[Header Image: Shane West as Eduardo Dorrance/Bane | Fox]
This episode of Gotham finally introduces us to Bane and gives us Walker’s true motives and real identity. The last we saw of Eduardo, he had been found by Walker and was being treated by Hugo Strange. With his mask on, we got a very small glimpse into Bane but it wasn’t until now that we finally saw him in action.
Things are finally looking up for Gotham which is exactly why it’s no surprise that things went downhill so quickly. The river is now safe and a call is made for the bridges to be rebuilt, allowing for the island to be reunited with the mainland. Not only that, but Jim got some extra good news when he finds out that Barbara has gone into labour but it’s all interrupted when Bane shows up.
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I feel like I’m the only person who wasn’t completely blown away by this musical episode but that’s not to say there weren’t good moments because there were. Some fantastic ones even. Like the previous musical episode, they jump into things fairly quickly and they both serve as fun episodes to watch.
I actually don’t know too much about Heathers: the Musical so I can’t really speak to how Riverdale‘s used it but I will say that the music we heard was catchy and fitted in really well with every scene. It never really felt like it was overused or that they were just trying shoehorn in songs where they didn’t need to be. Similarly to the previous musical episode, everyone was great at singing. We had some new voices this time around too but every single person was a genuine pleasure to listen to.
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[Header Image: Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland, Mae Whitman as Annie Marks, and Rhetta as Ruby Hill | NBC]
This episode of Good Girls was something else. I’m not kidding when I say I spent most, if not all, of it with my hand clasped over my mouth. The majority of this episode was shocking and a little bit like a punch to the gut but as always there were comedic and light moments sprinkled throughout. There were even those occasions where the situation itself wasn’t funny but it’s impossible not to laugh.
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[Header: Skeet Ulrich as FP Jones | The CW]
As we saw in the previous episode, Archie is still marked for sacrifice and more people are coming after him. We soon discover that there are several “kill the red paladin” cards out there and the only reason that people haven’t come after him is because it’s a harder quest that needs to be worked up to. It was so great to see Archie, Jughead, and Betty work together to try and figure out the problem. I’ve missed seeing the three of them interacting and it honestly felt like the early episodes of Riverdale.
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[Header Image: Jordan Connor as Sweet Pea, Drew Ray Tanner as Fangs Fogarty, and Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones | The CW]
I love how this episode started with Alice showing off her house to potential buyers. It was so uplighting and happy-go-lucky. She was clearly adamant that it was going to sell so she could go and live her life with the farm permanently. She does everything she can to make her house seem like the perfect place to raise a family but Betty isn’t having any of it.
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[Header Image: Ben McKenzie as Jim Gordon | Fox]
This episode of Gotham focuses almost entirely on Jim Gordon. Everything is either directly or indirectly connected to him. We discover that there has been a time jump between this episode and the last. Work has been done to make the rivers clear of toxins and according to Lucius, they’re closer to safety levels than they originally planned. Jim wants to, in the meantime, get a cease-fire with all of the different gangs/territories which doesn’t go well at all.
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