Nitpick: Why would Superman want to say goodbye to Jonathan and Martha Kent and at the Planet Office? It was okay for Lois, since he always claimed to be her friend, but Clark's parents? That's a bit odd. It's possible that Superman had met Clark's parents through Clark, however, and therefore might know them well enough for a public farewell.
Ching is revealed to be Kryptonian yet he is able to stand in a beam of kryptonite at the end of the episode and remain unharmed.
A new superpower is revealed in this episode, as Ching is shown speaking to Clark/Superman via telepathy. In the movie Superman II, Clark uses a form of telepathy in the form of a kiss to erase Lois' memory.
Nitpick: When Superman wonders how his Suit still fits even though he is shrinking, Dr. Klein explains that it is the "aura effect," that anything within a tenth of a millimeter is like a second skin. This doesn't explain why his cape shrinks with him, however.
Goof: When Clark is in the shower the first time, the top edge of a pair of shorts or pants is visible.
Nitpick: Clark's glasses keep slipping off as he shrinks. But Clark isn't yet small enough for that to happen, since glasses hook behind the ears and would stay on even if he were somewhat smaller. The most they should do is slide down his nose frequently.
Nitpick: When Clark starts to shrink, suddenly his shirt cuffs are undone.
Goof: When Superman starts to shrink a little, he visits Dr. Klein to see what's wrong, as he tries to approach him closer to make it look like he is shorter than the doctor you can actually see him step down.
The weapon that Mrs. Johnson picks up to shoot Lois when they are in the basement is the same prop that was used to transfer Superman's powers to Lois in the earlier episode "Ultrawoman".
Goof: When Max and Lois sneak into Mrs. Johnson's basement, it is clearly at night. When Superman hears Lois shouting for help, he is flying in broad daylight.
Goofs: When Max tells Lois he wants her to go with him, there is a very visible reflection of the boom-mic in the car window. And when Lois drives off, one can see the reflection of the camera in the window.
When Lois is back to work at The Planet, there is a shot of the News ticker above her head. One of the stocks listed is FOLC + 3 7/8. FOLC is the abbreviation for FANS OF LOIS AND CLARK, 7/8 of the way through season 3.
This is the last Intergang story in the series.
Goof: When Superman changes back to Clark after melting the guns from the old people at the home his collar is not buttoned under his tie when he first talks to Lois. After the scene cuts to Lois and then back to Clark it is buttoned under the tie.
This is the second episode in which sings on stage. The first occassion was in the first season episode "I've Got a Crush On You".
When the clone-Lois was looking for Red's Dockside Plumbing in the Yellow Pages, the ad just above it was SGRICCIA Plumbing and Heating. Philip Sgriccia was one of the producers on L&C.
Goof: When the shot first switches to Dr. Mamba dancing, there is a piece of film equipment in the lower right corner of the shot.
The dates on the tombstone for the alternate Lois viewed in the graveyard by H.G. Wells and our Lois are "1967-1993". The birth year is the same for both versions, the (presumed) date of death Lois learns is when her counterpart disappeared in the Congo while investigating gunrunning.
In Superman comics, Jimmy's dad disappeared while on a military mission, and Jimmy was raised solely by his mother.
The restaurant set seems to be the same set used as the newsroom of the Dailey Planet, only redressed.
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