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Superfriends entry date: Sept 22, 2000


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SUPERFRIENDS SUMMARY: Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman and Aquaman team-up to form the Superfriends. The Superfriends were a Saturday morning version of DC Comics' Justice League. The Superfriends' original sidekicks were Wendy, Marvin and Wonder Dog, but they were replaced by the Wonder Twins, Zan and Jayna and their pet monkey Gleek. The Superfriends line-up also grew over the years to include The Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman and others. The Superfriends would meet at the Hall of Justice to deal with super-human threats and every day problems in the world. SUPERFRIENDS AIRED IN THESE FORMATS: SUPER FRIENDS original airdates: Sept 8, 1973-Aug 30, 1974, Feb 7, 1976-Sept 3, 1977 on ABC later airdates: 1980s in syndication, June 1996-late 1999 on Cartoon Network, Apr 2, 2000- present on Boomerang episodes: 16 note: This series was one hour long and featured Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Wendy, Marvin and Wonder Dog EPISODE GUIDE #7301 The Power Pirate (09.08.1973) #7302 The Baffles Puzzle (09.15.1973) #7303 Professor Goodfellow's G.E.E.C. (09.22.1973) #7304 The Weather Maker (09.29.1973) #7305 Dr. Pelagian's War (10.06.1973) #7306 The Shamon U (10.13.1973) #7307 Too Hot To Handle (10.20.1973) #7308 The Androids (10.27.1973) #7309 The Balloon People (11.03.1973) #7310 The Fantastic Frerps (11.10.1973) #7311 The Ultra Scam (11.17.1973) #7312 The Menace of the White Dwarf (11.24.1973) #7313 The Mysterious Moles (12.01.1973) #7314 Gulliver's Gigantic Goof (12.08.1973) #7315 The Planet Splitter (12.15.1973) #7316 The Watermen (12.22.1973)
THE ALL-NEW SUPERFRIENDS HOUR original airdates: Sept 10, 1977-Sept 2, 1978 on ABC later airdates: 1980s in syndication, all parts of this series later aired as "The Superman/Batman Adventures" 1995-1996 in syndication, 1996-1998 on USA, Oct 1998-2000 on Cartoon Network and July 31, 2000-present on Boomerang, July 9, 2004-present (in its original format) episodes: 15 (or 30 half-hour episodes) note: This series was one hour long and featured Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Zan, Jayna, Gleek and occasional guest-stars EPISODE GUIDE #017-7701 Invasion of the Earthors (30 min) with shorts: The Brain Machine, Joy Ride & The Whirlpool (09.10.1977) #018-7702 City In a Bottle (30 min) with shorts: Invasion of the Hydronoids, Hitchhike & Space Emergency (09.17.1977) #019-7703 Will the World Collide? (30 min) with shorts: The Marsh Monster, Runaways & Time Rescue (09.24.1977) #020-7704 Day of the Plant Creatures (30 min) with shorts: Doctor Fright, Drag Racing & Fire (10.01.1977) #021-7705 Super Friends Vs. Super Friends (30 min) with shorts: The Monster of Dr. Droid, Vandals & Energy Mass (10.08.1977) #022-7706 Voyage of the Mysterious Time Creatures (30 min) with shorts: The Secret Four, Tiger On the Loose & The Antidote (10.15.1977) #023-7707 Planet of the Neanderthals (30 min) with shorts: The Enforcer, Shark Attack & Flood of Diamonds (10.22.1977) #024-7708 The Mind Maidens (30 min) with shorts: The Collector, Handicap & Alaska Peril (10.29.1977) #025-7709 The Water Beast (30 min) with shorts: Attack of the Giant Squid, Game of Chicken & Volcano (11.04.1977) #026-7710 The Coming of the Arthropods (30 min) with