Sep. 12, 1993
60 min.
ABC TV Network

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Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman » Season 2
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman - 02x13 The Phoenix

2x13 The Phoenix

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First Aired: Feb. 12, 1995 on ABC
Summary: 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"".

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Main Characters in this Episode


Guest Stars

Dr. Gretchen Kelly played by Denise Crosby
Nigel St. John played by Tony Jay
Sheldon Bender played by Barry Livingston
Bobby Bigmouth played by Sal Viscuso
Rollie Vale played by Christian Clemenson
Bomb Squad Leader played by Randy Crowder

Episode Quotes

Rollie Vale: In case you hadn't noticed, I'm in prison. What are you gonna do? Charge me with being rude?
Clark Kent: Maybe Sheldon Bender knows something.
Jimmy Olsen: Luthor's attorney? Why him?
Clark Kent: Well, its just... God knows everything and attorneys seem to think they're God.
Clark Kent: Uh, Lois, I want to ask you something.
Lois Lane: Ooh, I'm not going to like it, am I?
Clark Kent: What makes you say that?
Lois Lane: You've got that tone in your voice. You know, when people are uncomfortable, like when they want to borrow your car, or money, your clothes?
Clark Kent: Uh, okay, you got me, I wanna borrow your clothes.
Lois Lane: I bet you'd look real cute in black chiffon.
Clark Kent: What I wanna say is I...
Lois Lane: I know what you want, Clark.
Clark Kent: You do?
Lois Lane: I know you a lot better than you think. How much do you need?
Clark Kent: What? No, I don't want money, Lois.
Lois Lane: Clark, you don't have to be embarrassed. That's what friends are for. Just tell me how much.
Clark Kent: Lois, I want you to go out with me!
Lois Lane: What? You're asking me out?
Clark Kent: Yeah, you know, like on a date.
Lois Lane: A date? You mean like a real date? Where I take out my good perfume, the one that I got after I saw "Love Affair," the good one not the remake, and I put a dab behind my knee, I don't even know why?
Clark Kent: Yeah. I guess that's what I'm saying.
Lois Lane: Clark, that's...I mean...I don't know what to say.
Clark Kent: Most people choose yes or no.


  • This is the first time John Shea appears with the traditional bald head for Lex Luthor. When he was a series regular, Shea was allowed to keep his hair, as his movie star looks were kept to be more of a suitor for Lois Lane. His baldness is explained as a side effect from his resurrection.
  • The title refers to a mythical bird with colorful plumage that lives for 500 to 1,000 years. At the end of it's life, the phoenix builds a nest of twigs which ignites consuming both the bird and the nest and a new phoenix arises from the ashes.
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