Chloe comes and walks right between them, but we don't see their hand-holding break off. Did Chloe think this was a game of Red Rover? She quickly says that they can rule out the Himalayan yoga master theory. She shows them a bunch of photos courtesy of her coroner friend, and says that they won't be in the official autopsy report. Homeboy had gills! How did he hide them when he wasn't in water? Lana says that's disgusting. "Personally I find the gaping bullet wound more disturbing," Clark says in his most strident tone. Lana says that if the shooter hadn't shown up, she'd be dead. And your point is...? Lana asks forgiveness for not being more sympathetic to the "Gill-Boy who tried to drown me." Clark says that Gill Boy was exposed to meteor rocks. He didn't ask for gills. Lana says that's just like Bug Boy not wanting to be Bug Boy (damn, that was a while back) or Tina Greer not wanting to be Shapeshifta' Girl. (Except Lana calls her a "bone morpher," which sounds just dirty enough to be funny.) Lana points out that when Bug Boy and Shapeshifta' Girl got their powers, they went psycho and tried to kill her. "Tina even came back for seconds," Lana says. She says that Chloe's been attacked by more of them than Lana has. She brings up the "Crush" guy (Adam Brody!) and the kid who could turn people to ice. This is like a total Freak of the Week Tribute Episode. Chloe recounts those exploits and says, "Thanks for the memories." Clark says that a shot to the head is a little more extreme. It is? Lana says that Clark has saved them from these people countless times. What makes him different from the shooter? To start with, Clark says, he's never killed anybody. Bullshit! Lana asks how Shapeshifta' Girl ended up impaled in an alley. Clark says she did that to herself. "I was protecting you," he adds. "Spoken like a true vigilante," Lana responds. Ooh, that sneaky Lana Lang! Using that crazy logic of hers. Lana walks away. Clark looks to Chloe, who's all, "Don't look at me, killer."
Episode Report CardOmar G: B | 599 USERS: B-
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