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Supergirl S6E03 Review: “Phantom Menaces”

We Discuss:

  • Phantom Zone confusion
  • J’onn being a jerk
  • Alex and J’onn’s feels
  • Lena and Brainy’s murder plans
  • Lex and Lena great story
  • Kara bringing hope
  • Nyxly being suss
  • Post Crisis stress

Editor: David Schaub

Trish Matson with David Schaub


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Previous Episodes

Supergirl S6E02 Review: “A Few Good Women”

We Discuss:

  • The Trial of The Century
  • Lex being Lex
  • Lena being clever
  • Lillian being complicated
  • Brainy training Nia poorly
  • Andrea failing at journalism
  • Alex and J’onn character assassination
  • Silas being great
  • The Phantom Zone being messy
  • and Kara bringing hope

Editor: David Schaub

Trish Matson with David Schaub


Supergirl S6E01 Review: “Rebirth”

We Discuss:

  • Whether this is a finale or premier.
  • So much plot.
  • All the personal moments.
  • Lex being his own worst enemy.
  • The ephemeral nature of comic book deaths.
  • Our hopes and dreams for the final season.

Editor: David Schaub

Trish Matson with David Schaub, Alan Yu and Brianna Taeuber


Superman & Lois S1E1 Review: “Pilot”

During Supergirl’s hiatus, the Supergirl Supercast takes a small dip into the “Pilot” of Superman & Lois!

We Discuss:

  • how this show does/doesn’t fit into the CW;
  • how little Lois has to do;
  • the CW Drama;
  • speculating about all the big baddies, and
  • our general feels about the show.

Edited by Trish Matson

Trish Matson and David Schaub


Supergirl S5E19 Review: “Immortal Kombat”

We Discuss:

  • Lena!!!
  • Brainy needing a win.
  • Dreamer paying attention.
  • Kara’s ONE mistake and her inability to hold a grudge.
  • Believing in great editing.
  • Alex’s “disguise”.
  • The power of imagination.
  • Heat vision surgery super-science.
  • Lex saving people.
  • The remaining Leviathan mysteries.

Editor: David Schaub

Trish Matson with David Schaub and Alan Yu


Supergirl S5E18 Review: “The Missing Link”

We Discuss:

  • Lena’s response to failure
  • Lex’s EXTRA vindictiveness
  • Nia’s dream interpretation failures
  • M’Gann and J’onn’s great heroism
  • Brainy’s life hitting bottom
  • Librarian Samwise’s wisdom
  • Kelly and William’s Flailing
  • Alex’s future costume
  • Jarhanpurians’ strangeness
  • Lena and Kara’s great last scene
  • and the power of USB flash drives

Edited by David Schaub

Trish Matson with David Schaub and Alan Yu


Supergirl S5E17 Review: “Deus Lex Machina”

We Discuss:

  • This great little kinda-clip episode;
  • How EVERYTHING is Lex’s fault;
  • Earth-Prime’s impressive Lillian;
  • Chekhov’s pysanka?
  • Disappointment with Lena’s characterization;
  • Unexplained mice;
  • Lex’s tipping point and future fall;
  • Eve cruelty;
  • Sad VR;
  • Season finale production discussion.

Edited by David Schaub

Trish Matson with Alan Yu and David Schaub


Supergirl S5E16 Review: “Alex in Wonderland”

We Discuss:

  • The good guys having no idea who the bad guys are;
  • VR being dangerous;
  • Insane bug management, which is getting worse?
  • Alex failing to cope, and forgetting the last episode;
  • Alex strange unhealthy fantasy choices;
  • William not doing his job?
  • VR Complexities;
  • Kelly’s priorities;
  • This season’s wonderful complexity.

Edited by David Schaub

Trish Matson with David Schaub


Supergirl S5E15 Review: “Reality Bytes

We Discuss:

  • How shockingly dangerous Obsidian Platinum is (thanks Leviathan);
  • Alex fighting her magic martian weapon;
  • J’onn & Alex PIs on the case;
  • The nice parallel real and VR investigation;
  • Kelly being shocked by Obsidian Platinum sucking;
  • Kara’s failing to understand the trans community;
  • The cops being presented TOO positively;
  • Brainy being conflicted, but helpful;
  • Nia & Yvette carrying the episode, and doing it well.
  • Oh, and news about Kara and Alex’s Dad!

Edited by David Schaub

Trish Matson with David Schaub


Supergirl S5E14 Review: “The Bodyguard”

We Discuss:

  • Alex coping with not having a gun, or powers, or an army;
  • Lex being helpful, and failing to kill anyone;
  • Lex and Brainy’s plan being surprising, and overly complicated;
  • Lena making progress, and not understanding why her mind altering is considered mind control;
  • Lena testing unethically, and failing;
  • Lex and Gemma continuing to spar;
  • The baddie attempting to try to stop Obsidian Platinum’s launch;
  • and when getting into a relationship, how many dates before you tell them you have super powers?

Edited by David Schaub

Trish Matson with David Schaub


Supergirl S5E13 Review: “It’s a Super Life”

We Discuss:

  • Mxy’s rules;
  • Why it should have been pre-crisis;
  • Kara’s apologies to us for being horrible to Lena;
  • Fun re-creations of previous seasons’ scenes;
  • Choose your own adventures where all the endings sucks;
  • Revealing secret identities only mattering in “fake timelines”;
  • Kara giving up too easily;
  • Whether the right lesson for Kara was: “I was right all along”.

Edited by David Schaub

Trish Matson with David Schaub


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