Smallville: Season 2 (2002 - 2003)


Season 2

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Air date: Sep 24, 2002
Air date: Oct 1, 2002
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Air date: Oct 15, 2002
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Air date: Nov 12, 2002
Air date: Nov 19, 2002
Air date: Nov 26, 2002
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The legend continues to grow stronger in the second super season of Smallville. Throughout the season's twenty-three episodes, Clark Kent grapples with his calling as he explores his true origins: was he sent to Earth to save humanity or destroy it?


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
Emmanuelle Vaugier
as Dr. Helen Bryce
Mitchell Kosterman
as Sheriff Ethan
Patrick Cassidy
as Henry Small
Rob LaBelle
as Dr. Frederick Walden
Camille Mitchell
as Sheriff Nancy Adams
Terence Stamp
as Voice of Jor-El
Rekha Sharma
as Dr. Harden
Eileen Pedde
as Jennifer Small
Anson Mount
as Paul Hayden
Christopher Reeve
as Dr. Virgil Swann
Krista Allen
as Desiree Atkins
Maggie Lawson
as Krissy Parker
Jodelle Ferland
as Emily Dinsmore
Blair Brown
as Rachel Dunlevy
Paul Wasilewski
as Lucas Luthor
Neil Flynn
as Pete Dinsmore
George Coe
as William Clark
Jason Connery
as Dominic Santon
Zachery Bryan
as Eric Marsh
Zachery Ty Bryan
as Eric Marsh
Tom O'Brien
as Reporter
Sean Faris
as Byron Moore
Andrew Jackson
as Ray Wallace
Tamara Feldman
as Kyla Willowbrook
Gwynyth Walsh
as Mrs. Moore
Blair Blown
as Rachel Dunlevy
Michael David Simms
as Dr. Neil Moore
Joe Morton
as Dr. Hamilton
Richard Gant
as Principal Reynolds
Martin Cummins
as Dr. Garner
Michael Simms
as Dr. Neil Moore
Robert Wisden
as Gabe Sullivan
Lizzy Caplan
as Tina Greer
Haig Sutherland
as Chloe's Boy Thing
Garwin Sanford
as Mr. Brooks
Gordon Tootoosis
as Joseph Willowbrook
Richard Moll
as Mr. Moore
Serge Houde
as John Frankel
Todd Talbot
as Dr. Trenton
Jade Unterman
as Young Lana
Catherine Barroll
as Betty Fordman
Eric Keenleyside
as Mike the Bartender
Dan Payne
as LexCorp Security
Cam Cronin
as Dr. Glenn
Jill Teed
as Capt. Sawyer
Craig Veroni
as DCA Agent
Brad Loree
as Barkeeper
Michael Tiernan
as 1st Foreman
Kwesi Ameyaw
as Security Guard
Fulvio Cecere
as Swim Coach
as VonRay
Rob Morton
as 2nd Foreman
D. Neil Mark
as Lt. McNulty
Michael Soltis
as Deputy Nees
Paul McGillion
as Lex's Lackey
Dagmar Midcap
as Newscaster
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Critic Reviews for Smallville Season 2

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

The show really starts hitting its stride and starts doing some cool things with Superman.

Nov 22, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Lex gets his own supervillain: his icy industrialist father Lionel (John Glover), who makes Machiavelli look like a pushover. One last highlight: Christopher Reeve guest stars as a scientist privy to Clark's secret in "Rosetta."

Nov 18, 2016 | Full Review…

It's an hour of poignant moments, surprise twists and still more references to the Superman mythology.

Sep 23, 2002 | Full Review…

Season two smartly expands the show's storytelling capabilities while staying grounded in coming-of-age high-school plots.

Nov 22, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Consistently good, the series finds its high point in Rosetta, an episode which showcases a cameo from Christopher Reeve.

Oct 18, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Smallville: Season 2

  • Aug 26, 2019
    Smallville is Back and with a Sophomore season that improves on the misses from season 1. With heartfelt stories, strong acting, a beautiful Christopher reeves cameo, and a season Finale that will leave you crying and with your jaw dropped.
  • Jul 07, 2019
    a better season for sure intense epic would geta full 5 stars if not for the filler
  • Aug 14, 2017
    One of myh favorite show off all time season 1 to 10 was amazing
  • Mar 05, 2017
    The Second Season of Smallville begins immediately where the thrilling Season One left off. After the great premiere episode, the show resumes its more "normal" (if you can call it that) episode formats of meteor freaks. However, a few episodes into the season, the show really starts to change...instead of focusing on a "freak of the week", it hones in on the Kent Family, Lana Lang, Chloe Sullivan, Pete Ross, Lex Luthor, and Lionel Luthor. This change is for the better, as the character developement is off the charts. Here is a preview of Season Two (without any key spoilers): -Clark is introduced to red kryptonite, which makes him wildy aggressive, as well as developing heat vision. -Pete Ross learns something that will change his life forever. -The Clark/Lana/Chloe relationship triangle takes more turns than a Six Flags rollercoaster. -An ancient set of caves are discovered on the outskirts of Smallville, possibly holding the key to Clark's history. -Lionel Luther has an unfortunate accident, and the dynamics of his relationship with Lex become even more strained. -Lex finds romance with a doctor named Helen, but does she really have his best interests at heart? -Christopher Reeves makes a spectacular mid-season appearance that will shock the Smallville universe. As you can see, with all those plot threads going on at once, there was little room for meteor freaks in Season Two. All TV shows must change over time, and Smallville changed for the better. Season Two was twice as good as Season One, once again containing a finale that will have you racing to your nearest retailer (or the Internet!) to buy Season Three!!
  • Jan 18, 2016
    Season two makes a big step forward on Clark Kents origin, and introduces more intriguing storylines and villains, but ultimately leaves you wishing for a little more.
  • Sep 09, 2014
    The legend grows... painfully.
  • Dec 03, 2013
    The second season of Smallville continues the same crips character development and most of the details that made the first season work. There's a bit of an expanded universe and bigger scale is given to the series. It would have been better if everything had an update instead of a "i stay here".

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