The CW’s Four-Part Crossover: Plot Details Revealed

CW Superheroes Crossover

The CW’s released plot descriptions for their epic four-way crossover event involving Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The four part crossover episodes will air the week of November 28, 2016, kicking off with Supergirl and finishing up with Legends of Tomorrow on December 1st. The much-anticipated mingling of the casts was made much easier when Supergirl joined The CW after airing season one on CBS. Supergirl‘s second season benefited from a network switch-up, and the current season’s stronger than the show’s rookie debut.

Supergirl‘s season two episode eight is titled ‘Medusa’ and was directed by Stefan Pleszczynski from a script by Jessica Queller and Derek Simon. Episode eight of season three of The Flash is titled ‘Invasion’ and was directed by Dermott Downs from Aaron Helbing and Todd Helbing’s script. Arrow will celebrate its 100th episode with season five’s eighth episode written by Marc Guggenheim and Wendy Mericle. Gregory Smith directed Legends of Tomorrow‘s part of the cross-over event, the show’s seventh episode of season two.


SUPERGIRL “Medusa” – A NIGHT OF CONFESSIONS; THE EPIC SUPERHERO CROSSOVER KICKS OFF TONIGHT — Eliza (guest star Helen Slater) comes to town to celebrate Thanksgiving with her daughters. Alex (Chyler Leigh) decides it’s time to come out to her mother; Kara (Melisa Benoist) is shocked when Eliza suggests Mon-El (Chris Wood) has feelings for her, and Winn (Jeremy Jordan) and James (Mehcad Brooks) consider telling Kara the truth about the Guardian. Meanwhile, CADMUS unleashes a virus that instantly kills any alien in the vicinity so Kara enlists an unexpected ally – Lena Luthor (Katie McGrath). The epic superhero crossover kicks off tonight when Barry Allen (guest star Grant Gustin) and Cisco Ramon (guest star Carlos Valdes) seek Kara’s help with an alien invasion on their Earth.

THE FLASH “Invasion!” – IT’S HEROES VS. ALIENS IN THIS EPIC CROSSOVER EVENT — When aliens called the Dominators attack Central City, Barry (Grant Gustin) speeds over to Star City to ask the Green Arrow (guest star Stephen Amell) for help in stopping them. Realizing the battle against the Dominators is bigger than they thought, they track down the Legends of Tomorrow, and Barry and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) create a breach to bring back a secret weapon – Supergirl (guest star Melissa Benoist). Once all of the super friends are assembled, they come up with a plan to attack but a shocking secret related to Flashpoint is revealed and suddenly no one is sure who they can trust. Meanwhile, Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale) wants to join the battle against the aliens but Iris (Candice Patton) tells him he’s not ready.

ARROW “Invasion!” – ARROW CELEBRATES 100 EPISODES; THE EPIC SUPERHERO CROSSOVER CONTINUES — Oliver (Stephen Amell) wakes up to a life where he never got on The Queen’s Gambit. Robert (guest star Jamey Sheridan) and Moira Queen (guest star Susanna Thompson) are alive and well. Laurel (guest star Katie Cassidy) is his loving fiancée and their wedding is imminent. Everything seems perfect, but Oliver starts to notice small imperfections that make him question this new reality. Meanwhile, Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and the recruits take on a new threat with help from The Flash (guest star Grant Gustin) and Supergirl (guest star Melissa Benoist).

DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW “Invasion!” — ALL FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL IN THIS CROSSOVER OF SUPERHEROS — After learning the Dominators’ plan for the world, the Legends must work together with The Flash (guest star Grant Gustin), Supergirl (guest star Melissa Benoist) and Green Arrow (guest star Stephen Amell) to kill them once and for all. Meanwhile, Stein (Victor Garber) figures out, with the help of others, how the team can terminate the Dominators, but is distracted by the aberration he realizes he created in 1987. Brandon Routh, Franz Drameh, Dominic Purcell, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Nick Zano and Caity Lotz also star.