Challenge of the SuperFriends (1978– )

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The Justice League of America battles the plots of the supervillian team, the Legion of Doom.

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Series cast summary:
Jack Angel ...
 Hawkman / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Marlene Aragon ...
 Cheetah (16 episodes, 1978)
Lewis Bailey
(16 episodes, 1978)
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 The Riddler / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
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 Aquaman / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
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 Black Manta / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
(16 episodes, 1978)
(16 episodes, 1978)
Danny Dark ...
 Superman / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Al Fann
(16 episodes, 1978)
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 Wonder Woman / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Ruth Forman ...
 Giganta (16 episodes, 1978)
(16 episodes, 1978)
(16 episodes, 1978)
Buster Jones ...
 Black Vulcan / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Stan Jones ...
 Lex Luthor / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
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 Robin / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Don Messick ...
 Scarecrow / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Vic Perrin ...
 Sinestro (16 episodes, 1978)
Renny Roker
(16 episodes, 1978)
Stanley Ralph Ross ...
 Gorilla Grodd / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Dick Ryal ...
 Captain Cold / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Michael Rye ...
 Green Lantern / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Olan Soule ...
 Batman / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Jimmy Weldon ...
 Solomon Grundy (16 episodes, 1978)
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 Toyman / ... (16 episodes, 1978)
Louise Williams ...
 Young Giganta (16 episodes, 1978)
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In this show, Superman leads a superhero team comprising of the greatest DC Comics superheroes against a team of 13 of the most notorious DC Comics supervillians called the Legion of Doom, led by Lex Luthor in a war that has the fate of Earth in the balance. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Izazov Super prijatelja  »

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Although Gigatia is an enemy of Wonder Woman, she is portrayed in the series as Apache Chief's arch enemy. See more »

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[title sequence]
Series Narrator: Banded together from remote galaxies are thirteen of the most sinister villains of all time, The Legion of Doom, dedicated to a single objective: the conquest of the universe. Only one group dares to challenge this intergalactic threat: The SuperFriends! The Justice League of America versus The Legion of Doom! This is the Challenge of the SuperFriends!
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The Justice League of America vs the Legion of Doom
10 January 2003 | by (Xanadu) – See all my reviews

This was the Superbowl of Saturday Morning. We have the JLA, or Super Friends, as they had to be called; and the Legion Of Doom, a name so good it was borrowed for a pro wrestling tag-team. It sure beats the Injustice Gang or Secret Society of Super Villains (try saying that one three times fast).

Each week we were treated to another nefarious scheme by those no-goodnik Legionnaires, but they always forgot that one immutable truth: the good guys always win. Oh, sure, the Legion would always escape at the end (until Standards and Practices started to raise a stink) but they were losers, despite that cool hideout.

My only beef is that Giganta was a Wonder Woman villain, and not Apache Chief's. She was an ape transmuted into human form, and not the 50 FT Woman. Originally, there were plans to include Mr Atom and Dr Sivana, from the Captain Marvel/Shazam comics; but as the Big Red Cheese was on another network (and at another studio), changes were made. Catwoman was also considered, but rejected.

This as a great series that deserves a life on DVD. If they ever do produce the DVD, they have to include the "bumpers" from the Cartoon Network, where they spoof the show.... "Look, all I want is a decent pair of pants! Solomon Grundy want pants, too!" Great stuff.


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