Shazam! (1974–1977)

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A young boy, able to transform into the superhero Captain Marvel, travels the country fighting evil.

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 Billy Batson (28 episodes, 1974-1976)
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 Mentor (28 episodes, 1974-1976)
Jackson Bostwick ...
 Captain Marvel (17 episodes, 1974-1975)
John Davey ...
 Captain Marvel (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
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Billy Batson is a boy with a special duty in life. Accompanied by his Mentor, he travels from place to place in a Winnebago learning about life and helping people along the way. When the situation is heading for disaster, all he has to do is to yell the magic word, SHAZAM! and call down the magic lightning that transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal, Captain Marvel. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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7 September 1974 (USA)  »

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Shazam - Pustolovine Kapetana Marvela  »

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(28 episodes)

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Jackson Bostwick said that when fired from the series, producers explained to him that since it was a kids show, most viewers wouldn't notice another actor replacing him in the role. Bostwick believed that most kids were smart enough to tell a difference, and was largely proved to be correct. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Captain Marvel: By the Elders!
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Referenced in Supernatural: Point of No Return (2010) See more »

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SHAZAM
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Written by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael
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25 years ago This September... (Special Interesting Facts)
20 September 1999 | by (Atlanta, Georgia USA) – See all my reviews

This TV show got the kid's Saturday Mornings going. For 3 seasons, the world mightiest mortal saved lives, fought evil drug pushers and ended the episode with an educational moralistic message, which became a Filmation staple.


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