To test just how strong and fast Superman is, Lex Luthor masterminds a series of emergencies around Metropolis to assess the Man of Steel in action.
Clark begins settling in Metropolis and moves into a new apartment.
Perry wants to know everything about Superman, so the Daily Planet will have an exclusive story about him. Lois becomes obsessed with Superman and tries everything to be the one who will have the story. When she steals a story from Clark and later Jimmy's idea of how she can find Superman, Clark decides to teach her a lesson and sends her a misleading letter to where Superman's spaceship is.
Meanwhile, Lex Luthor wants to know how strong and fast Superman is and he makes some tests for him. Clark puts the pieces together and goes to Luthor to tell him to stop those tests. When Luthor tells him that he cannot be at two places at the same time and as long as Superman is in Metropolis, people will be in danger. That makes Clark to not want to be Superman anymore but a conversation with Lois makes him change his mind and brings Superman back.