Clark: “I’m gonna be needing that.”
Lois: “Clark Kent. You’re back. I was beginning to think your family lived on some distant planet.”
Clark: “Must have really missed me.”
Lois: “Uh… only because the guy who sat in your desk was a certifiable psychopath. Otherwise, I’ve been so busy, I didn’t even notice you were gone.”
Clark: “Missed you, too, Lois. Anything exciting happen while I was gone?”
Lois: “Well, you’ll never believe it, but I helped The Blur stop a homicidal maniac.”
Clark: “Really? You know, I would love to hear about it.”
- Smallville 9.02 "Metallo"