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Season Eight Quick Reference Guide

Main Cast
Clark Kent
Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor
Lana Lang
Chloe Sullivan
Lois Lang
Jimmy Olsen
Lionel Luthor
      Tom Welling
Michael Rosenbaum
Kristin Kreuk
Allison Mack
Erica Durance
Aaron Ashmore
Laura Vandervoort
John Glover
      DOB: 04/26/77
DOB: 07/11/72
DOB: 12/30/82
DOB: 07/29/82
DOB: 06/21/78
DOB: 10/07/79
DOB: 09/22/84
DOB: 08/07/44

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153 9/18/08 [unknown] 3T7451 Odyssey
THE JUSTICE LEAGUE RETURNS TO FIND CLARK AFTER THE COLLAPSE OF THE FORTRESS; THE NEW CEO OF LUTHORCORP COMES TO TOWN — The Justice League, lead by the Green Arrow, hits the Artic in search of Clark, who disappeared after the fortress collapsed. The team immediately has a confrontation with the new CEO of Luthorcorp, Tess Mercer. Meanwhile, Chloe is being held prisoner by a suspicious group who has discovered she has a new power, and Clark has been stripped of his powers by Jor-El.

Green Arrow/Oliver: Justin Hartley. Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman.

154 9/25/08 [unknown] 3T7452 Plastique
DC COMICS CHARACTER PLASTIQUE BLASTS INTO METROPOLIS; DAVIS BLOOME ARRIVES IN SMALLVILLE - It's Clark's first day at the Daily Planet with Louis, and the pair are immediately thrown together on a story when a bus explodes outside the office. Clark rescues Bette, a young girl who bonds with Chloe over their shared meteor abilities, but Bette is hiding a big secret. Paramedic Davis Bloom arrives in Metropolis and is drawn to Chloe.

Plastique/Bette: Jessica Parker Kennedy. Davis Bloom: Sam Witwer.

155 10/02/08 [unknown] 3T7453 Toxic
OLIVER FLASHES BACK TO HIS DAYS ON THE ISLAND AND LEARNS MORE ABOUT HIS PARENTS' DEMISE - Oliver collapses at a charity event and reveals he only has 24 hours to live. Clark and Chloe call Davis for help but his prognosis is grim. Delirious, Oliver flashes back to when he was stranded on an island and first learned how to use a bow and arrow. He also recalls meeting Tess for the first time on that island after she had been kidnapped by a drug runner. Meanwhile, Chloe decides to use her new powers to help save Oliver, shocking Clark.

Green Arrow/Oliver: Justin Hartley. Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman. Davis Bloom: Sam Witwer.

156 10/09/08 [unknown] 3T7454 Instinct
DC COMICS CHARACTER MAXIMA SETS HER SIGHTS ON CLARK - Tess and her team perform tests on Clark's crystal that she had retrieved from the arctic, causing it to send a beam of light into the universe. This triggers the arrival of Maxima, a queen from the planet Almerac, who is searching for her soulmate, who she believes sent the signal. Unfortunately, Maxima's power is too great for mortal men and her kiss kills them. The seductive Maxima arrives in Metropolis and begins her search, starting with Jimmy.

Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman. Maxima: Charlotte Sullivan.

157 10/16/08 [unknown] 3T7455 Committed
CHLOE TELLS JIMMY HOW SHE FEELS ABOUT CLARK - After they leave their engagement party, Chloe and Jimmy are abducted by a psychotic jeweler who was emotionally scarred by his wife's infidelity and is now kidnapping couples and subjecting them to a kryptonite-enhanced lie detector that shocks them if they lie. The abductor asks Chloe if she is in love with anyone else. Meanwhile, in an effort to find Chloe and Jimmy, Clark and Lois pose as a couple and are kidnapped themselves then, asked how they feel about each other.

psychotic jeweler: David Lewis.

158 10/23/08 [unknown] 3T7456 Prey
DAVIS STARTS TO SEE HIS DARK SIDE - Clark looks into a recent attack in a theater that may be the work of a serial killer. Suspecting it could be someone who is meteor-infected, he demands that Chloe release the names of the people she is counseling at the Isis Foundation, which causes a rift between the friends. Davis fears that his blackouts could mean that he is the serial killer and collects evidence that may implicate him. Fearing the worst, he confesses his suspicions to Chloe.

