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. Meanwhile, Clark Kent invites Chloe Sullivan to the spring prom, upsetting Pete who now has nobody to ask. 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... 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
The Ledger edition that Jonathan and Martha are reading when Clark arrives home from school reads "Management Problems Sited" in the sub heading; it should say "cited" not "sited" See more
Any relationship founded on lies is destined to fail. It's a good thing we don't have that problem.
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Written by Dave Gibbs
and Steve 'Silk' Hurley
Performed by Gigolo Aunts See more