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Old May 18 2010, 01:46 PM   #47
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Re: Re-branding Smallville as a Superman show (spoilers up to S9 final

Admiral_Young wrote: View Post
Essentially Smallville is a SUPERBOY show without being able to actually call Clark Superboy...
That was its original brief, but for several years now, especially the past two seasons, it's been much more a veiled Superman show than a veiled Superboy show. All the Superboy trappings -- Ma and Pa Kent, Lana Lang, Pete Ross -- are gone now. Clark and Lois work at the Daily Planet in Metropolis, and Clark is a member of the Justice League. In every respect except the name, the costume, the flying, and the glasses, it's already a Superman show.
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