Smallville (2001–2011)
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After Jimmy and Chloe disappear from sight for a bit and it turns out it has been against their will, Lois and Clark pose as a couple to flush out the kidnapper.


Glen Winter


Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Tom Welling ... Clark Kent
Allison Mack ... Chloe Sullivan
Erica Durance ... Lois Lane
Aaron Ashmore ... Jimmy Olsen
Cassidy Freeman ... Tess Mercer
Sam Witwer ... Davis Bloome (credit only)
Justin Hartley ... Oliver Queen
David Lewis ... Macy / Jeweler
Anna Williams Anna Williams ... Eva Greer
Ben Derrick ... Baker


After Chloe and Jimmy's engagement party at The Talon, they are both abducted by a mysterious man who kidnaps various couples and forces them to prove their love though a series of tests. Clark and Lois, investigating the abductions, decide to go undercover themselves as a couple to catch the thug, only to both end up as captives themselves when Clark is rendered powerless with Kryptonite. Meanwhile, Oliver seeks to rekindle his lost romance with Tess, only to discover that she no longer has any romantic feelings for him, or any moral feelings at all. Written by Anonymous

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Canada | USA



Release Date:

16 October 2008 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Clark and Lois are discussing Lois's answer to "Do you love him", she says she slipped the sensor off her finger while the jeweler wasn't looking, thus leading to her lie not registering. Just before Clark saves her from the chair however, you can see the sensor on her right hand, meaning she was lying about the fact she slipped the sensor off. See more »


Clark Kent: You should go back to the Daily Planet, see if those background checks we ordered came in.
Lois Lane: And just what do you plan on doing alone that we can't do together?
Clark Kent: A lot.
Lois Lane: Wait a minute. The guy is preying on couples, right?
Clark Kent: No, don't even go there.
Lois Lane: So, if we walk in there pretending to be the bait, we'll have him eating out of our hands.
Clark Kent: No one will believe it, Lois, not even for a second.
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References Superman (1978) See more »

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27 April 2011 | by ColcatronSee all my reviews

The plot in "Committed" is about as far fetched and tacky as it gets in Smallville. Some of the dialogue is extremely corny. The actor who plays the villain of the week comes across as completely lifeless and bland at times, and then goes really over the top at other times. He also never really sells the motivation for his character's actions. Despite these points, I can completely forgive the negatives thanks to the overall execution of this episode. The dialogue between Clark and Lois is absolutely hysterical at times, and made even better by the delivery from Welling and Durance. Chloe and Jimmy's section of the story is more dramatic, but it helps to finally put the annoying jealousy behind their characters. We also get to see some interesting scenes between Oliver and Tess, which thankfully gives Tess something more to do than be the female clone of Lex. While the plot would seem on the surface to be quite dark, this is actually one of the few really entertaining episodes in season 8, thanks in part to the show taking a break from the weak Doomsday story.

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