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

Every episode of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman!

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.

Genres:Action & AdventureDramaSci-Fi & FantasyComedy
Network:ABC

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" is "Tempus Fugitive", rated 8.3/10 from 388 user votes. It was directed by James R. Bagdonas and written by N/A. "Tempus Fugitive" aired on 3/26/1995 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "And the Answer Is...".

  • Tempus Fugitive
    8.3/10 388 votes

    #1 - Tempus Fugitive

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 1995-03-26

    Lois and Clark need to travel to 1966 with the help of H.G. Wells and his time machine to prevent a villain from the future who wants to destroy the baby Superman. The villain tells Lois about Clark's most important secret...his secret identity!

    Director: James R. Bagdonas

    Writer: N/A

  • And the Answer Is...
    8.2/10 318 votes

    #2 - And the Answer Is...

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 1995-05-21

    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.

    Director: Alan J. Levi

    Writer: Tony Blake, Paul Jackson

  • The House of Luthor
    8.0/10 363 votes

    #3 - The House of Luthor

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 1994-05-08

    Lois's mom arrives for her daughter's wedding to Lex, but Lois's pals have other plans.

    Director: Alan J. Levi

    Writer: Deborah Joy LeVine

  • Pilot
    7.9/10 609 votes

    #4 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 1993-09-12

    Clark Kent becomes embroiled in a story involving Lex Luthor and a plot to sabotage a space launch.

    Director: Robert Butler

    Writer: Deborah Joy LeVine

  • Barbarians at the Planet
    7.9/10 333 votes

    #5 - Barbarians at the Planet

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 1994-05-01

    Lex throws Lois for a loop by proposing marriage. Meanwhile, Clark smells a rat when Lex "saves" the Daily Planet from going under.

    Director: James R. Bagdonas

    Writer: Deborah Joy LeVine

  • We Have a Lot to Talk About
    7.9/10 332 votes

    #6 - We Have a Lot to Talk About

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 1995-09-17

    Will Lois accept Clark's marriage proposal? The question lingers while Metropolis becomes strangely crime-free.

    Director: Philip Sgriccia

    Writer: John McNamara

  • Ultra Woman
    7.9/10 293 votes

    #7 - Ultra Woman

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 1995-11-12

    Using a red-kryptonite laser, two evil sisters inadvertently empower Lois as Metropolis's newest superhero--Ultra Woman.

    Director: Michael Vejar

    Writer: N/A

  • The Green, Green Glow of Home
    7.8/10 388 votes

    #8 - The Green, Green Glow of Home

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 1993-11-14

    A friend of Jonathan and Martha has found a strange meteorite. Jason Trask is back and now he is in Smallville, looking for this meteorite that can destroy Superman. Lois and Clark go to Smallville to investigate the story and Clark introduces her to his parents.

    Director: Les Landau

    Writer: Bryce Zabel

  • The Phoenix
    7.7/10 303 votes

    #9 - The Phoenix

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 1995-02-12

    Lex is back from the dead by the hands of Dr. Gretchen Kelly, and now he wants to get Lois back and destroy Superman. Clark asks Lois out on a date, but, when she accepts, Perry sends them in a stakeout. Then, Lois and Clark call it the ""almost first date"".

    Director: Philip Sgriccia

    Writer: Tony Blake, Paul Jackson

  • Tempus, Anyone?
    7.7/10 283 votes

    #10 - Tempus, Anyone?

    Season 3 Episode 14 - Aired 1996-01-21

    Time traveler Tempus returns to snatch Lois away to a parallel universe, where she links up with H.G. Wells--and a more cynical Clark.

    Director: Winrich Kolbe

    Writer: John McNamara

  • All Shook Up
    7.6/10 360 votes

    #11 - All Shook Up

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 1994-01-02

    Superman loses his memory--and awareness of his superhuman abilities--in a cosmic collision with an asteroid heading straight for Earth.

    Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá

    Writer: Bryce Zabel

  • Fly Hard
    7.6/10 342 votes

    #12 - Fly Hard

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 1994-03-27

    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.

