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The adventures of Superman's cousin in her own superhero career.
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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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Brenda Strong portrays Lillian Luthor; Strong is best known for playing Sue Ellen Mischke on Seinfeld (1989). On that series Jerry refers to Sue Ellen as Elaine's "Lex Luthor", referring to them being arch enemies. Lillian is Lex Luthor's mother on "Supergirl". 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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Kara Danvers: [Season 1 Opening] When I was a child, my planet Krypton was dying. I was sent to Earth to protect my cousin. But my pod got knocked off-course and by time I got here, my cousin had already grown up and become Superman. And so I hid my powers until recently when an accident forced me to reveal myself to the world. To most people I'm assistant at Catco Worldwide Media. But in secret, I work with my adoptive sister for the DEO to protect my city from alien life and anyone else that means to cause ...
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Ridiculous PC drivel - Gidget wants to be a super hero
9 November 2015 | by See all my reviews

I'm being generous with a 3/10 score.

So this show is like an ongoing "the power of feminism" lecture. She's a 20-something executive assistant with the emotional constitution of a pre-pubescent girl. Her school girl crush on "James" Olsen is, rather than "adorable" actually quite laughable. No chemistry between any of the characters and her colleagues who are supposed to be grown- ass professional men behave like submissive cheerleaders. Politically correct subtext throughout. Uninteresting and easily predictable story lines. I'd be SHOCKED if this show got picked up. I gave it a chance - 3 episodes. Really, it's just the same garbage recycled week after week.


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