The CW’s Supergirl returns for 2017 with a particular episode that fans have been waiting to see for quite a while – the Kevin Smith-directed episode titled Supergirl Lives.
The name of the episode is, of course, a clever nod to the would-be Superman film which Smith wrote back in the late 90s titled Superman Lives. The film was originally green-lit but was canceled just three weeks before filming was scheduled to start.
The episode is set to see Kara and Mon-El stranded on another planet where they find themselves left powerless in the light of the red sun, as explained in the clip below. To make things worse, this will leave the pair at the hands of Roulette (portrayed by former Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. actress Dichen Lachman). Smith’s daughter, Harley-Quinn Smith, is also set to guest in the episode. You can view the clip below:
“KEVIN SMITH DIRECTS; ROULETTE RETURNS — Kara (Melissa Benoist) is moved by the story of a missing woman named Izzy (guest star Harley Quinn Smith) and decides to investigate despite Snapper Carr’s (guest star Ian Gomez) order to leave it alone. Kara takes Mon-El (Chris Wood) with her to the last place Izzy was seen and the duo find themselves thrust through a portal to another planet, Slaver’s Moon, where the downtrodden are sold as slaves. The leader of the trafficking ring is none other than Roulette (guest star Dichen Lachman). To make matters worse, Slaver’s Moon has a red sun, which means Kara and Mon-El are stripped of their powers and stuck on the planet with no way home. Meanwhile, back on Earth, Alex (Chyler Leigh) blames herself for Kara’s disappearance, fearing she’s become too focused on her new relationship with Maggie (guest star Floriana Lima) and too complacent in watching out for her sister. Kevin Smith directed the episode with story by Andrew Kreisberg and teleplay by Eric Carrasco & Jess Kardos (#209). Original airdate 1/23/2017.”
Supergirl Season 2 returns with new episodes on Monday, January 23 at 8/7c on The CW.