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Dr. Virgil Swann (Character)
from "Smallville" (2001)

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Smallville: :  -- 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.
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Smallville: :  -- 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.

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  1. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Legacy (2004) TV episode, Played by Christopher Reeve
        - Rosetta (2003) TV episode, Played by Christopher Reeve
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  1. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Finale (2011) TV episode, Played by Christopher Reeve
        - Sacred (2005) TV episode, Played by Christopher Reeve

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From "Smallville: Rosetta (#2.17)" (2003)
Clark Kent: [reading Kryptonian] "We will be with you, Kal-El, for all the days of your life." What does this mean?
Dr. Virgil Swann: I'm not sure, but one thing I've learned about science is the value of patience.
[Clark notices a picture of outer space on the wall with an area circled]
Clark Kent: Is that where Krypton is?
Dr. Virgil Swann: No, that's where Krypton was. I followed the signal's path billions of miles out into space. I was hoping to discover its origin but instead, I found nothing.
Clark Kent: Planets just don't disappear. What do you think happened to it?
Dr. Virgil Swann: Oh, it could be any one of a million different scenarios. War, famine, disease. I mean, look at the world around us. Is it really that hard to believe?
Clark Kent: Well, I can't be the only one. There must be others like me.
Dr. Virgil Swann: There was only one message.
Clark Kent: Why me? There must be a reason why I was sent to this planet.
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