Correction: What kind of accent is he supposed to have? American? Australian?


Fever - S2-E16

Corrected entry: When Jonathan breaks into the military compound, how did Clark get there in that short a time, seeing as Jonathan drove and Clark is without his superpowers?

Correction: He got a ride from Pete. Which is how Pete was there to drive the Kent's red truck and Jonathan and Clark drove the other truck with the ship.


Slumber - S3-E4

Corrected entry: In this episode Clark keeps having dreams of this girl who moved in Lana's old house, and is in a coma. In one of the dream sequences Clark says he doesn't have powers in the dreams. Yet in a previous dream he's with Lex at his mansion, and Lex takes a Japanese Katana and attacks Clark with it, but Clark blocks the sword with his arm and the sword blade shatters. If he doesn't have any powers in the dreams then shouldn't he have been hurt?

Correction: Clark says, "I have no power," meaning that he doesn't have the power to stop the Traveller, not as a reference to his abilities (which remain available to him in the dreams). He's saying that Sara is the one who must stop him. Even though Clark is eventually able to destroy the Traveller with his heat vision, he wouldn't have been able to do that until Sara stood up to him in the end.


Magnetic - S3-E7

Corrected entry: When Lana is in jail, Clark tells her "Sheriff Adams knows you didn't steal the car and Lex has a lawyer working on the other charges." The police got involved after Lex called them because she stole the till from the Talon. Since Lex is the owner of the Talon, wouldn't it be a lot simpler for Lex to just drop the charges rather than have a lawyer "work on" them? (00:28:30)

Correction: The only people who can typically issue or drop charges for criminal offenses are district attorneys. Even if a person who is wronged lawfully doesn't want to press charges, it's ultimately up to the DA whether or not charges are actually filed.


Pilot - S1-E1

Corrected entry: Lionel calls his company Lexcorp, however in subsequent episodes it is renamed to LuthorCorp.

Correction: Lionel's company is LutherCorp. Lex's company is LexCorp.


Reckoning - S5-E12

Corrected entry: After Clark fails to prevent the death of Lana he is emotionally devastated and in a highly distraught state wanting only to be close to her as Jonathan pulls Clark away. Given Clark's emotional state and superior strength he would have been able to easily resist this action.

Correction: This simply means that he really did not want to resist. No mistake here.


Correction: Metropolis is a fictional city, so if the writers say it had elevated railways, then it did.


Nocturne - S2-E5

Corrected entry: No matter how strong Byron is, there is no way he could keep the helicopter down, unless he is very, very heavy. He would just pull himself towards the helicopter because there is nothing holding him to the ground.

Correction: It is an established superhero convention that characters with super strength possess a level of inertia proportional to their strength. It allows them to stay firmly planted while pushing or pulling.

Nicodemus - S1-E15

Corrected entry: Clark takes Lana to the top of a windmill, and they can see Metropolis in the distance. Kansas is a completely landlocked state, and Metropolis is established as a coastal city.

Correction: No, in the Smallville universe, Metropolis is a city in Kansas that is roughly three hours drive from Smallville.

Reckoning - S5-E12

Corrected entry: Near the beginning of the episode Clark makes a diamond by squeezing a piece of coal with his super-strength and the diamond emerges as a beautifully cut and faceted gem. Diamonds have long been considered to be one of the hardest properties on earth and even with super-strength, could not be honed to this degree by bare hands alone.

Correction: We can pretty much throw out most of the laws of physics, if they say he can make a diamond, then he can do it, either that or every single thing he does has to be considered a mistake, since none if it is actually possible.


Correction: I've watched the scene several times in a row. The car is red the whole time, never tan.

Sacred - S4-E15

Corrected entry: Lois comments to Clark that they need to meet up with their tour guide in Shanghai, because she will speak fluent Mandarin, which neither of them do. However, there is a specific and well-established Chinese dialect spoken in Shanghai, called Shanghainese, which is neither Mandarin nor Cantonese, and that should be the language that their tour guide would speak.


Correction: Firstly, Lana went to Shanghai with Clark, not Lois. Secondly, she isn't being specific when she says they'll need someone who speaks Mandarin - she simply means that they'll need someone who can understand the local dialect. Someone with little or no knowledge of China would never have heard of Shanghainese, so when talking about the language they'd call it Mandarin, the more well-known dialect.


Hothead - S1-E3

Corrected entry: At the beginning of the episode, Whitney says that Coach Walt's next game will be his two hundredth win. Later, while talking to the principal, Walt says that he has "been leading this team to victory for twenty-five years." Two hundred wins in twenty-five years is only eight wins per year, not really an impressive record. (00:02:25 - 00:16:50)


Correction: Eight wins per year would be a winning season every year for 25 years since most high schools only play 10 to 12 games per year. I think that's impressive.

