Smallville (2001–2011)
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Clark meets Arthur "AC" Curry, a young man with extraordinary powers underwater. AC is in Smallville hoping to sabotage a Luthorcorp experiment that is threatening sea life. While in Smallville, AC forms an attraction to Lois.

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Lionel Luthor (credit only)
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Martha Kent / Herself
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Jonathan Kent (credit only)
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Commander (as Nathaniel Deveaux)
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Leviathan Scientist
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Admiral (as Ken Yahko)
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The annoying and klutzy Lois Lane returns to Smallville, and while swimming in the Crater Lake during a summer outing with the group, she nearly drowns and is rescued by Arthur Curry, a student of the Miami University. They develop a crush on each other, but Clark is suspicious of AC since he noted his abilities underwater. AC (later to be known as the superhero 'Aqua Man') discloses to Clark that Lex Luthor is developing a weapon to the U.S. Navy that is a menace to the marine life. Clark in principle does not believe AC, but later he realizes that his fears are correct and he helps AC to sabotage the experiment of Luthorcorp. Meanwhile at Kansas University, Clark becomes close to his Prof. Milton Fine, a man who is writing a book about the evilness of the Luthors. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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20 October 2005 (USA)  »

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As a joke, Arthur Curry suggests to Clark that they start a "Junior Lifeguard Association," prompting Clark to reply that he's not "ready for the JLA quite yet," a reference to the Justice League of America, of which Superman is a member. See more »

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The water level in the glass that Lex taunts Aquaman with changes levels throughout the scene See more »

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Arthur Curry: Maybe you ought to stick to the shallow end until you know how to swim, gorgeous.
Lois Lane: Maybe you ought to try a breath mint, surfer boy.
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References Baywatch (1989) See more »

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Waiting For Your Letter
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Performed by Cary Brothers
Courtesy of Procrastination Music
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Meet Arthur Curry... Hero. Protector. Aquaman.
29 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

A key DC Comics character comes to town in this exciting episode.

The young main characters are at Crater Lake, when Lois gets knocked unconscious while diving into the lake. However, she is saved by a young man named Arthur Curry. As Clark discovers, contrary to Clark's initial belief of being some sort of terrorist who is just playing on Lois' infatuation, Arthur Curry has unique superpowers when underwater, and works to save the world beneath the surface. "AC" tells Clark that Lex is building a lethal naval weapon called Levithian, which combats opposing submarines underwater, but exterminates all sea life around it. AC convinces Clark to stop this weapon, leaving Lex to wonder what the second streak of water other than AC's came from.

This episode is thrilling because it introduces Aquaman, and because it continues to explore Lex's ethically questionable projects, increasing the already-strenuous relationship of Clark and Lex.


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