Series overview
Season 123456

Supergirl was renewed for a sixth and final season by The CW on January 7, 2020.[1][2] Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the CW announced on May 14, 2020 that their regular season would start in January 2021 rather than October 2020 as usual. Along with this, they announced that Supergirl would return midseason.[3] On September 22, 2020, it was announced that this would be the final season.[4] It premiered on March 30, 2021.[5]

Synopsis

Cast

Main cast

Recurring cast

Confirmed plot points

Episodes

# Name Directed by Story by Teleplay by Original airdate
1 "Rebirth" Jesse Warn Robert Rovner & Jessica Queller Jay Faerber & Jess Kardos March 30, 2021
As Brainiac lays close to death after trying to stop Lex, Supergirl and team soar in to save him, engaging in an epic battle with Gamemnae. After beating Leviathan, Supergirl turns her attention to Lex who has used the Obsidian platform to brainwash half the world to love him and follow him at all costs, no matter what horrible things he does. Knowing how dangerous this makes her brother, Lena enlists the entire team – Alex, J'onn, Dreamer, Kelly and Brainiac – to help, but Supergirl realizes that the only way to truly stop Lex is to sacrifice herself.
2 "A Few Good Women" Jesse Warn Robert Rovner & Jessica Queller Jay Faerber & Jess Kardos April 6, 2021
As the stakes with Lex are raised higher than ever before, Lena must decide how far she is willing to go to stop her brother. Meanwhile, Supergirl and the team are faced with a challenge unlike anything they’ve ever dealt with before and it brings Alex to her breaking point.
3 "Phantom Menaces" Sudz Sutherland Dana Horgan & Emilio Ortega Aldrich April 13, 2021
Supergirl makes a new ally. Lena and Lex battle for control of Luthor Corp.
4 "Lost Souls" Alysse Leite-Rogers Karen E. Maser & Nicki Holcomb April 20, 2021
Supergirl finds an opportunity to escape from the Phantom Zone, but it comes with some dangerous strings attached. Meanwhile, Lena joins the Superfriends on a mission but finds she disagrees with their plan of action against the Phantoms and wonders if she is truly ready to be a part of the team.
5 "Prom Night!" Alexandra La Roche Rob Wright & Jess Kardos April 27, 2021
Nia and Brainy attempt to save Supergirl from the Phantom Zone by time traveling back to Kara's home in 2009. While determined to secure the item needed to help Supergirl, Brainy is worried about keeping a low profile so as not to alter the future timeline. However, when their ship crashes upon arrival, a young Kara Danvers is the first on the scene. Meanwhile, a young reporter named Cat Grant sets her sights on Midvale as she suspects there is a big story in the small town.
6 "Prom Again!" Chyler Leigh Rob Wright & Jess Kardos May 4, 2021
Part two of the flashback episodes pick up where things left off – Young Kara experiences kryptonite for the first time, Nia and Brainy are trapped by invading aliens, and a young Cat Grant may be the reason Supergirl never gets out of the Phantom Zone.
7 "Fear Knot" David Harewood J. Holtham & Elle Lipson May 11, 2021
As the Super Friends brave the Phantom Zone to bring Supergirl home, each member of the team is confronted by visions of their worst fear.
8 "Welcome Back, Kara!"[10] TBA TBA August 24, 2021[11]
9 "Dream Weaver"[10] TBA TBA TBA
10 "Still I Rise"[10] TBA TBA TBA
11 "Mxy in the Middle"[10] TBA TBA TBA
12 "Blind Spots"[12] David Ramsey[7] Azie Tesfai & J. Holtham[13] September 21, 2021[8]
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Trivia

  • This season was rumored to begin filming mid-April to accommodate Melissa Benoist's pregnancy, but this plan was rendered obsolete once the COVID-19 shutdowns forced delays on all television productions. Filming will reportedly resume, tentatively, in September alongside the other Arrowverse shows.
    • Melissa stated in an interview that her maternity leave wouldn't be over until January.[14]
    • However, before production could even begin, Supergirl had to shut down on September 30 due to delays in processing COVID-19 tests in British Columbia. Luckily, the stoppage was temporary.[15]
    • On October 7, 2020, production was allowed to resume.
  • This season marks the directorial debut of Chyler Leigh.[16]
  • Season 6 is the first and only season to feature new regular Peta Sergeant whose credited from "Phantom Menaces" onwards.

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