Starkville's "House of El" Podcast (Standard MP3) show

Starkville's "House of El" Podcast (Standard MP3)

Summary: Perspectives of the WB/CW series "Smallville" on an episode-to-episode basis. Hosted by mildly opinionated, and random college students from Starkville, Mississippi.

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 Smallville | Episode 162 – ‘Patriot’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:41:34

November 19, 2010 - Oliver registers for the new vigilante registration law, now being overseen by Col. Slade Wilson, in order to protect the rest of the team and find out what the government is planning. Oliver's suspicions are confirmed when the registration location is revealed to be a trap designed to locate and arrest superheroes. Clark teams up with Arthur Curry, now aware of his Atlantean heritage, and Arthur's wife Mera, to track down the superhero prisons the government has built. After the team rescues Oliver, Clark discovers that Slade's actions were influenced by Darkseid. Subsequently, Clark brings Lois onto the team and finally reveals the threat of Darkseid's arrival to everyone. Happy Thanksgiving all! This season keeps right on moving and this week Joe and Robin have the Tom Welling directed “Patriot” to discuss which features a lot of cool turning points for the final season and opens some new doors for our Darkseid arc as it continues to play out.

 SHoE: Episode 161 – “Abandoned” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Damian and Derek discuss the eighth episode of the season, ‘Abandoned’ and all the Superman universe goodies that it provides, including appearances of Teri Hatcher as Lois’ mother, Julian Sands and Helen Slater returning as Jor-El and Lara, and our first glimpse at Darkseid’s minion Granny Goodness. There’s a lot of news inside for upcoming [...]

 Smallville | Episode 161 – ‘Abandoned’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:39:18

November 12, 2010 - Lois watches a video tape left by her mother, where Ella Lane tells Lois not to let the loss of a loved one keep her from living up to her full potential. Subsequently, Lois goes to the Fortress of Solitude and pleads with Jor-El to reconcile with Clark so that Clark can be the hero he needs to be. Meanwhile, Clark helps Tess uncover the truth about a dream Tess had about being in an orphanage. Tess eventually learns she is the illegitimate child of Lionel Luthor, who abandoned her at 5 years of age; her birth name is Lutessa Lena Luthor. Tess was left with Granny Goodness, who turns out to be one of a trinity of prophets for the dark lord Darkseid, the other two being Gordon Godfrey and club owner Desaad. Damian and Derek discuss the eighth episode of the season, ‘Abandoned’ and all the Superman universe goodies that it provides, including appearances of Teri Hatcher as Lois’ mother, Julian Sands and Helen Slater returning as Jor-El and Lara, and our first glimpse at Darkseid’s minion Granny Goodness.

 SHoE: Episode 160 – “Ambush” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Robin and Joe return to discuss the seventh episode of the final season, ‘Ambush’, which brings General Sam Lane and Lucy Lane back to Smallville for Thanksgiving dinner. There’s a full review of the episode inside, plus SHoE and Smallville news, your tweets and emails, spoilers for “Abandoned” and a big announcement from Joe! Enhanced AAC Recorded: [...]

 SHoE: Episode 159 – “Harvest” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Smalllville writers/producers Al Septien and Turi Meyer (whose credits include ‘Apocalypse’, ‘Kandor’, and ‘Salvation’) join Derek to discuss their haunting episode, ‘Harvest’, which inclues a lot of milestones for this final season of the series. The two discuss the episode from its inception, where they drew from to bring Clark and Lois together, and how [...]

 Smallville | Episode 160 – ‘Ambush’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:34:00

November 5, 2010 - General Sam Lane and Lucy Lane, Lois's father and sister, come into town to celebrate Thanksgiving with Lois and Clark. While visiting, the General reveals that he is a proponent of a new vigilante registration law, much to the dismay of Clark and Lois. Tess and Oliver discover that the team is being tracked by Rick Flag, who is reforming the Suicide Squad and has sent out an assassination order for the General. Flag launches a missile to kill the General, but it detonates next to Lois. "The Blur" saves Lois, which helps to change the General's opinion of some vigilantes. Regardless, the vigilante law passes and Flag begins ordering acts of terrorism on anti-vigilante headquarters. Robin and Joe return to discuss the seventh episode of the final season, ‘Ambush’, which brings General Sam Lane and Lucy Lane back to Smallville for Thanksgiving dinner. There’s a full review of the episode inside, plus SHoE and Smallville news, your tweets and emails, spoilers for “Abandoned” and a big announcement from Joe!

