Smallville: Season 4, Episode 22

Commencement (18 May 2005)

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When Lana (posessed by Isobel) kills Genevieve Teague by stabbing her with one of the Kryptonian Knowledge Crystals after she attempts to steal it, it triggers a cosmic event that not only ... See full summary »

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When Lana (posessed by Isobel) kills Genevieve Teague by stabbing her with one of the Kryptonian Knowledge Crystals after she attempts to steal it, it triggers a cosmic event that not only severs Lana's link to the spirit Isobel, but sends meteorites from deep space toward Earth and Smallville. At the graduation ceremony for Smallville High, the military arrives to evacuate the town after news that another meteor shower is imminent. Fearing he has a link to the meteorites, Clark goes to talk to the spirit of Jor-El, who informs him that his only hope is to unite the knowledge crystals in the cave. With time running out, Clark sets about locating the final two crystals as meteorites reign down upon Smallville. Lana gives Clark the third stone they recovered from China, which was in her possession all this time, while the second stone is on Lionel's person, which activates. Lex offers to protect Lana and have her flown to New York City, but she gets caught in the meteor shower while ... Written by Shiro

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While they are outside, it is raining, and Clark's shirt gets water marks on it. Then the shot pans to Lois and back to Clark, and the drops on his shirt have dried. See more »

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Lois Lane: Nightmare? So that's what all this commotion is about?
Jonathan Kent: Lois.
Lois Lane: [to Clark] You know, if it makes you feel any better, I have them all the time. I had this one last week. Really scary. This guy wearing a red cape...
Clark Kent: [sarcastic] Oh, that sounds horrible, Lois.
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Smallville, Bull Eye of Meteor Shower
9 July 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

On the Smallville High graduation day, Lana Lang is attacked by Genevieve Teague in her apartment, and she mortally stabs Genevieve with the Kryptonian stone, killing her. The blood in the element triggers a meteor shower toward Smallville. Clark Kent goes to the Kawatche caves and after inserting the disc in a stone, he talks to Jor-El, who orders him to join the three stones to save Earth of destruction. Lana Lang surprisingly gives one of the stones to Clark, and the other one, which is in possess of Lionel, "calls" him. A deranged and wounded Jason goes to the Kent farm and threatens Martha and Jonathan trying to find the stones. And Chloe saves Clark in the Luthor mansion.

"Commencement" is certainly the best episode of the Fourth Season of "Smallville", with many new situations: the death of Genevieve Teague; the declaration of Lana to Clark; another meteor shower in Smallville; Chloe secretly saving Clark; Lana apparently seeing a spacecraft; Clark sent to the Artic. Unfortunately I have to wait for the release of the Fifth Season on DVD to watch the sequel of this excellent episode. My vote is ten.

Title (Brazil): "Formatura" ("Graduation")


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