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We watch so you don’t have to! A podcast in which we watch TV and then offer our judgments. From the people who bring you The Incomparable.


656: Perry Mason S1E2 Review: “Chapter 2”
Jul 2 • 48 min
Chapter Two of HBO’s Perry Mason revival sees the eight-episode miniseries shift into high gear with character development, misdirections, war scenes and Tatiana Maslany! Trying to keep pace and break it all down are host Devin Higgins and co-host Kirk…
655: Perry Mason S1E1 Review: “Chapter 1”
Jun 26 • 42 min
HBO decided to revive Perry Mason with an eight-episode miniseries, and we decided to do a dive into whether or not it was a good idea, how much different it is from the classic 50’s version our parents or grandparents knew and loved, and break down…
654: Punisher War Journal: S2E12-13
Jun 14 • 86 min
Here we are at the final chapter of Frank’s tale. Much has happened to the world around us as we land this series. The Punisher is as controversial as any of the Marvel properties at this point and Frank just cannot catch a break. After the Netflix season…
653: Supergirl S5E19 Review: “Immortal Kombat”
Jun 5 • 30 min
We Discuss: Lena!!! Brainy needing a win. Dreamer paying attention. Kara’s ONE mistake and her inability to hold a grudge. Believing in great editing. Alex’s “disguise”. The power of imagination. Heat vision surgery super-science. Lex saving people. The…
652: Punisher War Journal: S2E10-11
May 29 • 72 min
As we near the the final stretch, the boys wonder what might be happening to this season. Moze casts doubts, and shines a light of criticism over episode 10. These two episodes have a ton of narrative weight to move in order to wrap the season. It feels a…
651: Supergirl S5E18 Review: “The Missing Link”
May 19 • 34 min
We Discuss: Lena’s response to failure Lex’s EXTRA vindictiveness Nia’s dream interpretation failures M’Gann and J’onn’s great heroism Brainy’s life hitting bottom Librarian Samwise’s wisdom Kelly and William’s Flailing Alex’s future costume…
650: Supergirl S5E17 Review: “Deus Lex Machina”
May 13 • 43 min
We Discuss: This great little kinda-clip episode; How EVERYTHING is Lex’s fault; Earth-Prime’s impressive Lillian; Chekhov’s pysanka? Disappointment with Lena’s characterization; Unexplained mice; Lex’s tipping point and future fall; Eve cruelty; Sad VR;…
649: The Punisher War Journal: S2E8-9
May 8 • 56 min
New York City is once again transformed into a battlefield, thanks in part to The Punisher. Granted, he did have some help from Russo and Pilgrim. Russo’s promise to build an army of disillusioned veterans comes to fruition almost overnight. Pilgrim takes…
648: Westworld Reaction, S3E8: “Crisis Theory”
May 4 • 27 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don are here for the final episode of Season Three. Lots of feelings, a bit of blurry video, and a snap assessment of the entire season before (soon) stepping into analysis….
647: Westworld S3E7 Analysis: Passed Pawn
May 2 • 51 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don return to step into analysis for the penultimate episode of Season 3. This episode includes a quick inventory of our players, some stronger belief in some theories, and Kelly offers some coffee preparation tips….
646: Westworld Reaction, S3E7: “Passed Pawn”
Apr 27 • 24 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don chat after watching the penultimate episode of Season Three! Some theories are proven correct, some questions are asked, and we get some questions to ponder when stepping into analysis….
645: The Punisher War Journal: S2E6-7
Apr 24 • 71 min
We dive into the life and times of Billy Russo. His intimate relations, and where he points his weapon. Frank and Amy bond and start to form a real dynamic duo. There’s the big and brutal action of Frank in the gym shaking down the Russians for intel.…
644: Westworld S3E6 Analysis: Decoherence
Apr 23 • 45 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don step into analysis for the three-quarter mark of Season Three of Westworld! There’s the usual dose of theorizing, some discussion of what’s ahead in the home stretch, and some contenders from the (Not So) Secret Theory Club!…
643: Westworld S3E5 Analysis: Genre
Apr 22 • 53 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don step into analysis for “Genre” the fifth episode of season three of Westworld. Join them for a lot of discussion of each (wait for it) genre through the episode, many theories, and far more than the required daily allowance of…
642: Westworld Reaction, S3E6: Decoherence
Apr 19 • 26 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don are back to react to Episode 6, Decoherence! As usual some theorizing, some love for some faves, and a lot of chatting about getting the band back together. As usual, Kelly sets a timer and it’s off to the races!…
641: Westworld S3E5 Reaction “Genre”
Apr 12 • 24 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don do their best to assemble coherent sentences in the aftermath of the latest episode of Westworld. A bit of theorizing, a bit of recovery, Kelly has a very happy reunion with a beloved character and as usual, a bit of gushing…
640: Westworld S3E4 Analysis, “The Mother of Exiles”
Apr 9 • 65 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don step into analysis for the latest episode of Season Three. Much is made of the names of establishments in the show, Don spins up a couple of theories, Kelly riffs on Don’s theories, and there is discussion of Our Friendly…
639: The Punisher War Journal: S2E4-5
Apr 6 • 68 min
After a fast-paced first three episodes, the wild road of momentum begins to slow down. It is that time of the story where the time for backstory and motivations need to find a place. Some might call it the Netflix bloat. Hopefully once out of slowdown,…
638: Westworld S3E4 Reaction “The Mother of Exiles”
Apr 4 • 23 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don are back again with their reactions to the latest episode of Westworld! As the action starts to ramp up and we get answers that just lead to more questions, Kelly and Don try their best to keep up fresh from watching the…
637: Westworld S3E3 Analysis: “The Absence of Field”
Apr 3 • 60 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don step into analysis for the latest episode of Season 3! Theories abound regarding who the Hale is piloting Ms Hale, who the Hale is piloting Dolores, and what role Rohoboam plays in all of this. BONUS: Kelly has a story about…
636: Westworld S3E3 Reaction “The Absence of Field”
Mar 29 • 23 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don have just finished watching the latest episode of Westworld, and now they race against the clock (app on Kelly’s iPhone) to get their initial reactions out to share with all of you….
635: Supergirl S5E16 Review: “Alex in Wonderland”
Mar 29 • 29 min
We Discuss: The good guys having no idea who the bad guys are; VR being dangerous; Insane bug management, which is getting worse? Alex failing to cope, and forgetting the last episode; Alex strange unhealthy fantasy choices; William not doing his job? VR…
634: Westworld S3E2 Analysis: “The Winter Line”
Mar 28 • 57 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don are back! This time they step into analysis with guest Nathan Alderman and discuss the latest episode, The Winter Line. Some light interrogation and a bit of theorizing….
633: The Punisher War Journal: S2E2-3
Mar 25 • 79 min
Now The Punisher is back in full force, with a growing body count as evidence. Both the threat and his new female running mate remain a mystery, but secrets can only persist for so long. Much like firefights… or nightmares….
632: Westworld S3E2 Reaction “The Winter Line”
Mar 22 • 22 min
Once again your “hosts” Don and Kelly are back to talk about the latest episode of Westworld. We have theories, robots, theoretical robots, and at least one wild theory….
631: Westworld Season 2 Recap
Mar 22 • 48 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don dig into Season Two and all the twists and turns as they look forward to the Season Three premiere. (NOTE: Much like the interesting timelines on the show, the S1/S2 recaps take place before the S3 premiere, but got released…
630: Westworld Season 1 Recap
Mar 22 • 56 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don take a look back at Season 1 (with an occasional mention of Season 2) as they prepare for Season 3 to kick off. (NOTE: Much like the interesting timelines on the show, the S1/S2 recaps take place before the S3 premiere, but got…
629: Supergirl S5E15 Review: “Reality Bytes
Mar 21 • 37 min
We Discuss: How shockingly dangerous Obsidian Platinum is (thanks Leviathan); Alex fighting her magic martian weapon; J’onn & Alex PIs on the case; The nice parallel real and VR investigation; Kelly being shocked by Obsidian Platinum sucking; Kara’s…
628: Westworld S3E1 Analysis: “Parce Domine”
Mar 21 • 54 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don step into analysis for the Season Three premiere of Westworld. Topics: juggling brain balls, our Friendly Neighborhood Terminatrix, and how exactly Delos and Incite are related. Come for the recapping, stay for the confidently…
627: Supergirl S5E14 Review: “The Bodyguard”
Mar 18 • 33 min
We Discuss: Alex coping with not having a gun, or powers, or an army; Lex being helpful, and failing to kill anyone; Lex and Brainy’s plan being surprising, and overly complicated; Lena making progress, and not understanding why her mind altering is…
626: The Punisher War Journal: S2E1 “Roadhouse Blues”
Mar 16 • 74 min
Cocked and locked, the boys are back to talk about a show that aired a year ago. What does it matter if we’re late? The point is we are back to dump clips of recap into your ear holes. Where is Frank now after the events in New York? Turns out Ohio has…
625: Westworld S3E1 Reaction: “Parce Domine”
Mar 15 • 25 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don have returned, timer in hand, with their reactions to the return of Westworld! Like a brain ball in a brand new body, you get a bit of plot, a bit of theory, and a lot of joy at finally being back….
624: Supergirl S5E13 Review: “It’s a Super Life”
Mar 3 • 23 min
We Discuss: Mxy’s rules; Why it should have been pre-crisis; Kara’s apologies to us for being horrible to Lena; Fun re-creations of previous seasons’ scenes; Choose your own adventures where all the endings sucks; Revealing secret identities only…
623: Doctor Who S12E10 review: “The Timeless Children”
Mar 1 • 65 min
“Doctor Who” wraps up a pretty successful season this week. But did the finale stick the landing? Has series canon been rewritten forever? Does the Master have a design department? Time for one final breakdown before the Flashcast goes into cold storage…
622: Supergirl S5E12 Review: “Back From the Future, Part Two”
Feb 26 • 25 min
We Discuss: Kara learning that lying is bad; William and Kara almost starting to date; Technology is SCARY; Wonderful complex manipulations between Lena, Lex, and Leviathan; Obisidian Platinum is so high tech… it’s magic; ghost in the machine Evil Winn…
621: The Good Place Retrospective
Feb 26 • 64 min
Welcome, everything is fine on this look back at The Good Place, and perhaps more importantly, everything is weepy on the meta side with Team Cockroach reminiscing about the group’s origin, journey, and inevitable crossing of the door. Whenever you’re…
620: Doctor Who S12E9 review: “Ascension of the Cybermen”
Feb 23 • 47 min
When this season’s available as a binge watch you’ll forget this gap ever even happened. We’re here to discuss the first half of the “Doctor Who” season finale, which is a little like reviewing the first half of a book or movie. What will happen next…
619: Doctor Who S12E8 review: “The Haunting of Villa Diodati”
Feb 16 • 40 min
Did “Doctor Who” create “Frankenstein”, or did “Frankenstein” create “Doctor Who”? It’s worth pondering as we discuss an episode in which Mary Shelley encounters some notable time travelers, Lord Byron is really into the Doctor, and Graham eats a spooky…
618: Doctor Who S12E7 review: “Can You Hear Me?”
Feb 9 • 46 min
This week Houman Sadri joins Jason to discuss angry gods, quick resolutions, animation, nightmare fuel, the realities of being a “Doctor Who” companion, and the importance of seeking help when you are struggling, all embedded inside a discussion of this…
617: The Good Place S4E13 review: “Whenever You’re Ready”
Feb 8 • 71 min
Team Cockroach rides into the sunset with this last episode of the flashcast, as we all recall our memories and say goodbye to our friends….
616: Supergirl S5E11 Review: “Back From the Future, Part One”
Feb 6 • 22 min
We Discuss: Convoluted Lex plots; Brainy’s big feels; New secrets; Wynn not helping Nia, Some weak pep-talks; Nia reduced to punchy-punchy; What’s up with Acrata; Q-waves being beaches from the future; Our search for continuity; A new tower; And the woes…
615: Doctor Who S12E6 review: “Praxeus”
Feb 2 • 44 min
This week Jason and guest Antony Johnston form two points of a globe-spanning triangle! But rather than solving an international mystery, we’ll just discuss the latest episode of “Doctor Who,” which trades last week’s momentous canon-altering events for a…
614: Supergirl S5E10 Review: “The Bottle Episode”
Jan 29 • 35 min
We Discuss: post crisis multi-verse and memories strangeness new backstories so many unknowns chess games hopes Lena’s choices some good, some bad arguments economy of Brainys more lies and a bit about post-crisis Black Lightning…
613: Doctor Who S12E5 review: “Fugitive of the Judoon”
Jan 26 • 66 min
The Judoon return! And that’s what everyone will be talking about when they finish this episode. Or… maybe not. Jason needs to bring in both of our Lazy Doctor Who podcasters to help him spin conspiracy theories and try to come to grips with all the…
PSA: ‘Vulcan Hello’ and ‘Biff’ aren’t here!
Jan 25 • 1 min
Subscribe to Vulcan Hello to get “Star Trek: Picard” reviews, and follow the Speedy Arrowcast guys to “Biff!” if you haven’t already….
612: The Good Place S4E12 Review: Patty
Jan 25 • 41 min
The gang finally arrives on The Good Place, and are pleased with the sound of chimes and the beautiful landscaping, but things aren’t what they seem….
611: Supergirl Supercast: “Crisis on Infinite Earths, Parts 4-5”
Jan 22 • 37 min
We Discuss: This wonderful hot-mess of a cross-over; Strange backstories; All the big fight setups; Viewer surrogate Ryan gets all the great lines; The need to save hell-scape Freeland; The soft-reboot consequences; Filler plots digressions that…
610: Doctor Who S12E4 review: “Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror”
Jan 19 • 55 min
Jason is flitting about the universe, so Erika takes over the flashcast and brings in fellow Verity! cohost Liz to discuss historical figures from a country neither of them lives in. Also scavenger aliens, electricity, and beloved actors and their…
609: The Good Place S4E11 review: “Mondays, Am I Right?”
Jan 18 • 44 min
The Bad Place attempts to anticipate the afterlife by way of hilarious experiments. Chidi struggles with his own adequacy after reading Eleanor’s file. Vanity is its own torture. And Pikachu has a beeline to the powers that be….
608: Doctor Who S12E3 review: “Orphan 55”
Jan 12 • 42 min
It’s a base, er, resort under siege! And who better to discuss it than Erika Ensign of Verity and Lazy Doctor Who? Erika finds a lot to like about this episode! Jason… is also present! Join us, won’t you?…
607: The Good Place S4E10 review: “You’ve Changed, Man”
Jan 11 • 29 min
Team cockroach assembles again to ride the final wave of episodes, and there’s a lot to talk about, when Chidi has to come up with an alternative to the current afterlife in less than 10 minutes while the gang supports him and stalls Maya Rudolph’s…
606: Doctor Who S12E2 review: “Spyfall, Part 2”
Jan 5 • 41 min
Lizbeth Myles joins Jason to discuss the second part of this season’s “Doctor Who” premiere. We discuss the delights of Sacha Dhawan’s performance, the Doctor’s acquisition of a historical girl gang, and an enormous amount of classic series references.…
605: Supergirl S5E09 Review: “Crisis on Infinite Earths, Parts 1-3”
Jan 3 • 57 min
We Discuss: the multi-verse of multi-verses; the amazing cameos & references; the ridiculous plot machinations; the needs of the few winning; the Earth as the centre of the universe; the Black Lightning cross-over episode; the differences from the comic;…
604: Doctor Who S12E1 review: “Spyfall, Part 1”
Jan 1 • 52 min
One year later, Doctor Who is back, and it’s got a few surprises up its tuxedoed sleeve. We’re reintroduced to our returning characters! Jason does some California fact checking. And can we judge “Doctor Who” season premieres and holiday specials by the…
603: The Mandalorian S1E8 Review: “Chapter 8: Redemption”
Dec 28, 2019 • 48 min
The first season of The Mandalorian comes to a close this week, so Dan Moren and very special guest Kat Benesh to discuss a significant unmasking, drawing parallels with the past, and what we might see when season two debuts next fall….
602: The Mandalorian S1E7 Review: “Chapter 7: The Reckoning”
Dec 19, 2019 • 60 min
We regroup on this week’s episode of A Complicated Profession, as host Dan Moren recruits trustworthy allies Guy English and John Moltz to discuss lazy biker scouts, Chekhov’s bassinet, and Baby Yoda’s moral code….
601: The Mandalorian S1E6 Review: “Chapter 6: The Prisoner”
Dec 15, 2019 • 61 min
It’s double trouble on A Complicated Profession this week, as host Dan Moren is joined by special guests Jane and Evan Ritt, to discuss the offscreen life of our protagonist, warring codes of morality, and unfortunate high school flashbacks….
600: Supergirl S5E08 Review: “The Wrath of Rama Khan”
Dec 14, 2019 • 34 min
We discuss: Everyone being the hero of this episode Rama Khan being weak Kara arguing well, but not going far enough Lena trying to be good so much she’s bad Brainy being competent J’onn and Malefic doing great things Alex making the hard calls Andrea…
599: The Mandalorian S1E5 Review: “Chapter 5: The Gunslinger”
Dec 8, 2019 • 52 min
This week, on A Complicated Profession, host Dan Moren is joined by special guest Tony Sindelar to discuss the most recent episode of The Mandalorian, including how much fan service is just the right amount, droid-related head-canon, and the premature(?)…
598: The Mandalorian S1E4 Review: “Chapter 4: Sanctuary”
Dec 1, 2019 • 49 min
A Complicated Profession returns with Chapter 4 of The Mandalorian. Host Dan Moren is joined by special guest Kathy Campbell to discuss a compelling new ally for Mando, reinforcing the essential nature of our characters, and homages to a favorite Western…
597: Supergirl S5E07 Review: “Tremors”
Nov 25, 2019 • 36 min
We Discuss: Kelly trying to breakup with Alex, but they talk successfully; J’onn and Vision Myr’nn successfully talking; J’onn and Malefic failing to talk, but maybe telepathy is working; After Lena’s reveal, Lena and Kara talk, but are entirely failing…
596: The Good Place S4E9 Review: “The Answer”
Nov 23, 2019 • 41 min
In an attempt to plan a better future, Chidi considers his past….
595: The Mandalorian S1E3 Review: “Chapter 3: The Sin”
Nov 23, 2019 • 48 min
We’re back for the third episode of A Complicated Profession and your host Dan Moren is joined by special guest and network head honcho Jason Snell to discuss chapter 3 of The Mandalorian. Our discussion covers the many possible interpretations of sin,…
594: Supergirl S5E06 Review: “Confidence Women”
Nov 18, 2019 • 39 min
We discuss: Andrea & Lena’s childhood bonding. Lena’s screwed up family. Andrea’s poor choices when supporting her father. Andrea’s betrayal, kinda mirroring Kara’s. Shadow-walking killer Acrata’s reveal. Leviathan’s incredible capabilities and massive…
593: The Mandalorian S1E2 Review: “Chapter 2: The Child”
Nov 16, 2019 • 52 min
In the second episode of A Complicated Profession, Dan Moren is joined by Aleen Simms to discuss the second chapter of The Mandalorian, including how an episode can succeed without using a lot of dialogue, ants at picnics, the unpredictability of…
592: The Good Place S4E8 Review: “The Funeral to End All Funerals”
Nov 16, 2019 • 41 min
The group awaits the judge’s final decision on the fate of human existence….
591: The Mandalorian S1E1 Review: “Chapter 1”
Nov 13, 2019 • 55 min
In the inaugural episode of A Complicated Profession, host Dan Moren is joined by fellow Star Wars aficionado John Siracusa to discuss the debut of The Mandalorian, the first live-action Star Wars series. We talk about the heritage of Star Wars on TV,…
590: Supergirl S5E05 Review: “Dangerous Liaisons”
Nov 12, 2019 • 18 min
We discuss: this episode only having half an episode of content; Andrea’s VR product being a bad Second Life clone; Kara’s bizarre secret keeping; Rip Roar’s plot and character being equally boring; water effects eating the episode’s budget; and the pros…
589: Gargoyles: Awakening, Parts I-V
Nov 12, 2019 • 60 min
Deep from within Castle Wyvern, high atop the Eyrie Building, we revisit the first five episodes of Disney’s groundbreaking animated series Gargoyles, which just celebrated its 25th anniversary and is now available, from start to finish, on the new…
588: The Good Place S4E6-E7 Review: “A Chip Driver Mystery” and “Help Is Other People”
Nov 9, 2019 • 44 min
After recapping last week’s filler episode, Team Cockroach drives right off the first cliffhanger of the final season. Secrets come tumbling out as the experiment reaches its official end….
587: Supergirl S5E04 Review: “In Plain Sight”
Nov 5, 2019 • 39 min
We discuss: Malefic’s complicated hunt; J’onn’s blame game; Nia & Kara’s investigations; William’s toxic jerk status; baddie-of-the-week’s 45 second plot; Kelly & James’ super corrupt hometown; Nia & Brainy’s further communication; James’ future; and some…
586: Supergirl S5E03 Review: “Blurred Lines”
Oct 31, 2019 • 41 min
We discuss: Nia dealing with Brainy being too-much; Lena doing evil to stop evil, but needing Lex’s help; Kara & Kelly both failing to say NO to their needy friends; Malefic getting more powerful and being pissed off about the wrong things; J’onn finding…
585: The Good Place S4E5 Review: “Employee of the Bearimy”
Oct 26, 2019 • 40 min
Jason and Michael cart to the Bad Place to defy Shawn and rescue Janet. Eleanor and Tahani babysit Chidi and the New Crew with fake puzzles and lake houses, and demons and tunnels and Dereks and clavicles don’t survive!…
584: Supergirl S5E02 Review: “Stranger Beside Me”
Oct 23, 2019 • 33 min
We discuss: Alex & Kelly almost killing each other, but not really; Brainy & Nia failing to communicate, and not being funny; Eve & Lena & Hope failing to “Do No Harm”; J’onn & Malefic stopping the pain by remembering; Lena & Andrea turning out to be…
583: The Good Place S4E4 Review: “Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy”
Oct 18, 2019 • 33 min
Team Cockroach assembles once again to discuss all of the theories that became true, the best lines from the episode, and whatever wild mysteries lie ahead….
582: Short Treks #6 Review: “The Trouble With Edward”
Oct 18, 2019 • 35 min
Vulcan Hello returns to discuss Tribbles, uniforms, retcons, hiding bad offices in Starfleet, and Death By Tribble. It’s all about “The Trouble With Edward” and why we’re happy the new Star Trek office is taking risks and doing things like silly comedy…
581: Supergirl S5E01 Review: “Event Horizon”
Oct 13, 2019 • 45 min
Our all-listener panel is back with Supergirl Season 5! We discuss: Lena & Kara drama Nia being the grown-up with Brainy The boring baddie of the week The future AR dystopia Unethical Journalism Bizarre corporate contracts Antimatter Super Science and…
580: Daredevil Rewind S3E12-13: “One Last Shot” & “A New Napkin”
Oct 12, 2019 • 87 min
After one whole year the Daredevil binge is over. Though is it really a binge if it takes a whole year? Well some questions are better never answered. Sam and Moze did answer some of the questions this episode like Vanessa’s whereabouts and just how the…
579: The Good Place S4E3 Review: “Chillaxing”
Oct 12, 2019 • 38 min
Eleanor, Michael and Jason team up to torture Chidi, who is too relaxed to help his new students learn ethics, but Eleanor becomes too obsessed with the task. Janet helps Tahani find common ground with John. As the episode ends, a mysterious hooded figure…
578: Star Trek: Short Treks #5 Review: “Q&A”
Oct 9, 2019 • 46 min
Scott and Jason return to discuss the latest Short Trek, “Q&A”, which features Spock, Number One, and a malfunctioning elevator that may be bigger on the inside. Also we analyze the “Star Trek: Discovery” season three teaser and the third “Star Trek:…
577: The Good Place S4E2 Review: “A Girl from Arizona (2)”
Oct 5, 2019 • 46 min
It’s heartbreak week on The Good Place. Eleanor must force Chidi and Simone together, Jason must split with Janet and Blake Bortles, and Brent has to pick up forks for waitresses. If your breakup routine involves leadership skills, Mountain Dew and a…
576: The Good Place S4E1 Review: “A Girl from Arizona (1)”
Sep 28, 2019 • 43 min
Andrew, Sarah and Javier get together once again to explore the season premiere in an effort to figure out boring Norwegians, irredeemable misogynists and ineffable Dereks….
