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Arrow S8E7: “Purgatory”

And so it ends back where it begins. On this week’s episode of Arrow we’re going back to an island, but not for five years. We discuss Ollie channeling his whiny younger self, why you should always keep DNA samples of your cast, and what the heck is up with these ghosts? Then in our Superhero Sweep segment we try to figure out what the fallout from Crisis on Infinite Earths might be and discuss the newly released Black Widow trailer. Finally, our Letters Page addresses some lingering Arrow questions.

This Lian Yu shirt sells itself this week.

Arrow, Season 8, Episode 7

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Arrow S8E6: “Reset”

This week’s episode of Arrow throws us for a loop—a time loop. We talk about the lessons Ollie needs to learn before Crisis, the return of another much-missed face, and a fitting goodbye for both the characters and for us. Then, in our Superhero Sweep segment, we discuss the “problem” with Superman and talk very generally about the trailer for Birds of Prey and Watchmen. Finally, our Letters Page takes us into the realm of sports, and somehow nobody ever mentions Sportsmaster. What’s up with that?

How do you dress in a time loop? In a suit? In a suit suit? Or in a spiffy t-shirt?

Arrow, Season 8, Episode 6

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


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Arrow S8E5: “Prochnost”

What would the final season of Arrow be without a trip to Russia, that magical land where Oliver Queen did some Very Bad Things. And this time, bring the kids! We discuss a fitting cap for our favorite ex-gangster, possible motivations for Lyla’s mission for the Monitor, and why branding matters with your weapons. Then, in our Superhero Sweep segment, we talk briefly about Batwoman before we continue gearing up for Crisis on Infinite Earths, and in the Letters Page we’ve got lightning round, superhero shows for Apple TV+, and supervillain identities—oh my!

Need that special something to wear when you’re in a underground cage match in Russia? Have we got the shirt for you!

Arrow, Season 8, Episode 5

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


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Arrow S8E4: “Present Tense”

We’re going BACK…to the present this week, as Arrow smushes together some disparate plotlines and this season finally starts to get in gear. We discuss standout scenes, conspiracy theories about the Monitor, and how you get cell phone reception in the past. Plus, have none of these people ever seen a time travel movie? Then, in our Superhero Sweep segment, it’s hurray for some sequels and speculation about the future of the MCU. Finally, in our Letters Page, we field an offspring-related query.

What does one wear to blend in when thrown 20 years into the past? A t-shirt, naturally.

Arrow, Season 8, Episode 4

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


21

Arrow S8E3: “Leap of Faith”

Our team of assassins turned heroes returns this week with episode 3 of Arrow’s swan song season. We talk about when an Indiana Jones homage doesn’t quite land, the characters that we wish were around this week, confusing motives from an inscrutable being, and a…surprisingly promising ending? Then, in our Superhero Sweep segment, we speculate about the announcement of a Superman & Lois show in development and whether the Arrowverse can support yet another super-show, plus rumors of a Green Lantern show over on HBO Max Awesome Supreme. Finally, in the Letters Page, we speculate about one thing that could improve a show. And Guy and John take new jobs in a surprising location.

Want to blend in when you join all the other first-year assassins? Consider a spiffy shirt.

Arrow, Season 8, Episode 3

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


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Arrow S8E2: “Welcome to Hong Kong”

The Greatest Hits of Arrow continue as we return to the scene of Season 3: Hong Kong. We discuss the callbacks that we appreciated, emotional conversations with some weight, and letting a spinoff stand on its own two feet. Plus, the twist that we sort of saw coming? Then, in our Superhero Sweep segment, we continue our discussion of Batwoman, and mull over Jeph Loeb’s departure as Marvel TV czar. Finally, in our Letters Page, we choose the superpowers that we’ve always wanted.

Have you been stuck on an island for as much as a decade? Time for a new shirt.

Arrow, Season 8, Episode 2

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


19

Arrow S8E1: “Starling City”

It’s only appropriate that the former Speedy Arrowcast crew returns to a funhouse-mirror Star City for the premiere of Arrow’s final season. We discuss familiar faces with a twist, the zingers that we stood up and applauded, and threading the needle of a final season and a massive crossover. In our Superhero Sweep segment, we discuss the season premiere of The Flash and the much improved second episode of Batwoman, then take a jaunt over to our Letters Page for some feedback about the Arrow premiere and where our thinking is on Joker.

Have you been stuck on an island for as much as a decade? Time for a new shirt.

Arrow, Season 8, Episode 1

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


18

Batwoman S1E1: “Pilot”

It’s off to Gotham City this week, as we take a look at the latest show in the CW superhero stable, Batwoman. Discussion points include surprisingly deep side characters (and the lack thereof), not dragging out twists, and why you should always have twice as many security personnel as attendees at your “movies at the park” night. Plus, in our Superhero Sweep segment, we talk about Martin Scorsese not caring for superhero movies, and why it shouldn’t matter, and what an oddball Nicolas Cage is. On our Letters Page, we field questions about the recently cancelled Ghost Rider project and how to pitch superhero shows to your loved ones.

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Batwoman, Season 1, Episode 1

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


17

Giant-Size Superhero Sweep #1

As we await the fall debut of a myriad of superhero shows, the newly dubbed Super Squad takes this week as an opportunity for a giant-sized Superhero Sweep segment, discussing the recent resolution of Spider-Man in the MCU, casting for Crisis on Infinite Earths, and news of an upcoming Arrow spin-off. Then we answer a letter about some fantasy casting, and indulge in a lively debate about the pronunciation of everybody’s favorite jerk superhero.

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


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Superman: The Movie

Faster than a speeding bullet, the Biff! team revisits the movie that truly kicked off blockbuster superhero epics: 1978’s Superman. We discuss how Jor-El is kind of a jerk, the amazing dual performance of Christopher Reeve, the world of the 1970s, how time travel doesn’t work, and the alternate universe Superman we want to see—plus much, much more. So hit the revolving door and change into your supersuit!

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


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Growing up super

We continue our hiatus between shows filled with freeform topics. This week, we discuss the superhero media that we grew up with—TV shows, movies, comics, even books!—and how it shaped our involvement with the genre. Then, a brief Superhero Sweep touches on the new new Suicide Squad movie, and in our Letters Page we transplant a Star Trek episode into the superhero genre.

If you’re looking for a way to support the show, have you considered a lovely shirt?

To get your question discussed on the show, email us at biff@theincomparable.com or find us on Twitter.

Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


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