 Smallville | Episode 159 – ‘Harvest’ feat. Al Septien and Turi Meyer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:12:41

October 29, 2010 - Clark and Lois get a flat tire in the middle of nowhere, so Clark goes to the nearby town to fix the tire while Lois stays behind. Lois meets a young girl who takes her to a village where the water supply has been contaminated with blue kryptonite. Clark returns to find Lois missing and sets out to look for her. Lois discovers the villagers are planning to sacrifice her to bring continued good crops and health. She and Clark, who is powerless next to the villagers who emit blue kryptonite radiation, are captured. As a result of Lois's intervention, the villagers eventually move far enough from Clark that he super speeds himself and Lois back to Metropolis where they later make love for the first time. Meanwhile, Tess decides not to stop Alexander's accelerated growth after realizing that he has all of Lex's memories and his evil personality. Smalllville writers/producers Al Septien and Turi Meyer (whose credits include ‘Apocalypse’, ‘Kandor’, and ‘Salvation’) join Derek to discuss their haunting episode, ‘Harvest’, which includes a lot of milestones for this final season of the series. The two discuss the episode from its inception, where they drew from to bring Clark and Lois together,

 SHoE: Episode 158 – “Isis” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Robin and Joe tackle the fifth episode of season ten, entitled ‘Isis’, featuring a huge turning point in the mythos that is, Smallville. We’ve also got news on the return of two fan favorites to the show, in addition to the full discussion of “Isis”; not to mention your tweets and more, including spoilers for [...]

 SHoE: Episode 157 – “Homecoming” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

The whole gang is together to celebrate the landmark 200th episode of Smallville entitled “Homecoming”. Damian and Derek discuss talk of the new Superman film franchise with Zack Snyder at the helm, and then welcome Craig Byrne of Kryptonsite into discuss the 200th episode. After that, Joe and Robin share their thoughts on “Homecoming” before [...]

 Smallville | Episode 158 – ‘Isis’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:47:58

October 22, 2010 - Clark contemplates telling Lois his secret, while Lois also decides to reveal to Clark that she already knows he is The Blur. Before either can say anything, Lois unwittingly becomes possessed by the Egyptian Goddess Isis, who sets out to resurrect her long lost lover Osiris. Clark and Oliver look to Tess for help in trying to stop Isis, as Osiris's return will unleash Hell on Earth. Clark sets out to stop Isis, but instead almost becomes the vessel for Osiris before Oliver arrives and informs Clark on how to defeat the goddess. Using his heat vision on Isis' amulet, Clark successfully releases Lois from possession. Afterward, Clark and Oliver invite Tess to be part of their team and take over Watchtower. Later, Clark finally tells Lois that he is The Blur. 

 SHoE: Episode 156 – “Supergirl” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Joe and Robin return to discuss Laura Vandervoort’s return in “Supergirl”. The episode set up this season in a big way, as it lays the path for upcoming episodes including tonight’s 200th episode, ‘Homecoming’. Plus we’ve got Smallville news, and your Twitter reactions to the third episode of the tenth season as well as spoilers [...]

 Smallville | Episode 157 – ‘Homecoming’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3:56:13

October 15, 2010 - Clark and Lois attend their five-year high school reunion, which triggers memories of Lana Lang and Chloe. Brainiac 5 arrives from the 31st Century and takes Clark on a journey through his past, present, and future. Brainiac shows Clark that he still blames himself for his adoptive father's death years prior, he is abandoning his friends in the present, and that his fear of his own future is unfounded. After seeing that his future can be exactly how he hopes, Clark returns to the present to support Oliver in his venture to reveal his identity to the world. Later, Clark works to rebuild his relationship with Lois by giving her the attention she deserves, and finally admitting that he loves her. The whole gang is together to celebrate the landmark 200th episode of Smallville entitled “Homecoming”. Damian and Derek discuss talk of the new Superman film franchise with Zack Snyder at the helm, and then welcome Craig Byrne of Kryptonsite into discuss the 200th episode. After that, Joe and Robin share their thoughts on “Homecoming.”

 SHoE: Episode 155 – “Shield” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We’re back with an all new episode, as new SHoE hosts Joe (from The 10th Wonder) and Robin (from Media Junkyard) take our every-other-week schedule to the next level. The duo cover the 2nd episode of the final season, “Shield”, while also offering you a new segment: ‘previously on Smallville’ in which that week’s hosts [...]

 Smallville | Episode 156 – ‘Supergirl’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:43:23

October 8, 2010 - Radio personality Gordon Godfrey becomes possessed by the dark force Clark was warned about, and begins waging a crusade against all super-heroes. Kara comes back to Earth and tells Clark that Jor-El has sent her to take care of the evil that is coming, as the doubt in Clark's heart will allow it to possess him and use Clark's powers as the ultimate weapon. Lois returns from Africa and learns that Godfrey is planning to reveal Green Arrow's identity, and create doubt all over the world about the super-heroes so that he can manipulate them down a new path. Clark and Kara confront Godfrey, but Kara's Kryptonian bracelet exorcises the entity from Godfrey. Meanwhile, Oliver decides it is best everyone knows the truth, and reveals his identity as Green Arrow. Joe and Robin return to discuss Laura Vandervoort’s return in “Supergirl”. The episode set up this season in a big way, as it lays the path for upcoming episodes including tonight’s 200th episode, ‘Homecoming’. Plus we’ve got Smallville news, and your Twitter reactions to the third episode of the tenth season as well as spoilers.

 SHoE: Episode 154 – “Lazarus” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

The season premiere to end all season premieres has come and gone. Derek and new SHoE co-host (and TV Guide writer/editor) Damian Holbrook discuss the final season premiere of Smallville and all that it involves. Listen to news on upcoming episodes, and detailed analysis on all levels of ‘Lazarus”, including Chloe’s departure, Clark’s journey, Oliver’s [...]

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