575: Daredevil Rewind S3E11: “Reunion”
Aug 25, 2019 • 69 min
Just where is Vanessa?! Spoilers for a show that’s a year old … almost. We’re back, provoked by Twitter guidance. This episode does finally reunite our three heroes, Matt, Karen and Foggy, just like the old days. Time to get invincible and pull that…
574: Westworld SDCC Season 3 Trailer Reaction
Aug 8, 2019 • 30 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don are back, timer in tow with their reactions to the trailer that debuted at SDCC and their reactions to saddling up the podcasting horse again. Enjoy!…
573: Daredevil Rewind S3E10: “Karen”
Jun 26, 2019 • 68 min
When it comes to family owned and operated Moze found a special guest. Sam Adams, member and conversationalist, joins for a powerful rewinding of “Karen.” What did we learn abut her that we didn’t know? Why does her father dismiss her in previous…
572: Supergirl S4E22 Review: “The Quest for Peace”
May 28, 2019 • 46 min
We discuss: Strange flashbacks Various gambits Luthor family tea The future of Harun-El Big Fights Lena and Kara competing to be the biggest dummy Nia being too understanding George being awesome The entire season and our hopes and fears for next. Edited…
571: Supergirl S4E21 Review: “Red Dawn”
May 23, 2019 • 41 min
We discuss: Alex remembering The DEO lying about what triangulation means Super Fighting Lena being risky Brainy & Dreamer having stupid stupid stupid plans Everything else happening off screen Edited by Deanna Chapman….
570: Game of Thrones S8E6 Review: “The Iron Throne”
May 21, 2019 • 111 min
It’s over. Turns out asking who ends up sitting on the Iron Throne was asking the wrong question. Someone goes Into the West but someone else is the true Frodo of this situation. Tyrion arranges some chairs. Fateful decisions are made. And we ponder the…
569: Daredevil S3E9 Review: “Revelations”
May 19, 2019 • 54 min
Oh true believers, Matt’s already shaky world is tilting on its axis and he learns a shocking truth. Karen is now on a run for her life, but why?. Our own Special Agent Nadeem discovers how deep the Fisk long game actually goes. 4th dimensional chess…
568: Arrow S7E22 Review: “You Have Saved This City”
May 15, 2019 • 78 min
At last, the penultimate season of Arrow draws to a close. The city is saved…but what of the multiverse? We discuss why this season finale feels more like a series finale, housing prices in neighborhoods full of ex-spies, original Team Arrow moments, and…
567: Supergirl S4E20 Review: “Will the Real Miss Tessmacher Please Stand Up?”
May 15, 2019 • 30 min
We discuss: Lena & Kara learning things in Kasnia, while Kara makes incomprehensible decisions. Alex & Kelley bonding while Alex is still not doing her job; Lockwood losing it, and being a really sucky dad; Wait… this is ALSO not an episode about Eve.…
566: Game of Thrones S8E5 Review: “The Bells”
May 13, 2019 • 78 min
So it’s come to this, the climactic penultimate episode of “Game of Thrones.” Jason and Brian both enjoyed the spectacle while having some pretty serious thoughts about the character decisions the show is suddenly making. Jason has a not-so-wild theory…
565: Arrow S7E21 Review: “Living Proof”
May 8, 2019 • 67 min
Another week, another fan favorite character returns, and we here on the Speedy Arrowcast are psyched for this penultimate entry in the penultimate season. We discuss the importance of tripping balls at least once a season or so, how parkour can save…
564: Game of Thrones S8E4 Review: “The Last of the Starks”
May 6, 2019 • 70 min
This week we join the surviving characters to pause to honor a colleague and friend who has fallen on the road to the final episode—and along the way we send some strong words out to the Internet’s own horde of zombie trolls. Then we turn to the episode…
563: Supergirl S4E19 Review: “American Dreamer”
May 5, 2019 • 43 min
We discuss: James and Kelly overcoming childhood trauma. Nia picking up the cape but NOT dreaming. Kara being awesome being Kara. Lockwood family woes. Lena hitting bottom. Alex not doing her job, but hanging out with Kelley. J’onn hiding on Mars while…
562: Arrow S7E20 Review: “Confessions”
May 1, 2019 • 82 min
This week, the Speedy Arrowcast welcomes a fan favorite back for the season’s antepenultimate episode, as Roy Harper finally gets to join the present storyline and immediately finds himself in the familiar confines of an interrogation room. We discuss why…
561: Game of Thrones S8E3 review: “The Long Night”
Apr 29, 2019 • 61 min
So it’s come to this—the action-packed, movie-length, extremely dark Battle of Winterfell. After two episodes of character moments and table setting, how did we react to this massive action spectacle? One of our hosts hated it, one of them loved it, and…
560: Supergirl S4E18 Review: “Crime and Punishment”
Apr 28, 2019 • 37 min
This week, we discuss: James making hard choices; Brainy avoiding hard choices; Lean burying herself in Lex’s manipulations; Supergirl being a narcisist trouble-maker; Alex failing to get fired; Haley making the right hard choices in spite of Alex;…
559: Arrow S7E19 Review: “Spartan”
Apr 25, 2019 • 60 min
This week, the Speedy Arrowcast reaches out to the family it never told you about as we discuss an episode centered around our favorite, John Diggle. We discuss why you should always check your drop ceilings for armed military officers, a pronounced and…
558: Game of Thrones S8E2 Review: “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms”
Apr 22, 2019 • 54 min
It’s the eve of battle! Which means that everyone in Winterfell is a little bit on edge as they spend their time checking in with each other to see who’s still holding grudges about everything that happened in the first seven seasons. Jaime Lannister gets…
557: Star Trek: Discovery S2E14 Review: “Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2”
Apr 19, 2019 • 67 min
So it’s come to this. It’s the big finale of season 2 of “Star Trek: Discovery”, as the producers’ grand plan is revealed and continuity is changed forever. (Or not changed, as the case may be.) We break down the action-packed episode and ponder just what…
556: Arrow S7E18 Review: “Lost Canary”
Apr 17, 2019 • 57 min
This week’s episode is a real feather in our cap, as the Speedy Arrowcast assembles to discuss important topics like why TV dry cleaners are legally required to act as money launderers, a welcome return by a fan favorite, why you should always allow…
555: Game of Thrones S8E1 Review: “Winterfell”
Apr 15, 2019 • 67 min
It’s back! In this episode we discuss the final season premiere of “Game of Thrones.” A lot of people show up at Winterfell. There are more meaningful looks and facial expressions. Jon and Dany go on a magic dragon ride. Cersei compliments Euron’s…
554: Star Trek: Discovery S2E13 Review: “Such Sweet Sorrow”
Apr 11, 2019 • 52 min
Goodnight, Discovery crew! Parting is… well, you know. On the penultimate episode of season 2 of “Star Trek: Discovery” there are a lot of goodbyes. They’re beautiful and heartfelt and mostly earned, but what about the impending battle? Don’t you have…
553: Supergirl S4E17 Review: “All About Eve”
Apr 11, 2019 • 41 min
Discussed this week: -J’onn getting manipulated by M’yrnn? -Lena/Alex/Supergirl learn to be bygons? -Not actually much about Eve? -James PTSDing or powering up? -Red Supergirl making trouble? Edited by Deanna Chapman….
552: Star Trek: Discovery S2E12 Review: “Through The Valley of Shadows”
Apr 4, 2019 • 50 min
Special guest Dan Moren joins Scott and Jason to discuss an action-packed episode, where Reno dispenses relationship advice, Section 31 counts its ships, Spock is a little slow with the magnetizing, and Pike gets a scary vision of his future from a…
551: Supergirl S4E16 Review: “House of L”
Apr 1, 2019 • 40 min
Discussed this week: Lex’s poor risk assessment, and knowing too much to live; Eve’s strange backstory; The “Lena’s a dummy” problem; Red’s corruption; and a poorly plotted use of long range rockets. Edited by Seth Heasley…
550: Star Trek: Discovery S2E11 Review: “Perpetual Infinity”
Mar 28, 2019 • 52 min
We’re gearing up as we head toward the season finale: The Red Angel is revealed, and it’s literally been Michael Burnham’s guardian angel across many timelines! An enemy takes the form of a different enemy! Pike’s fate foretold! Foreboding holograms! And…
549: Arrow S7E17 Review: “Inheritance”
Mar 27, 2019 • 73 min
Curse your sudden an inevitable betrayal on the Speedy Arrowcast this week! We return in this episode of shifting allegiances to discuss key topics like why you should always pay top dollar for your C4, the terrible parenting of Robert Queen Part XXXVII,…
548: Supergirl S4E15 Review: “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”
Mar 25, 2019 • 34 min
Topics this week: - James not being quite dead yet; Nia and Brainy blaming themselves, and Keanu getting between them; The ongoing inconsistent Lena characterization, and her working with lex; Doylist VS Watsonian backstories for Eve; Development of the…
547: Daredevil SE3E8 Review: “Upstairs/Downstairs”
Mar 23, 2019 • 50 min
The unexpected continues to please as this episode gives us a surrogate father and biological mother. How far can the Kingpin’s plans go? Deeper than any of us are prepared for, that deep. Maybe only Foggy can truly save us with super-powered litigation…
546: Star Trek: Discovery S2E10 Review: “The Red Angel”
Mar 21, 2019 • 44 min
This week the Red Angel’s identity is revealed. Jason and Scott feel mixed about this episode, which featured some good character scenes and a very exciting climax, but also some questionable plot points. And while it turns out that “time crystals” are a…
545: Supergirl S4E14 Review: “Stand and Deliver”
Mar 20, 2019 • 34 min
Under discussion this time: The elite falling like dominos and tricking the viewers? Alex doing her job, Brainy NOT doing his job, Dreamer dialling it to 11, Quentin getting the arc Ben won’t, and James groking his job, briefly Edited by Deanna Chapman….
544: Arrow S7E15-16 Review: “Training Day/Star City 2040”
Mar 20, 2019 • 76 min
Suit up and buckle in because it’s gonna be a big one. The Speedy Arrowcast crew returns in this bittersweet episode that not only covers two recent episodes as well as discussion of Arrow’s upcoming end. Important topics of discussion include which aunt…
543: Star Trek: Discovery S2E9 Review: “Project Daedalus”
Mar 15, 2019 • 40 min
Last week’s episode was a hard one to follow, but this week we’ve got a killer half-robutt, Spock ruining Burnham’s 3-D chess set, and a bunch of suspicious space mines. Also, Scott chides Jason for being speciesist, and Jason has more wacky plot…
542: Supergirl S4E13 Review: “What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way?”
Mar 11, 2019 • 44 min
Under discussion this week: Lena working with the DEO, but invalidating the apparent reason for the breakup; Nia training with brainy… the man-splaining stopped, and hopefully the boring fights will too; The Elite forming and causing trouble; The…
541: Star Trek: Discovery S2E8 Review: “If Memory Serves”
Mar 7, 2019 • 64 min
Previously, on Star Trek… “Discovery” goes where “Star Trek” hasn’t been in more than 50 years, as Burnham returns Spock to Talos IV to cure his insanity and get a sense of what is going on with the Red Angel. We discuss singing plants, creepy telepaths,…
540: Arrow S7E14 Review: “Brothers & Sisters”
Mar 6, 2019 • 51 min
After a brief hiatus, the Speedy Arrowcast is back. This week, things are jam-packed, but we’ve got questions. What’s the deal with the Diggle lineage? How do authorized vigilantes work, exactly? How come people feel the need to explain the feelings we…
539: Star Trek: Discovery S2E7 Review: “Light and Shadows”
Feb 28, 2019 • 49 min
Vulcan Hello returns, but one of our favorite recurring segments ends when we finally find who we’ve been looking for! Plus, get ready for some frickin’ time rifts, Sarek’s sweet shuttlecraft pad, Michelle Yeoh’s kicks, and a shocking final revelation.…
538: Supergirl S4E12 Review: “Menagerie”
Feb 27, 2019 • 41 min
Under discussion this time: - So many Valentine’s Days motifs… - DC’s take on Venom; - Kara trying to work with Alex; - Ben Lockwood putting his child in danger; - Brainy and Nia’s progress; - James and Lena’s woes; and - The President making lots of bad…
537: Star Trek: Discovery S2E6 review: “The Sound of Thunder”
Feb 21, 2019 • 49 min
The hovering murder cylinder is on the other foot now, Ba’ul! In this episode we explore Saru’s new perspective on the Prime Directive, Pike’s measured responses to creepy voice-only hails, and the transformation of the Red Murderball into something…
536: Daredevil S3E7 Review: “Aftermath”
Feb 18, 2019 • 56 min
Here is the episode of experimentation you have been waiting for. Golden Tony steps in to Hell’s Kitchen cold as ice. Tony agreed not watch any episodes of season 3, mostly because he is behind on some of his Marvel TV and the guy is just busy. The…
535: Star Trek: Discovery S2E5 Review: “Saints of Imperfection”
Feb 18, 2019 • 37 min
This week Section 31 collides with the Discovery, and the Discovery collides with the mycelial network. A lost soul is found! Jason does a victory lap at the mention of tachyons! And still no Spock….
534: Arrow S7E13 Review: “Star City Slayer”
Feb 13, 2019 • 56 min
This week, a MURDERER is afoot in Star City. The Speedy Arrowcast assembles its crack team of newly deputized vigilantes to track down important topics like who the hell uses a darkroom anymore, unexplained murderer monikers, Schrödinger’s children,…
533: Arrow S7E12 Review: “Emerald Archer”
Feb 8, 2019 • 63 min
This week on the Speedy Arrowcast, we’re filming a documentary! It’s getting into all the dark corners and pulling out important topics like why you should always go for the cost-effective vigilante costume, why it’s always nice to see old friends, and of…
532: Star Trek: Discovery S2E4 Review: “An Obol for Charon”
Feb 7, 2019 • 42 min
This week the Discovery is waylaid by a red murderball, Saru learns what his threat ganglia are really for, all of engineering gets high on mushrooms, and Number One orders a hamburger. Scott and Jason break down this (overly?) busy episode….
531: Supergirl S4E11 Review: “Blood Memory”
Feb 6, 2019 • 43 min
This time we have sisters discussing sisters! Also under discussion: - new Alex; - dude-bro rage; - the keeping of far too many secrets; - Nia’s powerful, and painful, origin story Edited by Deanna Chapman…
530: Daredevil S3E6 Review: “The Devil You Know”
Feb 3, 2019 • 71 min
What happens when the world we know gets controlled and affected by Wilson Fisk? You get a new kind of devil, and a recap by none other than Guy English and James Thomson with a little masterminding by Moze. The stakes are now rising as Matt continues his…
529: Star Trek Discovery S2E3: “Point of Light”
Jan 31, 2019 • 44 min
A very different kind of episode this week, as “Star Trek: Discovery” beams in three different plots. Do we really need more Klingons? What’s happening in the search for Spock? And is Tilly’s friend a friendly ghost or a dangerous alien spore blob? It’s…
528: Arrow S7E11 Review: “Past Sins”
Jan 30, 2019 • 65 min
This week on the Speedy Arrowcast, we assemble a squa—initiative of the most dangerous podcasters to cover important topics like charming Earth 2 fashion choices, why you should always mug for the camera, and how electricity works. Plus, in this week’s…
527: Supergirl S4E10 Review: “Suspicious Minds”
Jan 26, 2019 • 38 min
Under discussion this time: The towering hypocrisy of Kara opining that coverups always get found out. Alternate plans to trap invisible creatures (silly string!) The urgent need to have MIB-style memory flashy things. New set alert! John Jones, PI The…
526: The Good Place S3E12 Review: “Pandemonium”
Jan 26, 2019 • 42 min
The Bad Place has a new trick, which is to torment Team Cockroach by choosing residents designed to make them crazy. A gossip columnist for Tahani, an ex for Chidi and… an erased Chidi for Eleanor! The season three finale is the saddest timeline….
525: Star Trek: Discovery S2E2 Review: “New Eden”
Jan 24, 2019 • 34 min
This week the Discovery takes a spore jump to a mysterious human colony deep in the Beta Quadrant, Pike and Burnham joust about science and religion, Tilly drinks too much espresso and tries to replace Stamets with a space rock, and Saru gets a chance to…
524: Arrow S7E10 Review: “My Name Is Emiko Queen”
Jan 23, 2019 • 64 min
The hiatus is over, and that means it’s time for the Speedy Arrowcast to reassemble and discuss the latest episode of our Star City superhero soap. This week, we cover important topics like maintaining good OPSEC, the controversial inverse Konmari…
523: The Masked Singer S1E3: The Joel and Ken Show
Jan 22, 2019 • 24 min
Hello and welcome back to the recap/kneecap podcast for Fox show The Masked Singer! This (podcast) episode discussion is mainly about the latest episode’s guest judge Joel McHale. There was also a bit of talk about how Joel McHale and Ken Jeong should…
522: The Masked Singer S1E1-2: Breaking News From the Unicorn
Jan 21, 2019 • 56 min
Hello and welcome to the recap/kneecap podcast for Fox show The Masked Singer! Blame Kelly Guimont, who mentioned one of her guesses to Moises Chiullan which started them talking and then Kathy Campbell weighed in and it was really just a question of time…
521: The Good Place S3E11 Review: “Chidi Sees the Time-Knife”
Jan 19, 2019 • 44 min
Is it possible for anyone to be good enough to get in to the Good Place? The gang is about to find out. They create a new neighborhood in the Medium Place and try with four new cockroaches… but Sean and Vicky threaten to ruin it all….
520: Star Trek: Discovery S2E1 Review: “Brother”
Jan 17, 2019 • 43 min
“Star Trek: Discovery” is back and so are Scott and Jason. We discuss Captain Pike and his uniform, Tilly’s chatter, Burnham’s family issues, the decor of Spock’s quarters, and much more!…
519: The Good Place S3E10 Review: “The Book of Dougs”
Jan 17, 2019 • 33 min
Michael and the gang are four Oreos away from heaven, but they haven’t escaped their troubles. The Committee, unintended consequences, crying while British…It’s so upsetting, I’m gonna try to shake my fist at you!…
518: Voltron: Legendary Defender S8 review
Jan 13, 2019 • 70 min
The stakes couldn’t have been bigger inside the story—or outside in the fandom, for that matter! For the last-ever Voltron: Legendary Defender panel on TeeVee, we wade into the controversies over Season 8 with fans and critics of how the series ended.…
517: Daredevil S3E5 Review: “The Perfect Game”
Jan 7, 2019 • 47 min
What do you do when your main character is at the bottom of the East River? Easy, you let all other characters grow and to increase the richness of the narrative. At least that’s what should happen. Jason Snell is on the mound to see if Moze can get a…
516: Star Trek: Discovery Short Treks #4 Review: “The Escape Artist”
Jan 4, 2019 • 19 min
There are only two weeks until season 2 of “Star Trek: Discovery” commences, but in the meantime we’ve got our favorite of the four “Short Trek” films to discuss. Rainn Wilson returns as Harry Mudd(s)! We learn why rich people wear caps, that the path to…
515: Doctor Who 2019 New Year’s Day Review: “Resolution”
Jan 1, 2019 • 38 min
The Doctor Who Flashcast returns for one episode in 2019, and this is it! A strange creature is lurking beneath Sheffield. The Doctor and her fam are on the case. Chris Chibnall puts a fun new twist on a classic monster! A microwave is also an oven! We…
514: Supergirl S4E09 Review: “Elseworlds”
Dec 22, 2018 • 60 min
No time for a clever synopsis; too much to cover. It’s crossover time!…
513: Star Trek: Discovery Short Treks #3 Review: “The Brightest Star”
Dec 18, 2018 • 27 min
Scott and Jason return to discuss the third “Short Trek” preceding the return of “Star Trek: Discovery,” in which we learn Saru’s origin and why Kelpiens are not commonly seen in Starfleet. Along the way we discuss hovering murder cylinders, food courts…
512: Daredevil S3E4 Review: “Blindside”
Dec 15, 2018 • 63 min
Here we go the episode that caused panelists to hate Guy English almost as much as Moze. It’s time for the trademark long-take fight scene that Daredevil set the bar for so long ago. Was it as good as seasons past? Per the usual format, Guy and Moze step…
511: Review: “Elseworlds”
Dec 14, 2018 • 93 min
Worlds collide and strange things are afoot at the Circle K! The Speedy Arrowcast convenes with a daunting task, taking on the entirety of the CW’s three-part superhero crossover, Elseworlds. We discuss why it’s great to see Ollie lighten up, a…
510: Legends of Tomorrow S4E8 Review: “Legends of To-Meow-Meow”
Dec 13, 2018 • 38 min
Don’t worry if you forgot to bring your bananas—this episode is full of them. We venture into our time-traveling crew’s midseason finale, which covers everything from Zari turning into a cat to a Legends crew populated entirely by puppets. Plus, how many…
509: Supergirl S4E08 Review: “Bunker Hill”
Dec 9, 2018 • 39 min
Plot points: Nia Nal’s powers are revealed. Manchester Black’s creepy horror movie home invasion Agent Liberty’s poor choice of secret hideouts on his own property The new President isn’t evil, but is a bit of a populist ass. Discussion points: What does…
508: The Good Place S3E9 review: “Janet(s)”
Dec 9, 2018 • 29 min
In Janet’s void, everyone is D’arcy Carden. Think Funny Tatiana Maslany in a blank, white space. It causes Eleanor to have an identity crisis, which is calmed by a momentous smooch. Michael and Janet pull the gang through to Accounting, then send them up…
507: The Good Place S3E8 Review: “Don’t Let The Good Life Pass You By”
Dec 9, 2018 • 31 min
Michael and Janet discover the system is rigged by spending time in Canada with miserable, point-confined Doug Forcett (and kicking Shawn/demon butt). Eleanor expresses her love to Chidi just as the gang absconds to Janet’s void. By dying! NBD….
506: Doctor Who S11E10 Review: “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos”
Dec 9, 2018 • 44 min
The Series 11 finale is here! Annette Wierstra joins Jason to discuss the season as a whole and the final episode in particular. How does Graham’s story arc resolve? Does the plot matter? Is the villain particularly villainous? Can dimensionally…
505: Legends of Tomorrow S4E7 Review: “Hell No, Dolly!”
Dec 6, 2018 • 35 min
Not unlike the Legends themselves, the Legendscast takes a somewhat non-linear approach to episodes, returning from their travels to cover the latest episode of the time-traveling misfits, which includes a surprisingly interesting look at resident…
504: Arrow S7E7-8 Review: “The Slabside Redemption/Unmasked”
Dec 5, 2018 • 84 min
This week, we three Green Arrows have returned with a double whammy and plenty of big developments for our favorite Emerald Archer. Key discussion topics include not-so-secret identities, what to do when your wife shoots someone in your living room, the…
503: Supergirl S4E07 Review: “Rather the Fallen Angel”
Dec 4, 2018 • 31 min
This week, the episode is all about plans! Lena trying to give Subject-0331 powers Agent Liberty trying to kill Supergirl and blow up the “Statue of Liberty for Aliens” Manchester Black’s trading Supergirl’s life for a chance to kill Agent Liberty. Do the…
502: Doctor Who S11E9 Review: “It Takes You Away”
Dec 2, 2018 • 39 min
As the season nears its end, we discuss an episode featuring a blind girl, a cabin in the woods, a mysterious mirror, and a missing father. There are also, surprisingly, a creepy Farscape-style labyrinth, flesh moths, and a nigh-omnipotent talking frog…
501: Supergirl S4E06 Review: “Call to Action”
Nov 27, 2018 • 52 min
In this episode, Lena makes a discovery while failing to cure cancer, Manchester Black takes to torture, Ben Lockwood takes to TV, and Supergirl talks down a dragon. Meanwhile, Brainy is still mostly comic relief but does get to have one great operatic…
500: Daredevil S3E3 Review: “No Good Deed”
Nov 26, 2018 • 61 min
Welcome to the 500th episode of TeeVee, Woot Woot! For this grand occasion, Moze reached deep into our pocket of talent to give the listeners The King of Scotland, James Thomson. We gathered our thoughts on just who is the best Bullseye and the impact it…
499: Doctor Who S11E8 Review: “The Witchfinders”
Nov 26, 2018 • 46 min
“Doctor Who” ventures to Lancashire’s Pendle Hill this week for a story of King James, witch trials, and alien mud zombies. Jason’s guest is Lancashire’s own Antony Johnston (writer of Atomic Blonde, Wasteland, and The Fuse), who gives this episode a bit…
498: Arrow S7E6 Review: “Due Process”
Nov 21, 2018 • 63 min
This week, team Speedy Arrowcast is in and out of prison. We discuss why humanity is always on the line, weird decisions in cybersecurity, questionable law practices, and the lightheartedness that only an international mob boss can bring. In our Superhero…
497: Doctor Who S11E7 Review: “Kerblam!”