shorts: The Invisible Menace, Initiation & River of Doom (11.11.1977) #027-7711 Exploration Earth (30 min) with shorts: The Fifty-Foot Woman, Cheating & Attack of the Killer Bees (11.18.1977) #028-7712 The Lionmen (30 min) with shorts: Forbidden Power, Pressure Point & Day of the Rats (11.25.1977) #029-7713 The Tiny World of Terror (30 min) with shorts: The Man-Beasts of Xra, Prejudice & Tibetan Raiders (12.02.1977) #030-7714 The Mummy of Nazca (30 min) with shorts: Frozen Peril, Dangerous Prank & Cable Car Rescue (12.09.1977) #031-7715 The Ghost (30 min) with shorts: The Protector, Stowaways & Rampage (12.16.1977)
CHALLENGE OF THE SUPERFRIENDS original airdates: Sept 8, 1978-Sept 15, 1979 on ABC later airdates: Both the "core group" episodes and the Legion of Doom episodes aired in the 1980s in syndication; the Legion of Doom episodes were later aired by themselves under the "Challenge of the Superfriends" title from 1996-1999, Mar 2, 2003-present on Cartoon Network, and from Apr 2, 2000-present on Boomerang; the "core group" episodes later aired as part of "The Superman/Batman Adventures" from 1995-1996 in syndication, from 1996-1998 on USA, from 1998-1999 on Cartoon Network, and from July 31, 2000-present on Boomerang episodes: 16 Legion of Doom episodes and "core group" episodes with 32 episodes in all note: This show was one hour (with two 30 minute segments per show), and featured 16 episodes with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and the Wonder Twins (also known as the 1978 "core group" episodes airing in the first half hour of the hour-long show) and 16 episodes with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman, Black Vulcan, Samurai, Apache Chief against the Legion of Doom (also known as the Legion of Doom episodes, which many know simply as the Challenge episodes; these episodes aired in the second half hour of the hour-long show) EPISODE GUIDE Challenge of the Superfriends: Legion of Doom episodes: #032-7801 Wanted: the Superfriends (09.09.1978) #033-7802 Invasion of the Fearians (09.16.1978) #034-7803 The World's Deadliest Game (09.23.1978) #035-7804 The Time Trap (09.30.1978) #036-7805 Trial of the Superfriends (10.07.1978) #037-7806 The Monolith of Evil (10.14.1978) #038-7807 The Giants of Doom (10.21.1978) #039-7808 Secret Origins of the Superfriends (10.28.1978) #040-7809 Revenge On Gorilla City (11.04.1978) #041-7810 Swamp of the Living Dead (11.11.1978) #042-7811 Conquerors of the Future (11.18.1978) #043-7812 The Final Challenge (11.25.1978) #044-7813 Fairy Tales of Doom (12.02.1978) #045-7814 Doomsday (12.09.1978) #046-7815 Superfriends: Rest In Peace (12.16.1978) #047-7816 History of Doom (12.23.1978) Superfriends: "Core Group" episodes: #048-7801 The Demons of Exxor (09.09.1978) #049-7802 Rokan: Enemy From Space (09.16.1978) #050-7803 Battle At the Earth's Core (09.23.1978) #051-7804 Sinbad and the Space Pirates (09.30.1978) #052-7805 Pied Piper From Space (10.07.1978) #053-7806 Attack of the Vampire (10.14.1978) #054-7807 The Beasts Are Coming (10.28.1978) #055-7808 Terror From the Phantom Zone (10.21.1978) #056-7809 The Anti-Matter Monster (11.04.1978) #057-7810 World Beneath the Ice (11.11.1978) #058-7811 Invasion of the Brain Creatures (11.18.1978) #059-7812 The Incredible Space Circus (11.25.1978) #060-7813 Batman: Dead Or Alive (12.02.1978) #061-7814 Battle of the Gods (12.09.1978) #062-7815 Journey Through Inner Space (12.16.1978) #063-7816 The Rise and Fall of the Superfriends (12.23.1978)
