It's the Aquaboy one again, and I have to say that I haven't changed my mind: All the cheesy waterlogged dialogue, A.C. saying "bro" a gazillion times and the absolute zero chemistry he had with Lois add up to a so-so 'sode. What saved it for me were the Professor Fiiine
-Clark scenes and, of course, Lex. You can always count on the bad boy for some much-needed sarcasm to counterbalance all the show's sugary-sweet moments, like whenever Lana and Clark are together. I loved it when Lex captured Aquadude and withheld the essential watery goodness the superhero needed to break free. "Why are you doing this to me?" "One, you called me a tool. And two, most people I know need scuba gear to breathe underwater." You had to be there. Michael Rosenbaum
rocked these lines something fierce. Word has it, Aquaboy/man/whatever is getting a spin-off. Wonder who'll play the heroic H2O hottie it's apparently not going to be this former American Idol
wannabe (Alan Ritchson
). I'm just glad this is the last not-so-fresh Smallville
for a while. Can't wait to see what the powers-that-be have in store for us next week. The promos are killing me with all the who's-going-to-die business. Bring it on, already!