Thomas "Tommy" Lee is a metahuman criminal villain in the WB TV series Smallville. He served as the main antagonist in the Season Five episode "Mortal".
He was portrayed by Kenny Johnson.
Tommy Lee was a criminal who became infected with meteor rocks and was used in Level Three as an experimental subject by Lionel Luthor. Tommy Lee volunteered for the experiments in exchange for luxuries such as gourmet food and satellite TV.
The procedures were done by dosages of a Kryptonite serum developed by LuthorCorp three times a day.
The serum was designed to boost his metahuman abilities of projecting electrical energy blasts, however he had to absorb electricity from outlets and devices to recharge. Eventually, after his usefulness was exhausted, Tommy Lee was taken from Level 3 and sent to Belle Reve.
Having developed an addicted craving for the Kryptonite serum, Tommy required it to stay alive.
Lex Luthor paid a visit to Belle Reve to visit his father Lionel who showed no responses. As he exited the facility, he bumped into Tommy Lee whose restraints were deactivated. Lee overpowered the orderlies and escaped with the Twins to Smallville. Lee and the Twins went to the Kent Farm where they interrupted Clark Kent and Lana Lang who were getting very intimate.
The Twins subdued Clark and Tommy Lee talked about how everyone in Belle Reve wants him and how he was a legend there. Clark, who was stripped of his powers, claimed he had the wrong guy but Lee responds that than he was going to have to kill him and his girlfriend. Tommy explained to Clark how he and the Twins were Belle Reve escapees and part of an abandoned test group subjected to green kryptonite injections. He licked Lana's face while he held her.
Eager for a fix, Lee devised a plan to make Clark Kent get it for them, having heard of his amazing feats. When Jonathan and Martha came back to the house looking for Clark, Lee took Lana hostage and tells Clark to get rid of them. He unsuccessfully lied to them, and when they went further into the house, the three fugitives took Lana, Jonathan and Martha hostage. Lee sent Clark to find the drug in 2 hours, or else they will kill his family.
As Clark left to carry out his task, Sheriff Adams arrived at the farm. Lee took Martha for leverage and sent Jonathan and Lana out to get rid of her. She told Jonathan they found the car the convicts stole up the road and made small talk for a few minutes. During their discussion, Sheriff Adams noticed something was amiss. She leaves to call for backup but Tommy blasts her away and the Twins put up a force field. Clark managed to get the serum with help from Chloe and returned to the farm house.
Clark gets inside and ends up fighting the fugitives with a sledge hammer and no super powers. He surprises them with Chloe's flash grenade and dodges out of Tommy's energy blast so that it hits the Twins. He shorts out the electricity with the hammer, disabling Tommy's powers, and floors him with a punch. Kent managed to outsmart him, resulting in Lee and the two others being apprehended and returned to Belle Reve.