*Spoilers* for Supergirl Season 2, Episode “Resist” in this review and recap.
CAT GRANT RETURNS – Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) grapples with whether or not to obey the President’s (guest star Lynda Carter) orders regarding Rhea’s (guest star Teri Hatcher) latest actions. Meanwhile, Cat Grant (Calista Flockhart) returns to National City.Things that stood out:
- “People of Earth don’t be afraid” – while attacking them
- Alex jumping off building, twisting, shooting all at the same time, cool looking.
- Rhea wants Lena to marry Mon-El
- Lilian shows up at alien bar, says she doesn’t know where their dad is, wants to help
- The president is on her way in Air Force 1 to confront Rhea.
- Cat Grant is on board and “tries” to broker peace
- President reveals she’s an alien
- President orders them to shoot down ship (with Mon-El and Lena still on board)
- Rhea wants an heir from Lena and Mon-El, or she will blow up Luthor’s Children Hospital
- Cat gives an inspiring speech about the meaning to life is human connection
- Supergirl gets Lillian/Cyborg Superman to help them get on the Daxamite ship
- “What if this doesn’t work?” (projector) “Then we get to know each other in the Phantom Zone”
- Cat doesn’t like the changes James has made to her office.
- Cat gets on TV and gives inspiring speech/distraction
- “Do your thing R2” – Cyborg Superman
- Lilian left Supergirl and Mon-El on board to die
- Supergirl says she has to stay and get Rhea to surrender gracefully?
- Guardian fighting at CatCo. “Thanks James” “I’m guardian”
- They blow up the Positron Cannon
- Superman comes out and punches Supergirl
- “New Daxam” Superman?
Next week – 5/22 episode (Season 2 finale) – “Nevertheless, She Persisted” Trailer – Trial by combat, Superman, Zod (mind control?)
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