Y’know what, let’s keep on truckin’ with Plastique! I hereby declare it PLASTIQUE WEEK!
While I was working on the Plastique/Captain Atom Valentine’s Day crossover, I stumbled across a surprising tidbit of news. Apparently Plastique appeared on Smallville back in 2008. WHAT?!?!? How the heck did this happen and I never heard about it? Not that I followed Smallville during it’s final years, but I’m surprised I never came across this information before now.
Plastique (Bette Sans Souci) first appeared in the second episode of Smallville Season 8 entitled, “Plastique”. On the show, Plastique was played by Jessica Parker Kennedy. She went on to appear in two further episodes, “Injustice” and “Shield”. The Smallville Wiki describes Plastique as:
Bette Sans Souci is a psychotic teenager with the ability to project high frequency energy blasts in the form of explosives. She was also a member of the Injustice League under the codename: Plastique. She is now a member of the Suicide Squad.
I haven’t seen these episodes myself, but you can bet I’m in the process of tracking them down! Anyone out there see these episodes? If so, what did you think of Plastique’s portrayal?
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