Supergirl Season 1 Episode 14
“Truth, Justice, and the American Way”
Kara battles the Master Jailer while dealing with a second assistant at CatCo and disagreeing with James over the DEO’s methods.
While grieving with over her Aunt’s death, Kara is having issue with Hank and her belief of his involvement with Astra’s death. The stress isn’t just with the DEO but at CatCo where Cat has hired a second assistant Siobhan Smythe.
Also during this episode, Kara and the DEO are dealing with another Alien, one that is tracking down former prisoners of Fort Roz and Killing them. Before being captured by the Master Jailer, Kara was in a disagreement with Jimmy over the unlawful imprisonment of Maxwell Lord. Kara and another prisoner are finally rescued by Alex, but before the end of the episode Kara tells Hank that she doesn’t know when she can work with him again.
First lets get some of the fun little teases that the show seemed to deliver, whether they were actual easter eggs or just mis-directs remains to be seen but here are the two that I saw from tonights episode. During a conversation between Alex and Hank they make mention of a Interstellar Bounty Hunter being in town…..Could this be a reference to Lobo? Lets hope so. The second was even more subtle, but when Kara show up for the first showdown with the Master Jailer she mentions that she thought Masks were big in that other City. Could this be a confirmation of the shared universe between Supergirl, Flash and Arrow?
Ok now my thoughts on the show itself, this was the first episode all season that I enjoyed Jimmy Olsen. Its funny but it only took a moody Kara to cause my enjoyment level of this character to increase from a zero to maybe a 3. The episode itself focus more on drama and character development than the action itself. I think we are finally seeing some of the budget restraints of a television finally taking its toll on a Cgi heavy show.
Even with some of the choppy editing and lack of actual action, and some strange fight scenes I give this episode Two Thumbs Up. Let us know what your thoughts of the episode were and leave your comments below.
Maskerpiece Theatre is sponsored by MoviePass. See unlimited movies at a theater near you for a low monthly rate.
You can also support our show by using our Amazon banners or donating on our Support Us page.