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Airdate: September 24, 2002
After Clark rescues Lana from the eye of the storm, he discovers the storm's wrath has unleashed the spaceship into the fields and buried his father alive along with the unscrupulous reporter who has discovered Clark’s secret. Meanwhile, Lex is wracked with guilt over his father.
Written by: Philip Levens, story by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar
Directed by: Greg Beeman
Guest Cast: John Glover (Lionel Luthor), Tom O’Brien (Roger Nixon), Mitchell Kosterman (Sheriff Ethan Millar)

Airdate: October 1, 2002
Clark goes into hiding after he discovers a startling new power that quickly gets out of control and accidentally harms Lana. However, after a hot new teacher uses kryptonite-enhanced pheromones to convince Lex to marry her, then spellbinds Jonathan, Clark must get a grip on his new power in time to keep Jonathan from killing Lex.
Written by: Mark Verheiden
Directed by: James Marshall
Guest Cast: Krista Allen (Desiree Atkins), Mitchell Kosterman (Sheriff Ethan Millar)

Airdate: October 8, 2002
Clark tells Pete about his extraterrestrial powers after Pete finds Clark's spaceship and insists on hiding it in a shed in his own yard, but the craft is soon stolen by a scientist. Meanwhile, Lionel Luthor claims he wants to spend more time with Lex; and Lana is suspicious of her aunt's new boyfriend.
Written by: Todd Slavkin & Darren Simmer
Directed by: Steve Miner
Guest Cast: John Glover (Lionel Luthor), Sarah-Jane Redmond (Nell Potter), Andrew Jackson (Ray Wallace), Joe Morton (Dr. Steven Hamilton)

Airdate: October 15, 2002
The Boy of Steel has his first run-in with red kryptonite in this exploration of classic Superman mythology. Clark's transformation begins after he gets his high-school ring. The memento's red-kryptonite gem insidiously begins to alter his behavior as his inhibitions melt away. The usually respectful teen starts mouthing off to his parents and friends, and the problems escalate when Clark's indifference causes him to slam his father against a truck during a scuffle. Elsewhere, a new Smallville student is pursued by a murderous U.S. marshal, who has already killed the informant who pointed him in the town's direction.
Written by: Jeph Loeb
Directed by: Greg Beeman
Guest Cast: John Glover (Lionel Luthor), Sarah-Jane Redmond (Nell Potter)

Airdate: October 22, 2002
A teen who is kept locked in the basement of his parents' house during the day sneaks out at night and leaves love letters for Lana at her parents' graves. Meanwhile, Lionel Luthor hires Clark's mother as his personal assistant.
Written by: Brian Peterson & Kelly Souders
Directed by: Rick Wallace
Guest Cast: John Glover (Lionel Luthor), Mitchell Kosterman (Sheriff Ethan Millar)

Airdate: October 29, 2002
Family secrets abound as Martha goes behind Jonathan's back to ask her father for money after the family's bills pile up; and Lana finds pictures of her mother with another man that were taken after her parents were married. Meanwhile, a healthy high-school student dies of old age shortly after kissing his girlfriend; and Clark has a run-in with the new school principal.
Written by: Russel Friend & Garrett Lerner
Directed by: Chris Long
Guest Cast: George Coe (William Clark), Richard Gant (Principal Terrance Reynolds), Maggie Lawson (Chrissy Parker), Sarah-Jane Redmond (Nell Potter)

Airdate: November 5, 2002
A strange woman arrives in Smallville and tells Clark that she's his biological mother and informs Lex that Lionel is the father. And she wants Clark to take a DNA test to confirm her story. Meanwhile, Lana decides to meet the man who could be her biological father.
Written by: Kenneth Biller, story by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar
Directed by: Greg Beeman
Guest Cast: Patrick Cassidy (Henry Small), Blair Brown (Rebecca Dunlevy), Mitchell Kosterman (Sheriff Ethan Miller)

