Gone - S4-E2

Other mistake: Lois digs up Chloe's grave site to unearth her casket. It is obvious that the casket is not buried six feet deep. You would think, with all that is going on, that LuthorCorp would have at least buried the casket deeper to deter inquisitive eyes and maybe throw in a few scattered bones for good measure.

Lucy - S4-E16

Plot hole: In episode 4-16: "Lucy," there is no reason for the criminals to be chasing Lucy on the ski slopes at the beginning of the episode. We learn later that she's been working with them all along; she calls Lois during the chase, and the call is part of Lucy's plan with the criminals. Lucy being chased by the criminals would make sense given the story she gives Clark during the next part of the episode, but it doesn't make sense for what we ultimately learn is the truth. And nobody from Smallville is anywhere near the ski chase, so it also doesn't make sense as any kind of a ruse.


Spirit - S4-E18

Plot hole: Clark is possessed by Dawn. Jonathan shows up and he has a chunk of kryptonite. Jonathan hides the kryptonite behind his back and Clark's body does not feel it until Jonathan takes the kryptonite out from behind his back. What, is Jonathon made of lead or something?

Gone - S4-E2

Plot hole: During the flashback scene showing how Chloe and her father survive the house explosion it is explained that there was a team in the house and they grab Chloe and her father and rush them into a tunnel just seconds before the house explodes. However, as seen in the episode Covenant, Chloe is standing next to the door and Chloe's father is more than 15 feet away from her when the door of the house shuts. As soon as that door shuts the house explodes so unless this S.W.A.T. has Clark's super speed ability this would be very much impossible.

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Suggested correction: I believe this is wrong. I think that the show was showing what would have happened had Chloe or her dad actually went into the house. I'm pretty sure that the security team found the bomb and then faked people going in so that the bomb would go off and everyone would think they were dead.

Krypto - S4-E14

Other mistake: In episode 4-14: "Krypto," Genevieve tells Jason that the heirs of a 17th century woman named Gertrude are in danger. She then tells him that they themselves are "Gertrude's ancestors." But she must mean descendants, which means the opposite of ancestors.


Commencement - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: Lana looks over the edge of the crater and there is a fire right in front of her on the inside rim of the crater. When the shot changes and pans up to an overhead view of the crater and ship that fire is missing.

Krypto - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: After Lois hits the dog, she exits her car and runs to the dog. As she passes the back of the car, her tail lights are off. When she reaches the dog, her tail lights are on.

Jinx - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: Just before the final play of the game starts there is a shot of the scoreboard. The scoreboard reads 4th and 10 (yards) with 10 seconds to go. The announcer then says it is 4th and 1 with 10 seconds to go.

Krypto - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: When Chloe pulls up to Clark's house there are patches of snow everywhere. While Clark hears the dog crash through the fence the fields are visible through the screen door and there is no snow on the ground at all.

Gone - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: As Trent and Lionel talk, while Lionel is in the hospital bed, when the camera is behind Trent his shoulder and neck are barely illuminated and is in shadow as the camera is looking down on Lionel. When the camera is looking up at Trent, even though he has not moved, his shoulder and neck are now brightly lit and shows no sign of a shadow.

Gone - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: As Lana and Lex are talking, as Lana says "Actually, umm, I came by because.". In the middle of her going "umm" there is a camera change. Before the change Lana has her right hand on the arm of the seat. After the change she now has her right hand scratching her head.

Season 4 generally

Revealing mistake: When Lucy plays her violin in Lex's mansion, it's obvious the actress isn't actually playing - her fingers aren't moving and the box is out of time with the music.


Bound - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: After Clark gives Chloe the piece of paper with the list of cars that checked into the hotel, Chloe holds the paper in front of a folded up newspaper. Between shots, the newspaper turns the direction it faces. Then in the next shot, Chloe is only holding the piece of paper, and the newspaper that she was holding behind it has now disappeared.

Crusade - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Jason starts knocking on Lana's door, the clasp from the door chain is all the way to the left. The camera cuts to Lana in bed. When it cuts back to the door, the clasp is now all the way to the right.

Spirit - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: As Clark/Dawn goes to hit Chloe, at first the camera is behind Clark and he swings as if he is going to slap her face. The next shot, as the camera is to their side, Clark's swing changes so that he shoves her across the room.

Facade - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When Lois is strapped down on the cosmetic table, as she is struggling to free herself, the position of the strap that is holding her down over her chest, keeps changing how far on/off it is, on her breasts, between different shots.

Facade - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When Clark first finds the necklace in the shower drain it is all in a single line with no loops or overlaps except at the very end. As Clark picks the necklace up it now has several loops and overlaps all along the chain and not just at the end where the clasp is.

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: Jerry Siegel, the co-creator of the Clark Kent/Superman character worked on a school magazine when he was at Glenville High School, Cleveland. The magazine was called The Torch - the same name of Smallville High's school magazine, edited by Chloe Sullivan and with Clark Kent as an on/off contributor.

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Whisper - S3-E10

Question: In the episode, 'Whisper', there is a character that makes a very high pitched feedback like noise. Is this a character that was in the old comics and can anyone tell me how this guy does that noise?

Answer: No, there is no such character in the comics. He's a "meteor-freak" like all the other baddies on the show. The sound has something to do with him vibrating his vocal cords very fast to create a high-pitched squeal.

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