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Smallville: Season 8 (2008-2009)

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Series 8 of the superhero series follows Clark Kent (Tom Welling) as he begins his newspaper career at the Daily Planet and develops romantic feelings for colleague Lois Lane (Erica Durance). He also starts to embrace his destiny as the world's savior, and battles Brainiac, Doomsday and Plastique. Tess Mercer (Cassidy Freeman), LuthorCorp's new CEO, arrives and enlists Clark's help to find the missing Lex Luthor, but Clark and Green Arrow (Justin Hartley) vigorously disagree over how to handle Lex should he resurface.

Cast

Tom Welling
as Clark Kent
Kristin Kreuk
as Lana Lang
Annette O'Toole
as Martha Kent
Erica Durance
as Lois Lane
John Glover
as Lionel Luthor
Cassidy Freeman
as Tess Mercer
Justin Hartley
as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow
Aaron Ashmore
as Jimmy Olsen
John Schneider
as Jonathan Kent
Sam Jones III
as Pete Ross
Eric Johnson
as Whitney Fordman
Phil Morris
as John Jones
Serinda Swan
as Zatanna
Tori Spelling
as Linda Lake
Chris Gauthier
as Winslow Schott
David Lewis
as Jeweler
Fraser Aitcheson
as The Persuader
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Critic Reviews for Smallville: Season 8

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Smallville still weaves an interesting drama, with mystery and ambivalence.

September 18, 2008 | Full Review…

The fan boy in me ate up these appearances with the Geoff Johns penned Legion episode ranking very high in a strong season.

November 22, 2017 | Full Review…

With [Davis] Bloome, Smallville has created a fascinating new character which may not technically fit into the canon of the DC Universe but certainly brings a lot more to the character than the hulking Doomsday would have done on its own.

November 22, 2017 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

What amazes me about Smallville is that no matter how bad the storylines may get or how tiresome the narrative becomes, there is always this glimmer of hope that pulls us back in year after year.

September 18, 2008 | Rating: 8.6/10 | Full Review…

Gosh, what a silly show this is.

September 18, 2008 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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