Smallville: Season 1, Episode 11

Hug (5 Feb. 2002)

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Bob Rickman is an evil tycoon who intends to build a highly polluting plant in Smallville, and he needs to buy Jonathan Kent's farm. Rickman is famous because of his capacity of convincing ... See full summary »

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Bob Rickman is an evil tycoon who intends to build a highly polluting plant in Smallville, and he needs to buy Jonathan Kent's farm. Rickman is famous because of his capacity of convincing people, but indeed he has a powerful gift of changing people's mind with his shake of hands, and he uses his new kryptonite power of persuasion against Jonathan. Meanwhile, the hermit Kyle Tippet, who was the former business partner of Rickman, helps Clark and Lex against the powerful and greedy industrialist. But Clark's quick kinship with Kyle causes a rift between him, Lana and Whitney who both dislike the mysterious hermit. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When Lex is having a chat with Clark at the cafe, he mentions Clark to be quite similar to Atticus Finch. Atticus Finch was one of the famous characters from the Harper Lee's novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird'. Lex mentioning this is worth noting as Atticus Finch shows his willingness to support social outcasts and so does Clark when he shows his support to Kyle. See more »

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When Lex swipes his credit card to buy fuel before they head to Metropolis, he swipes his back to front, not scanning the magnetic strip through at all. See more »

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Lex Luthor: That, my friend, is the key to leadership. Not only knowing you're right, but convincing everyone else. If you can do that, the world's your oyster.
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So much foreshadowing of whats to come
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This was a fantastic episode with much foreshadowing. Clark and Lex are the ones who foreshadow what will become of both of them and a hint into their friendship. There were great quotes with Lex saying at the end of the episode that "Our friendship will be the stuff of legends." If only they knew. Another great quote was Clark saying he wants to be "Anything as long as it doesn't involve putting on a suit and doing a lot of flying". Haha.

The mutant of the week side story isn't bad either with a salesman having the power of persuasion with a shake of his hand.

Loving these early episodes with everything leading up to the later seasons where it all comes to a head.


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