Smallville: Season 6, Episode 19

Nemesis (26 Apr. 2007)

TV Episode  |  TV-PG  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Romance
8.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.3/10 from 496 users  
Reviews: 4 user

After Jodi Keenan, the wife of a Special Forces soldier, sets off a pipe bomb in one of Lex's secret labs, Lionel is severely injured and Lex is taken hostage by the enraged spouse. ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(character created by: Superman), (character created by: Superman), 6 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 09 Apr 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 29 Apr 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 21 Aug 2013
 
a list of 843 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 22 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Nemesis" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Nemesis (26 Apr 2007)

Nemesis (26 Apr 2007) on IMDb 8.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Smallville.
« Previous Episode | 130 of 217 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Lois Lane (credit only)
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Jason Bartlett (as Ben Ayres)
...
Police Officer
...
Tourist in Video
...
Police Chief
...
Bomb Squad Leader
Edit

Storyline

After Jodi Keenan, the wife of a Special Forces soldier, sets off a pipe bomb in one of Lex's secret labs, Lionel is severely injured and Lex is taken hostage by the enraged spouse. Claiming Lex kidnapped her missing husband, Jodi threatens to blow up the entire lab with Lex inside unless he tells her where her husband is. Lex naturally denies knowing Jodi's husband, Wes, Clark sets off to rescue Lex, but is immediately felled by the kryptonite lining the earthen walls. Lex and Clark realize the only way they will make it out alive is by helping each other before the bomb detonates. Meanwhile, Lionel reveals to Lana why he forced her into marrying Lex, which leads her to investigate Lex's secret research of his 'Project 33.1' research as well as his work in tracking down the Phantom Zone escapees to capture and use one as part to create his army of 'super-human' soldiers. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Certificate:

TV-PG
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

26 April 2007 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The book Lionel is reading in the hospital while recovering from his injuries is A Guest of Honour by Nadine Gordimer. See more »

Goofs

In the video Lana found in Lex's briefcase, the lady says "welcome to Patagonia" and then they show a waterfall in the background and a zoner attacks. There are no waterfalls that big in Patagonia. See more »

Quotes

Clark Kent: Chloe, I've x-rayed these tunnels over a dozen times, and they all just seem to lead to Reeves Dam.
Chloe Sullivan: Maybe so, but if Lex is willing to go up against Tomb Raider for them, I can't retire my reporter's notebook just yet.
See more »

Connections

References G.I. Jane (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Tanhauser Overture
(uncredited)
Composed by Richard Wagner
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Clark-Lex relationship hits a Climactic Point
12 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode rivetingly addresses the world famous Clark Kent-Lex Luthor friendship-turned-rivalry in this thrilling episode.

Jodi Keenan, wife of a special forces soldier from Afghanistan, wants revenge on Lex. Despite news reports that he died in a plane crash during the war, or, according to Lex, died in combat, she insists that her husband Wes is still alive, and Lex is holding him. In vengeance, she sets a time bomb in a secret maze of tunnels that only Lex- and Lana- know about, because Lex is working a secret operation there. Yes, it is another branch of the evil 33.1 franchise. However, in his incredible goodness, Clark goes down there to save his former friend. However, the tunnels are laden with kryptonite, making Clark normal at best. As a result, the two adversaries must rely on each other and help each other if they both want to get out of the sub-civilization maze alive.

This episode is thrilling. It is great to see Clark deal with a life-threatening crisis with his powers. As a result of this loss of abilities, it is intriguing to see rivals have no choice but to help each other. In addition, these circumstances indicate that Lex may yet have a bit of goodness left in him. Also interesting is the fact that Lana knows where the tunnels are, though she doesn't tell anyone until she learns that Clark, not just Lex, was down there. A fabulous episode, the second or third best of the season.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Creating the Mythos and destroying it Yaso-Kuuhl
You guys actually believed in that 'Chlois' theory??? youtubemisticaluser
jimmy alive?? how?? babywaby
Anyone agree that this show went on for too long? almooreuk
What are your thoughts on Tess? youtubemisticaluser
Should I watch this? taylor-evanoff
Discuss Nemesis (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?