The disappointing season of Supergirl gets a bit better here, but that’s not much of an accomplishment. There are still a lot of questionable choices and weird character moments.
Supergirl’s fifth season continues, and I’m really not enjoying the direction of pretty much anything. There’s bad writing, weird character choices, and the characters in general just seem to be getting sent in dark directions or mis-used in general.
Supergirl’s season is almost over, and there’s a lot left to wrap up. This is the second to last episode, and things are getting complicated. There’s a long overdue confrontation, an end to a subplot I haven’t liked for most of the season, and a big character shift, as well as a revelation that shakes one of the characters up.
Supergirl and company are heading for her finale as things build to a head with Ben Lockwood and his anti-alien thugs on one side, and various heroic characters on the other. There are a few surprises, a new twist on a familiar face, and a revelation about someone in power.
For a while now, there’s been a duplicate of Supergirl running around in the background, getting a few scenes here and there. She’s been in Kasnia, a made up, Russia-like country that has made trouble for various DC Comics and Arrow-verse characters. In “House of L,” we get to see her story.
Supergirl gets a slightly diminished role in her own show so they can focus on “The Luthors.” The show opens with a flashback from twenty years ago as Lena is brought home to the Luthor mansion by Lionel. Mother Lillian doesn’t approve, but then, she pretty much disapproves of everything. The cold interactions give us…