Hey guys! I know I’m three weeks late getting into my weekly reviews of Marvel’s latest TV show, but with all the conventions happening and getting ready for them…Some things have fallen off the list. So, this week I’m going to do a review of the first three episodes of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law and then go back to my weekly reviews. But hey! Who’s ready for another female superhero we’ve all been waiting to see on the screen?!
Basically Bruce Banner and his cousin get into a car accident and one thing leads to another and now said cousin, Jennifer Walters, is now a Hulk. She-Hulk to be correct. While trying to keep her normal life of being an attorney, her newfound fame and work as the She-Hulk keeps getting in the way of her idea of normal.
I haven’t been super excited for this latest tv series from Marvel, mostly because I felt that all the trailers for this show gave everything away right off the bat. Though I have been surprised and it’s gotten a lot of laughs out of me so far. It’s still not a show I love or would rewatch, but it is slowly getting into my likes by already being better than Hawkeye. There’s also the highly anticipation of seeing one of the best cameos coming up before the end of the season, you all must know who I’m talking about since this does mean he’s definitely coming back. One of the best superhero lawyers, who has a thing for the color red.
She-Hulk is also managing to get more and more laughs out of me then I thought it would, especially with the after credit scenes. Most of you have probably heard of the Megan Thee Stallion one and of course the Steve Roger’s one (I have never loved getting insight information so much!). But, at the pace the show is going, it’s only going to get better with little insights into characters we’ve wanted to know more and something funny.
I also have to say how much I loved seeing Jennifer throw Bruce for a loop about women having to deal with an extreme amount of rage in everyday life from all the shit thrown at them (it hurt by how much this is true for every woman). It was also cool to see her piss him off about being better than him at being a Hulk. Anyway, we do get a bit of a place in the timeline of where She-Hulk falls. It takes place at the same time as Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, just from the video clip of Wong and Abomination dueling leaking to the internet (just a few days after it took place, if not hours).
I guess my last thing to talk about are the not so great moments that are not doing the show any favors, the fourth wall breaks and the alarming amount of plot holes. The fourth wall breaks aren’t needed and add very little to the show and character (I for one don’t think it’s needed, and am waiting for it to actually add something of value to the show). Now, for the plot holes that we could all swim in at this point. First of all, what’s with no real information about Bruce’s family till now and the car accident was all kinds of makes no sense whatsoever. There is also the big cop out of Bruce being fully healed after the snap ruined half his body, like excuse me!? You don’t get to be fine when everyone else pretty much died in that war and will never come back (but that’s just me being mad that Bruce didn’t tear up for Tony). There are so many more holes within the plot of She-Hulk, but not enough time or strength at the moment to go through them all.
Although, I do feel as if the show is slowly getting better, I’m not trying to raise my hopes too high just yet. But, I can’t wait to see where this show and who else might just swing in to join the fun. If you haven’t yet, you really should give She-Hulk: Attorney at Law a chance and good for you that all three episodes currently out are now streaming on Disney+ with new episodes every Thursday!
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