Episode Info  

Episode number: 9x17
Production Number: 3X5268
Airdate: Friday April 16th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

UK (E4) Sep 14, 2010

Special Guest Stars
Brian Austin GreenBrian Austin Green
As John Corben

Co-Guest Stars
Dean RedmanDean Redman
As Lab Security Guard
Paul JarrettPaul Jarrett
As Scientist
Alex Stevens (2)Alex Stevens (2)
As Female Agent on Bus
Guy ChristieGuy Christie
As Male Agent on Bus
Main Cast
Erica DuranceErica Durance
As Lois Lane
Allison MackAllison Mack
As Chloe Sullivan
Callum BlueCallum Blue
As Major Zod


At Tess' secret laboratory, a scientist perfects a cybernetic self-sustaining heart powered by red kryptonite. They take it to their test subject, unaware that Lois has infiltrated the lab and is recording her activities. A security guard spots her and realizes she has a fake badge. Lois tries to bluff her way past but the head scientist tells the guard to call the boss and get rid of Lois. As they struggle, the scientist realizes their test subject has escaped. Meanwhile, Lois knocks the guard into a tank of flammable gas. As she runs, the gas ignites, blasting her down an elevator shaft. A man catches her: John Corben, his green kryptonite heart glowing...

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Episode Quotes
Chloe: Clark Kent at the keyboard? Have I been downsized in the bureaucratic world of superheroes?

Zod: Religion is science. Not some… mystical questioning of it.

Lois: By the way, this is the least-secret secret lab I've ever been in… twice.

Clark: This is my lucky day to be saved.
John Corben: Kal-El… take it from someone whose been there. We don't always know when we need saving.

Lois: God, do you take lessons in how to do that?
John Corben: Okay. Isn't the appropriate response "Thank God you're still alive. Too bad you're wearing clothes this time."?
Lois: Yes, that's it. The first part.

Other Episode Crew

DeveloperAlfred Gough  |  Miles Millar
Executive ProducerJoe Davola  |  Mike Tollin  |  Brian Robbins  |  Kelly Souders  |  James Marshall (3)  |  Brian Peterson (1)
Co-Executive ProducerTom Welling  |  Tim Scanlan
Supervising ProducerAl Septien  |  Jordan Hawley
ProducerTom Flores  |  Anne Cofell
Co-ProducerDon Whitehead  |  Scott Graham (3)
Associate ProducerChristopher Petry  |  Cristina Verano
Production DesignerJames Philpott
EditorVikash Patel
CastingDeedee Bradley  |  Coreen Mayrs  |  Heike Brandstatter
First Assistant DirectorMairzee Almas
Second Assistant DirectorSteve Eathorne
MusicLouis Febre
Music EditorChris McGeary
Set DecoratorAndrea French
Location ManagerMichael Hauka
Construction CoordinatorTom Hunt (2)
Re-Recording MixerGary D. Rogers  |  Dan Hiland
OtherJoe Shuster (Superman Created By)  |  Jerry Siegel (Superman Created By)
Director of PhotographyBarry Donlevy
Story EditorBryan Q. Miller
Stunt CoordinatorJacob Rupp
Key Makeup ArtistTina Teoli
Main Title ThemeRemy Zero
Camera AssistantPaul Brebner
Assistant Costume DesignerMelissa Woods
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