Recruit - S4-E13

Factual error: Clark finds Lois in the sewer and decides to use his heat vision to destroy the lock of the gate that is separating them. Clark uses his heat vision on the lock and the lock explodes, this is a very minor explosion. It also causes the door to fly off the hinges. Now the explosion from the lock is odd since heat vision causes things to melt and not explode, but Clark wasn't even using the heat vision on the hinges and they are destroyed. This is inconsistent with how his heat vision has been shown to work before.

Dichotic - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: The shot with Ian pulling Lana out of the car shows the shadow cast on the bridge covering half the road. A few seconds later, after Chloe gets free of the Ian that has her, the shadows on the bridge are much shorter.

Lineage - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Lex comes to after being kidnapped by Rachel, she wipes his face with a piece of cloth using her right hand. She then transfers the cloth to her left hand and continues to wipe Lex's face. Cut to a different angle as she says "I bought it with the money your father gave me" but now the cloth is instantaneously back in her right hand.

Nocturne - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Pete and Clark go to Byron's house to find him, Clark finds the hidden locked door to the cellar. Clark then breaks the locks and uses both his hands to pull on the door. Cut to a different angle (from above Clark) but now he is just using his left hand.

Lineage - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: In the flashback when the Kent's meet Clark, we see Jonathan loading the space ship onto the back of the pick up truck. He then see Martha carrying Clark who was wrapped up in a blanket. At first we see that Martha's left arm is wrapped around Clark's back onto his shoulder. Cut to Jonathan's viewpoint and now Martha is just supporting Clark and her left arm is no longer around Clark.

Redux - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: At the Talon, Clark tries to write his essay when Crissy shows up asking Clark to sign up for the decorations committee. Crissy holds her clipboard with her left hand and places her right hand on her hip. But in the next shot Crissy's right hand on the clipboard as well. Cut back to the previous angle and her right hand is back on her hip.

Crush - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: As Justin turns the spike end of the pathway light towards Principal Kwan, in the close up, the light is at a height that is just lined up with the light in front of it. After the shot change, the shot simply zooms out to include Justin on the right side of the screen, the light is now several feet higher than it was before.

Nicodemus - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When Lana and Clark are sitting on the Windmill and the camera is facing them close up you can see the shadow of the windmill moving in the wind but when the camera zooms out the windmill is not moving at all.

Hourglass - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Henry falls into the pond, the first time, there are several small pylons connected by a chain when the camera is on the walkway. When the camera is in the water, showing Henry as he hits the water, neither the pylons or the chain is visible. There is just an open space where the chair falls over.

Delete - S3-E11

Visible crew/equipment: As Chloe is running from the truck there is a shot where you can see the camera shadow on her back as she is completely turned away from the truck.

Prodigal - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: When Lucas is in the Luthor mansion talking to Lionel and Lex, he picks up and inspects the samurai sword, then returns it to the holder, hanging it on one peg by the strap. In the next immediate shot, it is resting between the pegs, as it was before he picked it up.

Reaper - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Clark and Chloe visit the old lady's house, there is a white rose on the mantelpiece. At first it is facing off to the side, then it is suddenly facing outward when Clark notices it.

Nicodemus - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: While Lana is climbing the windmill, just before she stops a shot from below shows her right foot right above her left foot. The camera switches to above her and suddenly her left foot is a full rung above her right foot. (00:27:10)


Hug - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: After Chloe comes out of Kyle's command, a shot on Clark shows her turning toward him, but the next shot shows that she hasn't moved. (00:33:05)

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Cool - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Sean emerges from the lake and goes to the campfire, his clothes are completely dry despite the fact that he was totally underwater for hours. (00:04:50)


Vortex (2) - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Clark and Lex are searching for Clark's dad, right after Clark gets mad at Lex and leaves it shows a head shot of Lex with the bandage over his left eye. In the beginning of the show he was injured over his right eye. (00:15:30)

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Crusade - S4-E1

Factual error: There is a snow pattern on the Quicktime player after Chloe's message to Clark finishes. She would have recorded in on a camcorder, so there wouldn't be any snow pattern, it would be a blue or black screen. The only way there could have been is if she recorded it, put it on VHS, then copied it back onto a DV tape, then transferred it back onto her computer, but there's no reason for her to do this.

Mortal - S5-E2

Plot hole: Chloe has to use Lex's thumbprint to access the safe inside level 3. She gets his fingerprints by lifting it off of the flashlight he picked up for her earlier in the caves. The problem is when Lex picked up the flashlight and gave it to Chloe he had only touched the back half of the flashlight, but when Chloe lifts Lex's print she gets it from the opposite end. Since Lex did not touch that end there should be no fingerprints for her to lift and use on the security door.

Heat - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the scene where Clark discusses Desiree with his parents, his hand shift from brushing over his glass to gripped around it. (00:28:15)


Noir - S6-E20

Audio problem: When Noir-Lois comes out to sing, the microphone picks up her voice before she's anywhere close enough for it to do so. (00:52:30)

Rush - S2-E14

Chloe: Can you fly?
Clark: I'm an alien, not a cartoon.

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Trivia: Clark always wears blue and red clothes (or at least one of these colors). No surprise that when he got his Superman costume, he chose those same colors.

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