THE WORLD'S GREATEST SUPERFRIENDS original airdates: Sept 22, 1979-Sept 27, 1980 on ABC later airdates: 1980s in syndication, 1996-1999 on Cartoon Network, Apr 2, 2000-present on Boomerang episodes: 8 note: This show was 30 minutes long and featured Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Zan, Jayna and Gleek EPISODE GUIDE #064-7901 Rub Three Times For Disaster (09.22.1979) #065-7902 Lex Luthor Strikes Back (09.29.1979) #066-7903 Space Knights of Camelon (10.06.1979) #067-7904 The Lord of Middle Earth (10.13.1979) #068-7905 Universe of Evil (10.20.1979) #069-7906 Terror At 20,000 Fathoms (10.27.1979) #070-7907 The Superfriends Meet Frankenstein (11.03.1979) #071-7908 Planet of Oz (11.10.1979)
SUPERFRIENDS original airdates: Sept 22, 1980-Sept 1984 on ABC later airdates: all the new shorts of this series later aired as part of "The Superman/Batman Adventures" 1995-1996 in syndication, 1996-1998 on USA, Oct 1998-2000 on Cartoon Network and July 31, 2000-present on Boomerang episodes: 66 new shorts note: This show was one hour long and composed of reruns of episodes of The All-New Super Friends Hour, Challenge of the Superfriends and The World's Greatest Superfriends, as well as 66 new 7-minute shorts EPISODE GUIDE (new episodes are listed only, and in no particular order, because the order in which they originally aired is currently unknown) 1980 shorts: Bigfoot Ice Demon Journey Into Blackness Cycle Gang Dive To Disaster Yuna the Terrible Rock and Roll Space Bandits Elevator to Nowhere One Small Step For Mars Haunted House The Incredible Crude Oil Monster The Voodoo Vampire Invasion of the Gleeks Mxyzptlk Strikes Again The Man In the Moon Circus of Horrors Around the World In 80 Riddles Termites From Venus Eruption Return of Atlantis Killer Machines Garden of Doom Revenge of Bizarro 1981 shorts: Outlaws of Orion Three Wishes Scorpio Mxyzptlk's Flick Sink Hole Alien Mummy Evil From Krypton Creature From the Dump Aircraft Terror Lava Men Bazarowurld Warlord's Amulet Iron Cyclops Palette's Perils Colossus Stowaways From Space Scaraghosta Sea Witch's Arcade 1983 shorts: Mxyzptlk's Revenge Roller Coaster Once Upon a Poltergeist Warpland Two Gleeks Are Deadlier Than One Bulgor the Behemoth Krypton Syndrome Invasion of the Space Dolls Terror On the Titanic Revenge of Doom A Pint of Life Day of the Dinosaurs Return of the Phantoms Bully For You Superclones Prisoners of Sleep An Unexpected Treasure Malusian Blob Attack of the Cats One Small Step For Superman Video Victims Playground of Doom Space Racers The Recruiter
SUPERFRIENDS: THE LEGENDARY SUPER POWERS SUPER SHOW original airdates: Sept 8, 1984-Aug 31, 1985 on ABC later airdates: episodes #6 and 7 later aired from 1996-1999 on Cartoon Network; also the rest of the episodes were part of "The Superman/Batman Adventures" 1995-1996 in syndication, 1996-1998 on USA, Oct 1998-2000 on Cartoon Network and July 31, 2000- present on Boomerang, but it is unknown if they were ever actually aired as part of the package. episodes: 8 note: This show was 30 minutes long, with two 15-minute segments per show. The show featured all the previous Superfriends, plus new addition Firestorm EPISODE GUIDE (each episode is comprised of two 15-minute segments) #072-8401 The Bride of Darkseid Part I & II (09.08.1984) #073-8402 The Wrath of Brainiac & Reflections In Crime (09.15.1984) #074-8403 No Honor Among Thieves & Mr. Mxyzptlk and the Magic Lamp (09.22.1984) #075-8404 Case of the Shrinking Superfriends & The Mask of Mystery (09.29.1984) #076-8405 Darkseid's Golden Trap Part I & II (10.06.1984) #077-8406 Case of the Dreadful Dolls & The Royal Ruse (10.13.1984) (CN) #078-8407 Village of the Lost Souls & The Curator (10.20.1984) (CN) #079-8408 Island of the Dinosoids & Uncle Mxyzptlk (10.27.1984)
