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Hank Henshaw/J'onn J'onzz
Colonel Lauren Haley
What's so Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way? Videos
What's so Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way? Photos
I love when love defies. And Alex and Kara's love for each other, that sisterly bond that blood didn't form and nothing can break, is doing just that.
Thematically meaty and aesthetically goofy. It's an episode that features gloriously campy villains reveling in their fashion choices, but also raises genuinely challenging questions about political polarization.
Poor Supergirl, feeling isolated and surrounded by extremists on all sides. But it makes for excellent television as she struggles to find a non-ideological resolution to this week's crisis.
Supergirl needs to change up her game a little bit because she's become quite predictable.
What's so funny about truth, justice, and the American way is that truth and justice aren't the American way. They're ideals that some help push for, and a hell of a lot more hide behind.
The episode made good on its promise to introduce the Elite, with Manchester joining forces with Menagerie, the Hat and a nameless Morae.
But even in victory, Team Supergirl faced a few setbacks: Not only was Brainy's Legion Ring stolen, but the president chewed the Girl of Steel out for destroying his satellite.