Minor spoilers for the latest episode of Supergirl ahead.
Those watching Supergirl tonight may have picked up the slightest of Easter eggs, and it may go to show that Batman exists within the Arrowverse on Earth-38.
Struggling with the feeling that he’s not doing any good for the city as people are scared of him in his body armor and dark helmet, James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks) had a brief heart-to-heart with his trusty confident Winn (Jeremy Jordan)
Describing the public’s reaction to meeting as “like Clark’s friend,” while Winn quips “I think they’re more like frenemies.”
Obviously, the latter is a nod to Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and the other similar stories that Superman and the Caped Crusader find themselves fight each other. The fact that James “Jimmy” Olsen — Clark’s best friend forever — refers to Bruce as “Clark’s friend” is worth a note, since he would know better than Winn, even if that ruins the joke.
When an alien attacks National City, Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and the DEO learn the alien is a
Ben Bray directed the episode with story by Robert Rovner and teleplay by Gabriel Llanas & Anna Musky-Goldwyn.
Distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, SUPERGIRL is executive produced by Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash), Ali Adler (The New Normal), Andrew Kreisberg (The Flash, Arrow) and Sarah Schechter (Blindspot, The Mysteries of Laura). Supergirl is based on the characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and appearing in DC Comics, by special arrangement with the Jerry Siegel Family.
"City of Lost Children" episode of Supergirl aired on Monday, May 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.