Nov 19, 2018 • 31 min
We’re going to be honest: We really didn’t like this week’s “Doctor Who” episode, which looked like it was going to be a clever critique of Amazon and turned out to be an episode with a lot of ambition that collapsed into a confused heap. If you liked…
496: Daredevil S3E2 Review: “Please”
Nov 18, 2018 • 52 min
Much apologies for the delay on episodes, but fear not, we are back on schedule for your listening delight. Sean and Moze look at where this episode digs into the characters and where this season will begin to shape what they will become. We also digress…
495: Supergirl S4E05 Review: “Parasite Lost”
Nov 18, 2018 • 46 min
Brainy continues to be the butt of jokes! Kara is truly terrible at journalism and it mystifies our panel how the writers get this so wrong so often. There were also things our panel enjoyed….
494: Arrow S7E5 Review: “The Demon”
Nov 14, 2018 • 61 min
The whole team’s headed down to Level Two this week, as we continue our search into Diaz’s mysterious connection…the Demon. We discuss the excellence of logical but surprising twists, how to correctly describe technical endeavors, and where our villain of…
493: Star Trek: Discovery Short Treks #2 Review: “Calypso”
Nov 12, 2018 • 28 min
Is it Taco Tuesday yet? Scott and Jason return to discuss CBS’s plan for endless “Star Trek” and the latest “Short Trek”, a delightful retelling of a part of “The Odyssey”—or is it “Wall-E”?—with an injured spaceman and a lonely artificial intelligence…
492: The Good Place: S3E6-E7 Review
Nov 12, 2018 • 30 min
The ladies of Team Cockroach talk Eleanor, Tahani, mothers, sisters, life lessons and technical difficulties….
491: Doctor Who S11E6 Review: “Demons of the Punjab”
Nov 11, 2018 • 48 min
This week “Doctor Who” returns to difficult moments in 20th Century history, this time during the partition of India. There are (unnecessary?) aliens, but of course, the real monsters are the human beings. Jason welcomes Jean MacDonald to break down an…
490: Supergirl S4E04 Review: “Ahimsa”
Nov 10, 2018 • 35 min
Feelings! Alex and J’onn give pep talks; J’onn teams up with Manchester Black to find Fiona; Brainy and Lena use nanites to clean the air; Pies are eaten;…
489: Arrow S7E3-4 Review: “Crossing Lines/Level Two”
Nov 7, 2018 • 67 min
It’s a two-fer this week, as our hearty band of inmates discusses the most recent pair of Arrow episodes. Our important discussion topics include why lying is bad (especially between spouses), never trusting the person who tells you to trust no one, a…
488: Supergirl S4E03 Review: “Man of Steel”
Nov 5, 2018 • 29 min
The DEO doesn’t understand what an atmosphere is. Meanwhile, we get a back story for how Agent Liberty became radicalized. Does the explanation work? We’ll leave it to you to decide, but we still applaud the effort to make the villain compelling….
487: Doctor Who S11E5 review: “The Tsuranga Conundrum”
Nov 4, 2018 • 58 min
This week’s “Doctor Who” features an alien junkyard, a medical spaceship with gleaming white walls, a legendary general, an ode to antimatter, and an adorable alien menace. Jason discusses “The Tsurunga Conundrum” with Liz Myles of the Verity podcast!…
486: The Good Place S3E4-5 Reviews
Nov 2, 2018 • 46 min
We meet Donkey Doug and guest Cockroach Marcos! We dive into episodes four and five, cope with the fun of existential dread and get rich quick in Florida. And if you can’t figure out how to break up with us, keep on snapping!…
485: Legends of Tomorrow S4E2 Review: “Witch Hunt”
Nov 2, 2018 • 32 min
Bringing magic to the Salem witch trials? What could possibly go wrong! We reconvene our Legends flashcast this week for the season’s second episode, with an appreciation of odd couple roommates, Pig Latin fluency, and our first—but certainly not last—Oh,…
484: Doctor Who S11E4 review: “Arachnids in the UK”
Oct 28, 2018 • 52 min
I am an arachnid I am in Graham’s attic Don’t know what I want Don’t know why I’m big I want to web the passerby ‘Cos this episode’s arachnidy Dude! There was a new episode of “Doctor Who” with lots of great character stuff, a surprisingly funny…
483: Supergirl S4E02 Review: “Fallout”
Oct 26, 2018 • 47 min
Our panel shares their thoughts on topics including the alien-haters’ plots, rookie reporter Nia’s bravenesses, LCorp’s continuing poor security, and Lena’s nigh-inevitable realization that her BFF Kara is that lying alien Supergirl. Recap by David…
482: Legends of Tomorrow S4E1 Review: “The Virgin Gary”
Oct 25, 2018 • 39 min
We’re back on the horse—the horse with a horn that gores hippies, that is! After a long break, we’ve come to a surprising discovery: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow had a terrible first season, but eventually found its groove as a hilarious, irreverent offering…
481: Arrow S7E2 Review: “The Longbow Hunters”
Oct 24, 2018 • 73 min
We’ve got a brand new trio of villains this week, and, surprisingly, none of them are our hosts. Our discussion topics include Ollie showing off some appropriate skill, ridiculous flamethrowers, silent but deadly fights, and more time with a delightfully…
480: Doctor Who S11E3 Review: “Rosa”
Oct 24, 2018 • 44 min
Better late than never, we’re back to discuss a trip to the Jim Crow era with “Rosa.” Did this episode manage to thread the needle and do justice to a key moment in the Civil Rights movement? Will Costco—or is it Krasko—return, and would anyone care if he…
479: Daredevil S3E1 Review: “Resurrection”
Oct 24, 2018 • 47 min
Back from the dead, Matt Murdock returns to Hell’s Kitchen. Badly beaten, he stays in hiding to heal and decide if he will live as Matt or die as Daredevil. Unknown to him, Wilson Fisk would like to make a deal with another kind of devil. We also discuss…
478: Supergirl S4E01 Review: “American Alien”
Oct 20, 2018 • 40 min
Supergirl is back for Season Four! Under discussion by our all-listener panel this week: Kara’s white/human lookalike privilege Possible future ramifications of J’onn’s disarming of the DEO The delight at seeing Kara be, well, Kara Danvers, and…
477: Arrow S7E1 Review: “Inmate 4587”
Oct 17, 2018 • 62 min
Prison walls can’t hold us! The Speedy Arrowcast team is back and we’re diving in to the season 7 premiere. Our discussion topics include the nature of prison chalk, the virtues of a soft reboot, investment in new sets, and the introduction of the show’s…
476: Doctor Who S11E2 Review: “The Ghost Monument”
Oct 14, 2018 • 50 min
Shannon Sudderth joins Jason to discuss the first planetary trip for the Doctor’s new crew, featuring shout-outs to past eras, a restatement of the Doctor’s philosophies about brains and bullets, the hint of a story arc, and a delightful reunion with a…
475: The Good Place S3E3 Review: “The Snowplow”
Oct 13, 2018 • 34 min
The new Good Place episode is out and Team Cockroach reactions are mixed: can the writers get us there already? Walk through the inter-dimensional door, but be careful where you step, because season 3 has some surprises up its sleeve….
474: Star Trek: Discovery Short Treks #1 Review: “Runaway”
Oct 11, 2018 • 36 min
The Vulcan Hello podcast returns with a dissection of the first of four “short films”—didn’t we used to call these Webisodes?—running up to second season of “Star Trek: Discovery.” In “Runaway,” Tilly—we love Tilly!—discovers a mysterious and dangerous…
473: Doctor Who S11E1 Review: “The Woman Who Fell to Earth”
Oct 7, 2018 • 37 min
She’s here! It’s back! “Doctor Who” returns, with a new Doctor and a new showrunner. Jodie Whittaker takes up the TARDIS and sonic screwdriver with “The Woman Who Fell to Earth.” In truest Lazy Doctor Who style, we gather around our living room coffee…
472: The Good Place S3E2 Review: “The Brainy Bunch”
Oct 5, 2018 • 32 min
The mighty cockroaches gather once again to discuss the merits and greatness of The Good Place and its writers. It’s business as usual in an episode full of bad Australian accents, parodied Americans, and sweet sweet lemon bars….
470: Game of Thrones S1E10 Rewind: “Fire and Blood”
Oct 2, 2018 • 61 min
We wrap up our rewatch of season 1 of “Game of Thrones” with a look at the aftermath of Ned’s death, how the centrality of Jon and Dany to the story are pretty obvious in hindsight, and the morality of Catelyn Stark’s beating a prisoner—even if the…
469: Game of Thrones S1E9 Rewind: “Baelor”
Sep 30, 2018 • 48 min
Ned’s dead, baby! This is the big moment. Arya and Sansa witness Ned’s confession that he’s a traitor, and in the end it doesn’t matter—Joffrey says “off with his head.” Also, Jon has a conversation with the show’s most interesting character, Dany fails…
468: The Good Place S3E1 Review: “Everything Is Bonzer!”
Sep 30, 2018 • 49 min
Team Cockroach recaps the season 3 premiere. Our gang is back on Earth! But they revert to their old patterns, so Michael resorts to unauthorized “nudging” to stop their backsliding and get them to team up. MRI proposals! Terrible disguises! And…a Taco…
467: The Good Place Rewind: S1E12-13
Sep 26, 2018 • 70 min
In a surprise twist that will change everything, Incomparable impresario Jason Snell joins Team Cockroach to discuss the final two episodes of Season 1 and speculate about season 3. Who is Mindy St. Claire? What is Michael’s gambit? Can all your problems…
466: The Good Place Rewind: S1E10-11
Sep 24, 2018 • 42 min
Strap on your snorkel, sidestep that falling air conditioner, steal the eternal judge’s train, and listen to Team Cockroach talk about the second-to-last pair of episodes from Season 1, with special guest Brian Hamilton….
465: The Good Place Rewind: S1E7-9
Sep 23, 2018 • 45 min
Are you facing an imminent “retirement”? Have you been murdered recently? Do you wish we’d all stop calling you “Fake Eleanor”? Let the cube glow green to confirm your story and listen to Team Cockroach recap a record-breaking three, count ‘em, three…
464: Game of Thrones S1E8 Rewind: “The Pointy End”
Sep 23, 2018 • 40 min
We continue our hindsight-tinged look back at season 1 with an episode that really sets you up to think that Ned might get away with all of this. Arya claims her first victim. Sansa just wants to be a pretty princess. Robb is on the move. Jon kills his…
463: The Good Place Rewind: S1E5-6
Sep 17, 2018 • 36 min
Relax at the spa with your soul-friends, have one of a zillion new frozen yogurt flavors, and listen to Team Cockroach chat about another two episodes of Season 1….
462: Game of Thrones s1e7 Rewind: “You Win Or You Die”
Sep 16, 2018 • 51 min
Kelly Guimont joins us once again, this time to discuss the episode where it all goes south. (Though to be fair, from the perspective of the wildings, everything’s south.) Tywin guts a symbolic stag! The assorted rapists and friendless wretches of the…
461: The Good Place Rewind: S1E3-4
Sep 11, 2018 • 49 min
Is your friendship plant catching on fire? Think good thoughts and listen to Team Cockroach continue recapping season 1 episodes, joined by special guest Dan Moren….
460: Game of Thrones s1e6 Rewind: “A Golden Crown”
Sep 10, 2018 • 46 min
Kelly Guimont joins Brian, Monty, and Jason to discuss an action-packed first-season episode (with spoilers for the rest of the run of show, of course). In this episode, Tyrion participates in a SNL sketch that may lead to his death in one of many…
459: Voltron: Legendary Defender S7 review
Sep 9, 2018 • 71 min
We’re not sure whether Moisés is flying the Black Lion or the IGF-Atlas, but either way it’s his turn to lead our largest panel ever as we dissect Voltron’s darkest season. We discuss the Garrison’s unfortunate approach to succession planning; the merits…
458: The Good Place Rewind: S1E1 and S1E2
Sep 7, 2018 • 46 min
Open your eyes, follow the nice white-haired man into his office, and listen to Team Cockroach’s first season 1 recap episode. Clowns, the joke machine, Florence Nightingale, and more. Join us!…
457: The Good Place Rewind: S2E3-4
Sep 4, 2018 • 39 min
The thought of eternal death getting you down? Don’t despair, listen to Team Cockroach as they finish up the very last recaps of season 2, joined by David J. Loehr….
456: Game of Thrones s1e5 Rewind: “The Wolf and the Lion”
Sep 2, 2018 • 58 min
Here’s where it all really gets started. The assassination of Jon Arryn leads the Starks and Lannisters into conflict. Varys and Littlefinger plot their individual plots, and joust with one another (verbally) while the Mountain and the Knight of Flowers…
455: Game of Thrones S1E4 Rewind: “Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things”
Aug 26, 2018 • 44 min
Kathy Campbell joins Jason and Monty in our spoiler-filled rewatch of season one of “Game of Thrones.” In this episode, we stay on brand by frustrating pedantic fans with our utter failure to recall what Littlefinger is up to or why he had Jon Arryn…
454: Game of Thrones S1E3 Rewind: “Lord Snow”
Aug 21, 2018 • 42 min
Our (spoiler-filled) rewatch of Season 1 of “Game of Thrones” continues with the incredibly dense third episode, in which Ned arrives at King’s Landing, Jon arrives at Winterfell, and Dany finally realizes that she’s got way more authority than her stupid…
453: “Game of Thrones” S1E2 Rewind: “The Kingsroad”
Aug 13, 2018 • 34 min
Our re-watch of the first season of “Game of Thrones” reaches its surprisingly key second episode, where Ned tells Jon he’ll explain his parentage later, Joffrey decides to have a bit of fun with the butcher’s boy, Dany gets some intimacy tips from a…
452: “Game of Thrones” S1E1 Rewind: “Winter is Coming”
Aug 6, 2018 • 38 min
Jason, Monty, and Brian fill the massive gap between seasons by going back to the beginning. Yes, it’s time for a re-watch of Season 1 of “Game of Thrones”, beginning with the pilot. Hey, that guy dies! So does she! But not him! Maybe we’ll remember what…
450: Voltron: Legendary Defender S5-6 review
Jul 16, 2018 • 62 min
Going through bad guys like a Blazing Sword through butter, seasons 5 and 6 of Voltron: Legendary Defender featured high stakes and serious consequences for the entire cast, culminating in three perfect words. Did it make sense to split the 13 episodes…
449: Supergirl S3E23 Review: “Battles Lost and Won”
Jul 14, 2018 • 48 min
Finale it’s the Season Finally! Wait, was that confusing? So is this episode. Things happen, few of which make logical sense, except perhaps James’s decision to come out as Iron Man/Guardian….
448: Luther S3E3-4 Rewinded
Jul 7, 2018 • 93 min
Clearing the case load with the final episodes of series 3, we got the return of Alice, a fraught cat-and-mouse chase with a compelling villain, and a fitting ending. There was no let-up, and no padding. It also provided a highly satisfying end to the…
447: Westworld Reaction S2E10: The Passenger
Jun 25, 2018 • 40 min
For the last time (for now), your “hosts” Kelly and Don get together for an initial reaction to an episode of Westworld, this one specifically being the Season Two finale. Join them for a slightly longer reaction since it includes 50% more episode than…
446: Supergirl S3E22 Review: “Make it Reign”
Jun 23, 2018 • 37 min
While discussing the penultimate episode of season three, our hosts are flummoxed by Sam’s seeming Kryptonian as Reign but Human as Sam nature, since she totally came from Krypton as far as anyone can tell. What did the Goth Powerpuff Girls do to her?…
445: Westworld S2E9 Reaction: Vanishing Point
Jun 18, 2018 • 24 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don barrel through the penultimate episode and discuss where we are as we head into the season finale….
444: Westworld Season 2, Episode 8 Analysis: Kiksuya
Jun 17, 2018 • 90 min
Once again your “hosts” Kelly and Don are joined by Tom Bridge as they step into analysis for Episode 8. Kelly finally gets her Ghost Nation episode, now she just has a squillion other questions about them instead….
443: Westworld Season 2, Episode 7 Analysis: Les Écorchés
Jun 17, 2018 • 96 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don come to you LIVE from WWDC! No really! They’re in the same place at the same time!…
442: Supergirl S3E21 Review: “Not Kansas”
Jun 16, 2018 • 50 min
The Supercast crew is very pro-Murderbot as long as they’re just interrupting potential love triangles. Our panel is also quite underwhelmed by yet another CW show attempting to solve gun violence in one episode, especially given that the DEO moving to…
441: Westworld Season 2, Episode 8 Reaction: Kiksuya
Jun 10, 2018 • 30 min
Well it finally happened. Your “hosts” Kelly and Don ended up a few minutes over time after this monumental episode. Most of the overage is Kelly being super excited about finally getting this particular episode, and then even more excited to actually be…
440: Supergirl S3E20 Review: “Dark Side of the Moon”
Jun 9, 2018 • 33 min
Back with another installment of Alex lies to Ruby, in an episode that shows Reign can actually border on interesting, and that Kara’s mom is still alive but not a hugger. And Winn and Ruby bond over having supervillain parents….
439: Westworld Season 2, Episode 7 Reaction: Les Écorchés
Jun 4, 2018 • 25 min
Your “host” Kelly has to tag in two other Westworld theorizers since Don is in the body shop at the moment. Welcome Curtis and Christopher to a completely improvised setup after they finish watching near WWDC using Kelly’s iPhone and some number of…
438: In The Village: Teaser - The Prisoner (2009)
Jun 3, 2018 • 6 min
Steven and Erika are back for a quick “thank you” to all our listeners and to tell you a bit about our thoughts on “Arrival”, the first episode of the 2009 AMC miniseries. We also point you over to the First Class Lounge feed for Incomparable members,…
437: Westworld S2E6 Analysis: Phase Space
Jun 3, 2018 • 85 min
This week, “hosts” Kelly and Don are joined by fellow Westworld fan Tom Bridge, who discusses the evolution of the season so far, thoughts on Shogun World, and we watch Don wave from the station as Kelly and Tom hop on board a theory train….
436: Supergirl S3E19 Review: “The Fanatical”
Jun 1, 2018 • 39 min
Once again the questionable tactics of lying to one’s friends, or lying to protect one’s friends, is discussed, along with (gasp) an actual good reason for James to want to be Guardian. And there’s a weird cult with funky rocks that create Worldkillers.…
435: Luther Rewind: S3E1-2
May 30, 2018 • 90 min
It is time to kick off a new series of Luther and this starts out hard and fast. Snitches abound from the inside and out. Dirty Harry ain’t got nothing on DCI John Luther. Grab your overcoat and have a cup of tea with the Broken Boys as they look at the…
434: The Good Place Rewind: S2E1-2
May 29, 2018 • 48 min
Our crack team of podcasting cockroaches gather once again together with special guest extraordinaire Glenn Fleishman to cover the first two episodes in the back catalog of “The Good Place” season 2….
433: Westworld S2E6 Reaction: Phase Space
May 27, 2018 • 27 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don react to yet another ho-hum episode of Season 2 of Westworld and wonder if we’re ever going to get any more actual plot advancement.* *This is what the young people call “sarcasm.”…
432: Westworld S2E5 Analysis: Akane No Mai
May 27, 2018 • 65 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don step into analysis for S2E5 of Westworld! They dig deep into theories, discuss what happened, and ponder the halfway point of Season Two….
431: Supergirl S3E18 Review: “Shelter from the Storm”
May 25, 2018 • 38 min
Much discussion this week about how deception is maybe, just maybe, the wrong policy most of the time, especially when talking to the daughter of a supervillain. And Supergirl continues to cede the moral high ground to Lena in the “No one should be…
430: Arrow S6E23 Review: “Life Sentence”
May 22, 2018 • 73 min
As season 6 draws to a close, the Speedy Arrowcast team puts their differences aside for one last mission. We discuss the questionable persistence of some villains, the sad unrealized fate of Quentin Lance, and why you should always be suspicious when…
429: Westworld S2E5 Reaction: Akane No Mai
May 20, 2018 • 24 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don flip out, theorize, and give their impressions S2E5 of Westworld after seeing it once. Hear them race the clock to get all their thoughts into twenty minutes!…
428: Westworld S2E4 Analysis: Riddle of the Sphinx
May 19, 2018 • 87 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don discuss the latest episode of Westworld at length with friend of the show Jim Truher! Come for the theories, stay for the brain velvet cupcakes!…
427: Supergirl S3E17 Review: “Trinity”
May 19, 2018 • 62 min
It’s all Super Science and Meanwhiles this week on the podcast as an eclipse for some reason affects Supergirl more than night does. Lena is suddenly mistrusted again because she used (gasp!) Kryptonite to contain Reign. Supergirl hates exercise! James…
426: Arrow S6E22 Review: “The Ties That Bind”
May 15, 2018 • 59 min
It’s the penultimate episode of season 6, and the Speedy Arrowcast puts aside their differences to take on the real threat. We discuss the poor aim and deliberative tactics of Ricardo Diaz’s thugs, some puzzling decryption methods, and why you should…
425: Westworld S2E4 Reaction: Riddle of the Sphinx
May 14, 2018 • 19 min
“Hosts” Kelly and Don give their initial reactions to the latest episode of Westworld, the aesthetic of the (hatch) “apartment,” and Kelly coins the phrase Brain Velvet Cupcakes much to Don’s delight….
424: Westworld S2E3 Analysis: Virtu E Fortuna
May 12, 2018 • 52 min
Your “hosts” Don and Kelly take a deep dive into the third episode of Season Two, pondering what it all means and discussing a couple of the answers given in this episode. It goes without saying this might be a bit of a bummer if you haven’t seen the…
423: Supergirl S3E16 Review: “Of Two Minds”
May 11, 2018 • 48 min
Team Supergirl is out to stop Pestilence, while Lena works to determine how to remove Reign from Sam. You know, by electrocuting her repeatedly. Meanwhile, social media evidently doesn’t exist in the future….
422: Luther Rewind: S2E3-4
May 10, 2018 • 105 min
When D&D dips into the Luther-Verse, the game is forever changed. The boys find themselves sifting through the ashes of Luther and Ripley’s investigation. We ask the question, was this a satisfying season? And what will become of the world’s greatest…
421: Arrow S6E21 Review: “Docket No. 11-19-41-73”
May 8, 2018 • 57 min
Twists and turns and legal mumbo-jumbo this week as Team Speedy Arrowcast sets in for the trial of the century season. We discuss the inherent legal issues of a witness who jumps through a skylight, some long overdue acting like adults, and where this…
420: Westworld S2E3 Reaction: Virtu E Fortuna
May 6, 2018 • 24 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don race the clock to talk about all the things they did (and didn’t) see in the latest episode. Does it sound like anything to you?…
419: Westworld S2E2 Analysis: Reunion
May 6, 2018 • 84 min
After their initial reaction, your “hosts” Kelly and Don had some time to review and ponder and spin up their own personal theory machines including a couple that get created in the middle of recording the episode!…
418: Supergirl S3E15 Review: “In Search of Lost Time”
May 4, 2018 • 46 min
M’yrnn J’onzz attempts to mend his failing mental faculties but succeeds in putting the whammy on most of the DEO. Kara learns some cape-fu from Mon El but gives vent to a lot of her problems with him, under the influence(?) of the whammy. And Lena tries…
417: Arrow S6E20 Review: “Shifting Allegiances”
May 1, 2018 • 54 min
Threads start getting tied up as the season hits its final stride. We discuss why it’s always important to ask your Russian gangster friends before you try to help them out, the bizarre command structures of a quasi-military intelligence apparatus, and of…
416: Westworld S2E2 Reaction: Reunion
Apr 29, 2018 • 27 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don discuss Episode Two which answered a half ton of questions, but generated a ton more. Listen to them race against the clock!…
415: Supergirl S3E14 Review: “Schott Through the Heart”
Apr 29, 2018 • 41 min
Supergirl is finally back, and under discussion this week are evolving Worldkillers, killer toys, Pa J’onzz’s deteriorating mental faculties, and Team Supergirl’s skills at Karaoke….
