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Having been transported to the Fortress of Solitude, Clark is confronted by Jor-El, who tells him he cannot return to Smallville, instead he must stay and prepare to save the planet. Also, transported to the Fortress, Chloe is unable to handle the sub-zero temperature and collapses, begging Clark to use his powers to save her. Jor-El forbids him to leave, but finally acquiesces, telling Clark he must return before sunset or there will be dire consequences. Meanwhile, Lana is horrified when she sees two Kryptonian aliens emerge from a spaceship discovered in the remnants of the meteor shower. The two aliens destroy what's left of the town searching for Kal-El.
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This is James Marsters first appearance in Smallville. He goes on to play Brainiac in several more episodes this season.
Beginning with this episode, this show now airs on Thursday nights on The WB.
Kristin Kreuk's name is misspelled as Kristen Kreuk in the new opening credits.
The Fortress of Solitude makes its debut.
Nam-Ek: Lying is their way.
Aethyr: Not for long.
Jonathan: It doesn't hurt to have a one-man construction team as a son.
Clark: I wasn't born anywhere near Smallville. In fact I wasn't born anywhere near this galaxy.
Chloe: Okay, okay, so that would then make you like an...
Clark isn't concerned about how Chloe is going to get back home. After losing his powers there's no way he can super-speed her back to Smallville.
Chloe: I know you're faster than a speeding bullet.
Superman in the comics and movies was described as being faster then a speeding bullet.
After Lionel is implanted with Kryptonian, his behavior mimics that of Dr. Walden after he went through a similar situation in season two.