After a secret meeting with Lionel, Lana is shot at the Daily Planet by a mysterious gunman. Jimmy is knocked out while studying photographs of the scene and dreams about a 1940, black-and-white version, of Smallville. Jimmy finds himself playing the role of a reporter with Chloe his secretary, and a bumbling Clark also works there, as his sidekick. Jimmy's investigation leads him to Lana, who turns out to be a very evil femme fatale who plans to orchestrate the murder of her tycoon husband Lex by using Jimmy as the patsy. Jimmy's research further takes him to a notorious nightclub owned by Lionel Luther, and Lois is a sultry singer working at club who is having a fling with Lex to help him orchestrate the murder of Lana. Meanwhile, back in 2007, Clark discovers why Lana married Lex after Chloe learns it from Lana. Also, Lois further meddles in the shooting case by stealing a silver-lined cigarette case which holds a clue. Written by
Did You Know?
In the car chase, Jimmy Olsen hits a sign with the name Mortimer X. Welsh on it. He is a character from the movie The Racket, a 1951 film-noir, played by Ray Collins. See more
Lana's injury keeps flipping from shoulder to shoulder. Elevator: left. First gurney: right. Second gurney: left. Hospital: right. Following episode: left. See more
I figured you could use an escape from your real-life soap opera.
What do you mean?
Well, if you live it every day, but from the outside. Your real life's got Cagney and Stanwyck written all over it. You've got your billionaire mogul, you got the confused damsel who choice money over love, and the mysterious best friend who shows up everywhere because he can't seem to get a real job. Not to mention the steadfast dame they all depend on.
Wow. A real glimpse in the mind of Jimmy Olsen. FYI, um, "...
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