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Kinetic

Kinetic

2022-10-0550:572

We kick things into motion this week with Episode #13: Kinetic. Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum revisit the ‘kryptonite tattoo’ episode and remember the uncredited cameo from Evangeline Lilly, talk about how nobody cared about the angsty Whitney subplot, and dish out an all time low for the podcast thus far. Tom talks about what went into the ‘Clark hand chopping wood’ scene and draws comparison between Lex and Jeff Bezos. Michael talks about the performance from Allison in this episode and the power of the closing scene with Lana at the Talon. ❤️ Subscribe and share to support the new pod!⁣ ☎️ Hotline: (213) 538-2883 Thank you to our Sponsors: 🥬 Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/talkville 🧛 The Rewatcher: https://bit.ly/3yezg61 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum are joined by Jonathan Kent himself, John Schneider! John joins the guys as they recap Episode #12: Leech. Welling talks about what it was like to play a ‘power-less’ Clark and his confusion of there being two different Ashmores who appeared in Smallville. Rosenbaum remembers uncomfortable Lionel scenes and this final episode with Kelly Brook. Schneider was a treat. John fondly remembers his time on the show that paved the way for superhero shows, while remembering going to bat for Tom with WB, teaching him lessons on and off set, and never getting lost in what the lead character was doing. ❤️ Subscribe and share to support the new pod!⁣ ☎️ Hotline: (213) 538-2883 Thank you to our Sponsors: Athletic Greens: athleticgreens.com/talkville Policygenius: policygenius.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Hug

Hug

2022-09-2154:243

This week Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum revisit an episode of Smallville that nobody quite understands the meaning of its title… Hug. The guys breakdown stellar performances from guest stars Rick Peters and Gregory Sporleder, talk about shooting in harsh Vancouver winters, and discuss embracing the awkwardness of kissing scenes with friends on set. Tom highlights the metaphor and correlation between the friendship fallout of Kyle and Bob and the parallels we’ll see later on with Clark and Lex. Michael talks about what it was like to shoot Lex’s first time going ‘super villain mode’ and trying to take out Clark. ❤️ Subscribe and share to support the new pod!⁣ ☎️ Hotline: (213) 538-2883 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Shimmer

Shimmer

2022-09-1452:351

This week Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum explore if all in Shimmer is gold, as they revisit Episode #10 of Smallville! While the scores at the end might not reflect it, the guys fondly remember shooting scenes with Kelly Brook as Victoria Hardwick and talk about their favorite and least favorite locations to shoot at, as the iconic ‘barn sunset’ makes several appearances. Michael talks about working again with former co star Azura Skye and similarities in this week’s storyline to his real life. Tom talks about how you could see them still ‘figuring it out’ with the invisibility special effects this early on in the series and how we start to see the rise of convenient concussions in the show. Let us know what you’d rate this one! ❤️ Subscribe and share to support the new pod!⁣ ☎️ Hotline: (213) 538-2883 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Rogue

Rogue

2022-09-0759:431

Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum revisit Episode 9 of Smallville: Rogue! The guys discuss the first break from the ‘Freak of the Week’ concept and get some insights from Al and how this was a defining test that would go on to shape the series. Tom breaks down the two major stunts where Clark stops a bus and dodges a bullet, sharing which one caused him to fall asleep while waiting to shoot. Michael shares fond memories working alongside Kelly Brook on and off set and teases a few upcoming guests in the works. Fun episode with some great scenes with Jonathan, Chloe, and the one and only… Principal Kwan. ❤️ Subscribe and share to support the new pod!⁣ ☎️ Hotline: (213) 538-2883 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar join Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum as they revisit Jitters, one of the most epic episodes from Season 1 (featuring Candymam himself Tony Todd) sharing the absolute chaos that went on behind the scenes to put this episode together. Al and Miles talk about landing Tony Todd, why going over budget almost cost them their jobs, and the crazy reasons that more than four different directors were involved in its making. We also talk about the wire work in the final collapsing bridge scene, John Glover transitioning from a guest star, and a defense for the Freak of the Week template. ❤️ Subscribe and share to support the new pod!⁣ ☎️ Hotline: (213) 538-2883 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Craving

