Smallville Episodes Ranked

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1. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Hothead (2001)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

When Coach Walt's football legacy is threatened by a cheating scandal, the coach entices Clark onto the team. Kryptonite in the coach's sauna infects him with the ability to generate fire, and his enemies start getting burned.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 1,049

The villain and his powers make this episode as amazing as it is. Crazy practical effects as well.

2. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Leech (2002)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Clark and classmate Eric Summer are both struck by lightning while Eric is holding Kryptonite, and Clark's powers are transferred to Eric. While Clark experiences normal humanity, the emotionally challenged Eric goes on a rampage.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 902

The definitive Smallville episode. It's like watching a 40-minute movie.

3. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Drone (2002)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Along the dispute of an election of the president in Smallville High School, candidate Paul Chan is severely injured by a swarm of bees. Pete decides to promote Clark Kent as the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Katleman | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 835

A classic high school show plot mixed in with Smallville's quirks makes one of the best episodes of the series. The villain and her powers are pretty classic as well.

4. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Heat (2002)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

When the "hot" new Biology teacher Desiree Atkins (Krista Allen) arrives in Smallville, Clark Kent gets excited in her presence and his hormonal surge sets off a new ability: heat vision. ... See full summary »

Director: James Marshall | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Sam Jones III

Votes: 869

One of the best villains in the series and one of the funniest episodes.

5. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Jitters (2001)

TV-PG | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Earl Jenkins claims that his violent shaking disease was a result of illicit experiments on Level 3 of Luthorcorp. Lionel denies that it exists, so Earl takes a plant tour group hostage. Lex offers himself in exchange for the hostages.

Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 913

Great villain and unique power.

6. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Metamorphosis (2001)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Bug-lover Greg has an accident involving meteor rocks and his own insect collection, giving him creepy insect characteristics and powers. Lana is endangered when Greg decides that she is the perfect mate to start a colony.

Directors: Philip Sgriccia, Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 1,120

Great villain with a hilarious plan. Classic Smallville.

7. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Obscura (2002)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Lana develops a form of clairvoyance after being injured by an explosion, and she has visions of the activity of a local serial kidnapper and killer. When Chloe is kidnapped, Clark must rely on clues from Lana's visions to save her.

Director: Terrence O'Hara | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 818

Good locations and a fantastic villain.

8. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Pilot (2001)

TV-PG | 50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Baby Clark (Kal-El) arrives on Earth. Teen Clark starts high school, saves Lex's life after a car accident, and finds out about his past and birth parents.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 1,515

The one that started it all. This is possibly Smallville at it's cheesiest.

9. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Kinetic (2002)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Depressed from losing his scholarship, Whitney joins a gang of thieves. He gets a kryptonite-laced tattoo and gains the gang's power of phasing through walls. They rob Luthor mansion and seriously injure Chloe, who is interviewing Lex.

Director: Robert Singer | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 854

Nu Metal: The Episode

10. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Red (2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Clark gets his Smallville class ring, but these rings contain RED KRYPTONITE making him turn into DARK CLARK.

Director: Jeff Woolnough | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Sam Jones III

Votes: 938

Dark Clark is the best Clark.

11. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Cool (2001)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Obnoxious athlete Sean Kelvin drowns in an icy, kryptonite-infested lake, and is resurrected with an intense need for body heat. He freezes his old girlfriend to death and sets his sights on Chloe.

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 972

This episode is 'cool'.

12. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Shimmer (2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Lex and his girlfriend, Victoria, are attacked by an invisible entity. Suspicion falls upon the Palmer family, who are caretakers at Lex's mansion. Chloe believes that daughter Anna Palmer ... See full summary »

Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 892

A good villain and power with some interesting characters and motivations.

13. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Redux (2002)

TV-PG | 41 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

At Smallville High School, a swimmer mysteriously ages and dies after meeting his girlfriend Chrissy Parker. The new principal Reynolds arrives and comes into conflict with Clark Kent ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Sam Jones III

Votes: 758

14. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Nicodemus (2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

After stealing an experimental flower laced with meteor-rock pollen from Dr. Steven Hamilton, the employee of the Luthor Corp, James Beales has a truck accident on the road and is rescued ... See full summary »

Director: James Marshall | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 874

A fun concept executed in Smallville's unique way. Evil Johnathan was the highlight of this episode.

15. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: X-Ray (2001)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Clark discovers that he has X-ray vision, but struggles to use it properly. Meanwhile, shape-shifter Tine Greer robs a bank impersonating Lex Luthor, and then decides that she wants to become Lana Lang - permanently.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 1,024

Very entertaining villain with a creative power.

16. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Stray (2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Martha Kent injures mind-reading Ryan in an auto accident, and he fakes amnesia to get away from his criminal step-parents. His step-parents hatch an elaborate plan to steal him back and use his abilities to rob Lex Luthor.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 973

A genuinely good story with a good new character.

17. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Tempest (2002)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Lex and Lionel engage in a struggle over closing down the fertilizer plant. Reporter Roger Nixon steals Clark's spacecraft and learns his secret. Whitney joins the Marines, and Clark takes ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 986

Despite not much actually happening, this episode was still very entertaining. The shameless plug for the band was one of the funniest things in this show.

18. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Craving (2001)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Overweight Jodi submits to a diet of meteor-infested vegetables from her father's greenhouse. They magically make her thin, but she has an intense craving for body fat. Anyone in her vicinity is in danger, including her date, Pete.

Director: Philip Sgriccia | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 995

Amy Adams in a fat suit sold this episode. Her power is hilarious as well.

19. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Zero (2002)

TV-PG | 41 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

As Lex helps Lana prepare for the re-opening of the Smallville theater, The Talon, as a coffee shop, a man from Lex's past, named Jude Royce, arrives in town and begins stalking Lex wanting... See full summary »

Director: Michael Katleman | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 859

Despite there being no meteor freak, the villains were all hilarious and entertaining to watch.

20. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Hug (2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Bob Rickman is an evil businessman with a supernatural power of persuasion, which he uses to buy the Kent farm despite Jonathan's repeated refusals. Clark recruits Rickman's reclusive former business partner to help undo the damage.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 883

Villain was good and his power was good but not as good as the other ones.

21. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Duplicity (2002)

TV-PG | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

When Dr. Steven Hamilton, physically sick from repeated exposure to meteor rock radiation, causing constant Parkinson-like twitches, becomes a liability to Lex Luthor, he terminates their ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Sam Jones III

Votes: 791

Good development for the relationship between Clark and Pete and the villain was funny but it wasn't as entertaining as some of the other ones.

22. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Rogue (2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Corrupt detective Sam Phelan learns about Clark's abilities, and he offers to keep quiet if Clark steals some internal police files. When Clark refuses, Phelan frames Jonathan for murder to extort Clark into stealing from Luther Corp.

Director: David Carson | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 900

The villain was entertaining but non-super powered villains aren't as enjoyable to watch as meteor freaks.

23. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Nocturne (2002)

TV-PG | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Lana Lang finds some poems from a secret admirer in the gravestone of her parents in the cemetery. Later, she meets the author, Byron Moore, a weird teenager kept locked by his parents in ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Wallace | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Sam Jones III

Votes: 770

24. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Crush (2002)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

After Justin Gaines romances Chloe, she learns that he has telekinesis ability. Clark angers Chloe by speculating that Justin is responsible for some mysterious accidents, to get revenge for his own hit-and-run injuries.

Director: James Marshall | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 844

Just an average episode with some good scenes.

25. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Vortex (2002)

TV-PG | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Clark saves Lana from the tornado, leading Lana to be suspicious of Clark. While protecting Clark's secret, Jonathan gets trapped with reporter Roger Nixon in an underground mausoleum. Lex and Clark search for Jonathan.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

Votes: 873

The beginning is good but the rest is forgettable.

26. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Reaper (2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Meteor fragments resurrect a young man with the ability to suck the life out of suffering people. He learns about Whitney's sick father and targets him for euthanasia.

Director: Terrence O'Hara | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 821

The villain was too sympathetic considering what his power and plans were.

27. Smallville (2001–2011)
Episode: Hourglass (2001)

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Lana befriends Harry, an elderly murderer living incognito in a nursing home. He falls into a kryptonite pond and regains his youth. Harry starts killing descendants of the jurors who convicted him, one of whom was Jonathan Kent's father.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Eric Johnson

Votes: 962

Meteor freak gimmick was dull and not as unique as the other ones.



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