As if Lois Lane didn't make enough of a nuisance of herself now living at the Kent farm, she brings in Einstein, a golden retriever, who is the latest victim to be hit by her car, and she meanly calls him 'Clarky', while Clark, kind as ever, hopes to keep him as a pet if the owner isn't found, which his parents hope. Clark soon finds out it's a surviving dog of an experiment to give canines superpowers with daily injections of steroids mixed with meteorite fragments (kryptonite) produced at LuthorCorp, which Lex insists to Clark that the project was abandoned after animal activist protests, thinking they were all put down. Only later Clark finds out, the hard way, the dog and a Rothweiler are abused by evil Josh Greenfield and his kid brother Zack, who run the Smalville animal shelter and abuse dog whistles to control the super-dogs as weapons for robberies. Meanwhile, Jason and his secretive and manipulative mother, Genevieve, are revealed to know more about Lex and his apparently ... Written by
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When trying to pick a name for the Kents' new dog, Lois Lane's final suggestion (before the family settles on Shelby) is "Bud" - the real name of the dog portraying Shelby. See more
When Clark throws the two villains against the brick wall at the end, it very clearly flexes as though made of foam rather than brick. See more
[trying to name dog
Well, he's annoying and I can't seem to get within ten feet of him without getting sick. I think we should call him Clarky.
References Forrest Gump
"Give A Little Bit"
Written by Rick Davies
and Roger Hodgson
Performed by The Goo Goo Dolls See more