|"Requiem for a Superhero"|
Season 1, Episode 5
|Airdate||October 17th, 1993|
|Producer||Mel Efros; Deborah Joy LeVine; David Jacobs; Dusty Kay; Thania St. John; Bryce Zabel|
|Starring||Dean Cain; Teri Hatcher; Lane Smith; Michael Landes; Tracy Scoggins; Elizabeth Barondes; John Shea|
|Previous||"I'm Looking Through You"|
|Next||"I've Got a Crush on You"|
"Requiem for a Superhero" is the fifth episode of season one of the superhero action/romance series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. It was directed by Randall Zisk with a script written by Robert Killebrew. It premiered on ABC on Sunday, October 17th, 1993 at 8:00 pm.
Principal Cast Edit
|Dean Cain||Superman, Clark Kent|
|Teri Hatcher||Lois Lane|
|Lane Smith||Perry White|
|Michael Landes||Jimmy Olsen|
|Tracy Scoggins||Cat Grant|
|K Callan||Martha Kent|
|Eddie Jones||Jonathan Kent|
|John Shea||Lex Luthor|
Guest Stars Edit
|Denis Arndt||Doctor Sam Lane|
|Matt Roe||Max Menken|
|Joe Sabatino||Tommy Garrison|
|John LaMotta||Allie Dinello|
|Dave Sebastian Williams||Ringmaster|
|Jean Speegle Howard||Elderly spectator|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman was developed for television by Deborah Joy LeVine.
- "Requiem for a Superhero" and "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Requiem for a Superhero" both redirect to this page.
- This episode is production code number 455304.
- This episode has been made available on the Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: The Complete First Season DVD collection, which was released by Warner Home Video in Region 1 format on January 17th, 2006.
- This is the first, and to date, only known television writing work for Robert Killebrew.
- This is the first live-action appearance of the character of Sam Lane, who is identified as a doctor in this episode. He is played by Denis Arndt in this episode, but in future episodes, he will be played by Harve Presnell.
Comic connections Edit
- The DC Comics version of Sam Lane is a General in the United States Army. He was originally conceived as a supporting cast member in the Superman family of titles, and was introduced in Superman's Girlfriend, Lois Lane #13 in November, 1959.
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- Lois Lane: Have you ever met anybody who's so wrapped up in their work they don't have time for anyone or anything?
- Clark Kent: Is this a trick question?
- Lex Luthor: It's always such an embarrassment, having to do away with someone. It's like announcing to the world that you lack the savvy and the finesse to deal with the problem more creatively. I mean, there have been times, naturally, when I've had to have people eliminated, but it always... saddened me. I've always felt like I've let myself down somehow.
- Lex Luthor: If a man like you has a problem, I expect you to solve it with your own usual flair. For a man like me, on the other hand, life is a bowl of rubies... an extremely large bowl. I have no problems.
- Lois Lane: But Perry, partnership it's like marriage.
- Perry White: That's right, you've got to work at it.
- Lois Lane: It takes patience and understanding and willingness to be supportive.
- Perry White: I know, honey. Fake it.