Supergirl (2015– )
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Nevertheless, She Persisted 

Supergirl challenges Rhea to battle to save National City. Meanwhile, Superman returns and Cat Grant offers Supergirl some sage advice.


Glen Winter


Jerry Siegel (based on characters created by), Joe Shuster (based on characters created by) | 8 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Benoist ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
Mehcad Brooks ... James Olsen
Chyler Leigh ... Alex Danvers
Jeremy Jordan ... Winn Schott
Floriana Lima ... Maggie Sawyer
Chris Wood ... Mon-El
David Harewood ... J'onn J'onzz
Calista Flockhart ... Cat Grant
Tyler Hoechlin ... Clark Kent / Superman
Teri Hatcher ... Rhea
Brenda Strong ... Lillian Luthor
Sharon Leal ... M'gann M'orzz
Katie McGrath ... Lena Luthor
Mark Gibbon ... General Zod
Curtis Lum ... Demos


Supergirl challenges Rhea to battle to save National City. Meanwhile, Superman returns and Cat Grant offers Supergirl some sage advice.

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Release Date:

22 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Though its effect on him was slightly different, Clark was also subjected to the influence of silver kryptonite in the Smallville (2001) episode "Smallville: Splinter (2005)". See more »


At the end of the first season, Cat Grant reveals that she knew Supergirl's secret identity. In both her appearances in this season, she pretends she doesn't know. See more »


Kara Danvers: While you've been away, uh... I've been in a relationship.
Cat Grant: [gasp] Kira Danvers has a boyfriend? A year in a yurt and I miss everything.
Kara Danvers: Had a boyfriend.
Cat Grant: Oh.
Kara Danvers: For the first time... ever, I really liked someone. Loved someone. And it didn't work. It, um...
Cat Grant: Hurts.
Kara Danvers: Like hell. And everyone close to me in my life is in a happy relationship, and... I thought I could have that, too, but... I'm starting to think that maybe it's just not in the cards for me.
Cat Grant: No. Take it from a woman who has been married ...
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References Superman II (1980) See more »


Small World
Performed by Idina Menzel
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small note
24 May 2017 | by onnaranmachanSee all my reviews

from the beginning of the "knowledge" of the DEO, we have been shown its great chambers that house many known aliens, with the abilities to create or reduce certain atmospheric conditions as needed. however, they just send mon-el away. um.... would it have been too hard to put him in a chamber for a little while, and introduce him little by little over time, to a level of lead so he can get used to it? i mean unless they do have plans of his return somehow in future episodes or alternate series. it became one of those moments that make you wonder, "why did they let me be smarter than the show."

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