lois & clark the new adventures of superman

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Lois & Clark - The New Adventures of Superman reboot (Supergirl AU)

“And let’s get something straight, I did not work my buns off to become an investigative reporter for the Daily Planet just to baby-sit some hack from Nowheresville! And another thing, you are not working with me, you are working for me. I call the shots, I ask the questions. You are low man - I am top banana and that’s the way I like it, comprende?”

"You like to be on top. Got it.”

"Don’t push me Kent, you are way out of your league.”

One of my favorite parts of any Superman show ever is in Lois and Clark: the New Adventures of Superman. 
Basically, Superman violates a really stupid injunction against saving people using his powers, so he is temporarily sent to prison. But when the Metropolis police take mugshots of him, everyone in the room (including the police) uses it as a photo op with Superman like

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“There was a bomb! He…… he… ate it..”

  • Nino: Alya?
  • Alya: Yeah.
  • Nino: Instead of always just standing around watching Marinette and Adrien, wondering what they’re doing, what if we… got lives of our own that were a little more interesting?
  • Alya: Now, son, you just hit the bulls-eye. It’s like we’re supporting characters, in some TV show that’s only about them.
  • Nino: Yeah. Yeah! It’s like all we do is advance their plots.
  • Alya: I’ll tell you the truth. I’m sick of it.
  • Nino: Man, me too!

people villainize superman’s “perfection,” but when he fails to save someone, when he doesn’t stop every disaster, or win every battle, you say “he’s superman, he should have saved them.” you complain about him when he saves the day, you complain when he doesn’t. you call him “too perfect,” but fail to see that he isn’t, not even superman can be everywhere at once.

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Live action legacy of Lois and Clark.

  • Kirk Alyn and Noel Neill
  • George Reeves and Phyllis Coates 
  • Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder
  • Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher 
  • Tom Welling and Erica Durance
  • Brandon Routh and Kate Bosworth
  • Henry Cavill and Amy Adams