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TV REVIEWS: FTN Reviews Stargirl Season 3 Episode 7: Infinity Inc Part 1

October 20th, 2022 by Todd Black Comments

Are you ready for this? I have a surprise for you, are you ready? Tonight’s episode…was actually really good! I KNOW RIGHT?!?!?

But yes, Infinity Inc. Part One (named after the group that many of these characters are ACTUALLY a part of in DC Comics, #NotMyJSA) actually did a lot of good things. Yes, it still tripped over itself at times with a certain character or two, but overall, it was the best episode of the season.

For example, starting out by connecting Season 2 & 3 through Jenni and Todd (no relation) was well done. As it helped enforce things with Todd’s powers, the Lantern ring, the Helix Foundation, and Mr. Bones. The question was, could they build off that scene? The answer was yes! Doing “Operation Blackout Bomb” was well done and something that, while a little on the nose at times, really made the group seem competent. Blacking out the city to get the camera feeds off was a bit extreme, but sometimes you have to do that. And the group going around and trying to find all the cameras was well-handled for the most part.

I was curious how Jenni and Shade would figure into this episode, and their “odd couple” dynamic was fun, even if Shade was a bit too snarky for my taste this time. But that’s just personal preference. The “reveal” of the true Obsidian at the end was not what I expected, and that’s a good thing! I want to see where this goes, which is not something I’ve said throughout much of this season.

Arguably the best part of the episode though was Yolanda. Also something I’ve not said throughout the season. Her finally standing up to her parent, and even leaving her family behind was powerful. As was the “I had nowhere else to go” moment. That shows how much she still cares for Courtney and her family that she knows she can go to them for help and support. You know, like a real friend?

But yeah, I was very pleased with how the episode was handled, and I hope they can stick the landing in part two.

What were the downpoints? Well, the Zeke/Jakeem is definitely unique, but I don’t buy that logic he gave from his “dungeon master grandma.” Also, that wish wasn’t specific. He should’ve known that “every camera” would’ve meant EVERY CAMERA. And the fact they didn’t realize that the old-school cameras were a sign of the killers’ age was a little eye-rolling.

Not surprisingly, the biggest flaw was Rick. Who’s “flexing” was not only insane, but over-the-top, and proof of my “Rick Smash” nickname for him. I hope Beth talks to the others about his “condition” because I won’t be able to stand this for the rest of the season.

In the end, “Infinity Inc Part One” was the best episode of the season, IMO. If the episode is a sign of things to come? Maybe the season will end on a good note.


Todd Black is reader of comics, a watch of TV (a LOT of TV), and a writer of many different mediums. He's written teleplays, fan-fictions, and currently writes a comic book called Guardians ( He dreams of working at Nintendo, writing a SHAZAM! TV series, and working on Guardians for a very long time!