Arrow 5.09 ‘What We Leave Behind’ Top 5

Arrow 5.09 'What We Leave Behind' Top 5

Once again Arrow delivered an emotional strong episode that echoed the emotional tone of the show. However, the refreshing consistency in tone, did not make up for the glaring inconsistencies with the overall storyline, individual character arcs and character development. Namely I found glaring issues with Oliver’s character development (or perhaps I should say, regression), Felicity’s storyline (or lack thereof), and Curtis’ very confusing arc. That being said, I was still able to enjoy moments of the episode. Here is my Arrow 5.09 ‘What We Leave Behind’ Top 5 moments.…

Arrow 5.08 ‘Invasion’ Top 5

Arrow 5.08 'Invasion' Top 5

In a landmark event, Arrow celebrated its 100th episode with a mega crossover between Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow. Needless to say, it was an action packed episode. Let’s dig into Arrow 5.08 ‘Invasion’ Top 5. The Story Overall, I found ‘invasion’ to a very enjoyable episode that was befitting of the 100th episode of Arrow. However, the overall story, while intriguing, felt very contrived. Picking up from the Flash episode, Oliver, Sara, Diggle, and Ray are all kidnapped by aliens (which was carried over from Supergirl),…

Supergirl 2.08 “Medusa” Top 5

It’s here, it’s here! Crossover week is here! Leave it to our favorite Girl of Steel, Supergirl, to kick things off with a stunning episode. “Medusa” throws us into the story, doing its best to intertwine Kara’s struggles with what’s about to go down in the rest of the Arrowverse with their biggest crossover yet. Things kick off with Mon El vs. Cyborg Superman, and a murderspree inside the alien bar. Mixed with Alex trying to come out to her mother during the holiday and there are some side struggles…

Arrow 5.06 ‘So It Begins’ Top 5

Arrow 5.06 'So It Begins' Top 5

On this episode of Arrow, we discover more about the new big bad in town, Oliver’s past continues to haunt him and Quentin continues to struggle. Here is my Arrow 5.06 ‘So It Begins’ Top 5. Original Team Arrow I loved the focus on the Original Team Arrow at the beginning of the episode. It proves what many (including myself) have been saying from the beginning – that Arrow is at its best when it focuses on the original three members of Team Arrow: Oliver, Diggle and Felicity. These three are the…

Arrow 5.05 ‘Human Target’ Top 5

Arrow 5.07 'Vigilante' Top 5

Another week, another episode of Arrow, here is this weeks Arrow 5.05 ‘Human Target’ Top 5.

Supergirl 2.04 “Survivors” Top 5

The ‘stronger together’ message that keeps Supergirl refreshing came back to the forefront in tonight’s episode, ‘Survivors’. When Alex and Maggie find an alien fight club, run by the nefarious Roulette, things get a little bit punchy. Supergirl does what she can to break things up early on, but things never go quite the way the Kryptonian plans, at least not on the first run. After all, where’s the story in that? In addition to her struggles with Roulette, Kara also has her job at CatCo to think of as…

Arrow 5.04 ‘Penance’ Top 5

Arrow 5.04 'Penance' Top 5

I must admitted I’m finding it increasingly more frustrating to watch Arrow as the Season progresses. There is a lack of continuity between episodes and the characterisation feels inconsistent. Regardless, I’m stubborn, and a long time fan so I continue to watch. Here are my thoughts: Arrow 5.04 ‘Penance’ Top 5 Felicity Smoak My notes on Felicity are very short, but at this point, it’s all I have to say: Why is her storyline on relevant when it benefits the male members of Team Arrow? Is she not strong enough…

Supergirl 2.03 “Welcome To Earth” Top 5

Fans of Wonder Woman got what they have been waiting for for decades on tonight’s Supergirl. I’m talking, of course, about the one and only Lynda Carter as President! ‘I’m With Her’ indeed! Some folks are unfortunately not on the same team. Madam President found herself under attack, which meant it was time for our friendly neighborhood D.E.O to hop into action to secure her protection.     Madam President I didn’t cry seeing a woman step off Air Force One as our Commander in Chief. YOU DID. This show…

Arrow 5.03 ‘A Matter of Trust’ Top 5

Arrow 5.09 'What We Leave Behind' Top 5

This week on Arrow ‘A Matter of Trust’ saw Oliver start to successfully balance his identities as both the Mayor and Green Arrow, Thea face the fallout of a hiring decision and Diggle embark on a new journey. Here is my Arrow 5.03 ‘A Matter of Trust’ Top 5 Oliver Queen After a rocky start balancing his identities as both Mayor and lead vigilante in episodes one and two, this episode finally allowed us a glimpse at how suited he is to both roles. As Felicity pointed out, he needs…

Supergirl 2.02 “The Last Children of Krypton” Top 5

Supergirl continues it’s second season with “The Last Children of Krypton”. Honestly, they didn’t even need to give me a synopsis or pictures to get me hyped for this episode. That title is quite enough. Even knowing that both Cat and Clark would be departing tonight couldn’t keep me from bouncing up and down as I prepped this Top 5. More on how those things broke my face later. For now, I want to mention that Supergirl smashed an 8 year CW Network record last week with it’s season 2…

Arrow 5.02 ‘The Recruits’ Top 5

Arrow 5.02 "The Recruits" Top 5

Arrow 5.02 ‘The Recruits’ Top 5 After last weeks’ slow start this episode entitled ‘The Recruits’ brought things back up to full speed with the introduction of new Team Arrow recruits Rene Rameriz, Evelyn Sharpe and Curtis Holt. Here’s my Arrow 5.02 ‘The Recruits’ Top 5. The Recruits This episode introduced the new recruits: Curtis Holt, who is determined to help after he was mugged last episode, Rene Rameriz aka ‘Wild Dog’ a vigilante who’s got a bit of a grudge and Evelyn Sharpe a young and well intentioned vigilante.…

Supergirl 1.10 “Childish Things” Top 5

Supergirl returned from its week off with an episode filled with aliens, creepy dolls, and jerk FBI agents.  Here were my top 5 moments! 5- Though the shots he took at Lord’s character while impersonating him could have been detrimental to J’onn’s cover, it was completely hilarious, and led to a solid reason why he continues to hide his identity.   I didn’t care at all for how much Kara and Alex were pushing him through this episode, so hopefully that will ebb a bit now that he has more than…