Supergirl Season 2 Episode 20 Review/Recap Queen Rhea's Plan Set In Motion

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Supergirl Season 2 is nearing its epic climax very soon as Queen Rhea's plan is finally coming into fruition.

Episode 20 was good, although this is just a small taste for what is to come. The next two episodes of the season are sure to be more explosive.

Anyway, Queen Rhea is still working with Lena Luthor in order to make a intergalactic portal. Luthor thinks this portal is just to help Queen Rhea get back home to Daxam, but obviously Rhea has some other plans.

It's worth mentioning at this point that Lena Luthor has been kept in the dark to Rhea's true intentions. She just feels that she is building a portal for noble means.

It is interesting to note that this episode didn't really focus much on Supergirl or Kara.

Even though she is the main character of the show, she took a backseat in this episode. The main star of this episode was James Olsen as they showed a more human side to the character.

Previously in the season, James Olsen was just fighting crime as the masked Guardian. Well in this episode he feels as if his crime fighting ways are not inspiring people.

Due to the mask, some people are scared of his appearance. He questions his heroic ways and starts to feel left out.

Olsen soon bonds with a telekinetic alien boy named Marcus whose mother is gone missing. Earlier in the episode, his mother used her powers to destroy a part of the city.

Olsen and the D.E.O find out that his mother was not controlling her actions. The power of the portal that Rhea uses make these telekinetic beings go crazy.

By the end of the episode, Olsen manages to bond with Marcus and his mother. It's great to see the show tackling issues such as immigration and racism.

It was also nice to see a different side to Olsen. He never really had a proper story dedicated to him in quite some time.

My favorite part of the episode though is Teri Hatcher's acting as Queen Rhea. She manages to play a bad person really well. Rhea even lies to Mon El that his father killed himself.

As viewers know, Queen Rhea herself killed Mon El's father.

Mon El even points a gun at his mother, but he cannot pull the trigger. It will be interesting to see if he can see through the lies of his own mother in the episodes to come.

Supergirl is somewhat powerless in this episode because the portal is powered on and she cannot destroy it. Rhea wants to make Earth the new "Daxam" as lots of Daxam spaceships arrive.

The final scene shows hundreds of Daxam spaceships coming to Earth in an alien invasion. Supergirl and her friends are in for a big fight for the last two episodes of the series.

Overall, episode 20 was good although it featured more drama than action.

This makes sense since the CW was clearly saving its budget for the last two episodes of the season.

Be prepared for some characters to return and new villains to appear as Season 2 comes to a close in the next two weeks.

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