Davis Bloom: Sam Witwer.

159 10/30/08 [unknown] 3T7457 Identity
JIMMY TAKES A PICTURE OF CLARK SAVING LOIS - Jimmy snaps a picture of Clark super-speeding to save Lois from a mugger and manages to catch a red and blue blur on film. Jimmy shows it to Tess who decides to run it on the front page of the Daily Planet. Clark fears his identity will be discovered so he asks Chloe to run interference with Jimmy, but she refuses.

Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman.

160 11/06/08 [unknown] 3T7459 Bloodline
KARA RETURNS - Clark receives an anonymous package containing the crystal that Tess found in the Arctic. When he removes the crystal, it activates and sends him and a visiting Lois to the Phantom Zone where they run into Kara. Kara opens a portal for Lois to return but Zod's wife Faora escapes with her and takes over Lois' body. A possessed Lois goes on a rampage in Metropolis.

Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman. Kara: Laura Vandervoort.

161 11/13/08 [unknown] 3T7458 Abyss
BRAINIAC ERASES CHLOE'S MEMORY - Brainiac begins removing Chloe's memories one by one until the only person she remembers is Davis. Clark realizes the only way to stop Brainiac from taking over Chloe's mind is to rebuild the Fortress and ask Jor-El to heal her.

Davis Bloom: Sam Witwer.

162 11/20/08 [unknown] 3T7460 Bride
IT'S CHLOE AND JIMMY'S DREAM WEDDING DAY BUT TWO UNEXPECTED GUESTS CRASH THE PARTY - Chloe is excited that she's marrying Jimmy but is worried that Davis will stop the wedding. Meanwhile, Oliver tells Clark he thinks he's discovered where Lex is hiding and takes off to Cuba to confront him. However, when he arrives, Oliver is shocked to find Lana instead. Clark and Lois grow closer but chaos ensues when Doomsday crashes the wedding and tries to kidnap Chloe.

Davis Bloom: Sam Witwer.

163 1/15/09 [unknown] 3T7461 Legion
DC COMICS' LEGION OF SUPERHEROES ARRIVE IN SMALLVILLE FROM THE FUTURE TO HELP CLARK STOP BRAINIAC AND THE PERSUADER - The aftermath of Doomsday's attack on Chloe and Jimmy's wedding leaves Clark in shock, but before he can search for the kidnapped Chloe, The Persuader appears and attacks him. Rokk, Imra and Garth, also known as The Legion, step in from the future to help vanquish the Persuader and the group realizes Brainiac has taken over Chloe once again. Meanwhile, up at the Fortress, Chloe, as Brainiac, informs Davis he is Doomsday and was created to kill "the other Kryptonian" and destroy the world.

Davis Bloom/Doomsday: Sam Witwer. Persuader: Fraser Aithceson. Rokk: Ryan Kennedy. Imra: Alexz Johnson. Garth: Calum Worthy.

164 1/22/09 [unknown] 3T7462 Bulletproof
JOHN JONES IS SHOT - Clark discovers John Jones was shot while working as a police officer, so Clark dons the uniform and goes undercover to find the culprit. Meanwhile, Lana confronts Tess and tells her Lex isn't the man she thinks he is. Lana's shocking news forces Tess to reevaluate her position as the head of Luthorcorp.

John Jones: Phil Morris. Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman.

165 1/29/09 [unknown] 3T7463 Power
ALLISON MACK'S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT - Clark finds Tess in Lana's ransacked apartment and realizes Lana is missing. Tess tells him Lex is still alive and may have kidnapped Lana and finally reveals the truth about what happened to Lana after she awoke from her Brainiac-induced coma. Meanwhile, Tess breaks into a secret LuthorCorp facility and is shocked at what she discovers.

Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman.

166 2/05/09 [unknown] 3T7464 Requiem
SMALLVILLE BRINGS IN ANOTHER DC VILLIAN - An explosion at LuthorCorp kills all the Board members and injures Oliver, who was there to announce the merger of his company with LutherCorp. Oliver believes that Lex is responsible for the blast, but Clark and Lana learn that the bomber is Winslow Schott, a toymaker and former Queen Industries employee with a grudge against Oliver.

