Supergirl - Season 4, Episode 18 - Rotten Tomatoes

Crime and Punishment



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Episode Info

Kara and Lena head to Stryker's Island to search for clues on how to defeat Lex. At the prison, Kara tries to befriend a nosy prisoner, Steve, who may have insight into what Lex was doing, while Lena studies an array of puzzles Lex left behind in the hopes of discovering his whereabouts. While there, a prison riot breaks out and Kara must find a way to stop the prisoners without revealing her secret identity as Supergirl. Meanwhile, Kelly encourages James to talk to someone for his PTSD.


Melissa Benoist
as Kara Danvers/Supergirl
Mehcad Brooks
as James Olsen
Chyler Leigh
as Alex Danvers
Jeremy Jordan
as Winslow "Winn" Schott
David Harewood
as Hank Henshaw/J'onn J'onzz
Chris Wood
as Mon-El
Floriana Lima
as Maggie Sawyer
Katie McGrath
as Lena Luthor
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Critic reviews for Crime and Punishment

'Crime and Punishment' successfully utilised a self-contained plot to serve as a microcosm of the larger story, addressing the impact that Supergirl has had on humanity while highlighting how those around her were struggling with their belief in her.

April 25, 2019 | Full Review…

Supergirl may gain the moral high ground through a careful choice of ethically and morally thematic storylines but still needs to retain its audience.

April 25, 2019 | Full Review…

I love how so far, the writers have chosen to take PTSD symptoms, like being way too aware of your surroundings to the point of it being debilitating and turning the dial up to an 11.

April 25, 2019 | Full Review…

A really solid return of Supergirl after the show's mini-hiatus.

April 22, 2019 | Full Review…

My word, but Otis is a pop-culture quip machine: It's easy being green, his heart growing three sizes, heeeeeere's Otis. Supergirl is killing it with the recurring villains this season!

April 22, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

"Crime And Punishment" delves into the question of whether Kara occasionally lets her supersized ego get in the way of her selflessly heroic impulses.

April 22, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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