It appears the mystery of Jennie Hayden (Ysa Penarejo) will finally be resolved. As seen in this preview for next week’s Stargirl, the JSA and the Whitmore-Dugan family are at their lowest point. Courtney (Brec Bassinger) has lost faith in her mother and in Pat (Luke Wilson). One of her friends is completely out for the count while the other is behind bars. And though it seems the Cosmic Staff is finally back to full power, Stargirl may need more light and turns to Jennie for help. But will she be able to offer assistance? And just what has she been up to since the lantern exploded?
As for this week, it was great to finally see the old JSA in action … even if it was the mission that tore them apart. Besides actually seeing them operate as a group, the flashback made Eclipso (Nick Tarabay) all the more formidable if the only way to power him down is to kills his host. Will Courtney be forced to end Cindy’s (Meg DeLacy) life in the end?
Well, presuming she’s still the host, anyway.
Eclipso’s attempts to hurt Barbara (Amy Smart) and Mike (Trae Romano) were less successful than his moves against Yolanda (Yvette Monreal) and Rick (Cameron Gellman). That may be down to Barbara and Mike already discussing what occurred with Icicle. It’s less of a secret and though it is still something Mike needs to deal with, it shouldn’t have the potency Yolanda’s intense feelings of guilt possessed. Oh, maybe, there will yet be a moment for Mike to honestly talk about running Icicle over at some point. In terms of this episode, though, it led to less effective scares. At the same time, Eclipso still accomplished his main goal, so at least the story is still moving forward.
Hopefully, assembling a team of light will help turn the tide against the darkness. We also hope the shadows of The Shade (Jonathan Cake) will prove invaluable.
Stargirl airs Tuesdays on The CW.