Airdate: November 12, 2002
Clark meets up again with Ryan, a teenage mind reader the Kents befriended last season. This time, Clark tries to protect the teen from a scientist who has been conducting cruel experiments on the boy. Meanwhile, Lex crosses swords with Smallville's corrupt mayor over a potential business deal that could have serious ramifications for the town.
Written by: Philip Levens
Directed by: Terrence O’Hara
Guest Cast: Ryan Kelley (Ryan James), William B. Davis (Major William Tate), Sarah-Jane Redmond (Nell Potter)

Airdate: November 19, 2002
A Smallville honor student who can clone himself at will kills a teacher to avoid a bad grade, then develops a romantic interest in Chloe and Lana. Meanwhile, Martha feels guilty about her career choices after Jonathan is injured in an accident on the Kent farm while she is at work, and Lex takes out his frustration with his father on a car with a golf club.
Written by: Mark Verheiden
Directed by: Craig Zisk
Guest Cast: Jonathan Taylor Thomas (Ian Randall), Robert Wisden (Gabe Sullivan)

Airdate: November 26, 2002
While moto-crossing with Pete, Clark falls into a cave and discovers two hidden treasures — ancient Indian writings that hold the key to his identity, and a beautiful girl whom he believes to be his soulmate. Desperate to preserve the writings, Clark pits father against son as he enlists Lex’s help to stop Lionel’s construction crew from demolishing the cave.
Written by: Brian Peterson & Kelly Souders, story by Mark Warshaw
Directed by: Marita Grabiak
Guest Cast: Tamara Feldman (Kyla), Michael Tiernan (Foreman), Gordon Tootoosis (Joseph Willowbrook), Mitchell Kosterman (Sheriff Miller), Patrick Cassidy (Henry Small)

Airdate: January 14, 2003
Whitney returns home from the Marines looking to rekindle his relationship with Lana but his suspicious behavior prompts Clark to question his true motives, ultimately revealing a shocking truth about "the new Whitney." Lex becomes suspicious of his new girlfriend after he discovers a questionable photo of her with Lionel.
Written by: Todd Slavkin & Darren Swimmer.
Directed by: Bill Gereghity
Guest Cast: Eric Johnson (Whitney Fordman), Emanuelle Vaugier (Dr. Helen Bryce), Lizzy Caplan (Tina Greer)

Airdate: January 21, 2003
After Lex discovers that Lionel installed cameras in the mansion, he hires some thugs to bug Lionel's office, but things get out of control when Lionel and Martha surprise the thugs and are taken hostage. Clark must figure out a way to save his mother without exposing his powers and sees his chance on an adjacent tall building - if only he could make the leap in a single bound.
Written by: Kenneth Biller & Jeph Loeb
Directed by: James Marshall
Guest Cast: ()

Airdate: January 28, 2003
When Lionel is shot, Jonathan is arrested, but after Clark and Pete) perform their own crime scene investigation, they realize that more than one person had the opportunity to kill Lionel – including Lex. Meanwhile, Lana is suspicious after she asks her father to take on Jonathan’s case and he declines for mysterious reasons.
Written by: Mark Verheiden and Philip Levens
Directed by: Ken Biller
Guest Cast: ()

Airdate: February 4, 2003
After Pete and Chloe are infected by a parasitic worm, it turns them into thrill-seeking daredevils and Pete uses red kryptonite to get Clark to join them on a dangerous adventure. Not only does Clark show off his powers, but he kisses Chloe in front of a stunned Lana.
Written by: Todd Slavkin & Darren Swimmer
Directed by: Rick Rosenthal
Guest Cast: ()

Airdate: February 11, 2003
Lex finds Lucas, the son Lionel gave up for adoption, and brings him home in the hope that the two of them can unite against Lionel. When Lionel's machinations end up putting all three of them in a dangerous situation, Lex is left to wonder whom he can really trust. Meanwhile, Clark decides to take a job at the Talon.
Written by: Brian Peterson & Kelly Souders
Directed by: Greg Beeman
Guest Cast: Paul Wasilewski (Lucas Dunleavy)