414: Westworld S2E1 Analysis: Journey Into Night
Apr 28, 2018 • 92 min
You got the quick reaction episode, now see how your “hosts” Kelly and Don feel about the second season premiere after a few days of introspection and more viewings of the first episode….
413: Arrow S6E19 Review: “The Dragon”
Apr 24, 2018 • 46 min
You wanted to know more about this season’s Big Bad, Ricardo “The Dragon” Diaz? Well, be careful what you wish for. Topics of discussion include perfect smarmy casting, what constitutes a healthy pour of scotch, and how weird it is when Oliver is the only…
412: Westworld Reaction S2E1: Journey Into Night
Apr 23, 2018 • 29 min
Your “Hosts” Kelly and Don are back for Season Two, with their attempt at a quick episode immediately after watching the season premiere. Really, they tried….
411: Luther Rewind: S2E1-2
Apr 21, 2018 • 84 min
Luther is back and series 2 has changed “the state of play,” as our lovely Alice would say. Luther becomes a man over a barrel while trying to solve a horrific copycat of British murder. Join us as we slice the series in half to see what is beating on the…
410: Arrow S6E18 Review: “Fundamentals”
Apr 20, 2018 • 57 min
Hop yourself up on some Vertigo, because this week’s episode is a real trip. (See what I did there?) Discussion topics include drawing bad conclusions, the murder of cabbages, and what’s real and what’s not, man. To subscribe to all our Arrow-related…
409: Westworld Rewind, S1E4: Dissonance Theory
Apr 17, 2018 • 86 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don give you some news and some discussion of the fourth episode of Westworld along with “guest” Jim Truher making his podcasting debut! Come for the rewatch, stay for the theories….
408: Arrow S6E17 Review: “Brothers in Arms”
Apr 13, 2018 • 50 min
There’s plenty of wrasslin’ going on in this week’s episode, which has both Team Arrow and Team Speedy Arrowcast divided. Accusations are thrown! The gloves, which were never on, come off! And when the dust clears, things will never be the same. We…
407: Luther Rewind: S1E4-6
Apr 3, 2018 • 87 min
Season one is over already? Do not fear, season two is just a murder case away for the great DCI Luther. First, we need to see how John deals with a new case file of a serial killing cabbie. Then there’s the double cross that had our panelists making sure…
406: Arrow S6E16 Review: “The Thanatos Guild”
Apr 3, 2018 • 54 min
We bid adieu to an original character on the Speedy Arrowcast that week, but everybody agrees it was time for them to move along to something better. Other areas of discussion include the definition of mathematician, Roy’s sweet ball cap, and why the…
405: Westworld Rewind Bonus: Full S2 Trailer
Mar 31, 2018 • 24 min
We officially got a Season Two Trailer. So of course your “hosts” Kelly and Don watched it many times, obsessed over it, spun up a bunch of theories, and then tried to stuff two hours of analysis into a 15 minute sack….
404: Team Cockroach: Season 2 Wrap-up
Mar 29, 2018 • 37 min
Team Cockroach wraps “The Good Place” season 2 up like an eternal burrito. We talk about our favorite and not-so-favorite moments and where things are going for Season 3….
403: Arrow S6E15 Review: “Doppelgänger”
Mar 16, 2018 • 61 min
This week, a fan favorite returns to Arrow. But that doesn’t stem our questions: Why do you train fighters on a disco dance floor? What kind of plan involves getting arrested by the police that you may or may not control? And when you’ve seen a character…
402: The Alienist S1E06 Review: “Ascension”
Mar 13, 2018 • 32 min
Stakeouts, chases, false starts, disappointments, and still we learn new things. We learn that Stevie makes an awful girl. We learn that Moore may be turning over a new leaf. We learn that Sara understands why men will never be good at typing. Yeah,…
401: The Alienist S1E05 Review: “Hildebrandt’s Starling”
Mar 13, 2018 • 32 min
We come to the halfway point in the series, and Kreizler’s more puzzled than ever. Moore proposes to Sara—in jest? What if he were serious? But she doesn’t answer that question. After a visit to character actor David Warner, Kreizler takes Moore on a trip…
400: Westworld Rewind, S1E3: The Stray
Mar 11, 2018 • 90 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don give you some news, some in-depth discussion of #NoFrameWasted, and continue to amuse themselves (and hopefully you) with theories about what happens in Season Two. (Insert spoiler warning here)…
399: Arrow S6E14 Review: “Collision Course”
Mar 8, 2018 • 47 min
The Speedy Arrowcast team is at odds this week as we discuss when characters act like adults or not, why assuming your very public doppelganger’s identity may not be the best idea, and whether bringing the spitting image of your deceased daughter to a…
398: Luther Rewind: S1E1-3
Mar 4, 2018 • 85 min
After a small hiatus the Broken Boys are back with a rewatching of the BBC’s Luther starring Idris Elba. With the upcoming new season of Luther within reach, the boys decided to take a hard look at Luther to discuss the intricacies of this acclaimed show….
397: Supergirl S3E13 Review: “Both Sides Now”
Feb 28, 2018 • 45 min
Team Supergirl goes after Purity with all the subtlety of Johnny Weir’s hair! The show gets a villian who’s as interesting as her alter-ego for a change, Mon-El and Imra carry the CW drama for the week, and Alex seems to be prone to drastic changes in…
396: The Alienist S1E04 Review: “These Bloody Thoughts”
Feb 25, 2018 • 38 min
Everyone is watching someone this time around. Kreizler meets an old patient and discovers some simplistic psychology. Sara observes a young mother with an empty perambulator. Moore asks Mary out to a moving picture show. The Issacson brothers are looking…
395: Arrow S6E12-13 Review: “All For Nothing/The Devil’s Greatest Trick”
Feb 19, 2018 • 62 min
With Dan finally done being trapped on an island, the team reconvenes for a two-fer. We discuss important questions like why a genius super-hacker has really bad password hygiene, when you shouldn’t get in a car with Quentin Lance, and why kids make…
394: Westworld Rewind, S1E2: Chestnut
Feb 19, 2018 • 73 min
Your “hosts” Kelly and Don give you a bit of news, their thoughts on what they want aside from the television episodes, and introduce you to the Patron Saint of the Uncanny Valley. Note: Discussion of the Super Bowl ad happened in a bonus episode you can…
393: Supergirl S3E12 Review: “For Good”
Feb 16, 2018 • 42 min
Multiple assassination attempts! The reappearance of Lena’s annoying mother, who has the virtue of at least being more interesting than Edge. Oh, and what’s up with Sam/Reign’s physiology?…
392: Star Trek: Discovery S1E15 Review: “Will You Take My Hand”
Feb 11, 2018 • 66 min
So we reach the end! We say a Vulcan Goodbye to this first season of “Star Trek: Discovery” with a look at a shocking final scene, a rushed ending, a surprising conversion by Admiral Cornwell, some abrupt goodbyes, and Tilly’s “just say no” moment….
391: The Alienist S1E03 Review: “Silver Smile”
Feb 10, 2018 • 41 min
There’s another murder, we sort of but not quite discover what happened to Moore after the last episode’s fade out, we wonder why he isn’t more shaken by it, and then there’s another murder. But this time, Kreizler and his Victorian Scooby Gang are able…
390: The Alienist S1E02 Review: “A Fruitful Partnership”
Feb 9, 2018 • 36 min
After discovering a new way to light a darkened morgue, David and Jess take a closer look at how the story develops and diverges from the novel. Also, is there a need for an eyeball counter? This show really loves close-ups of eyeballs. And Kreizler…
389: The Good Place S2E12 Review: “Somewhere Else”
Feb 8, 2018 • 43 min
Michael and Janet arrive to save the day! More than one person says “hot diggity dog!” 3/4 of Team Cockroach return to discuss the season 2 finale’s twists and turns, and what may be on tap for season 3….
388: Westworld Rewind, Bonus Episode: Season Two Trailer
Feb 8, 2018 • 18 min
Kelly and Don spent a couple of afternoons geeking out on the Super Bowl ad and the companion extended trailer. Kelly set a timer and they both work against the clock to tell you all the good parts (narrator: they’re all good parts)….
387: Westworld Rewind, S1E1: The Original
Feb 6, 2018 • 80 min
Kelly and Don return at last for some news, a recap of the first episode now that we Know What Happens, and try not to deviate too far from their loops….
386: Supergirl S3E11 Review: “Fort Rozz”
Feb 5, 2018 • 45 min
In the course of discussing this episode, our panel inaugurates a new segment called “Super Science!”, in which eye-roll inducing scientific whoppers are properly called out. In this case, gender-deterministic stellar radiation is chief offender, but…
385: Star Trek: Discovery S1E14 Review: “The War Without, The War Within”
Feb 4, 2018 • 54 min
The penultimate episode has arrived, and with it, we discover the fall-out — tactically and emotionally — of the Discovery’s return to the Klingon-Federation War. Ash Tyler grapples with his security wristband and identity crisis! Tilly shows her human…
384: The Alienist S1E01 Review: “The Boy on the Bridge”
Feb 1, 2018 • 30 min
Taking a look at TNT’s new adaptation of the novel “The Alienist”, a story of a serial killer in 1896 New York City, contrasting the poorest sections downtown with the Gilded Age uptown. David and Jess puzzle over why the crime reporter who narrated the…
383: In The Village: “Fall Out”
Feb 1, 2018 • 35 min
Erika and Steven fall out over the way The Prisoner ends, but have enjoyed doing this podcast very much indeed. Be seeing you?…
382: The Punisher War Journal: Episodes 10-13
Feb 1, 2018 • 152 min
It has been too long, my brothers and sisters in arms, but the final three and finale are here. The “Broken Brothers” close out the final installments of Frank’s journey. We deliberate and expound on the Marvel Television Universe. Strap in… this one is a…
381: Arrow S6E11 Review: “We Fall”
Jan 30, 2018 • 50 min
We pour one out for a dearly departed minor character this week, who gets offed in a most disrespectful fashion. Also up for discussion are whether you should let your pre-teen son watch you fill people with arrows, Chekhov’s amazing…
380: Star Trek: Discovery S1E13 Review: “What’s Past is Prologue”
Jan 29, 2018 • 61 min
This week wave goodbye to the mirror universe and… certain… characters… as we ride a mycelial shockwave back to somewhere near our point of origin. Joining Scott and Jason on the ride this time are two representatives of Scotland. We discuss why Burnham…
379: The Good Place S2E11 Review: “The Burrito”
Jan 26, 2018 • 22 min
Who will the judge be? Turns out it’s not a burrito, it’s Maya Rudoph, and she’s here to tell you how cute your british accent is! Aluminium, testing, and hilarity ensue in this episode of Team Cockroach….
378: Supergirl S3E10 Review: “Legion of Super-Heroes”
Jan 25, 2018 • 41 min
The effectiveness of glasses and masks as disguises in the Berlantiverse is discussed, along with the general “Meh” opinion of Reign as a character. Also, maybe an explanation of Legion Rings would’ve been nice?…
377: In The Village: “Once upon a Time”
Jan 25, 2018 • 28 min
Steven and Erika have made it to the penultimate episode of The Prisoner. Once upon a time, Erika enjoyed this show… Be seeing you!…
376: Arrow S6E10 Review: “Divided”
Jan 23, 2018 • 57 min
The team gets back together just in time to fall apart. As we pick up our story after the winter hiatus, we’ve got a lot of important issues to talk about, including why you should pick your shots carefully, thinking through your whole trap plan, and, of…
375: Star Trek: Discovery S1E12 Review: “Vaulting Ambition”
Jan 21, 2018 • 41 min
The conspiracy closet has blown wide open! Our wildest speculations come to pass in this episode, which sees a mycelial mind-meld, the most dangerous Golden Snitch ever, some Klingon laser-finger surgery, disturbing Terran Empire cuisine, fast thinking by…
374: The Good Place S2E10 Review: “Rhonda, Diana, Jake and Trent”
Jan 19, 2018 • 24 min
We’re finally here at the Bad Place Headquarters, and our friends are having trouble looking the part. Will they reach the portal or will they get caught by Shawn?…
373: In The Village: “The Girl Who Was Death”
Jan 18, 2018 • 32 min
Erika and Steven DISAGREE. Like, a lot. Mostly because Erika doesn’t like fun. Be seeing you!…
372: Star Trek: Discovery S1E11 Review: “The Wolf Inside”
Jan 15, 2018 • 44 min
The U.S.S. Discovery is still in the Mirror Universe and we meet more counterparts to people we know. Burnham agonizes over major ethical questions while Lorca is agonized. A lot. Plus what happens when a not so secret Klingon meets himself? Nothing good!…
371: The Good Place S2E9 Review: “Best Self”
Jan 14, 2018 • 25 min
Hot air balloons, confessed secrets, and a dance party. Team Cockroach discusses the latest “Good Place” episode, where our friends reminisce about their past and wonder about their future, before going to a place the show (literally) has never gone…
370: In The Village: Nicholas Briggs Interview
Jan 11, 2018 • 30 min
In November, 2017, Steven and Erika attended L.I. Who (Long Island’s Doctor Who convention) and took the opportunity to sit down with Nicholas Briggs. You may know Nick as the voice of the Daleks, but he is also executive producer at Big Finish…
369: The Good Place S2E8 Review: “Leap to Faith”
Jan 10, 2018 • 27 min
Team Cockroach, a podcast from Incomparable listeners about NBC’s “The Good Place”, is back after the winter break! Shawn shows up to reward Michael for his good work. Should the team trust that Michael is helping them secretly, or are they heading to the…
368: Star Trek: Discovery S1E10 Review: “Despite Yourself”
Jan 7, 2018 • 65 min
The crew of the U.S.S. Discovery has returned to our screens, but they find themselves in a different universe. In this episode we revisit the Vulcan Hello, open the porous door that once separated us from the Conspiracy Closet, express excitement about…
367: In The Village: “Living in Harmony”
Dec 29, 2017 • 32 min
Steven and Erika go on for quite a while about this unique episode of a unique series. Welcome to the old west — a place Erika doesn’t generally like to find herself, but The Prisoner breaks all the rules! Be seeing you!…
366: Doctor Who 2017 Christmas Special Review: “Twice Upon a Time”
Dec 25, 2017 • 76 min
Christmas means more Doctor Who! Time to say goodbye to Peter Capaldi, hello and goodbye to David Bradley’s First Doctor, to Pearl Mackie as Bill, and maybe some other familiar faces will show up. Plus, this episode marks the end of the Steven Moffat era!…
365: In The Village: “Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling”
Dec 24, 2017 • 21 min
Erika and Steven dig into what’s almost an AU episode of The Prisoner. It doesn’t really fit the continuity of the show, but does that matter? Not when it’s an episode this interesting. Be seeing you!…
364: The Punisher War Journal: Episodes 7-9
Dec 23, 2017 • 101 min
This episode of the War Journal we put ourselves in the “Crosshairs” of Frank’s .50 cal to relish the “Cold Steel” of his rifle only to find ourselves standing “Front Towards Enemy.” It is a sticky situation for sure, but this team knows how to clip the…
363: “Mr. Robot” Season 3 wrap-up review
Dec 19, 2017 • 60 min
It’s time to break down the highs and lows of “Mr. Robot” season three. What does Whiterose want? How scary is Bobby Cannavale? Where was Tyrell? Are we supposed to like Phillip Price? From duality to longing to rewind time, we break down an exciting and…
362: Supergirl S3E9 Review: “Reign”
Dec 19, 2017 • 34 min
Our panel discusses the Season 3 mid-season finale, covering Sam’s lack of work/super-villain balance, the possibility of finding a non-spiked beverage at Kara’s Holiday Party, and Supergirl’s failure to take her fight with Reign to somewhere other than a…
361: Arrow S6E9 Review: “Irreconcilable Differences”
Dec 18, 2017 • 49 min
Everybody loves a wedding! But what everybody loves less is sowing discord and mistrust among your team members. The team assembles for the midseason finale, and discusses important topics like why maybe you don’t give away your boss’s identity to a crazy…
360: In The Village: “A Change of Mind”
Dec 15, 2017 • 16 min
Steven and Erika watch another episode of The Prisoner. There was no change of mind for Erika since the last time she watched this one. Sadly. Be seeing you!…
359: The Punisher War Journal: Episodes 4-6
Dec 13, 2017 • 88 min
It is time for a resupply and to get the gun wall in order and looking pretty. Get your equipment ready and join us as the super team goes deep to find out how our broken characters find a reason to survive….
358: In The Village: “It’s Your Funeral”
Dec 8, 2017 • 25 min
Erika and Steven discuss multiple theories about multiple number 2s. And Erika disagrees with received fan wisdom (to no one’s surprise). She also gets to use the word “oleaginous”, which is always a good time. Be seeing you!…
357: Supergirl S3E8 Review: “Crisis on Earth-X”
Dec 7, 2017 • 76 min
Our panel discusses the 4-part crossover in a slightly jumbo episode. Topics under consideration are the fact that the bad guys get the best lines, Snart is entirely awesome, and who decided on the Earth numbering scheme, anyway?…
356: Supergirl S3E7 Review: “Wake Up”
Dec 2, 2017 • 33 min
Our panel briefly discusses Martian bladder capacity, Mon-El’s evasiveness, and Sam’s disappointing “waking” to become Reign….
355: Voltron: Legendary Defender S4 review
Dec 1, 2017 • 36 min
What probably should have been the second half of Season 3 was released in October as Season 4, but the status quo changes kept on coming! Four brave rebels in the Voltron Coalition debate the merits of Power Rangers tours, muse upon the challenges of…
354: Arrow S6E8 Review: “Crisis on Earth-X”
Dec 1, 2017 • 85 min
A time like this comes only once per year: it’s crossover season. Team Speedy Arrowcast assembles to discuss the entire four-way crossover of DC’s TV universe (Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), and fields live questions from…
353: In The Village: “Hammer into Anvil”
Dec 1, 2017 • 19 min
Steven and Erika enjoy seeing our hero succeed at something for a change. And to do it so deviously? Lovely. Lovely enough to forgive the lack of cosplay options. And Steven was right; “It’s Your Funeral” is the next ep. Be seeing you!…
352: Arrow S6E7 Review: “Thanksgiving”
Nov 30, 2017 • 55 min
It’s the time of the year when we give thanks. Even when the episode in question raises important issues like “when is it okay for vigilantes to beat up fake cops?” And “should you really be fighting about your startup name while there’s a bomb threat?”…
351: The Punisher War Journal: Episodes 1-3
Nov 26, 2017 • 66 min
It is time to punch and claw our way through the new Marvel Netflix series, “The Punisher.” We met Frank Castle during Daredevil Season 2, now we meet the man behind the trigger and pain. A special elite hit squad of Incomparable listeners join Moze for a…
350: In The Village: “Checkmate”
Nov 24, 2017 • 16 min
Erika and Steven discuss one of the more straightforward episodes of The Prisoner. Straightforwardly. Be seeing you!…
349: Supergirl S3E6 Review: “Midvale”
Nov 22, 2017 • 42 min
Our panel questions why the kids at Midvale High are oddly meh about the murder (or even just death) of a student, the fact that apparently of everyone at the DEO, only J’onn J’onzz owns a car, and the vagaries of Alex and Kara coming to terms with their…
348: Arrow S6E6 Review: “Promises Kept”
Nov 21, 2017 • 50 min
This week on the Speedy Arrowcast we discuss the conclusion of the two-part Deathstroke arc. Hot topics include why you shouldn’t put your gang’s hideout in a high school gymnasium, the old “throw a grenade and run away” trick, and the odd choice of…
347: In The Village: “Dance of the Dead”
Nov 17, 2017 • 25 min
Steven and Erika try (and largely fail) to make sense of “Dance of the Dead”, but we have many reasons why this episode should be earlier and later than “Many Happy Returns” (not to mention many other eps). At least there are lovely costumes to look at!…
346: Supergirl S3E5 Review: “Damage”
Nov 15, 2017 • 47 min
Our panel discusses the polysyllabic chemicals and Morgan Edge’s questionable plans to profit from causing death and destruction in his city, along with Alex and Maggie’s breakup as an example of grownups behaving like grownups, something the CW doesn’t…
345: Arrow S6E5 Review: “Deathstroke Returns”
Nov 14, 2017 • 63 min
This week, the Speed Arrowcast is off on a secret murder mission camping trip, as they discuss why it’s important to have as many murder words in your codename as possible, why Vigilante has gone purely SSD for his computers, and the inevitable future…
344: Star Trek: Discovery S1E9 Review: “Into the Forest I Go”
Nov 12, 2017 • 60 min
Grab your phaser — it’s time for the fall finale of “Star Trek: Discovery!” Jason and Scott break down the Klingon action, the drama back on the Discovery, and venture behind the Gorn skeleton once again as we enter Conspiracy Corner. Into the forest we…
343: The Defenders S1E8 Review: “The Defenders”
Nov 12, 2017 • 58 min
We have reached the end of the season and now it is time to talk finale with an eye over our shoulder to see how we got here. Was this Marvel team-up good enough? We found some shiny points, as well as some holes 30 ninjas couldn’t fill. Join us as we…
342: In The Village: “Many Happy Returns”
Nov 10, 2017 • 27 min
Erika and Steven return to The Village to talk about one of their favorite episodes of the whole series. Does it accomplish anything? Does that even matter? We also uncover “the flapjack agenda”. We’re going way down the rabbit hole on this one. Be seeing…
341: Arrow S6E4 Review: “Reversal”
Nov 9, 2017 • 54 min
Buckle in, because it’s going to be a bumpy ride. While John is off on a solo story, Dan and Guy discuss the subtle nuances of character and carefully crafted plot that make this epis—nope, just kidding. This week’s episode of Arrow has technology take…
340: The Good Place S2E7 Review: “Derek”
Nov 8, 2017 • 27 min
Team Cockroach, a podcast from Incomparable listeners about NBC’s “The Good Place”, returns! In this episode, Tahani and Jason take a big step, Eleanor comes clean with Chidi, and Michael tries to keep Janet and her new boyfriend Derek from blowing the…
339: Supergirl S3E4 Review: “The Faithful”
Nov 7, 2017 • 12 min
Our panel tries, unsuccessfully, to untangle the logic of Coville’s Cult of Rao/Supergirl, comparing them to the Appalachian snake handlers. (The Supergirl Supercast does not endorse throwing snakes at people.) They also mull possible ways for Maggie and…
338: Star Trek: Discovery S1E8 Review: “Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum”
Nov 5, 2017 • 69 min
Brush up on your Latin, put on your running shoes, and scream for the guard outside the door! It’s time for our report on the latest episode of “Star Trek: Discovery”, in which a landing party comes into an unexpected contact with spore aliens, the…
337: In The Village: “The General”
Nov 3, 2017 • 27 min
Steven and Erika get very specific about “The General”. Down with scary computers and rote learning! Up with drapes and top hats and sunglasses! Be seeing you!…
336: Supergirl S3E3 Review: “Far from the Tree”
Nov 1, 2017 • 11 min
Martians do what Martians do. Join a trio of Incomparable listeners as they break down the latest “Supergirl.” Topics discussed: Weaponized Britney Spears music, shape-shifting technology, which isn’t a thing, and Maggie and J’onn J’onzz’s daddy issues….
335: Rock Facts: “The Unknown”
Oct 31, 2017 • 34 min
We’ve come to the end. The final episode of Over the Garden Wall focuses on the final showdown between Wirt and The Beast, but Brian and Truj focus on the developing relationship of the brothers, how terrifying The Beast is and why they’ve never Googled…
334: The Defenders S1E7 Review: “Fish in the Jailhouse”
Oct 30, 2017 • 46 min
There be dragons on this game of heroes? Wait, what?! It is time for a penultimate recap of our Defenders getting down and dirty before the fall of everything we know. Tony, Lisa and Moze explore the finer details of how a team up deals with a less than…
333: Arrow S6E3 Review: “Next of Kin”
Oct 30, 2017 • 57 min
There’s a new sheriff Green Arrow in town, and his name is John Diggle! This week, the team discusses whether you should (or can?) turn a proposed bill into a referendum, why cool sunglasses solve all of our problems, and whether you should jump in slow…
332: Supergirl S3E2 Review: “Triggers”
Oct 30, 2017 • 40 min
Our listener-led Supergirl crew is back with a recap of the latest episode. This podcast is free of psychic attacks….
