The BEST Episodes of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 24, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

A much more lavish version of the popular Superman television series which had first aired forty years earlier, Lois & Clark focused more on the Man of Steel's early adult years in Metropolis. With the unknowing help of Lois Lane, Clark Kent created Superman there in Metropolis after finding work at the world-famous Daily Planet newspaper, where he meets fellow reporter Lois Lane.

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The House of Luthor

#1 - The House of Luthor

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 8, 1994

Clark, Perry, Jimmy and Jack try to prove Luthor guilty of the Daily Planet arson and prevent his marriage to Lois.

star 8.40
132 votes
Directors: Alan J. Levi
Writers: Daniel Levine, Deborah Joy LeVine
Tempus, Anyone?

#2 - Tempus, Anyone?

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 21, 1996

A time traveller takes Lois to an alternate reality where she died before meeting Clark, who never became Superman and is engaged to his childhood sweetheart, Lana Lang.

star 8.19
104 votes
Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Writers: John McNamara
The Family Hour

#3 - The Family Hour

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired Jun 14, 1997

A criminal with telekinetic powers takes Lois and Clark's parents hostage. Clark learns he cannot have children with Lois.

star 8.14
64 votes
Directors: Robert Ginty
Writers: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming
The Dad Who Came in from the Cold

#4 - The Dad Who Came in from the Cold

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 14, 1996

When Lois and Clark obtain a powerful, mysterious computer, Jimmy's secret agent father wants it back--at any cost.

star 8.08
73 votes
Directors: Alan J. Levi
Writers: David Simkins
Ghosts

#5 - Ghosts

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 24, 1996

A real estate agent's plan to frighten people into selling their homes spirals out of control when he accidently summons the spirit of a murdered housewife.

star 8.06
63 votes
Directors: Robert Ginty
Writers: Michael Gleason
Lois and Clarks (2)

#6 - Lois and Clarks (2)

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 9, 1997

With Superman trapped in a time window, an alternate Superman must save this universe from Tempus, a madman bent on world annihilation.

star 7.93
86 votes
Directors: Chris Long
Writers: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming
Big Girls Don't Fly (2)

#7 - Big Girls Don't Fly (2)

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 12, 1996

Confronting his mysterious heritage and destiny, Superman makes the most harrowing decision of his life.

star 7.86
72 votes
Directors: Phil Sgriccia
Writers: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming
Home Is Where the Hurt Is

#8 - Home Is Where the Hurt Is

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 17, 1995

Intergang's leader disables Superman with a rare virus from his home planet. Lois' parents visit for the holidays.

star 7.83
105 votes
Writers: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming
And the Answer Is...

#9 - And the Answer Is...

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 21, 1995

Superman's real identity is in danger of being exposed by a diary written by a man from the future. Clark finally asks Lois to marry him, but the question she asks is even bigger.

star 7.80
107 votes
Directors: Alan J. Levi
Writers: Paul Jackson, Tony Blake
The Phoenix

#10 - The Phoenix

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 12, 1995

Lex Luthor comes back from the dead and sets out to regain his fortune and his former love-- Lois Lane. Superman must stop him.

star 7.79
163 votes
Writers: Paul Jackson, Tony Blake
Through a Glass, Darkly (1)

#11 - Through a Glass, Darkly (1)

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired May 5, 1996

Two mysterious strangers put Superman through life-threatening tests that could alter the fate of the world.

star 7.78
74 votes
Directors: Chris Long
Writers: Chris Ruppenthal
Battleground Earth (2)

#12 - Battleground Earth (2)

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 1996

Superman is placed on trial for betraying New Krypton while Lois and the residents of Clark's hometown are besieged by his ruthless Kryptonian rival.

star 7.75
102 votes
Writers: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming
Faster Than a Speeding Vixen (1)

#13 - Faster Than a Speeding Vixen (1)

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 12, 1997

Superman confronts a sexy--and reckless--superhero . The Daily Planet's new owner may be hiding a secret identity.

star 7.75
57 votes
Directors: Neal Ahern
Writers: Brad Kern
Oedipus Wrecks (5)

#14 - Oedipus Wrecks (5)

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 24, 1996

Lois resumes working with Clark--but she still thinks that she's in love with her psychiatrist. Clark battles for her affections while an electromagnetic wave wreaks havoc in Metropolis.

star 7.75
100 votes
Writers: David Simkins
Seconds (3)

#15 - Seconds (3)

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 25, 1996

Lex Luthor's final plan to gain Lois' love could mean death for Superman.

star 7.75
71 votes
Directors: Alan J. Levi
Writers: Corey Miller
Metallo

#16 - Metallo

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 1, 1995

Two scientists insert a human's brain into a cyborg robot to create the ultimate super criminal. Lois and Clark must stop them.

star 7.74
138 votes
Directors: James Bagdonas
Writers: Paul Jackson, Tony Blake
Tempus Fugitive

#17 - Tempus Fugitive

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 26, 1995

When they are visited by H.G. Wells in a time machine, Lois and Clark learn of their future together and the Utopia created by their descendants.

star 7.73
144 votes
Directors: James Bagdonas
Writers: Jack Weinstein, Lee Hutson
Foundling

#18 - Foundling

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 20, 1994

After Superman learns that the small globe retrieved from his spacecraft many years ago contains all the secrets of his alien origin, a teenage burglar, Jack Miner, sells it to Luthor.

star 7.71
195 votes
Directors: Bill D'Elia
Writers: Daniel Levine
We Have a Lot to Talk About

#19 - We Have a Lot to Talk About

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 17, 1995

Lois and Clark's relationship comes to a turning point after she reveals she knows his dual identity and he proposes. There are amazing developments at Intergang.

star 7.69
151 votes
Writers: John McNamara
Brutal Youth

#20 - Brutal Youth

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 20, 1996

Jimmy is captured by a crazed scientist who causes him to age rapidly.

star 7.69
97 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Tim Minear
Lord of the Flys (1)

#21 - Lord of the Flys (1)

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 22, 1996

As Superman marries a Kryptonian diplomat to avert a civil war, his arch rival takes Clark's adoptive parents and Lois hostage.

star 7.68
100 votes
Writers: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming
Soul Mates

#22 - Soul Mates

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 1996

Lois and Clark's honeymoon is interrupted by an old acquaintance, and they travel through time to thwart a curse on their relationship.

star 7.67
95 votes
Writers: Brad Kern
Pilot (1)

#23 - Pilot (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 12, 1993

Clark Kent works in disguise with fellow newspaper reporters Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen to prevent Lex Luthor and Dr. Antoinette Baines from sabotaging Earth's first orbiting space station.

star 7.67
366 votes
Directors: Robert Butler
Writers: Deborah Joy LeVine
Whine, Whine, Whine

#24 - Whine, Whine, Whine

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired May 14, 1995

Superman is forced to get a lawyer when someone he saves sues him for damages incurred during the rescue.

star 7.65
137 votes
Writers: John McNamara, Kathy McCormick
Double Jeopardy (2)

#25 - Double Jeopardy (2)

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 18, 1996

Clark discovers he married a clone of Lois. The real Lois is suffering from amnesia and is with Lex Luthor.

star 7.62
63 votes
Directors: Chris Long
Writers: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming