Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman - Season 1

ABC (ended 1997)




Episode Guide

  • 5/8/94
    Clark, Perry, Jack and Jimmy begin to search for the truth about the downfall of the Daily Planet. They are sure that Lex is guilty. Lex gets some Kryptonite, captures Superman, and locks him in a cage with Kryptonite bars. The wedding is about to start, but Lois has doubts about what she really wants to do. Lois realizes that Clark is the man she loves. When the Archbishop asks if she takes Lex as her husband, she says she can't, and at that moment Perry interrupts the wedding with Inspector Henderson and they tell Lex they know he is a criminal. Lex escapes, and goes to the room where Superman is trapped, but Superman has escaped. Lois walks out of the building crying, and hugs Clark (he just escaped from the cage). Lex throws himself off the top of his building, but Clark can't save him because he is weak from Kryptonite exposure. The Daily Planet is bought a by a rich man, who promises to make it better than ever. Before Lois can tell Clark she loves him, Clark says that he was lying to Lois about being in love with her and that he would say anything to keep her away from Lex (but he was crossing his fingers behind his back).moreless
  • 5/1/94
    The Daily Planet is financially troubled and Lex buys the newspaper to get closer to Lois. After saving everyone's jobs, he makes some changes : Jack and Jimmy are now working downstairs in the printing room, and hires a young just graduated man named Chip to be Perry's boss. Perry gets really mad and leaves the Planet. Lex plants a bomb in the Planet which explodes. He blames Jack, who gets arrested. Lex proposes to Lois, and Clark tells her he loves her, but she says that loves him too but only as a friend. When Lois asks if she and Superman have a chance to stay together, he says to Lois they can't stay together because she only loves him because he's Superman. Then, Lois accepts Lex's proposal.moreless
  • Fly Hard
    Episode 20
    A group of terrorists take Clark, Lois, Perry, Jimmy, Jack and Lex hostage in the Daily Planet and Clark is not able do anything with his Superman powers or the others will figure out his secret identity.
  • Vatman
    Episode 19
    Lex Luthor builds a clone of Superman, one who will do whatever Lex wants - which is to destroy the real Superman.
  • The Rival
    Episode 18
    Lois' former best friend is working for another newspaper which is strangely getting to all the major news events before the Daily Planet. Lois gets jealous personally as well as professionally when her rival shows an interest in Clark.
  • Foundling
    Episode 17
    The globe from Clark's spaceship begins to give him some information regarding his past, but the globe is stolen for two kids before he can learn much. Lex Luthor buys the globe from Jack and begins to learn something about Superman, but not too much.
  • 2/6/94
    Lois helps an innocent man who was convicted murderer by allowing him to stay at her house. He is the only one with the cure for a destructive new computer virus that menaces Metropolis. Jonathan, worried that Martha might be having an affair, comes to Clark's apartment for a visit.
  • 1/23/94
    Lois and Clark need to find out the truth about the kidnapping of rich children who are disappearing in a magic box. A magician hypnotizes Superman and Lois, whose life is now at risk.
  • Witness
    Episode 14
    Lois' life is in danger when she witnesses the murder of a scientist who was claiming to know the secret to increased male potency. Now, Clark and Perry need to protect her from the murderer Mr. Make-up and from the scientist's affair from the past : Barbara Trevino.
  • All Shook Up
    Episode 13
    Superman is needed to stop a giant asteroid from colliding with Earth, but when Superman hits it, he loses his memory. Back on Earth, Clark's amnesia, supposedly caused by him being hit by a car, has Lois helping him with his "new job" and "new friends" that he can't remember. Martha and Jonathan come to Metropolis to try and get Clark to remember that he is Superman, or else the incoming asteroid will collide with the Earth with catastrophic results.moreless
  • 12/12/93
    Lois and Clark go undercover as honeymooners to a Metropolis hotel in an attempt to find out about a possible conspiracy which seems to involve a powerful congressman. They also need to learn how to share their lives with someone.
  • 11/28/93
    An ex-lover of Lex Luthor spreads a perfume around the staff of the Daily Planet and everybody begins to fall in love with each other. Lois falls for Clark, the only one who isn't affected by the perfume, but he struggles valiantly not to take advantage of her. But even after the effects of the perfume wears off on Lex, who was also exposed to it, he tells Nigel that he is hopelessly in love with Lois.moreless
  • 11/21/93
    Metropolis is hit with a strong heat wave in the middle of November, and people believe that Superman is the cause. After Superman is sent to jail for unauthorized use of his powers, Clark decides to leave Metropolis forever and gives Lois a kiss goodbye.
  • 11/14/93
    A friend of Jonathan and Martha's finds a strange meteorite which draws Jason Trask to Smallville, searching for the meteorite in hopes that it can help him to destroy Superman. Lois and Clark go to Smallville to investigate the story and Clark introduces her to his parents.
  • Smart Kids
    Episode 8
    A group of children, who were being given experimental drugs to increase their IQ escape their lab along with the drug, and begin causing problems to Metropolis. Clark is doubly worried by the children, because they tell him that they have figured out that he is Superman.
  • 10/24/93
    Lois and Clark go undercover at a nightclub to find out about a connection between the owners of the club and a group of arsonists called the "Toasters".
  • 10/17/93
    When several boxers appear to have powers far beyond those of mortal men, Lois and Clark investigate- only to discover that the man making it all possible is Lois's estranged father Dr. Sam Lane, who is a legend in the world of sports medicine.
  • 10/10/93
    There's more than one invisible man in Metropolis. One who is a modern day Robin Hood, another who is committing crimes all over Metropolis, and one who's as close as the Daily Planet- who feels invisible to Lois Lane, who seems infatuated with his alter ego.
  • Neverending Battle
    Episode 4
    Is Superman faster than a speeding bullet? Is he more powerful than a locomotive? Can he leap tall buildings in a single bound? Lex Luthor wants to know, so he manufactures his own major disasters to determine the extent of Superman's abilities. Meanwhile, Clark learns exactly how far Lois will go to get a story.moreless
  • Lois and Clark are the targets of a government investigation whose primary concern is that Superman is a threat to national security. As they do so, Clark begins to learn more about his origins, and how he arrived on Earth.
  • Pilot (2)
    Pilot (2)
    Episode 2
    Part two of the show's pilot shows how Clark becomes Superman, and how he uses his super powers for the good of mankind.
  • Pilot (1)
    Episode 1
    Clark Kent is a super guy who has travelled the world, but his biggest dream is to someday write for the Daily Planet, one of the greatest newspapers in the world. To do this, Clark travels to Metropolis, and, even though he was rejected at first, lands a job at the Daily Planet. There he meets a sexy but feisty reporter named Lois Lane. "Don't fall for me, farmboy," she says to Clark, but, alas, he already has. Clark's first job as Superman is to save a space station from destruction ordered by Lex Luthor, Metropolis' most powerful businessman.moreless