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Smallville: Fanatic

Lex arranges a photo-op at the hospital, where he meets Samantha, the president of the Students for Lex Luthor club, who is more than a die-hard fan of his cause. Meanwhile Jonathan Kent starts to receive death threats from an anonymous source who demands he drops out of the race, while Martha Kent makes an unusual deal with Lionel Luthor...

Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x10
Airdate: Thursday January 12th, 2006

Director: Michael Rohl
Writer: Wendy Mericle

Guest Stars
Adrian HolmesAdrian Holmes
As Griff
Bud the DogBud the Dog
As Shelby
David Richmond-PeckDavid Richmond-Peck
As March Sosnick
Annie BurgstedeAnnie Burgstede
As Samantha Drake
Main Cast
Tom WellingTom Welling
As Clark Kent / Kal-El
Episode Notes
I want it all was the last words said by Lex Luthor in the episode "Lexmas". Coincidentally the name of the song played at the end of this episode is "I want it all".

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Depeche ModeI Want It All 

Episode Quotes
Clark: Because it just takes some time for me to adjust my abilities to new... situations.
Chloe: Wow, uhh... awkward factor 8. Umm, so, basically what you're saying is that... you're afraid that in the heat of the moment, you might... please don't make me finish this sentence, Clark!

Clark: Lex? Why is the Senate seat so important to you?
Lex: It's a stepping stone.
Clark: To what?
Lex: That's like Apollo asking Icarus why he's building wings.

Episode Goofs
Jonathan does not give the same speech as he did at the start of the episode during the end.

Cultural References
Lex: That's like Apollo asking Icarus why he's building wings.
Icarus was the son of Daedalus who, in escaping from Crete on artificial wings made for him by his father, flew so close to the sun that the wax with which his wings were fastened melted, and he fell into the Aegean Sea.

Episode References
Lex: There's always the White House!
This is obviously a reference to most recent comics where Lex is actually President of the United States.

Other Episode Crew

DeveloperAlfred Gough  |  Miles Millar
OtherJerry Siegel (Superman Created By)  |  Joe Shuster (Superman Created By)
Main Title ThemeRemy Zero
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