Smallville: Season 1 (2001 - 2002)

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Critic Consensus: Smallville's modern re-telling of the Superman saga benefits from a focus on teen angst and small-town drama instead of comic book camp.

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1
Air date: Oct 16, 2001
2
Air date: Oct 23, 2001
3
Air date: Oct 30, 2001
4
Air date: Nov 6, 2001
5
Air date: Nov 13, 2001
6
Air date: Nov 20, 2001
7
Air date: Nov 27, 2001
8
Air date: Dec 11, 2001
9
Air date: Jan 15, 2002
10
Air date: Jan 22, 2002
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Between the boy Clark Kent thought he was and the man he is destined to becomelie the compelling stories of Smallville, the popular action series that reimagines the Superman saga from its roots.

Cast

Tom Welling
as Clark Kent
Michael Rosenbaum
as Lex Luthor
Kristin Kreuk
as Lana Lang
John Schneider
as Jonathan Kent
Annette O'Toole
as Martha Kent
John Glover
as Lionel Luthor
Mitchell Kosterman
as Sheriff Ethan
Hiro Kanagawa
as Principal Kwan
Kelly Brook
as Victoria Hardwick
Tom O'Brien
as Roger Nixon
Robert Wisden
as Gabe Sullivan
Joe Morton
as Dr. Steve Hamilton
Cameron Dye
as Sam Phelan
David Paetkau
as Trevor Chapell
Lizzy Caplan
as Tina Greer
Marguerite Moreau
as Cassandra Castle
Corin Nemec
as Jude Royce
Dan Lauria
as Coach Walt Arnold
Jim Shield
as Ryan's Stepfather (James John Gibson)
Eric Christian Olsen
as Young Harry Bolston
Darrin Klimek
as Deputy Gary Watts
Gabrielle Rose
as Mrs. Arkin
R. Nelson Brown
as Lex's Doctor
Brandy Ledford
as Ryan's Stepmother (Joanne Gibson)
Kevin McNulty
as Mr. Summers
Reynaldo Rosales
as Tyler Randall
Shonda Farr
as Sasha Woodman
Ted Garcia
as News Anchor
Malcolm Stewart
as Mr. Melville
Rick Peters
as Bob Rickman
Aaron Douglas
as Deputy Birdego
Kavan Smith
as Wade Mahaney
Rekha Sharma
as Dr. Harden
Beverly Breuer
as Rose Greer
Eric Olsen
as Young Harry
Judy Tylor
as Amanda Rothman
Chelan Simmons
as Felice Chandler
Adrian McMorran
as Jeremy Creek
Bill Mondy
as James Beals
Lisa Calder
as Zoe Garfield
Kett Turton
as Jeff Palmer
Gregory Sporleder
as Kyle Tippet
P. Lynn Johnson
as Mrs. Summers
John David Coles
as Scott Bowman
Sheila Moore
as Mrs. Sikes
Remy Zero
as Themselves
Bill Finck
as Pawnshop Owner
Matthew J. Munn
as Young Lex Luthor
Mark McConchie
as Mr. Ellis
Nicki Clyne
as Coffee Shop Waitress
Simon Wong
as Paul Chan
William Samples
as Sir Harry Hardwick
Alf Humphreys
as Jim Gage
Jeff Seymour
as Lex's Doctor
James Ralph
as Deputy #1
Kwesi Ameyaw
as Security Guard
Tiffany Knight
as Rose Randall
Kevan Ohtsji
as Danny Kwan
Ben Odberg
as Lewis Lang
Jessica Amlee
as Little Girl
Azura Skye
as Amy Palmer
Frank C. Turner
as Eddie Cole
Kendall Cross
as Little Girl's Mother
Glynis Davies
as Mrs. Palmer
Reg Tupper
as Doctor
Anaya Farrell
as Rene David
Jade Unterman
as Young Lana Lang
Reg Tupper
as Doctor
Catherine Barroll
as Betty Fordman
Deejay Jackson
as Cream Corn Farmer #1
Alvin Sanders
as Cream Corn Farmer #2
Serge Houde
as John Frankel
Steve Bacic
as Mechanic
Justin Chatwin
as Older Jeremy Creek
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News & Interviews for Smallville: Season 1

Critic Reviews for Smallville Season 1

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (6)

Superman's coming of age comes as a pleasant surprise.

Jun 29, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

In its initial outing, it's doing a solid job.

Oct 16, 2001 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Human stories like this one made early Smallville relatable for its young audience, and the first season leaves on a cliffhanger that will blow viewers away.

Jul 12, 2018 | Full Review…

It's precisely this simplicity that gives the [finale] its charm after all this time, as we get to see the youth of our characters without dealing with meteor-freak attacks or the suffocating plot structure of early episodes.

Jul 12, 2018 | Full Review…

This is a thoughtful, funny and often action-filled show.

Jun 28, 2018 | Full Review…

It takes a show like Smallville a season to find its footing and tone. It gets better towards the end of the season.

Nov 20, 2017 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

The themes -- teen angst, coming-of-age, puberty, loneliness, intimacy, connection and lack of connection to parents -- are skillfully woven into an engaging story line that reinterprets the 63-year-old mythology of Superman for a new generation.

Nov 20, 2017 | Full Review…

Entertaining, though short of super.

Nov 20, 2017 | Full Review…

People may feel they've already seen this before and know where it goes.

Nov 14, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

... a superhero series by way of a Dawson's Creek-style young adult melodrama: teen angst with a kryptonite boost and moral lessons in a freak-of-the-week serial.

Nov 18, 2016 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Smallville: Season 1

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