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Welcome Back, Kara! Trailer

Take a look at that countdown clock. Yikes, We've got some time off but it also feels bitter sweet because when that clock finishes, we'll only have thirteen episodes left EVER! That said, Kara is back! Team Supergirl is intact, the DEO is in ruins and the chess board has been set to play the final game we'll see on Supergirl. While we started this journey with Supergirl, and she remains our favorite, we have grown and caught the DC Comics TV bug. We hope you'll consider joining us in covering Superman and Lois at supermanandloistv.com. Also don't forget to check out Supergirl's future lead-in show, Stargirl over at stargirl.tv where we just shared a comic book vs tv comparison video! Until next time, here's our trailer for Supergirl's mid-season premiere:

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#30 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! Trailermuckle9999 2021-05-20 17:08
Quoting kdogg87:
Quoting CatPat:
Yes, dealing with some residual trauma would be expected after such an ordeal.


Honestly, I'm going to be ticked if they skip past the trauma. An article said they would address it, but it wouldn't be the first time the show has bungled up something like that. IMO, Kara should have carried more trauma with her after Reign nearly beat her to death, or after Reign killed her friends (before Kara reset the timeline). Or they should have played up her severe claustrophobia when she woke up in the Anti-Kryptonite Suit for the first time, not knowing if or when she'd be able to take it off.

The show has an unfortunate history of downplaying Kara's trauma, and by extension, her humanity and focus as the primary character. We touched on it in Red Faced. The only time, after that, that she's carried it with her is when she lost Mon-El at the end of season 2, which should not be more severe than these other traumatic experiences, IMO.

So yeah. I hope they explore this traumatic experience for Kara. We cannot afford anymore missed opportunities in this season, with only 13 episodes left.

Let's hope they follow through with the trauma thing and make it worth the wait. After watching the show for six years we all know Melissa is a top notch actress. Not all of us saw her on Broadway and don't know what a wonderful singer and dancer she has become. Except for the crossover with the music imp she hasn't had the opportunity to strut her stuff. It would be a shame not to shoot the Bazooka and shower the fans with some good old song and dance numbers. I know it's a action super hero show but what the hell. :eek:
#29 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! Trailerkdogg87 2021-05-20 13:44
Quoting CatPat:
Yes, dealing with some residual trauma would be expected after such an ordeal.


Honestly, I'm going to be ticked if they skip past the trauma. An article said they would address it, but it wouldn't be the first time the show has bungled up something like that. IMO, Kara should have carried more trauma with her after Reign nearly beat her to death, or after Reign killed her friends (before Kara reset the timeline). Or they should have played up her severe claustrophobia when she woke up in the Anti-Kryptonite Suit for the first time, not knowing if or when she'd be able to take it off.

The show has an unfortunate history of downplaying Kara's trauma, and by extension, her humanity and focus as the primary character. We touched on it in Red Faced. The only time, after that, that she's carried it with her is when she lost Mon-El at the end of season 2, which should not be more severe than these other traumatic experiences, IMO.

So yeah. I hope they explore this traumatic experience for Kara. We cannot afford anymore missed opportunities in this season, with only 13 episodes left.
#28 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! TrailerCatPat 2021-05-18 20:18
Quoting jacksc01:
The one thing that does surprise me - the writers seem to be going straight into comedy with Kara's dad without any exploration as to how Kara's time in the Phantom zone may have affected her (i.e. withdrawn, nightmares, belief that actual surroundings are real). For someone who spent many years of her childhood in the Phantom zone I would tend to think that Kara would be experiencing some negative effects from being there again. I really thought that would be one of the things that Kelly would be helping with.

Also, it is not normal that Eliza would not be there to greet Kara when she comes home. There is no way that Kara could have been in the PZ with Alex despondent over thinking she was permanently gone and Eliza never being told.....nor was Alura told about what was going on (even though she had knowledge of how the PZ was constructed). How would one in real life explain to both of Kara's mothers that their daughter was in the PZ for a significant time and although she (Alex) at one point became convinced she wasn't coming back still figured she tell them both about it later.

All of the aforementioned issues should have been or should show as eventually being addressed in the Trailer for the next episode. Sometimes, to me, it seems the writers have mentally departed from realistically writing the show.  



