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  • Title: Justice League Action – Keeping up with the Kryptonians
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Justice League Action - Keeping up with the Kryptonians TV review

The second straight episode featuring Mr. Mxyzptlk (Gilbert Gottfried) toying with DC heroes, “Keeping up with the Kryptonians” is of interest for finding a way to incorporate the Red Son Superman into the series. Toying with the idea of alternate realities, Mr. Mxyzptlk alters the history of both Superman (Jason J. Lewis) and Supergirl (Joanne Spracklen) sending the Man of Steel to be raised in Eastern Europe and the Maid of Might to be raised in Hollywood. As Kara turns into a popular, if vapid, celebrity, the Kryptonian becomes the lead warrior for an invading army.

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  • Title: Spenser: For Hire – Discord in a Minor
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“Don’t ever give up you who are for anybody, ever.”

Spenser: For Hire - Discord in a Minor television review

For Throwback Thursday we turn we turn our attention back to the mean streets of Boston. “Discord in a Minor” begins with the kidnapping of the teenage daughter (Barbara Garrick) of famous conductor (Paul Shenar) under Spenser‘s (Robert Urich) protection. Despite being fired, Spenser refuses to let the matter rest (a common theme in the show and the novels which inspired them) and continues to search for the missing girl. His investigation leads to classic Spenser heavy Joe Broz (Raymond Serra) whose screw-up son Jimmy (Neill Barry) just so happens to be both the the missing girl’s boyfriend and the person driving the van involved in the kidnapping.

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Voltron – White Lion

by Alan Rapp on June 7, 2018

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  • Title: Voltron: Legendary Defender – White Lion
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Voltron - White Lion television review

The Fifth Season comes to a close with Allura (Kimberly Brooks) and Lotor (A.J. LoCascio) entering Oriande, the fabled home of Altean alchemy while the rest of the Voltron team is forced to stay behind. Journeying through the mouth of a White Lion through a white hole, each faces a separate test. While Lotor fails, Allura succeeds in acquiring the prize (although we don’t exactly know what that means). Apparently happy for the princess’ success, will Lotor fall into the same pattern of jealousy and quest for power that doomed the previous generation? While that may be one possible outcome, another has learned the location of Oriande, and its likely she has her own plans for that knowledge.

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  • Title: Silk Stalkings – In the Name of Love
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“I love it when it starts getting lurid.”

Silk Stalkings - In the Name of Love television review

Throwback Thursday takes us back to the unsolved crimes of passion in the wealthy playground of Palm Beach, Florida. This one has a body count. When a stockbroker is found dead with a bail hook stuck in his chest after removing one-million dollars from his bank, all in small denominations, Chris (Rob Estes) and Rita (Mitzi Kapture) begin looking into the murder and the possible kidnapping of the victim’s teenage daughter (Aimee Graham). That’s one. The evidence of the murder points to the missing daughter’s boyfriend who arranged the fake kidnapping with her help after being fired by the victim, but he’s quickly eliminated as a suspect after turning up dead as well. That’s two.

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Supergirl – Not Kansas

by Alan Rapp on June 5, 2018

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  • Title: Supergirl – Not Kansas
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Supergirl - Not Kansas television review

“Not Kansas” opens with the defeat of Reign (Odette Annable) and Lena purging the Kryptonian alter-ego and saving Sam. The episode ends with a new Kryptonian threat as those behind Reign’s existence show up on Earth and restore her citadel. In between, he latest episode of Supergirl offers two main stories. The first of these centers around Kara (Melissa Benoist) deciding to return to Argo with Mon-El (Chris Wood) and spend some time with her mother (Erica Durance). The other centers around weapons designed for the DEO hitting the streets and into the hands of an unstable lawyer with plans to use them against his former company.

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