History Trivia / LoisAndClark

2nd Aug '16 8:26:16 AM Ripburger
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Jimmy Olsen is [[FinalDestination constantly being stalked by death]]. ..Not unlike being on this show, come to think of it.
** As for the other Jimmy, he once saved the world from [[Film/DungeonsAndDragons Jeremy Irons' eyebrows]].

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**John Shea is probably best known as Lex and playing Adam on ''Series/MutantX''. It's nice that he's still working in his 60's, but damn...Talk about slumming it as an actor.
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Jimmy Olsen is [[FinalDestination constantly [[Film/FinalDestination being stalked by death]]. ..death]] every moment of his life ...Not unlike being on this show, come to think of it.
** As for the other Jimmy, he Jimmy? He once saved the world from [[Film/DungeonsAndDragons Jeremy Irons' eyebrows]].
13th Apr '16 6:36:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* JustForFun/JohnMunch: Well, almost. Richard Belzer appears throughout Season 1 as [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inspector_Henderson Inspector Henderson]], a jaded cop and sometimes-ally to Clark Kent. In his last appearance, Henderson is shown breaking up Luthor's wedding and placing him under arrest. That's right, [[UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny John Munch defeats Lex Luthor]]!
3rd Apr '16 12:09:42 AM nombretomado
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* HeyItsThatGuy / HeyItsThatVoice: Creator/TonyJay has a series-spanning role as Lex Luthor's [[BattleButler butler]], and of course his famous baritone voice is heard often.
** Lord Nor is played by Simon Templeman, best known for voicing [[VideoGame/LegacyOfKain Kain]].
** [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Commander Riker is Tim Lake]] in "Don't Tug on Superman's Cape".
*** [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Tasha Yar]]'s back from the dead, and she's brought Lex back with her.
*** Jor-El's hologram is played by none other than [[Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry Chancellor Gorkon]] (or Creator/DavidWarner, as he's known to laymen)
*** Another ''Trek'' alum, [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine General Martok]], appears as the head elder of New Krypton.
*** [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Chakotay]] does a mean Hans Gruber.
*** The leader of the Toasters gang is [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Vulcan Ensign Vorik]]. His [[TheHyena acting style]] here is basically the Vulcan pon farr taken to its natural conclusion.
*** We're not done yet. [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Reginald Barclay]] plays a loony with a KillSat at his command.
*** ''And'' a well-known ComputerVoice is the police dispatcher Lois hears in "Neverending Battle"!
** [[BarneyMiller Lt. Scanlon]] helps Clark & Lois track down UFO investigator Trask.
** [[Series/{{MASH}} Frank Burns]] comes to Lois with information about Superman but he turns out to be an AlienAbduction fanatic.
** [[Series/ForeverKnight Donald Schanke]] as Lucky Leon, a blend of Russian mobster and Ron Popeil.
** Lenny Stoke is played by [[Series/MacGyver Mudoc]]. Those looking for him to fall off a high place while screaming will be disappointed.
** In a bit of hindsight casting, Michael Mckean plays a younger Perry White on ''Series/{{Smallville}}''. He appears on this show as the scientist who helps create Bizarro.
** Jimmy's dad is James Read, best-known for playing Victor Bennett on ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' and George Hazzard in ''Series/NorthAndSouthUS''.
** H.G. Wells is played by [[Film/WeekendAtBernies Bernie]], who looks [[IncrediblyLamePun livelier than usual]].
*** And his older self is played by... [[WesternAnimation/DuckTales Gizmo-Duck]]? Well, at least that explains how he knows how to use all that science stuff...
** Until this point, Justin Whalin was a kid actor best known for playing Anthony on ''Series/CharlesInCharge'' and older Andy in ''Film/ChildsPlay 3''.
** The MasterOfDisguise "Anonymous" is played by [[LatexPerfection several actors]], before finally being unmasked as...[[WTFCastingAgency Uncle]] [[FullHouse Joey]]??
** "Lame Brain" Johnson's mother is [[Series/TheNanny Sylvia Fine]], in a frighteningly [[EvilMatriarch reverse]] portrayal of her other role.
** Zara is portrayed by Mallory from ''Series/FamilyTies'', in a NotSoSmallRole.
** [[Series/LALaw Douglas Brackman]] went from a lawyer to omnicidal MadScientist, but at least he has hair now.
** [[Series/TheWestWing Leo McGarry]] pops up as DepravedKidsShowHost "Mr. Gadget", with [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture Biff]] as his son/accomplice.
** [[Series/{{Cheers}} Diane is Lucille Newtrich.]]



