10 Worst Episodes of Supergirl

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.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 28, 2023.

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Supergirl - S6E11

#10 - Mxy in the Middle (Season 6 - Episode 11)

Supergirl and team must stop Nyxly from vanquishing a familiar face from Supergirl's past - Mr. Mxyzptlk. Mxy returns and explains Nyxly's dark history to the super team in the best way he knows how - in song form. Meanwhile, Lena visits her mother's birthplace in Newfoundland, eager to dig into her past but is shocked by the small town's icy reception towards her.

The episode was rated 7.18 from 383 votes.

Supergirl - S5E15

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


Niaโ€™s roommate, Yvette, is attacked by a man targeting Dreamer because he doesnโ€™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, Jโ€™onn and Kelly attempt to rescue a man stuck inside a virtual reality escape room.

The episode was rated 7.16 from 869 votes.

Supergirl - S6E9

#8 - Dream Weaver (Season 6 - Episode 9)

Kelly meets Joey, a young orphaned alien boy, who is acting out in foster care because he fears there is something wrong with his brother Orlando, who is incarcerated. Kelly asks Kara to help her investigate and they stumble upon abuse at the prison. Meanwhile, Nyxly crashes one of Nia's dreams and asks her for help.

The episode was rated 7.15 from 434 votes.

Supergirl - S6E13

#7 - The Gauntlet (Season 6 - Episode 13)


Supergirl and team race Nyxly for control of a magical totem that controls courage. Supergirl and Nyxly battle and each get a piece of the totem but learn the first person to pass the test of courage will gain control of the entire thing. Meanwhile, Lena is still struggling to make sense of her newfound gift.

The episode was rated 7.13 from 330 votes.

Supergirl - S6E16

#6 - Nightmare in National City (Season 6 - Episode 16)

Kara lands her dream story for Catco but when the city is suddenly attacked by a nightmare monster at the same time as her interview, she is forced to take a serious look at her life and decide if she can continue to live as both Kara and Supergirl. As Dreamer takes the lead on the search for the Dream Totem, which can vanquish they nightmare monster in National City, she realizes she needs to ask her sister Maeve for help.

The episode was rated 7.11 from 299 votes.

Supergirl - S6E17

#5 - I Believe In A Thing Called Love (Season 6 - Episode 17)


When Lex Luthor appears by Nyxly's side, Supergirl and team must deal with the emotional fallout of facing their two biggest foes at the same time. Alex makes plans for the perfect proposal to Kelly, but work keeps getting in the way.

The episode was rated 7.10 from 261 votes.

Supergirl - S6E8

#4 - Welcome Back, Kara (Season 6 - Episode 8)

As Supergirl and Zor-El make their return to National City, they are determined to keep the Phantom Zone behind them and enjoy being superheroes together. Unfortunately, their overzealous efforts backfire, creating a whole new threat to National City.

The episode was rated 7.10 from 452 votes.

Supergirl - S6E15

#3 - Hope for Tomorrow (Season 6 - Episode 15)


Supergirl continues to fight Nyxly for the remaining totems but after Nyxly kidnaps William, Supergirl realizes she needs to take a more proactive stance to keep National City safe. Meanwhile, Alex faces the biggest challenge of her life.

The episode was rated 7.08 from 302 votes.

Supergirl - S6E10

#2 - Still I Rise (Season 6 - Episode 10)

Supergirl intervenes when a building in the Heights that was set aside for low income housing is suddenly at risk to be sold to a major corporation. Supergirl recruits Orlando to help her win over the city, but things go awry when Nyxly shows up. Meanwhile, Nia trains with her mother.

The episode was rated 7.03 from 402 votes.

Supergirl - S6E12

#1 - Blind Spots (Season 6 - Episode 12)


Kelly is horrified when the Ormfell building implodes, injuring many in the community, including Joey. However, her horror quickly turns to frustration when she realizes that the hospital is overwhelmed, people are getting sicker, and no one is coming to help - including Supergirl who is busy fighting Nyxly. Knowing that she can make a difference, Kelly embraces her power and fully steps into her role as Guardian. Joined by Supergirl, Alex, Diggle and team, Guardian leads the way to restoring justice to the fallen community.

The episode was rated 6.57 from 400 votes.

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