Delete - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Clark goes to Molly's and Lex is there, Lex asks if this is the disc Clark is looking for. Lex holds the disc up in one shot between his 1st and 2nd finger. In the next shot he's holding it between his thumb and 1st finger.


Asylum - S3-E9

Audio problem: When one of the Ian doubles is talking to Lex, the other double is kicking Clark, but we don't hear any of the kicks, even though we hear them in other shots.


Shattered - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: In the shot of Lana being stepped on by the horse, her right arm is out by her side and her hair is covered with the wood shavings lining the stall. In the next shot of her, her right arm is up so that her right hand is by her head and her hair isn't covered with the shavings. Her arm is back out by her side in the next shot when Clark arrives.


Shattered - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: When Lex and Clark go to where Lex saw Morgan and it's a bunch of people sewing, Lex grabs a man's hand and puts it on the table. On the table is a piece of fabric that the hands are on, but in the close up shot, there is no fabric. It's back in the next shot.


Relic - S3-E6

Other mistake: In the flashback to 1961, "Splendor in the Grass" is playing at the Talon. However, the film was released in October of 1961 and Louise McCallum was killed in June of 1961. So the flashback would be set before the film was released.


Perry - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Perry arrives at the Kent's, and they start talking, Clark has his hands in his pockets. After being asked it he's a report, Perry starts to walk around and the shot changes and Clark no longer has his hands in his pockets and is then seen putting them in them.


Slumber - S3-E4

Revealing mistake: While there was a close up on Clark while he was asleep, you could see a small cut right above his eye, which is impossible if he can't be hurt.

Legacy - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: As Clark jumps the fence, to stop Jonathan from falling, you can see Martha is standing in sunshine with the shadow of the barn well away from her. When Clark actually catches Jonathan suddenly Martha is standing in the shadow of the barn.

Exile (1) - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lewis says to Lex ".the bitch that set you up." he is holding the stick with the point in his wrist. In the very next shot he is gripping the stick by the side and not from the point.

Perry - S3-E5

Audio problem: In the beginning of the episode, Clark leaves for the Talon to meet with Pete. He is offered a ride by his mother, but says he'll run there instead. As he closes the door behind him, we hear the sound of him taking off in super-speed, but we can still see him through the glass in the door moving down the stairs in normal speed.

Talisman - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: After Lionel and Professor Willowbrook finish talking Clark shows up to talk to the professor. As they talk, while the camera is behind Prof. Willowbrook, he has bright sunshine on his suit coat. When the camera is behind Clark the light on Prof. Willowbrook's right shoulder is gone.

Perry - S3-E5

Plot hole: How did Perry manage to tie himself to the barrier without Lana noticing?

Forsaken (1) - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: As Lionel says "Good morning, Miss Sullivan." there is a camera change from Chloe's left to her right. When the camera is on the left, her left arm is down. When the camera jumps to her right her left arm is now in the middle of placing something high up on the layout board she is using.

Obsession - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: The field trip is supposed to be on the 39th floor, as stated by Clark and the sign next to the elevator. The view outside the large windows as Lionel is talking shows that they are no more than 5 stories up.

Obsession - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: As Alicia holds the kryptonite on Clark her hand turns between shots. While she says ".but you broke the rules first." there is a camera change. Before the change the frontal view of Alicia has her holding the kryptonite with the glowing part straight up. After the camera change she is now holding it so it points to her left.

Exile (1) - S3-E1

Other mistake: Early in the episode, Clark uses his heat vision to blow up a police car. In the shot where we see the policewoman diving for cover, there is a front view of the car as it is exploding. The license plate on the front of the car IS a Metropolis plate, however, as the plate falls off, the white placard that auto companies and dealerships place in the license plate frames on new vehicles before they are registered and which are removed once plates are installed is visible. (00:07:10)

Perry - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, Perry and Clark arrive at the intersection to wait for the bus. They walk out into the intersecting road, and the bus arrives, positioned in the middle of the road, since they are standing in the right lane. Perry and Clark say their goodbyes, and a new shot of the bus from behind, shows the bus is in the right lane only as it starts up from the stop.

Whisper - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: When Clark is faced with Nathan Dean at the Auto Wrecking lot, Nathan says "In a minute, neither one of you will care," (regarding Pete Ross' whereabouts). The next shot is of the blue car that Pete is trapped in with the windows blown out. Then the shot goes back to Clark and Nathan, and the cars fall onto Nathan. Clark is then listening for Pete and when we see a shot of the blue car being crushed, this time we see the windows being smashed.

Phoenix (2) - S3-E2

Plot hole: When Edge needs the vial of Clark's blood back, Edge holds Clark's parents hostage. Clark decides to use a sharp piece of kryptonite rock to cut his skin and give Edge a new sample. When Clark picks it up, and when he places the kryptonite rock on his skin, he shows no sign of the usual effects of the rock which include the green lines radiating up his arms.

Trespass - S6-E14

Martha Kent: Clark? What are you still doing out here?
Clark Kent: Well, I'm still doing my chores.
Martha Kent: Well, you usually finish those in about two minutes. How is it that I drove to Metropolis, attended the Children's Foundation dinner, and made it back before you finished?
Clark Kent: Because I'm doing them the normal way.

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Trivia: In the Episode "Flash" when Clark confronts the Flash in his hotel room, he reads off the fake I.D.'s Jay Garrick, Barry Allen and Wally West. Those are the secret identities of the first three men to be called the Flash. Also, this Flash says his name is Bart, like Bart Allen, the teen hero formerly known as Impulse and currently being called "Kid Flash." (00:10:35)

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Question: Throughout the series, people mutate fairly soon after their exposure to kryptonite. Is it ever explained how Lana has managed to wear a piece of kryptonite around her neck for 12 years and not change?

Answer: The kryptonite only creates mutations when it reacts with the environment and an individual. Remember, the FDA and several environmental groups did check out Smallville after the meteor shower, but found no danger in the rocks. Obviously they're not always emitting mutating rays, or all the flora and fauna of the surrounding area would be horribly mutated.


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