Release: December 15, 1978
Release: December 15, 1978

Unable To Convince The Ruling Council Of Krypton That Their World Will Destroy Itself Soon, Scientist Jor-El Takes Drastic Measures To Preserve The Kryptonian Race, He Sends His Son Kal-El To Earth, There By Gaining Great Powers Under Earth's Sun, He Will Become A Champion Of Truth And Justice, Raised By The Kents, Clark Kent Learns That His Abilities Must Be Used For Good, Clark Kent Travels To Metropolis Where He Becomes A Reporter For The Daily Planet And A Caped Wonder, Meanwhile Lex Luthor, The World's Greatest Criminal Mastermind Of All Time Is Plotting The Greatest Real Estate Swindle Of All Time By Sabotaging Two Military Missiles And Using Them To Create Earthquakes So That Lex Luthor Can Create New Homes And New Business.

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Lex Luthor: "Lex Luthor, the greatest criminal mind of all time."
Otis: "Of all time!"
Lex Luthor: "I hereby serve notice..."
Otis: "He's serving notice to you..."
Lex Luthor: "That these walls...."
Otis: "That these walls here..."
Lex Luthor: "Will you shut up, please?!!"
Superman: "All right; take 'em away, boys."
Jor-El: "This is no careless product of wild imagination. No, my good friends. These indictments that I have brought you today...the specific charges listed herein against the individuals...their acts of treason, their ultimate aim of sedition. (lifts up his crystal staff) These are matters of undeniable fact. I ask you now to pronounce judgment on those accused: on this (referring to Non)...this mindless aberration, whose only means of expression are wanton violence and destruction. On the"
Council Member #1: "Guilty!"
Council Member #2: "Guilty!"
Council Member #3: "Guilty!"
Council Member #4: "Guilty."
General Zod: "The vote must be unanimous, Jor-El. It has therefore now become your decision. You alone will condemn us, if you wish, and you alone will be held responsible by me. (Jor-El signals the Phantom Zone) Join us. You have been known to disagree with the Council before. Yours could become an important voice in the new order, second only to my own! I offer you a chance for greatness, Jor-El! Take it! Join us! You will bow down before me, Jor-El! I swear it! No matter that it takes an eternity! YOU WILL"
First Elder: "An unpleasant duty has been masterly performed, Jor-El. They have received the fate they deserved. Isolation in the Phantom Zone; an eternal living death."
Jor-El: "A chance for life, nonetheless. As opposed to cannot ignore these facts! It's suicide!! No, it's worse. It's genocide!!"
First Elder: "Be warned, Jor-El. The Council has already evaluated this outlandish theory of yours."
Jor-El: "My friends, you know me to be neither rash nor impulsive. I'm not given to wild unsupported statements. And I tell you that we must evacuate this planet immediately!!"
First Elder: "Jor-El, you are one of Krypton's greatest scientists."
Second Elder: "Ah, yes, but so is Vond-Ah."
Vond-Ah: "It isn't that we question your data. The facts are undeniable. It's your conclusions we find unsupportable."
Jor-El: "This planet will explode within thirty days...if not sooner."
Vond-Ah: "I tell you Krypton is simply shifting its orbit."
Second Elder: "Jor-El! Be reasonable! Let Krypton die?! Oh, never, Jor-El! This is just another one of your...mistaken fantasies."
Jor-El: "My friend, I have never been otherwise. This madness is do with as you wish."
First Elder: "This discussion is terminated. The decision of the Council is final."
First Elder: "Any attempt by you to create a climate of fear and panic among the populace must be deemed by act of insurrection."
Jor-El: "You would accuse me of insurrection? Has it now become a crime to cherish life?"
First Elder: "You would be banished to endless imprisonment in the Phantom Zone...the eternal void which you yourself discovered. Will you abide by the Council's decision?"
Jor-El: "I will remain silent. Neither I nor my wife will attempt to leave Krypton."
Executor: "The energy input to Jor-El's quarters is now in excess. Our data indicates the loss is due to a misuse of energy."
First Elder: "Investigate."
Second Elder: "And if the investigation proves correct?"
First Elder: "He knew the penalty he faced...even as a member of this Council. The law will be upheld."
Jor-El: "You will travel far, my little Kal-El. But we will never leave you..even in the face of our deaths...the richness of our lives will be yours. All that I have, all that I've learned, everything I feel...all this and more I...I bequeath you, my son. You will carry me inside you...all the days of your life. You will make my strength your own. See my life through your eyes, as your life will be seen through mine. The son becomes the father, and the father, the son. This is all I...all I can send you"
Lex Luthor, Otis: "Lex Luthor: Do you know why the number two hundred is so vitally descriptive to both you and me? Otis: Why? Lex Luthor: It's your weight and my I.Q. -Lex Luthor, Otis"
Otis: "Hey mister Luuuthur, -Otis"
Jor-El: "It is forbidden for you to interfere with human history. -Jor-El"
Lex Luthor: "There's a strong streak of good in you Superman, but then nobody's perfect. Almost nobody. -Lex Luthor"
Lex Luthor: "To us, they are just meteorites. Fair enough. But the level of specific radioactivity is so high to anyone from the planet Krypton that this stuff is lethal!"
Otis: "Wait a minute, Mr. Luthor! You mean, fire or bullets won't hurt this guy, but this stuff here..."
Otis and Miss Teschmacher: "...will kill him!"
Lex Luthor: "Doesn't it give you kind of a, a, a... shudder... of electricity through you to be in the same room with me? -Lex Luthor"
Lex Luthor: "I told you. Tha's kryptonite, Superman. A little souvenir from the old home town. I spared no expense to make you feel right at home. You were great in your day, Superman. But it just stands to reason. When it came time to cash in your chips, this old...diseased maniac would be your banker. Mind over muscle?"
Lex Luthor: "This is Lex Luthor. Only one thing alive with less than four legs can hear this frequency, Superman, and that's you. -Lex Luthor"
Lois Lane: "Any more at home like you?"
Lex Luthor: "Why? You ask why? Why does the phone always ring when you're in the bathtub?"
Jor-El: "Your name is Kal-El. You are the only survivor of the planet Krypton. Even though you've been raised as a human, you are not one of them. You have great powers, only some of which you have as yet discovered."
Lois Lane: "You, you've got me? Who's got you? -Lois Lane"
Superman: "Easy, miss. I've got you. -Superman"
Clark Kent: "Excuse me, Mr. White. I was wondering if, if, uh, perhaps you could arrange for half my salary to be sent to this address on a weekly basis. -Clark Kent"
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