tasabian (tasabian) wrote,
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Michael's Return: The Lexening

It's nice of him to return but man, the fan-pressure was relentless on Thursday. I don't mean the polite fans who say stuff like "I love Lex. Would love to see you back" etc. That's fine. But other people were flat-out attacking him, threatening self-harm...I had to stop reading his twitter feed.

I did love seeing Michael trend for hours last night. And I know he'll do his utmost to give us an amazing Lex. Hope Tom gives him a big "welcome back" hug.

Poll #1680883 Michael's Return: The Lexening!

How'd they get him back? Your conspiracy theories?

Negotiations were already underway but the EW article raised the stakes
7(10.3%)
Michael didn't want to spend the next 20 years explaining himself to weeping fans
18(26.5%)
Tom: "When I said I'd do anything to get you back, I meant ANYTHING..."
43(63.2%)

How should Lex's "surprise" re-appearance be staged?

Jumps out of wedding cake: "Hello, Clark!:
8(10.8%)
Knocks out Oliver, mid-whine. "Hello, Clark!"
28(37.8%)
Sues Clark for custody of their love-child, Lucas Grabeel.
12(16.2%)
Wears Lois-wig and straddles Clark in bed. Clark recognizes him instantly but decides to just go with it.
26(35.1%)


You know who can say "no" to me? NO ONE. That's right, that's right.
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- before they'd confirmed Michael, the show announced the return of Callum Blue as Zod. So now for villains we've got: Lex, Zod, Darkseid, Desaad, Granny Goodness and Alt!Lionel. What's Zod going to be doing? Holding everyone's coats?

- I've seen a few worried posts about Clark being lost in the shuffle. Given the way he's mostly been written this season, I think this is valid. Clark might as well have been a purse for all the plot-driving he did in Collateral and was Johnny-come-lately in every scene in Icarus.

- Greg Beeman would raise up my finale-hopes: he loves Clex and is more flexible with the actors than other directors. I hope Souders/Peterson don't write the script.

- I would rather see one amazing Clex scene than Lex sprinkled randomly through the show. If they structure the finale like a first season episode - ie, Clark's POV all the way through, I'd be pleased.

And I want lots of behind-the-scenes photos of Michael & Tom. LOTS!
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