Dr. Wells: Justin. I just thought I'd stop by and say goodbye. I
heard you were going back to Smallville tomorrow.
Dr. Wells: How's it going?
Justin: You tell me.
Dr. Wells: You've been here five months. You've come a long way.
Your body has done a lot of healing.
Justin: Except for my hands. They're never gonna get better and that
means I'll never draw again, and that's the only thing I was ever good
Dr. Wells: You suffered severe nerve damage. It's lucky that you
have any movement in your hands at all. I did everything I could. You
Justin: Really? Is that what you told the five patients who filed
malpractice suits against you?
Dr. Wells: Now, I can understand your still being angry. But blaming
me isn't going to change your condition. You were in an accident and
you have to accept that.
Justin: I was in a hit-and-run.
Dr. Wells: You know, when I was your age, I wanted to be a
violinist. So I applied to the conservatory, but I failed the audition.
The instructor told me that I had the hands of a surgeon and that's why
I moved into medicine. As one door closes, another one opens. You're
young. You'll find something new. Goodbye, Justin.
Justin: Have a nice life, Dr. Wells.
Dr. Wells: Renee, honey, I'm sorry.
Renee: Another ungrateful patient?
Dr. Wells: Aren't they all?
Renee: So you think they'll sue?
Dr. Wells: He doesn't have any proof. He's alive. He should be
Renee: What's going on?
Dr. Wells: Are you okay?
Renee: Get us out of here! Hurry up! Come on! Get us out of here
now! Get us out of here now! Hurry up! Come on!
Dr. Wells: Help!
Renee: Help us! That's it. Give me a hand up.
Dr. Wells: All right.
Dr. Wells: Okay, grab my hands.
Clark: Um, I'll think about it. What are you smiling about?
Pete: I just landed a summer job at Mayor Siegel's office working on
his re-election campaign.
Clark: I thought you were gonna help your mom out down at the
Pete: Judge Ross can get some KSU student to help her files.
Besides, who wants to hang out with their parents all summer long?
Pete: Sorry, Clark.
Clark: Did you know that's Kwan's son down at the air force booth?
Pete: Growing up with Kwan, the air force must seem like Club Med.
Clark: Wow, you look nice.
Chloe: Thanks. I was, uh, kind of going for professional. Did you
know that the Daily Plant only takes four high school interns from the
Pete: Ah, you're a shoo-in, Chloe.
Chloe: Tell him that. He said they received over 500 applicants last
year. I doubt I'll even get an interview.
Clark: Well, there's always the Inquisitor. Didn't Lex offer to hook
Chloe: No, I'm interning at the Planet. I don't care if it's
delivering coffee to the classified department.
Pete: Why don't you just try again next Saturday when you're in
Clark: Why are you going to Metropolis?
Chloe: We're going to Metropolis, Clark. The student journalism
conference. You were supposed to sign us up and I know you didn't
forget because now it's too late to get in.
Clark: I'm really sorry. I've been at the Talon all week with Lana
working on a history project.
Chloe: So naturally everything else becomes less important.
Clark: Well, that's not true.
Chloe: Clark, how much time have we spent together in the last three
Clark: We see each other every day.
Chloe: It was 45 minutes when my car happened to break down outside
the Talon and you gave me a ride home. I practically had to tear you
away from Lana.
Clark: Don't you think you're being just a little unfair?
Chloe: No. Whenever Lex and Lana are around, it's like the rest of
us don't exist.
Clark: Wait, Chloe, why are you being so hypersensitive?
Chloe: You know, most men are from Mars, Clark, but you're from some
distant galaxy that I've never even heard of.
Clark: Look, I know I screwed up, but why is Chloe having a
Pete: You're not the most observant person in the world, are you?
Clark: What are you talking about?
Pete: She wanted to spend the day with you uninterrupted. No Lana
and no Lex. She's planning on asking you to the Spring Formal.
Clark: Yeah, but that'd be like...
Pete: A date? Clark, maybe if you took off your Lana blinders, you'd
realize that Chloe likes you.
Chloe: Clark, I'm not interested in an apology.
Justin: Well, not the welcome I was expecting, but hi.
Chloe: Hey! How are you? It's so good to see you! When did you get
Justin: Yesterday. Listen, I just wanted to thank you, by the way,
for sending all those emails. They really got me through a tough time.
