Clark has nightmares about being enclosed in a tight space. At the same time, two other people who once worked with him on a story die with no apparent injuries as they are killed by their own fears. At the same time, a magician called Baron Sunday appears in Metropolis.
Collins from the NIA hands Lois a burned notebook computer just before he dies from a car accident. Right after that, a woman named Sweet Tart shows up and demands to know what Collins has told Lois. Jimmy is asked to retrieve information from the fried hard drive. At the same time, Jack Olsen, Jimmy's dad, shows up in town after having been gone for over 4 years.
Lois Lane, who has no memory of her previous encounter with Tempus, is kidnapped by him to a parallel universe. There, she meets an older H.G. Wells who helps her remember their last encounter. Metropolis in this universe is a very different place filled with guns and violence. To her dismay, Lois discovers that there is no Superman. She decides to teach the Clark Kent of this universe how to become the hero he's meant to be while also trying to return to her Clark Kent.
After all the obstacles, it finally seems like Lois and Clark can finally tie the knot. However, Lois, being the neurotic Lois Clark dearly loves, can't stand around doing nothing while waiting for her big day. She asks Perry for a simple assignment to take her mind off of the wedding. Together with Clark, the dynamic duo investigate the stealing of a type of exotic frogs from a pet store. These frogs have been known to be used for cloning. At the same time, the president is in town so all the hotels in Metropolis are fully booked. Lois's parents have to stay at her ...
Clark waits for Lois in bed on their wedding night. Instead of finally making love, Lois tells him that she's tired and goes straight to sleep. The disappointed groom can do nothing but also go to sleep. It turns out that the Lois Clark married is a clone while the real Lois is with Lex Luthor, recently granted a pardon with parole from the cloned president from the previous episode. When Lois finally manages to escape Lex, she hits her head and loses her memory.
Lois's clone falls in love with Clark and decides that she has to kill Lois so that she could be with her beloved forever. Meanwhile, Lois, who thinks that she's Wanda Detroit, a fictional character she created in her novel, thinks she's in love with Lex, who she believes to be Kent, the love of Detroit in the story. However, Lois has dreams about her real identity which greatly troubles Lex, who's afraid that she'll soon fully recover her memory.
Clark Kent puts Lois Lane in a clinic for people with memory loss. She now knows that she's Lois but remembers nothing of her work or her relationship with Clark. Her doctor, Dr. Maxwell Deter, forbids Clark from revealing to her that they were in love and engaged to be married, saying that this will shock her. However, he has a hidden motive, as he is beginning to fall in love with Lois himself.
Lois is back to work at the Daily Planet. Although she has regained much of her memories, she doesn't remember anything about her love for Clark. Worse, Dr. Maxwell Deter, now completely in love with her, has hypnotized her into believing that she is in love with him. Lois and Clark team up again to investigate a phenomenon happening in Metropolis which makes everyone easily influenced by anything, be it a written sign, a verbal command, or lyrics to a song. For Lois, this shock wave stirs up her memories of her relationship to Clark and Superman.
Lois and Clark go to Lois's high school reunion. There, she learns that her friends' spouses have disappeared. She decides to investigate this when something starts happening to Clark. He is beginning to shrink in size.
Ching and Zara are revealed to be Kryptonians who are here to bring Kal-El back to New Krypton. A handful of Kryptonians have managed to escape before their planet blew up and have settled on the new planet. However, the ruling families are in conflict and Lady Zara and Lord Kal-El, already married at birth, must go back to New Krypton to rule over the planet. If not, Zara will be forced to marry the evil Lord Nor. Clark and Lois must decide together whether he would go back to save his people, an action which would mean that he might not see Lois again, ever.
Lois and Clark miss each other dearly. En route to New Krypton, Clark learns that the evil Lord Nor is out to conquer earth, starting with Smallville, Kansas. The military has no way to thwart his plans. The Kryptonians head back to earth. Clark briefly meets Lois after he lands, after which the two decide to go to Smallville to rescue the Kents and the rest of the world.
Lord Nor still has Smallville under his control. Worse, he has managed to take Clark prisoner for treason, as he purposefully never consummated his marriage to Zara and has no intention to ever fulfilling his duty. The council sentences him to banishment. Just as he is about to be gone for good, a loophole in the system is found which states that Clark can challenge Lord Nor to a duel. While all this is going on, the military has other plans. They are convinced that the Kryptonians plan to take over earth and they have decided to kill them all, even if Superman might ...
Time traveler H.G. Wells and evil villain Tempus are back for the third time. Lois and Clark are married, and about to consummate their relationship, when they are rudely interrupted by H.G. Wells. Wells informs them, they are soul mates and there is a curse on the love of their souls. The only way to lift the curse would be to travel in time, to the period when the curse was first applied. Lois and Clark accompany H.G. Wells to medieval times, to a land where Tempus is a lord, and Clark, without his powers, is Lord Tempus' most impressive knight. Clark has a secret ...
An old man stumbles into the Daily Planet asking for Jimmy before dropping down dead. His ID says that he is only in his twenties, but his looks suggest that he is over 70. Jimmy decides to investigate this himself and gets into serious trouble. Meanwhile, Lois is told that Superman ages much, much slower than humans. She begins to have nightmares where she is an old woman while Superman is still young.
When Lois Lane receives a phone call from Elroy Sikes, an ex-snitch, pertaining to have information about a story, she rushes off to meet him. When he starts telling her the "story" he demonstrates by telling her to point a gun at him. Suddenly the gun goes off of it's own accord, though Lois's finger was nowhere near the trigger, killing Sikes. Lois is put in jail, awaiting her trial. Meanwhile Jefferson Cole makes a holographic device, determined to ruin Lois's life.
Lois' promotion causes problems in her marriage to Clark. They have their first major fight after she kills one of his stories, preventing him from uncovering a plot. Two delinquent brothers try to destroy Superman.