The Superhero Show Show #431
The Taste Buds review the entire first season of Heartstopper on Netflix, plus an interview with The Nerd Byword!
On an all-new episode of The Superhero Show Show, Cassie and the Boyz are reviewing the hit show Heartstopper from start to finish! They discovered kind of late that the show is based on a graphic novel, so they’re doing their due diligence and getting it all done now! Despite being based on a comic book, there are no superpowers in this show. Does that mean that they will hate it? Or does being able to be endlessly charming and adorable count as a superpower? Join in with them as they, along with Nick and Charlie, journey to love!
Then, take a journey of a different sort: to X-TASmania! The Taste Buds are covering the fourth season episode Proteus, Part I! Moira and Banshee need to talk about Kevin, because he’s becoming the raged out mutant Proteus! So it’s Professor X and his X’ed-Men to the rescue, flying to Muir Island to save the day. On the flight over, Chuck reminisces about his past, and we get to see the 12 or 13 divorces Charles and Moira went through while they were apart!
Then, Mike sits down with the hosts of The Nerd Byword podcast! In part 1 of the interview, Kris and Dave share their personal nerd origin stories, how they started their show, and why toxic fandoms are the worst. Tune in next week for part 2!
All of that, plus reviews and discussions of all of this week’s shows, including Superman and Lois, Riverdale, Fear the Walking Dead, and Young Justice: Phantoms! It’s almost too much show! All of that, and so much more, on an all-new Superhero Show Show!
TV EPISODES DISCUSSED:
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD #715
As the survivors prepare to escape the area by raft, Alicia turns back to save one more person trapped in the fallout.
HEARTSTOPPER (SEASON 1)
Teens Charlie and Nick discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in this coming-of-age series.
“Chapter One Hundred and Eleven: Blue Collar” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
KNOW THY ENEMY – After learning that Percival (guest star Chris O’Shea) is exploiting his new work crew, Archie (KJ Apa) and Tabitha (Erinn Westbrook) devise a plan to help protect the workers and get them out from under Percival’s control. Meanwhile, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) finds himself with a target on his back after Percival catches wind of a scheme he and Veronica (Camila Mendes) hatched against Reggie (Charles Melton). Finally, Betty (Lili Reinhart) receives some unexpected news about a dark moment from her past, and Toni (Vanessa Morgan) and Fangs (Drew Ray Tanner) find themselves at a crossroads. Madelaine Petsch, Mädchen Amick and Casey Cott also star. Tara Dafoe directed the episode written by James DeWille & Arabella Anderson (#616). Original airdate 5/29/2022.
SUPERMAN AND LOIS
“Lies that Bind” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
SUPERMAN & LOIS IS BACK WITH AN ORIGINAL EPISODE! – We pick up right where we left off with Clark (Tyler Hoechlin) levitating in front of Lana (Emmanuelle Chriqui). Meanwhile, Jordan (Alex Garfin) and Jonathan (Jordan Elsass) question whether Lois (Elizabeth Tulloch) and Clark are telling them the complete story. Lastly, Natalie (Tayler Buck) tries her best to get Sarah (Inde Navarrette) to acknowledge Jordan. Erik Valdez, Wole Parks, Sofia Hasmik, Taylor Buck and Dylan Walsh also star. The episode was directed by David Mahmoudieh and written by Rina Mimoun (#212). Original airdate 5/31/2022. Every episode of SUPERMAN & LOIS will be available to stream on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.
X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #404
Moira MacTaggert is trying to help her son, but when he escapes from Muir Island she calls on the X-Men for help.
YOUNG JUSTICE: PHANTOMS #425
You can go home again… but beware of hitchhikers.
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