Continuity mistake: When Martha Kent and Lana were talking about the meteor shower in the Talon Relief Center they sit down on the stairs. Lana puts both her hands on her knees. But in the next shot now her arms are outstretched in front of her, and now it's her elbows which are on her knees.
Continuity mistake: When Clark lifts Lana back onto the bridge, from a shot from above, we see that Lana puts her left leg onto the bridge into a sitting position. They then cut to a different angle but now both her legs are still dangling and she eventually puts her right leg on the bridge first.
Continuity mistake: While he is being attacked by the wolf the foreman fires the flare gun with his arms spread, meaning that it would fly at an angle away from him. He then sees it arcing back from below toward him, impossible unless the flare changed direction and location in the air. (00:02:20)Phoenix
Continuity mistake: There are several close up shots of the syringe that Dr. Hamilton is using to threaten Pete with and you can see that it is made of plastic. Clark uses his heat vision to overheat the syringe causing it to burst but the sound the syringe makes when it bursts is that of a glass syringe and not the plastic one he was actually using.
Continuity mistake: When Clark, Pete and Chloe were looking for Clark's father in the woods, Pete says: 'the twister must have dropped it here' and we see Chloe holding the map in her right hand. Cut to a different angle (as Clark runs towards the screen) and in the background we see Chloe holding the map with her left hand instead.
Continuity mistake: After the credit card company calls the Kent's to confirm purchases made the night before, we see Jonathan holding a mug by the rim. They then notice the music coming from Clark's barn and go to investigate. Cut to a different and now Jonathan is holding the mug by its ear.
Continuity mistake: When Clark is fighting with Dr. Walden, twice Dr. Walden sends Clark flying, with his powers. Both times, when Clark hits the ground, he becomes quite buried into the soft dirt, not entirely, but relatively sunken into it. However when it will cut to the next shot, Clark is lying on the dirt without being buried into it at all. This is obviously due to switches between actor and stunt double.
Continuity mistake: At Ryan's surprise welcome back party, Clark puts his right hand over Ryan's shoulder as he asks him "you knew about this didn't you?" Cut to a different angle as Ryan responds "I was tempted too" but now Clark's hand is no longer on Ryan's shoulder. Cut to Clark then back to Ryan and now Clark's hand is back on Ryan's shoulder.
Continuity mistake: When Lana was making a video to send to Whitney, we see her interviewing Clark. We first see Clark through the camera's view finder. Lana then drops the camera (pointing it down) such that we see Clark's feet. Cut to a different angle but now Lana's is pointing the camera at Clark's chest level.
Continuity mistake: When Lana shows Chloe the picture of her mother and Henry Small. We see that Chloe holds the picture on its bottom corners with both her hands. Cut to a close up of the picture but now she is holding it in the bottom middle of the picture. Cut back to the previous angle and she is holding it by the corners once again.
Continuity mistake: When Clark brings Lana to the hospital, a doctor attends to her and checks her vitals. In a close up we see the doctors right hand on Lana's neck checking her pulse and her left hand is no where in sight. Cut to a wider angle (as Clark runs away) but now the doctor is holding a flashlight in her right hand and her left hand is on Lana's forehead.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Continuity mistake: When Desiree walks into Clark's barn to work on their 'student-teacher relations', she holds her hair up with her right hand as she complains about the heat. She then lets her hair down and fixes it. Cut to a different angle and she is letting her hair down once again.
Continuity mistake: In Jail, when the sheriff tells Chloe and Lana that visiting time is over, we see Clark holding the bars with his left hand as he tells the girls that his dad went to see Desiree. Cut to a different angle (from inside the jail cell) but now Clark is no longer holding onto the bars and only holds them a few seconds later.
Continuity mistake: When Clark, Pete and Chloe were searching for Clark's father in the woods, they stumble upon a motor home dropped by the tornado. Chloe then picks up a Nixon's camera and looks at it. Cut to Nixon and Jonathan Kent then back to a wide shot as we see Chloe throwing the camera down onto the ground. Clark then uses his X-ray vision once again. Cut back to a wider angle (as they walk away) yet we see Chloe throw down the camera once again.
