The Flash Review: Think Fast (Season 4 Episode 22)

The Flash Season 4 Episode 22
When DeVoe assaults an A.R.G.U.S. facility to complete his Enlightenment Machine, Barry (Grant Gustin) realizes the only way he can stop him is if he allows Cisco (Carlos Valdes) and Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) to accompany him into the facility. Still shaken by Ralph’s death, Barry isn’t sure he wants to risk any more of his friends’ lives and considers taking on DeVoe solo.

The Flash Season 4 Episode 22, “Think Fast,” was the first really good episode of the series we’ve had in a while. There was only one drawback, but even with that it still delivered an entertaining and inventive story building up a fair amount of anticipation for next week’s finale, just as a proper penultimate episode should.

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Westworld Review: The Riddle of the Sphinx (Season 2 Episode 4)

Westworld Season 2 Episode 4
William visits Jim Delos, quite a few times. A lucky reappearance of a character comes just in time for Bernard as he sifts through more memories to determine what’s “real”. The Man in Black is beginning a redemption arc. The real hunger of Westworld hosts is revealed.

On Westworld Season 2 Episode 4, “The Riddle of the Sphinx,” the story lines, despite jumping around in time, stay with Bernard and the MiB, as well as, in an added twist, Jim Delos, even though he’s arguably not quite himself. The real reason for investing in Westworld is finally revealed, despite it now seeming like a failure. As the depreciation of Jim Delos begins, the ascension of a better man seems to begin within the MiB. And a strange reveal indicates that perhaps Bernard isn’t at all who the audience thought him to be. So who is who, and who is real?

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Supergirl Review: Shelter from the Storm (Season 3 Episode 18)

Supergirl Season 3 Episode 18
After absorbing the powers of the other Worldkillers, Reign sets her sights on Ruby to finish destroying Samantha Arias, which is the only piece holding her back from total power.

On Supergirl Season 3 Episode 18, “Shelter from the Storm,” Ruby’s life is in danger as Reign begins hunting her, while Kara still struggles to understand Lena’s point of view on this entire fiasco. Meanwhile, the Legion returns to the future… until Brainy’s calculations prove that Supergirl and her team “need” just one of the Legion members to exponentially increase their odds of defeating Reign. Why couldn’t it have been Imra?

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Station 19 Review: Hot Box (Season 1 Episode 9)

Station 19 Season 1 Episode 9
The race for captain is almost over, with the feelings of uncertainty and heightened expectations. Andy displays outstanding brilliance in getting herself and others out of a hot garage but, alas, she gets to know why she or Jack may not become captain.

On Station 19 Season 1 Episode 9, “Hot Box,” a house fire traps Andy, Ryan, Jack and Maya in a hot garage with doors of steel, Miller learns the hard way regarding JJ, Montgomery decides to jump in with Grant, Pruitt confesses to Andy about what he told Ripley, while Jack learns about Andy and Ryan.
In familiar penultimate fashion, loose ends are assembled, previously neglected issues are addressed, and the tempo is set for the upcoming season finale.

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Supergirl Review: Trinity (Season 3 Episode 17)

Supergirl Season 3 Episode 17
The Worldkillers have finally been united, and their plan to destroy Earth begins with an eclipse that threatens to lower the temperature and take away Supergirl’s powers for good.

On Supergirl Season 3 Episode 17, “Trinity,” Kara is taken aback after learning Lena was hiding such a huge secret about Sam and kryptonite from her, while Sam struggles to stay alive in the Kryptonian valley she’s been trapped in.

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The Flash Review: Harry and the Harrisons (Season 4 Episode 21)

The Flash Season 4 Episode 21
With DeVoe’s Enlightenment device nearly complete, in order to disable it The Flash (Grant Gustin) and his team must put their faith in an unlikely ally – Amunet Black (guest star Katee Sackhoff). Meanwhile, Harry (Tom Cavanagh) hits an all-time low when the “Council of Wells” kicks him out but then Cisco (Carlos Valdes) introduces him to the “Council of Harrisons.”

The Flash Season 4 Episode 21, “Harry and the Harrisons,” once again failed to really impress or advance the endgame in any major way. While the main plot with Flash, Caitlin, and Amunet Black was good enough, the time devoted to Harry and the new Council of Harrisons not only seemed like a waste, but was cringeworthy.

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Westworld Review: Virtù e Fortuna (Season 2 Episode 3)

Westworld Season 2 Episode 3
Dolores makes the Confederados’ stand their last one. Maeve is reunited with her old gang, but in a new setting. Peter Abernathy gets taken. Dolores wages war on multiple fronts. And the Bengal’s home is revealed!

On Westworld Season 2 Episode 3, “Virtù e Fortuna,” Dolores has the Confederados make their last stand without them knowing it, while simultaneously realizing the seeds of betrayal have been planted in her own camp. She fends off an attack from Charlotte Hale, who finally succeeds in her primary goal of acquiring Peter Abernathy but now has this hell-raiser on her tail. Bernard figures out the trade secret that Peter Abernathy is hiding under all those layers of mismatched host codes, and is taken by zombie Clementine. Maeve acquires more of her old partners to her merry band of cohorts and finds herself in a new park. And we’re introduced to a new park and a new woman, whose relation to one of the main characters seems undoubted.

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Life Sentence Review: Our Father the Hero (Season 1 Episode 7)

Life Sentence Season 1 Episode 7
Aiden is facing a felony charge after selling his ADD medication at the local coffee shop. Meanwhile, Stella’s love triangle further unfolds and leaves Wes is an uncomfortable position.

On Life Sentence Season 1 Episode 7, “Our Father the Hero,” everyone is shocked to learn that Paul was the one who turned Aiden in as they all contemplate what to do to save Aiden from the mess he’s created, which could land him three years in jail with a felony charge on his permanent record.

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Station 19 Review: Every Second Counts (Season 1 Episode 8)

Station 19 Season 1 Episode 8
One of the steps in the evaluation process for Andy and Jack’s captain aspirations is peer review. This is difficult for the other team members, given the close-knit relationship of the team, but even more so because they have to pick sides, a battle between loyalty and truth.

On Station 19 Season 1 Episode 8, “Every Second Counts,” Fire Chief Ripley conducts peer review to evaluate Jack and Andy from the perspectives of their colleagues, Andy and Ryan become friends with benefits, Pruitt continues his treatment, and Andy handles a tough road accident, which may determine her fate in the contest.

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Arrow Review: Docket No. 11-19-41-73 (Season 6 Episode 21)

Arrow Season 6 Episode 21
Diaz’s plan comes to fruition when Oliver Queen is put on trial under the suspicion he’s been operating as the Green Arrow for multiple years now. Meanwhile, a familiar face returns, but in an unexpected way.

On Arrow Season 6 Episode 21, “Docket No. 11-19-41-73,” the Arrow writers apparently lost their distaste for writing courtroom scenes, which was one of the “many reasons” they killed off Earth-1 Laurel Lance, to put Oliver Queen on trial for an entire episode with multiple accounts of perjury.

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