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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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Initially, while Superman does make brief appearances (played by an uncredited Kevin Caliber) his face is always obscured or off-screen and his voice not heard, with Kal-El only appearing as a child, and the guise of Clark Kent never seen at all (but still communicating with Kara, via text messages). Then, with the show's move from CBS to CW after the first season, it was announced that a 'proper' outing of the character would follow in subsequent seasons with Tyler Hoechlin in the role. See more »

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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 »

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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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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 Returns (2006) See more »

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should be canceled
5 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

I watched with my 15 year old 4 times, trying to give it a chance. Horrible b rated acting (except a couple people like the miscast Jimmy Olson, great actor but the show may ruin his career. Every week its a politically correct love affair, aliens vs humans, black& white, gay, many political biased statements, even on Mars there were black and white martians, the white martians of course bad. supergirl, the actress is horrible. The "super powers" have no original basis, she gets her butt kicked constantly without green kryptonite. The show follows zero of the script of any original series/comic edition. My daughter at first laughed, then 3rd show we made fun of and now its dumped for anything of value. Every character is miscast. This supergirl should be cast a librarian or church secretary. Jimmy Olson was known for being a nerd, red headed love struck weakling, not a black great looking stud who also turns superhero. Now her adopted sister and her girlfriend on this show could pull off a series. cbs, you have great shows like Ransom, what the heck


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