331: Rock Facts: “Into the Unknown”
Oct 30, 2017 • 34 min
We take a trip back in time, before the series started, to establish how Wirt and Greg arrived in The Unknown. Meanwhile, Truj and Brian ponder cassettes, make jokes about The Used, and do their best Jason Funderberker impressions….
330: The Good Place S2E6 Review: “Janet and Michael”
Oct 30, 2017 • 27 min
It’s time for Team Cockroach, a podcast generated by Incomparable listeners about NBC’s “The Good Place”! This week, Michael investigates Janet’s glitches and comes to an unexpected discovery….
329: Star Trek: Discovery S1E7 Review: “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad”
Oct 30, 2017 • 52 min
This week Scott is joined by David Loehr, perhaps not for the first time, to discuss twists in time and in the plot of this week’s episode of “Star Trek: Discovery.” (Yes, we know, there are issues with Scott’s audio. He was caught in a time loop during…
328: In The Village: “The Schizoid Man”
Oct 27, 2017 • 36 min
Erika and Steven are pretty sure who they are, but not entirely sure how and why everything in this episode happens as it does. Ready for some headcanon? Because we have some to spare. Just like with number 6’s, two headcanons are better than one? Be…
327: Rock Facts: “Babes in the Wood”
Oct 26, 2017 • 41 min
Nathan Alderman joins Truj and Brian for a very special episode of Rock Facts! We break down the bizarre yet poignant Cloud City sequence, what it means for Greg’s character, and how it sets up the final episodes of the series. Music, classic animation,…
326: Arrow S6E2 Review: “Tribute”
Oct 23, 2017 • 61 min
Oh no, Oliver Queen has been unmasked as the Green Arrow…again. We discuss that, plus what it means to have honor as a gangster, Oliver’s bad parenting advice, and—finally!—the in-depth investigation of the team’s finances that we truly deserve. To…
325: Star Trek: Discovery S1E6 Review: “Lethe”
Oct 22, 2017 • 64 min
This week Sarek returns and gets a Vulcan goodbye from a logic extremist, Burnham learns a surprising secret about her past and how she ended up in Starfleet, Lorca proves himself an adept manager and an unstable sleeping companion, and Tilly has a run-in…
324: The Good Place S2E5 Review: “The Trolley Problem”
Oct 22, 2017 • 30 min
It’s time for Team Cockroach, a podcast generated by Incomparable listeners about NBC’s “The Good Place”! In this episode, Michael takes the trolley problem out of theory and into real life, and Chidi doesn’t like it. Meanwhile, Tahani and Jason start…
323: Rock Facts: “The Ringing of the Bell”
Oct 20, 2017 • 25 min
In discussing the brothers’ misadventure with Lorna and Auntie Whispers, Truj and Brian discuss turtle symbolism, teenage love, and closet logistics. Just goes to show you stuff!…
322: In The Village: “Free For All”
Oct 20, 2017 • 31 min
Steven and Erika provide a PSA on the importance of checking your microphone input fully and thoroughly before recording. Just because you’re hearing your voices through headphones that are plugged into the mic, it doesn’t mean that mic is the one picking…
321: The Defenders S1E6 Review: “Ashes, Ashes”
Oct 18, 2017 • 36 min
“The Defenders” takes a dive at the dynamics of what makes a superhero team-up… well, super! Lisa, Tony and Moze start to cut through and analyze this episode with our special brand of fine-toothed comb. We look at how power levels and pairing off…
320: Rock Facts: “Lullaby in Frogland”
Oct 18, 2017 • 29 min
Your hosts’ favorite episode of Over the Garden Wall is Lullaby in Frogland, which means that Brian gets emotional about one particular song and Truj has thought a lot about embouchure….
319: Supergirl S3E1 Review: “Girl of Steel”
Oct 18, 2017 • 36 min
Supergirl is back and so is our listener-led podcast breaking down each episode! It’s finally here… the season premiere!…
318: Arrow S6E1 Review: “Fallout”
Oct 17, 2017 • 52 min
Last season, on the Speedy Arrowcast…an island exploded, leaving most of our beloved characters’ fates hanging in th—never mind, they’re all fine. We’re back for the premiere of season 6. Hot topics include how you know when it’s probably time to move…
317: Rock Facts: “Mad Love”
Oct 16, 2017 • 22 min
As we discuss the brothers’ adventures in Quincy Endicott’s giant mansion, Brian and Truj discuss more about Fred the Horse’s motivations, the significance of the two pennies necessary to ride the ferry, and several live demonstrations of how fainting…
316: Star Trek: Discovery S1E5 Review: “Choose Your Pain”
Oct 16, 2017 • 51 min
Harry Mudd appears and hard choices must be made! Breaking down this week’s new episode of “Star Trek: Discovery” is only logical….
315: In The Village: “A. B. and C.”
Oct 13, 2017 • 23 min
Erika and Steven finally talk about one of the most important aspects of the entire show: the font. Also, about the deep insight we get into the mind of our hero — without actually learning anything beyond how formidable an opponent he can be. And Erika…
314: Rock Facts: “Songs of the Dark Lantern”
Oct 12, 2017 • 31 min
Time for a little musical break! Truj and Brian discuss the Songs of the Dark Lantern, why they’re sung the way they are, and how they relate to the rest of the citizens of the Unknown. Also, Amazon purchasing logistics are discussed and Brian doesn’t…
313: Star Trek: Discovery S1E4 Review: “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not For the Lamb’s Cry”
Oct 9, 2017 • 49 min
Dan Moren joins Scott to discuss an episode featuring a surprise death at the hand of a not-so-monstrous monster, a whole lot more Klingon dialogue, a Special Guest Hologram, and the series’ first successful spore-enabled jump….
312: The Defenders S1E5 Review: “Take Shelter”
Oct 9, 2017 • 45 min
Lisa, Tony, and Moze continue on to episode 5! We chat about confusion of the various character’s power levels (a classic nerd debate!), whether Bakuto is credible as a villain, and of course: character wardrobe analysis. Also we mix up “Black Sky” and…
311: Rock Facts: “Schooltown Follies”
Oct 6, 2017 • 22 min
Truj and Brian finally get to Schooltown Follies, the iconic Over the Garden Wall episode featuring catchy tunes and sweet animals going to school. Topics include a layer cake of anachronisms, extended versions of songs from the show, and how tasty…
310: Arrow Flashback S1E21-23: “The Undertaking”, “Darkness on the Edge of Town”, and “Sacrifice”
Oct 6, 2017 • 113 min
The Speedy Arrowcast team wraps up its Flashback coverage of season 1 as it discusses episodes 21, 22, and 23. As we watch the season’s final arc, we discuss important topics like the importance of using your dying words to taunt your foe, how many extra…
309: In The Village: “The Chimes of Big Ben”
Oct 6, 2017 • 24 min
Steven and Erika are homesick (visitor-sick? tourist-sick?) for London. Though maybe not as much as our hero. But look where that gets him. The controversy over the “proper” viewing order for The Prisoner are starting already. Erika has feelings about…
308: The Defenders S1E4 Review: “Royal Dragon”
Oct 3, 2017 • 39 min
Lisa, Tony, and Moze are back together to dish on perhaps the best episode of the Defenders: “Royal Dragon.” We finally get the info dump on what the Hand’s org structure is, get to see the defenders get on each other’s nerves, and ask the eternal…
307: Rock Facts: “Hard Times at the Huskin’ Bee”
Oct 3, 2017 • 28 min
As Wirt, Greg, and Beatrice journey into Pottsfield, Truj and Brian discuss skeleton logistics, the distinctly American institution of Fall activities, and some surprising facts about Chris Isaak….
306: Star Trek: Discovery S1E3 Review: “Context is for Kings”
Oct 2, 2017 • 58 min
This week Scott is joined by two Scots to discuss Michael Burnham’s arrival on the USS Discovery. Vulcan martial arts! Gorn skeletons! The horrors of creepy alien monsters and perky roommates! This episode has it all… even a zipper and a Tribble….
305: Rock Facts: “The Old Grist Mill”
Sep 29, 2017 • 32 min
Welcome to Rock Facts! In this inaugural episode, Truj and Brian discuss the first episode of Over the Garden Wall, The Old Grist Mill. When do people start paying attention to the show? Who is organizing lots of bones? And what Easter Eggs did Brian miss…
304: In The Village: “Arrival”
Sep 29, 2017 • 36 min
Erika and Steven find themselves in The Village, along with a dashing, confused, bemused, resourceful super-spy. The 60s are swinging, and so is our hero’s sense of whom he can trust. Your hosts, however, know we can trust this series to entertain them…
303: Arrow Flashback S1E19-20: “Unfinished Business” and “Home Invasion”
Sep 28, 2017 • 84 min
The Speedy Arrowcast team returns for another Flashback episode, this time covering episodes 19 and 20 of season 1. As we launch into the home stretch, we discuss important topics like killer guest stars who are gone too soon, the inadvisability of arming…
302: Star Trek: Discovery S1E2 Review: “Battle at the Binary Stars”
Sep 25, 2017 • 51 min
We’re back to discuss the second episode of “Star Trek: Discovery!” Burnham has to deal with her mutinous actions. We get too many Klingons, including a flashback. Ensign Head Wound meets a confused end. Sarek sends a long-distance mental pep talk. And…
301: Star Trek: Discovery S1E1 Review: “The Vulcan Hello”
Sep 24, 2017 • 61 min
Hello, humans! A new Star Trek series has appeared and in this episode we review the one hour premiere of “Star Trek: Discovery.” We discuss the comportment of bridge officers, the “Star Trek: Shenzhou” prequel series we never saw, the appearance of the…
300: The Defenders S1E3 Review: “Worst Behavior”
Sep 23, 2017 • 51 min
Lisa, Tony, and returning special guest Nathan Alderman break down episode 3 of the Defenders miniseries. We chat about the layers of Jessica Jones, super hero costumes, and of course we are still annoyed with Danny Rand….
299: Preacher Season 2 wrap-up: Episodes 9-13
Sep 23, 2017 • 74 min
James and Moze had the best of intentions how they wanted to review the second season of Preacher and then things got messy. In this episode they cover the final 5 episodes in the way only they can. It wasn’t because the show disappointed, it was because…
298: Arrow Flashback S1E17-18: “The Huntress Returns” and “Salvation”
Sep 22, 2017 • 67 min
The Speedy Arrowcast team returns for another Flashback episode, this time covering episodes 17 and 18 of season 1. John returns from an island to reunite with Dan and Guy as we discuss why the Starling City Police Department very nearly had a good idea,…
297: The Defenders S1E2 Review: “Mean Right Hook”
Sep 19, 2017 • 43 min
Lisa, Tony, and special guest Nathan Alderman take apart episode 2 of the Defenders miniseries. We chat about how Luke Cage is the Captain America of the Defenders, how much ancient ones are allowed to remind you of their ancientness, New York’s…
296: Arrow Flashback S1E15-16: “Dodger” and “Dead to Rights”
Sep 15, 2017 • 87 min
The Speedy Arrowcast team returns for another Flashback episode, this time covering episodes 15 and 16 of season 1. While John heads off to Nanda Parbat for the week, Dan and Guy discuss important issues like Ollie’s magical MacGyver-like skill set, some…
294: Arrow Flashback S1E13-14: “Betrayal/The Odyssey”
Sep 8, 2017 • 63 min
After a brief hiatus, the Speedy Arrowcast team is back in fighting form for another Flashback episode, this time covering episodes 13 and 14 of season 1. Important topics this week include the voice-changing magic inherent in Malcolm Merlyn’s office,…
293: The Defenders S1E1 Review: “The H Word”
Sep 6, 2017 • 41 min
Lisa, Moze and Tony dive into episode 1 of the Defenders miniseries. Episode 2 of the podcast, Episode 1 of Defenders, could we make it more confusing? We chat about Elektra, what infuriates us about Danny Rand, and much more!…
292: In The Village: Introduction
Sep 5, 2017 • 5 min
Steven and Erika of Lazy Doctor Who fame(?) launch a new effort covering the colourful, psychadelic, trippy, wtf-is-happening spy-fi series that is 1967’s The Prisoner. The world premiere of The Prisoner happened 50 years ago today — in Canada, of all…
290: Voltron: Legendary Defender S3 review
Aug 29, 2017 • 46 min
The Netflix series about five young pilots who have been swept up into an intergalactic war continues with a new season that dropped in early August. The team is in disarray after the events at the end of last season and there are new opponents to contend…
288: Game of Thrones S7E7 Review: “The Dragon and the Wolf”
Aug 28, 2017 • 87 min
Here we are, at the end of the abbreviated penultimate season of “Game of Thrones.” This week we’re talking about sibling bonds (and other, closer bonds between blood relatives), serious looks between characters who share histories, and things to do in…
287: The Defenders: Origins!
Aug 26, 2017 • 27 min
Sometimes you just want to watch a superhero team-up. There are other times you want your favorite team reunited. Lisa, Moze and Tony give your ears both! We all come out of our separate worlds to fight the Netflix Binge-O-Matic machine and both tame and…
285: Game of Thrones S7E6 Review: “Beyond the Wall”
Aug 21, 2017 • 63 min
In “Beyond the Wall,” Game of Thrones takes us - where else? - beyond the Wall. There’s lots of walking, talking, some more walking, and then a few things happen. No big deal. Meanwhile, down south, Arya reminisces about archery, Sansa does some Raven…
284: Preacher Review: S2E6-8 “Sokosha” to “Holes”
Aug 16, 2017 • 60 min
James and Moze take a look at the mid season arc of Preacher to find backstories on new characters. We offer up some predictions of the inevitable cliffhanger on the road to find God. As per usual, we are dismayed at how many people we know are not…
282: Arrow Flashback S1E11-12 Review: “Trust But Verify/Vertigo”
Aug 14, 2017 • 65 min
The Speedy Arrowcast team is back for another Flashback episode, covering episodes 11 and 12 of season 1. While Dan is on an island, John and Guy are joined by special guest Tony Sindelar, professor at Batman University to discuss whether the eyes are…
281: Game of Thrones S7E5 Review: “Eastwatch”
Aug 14, 2017 • 61 min
Hey, it’s Gendry! Gendry’s back, everybody! Remember Gendry? He’s back! Okay, that’s probably something that’s going to pay off farther down the line. We also got to see Tyrion have a secret meeting with his brother Jaime, and they haven’t talked in a…
279: Game of Thrones S7E4 Review: “Spoils of War”
Aug 7, 2017 • 80 min
This week on “Game of Thrones”, not very much happened. Oh, sure, Jon lured Daenerys down to the beach to look at his cave etchings. And Missandei explained to Jon and Davos why Daenerys has so many followers—and why the best rulers are the ones you…
277: Game of Thrones S7E3 Review: “The Queen’s Justice”
Jul 31, 2017 • 69 min
Jon and Daenerys finally meet—but resurrection talk is strictly outlawed. Jon and Tyrion are reunited, as are Sansa and Bran! Tyrion knows all the plumbing in Casterly Rock, but Euron has gifts for the queen and a sound strategy to waste the efforts of…
276: Arrow Flashback S1E9-10 Review: “Year’s End/Burned”
Jul 26, 2017 • 70 min
The Speedy Arrowcast team is back for another Flashback episode, covering episodes 9 and 10 of season 1. Important issues of discussion include why it’s important that Ollie gets the crap kicked out of him, “military grade technology,” and why you should…
274: Game of Thrones S7E2 Review: “Stormborn”
Jul 24, 2017 • 63 min
Daenerys and company correctly identify which Jon Snow has taken over the North; Cersei uses a fear of immigrants and eunuchs to turn lords against Dany; Sam performs surgery without a proper anesthetic; Jon checks his raven-mail and fails to learn a…
273: Preacher Review: S2E3-5 “Damsels” to “Dallas”
Jul 22, 2017 • 69 min
The road is long… time to take a three-episode pitstop in the “Big Easy.” Jesse and crew begin a bar by bar search for God. James and Moze pick up a hitchhiker along the way. Tony Sindelar put out his thumb and we just couldn’t say no….
272: Arrow Flashback S1E7-8 Review: “Muse of Fire/Vendetta”
Jul 19, 2017 • 67 min
The Speedy Arrowcast team is back for another Flashback episode, covering episodes 7 and 8 of season 1. This week, the guys are joined by special guest Lisa Schmeiser to talk about this two episode arc involving the Huntress. Important topics include…
271: Game of Thrones S7E1 Review: “Dragonstone”
Jul 18, 2017 • 64 min
Serve yourself some stew and fill up those chamber pots! “Game of Thrones” is back and so are we, as we discuss Sandor Clegane’s religious conversion, agree to the awesomeness of House Mormont, dispute Cersei’s ultimate motivations, and address the final…
269: Arrow Flashback S1E5-6 Review: “Damaged/Legacies”
Jul 14, 2017 • 53 min
The Speedy Arrowcast team is back for another Flashback episode, covering episodes 5 and 6 of season 1. This week, we talk about the inadvisability of arresting someone as a vigilante on really very thin evidence, what is perhaps the best Dig move ever,…
268: Preacher Review: S2E1-2 “On the Road” and “Mumbai Sky Tower”
Jul 9, 2017 • 53 min
The pulpit has been abandoned in the wake of Annvilles’ untimely demise. Now, James and Moze take to the road to follow Jesse, Tulip and Cassidy in the journey to find God….
267: Arrow Flashback S1E3-4 Review: “Lone Gunmen/An Innocent Man”
Jul 7, 2017 • 62 min
Team Speedy Arrowcast returns for another Flashback installment, covering episodes 3 and 4 of season 1. We discuss the social justice roots of Oliver’s crusade, the at-times unfortunate Hood/Ollie/Laurel triangle, the show’s first real mythology episode,…
266: Doctor Who S10E12 Review: “The Doctor Falls”
Jul 1, 2017 • 63 min
We wrap up this season of Doctor Who with a discussion of the finale, notes about Steven Moffat’s bag of tricks, an appreciation of Pearl Mackie and Michelle Gomez, and speculations about where the Christmas Special will take us….
265: Arrow Flashback S1E1-2 Review: “Pilot/Honor Thy Father”
Jun 28, 2017 • 58 min
You asked for it, and boy are you gonna get it. The Speedy Arrowcast team returns for their first Flashback installment, covering episodes one and two of the first season of Arrow. We discuss John’s extensive Diggle head canon, what things don’t quite add…
264: Doctor Who S10E11 Review: “World Enough and Time”
Jun 25, 2017 • 61 min
So it’s come to this. The penultimate episode of the season. A pre-credits regeneration tease. An enormous spaceship where all is not what it seems. The adventures of Doctor Who, Exposition, and Comic Relief. A surprise inside a surprise. A return to good…
263: Doctor Who S10E10 Review: “The Eaters of Light”
Jun 17, 2017 • 53 min
Scotland, monsters, Roman soldiers, and the return of Rona Munro to “Doctor Who” after nearly thirty years—that’s what we have in “The Eaters of Light.” Jason and David appreciate the sparkling dialogue, while trying to ignore some of the plot mechanics.…
262: Doctor Who S10E9 Review: “Empress of Mars”
Jun 10, 2017 • 47 min
The Ice Warriors return, as does (somewhat controversial) writer Mark Gatiss, in “Empress of Mars.” This episode felt like classic series “Doctor Who”, and piled on the old-series references too. How did we feel it measured up to this season, and to…
261: Supergirl S2E22 Review: “Nevertheless, She Persisted”
Jun 8, 2017 • 17 min
The Supergirl Supercast wraps the season with coverage of the finale! Nevertheless, they persisted….
260: Doctor Who S10E8 Review: “The Lie of the Land”
Jun 3, 2017 • 40 min
The Zombie Monks have taken earth! Now it’s time for Bill to save the world—with the occasional help of Nardole—so long as the Doctor doesn’t keep getting in the way. Plus, Missy is trying to be good—but is it the wrong kind of good? Rachel Donner joins…
259: Arrow S5E23 Review: “Lian Yu”
Jun 1, 2017 • 55 min
Everything comes full circle as we reach what is not only the end of the season, but of Oliver Queen’s five year journey. We discuss Slade Wilson’s grooming habits, this episode’s many (and sometimes unnecessary) twists, another welcome throwback cameo,…
258: The Flash S3E23 Review: “Finish Line”
May 30, 2017 • 42 min
Here we are at the end of our marathon. Lisa, Tony and Moze look at how the season finale paid off our predictions. What will season four look like? And the Flashcast team gives its fond goodbyes to you, the listeners, after a marvelous three years….
257: Doctor Who S10E7 Review: “Pyramid at the End of the World”
May 27, 2017 • 68 min
The end of the world is coming. But from where? Is it the obvious choice… or something entirely different? And what are the Doctor and Bill willing to do about it? That’s all part of the intriguing premise of “The Pyramid at the End of the World”, this…
256: Supergirl S2E21 Review: “Resist”
May 23, 2017 • 10 min
In discussing the penultimate episode of Season 2, “Resist,” Trish and David praise the return of Cat Grant, rename Cyborg Superman to R2D2 and question the fictional lineage of Linda Carter’s alien-shape-shifter President. Also, Trish suggests giving…
255: Doctor Who S10E6 Review: “Extremis”
May 20, 2017 • 59 min
A planet of executioners! A call from the Vatican! A surprise visit from Missy! Nardole’s bad-ass moment! Bill’s ruined date! There’s a whole lot to talk about in “Extremis”, Stephen Moffat’s latest (and last?) attempt to write a story that deviates from…
254: The Flash S3E22 Review: “Infantino Street”
May 18, 2017 • 42 min
“Infantino Street” is the episode season three has been building toward, in which Iris’s death at the hands of Savitar isn’t a distant probability but a reality Barry must face. The episode is interspersed with reminders of her impending doom. Twenty-four…
253: Arrow S5E22 Review: “Missing”
May 18, 2017 • 52 min
Must be dinnertime, because there is some in-depth table setting going on this week. We discuss why you shouldn’t over spend your character budget, the joy of seeing old friends, and why maybe you don’t want to keep repeating the same mistakes over and…
252: Supergirl S2E20 Review: “City of Lost Children”
May 16, 2017 • 11 min
Our listener panel reconvenes to discuss the episode “City of Lost Children”, which is sort of like “City on the Edge Of Forever”, except with… nope, that’s not it. Edited by Seth Heasley….
251: Arrow S5E21 Review: “Honor Thy Fathers”
May 16, 2017 • 44 min
This episode does not strike quite true with our team this week. Discussion questions include “Can you really be surprised your dad is a murderer when he killed someone in front of you in the first episode?”, “Is your big bad perhaps a trifle overpowered…
250: Doctor Who S10E5 Review: “Oxygen”
May 15, 2017 • 45 min
Space: The final frontier. These are the voyages of The Doctor and Bill, and maybe Nardole. Their mission: to seek out distress calls from strange space stations, and fight the end stage of capitalism before it kills everyone. Live from Seattle, Jason and…
249: The Flash S3E21 Review: “Cause and Effect”
May 11, 2017 • 44 min
Team Flash works on their Savitar trap, but in the meantime, what if we experimented on Barry’s brain in order to slow down Savitar? What could go wrong? And so amnesia hijinks ensue! With Barry having no memory and Wally’s powers reset, the city has no…
248: Supergirl S2E19 Review: “Alex”
May 10, 2017 • 10 min
The Supergirl Supercast returns to discuss “Alex.” Tactical underwear are discussed, along with Alex’s many skillful MacGyverings….
