Expectations are sky-high for this weekend’s debut of Wonder Woman, the very first female-led superhero movie to premiere since the era of cinematic universes kicked off roughly ten years ago. And if it proves...
Previously on Supergirl: Alex and Maggie Sawyer officially became a couple. Supergirl shut down an underground alien fight club run by Roulette, one of this show’s least intimidating supervillains, and that’s saying a lot. James...
January 1st is coming soon, but we’re not the only people who can use 2017 as chance to start something new. Our favorite TV and movie characters should use the coming new year to better themselves too. Or at the very least, become less terrible. …To watch, I mean. I don’t care if someone is a good person, so long as they entertain me.
When last week’s previews revealed the main plot of this episode would be an “underground alien fight club”, I must admit it looked like a pretty bland concept for an episode. And guess what? It actually is a pretty bland hour of TV, and another one of those unfortunate Supergirl episodes where…
The President of the United States (Lynda Carter!) visits National City to sign a historic amnesty bill allowing all aliens to come out of hiding and live among us in peace. And by “aliens”, they mean aliens from other planets, but it’s hard to miss the obvious parallels to the other kind of aliens dominating the shitshow that is our current national political discourse.
Previously on Supergirl: Kara always dreamed of teaming up with her cousin to fight bad guys, and it finally happened, as Superman’s boots were filled by an actual actor and together they protected Lex Luthor’s…
Budgets will be slashed, regular cast members will be demoted to recurring, network-wide crossovers will happen, and hopefully the series will be allowed to appeal to a hipper, savvier audience of superhero fans as opposed to its previous demo of elderly women watching with their granddaughters.
“Strange Visitor from Another Planet” (S1 E11) A White Martian comes to Earth hunting J’onn/Hank, bringing back painful memories of a Martian holocaust. Meanwhile, Cat’s son comes to town to become Kara’s love interest. Luckily, he’s already married to her.
“Childish Things” (S1 E10) Winn’s dad AKA the Toyman appears at long last. Was it worth the wait? Knowing this show, do you even have to ask?
Winn’s dad AKA the Toyman appears at long last. Was it worth the wait? Knowing this show, do you even have to ask?
“Blood Bonds” (S1 E09) The reset button gets pushed on Cat figuring out Supergirl’s secret identity, Non and Astra’s evil plot goes nowhere, and there’s an abnormal amount of people getting tied to chairs and beaten up.
Alex takes charge of the DEO! For almost 10 seconds! Henshaw gets captured! For almost 20 seconds! And Cat figures out Supergirl’s secret identity! For almost 30 seconds! Yeah, pretty much everything that happens is undone by the end of the episode.
New Year’s Eve is this Thursday, December 31st and it’s fast approaching. As we look forward to the parties and making our resolutions, here are some of our favorite TV characters who should seriously consider some self-improvement this year.
“Hostile Takeover” (S1 E08) Supergirl’s evil Aunt Astra is back, and she’s brought along a much more verbose version of Non. But the true villain is whoever decided we needed another lighthearted Cat Grant-centric plot.
Evil Aunt Astra is back! But maybe she’s not so evil after all. Meanwhile, Cat and Kara take all the mystery out of their relationship.
“Human for a Day” (S1 E07). Supergirl loses her powers, but—surprise!—she’s still a hero without them. Meanwhile, the job of fighting this week’s obscure DC villain falls to Alex and Hank Henshaw, who finally reveals his true identity.
Supergirl is powerless to stop an escaped mind-controlling alien super-criminal, which is fine because no one ever tells her about the escaped mind-controlling alien super-criminal anyway. But, hey, she’s got a random, reluctant mugger to deal with, so that’s something, right?
“Red Faced” (S1 E06) Lois Lane’s dad comes to town and wants Supergirl to fight his idiotic-looking robot, the Red Tornado. Luckily, she’s angry enough to do it, but not half as angry as Red Tornado fans.
Some cut-up plastic milk jugs and $50 worth of red spray paint is all it takes to be a villain worthy of Supergirl. No wonder she’s so angry.
“How Does She Do It?” (S1 E04) The episode they didn’t want you to see last week finally airs, and maybe it’s still a little too soon? Also, Supergirl faces her own cut-rate version of the Unabomber while watching Cat Grant’s son.