Lena uses the alias "Dr. Kieran" when interacting with Adam. This is a reference to the DC/Vertigo comic series Sandman Mystery Theatre:Sleep of Reason, in which photojournalist Kieran Marshall briefly takes on the identity of the Sandman to battle terrorists in Afghanistan. Kieran is also Lena's middle name and heavily implied from this episode to be the surname of her biological mother. See more
Just after 1:15 into the episode, Melissa Benoist glances directly at the camera, quickly recovers, and continues with her lines without hesitation. See more
I assume you've read and considered the conditions of the experiment before you signed the contract.
[handing him a tablet
Feel free to look it over, but I will need your thumbprint to make it binding.
Yeah, wait, by "conditions", you mean this part, right? "I, the subject, understand and acknowledge the full range of risks including, but not limited to, a 15% chance of expiration." "Experiation" as in death, right, lab tech? That makes me sound like a carton of milk.
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