247: Doctor Who S10E4 Review: “Knock Knock”
May 7, 2017 • 44 min
A haunted house! A bunch of college students! Alien wood bugs! A parent’s love for a child! This episode had a whole lot of tropes, but to be honest, not much worked for us beyond Bill and The Doctor. If you’re looking to this podcast for a shot of…
246: Arrow S5E20 Review: “Underneath”
May 5, 2017 • 50 min
This week, we’re all trapped in a bunker. With our feelings. We go off-formula for a week that helps remediate some of our biggest complaints about this season and last. Hot topics include: finding the secret escalator entrance in to the Arrowcave, why…
245: The Flash Review: S3E19-20 “I Know Who You Are”
May 4, 2017 • 40 min
A special double episode exposing Savitar’s identity that everyone seemed to already know. How did we feel about it? Where do we go from here? Sit back and let us figure that out together as Lisa, Tony and Moze put on their Strange Metal suits and run…
244: The Expanse Season 2 wrap-up
May 3, 2017 • 56 min
We’re back to wrap up season 2 of the Expanse! Action on Earth, Ganymede, and more! Blue monsters! Changes from the books! Overall, our panel really liked the trajectory of the back half of season 2. We can’t wait for season 3… but alas, we’ll have to….
243: Supergirl Supercast: S2E16-18 Reviews
May 3, 2017 • 52 min
We’re back with reviews of three recent episodes of “Supergirl!” Musical complications and annoying alien parents!…
242: Doctor Who S10E3 Review: “Thin Ice”
Apr 29, 2017 • 61 min
This week’s “Doctor Who” features some fantastic dialogue and relationship building between Bill and the Doctor—all on the ice of the Thames during the last Frost Fair. Plus, a giant fish that may or may not be an alien! Commentary on historical racism…
241: Arrow S5E19 Review: “Dangerous Liaisons”
Apr 28, 2017 • 43 min
After a few weeks off, team Speedy Arrowcast is back in action. This week, schisms rock the team as Felicity and Oliver face off. We discuss impractical infiltration garb, the time-space rift that has seemingly transported two of our favorite characters…
240: Doctor Who S10E2 Review: “Smile”
Apr 22, 2017 • 44 min
🙂 The Doctor and Bill just pop out for a moment while the kettle is boiling to explore a future space colony with no people, lots of robots, emojis for communication, and a deadly secret. Did the episode’s scant plot (and abrupt solution) matter, given…
239: Doctor Who S10E1 Review: “The Pilot”
Apr 16, 2017 • 62 min
Doctor Who is back! And we’re here to break down the season premiere, in which we meet Bill Potts, the newest companion. How is her entry into the TARDIS different from other companions? What are the Doctor and Nardole up to? Why should we be afraid of…
238: Arrow S5E18 Review: “Disbanded”
Mar 31, 2017 • 49 min
We’re breaking up the band…so we can get the band back together! Team Speedy Arrowcast is on hand to discuss the varying natures of brotherhood, what exactly it takes to get a room around here, and important parallels between our favorite show and another…
237: The Flash S3E18 Review: “Abra Kadabra”
Mar 30, 2017 • 35 min
The magic is back on this week’s episode of “The Flash”. At least Moze tries in earnest to convince Tony and Lisa. The episode presented a nice change of pace. Team Flash faced new challenges this week as Abra Kadabra waged a magical war on Central City….
236: Arrow S5E17 Review: “Kapiushon”
Mar 24, 2017 • 59 min
To Russia, comrades! This week’s flashback-heavy episode follows past Oliver carrying out his vendetta against Kovar, while in the present he is tormented by Prometheus. We discuss the troubling portrayal of torture, the weird casual nature of Sarin gas,…
235: The Flash S3E17 Review: “Duet”
Mar 23, 2017 • 40 min
The long awaited musical crossover episode arrives. Lisa, Tony, and special guest Jess Viator discuss musicals, this episode, and the impact on the season as whole….
234: Supergirl S2E15 Review: “Exodus”
Mar 20, 2017 • 43 min
Immigration, deportation, and spaceships! (Edited by Seth Heasley!)…
233: Arrow S5E16 Review: “Checkmate”
Mar 17, 2017 • 50 min
Prometheus is officially unmasked this week, and things ratchet up a notch. So, naturally, team Speedy Arrowcast isn’t done with outlandish theories. We don our silk kimono to discuss why you don’t bring the villain’s wife to a knife fight, why teaming up…
232: The Flash S3E16 Review: “Into the Speed Force”
Mar 16, 2017 • 29 min
Away we go to visit “The Speed Force” again with Barry and company. Not pulling any punches, Lisa, Tony and Moze are having a hard time with the trajectory this season. We take a time out to discuss our dreams for the show. We also anticipate the musical…
231: The Expanse Season 2 Midterm Check-In
Mar 13, 2017 • 63 min
We’re back with a check-in on the midpoint of season 2 of The Expanse! How did the big climax fit in the middle of a season? What might be coming next? Why are we excited to see Jared Harris?…
230: Supergirl S2E13-14 Reviews: “Mr. & Mrs. Mxyzptlk” and “Homecoming”
Mar 13, 2017 • 13 min
Kltpzyxm! Dean Cain! Two more “Supergirl” episodes are reviewed by our crack panel of listeners….
229: The Flash S3E15 Review: “The Wrath of Savitar”
Mar 9, 2017 • 42 min
It is time for the big bad Savitar to return to Central City and the team isn’t ready for him. However, it may be a plot problem. And your Flashcast team has a moment of catharsis over what has happened to the Flash team we love so much….
228: Arrow S5E15 Review: “Fighting Fire with Fire”
Mar 8, 2017 • 61 min
It’s Crackpot Theory week at the Speedy Arrowcast, and at least one of our panelists is buying them in bulk. We discuss supervillain reveals (and the head fakes that keep them fresh), loose plot threads galore, and a truly surprising prediction for the…
227: The Flash S3E14 Review: “Attack on Central City”
Mar 2, 2017 • 52 min
The gang is back and ready to see how Central City did against an army of Super Gorillas. Was this episode a CG love fest or just an Earth-19 Friendship Day? And join us in the after show as we brainstorm our new business venture….
226: Supergirl S2E11-12 Reviews: “The Martian Chronicles” and “Luthors”
Feb 27, 2017 • 14 min
White and green martians! Lucy Luthor’s family loyalty, tested! Our all-Incomparable listener panel breaks it all down….
225: Voltron: Legendary Defender S2 review
Feb 26, 2017 • 67 min
The second season of Voltron on Netflix dropped on Netflix in January. Last time around our panel was smitten with the re-envisioning of the ’80s anime adaptation. Are the five robot lions and their fractious pilots still fun to watch? Is the show even…
224: Arrow S5E14 Review: “The Sin-Eater”
Feb 24, 2017 • 51 min
This week, a trio of female villains menaces Star City. We discuss important topics like villain nomenclature, taking out the trash with extreme prejudice, and whether or not Oliver Queen’s administration deserves to be impeached (spoiler: It probably…
223: The Flash S3E13 Review: “Attack on Gorilla City”
Feb 23, 2017 • 46 min
Your cryptograph invitation has arrived! It is time to finally explore the deep jungle that is Gorilla City. Join us for the monkey business in this first part of the Grodd saga….
222: Supergirl S2E9-10 Review: “Supergirl Lives” and “We Can Be Heroes”
Feb 18, 2017 • 42 min
Our listener-staffed Supergirl Supercast returns. Kara goes through a Stargate! Alien intrigue! And Livewire returns….
221: Arrow S5E13 Review: “Spectre of the Gun”
Feb 17, 2017 • 64 min
A very special episode of Arrow calls for a very special guest: with Moltz on guard duty at Lian Yu, we pull in the Flash Flashcast’s Philip Mozolak to discuss the weighty issues of gun control and gun rights, Oliver Queen as the hero that the Green Arrow…
220: Arrow S5E12 Review: “Bratva”
Feb 10, 2017 • 59 min
And it’s back to Russia for the first time in a few years, as Team Arrow tracks down General Walker and his stolen nuclear device. We discuss questionable moral decisions—like dating the reporter covering your administration—the hilarity of sending Green…
219: The Flash S3E12 Review: “Untouchable”
Feb 9, 2017 • 28 min
The gang is here to discuss the “unnecessary and awesome” things we saw on this week’s “The Flash.” Team Flash is racing against the clock to save Iris from dying via a metahuman’s deadly touch. (Uh, what was that bad guy’s name, anyway?)…
218: The Expanse S2E1-2 Review: “Safe” and “Doors and Corners”
Feb 4, 2017 • 51 min
The Expanse is back and so is our review of the first two episodes of season two! Book comparisons, space politics, and sudden murders!…
217: Arrow S5E11 Review: “Second Chances”
Feb 3, 2017 • 63 min
How do you solve a problem like finding a new Black Canary? Well, if you’re Team Arrow, a convenient metahuman drops right in your lap. This week, the Speedy Arrowcast gets its own second chance, as we talk about important topics like naming your villains…
216: The Flash S3E11 Review: “Dead or Alive”
Feb 2, 2017 • 38 min
This week Kid Flash finally gets a front-page story thanks to Iris’s “bulletproof” reporting. Cisco goes toe-to-toe with a “collector” from Earth-19 that is returning H.R. Wells to face justice for world-hopping. And even Julian finds a way to lend a…
215: Supergirl S2E7-8 Reviews: “The Darkest Place” and “Medusa”
Feb 1, 2017 • 13 min
Our listener-generated “Supergirl” reviews continue with this episode, catching up with “The Darkest Place” and “Medusa” from November….
214: Arrow S5E10 Review: “Who Are You?”
Jan 27, 2017 • 56 min
Team Speedy Arrowcast is shaking off the mothballs this week, returning to combat Prometheus at full strength. Important discussions include the death of poor Detective Whatshisname, our appreciation for the acquired taste that is Rene Ramirez, and evil…
213: The Flash Review: S3E10 “Borrowing Problems from the Future”
Jan 27, 2017 • 50 min
The break is over and it is time to time travel…again. Join Lisa, Tony and Moze for the journey. Barry is tormented by his vision of the future where Iris is murdered by Savitar. When a criminal named Plunder shows up in Central City, Barry recalls the…
212: Doctor Who review: “The Return of Doctor Mysterio”
Dec 25, 2016 • 40 min
After a year’s absence, “Doctor Who” returns with a new Christmas special. This is a very Doctor Who take on superheroes, with fun and farce and baby monitors and brains with eyes along the way. Recorded on Christmas night as is our tradition, this is our…
211: The Flash S3E7-9 Reviews
Dec 12, 2016 • 60 min
The Flashcast is back at long last with a look at the final three episodes before the holiday break! Crossovers! Draco Malfoy! And much more….
210: Greetings from the Uncanny Valley: Westworld S1E10
Dec 10, 2016 • 52 min
In which Kelly and Don record a quick reaction show moments after the episode ended, only to go most of an hour anyway. You know. Real quick like….
209: Greetings from the Uncanny Valley: Westworld S1E9
Nov 30, 2016 • 77 min
In which Kelly’s Episode Nine On HBO Theory is exquisitely disproven. Don and Kelly discuss the latest happenings both in the park and in HQ, and ponder What It All Means for the season finale….
208: Greetings from the Uncanny Valley: Westworld S1E8
Nov 25, 2016 • 91 min
Not a lot happened in an episode where a lot happened! Kelly has a theory about The Magical Ninth Episode On HBO. Don tries to keep the show on track since Kelly forgets to introduce herself after being excited to have a guest on, Ged Maheux from The…
207: Supergirl S2E5-6 review: “Crossfire” and “Changing”
Nov 24, 2016 • 47 min
Turn and face the strange! Lots of ch-ch-changes going on in National City. Lisa Schmeiser and our panel of podcast listeners have a recap! Thanks to Seth Hensley for editing….
206: Supergirl S2E3-4 Review: “Welcome to Earth” and “Visitors”
Nov 19, 2016 • 13 min
The Supergirl Supercast returns for a second installment! In these episodes Lynda Carter comes to town, we explore the alien underbelly of National City, and get to know Mon-El a lot better. Plus there are surprise alien reveals aplenty, and Alex makes a…
205: The Flash S3E5 Review: “Shade”
Nov 17, 2016 • 40 min
When Wally starts having dreams about being Kid Flash, Barry realizes he has to tell Wally, Iris and Joe about what happened to Wally in Flashpoint in order to keep him safe. Lisa, Tony and Moze try to make sense on where this season may be going, while…
204: Greetings from the Uncanny Valley: Westworld S1E6-7
Nov 16, 2016 • 72 min
Kelly and Don return with a breakdown of the two latest mindblowing episodes of HBO’s Westworld….
203: Greetings from the Uncanny Valley: Westworld S1E1-5
Nov 16, 2016 • 84 min
Greetings from the Uncanny Valley! In this first episode, Kelly and Don bring you theories and speculation from the first half of the first season of Westworld. (Mostly because they didn’t start the podcast until halfway through the season.)…
202: Supergirl S2E1-2 Review: “The Adventures of Supergirl”, “The Last Children of Krypton”
Nov 4, 2016 • 47 min
Lisa Schmeiser is joined by a panel of Incomparable listeners (Ashley Pinder, Dov Frankel, Trish Matson, and Scott Grizzle) to break down the first two episodes of the second season of “Supergirl.”…
201: The Flash S3E5 Review: “Monster”
Nov 3, 2016 • 42 min
Timeline restored! The gang is back and talking “Monster.” Desperate to understand what is happening to her, Caitlin visits her mother, Dr. Tannhauser, a renowned biomedical researcher, in the hopes that her mother can provide some answers about Caitlin’s…
200: The Flash: S3E2-4 Reviews
Oct 29, 2016 • 63 min
As your favorite team deals with the wormholes of scheduling, Tony and Moze take on the three most recent episodes of The Flash….
199: Arrow S5E3 Review: “A Matter of Trust”
Oct 21, 2016 • 55 min
The new team continues to gel this week, and we discuss SCPD’s training regimen, the state of news networks and journalism in Star City, and an appearance by one of our favorites from seasons gone by. (Spoiler: It’s not Biff.) To subscribe to all our…
198: Arrow S5E2 Review: “The Recruits”
Oct 14, 2016 • 45 min
The Green Arrow recruits a new team, and team Speedy Arrowcast is on hand to discuss questionable training methods (and their provenance), Oliver’s superpower of changing clothes quickly, and just how long it takes one to recover from an arrow to the leg.…
197: Luke Cage Rewind: Episodes 1-3
Oct 10, 2016 • 69 min
The Harlem ruckus has begun and Luke Cage is at the center of it. James, Tony and Moze work on unpacking this Marvel property that so far has not disappointed. Join us as we cover the first three episodes of this powerful new series….
196: The Flash S3E1 Review: “Flashpoint”
Oct 7, 2016 • 59 min
Lisa, Tony and Jason are back like they always have been. Nothing has changed right? Barry is living his dream life - his parents are alive, he’s asked Iris West on a date and he can finally be a normal guy as Central City has another speedster, Kid…
195: Arrow S5E1 Review: “Legacy”
Oct 7, 2016 • 55 min
Unlike our friends in Star City, this team stays together. Team Speedy Arrowcast is back for another season! We have plenty of important topics for discussion in this opener, including things you maybe shouldn’t do as mayor, the return of a murderous…
194: “Mr. Robot” Season 2 wrap-up review
Sep 29, 2016 • 83 min
We put the rest of the second season of “Mr. Robot” in the ground and review the season as a whole….
192: Preacher Season 1 Rewind
Aug 25, 2016 • 67 min
Have you heard the good news? James and Moze will tell you about a man from a little town with a big voice. Sit down for a spell as we discuss the first season of Preacher….
191: Flashcast Summer Session: Justice League: “A Better World”
Aug 24, 2016 • 33 min
In an alternate reality, a version of the Justice League known as the Justice Lords discovers the League’s world and plot to take it over….
190: Flashcast Summer Session: Justice League: The Brave and the Bold
Aug 13, 2016 • 35 min
Central City is under the rule of Grodd, who plans on attacking Gorilla City with missiles. As Flash confronts the maniacal ape the team races to stop the destruction. Next Summer Session will be “Justice League” Season 2, Episodes 11-12: “A Better…
188: Mr. Robot review: eps2.1-2.3
Aug 10, 2016 • 50 min
Jason and Moze get caught up on the whirlwind of events that are the next three hours of “Mr. Robot”, “k3rnel-pan1c”, “init_1”, and “logic-b0mb”. Joanna Wellick’s paralyzing gesture to prove she’s not a monster! Shocking violence! The mystery of Ray! An…
187: “Stranger Things”: Season 1 review
Aug 6, 2016 • 69 min
Grab your Wrist Rockets and toast some Eggos—it’s time to talk Stranger Things! Even though only one of our panel was alive when the show takes place, we talk ’80s influences, our favorite characters, theories about Season 2, and much more….
183: Mr. Robot review: “eps2.0_unm4sk.tc” (part 1 and 2)
Jul 19, 2016 • 48 min
Mr. Robot is back for a second mind-melting season. This is our take on the two-hour season two premiere. Is Leon real? Is Ray real? Is Ray’s dog real? Is anyone real? Oh yeah, this show is already in our heads….
181: Daredevil Rewind S2E13: “A Cold Day in Hell’s Kitchen”
Jul 13, 2016 • 43 min
The finale of Daredevil is here and we give our eulogies to so many dead ninjas. Join us as we look into our crystal ball of predictions for the street level Marvel Universe….
180: Voltron: Legendary Defender S1 review
Jul 10, 2016 • 69 min
Five fearless space explorers vault into the unknown—to review the Netflix/Dreamworks reboot of the ’80s classic anime Americanization, Voltron: Legendary Defender. The producers said they wanted to make the revival better than longtime fans remembered it…
177: Game of Thrones S6E10 review: “The Winds of Winter”
Jun 27, 2016 • 87 min
It’s here! The season 6 finale. And not much happened, except for a whole bunch of things we’ve been waiting weeks, or years, or the entire show to happen! We break it all down and consider the season as a whole….
176: Flashcast Summer Session: “Flashpoint Paradox”
Jun 25, 2016 • 58 min
As promised, the Flash team brings you the first of our summer sessions. Summer Homework 2: Justice League 14&15 “The Brave and the Bold” Summer Homework 3: Justice League 37-38 “A Better World” Summer Homework 4: Justice League Unlimited 31 “Flash and…
175: Game of Thrones S6E9 review: “Battle of the Bastards”
Jun 20, 2016 • 49 min
They fight. Also, some fire-breathing dragons….
174: Game of Thrones S6E8 review: “No One”
Jun 13, 2016 • 54 min
Season six keeps barreling ahead, and in this episode we visit Braavos for a resolution of the House of Black & White storyline, a reintroduction to the Brotherhood Without Banners, some drinking and comedy in Mereen, a royal decree in King’s Landing, and…
173: Daredevil Rewind: Season 2, Episodes 10-12
Jun 12, 2016 • 62 min
This episode brings Tony Sindelar to the kitchen to converse frankly about what has happened to this season of “Daredevil.” We all agree ninjas are awesome. However, is there a point of diminishing returns investing in a ninja army? Join us as we break…
172: Game of Thrones S6E7 review: “The Broken Man”
Jun 6, 2016 • 60 min
This week the story continues to hurtle forward, with a shocking reveal in a cold open and a visit from Septon Ian McShane. Plus Jon Snow and his band of advisers embark on their goodwill tour of the north. And Yara and Theon Greyjoy have a proper…
171: Game of Thrones S6E6 Review: “Blood of My Blood”
May 30, 2016 • 43 min
“Game of Thrones” pushes characters out of their comfort zones in this episode, as Arya decides whether she really wants to be an assassin, Samwell decides whether his father is even worth appeasing, and Tommen decides to just do whatever he’s told.…
170: The Flash S2E23 Review: “The Race Of His Life”
May 28, 2016 • 65 min
The finale is here and Barry vows to stop Zoom after learning Zoom’s true plans. Join us as we reveal our thoughts on this packed episode and the season as a whole. Plus, we offer our crystal-ball predictions. Want a way to support this flashcast as well…
169: Arrow S4E23 Review: “Schism”
May 27, 2016 • 63 min
Another season in the bag. Just like our panelists. As we wrap up the Oliver vs. Damien Darhk grudge match, we discuss untimely Ghost attacks, anticlimactic punch ups, and just how much we are going to miss the sparkling joy that is Neal McDonough. But…
168: Game of Thrones S6E5 Review: “The Door”
May 23, 2016 • 56 min
Another huge episode of “Game of Thrones” features doors being closed and opened, women getting down to business and speaking truth to their former protectors, the origin story of both the White Walkers and Hodor, and a wild Shakespeare-like retelling of…
167: Daredevil Rewind: Season 2, Episode 7-9
May 21, 2016 • 52 min
The courtroom action drama that just won’t quit with special investigator James Thomson. In this episode we cover “Semper Fidelis,” “Guilty as Sin” and “Seven Minutes in Heaven.” NINJAS!…
166: Arrow S4E22 Review: “Lost in the Flood”
May 20, 2016 • 49 min
Family drama rules the roost this week, with a Smoak-Kuttler reunion and Oliver trying to rescue Thea. We discuss the limitation of suburban subdevelopment sets, why supervillains should really just kill people when they have the chance, and why you…
165: The Flash S2E22 Review: “Invincible”
May 19, 2016 • 43 min
After Zoom unleashes an army of Earth-2 meta-humans on Central City, Barry is shaken when he sees their leader is the Black Canary’s Earth-2 doppelganger, the Black Siren. Meanwhile, Wally takes to the streets to help The Flash stop the meta-humans, which…
164: Game of Thrones S6E4 review: “Book of the Stranger”
May 16, 2016 • 62 min
A family reunion! Diplomatic compromises! Ramsay eating an apple! Special guest Aleen Simms joins Brian to recap this week’s “Game of Thrones.” What is the High Sparrow’s long game? Why can’t the show runners stop killing women? And the burning question…
163: The Flash S2E21 Review: “The Runaway Dinosaur”
May 14, 2016 • 45 min
Surprise! We’re back early with our review of this special episode. With Barry gone, the team must figure out a way to handle the return of an old enemy: Girder. Realizing the zombified Girder is retracing his steps from his last attack, Iris volunteers…
162: Arrow S4E21 Review: “Monument Point”
May 13, 2016 • 58 min
This week, we grit our teeth and let the hand-wavey technology do its thing, discuss whether you really need to run for mayor to get access to City Hall, and discuss exactly whether our favorite (possibly?) departed political operative, turned bearded,…
161: Arrow S4E20 Review: “Genesis”
May 9, 2016 • 49 min
Everybody gets the weekend off (including us)! We discuss Thea’s unwise relationship with Totally Not Evil Alex, Dig and Lyla’s choice of mobile homes, and Oliver’s latest Defense against the Dark Arts teacher. We also try to avoid going down the rabbit…
160: Game of Thrones S6E3 review: “Oathbreaker”
May 9, 2016 • 56 min
Life after death! Action flashbacks! Surprising returns of characters not seen for years! And Varys waving a very large fan. Jason and Monty are back to break down everything in this week’s “Game of Thrones.”…
159: Daredevil Rewind: Season 2, Episodes 4-6
May 7, 2016 • 55 min
Back from working hard on simultaneous adventures and work, Moze and Don wrap their hands for a three round fight in the kitchen. This episode covers a crucial triptych arch in the Daredevil saga….
158: The Flash S2E19-20 Review: “Back to Normal” and “Rupture”
May 7, 2016 • 45 min
Barry still has no speed and feels incomplete. Zoom arrives back on Earth 1 intent on taking over Central City. Barry and Wells come up with a plan to stop Zoom once and for all, but it’s extremely dangerous. Unsure if he should take the risk, Barry…
157: Game of Thrones S6E2 Review: “Home”
May 2, 2016 • 64 min
We know it’s a shocker, but he’s back! We refer, of course, to Bran Stark, who is warging and time-warping from a deep hole, right next to Hodor. Also we break down who’s in charge in King’s Landing, Mereen, Braavos, Winterfell, the Iron Islands, and at…
156: Arrow S4E19 Review: “Canary Cry”
Apr 29, 2016 • 34 min
Don’t blame yourself this week—that’s left to our characters. Laurel Lance may not live on, but there’s still a Black Canary out and about. We discuss how an ace high school student can tinker with Cisco’s tech, the chances of resurrection in a comic-book…
155: Game of Thrones S6E1 Review: “The Red Woman”
Apr 25, 2016 • 59 min
“Game of Thrones” is back with another scene-setting premiere episode. Featuring eight different locations, this is not an episode with any narrative momentum, but it does remind you about all of the pieces on the board and shows you where they may be…
154: The Flash S2E17-18 Review: “Flash Back” and “Versus Zoom”
Apr 23, 2016 • 46 min
Two Flashcasts in one! After the shocking revelation that Zoom is Jay Garrick, Barry is more determined than ever to get back to Earth-2 to stop Zoom forever. Then in “Versus Zoom,” Barry believes he is fast enough to stop Zoom and wants to open the…
153: Arrow S4E18 Review: “Eleven-Fifty-Nine”
Apr 14, 2016 • 51 min
Better late than never. (Or perhaps, given this episode, better late than…”the late.”) We discuss poor idol labeling, the impossibility of searching prison book carts, and the questionable obtuseness of certain hospital staff. And, of course, we bid adieu…
152: Daredevil Rewind S2E3: “New York’s Finest”
Apr 9, 2016 • 28 min
Trapped face-to-face with the Punisher, Daredevil wrestles with the morality of vigilante justice. Meanwhile, Foggy and Karen work to save the firm. James, Jason and Moze try out their best legal Kung Fu to break down this episode….
