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Supergirl 

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The adventures of Superman's cousin in her own superhero career.
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Season 6 Premiere



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Sunday, May 17, 2020

Supergirl realizes that she must work with Lena to stop Lex and Leviathan; Nia struggles with what her dreams are trying to tell her; Brainy realizes there is only one way to stop Lex.


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Sunday, May 10, 2020

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Series cast summary:
Melissa Benoist ...  Kara Danvers / ... 126 episodes, 2015-2021
Chyler Leigh ...  Alex Danvers / ... 107 episodes, 2015-2021
David Harewood ...  J'onn J'onzz / ... 107 episodes, 2015-2021
Mehcad Brooks ...  James Olsen / ... 91 episodes, 2015-2019
Katie McGrath ...  Lena Luthor 76 episodes, 2016-2020
Jeremy Jordan ...  Winn Schott / ... 68 episodes, 2015-2020

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Storyline

Years ago, Krypton was about to explode and Kal-El was sent to Earth to escape that fate. However, his older cousin, Kara, was also intended to accompany the infant as his protector. Unfortunately, Kara was accidentally diverted into the timeless Phantom Zone for years before finally arriving on Earth decades later and found by her cousin who had grown into Superman. Years later, Kara Danvers is a young professional adrift in a thankless job until a fateful crisis ignites a sense of purpose using Kryptonian powers she had long hidden. Inspired, Kara decides to emulate her cousin's superheroic ways, only to find her foster sister introducing her to the secret Department of Extra-Normal Operations, dedicated to fighting alien menaces including those Kara inadvertently led to Earth. Now with such help, the Maid of Might takes her place as Earth's newest champion with new friends and enemies challenging her world. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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In late 2014, various reports suggested that this project, planned for CBS, could tie into the shared universe of two other hit superhero shows, Arrow (2012) and The Flash (2014), which air on The CW but are also co-owned by CBS. This was later confirmed, when it was announced in February 2016 that Grant Gustin from The Flash would be appearing in a crossover episode as his character. In 2016, the show moved to CW for season 2, officially becoming part of the Arrowverse. See more »

Goofs

Sometimes a green light can be seen in the reflection of Kara's glasses. This is due to the anti-reflective coating on the glasses and it's not a reflection of a green screen. See more »

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Kara Danvers: [Season 1 Opening] When I was a child, my planet Krypton was dying. I was sent to Earth to protect my cousin. But my pod got knocked off-course and by time I got here, my cousin had already grown up and become Superman. And so I hid my powers until recently when an accident forced me to reveal myself to the world. To most people I'm assistant at Catco Worldwide Media. But in secret, I work with my adoptive sister for the DEO to protect my city from alien life and anyone else that means to cause ...
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Crazy Credits

The DC Comics logo (2015) features a comic-book image of Supergirl.

An updated DC Comics logo was introduced in 2016 that was colored red and blue. See more »

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Benoist deserves better
22 July 2020 | by jimena-20532See all my reviews

As a professional, Melissa has demostrated that she is an example for many young actors. She is respected and loved by her castmates and fans. A very hard worker actress. 5 years as a lead character in a superhero show? Is a lot (just ask R. Rose) Benoist is always smiling and showing endless energy. Her producers and writers? It seems they don't care about the show so much. So sad. No consistency in the story or the characters. Sometimes they're are too many making it hard to do an arc for each one. Or...they don't have the capacity. I don't now. Please. Do something quickly. There's potential. Rath and McGraw are delicious artists. Look for a good villain. Let Lex go back to Superman.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

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16:9 HD
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