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Challenge of the Superfriends (TV Series 1978– ) Poster

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Follows 

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

Followed by 

Super Friends (1980) (TV Series)

Version of 

The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (1967) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
The Batman/Superman Hour (1968) (TV Series)
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Super Friends (1973) (TV Series)
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The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977) (TV Series)
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Legends of the Superheroes (1979) (TV Series)
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The World's Greatest SuperFriends (1979) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Super Friends (1980) (TV Series)
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SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show (1984) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Super Powers: Darkseid... of the Moon! (1985) (Video)
Based on DC comics
The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Justice League of America (1997) (TV Movie)
Based on DC comics
The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997) (TV Movie)
Based on DC comics
Justice League (2001) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Teen Titans (2003) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Justice League: Chronicles (2003) (Video Game)
Based on DC comics
Teen Titans (2005) (Video Game)
Based on DC comics
Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo (2006) (TV Movie)
Based on DC comics
Legion of Super Heroes (2006) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Justice League: The New Frontier (2008) (Video)
Based on DC comics
The Lego Batman & Superman Movie (2009) (Short)
Based on DC comics
DC Super Friends (2010) (Video)
Based on DC comics
DC Super Friends: The Joker's Playhouse (2010) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Young Justice (2010) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
New Teen Titans (2011) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
DC Nation's Farm League (2012) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Justice League: Doom (2012) (Video)
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Super Best Friends Forever (2012) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (2012) (Video Game)
Based on DC comics
Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (2012) (TV Movie)
Based on DC comics
Injustice: Gods Among Us (2013) (Video Game)
Based on DC comics
Teen Titans Go! (2013) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Super-Pets (2013) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite (2013) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Young Justice: Legacy (2013) (Video Game)
Based on DC comics
JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (2014) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Justice League: War (2014) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014) (TV Movie)
Based on DC comics
Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered (2014) (TV Short)
Based on DC comics
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (2014) (Video Game)
Based on DC comics
Lego Batman vs. Superman (2014) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Superhero Fight Club (2015) (TV Short)
Based on DC comics
DC Super Friends (2015) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles (2015) (TV Mini-Series)
Based on DC comics
Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015) (Video)
Based on DC comics
LEGO Batman vs. Superman 2: Dawn of Just Desserts (2015) (Video)
Based on DC comics
DC Super Hero Girls (2015) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship (2015) (TV Movie)
Based on DC comics
Legends of Tomorrow (2016) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Based on DC comics
DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High (2016) (TV Movie)
Based on DC comics
Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Batman vs. Superman: Spoof (2016) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Batman vs. Superman Hawaii (2016) (Short)
Based on DC comics
Bane v Superman: The Movie (2016) (Short)
Based on DC comics
Suicide Squad (2016)
Based on DC comics
DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year (2016) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (2016) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Justice League Action (2016) (TV Series)
Based on DC comics
Justice League Dark (2017) (Video)
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Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017) (Video)
Based on DC comics
Injustice 2 (2017) (Video Game)
Based on DC comics
Justice League (2017)
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Justice League Part Two
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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. A poster of Black Vulcan is also visible
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.
The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)
Apache Chief, Black Vulcan, El Dorado, Samurai, The Wonder Twins and Gleek appear at the Justice League party.

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 Movie)
The Legion Of Doom from this cartoon is parodied, as is the overall style such as the narration.

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