    Director: Philip Sgriccia

    Writer: N/A

  • Madame Ex
    7.6/10 658 votes

    #13 - Madame Ex

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 1994-09-18

    Luthor's ex-wife, Arianna, comes to Metropolis and creates an exact, but evil copy of Lois. The real Lois, with Clark, begins to investigate who's behind this creation. She discovers that Lex was already married when he tried to marry her. Arianna tries to kill Superman, because she believes he is responsible for Lex Luthor's death.

    Director: Randall Zisk

    Writer: Tony Blake, Paul Jackson

  • Whine, Whine, Whine
    7.6/10 301 votes

    #14 - Whine, Whine, Whine

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 1995-05-14

    Superman saves the life of a musician, but instead of ""thank you"", the musician wants to sue him because he ""broke"" his arm. Then, many people of Metropolis begins to fake injures caused by Superman. After finally give up of her love for Superman, Lois needs to choose who's the one she is going to be together with : Clark Kent or Dan Scardino.

    Director: Michael W. Watkins

    Writer: Kathy McCormick, John McNamara

  • Big Girls Don't Fly
    7.6/10 273 votes

    #15 - Big Girls Don't Fly

    Season 3 Episode 22 - Aired 1996-05-12

    As the aliens bring Superman knowledge of his past and his destiny, a terrifying assassin is dispatched to dispose of the superhero. Meanwhile, Lois fears that Clark is drifting away from her.

    Director: Philip Sgriccia

    Writer: Eugenie Ross-Leming, Brad Buckner

  • Neverending Battle
    7.5/10 424 votes

    #16 - Neverending Battle

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 1993-10-03

    Perry White orders the Daily Planeteers to draw out Superman, but Lex may be one step ahead.

    Director: Gene Reynolds

    Writer: Daniel Levine

  • Pheromone, My Lovely
    7.5/10 372 votes

    #17 - Pheromone, My Lovely

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 1993-11-28

    An ex-lover of Lex Luthor spreads a perfume in 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 and he tries not to take advantage of her. Without the perfume effects, Lex tells Nigel that he is in love with Lois.

    Director: Bill D'Elia

    Writer: Deborah Joy LeVine

  • Honeymoon in Metropolis
    7.5/10 365 votes

    #18 - Honeymoon in Metropolis

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 1993-12-12

    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.

    Director: James A. Contner

    Writer: N/A

  • Foundling
    7.5/10 340 votes

    #19 - Foundling

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 1994-02-20

    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.

    Director: Bill D'Elia

    Writer: N/A

  • 'Twas the Night Before Mxymas
    7.5/10 269 votes

    #20 - 'Twas the Night Before Mxymas

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 1996-12-15

    An elfin visitor puts Daily Planet Christmas Eve partygoers into a time loop--and plunges the city into hopelessness and despair.

    Director: Michael Vejar

    Writer: Tim Minear

  • Strange Visitor (From Another Planet)
    7.4/10 456 votes

    #21 - Strange Visitor (From Another Planet)

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 1993-09-26

    A probe into alien threats to national security leads to the Daily Planet--and a search for Superman.

    Director: Randall Zisk

    Writer: Bryce Zabel

  • Church of Metropolis
    7.4/10 305 votes

    #22 - Church of Metropolis

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 1994-10-23

    The ""Intergang"", a new criminal organization tries to control south Metropolis and Superman is powerless because of their threats against everyone closest to him. Lois gets jealous when the investigator in charge, Mayson Drake, begins to show interest in Clark.

    Director: Robert Singer

    Writer: John McNamara

  • That Old Gang of Mine
    7.4/10 327 votes

    #23 - That Old Gang of Mine

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 1994-11-13

    Al Capone, John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde return from the dead by the hands of a scientist. They start a crime wave in Metropolis and when one of them shoots Clark, he needs to fake his own death to protect his identity.

    Director: Lorraine Senna

    Writer: N/A

  • Season's Greedings
    7.4/10 353 votes

    #24 - Season's Greedings

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 1994-12-04

    A fired and vengeful toyman creates a toy which can make the adults act like children, and sure, all the Daily Planet gang will be affected too, even Clark.

    Director: Randall Zisk

    Writer: N/A

  • Top Copy
    7.4/10 304 votes

    #25 - Top Copy

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 1995-02-19

    When a famous television reporter (and also an assassin from the Intergang) finds out Superman's true identity, she wants to show the information to the world. How will Clark hide the truth from the world now?

    Director: Randall Zisk

    Writer: John McNamara