Smallvile: Metropolis Blue
Clark partners up with an all-American cop named Danny who finds himself caught up in the web of two officers determined to take the law into their own hands. Serving justice in alleyways and abandoned warehouses, these cops go against the badge. Clark unknowingly tags along on one of these trips and finds himself in hot water before Green Arrow drops in to save the day.
Danny does some digging and finds out Clark’s semi-true identity and helps his friends set up our hero for the shooting of Jones. Why Clark would ever find an abandoned car with a heavy duty gun in the trunk and open the trunk to grab the weapon is a mystery to us. Obviously Clark doesn’t watch enough cop dramas. Maybe he should go rent some “NYPD Blue” DVDs.
Danny and the boys then set up Green Arrow. Danny must prove his loyalty to this rogue outfit by shooting the Arrow, who does some quick talking about Clark’s faith in the young officer to try to convince him to lower the gun. It works (big surprise!). Detective Jones heals from his gunshot wound and pulls a few strings to get Clark out of trouble with the law. All is right in cop land.
While Clark was playing cops and robbers, Lana and Tess fought it out Jean-Claude Van Damme-style. Lana opens Tess’ eyes, literally, to the fact that Luther is monitoring the outside world through her. Who is Lana working for? What is her motivation? Why is she sticking around so long? The suspense is killing us. Tess’ heart is broken by Luther’s use of her and shuts down the technological configuration allowing him to spy.
Clark tracks down Lana to inquire why they can’t be together. It’s a steamy scene and worth the previous 50 cop-filled minutes. As Clark bores his eyes into Lana’s upturned gaze, she tries to turn him down, but what’s the use? Clark wants to know why he can’t have his cake and eat it too and then kisses her. Regardless of your opinion of Lana, the moment burned.
What did you think? Did you cheer or jeer the kiss?