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[SPOILER] Heh, "Trajectory".

The sooner Bad Samaritan gets exposed, the better. [/SPOILER]

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Hey, this episode takes place on my birthday. Awesome.
Anyway, some quick thoughts on episode 23, "Ego and Superego."

[SPOILER] Lot happening in this episode, especially in Markovia. Not yet sure how it's going to go down but if it continues in the trajectory I imagine, I kind of wish we sprinkled some of the drama with Brion and the Infinitors throughout the season rather than saving it solely for the last arc. I like that despite everything, Brion is committed to being a proper hero, a fair king and a leader for the Metas to look up to. And all the more tragic that Baasovi is constantly sliding up to him like a leech and turning everyone around him into their worst selves. Ever since it was brought up I had wondered whether a relationship between Halo and Harper was going to happen, kind of a shame that it look to be that way because Baasovi stepped in and ruined whatever care Brion and Violet still had for one another.

Of course things are going to get complicated soon. Fury as it turns out has more of a conscious than the rest of her teammates and she specifically name-dropped Baasovi in her list of grievances. I wonder if this is going to Brion trying to distance himself away from that shoulder devil or if it will lead to confrontation. If the latter, it might bring up my prediction on the Light weighing in on how useful Brion may be and whether he's worth keeping around.

Poor Phantom Girl, tried so hard, probably ruined her hand (I hope Martian medicine can treat that) and Conner is just too far gone to be convinced. And wouldn't you know it? There had to be one more secret to make things complicated. I know the Team was trying to spare M'gann's feelings if this doesn't work but of all the times to leave someone who can repair a fractured mind. At least this fallout will be by genuine ignorance rather than a conscious choice like the previous season.

And nice to see they're finally going to rebuild the Hall of Justice. Jeez, the spokes of government turn slow. [/SPOILER]

Matthew
When you return to your unobservable but empirically determined dimension of origin--tell them CARL SAGAN sent you.

[SPOILER] Rewatching the last episode, I can't believe I forgot to mention how nice it was to see Tye, Asami and Mr. Longshadow. We haven't seen them since season 2 and now I'm both curious about how Tye and Asami are doing and whether Mr. Longshadow actually did know something about the "spiritual journey" that Tye and Jaime went through. [/SPOILER]
Matthew
When you return to your unobservable but empirically determined dimension of origin--tell them CARL SAGAN sent you.

Thanks, Some Geek. (I'd read about that bit while finding out more about the movie. I also found out that Disney XD is airing a "Rescue Rangers" marathon on Thursday and Friday, presumably to help promote the movie.)

I remember one episode of Rescue Rangers" which must have been aimed as much at the parents as the children; the villain in it was either an alligator or a crocodile (I can't remember which) named Sewernose de Bergerac, who matched his name by dressing up as a seventeenth century French gentleman with a fencing sword. While the Cyrano parody itself was the sort of thing the grown-ups were more likely to get, one detail about him entered that category even more; he had a couple of hand-puppets named Euripides and Voltaire (even dressed in the styles of ancient Greece and eighteenth century France, respectively); Euripides would praise him, while Voltaire was far more critical.

Todd Jensen

Todd J - response to your last week comment.... Rescue rangers two different animation types. The conceptual reason is in-story. Not something I'd consider a spoiler but I"ll tag it non the less...
[SPOILER] As one of the actors said in an interview promoting the movie, after leaving the show Chip goes to be insurance salesman Dale undergoes "CGI Surgery" (a stand in for plastic surgery) to keep working the convention circuit and keep living off the height of his career and trying to hold on to that. [/SPOILER] So it's explained in story...

Some Geek

We now know the name of Captain Chavez's daughter from "Future Tense".
Todd Jensen

Unfortunately I missed it as well, hope those who joined in enjoyed it.
Matthew
When you return to your unobservable but empirically determined dimension of origin--tell them CARL SAGAN sent you.

First! Did anyone check in on the watch party on Twitter last Thursday? I missed it, but backbreaking the tweets was fun. Apparently Virgil lives in Noble's building! I wonder if he ever helps babysit?

Also, a few more teaser pages for Targets were released. [SPOILER] We got a quick glimpse of Mist's hero costume, and Brion on a zoom call with the League/Outsiders/etc. I'm hopeful that means we might get some interactions between the Markov siblings, their bond is still really interesting to me. [/SPOILER]

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