"Far From the Tree" is the third episode of the third season of Supergirl and the forty-fifth episode overall. It aired on October 23, 2017.


Eliza throws Alex and Maggie a wedding shower, which causes Maggie to reach out to her estranged father. Supergirl joins J'onn on a personal mission.[1]


  • In Martian mythology, there were two deities mentioned, Phobos and Deimos. These are the names of the two moons that orbit Mars.
    • Phobos and Deimos are also gods from Greek mythology. They are Ares' children and charioteers, being the gods of fear and dread, respectively.
  • This is the first Supergirl episode that does not feature the D.E.O.
  • The title of this episode is from the saying "The apple doesn't fall from the tree," which refers to child-and-parent similarities.
  • As of this episode, Erica Durance and Izabela Vidovic officially replace Laura Benanti and Malina Weissman on the "Previously on Supergirl" segment due to recasting.
  • Kara references Looney Tunes character Bugs Bunny when she mentions having taken a wrong turn at Albuquerque. Bugs Bunny frequently mentions having mistakenly not made a left turn at the city.


  1. Listings - SUPERGIRL on The CW - The Futon Critic