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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 / ... 84 episodes, 2015-2019
Mehcad Brooks ...  James Olsen / ... 83 episodes, 2015-2019
Chyler Leigh ...  Alex Danvers 83 episodes, 2015-2019
David Harewood ...  J'onn J'onzz / ... 83 episodes, 2015-2019
Jeremy Jordan ...  Winn Schott 66 episodes, 2015-2019
Katie McGrath ...  Lena Luthor 53 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 ([email protected])

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A new hero will rise. See more »


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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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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Kara's foster parents are named Jeremiah and Eliza Danvers, a change from the previous comics in which the Danvers first names were Fred and Edna. In Peter David's run, Linda's parents were Fred and Sylvia Danvers. However, when the 2016 Supergirl comics were released as part of DC Rebirth, Kara's foster parents were given the same names as the ones in the show as that series would adapt a number of elements from the TV series. See more »

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Sometimes a green light can be seen in the reflection of Kara's glasses. This is due to the anti-reflective coating on the glasses and it's not a reflection of a green screen. See more »

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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.

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Version of Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996) See more »

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Ok Actors - useless writers
16 January 2019 | by gspoosiSee all my reviews

Very frustrating how bad the interaction between the characters are. If you cant write stories without making half the characters act like teenagers or retards, then you should change your profession.

The big picture story is ok and the actors are ok.


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