7 Supergirl Easter Eggs in Superman and Lois that you might have missed

Supergirl -- "The Last Children of Krypton" -- Image SPG202a_0174-- Pictured (L-R): Tyler Hoechlin as Clark/Superman and Melissa Benoist Kara/Supergirl -- Photo: Robert Falconer/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Supergirl -- "The Last Children of Krypton" -- Image SPG202a_0174-- Pictured (L-R): Tyler Hoechlin as Clark/Superman and Melissa Benoist Kara/Supergirl -- Photo: Robert Falconer/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved /

With Supergirl’s series finale here, how has its presence been felt in Superman and Lois?

It’s time to bid farewell to Supergirl as the series finale has finally arrived. However, part of Kara Zor-El and the show’s legacy still lives on in the spin-off series, Superman & Lois. Premiering on The CW earlier this year, the show stars Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch as the titular stars – both of whom originated those roles on Supergirl.

While there has been no direct reference to Kara as of yet, there have been subtle little Easter Eggs and references to the show and the wider Arrowverse throughout its first season.

While it might not appear to be much of a connection, these small things might become larger as the series progresses.

What Easter Eggs have confirmed Superman and Lois‘ connection to the Arrowverse and, by extension, Supergirl?

The Supergirl Easter Eggs that Superman and Lois had to cut

Let’s start with one that you absolutely did miss because it was cut from the series.

In the second episode of Superman and Lois, Lois Lane quits her job at the Daily Planet. However, as revealed by showrunner Todd Hellbing, she was originally supposed to walk over to her desk and take a photo of her, Clark and Kara (possibly the photograph of the three during the Arrowverse’s Elseworlds crossover.

That scene was ultimately cut for time. However, part of the scene still technically exists because, if you look closely at what Lois is holding as she enters the lift after she leaves, you can make out the back of a photo frame. So it’s still canon, even if it’s not on screen.

James Olsen

During the episode “A Brief Reminiscence In-Between Cataclysmic Events”, Clark Kent’s best friend James Olsen is mentioned when Clark thinks back on his time at Daily Planet. Also, the first photo that Olsen took of Superman is mentioned.

This photo, in question, was shown in Supergirl pilot episode as being the first thing Kara saw when she met James for the first time.

Lex Luthor

Clark’s archnemesis Lex Luthor is mentioned twice in the first season. When Lois and Clark are trying to work out who Captain Luthor is, they ask Chrissy for help and she says she’s dug into the Luthor family tree and there’s no reference to their mystery person. During the pair’s conversation, they also reference everything they “know about the multiverse” – a reference to what happened before the Crisis On Infinite Earths crossover brought the original multiverse to an end.

Lex is one of the few Easter Eggs in Superman and Lois who might end up showing up someday. After all, he’s been a main villain of Supergirl since season 4 and has interacted with Hoechlin’s Man of Steel in Crisis.

Will Jon Cryer show up at some point? We’d love it if he did.

John Diggle

John Diggle is an Arrow character since this is where he got his start. But, we’re going to include him here because he’s also friends with Kara. He also has knowledge of how D.O.D. works as his wife, Lyla works for A.R.G.U.S.

Moreover, when he first appeared on the show, he revealed that he had fought alongside Superman (which we saw in Crisis – a battle that Supergirl was also part of). He also revealed that he was living in Metropolis – something that he once again confirmed when he later showed up on Supergirl earlier this season.

Clark Proposes To Lois

Both the pilot episode and the eleventh episode  flash back to Clark’s proposal to Lois in the Fortress of Solitude. This proposal scene is different to the one seen in the Supergirl installment of Elseworlds – an impact of the changes caused by Crisis – but we’re including it because it is the same location just a different style.


While it’s practically a Superman lore staple, Clark’s Kryptonian guide is his Kryptonian/biological father, Jor-El in holographic form. In Supergirl’s first couple of seasons, Kara seeks guidance from a holographic version of her mother, Alura.

Lucy Lane

Finally, one of the biggest Supergirl Easter Eggs hasn’t yet appeared but she will in Superman & Lois Season 2. Yes, Jenna Dewan is reprising her role as Lois’ little sister, Lucy in upcoming episodes.

The character hasn’t appeared or been mentioned in Supergirl since season 1 ended. However, Lucy’s time in Supergirl takes place pre-Crisis, so her history in Superman & Lois might’ve changed.

Next. Superman and Lois season 2 is not coming to The CW in 2021. dark

Are there any Supergirl Easter Eggs in Superman and Lois season 1 that we missed? Let us know in the comments below!