The Darkest Places



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Episode Info

Guardian must clear his name after being accused of a murder committed by another vigilante; at the same time, Supergirl comes face to face with Cyborg Superman while on a solo mission to rescue Mon-El, who has been captured by Cadmus.


Melissa Benoist
as Kara Danvers/Supergirl
Calista Flockhart
as Cat Grant
Chyler Leigh
as Alex Danvers
Mehcad Brooks
as James Olsen/Guardian
David Harewood
as Hank Henshaw
Jeremy Jordan
as Winslow "Winn" Schott
Laura Benanti
as Alura/Astra
Peter Facinelli
as Maxwell Lord
Glenn Morshower
as General Sam Lane
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Critic Reviews for The Darkest Places

Some may find that this episode packed too much in, but overall I loved the meaty nature of it.

Aug 29, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

By no means is "The Darkest Place" a terrible episode, but its focus on some of the show's less successful elements this season makes for a weaker showing all around.

Jul 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Darkest Place wasn't the best episode this season, but it featured some really strong action sequences and rarely had a dull moment. Keeping that pace will be tricky.

Jul 26, 2018 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

There was a lot that happened on Supergirl this week, and we got some big fun reveals, but none of the plot points in the episode seemed to have any depth or go anywhere.

Jul 26, 2018 | Full Review…

It was a strong episode, though following last weeks' tearjerker was always going to be a bit of a challenge; somehow Supergirl has only gotten better.

Jul 24, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

For the first time in a few episodes, the show has a worthy villain, with worthy motivations behind their villainy.

Jul 24, 2018 | Full Review…

All in all, 'The Darkest Place' dives back into the overarching storyline of Supergirl season 2...[it] also provides setup for what will hopefully be compelling payoffs in later episodes.

Jul 24, 2018 | Full Review…

Mon-El has become quite the comic relief. He had some seriously great lines.

Jul 24, 2018 | Rating: 4.7/5 | Full Review…

If there's one good thing to come out of this narrative misstep, it's that Guardian being hunted forces Alex to turn to Maggie for help.

Jul 24, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

For now, Supergirl continues to give us an honest, compelling LGTB romance - just another example of the many, many ways in which this show's season two is hitting it out of the park.

Jul 24, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…