Girl of Steel
Supergirl Season 3



Critic Ratings: 12
Critics Consensus

"Girl of Steel" sets up Supergirl's third season with intense emotion, a hopeful tone, and some truly super acting from Melissa Benoist in a fascinating arc for Kara.

Episode Info

Kara deals with the loss of Mon-El by focusing all her energy on being Supergirl and on the mysterious new threat against National City, as Season 3 begins. Meanwhile, Alex confesses a secret to Maggie about their impending nuptials; Lena makes a bold move; and a citizen of National City possesses a mysterious connection to Kara.


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
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Critic Reviews for Girl of Steel

Watching a character become the villain, as opposed to someone arriving canvas full-on evil has the potential to be exciting.

Jul 30, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

It's going to be an interesting journey for her going forward, but seeing her come out of the fog and try again brings back the inspiring tone that both Kara and the audience need so much.

Jul 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

[Supergirl] uses the laziest possible storytelling tactic, and [it] annoys the hell out of me.

Jul 27, 2018 | Full Review…

This season of Supergirl has hit the ground running with one of the most emotionally intense episodes to date, due almost entirely to Melissa Benoist's beautifully calibrated and flawless performance as Kara.

Jul 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Supergirl is best when it takes a moment from plot! and fan service! and lets the story breathe, allowing its strong cast to anchor some admittedly outrageous storylines.

Jul 26, 2018 | Full Review…

I hope the writers continue to address the lingering tension between Kara and Lena and the notion that Kara may blame her best friend for her role in what happened to Mon-El.

Jul 26, 2018 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…

Excellent timing, Supergirl!

Jul 25, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

Season 3 got off to a promising start.

Jul 24, 2018 | Full Review…

We've got the intrigue of the current mystery character who's dreaming of Allura Zor-El, as well as the ship under the water, so it's not as if they didn't set anything up for the rest of the season.

Jul 23, 2018 | Full Review…

Melissa Benoist is characteristically great as this harsher version of Kara, and it's genuinely shocking to hear her coldly announce that the Kara Danvers side of her life is over.

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

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