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The Bodyguard

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Episode Info

Lex tasks Supergirl with protecting Andrea from an anti-tech extremist, but his nefarious purpose goes beyond merely keeping Andrea alive. Meanwhile, Lena moves forward with Non Nocere, with Lex's help.

Cast

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
Julie Gonzalo
as Andrea Rojas (aka Acrata)
Staz Nair
as William Dey
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Critic reviews for The Bodyguard

"The Bodyguard" follows its female leads as they find new paths in life despite various setbacks. Some of these paths are fresh and progressive. They even reignite interest in characters that have been sidelined.

March 9, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

It's also impossible to ignore the fact that the show used Crisis as an attempt to reboot a love interest that really wasn't working. At its heart, that's a deeply lazy move. Kara deserves better - and so do Supergirl's viewers.

March 9, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

At first, it seemed as if Supergirl was going to ignore the Acrata storyline and reduce Andrea to a background character. Thankfully, Andrea is becoming Acrata once more.

March 9, 2020 | Rating: 3.9/5 | Full Review…

As an episode, "The Bodyguard" is a perfectly fine hour of genre TV. As part of a season-long arc, however, it feels like a decisive shift in the right direction.

March 9, 2020 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Still not sure how I feel about Kara/William, but I do love a dual-identity storyline where the besotted person confesses their feelings to the object of their affection in disguise.

March 9, 2020 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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