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
Did You Know?
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
About 30 minutes into the episode, when Clark and Lois Go after the robbers, just as the SUV enters the small road you can clearly see the red GMC logo on the hood of the car. A few seconds later when they get out of the car, the logo is no longer there. See more
Where did you say you found him?
Actually, I kind of... hit him.
You hit him? With your car?
No, with my fist.
References Forrest Gump
Give A Little Bit
Written by Rick Davies
and Roger Hodgson
Performed by The Goo Goo Dolls See more