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* ICantLookGesture: Lois covers her face and turns her back when [[Characters/JimmyOlsen Jimmy Olsen]] falls off the ''Planet'' building's ledge. She turns around again when Perry shows her that Superman arrived in the usual nick of time.

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* ICantLookGesture: Lois covers her face and turns her back when [[Characters/JimmyOlsen [[Characters/SupermanJimmyOlsen Jimmy Olsen]] falls off the ''Planet'' building's ledge. She turns around again when Perry shows her that Superman arrived in the usual nick of time.


* ICantLookGesture: Lois covers her face and turns her back when ComicBook/JimmyOlsen falls off the ''Planet'' building's ledge. She turns around again when Perry shows her that Superman arrived in the usual nick of time.

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* ICantLookGesture: Lois covers her face and turns her back when ComicBook/JimmyOlsen [[Characters/JimmyOlsen Jimmy Olsen]] falls off the ''Planet'' building's ledge. She turns around again when Perry shows her that Superman arrived in the usual nick of time.


-->'''Jimmy''': We've got to find Mr. Kent.
-->'''Perry''': Are you saying Kent can do something I can't do?
-->'''Jimmy''': Well, no, except sometimes Mr. Kent can get in touch with Superman --



* CannotSpitItOut [=/=] EmotionallyTongueTied: Jimmy has a difficult time saying "I love you" to his date.

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* CannotSpitItOut [=/=] EmotionallyTongueTied: CannotSpitItOut: Jimmy has remains EmotionallyTongueTied even when trying to make a difficult time saying "I potential pre-death declaration of love you" to his date. girlfriend Miriam.



* [[ICantLookGesture "I Can't Look" Gesture]]: Lois covers her face and turns her back when ComicBook/JimmyOlsen falls off the ''Planet'' building's ledge.
* IHaveYourWife: Butler takes Lois hostage, specifically noting to her that "Superman always seems to turn up when you're in trouble."

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* [[ICantLookGesture "I Can't Look" Gesture]]: ICantLookGesture: Lois covers her face and turns her back when ComicBook/JimmyOlsen falls off the ''Planet'' building's ledge.
ledge. She turns around again when Perry shows her that Superman arrived in the usual nick of time.
* IHaveYourWife: Butler takes Lois hostage, specifically noting to her that "Superman always seems to turn up when you're in trouble." It fails; Superman insists on waiting out the thirty minutes in the office and then uses a recording and a silhouette to fool Butler while he goes and stops the robbery.



* SecretIdentityChangeTrick [=/=] SomeNuttyPublicityStunt: Clark pretends that he believes the Hostage Situation is a publicity stunt so he can go change.

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* SecretIdentityChangeTrick [=/=] SomeNuttyPublicityStunt: SecretIdentityChangeTrick: Clark pretends that he believes the Hostage Situation hostage situation is a publicity stunt so SomeNuttyPublicityStunt and criticizes it for endangering Lois before striding out. Of course, he can go change.just went to change.
* VillainBall: After finding out that his plan failed and being forced to release Lois, Butler knocks Jimmy, who's standing in his way, off the ledge. That makes some sense if he wanted to escape, but then he pauses to make sure the young reporter loses his grip rather than just scramming now that there's no one in the way.


* HangingByTheFingers [=/=] HandStomp: Jimmy ends up hanging from the ledge by his fingers. Butler steps on his hand to speed up the process. Then a cop tries to grab him, but he falls and has to be caught by Superman.

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* HangingByTheFingers [=/=] HandStomp: HangingByTheFingers: Jimmy ends up hanging from the ledge by his fingers. Butler [[HandStomp steps on his hand hand]] to speed up the process. Then a cop tries to grab him, but he falls and has to be caught by Superman.


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* MurderIsTheBestSolution: Butler knocks Jimmy off the building's ledge, and steps on his fingers to make sure he dies rather than trying to escape once there's no one on the ledge who might get in his way.


* ImprovisedWeapon: Jimmy takes up a golf club to confront VillainOfTheWeek Butler and save Lois.

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* ImprovisedWeapon: Jimmy [[GolfClubbing takes up a golf club club]] to confront VillainOfTheWeek Butler and save Lois.


* CannotSpitItOut [=/=] EmotionallyTongueTied: Jimmy has a difficult time saying "I love you" to his girlfriend.

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* CannotSpitItOut [=/=] EmotionallyTongueTied: Jimmy has a difficult time saying "I love you" to his girlfriend.date.


Gambler Bet-a-Million Butler bets that he can control Superman for thirty minutes. To do it, he straps a bomb to himself and takes LoisLane hostage. What can Superman do to save her?

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Gambler Bet-a-Million Butler bets that he can control Superman for thirty minutes. To do it, he straps a bomb to himself and takes LoisLane ComicBook/LoisLane hostage. What can Superman do to save her?

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* AskAStupidQuestion: {{Averted|Trope}}. Jimmy's response when Perry makes a foolish comment is not remotely snarky.
-->'''Jimmy''': We've got to find Mr. Kent.
-->'''Perry''': Are you saying Kent can do something I can't do?
-->'''Jimmy''': Well, no, except sometimes Mr. Kent can get in touch with Superman --
-->'''Perry''': Are you saying Superman can do something I can't do?
-->'''Jimmy''': Well, I guess you're gonna fire me, Chief, but [[BluntYes yes.]]


* [[ICantLookGesture "I Can't Look" Gesture]]: Lois covers her face and turns her back when JimmyOlsen falls off the ''Planet'' building's ledge.

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* [[ICantLookGesture "I Can't Look" Gesture]]: Lois covers her face and turns her back when JimmyOlsen ComicBook/JimmyOlsen falls off the ''Planet'' building's ledge.

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* LosingAShoeInTheStruggle: Lois loses a shoe when Butler drags her further out on the ledge.

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* PreSacrificeFinalGoodbye: ComicBook/JimmyOlsen calls his girlfriend Miriam to tell her he loves her and he may not be able to make their next date before trying to save Lois from the VillainOfTheWeek.


* CannotSpitItOut: Jimmy has a difficult time saying "I love you" to his girlfriend.

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* CannotSpitItOut: CannotSpitItOut [=/=] EmotionallyTongueTied: Jimmy has a difficult time saying "I love you" to his girlfriend.


* [[ICantLookGesture "I Can't Look" Gesture]]: Lois covers her face and turns her back when JimmyOlsen falls off the Planet building's ledge.

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* [[ICantLookGesture "I Can't Look" Gesture]]: Lois covers her face and turns her back when JimmyOlsen falls off the Planet ''Planet'' building's ledge.



* ThePrecariousLedge: Butler drags Lois out onto the Planet building's ledge, which seems barely a foot wide.

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* ThePrecariousLedge: Butler drags Lois out onto the Planet ''Planet'' building's ledge, which seems barely a foot wide.


Gambler Bet-a-Million Butler bets that he can control Superman for thirty minutes. To do it, he straps a bomb to himself and takes Lois hostage. What can Superman do to save her?

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Gambler Bet-a-Million Butler bets that he can control Superman for thirty minutes. To do it, he straps a bomb to himself and takes Lois LoisLane hostage. What can Superman do to save her?


* [[ICantLookGesture "I Can't Look" Gesture]]: Lois covers her face and turns her back when Jimmy Olsen falls off the Planet building's ledge.

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* [[ICantLookGesture "I Can't Look" Gesture]]: Lois covers her face and turns her back when Jimmy Olsen JimmyOlsen falls off the Planet building's ledge.

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