Chloe: Well, I'm sure that lots of people kept in touch.
Justin: Hey, you'd be surprised. For most of my friends it was out
of sight, out of mind.
Chloe: I know the feeling. So when can you start drawing your
cartoon again? Everybody's been waiting for the further adventures of
the "Flaming Crow's Feet."
Justin: Unfortunately, my drawing hand is kind of shot.
Chloe: Oh, I'm sorry.
Justin: It's okay. I'm in the process of reevaluating my life. So
listen, is there any chance that maybe I could buy you a cup of coffee
or one of those nonfat no foam lattés that you like?
Chloe: Yeah. Why not? Um, I'm in the process of reevaluating my life
too. Let's go.
Lex: What are you doing here?
Pamela: I'm here for the same reason you are. The anniversary of her
Lex: It's been nine years. Why the sudden burst of sentimentality?
Pamela: I deserved that, just disappearing from your life. I--
Lex: I'm sure all that LuthorCorp stock my mother left you helped
ease the pain.
Pamela: Is that what your father told you?
Lex: All those years I thought you loved me. But you were just in it
for the money.
Pamela: I know you're angry with me, and you have every right to be.
But we need to talk.
Lex: I can't believe there's anything you'd say that would interest
me. Goodbye, Pamela.
Chloe: This one's definitely my favorite strip.
Chloe: Yes. My-
Clark: Hey, guys.
Chloe: You know Justin.
Clark: Yeah, of course. Welcome back. How you feeling?
Justin: Oh, I'm just kind of taking it one day at a time.
Clark: Did they ever find the driver who hit you?
Justin: No, no. I couldn't really give the police that much. I
didn't remember anything for a long time.
Chloe: Well, what do you remember?
Justin: A little bit of the license plate. DDI.
Chloe: We should look into it.
Clark: You should call the police.
Chloe: If we find something, we'll pass it on.
Clark: Anyway, I talked to Lex. He scored us two tickets to the
Chloe: Oh, don't worry about it, Clark. Justin's already signed up
so I'm going as his guest.
Justin: Yeah, or we could all go together.
Chloe: No. Um, Clark's not that interested in... in journalism
Justin: Right, okay. Uh, I should probably get going. Listen, it-
Lana: Hey, Clark. Is your mom around? I wanted to order some more of
Clark: She's at class. I can help you.
Lana: I didn't expect to see you here. I thought you'd be helping
Chloe proof the latest edition.
Clark: She has enough help.
Lana: Are you two still fighting?
Clark: Who said we were fighting?
Lana: I kind of caught it yesterday at the career fair. What's going
on with you two?
Clark: Chloe likes me.
Lana: So how do you feel about her?
Clark: Like maybe we could be more than friends. When I saw her with
Justin today, I got kinda...
Clark: It's like you find out this secret and it colors everything.
I just can't believe I never saw it before.
Lana: Sometimes the right person can be right in front of your eyes
and you never even know it.
Clark: Uh, so how many pies did you want?
Lana: A dozen.
Clark: How's Whitney? I hear his dad's feeling better.
Lana: He's great.
Clark: Everything okay?
Lana: Never better. Good luck. I hope things work out with Chloe.
Clark: Me too.
Clark: Hey, have you seen Chloe?
Pete: Not since English. She's probably hanging out with Justin.
Clark: What do you think about that guy?
Pete: He seems pretty cool. I never got to know him that well
before. He was always buried in his sketchpad.
Clark: Chloe seems to like him.
Pete: Careful, Clark. You almost sound a little jealous.
Clark: I'm not jealous. I'm concerned.
Pete: Why? Because Chloe's falling for a nice guy? It's got me
Clark: Look. Justin had it in his portfolio yesterday.
Pete: "Going Down. Doctor Loses Hands in Freak Accident." So?
Clark: That was Justin's doctor. Don't you think it's a little weird
he's carrying that around with him?
Justin: I liked the tragic irony. You always talk about people
behind their backs, Clark?
Clark: Look, Justin, I didn't mean--
Justin: Yes, you did. So, what, so I start spending a little time
with Chloe, suddenly you realize she exists and want me out of the
Clark: Chloe and I are just friends.
Justin: You had your chance with her. Now you let me have mine.
Lex: What the hell are you doing here?