SUPER POWERS TEAM: GALACTIC GUARDIANS original airdates: Sept 7, 1985-Sept 6, 1986 on ABC later airdates: 1980s in syndication, 1996-1999 on Cartoon Network, Apr 2, 2000-present on Boomerang episodes: 8 note: This show was 30 minutes long and featured all previous Superfriends except Black Vulcan, Apache Cheif, Zan, Jayna and Gleek. Cyborg from the New Teen Titans was introduced and join the team. EPISODE GUIDE #080-8501 The Seeds of Doom (09.11.1985) #081-8502 The Ghost Ship & The Bizarro Super Powers Team (09.18.1985) #082-8503 The Darkseid Deception (09.25.1985) #083-8504 The Fear (10.02.1985) #084-8505 The Wild Cards (10.09.1985) #085-8506 Brain Child & The Case of the Stolen Powers (10.16.1985) #086-8507 Escape From Space City (10.30.1985) #087-8508 The Death of Superman (11.06.1985)
THE SUPERMAN/BATMAN ADVENTURES original airdates: 1996-1997 on USA Network and syndication? later airdates: Oct 1998-2000 on Cartoon Network, July 31, 2000-present on Boomerang episodes: over 80 note: This show was 30 minutes long and featured parts of The All-New Superfriends Hour, Challenge of the Superfriends, and the 1980-1983 Superfriends shorts edited together with segments of the Filmation series The New Adventures of Superman (1966-1967), The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (1967-1968) and The Batman/Superman Adventure Hour (1968-1969) all series were animated by: Hanna-Barbera all series are distributed and owned by Warner Bros. Television and DC Comics VOICE ACTORS Sherry Alberoni as Wendy (1973-1975) Norman Alden as Aquaman (1973-1978) Jack Angel as Flash, Hawkman and Samurai (1977-1986) Marlene Aragon as Cheetah (1978-1979) Rene Auberjonois as Desaad (1984-1986) Michael Bell as Gleek, Riddler and Zan (1977-1986) Bill Callway as Aquaman and Bizzaro (1978-1986) Ted Cassidy as Brainiac and Black Manta (1978-1979) Danny Dark (died in 2004) as Superman Fernando Escandon as El Dorado (1984-1985) Shannon Farnon as Wonder Woman (1973-1983) Ruth Forman as Giganta (1978-1979) Ernie Hudson as Cyborg (1985-1986) Buster Jones as Black Vulcan (1977-1985) Stan Jones as Lex Luthor (1978-1986) Casey Kasem as Robin Ted Knight as Narrator (1973-1975) Bob Lloyd as Narrator for titles and previews (1977-1986) Don Messick as Captain Cold 2nd voice, Scarecrow and Sinestro 2nd voice (1978-1979) Vic Perrin as Sinestro 1st voice (1978-1979) Stanley Ross as Gorilla Grodd (1978-1979) and Brainiac (1985-1986) Dick Ryal as Captain Cold 1st voice (1978-1979) Mike Rye as Green Lantern and Apache Chief (1977-1986) Olan Soule as Batman (1973-1983) Mark Taylor as Firestorm (1984-1986) B.J. Ward as Wonder Woman (1984-1986) Jimmy Weldon as Solomon Grundy (1978-1979) Frank Welker as Marvin and Wonder Dog (1973-1975), Toyman (1978-1979), Darkseid and Kalibak (1984-1986) and Mr. Mxyzptlk (1977-1986) Adam West as Batman (1984-1986) Liberty Williams as Jayna (1977-1985) Bill Woodson as Narrator (1978-1986)
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