Lex is surprised when his father, Lionel Luthor, arrives in Smallville and officially closes down the Luther Corp Fertilizer Plant, thus firing all 2,500 employees to force Lex to move to Metropolis to help him run his evil corporate empire from there. Undaunted, Lex tries to hold off his unscrupulous father by meeting with the foremen to buy back the plan to put it under local management. But Lionel, not to be outdone by his own son, tries to stop the workers by threatening to have the banks forgo on their mortgages. Whitney invites Lana to a picnic to tell her that he's joined the Marines and will be dropping out of school and leaving Smallville for boot camp the following day. The snoopy and despicable reporter Roger Nixon from The Inquisitor steals the piece of Clark Kent's spacecraft from Lex's mansion and finally finds the truth about the Kents. Before leaving town, Whitney tells Clark to watch over Lana for him and more or less gives Clark his blessing to date Lana if it comes ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Lionel quotes the example of Alexander many times during the first season. This probably explains why he kept his son's name as Alexander (Lex). See more
in the closing scene when Clark sees Lana in the truck he shouts her name, you can clearly see a filling on the bottom left of his mouth. being the man of steel surely he would not get cavities. See more
When Alexander the Great was dying his generals asked him who he would leave his armies to and his answer was "I leave it to the strongest."
I believe the term is "Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war!"
You're not my enemy. You're my son!
Funny, I never saw the distinction.
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