I’m going to keep my superhero reviews short and sweet. “Arrow” is in flux while Oliver recovers from his duel with Ra’as al Ghul, and “Agent Carter” came out the gate strong and has cooled down a little since. Let’s mix DC and Marvel:
I am so happy I decided on a whim to binge “Arrow” a few months ago. Because I got sucked into Oliver Queen’s universe, I was ready to take on Barry Allen’s in “The Flash” when that premiered. If any “Arrow” fan isn’t watching “The Flash” or vice versa, I highly recommend you fix that immediately. Not watching one of these brilliant shows would suck some of the fun out of this entertaining crossover episode.
Okay, this week’s crossover episode of “The Flash” was the most loaded hour of television I have ever watched, so just bear with me here. Not only did it feature a very significant appearance from Team Arrow, but Barry became the bad guy and essentially ruined everyone’s lives for a bit thanks to the effects of a meta-human and Oliver had to fight him (hence the title “Flash vs. Arrow”). Oh, and Eddie now has an agenda against the Flash and wants to take him down with a task force.
“Guilty” felt like an episode that was meant to be a set-up for bigger things to come. We got some character development for Ted Grant, confirmation that Laurel could actually make a believable Black Canary and the introduction of a villain that can’t possibly translate well to TV. Then again, I didn’t think Laurel could pull off Sara’s Black Canary costume, but the Internet proved me wrong on that one: