Cast & Crew
Hank Henshaw/J'onn J'onzz
The episode is largely structured around uncovering the Menagerie mystery, which is a little bit too convoluted for its own good
In what is possibly the most realistic portrayal of LGBTQ+ culture I've seen on the CW, Alex runs into a girl she went on a date with twice. The thing is, Alex didn't remember her name.
Fair to middling episode of inconsequential romantic mooning, needless segues and characters treading water as another villain joins ranks with Ben Lockwood and Manchester Black.
An episode that just felt disjointed despite trying so hard to weave in storylines from what I like to call Supergirl Season 4a.
Once again it seems like Supergirl is struggling with broader season-long arcs, sacrificing the characters in which it has invested in favor of making a sub-par plot work.
'Menagerie' effectively resurrected the season's most relevant topics, creating some well-engineered conflict to serve as the perfect backdrop for the introduction of its newest superhero. Though it was far from perfect, it made for an enjoyable watch.