151: Daredevil S2E2 Rewind: “Dogs to a Gunfight”
Apr 3, 2016 • 39 min
Join us a we sweep up some broken glass, because it looks like no one else in this episode will. As Murdock recovers from an attack, Foggy and Karen fight to protect their new client from both the law and the Kitchen’s newest vigilante….
150: Arrow S4E17 Review: “Beacon of Hope”
Mar 31, 2016 • 54 min
Bee-ware the bee puns on this week’s episode! It’s a week of adult discussions, pop culture references, and you know what, just all out fun. We talk questionable lair security, how to explain your decommissioned lair to your board of directors, and…
149: Arrow S4E16 Review: “Broken Hearts”
Mar 29, 2016 • 44 min
After a slightly longer than expected hiatus, Team Speedy Arrowcast is back! Issues this week include the driving of artificial wedges between characters, the return of a meh antagonist, and the fly-by-night justice system of Star City. Round it all out…
148: Daredevil S2E1 Rewind: “Bang”
Mar 28, 2016 • 55 min
Happy St. Matty’s Day! Daredevil is back with a “Bang!” Join us in our discussion and breakdown of the Man Without Fear this season….
147: The Flash S2E16 review: “Trajectory”
Mar 26, 2016 • 35 min
The gang is back from hiatus! Having arrived in town intent on creating maximum chaos, Trajectory’s antics are misinterpreted as having been perpetrated by The Flash himself. Barry must quickly uncover the mystery of the girl under the mask—as well as…
146: Arrow S4E15 Review: “Taken”
Feb 27, 2016 • 44 min
Throw another superhero on the barbecue! Mari McCabe, aka Vixen, makes her live-action debut, and we discuss how our favorite team should know that secrets are bad, our befuddlement over the peculiar geography of the DC Universe’s United States, and our…
145: The Flash S2E15 review: “King Shark”
Feb 26, 2016 • 44 min
Who’s the big fish with the shredded pants that make the fans crazy? King Shark! And in another slightly interesting development, Zoom takes off his mask—which presents more questions than answers. Special Guest David J. Loehr joins the breakdown of this…
144: Arrow S4E14 Review: “Code of Silence”
Feb 19, 2016 • 49 min
It’s a sad day for the Speedy Arrowcast team, as they mourn the dear, departed—well, we’ll get there. Thea and Lance reinforce bad Ollie behavior, we speculate about the nature of “precision demolition,” and Team Arrow sure picks the wrong week to forget…
143: The Flash S2E14 review: “Escape from Earth-2”
Feb 19, 2016 • 42 min
Lisa returns from Earth-2 to join Moze and Tony! Now the team races to find Zoom’s lair and asks for help from the most unexpected source. Meanwhile, back on Earth-1, Caitlin rushes to perfect Velocity 9 so that Jay can stop the Geomancer. Predictions and…
142: Legends of Tomorrow: Failure Analysis
Feb 17, 2016 • 57 min
So we’re breaking up with “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.” At least for now. In this final scheduled episode we discuss the problems with the show and why we’ll keep watching it, but probably while we’re also checking our e-mail and folding our laundry. We’re…
141: The Flash S2E12-E13 review: “Fast Lane” and “Welcome to Earth 2”
Feb 14, 2016 • 57 min
Here comes another double dose of double episodes like a Doppelgänger do. Tony and Moze explore the Tarpit of Central City briefly, then make a jump on the speed cannon to welcome Earth 2 with open arms with an armful of easter eggs….
140: Arrow S4E13 Review: “Sins of the Father”
Feb 12, 2016 • 55 min
In our latest episode, sponsored by the League of Assassins, there’s a power struggle brewing between Nyssa and Merlyn and our heroes are caught in the (literal) crossfire. We discuss Charlotte Ross’s killer scene, the League of Assassins’s coveted…
139: The Expanse S1E9-10 Review: “Critical Mass” and “Leviathan Wakes”
Feb 9, 2016 • 58 min
The first season of “The Expanse” wraps up with an exciting conclusion! Except for some of the parts that were less exciting. We render our final verdict and look ahead to season two….
138: Arrow S4E12 Review: “Unchained”
Feb 5, 2016 • 56 min
This episode is more overstuffed than the biggest Thanksgiving leftover sandwich you can imagine, and if you were hoping we could take that metaphor a little further, well, tune in. We also discuss Arrow’s technology Z team, the latest in League of…
137: Legends of Tomorrow S1E2 review: “Pilot, part 2”
Feb 3, 2016 • 57 min
Our all-star group of TeeVee panelists breaks down the second part of the “Legends of Tomorrow” pilot. A predicted death occurs! A Cheech & Chong movie almost breaks out! And what is Rip Hunter doing off-screen?…
136: Arrow S4E11 Review: “A.W.O.L.”
Jan 31, 2016 • 39 min
Nothing better than a Diggle-centric episode, ‘cause a Diggle-centric episode got plenty of Diggle. In this case, two Diggles (but no Biff). This week we discuss the legacy of Amanda Waller, relatively smart villains of the week, and prescription drug…
135: The Expanse: S1E5-8 review
Jan 30, 2016 • 74 min
We’re back with a review of episodes 5-8 of “The Expanse,” leading up to the two-hour finale. From Earth to Ceres to the Rocinante, we’ve got our take on the misadventures of Holden and crew, Miller’s laconic interactions with Jared Harris and the rest of…
134: The Flash S2E11 review: “Reverse Flash Returns”
Jan 29, 2016 • 35 min
The man in the yellow suit makes his return to Central City, but how is Eobard Thawne even alive after being wiped from history?! Tony and Moze try to unravel a thick yellow thread….
133: Legends of Tomorrow S1E1 review: “Pilot, part 1”
Jan 23, 2016 • 43 min
What happens when a group of superheroes finally get together? This all-star podcast, of course. We discuss Rip Hunter, Dr. Stein’s roofie, and Captain and Tenille on this premiere edition of this legendary podcast….
132: The Flash S2E10 review: “Potential Energy”
Jan 22, 2016 • 37 min
Break time is over, and it’s time to get back to work! Now that they’ve grown closer, Barry considers telling Patty that he is The Flash. Meanwhile, Joe and Iris try to get to know Wally, and the team hunts down a meta-human who can slow time itself. Get…
131: Arrow S4E10 Review: “Blood Debt”
Jan 22, 2016 • 47 min
Thanks to their bulletproof limousine, the Speedy Arrowcast crew is back with the midseason premiere. This week we discuss boneheaded superhero plans, going off the rails, and of course an update to our perennial favorite: “Who’s in the Box?!” To…
130: The Expanse: S1E2-4 review
Dec 31, 2015 • 76 min
Our panel reconvenes to discuss the three most recent episodes of SyFy’s “The Expanse.” How’s the pacing? What’s the deal with the CGI animals and shots that go through air vents? And how does the show portray the balance of power between Earth, Mars, and…
129: Doctor Who review: “The Husbands of River Song”
Dec 25, 2015 • 43 min
River Song returns, and this time gets to match wits with Peter Capaldi’s Doctor. Was this one of the most fun episodes of “Doctor Who” in ages, or is that the egg nog talking? In our sixth straight Christmas Night flashcast, we review the 2015 “Doctor…
128: Jessica Jones Rewind: Episodes 9-13
Dec 17, 2015 • 78 min
Join us as we talk about the final five episodes of the first season of Jessica Jones! Killgrave takes over, the pacing gets weird and all hope seems lost….
127: The Flash S2E9 review: “Running to Stand Still”
Dec 12, 2015 • 45 min
When the Weather Wizard returns to break Leonard Snart and The Trickster out of Iron Heights, Barry must stop these rogues from taking over Central City during Christmas. Meanwhile, Joe and Iris meet Wally West at last!…
126: Arrow S4E9 Review: “Dark Waters”
Dec 11, 2015 • 57 min
The Speedy Arrowcast is glad to be back to Star City business this week. Dan, Guy, and John discuss cage safety procedures, how not to propose to your girlfriend, and exactly how approval ratings work when you’re running unopposed in a city that’s on the…
125: Jessica Jones Rewind: Episodes 5-8
Dec 9, 2015 • 75 min
We’re here to talk about episodes 5-8 of Netflix’s “Jessica Jones”! We discuss the depth and breadth of Killgrave’s powers (and creepiness), talk about foiled kidnapping attempts, and speculate as to why Jeri and Wendy don’t have a prenuptial agreement….
124: The Expanse S1E1 review: “Dulcinea”
Dec 9, 2015 • 79 min
We discuss the first episode of “The Expanse,” which has premiered online and arrives on Syfy Dec. 14. In the first section of the show we discuss the first episode and some of our expectations as readers of the books on which the show is based, but we…
123: Doctor Who S9E12 review: “Hell Bent”
Dec 5, 2015 • 84 min
We’re back with the final Doctor Who Flashcast of the season! Everything we’ve been building to for the last 11 weeks has led to this. The Doctor has a bone to pick with the Time Lords. Who is the Hybrid? Familiar diners with familiar waitresses! We flail…
122: Arrow S4E8 review: “Legends of Yesterday”
Dec 4, 2015 • 66 min
Crossover week continues as special guests Jason Snell and Tony Sindelar join Guy and John for a discussion of part two of this week’s Flash-Arrow crossover event. How much do we not like Hawkguy? Are the Egyptian flashbacks better or worse than returning…
121: The Flash S2E8 review: “Legends of Today”
Dec 4, 2015 • 60 min
It’s crossover time! We welcome special guest Dan Moren from the Speedy Arrowcast as we cover the first part of this week’s Flash-Arrow crossover. Vandal Savage arrives in Central City and sets his sights on Kendra! Team Arrow comes to the rescue! And Jay…
120: Jessica Jones Rewind: Episodes 1-4
Dec 1, 2015 • 72 min
Our (large) panel is here to talk about the first four episodes of Netflix’s “Jessica Jones”! We discuss how it’s going so far, the show’s representation of women, Kilgrave’s name (how obvious!), and the sex scenes. Oh, the sex scenes. Subscribe to the…
119: Doctor Who S9E11 review: “Heaven Sent”
Nov 28, 2015 • 47 min
One night only! Peter Capaldi in the one-man show, “Doctor Who.” We break down part one of the season finale….
118: Doctor Who S9E10 Review: “Face the Raven”
Nov 21, 2015 • 56 min
Jason is joined by Chip Sudderth of the Two-Minute Time Lord podcast to discuss the dramatic (some might say traumatic) events of the latest episode of “Doctor Who.” Ashildr, Riggsy, hidden aliens, London urban fantasy, and a surprising ending… CHIP.…
117: The Flash S2E7 review: “Gorilla Warfare”
Nov 21, 2015 • 43 min
Grodd returns to Central City and kidnaps Caitlin. Barry and team race to find her before it’s too late. Meanwhile, Cisco plans his first date with the new barista at Jitters, Kendra Saunders, and Patty begins to suspect Barry is hiding something from…
116: Arrow S4E7 Review: “Brotherhood”
Nov 20, 2015 • 65 min
Join Dan, Guy, and John as they discuss the latest episode of Arrow, and such riveting topics as controlling people with evil macaroni and cheese, Data & Geordi doing science, and, of course, the flashback adventures of Biff Conklin. To subscribe to all…
115: Arrow S4E6 Review: “Lost Souls”
Nov 15, 2015 • 47 min
Special guest star Philip Mozolak joins Guy and Dan to talk about the re-embiggening of Ray Palmer, industrial espionage, low-paying security guard gigs, magical mysticism, and of course one of the most badass women in the world—and her mom. To subscribe…
114: Doctor Who S9E9: “Sleep No More”
Nov 14, 2015 • 47 min
You shouldn’t listen to this podcast. We found this conversation about this week’s “Doctor Who” episode, “Sleep No More,” and present it as it was recorded. Your expectations will be undermined. The plot twists might be shocking. And in the end, you’ll be…
113: The Flash S2E6 review: “Enter Zoom”
Nov 14, 2015 • 51 min
After recent events, Barry decides it’s time to confront Zoom and comes up with a dangerous plan. Caitlin sides with Jay, and deems it too dangerous for Barry to engage with the speed demon. However, Iris shows her support and brings forth a surprising…
112: Doctor Who S9E8 review: “The Zygon Inversion”
Nov 7, 2015 • 43 min
This week’s “Doctor Who” culminates a plot not just from last week, but from the 50th anniversary episode, “Day of the Doctor.” Still, the most important thing in it may be Peter Capaldi’s one-man show, which doubles as a mission statement for The Doctor.…
111: Arrow S4E5 Review: “Haunted”
Nov 6, 2015 • 55 min
Who do you call when you absolutely, positively need to resurrect a character for an upcoming spinoff? Why, a chain-smoking master of the dark arts who himself has been resurrected from a dead TV series! Meanwhile, we vote for a Diggle/Lance cop show and…
110: The Flash S2E5 review: “The Darkness and the Light”
Nov 6, 2015 • 44 min
Barry learns a new breacher, Dr. Light, has come through the portal and sets off to capture her. Jay tells Barry that Dr. Light was not a threat on Earth-2 and that Barry can reason with her. However, during a fight with The Flash, she blinds him and…
109: Doctor Who S9E7 review: “The Zygon Invasion”
Nov 1, 2015 • 57 min
Last seen in the 50th anniversay special, the Zygons return to duplicate people and invade the earth! Osgood and UNIT return! More sonic sunglasses and electric guitar! Dramatic invasions of Fakeistan and New Mexico! Political parallels aplenty! We break…
108: Arrow S4E4 Review: “Beyond Redemption”
Oct 30, 2015 • 51 min
We have some concerns about the handling of finances in Star City, a new lair is located in some questionable real estate, and where do you keep your feral, back-from-the-dead sister if not in your apartment building’s basement? To subscribe to all our…
107: The Flash S2E4 review: “The Fury of Firestorm”
Oct 30, 2015 • 40 min
Barry and the team look for another Firestorm match for Dr. Stein. When the team meets Jefferson “Jax” Jackson, Caitlin has her reservations about whether Jax is the right match for Dr. Stein. Iris surprises Joe, while Barry and Patty grow closer….
106: Doctor Who S9E6 review: “The Woman Who Lived”
Oct 25, 2015 • 46 min
Eyes of Hades, cowardly lions, and a familiar but enigmatic character named… me? The second of this bifurcated two-parter finds the Doctor teaming up with the Viking girl he made immortal and raises some interesting questions about our favorite Time Lord…
105: The Flash S2E3 review: “A Family of Rogues”
Oct 23, 2015 • 48 min
Now that Barry’s resolved his own family issues, it’s time for him to play super therapist to the super criminal family, the Snarts….
104: Arrow S4E3 Review: “Restoration”
Oct 23, 2015 • 47 min
This week it’s all about mending Dig and Ollie’s bromance, questioning Felicity’s machine gun discipline, and wondering what it is about hot tubs that makes everybody go feral. To subscribe to all our Arrow-related content, check out this feed:…
103: Doctor Who S9E5 review: “The Girl Who Died”
Oct 17, 2015 • 39 min
Enough TARDIS shenanigans! This episode is all about the Doctor and Clara saving a village of Vikings from an invading hoarde of… space vikings? Plus lots of interesting talk of immortality, identity, and responsibility, and references to Matt Smith and…
102: The Flash S2E2 review: “Flash of Two Worlds”
Oct 17, 2015 • 44 min
Trust is the theme of this week’s episode of “The Flash.” Barry must learn to trust his team at S.T.A.R. Labs, including the Earth-2 hero Jay Garrick. Trust us—your Flash Flashcast team has this episode covered….
101: Arrow S4E2 Review: “The Candidate”
Oct 16, 2015 • 47 min
We delve into politics in episode 2, and Dan, John, and Guy say hello (and goodbye?) to Jeri Ryan, consider Felicity’s handwaving management style, and wonder who the hell is this ray-of-sunshine Ollie? To subscribe to all our Arrow-related content, check…
100: Doctor Who S9E4 review: “Before the Flood”
Oct 10, 2015 • 55 min
The Doctor’s a ghost, but how did he get that way? Alien undertakers, deposed tyrants with insidious plans, time paradoxes, and Beethoven! Also, what did the Doctor know and when did he know it? Jason break it all down with the help of James Thomson,…
99: The Flash S2E1 review: “The Man Who Saved Central City”
Oct 9, 2015 • 39 min
Season two is here and the gang is back together! (On the show and on the Flash Flashcast!) Join us as we celebrate Flash Day and look at where this season may be headed….
98: Arrow S4E1 Review: “Green Arrow”
Oct 8, 2015 • 42 min
It’s the season 4 premiere of Arrow and everything’s exciting and new and different! Dan, John, and Guy are back to talk about fancy new outfits (and monikers), a brand new big baddy, and a lighter, more fun tone. To subscribe to all our Arrow-related…
97: Doctor Who S9E3 review: “Under the Lake”
Oct 4, 2015 • 35 min
An underwater base, a flooded village, an abandoned spaceship, mysterious symbols, and an alien ghost? All in a day’s work for the Doctor and Clara. Join us as we break down “Under the Lake” and look ahead to next week’s “Before the Flood.” Also, did…
96: Doctor Who S9E2 review: “The Witch’s Familiar”
Sep 27, 2015 • 46 min
This week we follow Clara and Missy through the sewers of Skaro and take stock of the Doctor and Davros and their long, meaningful conversations—punctuated by joyrides in Davros’s cool chair. Want only The Incomparable Network’s Doctor Who-themed…
95: Doctor Who S9E1 review: “The Magician’s Apprentice”
Sep 19, 2015 • 52 min
We’re back with a new weekly look at this season of “Doctor Who” with a larger-than-usual panel. Join us as we travel to the farthest Ood-infested regions of space—but watch out for snakes! Look, it’s more trickery from Steven Moffat! Plus, why is Jason…
94: The Flash S1E7-9 review: “Power Outage” / “Flash vs. Arrow” / “The Man in the Yellow Suit”
Aug 31, 2015 • 63 min
At long last your Flashcast team finishes its first-season review and is ready for season two. Join us for this power-packed three episode recap! (These shows originally led to the mid-season finale.) Thank you to all those who have been running after the…
93: True Detective S2E8 review: “Omega Station”
Aug 15, 2015 • 58 min
Here we are at the end of the line, the Omega Station. We had high hopes, but this was a rough road. If you loved this season and even this episode, listen to how most people saw it. Thank you to all those who stuck around and kept the home fires burning.…
92: The Flash S1E5-6 review: “Plastique” and “The Flash is Born”
Aug 10, 2015 • 46 min
Continuing our first-season flashbacks! After a bomb goes off downtown, the army, led by General Eiling, rolls in and takes over the case. Suspicious arises at S.T.A.R. Labs. Barry Allen is eager to make a name for himself and wants everyone to know who…
91: True Detective S2E7 Review: “Black Maps and Motel Rooms”
Aug 4, 2015 • 77 min
Did you see this in the rearview? The penultimate episode of “True Detective” season two was a treat. Evidence is coming together, and one person was shot dead. Open the notepad and lick your pencil—it’s time for work. Do you have evidence you want to…
90: True Detective S2E6 Review: “Church in Ruins” 
Jul 28, 2015 • 86 min
This week things get serious, so the precinct has called in famous loose cannon Capt. Don Melton to assist in the investigation. Folks, this episode has the most action we have seen all season—but is it enough to quench our sandy mouths? This has been a…
89: The Flash S1E3-4 review: “Things You Can’t Outrun” and “Going Rogue”
Jul 24, 2015 • 60 min
In our retro-review of the early episodes of season 1, we continue to follow the mysterious “streak” as he learns what a hero needs to know and meets archvillain Captain Cold, who makes his presence felt in Central City. Join us as we take a look back in…
88: True Detective S2E5 Review: “Other Lives”
Jul 21, 2015 • 62 min
Welcome to Vinci, 66 days later. What has changed besides shaved flavor savers? Let us punch in and take a look at the “width” of this flaccid reset….
87: The Flash S1E1-2 review: “Pilot” and “The Fastest Man Alive”
Jul 15, 2015 • 56 min
Hey, the Flashcast band is back! It is time for the summer backfill, starting with the first two episodes. Join us as we take a look back in time in a run up to season 2!…
86: True Detective S2E4 review: “Down Will Come” ​
Jul 14, 2015 • 65 min
This episode may leave us feeling like we are just punching the time clock, but there is hope. Sgt. Mozolak makes a bold prediction against police policy. Agent Hamilton puts his career on the line to assist in this investigation….
85: Daredevil Rewind: The Finale
Jul 14, 2015 • 92 min
In this last episode we stand along the rooftops of Hell’s Kitchen and reflect upon episode 13, simply titled “Daredevil.” Jason Snell drops into the fray to finalize and put the Devil to bed. Thank you to all of the Rewind guests and thanks to you, the…
84: True Detective S2E3 Review: “Maybe Tomorrow” 
Jul 7, 2015 • 69 min
The most rubber-bullet-splashed episode so far this season. Many events and investigations are laid out on our evidence board, leaving much to unpack. Is it too much? Are we just punching the time clock for an early pension? Open your notebooks and hit…
83: True Detective S2E2 Review: “Night Finds You”
Jun 30, 2015 • 57 min
Our flawed heroes return to show us the burdened agenda each carries into the night. Are any of them heroes? What happens in sound-baffled rooms in Hollywood? When the crow comes to visit, he never leaves empty handed….
82: True Detective S2E1 Review: “The Western Book of the Dead”
Jun 28, 2015 • 52 min
California Noir is the new modality for season two of “True Detective.” Strap on your badges and sheath your knife and join Special Agent Hamilton and Desk Sergent Mozolak in their investigation of the “True Detective” evidence locker. Get a feed of all…
81: Game of Thrones S5E10 review: “Mother’s Mercy”
Jun 15, 2015 • 72 min
It’s the season finale of “Game of Thrones!” So of course, nothing much happens in this episode. Except for suicides, zombie zingers, off-screen massacres, admissions of magic murder, death by long fall, death by multiple stab wounds, death by poison, the…
80: Game of Thrones S5E9 review: “The Dance of Dragons”
Jun 7, 2015 • 35 min
Monty and Brian review the penultimate episode of season five. How does this episode fit between the huge events of last week and the final climax of the season? Join us as we break it down….
79: Game of Thrones S5E8 review: “Hardhome”
Jun 1, 2015 • 49 min
Winter is here! We review this week’s epic “Game of Thrones” episode, which took us by surprise by featuring the season’s budget-busting set piece an episode earlier than usual. Monty and Jason break it all down, from Dany and Tyron talking about how they…
78: The Flash S1E23 review: “Fast Enough”
May 25, 2015 • 74 min
It’s time for the first season finale! Your humble Flashcast hosts navigate wormholes of emotion and are left with many questions that only a scientician could answer. Our last run though Central City until the fall—faster than we’ve ever gone…
77: Game of Thrones S5E7 review: “The Gift”
May 25, 2015 • 91 min
This week’s episode of “Game of Thrones” wasn’t as grim as last week’s, but we still have issues, and they’re all in this plus-sized episode. First, we take up the larger discussion of the rape at the end of last week’s episode and the resulting…
76: Daredevil Rewind: Episodes 10-12
May 19, 2015 • 136 min
In this episode we try to encapsulate the meatiest portion of the Daredevil series, “Murdock vs. Nelson”, “The Path Of The Righteous” and finally “The Ones We Leave Behind”. Two new tenants in Hell’s Kitchen have moved in to cover the events….
