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8 Special Ability Shows Like Supergirl

Starring: Melissa Benoist, Calista Flockhart, and Mehcad Brooks

Price: $12.76
Was: $24.98

Supergirl is based on the comic book of the same name. Kara Zor-El, A.k.a. ‘Supergirl’ is from the planet Krypton, like her cousin Superman. After withholding her powers for many years due to her thinking there are enough superheroes already, Kara has no choice in using them during an unanticipated catastrophe. Kara’s mother was a judge and has convicted hundreds of criminals. These criminals are hidden on Earth, and Kara promises to stop them all so no more harm can be done.

If you like action-adventure and superheroes then these series like Supergirl are perfect for you!


Starring: Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, and Aubrey Plaza

Legion is one of the most visually stunning, Supergirl show recommendations. This series is about David Haller. He is schizophrenic and a very troubled man, some may say he’s a notch up from ordinary humans. Psychiatric wards have been a home to David for a long time. During one of his stays, this disturbed man meets another patient who makes him wonder about his powers and the possibility that he might be a mutant.

Watch this extraordinary series to find out more about David and his more than human powers.

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Jessica Jones

Starring: Krysten Ritter, David Tennant, and Mike Colter

Jessica Jones is based on her character in Marvel Comics. Jessica used to be a hero but she has now retired and opened her own detective agency. Jessica is snarky, moody, and temperamental and is looking for answers to her past, she will not take no for an answer! The story of Jessica Jones is one of the darker series found among hero shows like Supergirl.

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Kyle XY

Starring: Matt Dallas, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Kirsten Prout, and Jaimie Alexander

A boy is found naked, with no belly button, and no recognition of any existence before that moment. The Traeger’s take him in and he joins their pretty normal family. Some extraordinary abilities start to surprise Kyle and his new family. Kyle is very moral and honest and starts to use these powers to keep his family happy and safe just like in hero shows like Supergirl. Kyle XY is also on a mission of self-discovery trying to figure out who he is and where he comes from.

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Starring: Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Vincent D’Onofrio, and Jon Bernthal

Daredevil is based on his character in Marvel Comics. Matt Murdock, A.k.a.”Daredevil”, is a crimefighter at night and a lawyer during the day. This story has more mature themes and is set in a darker world than most of the other Supergirl alternatives.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Starring: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, and Brett Dalton

After a difficult battle, the world finally knows about superheroes and villains. Now that the secret is out the danger is even greater than before. Phil Coulson works with a company called Strategic Homeland Intervention. Phil’s division, the Agents S.H.I.E.L.D., handles the threats with a covert team of operators. With New York City and its surroundings becoming stranger and slowly falling to pieces, the Agents of SHIELD. might be the only ones to set things back to normal.

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Starring: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Allison Mack, and Michael Rosenbaum

Clark Kent grew up on a farm with a perfect set of parents. He is also from an alien planet and has superhuman powers. This series similar to Supergirl is about Supergirl’s cousin’s life during his teenage years. Watch the heroics of Clark Kent with the help of his trusted and loyal friends and family members, fight the evil that has been created by a meteor that has crashed in Smallville. If you loved the other shows like Supergirl, you will want to binge watch this one.


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Starring; Ben McKenzie, Carmen Bicondova, and Robin Taylor

Price: $19.97
Was: $24.98

Gotham is based on the characters in the ”Batman” series. This story is about James Gordon’s rise to fame in the legendary Gotham City, before Batman’s arrival. Learn the backstories of your favorite villains including, Poison Ivy, The Penguin, Catwoman, and Two-Face. Gotham give us an inside look into the evil side of hero shows like Supergirl, before they became what we know of them today.

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Starring: Stephen Amell, Emily Bett Rickards, Katie Cassidy, and Willa Holland

Price: $17.03

Arrow is based on his character from DC Comics. Arrow is about a billionaire party boy turned vigilante. Oliver Queen has been presumed dead. His yacht was lost at sea. Half a decade later Oliver returns with a bow in hand, dressed in green, and ready to fight crime, as the Green Arrow. Get ready for an exciting and sexy ride in this great addition to shows like Supergirl!

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Iron Fist

Starring: Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, and Jessica Stroup


Iron Fist must be added to Supergirl show suggestions, Danny Rand can really pack a punch! When Danny returns to New York City, after a four-year disappearance, he is looking to reclaim his family legacy and reconnect with his past. Danny has learned a lot during his years away. He has mastered the art of kung-fu and gained an amazing ability to summon a powerful ability called The Iron Fist. The criminals in his world have no idea what’s coming, but they should be running scared.

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The Flash

Starring: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, and Danielle Panabaker

Price: $12.86
Was: $24.98

Barry Allen works as a forensic scientist in Central City. Barry’s life is pretty normal and happy, despite his sad childhood memories about some sort of red and yellow lightning that framed his father and killed his mother. One day, Barry is involved in a horrible accident at work. This puts him in a coma that lasts for 9 months. The accident somehow gave Barry superhuman speed and he’s not the only one. The others involved in the accident are using their newfound powers for evil. Barry wants to make a difference in the world, not ruin it. So he makes it his mission to stop the evil forces in Central City. Calling himself ”The Flash”.

Watch this super speedy addition to shows similar to Supergirl. This series is one of the strongest comic book shows on tv.

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