"City of Lost Children" is the twentieth episode of the second season of , and the fortieth episode overall. It aired on May 8, 2017.
|When an alien attacks National City, Supergirl and the D.E.O. learn the alien is a Phorian, an otherwise peaceful race with telekinetic powers. Guardian gets a lead on the Phorian's address but instead of finding the culprit, he finds a very scared boy named Marcus. Marcus will only trust James so it is up to Guardian to stop the attacks on the city. Rhea's plan escalates.|
- Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl
- Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian
- Chyler Leigh as Dr. Alex Danvers
- Jeremy Jordan as Winn Schott
- Floriana Lima (credit only)
- Chris Wood as Mon-El
- David Harewood as Director J’onn J’onzz
Special guest star
- Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor
- Lonnie Chavis as Marcus
- Andrea Brooks as Eve Teschmacher
- Curtis Lum as Agent Demos
- Lauren Gibson as Woman
- Josh Hallem as Brian
- Darcy Hinds as Dealer
- Sean Kohnke as Creep
- Kent Thomson as Police Officer
- Dominique Toney as Erika
The scene opens with Guardian saving a lady from a couple of attackers— however when he goes to console her, she frenzies and runs, frightened of him.
When Winn checks in with James, James chooses it's an ideal opportunity to consider it a night.
The following day, Kara is out somewhere else with Lena, who discloses to her that she's taking a shot at an energizing new undertaking with an accomplice who resembles a guide to her… however can't reveal to her much else about that. She gets a call from the accomplice, however, and needs to run.
In a recreation center, Winn approaches James to discuss what happened the previous evening. Contrasting himself with Batman, he discloses to Winn that Guardian isn't rousing anybody; he's making individuals terrified. As they're having the discussion, however, a young lady shows up and begins to utilize psionic forces to toss individuals and items around. Supergirl shows up to stop her, yet the outsider vanishes.
Back at the DEO, she's distinguished as a Forrian, a generally quiet race. The DEO decays Guardian's assistance, sending James away disappointed.
At supper, Rhea is attempting to console Lena, who is baffled by disappointments in the testing procedure on their transmitter connect. She thinks about what will occur in the event that she can't make it work, yet Rhea says she believes in her. Rhea leaves, and strolling close by, Mon-El thinks he sees her yet is diverted by traffic in the city.
In a rear entryway, Guardian separates a medication bargain including an outsider, who reveals to him that he's just purchasing a little pot, yet he can give James the area of the lady who assaulted Simmons Square before. James heads to her loft, where he sees drawings on a table and photographs mirroring an ordinary home existence with kids. A young man returns home and is startled to see Guardian there, yet James takes his head protector off and discloses to him he's just there to help.
At The DEO, Alex is attempting to get data out of Marcus, the young man. He's not saying anything, and in another room, James says he thinks this is an inappropriate methodology. In the end Alex makes sense of that the child may confide in James, and offers to send him offsite to chat with Marcus.
Mon-El heads to see Winn about some assistance with a satellite.
At L-Corp, Lena keeps on being baffled by disappointments, saying that she's baffled since she figured this could help demonstrate she's as shrewd as Lex. Rhea advises her to quit thinking like Lex and attempt to make sense of a superior work-around for herself.
At CatCo, James brings Marcus in and acquaints him with Kara, however he despite everything wouldn't like to converse with anybody yet James. James has Miss Tessmacher get them some milk shakes and wavy fries, and brings Marcus into Cat's/his office. Subsequent to glancing around, he sits before a camera that is in pieces on a little table. James reveals to him that he purchased the camera with his first check from photojournalism; another on the table is the camera his father gave him, and when he begins sharing anecdotes about his father, Marcus opens up, saying that he lost his dad, as well.
Mon-El brings Kara Chinese food and discloses to her that he thought he saw his mom the previous evening, yet that he proceeded to check and his folks certainly left for home. He discloses to Kara that he despises that he despite everything thinks about his mom. Kara attempts to comfort him.