Pamela: I wanted to see what kind of young man you'd grown into.
Lex: A very busy one. So if there's nothing else...
Pamela: We were close once, Alexander, you were like a son to me.
Lex: You were an employee, Mrs. Jenkins. You were paid to watch me
while my mother's health failed and my father crisscrossed the globe on
Pamela: I loved you like my own. After the meteor shower, I was the
one person who never looked at you differently.
Lex: Just because you knew me at a vulnerable point in my life,
doesn't give you the right to waltz back in here a decade later. Things
have changed. I've changed. What do you want from me?
Pamela: I want you to know what really happened.
Lex: You lied to my mother on her deathbed.
Pamela: No, I didn't. I had every intention of staying, but your
father sent me away. After the funeral, he called me into his office
and he told me if I ever had contact with you again, that he would
Lex: Why would he do that?
Pamela: Because he wanted you to be his son, not hers.
Lex: So why show up now? Hmm? Has the statute of limitations on my
father's threat expired?
Pamela: I needed to see if you'd found a way to be true to yourself
in spite of Lionel's efforts. And to be honest I... I wanted your
Lex: I'm afraid you'll have to find a way to grant it to yourself.
Pamela: Goodbye, Alexander.
Lana: I wish everything sold as well as your mom's organic apple
Clark: Every little bit helps.
Whitney: Hey, Clark.
Clark: Hey, Whitney. How's your dad?
Whitney: On the mend. Happy to be home. Hey, keep Saturday night
free. I've got two tickets to "Our Town" at the Metropolis Playhouse.
Lana: Wow. What inspired you to do that?
Whitney: I saw you reading it at school. I thought we might start
making up for some lost time. See ya.
Lana: Bye. Whitney has paid more attention to me in the last two
weeks than he has all year.
Clark: Have you talked to him about it?
Lana: Well, he seems so happy ever since his dad got better. He
wants to pick up things where we left off.
Clark: How do you feel about that?
Lana: After Mr. Fordman got sick, Whitney needed me. It kind of
defined our relationship. Now, I need to redefine it.
Clark: There's a lot of that going on.
Lana: How are things with Chloe?
Lana: What are you gonna do?
Clark: I don't know, just don't want to lose a friend in the
Lana: Once you cross that line, you can't go back.
Clark: Chloe gave me that same advice about... someone else.
Lana: What happened?
Clark: I decided to stay friends.
Lana: Do you regret that decision?
Clark: Yeah. I let that moment slip away and I don't think I'll ever
get it back. I don't want to make that same mistake twice.
Chloe: Hey. I just emailed the partial license plate details of your
hit-and-run to my contact at the DMV. I told him to start with all the
cars in the county. He said that he would fax me whatever information
Justin: Wow. Well, here. It took me all night.
Chloe: Oh, wow. It's beautiful.
Justin: Well, so are you. Did you know after that car hit me and I
was lying in the road, I kept picturing your face?
Chloe: Me? Why me?
Justin: Because I always had the biggest crush on you and I was too
afraid to do anything about it. And I thought here I am about to die,
and I'm never gonna get the chance to tell her how I feel. But when you
started emailing me when I was in the hospital, I knew that this was my
chance. I wasn't gonna let you get away twice. I fought my way back for
Chloe: What just happened?
Justin: Can you keep an open mind?
Justin: Something happened to me after the accident, and when I was
in the hospital I found that I could move things... with my mind.
Chloe: Like telekinesis?
Justin: Am I freaking you out?
Chloe: Believe it or not, I've seen stranger things.
Justin: 'Cause I don't want to end up on your wall.
Chloe: Don't worry, you won't. Now, let's make everything float
Clark: Hey, Chloe, can I-- Can I talk to you outside for a second?
Chloe: Yeah, sure, Clark. I'll be right back.
Clark: Don't you think this Justin thing is moving a little too
Chloe: We've been emailing back and forth for six months. I know him
better than I know you.
Clark: Did he tell you what happened to his doctor?
Chloe: No. But he did tell me that you were talking about him behind
Clark: I was just looking out for you, Chloe.
Chloe: What's with you, Clark? Do you have some sort of savior
complex? If I'm in trouble, you'll rescue me, but other than that,
you're made emotionally unavailable.
Clark: I just don't want you getting involved with Justin because
you're mad at me.
