Kent Home. Pete's explained about the rock and is showing it to the Kents, who have never seen a finer papier-mâché project. Bo asks if that's what's changed Clark's personality. Pete thinks so. "If the green meteor rocks affect Clark physically," MamaKent says, "maybe the red affects him emotionally." She surmises that since the longer he's exposed to green, the sicker he gets, the more he's exposed to red, "God help us all." If he's exposed any longer he's going to turn into Tom Green! Bo wants that damn ring back. MamaKent says that if Clark doesn't want to give it up, they can't force him. None of them can think of a good way to get the ring and destroy it. Why not call Frodo?
Lair of Lex. Clark walks in wearing a long black coat. He says he was looking to shoot some pool, but, "it looks like this establishment's been closed." Lex, who is looking through some folders, says his dad's stay has required some sacrifices. Clark asks why Lex doesn't just throw his father out. Lex turns and sees Clark -- really sees him for what seems like the first time. Oh my. Open-mouthed, Lex looks Clark up from toes to head. Clark is turned around. Lex doesn't need super-vision to get a good look at that ass. Lex continues talking, but he's still staring. Lex squints because really, the pleasure is too much. It is the Gayest Look of the Episode. I think it may be the Gayest Look in all of the cosmos. Oh, yeah. Dialogue. Lex says his dad's blindness changed the situation. Clark says bluntly that just because Papa Luthor is blind, that doesn't mean he has to ruin Lex's life. Lex says he didn't know a $2,000 coat came with a backbone. The closed captioning says "shirt," but I don't think even rich guys pay that much for one black T-shirt. "What's going on?" Lex asks, smiling. Clark smiles right back, batting his eyelashes. Slut. Clark asks if he can borrow the Ferrari. Clark says he has a hot date and he wants to "rock her world." "'Rock her world'?" Lex asks. Yes, exactly. Except Clark actually has the ability to rock the Earth. "Ah, so, Lana at last," Lex says. Clark says he's just following Lex's advice about making a move. Lex says he's glad, but that Lana doesn't seem like the kind of girl to be impressed by a Ferrari. Are you kidding? She's impressed by a cappuccino machine. Clark says money, cars, and fancy homes never hurt Lex, adding that he just wants to make that night special. Lex says he doesn't know: "It's a very expensive piece of machinery, difficult to handle." So's Clark. Clark says it's not like he's going to drive it off a bridge. Nice one. "All you have to ask yourself," Clark says (groan), "is who's more responsible than Clark Kent?" Clark smiles big at Lex. I may be in Vegas soon and when I'm there, if I see Siegfried and Roy, I'm going to go up to them and tell them that something exists on television that is gayer than they are.