** Raymond's brother [[EverybodyLovesRaymond Robert]] used to be an [[CannotTellAJoke unfunny]] clergyman named "Reverend Bob".

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** Raymond's brother [[EverybodyLovesRaymond [[Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond Robert]] used to be an [[CannotTellAJoke unfunny]] clergyman named "Reverend Bob".
19th Mar '16 5:05:49 AM Hossmeister
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19th Mar '16 4:15:08 AM Hossmeister
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19th Feb '16 7:15:03 PM GrammarNavi
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** Lenny Stoke is played by [[MacGyver Mudoc]]. Those looking for him to fall off a high place while screaming will be disappointed.

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** Lenny Stoke is played by [[MacGyver [[Series/MacGyver Mudoc]]. Those looking for him to fall off a high place while screaming will be disappointed.
26th Jan '16 8:53:02 PM nombretomado
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** Inspector Henderson is initially played by Brent Jennings, better-known as JiveTurkey vampire [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Mr. Trick]] (Jennings reprises the role of Henderson in ''[[SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: The Animated Series]]'').

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** Inspector Henderson is initially played by Brent Jennings, better-known as JiveTurkey vampire [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Mr. Trick]] (Jennings reprises the role of Henderson in ''[[SupermanTheAnimatedSeries ''[[WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: The Animated Series]]'').
27th Oct '15 1:57:18 AM Anicomicgeek
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* ActorAllusion: Whenever Perry's around, allusions are made to RichardNixon. (Perry doing the peace sign, or a Watergate headline hanging behind his head, etc). Lane Smith played the 37th President in the television movie ''The Final Days''.

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Whenever Perry's around, allusions are made to RichardNixon.UsefulNotes/RichardNixon. (Perry doing the peace sign, or a Watergate headline hanging behind his head, etc). Lane Smith played the 37th President in the television movie ''The Final Days''.


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* CastingGag:
** Sherman Hemsley guest-stars as the villain of the ChristmasEpisode "Season's Greedings". His GoodAllAlong assistant is Isabel Sanford, who played his wife on ''Series/TheJeffersons''.
** [[Series/TheDrewCareyShow Drew Carey and Kathy Kinney]] as a ConMan and his irksome apartment ghost, respectively.


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* YouLookFamiliar:
** In the first season, Leslie Jordan plays a scientist who invents an InvisibilityCloak. He returns the next season as Resplendent Man.
** He's not the only one. A number of character actors turned up in different roles throughout the series. Lois' mafioso friend in "Foundling" ('[[{{Catchphrase}} I know guys who know guys]]') turned up a few episodes later as a harried gunshop owner.
6th Sep '15 7:06:55 AM SirSapphire
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** Several very famous actresses auditioned for the part of Martha Kent, all of them inspired by the "silver haired farm matron" in the Christopher Reeves films. K Callan showed up in a pink track suit and sneakers and was almost instantly given the role
4th Jul '15 10:34:29 AM nombretomado
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** Lord Nor is played by Simon Templeman, best known for voicing [[LegacyOfKain Kain]].

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** Lord Nor is played by Simon Templeman, best known for voicing [[LegacyOfKain [[VideoGame/LegacyOfKain Kain]].
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