A new promo clip for next week's “Supergirl” episode "Crossfire" focuses on photographer-turned-CatCo-head Jimmy Olsen. This first look showcases Jimmy's drive to be something more than just a sidekick and sets him on the path to becoming The Guardian.
The video begins with Jimmy Olsen welcoming Mon-El to CatCo, who then quips, "Kinda expected someone a bit more intimidating." Next, we see a quick flash of Mon-El and Kara dancing as Jimmy clenches his fists, before a quick montage of a fist fight between Jimmy and an unknown assailant. Then there's a flash of a masked Olsen taking on several criminals in a parking garage before a scene where the gang leader fires a burst of light from a piece of alien tech. The clip ends with leader standing over Supergirl and Jimmy, proclaiming, "Lights out, Supergirl."
“Crossfire” is the fifth episode of the second “Supergirl” season. Here’s the official synopsis:
Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) battles a ruthless new gang with dangerous alien technology and the team discovers Project Cadmus is staffing the criminals for a secret mission. Mon-El (Chris Wood) gets a job as an intern at CatCo and Lena (Katie McGrath) invites Kara to a fundraiser.
Starring Melissa Benoist in the title role, “Supergirl” airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW. The series also stars David Harewood as Martian Manhunter, Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers and Jeremy Jordan as Winn Schott and features appearances by Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant and Ian Gomez as Snapper Carr.