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Spoilers: Supergirl Season 6 Episode 5: Time To Head Back In 2009

Kara Finds Friends In Phantom Zone In Supergirl S06E04
Still From Supergirl S06E04 Featuring Kara and Zor-El (Credits: Showcase and The CW)

Supergirl Season 6 has spent a lot of time trapping Kara into the Phantom Zone continues to do so moving. There is trouble on Earth-Prime as well as in the Phantom Zone. Although Kara has found some friends, old family and some enemies turned friends, but there are traitors as well. While everything works out, the only difference right now is, Brainy and Nina have a way to bring her back. But this, in turn, is gonna need them to go back in 2009 and meet the younger self of Kara. Why? It will be seen in Supergirl Season 6.

Supergirl is The CW original and part of the Arrowverse following the adventures of Kara, the cousin of Man of Steel The Superman. The show is currently on its sixth season, competing for four episodes so far. Here we are taking a look at everything that happened in the show so far. Plus, what we can expect from the upcoming Supergirl Season 6 Episode 5

Recap For Supergirl Season 6

Supergirl is still trapped in the Phantom Zone. Even though she has reunited with her father but reunion didn’t last too long. A few Kryptonian criminals kidnap Zor-El in order to use him for sacrifice. On the other hand, Supergirl finds refugee in the form of a fifth-dimensional being named Nyxlygsptlnz sent by her father, Zor-El himself. Lex and Lena are locking heads over each other as Lex blames her for mismanaging the funds for children, which he actually destroyed. Especially after she locked him out of the system. In turn, this leads to Lena quitting LexCorp altogether.

A New Friend

Supergirl, on the other hand, helps Nyxlygsptlnz to regain her powers. Nyxlygsptlnz heals Supergirl once she regains her powers. Both unite to rescue Zor-El. Lena, on the other hand, figures out a way to figure out Supergirl’s location in the phantom zone. She uses the DNA of Supergirl in order to do so. But,  not everything is that easy as it seems.

Kara, Zor El and Nxylx Plan an Escape Through Mirror In Supergirl S06E04

Still From Supergirl S06E04 Featuring Kara, Zor-El, and Nyxly (Credits: Showcase and The CW)

As Alex and Lena team up, they realize there is only one way to rescue stolen souls. That is to find the Phantom’s lair. While Alex and Lena are busy trying to figure out Supergirl’s location, Supergirl, on the other hand, has teamed up with Nyxly and Zor-El. Their one mission in the Phantom Zone is to search for a mysterious mirror that could help them get back home.


The trio works on until they reach the mirror and realize there is a traitor among them. Nyxlygsptlnz, time and time, tried to convince Kara to let her father go. But after times of denial, she showed her true purpose stating to take revenge on her father and is the attacker of the earth. So a fight breaks out. Supergirl figures out a way to trap Nyxly by self-destructing a sequence that smashes the mirror.

Lex And Lena Figure Out A Way To Bring Supergirl back

Still From Supergirl S06E04 Featuring The Team Of Supergirl

Meanwhile, on Earth, the friends of Supergirl manage to release the souls and transform the Phantoms. But to bring back Supergirl, there is a requirement of more of her DNA. This calls for time travel.

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Supergirl Season 6 Episode 5 Release Date and Preview

Supergirl Season 6 Episode 5 is releasing on April 27, 2021, and will air on The CW at 9 pm ET/ 8 pm CT. There are a total of 20 episodes planned for the sixth season of Supergirl. So expect new episodes every Tuesday following the fifth episode. Supergirl Season 6 Episode 5 will also be available to stream on The CW app right the next day. Furthermore, the episode will be available to buy on Video-on-demand services such as Amazon Prime, Microsoft Store, Google Play Movies & TV, and Vudu.   Check out the official 30-second promo for Supergirl below.

The official synopsis for Supergirl Season 6 Episode 5 continues Nia and Brainy’s measures to rescue Supergirl. To do so, they need more of her DNA. So, they decide to go back in 2009 and meet their young friends and Supergirl. Will they succeed? or mess things more remains to be seen. Furthermore, a reporter from back then is set to have eyes on Midvale as well.  Will she find something interesting or discover the time heist our duo is pulling off? All in Supergirl Season 6 Episode 5

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