"Perry" - (TV-PG)
Wednesday, December 29 2004 (R)
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET
MICHAEL MCKEAN GUEST STARS AS SUPER JOURNALIST PERRY WHITE � Perry White (guest star Michael McKean, "A Mighty Wind," "Best in Show"), a once promising journalist whose career was destroyed by Lionel Luthor (John Glover), arrives in Smallville in search of alien stories for a tabloid news show. In spite of being constantly inebriated, Perry believes he has witnessed Clark (Tom Welling) using his extraordinary speed, so he devises a dangerous scheme to expose Clark's superpowers. Meanwhile, Lex (Michael Rosenbaum) learns that Perry has powerful incriminating evidence of Lionel's shady past. Kristin Kreuk, Allison Mack, Sam Jones III, Annette O¿Toole and John Schneider also star. Jeannot Szwarc directed the episode written by Mark Verheiden (#176205).