Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2021 November 14

The new blood arrives, as Riverdale, The Flash, and Star Trek: Discovery all return to the table.  In Riverdale, the show shifts to Rivervale, which sounds like a soft reboot.  The Flash starts up it’s eighth season with an Armageddon sized bang.  Discovery joins Prodigy with a complete lack of information other than episode number.  The Doctor continue to explore a planet that seems to somehow be the source of time.  The Good Doctor steps up to make it clear it’s not about a Time Lord with an episode about one heart.  The Legends of Tomorrow show up somewhere new and unknown, and meet a god in the bathroom.  Batwoman does some gardening.  Blacklist has Dembe discovering the downsides of working for the FBI.  Foundation gives us their season finale.

[All synopses (and titles) from Trakt.tv below the cut, except when there really aren’t any. (If a show’s synopsis is a spoiler to you, do not click Continue reading →)]

Doctor Who: Flux – S13E03 – Once, Upon Time – ‘Time is beginning to run wild.’ On a planet that shouldn’t exist, in the aftermath of apocalypse, the Doctor, Dan, Yaz and Vinder face a battle to survive.

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir – S04E20 – Gabriel Agreste – Nathaniel and Marc have a plan for Marinette to declare her feelings to Adrien. They set it up at school, where Adrien is free of his father’s control. But Chloé films their meeting and threatens to reveal everything to Gabriel, who would forbid Adrien to go back to school. Chloé will spend the evening at Gabriel’s, where Marinette cannot enter. But Nath and Marc’s imagination is limitless, and Marinette, disguised as waitress, sneaks into the Agreste home… where a supervillain is also crashing the party. Will Ladybug save the soirée?

The Good Doctor – S05E06 – One Heart – Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Alex Park must grapple with a life-and-death decision and decide between saving one patient over another. Meanwhile, Dr. Morgan Reznick goes a little too far in her attempt to win Salen’s favor

Riverdale – S06E01 – Chapter Ninety-Six: Welcome to Rivervale – Following the explosion that ended Season Five, a new day dawns in the town of RiverVALE, where everything is as it should be. Veronica and Reggie are now the town’s power couple, while Jughead and Tabitha move in together. But with Cheryl demanding a return to the “old ways,” this serenity will surely not last. And how could Archie and Betty possibly have survived?

The Flash – S08E01 Armageddon (1) – When a powerful alien threat arrives on Earth under mysterious circumstances, Barry, Iris and the rest of Team Flash are pushed to their limits in a desperate battle to save the world. But with time running out and the fate of humanity at stake, Flash and his companions will also need to enlist the help of some old friends if the forces of good are to prevail.

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – S07E06 – Deux Ex Latrina – When the Legends and Gwyn finally time travel, the time machine goes haywire leaving them stranded in a lush forest with no idea when or where they are. Seeing that Sara and Ava are noticeable stressed, Nate takes over and gives everyone tasks to set up camp to keep everyone occupied. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to the Legends, someone keeps trying to destroy the anomalies that keep popping up which could create bigger ripples throughout history.

Batwoman – S03E06 – How Does Your Garden Grow? -An unnerving discovery in a garden shed sends Renee Montoya rushing to Ryan to ensure the city is on high alert. Her terrifying theory – a Bat Trophy has entangled a new host, and her thorny ways are weaving their way through Gotham. Alice is suspiciously eager to help the Bat Team, and Sophie seeks vengeance for an incident involving her sister.

Star Trek: Prodigy – S01E05 – TBA – [No Description Given]

Star Trek: Discovery – S04E01 – TBA – [No Description Given]

Young Justice: Phantoms – S04E07 – The Lady, or the Tigress? – [No Description Given]

The Blacklist – 09E05 – Benjamin T. Okara – Dembe’s position as an FBI agent causes complications for Red as the Task Force handles a case involving military technology. Cooper and Park each find their personal lives increasingly complicated.

Foundation – S01E10 – The Leap – An unexpected ally helps Salvor broker an alliance. A confrontation between the Brothers leads to unthinkable consequences. Season finale.

4 replies on “Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2021 November 14”

  1. Doom Patrol‘s third season has ended and, despite the initial appearances of where this season would go, it looks likely they’ll be back for another season. They’ve also, in-universe, finally called themselves “Doom Patrol”…. almost.

    The review of the rest of the season will appear as soon as I’m less busy.

  2. I’ll be posting a review today. Maybe we could alternate reviews? I liked it, but I wasn’t as enamored with this season’s premiere as I’d hoped I’d be.

  3. I would enjoy writing reviews, if only to counterpoint you’re lack of enamorment, but I am not 100% sure I can commit to actually seeing and typing up a review. My wife and I watch it together, so that’s twice the schedules that need to line up.

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