Run - S4-E5

Corrected entry: Bart uses Kryptonite on Clark to make sure that he doesn't get followed. This would be impossible because earlier in the show Bart says that this is his very first trip to Smallville, therefore he shouldn't have known what Clark's weakness is.

Correction: Earlier in the episode, Bart stumbles upon a box containing the kryptonite in Clark's room. Bart opens it and notices Clark is weakening. When Bart asks him what's wrong, Clark tells him to close it because he's allergic to the rock.

Truth - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When Clark is about to put the needle in Chloe, he lifts his arm and brings it down hard. Clark has superhuman strength. He would have crushed Chloe's chest and smashed the concrete.

Correction: Clark is well aware of his strength, it is his oldest power and therefore the one he has most control over. Think of it this can crush a paper cup easily, but every time you pick one up, you don't, because you don't try to. Clark can hold back with his powers when he needs to, so he could stab a needle into Chloe hard enough to puncture her sternum and enter her heart and not crush her chest doing it.

Show generally

Corrected entry: In the Smallville T.V. Show, Clark knows he has a spaceship, however, in the old Superman Television show, "Lois And Clark: The Adventures Of Superman" Clark does not know that he had a spaceship and was shocked when he heard the news from his parents.

Correction: Any continuity errors between different shows shouldn't be regarded.

Prodigal - S2-E15

Corrected entry: At the beginning, Lucas holds another man in front of him to stop a hail of bullets. A human body won't stop most gunfire, certainly not from the submachine guns the thugs were using. (00:02:25)


Correction: The fact that bullets have been lodged in the body of gunshot victims in real life goes to show this is not a mistake. Given also that bullets going through a human body would be deflected or slowed to the point it won't penetrate another body further prove this is not a mistake. The character just got lucky, but it's not improbable.


Crisis - S3-E16

Corrected entry: At the end of the episode, Lionel Luther pulls the top of the gun back on his gun to chamber a bullet. But he accidentally has his finger squeezing the trigger, causing the gun to slide into place more quickly than intended. I'm not a gun expert, but I think if there was a bullet in the chamber at the time, it would have been fired.

Correction: The pistol Lex has is one that is usually called an "Automatic", but more correctly an "auto feed" or "semi-automatic." Unlike a revolver, in a semi-automatic pistol, the firing pin and the hammer are separate pieces. If someone has their finger holding the trigger down, while pulling back the slide to insert a round, the round, firing pin and hammer all move together, and there is no impact to set off the primer on the round. Sort of a safety feature. Not a very smart thing for Lex to do, because he would either have to pull the hammer back manually, or pull back the slide, eject the round, and insert a new one.

Shimmer - S1-E10

Corrected entry: Seth is using a cream made of green (i.e., kryptonite) roses to make himself invisible. At the beginning of the episode, Clark is in the locker room and feels ill from the kryptonite rose cream that Seth is wearing as he beats up the kid who picked on Amy. For the rest of the episode Clark does not feel the effects even though Seth is close enough to him at least two other times in the show. Once after Seth trashes Victoria's room and runs past Lex and Clark and again when Seth tries to drown Victoria in the tub.

Correction: Both of those times he passed by him either very quickly or not close enough for any reaction to occur.


Arrival - S5-E1

Corrected entry: Jor-El tells Clark that he has to return to the Fortress by sundown or face the consequences. Later, Lex tells Chloe that they're in the Yukon, implying that the Fortress of Solitude is in the Arctic. Since the events of this episode take place in the summer, Clark should have had plenty of time to help out in Smallville - the Arctic enjoys permanent daylight during the summer.

Correction: Jor-El has been to Earth in the past, but he only visited Kansas. He wasn't there for long, but he was there long enough to know how long it takes for a day to pass. Saying that Clark had until sundown means he has at most 24 hours.


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Trivia: Clark always wears blue and red clothes (or at least one of these colors). No surprise that when he got his Superman costume, he chose those same colors.

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Answer: In the comics, Krypto is a dog from Krypton who was used as the passenger in a test launch by Jor-El, Superman's father, before he launched the actual rocket taking his infant son to Earth. Krypto's capsule was involved in a mishap, sending it out of Kryptonian orbit and eventually found its way to Earth where he linked up with the young Clark Kent. Like any native of Krypton, Krypto has superpowers on Earth. In Smallville, the dog is a standard Earth dog who has been experimentally injected with kryptonite, giving him super-strength for a limited period of time, who escapes and links up with Clark (who suggests the name Krypto, ostensibly because of the dog's cryptic origins). It doesn't take too long for the dog's strength to fade, and the Kents decide to keep him, although they ultimately name him Shelby, after a dog that Martha Kent had in childhood.


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