Tonight, Kara (Laura Vandervoort) Clark’s elusive cousin from Krypton returns to Smallville, but this time she’s had a little wardrobe upgrade. After watching Kara bounce around in her tired, albeit color coordinated, outfit throughout season 7, fans finally got something in close proximity to the Supergirl costume we all know…  all while saving the world – with all of her Kryptonian powers.

Fortunately, long-legged alien life forms were not the only reason to watch. With Darkseid finally taking his first physical form and Desaad joining his elite, things are going to get a little hot around the collar for Mr. Clark Kent. Hopefully, hot enough around the collar that he’ll need to take refuge in a phone booth in order to change into something, well, cooler. Ah, but as we all know, something like that doesn’t have a chance of taking place until the near the conclusion of Smallville.

Preview (courtesy of The CW) – “Supergirl”

Clark is stunned when Kara returns to Earth and tells him Jor-El sent her to stop the dark force that is coming because he doesn’t believe Clark can handle it. Meanwhile, Lois confronts Gordon Godfrey, a shock jock radio who has been crusading against heroes, after he threatens the Green Arrow. However, after Godfrey is possessed by the dark force, he takes Lois hostage and Clark and Kara have to come to her rescue.

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Smallville airs Friday’s @8pm, on The CW

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