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Recap: Superman The Animated Series S 1 E1- 3 The Last Son Of Krypton
The origin of Superman, from the end of Krypton to him dealing with his first criminal threat.
A.I. Is a Crapshoot: Brainiac knows that Krypton is going to explode, but covers it up in order to save itself without having to divert attention and resources to saving anybody else.
Badass Normal: Jor-El, who is basically the same as a normal human, starts the episode escaping a giant monster and escapes the Brainiac decived police to evacuate Kal-El from the doomed planet. It seems awesome runs in the family.
Happily Adopted: Typically, Clark finds out he's adopted and an alien both at once but in this version the Kents let him know he was adopted long before he finds out about his powers and he's never shown any angst on that particular matter.
Heroic BSOD: Clark after he finds out about his true nature.
Clark: It's not true... I'm not a freak... I'm not... I'm NOT!
Ignored Expert: In this incarnation, Jor-El is discredited by Brainiac, who was buying some time to save himself.
Powered Armor: Luthor unveils a new prototype, which is promptly stolen. The "theft" is actually a cover for an illegal arms sale to Kaznia.
Not Helping Your Case: After Braniac discredits him Jor-El pleads for the council to at least hear out his plans. They involve (temporarily) traping the entire population of the planet in the Phantom Zone, only further convincing the council of his supposed madness.
Too Dumb to Live: Jor-El was right that Krypton's blind faith in Brainiac would doom them all, as he'd intentionally lied to get time to save himself.
Villainous Breakdown: Luthor has a minor one after Superman silently refuses his offer to work together, thowing a model of the Lexo-Suit at him (which is promptly crushed) and yelling after him as he flies away.
You Are Too Late: To save everyone on Krypton, since the planet only has a few hours remaining.