A disturbed middle-aged woman named Rachel Dunleavy arrives in Smallvile claiming that Clark Kent is her biological son with Lionel Luthor, therefore the half-brother of Lex Luthor. She ... See full summary »

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A disturbed middle-aged woman named Rachel Dunleavy arrives in Smallvile claiming that Clark Kent is her biological son with Lionel Luthor, therefore the half-brother of Lex Luthor. She asks for a DNA examination, jeopardizing the Kents knowing that Clark's secret will be revealed. In a flashback, Jonathan reveals more about the day of the 1989 meteor shower and how the Kents met with Lionel Luther who agreed to help forge the papers for Clark's adoption. Menawhile, Lana Lang visits Henry Small trying to find out whether he is her biological father. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The actor who played Henry Small (Lana Lang's biological father), Patrick Cassidy, played Leslie Luckabie on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993). See more »

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The axe can't be broken to pieces like a vase. And that refers to every episode, where Clark is hit with something. See more »

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Lana Lang: I think he may be my biological father.
Chloe Sullivan: Wow. Are you okay?
Lana Lang: I think so. I wanna find out everything there is to know about him. I thought maybe you could help. But if you don't feel comfortable, it's...
Chloe Sullivan: Actually, I'm flattered. It's nice that someone trusts me enough with their big family secret.
Lana Lang: Then you'll do it?
Chloe Sullivan: You know, I could tell you where he went to college, I can tell you how many outstanding parking tickets he has, I can even pull up his dental records and let you know if he flosses ...
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Family Revelations
17 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Similar to "Lineage's" previous episode "Redux," this episode considers family relationships in the main characters' lives.

First, a woman named Rachel Dunleavy arrives in town claiming that Clark is her son. Clearly disillusioned, Lionel is actually helpful to the Kents in proving her crazy and avoiding the potentially dooming DNA test that would have ensued had authorities believed Rachel's story. It is also revealed that Lionel helped the Kents work around the adoption documents to take in Clark- revealing that Lionel is much closer to understanding that there are intriguing mysteries behind Clark's past than anyone would feel comfortable with.

In addition, Lana contacts the man she saw in a photo album with her mother, named Henry Small, to try and inquest whether or not he is her real father.

This is a fabulous episode.


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