|Rating: 7.5/10 (98,603 votes)|
Writer: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar
Stars: Tom Welling, Allison Mack, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum
Runtime: 60 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
|Plot: A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville.|
Smallville is based on the popular DC Comics character, Superman. The series follows the life of a teenage Clark Kent living in the town of Smallville, Kansas that is set at the start of the 21st century. It shows Clark Kent coping with adolescence while he is developing super powers (X-ray vision, super speed, etc.), exploring his extraterrestrial origins, and struggling to find his destiny.
Best shown at the beginning of season 5 and 8, Smallville is said to be a show of 3 chapters: Chapter 1 is the High School year of Clark Kent (Seasons 1-4) featuring villains Lionel Luthor, Roger Nixon and Jason and Genevieve Teague. Chapter 2 is known as Clark’s training begins and Lex Luthor’s descension to darkness (Seasons 5-7) featuring new heroes and villains like Brainiac, Bizarro and Lex Luthor. The final chapter is known as The Final Trials of Clark Kent: Doomsday, General Zod, and Darkseid (Season’s 8-10) and features the rise of the Justice League, Lex Luthor’s return, and Clark’s rise to Superman.