Continuity mistake: The position of Clark's sleeve to the tourniquet change between shots. When Dr. Bryce first ties the tourniquet she does so at about an inch from the end of the sleeve. In the next shot, as Clark lies unconscious and nobody touches his sleeve, the tourniquet is tied around the sleeve and no longer on his skin. Just before Dr. Bryce sticks the needle in it's back to being an inch from his sleeve.
Continuity mistake: Clark tells his parents that he went to see his grandfather and that he asks to give the cashiers check to his mom. He takes it out of his pocket with his right hand and Martha Kent takes it with her left hand. Cut to a different angle but now it is Martha's left arm which is see being pulled back to her body as if she took the check using her right hand instead.
Continuity mistake: When Pete and Jonathan corner Clark in the cornfield, Pete opens a lead box containing green kryptonite to weaken Clark. The position of how Pete holds the lead box changes every cut. At first he is holding it with just his right hand, then just his left, then both his hands.
Continuity mistake: When Chloe tells Pete about her discovery about the Red meteor rocks, she gives a sample to Pete who then looks at it. At this time the red meteor embedded in the rock is above Pete's left index and middle fingers. Cut to a close up of Pete's ring and the rock but now the rock is embedded in between Pete's left index finger and thumb.
Continuity mistake: When Clark and Lex were talking about Helena while playing billiards, Clark picks up the stripped blue ball. They then continue to talk as he plays with the ball in his hand. He then puts it back on the table allowing it to roll but now its has changed into the cue (white) ball and the stripped blue ball can be see in the foreground right next to the side pocket and a stripped red ball.
Continuity mistake: When Clark decides to stay home from school because he cannot control his heat vision, his father decides to have a talk with him. Jonathan pulls his son to face him and them places both his hands on Clark's shoulders. Cut to a different angle as Jonathan says: 'Clark, look at me ' but now we see his left hand on Clark's neck. Cut back to the previous angle and his hands are on Clark's shoulders again.
Continuity mistake: When Dr. Hamilton was about to pour liquid kryptonite on Clark, Pete hits him on the back and he goes crashing onto a table knocking everything on it off the table. Yet later we see an open bottle of liquid kryptonite on the edge of the table (which was cleared by the doctor earlier) dripping onto the doctors forehead.
Continuity mistake: When Lex is talking to Lionel outside the building site at the end, Lex's sunglasses disappear while the camera is on Lionel and reappear when back on Lex. This happens after Lionel turns to face slightly behind Lex and continues throughout the rest of that exchange.
Continuity mistake: After Jonathan and Martha talk about Clark's new behavior in the porch, we see Lana at the Talon sprinkling something onto a drink. When Clark was still walking towards Lana we can see that the pointed part of the container Lana was holding was pointing up. Cut to a different angle and now the pointed part of the container Lana is holding is pointing down.
Continuity mistake: After Clark says "I'm not leaving." Jonathan starts to talk about the list of things Martha needed to get done. As Jonathan says this there is a camera switch. Before the switch Clark is next to the window turned toward his dad. After the switch Clark is now standing further back from the window behind Jonathan's right shoulder.
Continuity mistake: Lex and Clark are playing pool. Lex misses his shot on the 12 ball and scratches which leaves the 12 ball near the pocket. After Clark gets the cue ball, he makes his shot on a different ball and the 12 ball that was next to the pocket is gone without it being knocked into the pocket.
Continuity mistake: Lionel press conference about Lex's kidnapping only infuriates Rachel. She then picks up an axe and was about to swing at the tied up Lex when he manages to get his right leg free and kick Rachel backwards. As she falls backwards, we can see that she drops the axe off to her left side. Cut to a different angle but now the axe is over her head to her right side.
