After Chloe Sullivan discovered that she had an ability to compel anyone to tell the truth, she started asking and exposing embarrassing secrets of her fellow students. When She came to Doug, she asked him who he would like to take to prom. Doug responded that he would like to take Thomas "Fitz" Fitzpatrick, the quarterback. Doug outing himself amused Chloe, while Doug was angered. Clark Kent got Doug to calm down, by assuring him that it was off the record.
- It is unknown if Doug was among the hundreds of students, shown graduating from Smallville High, in the spring of 2005.