And the Answer Is...

Clark decides to tell Lois he is Superman when Jason Mayzik (Maurice Godin) calls to inform him that he knows his real identity. Mayzik has the diary of Tempus in his possession where it is described with details their journey back in time (Episode: Tempus Fugitive). Mayzik wants Clark to steal $20 million in diamonds in order to not reveal who he really is. Clark refuses to do it but when Mayzik kidnaps his parents, who are in town to celebrate their anniversary, and threatens to kill them, Clark has no choice other than do as he was told. It is revealed that Mayzik works with Nigel (Tony Jay), Lex Luthor's former accomplice, who has kryptonite in his possession, and they plan to kill Superman after he brings them the diamonds. In the meantime, Lois follows Clark and witness him robbing the diamonds. In shock she confronts him and Clark tells her that his parents have been kidnapped. Lois works with him to help him find his parents and their investigation leads them to Mayzik and his connection to Nigel. When Mayzik wants Superman to kill Lois, Lois comes up with a plan that involves Superman freezing her with her breath so she will look dead till he manages to save Clark's parents. Superman is not very willing to do it but he eventually does. Just before he does it, he touches Lois and that moment Lois realizes that Superman is Clark. Superman delivers Lois' "body" to Mayzik and Nigel and they, using the kryptonite, lock him up with his parents to die. Mayzik kills Nigel after he attempts to betray him, takes the diamonds and leaves. Superman and the Kents manage to escape and Superman unfreezes Lois while later on, he takes Mayzik to the police. At the end of the episode, Clark did not get the chance to tell Lois he is Superman yet but he asks her to marry him.

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