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
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Noir refers to film noir, French for "black film". Film noir was a crime drama movie genre usually featuring murder under suspicious circumstances. These black-and-white films were extremely popular in the 1940s. See more
Chloe shows the newspaper to Jimmy with his photograph on it. The photograph is not the same when a close-up is shown. See more
[as Clark catches her from a fall
You didn't have to wait for the last second, you know?
What fun would that be?
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