|Clark Kent lives in Smallville, but in many ways he''s out of this world. So is this spectacular series that provides a fascinating spin on Superman lore. Season 3 is marked by Clark''s inability to overpower destiny and its pressing call for his return home. |
Clark, who has left Smallville for Metropolis, returns to Smallville to help his parents, who are desperately trying to save their cash-strapped farm and is happily surprised to find that Lex Luthor has survived a deadly jet crash. Lex and Clark''s ill-fated camaraderie is strengthened by this miracle but causes tension in the close-knit Kent family, as Jonathan fears that Lex will emulate Lionel and his unscrupulous ways, even while Lex has tried to establish his own identity.
"Like Superman himself, Smallville is powerful, but unassuming. Bryan Byun, DVD Verdict
"Cleverness abounds in this flashy reworking of the Superman mythology... Los Angeles Times
"A triumphant rethinking of an American classic. TV Guide
Editor's NoteThe town of SMALLVILLE is mostly inhabited be ordinary folk looking to live a peaceful life. But among their number is teenager Clark Kent, the future Superman who faces a daily struggle to control his special powers, and keep his true identity a secret. Season three of the show saw Clark returning to Smallville after a stint in Metropolis, only for him to discover that his parents are plagued with financial difficulties, and are struggling to save their farm. Furthermore, his buddy Lex Luthor has survived a plane crash, bringing to the two pals closer than ever before. Plenty of other action unfolds in the popular WB show, with the third season included here in its entirety.
|Sam Jones III|
|Michael E. Lawshe, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series|
|Elan Soltes, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series|
|Michael E. Lawshe, et. al., Winner, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series|