Chip Off the Old Clark is the eighth episode of the third season of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.


Superdad? Clark denies that a little boy is his love child. Then why can the tot pick up a sofa?

Plot Summary

Lois and Clark try to enjoy their first days together as an engaged couple when a woman named Leigh-Anne Stipanovic, appears on National TV claiming to have had Superman's love child, Jesse. Clark insists that she is lying, but Lois is uncertain what to believe when Jesse picks up a sofa and flies during the interview with Leigh-Anne.

While Superman asks for a DNA test from himself and Jesse, a criminal known as Anonymous, who is a master of disguise, kidnaps Jesse to use him in kidnapping the President.

Later Clark and Lois investigate and find out the reason Jesse has superpowers; Superman saved a plane from crashing and a lightning bolt hit him, transferring part of his powers to Jesse who was a passenger on the plane. However Dr. Klein told them that Jesse's superpowers were gradually fading away putting him in great danger.

Leigh-Anne is confronted with this who is upset about Jesse being kidnapped and ashamed of how much trouble this lie caused. She fears that if Superman presses charges, they could take Jesse away from her.

Clark assures her that Superman would not do it as he thinks that she has learned her lesson and only did it for the love and well-being of her son.

Meanwhile, Anonymous wants the President to give him the codes of a nuclear missile to launch it, something that he manages to do but Superman stops the missile in time and Anonymous is arrested.

At the Daily Planet, Leigh-Anne and Jesse say goodbye to Clark and Lois and want to thank Superman for saving Jesse. Leigh-Anne is enrolled in beauty parlour school and Jesse returns to Kindergarten.

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Recurring cast

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