Controllable Helplessness: You can still walk around on the

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Corrupt Corporate Executive: Lex Luthor and Bill Church, among plenty others. Cover Blowing Superpower: Clark, all the time. It was basically a Running Gag of how he will find some way to justify mild uses of his power, from finding a weak link in his hand cuffs to “the force of the explosion must have pushed usaway.” Crawl: A news ticker is added to the Daily Planet set in Season 2. Cut Lex Luthor a Check: Veda Dooson in “Brutal Youth” has to resort to abducting pizza delivery men in order to test her Fountain of Youth machine, allegedly because she can’t get a grant. There are countless other examples, including the doctor who invented a real life, palm sized Exposition Beam, but this one’s the most glaring. Cutting the Knot: In one episode, Clark has amnesia and doesn’t remember that

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