Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 1

“Girl of Steel” Supergirl returns for a third season and begins with a boatload of angst when Kara isolates herself from her civilian life. Kara made a very difficult choice at the end of the last season when she willingly let Mon’El leave in order to save his life. It was clear that she cared…

Kneel Before Pod – Supergirl Season 2

The DC TV Universe -sometimes referred to as the Arrowverse or the Berlantiverse- will soon return for another dose of superhero insanity. Before that happens; Kneel Before Pod just do a series of episodes on the previous seasons. First up is Supergirl where Craig and Chris do a quick round-up of their thoughts on the…

Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 22

“Nevertheless, She Persisted” Supergirl closes off season 2 with a trial by combat to decide the fate of the Earth and the return of Superman. The episode picks right up from last week with Clark attacking Kara seemingly under the control of Rhea. It turns out that he is but not in a direct sense….

Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 21

“Resist” Supergirl brings back Cat Grant and the President of the United States as Rhea’s Daxamite army occupies National City. A big issue with all of the shows in this universe is that finales feel disturbingly familiar every year. Arrow had 3 seasons in a row where the city was under siege by the villain…

Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 8

“Medusa” Supergirl closes off its 2016 run with an alien killing virus that threatens every alien living in National City I must admit to being surprised that the Medusa tease paid off so quickly. Normally these things linger for a long time. For a clear example see the Myriad plot last season. The mystery surrounding…

Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 7

“The Darkest Place” Supergirl develops the Cadmus story as James struggles with his new role as a vigilante when he is accused of murder. Cadmus has been hanging over the show since last season with the promise of Dean Cain’s Jeremiah Danvers still being alive. They have been behind a lot of the villains this…

Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 6

“Changing” Supergirl introduces long running Superman villain, Parasite as Alex struggles with her feelings for Maggie, Mon’El has trouble deciding what to do with his life and James starts his vigilante career. This was a really busy episode that had to keep a lot of plates spinning in order to maintain its momentum. It definitely…

Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 5

“Crossfire” Supergirl continues developing the Alien Amnesty storyline when a group of criminals threaten National City with alien weapons. I’ve mentioned before that this show feels very different in its second season and the changes have mostly been positive. Intensifying the alien angle has been great for Supergirl on a thematic level. Even if the…

Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 4

“Survivors” Supergirl continues building the alien subculture angle with an alien fight club discovered in National City. It seems like every genre show must have a fight club episode at some point. To date The Flash and Arrow are yet to do one but Torchwood and Smallville both did this episode and now Supergirl follows…

Supergirl – Season 2 Episode 3

“Welcome to Earth” The President of the United States comes to Supergirl to pass a law that will allow aliens to live freely among humans. It has been mentioned before but it’s worth noting that the President in Supergirl is a woman which ties perfectly into the feminist and female empowerment themes that run through…