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Superman and Lois Season 2

The 42cast Episode 176: How Bizarre

Superman and Lois was a surprise hit in season 1 and we had overwhelmingly positive things to say about this show. This time we cover season 2. We do a deep dive and discuss the nature of the relationships in the show. We talk about Superman as a geopolitical figure

The Flash Season 8

The 42cast Episode 171: Negative Reinforcement

Last year we watched the Arrowverse implode. Due to cancellations and a narrative divorce what had been a mega franchise with four different iterations was wittled down to just a single entry – The Flash. I this episode we review the penultimate season of The Flash. We discuss the characters,

Batwoman Season 3

The 42cast Episode 167: Mind Blown

The countdown to the end of the Arrowverse continues. This week we take a look at Batwoman season 3. In this episode we discuss the use of Batman “legacy” elements and how that effected the story. We also get into the series controversial take on electroshock therapy and whether we

Supergirl Season 6

The 42cast Episode 163: Totes the End

Supergirl was a mainstay of DC’s CW offerings for years. Starting as a CBS show, it was moved to the CW with its second season and eventually integrated into the Arrowverse during the Crisis on Infinite Earths event. In this episode we discuss the final season of the series. We

The Blurred Nerds Podcast 257

Up first this episode: This past week saw the annual culling of TV shows commence. The network carnage seemed to take a larger toll this time however due to a mixture of pandemic related filming & cost issues as well as a continuing change in the way advertisers spend their

Stargirl Season 2

The 42cast Episode 150: Eclipsed

Season 2 of Stargirl promised summer school hijinks. Instead it brought an expansion to the JSA mythos as well as a dip into horror and suspense. In this episode we discuss the tonal change to the series. We also talk about the new characters, the threat of Eclipso, and why

The Flash Season Seven

The 42cast Episode 129: Flash Bang

The Flash returned to our screens post Covid to wrap up it’s lingering season six plotlines and tell two new stories this season. In this episode we take a deep dive on season 7. We focus on the fallout from the firing of Hartley Sawyer and the removal of Ralph

Batwoman Season Two

The 42cast Episode 126: Alice in Chains

Major changes are afoot as we discuss season two of Batwoman. The CW made a controversial move this year by not only replacing the actress who played Batwoman, but changing the identity of the person who wears the cowl to a person-of-color. We discuss the change and whether or not

Black Lightning Season 4

The 42cast Episode 122: Final Strike

For four years Black Lightning graced our screens with a generational story about an older superhero and person of color. The series was notable for its grounded storytelling, depicting street level foes for the titular character and showcasing a realistic family dynamic for a series with so much fantasy in

Stargirl Season One

The 42cast Episode 111: Star Power

Stargirl took the geek world by storm at a time when people really needed something to take their minds off quarantine. It’s a series that celebrates the fun of silver age comics in a way that sets it apart from the other DC Comics series of the last few years,

Blurred Nerds Podcast Episode 231

The Blurred Nerds Podcast 231

In recent Geek News: Both Tom Cavanagh & Carlos Valdes are leaving the CW Flash TV series, could the show be ending sooner than anticipated? Perhaps it should have ended a few seasons ago. The 1978 American cult classic movie Faces of Death is receiving an updated reboot now that

Batwoman_Season_One

The 42cast Episode 102: Bat Out

Batwoman debuted last year as the newest series in the CW’s Arrowverse. Ruby Rose’s casting sparked controversy, but it was clear that the CW was determined to promote the series – debuting the character in the prior year’s Elseworlds storyline, setting her up as an integral part of the Crisis

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