SWEET MOTHER OF THE LORD, WAY TO DROP THE FUNK BOMB ON US.
I mean, the family tree theme was a great way to get this episode off on the right foot.
Also, I liked Dr. Walden. Scientists are almost universally shown on TV shows as being the good guys. Walden is our second evil scientist on the show. OK, not evil per se, but at least he's self-centered and greedy, and I can admire that. Er, the writing of the character. Heh.
And then they drop the Bomb. Krypton! Kal-el! Conflicting messages from his parents (I have *no* idea what's up with the message from the ship. I have some theories, but they're heavily geek-induced.) Very unexpected to get that big a pile of secrets within such a short amount of time. I guess they're keeping their eye on the length of the show, and that we are midway through sophomore year.
And yay Christopher Reeves! And, yay public service announcement at the end! My only question is, Swann received the message the same day the meteors hit... meaning the meteors were traveling the speed of light?
Lex: Looks like we've been abandoned.
Lana: Story of my life.
Don't worry, there wont' be a Shield discussion next. Because I don't think anyone else watches it. If you do, I will just say, last night was all about Dutch. And next week looks to be a treat as well, which is impressive as this one felt like a season-ender.