Supergirl – Season 4 Episode 15

“O Brother, Where Art Thou” Supergirl introduces Superman’s nemesis, Lex Luthor as J’Onn continues his relentless pursuit of Manchester Black. I’ve talked at length about how problematic the Manchester Black plot is. My main issue with it is how flimsy his motivation is and how little the writers seem to care about making this work….

Supergirl – Season 4 Episode 14

“Stand and Deliver” Supergirl explores how powerful public opinion and peaceful protest can be in bringing about change during times of great societal tension. The anti-alien arc this season has been a really interesting problem for Kara to deal with as it means there isn’t an end of level boss to defeat in order to…

Supergirl – Season 4 Episode 13

“What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way?” Supergirl returns from another hiatus to introduce a team of villains and explore what Kara represents to the people of Earth. As good as David Ajala is in the role of Manchester Black there are issues with how this character has been developed. His shift…

Supergirl – Season 4 Episode 12

“Menagerie” Supergirl delivers a belated Valentine’s Day episode featuring a heart eating symbiotic alien, a great deal of soul searching for Alex and Nia wrestling with what comes next. This show could rarely be described as subtle and episodes like this could be used as examples of how overt the writers can be in putting…