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This fantasy comedy series is set in the DC Comics universe. It stars Vanessa Hudgens as a young woman who specializes in working for ordinary humans whose lives are impacted by the antics of superheroes and supervillains. Hudgens' character is employed by a division of Wayne Enterprises, the megacorporation founded by Batman alter-ego Bruce Wayne. The series on NBC in February 2017.

Thursday 8:30 PM et/pt on NBC
1 Season, 11 Episodes
February 2, 2017
Comedy
6.5/10
Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Danny Pudi, Christina Kirk, Ron Funches
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Powerless Full Episode Guide

  • When an alien attack damages the Gotham headquarters, Chairman West (guest star Adam West) delivers some unfortunate news to Van (Alan Tudyk) and Emily (Vanessa Hudgens). In an effort to save the company, Emily's efficiency may make everyone a target. Meanwhile, Jackie (Christina Kirk) gets a shocking surprise that will change her life. Danny Pudi and Ron Funches also star. Jennie Pierson recurs. Adam West guest stars.

  • Desperate for some R&R, the team makes plans for a company retreat when supervillain Dr. Psycho releases a toxic gas in Charm City. Now stuck in the Wayne Security offices, Emily does her best to optimize a terrible situation.

  • Emily is on the defense at her first board meeting and must deliver on a big idea with the help of superheroine Green Fury.

  • Emily fights to get her own office and challenges Van to a competition. Meanwhile, Teddy is desperate to see Green Fury again.

  • When Emily learns that Jackie is desperate for cash, she tries to help her out. Meanwhile, Van is on a witch hunt and is suspicious of Teddy, Ron and Wendy.

  • Emily persuades Teddy to enter what she claims is a game-changing invention into the Wayne Innovation contest against the elitist engineers of Wayne X, despite his uncertainty.

  • Emily incidentally becomes intrigued by one of the Riddler's henchmen; Teddy and Ron find a Batman artifact.

  • When the team loses a client due to Van's incompetence, Emily hopes to seal a deal with the people of Atlantis. Because of his huge mistake, Van's father sets him on a path of redemption.

  • With a new product idea greenlit, Emily tries to get her team inspired but can't seem to break through their obsession with Fantasy Super Hero League. Meanwhile, Van is on a mission to be included in the Wayne Dream Team photo.

  • In the series premiere, Emily Locke begins her first day as Director of Research & Development for Wayne Security, a subsidiary of Wayne Enterprises that specializes in products that ensure safety. She is on a mission to prove that you don't need superpowers to be a hero.

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NBC Pulls 'Powerless' from Schedule

Vanessa Hudgens is partying at Coachella as her series gets yanked by the network.

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