Supergirl Season 6 Episode 7
Supergirl’s mid-season finale goes for a high concept, Star Trek-feel, but the execution left a lot to be desired. Instead of being emotional, revelatory, or action-packed, the mid-season finale feels like a filler episode.
While it technically manages to check all the boxes – Kara is rescued, Nyxly is coming back to National City to cause trouble, Zor-El is coming back for presumably positive shenanigans – much of the episode is a played out drag. Not even starting en media res with the promise of doom for all the Super Friends could jump-start this one, considering how quickly it became clear it simply wasn’t true.
If at first Alex’s segment seemed action-packed in the extreme, a plot with big “That Escalated Quickly” energy, it was short-lived. By the end of Lena’s portion of the plot,