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Supergirl: Introduction (Photo Recap)

Da da da da da Supergirl’s here!

If you’ve seen the first episode, this is the recap for you. Before we start: this is a fluffy, happy, optimistic, cute, cheesy show that practically screams “girl power” and it’s definitely necessary and important for these reasons.

It begins with Kara Zor-El leaving Krypton to protect her baby cousin Kal-El.

We all know great power = great responsibility.

In the meantime, baby Kal-El:

But her mother’s plans don’t work out and Kara arrives a bit late, meeting Kal-El when he’s all grown up.

She gets a new family.

 

Then Kal-El just leaves her because he has a world to save and ain’t nobody got time for a newbie alien.

 

Then we meet her in present day, where she works as an assistant and cutely interacts with her co-worker/friend Winn.

 

He asks her if she’d like to go see a movie, which is obviously his way of asking her out but she tells him she already has a date.

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Then her boss Cat Grant (Precious Calista Flockhart) shows up in all her glory:

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They have a relationship like:

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Kara meets Jimmy/James Olsen.

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He’s won a Pulitzer for his Superman photo and Kara appreciates the work.

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She does this thing when she’s excited and makes Sim noises:

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James tells her she looks like Superman a bit around the eyes. From the way he’s looking at her, I’d say he’s either coming onto her or he’s got the hots for Clark Kent.

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Kara gets flustered really fast.

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While she prepares for her date, her sister Alex shows up to help her.

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Sister love.

Kara is upset she is spending her time as an assistant instead of making a difference but her sister says her “normal” life isn’t so bad.

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Later her date doesn’t go so well. (Hello, James Elton from “Emma Approved”)

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But then:

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She flies to save Alex.

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I love it when this happens.

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For a while it’s like:

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This precious muffin seems to be enjoying herself.

But then:

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Suddenly all eyes are on her.

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Later that night:

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She receives praise AND criticism.

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“Well, you try saving a plane for the first time and see if you don’t make a mess.”

True, Kara, so true.

Then her sister shows up.

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Alex thinks it’s reckless of Kara to show herself to the world but Kara wants to be a hero and who can blame her?

The next day at work, Cat Grant asks James his opinion on the mysterious lady on the news.

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He knows what he’s talking about and Cat is so ready to make some money.

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Later Kara decides to reveal her identity to her friend Winn.

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Yeah, I’m not really sure he only sees her as a friend.

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Then Kara actually flies and Winn has feelings about it.

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In the meantime, villains show up (Hello, Rigsby from “Mentalist”).

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Winn and Kara work at her costume & start their small superhero business.

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Cara gets an improved cape and adds her family’s coat of arms to her costume.

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Later she gets abducted by D.E.O. agents and *gasp* Alex is one of them!

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Director Hank blames her for the alien criminals on earth.

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He wants her to go back to getting people coffee if she wants to help. (Rude, director guy.)

Alex is sad but Kara doesn’t want to talk.

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The next day Kara goes to work to find out she’s being called “Super Girl”.

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Cat explains why there’s nothing “less important” about being a “girl” and she tells Kara maybe there’s something wrong with her if she doesn’t understand that.

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As she’s about to fire Kara, James shows up.

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He explains how Kara got a clear photo of Super Girl and Cat decides to give her another shot.

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While James and Kara argue about how she really needed his help Kara hears an alien criminal’s personal message.

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She immediately flies off to kick this dude’s butt.

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He’s pretty strong and probably more experienced in killing other aliens so Kara’s situation doesn’t look so bright until Alex comes to save her.

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Later Kara’s a bit heartbroken.

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Alex tries to convince her to come back and save the world as she’s meant to.

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It all feels very Frozen.

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But then Alex makes her talk to her mother’s hologram.

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And it totally works.

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They become a badass team of sisters.

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So Kara tries to kick this guy’s butt one more time.

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She succeeds with her sister’s encouragement.

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The next day:

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Of course James knows she’s Super Girl. He even gives her Kal-El’s blanket so she can have a cape without bullet holes.

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They have a moment when James tells her Kal-El/Superman/Clark Kent fully supports her decision to be a hero.

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James reminds her she should get to work so she flies away.

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In gif form for reasons:

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Winn’s reaction:

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Cat’s reaction:

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Kara: Earth doesn’t have just one hero anymore. Now it has me. Now it has Supergirl.

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DA DA DA DAAA-

But wait, we see two people talking about her and one of them is her aunt Astra, who looks exactly like her mother and wants to kill her.

Great!

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I’m kidding, it’s not great. But I do like her Disney Villainess voice.

 

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6 thoughts on “Supergirl: Introduction (Photo Recap)

  1. Loving these funny recaps. They are beyond hilarious and accurately capture what’s happening on the show. Please do more.

  2. What a fun recap! Thank you. It was great. I LOL’ed several times. I’m sure it took a lot of time. I look forward to your future recaps.

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