The CW Primetime Listings: Episode Descriptions For The Week of December 9-21st

The CW has released the official episode descriptions for its primetime listings for the week of December 9-21st. 

The Flash Season 5 Episode 9 "Elseworlds, Part 1"
Air Date: 12/09/2018

EPIC ELSEWORLDS CROSSOVER KICKS OFF TONIGHT — When Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Oliver Queen (guest star Stephen Amell) wake up one morning and realize they have swapped bodies with each other, the two set off to find out what disturbed the timeline to cause such a shift. However, things quickly go from bad to worse when they present their case to Team Flash and the gang doesn’t believe them. Barry and Oliver realize they need Supergirl’s (guest star Melissa Benoist) help and travel to Smallville on Earth-38 where they end up meeting Kara’s cousin, Clark Kent (guest star Tyler Hoechlin), and intrepid reporter, Lois Lane (guest star Elizabeth Tulloch). LaMonica Garrett guest stars as The Monitor.

Kevin Tancharoen directed the episode written by Eric Wallace & Sam Chalsen (#509). 


Charmed Episode 9 "Jingle Hell"
Air Date: 12/09/2018

HAPPY HOLIDAYS —  Mel (Melonie Diaz) turns to Harry (Rupert Evans) for guidance after learning information about the magical world that leaves her questioning everything she knows.  Galvin (Ser’Darius Blain) shows up to see Macy (Madeleine Mantock) and she is determined to not let fate get in the way of their potential relationship.  Meanwhile, Maggie (Sarah Jeffery) tries to keep her mom’s Christmas traditions going and is excited for Parker (Nick Hargrove) to be a part of it. 

Michael Lange directed the episode written by Jessica O’Toole & Amy Rardin (#109).  


Arrow Season 7 Episode 9 "Elseworlds, Part 2"
Air Date: 12/10/2018

THE ELSEWORLDS CROSSOVER CONTINUES IN GOTHAM CITY WITH BATWOMAN (RUBY ROSE) — With Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Barry (guest star Grant Gustin) still stuck in the other’s bodies, the two get a lead on John Deegan (guest star Jeremy Davies) and head to Gotham City with Supergirl (guest star Melissa Benoist) to figure out why their reality has changed. While there, they meet the mysterious Kate Kane (guest star Ruby Rose) who provides them with information that leads the group to Arkham Asylum.

James Bamford directed the episode with teleplay by Marc Guggenheim and story by Caroline Dries (#709). 


Legends of Tomorrow Season 4 Episode 8 "Legends of To-Meow-Meow"
Air Date: 12/10/2018

IT’S THE RIGHT THING TO DO — After Constantine (Matt Ryan) breaks the cardinal Legend rule, you can’t change the past, he, along with Charlie (Maisie Richardson-Sellers) and Zari (Tala Ashe) try to deal with the ramifications without telling the rest of the Legends.  Even though Zari encourages them to just fix the problem, Constantine and Charlie are determined to find another way, but only continue to make things worse.  Caity Lotz, Brandon Routh, Dominic Purcell, Nick Zano, Ramona Young and Jes Macallan also star. 

Ben Bray directed the episode written by James Eagan & Ray Utarnachitt (#408).  


Supergirl Season 4 Episode 9 "Elseworlds, Part 3"
Air Date: 12/11/2018

THE BATTLE CONCLUDES — Supergirl (Melissa Benoist), The Flash (guest star Grant Gustin), Green Arrow (guest star Stephen Amell) and Superman (guest star Tyler Hoechlin) engage in the battle of their lives.

Jesse Warn directed the episode with story by Marc Guggenheim and teleplay by Derek Simon & Robert Rovner (#409). 


Black Lightning Season 2 Episode 9 "The Book of Rebellion: Chapter Two: Gift of the Magi"
Air Date: 12/11/2018

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Riverdale Season 3 Episode 8 "Chapter Forty-Three: Outbreak"
Air Date: 12/12/2018

GINA GERSHON GUEST STARS AS JUGHEAD’S MOTHER GLADYS JONES — On the road and running out of places to stay, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) and Archie (KJ Apa) head to Toledo to visit Jughead’s mother Gladys (guest star Gina Gershon) and sister Jellybean (guest star Trinity Likins). Back in Riverdale, Betty (Lili Reinhart) inches closer to uncovering the truth about Griffins & Gargoyles, while Veronica (Camila Mendes) and Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) take on Hiram (Mark Consuelos), Hermoine (Marisol Nichols) and Penelope (guest star Nathalie Boltt) after more students fall victim to seizures. Madchen Amick, Luke Perry, Skeet Ulrich, Casey Cott, Charles Melton and Vanessa Morgan also star.

John Kretchmer directed the episode written by James DeWille (#308). 


All American Episode 8 "Homecoming"
Air Date: 12/12/2018

FINDING YOUR PLACE – Beverly has their big Homecoming game and the pressure is on.  Post-dance, Spencer (Daniel Ezra) is feeling the weight of the effects of his arrival at Beverly… as well as his departure from Crenshaw… and tries to set things right.  Meanwhile, Billy (Taye Diggs) tries to bring together his team for a win that will send them to the district play-offs for the first time since he became head coach… But Billy discovers doing what’s right and winning aren’t always the same thing.  Bre-Z, Samantha Logan, Michael Evans Behling, Cody Christian, Monet Mazur, Greta Onieogou, Karimah Westbrook and Jalyn Hall also star.

The episode was written by April Blair and was directed by Rob Hardy (#108).  


Supernatural Season 14 Episode 9 "The Spear"
Air Date: 12/13/2018

THE BEST LAID PLANS – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) enlist the help of their pal Garth (guest star DJ Qualls) to gain inside information on what Michael may be planning. The brothers split up to each go after weapons that can aid in their fight against the Archangel, but this may be a fight our heroes cannot win.

The episode was directed by Amyn Kaderali and written by Robert Berens (#1409). 


Legacies Episode 7 "Death Keeps Knocking On My Door"
Air Date: 12/13/2018

REMEMBRANCE DAY — As Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) hit the books to learn more about the latest creature to arrive to the school, things take a dark and twisted turn leaving her to confront one of her darkest fears. Meanwhile, Alaric (Matthew Davis) attempts to help Rafael (Peyton Alex Smith) cope after his past comes back to haunt him. Quincy Fouse also stars.

Angela Gomes directed the episode written by Julie Plec (#107). 


Dynasty Season 2 Episode 9 "Crazy Lady"
Air Date: 12/21/2018

’TIS THE SEASON (FOR A MANHUNT) -  As the Carringtons track down a dangerous enemy on Christmas Eve, Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) and Blake (Grant Show) clash on how to best handle the situation, stirring up unresolved grievances.  Meanwhile, Cristal (Ana Brenda Contreras) suspects Alexis (Nicollette Sheridan) may not be telling the whole truth to the authorities, and Kirby (Maddison Brown) is cast out by Anders (Alan Dale) for having an immature reaction to the grave situation at hand. Rafael de la Fuente, Sam Adegoke and Robert Christopher Riley also star.   

Christopher Fife and Paula Sabbaga wrote the episode, which was directed by Melanie Mayron (#209).