75: Game of Thrones S5E6 review: “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken”
May 18, 2015 • 44 min
Westeros got even darker and bleaker than usual this week. But Monty and Jason soldier on, unbowed and unbent but maybe a little bit broken. We take stock of our two pairs of road-buddy movie adventurers, ponder why all the dead bodies need to be washed,…
74: The Flash S1E22 recap: “Rogue Air”
May 15, 2015 • 53 min
What is the outcome when you flip morals to enlist a Prison Breaker? How do you turn off a particle accelerator filled with Metahumans? It may seem impossible, but it’s pretty much usual on our weekly jog. This is the final stretch to the finale. Let’s…
73: Arrow S3E23 Review: “My Name Is Oliver Queen”
May 15, 2015 • 66 min
As season 3 draws to a close, Dan, John, and Guy reunite to discuss Ra’s al-Ghul’s ineffectual management of the League of Assassins, anticlimactic battle scenes, and the hopes and dreams for season 4. To subscribe to all our Arrow-related content, check…
72: Game of Thrones S5E5 review: “Kill the Boy”
May 11, 2015 • 47 min
In this “north by northeast” episode, everything happens at Winterfell, The Wall, and in the east. We focus in on Jon and his big leadership decisions, the Boltons and one awkward dinner at Winterfell, Dany and her new use for her dragons, and two men in…
71: The Flash S1E21 review: “Grodd Lives”
May 11, 2015 • 44 min
This is Tony’s dream episode… featuring the one and only Gorilla Grodd. We also see a new balance in characters as Iris is brought into the fold, exerting herself as a woman to be noticed. Join us for our weekly run through Central City….
70: Arrow S3E22 Review: “This Is Your Sword”
May 8, 2015 • 64 min
The whole gang gets a group rate to go to Nanda Parbat, Ollie doesn’t get the chance to use his “island” excuse, and the whole season comes to a head with a marriage and perhaps multiple deaths. Dan and Guy discuss the penultimate episode of season 3. To…
69: Daredevil Rewind: Episodes 7-9
May 5, 2015 • 100 min
Sweet Mrs Cardenas brings Hell’s Kitchen back into chaos. That might be pushing the truth. However, there were ninjas, lonely breakfasts, bloody hammers and a man called Stick. Those kinds of things Bring Guy, Merlin and Moze to a fever pitch. Come raise…
68: Game of Thrones S5E4 review: “Sons of the Harpy”
May 3, 2015 • 45 min
Brian and Jason meet in person and watch an episode, and are joined in commentary by Dan Moren and Tony Sindelar! Lots of stories about Rhaegar Targaryen in this episode, and Jason and Dan share one of the most commonly held theories about Rhaegar and…
67: Arrow S3E21 Review: “Al Sah-him”
May 2, 2015 • 53 min
It’s just an ordinary run of the mill bad-guy-of-the-week for Team Arrow…only this bad guy used to be their best friend. John and Dan discuss Thea’s ascension to the team, Lyla being a badass, and more. Plus, a special guest shows up to debate whether…
66: The Flash S1E20 review: “The Trap”
May 1, 2015 • 39 min
Join the gang as we pick up where we left off, in the no-longer-secret Time Vault at the heart of S.T.A.R. Labs. We end with all secrets—okay, most secrets—revealed in Eobard’s master plan. Lisa, Tony and Moze try to make sense of the potential for time…
65: Arrow S3E19-20 Review: “Broken Arrow,” “The Fallen”
Apr 29, 2015 • 59 min
It’s a Starling City doubleheader this week! Returning after a bit of a hiatus, Guy, John, and Dan are back to discuss major deaths, romantic entanglements, and fledgling superheroes! All that and more as the ball gets rolling towards the end of the…
64: Daredevil Rewind: Episodes 4-6
Apr 28, 2015 • 80 min
In this episode we crest violent bloodshed and flow with universe building. Characters are further fleshed out as the tides begin to rise again. Merlin “The Hammer” Mann and Dan “The Anvil” Moren bring their pipes to help Hell’s Kitchen….
63: Game of Thrones S5E3 review: “High Sparrow”
Apr 27, 2015 • 65 min
This week, themes of religion dominated “Game of Thrones”, along with a bunch of clever transitions between different viewpoints. Plus, mad scientists—or is it mad maesters? Beheadings! Daenerys’s unique crossover appeal! And much more. Want to subscribe…
62: The Flash S1E19 review: “Who is Harrison Wells?”
Apr 24, 2015 • 50 min
Lisa, Tony and Moze find Cisco and Joe traveling to Starling City to find proof of Wells’ mischief. Meanwhile Barry, Eddie, and Caitlin fight off a shape-shifting metahuman, the Everyman. Want to subscribe to everything we say about The Flash? Point your…
61: Game of Thrones S5E2 review: “The House of Black and White”
Apr 19, 2015 • 50 min
Monty and Brian break down the latest episode of “Game of Thrones.” Was there really that much black and white? Is it really even a house? Why is Tyrion still sulking? Also, Monty reveals his big theory about what the show is doing. Want to subscribe only…
60: Daredevil Rewind: Episodes 1-3
Apr 17, 2015 • 82 min
Out of the ashes of Ben Affleck’s curse, Charlie Cox stars as Matt Murdock in the Netflix series “Daredevil.” These streaming series have a flaw—the temptation to ingest and forget. Guy English, Chip Sudderth and Philip Mozolak are fighting to keep our…
59: The Flash S1E18 review: “All-Star Team Up”
Apr 17, 2015 • 33 min
Lisa, Tony and Moze recap and question what happens in this week’s episode of “The Flash,” as Ray Palmer Felicity Smoak “get buzzy” up in Central City to deliver a stinger of a CW team-up….
58: Game of Thrones S5E1 review: “The Wars to Come”
Apr 13, 2015 • 48 min
We’re back! Our “Game of Thrones” coverage returns for a second season, as Jason and Monty break down the season five premiere. Daenerys has dragon problems. Jon’s virginity is creepily questioned! Marjorie plays the game of thrones for keeps! Cersei’s…
57: The Flash S1E17 Review: “Tricksters” 
Apr 3, 2015 • 44 min
Join Lisa, Tony and Moze as they vibrate into the air and pass through solid plots. A new trickster by the name of Axel Walker comes to town. Add in a Flashback to drop yet another twist into the story of Eobard Thawne and Harrison Wells. All this and…
56: Arrow S3E18 Review: “Public Enemy”
Apr 3, 2015 • 42 min
Quentin Lance is angry, oh so angry this week. On the Speedy Arrowcast, we cover Starling’s favorite cop’s mood swings, Roy’s classy bedroom moves, and weak twin sister flashbacks. Oh, and Ray Palmer gets shot through the heart, and Felicity’s to blame!…
55: Arrow S3E17 Review: “Suicidal Tendencies”
Mar 28, 2015 • 59 min
The Suicide Squad rides again! This week on the Speedy Arrowcast, we all offer our praise for a recurring villain/antagonist, a heaping helping of Diggle love, and of course, a fight between Arrow and a Supersuit that turns out just as we expect. To…
54: The Flash S1E16 Review: “Rogue Time”
Mar 28, 2015 • 42 min
Mirrors and mirages show just how fragile time can be in this episode. Barry decides to make a few tweaks to his timeline against the better wishes of his Doctor. Alternate futures also mean alternate guests, as Moze is mysteriously missing, while…
53: Arrow S3E16 Review: “The Offer”
Mar 22, 2015 • 67 min
After three weeks off, Team Speedy Arrowcast has returned! This week, we discuss the right way to handle job interviews with deranged semi-immortal assassins, father issues galore, and getting from point A to point B. To subscribe to all our Arrow-related…
52: The Flash S1E15 Review: “Out of Time”
Mar 21, 2015 • 46 min
Barry now holds the future under his feet. Join us as we recap this finale-like episode. Lisa, Tony and Moze discuss the details and speculate on how time travel will change everything we know. To subscribe to all our Flash-related content, check out…
51: Arrow S3E15 Review: “Nanda Parbat”
Feb 27, 2015 • 57 min
This week, Dan, John, and Guy discuss insane job offers, Oliver’s disconnection from Team Arrow, The Atom taking flight, and, of course, our deep and abiding love for the best member of this superhero crew: John Diggle. To subscribe to all our…
50: Arrow S3E14 Review: “The Return”
Feb 23, 2015 • 43 min
The Speedy Arrowcast returns with a review of…The Return. Dan Moren, John Moltz, and Guy English talk past Oliver and present Oliver flip-flopping locations, the return of a very special villain, and yet another secret revelation. To subscribe to all our…
49: The Flash S1E14 Review: “Fallout”
Feb 21, 2015 • 41 min
“Fallout” picks up where we left off, with The Flash and Dr. Snow trying to outrun a nuclear blast spitting out the Firestorm. After homecomings, Iris begins digging up the dirt on S.T.A.R. Labs. Join us on this exciting episode….
48: The Flash S1E13 Review: “The Nuclear Man”
Feb 13, 2015 • 45 min
Barry struggled to vibrate things in a not-too-fast way with Linda, the Lab rats get hot an bothered with Firestorm’s composition and Joe & Sisco use the power of a mirror to sleuth out the Perp(s) at Barry’s Mom’s murder. Seems like a lot but Lisa, Tony…
47: Arrow S3E13 Review: “Canaries”
Feb 13, 2015 • 40 min
On this inaugural episode of the Speedy Arrowcast—see what we did there?—host Dan Moren is joined by fellow Starling City aficionados John Moltz and Guy English to talk about the Canary vs. Canary throwdown, Oliver’s place on Team Arrow, and big reveals…
46: The Flash S1E12 Review: “Crazy for You”
Feb 7, 2015 • 48 min
Peek-a-Boo! Lisa, Tony and Moze see you. Love stories, karaoke and conspiracies abound in this episode… or do they? We also discuss the eleph—er, gorilla in the room and ask the hard question, “Is this really the Flash’s Nemesis?” Want only The…
45: The Flash S1E11 review: “The Sound and the Fury”
Jan 31, 2015 • 34 min
Oh Barry Boy, the pipes—and the Piper—are calling! The Pied Piper’s sound gauntlets are thumping bass in the Flash’s face. Join the Lisa “The Vocabulator,” Moze “The Matter Eater,” and Tony “The Re-Educator” in this sound of fury review of “The Flash.”…
44: The Flash S1E10 review: “Revenge of the Rogues”
Jan 23, 2015 • 43 min
Put on your red tights and lace up for a run with the Flash! Lisa, Tony and Moze run hot and cold and figure out where Barry Allen and Team Flash may be speeding to this season. Want to subscribe to everything we say about “The Flash”? Point your podcast…
43: Doctor Who review: “Last Christmas”
Dec 26, 2014 • 40 min
Merry Christmas! If you’ve been bad, someone will put a Dream Crab in your stocking. We break down Peter Capaldi and Nick Frost’s confrontation as The Doctor and Santa Claus. Also, what does this episode mean for Clara?…
42: Sons of Anarchy finale review: “Papa’s Goods”
Dec 14, 2014 • 83 min
Here we are at the end of the final ride, and what a road has been traversed. Join us for this close-out to an epic series. Thanks for joining us this year for “Sons of Anarchy,” “Doctor Who,” and “Game of Thrones.” We’ll see you on Christmas for the…
41: Sons of Anarchy S7E12 Recap: “Red Rose”
Dec 5, 2014 • 60 min
Recapping FX’s “Sons of Anarchy,” Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Mozolak & Tony Sindelar take metaphors to a new level as they wax and wane to the finale. Want to subscribe only to our “Sons of Anarchy” episodes in your podcast app? Subscribe to…
40: Sons of Anarchy S7E11 review: “Suits and Woe”
Nov 23, 2014 • 46 min
SAMCRO rides getting ever closer to the finale. Lisa, Moze and Tony find more answers than questions as the season hits the holiday stretch. Want to subscribe only to our “Sons of Anarchy” episodes in your podcast app? Subscribe to…
39: Sons of Anarchy S7E10 review: “Faith & Despondency”
Nov 14, 2014 • 64 min
The worm has turned for Lisa, Moze and Tony. Join them as they express pure eye popping excitement over this episode of the men of mayhem. Want to subscribe only to our “Sons of Anarchy” episodes in your podcast app? Subscribe to…
38: Sons of Anarchy S7E9 review: “What a Piece of Work Is Man”
Nov 9, 2014 • 61 min
Lisa, Moze and Tony finally feel like this season just turned a much needed corner. They remember Bobby moments from seasons past. Note Philip’s audio is a bit echoed for the first 5 minutes. Want to subscribe only to our “Sons of Anarchy” episodes in…
37: Doctor Who S8E12 review: “Death in Heaven”
Nov 8, 2014 • 69 min
Well, here we are at the end of the “Doctor Who” season. In this finale we got a lot of technical and plot stuff that doesn’t survive a whole lot of logic, but the emotional and character beats are truthful and the season’s overarching themes (Doctor as…
36: Doctor Who S8E11 review: “Dark Water”
Nov 1, 2014 • 52 min
It’s here! Part one of the season finale! And “Dark Water” combined a very familiar format with some major surprises. What is the fate of Danny Pink? Who is Missy? What happens when Clara steals the Doctor’s keys and cuts off his thumbs? We’ve got it all…
35: Sons of Anarchy S7E8 review: “The Separation of Crows”
Oct 31, 2014 • 76 min
Recapping FX’s “Sons of Anarchy,” Lisa Schmeiser, Philip Mozolak and now joining the MC Tony Sindelar! Pop your clutch for a dissection of the midpoint of the final ride. Want to subscribe only to our “Sons of Anarchy” episodes in your podcast app?…
34: Doctor Who S8E10 review: “In the Forest of the Night”
Oct 25, 2014 • 52 min
The forest is deep and dark and full of wolves. Join Jason and Glenn to talk about Frank Cottrell-Boyce’s first “Doctor Who” story. If there’s no Lorax, who will speak for the trees? We talk about the Doctor’s relationship to Earth, Clara’s strange…
33: Sons of Anarchy S7E7 review: “Greensleeves”
Oct 25, 2014 • 54 min
Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Mozolak discuss what a kindergartner does with the knowledge that grandma killed his mom. How much green is in your sleeves? Join us in the sidecar as we keep traversing the final ride. Want to subscribe only to our “Sons of…
32: Doctor Who S8E9 review: “Flatline”
Oct 18, 2014 • 30 min
It’s bigger on the inside, now more than ever! It’s time to talk about “Flatline,” an episode that starts out like it’s going to be funny and ends up being anything but. Will Clara’s lies catch up with her? What does the Doctor really think of Clara…
31: Sons of Anarchy S7E6 review: “Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em”
Oct 18, 2014 • 49 min
As we ride into episode six—what seems to be the most exciting thus far—Lisa and Moze try to be positive. It didn’t happen. Hop into the sidecar and find out why. Want to subscribe only to our “Sons of Anarchy” episodes in your podcast app? Subscribe to…
30: Doctor Who S8E8 review: “Mummy on the Orient Express”
Oct 11, 2014 • 33 min
Live from Montreal, Canada, Dan Moren and Jason Snell watch an episode of “Doctor Who” and then talk about it! Clara’s unique relationship with the Doctor combines with an interesting (if familiar) “Doctor Who” plot. We talk it all through. Want only The…
29: Sons of Anarchy S7E5 recap: “Some Strange Eruption”
Oct 11, 2014 • 48 min
Lisa & Moze recap the “Strange Eruption” inside of Charming. We span car crashes, the usual lies and KungFu fighting on the side streets of Stockton. Want to subscribe only to our Sons of Anarchy episodes in your podcast app? Subscribe to…
28: Doctor Who S8E7 review: “Kill the Moon”
Oct 5, 2014 • 46 min
What has the moon ever done to you? We discuss this week’s “Doctor Who” adventure, the insanely titled “Kill the Moon.” Is this original or more of a pastiche? The unexpected Courtney Woods story continues! Polka dots! And much more. Want only The…
27: Sons of Anarchy S7E3-4: “Playing With Monsters”/”Poor Little Lambs”
Oct 3, 2014 • 61 min
Double Shots! Lisa and Moze tread the last of the sluggish “Sons of Anarchy” episodes (hopefully) and discover something new. Could it be love in Charming or just people talking to themselves? Let’s peel back the dermis and find out. Want to subscribe…
26: Doctor Who S8E6 review: “The Caretaker”
Sep 27, 2014 • 34 min
The Doctor takes a job at Coal Hill School in order to stop a clicky-clacky robot who wants to shoot people full of laser beams. But that’s really beside the point in an episode that’s all about dialogue, character, and the relationships that the Doctor,…
25: Doctor Who S8E5 review: “Time Heist”
Sep 20, 2014 • 33 min
Four people, no memories, and the biggest bank in the galaxy. What could go wrong? To break down Doctor Who’s latest episode, “Time Heist,” we’ve assembled a crack team of experts, each with their own special abilities. Also, we wonder about vents, praise…
24: Sons of Anarchy S7E2 review: “Toil and Till”
Sep 20, 2014 • 31 min
We examine what may have been the slowest episode of SOA to date. Exactly how many people do you have to kill before you qualify as a mass murderer? Is it the number of people or is it the time period in which you do the killing? We’re asking because this…
23: Doctor Who S8E4 review: “Listen”
Sep 14, 2014 • 33 min
Don’t blink! Don’t breathe! But do listen to this episode, where we break down Steven Moffat’s “Listen,” a standalone episode with some surprising connections to Doctor Who history. We identify a possible theme for this season’s episodes, separate from…
22: Sons of Anarchy S7E1 review: “Black Widower”
Sep 11, 2014 • 28 min
Recapping FX’s “Sons of Anarchy,” Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Mozolak ride into the season premiere episode to find out what havoc the MC has been through the last 10 days. Want to subscribe only to our “Sons of Anarchy” episodes in your podcast app?…
21: Doctor Who S8E3 review: “Robot of Sherwood”
Sep 6, 2014 • 42 min
The Doctor finally meets Robin Hood, and refuses to acknowledge his existence! What does this say about the Doctor’s view of himself and his own story? We talk about Mark Gatiss’s “Robot of Sherwood.” Yet another fantastic Capaldi performance with…
20: Doctor Who S8E2 review: “Into the Dalek”
Aug 30, 2014 • 46 min
Warm up your shrink ray and join us as we journey inside a Dalek! Jason is joined by our very own Glasgow Correspondent, James Thomson, to analyze this week’s Dalek-themed episode. Soldiers named Pink and Blue! Is the Doctor a good man, or a good Dalek?…
19: Doctor Who S8E1 review: “Deep Breath”
Aug 24, 2014 • 48 min
We kick off our weekly look at this season of Doctor Who with a larger-than-usual panel for this larger-than-usual episode. Praise for Peter Capaldi! Condemnation for the clockwork droids plot and the extremely weird skin balloon! We also attempt to…
18: Game of Thrones S4E10 review: “The Children”
Jun 16, 2014 • 77 min
Happy Father’s Day, Tywin Lannister! Erstwhile co-host Brian Hamilton joins Monty and Jason to talk about this final episode of “Game of Thrones” season 4, where there are a whole lot of familial relationships to consider. We discuss Jon’s final parting…
17: Game of Thrones S4E9 review: “The Watchers on the Wall”
Jun 9, 2014 • 36 min
This week, one setting! One massive battle! Death, blood, giants, snow, wildings, and Jon Snow! Monty and Jason talk about the failed institution of the Night’s Watch, which seems odd since many of them were very brave and they didn’t all die. But still,…
16: Game of Thrones S4E8 review: “The Mountain and the Viper”
Jun 2, 2014 • 35 min
There’s a lot of hopping around in this episode, but with a couple of possible exceptions, it’s all good. In the far east, a eunuch and a topless handmaiden meet creepy, and a really old pardon causes serious problems for Jorah. At the Wall, we learn that…
15: Game of Thrones S4E7 review: “Mockingbird”
May 19, 2014 • 37 min
This episode feels more like the regular episodes of past seasons — neither a full-blown “event” episode, nor a pure “table setting” episode. Instead, we get lots of great scenes with great sets of characters, including Arya and the Hound, Brienne and…
14: Game of Thrones S4E6 review: “The Laws of Gods and Men”
May 12, 2014 • 25 min
Courtroom drama comes to Westeros, as Daenerys issues decrees in Meereen and Tyrion’s regicide trial begins. There are some brief detours to Braavos for Bank Loan Drama and the Dreadfort for Failed Rescue Drama, but it’s Tyrion’s trial that dominates the…
13: Game of Thrones S4E5 review: “First of His Name”
May 5, 2014 • 26 min
Jon nearly meets up with Bran! Daenerys strongly considers coming to Westeros before deciding to stay in Meereen! Most of the other people never even come close to seeing each other, but it’s still more crossover than most episodes get. As Tommen becomes…
12: Game of Thrones S4E4 review: “Oathkeeper”
Apr 28, 2014 • 32 min
This episode of “Game of Thrones” had it all: prisons, swords, white walkers, and people drinking from skulls. That’s all of the things, right? Monty Ashley and Brian Hamilton break down the fourth episode of season four as they check in on Daenerys’s…
11: Game of Thrones S4E3 review: “Breaker of Chains”
Apr 21, 2014 • 25 min
After the shocking death scenes of last week, this week “Game of Thrones” settled down a bit. Monty Ashley and Jason Snell talk you through episode three, including Stannis Baratheon’s nifty table and the cold cunning of Tywin Lannister and Olenna Tyrell.…
10: Game of Thrones S4E2: “The Lion and the Rose”
Apr 14, 2014 • 29 min
Monty Ashley and Jason Snell talk about episode two of “Game of Thrones” season 4. Let’s be honest, there’s only one scene here that everyone will be talking about after viewing: The scene where Melisandre talks to Stannis’s daughter about religion. Oh,…
9: Tim Goodman on Stephen Colbert
Apr 10, 2014 • 23 min
The Hollywood Reporter’s Tim Goodman joins Jason Snell to talk about CBS hiring Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on “Late Show.” Read Tim’s analysis, Why Stephen Colbert Is the Perfect David Letterman Replacement. Also we mention Aisha Tyler and…
8: Game of Thrones S4E1: “Two Swords”
Apr 7, 2014 • 36 min
Monty Ashley and Jason Snell talk about the “Game of Thrones” season 4 premiere. We count swords, praise Natalie Dormer, and generally try to remember exactly who is who and what they’re doing now that we’re back at the start of a new season. Also, we…
7: We’ll Costas This
Apr 3, 2014 • 49 min
We react to David Letterman announcing his retirement and speculate about where late-night comedy goes from here. Also, why are we all wearing togas?…
6: The Oscars
Feb 26, 2007 • 34 min
Dissecting the Oscars with Philip Michaels, Lisa Schmeiser, and Jason Snell. Our podcast doesn’t run as long as the Oscarcast, but it’ll feel like it!…
5: The Autumn Wind is a Raider
Jan 31, 2007 • 24 min
It’s Super Bowl week, and Vidiots Jason Snell and Philip Michaels are here to talk about NFL Network, NFL Films, Super Bowl commercials, and the question of what show best fits in the post-Super Bowl time slot. Oh, and the autumn wind is a raider,…
4: Playing With My Wii
Nov 26, 2006 • 40 min
And we’re back with another podcast. This one features incisive analysis of Nintendo’s new Wii console from Steve Lutz, as well as a roundtable discussion of the aftermath of the new fall season from Jason Snell, Philip Michaels, and Lisa Schmeiser….
3: Michael J. Nelson
Oct 4, 2006 • 27 min
The prodigal podcast returns, featuring Vidiot Steve Lutz’s exclusive interview with Michael J. Nelson, formerly of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and now of RiffTrax. (Steve wrote about RiffTrax on TeeVee in August.)…
2: TeeVee Podcast 2
Aug 27, 2006 • 31 min
Steve Lutz on the merits of watching and skipping commercials; Six Angry Vidiots discuss the Emmys, the new fall season, TV on DVD, “Rescue Me,” “The Amazing Race,” and… Angela Lansbury?…
1: TeeVee Podcast Pilot
Jul 30, 2006 • 36 min
Let the bandwidth charges begin! TeeVee’s inaugural podcast is just as shaky and uncomfortable as any pilot episode. It stars Philip Michaels, Lisa Schmeiser, and Jason Snell — one of whom will likely be replaced by Heather Locklear if the podcast gets…