The Devil Within
Season 5, Episode 1
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Written by Illyriarocks
Directed by Illyriarocks
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The Devil Within is the first episode of Supergirl Season 5 and the 83rd episode overall.


PART 1 OF 3: KARA REMEMBERS- Apokaliptian torturer Desaad is restored to life and comes into conflict with Team Supergirl. When Kara discovers the reason for his resurrection, she doubts herself and begins hallucinating Darkseid. Lena has a clandestine meeting with Lillian, while Alex helps James on the streets of National City. Clark and Maggie interrogate Reign.

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  • Antagonist: Desaad
  • Darkseid appears as Kara's hallucinations.
    • Darkseid were last seen in Family.
  • Desaad was last seen in The Prisoner.
  • 1st episode this season to feature all main characters.
  • This is the fifth season premiere.
  • This is the 5th season premiere to feature Kara, Alex, Astra, and Clark. Brooks has also appeared in all 5 premieres, but did not portray the real James Olsen in Lines.
  • This is the 4th season premiere to feature Lena.
  • This is the 3rd season premiere to feature Maggie, Karen, and Lillian.
  • This is the 2nd season premiere to feature Jeremiah.
  • First season premiere to not feature Winn.
  • This episode takes place on November 3, 2020.



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