Supergirl's Attic
Supergirl's Attic
Supergirl's Attic
In Supergirl's Attic, cohosts Cycles and Vv explore and analyze the world of the CW's Supergirl. Join us to unpack the show's characters, themes, plot, and messages for a deeper understanding of the show and a richer fan experience. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Drunk Herstory
Episode 94: Re-enter the Attic with a Comedy Central-style retelling of Supergirl Seasons 1-6 with our guest, Tara of the Who Was She podcast, who has never seen the show. Come for the phantoms, stay for the spirits with our drinking game, challenges, and confessions.Find Tara Jabbari on Instagram and Twitter at @tara_jabbari and via about.me/tarajabbari. Check out the Who Was She podcast at shows.acast.com/who-was-she-podcast and on Instagram at @whowasshepodcast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Mar 31, 2022
1 hr 26 min
Attic Live: Farewell Supergirl
Episode 93: Celebrate the Supergirl series with your pals in the Attic! In our first-ever live show, we discuss the moments our favorite characters soared, raise the curtain on our own production, and chat with our listeners. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dec 10, 2021
1 hr 3 min
Super Power [6x19 - 6x20]
Episode 92: The sun'll come out... like Kara. 😁 Join Supergirl's Attic as we dig into Supergirl's action-packed series finale, season structure, and themes. We'll check in on the fears, desires, and season arcs for Kara, Alex, J'onn, and the rest of the Superfriends.The Last Gauntlet: THE PENULTIMATE EPISODE KICKS OFF THE TWO-HOUR FINALE FOR "SUPERGIRL" - In the penultimate buildup to the season finale, Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and the super friends take drastic action after a loved one is kidnapped by Nyxly (Peta Sergeant) and Lex (guest star Jon Cryer). An unlikely ally steps in to help the team. The episode was directed by Glen Winter with story by J. Holtham and teleplay by Derek Simon & Jay Faerber (#619).Kara: THE EPIC SERIES FINALE BRINGS BACK FAMILIAR FACES AND FEATURES A BEAUTIFUL WEDDING - In the epic series finale, Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) is joined by familiar faces from the past to help her stop Lex (guest star Jon Cryer) and Nyxly (Peta Sergeant) for good. Meanwhile, Alex (Chyler Leigh) and Kelly (Azie Tesfai) prepare to walk down the aisle. Mehcad Brooks, Jeremy Jordan and Chris Wood return for the series finale. The episode was directed by Jesse Warn with story by Robert Rovner & Jessica Queller and teleplay by Rob Wright & Derek Simon (#620). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Nov 22, 2021
1 hr 5 min
Objects of Affection [6x18]
Episode 91: It's the last midnight! Join Supergirl's Attic for our penultimate companion episode as we examine Brainy's rage against the machine, the alien Othering that Alex misses with Esme and Kara, and the ways William is used as a tool by the characters and narrative.THREE EPISODES LEFT UNTIL THE SERIES FINALE - Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) is determined to keep everyone safe from Lex (guest star Jon Cryer) and Nyxly (Peta Sergeant) so she doubles down on patrol, especially as Alex (Chyler Leigh) and Kelly's (Azie Tesfai) bachelorette party is coming up. Alex is torn between duty and finally allowing herself the time to enjoy her new family. Brainy (Jesse Rath) receives heartbreaking news, and William (Staz Nair) clashes with Andrea (Julie Gonzalo) over her recent coverage of Lex. The episode was directed by David McWhirter with story by Karen E. Maser and teleplay by Emilio Ortega Aldrich & Elle Lipson (#618). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Nov 8, 2021
1 hr 5 min
Fear and Loving in National City [6x17]
Episode 90: Monsters in the attic! Join Cycles and Vv for a deep dive into why love is the spookiest emotion of all for J'onn, Kara, Alex, and Lena; the monsters they face inside themselves, and the lessons about fear & love that have finally started to sink into their bones.LEX RETURNS - When Lex Luthor (guest star Jon Cryer) appears by Nyxly's (Peta Sergeant) side, Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and team must deal with the emotional fallout of facing their two biggest foes at the same time. Alex (Chyler Leigh) makes plans for the perfect proposal to Kelly (Azie Tesfai), but work keeps getting in the way. The episode was directed by Jesse Warn and written by Dana Horgan & Nicki Holcomb (#617). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Nov 1, 2021
