Daily Archives: April 12, 2016

The TV Crossover Event

From http://nerdreactor.com/2015/11/13/arrow-the-flash-crossover-hawkgirl-hawkman/ along with the crossover news!

Found on http://nerdreactor.com/2015/11/13/arrow-the-flash-crossover-hawkgirl-hawkman/ along with the crossover news!

I kind of have a love / hate relationship with crossover events on TV shows. Some of how I feel about it can really depend on whether I watch all the shows that the crossover is occurring on. I understand why TV shows do it because they are try to pull in new watchers, but when it happens too much it can be a little frustrating. This leads to the following dilemma: do you just watch the episodes that are on the show that you watch regularly or do you also watch the couple of episodes on the show that you don’t watch regularly? At the same time it is often fun to think about how characters from one show would interact with ones from another show, but that is only if you watch all of the shows that the crossover is happening on. The whole thing is a bit of a conundrum and then there is the question of whether the story is one that actually fits with the overall show or if it feels forced in order to set up the crossover. Now it is not that these episodes are not good, but it can be overdone.

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