Continuing the adventures of the Justice League, this incarnation of the show replaced Marvin, Wendy, and Wonder Dog with the Wonder Twins. Zan and Jayna, from the planet Exor, possessed shape shifting powers; Zan could become any form of water or ice, while Jayna could assume the shape of any animal. Assisted by their pet monkey Gleek, they not only helped the Justice Leaguers but lent assistance to teenagers in trouble. In addition to the classic Superman/Batman/Robin/Aquaman/Wonder Woman lineup, guests such as the Flash, the Atom, Green Lantern, and Hawkman & Hawkwoman appeared occasionally. Written by
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According to Darrell McNeil, an animator on the show, the Wonder Twins were originally named Tarzan and Jane. In their original conceptions, (Tar)Zan had Plastic Man's powers to stretch and transform into anything he wished, while Jane(a) could transform into anything, not just animals. The producers scaled down their powers because they felt they made the other Super Friends seem almost superfluous. See more »
This show was far from perfect but it made significant improvements over the show that came before this one. One, they got rid of Marvin and Wendy (that's good), as well as Wonder Dog (not so good). But the bad thing was that they were replaced by Zan, Jayna and Gleek and they seemed to be a lot worse. The best part was there were more super heroes present, like the Flash and Green Lantern, and they actually fought super villains. So it was not that bad.
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