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The Starling Tribune: An Unofficial Arrow TV Show Fan Podcast

The Starling Tribune is a podcast dedicated to the CW's Arrow TV Show and the other DC Comics TV Shows on the CW channel as well as the DC Universe in general. Each week the reporters and their chief editor will get together to discuss the latest episode of the hit CW show Arrow. The Starling Tribune is a proud member of the GonnaGeek Podcast Network found at

Jun 10, 2019

Starling Tribune - Season 7.5 Edition – Hell No, Dolly (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST242


Episode:            “Hell No, Dolly!” [Season 4 Episode 7]

Air Date:           Monday, Dec 3, 2018


Director:           April Mullen


                        2x Killjoys / 3x Legends / 4x Wynonna Earp


Writers: Grainne Godfree


                        4x The Tomorrow People / 1x Arrow / 6x Flash / 15x Legends


Morgan Faust


                        6x Legends





Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 Inmate 4587 15-Oct-18 1.43

02 The Longbow Hunters 22-Oct-18 1.18

03 Crossing Lines 29-Oct-18 1.15

04 Level Two 5-Nov-18 1.08

05 The Demon 12-Nov-18 1.26

06 Due Process 19-Nov-18 1.03

07 The Slabside Redemption 26-Nov-18 1.31

08 Unmasked 3-Dec-18 1.35

09 Elseworlds Part 2 10-Dec-18 2.06

10 My Name Is Emiko Queen 21-Jan-19 1.22

11 Past Sins 28-Jan-19 1.18

12 Emerald Archer 4-Feb-19 1.07

13 Star City Slayer 11-Feb-19 1.09

14 Brothers & Sisters 4-Mar-19 0.89

15 Training Day 11-Mar-19 1.02

16 Star City 2040 18-Mar-19 1.00

17 Inheritance 25-Mar-19 1.01

18 Lost Canary 15-Apr-19 0.71

19 Spartan 22-Apr-19 0.71

20 Confessions 29-Apr-19 0.64

21 Living Proof 6-May-19 0.63

22 You Have Saved This City 13-May-19  0.95


Legends Of Tomorrow


Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 The Virgin Gary 22-Oct-18 1.00

02 Witch Hunt 29-Oct-18 0.94

03 Dancing Queen 5-Nov-18 0.86

04 Wet Hot American Bummer 12-Nov-18 0.90

05 Tagumo Attacks 19-Nov-18 0.91

06 Tender Is The Nate 26-Nov-18 0.97

07 Hell No, Dolly! 3-Dec-18 0.93

08 Legends of To-Meow-Meow 10-Dec-18 1.10

09 Lucha de Aquestas 1-Apr-19 0.92

10 The Getaway 8-Apr-19 0.95

11 Séance & Sensibility 15-Apr-19 0.98

12 The Eggplant, The Witch & The Wardrobe 22-Apr-19 0.85

13 Egg MacGuffin 29-Apr-19 0.91

14 Nip Stuck 6-May-19 0.94

15 Terms Of Service 13-May-19 0.99




Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 American Alien 14-Oct-18 1.52

