DC Comic characters The Flash and Mxyzptlk arrive in Smallville
on a mission and have their first meeting with a young Clark
Kent (Tom Welling). On Wednesday, October 20, 8:00 p.m. PT
a young Flash (guest star Kyle Gallner) speeds into Smallville,
while villain Mxyzptlk (guest star Trent Ford) stirs up trouble
on Wednesday, November 3, 8:00 p.m. PT.
Flash, aka Bart Allen, shows up in Smallville, and surprises
Clark by stealing Jonathan's (John Schneider) wallet, then
super-speeding from the scene. Clark attempts to catch him
but is stunned when he realizes he has met someone faster
than he is. Bart arrives at the Kent farm and tries to convince
Clark to join him on the road. Later, Bart also has an unpleasant
run-in with Lex Luthor (Michael Rosenbaum) that puts both
their lives in danger.
for challenging Superman with magical mischief, Mxyztplk swoops
into Smallville in the form of Mikail Mxyztplk, a young foreign
exchange student who starts an underground gambling ring at
the high school. Chloe (Allison Mack) is drawn into the ring
and loses her savings on a football game after Mxyzptlk uses
his powers to control all the players - including Clark. When
Chloe discovers MxyzptlkÂ¿s secret, he kidnaps
her and threatens to kill her unless Clark throws the championship
game. Meanwhile, Lex threatens Mxyzptlk with deportation unless
he uses his powers for Lex's benefit.
Flash and Mxyzptlk are the latest DC Comics characters to
appear in the series. Perry White (Michael McKean) made an
appearance last season and Lois Lane (Erica Durance) joined
the cast this year.
Flash first appeared in January 1940. His special powers enable
him to run at near lightspeed and to pass through objects.
Mister Mxyzptlk hails from the fifth dimension and possesses
shape-changing abilities and other "magical" powers
that can transform animate and inanimate objects into other
forms. The villain first appeared in October 1944.
the Superman mythology from its roots, SMALLVILLE was developed
for television by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar based on
the DC Comics characters. Gough and Millar serve as executive
producers, along with Greg Beeman, Ken Horton, Mike Tollin,
Brian Robbins and Joe Davola.
series is produced by Warner Bros. Television, Tollin/Robbins
Productions and Millar/Gough Ink. SUPERMAN was created by
Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.