Michael Watkins was a director of Smallville. Some episodes he has directed are:
- Metamorphosis (written by Al Gough & Miles Millar, co-directed with Philip Sgriccia) - Greg Arkin has a passion for insects and Lana. When meteor rock infected bugs swarm him, he takes on insectoid characteristics. Clark wakes up to find himself floating above his bed. Lex tries to help Clark woo Lana by giving him her meteor rock necklace. Clark discovers that he can protect himself from its effects with lead. Greg kidnaps Lana, and Clark battles Greg to rescue her.
- Jitters (written by Cherie Bennett & Jeff Gottesfeld, co-directed with Greg Beeman) - Earl Jenkins is suffering from seizures. He was exposed to meteor rocks at LuthorCorp. In an attempt to discover what he was exposed to, he takes hostages inside the plant. Lex trades places with the hostages. Clark finds the mysterious Level 3, but there are no answers there.
- Both episodes that Michael directed were "freak of the week" episodes.