02 Fallout 21-Oct-18 1.34

03 Man Of Steel 28-Oct-18 1.28

04 Ahimsa 4-Nov-18 1.23

05 Parasite Lost 11-Nov-18 1.16

06 Call To Action 18-Nov-18 1.13

07 Rather the Fallen Angel 25-Nov-18 1.15

08 Bunker Hill 2-Dec-18 1.26

09 Elseworlds Part 3 11-Dec-18 2.17

10 Suspicious Minds 20-Jan-19 1.04

11 Blood Memory 27-Jan-19 1.34

12 Menagerie 17-Feb-19 1.15

13 What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way 3-Mar-19 1.14

14 Stand and Deliver 10-Mar-19 1.05

15 O Brother, Where Art Thou 17-Mar-19 1.07

16 The House of L 24-Mar-19 1.12

17 All About Eve 31-Mar-19 1.06

18 Crime and Punishment 21-Apr-19 0.99

19 American Dreamer 28-Apr-19 1.14

20 Will The Real Miss Tessmacher Please Stand Up 5-May-19 1.05

21 Red Dawn 12-May-19 1.11


The Flash


Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 Nora 9-Oct-17 2.08

02 Blocked 16-Oct-18 1.69

03 The Death of Vibe 23-Oct-18 1.87

04 News Flash 30-Oct-18 1.75

05 All Doll’d Up 13-Nov-18 1.73

06 The Icicle Cometh 20-Nov-18 1.60

07 O Come, All Ye Thankful 27-Nov-18 1.79

08 What’s Past Is Prologue 4-Dec-18 1.78

09 Elseworlds Part 1 9-Dec-18 1.83

10 The Flash & The Furious 15-Jan-19 1.64

11 Seeing Red 22-Jan-19 1.88

12 Memorabilia 29-Jan-19 2.04

13 Goldfaced 5-Feb-19 1.89

14 Cause and 12-Feb-19 XS 1.71

15 King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd 1.67

16 Failure Is An Orphan 12-Mar-19 1.55

17 Time Bomb 19-Mar-19 1.64

18 Godspeed 16-Apr-19 1.31

19 Snow Pack 23-Apr-19 1.63

20 Gone Rogue 30-Apr-19 1.37

21 The Girl With The Red Lightning 6-May-19 1.45

22 Hey, World! 13-May-19 1.53




Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies 9-Oct-18 1.16

02 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues 16-Oct-18 1.02

03 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry 23-Oct-18 1.18

04 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter Four: Translucent Freak 30-Oct-18 0.97

