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Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Speculation Time: What's In The Pod, Kara?


As you should all be aware by now, the first season of Supergirl ended on a cliffhanger, the arrival of a second pod (like Kara's own) on Earth.

She clearly recognised who - or what - ever it contained, but let's hear your theories about its contents.

I'm guessing, because it's a Kryptonian pod, it has to be something connected to Krypton.

I really, really, really want it to be Krypto (aka Superman's dog), although I'd settle for any of the super-pets (Beppo, the super-monkey, would be another favourite, while Streaky, the super-cat, is more usually associated with Kara and, obviously, if it's Comet, the super-horse, he's probably just a foal at this point).


Another possibility that I wouldn't mind is the pod being the transport for General Zod (as in "kneel before...").

However, as cool as this would be, I have a slight concern about Earth being overrun with antagonistic Kryptonians (at least we know Superman is popping up in the first couple of episodes... more than just his boots and shadow, finally).

So does anyone else have any ideas, theories, or wishes for the contents of the pod...?

13 comments:

  1. I'd rule out Comet and Streaky since neither of them were from Krypton.

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    1. I was just getting carried away at that point ;-)

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  2. My money's on it being her mom or dad, but probably the former. It would be interesting if it were like Eradicator.

    Off topic: I changed the my blog's url (well, created a new blog with the new url and just moved everything over to it) to http://nerd-trash.blogspot.com/. Figured I'd give you a head's up since you follow the blog's old url.

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    1. On Smallville, the Jor-El AI served as Eradicator. Brainiac on Smallville seemed like the same thing as the Jor-El AI, just attached to a different ship. Kara's mother's AI isn't nearly so self-motivated. With Indigo (Brainiac 8) already out and about in the world, it would be interesting to see how this show handles the their collective AIs.

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    2. @Jason: I was wondering about Eradicator as well. Not sure what I think about the idea of it being one of her parents, I guess it depends on how they handle it in the show.

      [Thanks for the notice about your URL change, I've switched it out on my Feedly]

      @Bill: Would be very happy to see an expansion of the Brainiac sub-plot (beyond Indigo).

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  3. Been unable to follow this show... just saw a clip of (season II) "Flash"... with the Villain "Killer Shark"... Cool!! hope to see More of that Character...
    Hello from Marshville...

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    1. King Shark was brilliant. If you can't see the show, it's worth tracking down clips on YouTube.

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  4. There are a number of answers to this that could make for good, fun storytelling. I'll admit, though, that anything short of Krypto will be a little bit disappointing...

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    1. I think we might need to start a petition DEMANDING an appearance by Krypto ;-)

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  5. "Dearest, I've built a third pod! But instead of sending an adult to protect the children, we're going to send the dog."

    And where the heck has this pod been? Kara's was trapped in the Phantom Zone for 25 years and this one took another 13-14 years longer.

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    1. Of course, it doesn't have to have been built by the family El, there could have been other Kryptonian scientists at work on similar devices.

      That said, you raise a very good about where has it been for all this time?

      Perhaps it fell to Earth a long time ago and has been repurposed by, say, Lex Luthor... or his sister, who's scheduled to turn up in season two ;)

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  6. Well, Superman is going to be in the first two episodes of the second season, so that might indicate that it's something major.

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    1. Yes, I'm sure there's some connection!

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