I was going to bump this thread, but I think it will be better to start fresh now that the season has ended. People's opinions have probably changed since that last thread was created. You guys (and gals) know the drill. Use whatever criteria you want to rank the episodes, but rank 'em top to bottom, most favored to least favored. I'll tally the responses after a few days so everybody can see what SHH posters prefer. But remember, ranking on a 1-10 bases doesn't work. I need to see ALL episodes in ORDER of preference. Telling me you think Episode X was a 5 out of 5 when two or more other episodes share that same ranking will disqualify your list from being included in the tally. Also, please make sure you list ALL 22 episodes. The math won't work if you miss an ep. Aight... here they are, in broadcast order: 01 Arrival (FOS; alien Ken and Barbie; Brainiac intro) 02 Mortal (Wonder twins; Clark and Lana consummate) 03 Hidden (Gabriel programs ICBM to destroy Smallville; Clark dies and gets his powers back) 04 Aqua (Aquaman; Fine is formally introduced) 05 Thirst (Vampire ep) 06 Exposed (Tom Wopat and Dukes of Hazard reunion; Lois striptease) 07 Splinter (Fine's silver Kryptonite cause Clark to be paranoid) 08 Solitude (Fine tries to get Clark to destroy the Fortress in order to release Zod) 09 Lexmas (Holiday ep - Lex is shown what could have been with kids and a marriage to Lana; Clark plays Santa) 10 Fanatic (Jonathan's campaign heats up; Lex has a fan) 11 Lockdown (Deputy who survived alien Ken and Barbie's slaughter in Arrival want to make the spaceship public knowledge) 12 Reckoning (100th episode - Clark proposes to Lana; she accepts; she dies; Clark reverses time (!); then Jonathan dies) 13 Vengeance (Andrea is the Angel of Vengeance, a mild mannered employee of the Daily Planet by day, and a costumed vigilante at night) 14 Tomb (serial killer sets his sights on Chloe and Lois after one of his victims is discovered behind a wall in the Talon) 15 Cyborg (Teen Titan Victor Stone is Cyborg, the six billion dollar man) 16 Hypnotic (FOTS Simone and her magical amulet; Clark breaks up with Lana) 17 Void (Flatliners homage ep; Lana, Lex and Clark communicate with deceased family) 18 Fragile (Welling directorial debut featuring girl who breaks glass) 19 Mercy (Saw homage ep, featuring Martha and Lionel) 20 Fade (Contract killer Graham seeks to repay Clark for saving his life - by killing Lex) 21 Oracle (Fine infects Lex with the virus serum; Lionel reveals he is the Oracle for Clark) 22 Vessel (Fine releases a world-wide computer virus; Zod possesses Lex; Clark is imprisoned in the Phantom Zone) Now, rearrange the list to your preference. I'll do the rest. Here's my list to start the thread... 01 Hidden 02 Mortal 03 Arrival 04 Splinter 05 Reckoning 06 Vessel 07 Oracle 08 Solitude 09 Mercy 10 Vengeance 11 Cyborg 12 Fragile 13 Aqua 14 Fade 15 Hypnotic 16 Void 17 Lexmas 18 Thirst 19 Exposed 20 Lockdown 21 Fanatic 22 Tomb Gosh, that was a tough call with some episodes. Next?