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A Little Piece of Home

Episode #05 - A Little Piece of Home
Original Airdate - September 14th, 1996.

Lex Luthor discovers Superman's vulnerability to Kryptonite, and attempts to exploit this weakness to rid himself once and for all of the Man of Steel.

Media by Amazing Spidey, Borg4of3
Review by Bird Boy
Credits:
Written by Hilary J. Bader
Directed by Toshihiko Masuda
Music by Kristopher Carter
Animation Services by TMS-Kyokuichi Corporation

Voices:
Tim Daly as Superman/Clark Kent
Dana Delaney as Lois Lane
Clancy Brown as Lex Luthor
John Rubinstein as Peterson
John Garry as Hanes
Brad Garrett as Bibbo
Tom Wilson as Joey
Scott Valentine as Sam
Lisa Edelstein as Mercy Graves
Victor Brandt as Professor Hamilton
Tress MacNeille as Tour Guide
Yuji Okomoto as Security Guard
 
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A great intro to Superman's weakness, especially with the giant dinosaur--you just CAN'T go wrong with a gigantic dinosaur that comes to life in a museum to eat Superman and Lois Lane.

In all seriousness, this was a pretty good episode, with the hatred between Superman and Lex growing that much more. The revealing of Superman's weakness (trying to stop petty thefts in Lex's new museum, but stops short when he goes near the case of meteor rocks), and again, the dinosaur stuff was cool to see, especially after he ripped the head right off it and then it pans over to Lex who throws an object at his monitor, shattering it into little bits.

Animation in this episode was on-par with what I've seen so far, and it was just a real satisfying way to reveal the kryptonite and Lex's never-ending quest to be rid of the Big Blue Man.

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