FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11
"SMALLVILLE" � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Echo" (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
THE TOYMAN RETURNS AND TAKES OLIVER HOSTAGE � Tess (Cassidy Freeman) forces Oliver (Justin Hartley) to come to a Queen Industries gala to put the Board at ease, but things go awry when the Toyman (guest star Chris Gautheir) shows up with a bomb and a plan to take revenge on Oliver. The Toyman tells Oliver he must confess to murdering Lex or he will blow the place up. Meanwhile, as part of his training, Jor-El gives Clark (Tom Welling) the ability to hear other people's thoughts. Allison Mack and Erica Durance also star. Wayne Rose directed the episode written by Bryan Q. Miller (#3X5254).