Comic Television Discussion – Week beginning 17 February 2019

Supergirl returns, and everyone else disappears.  One has to wonders if her super costume could use a trip to the super dry cleaners.  The Gifted hides their capitalized M at the beginning while forcing others to deal with monsters.

[All synopses (and titles) from or IMDB below the cut, except when there really aren’t any.  (If a show’s synopsis is a spoiler to you, do not click More…)]

Supergirl – S04E12 – Menagerie – With his P.I. shingle newly hung outside his office, J’onn welcomes new clients. Trying to take her mind off what happened at the DEO, Kara decides to team up with J’onn on his latest assignment, which unfortunately ends up tying directly into Alex’s current investigation that involves the villain Menagerie. Meanwhile, Lena shares some news with James, but his reaction isn’t what she expected. Nia invites Brainy to her Valentine’s Day party.

Arrow – S07E14 – Brothers & Sisters – (Returns 4 March 2019)

Black Lightning – S02E14 Original Sin – (Returns 4 March 2019)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – S04E09 – Lucha de Apuestas – (Returns 1 April 2019, allegedly) – While the legends continue to find magical creatures Sara goes on a mission to figure out how to save her sister Laurel that died 3 years ago.

The Flash – S05E15 – King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd – When Gorilla Grodd attacks Central City, Barry and friends find themselves teaming up with King Shark; when they hit a snag, they bring in Dr. Tanya Lamden to try to reach the man behind the shark.  (Returns 5 March 2019)

The Gifted – S02E15 – Monsters – Lauren can’t access her powers when it matters most, leaving Caitlin to take matters into her own hands when they are being pursued. Reeva finally reveals her plan for the Inner Circle and it’s darker than anyone could have imagined. Meanwhile, Jace confronts some regrets about his actions and is torn between pressures from the Purifiers and his own beliefs.

Riverdale – S03E13 – Chapter Forty-Eight: Requiem For A Welterweight – Archie steps back into the ring; Alice goes deeper with the Farm; Jughead visits the Heart of Darkness; Veronica juggles dueling villains. (Returns 27 February 2019)

Star Trek: Discovery – S02E06 – The Sounds of Thunder – See Bureau42 for a review.

The Orville – S02E08 – Identity (1) – (No synopsis)