Crisis on Infinite Earths (CW 2019-2020)

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  1. Dec 10, 2019 #41 of 164
    JYoung

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    I disagree.
    Conroy did use his "Batman" voice or at least the first version of it that he used in the FOX kids Batman animated series, although it was a little inconsistent.
    Some lines were pure Batman voice though.
    Wonder why Kate helped herself to some kryptonite though.
    Maybe she's more like Bruce than she realizes.

    I thought that the Paragons might be representatives of the Emotional Spectrum but Courage ain't one of them.
    (Although the Monitor mentioned a "Book of the Guardians"?)

    Thought that the "Superman Quest" was great.
    As was Kara's "Woah Ray, you are looking jacked."

    BTW, tonight's episode of of Black Lightning while not a required episode could be considered a "tie in" episode as
    red skies hit Freeland and cause Jennifer's powers to go out of whack.
    From what I gather, Black Lightning's earth is a different one that gets hit with the anti-matter wave right after Jefferson is pulled out by the Monitor's teleporter.
     
  2. Dec 10, 2019 #42 of 164
    cheesesteak

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    John Constantine was the best part of the second episode.

    Is there a comic book reason why Luke Fox's abs were so prominently on display during his scenes?

    I let out a "Finally!" when Lois whopped Lex upside his head when he wasn't looking instead of just standing around.
     
  3. Dec 10, 2019 #43 of 164
    dianebrat

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    I also love how Routh fell right into his Superman/Clark rhythms
     
  4. Dec 10, 2019 #44 of 164
    Graymalkin

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    Did anyone else notice that when Conroy's Batman explained why he killed that Earth's Superman, he was citing the opening lines to the original "Adventures of Superman" TV series from the 1950s?

    "Strange visitor from another planet who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men."
     
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  5. Dec 10, 2019 #45 of 164
    NJChris

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    And Supergirl using Christopher Reeve's superman's line calling Lex Luthor a poisonous snake.
     
  6. Dec 10, 2019 #46 of 164
    john4200

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    What exactly was Lex's role to play? Just eliminating a lot of Supermans so that they did not have so many candidates to interview? It certainly was not to galvanize the Paragon into action since that one was good to go the instant they told him of the multiverse needing saving.
     
  7. Dec 10, 2019 #47 of 164
    NJChris

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    Since I don't watch Arrow or The flash(anymore), who is the woman that brought them together (Harbinger?). Some of them seem to have recognized her.
     
  8. Dec 10, 2019 #48 of 164
    Craigbob

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    And they used the John Williams Superman theme for his music!!!

    Yep caught that immediately. Great homage.

    I also liked Routh's call back to Superman IV when he fought himself. "It's not the first time I've gone nuts and fought myself."

    Not being a close follower of the DC verse these days, I have only a passing knowledge of Constantine and Jonah Hex, and no one really from the other shows besides Flash.

    I really hope they are able to find a way to include a call back to Wonder Woman.
     
  9. Dec 10, 2019 #49 of 164
    tigercat74

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    John Diggle's wife Lila. Current head of A.R.G.U.S.

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  10. Dec 10, 2019 #50 of 164
    longrider

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    The Harbinger was originally Lyla Michaels who was initially an agent for A.R.G.U.S. and late became its leader. She is John Diggle's wife. An interesting bit of trivia is that whie the Monitor turned her into Harbinger now if you go back to when she was just an A.R.G.U.S. agent her code name was Harbinger
     
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  11. Dec 10, 2019 #51 of 164
    TonyD79

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    Which is kind of cute because the Lyla was the original Harbinger in the comic book.
     
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  12. Dec 10, 2019 #52 of 164
    morac

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    I tried closing my eyes, trying to hear the lines as if they were coming from "Batman" and it kind of did, but it wasn't as iconic as he was. It sounded kind of like someone doing a bad imitation of Conroy's Batman. I don't know if he's getting older or he was directed to tone it down, but it was kind of off. I know Conroy used a slightly different voice for Bruce Wayne and Batman, so it's possible he was using his Bruce Wayne voice. I'll need to go back and watch B:TAS to check.
     
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  13. Dec 10, 2019 #53 of 164
    Graymalkin

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    It’s Lucifer! Was not expecting that.
     
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    osu1991

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    Ashley Scott in the beginning from 2002’s WB show Birds of Prey.
     
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  15. Dec 10, 2019 #55 of 164
    morac

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    All I can say is wow! This episode was a step up from yesterday. I was not expecting Lex to show up at the end. Speaking of the unexpected.

    Yeah that was completely unexpected in a good way.

    Likewise.
     
  16. Dec 10, 2019 #56 of 164
    getbak

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    Has anyone watched the Crisis Aftermath shows? Is there anything worth watching them for, or is it just another show like Talking Dead with a bunch of actors sitting around talking?
     
  17. Dec 10, 2019 #57 of 164
    Peter000

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    Yes.
     
  18. Dec 11, 2019 #58 of 164
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    When they panned over LUX, I was waiting for it to happen. Of course he had to be Constantine's "buddy". Odd seeing Luci in CW production values, though. It was jarring because they used a standard "Lucifer" overhead shot for LUX and didn't fuzz it down or change the color gamut.

    --Carlos V.
     
  19. Dec 11, 2019 #59 of 164
    JYoung

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    Actors and producers talking with Kevin Smith about the show.
    I personally find it interesting to see Jon Cryer talk about playing Lex Luthor (and apologizing for Superman IV) and Kevin Conroy reading tweets as Batman but YMMV.

    (Although I kind of wish they had shown Lex killing a couple of Supermen played by Gerald Christopher and John Newton.)

    Another episode chock full of stuff from going to Purgatory to find Oliver's soul (it would have been funny to see the Winchester Brothers there) and meeting Jim Corrigan to Black Lightning and Team Flash stopping the antimatter cannon.

    Once they explained the deathtrap of the cannon, I knew that Earth-90 Flash was going to take one for the team.
    (And no, I didn't miss that he said his wife was Tina.)
    Still it was a little dusty here when Barry did his final run.

    Loved Tom Ellis's scene
    Did not expect to see Lex Luthor substitute himself in for Routh Superman so praise to the writers for that.
     
  20. Dec 11, 2019 #60 of 164
    cheesesteak

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    From Earth-666!

    I guess it can't happen now but I would have loved to see Sam and Dean Winchester make a cameo.
     

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