Supergirl: Season 5 (2019)


Season 5
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Air date: Oct 6, 2019

In the Season 5 premiere, Kara is surprised to find that CatCo has a new owner who has brought in a star reporter. New couples emerge and explore their budding relationships while J'onn J'onzz receives an unexpected visitor.

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Air date: Oct 13, 2019

Supergirl, Alex and Brainiac thwart an alien attack while William investigates Kara. J'onn J'onzz and Kelly use Obsidian tech to solve a problem.

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Air date: Oct 20, 2019

Kara attempts to mend her relationship with Lena. J'onn J'onzz takes a deep dive into his memories while Kelly tries to help an old friend.

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Air date: Oct 27, 2019

Kara's investigation into William Dey's "criminal" activities results in a shocking revelation: He is not who she thinks. Meanwhile, the conflict between Malefic and J'onn J'onzz reaches a boiling point.

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Air date: Nov 3, 2019

Kara and William team up on an investigation that exposes a terrorist plot on the eve of the worldwide launch of Andrea Rojas's VR contact lenses. Meanwhile, Kelly and Alex celebrate an anniversary, but Alex's safety is in jeopardy.

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Air date: Nov 10, 2019

Supergirl tries to find out who is behind the recent attacks from a new villain who is under arrest at the DEO. Meanwhile, Andrea and Lena think back on their tumultuous past.

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Air date: Nov 17, 2019

Supergirl finally learns the truth about Lena while tangling with Leviathan.

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Air date: Dec 1, 2019

Supergirl's struggle against Leviathan reaches a boiling point as she faces off against Rama Khan.

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Air date: Dec 8, 2019

The Monitor sends Harbinger to gather the worlds' greatest heroes - Supergirl, The Flash, Green Arrow, Batwoman, White Canary, The Atom and Superman - in preparation for the impending Crisis. With their worlds in imminent danger, the superheroes suit up for battle while J'onn and Alex recruit Lena to help them find a way to save the people of Earth-38.

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Air date: Jan 19, 2020

The subsequent complications from the Crisis leave Supergirl to face a chaotic threat.

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Critic Reviews for Supergirl Season 5

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Alien invaders? Lex Luthor? A rabid militia of masked supremacists? Sure, they all put up a decent fight, but Supergirl's previous foes pale in comparison to Season 5's apparent Big Bad: Internet clickbait!

May 11, 2020 | Full Review…

I thought it was a solid premiere... the new Supergirl suit was cool, I'm not too red-hot about the new obsidian tech thing, but it might grow on me so that's like a thing to just wait and see how it plays out.

May 11, 2020 | Full Review…

Despite the inevitable growing pains, Supergirl's fifth season is already shaping up well.

May 11, 2020 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

It also points to the refreshing re-centering the show is getting, five seasons in... With the new suit, and a new mission, it looks like that's back on, one leg at a time.

May 11, 2020 | Full Review…

So you're saying a Lex Luthor and [spoiler] alliance is gonna be a thing on Supergirl now? Sign me up.

May 11, 2020 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Supergirl welcomes some new cast members while still stressing the importance of journalism.

May 11, 2020 | Full Review…

An incredibly solid first-showing for this season of Supergirl.

Oct 7, 2019 | Full Review…

Supergirl isn't the best superhero show on TV - it's not even the best superhero show on The CW - but it's a dependable, solid piece of escapism, with a likeable cast and a sympathetic world view.

Oct 25, 2019 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Supergirl: Season 5

  • Feb 01, 2021
    I used to like this series, it handled the diversity of its casts relationships really well as being a part of everyday life as it should be, but this series went into total overdrive and started preaching to the audience with the subtlety of bashing you over the head with a baseball bat to the point where it prompted eyes to the ceiling and tutting, have they employed some Netflix writers? No wonder it is going to be cancelled after the next series. The comic book fun is what sells not the soap opera.
  • Jan 28, 2021
    Terrible writing and acting
  • Jan 14, 2021
    I liked the show Until it got to season 5 Took me a while to get used to be Sexual stuff but that is just how the real world would be. I do not like this Multi universe they got going but I'll have to finish watching the show now I hope Luther kills them all or this earth just blows up or they can fix it go back to earth 1 or 36 Whichever.
  • Nov 21, 2020
    Is a pity , melissa is a pretty and funny but their writers are awfull
  • Nov 13, 2020
    pure nosense in the story, it's still and forever the same boring episodes...🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️
  • Aug 21, 2020
    The best TV show of all time.
  • Aug 09, 2020
    Heck this is the best season
  • Aug 07, 2020
    Lacking of character materials, thus the story is getting boring.
  • Aug 03, 2020
    It is hard to know how the season was hurt by the virus, but it is the weakest so far. That said Lena is stealing the show.
  • Jul 13, 2020
    When Supergirl and team/cast goes into another "earth".. how did they get a job? place to live? currency? etc... shouldn't they be placed in an area for quarantine prior to being sent out to the new world? ...as there would be conflict between multiple "Doppelgängers"... ??? what happened to the writing...??? hello? hello?...

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