46 min
Women Supporting (Super)Women [6x16]
Episode 89: Catch your dream and shackle it to your heart. Leap into this episode of Supergirl's Attic on Nia and Kara's sisters, missing female mentors, and how these relationships have shaped their ability to chase their personal aspirations.NIA CONFRONTS HER SISTER - Kara (Melissa Benoist) 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 (Nicole Maines) 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 Mauve (guest star Hannah James) for help. Old wounds resurface as the two sisters come face to face. The episode was directed by Eric Dean Seaton written by Rob Wright and Jess Kardos (#616). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 25, 2021
49 min
Push Through [6x15]
Episode 88: Sometimes... being perfect... is worse. Join Supergirl's Attic to discuss Alex's attempts to get Esme to "push through" as stemming from her own excessive self-control, Kara's attempts to force a focus on the positive, and the ways Kelly's preference for rational thinking hurts her.NYXLY KIDNAPS WILLIAM - Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) continues to fight Nyxly (Peta Sergeant) for the remaining totems but after Nyxly kidnaps William (Staz Nair), Supergirl realizes she needs to take a more proactive stance to keep National City safe. Meanwhile, Alex (Chyler Leigh) faces the biggest challenge of her life. The episode was directed by Tawnia McKiernan with story by Robert Rovner and teleplay by Emilio Ortega Aldrich & Nicki Holcomb (#615). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 20, 2021
49 min
Don't Speak [6x14]
Episode 87: We know just what you're (magically) thinking: Supergirl 6x14 had a lot of great unspoken moments! Join Supergirl's Attic to discuss how characters like Alex, Kelly, Lena, William, and Kara made decisions around things said and unsaid.LENA MUST ACCEPT HER NEWFOUND POWERS IN ORDER TO HELP THE SUPER FRIENDS - Lena (Katie McGrath) is uncertain about using her magical abilities to help Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) retrieve the second totem from Nyxly (Peta Sergeant). William (Staz Nair) struggles to write a story on the Super Friends that makes both the heroes and Andrea (Julie Gonzalo) happy. Meanwhile, Kelly (Azie Tesfai) is thrilled Esme (guest star Mila Jones) has found a new home, but things go awry and the little girl's future is put in danger. The episode was directed by Simon Burnett and written by Karen. E. Maser & Derek Simon (#614). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 11, 2021
46 min
A Hero Emerges? [6x13]
Episode 86: Supergirl's battle for the seven totems has begun! Gather your courage and listen to our episode on The Gauntlet, where we examine the possible reasons Kara failed her test of bravery.SUPERGIRL MUST PASS THE TEST OF COURAGE - Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and team race Nyxly (Peta Sergeant) 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 (Katie McGrath) is still struggling to make sense of her newfound gift. The episode was directed by Tawnia McKiernan with story by Dana Horgan and teleplay by Jay Faerber & Brooke Pohl (#613). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 4, 2021
45 min
Visible [6x12]
Episode 85: Guardian has arrived! This week on Supergirl’s Attic, we explore Kelly’s struggle with feeling invisible and how that culminates in her choice to take a stand."SUPERGIRL" STAR AZIE TESFAI CO-WROTE THE EPISODE DIRECTED BY DAVID RAMSEY - Kelly (Azie Tesfai) is horrified when the Ormfell building implodes, injuring many in the community, including Joey (guest star Aiden Stoxx). 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 (Melissa Benoist) who is busy fighting Nyxly (Peta Sergeant). Knowing that she can make a difference, Kelly embraces her power and fully steps into her role as Guardian. Joined by Supergirl, Alex (Chyler Leigh), Diggle (guest star David Ramsey) and team, Guardian leads the way to restoring justice to the fallen community. The episode was directed by David Ramsey and written by J. Holtham & Azie Tesfai (#612). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Sep 27, 2021
1 hr 11 min
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