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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 4 Returns


Tonight at 7:00 PM on CW

Colonel Haley is upset after Supergirl responds to a distress call from a Navy ship that turned out to be a deadly alien attack. Colonel Haley reclaims the site as DEO territory and ...


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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Supergirl, The Flash, Green Arrow and Superman face the battle of their lives.


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Sunday, December 2, 2018

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4   3   2   1   Unknown  
2019   2018   2017   2016   2015   Unknown  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Melissa Benoist ...  Kara Danvers / ... 80 episodes, 2015-2019
Mehcad Brooks ...  James Olsen / ... 80 episodes, 2015-2019
Chyler Leigh ...  Alex Danvers 80 episodes, 2015-2019
David Harewood ...  J'onn J'onzz / ... 80 episodes, 2015-2019
Jeremy Jordan ...  Winn Schott 65 episodes, 2015-2018
Katie McGrath ...  Lena Luthor 50 episodes, 2016-2019
Chris Wood ...  Mon-El 45 episodes, 2016-2018
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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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Her city. Her fight. See more »


Certificate:

16 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Superdevojka See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Throughout the series, Supergirl and Superman are depicted as being somewhat paranoid about kryptonite, with Superman refusing to work with the DEO until they turn over their supply of the substance, and Supergirl being personally offended that Lena Luthor has a supply and can also synthesize it. This attitude is not consistently kept, however, as Oliver Queen and Alex Danvers are both shown using kryptonite weapons, supposedly after Superman confiscated all the kryptonite. Neither is ostracized or confronted for doing so. 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

Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Supergirl S1 (2017) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Becoming more like a soap
14 October 2017 | by ken-1273See all my reviews

Season 1 was quite good and held well to the superhero genre. Season 2 started well but drifted deeply into interpersonal drama. Season 3 started the way season 2 ended, with less emphasis on the superhero and deeply into character emotions/relationships and social issues. These are important discussions, to be sure, but I watch superhero shows to see action and fun, not for deep emotion or for a critical societal exposé.

Frankly I don't care who's straight, gay, engaged, in love, depressed, happy or psychotic unless it directly relates to the villain:heroine story line. Supergirl has, seemingly, fallen to influences (pressures?) far from the original comic book universe. It has become a soap opera.


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