Schneider: Smallville Death Was "Necessary"
"Reckoning," the 100th episode of WB's Smallville (Thursdays at 8 pm/ET) lived up to the hype with the heroic, if not altogether unexpected, death of Jonathan Kent, who perished doing what he's done for much of the show's run: protecting adopted son Clark's secret. But what did original cast member John Schneider think of the patriarch's passing? TV Guide spoke to the actor about his reaction, what he is most thankful for, and more.
TV Guide: How do you feel about the way your character bowed out?John Schneider: I thought it was really, really good. For me it was reminiscent of The Red Badge of Courage. There was a character in The Red Badge of Courage who refused to die laying down. I th
Wed, Feb 8, 2006