the first episode of the podcast! On today’s episode, they hit the Marvel corner of the bracket. 8 Marvel shows will be booted forever. Tune in to see which ones get cut!
Then, Mike had the pleasure of sitting down with Dan Moren, author of the Galactic Cold War series of sci-fi espionage capers, the co-host of superhero recap show BIFF, movie show Not playing with lex and Dan, stars wars tv podcast a complicated profession, tech shows Clockwise and The Rebound, writes and hosts nerdy quiz show Inconceivable!, and is a frequent panelist on The Incomparable and so many other shows!
Dan share’s his nerd origin story, talks about his journey into being paid to be creative, and refuses to share his secret to productivity! Plus the speed round!
All of that, plus reviews and discussions about every other show that came out this week, including The Walking Dead: World Beyond, Stargirl, Lucifer, Riverdale, Titans, Supergirl, The Walking Dead, Y: The Last Man, and Doom Patrol!
All of that, and so much more, on an all-new Superhero Show Show!
DOOM PATROL #305
Madame Rouge enlists the Doom Patrol’s help after learning about her unsettling past. While the rest of the team works to infiltrate the target, Rita stays behind and finds a surprising connection with their mysterious friend.
Wanting to do well on his first day with the LAPD, Amenadiel crosses paths with a racist detective from his past. Also, Lucifer tries to bond with Rory.
Just as Eve and Maze’s wedding day arrives, Eve’s ex, Adam (yes that Adam) shows up hoping to reconcile. Later, Ella delivers some distressing news.
“Chapter Ninety-Five: RIVERDALE: RIP (?)” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LSV) (HDTV)
OUT WITH THE OLD – As the gang pick up the pieces after a rough year back in Riverdale, an incident at Pop’s forces them to make a difficult decision about the future of the town. KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Madchen Amick, Mark Consuelos, Casey Cott, Vanessa Morgan, Charles Melton, Erinn Westbrook and Drew Ray Tanner star. Gabriel Correa directed the episode written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa & Greg Murray (#519). Original airdate 10/6/2021.
“Summer School: Chapter Nine” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
JOHN WESLEY SHIPP GUEST STARS AS JAY GARRICK – As Eclipso (Nick Tarabay) takes aim at the Whitmore/Dugan’s, Pat (Luke Wilson) is reminded of painful memories from his past involving the original JSA and their fight to take down Eclipso. Meanwhile, Mike (Trae Romano) is forced to confront the guilt he feels for his role in Icicle’s death, and Barbara (Amy Smart) comes face to face with someone from her past. Finally, Courtney (Brec Bassinger) struggles to hold onto hope after Eclipso targets those around her. Hunter Sansone also stars. Andi Armaganian directed the episode written by Alfredo Septién & Turi Meyer (#209). Original airdate 10/5/2021. 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.
“Magical Thinking” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV- PG, V) (HDTV)
LENA MUST ACCEPT HER NEWFOUND POWERS IN ORDER TO HELP THE SUPER FRIENDS – Lena (Katie McGrath) is uncertain about using her magical abilities to help Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) retrieve the second totem from Nyxly (Peta Sergeant). William (Staz Nair) struggles to write a story on the Super Friends that makes both the heroes and Andrea (Julie Gonzalo) happy. Meanwhile, Kelly (Azie Tesfai) is thrilled Esme (guest star Mila Jones) has found a new home, but things go awry and the little girl’s future is put in danger. The episode was directed by Simon Burnett and written by Karen. E. Maser & Derek Simon (#614). Original airdate 10/5/2021.
While Crane sets his ultimate sights on Nightwing, Gar and Rachel investigate Red Hood’s place of rebirth, Donna and Tim reconnect in the real world, and Kory learns the truth about her past.
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.
THE WALKING DEAD: WORLD BEYOND #201
Hope’s commitment to the future is put to the test, jeopardising a potential reunion. Iris and Felix meet a new group. Startling revelations are made.
WHAT IF…? #108
The Watcher gathers heroes from across the multiverse for one final battle against Infinity Ultron.
Y: THE LAST MAN #106
Weird Al is Dead
Yorick, Agent 355 and Dr. Mann hit a snag on their way to San Francisco. As the search for 355 heats up, Jennifer clashes with former cabinet secretary Regina Oliver, who has her eyes on the presidency. Hero is seduced by a charismatic leader, Roxanne, as Sam and Nora grapple with their place in a dangerous group of survivors. Written by: Catya McMullen Directed by: Destiny Ekaragha
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