Chloe: Believe it or not, Clark, my world does not revolve around
you. Why can't you just accept the fact that I found someone special,
and unlike you, I'm willing to take a chance?
Justin: Tell me one thing. Was it easy to lie to everybody?
Kwan: Justin? What are you doing here?
Justin: Reliving old memories.
Kwan: I think you should go home.
Justin: You know, I was only halfway across the crosswalk when you
car came barreling around the corner. It hit me so hard, I felt like
I'd been broken in half.
Kwan: I don't know what you're talking about.
Justin: 'Cause I remember lying in the street, blood dripping into
my eyes, watching your taillights disappear. You didn't even bother to
Kwan: It wasn't me. Aaah!
Justin: It started in the hospital. Maybe it's a way to compensate
for the motor skills that I've lost in my hands. I was immobilized in a
total body cast and I found that I can move things just by thinking.
Justin: But that didn't replace what I'd lost. Because nothing could
ever do that.
Kwan: Justin, stop it!
Justin: Do you know what it feels like to be hit by a 2,000-pound
Clark: Hey, Lex, what are you doing here so late?
Lex: I came to talk to your parents about the settlement. What are
you reading? "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus"?
Clark: I'm trying to get an insight into the female psyche.
Lex: I seriously doubt you'll find it in here. What's the problem?
Clark: I've got these two amazing friends who both happen to be
Lex: For argument's sake, let's call them Lana and Chloe.
Clark: I've always liked Lana, but I can never get near her. I just
found out that Chloe likes me and I think I may have feelings for her
Lex: So which one do you want to pursue?
Clark: That's the thing, I want to protect my friendship with both.
Lex: Then you'll never get either one.
Clark: Thanks. I think I'll stick with the book.
Lex: Clark, love isn't about playing it safe. It's about risks.
Unless you're willing to put yourself out there, you'll never know.
Clark: Have you ever been in love before?
Lex: I've only loved two women in my life. One died and the other
Clark: I'm sorry.
Lex: Some people are meant to be alone.
Clark: Mom? What is it?
Martha: It's Principal Kwan. He was killed in an accident.
Clark: Hey, guys. How are you holding up?
Chloe: I still can't believe this happened. I'm putting together a
memorial issue, but of course when you're looking for pictures of
someone, you can never find them. Um, Pete, can you check the library
files again? One more time?
Chloe: Thank you.
Pete: No problem.
Chloe: I read Kwan's police report. Apparently his car was still on.
It must have slipped into gear.
Clark: Chloe, are you okay?
Chloe: Yeah, I'm fine. I just I can't find anything in this office.
Clark: Let me help.
Chloe: No thank you.
Clark: Chloe, look at this. The first three numbers of Kwan's
license plate match Justin's hit-and-run driver.
Chloe: What are you getting at, Clark?
Clark: Well, I'm saying there's a lot of weird accidents that happen
around this guy.
Chloe: Clark, you are seriously barking up the wrong tree here.
Clark: Did you get a response from the DMV yesterday?
Chloe: No. It never came through.
Clark: Yes, you did. 4:43 yesterday afternoon. That's right around
the time you were here with Justin.
Chloe: He couldn't have done it.
Clark: Why, because you like him?
Chloe: No, because I know him and I know he wouldn't hurt anyone.
Clark: I hope you're right.
Lionel: "I celebrate myself and what I assume you shall assume."
Lex: "For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you."
Lionel: Sounds like a description of family, doesn't it?
Lex: Not ours. Since when do you read poetry?
Lionel: We're selling Catmus Labs, Lex.
Lex: Our deal memo gives me 50% ownership with veto rights. I don't
recall you asking my opinion.
Lionel: We only bought Catmus to bankrupt Sir Harry. After we pumped
and dumped the stock, the company's worthless. It served its purpose.
Lex: You didn't come all this way to talk about Catmus.
Lionel: I understand Pamela's back in the states and that she paid
you a visit.
Lex: Did you come to disinherit me?
Lionel: Is that what she told you?
Lex: Is it true?
Lionel: Your mother was, uh, she was an extraordinary woman. But her
taste in help left a lot to be desired. Pamela was a hanger-on. She
convinced your mother to leave her all that stock and then she
disappeared before the body was even cold.
Lex: You took time out of your busy schedule to tell me that?
