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Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Episode Guide

Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman debuted on September 12, 1993 on ABC Television, and ran for four seasons.

Dates given next to the episode titles are for the U.S. showings, unless otherwise stated.

Many thanks to Genevieve Clemens (NightSky@erols.com) who took over where Andrew Gould left off in writing up each episode for this Lois and Clark Episode Guide! :)
And also to Dom Melaragni (dom-mel@dial.pipex.com) who also helped out with a few episodes.


Dean Cain

Second Season

1994-1995

Second Season Cast Changes

Jimmy Olsen: Justin Whalin
The Prankster: Bronson Pinchot
Bill Church: Peter Boyle
Bill Church Jr.: Bruce Campbell
Mayson Drake: Farrah Forke
Dan Scardino: Jim Pirri
Prof. Emil Hamilton: John Pleshette
Tempus: Lane Davies

Credits

Co-Executive Producer: Jim Crocker, Randall Zisk
Executive Producer: Robert Singer
Co-Producers: Philip J. Sgricci, Jim Michaels, John McNamara
Producer: John McNamara
Line Producer: Jimmy Simons
Supervising Producers: Randall Zisk, Tony Blake, Paul Jackson

Episodes

New in the second season are the introduction of the criminal group Intergang, red kryptonite, and the villains The Prankster and Tempus. The first half of the season was devoted to a series of supervillains, but then Lois and Clark find Luthor has been revived. Romantically, Mayson Drake becomes interested in Clark, then Lois tiring of Clark's disappearances and excuses spends time with a DEA agent. But Drake dies in a car bomb and Lois learns her agent has deceived her. In the season finale, after Lois is nearly killed and his parents kidnapped, Clark proposes to Lois.

1) Madame Ex (September 18, 1994)
After a doctor shows he has managed to use plastic surgery to create a double of Lois, the former Mrs. Lex Luthor kills him. Now known as Dr. Ariana Carlin (Emma Samms), she has been hired as staff psychiatrist at the Daily Planet where she also writes articles. Ariana plots to turn public opinion against Superman by putting hidden anti-Superman messages in her writing, while using the phony Lois in incidents to make Lois question her sanity. Ultimately, Carlin ends up kidnapping Lois and shooting Superman with a kryptonite bullet after Lois and Clark have deduced her former identity. Also we learn Lex Luthor's body is being cared for by Dr. Gretchen Kelley (Denise Crosby) who is continuing efforts to revive him.

Read our review of this episode in the "Lois & Clark: Episode Reviews".

2) Wall of Sound (September 25, 1994)
After somebody uses a sonic weapon to knock out people at a bank, Lois and Clark investigate. With the help of Lois going undercover, they eventually track the villain as being a rock musician Lenny Stoke using stolen technology. Stoke even manages to create a "wall of sound" force field that temporarily stops Superman. Also happening, Lois is jealous when only Clark is nominated for the Kerth journalism award.

Read our review of this episode in the "Lois & Clark: Episode Reviews".

3) The Source (October 2, 1994)
Lois is suspended, while trying to protect a source, Stuart Hofferman (Peter Scolari) on a newspaper story about faulty switches. After another accident causes a subway train to lose control and is saved by Superman, Lois is vindicated.

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4) The Prankster (October 9, 1994)
Kyle Griffin (Bronson Pinchot), an illegal arms dealer who Lois helped expose and send to prison stalks her and carries out robberies using gag items as a motif becoming known as the Prankster, while planning to set off a device capable of destroying a building.

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5) Church of Metropolis (October 23, 1994)
Bill Church (Peter Boyle), publically a successful discount store chain owner, leads the criminal group Intergang in an attempt to control the south side of Metropolis. While investigating, Lois and Clark meet Mayson Drake (Farrah Forke), a district attorney who becomes attracted to Clark but dislikes Superman.

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6) Operation Blackout (October 30, 1994)
After a new military weapon loses control at a test, Lois and Clark investigate and track down a former college friend of Lois and her fiancee, a supposedly dead computer programmer who is working with a colonel to use a satellite weapon (the Hawkeye) to take over a nearby base.

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7) That Old Gang of Mine (November 13, 1994)
Prof. Emil Hamilton (John Pleshette) uses his DNA research to revive former gangsters like Bonnie and Clyde and Al Capone (William Devane), hoping they'll be reformed. But the gangsters instead start a new crime wave in Metropolis, that leaves Clark briefly an apparent casualty, after he is shot saving Lois.

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8) A Bolt From The Blue (November 20, 1994)
While preventing William Waldecker (Leslie Jordan) from killing himself, Superman is struck by lightning that transfers some of his powers to Waldecker. Waldecker adopts the identity of Resplendent Man who shamelessly charges for his help, trying to raise money to help his mentally ill sister Wandamae (Cindy Williams). Meanwhile, Dr. Kelley (from Madame Ex) has observed the lightning accident and ends up trying to get Luthor's body and herself infused with superpowers in her hidden lab.

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9) Season's Greedings (December 4, 1994)
Written by Dean Cain
Winslow Schott (Sherman Helmsley) and friend Ms. Duffy (Isabel Sanford) plot to ruin Metropolis' Christmas, after being fired from Metropolis Toys. Schott markets an Atomic Space Rat doll that is impregnated with a drug that makes adults behave like kids, and everybody greedy. After being temporarily affected by the chemical, Lois and Clark track down Schott. Superman stops him from dumping the chemical into the water supply. Afterwards, Clark gives Lois a stellar gift.

