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Why could Supergirl not breathe in space?

why could Supergirl not be able to breathe in space? Because no-one can...there's no air. She can't breathe in space unless she stores solar energy and holds her breath. In the modern version of ...
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Why does Supergirl live in National City?

In-Universe She lives there(!) Kara operates out of National City because she lives in National City, in the city nearest to where she grew up (replicating Superman's transition from Smallville to ...
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Is Purity's fighting style inspired by real world martial arts?

Based on my experience with several martial arts from Capoeira to Aikido to some flavors of Tae Kwan Do and Karate, I don't see any distinctive real-world style here. She throws looping punches ...
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Why didn't Mon-El land at the same time as Superman?

Says here that the answer is in Season 2, Episode 1 - "The Adventures of Supergirl": The pod travelled passing The Well of Stars (a region in space where time is ceased) and got stuck there for ...
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What city was Supergirl referencing?

Probably Gotham It’s got to be one of the major cities from that show, other DC shows, or the comics. There are a few possibilities: It’s not likely to be Central City, home of the Flash’s exploits ...
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In Supergirl, does Alex have telekinesis?

As mentioned in the comments, what you saw was a function of Alex's suit. The Arrowverse wiki lists the abilities the suit possesses, the one in question being; Magnets: The suit's gloves are ...
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What dead superheroes were on Earth-90?

According to this link all the dead superheroes are as stated below: 1 - Stargirl 2 - Brainiac 5 3 - Huntress 4 - Firestorm 5 - 90's Captain Cold 6 - Jesse Quick 7 - The Ray 8 - Hawkman 9 - Hawkgirl ...
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Is Supergirl part of the same universe as The Flash and Arrow?

We now know from the 4 show crossover that Supergirl takes place on (from the perspective of Arrow/Flash/Legends being on Earth Prime) Earth-38. So barring a worlds collide event transporting ...
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Is the story arc on "Supergirl" season 4 influenced by current political issues?

Yes. Supergirl is very clearly making a stand on current political issues, and the showrunners have basically said as much on multiple occasions. I'm not going to list every single relevant interview,...
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Why didn't the Medusa virus kill any humans?

It's not explicitly stated but it's a reasonable assumption that Cadmus re-engineered the virus. Eliza states that the Medusa virus is easily weaponised. The Medusa virus was so easily weaponized ...
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Who was the speedster from the Flash/Supergirl crossover?

No "speedsters" visit Earth-1 during the crossover episode Duet (S03E17). Supergirl is brought to Earth-1 by two people: J'onn J'onzz, AKA: The Martian Manhunter - a shapeshifting Martian who has ...
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Can Olivia Marsdin legally be president?

No, probably not. On our own world the "Natural Born Citizen" clause in the US Constitution would seem to explicitly rule out non-humans (like Olivia Marsdin) born on other planets (like Olivia ...
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What rights do prisoners of the DEO have?

They probably have the same rights than Guantanamo's prisoners circa 2003. Most of them are flagged as terrorists. And even if 9/11 did not happened in this universe, any world that need a superman ...
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Why was the eclipse so harmful?

Bluntly, it shouldn't have been. Kryptonians get their energy from the yellow sun, which is more powerful than the red sun of their homeworld. But they act as solar batteries; they absorb and store ...
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Why does Supergirl live in National City?

I have no documentation on this but I think they just wanted to put some geographic distance between Supergirl and Superman so she wouldn't be "running for help" every time she fought some super-...
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Why are there so many aliens?

They were previously in hiding. At the start of Season 2 the President signed the "Alien Amnesty Act", allowing those aliens that were hiding on Earth to come out of the shadows and live ordinary, ...
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Why is Supergirl vulnerable to Bizarro's powers?

Why wouldn’t she be? Kara seems to be susceptible to Bizarro’s powers across the board. It’s not only Bizarro’s flame breath that can be presumed to be harmful to Kara, but her freeze vision as well. ...
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Why didn't Mon-El land at the same time as Superman?

This was addressed in the first episode of Season 2. Winn decrypts Mon-El's flight-recorder and they find that he was trapped in a region of space (known as the "Well of Stars") where time ...
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Why does Lillian need Lena to open the vault?

The fact that she did require Lena speaks for itself to a degree: Clearly, for whatever reason, Lex made it so the genetic markers the lock scans for are ones that are passed to people BORN into the ...
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How does Supergirl hover or fly?

I don't think that, within the fiction of the 'Supergirl' TV show, they've offered an explanation as to how Supergirl (or Superman) is able to fly. In the episode "Human For A Day", Supergirl ...
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What city was Supergirl referencing?

It's not clear which city she is mentioning, but it's presumably Gotham or Star City. Pretty much all of the DC shows airing alongside Supergirl make stealth references to other DC properties that ...
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Where is National City located?

I would suggest that National City is located just south of Los Angeles, nearby or as a stand in for Dana Point/San Clemente. Much like Gotham and Metropolis are south of New York, located in New ...
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Where is National City located?

There is a National City just south of San Diego on the interstate 5, it is located between San Diego and Chula Vista. Its western edge borders the San Diego Bay, which has a bridge that connects the ...
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Why in the last episode did no one question Hank Henshaw's being able to protect his own mind?

Actually, Max and Cat each have different reasons not to suspect that there's anything amiss about Hank being able to protect his mind. Max At this point in the show, Hank has already revealed ...
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Was this a callback or reference?

It's a standard superhero power, they just never used it before. Now, the immediately preceding "Would you care to step outside?" line? THAT was a callback.
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Supergirl (CW): Searching episode with POV view of Kryptons destruction

It an episode from season 3; specifically Season 3 Episode 2: Triggers. When Gayle Marsh a.k.a Psi psychically attacks Supergirl the second time, Kara experiences a sort of déjà vu/vision where she ...
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How did Green Arrow manage to make that arrow in the Crisis on Earth-X crossover?

Is there kryptonite in Earth-1 universe? In Legends of Tomorrow, Rip Hunter says this I've seen men of steel die and dark knights fall Those are direct references to Superman and Batman. Which ...
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What shows/episodes are related to the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover?

The Crisis on Infinite Earths event itself Supergirl Season 5 Episode 9 Batwoman Season 1 Episode 9 Black Lightning Season 3 Episode 9 (expected to be a minor scene) The Flash Season 6 Episode 9 ...
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How did Reign defeat Kara in the "Supergirl" season 3 episode of the same name (s3ep09)?

I don't really think that a tactical analysis really accounts for Supergirl losing here. It's largely down to the fact that Reign takes less punishment and, on those rare occasions that she gets hit, ...
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Does Lena suspect Supergirl's identity?

No. There was an interview in which the executive producer Andrew Kreisberg and he confirmed that Lena does not know. In the wake of the Supergirl season 2 finale, and the discovery that Cat Grant ...
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