Rosenbaum’s Lex Luthor was the ONLY reason I watched Smallville. I first caught a rerun of a season 6 episode called Nemesis and I loved the by play between Lex and his father, and Clark Kent. But it was Lex Luthor and Lionel who drew me in. I went back and watched all the series, and was just blown away with Rosenbaum’s performance. His decent as the show progressed was a joy, and heartbreaking to watch at times. You loved him you wanted him to break free of Lionel’s hold to have the life he wanted but you could see the poor choices he made and the betrayal of others drive him towards the man he became. He was my favourite character and he was the only reason I tuned in after three years to watch the finale.