Author: Chris T. Rex

The Flyby 4/11/18 – Performance Issues

On this episode of the The Flyby, Sarjex and Cranky T-Rex lament the pathetic impotence of the Arrowverse heroes.  None of them seem capable of producing the spark they did back when they debuted, and each episode seems to be another attempt to stall for time, even though we should be building up to a rousing climax by now. Never has this been clearer than with The Flash’s return this week, as this latest episode was another in a long line of starts and stops.  Barry gets all puffed up at Ralph only to be instantly deflated by a gender-swapped meta with a silly...

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The Flyby 04/04/18 – Return of the League of Expositional Assassins

Tonight on The Flyby, Green Arrow is back, and he’s brought with him the League of Expositional Assassins, who are here to deliver exposition and then vanish into the night.  This time they’re here to tell us all about some secret artifact Malcolm Merlyn left behind before he was exploded.  Maybe Cranky T-Rex and Sarjex will actually enjoy this diversion from the already meandering Arrow season? Either way, it was certainly a harder week for Jefferson Pierce as Black Lightning suffered the indignity of being locked up after being framed for a crime by the evil organization that has figured out...

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The Flyby 3/28/18 – Before Krypton Goes Boom

This week on The Flyby, Sarjex and Cranky T-Rex have another new show to try out.  This time it’s SyFy’s Krypton, a prequel about Superman’s grandpa as a teenage rebel with a snazzy leather jacket and a penchant for bar fights.  Both our hosts expressed skepticism that a Superman show without Superman could be any more interesting than Gotham, the Batman show without Batman in it, and now we get to see whether Krypton can break the mold. Of course before we get to the new show, we’ve got plenty to say about our regular shows, such as some fabulously...

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The Flyby 3/21/18 – Jessica Jones Season 2

On this episode of The Flyby, Sarjex and Cranky T-Rex have finally finished season 2 of Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix and are ready to dive in with their review.  Both had high praise for the first season of Jessica Jones, particularly in comparison to some of the other Marvel series on Netflix like Luke Cage and Iron Fist, but does Season 2 live up to that hype? Where does it rank among its peers? They’ll tell you, and as usual, that means SPOILERS aplenty. And we still have all new episodes of Black Lightning and Agents of SHIELD to...

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The Flyby 3/14/18 – Now We Are The Flash

This week on The Flyby, Iris’ quote that “we are The Flash” finally comes true as she ends up with Barry’s speedster powers for an episode, so Cranky T-Rex and Sarjex will talk about Iris West’s time out there in the field instead of back at STAR Labs. Iris isn’t the only example of super sharing this week though.  Over on Black Lightning we get some daddy-daughter superheroics and the revelation that it might become a whole family of supers in very short order.  Plus finally some backstory on Gambi! Arrow on the other hand can’t manage to share...

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