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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.11: The Martian Chronicles

After a couple of underwhelming offerings, The CW’s Supergirl soared for its first time in 2017! In its best episode since the Winter break, we saw two separate subplots reach their conclusion. For much of Season 2, both Kara Zor-El and J’onn J’onzz have struggled with seeing the inner potential Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.10: We Can Be Heroes

This week’s episode of Supergirl, in several ways, served as an extension of its predecessor. The previous installment, “Supergirl Lives”, examined how the heroism of Kara Zor-El ran deeper than just her powers. It was her selflessness that truly defined her. This week, in “We Can Be Heroes”, the focus Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.7: The Darkest Place

“For starters, why wear a mask? Why cover your face when you’re on the up-and-up?” At the opening of Supergirl’s seventh episode this week, Kara poses the above question in response to National City’s latest hero. The Guardian, having just helped Kara subdue the alien known as Parasite, has begun Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.6: Changing

In many ways, the sixth edition of Supergirl was the climactic follow-up to the events we witnessed last week. During Episode 5, the characters of Alex Danvers, James Olsen and Mon-El all began journeys taking their characters to new places. Alex awakened to her sexual identity. James fostered his dreams Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.4: Survivors

Throughout Supergirl’s first year-plus on television, a common journey for the show’s main characters has been the struggle to survive. Kara Zor-El (Supergirl) was jettisoned to Earth by her parents just before her planet exploded. “Kara Danvers” would have to adapt to a foreign world. Likewise, J’onn J’onzz (Martian Manhunter) Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.3: Welcome to Earth

If there was one overarching theme for Supergirl’s first two weeks, it was the notion of change. After the series shifted away from CBS, viewers needed to adjust to the new playground and playthings of The CW universe. Superman would no longer be just a silhouette or a texting avatar. The Read more…

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