A MYSTERIOUS GIRL FROM KRYPTON COMES TO TAKE CLARK HOME – Things come to a head in Smallville when Kara, a beautiful girl with superpowers, who claims to be from Krypton, comes to entice Clark to fulfill his destiny. Overwhelmed, Clark turns to his parents for advice but is shocked when Kara forces Jonathan to finally reveal the deal he made with Jor-El. Also, Clark makes a discovery that ultimately redefines his relationship with Lex, and Clark’s relationship with Lana takes a final turn. Meanwhile, Lex turns the tables on Lionel with the FBI.
PETE IS TORTURED BY A CROOKED FBI AGENT – Clark decides to tell Lana his secret so they can finally be together. Meanwhile, an errant FBI agent kidnaps and tortures Pete to try and force him to reveal Clark’s secret. Also, Lex panics after the FBI gives him 24 hours to turn over information on his father or face jail time, but help arrives from an unexpected source.
JOHN SCHNEIDER DIRECTS – When a Kiwatche Indian steals a mythic knife from the caves, he is bestowed with superpowers similar to Clark’s, causing the young man to believe he is the legendary Naman, “the man who fell from the stars.” Clark learns the Kiwatche legend foretold of a knife that could kill Naman and sets out to reclaim it before the young Indian can use it on Lionel.
LEX DECIDES TO UNDERGO RADICAL TREATMENT TO REGAIN HIS MEMORY – Believing that key information about his father’s past was lost when his memory was erased, Lex decides to join an experimental program with Dr. Garner to regain the information so he can turn his father over to the FBI. Knowing that Lex will discover his secret if he regains his memory, Clark tries to stop him but is caught by Lionel and the doctor and exposed to the same radical treatment so that Lionel can solve the mystery of Clark’s past.
CHLOE ASK CLARK ABOUT HIS SECRET – When Chloe accidentally inhales a mysterious krypto-gas, she discovers it acts as a truth serum to anyone who comes in contact with her and decides to take advantage of her new power by going to the Kents to find out Clark’s secret. However, her new power comes with fatal consequences and Clark must find an antidote before she discovers the truth about him or worse, dies.
CHRISTOPHER REEVE REPRISES HIS ROLE AS DR. SWANN AND FACES OFF WITH LIONEL LUTHOR – When Jonathan begins to act strangely, Clark believes Jor-El is sending Jonathan messages through the key and is the cause for his father’s withdrawal from the family. Clark goes down to the caves to confront his biological father but Lionel catches him there and begins putting the pieces together – leading him straight to Dr. Swann. As the two billionaires face off, a deal is struck and Lionel’s true motives are revealed.
ADAM ATTACKS LANA – Clark receives a panicked call from Lana and hears a gunshot before the line goes dead, but when he arrives at the Talon he is stunned to discover she is alive and well. Clark realizes the phone call came from the next day and that Adam is the one who will shoot Lana. Upon taking Clark to the Luthorcorp lab where Adam was being kept, Lex finds all of the staff murdered and suspects his father is behind it.
JONATHAN FACES LIFE-THREATENING HEART SURGERY – While his father is awaiting surgery, Clark befriends a young boy, Garrett, whose brother Vince just died from liver failure. However, everyone is shocked when Vince shows up at the hospital alive and seemingly well – until his liver starts failing again. In a desperate attempt to keep his brother alive, Garrett straps a Kryptonite bomb to himself and demands that Vince be given Jonathan’s liver or he will blow up the building.
CLARK SHARES HIS SECRET WITH A MYSTERIOUS NEW GIRL – Clark is forced to use his powers in front of Alicia, a new girl at school, but he is surprised to find out she has powers of her own. The two develop a bond through their shared secret, but things turn ugly after Alicia becomes obsessive about sharing Clark with anyone else – especially Lana. Meanwhile, Lana asks Lex to investigate Adam.
PETE LANDS HIMSELF IN SERIOUS TROUBLE AND DEMANDS CLARK USE HIS POWERS TO HELP HIM – After Pete purposely blows a street race, the thugs that run it threaten his life, so he asks Clark to use his powers to stop them. Furious that Pete would put himself in this position, Clark must figure out a way to save Pete and still protect his secret. Meanwhile, Jonathan begins to suffer the consequences of his deal with Jor-El.
CHLOE AND LEX INVESTIGATE ADAM – Clark discovers that his schoolmate Jordan can foresee the future, but is horrified when Jordan tells him he “sees” Lana dying in a fire in the next few days. Meanwhile, suspicious of his behavior, Chloe investigates Adam’s background and discovers some disturbing news.
CLARK AND LANA TRY TO KILL CHLOE – Clark and Lana each make an attempt on Chloe’s life for unknown reasons after they receive a mysterious e-mail from the Sommerholt Institute. Clark must discover the source of these e-mails after Chloe reveals she has uncovered proof that they are doing mind-control research at the lab and realizes they must be trying to kill her in order to prevent her from writing an expose. Meanwhile, Lana decides to rent the apartment above the cafe to Adam even though she feels he is hiding something dangerous about his past.
CLARK DEVELOPS A NEW SUPER POWER – Attempting to stop a robbery, Clark is temporarily blinded when he shoots off a burst of heat vision that is accidentally reflected back into his eyes by a piece of kryptonite and soon realizes his body has developed super-hearing to compensate for his lack of sight. However, as it was in the beginning with his other gifts, Clark doesn’t quite have his new power under control.
LEX PLANS HIS ESCAPE FROM THE MENTAL INSTITUTION – Lex teams up with three krypto-villians to lure Clark to the hospital to enlist his help in escaping after he hears that Lionel has requested Lex be given electroshock therapy to erase his memory. However, the plan goes awry when the villains double-cross Lex and use kryptonite to steal Clark’s powers. Meanwhile, Lana meets a mysterious new stranger in the hospital.
MORGAN EDGE RETURNS TO SMALLVILLE – Lex locates Morgan Edge and gets him to admit to dirty dealings with Lionel, but before Lex can take it to the authorities, someone tries to kill him at the mansion. Barely surviving, Lex flees and asks Clark for help. However, when Clark returns to the mansion to investigate he finds nothing amiss, and begins to wonder if it really happened, especially after Lionel announces Lex has had a psychotic break and must be institutionalized.