Superman & Lois Season 1 Preview: Jonathan & John Henry Share a Bond

After a short break to build up the anticipation (though we're pretty sure there were many more legit reasons than that), The CW's Superman & Lois comes storming back to Tuesday nights beginning August 10th for the first of the season's two final episodes. With Tal-Rho / Eradicator now free and out sucking up as much solar power as possible, things are going to get really nasty for Superman (Tyler Hoechlin), Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch), Jordan (Alex Garfin), Jonathan (Jordan Elsass). But as you're about to see from the following preview images, episode overview, and promo, there's a ton of tension and bad blood that needs to be sorted out before any buildings get lept in a single bound. Here's a look at "The Eradicator", with Superman & Lois set to return on August 10th:

Superman & Lois
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Superman & Lois
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois Season 1 Preview: Jonathan & John Henry Share a Bond
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois Season 1 Preview: Jonathan & John Henry Share a Bond
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois Season 1 Preview: Jonathan & John Henry Share a Bond
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois Season 1 Preview: Jonathan & John Henry Share a Bond
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois Season 1 Preview: Jonathan & John Henry Share a Bond
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois Season 1 Preview: Jonathan & John Henry Share a Bond
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Superman & Lois Season 1 Preview: Jonathan & John Henry Share a Bond
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Superman & Lois Season 1 Episode 14 "The Eradicator": THE HEART OF SMALLVILLE – Lois (Elizabeth Tulloch) is worried about Jordan (Alex Garfin) as he and Sarah (Inde Navarrette) continue to grow closer. Meanwhile, Clark (Tyler Hoechlin) pays Lana (Emmanuelle Chriqui) a visit. Lastly, Jonathan (Jordan Elsass) has been spending more and more time with John Henry (Wole Parks). Erik Valdez, Dylan Walsh, and Adam Rayner also star. The episode was directed by Alexandra La Roche and written by Max Cunningham & Brent Fletcher.

In SUPERMAN & LOIS, after years of facing megalomaniacal supervillains, monsters wreaking havoc on Metropolis, and alien invaders intent on wiping out the human race, the world's most famous superhero, The Man of Steel aka Clark Kent (Tyler Hoechlin, "Teen Wolf") and comic books' most famous journalist, Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch, "Grimm"), come face to face with one of their greatest challenges ever – dealing with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today's society. Complicating the already daunting job of raising two boys, Clark and Lois must also concern themselves with whether or not their sons Jonathan (Jordan Elsass, "Little Fires Everywhere") and Jordan (Alexander Garfin, "The Peanuts Movie") could inherit their father's Kryptonian superpowers as they grow older.

Superman & Lois
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Returning to Smallville to handle some Kent family business, Clark and Lois are reacquainted with Lana Lang (Emmanuelle Chriqui, "Entourage"), a local loan officer who also happens to be Clark's first love, and her Fire Chief husband Kyle Cushing (Erik Valdez, "Graceland"). The adults aren't the only ones rediscovering old friendships in Smallville as the Kent sons are reacquainted with Lana and Kyle's rebellious daughter, Sarah (Inde Navarrette, "Wander Darkly"). Of course, there's never a dull moment in the life of a superhero, especially with Lois' father, General Samuel Lane (Dylan Walsh, "Nip/Tuck") looking for Superman to vanquish a villain or save the day at a moment's notice. Meanwhile, Superman and Lois' return to idyllic Smallville is set to be upended when a mysterious stranger (Wolé Parks, "All American") enters their lives.

Superman & Lois
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

The CW's Superman & Lois stars Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent aka Superman, Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane, Jordan Elsass as Jonathan Kent, Alexander Garfin as Jordan Kent, Dylan Walsh as Samuel Lane, Emmanuelle Chriqui as Lana Lang, Erik Valdez as Kyle Cushing, Wolé Parks as the Stranger, Inde Navarrette as Sarah Cushing, Sofia Hasmik as Chrissy Beppo, Stacey Farber as Leslie Larr, and Adam Rayner as Morgan Edge. Based on the characters from DC created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Superman & Lois is written and executive produced by Todd Helbing (The Flash) and executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Geoff Johns. Berlanti Productions produces in association with Warner Bros. Television. Lee Toland Krieger directs the pilot from a story by  Berlanti and Helbing, with a teleplay by Helbing.

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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