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Smallville season 8 episodes list:
In the eighth-season opener, the Justice League searches for Clark, but is stymied by the new CEO of Luthorcorp, Tess Mercer; and Chloe is held prisoner by a group who have discovered her powers, while Clark has been stripped of his by Jor-El.
Clark starts his new job at the Daily Planet, where he is partnered with Lois for a story on a bus explosion. Meanwhile, paramedic Davis Bloome is attracted to Chloe.
Oliver falls ill at a charity event and Clark and Chloe discover their friend has only hours to live. Oliver soon descends into delirium and is overcome by memories of his time on the island and when he first met Tess. Meanwhile, Clark and Chloe's fruitless search for a cure pushes Chloe to try out her new powers, much to Clark's surprise.
Maxima, a queen from planet Almerac, arrives on Earth after being accidentally summoned by Tess. Thinking that her soul mate called her, Maxima sets out to find him, starting with Jimmy, but the men of Metropolis better beware---her kiss is deadly.
A psychotic jeweler kidnaps Jimmy and Chloe after their engagement party and subjects them to a shocking lie-detector test. Posing as a couple while trying to find their friends, Lois and Clark are also forced to answer questions about their feelings for each other.
Clark suspects a recent murder at a theater may be the work of a meteor-infected serial killer, and he demands that Chloe give him names of people she's counseling at the Isis Foundation. A fearful Davis thinks he's the killer and confides in Chloe.
Clark fears his identity may be revealed after Jimmy snaps a photo of him saving Lois from a mugger. Clark asks Chloe for help to prevent the picture from running on the front page, but to no avail.
The Arctic crystal is anonymously delivered to Clark, and it sends him and Lois to the Phantom Zone, where they run into Kara. She returns Lois to Earth, but inadvertently releases Zod's wife, who takes over Lois' body and wreaks havoc on Metropolis.
Brainiac slowly takes over Chloe's mind until the only person she remembers is Davis. In an effort to save her, Clark rebuilds the Fortress of Solitude in order to seek help from Jor-El.
Chloe has concerns that Davis will try to stop her wedding. Instead, the ceremony comes under attack by Doomsday, who tries to kidnap the bride. In the melee, Clark and Lois grow closer. Meanwhile, Oliver is off hunting for Lex in Cuba, where he is surprised to find Lana.
Doomsday kidnaps Chloe, and Clark searches for her while battling the Persuader with a little help from three superheroes known as the Legion: Rokk, Imra and Garth.
Clark goes undercover as a cop to discover who shot John Jones. Meanwhile, Lana unsettles Tess with her opinion on Lex, prompting Luthorcorp's head to reconsider her position with the company.
Clark learns from Tess that Lex is alive and may have kidnapped Lana. She also reveals what Lana went through after her coma. Elsewhere, Tess breaks into a secret LuthorCorp facility and makes a shocking discovery.
An explosion at LuthorCorp injures Oliver, who suspects Lex is at fault. But Clark and Lana discover the culprit is Oliver's former employee Winslow Schott, a toymaker harboring a grudge against his old boss.
Reporter Linda Lake attempts to blackmail Clark for information on the "Red-Blue Blur" in hopes of regaining journalistic fame. Clark chooses instead to reveal his secret identity to Lois and asks her to write the story for the Daily Planet.
Tess tries to manipulate Clark into revealing his powers by staging a midair plane accident as they fly to New York for a press conference. Meanwhile, Davis learns how to control his inner beast.
The magician Zatanna comes to town and grants Chloe's birthday wish to be more like Lois, resulting in the two switching bodies. She also grants Clark his deepest wish.
Tess reveals Davis' childhood with the Luthors when she turns to Clark for help after she fails to kill Davis. Meanwhile, Davis seeks Chloe's assistance.
Pretending she is the superhero Stiletto, Lois secures her star-reporter status by scoring exclusive interviews with the city's newest crimefighter. Clark fears for her safety until she ably saves him from Kryptonite-wielding thugs.
Clark discovers Davis is alive and confronts Chloe about her role in hiding him. Meanwhile, Oliver and Jimmy are attacked by Davis at Chloe's apartment.
Unable to control Davis, Chloe asks Clark to kill him. Seizing the opportunity, Tess gathers Plastique and a crew of meteor freaks to track down Davis, all the while planning a double cross. Things go awry, however, when Tess' true plans are discovered.
Oliver takes the lead when Clark exhibits resistance to killing Doomsday, and Chloe finds herself caught in the middle of the situation. Meanwhile, a fight between Lois and Tess takes a surprising turn.