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At Smallville High School, a swimmer mysteriously ages and dies after meeting his girlfriend Chrissy Parker. The new principal Reynolds arrives and comes into conflict with Clark Kent because he is a friend of Lex Luthor's. Clark asks Chloe and Pete to investigate Principal Reynolds' history, as well as Chrissy whom they suspect is a life-draining freak who needs three youths to stay eternally young every 12 years. Meanwhile, the Kents are having financial problems and Martha contacts her estranged father, whom she hasn't seen for twenty years, to borrow some money, much to Jonathan's disapproval. Lana Lang also finds an old picture of her mother with an apparent boyfriend. After not getting any help from Aunt Nelle, Lana then asks Lex to help her investigate. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Chrissy's powers are never mentioned as being due to the meteor rocks which makes sense due to her displaying her ability far before the showers. However, it isn't that far fetched that she would have strange abilities given the show takes place in the DC universe which features many superpowered individuals. See more »

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It's revealed that Chrissy has been sucking the youthfulness out of her victims since the 1920s, but all of the other "villains" thus far were made that way through some kind of contact with the meteor rocks. Of course, the meteor shower only happened 12 years prior to this episode. No explanation is given for Chrissy's rapid aging nor her youth-sucking powers. See more »

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Lex Luthor: Let me guess. Reynolds wants to know where you see yourself five years from now? He made me do the same assignment when I was at Excelsior. He's nothing if not consistent.
Clark Kent: Yeah, well, I hate to break it to you, Lex, but he doesn't exactly have a high opinion of you.
Lex Luthor: Well, I wasn't a model student, but imagine being a bald fourteen year old in an elite prep school.
Clark Kent: Must have been tough.
Lex Luthor: I had a major chip on my shoulder. But Reynolds saw through it. He challenged me to own up to my own actions, ...
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Families Issues and Complex of Peter Pan
23 April 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Smallville High School, a swimmer mysteriously ages and dies, after meeting his girlfriend Chrissy Parker (Maggie Lawson). The new principal Reynolds (Richard Gant) arrives and conflicts with Clark Kent because he is friend of Lex Luthor. The Kent family is having financial problems and Martha contacts her father, who has been away from the family for twenty years, to borrow some money. Lana Lang finds an old picture of her mother with an apparent boyfriend and asks Lex to investigate.

"Redux" is an episode with many situations, some of them resolved, but others left open. There are new characters, such as Principal Reynolds and Clark's grandparent, and the stories are very good. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Redux"


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