Teenager Greg Arkin, who lives alone with his mother Mrs. Arkin, collects insects in his home. After arguing with his mother, he puts the insects in his car and has an accident on the road, and is attacked by the insects. He has a metamorphosis, becoming a powerful insect. He kills his mother and he chooses Lana Lang to be his mate for procreation purposes. In the end, Clark saves Lana from Greg's cocoon. Written by
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The plot and title of this episode refer to the novella The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka. The episode's villain is named Greg, a variation of The Metamorphosis's protagonist, Gregor. See more
When Greg crashes his Bug into a utility pole, the sound effects are that of a radiator hissing and the engine stalling. The engine to a VW bug is located in the back of the car, the front is merely a trunk of sorts. See more
Life is about change, sometimes it's painful, sometimes it's beautiful, but most of the time it's both.
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