Several weeks ago it was confirmed that “Desperate Housewives” star Teri Hatcher would make a guest appearance on The CW’s “Smallville.” If you’re not a fan of the Superman franchise, or have no knowledge of Hatcher’s acting resume prior to “Housewives” let me school you. The actress’s first major TV role was on the nineties series “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.” Hatcher was the Lois Lane that many of us eighties babies grew up on and now she’s returning to her roots along side Erica Durance who plays the current incarnation of the character. What will happen when the two Lanes are in the same place at the same time? Take a look…

Before any of you get your underwear in a bunch, Hatcher won’t be playing Lois of the future or from another dimension, she’ll star as her mother Ella. Ella died when Lois was young, therefore her appearance will likely be a flashback/apparition type of deal. Hatcher told TV Guide, “It is a very small cameo that I did as a gesture of respect to honor all the devoted Superman saga fans who’ve supported me then as Lois and support me now as [Desperate Housewives'] Susan.”

Promo clip featuring Hatcher in “Abandoned:”

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Does anyone else notice that Hatcher is sporting the same bob hairstyle she wore during “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman?”

Preview clip featuring Lois and Clark:

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What do you think of Hatcher appearing on an episode of Smallville? Will you watch?