Questions tagged [smallville]

For questions about "Smallville", an American television series developed by writers/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman. Always use in conjunction with the [dc] tag and add [superman] when specifically asking about the character.

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In Smallville, why does Kryptonite weaken people who got Superman's power but aren't Kryptonian?

Kryptonite as seen in movies and comics only affects Kryptonian people at a biological level. However, in the TV series Smallville, people who stole the powers from him or got the powers from a ...
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How fast can Smallville Clark Kent move?

While it is never stated, that I can recall, Clark is said to move so fast that the street cameras can't see him and even a full stop at his relative speed is still appears that everything is frozen ...
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Was Vandal Savage friends with historical figures or was he them?

In S07E08 of Smallville Savage appears under the guise or Curtis Knox, an alias he also uses in Legends of Tomorrow, when Chloe refers to him as a Jack the Ripper wannabe, he smiles and says "I was ...
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Did Lana's ancestors migrate to America because it was the will of Isobel?

In the third Season of Smallville, Lana turns out to be descended from a Witch, Margaret Isobel Thoreaux, whose spirit takes over Lana's body. At first it is unclear to Isobel why she ended up in ...
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What is Lana Lang's Destiny? Does she become a superhero herself?

I was watching S08E11 of Smallville, where the Legion of Superheroes in the 31st Century told Lana that she has her own destiny (separate from Superman). I have always assume that she is just Clark ...
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Why was Jor-El played by two different people?

When Clark talks to 'his father' in the fortress of Solitude Terence Stamp provided the voice, but when Jor-El himself (at least in season 9) physically appeared he was portrayed by Julian Sands- was ...
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Why did flying come so difficult for Clark?

Other Kryptonians seemed to perfect this power rather quickly but it took Clark all ten seasons- was there ever an explanation for why he struggled so much with flying?
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Why doesn't Superman lose his powers at night? [duplicate]

I'm sure there are storylines in the comics and/or Smallville TV series where Clark's powers are grossly affected - sometimes weaker, sometimes stronger - due to events such as eclipses, sunspots, ...
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How would Red Kryptonite affect an evil Kryptonian [closed]

Red Kryptonite brings out the rebellious and immoral personality of Kryptonians and rids them of their inhibitions. However, how would the Red rock affect a Kryptonian like Zod, who was already ...
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Does Clark Kent need to get a new shirt every time he turns into Superman? [duplicate]

I was recently watching an episode of Smallville where Clark rips open his shirt and a button pinged off a wall. Besides making me laugh, it made me think: shirts don't open that easily without the ...
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Smallville Season 09 Alternate Timeline [duplicate]

In the alternate timeline in season 9 of Smallville, which we saw via Lois' memories, how did Zod and his followers have powers under a red sun? Does blue kryptonite cause one to have abilities under ...
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How can the Kandorians(Kryptonians) have their powers?

We see that in the 9th season of Smallville, both in the first and the ninth episode, the Kandorians - whose genes were laced with blue kryptonite - have powers (example, Alia). How can they have ...
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How come the Green kryptonite didn't kill baby Clark on the way to Smallville?

We know that Clark Kent (Superman) is "allergic" to green Kryptonite. His blood "boils" around it and it may be fatal to him. He first came to Smallville in 1984 along with the debris from Krypton ...
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Why did Clark go to Nevada?

In the Smallville Episode "Unsafe" (S04E11) , Alicia Baker "drugs" Clark by giving him red kryptonite and then they decide to get married. We then skip to a scene in a chapel where Alicia and Clark ...
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Who else was at Hawkman's funeral besides the five speaking characters?

I just re-watched the episode "Icarus" of Smallville, where "Deathstroke" kills Hawkman, and some of the remaining "Justice League" takes him to Egypt and buries him next to Shayera. Something that ...
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Was Smallville (the show) ever considered canon in the DC universe

I recently read this question: Has Superman ever been attacked by changing our sun? which asks about something that has not, to my knowledge, happened in any Superman comics, but did happen on the ...