After a secret meeting with Lionel, Lana is shot at the Daily Planet by a mysterious gunman. Jimmy is knocked out while studying photographs of the scene and dreams about a 1940, black-and-white version, of Smallville. Jimmy finds himself playing the role of a reporter with Chloe his secretary, and a bumbling Clark also works there, as his sidekick. Jimmy's investigation leads him to Lana, who turns out to be a very evil femme fatale who plans to orchestrate the murder of her tycoon husband Lex by using Jimmy as the patsy. Jimmy's research further takes him to a notorious nightclub owned by Lionel Luther, and Lois is a sultry singer working at club who is having a fling with Lex to help him orchestrate the murder of Lana. Meanwhile, back in 2007, Clark discovers why Lana married Lex after Chloe learns it from Lana. Also, Lois further meddles in the shooting case by stealing a silver-lined cigarette case which holds a clue.
Did You Know?
At 25:40, a sign which reads "Daily Planet Building" is shown, establishing that the next sequence takes place at the Daily Planet. This is almost identical to the sign which is frequently shown in Adventures of Superman (1952) for the same reason. See more
Chloe shows the newspaper to Jimmy with his photograph on it. The photograph is not the same when a close-up is shown. See more
You stroll in here with this crackerjack kid... You trying to land me in the cooler?
Cool your jets, Mack. Jimmy's here just a little down on love. Ain't you, Jimmy?
Poor sucker. Man, dame's his poison.
Performed by Erica Durance See more