Issue #25–Gotham Returns While Hell’s Kitchen Burns

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Yes, this is late.  Super late.  No excuses, True Believers.  Nick (@nickyahogan) and John (@johned970) kick off with some news including some interesting castin that may effect a second season of Agent Carter and the return of NBC’s cancelled series RevolutionGotham, The Flash, iZombie, Agents of SHIELD, Arrow and Daredevil more than fill the review section. This week’s Things That They Found Interesting says a justifiable cheers to a parting and a long gone series..  They end with a eulogy (?) for Martha in the Americans Minute.

Episode Breakdown:

Intro

News (0:55) Dominic Cooper and Elizabeth Perkins join AMC’s Preacher.  NBC’s revolution bucks everything that the series stood for by continuing on in a digital comic book.

Gotham (4:29) “Beasts of Prey”

The Flash (18:36)  “All Star Team-Up”

iZombie (27:25) “Flight of the Living Dead”

Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD (32:46) “Melinda”

Arrow (49:46) “Nanda Parbat”

Daredevil (1:03:05) Spoilertalk on the first eight episodes with some thoughts on the ending.

That Thing That We Found Interesting (1:32:48) Cheers to Justified.

The American Minute (1:40:30)  The horrifying power of wig removal.

Issue #24–Welcome to Netlfix, Daredevil

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Quieter week for comic books on TV, True Believers.  Only iZombie and Agents of SHIELD had new episodes, but Neflix unleashed Daredevil.  But first, Nick (@nickyahogan) and John (@johned970) discuss a little news:  ABC wants more SHIELD and the X-men want more Olivia Munn.  After their reviews, they launch into this week’s Things That They Found Interesting shows that they were either ready to give up or surprised by the quality.  They end with the Tom and Jerry version of the Americans Minute.

Episode Breakdown:

Intro

News (1:02)  SHIELD is spinning off–maybe; Psylocke gets yet another new face.

iZombie (11:41) “Liv and Let Clive”Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD (20:59) “One Door Closes”

Daredevil (36:04) Spoiler-ish talk on the first three episodes with a little bit about the next two.

That Thing That We Found Interesting (53:44) Once Upon a Corden.

The American Minute (58:45)  Cat and Mouse and Mouse and Mouse.

Issue #23–4 Out of 4 Ain’t Bad

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Great week for comic books on TV, True Believers.  But first, Nick (@nickyahogan) and John (@johned970) lead with the news:  Luke Cage finds a show runner and Hawkgirl and Rip Hunter are going to get some screen time.  They then discuss The Flash, iZombie, Agents of SHIELD and Arrow.  This week’s Things That They Found Interesting include unheralded shows on MTV and CBS.  They end with the Americans Minute where something happens that they weren’t expecting–go figure.

Episode Breakdown:

Intro

News (1:23)  Coker gets a job and the Flash-Arrow spinoff gets even bigger.

The Flash (11:21) “Tricksters”

iZombie (19:46) “The Exterminator”

Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD (26:22) “One Door Closes”

Arrow (36:49) “Public Enemy”

That Thing That We Found Interesting (1:08:35) Not-so-Guilty Pleasures.

The American Minute (1:18:44)  Paige knows.

Issue #22–Goodbye, Walking Dead

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It’s April, True Believers, and but we’re not fooling about the podcast.  Nick (@nickyahogan) and John (@johned970) start as always with the news: Walking Dead spinoff gets a name, while Masi Oka and Daniel Cerone wish to work more.  They then discuss The Flash, iZombie, Agents of SHIELD, Arrow and The Walking Dead.  The truth is out there and we won’t be taking any sky in this week’s Things That They Found Interesting.  They end with the Americans Minute where they wonder why Keri Russell doesn’t have an Emmy.

Episode Breakdown:

Intro

News (1:23)  Walking Dead spins off for at least 2 seasons, Fish swims away after one; the DC television universe expands its hero roster.

The Flash (11:21) “Rogue Time”

iZombie (19:46) “Brother, Can You Spare a Brain”

Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD (26:22) “Love in the Time of Hydra”

Arrow (36:49) “Suicidal Tendencies”

The Walking Dead (44:38) “Conquer”

That Thing That We Found Interesting (1:08:35) You can take my land but you’ll never take the truth.

The American Minute (1:18:44)  Parallel structure in overdrive.