Always Hold On To Smallville: Episode 126 –– Promise

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This week Zach is joined by Craig Byrne, webmaster of Kryptonsite and K-SiteTV and author of several companion books on the series, to discuss the one hundred twenty sixth episode of “Smallville,” “Promise.”

We talk the multiple POV format of the episode, how this is a pivotal turning point (a “Crossroads” if you will) of the series, and Craig being on set during the filming of the wedding! I promise you’ll enjoy the latest Always Hold On To Smallville!

Kryptonsite has always been the hub of “Smallville” fandom, and I highly recommend checking out both it and its sister site KSiteTV which covers all genre television currently on the air! 

Zach’s Grade: B-
Craig’s Grade: B
IMDB Grade: 9.0
Superman Homepage Grade: 5/5 
Bechdel Test: FAIL

…From Metropolis: 16
Amazing Technicolor Kryptonite: 10
Amnesia Count: 51
Blue Shirt/Red Jacket: 53
Chloe’s Unseen Connections: 26
Clark Loses His Powers: 9
Episode Title Said In Episode: 46
Hospital Visits: 100
In Media Res: 3
Injection Count: 47
Kent Truck Accidents: 10
KOs to Keep Clark’s Secret: 36
KOs to Keep Oliver’s Secret: 3
Lana Kills: 5
Lois Arm Punches: 6
Lois’ Costume Closet: 3
Main Character Deaths: 12
Mind Control Count: 16
Movie Plot As An Episode: 15
Not The Last Son Of Krypton: 6
Possession Count: 21
Product Placement Pete: 17
Shirtless Oliver: 2
Shower Count: 21
Shut It Down: 10
Shut That Laptop: 23
Smallville High School Faculty Deaths: 5
Smallville High School Student Deaths: 17
Under The Influence: 32
Weddings: 4
“You Weren’t Yourself”: 31

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Zack Benz

Zack Benz has been a fan of the Daily Planet since he was eight years old. The Daily Planet has always been a beacon of hope for him and it’s his life’s mission to make it shine in a similar light to so many around the world. Zack graduated with a degree in journalism and art from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2019.

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