An old Irish friend of Lois shows up in Metropolis and it is clear that he is head-over-heel in love with her. At the same time, antiques are being stolen from museums and safety deposit box. Clark thinks that Lois's friend is up to no good while she thinks he's just jealous. Written by
Did You Know?
The title refers to the 1912 song "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" with lyrics by Chauncey Olcott
and George Graff and music by Ernest Ball
, for Olcott's production of "The Isle O' Dreams", and Olcott sang the song in the show. The most famous recording was made by tenor John McCormack
during World War I. See more
The mask is Irish, which would mean that the emeralds were, too. It's mentioned that the Romans broke pieces up and reused them, but the Romans never went to Ireland, and only controlled a small portion of England and Wales during the reign of the Emperor Claudius. See more
You know how, because I'm Superman, I've never had a cold or the flu? So I don't know how that feels. Well, all that has changed since I fell in love with you.
Are you saying loving me is like being sick?
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