An additional element that reflected the post-Byrne comics was the portrayal of Lex Luthor (at least initially) as a corrupt corporate tycoon, rather than the traditional mad scientist.
Many of the stories in season one involved normal human criminals using advanced and powerful technology or involved in large and dangerous conspiracies—most, if not all, of the Lex Luthor stories of season one.
After season one, series creator Deborah Joy Le Vine left the show as a producer, and a new production team took over the series.
Episode plots gradually shifted from those in which Lois, Clark, and Superman only became involved with criminal elements or dangerous situations through their own initiative to more fantastic plots.
Superman's first mission interferes with the illegal dealings of Lex Luthor (John Shea), a Metropolis business giant and benefactor.
After Luthor's plot was stopped, Superman let Luthor know he is watching him and the two become arch-enemies.
One such show that did this was “The 100,” as Marie Avgeropoulos, who portrays Octavia Blake, Eliza Taylor, who portrays Clark Griffin, and Isaiah Washington, who portrays former Chancellor Theolonius Jaha, was invited to interview their showrunner, Jason Rothenberg.
According to the interview, Rothenberg hinted that someone on the show might be on the family way sometime soon.Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (commonly known simply as Lois and Clark and in the UK as The New Adventures of Superman) is an American television series based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.It stars Dean Cain as Clark Kent/Superman and Teri Hatcher as Lois Lane.However, Clark respects Luthor's life, even surreptitiously using his superpowers to save Lex from bleeding to death.Luthor sees Superman as a worthy opponent; he ultimately discovers his weakness to kryptonite and realizes he has a secret identity, vowing to learn it in hopes of making the hero's life difficult.However, he mentioned that the cast members with him, and in particular Taylor and Avgeropoulos, would not be welcoming a bundle of joy anytime soon.