It's the moment that we've all been waiting for until a twist will shatter those hopes.
When Kara, J'onn, and Wynn investigate an unknown ship that's under National City. What they found was truly a shocking moment for Kara as they found Mon-El. As they take him back to the DEO and run some test, questions begin to wonder how he has been on that ship that apparently has been under the city for years.
With Kara, being the only person to believes Mon-El is fine, she finds him trying to escape and then locks him up in the cell. Mon-El convinced Wynn to help him back to the ship, where there's a life support system that's going unstable. Kara follows them and learns the truth from Mon-El that after leaving earth in the pod, he was picked up in a wormhole taking him to the 31st Century, where L Crop developed a cure for the Daxamites. But what has been only seven months for Kara is seven years for Mon-El.
And if that wasn't shocking enough, when the life support system was going critical, Mon-El was trying to save one pod by opening it, but Kara opens it and finds another person in there. That person happens to be Imra Ardeed, Mon-El's wife.
If that wasn't shocking enough, Samantha visits her foster mother and learns about her Kryptonian origins and soon finds the Fortress of Sanctuary. There a hologram of a female A.I. tells Sam that even though the changes she's experiencing were supposed to happen earlier, but her having unplanned child delayed it, that she is destined to become Reign the Worldkiller. And soon experiences painful changes and losing her humanity.
"Wake Up" was an episode that had both heartwarming to heartbreaking moments, mostly coming into with Kara and Mon-El. When seeing them together for the first time, you feel so relieved with joy, and all but later you get the feel that something doesn't seem to be right. There was some good humor, mostly the scene where Kara, J'onn, and Wynn looking for the spot where the ship was located. Also not to mention pretty thrilling when it comes to when Sam is learning about who is really is. Even though the Kara-Mon-El story was focused more for us to disgust, it was Sam's story that was equal or better than the other. The writing was solid and the performances from Annable as Sam along with Wood and Benoist. Overall, I give this episode an 8/10.
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