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The Legend of Korra - "Reunion" - Episode 46 Recap

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Korra’s reunion with Asami and Mako are cut short when Prince Wu is kidnapped. Meanwhile Bolin and Varrick are confronted by a group of former Earth Empire prisoners. Like last episode’s “The Battle of Zaofu”, “Reunion” dithers around with decent progress but also a heavy feeling of drudging familiarity. Korra returns to Republic City and […]

The Legend of Korra - "The Battle of Zaofu" - Episode 45 Recap

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Suyin and her sons are captured by Kuvira during an attempted assassination, so it’s up to Korra to duel Kuvira one-on-one for Zaofu’s fate. Meanwhile Bolin and Varrick try to escape Baater Jr and his men. “The Battle of Zaofu” is sluggishly paced, but there’s a lot to like about it, too. Korra’s been out […]

The Legend of Korra - "Enemy At The Gates" - Episode 44 Recap

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Korra returns to Zaofu to help Suyin against Kuvira’s army. Meanwhile Bolin and Varrick realize they’re on the wrong side, so they make an attempt to escape. Some people do not suffer fools greatly. Varrick and Zhu Li work as a comical duo because of their contrasting differences: Varrick’s over-the-top mad genius archetype is balanced […]

The Legend of Korra - "The Calling" - Episode 43 Recap

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Tenzin tasks his children to find Korra to save the Earth Kingdom. Being the middle child blows: they often lack the responsibility and maturity that typically comes with being the firstborn, and they don’t get the cuddling and attention the youngest gets. As the eldest of Tenzin’s children, Jinora snagged a portion of the spotlight […]

The Legend of Korra - "The Coronation" - Episode 42 Recap

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Korra begs Toph to help her regain her strength. Meanwhile Mako has to content with the spoiled Prince Wu, while Kuvira vows to rule the Earth Kingdom on her own terms. Toph is back and all is right in the world. Korra asks the “Greatest Earthbender in the world” to train her so that she […]

Arrow – Sara – Season 3, Episode 2

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Synopsis: This week’s episode of Arrow begins with Sara on a table – dead as a doornail – at the Arrow Lair and Team Arrow trying to figure out who killed her, how to get Felicity to stop blubbering every other scene and find a good anger outlet for Laurel. Details: The episode begins with […]

The Legend of Korra - "Korra Alone" - Episode 41 Recap

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Korra struggles with her inner demon. “Korra Alone.” I see what you did there. A lot of cartoons (usually) rifled in continuity and ongoing narratives develop the heroes by setting up obstacles for them to bypass. Once they conquer their flaws and situations, they come off wiser and better for the experience. Any further roadblocks […]

The Legend of Korra - "After All These Years" Episode 40 Recap

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Three years have passed since Korra defeated the Red Lotus.  Last time on The Legend of Korra, Korra stopped Zaheer and the Red Lotus from unleashing total anarchy. Unfortunately the Earth Kingdom got the full brunt of Zaheer’s philosophy when he killed the Queen and delivered Ba Sing Se to the people. He nearly ended […]

Arrow – The Calm – Season 3, Episode 1

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Synopsis: Arrow returns for its third season and three main story lines emerge right off the bat as Roy joins Team Arrow as a full-fledged, non-pouty member, Oliver dabbles romantically with Felicity and Sara gets offed by Ras al’ Ghul or at least somebody Sara knows who has a bunch of arrows. Details: The episode […]

Bob’s Burgers – Work Hard Or Die Trying Girl – Season 5, Episode 1

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Synopsis: Gene has submitted his idea – a musical rendition of “Die Hard” – for the school fall musical only to have his idea superseded by Courtney’s idea [a musical rendition of “Working Girl”] due to the promises of Courtney’s dad that Carly Simon will show up if “Working Girl” is selected by Mr. Frond. […]

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