Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 14

“The Bodyguard” Supergirl doubles down on the horrors of technology with the imminent release of Andrea’s lenses and acceleration of Lena’s pacification project. This season is supposed to be about the growth of technology and the potential problems that can cause for us as a species. It’s an issue that’s wide open to commentary as…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 13

“It’s a Super Life” Supergirl celebrates 100 episodes with a trip down memory lane to explore how the world would be impacted if Kara was honest with Lena earlier. It’s very much the norm at this point for Arrowverse shows to revisit the past in some way when celebrating its 100th episode. Arrow did this…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 12

“Back from the Future Part 2” Supergirl further explores the perils of technology when every piece of tech in the D.E.O. turns against them and Lena moves ever closer to achieving her goal. One thing the Arrowverse has never been good at is using technology properly. Whether it’s the internet being housed inside a warehouse…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 11

“Back From the Future – Part 1” Supergirl welcomes back an old friend as a psycho killer threatens National City using very familiar means. It’s often the case that I don’t realise how much a character is missed until they come back. Winn was part of the core cast for three seasons and was a…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 23

“Battles Lost and Won” Supergirl ends its third season by wrapping up the Reign plot and looking ahead to what the show will cover next season. The past few episodes have been problematic to say the least with a focus on story over character making it difficult to emotionally invest in anything that was going…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 22

“Make it Reign” Supergirl gears up for the season finale by starting to pay off the established arcs that have developed over the course of the season. This season has been a bit of an enigma in that so much has happened while so little has happened. I refer to life changing events in the…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 21

“Not Kansas” Supergirl sends Kara back to Argo City to live her life among her people as James and J’Onn deal with an influx of dangerous weapons into National City. It would be fair to say that this is a really busy episode with so many different things going on that don’t really add up…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 20

“Dark Side of the Moon” Supergirl delivers a shock reveal during Kara and Mon’El’s interstellar road-trip as Alex has an experience that shakes her world view in a really profound way. This is one of those episodes of television that’s a really confusing one to write about. There’s very little actually wrong with it in…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 19

“The Fanatical” Supergirl continues to explore the tension between Kara and Lena as Coville’s disciples return with a very dangerous plan that could worsen the Reign situation. Kara and Lena’s inability to be on the same page has been an intriguing through line in the recent episodes. It’s a good use of the double identity…