Smallville: Season 4, Episode 14

Krypto (16 Feb. 2005)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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 KGF Vissers

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Among the names Lois suggests for the Kents' new dog is 'Max', the name of the cyborg dog in the original version of The Bionic Woman (1976). See more »

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When checking out the armored car robbery, Clark tells Lois to turn left. We then go to on out of car shot where the big red letters of the GMC that Lois is driving are clearly visible. When the 4x4 skids to halt shot its GMC logo is covered in black tape. See more »

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Lois Lane: So what are we gonna call him? And don't give me any of this "Skipper" crap.
Clark: I was thinking we'd call him "Krypto."
Lois Lane: Why, because he's so cryptic like you? I don't think so.
Clark: Why not?
Lois Lane: Because I think it's dumb. You can call your next dog "Krypto." Look, it's not that hard: Max, Lucky, Rocky, Bailey, Scamp, Monty, Bud.
[Jonathan and Martha walk in the barn]
Jonathan Kent: Hey, you're gonna have to pick one of those if you wanna keep him.
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Taking the Chance with Loyalty
7 June 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Two trained and powerful dogs rob Smallville Cooperative under the command of the brothers Zack and Josh Greenfield, but one of them escapes and is hit by Lois Lane's car. She brings the wounded animal to Kent Farm, and Clark Kent finds the secret of the animal and becomes attached to it, while the criminals look for the animal for a next heist. Meanwhile, the mysterious relationship of Lana Lang and the Teague's ancestors is disclosed a little more.

"Krypto" is a reasonable episode of "Smallville". Lionel Luthor is back, and the enigmatic relationship between Countess Margaret Isobel Tharow and Genevieve is becoming interesting. I liked the way Clark tells Lex that he is going to take the chance with Krypto's loyalty. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Krypto – o Supercão" ("Krypto – The Superdog")


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