Clark and Lana (Smallville)2

Lana and Clark's relationship starts to grow.

Part 3 of Smallville: A Mother's Love, a Father's Strength.


Differences from SmallvilleEdit


  • Lillian is made aware of Lex's enhanced immune system, leading to concern for his safety and the first rift between her and her benefactor.
  • Lex is also distracted from meeting Dr. Hamilton as Lillian asks for his help with Lana's birthday party.


Lex and Earl

Lex discovers Level Three.

  • Tess alerts Lex to the hostage situation.
  • Lillian punches out Lionel.
  • Lillian is also the one to hire Steve Hamilton for research into the Meteor Rocks.


S-Shield (Smallville)

A ten million dollar bejeweled breastplate of Alexander the Great.

  • Lillian encourages Lex to leave Clark's love life alone.
  • Lionel's argument with Lex over the Hardwicks is pushed up to this episode.


Main CharactersEdit

Chloe and Pete

Chloe and Pete are taken hostage.

Supporting CharactersEdit

Lionel Luthor7

Lionel meets Jonathan Kent again.

Minor CharactersEdit

Lex and Earl2

Earl and Lex end up dangling 30 feet above a concrete floor.