The Superhero Show Show #398
So Hwacha Hwacha Hwacha Want?
It’s time for the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead on an all-new The Superhero Show Show!
With Cassie on the run from the law, Mike and Ryan call on James from the Timeline Scavengers to help them get through this week’s shows, and find out that James has never watched a second of Walking Dead in his entire life! He double-dips this week, starting with our main event, the mid-season finale of Walking Dead proper. On a dark and stormy zombie night, Darryl and the gang make their last stand against Pope and his crew. They’ll have to figure out how to break into his compound, how to get around the fact that God speaks directly to Pope, AND deal with the scariest weapon since someone used a slightly bigger than average pillow in a pillow fight: the hwacha. Will the W.D. Crew be able to get out of the way of a dozen Piccolo Petes lazily flying at them. Tune in and find out!
It’s a jam-packed show other than the main event. First, the Taste Buds are making their way through the Bracket 400, the winner of which will be revealed in the 400th episode of this podcast! In tonight’s episode, they kick off four shows from the Independent division, and four shows from the Horror division. Then, the Friends hand out the Shushie for Best Actor!
PLUS, Ryan sits down with Alex and Pete from the Comic Book Club to talk about the second season of Locke and Key. Just in time for Halloween, Netflix will release the whole second season next week, and Ryan talks to the guys about what they thought about the first season and their expectations for the second.
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All of that, plus reviews, discussions, and updates about Batwoman, Legends of Tomorrow, Stargirl, Lucifer, Titans, Supergirl, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, Y: The Last Man, and Doom Patrol! All of that, and so much more, on an all-new, all-different The Superhero Show Show!
“Mad As A Hatter” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
SEASON PREMIERE – As Batwoman (Javicia Leslie) continues to keep the streets of Gotham safe, Batwing (Camrus Johnson) joins in on the action, but Luke quickly realizes he hasn’t quite mastered his suit. Meanwhile, as Alice (Rachel Skarsten) sits hopelessly imprisoned in Arkham, Sophie (Meagan Tandy) fully enjoys her freedom. When Ryan pays Alice a visit to ask about the bombshell she dropped – that Ryan’s birth mother is still alive – Ryan must decide if she should go down the rabbit hole of her past. As Mary (Nicole Kang) prepares to finally graduate from medical school, she feels the absence of her family more than ever. But when an Alice admirer stumbles upon one of the missing Bat Trophies, Gotham and the Bat Team get mixed up in the madness, culminating in a shockingly gruesome graduation… and an equally shocking new partnership. Also starring Robin Givens and Victoria Cartagena. Holly Dale directed the episode written by Caroline Dries (#301). Original airdate 10/13/2021. Every episode of BATWOMAN 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.
DOOM PATROL #306
Plunged back in time, Rita attempts to navigate the Bureau of Normalcy with help from an oddly familiar group. Meanwhile, Jane gives Kay her first taste of freedom, while Larry finds closure with his son.
LEGENDS OF TOMORROW
“The Bullet Blondes” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
COMFORT ZONE – After defeating the aliens and saving Earth, the Legends find themselves stranded in 1925 Odessa, Texas with a destroyed Waverider. Wanting to help fix things, Astra (Olivia Swann) tries using her powers, which creates unwanted attention from the town and that of the new Director of the Bureau of Investigation, J. Edgar Hoover, and a surprise no one expected. Realizing they need to escape, Sara (Caity Lotz) and Ava (Jes Macallan) create a distraction by going on a crime spree with Hoover hot on their tails. Meanwhile, Zari (Tala Ashe) is finding it hard to get over Constantine, so Behrad (Shayan Sobhian) suggests the only thing he knows that can help. Nick Zano, Adam Tsekham, Lisseth Chavez and Amy Pemberton also star. Kevin Mock directed the episode written by James Eagan & Ray Utarnachitt (#701). Original airdate 10/13/2021.
Lucifer says he’s finally ready to be God, but his non-functioning wings would tend to disagree. Linda reluctantly shares the first draft of her book.
Lucifer tries to enjoy what may be his last day on Earth, Dan’s killer escapes from prison, and Chloe drops a serious bombshell.
“Summer School: Chapter Ten” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
CHOSEN FAMILY – Courtney (Brec Bassinger) is left devastated after discovering a dark secret that Pat (Luke Wilson) has kept hidden from her. However, when they learn that Jennie (guest star Ysa Penarejo) may be able to help in their plan to stop Eclipso (Nick Tarabay), they’re forced to put their issues aside as they set out on a road trip to find her. Meanwhile, Beth (Anjelika Washington) makes a shocking discovery about The Shade (guest star Jonathan Cake). Amy Smart, Trae Romano and Cameron Gellman also star. Sheelin Choksey directed the episode written by Taylor Steitz (#210). Original airdate 10/12/2021. 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.
“Hope for Tomorrow” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV- PG, V) (HDTV)
NYXLY KIDNAPS WILLIAM – Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) continues to fight Nyxly (Peta Sergeant) for the remaining totems but after Nyxly kidnaps William (Staz Nair), Supergirl realizes she needs to take a more proactive stance to keep National City safe. Meanwhile, Alex (Chyler Leigh) faces the biggest challenge of her life. The episode was directed by Tawnia McKiernan with story by Robert Rovner and teleplay by Emilio Ortega Aldrich & Nicki Holcomb (#615). Original airdate 10/12/2021.
After Nightwing and Red Hood’s battle, Rachel and Gar try to save their friend. Meanwhile, Jason questions his allegiance. With Barbara behind bars, Donna leads her own resistance operation, and Conner helps Blackfire recover her ship.
THE WALKING DEAD #1108
The Reapers defend Meridian from an incoming herd; Pope suspects Maggie is behind the attack, while Daryl treads carefully; Alexandrians scramble to protect themselves when a violent storm leaves them vulnerable to walkers.
THE WALKING DEAD: WORLD BEYOND #202
While some members of the group enact a plan to cover their tracks, others attempt to acclimate to their new surroundings.
Y: THE LAST MAN #107
My Mother Saw A Monkey
Kimberly uncovers a secret. 355 and Allison reach an understanding. Yorick stumbles on a mysterious town where things are not what they seem. Written by: Charlie Jane Anders, Directed by: Lauren Wolkstein
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