Smallville: Season 4, Episode 22

Commencement (18 May 2005)

TV Episode  -   -  Adventure | Drama | Romance
8.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.8/10 from 531 users  
Reviews: 4 user

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(creator), (character created by: Superman), 9 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1195 titles
created 30 Mar 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 09 Apr 2012
 
a list of 5121 titles
created 29 May 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 08 Nov 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 13 Apr 2013
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Commencement (18 May 2005)

Commencement (18 May 2005) on IMDb 8.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Smallville.
« Previous Episode | 89 of 217 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Jor-El (voice)
...
...
Head Astronomer
David Orth ...
Soldier with Megaphone
Tom Pickett ...
Principal
...
Lex's Minion
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 May 2005 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The episode opens with Lana wearing the same outfit from the previous episode. According to the DVD commentary, this was because the previous episode was going to end with Lana killing Genevieve Teague. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Clark Kent: Journalism. You ever thought about that? You wrote some half decent articles in your short lived career at the Torch.
Lois Lane: Nah, kill me first. Even if I could spell, the last thing I'd wanna do is spend my time in a newsroom. With my luck I'd probably end up across the desk from the most bumbling reporter on the masthead.
See more »

Soundtracks

Pomp And Circumstance
(uncredited)
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A fitting finale to the fourth Season
20 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Things finally come to a heated end for the fourth Season of Smallville in an episode which any Smallville fan cannot miss. Complete with the trademark Cliffhanger ending and the non-stop action and suspense, this has everything that makes a perfect episode of Smallville.

In this episode, Lana ends up killing Genevieve Teague whilst possessed by her ancestor with one of the three stones that have been the focus of the Fourth Season. However, things are even more complicated when Clark receives a warning from Jor-El to retrieve all three of the stones and bring them together or a catastrophe of the likes that not even Clark can stop will rain down upon Smallville. So commences a race against time on Graduation Day to stop Smallville from becoming a victim of huge destruction.


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Smallville comic nineinchnail1981-74-611426
Season 10 is beyond awful ventus_magica
The Luthors made this show nineinchnail1981-74-611426
Clana conversations WeeBabySeamus
Why do people hate seasons 8-10? notoriousF_A_T67
Favorite era of the show? mitchellgc
Discuss Commencement (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?