Retro Review – “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” – Series Finale: “The Family Hour”

Lois & Clark

Superman Homepage reviewer Nathan MacKenzie finishes up reviewing episodes from “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” for those nostalgic for the 1990s.

Check out his review of the Season 4 and Series finale titled “The Family Hour” in which Dr. Mensa is released from prison to take revenge on those who betrayed him in the past. While Lois and Clark are very excited about the prospect of having children.

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afriend
July 2, 2021 11:54 am

The moral of the story is always budget for filming a resolution to your cliffhanger…

Superman2878
July 2, 2021 8:18 pm
Reply to  afriend

Even though that this series never had a proper send off, I like to think Clark and Lois adopted the little baby. It comes full circle in a way. Jonathan and Martha found baby Clark in his ship wrapped in a blanket with the house of -El insignia. 30 or so years later Clark and Lois discover a little baby wrapped in a similar blanket as well. I know it’s not the ideal ending, but at least it’s a happy one I like to think.

afriend
July 2, 2021 11:21 pm
Reply to  Superman2878

I recall reading that the producers said it was going to be the royal baby from the New Krypton from the previous season’s cliffhanger arc. Lois & Clark were to be keeping him safe from Kryptonian extremists.

Superman2878
July 3, 2021 11:35 am
Reply to  afriend

Yeah I heard something about that as well. I also remember hearing that Dean Cain wanted to do a revival of the series to give it a proper ending. That was a few years ago, so I don’t know if it will ever happen now. If it happens, great, it would have my full support if it does and I’ll be very happy to watch it, but I really don’t think it’s likely going to happen at this point.