Lex is committed to the Belle Reve Sanitarium for the criminally insane by Lionel who forces the shrink, Dr. Claire Foster, to submit Lex to an experimental electroshock therapy technique to erase his memory and forget his past events. Clark visits Lex and after finding out, decides to try to save his friend, despite protests from Jonathan and Martha that Clark's secret is known by Lex. But three of Clark's adversaries reside in Belle Reve. They are the arrogant, power-stealing Eric Summers (from episode "Leech"), the angry, meteor-rock mutant racist Van McNulty (from episode "Extinction") and the double-clone Ian Randall (from episode "Dichotic") who join forces to attack him so Eric can steal Clark's powers again and and escape from the asylum. Meanwhile, Lana begins to distance herself from Clark while she's attending physical therapy to recover from her broken leg with the support of a charming patient named Adam Knight (Ian Somerhalder). Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Belle Reve, the name of the detention facility, is also the name of the prison in the DC comics universe where many supervillains were kept and the home of the Suicide Squad, a covert team made up of villains offered parole in exchange for performing "Mission: Impossible"-type operations for the US government. See more
After Lex received his electro-shock therapy, you can clearly see the doctor remove the rubber mouthpiece from Lex's mouth. However, after Lionel speaks to Lex, you see a close-up with the mouthpiece once again in Lex's mouth. See more
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