05 The Book Of Blood: Chapter One: Requiem 13-Nov-18 0.90

06 The Book Of Blood: Chapter Two: The Perdi 20-Nov-18 0.99

07 The Book Of Blood: Chapter Three: The Sange 27-Nov-18 1.06

08 The Book Of Rebellion: Chapter One: Exodus 4-Dec-18 0.96

09 The Book Of Rebellion: Chapter Two: Gift of the Magi 11-Dec-18 1.13

10 The Book Of Rebellion: Chapter Three: Angelitos Negros 21-Jan-19 0.86

11 The Book Of Secrets: Chapter One: Prodigal Son 28-Jan-19 0.93

12 The Book Of Secrets: Chapter Two: Just And Unjust 4-Feb-19 0.95

13 The Book of Secrets: Chapter Three: Pillar of Fire 11-Feb-19 0.94

14 The Book Of Secrets: Chapter Four: Original Sin 4-Mar-19 0.77

15 The Book Of The Apocalypse: Chapter One: The Alpha 11-Mar-19 0.75

16 The Book Of The Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega 18-Mar-19 0.85


Part 1: The Plot, Themes and Characters

  • What was the overall theme? What was the link to the episode’s name?
    • The killer is a spirit that possess dolls
  • Time travel
    • Killer walk through walls; Marie Laveau blamed
    • Victims are blondes locked in their bedrooms
    • Laveau senses a Dybbuk from another time; wicked spirit that can’t cross over
    • Ray finds girl with doll; picked wrong doll, gets knocked out
    • Mona’s first day
    • Bonds with Konane, notices he is injured; uses Hawaiian language book to talk to him
    • “Men in Black” take Konane; Mona goes to stop them; Konane attacks men, Mona tries to stop him, he cuts her; he runs
    • Constantine asks Charlie to help him change time
    • If he doesn’t meet the Legends, Charlie never loses her powers
    • Charlie pretends to be Amaya, gets past him to leave bar
    • Sees flashes of meeting Dez in alley, a few days later
    • Next plan: go to time after meeting Dez and getting him to break up; uses time stone
    • Dez made deal with Neron; he sent Neron back to hell along with Dez
    • Breaks up with Dez; medallion vanishes; time quake happens
    • Time freezes
    • Charlie on Waverider; Zari turned into a cat
    • 1869 New Orleans
    • 2018 Time Bureau
    • 2018 New Orleans - 5 months ago
  • Fight scenes and stunts
    • Ava really excited to track a serial killer
    • Stein doll cuts Ava
    • Ava and Stein doll fight
    • Mike the Spike escapes
    • Puppet attacks Ray
    • Sara kicks attack doll
    • Fight against sailor doll; Rory burns doll
    • Spirit finds puppet of Stein
  • Sara Lance / White Canary
    • No such thing as a B-team
    • Torn between Rory and Ava on diary issue
    • Knows the doll always comes back
    • Has to explain why the Legends put up with Rory’s little habits
    • “Makes” dinner for Ava and Rory
    • Rate her as Captain:
  • Ray Palmer / The Atom
    • Grows a mustache
    • Quiz on cereal box: serial killer question - Marie Laveau; time fugitive
  • Mick Rory / Heat Wave
    • Garima is on the ship
    • Angry at Ava
    • Calls Ava a clone, a fake girlfriend
  • Zari
    • Has to give Constantine and Charlie a time lecture
    • Tries to find a time loophole; can’t
    • Angry at Constantine
  • John Constantine
    • They lived together
    • Dez gave him necklace, has a protection spell
    • Wanted Dez to get out of town
    • Remembering meeting Dez; having memory flashes while being in New Orleans
    • Taken by man; locked in coffin; man with Marie Laveau; she felt the medallion
    • Flashback to time w/Dez (Desmond)
    • Gideon placed tracker in his knickers on orders from Sara; found by Charlie and Zari
    • Asks Charlie for help
    • Neron came to John; the demon wants to take over hell; demon owns his soul
    • Neron needs souls to take over Hell
  • Charlie
    • Trying to get her powers back
    • Loves New Orleans
    • Getting older because she is in a body
  • Gideon
  • Nate Heywood / Steel
    • Has to give Gary flirting advice
    • Thinks Mona has a crush on Gary, but she actually has a crush on Konane
    • Encourages Mona to follow her heart
  • Ava Sharpe  
    • Not a fan of the Waverider only having 1 bathroom
    • Upset Rory still has the diary, so took it
    • Thinks spirit is Mike the Spike
  • Time Bureau




  1. Arrow Promotes Joseph David-Jones to Series Regular for Final Season (Date: 4 June 2019)
    1. John Diggle’s adopted son will be sticking around: Arrow has promoted Joseph David-Jones, who recurs as Connor Hawke, to series regular for the abbreviated eighth and final season.
  2. ‘Arrowverse’ Endgame? CW Chief Details ‘Crisis On Infinite Earths’ Mega-Event (Date: )
    1. “Crisis On Infinite Earths,” the mega-crossover next fall that will unite the entire Arrowverse family of franchises – Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman – in a five-episode epic that will span two quarters.
    2. Three episodes will air in December with the two concluding installments arriving in January. Legends won’t be on the fall schedule so it premieres in January, which locks it in as one of the host series for the final two episodes. The crossover will link the final season of Arrow, the original brand that lends its name to the Arrowverse collective, with the inaugural season of Batwoman.
  3. The CW Fall Schedule: Batwoman Teams Up With Supergirl, The Flash and Arrow Reunite on Tuesdays (Date: 16 May 2019)
    1. Batwoman, the latest Arrowverse series starring Ruby Rose, will air Sundays at 8/7c, followed by Supergirl.
    2. Arrow moves to Tuesdays at 9/8c for its final season, reuniting with The Flash, which will air 8/7c.
    3. Black Lightning is moving to Mondays at 9/8c, which is after All American.




Link to Promo: (Date: 3 Dec 2018)


Episode: “Legends of To-Meow-Meow” [Season 4 Episode 8]

Air Date: Monday, December 10, 2018

Summary: After Constantine breaks the cardinal rule, he, Charlie and Zari try to deal with the ramifications without telling anyone else.

Director: Ben Hernandez Bray

Writers: James Eagan & Ray Utarnachitt

IMDB link:

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This podcast was recorded on Thursday June 6th, 2019.


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