Airdate: February 18, 2003
Martha is hospitalized after becoming seriously ill from exposure to kryptonite spores in the Kent's storm cellar, and Jonathan learns there are complications. Meanwhile, Lex's girlfriend is offered a lucrative position at a hospital far away from Smallville.
Written by: Matthew Okumura
Directed by: Bill Gereghty
Guest Cast: Emanuelle Vaugier (Dr. Helen Bryce)

Airdate: February 25, 2003
Determined to find out where he came from, Clark travels to New York to meet Dr. Swann, a brilliant scientist who holds a message for Clark from his home planet. Meanwhile Lana decides to move out of Chloe’s house after the two girls get into another argument about Clark.
Written by: Al Gough & Miles Millar
Directed by: James Marshall
Guest Cast: Christopher Reeve (Dr. Virgil Swann)

Airdate: April 14, 2003
After a schoolmate claims to be an alien and seemingly backs it up by using heat vision, Clark investigates and begins to believe that the guy is from his planet Krypton. Meanwhile, after Helen discovers a locked room in the mansion she demands to know what is behind it, forcing Lex to come clean about his investigation of Clark.
Written by: Philip Levens
Directed by: Rick Rosenthal
Guest Cast: Jeremy Lelliott, Emmanuel Vaugier (Dr. Helen Bryce)

Airdate: April 21, 2003
After Lana is almost assaulted by a college student, Clark loses control and injures the boy. When the Kents are sued for punitive damages that could cost them the farm, Clark begins to question his powers while trying to find a way out of the lawsuit. Meanwhile, Helen's ex-boyfriend arrives in town intent on winning her back, but when she turns him down, he stabs her, prompting Lex to take the law into his own hands.
Written by: Clint Carpenter
Directed by: Thomas J. Wright
Guest Cast: Emmanuel Vaugier (Dr. Helen Bryce)

Airdate: April 28, 2003
Clark stumbles upon a robbery of a LuthorCorp truck carrying kryptonite and is stunned to realize he can't stop the thieves because they are as strong as he is. To keep Clark from going to the police, the thugs attack Jonathan and Martha, leaving Clark feeling powerless and desperate for a way to protect his parents.
Written by: Mark Verheiden
Directed by: Rick Wallace
Guest Cast:

Airdate: May 5, 2003
After Lana is visited by the ghost of a childhood friend, she turns to Clark for help in uncovering the truth about her new visitor. However, after Clark realizes the little girl is actually a kryptonite-enhanced clone, he rushes to save Lana before the revenge-seeking child harms her. Lex learns that Lionel is funding the krypto-cloning research.
Written by: Todd Slavkin & Darren Swimmer (story) Brian Peterson & Kelly Souders (teleplay)
Directed by: James Marshalle
Guest Cast:

Airdate: May 12, 2003
Dr. Walden wakes up from his coma and tells Lex and Lionel that Clark is an alien and must be destroyed. Meanwhile, a romantic encounter between Clark and Lana hints at a promising future, but after Chloe finds out they are together, Lana pulls back.
Written by: Kenneth Biller
Directed by: Terrence O'Hara
Guest Cast: Rob Labelle (Dr. Walden)

Airdate: May 20, 2003
A sense of foreboding surrounds Smallville as Clark must choose between staying with Lana and his family or fulfilling his destiny to rule the Earth. Meanwhile, Lex and Helen plan their upcoming wedding, but outside forces may ultimately keep them apart. Also, a hurt Chloe considers Lionel’s offer to investigate Clark.
Written by: Alfred Gough & Miles Millar
Directed by: Greg Beeman
Guest Cast: Emmanuel Vaugier (Dr. Helen Bryce)

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