The Supergirl season 5 episode 17 has been delayed for a week. It will now release on May 3, 2020, Sunday in its usual time slot. We will get to see our super hero friend after a while as it has already been postponed due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. (check: Demon Slayer Season 2.)
Earlier, it was reported that this show of CW will air its new episodes along with the new ones of Batwoman on Sunday, April 26, 2020. But, it got shuffled at the last moment. This latest change in the CW show has been the result of ever-growing and strengthening grip of the pandemic.
It’s not about these two shows of the CW only, many other CW shows’ production got halted due to COVID-19 issue. When it comes to Supergirl, the production had to be paused before its finale could be completed. The upcoming episode is the directorial debut for the lead actor Melissa Benoist.
Supergirl Season 5 Episode 17 Release Date
It was one of the things that Benoist had been craving for since season 3. Fans have been disappointed as it has delayed. She said that she couldn’t do it last year because there were conflicts in the schedule. As a result, David Harewood got to do it first. According to Benoist, she felt drawn for it as she know the show, characters, and the world so well that she couldn’t stop herself from envisioning certain scenes. She wants to play with them.
Supergirl S5E17 Synopsis
The official synopsis for Supergirl S5E17 reads the following:
“Lex proceeds to lay an intricate plan to bring Lena closer to him, defeat Leviathan’s latest attack, and pit Super-girl against Leviathan; how Lex came into power after Crisis is revealed.“
It’s already known that Lex Luthor has been up to something big ever since after The Crisis On Infinite Earths happened. While everyone else thinks that Lex is a hero on this Earth, but Supergirl still doesn’t trust him at all. It was later revealed that he is working on something.
We also know that Lex is controlling his sister and Kara’s former BFF Lena Luthor. He has been doing so to fulfill his insidious plans. In the meantime, the threat of the terror organization, Leviathan is growing eventually bigger and bigger.
So, it becomes interesting to see what is going to happen in the upcoming episode of Supergirl. Will she be able to stop Lex from executing his sinister plans? Let’s wait and watch.
Supergirl Season 5 Episode 17 Trailer
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