Green Arrow/Oliver: Justin Hartley. Winslow Schott: Chris Gauthier.

167 3/12/09 [unknown] 3T7465 Infamous
TORI SPELLING RETURNS AS LINDA LAKE - Linda Lake returns to Metropolis and threatens to expose Clark's secret unless he promises to give her exclusive information on the red-blue blur so she can become a star reporter again. Refusing to be blackmailed, Clark tells Lois his secret and asks her to write his story for The Daily Planet.

Linda Lake: Tori Spelling.

168 3/19/09 [unknown] 3T7466 Turbulence
TESS SETS A TRAP FOR CLARK - Tess invites Clark to a press conference in New York but when an explosion rocks the private jet they are on, Clark must figure out how to save them without Tess learning his secret. Unbeknownst to Clark, Tess orchestrated the explosion to get Clark to reveal his powers. Meanwhile, Davis discovers a surprising way to control the monster within.

Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman. Davis Bloom/Doomsday: Sam Witwer.

169 3/26/09 [unknown] 3T7467 Hex
IT'S FREAKY FRIDAY FOR CHLOE AND LOIS WHEN DC CHARACTER ZATANNA APPEARS - At Chloe's birthday party, a mysterious magician named Zatanna grants Chloe's wish to be more like Lois and switches the two into each other's bodies. Zatanna searches for her father's book of spells so she can conjure up his spirit but not before also granting Clark his deepest wish.

Zatanna: Serinda Swan.

170 4/02/09 [unknown] 3T7468 Eternal
DAVIS BLOOME'S HISTORY IS REVEALED - Tess tries to kill Davis by blowing up his truck. However, after he escapes, she realizes she needs help to destroy him and turns to Clark. Tess reveals Davis' secret childhood with the Luthors and hints that she knows Clark's true identity. Meanwhile, Davis runs to Chloe for help.

Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman. Davis Bloom/Doomsday: Sam Witwer.

171 4/23/09 [unknown] 3T7469 Stiletto
LOIS LANE IS A SUPERHERO - Lois believes that she needs a big story to secure her reputation as a star reporter but the red/blue blur continues to elude her. However, after Chloe is mugged, Lois steps in to fend off one of the attackers and uses the opportunity to pretend a new superhero, Stiletto, has come to town and is giving exclusives to Lois. Clark is concerned Lois will hurt herself pretending to be a superhero but after he is captured by thugs with kryptonite, Lois steps in to save the day.

172 4/30/09 [unknown] 3T7470 Beast
Clark discovers that Davis is still alive and confronts Chloe about protecting him. Oliver discovers Jimmy breaking into Chloe's apartment, and things rapidly get worse after Davis jumps from the shadows and attacks both of them. Plus, Davis asks Chloe to leave town with him.

Davis Bloom/Doomsday: Sam Witwer. Green Arrow/Oliver: Justin Hartley.

173 5/07/09 [unknown] 3T7471 Injustice
DC COMICS CHARACTER PLASTIQUE RETURNS WITH FRIENDS - Chloe returns and begs Clark to kill Davis, claiming he can no longer keep the beast under control. Tess has assembled a team of meteor freaks, including Plastique, to track down Davis so Clark can kill him. However, things get out of hand once Tess' team discovers she is double-crossing them.

Davis Bloom/Doomsday: Sam Witwer. Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman. Plastique/Bette: Jessica Parker Kennedy.

174 5/14/09 [unknown] 3T7472 Doomsday
CLARK AND DOOMSDAY FACE OFF - Oliver tells Clark he must kill Davis, as Doomsday is a serious threat and must be stopped at all costs. However, Clark struggles with taking a human life, so the Green Arrow and his team decide to take matters into their own hands. Lois takes on Tess, but the fight takes a shocking turn. Meanwhile, Chloe gets caught in the middle of Oliver and Clark's battle over killing Davis.

Davis Bloom/Doomsday: Sam Witwer. Tess Mercer: Cassidy Freeman. Green Arrow/Oliver: Justin Hartley.


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