Smallville: Season 6 (2006 - 2007)

SEASON:

Season 6
Smallville

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

75%

TOMATOMETER

Critic Ratings: 8

81%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 135

Rate And Review

User image

Verified

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this season

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of this tv season? (optional)



  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Step 2 of 2

    How did you buy your ticket?

    Let's get your review verified.

    You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this season

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of this tv season? (optional)

  • How did you buy your ticket?

Episodes

1
Zod
Air date: Sep 28, 2006
2
Air date: Oct 5, 2006
3
Air date: Oct 12, 2006
4
Air date: Oct 19, 2006
5
Air date: Oct 26, 2006
6
Air date: Nov 2, 2006
7
Air date: Nov 9, 2006
8
Air date: Nov 16, 2006
9
Air date: Dec 7, 2006
10
Air date: Jan 11, 2007
Show More Episodes

Smallville: Season 6 Photos

Tv Season Info

The rivalry explodes into the fierce good-versus-evil battle fans have long expected in Season Six of the spectacular series that reinterprets the characters and events of Superman mythology from its very roots.

News & Interviews for Smallville: Season 6

Critic Reviews for Smallville Season 6

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

In my opinion the most visually pleasing show on television is Smallville.

Feb 12, 2020 | Full Review…

As a former fan who became, a couple of seasons ago, mightily sick of Clark Kent mooning around Smallville like some sort of doe-eyed super Bambi, it was interesting to plunge into season six and find that Clark has moved on and ... hang on, no he hasn't.

Feb 12, 2020 | Full Review…

Despite the limitations of a TV budget, "Smallville" has always done a creditable job of bringing convincing production value to its hero- and villain-filled world.

Jul 12, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The unfortunate thing about Smallville -- other than its ludicrous plots and the complete inability of Tom "Superboy" Welling to act his way out of a wet tissue -- is that it can't go on much longer.

Feb 12, 2020 | Full Review…

Lots of twists and turns, but in a good way.

Jul 12, 2018 | Full Review…

[The finale] was a solid episode that delivered quite a bit of fun, plus a number of references to the Donner films.

Jul 12, 2018 | Full Review…

The build up to the final episode over season six was Smallville's most effective run.

Nov 22, 2017 | Full Review…

Season six is by no means perfect but you have to hand it to the Smallville creative staff for attempting something new this season.

Sep 28, 2006 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Smallville: Season 6

  • Apr 29, 2020
    While this season has good ideas it ultimately focuses on a love triangle centered around the worst charecter of the series.
  • Oct 21, 2019
    Woorst season yet way 2 much filler not enough progression hell even the final episode felt like an episode 15 so dull yeah so good key moments happened but I struggled to stay awake though most of it dont know why everyone gave the season such high ratings anyway boring hope season 7 is better only interesting thing was the ending a clone clark
  • Nov 23, 2018
    Season 6 of 'Smallville' has some certain issues to say the least and some pretty troubled characters and relationships that need work but it also has it's fair share of good moments plus a very good to say the least Season Finale. (7/10)
  • Mar 05, 2017
    The preceding (fifth) season of Smallville accomplished two main tasks: setting up the Lex/Lana relationship and moving the show in a more action & sci-fi direction. One plotline succeeded, the other failed. Let's start with what went right in Smallville's Sixth Season, then end with why it became downright difficult to watch at some times: -As Clark pursues escaped Kryptonian prisoners (a key season-long arc), his action-packed battles with the villians are sights to behold. -The formation of the "junior" Justice League, bringing back favorites from seasons past and introducing a new hero who proved to be a "bullseye". -A completely new aspect of Chloe Sullivan's character is revealed towards the end of the season. -More "wink-wink" nods to the Superman cannon, including a certain bow-tie clad camera man and an episode that precludes a potential Clark/Lois relationship. -The continued descent of Lex into pure evil, whether through flashbacks to his youth or his "33.1" secret projects. -As usually, the season premiere and finale are both visually and creatively stunning. Much like the end of season five, the final scene will have you anxiously awaiting the Season Seven DVD's to be released. However, despite those positive factors, the Sixth Season is severely lacking in some key areas: -First, the Clark/Lana relationship is streched beyond the realm of good writing, where its "on-again, off-again" nature is apparent in nearly every episode. One week they may be together, while the next week they won't even speak to each other. This writing faux pas also hindered what could have been a dynamite Lex/Lana relationship. Even when genuine Clark/Lana moments are attempted towards the end of the season, they lack any emotional punch, as that relationship has been used again and again. -Another problem with this season (as with the previous two) is the character of Lois Lane. If there ever was any doubt that Lois is on the show for her sex appeal only, this season put those doubts to rest. Whereas Lois should be used to hint at her ultimate relationship with Clark, so is all too often just "eye candy". -Finally, the writers/producers spend way too much time on the concept of Clark's negative impact on the world (what I like to call "Clark whining"). Multiple times this season Clark is seen lamenting the very fact that he was ever sent to Earth...not a "Superman-esque" attitude whatsoever. I appreciated that a young Clark may grapple with those issues, but it seemed to be a much over-used dramatic technique. To conclude, the Sixth Season of Smallville did not measure up to its past. Though doing a decent job of advancing the Superman "mythology", this season emotionally bankrupted most of the show's important relationships, thus providing little to no "tearjerker" moments that had been such a part of earlier seasons.
  • Jan 05, 2014
    very dark season love it

News & Features