Challenge of the Superfriends (TV Series 1978– ) Poster


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Super Friends (1973) (TV Series)
The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977) (TV Series)

Followed by 

Super Friends (1980) (TV Series)

Version of 

Super Friends (1973) (TV Series)
Legends of the Superheroes (1979) (TV Series)
Justice League of America (1997) (TV Movie)
Justice League (2001) (TV Series)
Justice League: Chronicles (2003) (Video Game)
Justice League: Doom (2012) (Video)

Edited into 

Referenced in 

Justice League: Secret Society: Part II (2003) (TV Episode)
The scene of the League and the Society rushing at one another is a clear shout out to the opening animation of the old Challenge of the Superfriends cartoon
Saturday Night Live: Queen Latifah (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
Drawn Together: Gay Bash (2004) (TV Episode)
One of the party guest resembles Bizarro.
Justice League Unlimited: I Am Legion (2005) (TV Episode)
Grodd's "Secret Society"'s headquarter is located in a swamp and basically shaped just as Legion of Doom's was.
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005, Night 2 (2005) (Video)
The tag team the SuperFriends use the theme song as entrance music.
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005 Night 3 (2005) (Video)
The SuperFriends use the show's theme as entrance music.
Justice League Unlimited: Destroyer (2006) (TV Episode)
In the beginning, the Watchtower gets equipped with booster rockets similar to the Hall of Doom.
Family Guy: No Meals on Wheels (2007) (TV Episode)
"Mexican Superfriends"
Family Guy: It Takes a Village Idiot, and I Married One (2007) (TV Episode)
The Legion of Doom makes a cameo.
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged Movie (2007) (TV Movie)
Yugi: "I only have one chance!"
Dexter: The Dark Defender (2007) (TV Episode)
"Should I call the Superfriends for help?"
Family Guy: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side (2009) (TV Episode)
the Hall of Doom in the swamp on Dagobah
Mad: WALL-E-NATOR/Extreme Renovation: House Edition - Superman's Fortress of Solitude (2010) (TV Episode)
Sinestro appears as Superman's "Friend".
Mad: Fantastic Megan Fox/Mad vs. Wild (2010) (TV Episode)
The Flash & Captain Cold appear in this episode.
Mad: Class of the Titans/Zeke and Lex Luthor (2010) (TV Episode)
The Lex Luthor from this series took Luther's place.
The Cape: Goggles and Hicks (2011) (TV Episode)
Goggles says, "It's like we're the Legion of Doom and we're taking out the Superfriends one by one."
Mad: Ko-Bee Movie/Law & Ogre (2011) (TV Episode)
Black Manta seen stealing money from the "Bank of the Sea".
Mad: Cowboys & Alien Force/ThunderLOLcats (2011) (TV Episode)
Aquaman, Flash, & Green Lantern refer to as the Justice League in the Superkhakis skit.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: A Word to the Wise (2012) (TV Episode)
The transition plays
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Brave and the Bold #54 (2012) (TV Episode)
Linkara mentions why Aquaman has been deemed useless
Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon (2012) (Video)
Poster of Apache Chief is seen
Honest Game Trailers: Undertale (2016) (TV Episode)
"Look, I just want some pants"
The Venture Bros.: It Happening One Night (2016) (TV Episode)
The Doom Factory is a parody of the Legion of Doom. Their intro spoofs the Legion intros from the old Superfriends cartoon, as well.

Featured in 

Animation Lookback: Hanna-Barbera Part 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a Super Friends show, clips shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Thing from Another World #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Superman and his friends came outta nowhere."

Spoofed in 

Duck Dodgers: The Green Loontern (2003) (TV Episode)
The segue between scenes had a Green Lantern logo zoom forward, accompanied by the segue sound-effect from "Challenge of the SuperFriends".
The Venture Bros.: The Trial of the Monarch (2004) (TV Episode)
The Guild of Calamitous Intent is a spoof of the Legion of Doom, who challenged the Super Friends in this cartoon.
Robot Chicken: Toyz in the Hood (2005) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor and other supervillains are stuck in traffic while Superman and other superheroes zoom past
The Venture Bros.: Bright Lights, Dean City (2010) (TV Episode)
An Apache Chief wannabe tries out for The Revenge Society/SPAWM.
Justice League of Porn Star Heroes (2011) (Video)
Animation sequences are very similar style. Characters address the group as 'super friends'. With Green Lantern and the Flash aboard, this is the version of the super Friends franchise most closely mimicked.
Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (2012) (TV Movie)
This special's opening is a parody of the opening from this cartoon.
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014) (TV Special)
The Legion Of Doom from this cartoon is parodied, as is the overall style such as the narration.

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