Yes, dealing with some residual trauma would be expected after such an ordeal.
#27 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! Trailermuckle9999 2021-05-18 08:31
Quoting jacksc01:
The one thing that does surprise me - the writers seem to be going straight into comedy with Kara's dad without any exploration as to how Kara's time in the Phantom zone may have affected her (i.e. withdrawn, nightmares, belief that actual surroundings are real). For someone who spent many years of her childhood in the Phantom zone I would tend to think that Kara would be experiencing some negative effects from being there again. I really thought that would be one of the things that Kelly would be helping with.

Also, it is not normal that Eliza would not be there to greet Kara when she comes home. There is no way that Kara could have been in the PZ with Alex despondent over thinking she was permanently gone and Eliza never being told.....nor was Alura told about what was going on (even though she had knowledge of how the PZ was constructed). How would one in real life explain to both of Kara's mothers that their daughter was in the PZ for a significant time and although she (Alex) at one point became convinced she wasn't coming back still figured she tell them both about it later. This is one of the things that shows inconsistency in the writing of the writers for this show.

There are many questions about the first 7 episodes of this final season and especially the seventh. I don't expect to see any kind of explanation for the fans of the show. To say it's Melissa's leave or the covid doesn't satisfy me. The bottom line is that you must put the best product on air. They did not and the ratings from the fans confirm it.
#26 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! Trailerjacksc01 2021-05-18 08:05
The one thing that does surprise me - the writers seem to be going straight into comedy with Kara's dad without any exploration as to how Kara's time in the Phantom zone may have affected her (i.e. withdrawn, nightmares, belief that actual surroundings are real). For someone who spent many years of her childhood in the Phantom zone I would tend to think that Kara would be experiencing some negative effects from being there again. I really thought that would be one of the things that Kelly would be helping with.

Also, it is not normal that Eliza would not be there to greet Kara when she comes home. There is no way that Kara could have been in the PZ with Alex despondent over thinking she was permanently gone and Eliza never being told.....nor was Alura told about what was going on (even though she had knowledge of how the PZ was constructed). How would one in real life explain to both of Kara's mothers that their daughter was in the PZ for a significant time and although she (Alex) at one point became convinced she wasn't coming back still figured she tell them both about it later.

All of the aforementioned issues should have been or should show as eventually being addressed in the Trailer for the next episode. Sometimes, to me, it seems the writers have mentally departed from realistically writing the show.  
#25 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! TrailerCatPat 2021-05-17 11:38
Quoting LibertyPrime:
Quoting jacksc01:
That is an excellent point that you mention. Kara's mom created the PZ who would be best to tell someone how to get out of it than her. I guess that idea/fact didn't click in the heads of any of the writers. If I had my choice of people I would love to see come back for this last group of episodes they would be: Cat Grant, Eliza Danvers, Winn, James, Lucy Lane.

Does Lucy even exist post-Crisis?


Hmmm... didn't Lois refer to her sister on S&L? Something about her father having more in common with her sister??
Now, I'm not sure.
#24 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! Trailersuperbill 2021-05-17 10:50
[quote name="jacksc01"
Noticed the balloons in the trailer - so I guess the group has a big party planned for Kara.

I hope the balloons won't keep Brainy from attending!
#23 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! Trailerjacksc01 2021-05-17 10:40
Quoting LibertyPrime:
Quoting jacksc01:
That is an excellent point that you mention. Kara's mom created the PZ who would be best to tell someone how to get out of it than her. I guess that idea/fact didn't click in the heads of any of the writers. If I had my choice of people I would love to see come back for this last group of episodes they would be: Cat Grant, Eliza Danvers, Winn, James, Lucy Lane.

Does Lucy even exist post-Crisis?


Excellent question Liberty Prime - to be truthful I'm not sure if I even exist after Post-Crisis :-)
Noticed the balloons in the trailer - so I guess the group has a big party planned for Kara.
#22 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! TrailerLibertyPrime 2021-05-17 08:15
Quoting jacksc01:
That is an excellent point that you mention. Kara's mom created the PZ who would be best to tell someone how to get out of it than her. I guess that idea/fact didn't click in the heads of any of the writers. If I had my choice of people I would love to see come back for this last group of episodes they would be: Cat Grant, Eliza Danvers, Winn, James, Lucy Lane.

Does Lucy even exist post-Crisis?
#21 RE: Welcome Back, Kara! TrailerCatPat 2021-05-17 06:19
Quoting superbill:
A small thing, but the countdown clock is now less than 100!

That's something. It feels like the summer break inbetween seasons. Like we are getting season 7 afterall... lol!


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