SUMMARY: Kara watches Cat’s son Carter while Lucy tries to rekindle her romance with James. Then it turns out that Maxwell Lord was really Lex Luthor the whole time.
Superman Counter: 6
Lois Lane Counter: 5
Syd: Welcome to week 5 of Tales from the Krypton, where I haven’t given up on this Supergirl series, but it sure as hell has given up on me.
Margaret: Maybe it’s because they switched the episodes? I’ve got nothing. At least the Superman references seem to be exponentially decreasing.
Syd: But our readers will notice that we’ve added a Lois Lane reference counter for this episode. This is important because the Superman references, while annoying, usually had some relevance to the show’s story or its setting. Lois Lane has fuck all to do with this episode, but they repeatedly go out of their way to introduce Lucy Lane as Lois’ sister. The first time, maybe it’s a cute Easter egg for the fans but after that, you’re obligated to let the people who are new to D.C. know who Lois is and what she has to do with the story we are watching right now.
Margaret: That’s true. I did like the line when Cat wins the writing award and says, “And as much as I would like to rub it in her adorably freckled button nose, I don’t have anyone to watch Carter.” That was kind of funny. But it was mostly just because I was sick of hearing about Lois Lane.
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