Smallville: Season 4, Episode 6

Transference (27 Oct. 2004)

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Lionel Luthor, using one of the Kryptonian stones, attempts to swap bodies with Lex but inadvertently transfers bodies with Clark, leading to him learning a few secrets, including that of Clark's powers.

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Coach Jason Teague stops by at Kent Farm to tell him a scout may get him a football scholarship on Friday, but Clark super-hears a painful noise which calls him to Kansas State Penitentiary, where his supervision sees that Lionel Luthor has one of the stones with the Kryptonian markings in which he is attempting to use the magical stone to attack the visiting Lex. So, Clark jumps between them and is hit instead. Next moment, Clark is trapped in Lionel's body and dragged to his cell, where innocently fraud-framed cell-mate Edgar is surprised it's not Luthor but explains it's all due to the stone from a Mayan idol, and worse still, Clark (trapped in Lionel's body) learns that he's dying from a rare liver disease. Meanwhile, Lionel enjoys his freedom, even more as he discovers Clark's super-powers and willingly wrecks just about everybody's lives, yet is fully frustrated to find Lex left nothing from the fortune on his Swiss bank account. Written by KGF Vissers

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Clark Kent: [Lex has a gun pointed at him] Lex, it's me. Clark. I need to talk to you.
Lex Luthor: After I drove my Porsche into the river and you fished me out, I asked your dad if there was any way I could repay him. What did he say that we always joked about?
Clark Kent: Lex, what is this? A pop quiz?
Lex Luthor: Answer the question!
Clark Kent: He told you to drive slower.
Lex Luthor: [lowers gun] Welcome back.
Clark Kent: So you know what happened.
Lex Luthor: Well, it was a bit of a giveaway when you asked for $57 million.
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Destructive Being
26 May 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

While being visited by coach Jason Teague in Kent Farm, Clark Kent hears a painful noise. Following the signal, he goes to Smallville prison, where Lex visits his father Lionel Luthor. Clark sees a Kryptonian stone hidden in Lionel's hand, and he pushes Lex from his father. However, Lionel touches Clark, and they swap bodies. Lionel finds the abilities of Clark , while destroying his friendships and relationships, and Clark lives in hell in a sick body.

"Transference" is definitely the best episode of the Fourth Season, and one of the best in the whole series. In this key episode, we see how affected is the life of Clark with his friends and his passion for football. By the other hand, we can also see how destructive Lionel Luthor is, sickening even his own body. My vote is ten.

Title (Brazil): "Transferência" ("Transference")


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