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Superman II: Which Cut Was Better?

We compare the Donner Cut and the theatrical cut of Superman II and pick what scenes we’d choose for our own ultimate “hybrid” cut.


0:14 Episode Introduction & SSYSK Fan Art!

3:42 Why Are There TWO Cuts of Superman II

8:34 The Opening Sequence- Superman 78 Recap and The Phantom Zone Prisoners Released

Big thanks to for their breakdown of the cuts that helped with the preparation of this episode:

16:18 Lois Tries to Prove Clark Is Superman

The comic comparisons come from this forum post on Superman II from Silver Nemesis:

21:39 Lois Learns Clark is Superman

24:21 Jor-El Or Lara Help Clark Lose His Powers

28:53 Super SEX- Before or After Losing the Powers?

32:19 Break

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41:21 Return from Break: Clark Gets His Powers Back

45:29 "General, Would You Care to Step Outside?" vs. "Ever Heard of Freedom of the Press?"

47:29 The Fortress of Solitude Confrontation & That Cellophane S

You can check out the deleted scene, in which all the villains get arrested, here:

54:36 Lois Forgets- Flying Around the World Vs. Amnesia Kiss

59:39 The Endings of Both Cuts & Final Verdict

1:10:36 Closing: Fan Comments & Shoutouts

Big thanks to our research assistant Dan Yamat for providing the visuals for this YouTube experience, as well as the usual QC and chapter time codes.

Thumbnail by Dan as well

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