The Matt Signal – Episode 58: Shadow of the Bat Part II

Plot summary: Batgirl officially joins the family, as she, Batman and Robin race to take down Two-Face and rescue Jim Gordon.

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The Matt Signal – Episode 57: Shadow of the Bat Part I

Plot summary: When Jim Gordon is arrested on suspicion of corruption Batman & Robin get to work trying to clear his name, with the unexpected assistance of the debuting Batgirl!

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The Matt Signal – Episode 56: Harley and Ivy

Plot summary: After being dumped by The Joker, Harley Quinn finds a kindred spirit in Poison Ivy and the two proceed to Be Gay, Do Crime.

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The Matt Signal – Episode 55: The Mechanic

Plot summary: The Penguin tinkers with the Batmobile after uncovering the secret of Batman’s personal mechanic.

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Flooping the Pig – Episode 81: “Larvo”

For the second Distant Lands, Adventure Time gave us a glance into the past and future of Marceline and Princess Bubblegum’s relationship. Brad, JUSTIN, and Kevin discuss the episode, their overall thoughts, and the surprise appearance of some other characters and what they think that could mean.

Additionally, the hosts discuss the first season of Bravest Warriors, another Pendleton Ward led cartoon that aired on Cartoon Network and later VRV. How does it compare to Adventure Time and will other seasons be discussed in future Floop episodes?

Finally, the hosts talk about some of the current animated television they have been watching in between Distant Land viewings. Check it out.

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The Matt Signal – Episode 54: Zatanna

Plot summary: When Bruce Wayne’s first love, Zatanna, is accused of a crime she didn’t commit, Batman steps in to clear her name.

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The Matt Signal – Episode 53: Paging the Crime Doctor

Plot summary: Rupert Thorne requires life-saving surgery. Luckily, his brother is a disgraced doctor who will do anything he asks.

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Jerome’s Top 50 of 2020: Television Shows

It’s pretty wild to think about the year in television for 2020. There were a lot of concerns about the content pipeline drying up, and it ultimately never did. Most likely, this is capitalism at its worst, but there were also a number of projects completed or nearly completed before the pandemic started. This was a solid movie year under the circumstances but a spectacular year for television. I have 24 shows on this list, and they represent the gambit (pun not intended) of broadcast, cable, premium, and at least five different streaming services. One show even jumped from one streaming service to another.

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