At L-Corp, Lena is prepared for the following test, and Rhea is there enthusiastic for it.
At CatCo, James instructs Marcus how to utilize his camera, however when Marcus goes to snap a photo of James, he sees a news report about his mom. James asks where she may be, however before Marcus can say anything, Eve appears with the food. While James converses with her, out of nowhere Marcus daydreams and starts utilizing his psychological forces to unleash destruction a similar way his mom had.
Supergirl speeds in and flies Marcus out of the structure, holding him noticeable all around while he has a scene. His forces appear to misbehave in relation to the measure of vitality being brought through the get at L-Corp, and it closes down when Rhea turns down the controls. She takes the kid back to the DEO where they can place him in a cell to hose his forces and prevent him from having another scene. James attempts to run, baffled, however J'Onn convinces him to stay with a motivational speech.
Winn makes sense of that a spike in a specific kind of molecule in the air has been making the Forrians' forces insane; Kara understands that the particles were referenced during her discussion with Lena, and calls Lena to tell her there's an issue - yet Rhea answers Lena's' telephone.
Rhea blames Supergirl for making struggle when she came in harmony, and says that anything she wills be Supergirl's issue. Mon-El attempts to convince her to stop, however she wouldn't like to catch wind of it. She hangs up and erases the call from Lena's history.
In Marcus' cell at the DEO, Marcus says he's stressed that Earth will show him out like different universes where he and his mom have attempted to settle down. James discloses to him that he had a truly awful adolescence after he lost his father, as well, and that he had adapted by shutting individuals out. He reveals to Marcus that it was Clark (not Superman) who helped him to open up and trust individuals once more.
Marcus reveals to James that he can see his mother, yet that he doesn't have the foggiest idea where she is. He says that he can take James to her, and James vows to secure them. J'Onn says he can't let them take Marcus offsite, yet James persuades him after Winn says there's a versatile rendition fo the supernatural dampener that should keep both of the two from having a scene.
Marcus drives them to his mother, who is jumpy when she sees individuals there. Marcus advises her not to stress, yet there are something beyond two outsiders there.
At L-Corp, Lena is stressed over the possibility of Rhea leaving, however Rhea reveals to her that whatever occurs straightaway, she should realize that she's a wonder, and any mother ought to be glad to have her. She turns the entryway on as high as it goes, and Lena begins to freeze. At the DEO, Supergirl and Mon-El see the sign and realize where to go stand up to her - after Mon-El gets something. Also, in the outsider fort, the psionic dampener isn't sufficiently amazing to shield James and Winn from a room brimming with "initiated" powers.
At L-Corp, nothing Supergirl and Mon-El do can close the door, and Rhea is carrying something to Earth. While Supergirl battles to break the door, Rhea utilizes White Martian innovation to trap J'Onn in a bad dream. Somewhere else, James attempts frantically to break through to Marcus, so that Marcus can quiet different outsiders. Similarly as he does that, Mon-El holds a firearm on her, advising her that they aren't impenetrable here. She convinces him to put it down, revealing to him that Lar Gand ended his own life after Mon-El left. As he brings down the firearm, she opens an entryway for a great many Daxamite evacuees in several boats. Over the city, everybody looks as boats slip on Natioanl City and Rhea says, "Welcome home to New Daxam".
- James makes a reference to being a vigilante like "Clark's friend", to whom Winn makes points at the side of his head like spiky ears. These are references to Batman.
- At one point, Winn whistles the tune of "Super Friend" from the / crossover "". In the song, Winn's counterpart, Grady, was the pianist.
- Marcus and his mother are referred to as "going all Carrie", referencing the Stephen King novel Carrie and its various adaptations, in which the titular protagonist has telepathic powers.
- Winn equating Marcus turning his head to face James to the Mona Lisa is referencing the common belief that the eyes of said painting are always gazing at the onlooker regardless of position.
- When Rhea is talking on Lena's phone, it can clearly be seen that the answer screen is still on by the Green and Red phone icons.
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