Supergirl

Falling - S1-E16

Trivia: At the bar Kara throws the peanuts against the bottles in exactly the same way Superman did in Superman 3.

Season 2 generally

Trivia: In the episode "Exodus" Mon-El's mom is played by Teri Hatcher. Teri Hatcher appeared in the hit TV shows Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman as Lois Lane.

Season 2 generally

Trivia: The episode "Exodus" introduces Mon-El's father Lar Gand. In DC comics, Lar Gand was the birth name of Mon-El.

Solitude - S1-E15

Trivia: Indigo is played by Laura Vandervoort, who portrayed Supergirl on the Smallville TV series.

Worlds Finest - S1-E18

Trivia: Cat says "you look like the attractive yet non-threatening, racially diverse cast of a CW show." This episode crosses over with The Flash, from the CW (this show was broadcast on CBS). From season 2 onwards Supergirl moved to the CW, to join the other Arrowverse shows.

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Luthors - S2-E12

Trivia: In the Luthors' warehouse, the green/purple armour used by Lex in the comics and the cartoons can be seen.

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The Faithful - S3-E4

Trivia: James and Winn find a meeting of Coville and his followers to be "a little cult-y." Melissa Benoist plays Rachel Koresh, the wife of cult leader David Koresh, in the miniseries Waco, a dramatization of the Waco siege - the 1993 standoff between the ATF and FBI and Koresh's Branch Davidians that lasted 51 days and resulted in 86 deaths.

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Girl of Steel - S3-E1

Trivia: Erica Durance plays Melissa Benoist's mother in this episode. She played Lois Lane in the TV show Smallville, about Superman when he was young.

Crisis on Earth-X, Part 1 - S3-E8

Trivia: First crossover with the Arrowverse in which all four episodes share the same title.

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Welcome to Earth - S2-E3

Trivia: Towards the end while the President (played by Linda Carter, of Wonder Woman TV show fame) is speaking with Kara about Air Force One, she says "you need to see my other jet" as a reference to the Wonder Woman invisible jet.

The Last Children of Krypton - S2-E2

Trivia: The way Superman carries Kara on the bridge is the same as the cover of the comic "crisis on infinite earths".

Solitude - S1-E15

Trivia: The sphere used by Non to fix Indigo is the Omega Dron, seen and used in the 1984 Supergirl film.

Truth, Justice and the American Way - S1-E14

Trivia: Brainiac 8 (also called Indigo) is a fictional superheroine in the DC Comics Universe, who is later revealed to be a supervillain. The character's first appearance was in Titans/Young Justice: Graduation Day #1.

Blood Bonds - S1-E9

Trivia: The door that Max opens with the alien inside has the number 52 as a reference to "the new 52" DC comic book series.

Manhunter - S1-E17

Trivia: It's mentioned that J'onn is being taken to project Cadmus. In the comics project Cadmus belongs to Lex Luthor - it's where he performs several experiments on metahumans and also made Superboy and Supergirl clones.

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Fight or Flight - S1-E3

Trivia: At the end, Kara says to her sister "don't watch Homeland without me." David Harwood, who plays Hank Henshaw (the head of the Department of Extra-Normal Operations) also played David Estes on Homeland, and Melissa Benoist appeared in two episodes of the show.

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Girl of Steel - S3-E1

Trivia: The way Kara rejects the bullets from the machine gun is very similar to how Superman did in Superman Returns.

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Reign - S3-E9

Trivia: Samantha mentions once working in Central City. Its Earth-1 counterpart is where Barry Allen resides in The Flash.

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The Adventures of Supergirl - S2-E1

Trivia: When Cat Grant walks to her office door, she screams out, "Miss Teschmacher!" In Superman and Superman 2, Miss Teschmacher was Lex Luthor's assistant and him screaming her name was his way of getting her to run to him.

Childish Things - S1-E10

Trivia: The toy figure used by the Toyman has the original Supergirl suit.

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