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10) Metallo (January 1, 1995)
A human cyborg "created" by former Lex Lab scientist Emmet Vale and powered by uranium collapses during a robbery. After Johnny Corbin (Scott Valentine) is wounded during a robbery, Vale and his brother Rollie get Corbin's body and create a new cyborg with kryptonite as a power supply: Metallo. Lois, Jimmy, and Lucy Lane (Lois' sister and girlfriend of Corbin) have to save Clark, when the Vales kidnap him to attract Superman's attention.

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11) Chi of Steel (January 8, 1995)
When Perry's life savings are stolen, Lois and Clark investigate a series of robberies in the asian section of Metropolis, which turn out to be done by the grand-daughter of a martial arts master working against a businessman using "slave" labor.

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12) The Eyes Have It (January 22, 1995)
Dr. Leit plots to find a remarkable light device which can transmit knowledge that its dying inventor managed to get Lois to unknowingly leave at the Daily Planet. Part of Leit's plan has Superman being blinded by a light beam, until Lois can restore his sight by again shooting an ultraviolet beam at his eyes. Also, while Clark is blinded and thus missing, Mayson Drake is left waiting in a cabin, after she hoped for a date with him.

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13) The Phoenix (February 12, 1995)
Dr. Kelley has finally managed to revive a now bald Lex Luthor. Luthor plans to stop Intergang's growing hold over Metropolis and use the kryptonite still held by Rolie Vale (from Metallo) to get Superman. Meanwhile, although wanting to go to a concert, Lois and Clark instead spend a date in a hotel on assignment. Later, Lois gets kidnapped and spurns Luthor. Finally, Dr. Kelley and Rollie Vale are dead and Luthor after being shot by duplicitous Nigel (now an Intergang agent) ends up recovering in jail.

Read our review of this episode in the "Lois & Clark: Episode Reviews".

14) Top Copy (February 19, 1995)
Diana Stride (Raquel Welch) publicly is a reporter on the tv show Top Copy, but is secretly an assasin working for Intergang. When Superman foils one of her assasinations, she obtains a sample of kryptonite and uses it in a paste to poison Superman with a kryptonite kiss. Later she films Clark changing to Superman and broadcasts the revelation on her tv show. After using nuclear power radiation to cure his kryptonite poisoning, Superman catches Diana. Then at a nighttime press conference, Clark and Superman are seen together with the help of a laser hologram thanks to Ma Kent.

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15) The Return of the Prankster (February 26, 1995)
The Prankster, Kyle Griffin, returns to taunt Lois and use a camera with a flash attachment that can paralyse people. Griffin steals a power chip and plans to use his device to kidnap the United States' President when he visits Metropolis, but with the help of contact lenses that block the flash, supplied by Prof. Hamilton Superman stops the Prankster and Lois has a chance to publically embarass Griffin.

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16) Lucky Leon (March 12, 1995)
Jimmy is suspected of murder after dropping off a gadget rigged by technowhiz Lucky Leon. Leon then schemes to trick Superman into delivering a nuclear warhead. Meanwhile, Lois and Clark have a successful dinner date, and Clark has lunch with Mayson Drake. At the conclusion, a kiss between Lois and Clark is interrupted when Clark tries to save Drake from a bomb rigged to blow in her car. But Drake is fatally wounded and dies after Clark shows to her that he is Superman.

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17) Resurrection (March 19, 1995)
Mayson Drake died after saying to Clark "resurrection" and so Lois and Clark begin investigating what the phrase means. They uncover a pill being used to by prisoners to feign death to get out of prison, and a plot to poison Metropolis with a virus. Also joining the investigation is cocky DEA agent Dan Scardino who is attracted to Lois.

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18) Tempus Fugitive (March 26, 1995)
When H.G. Wells (Terry Kiser) arrives in Metropolis using his time machine, he has bought along Tempus from the utopian future. Tempus finds the more violent present more stimulating and plots to kill Superman in 1966 before Ma and Pa Kent have found him. Along the way, Lois and Clark also get to Smallville in 1866, and Tempus reveals to Lois with contempt that Clark Kent is Superman. Duh! With Tempus left jailed in the past, when returning to the present Lois and Clark forget about their adventure in time.

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19) Target: Jimmy Olsen! (April 2, 1995)
Lois and Clark uncover a diabolical plot that years ago turned children, including Jimmy, into unknowing assasins.

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20) Individual Responsibility (April 16, 1995)
Bill Church Jr. (Bruce Campbell) wants to control the Daily Planet, so he kidnaps Perry, hoping Perry will decide to work with Intergang. Perry has to try and escape by himself, because repeated exposure to red kryptonite is making Superman apathetic. Trying to understand his apathy drives Superman to see a psychiatrist.

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21) Whine, Whine, Whine (May 14, 1995)
Aspiring musician Calvin Dreg sues Superman after Superman slightly injures Dreg while saving his life. Meanwhile Dan Scardino is involved with a plot to sell a drug to an Intergang operative. The Intergang operative plants a bomb to kill Scardino and Lois at Superman's trial, but Superman spots the bomb. Meanwhile, Lois' interest in Scardino and Dreg's suit makes Clark consider leaving town. But eventually, Lois decides she will dump Scardino for misleading her and finds Clark.

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22) And the Answer Is... (May 21, 1995)
Jason Maizik (Maurice Godin) is a son of a jeweller who became wealthy because he had a diary written by Tempus (see Tempus Fugitive) in 1866 revealing the future, including who is Superman. Maisik kidnaps Clark's parents and blackmails Clark into a jewel theft and then orders him to kill Lois. Lois lets Superman freeze her to fool Maisik, willing to risk her life for Clark. Clark had earlier almost told Lois he was Superman, and at the end after saving his parents and Lois, Clark proposes to Lois at night in the rain, without first revealing he is Superman.

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