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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Shazam - Pustolovine Kapetana Marvela  »

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(28 episodes)

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The six letters in the word Shazam stood for the six elders who granted Billy their powers: Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury. See more »

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[repeated line]
Captain Marvel: By the Elders!
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Remake of Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941) See more »

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SHAZAM
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Written by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael
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Captain Marvel, "Shazam" very underrated
28 April 2000 | by (Pasadena, California) – See all my reviews

"Shazam" was a very good show considering it had a budget of $70,000 per episode and only consisted of 28 episodes. The show brought life back to the D.C. Comics character, who was revived after a 20 year absence. Had the show had a prime time slot and been based more on the comic, it's potential would have been even greater.


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