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The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 2

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 2

For previous installments: Season 10 Season 9 Season 8 Season 7 Season 6 Season 5 Season 4 Season 3   Desirée Atkins, who appears in Heat, is one of many Evil Demon Seductresses (see Feminist Frequency‘s #4) that appear on Smallville, and would be considered the first character to appear whose purpose is to seduce … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 3

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 3

For previous installments: Season 10 Season 9 Season 8 Season 7 Season 6 Season 5 Season 4   Season 3 sees fight his destiny that his biological father, Jor-El, has set out for him, and the price that Jonathan had to pay to bring him back to Smallville. This was the last season to feature … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 4

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 4

For previous installments: Season 10 Season 9 Season 8 Season 7 Season 6 Season 5   Season 4 of the show finally introduces the character, Lois Lane, who I really, really liked during much of this season. It also has a very strange storyline involving Lana Lang becoming possessed multiple times (Spell, Sacred, Commencement) by … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 6

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 6

For previous installments: Season 10 Season 9 Season 8 Season 7   Season 6 remains one of my favorite seasons, in which the series got seriously expansive compared to the likes of Seasons 4 and 5. This included introducing the Justice League, revealing that Chloe has powers (albeit passive), Lana discovering Clark’s secret, Lana’s troubled … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 7

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 7

For previous installments: Season 10 Season 9 Season 8   Season 7 was a very strange season of the series: Grant Gabriel, editor of The Daily Planet actually being a clone of Lex Luthor’s younger brother, Julian Luthor; Kara Kent, Clark’s cousin from Krypton was released from cryogenic stasis following the destruction of Reeves Dam; … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 8

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 8

For previous installments: Season 10 Season 9   Season 8 of the show saw a lot of changes: the loss of the show’s creators Alfred Gough and Miles Miller, who were replaced by Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson; the departure of cast regulars Michael Rosenbaum (Lex Luthor), Kristin Kreuk (Lana Lang), John Glover (Lionel Luthor), … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 9

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 9

In a previous post, I covered the first of ten posts on Smallville. I continue here with Season 9. The opening scene with Lois returning from the future in Savior, due to the Legion ring from the previous season’s finale, Doomsday, is actually one of my favorite scenes throughout the entire series. This season mainly … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 10

The Best and Worst of Smallville: Season 10

Let’s be honest here, the credit sequence alone doesn’t shy away even slightly from what you can expect from Smallville. The central narrative will always be structured around the Damsel in Distress (see Feminist Frequency‘s Damsel in Distress series) with Clark Kent as the person to save others. In other words, don’t expect much from … Continue reading