Lionel: I know how much she meant to you and I don't want her using
emotional tyranny to hit you up for money.
Lex: Why would she do that? She's got plenty of stock.
Lionel: Probably, she doesn't want to sell it to pay her medical
Lex: What medical bills?
Lionel: She didn't tell you. How noble.
Lex: Tell me what?
Lionel: She's dying, Lex. Cancer. Probably all those years sitting
in the sun in Saint-Tropez. What does she want?
Lionel: And what did you tell her?
Lex: To get out.
Lionel: No. She doesn't know you very well, does she?
Danny: What are you doing here?
Clark: Danny. Uh, I'm really sorry about what happened to your dad.
Danny: I don't understand what happened. He, uh, he had the car keys
with him. It's like... it's like something just smashed the car right
Clark: Danny, do you know a Justin Gaines? Do you know if he came by
here last night?
Danny: No, why?
Clark: I think Justin believes your father was responsible for the
Danny: That's crazy. You should leave.
Clark: He matched part of your dad's license plate to the
hit-and-run driver's. Is there a chance Justin's right?
Danny: My dad didn't deserve this.
Clark: Your dad wasn't the one driving the car, was he? You're the
one who hit Justin.
Danny: My dad, he, uh, he was just trying to protect me.
Justin: Chloe? Hey. My mom said you were here.
Chloe: Oh, I wanted to surprise you. I didn't see you at school
today. Did you hear about Principal Kwan?
Justin: I did. That's really weird, right?
Justin: I guess you never know when your time's up. Which is why I
think we should make the most of the time that we have. What's the
Chloe: Nothing. Um, I forgot, I just remembered, um, I told Clark
I'd meet him at his house.
Justin: You know, for someone that you said is out of the picture,
you sure spend a lot of time with him.
Chloe: Don't worry. Today, I plan on telling him exactly what's
going on between us.
Martha: You did the right thing, Clark, convincing Danny to turn
Clark: His father's dead, now he's probably going to jail.
Martha: Some secrets destroy families.
Lana: Clark, Chloe's on the phone. She sounds really freaked out.
Clark: Chloe? What's up?
Chloe: Clark, I've been calling all over the place. I really screwed
up. Justin is involved, you were right.
Clark: Well, calm down. Where are you?
Chloe: In your barn. I haven't been completely honest with you,
Clark. I know how Justin caused those accidents.
Clark: Chloe? Chloe!
Justin: How could you betray me? How could you betray what we had
together? That's what I love about you, Chloe. You're a fighter. I'm
sorry. I didn't want it to end this way. How did you do that?
Clark: You killed the wrong man!
Justin: You're lying.
Clark: His son just turned himself in. He was the one who hit you.
Justin: That is not true!
Clark: You said you cared about Chloe. How many innocent people are
you willing to kill, Justin?
Justin: Just one more. You've really got to stick those landings,
Clark: You can't win, Justin. Chloe, are you okay?
Pamela: You're the last person I expected to see.
Lex: Why didn't you tell me?
Pamela: It's not your concern.
Lex: It's not my concern that you're dying? I could help you. I can
get you treatment.
Pamela: I didn't come to you for help or pity. I came because I have
nothing left to lose. The truth is, I'm ashamed that it took
metastasizing to give me the courage. I let that bastard frighten me
into submission for so long. I was too scared to even tell you just
once... how much you mean to me. How much I wanted to help you grow up.
Lex: I wish you had. I might be a better man.
Pamela: The fact that you're here speaks volumes about the man that
you are. Your mother would be proud.
Lex: I really miss her.
Pamela: So do I.
Chloe: I just spoke to Justin's parents.
Clark: How's he doing?
Chloe: He's in the psychiatric ward. The police don't really know
what to charge him with, but at least he won't hurt anybody. So, should
we do the "I told you so" part, or is my perennial bad judgment
Clark: Chloe, I wish I were wrong.
Chloe: What is it with me? I can spot Wall of Weird material from a
mile away, but put it right in front of me and I'm oblivious.
Clark: You're not oblivious, you're trusting. You're strong enough
to take risks with your emotions. I wish I were as brave as you. I
still have those two tickets to the journalism convention. It would be
a good chance for us to spend some time together.
Chloe: Okay, it's a date.
Lana: Whitney, we need to talk. What is it? What happened?
Whitney: It's my dad.
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