Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum revisit the season one finale of “Smallville” “Tempest” in the latest episode of their podcast “Talk Ville.”
The costars react to the tornado VFX, Whitney’s departure from the series, why they think “Smallville” never got its due and working with Remy Zero, the band behind the show’s theme song “Somebody Save Me.”
Michael also talks about his struggle with the Lionel fight scene and Tom joins in to talk about aggravated cliff hangers with Rosenbaum. The duo also discusses milking Warner Bros. Studios for perks after a successful season one.
That flew by fast… This week Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum review Episode 21 of Smallville, the Season 1 Finale, TEMPEST. From tornado effects, to a Remy Zero live performance, and fighting Luthors, this episode has it all. Not only do the guys review the series’ first cliffhanger episode, but we also leave our rewatch on a bit of a cliffhanger as well. This is the first part of a two part Finale Extravaganza!! Next week we have a highly anticipated guest, give our scores for Tempest, and then review some of the fan voted ‘Best Of’ Season 1 moments. Enjoy!Talk Ville episode description
In “Smallville’s” “Tempest,” Lex (Rosenbaum) and Lionel (John Glover) engage in a struggle over closing down the fertilizer plant. Reporter Roger Nixon (Tom O’Brien) steals Clark’s (Welling) spacecraft and learns his secret. Whitney (Eric Johnson) joins the Marines, and Clark takes Chloe (Allison Mack) to the prom, while a huge tornado approaches.
Currently, “Smallville” is available to stream on Hulu. Learn more about “Talk Ville” and subscribe on their website. “Tempest” aired May 21, 2002.