- Comet hits sun. Solar flares. Amped powers for Clark?
- Clark: “I think I’ll run.”
- Perry: “Do you believe there are powers greater than we can know somewhere in the universe?”
- “Kans-ass-ians”. Ha.
- Yup. Looks like Clark overran his mark
- Perry White meets Clark! So this is why Gotham had all of the Batman characters meet or show up or were created before there even was a Batman. Because Smallville did it first. Although I’m sure Silver Age Superboy comics probably did the same thing.
- writer Mark Verheiden – seems to write all the eps that are directly Superman related: X-Ray, Heat, Dichotic where Pete finds outs, etc. / director Jeannot Szwarc
- Michael McKean as Perry White. Works for X-Styles. Haha. / McKean is married to Annette O’Toole at this point. Nepotism!
- Lex in therapy with Dr Claire Foster. Actress Lorena Gale who will play Elosha on BSG. / just learned that Claire Foster is a character from the Jeph Loeb Superman run
- Damn Perry. Dropping the Time magazine of Lana in front of her face
- It’s been 14 years since the meteor storm
- Now Perry is going after Chloe; but she knows who he is.
- McKean wouldn’t be my first choice for Perry but he’s pretty good in terms of playing a man at rock bottom with a history
- Lex really hasn’t had much to do these past three episodes.
- Lana comes to Lex to get Perry to stop asking questions; Lex seems to know of him; is it any wonder Lex has a need to put himself into the lives of those around him? Or that he feels he is important. Clark and Lana are always running to him.
- And now Perry and Lex! Perry and the Luthors have beef. Of course.
- Lex and Perry met when Lex was 16
- The tractor! Ha. This is the episode where that’s from.
- Clark isn’t being smart this episode around Perry
- more fuel for the sheriff concerning Clark
- “And don’t call me chief.” Ha.
- “Having a story of the lifetime and being afraid to write it.” About Lionel. Wonder what that’s about?
- Uh oh. Now Perry will probably point Chloe toward Clark even more. Lionel can see it. Perry as well. Come on Chloe
- “We have always wondered about the source of your abilities.” / “All the things I can do they come from the sun”. Here we go!! Some insight into his powers. Just like the comics. And giving Clark insight into his physiology.
- “If you don’t let your demons out they will consume you”. Dr. Foster recommending more therapy
- “If you got a gift you should use it” / “Smallville’s own hero on deck”; Perry got the info from the police records. See? About time someone put all that together.
- Perry sounds like he’s going to do something.
- Haha. Clark’s extra boost of speed looked cheesy
- Clark ran all the way to Lake Tahoe
- Perry wants everything Lex knows about Clark Kent. And now Perry, like Chloe, is feeding into what Lex already knows about Clark but just can’t admit to himself.
- Lex is going off on Perry.
- Clark’s heat vision goes haywire
- Perry explaining himself to Lana
- Saunders Gorge
- Perry trying to get the story; this is like Lois throwing herself into the Niagara
- Perry sees that Clark has a hero complex
- Perry White jumps. With a rope tied to his ankle. And his leg doesn’t come off?!?
- I dunno. The physics of this scene don’t make sense.
- Perry is struck by his own actions towards Clark, someone who is ultimately a good person.
- Yup. Lana showing Clark he’s important to her. In the way he used to do for her
- Chloe disappeared from this episode.
- Perry sees Clark’s inherent good.
- “If you ever are in metropolis look me up. I owe you one”. And thus that part of Clark’s future legacy is cemented.
- “Walking in Memphis”. Odd song ending choice? Unless it’s because of the song’s autobiographical tone
- End credits: I just saw that Peterson and Souders are now Story Editors for Season Three. Let’s see how that turns out.
- Good episode to introduce this part of Clark’s future. Even if some of the beats are the same – such as Perry’s curiosity about Clark, where those immediately around him are oblivious. A nice episode to wrap up this week that pulls on the Superman mythos and nostalgia.
Next week: episodes 6-11!