Continuity mistake: While in the line to claim their class rings, Pete holds a folded piece of paper (probably his receipt). As Clark says: "I earned that money.", Pete starts to unfold the paper. Cut to a different angle as Clark continues: "Besides, my dad said." but now Pete is looking at a completely unfolded piece of paper.
Continuity mistake: Pete arrives when Lana was interviewing Clark for a video that she would send to Whitney. Lana then asks Pete: 'want to give it a shot?' We then see Lana holding the view finder of the camera with her left thumb and index finger while the rest of her fingers in outstretched. Cut to a different angle (as we see Pete) but now the rest of her fingers are no longer outstretched.
Continuity mistake: When Clark gives his "I understand you, dad" speech at the table, he puts his left hand on his mom's right shoulder. She then holds Clark's hand with her right hand. Clark then walks across the table and as they cut to a wider angle Martha Kent's right hand is suddenly on the table.
Continuity mistake: After Clark sees Whitney and realizes that he may be Tina Greer the next scene is at the school newspaper The Torch. The first shot of the computer, as the camera pans past it, has a story about Whitney's return up front with the story about Tina Greer's "suicide" behind it. Even though nobody touches the computer in the time between shots the next shot of the screen has just the story on Tina Greer and Whitney's story is completely gone.
Continuity mistake: In the kitchen, Martha collapses and Clark catches her just in time. Jonathan then rushes to his wife and puts his right hand on her cheek and his left hand on Clark's shoulder. Cut to a close up of Martha as Jonathan calls her name but now he has both his hands on Martha's face.
Continuity mistake: As Clark walks into his grandfather's motel room, his hands are behind his back. He turns to face his grandfather and both hands are now in front of him holding the photo album. The next shot shows him in the foreground raising his left arm from his side to hold the album. (00:31:30)Phoenix
Continuity mistake: Joseph, Kyla and Clark are at the Talon, in the scene after Joseph is bailed out of jail. Martha comes in and walks over to the three of them. The next shot has her stopped next to Clark, with no forward movement to indicate she is still walking to him. In the shot after that she is still walking up to Clark.
Continuity mistake: At the bar, the agent looking for Jessie calls the barkeeper. He then proceeds to fold a piece of paper and puts down the pen which he was holding onto the bar. Cut to a different angle (as he takes out a photo of Jessie from his coat) but now the paper is unfolded and he is holding the pen in his hand again.
Continuity mistake: When Clark arrives late for school in Lex's car, he is stopped by principal Reynolds who tells him that he should have been there four minutes ago and points at his watch with his right hand. Cut to a different angle but now he is pointing at Clark with his right hand.
Continuity mistake: When Martha is in the kitchen and starts having a coughing fit from the toxin, she drops the pitcher of lemonade. The pitcher lands on its side and breaks, but in the next shot, the broken base is positioned upright, sitting level on the floor, the jagged broken edges waiting to impale Martha.
Continuity mistake: After Clark finds out that Ryan is dying, we see him holding a comic book in the farm. His dad then arrives and he turns to look at him. He places his left hand to his side as he holds the comic book in his right hand. Cut to a different angle and now both his hands are together in front of him.
Continuity mistake: When the agent goes to the Luthor mansion and confronts Clark about Jessie's whereabouts, Clark uses his speed to push the billiard table into the agent and jams him against a wall. As he does, the billiard balls obviously move due to the force Clark put on the table. Cut to the agent and later on Clark and we still see the billiard balls on the table yet they are no longer moving. It was too quickly for an object in motion such as a billiard ball to come to a complete stop given the force Clark exerted on the table.
Continuity mistake: At the bar, the agent shows the barkeeper a picture of Jessie. Throughout the whole conversation, it is the agent who is holding the picture. However, when the agent says something about the legal drinking age in Kansas, it is the bartender who is instantaneously holding the picture.
Continuity mistake: Clark rushes to get to school in Lex's car and we see principal Reynolds closing the gate to the school. In the close up, we see that the principal is off to the left of the lock of the gate. Cut to a different angle (his back to the camera) just as Clark arrives in Lex's car but now he is standing in front of the gate lock.