Supergirl Season 2



Critic Ratings: 20
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Episode Info

A superhero crossover event begins with Barry Allen and Cisco Ramon from "The Flash" seeking Kara's help with an alien invasion; at the same time, Eliza comes to town to celebrate Thanksgiving with her daughters, which seems like the perfect opportunity for Alex to come out to her mother. Meanwhile, Winn and James consider telling Kara the truth about the Guardian; and Kara wants to team up with Lena Luthor to combat a deadly virus unleashed by CADMUS.


Melissa Benoist
as Kara Danvers/Supergirl
Mehcad Brooks
as James Olsen
Chyler Leigh
as Alex Danvers
Jeremy Jordan
as Winslow "Winn" Schott
Calista Flockhart
as Cat Grant
David Harewood
as Hank Henshaw
Floriana Lima
as Maggie Sawyer
Katie McGrath
as Lena Luthor
Grant Gustin
as Barry Allen
Carlos Valdes
as Cisco Ramon
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Critic Reviews for Medusa

It's remarkable how many plot threads Supergirl ties up in its winter finale. It's so neat, it almost feels like a complete season in miniature.

Jul 23, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

"Medusa" was a strong conclusion to the first half of Supergirl's second season. The episode effectively contrasted the differing relationships in the Luthor and Danver families.

Jul 23, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

"Medusa" is tighter and more focused, with particular attention paid to the human side of Supergirl's storytelling. But it's also a little bit undercooked with a lack of whiz-bang action to liven things up.

Jul 23, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

As it turns out, last night's Supergirl "Medusa" only played a minor note in our crossover symphony, but created enough intrigue and set the table for what will happen throughout the week on CW.

Aug 28, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

"Medusa" is the episode that sets Supergirl back on track. After a couple of episodes that were often boring, everything about this episode was engaging.

Jul 23, 2018 | Full Review…

Luckily the episode did work...

Jul 23, 2018 | Full Review…

For the majority of Supergirl's second season, we've been watching several relationships develop, across the board of the romantic, familial, and platonic. Last night's episode "Medusa" added fuel to some of these kindling fires.

Jul 23, 2018 | Full Review…

I think we have the makings of a really interesting dynamic between Lena and Kara, and I'm curious to see where it goes from here.

Jul 23, 2018 | Full Review… incredibly sweet and heartfelt moment. These writers did a fantastic job with her whole coming out process.

Jul 23, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Like the rest of Supergirl season two, "Medusa" was an emotion-driven roller coaster of a ride that expanded this world and these characters in awesomely affecting ways.

Jul 23, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Supergirl capped off the first half of Season 2 with an enjoyable blend of character drama and spectacle.

Jul 23, 2018 | Rating: 8.4/10 | Full Review…

This season of kind of like finding booze in a post-apocalyptic world. It can't fix everything, but it is lifting our spirits and cleaning our wounds.

Jul 23, 2018 | Full Review…