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In Lois and Clark, Kent ( Dean Cain ) is a stereotypical wide-eyed farm kid from Kansas with the charm, grace and humor of George Reeves, but without the awkward geekiness of Christopher Reeve.
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He had a recurring role as " Bill Church Jr ." based upon the character of Moxie Mannheim's son ( Bruno Mannheim ) from the Superman comics on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
In the wake of John Byrne's reboot of Superman continuity in The Man of Steel, many traditional aspects of Clark Kent were dropped in favor of giving him a more aggressive and extroverted personality ( although not as strong as Lois ), including such aspects as making Clark a top football player in high school, along with being a successful author and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer.
Traditionally, Lois Lane ( and sometimes others ) would often suspect Superman of truly being Clark Kent ; this was particularly prominent in Silver Age stories, including those in the series Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane.
In post-Crisis continuity, Lois Lane, feeling that someone like Clark could not be Superman, never suspected the dual identity beyond one isolated incident before Clark finally revealed it to her.
In " Visitor ," Lois finds Superman at the Kent farm with Lana Lang and asks him point-blank if he is Clark Kent.
In the 2009 retcon of the mythos, Lois Lane is fully aware from the beginning, along with Perry White, that the meek, pudgy and bumbling Clark Kent deliberately holds himself back: however, still far from associating him to Superman, they simply believe he's hiding his qualities as a good reporter.
In the current continuity established by DC's " New 52 " relaunch in 2011, Lois Lane remains unaware that Clark is Superman.
** Dean Cain in the 1990s series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman showed Clark as a normal and shy everyman demonstrating occasional touches of clumsiness ( e. g., pretending to burn his mouth on coffee ), but still a highly skilled journalist, much like the current post-Crisis portrayal.
In Lois & Clark, Clark's usual method of changing was to either " suddenly " remember something urgent that required his immediate attention or leave the room / area under the pretense of contacting a source, summoning the police, heading to a breaking story's location, etc.
" In the Smallville episode " Masquerade ", Clark tells Lois that Clark Kent is just a name, just two words, and that the Blur is who he really is.
2, with the character of Bill noting that Superman was not born into his alter ego ( Spider-Man was " Peter Parker " first, Batman was born " Bruce Wayne "), using the blanket he was wrapped in as his costume, and Clark Kent is a collage of mankind's less impressive traits meant to blend in with other humans ( as well as a device to pursue Lois Lane's affections ).
2 ) # 53, when following his revelation to Lois of his role as Superman ( Action Comics # 662 ), he states: " I'm Clark, the man you love.
At the very end of the novel, where Superman stands poised to destroy the United Nations, Norman McCay makes him realise that, when he abandoned Clark Kent fifteen years ago after the murder of Lois Lane by the Joker and retreated into his Superman self, he lost this instinctive morality and thus the ability to be the hero Superman.
While he quickly gains the respect of Planet editor Perry White, he is forced to contend with rival reporter Lois Lane, who often uses trickery to prevent Clark from pursuing a lead ( giving her the chance to scoop him ).
In Superman II Reeve's Superman has to sacrifice his powers ( effectively becoming just Clark Kent ) in order to have a love relationship with Lois Lane, a choice he eventually abrogates to protect the world.
Clark Kent's character is given one of its heaviest emphases in the 1990s series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
The ban on Christopher Reeve's Superman having a relationship with a human while retaining his superpowers is entirely absent in the world of Lois and Clark.
In the final season, Clark Kent marries Lois Lane ( a few years after her almost-marriage to his arch-enemy Lex Luthor, whom she refused at the altar ), finding love, happiness, and completeness in this relationship which does not jeopardize his Superman persona.
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When Lois Lane and Clark Kent are invited to a society gala aboard Luthor's yacht, terrorists seize the ship without warning, forcing Superman to intervene.
Lois is initially sceptical that Lex could have fathered these adult men, but Clark Kent insists that no one can be sure of Luthor's true age since he was " a master of deception.
Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen constantly suspected Clark Kent of being Superman, yet when obvious evidence was right in their faces — such as times when Clark was missing his glasses — they never saw the resemblance.
For example, Lois Lane believes that Superman can fly, although she does not believe that Clark Kent can fly.
For example, in the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, after Lois Lane learns that Superman is Clark Kent, he discusses his dual identity with her.
Following the precedent set by Star Trek, these story arcs show alternative universes that have turned out " worse " than the " original " universe: in Stargate SG-1 the first two encountered parallel realities featured Earth being overwhelmed by an unstoppable Goa ' uld onslaught ; in Buffy, two episodes concern a timeline in which Buffy came to Sunnydale too late to stop the vampires from taking control ; Lois & Clark repeatedly visits an alternative universe where Clark Kent's adoptive parents, Jonathan and Martha Kent, died when he was ten years of age, and Lois Lane is also apparently dead.
Clark eventually becomes Superman, with help from the " original " Lois Lane, but he is immediately revealed as Clark Kent and so has no life of his own.
Christopher auditioned for the part of Superman / Clark Kent in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and was chosen by the casting director.
Potter befriended three newspaper reporters from the Daily Planet: Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen and Clark Kent.
In the first episode of the TV series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Clark Kent applies for a job at the Daily Planet newspaper, producing an article on Knob-Tailed Geckos as proof of his writing skills.
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Lois & Clark aired on ABC from September 12, 1993 to June 14, 1997, and starred Dean Cain as Superman / Clark Kent and Teri Hatcher as Lois Lane.
) Dean Cain's Clark gradually becomes a well-regarded and highly competent reporter, even beating out Lois for a Kerth award ( much to her consternation ).
The official reason, according to Landes, was that he looked too similar to Dean Cain ( on the DVD commentary for the pilot of Lois & Clark, Dean Cain has admitted that he and Landes looked like they could be related ).
Subsequent parts included General George C. Marshall in Saving Private Ryan, Dean Anderson in Patch Adams, Mr. Parker on The Pretender, Dr. Sam Lane on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and A. I.
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In 1993, Cain took on his biggest role to date as Superman in the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
Cain rehearsing with his Lois & Clark co-star Teri Hatcher at the 45th Emmy Award s, September 19, 1993
He scripted several Jimmy Olsen and Lois Lane stories for the Superman Family title ; the final issue of Starfire ( Oct .- Nov. 1977 ); and a Cain story in House of Mystery # 258 ( May-June 1978 ).
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* In Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan Saga novels, the inhabitants of the planet Komarr live in arcologies, because the surface of the planet is inhospitable.
* In episode 4, season 1 of " Family Guy ", " Mind Over Murder ", Lois Griffin is rocking a sleeping and teething Stewie Griffin while her piano student plays a lullaby.
In the 1940s Superman shorts, Clark is shown to have a wisecraking sense of humor and he and Lois are good friends.
In the Silver to Bronze Age stories as well as in the " Green, Green Glow of Home " episode of Lois & Clark New adventures of Superman Kryptonite is a stable transuranic element ( element 126 ) that finally decays to iron.
One of Niven's best known humorous works is " Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex ", in which he uses real-world physics to underline the difficulties of Superman and a human woman ( Lois Lane or Lana Lang ) mating.
One of the guards is not under Luthor's command and leaves a note in Clark's room which tells him Lois is in danger.
Luthor attempts to kill Superman after threatening to kill Lois, but despite being weakened by his destruction ray, Superman is able to destroy it.
He is shown making repeated attempts to court her during The Man of Steel, though Lois plainly does not return his feelings.
General Lane attempts to force Lois to tell them everything she knows about Superman, who is now a fugitive after he fled a military interrogation.
He along with Lois and Jimmy go into Glen Glenmorgan's hotel where Lex calls the Collector and it is revealed that Lex had made a deal with him.
Just as Luthor is about to marry Lois Lane, the truth about his evil nature is exposed and he takes his own life by jumping off a building rather than face imprisonment.