Supergirl Season 3 Episode 1 Review: Kara Is Angry

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Supergirl Season 3 has kicked off and Kara is not a happy girl. We see a different side of the character that has never been seen before.

Kara is moody and angry after her boyfriend Mon El left Earth for good in the last season. This has conflicted with Kara's personal life as she pushes her friends and family members away.

I've watched Melissa Benoist in other TV shows and movies, but this is the most moodiest she has ever been playing a character.

Supergirl/Kara is not as moody as the Henry Cavill Superman in the movies, but it's a not the happy and bubbly personality that we have seen in the previous episodes.

Mon El leaving her for good has caused her severe emotional pain.

Kara gets so moody that she puts all her time and effort into being Supergirl instead. The crime rate is down a lot in National City leaving the police with nothing to do most of the time.

Speaking of crime, the main bad guy in this episode is Bloodsport.

He mainly appears at the beginning of the episode and at the climax. It's great to see some comic book action here in Supergirl since action is something I don't see often in Marvel's Inhumans show...

Speaking of villains, I'm not really a fan of the new bad guy named Morgan Edge. Morgan Edge is kind of like a cheaper version of Lex Luthor.

I'm not sure if it's the character, or the actor but I don't think he makes a compelling villain for Season 3. I'm hoping some other more better villains appear in the episodes to come.

Something teased in this episode is that we will see a wedding between Alex and Maggie.

They are only in the talking phases, but I'm sure the wedding will become a big event later on in the season.

Hopefully it's a happy wedding, although TV shows like to script tragedies during weddings in order to increase the drama.

You might be disappointed to know that this episode does not tell us where Mon El actually is.

As we saw last season, Mon El was transported somewhere. He still appears in Kara's dreams, but it's a mystery that is unlikely to be answered this early in the season.

A tease for later in the season is the villain of Reign.

She doesn't know of her powers yet, but everything will fall into place in later episodes. She has the potential to be a far more compelling villain for Supergirl compared to the aforementioned Morgan Edge.

A change to this season is that we learn that Lena Luthor has bought Catco. It will be interesting to see how this affects her relationship with both Kara and Supergirl.

At this stage in the series, Lena Luthor does not know that Kara and Supergirl are actually the same person. It will be interesting to see if she finally finds out Kara's secret.

Anyway, season three of Supergirl is off to a good start. The characters are still likeable and it's great to know that The CW is still maintaining a modest budget to allow several action sequences to happen in the episodes.

Hopefully this momentum carries on and more twists come our way. Not to mention later on, we will see another crossover with the other CW heroes later in the season too.

Wanna read more on this? Check these out: Supergirl Season 3 Episode 22 Recap/Review: ‘Make It Reign’ (more); Supergirl Season 3 Episode 21 Review/Recap: ‘Not Kansas’ (more); Supergirl Season 3 Episode 20 Recap/Review: ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ (more); Supergirl Season 3 Episode 19 Recap/Review: ‘The Fanatical’ (more).

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