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Supergirl 

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The adventures of Superman's cousin in her own superhero career.
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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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Series cast summary:
Melissa Benoist ...  Kara Danvers / ... 106 episodes, 2015-2020
Chyler Leigh ...  Alex Danvers / ... 106 episodes, 2015-2020
David Harewood ...  J'onn J'onzz / ... 106 episodes, 2015-2020
Mehcad Brooks ...  James Olsen / ... 91 episodes, 2015-2019
Katie McGrath ...  Lena Luthor 76 episodes, 2016-2020
Jeremy Jordan ...  Winn Schott / ... 68 episodes, 2015-2020
Jesse Rath ...  Querl Dox / ... 47 episodes, 2018-2020
Chris Wood ...  Mon-El 46 episodes, 2016-2020
Andrea Brooks ...  Eve Teschmacher / ... 44 episodes, 2016-2020

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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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Trivia

Creator Dan Jurgens spoke against the changes made on Benjamin Lockwood/Agent Liberty in this series. In the comics, the character was a hero rather than the villain depicted in the show. See more »

Goofs

Melissa Benoist's tattoos can be seen in adult Kara, when it has been clearly shown that needles cannot penetrate her skin. See more »

Quotes

Superman: See, now... if the bullets don't work, right, why the punching? I just never understood that.
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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 »

Connections

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Bad writers
30 November 2016 | by wsl7See all my reviews

Okay, I've read the reviews too.. My main complaint is that the writers seem to never have read any of the comics. Apparently unfamiliar with what the title "Super" refers to, they put an otherwise promising character into the most absurd situations. Supergirl is very nearly as strong as Superman, yes, but she is also just s fast. That means super- speed. Does "faster than a speeding bullet" ring a a bell? I watched as Suppergirl just stood by and watched a switch thrown in this last episode, the one used to activate the killing weapon. Just stood there as if she couldn't move. This is just bad writing, you writers. Super- speed, get it? She could have been there before that switch was thrown easily. Think of how the Kryptonians moved in "Man of Steel," or "Smallville." That's how Supergirl should move. Her reflexes match that. It's almost impossible to take any Earth-resident Kryptonian by surprise. So get with it. There are other plot devices which would be infinitely more interesting if writers just dealt with the character's powers instead of hobbling her this way. And, yes, this is written immaturely and unprofessionally. You don't have to write down to kids in the audience. They appreciate the mote intelligent story lines, so give it to 'em and save everybody the pain of watching these episodes.


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