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Supergirl 

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The adventures of Superman's cousin in her own superhero career.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Melissa Benoist ...  Kara Danvers / ... 89 episodes, 2015-2019
Mehcad Brooks ...  James Olsen / ... 87 episodes, 2015-2019
Chyler Leigh ...  Alex Danvers 87 episodes, 2015-2019
David Harewood ...  J'onn J'onzz / ... 87 episodes, 2015-2019
Jeremy Jordan ...  Winn Schott 65 episodes, 2015-2018
Katie McGrath ...  Lena Luthor 57 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Supergirl See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The first episode directed by Kevin Smith is titled "Supergirl Lives", after "Superman Lives", the infamous movie he wrote, which would star Nicolas Cage in the title role (see The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? (2015).) Smith joked he wanted Supergirl to fight a giant spider, referencing the infamous battle scene proposed for that film. See more »

Goofs

Flashbacks set on Krypton and the opening credits show that Kara Zor-el does not have pierced ears. The adult, invulnerable Supergirl does. 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 Warner Bros shield is colored red and blue; it is also set against the sky and a red cape brushes by it. See more »

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Version of Superman: Red Son (2009) See more »

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Time to end
18 January 2019 | by bubu5001-272-604143See all my reviews

This show had promise. Supergirl is too much of a basket case and the agenda of the show is targeted to one audience.


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