Always Hold On To Smallville: Episode 153 — 8×01 Odyssey

This week Zach is joined by Anthony Desiato from Digging for Kryptonite to discuss the one hundred fifty third episode of Smallville, “Odyssey.”

They talk the series’ new direction in season eight, the slew of returning guest stars, the logistics of Clark losing and regaining his powers yet again, and how Cassidy Freeman so effortlessly steps into the very big shoes left behind by Michael Rosenbaum. The latest Always Hold On To Smallville continues its impossible odyssey!

Check out Anthony and his podcasts at Flat Squirrel Productions:
https://flatsquirrelproductions.com/podcasts/

Episode Roundup

  • Zach’s Grade: A-
  • Anthony’s Grade: A-
  • IMDB Grade: 8.5
  • Superman Homepage Grade: 5/5 
  • Bechdel Test: PASS

Series Tally Board

  • …From Metropolis: 16
  • Amazing Technicolor Kryptonite: 12
  • Amnesia Count: 60 
  • Blue Shirt/Red Jacket: 76
  • Chloe’s Unseen Connections: 29
  • Clark Loses His Powers: 12
  • Episode Title Said In Episode: 62
  • Hospital Visits: 116
  • In Media Res: 5
  • Injection Count: 49
  • Kent Truck Accidents: 10
  • KOs to Keep Clark’s Secret: 49
  • KOs to Keep Oliver’s Secret: 3
  • Lana Kills: 6
  • Let’s Do The Time Warp Again: 4
  • Lois Arm Punches: 7
  • Lois’ Costume Closet: 7
  • Main Character Deaths: 18
  • Mind Control Count: 25
  • Movie Plot As An Episode: 19
  • Not The Last Son Of Krypton: 11
  • Possession Count: 25
  • Product Placement Pete: 27
  • Shirtless Oliver: 3
  • Shower Count: 22
  • Shut It Down: 10
  • Shut That Laptop: 29
  • Smallville High School Faculty Deaths: 5
  • Smallville High School Student Deaths: 17
  • Under The Influence: 34
  • Wakes Up Tied Up: 11
  • Weddings: 4
  • “You Weren’t Yourself”: 36

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Zach Moore

Zach Moore hosts Always Hold On To Smallville, a retrospective podcast about the Superman TV series “Smallville." Having worked as a cinematographer, editor and photojournalist in the news, entertainment and medical fields, if there’s a camera or microphone involved Zach isn’t far behind. Zach is a veteran podcaster having hosted multiple shows over the years including Fanchise Fatigue and Saswatch on the United Federation of Podcasts, and Standard Orbit on Trek.FM. He is a native Houstonian and proud Texan.

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