|"Schott Through the Heart"|
| Series Supergirl|
Season 3, Episode 14
|Air date||April 16th, 2018|
|Writers||Caitlin Parrish; Derek Simon|
|Producers||Greg Berlanti; Andrew Kreisberg; Jessica Queller; Robert Rovner; Sarah Schechter; Paula Yoo; Chris Pavoni; Gabriel Llanas; Caitlin Parrish; Jesse Warn; Joanie L. Woehler; Carl Ogawa; Dani Dornfeld Yaroslow; Daphne Raves|
|Starring||Melissa Benoist; Mehcad Brooks; Chyler Leigh; Jeremy Jordan; Katie McGrath; Odette Annable; David Harewood|
"Both Sides Now"
"In Search of Lost Time"
"Schott Through the Heart" is the fourteenth episode of season three of the superhero fantasy series Supergirl and the fifty-sixth episode of the series overall. It was directed by Glen Winter with a script written by Caitlin Parrish and Derek Simon. It first aired on the CW Network on Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 8:00 pm.
|Melissa Benoist||Supergirl, Kara Danvers|
|Mehcad Brooks||James Olsen|
|Chyler Leigh||Alex Danvers|
|Jeremy Jordan||Winn Schott|
|Katie McGrath||Lena Luthor|
|Odette Annable||Samantha Arias|
|David Harewood||J'onn J'onzz|
Guest Starring Edit
|Laurie Metcalf||Mary McGowan|
|Carl Lumbly||M'yrnn J'onzz|
|Brooke Smith||Jacqueline Nimball|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Supergirl was created by Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler, and Andrew Kreisberg based on the comic book superhero featured in titles published by DC Comics.
- This episode is rated TV-14.
- Actor Chris Wood is given a "With..." credit qualifier in this episode.
- Actor David Harewood is given a "With..." credit qualifier in this episode.
- Actress Laurie Metcalf is given a "Special Guest Star" credit in this episode.
- This is the first episode of the series following the mid-season break.
- This is the first appearance of Jacqueline Nimball.
- The title of this episode is a play on the phrase "Shot through the heart", which was popularized as a lyric in the song "You Give Love a Bad Name" by Bon Jovi. It also refers to Winn Schott, who is one of the main characters of the show, and the spotlight character of this episode.
- The character of Jacqueline Nimball is based on the character of Jack Nimball, who was another DC Comics character who called himself the Toyman. This version of the character made very few comic book appearances, but was a regular on the Challenge of the Super Friends cartoon series as a member of the Legion of Doom. Why the producers of the show switched him from a male to a female is unclear.
- The flying monkey robots is based on the concept of the flying monkey henchmen (hench-animals?) as seen in the children's book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by author L. Frank Baum, which was popularized in the 1939 film feature film adaptation The Wizard of Oz.
- Reference is made to the Wicked Witch of the West in this episode, who was the main antagonist from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
- Winslow Schott, Sr. appeared in the season one episode, "Childish Things", where he was played by actor Henry Czerny. The character makes a behind-the-scenes appearance in this episode as a body inside of a coffin. A photograph of Henry Czerny is also seen in a television broadcast in this episode.
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