Schott Through the Heart
Supergirl Season 3

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Critic Ratings: 11
Critics Consensus

Laurie Metcalf's welcome cameo is not the only highlight of "Schott Through the Heart," an episode that grows darkly emotional while still exercising the trusted Supergirl sense of fun.

Episode Info

When Winn's father dies, his estranged mother reappears, trying to reconnect and to explain why she abandoned him all those years ago. Winn is too embittered from his rough childhood to forgive her, but when a copycat Toyman attacks, the two must work together to stop him. Mon-El tells Kara something important about the Worldkillers, and Alex becomes suspicious of Myr'nn's recent behavior.

Cast

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/J'onn J'onzz
Floriana Lima
as Maggie Sawyer
Katie McGrath
as Lena Luthor
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Critic Reviews for Schott Through the Heart

A great episode to return with. It expertly blended emotion, humor and canon. It also was a tremendous showcase for Jordan's Winn, who deserves more time to shine.

Aug 14, 2018 | Full Review…

Here's a sentence I never thought I'd be able to write: The big Laurie Metcalf episode of Supergirl has finally arrived!

Aug 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Jeremy Jordan killed it with his performance.

Jul 31, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

While the return episode isn't quite as Worldkiller-heavy as I might expect, it still packs an emotional wallop to bring us back with a bang.

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

This was a fun episode. I love the Toymaker -- even if he is technically dead. And Laurie Metcalf is a national treasure, so I love that it is now canon that she is Winn's mom.

Jul 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Supergirl is back after a (too long!) hiatus with "Schott Through the Heart," a surprisingly dark and emotional episode that throws us full-force back into the emotional lives of our favorite characters.

Jul 27, 2018 | Full Review…

There was plenty of strong character drama to go around, and the episode managed to succeed despite this disappointing new take on a classic Superman villain.

Jul 26, 2018 | Rating: 7.7/10 | Full Review…

This episode benefited from a relatively light touch with the Danvers sisters' love lives, especially Kara's.

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

[Laurie Metcalf's] presence pretty much automatically elevated "Schott Through the Heart" above par. Supergirl doesn't let her go to waste either

Jul 24, 2018 | Full Review…

Supergirl's return wasn't exceptional, but it was good.

Jul 23, 2018 | Full Review…