10 Best Episodes of Supergirl - Season 5

Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers, until she has to reveal them during an unexpected disaster, setting her on her journey of heroism.

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Supergirl - S5E9

#1 - Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One (I) (Season 5 - Episode 9)

The Monitor sends Harbinger to gather the worlds’ greatest heroes - Supergirl, The Flash, Green Arrow, Batwoman, White Canary, The Atom and Superman - in preparation for the impending Crisis. With their worlds in imminent danger, the superheroes suit up for battle while J’onn and Alex recruit Lena to help them find a way to save the people of Earth-38. This crossover continues on Batwoman S1E09, The Flash S6E09, Arrow S8E08, and Legends of Tomorrow S05E01.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 1644 votes.

Supergirl - S5E13

#2 - It's a Super Life (Season 5 - Episode 13)


Mxyzptlk returns with a proposition for Kara – what if she could go back in time and tell Lena her secret before Lex did, would things turn out different? Looking back over key moments throughout the series, Kara must decide if she wants to change history to become friends with Lena again.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 941 votes.

Supergirl - S5E8

#3 - The Wrath of Rama Khan (Season 5 - Episode 8)

Supergirl's struggle against Leviathan reaches a boiling point as she faces off against Rama Khan. Meanwhile, as Lena and Hope work to launch Project Non Nocere, Hope proves to be an invaluable asset to Lena.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 1076 votes.

Supergirl - S5E1

#4 - Event Horizon (Season 5 - Episode 1)


Kara is surprised to find that CatCo has a new owner who has brought in a star reporter. New couples emerge and explore their budding relationships while J’onn J’onzz receives an unexpected visitor.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 1367 votes.

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#5 - Immortal Kombat (Season 5 - Episode 19)

Supergirl realizes that in order to stop Lex and Leviathan she must work with the one person she never thought she’d trust again – Lena. Nia keeps dreaming about Brainy but struggles with what the dreams are trying to tell her. Meanwhile, Brainy realizes there is only one way to stop Lex.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 804 votes.

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#6 - Confidence Women (Season 5 - Episode 6)


While a new villain is under arrest at the DEO, Supergirl uses him to try and understand who is responsible for the recent attacks. Meanwhile, Andrea and Lena think back on their tumultuous past.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 1105 votes.

Supergirl - S5E10

#7 - The Bottle Episode (Season 5 - Episode 10)

The subsequent complications from the Crisis leave Supergirl to face a chaotic threat.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 1020 votes.

Supergirl - S5E17

#8 - Deus Lex Machina (Season 5 - Episode 17)


Lex proceeds to lay an intricate plan to bring Lena closer to him, defeat Leviathan’s latest attack, and pit Supergirl and team against Leviathan. It is also revealed how Lex came into power after Crisis.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 799 votes.

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#9 - The Missing Link (Season 5 - Episode 18)

Supergirl and the team go head to head against Rama Khan and Leviathan. Meanwhile, Lena and Lex must join forces when Project Non Nocere fails, leaving the two siblings in serious danger.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 779 votes.

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#10 - Tremors (Season 5 - Episode 7)


Supergirl finally learns the truth about Lena while tangling with Leviathan. J'onn J'onn makes a discovery about his brother's whereabouts.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 1104 votes.

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    Supergirl - S5E11

    #11 - Back From The Future – Part One (Season 5 - Episode 11)

    As Supergirl tries to thwart a Toyman copycat, Winn Schott returns from the future.

    The episode was rated 7.46 from 977 votes.

    Supergirl - S5E2

    #12 - Stranger Beside Me (Season 5 - Episode 2)


    Supergirl, Alex, and Brainiac thwart an alien attack while William investigates Kara. J'onn J'onzz and Kelly use Obsidian tech to solve a problem.

    The episode was rated 7.46 from 1238 votes.

    Supergirl - S5E3

    #13 - Blurred Lines (Season 5 - Episode 3)

    Kara attempts to mend her relationship with Lena. J’onn J’onzz takes a deep dive into his memories while Kelly tries to help an old friend.

    The episode was rated 7.46 from 1207 votes.

    Supergirl - S5E4

    #14 - In Plain Sight (Season 5 - Episode 4)


    Kara's investigation into William Dey's "criminal" activities results in the shocking revelation he is not who she thinks. Meanwhile, the conflict between Malefic and J'onn J'onzz reaches a boiling point.

    The episode was rated 7.44 from 1142 votes.

    Supergirl - S5E16

    #15 - Alex in Wonderland (Season 5 - Episode 16)

    Alex uses a pair of Obsidian contact lenses to visit a virtual National City where she takes on a whole new persona. Meanwhile, Kelly helps William investigate Lex. Kara deals with difficult news.

    The episode was rated 7.42 from 842 votes.

    Supergirl - S5E5

    #16 - Dangerous Liaisons (Season 5 - Episode 5)


    On the eve of the worldwide launch of Andrea Rojas's VR contact lenses, Kara and William team up on an investigation that exposes a terrorist plot. Kelly and Alex celebrate an anniversary, but Alex's safety is in jeopardy.

    The episode was rated 7.41 from 1131 votes.

    Supergirl - S5E12

    #17 - Back From The Future – Part Two (Season 5 - Episode 12)

    Supergirl helps Winn face his greatest fear. After Alex sets out to find evidence against Lex, Brainy must decide between helping his friend or continuing to secretly work for Lex.

    The episode was rated 7.34 from 916 votes.

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    #18 - The Bodyguard (Season 5 - Episode 14)


    Lex tasks Supergirl with protecting Andrea from an anti-tech extremist, but his nefarious purpose goes beyond merely keeping Andrea alive. Meanwhile, Lena moves forward with Non Nocere, with Lex’s help.

    The episode was rated 7.33 from 857 votes.

    Supergirl - S5E15

    #19 - Reality Bytes (Season 5 - Episode 15)

    Nia’s roommate, Yvette, is attacked by a man targeting Dreamer because he doesn’t like that Dreamer is transgender and wants her to quit being a superhero. Determined to protect her community from additional harm, Dreamer refuses to give into his threats and puts herself in the line of fire to stop him. Supergirl stands by Dreamer and enlists additional help from Brainy. Meanwhile, Alex, J’onn and Kelly attempt to rescue a man stuck inside a virtual reality escape room.

    The episode was rated 7.16 from 869 votes.


    Last updated: jan 28, 2023

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