Craving

2022-08-2458:351

Finally… we’ve arrived at the Amy Adams one! This week Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum revisit Episode #7: Craving. The guys give huge props to Amy’s commitment in her performance, talk about what it was like working with her on set, and also discuss the delicate nature of shooting an episode that highlights eating disorders through the high school experience. We get into the mysterious nursery explosion scene, Clark awkwardly piecing everything together, and the origins of Lex’s evil ulterior motives. ❤️ Subscribe and share to support the new pod!⁣ ☎️ Hotline: (213) 538-2883 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Hourglass

Hourglass

2022-08-1757:511

This week Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum revisit Hourglass, an episode full of crazy foreshadowing, scary good guest appearances, and deadly dangerous stunts. Tom fondly remembers acting against the blind Cassandra and learning how to act for the camera in fight sequences. Michael questions Kryptonite bodies of water and talks about the iconic doomsday blood raining down scene. Lots of good behind the scenes (non episode related) stuff this week too! ❤️ Subscribe and share to support the new pod!⁣ ☎️ Hotline: (213) 538-2883 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
After we pull the curtain back and deep dive all the ‘Freezer Boy’ scenes, teenage horror tropes, and purple sweaters inside Episode 5: Cool, we’re joined by future returning guest, Lana Lang herself, Kristin Kreuk. Kristin remembers her time on the show, how Tom couldn’t remember his lines in one particular scene in Cool, and dealing with her stalker in the early seasons. Good times in this episode as we explore some of the Cool special effects and crack a new low on our rating system.⁣ ⁣ ❤️ Subscribe and share to support the new pod!⁣ ☎️ Hotline: (213) 538-2883 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
X-Ray

X-Ray

2022-08-0359:312

Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum revisit Episode 4 of Smallville: X-Ray and discuss the issue in acting through Clark’s super power scenes, working with guest star and ‘freak of the week’ actor Lizzy Caplan, and issues onset with a particular prop that went wrong. Tom shares what helped him convey his X-Ray power while acting and which scene he remembers Michael and he breaking in. Michael shares insights into the Lex blackmail subplot and tries to get past a scene with a particularly odd reaction from Sam Jones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Hothead

Hothead

2022-07-2757:502

Things are heating up… This week Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum revisit Episode 3 of Smallville: Hothead. They talk about their experience working alongside The Wonder Years alumni Dan Lauria, the difficulty of the fire stunts performed in the episode, and some behind the scenes stories of working on the first episode directed by Greg Beeman. While Michael talks about how this episode highlights why people were drawn to Lex trying to fight his destiny of being the ‘bad guy,’ Tom talks about this being the beginning of Clark being in the right place at the right time. Oh yeah, and we talk about some updates to our death/ save count and other notes that Al and Miles shared on the first couple episodes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

2022-07-2001:11:392

Tom and Michael address the step back in the second episode of the series Smallville where the ‘freak of the week’ concept gets solidified with our introduction to a buggy individual. The guys reflect on the suspension of disbelief that it took to shoot certain scenes and what it was like shooting the special effect shots that involved kryptonite and bullet time. During this episode, Michael points out scenes that didn’t flow after remembering cut dialogue and Tom looks for answers on the floating that never got addressed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Pilot

The Pilot

2022-07-1301:00:4111

Back to where it all began… Join Tom Welling (Clark) and Michael Rosenbaum (Lex) as they revisit the Smallville Pilot episode more than two decades since it was filmed. The guys talk about their experience during the shooting with kingmaker David Nutter, working with established actors like John Schneider, Annette O’Toole, and John Glover, and sentiment filming and releasing around 9/11. After discussing the difficulty of certain scenes like the underwater car crash, and the epic nature of the meteor shower, Tom and Michael later reflect on certain scenes that are a bit jarring and probably wouldn’t fly nowadays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Welcome to Talkville!

Welcome to Talkville!

2022-06-0602:194

Beginning on July 13, tag along with Tom Welling (Clark Kent) and Michael Rosenbaum (Lex Luthor) as they revisit the iconic series that changed the way you look at one of America’s favorite superheroes, Smallville! With this weekly dose of nostalgia you will get a behind-the-scenes look at what it was like to film each episode and hear fun facts that only those on set could tell you!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Sean Garcia

Is there a video version of the podcast ?

Aug 14th
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Scott Mallahan

loved Superman since I was a kid. I am now 43 still love em. Smallville was great show and same with the podcast inside of you. can't wait to listen keep up good job Michael Rosenbaum

Jul 11th
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