Superboy (1988–1992)

TV Series  -   -  Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 561 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 4 critic

The adventures of the Man of Steel in his teenage years.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Emmy Awards 2014

We have the winners, photos and more in our 2014 Emmys section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 11 Nov 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 23 Jul 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 18 Jun 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Superboy" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Superboy (1988–1992)

Superboy (1988–1992) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Superboy.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1  
1992   1991   1990   1989   1988  
5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In addition to fighting evil, Superman has a burning romance with Lois Lane in both his identities.

Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school's administration by ... See full summary »

Director: Keith Gordon
Stars: John Glover, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Wallace Langham
Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In the eyes of most Superman fans, this series consisted of four seasons. Season 1 (1966-1967) was a 30 minute show featuring two Superman segments sandwiched around one Superboy story. ... See full summary »

Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck
Superman (TV Series 1988)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The Man of Steel fights evil in the city of Metropolis and beyond

Stars: Beau Weaver, Ginny McSwain, Mark L. Taylor
Superman (1948)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr
Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond
Tomboy (1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Scrappy, willful, and fiercely self-reliant spitfire hoyden automobile mechanic Tomasina 'Tommy' Boyd develops a huge crush on cocky race car driving dreamboat hunk Randy Starr after ... See full summary »

Director: Herb Freed
Stars: Betsy Russell, Gerard Christopher, Kristi Somers
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Superman battles Lex Luthor who is using a teleportation device and a new identity as Atom Man in his criminal plans.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Lyle Talbot
The Flash (1990–1991)
Action | Crime | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A police forensic scientist battles crimes as a superfast superhero.

Stars: John Wesley Shipp, Amanda Pays, Alex Désert
Weird Science (1985)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

Director: John Hughes
Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock
Superboy (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Andy Warhol
Stars: Bob Hastings, International Velvet, Mary Woronov
The Adventures of Superboy (TV Short 1961)
Action | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Jimmy, Clark Kent and Lana Lang's friend, is ashamed that his father works as a doorman at the Smallville theater. His opinion changes when Superboy is able to thwart a robbery with Jimmy's... See full summary »

Director: George Blair
Stars: John Rockwell, Bunny Henning, Ross Elliott
Animation | Short | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Director: Robb Pratt
Stars: John Newton, Jennifer Newton
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Lana Lang / ... (100 episodes, 1988-1992)
...
 Clark Kent / ... (74 episodes, 1989-1992)
Peter J. Fernandez ...
 Matt Ritter (48 episodes, 1990-1992)
...
 C. Dennis Jackson (48 episodes, 1990-1992)
Edit

Storyline

The adventures of Superman when he was a boy! Actually, as a young man...who, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered journalism student at Shuster University, fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and...well, you know the rest... Written by Gregory A. Sheets <m-sheets2@onu.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Superboy  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(100 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Stacy Haiduk (Lana Lang) was the only first season regular cast member to be retained for Season Two. See more »

Connections

Version of Adventures of Superman (1952) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

More Representative of Superman than Lois & Clark was...
2 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

After seeing that the only comment on "Superboy" was extremely negative, I had to comment on it. I can only remember a handful of episodes since I was pretty young and not into Superman enough at the time to watch it regularly. But what I remember was alot of fun. Unlike "Lois & Clark", which was made to attract people to Superman, "Superboy" was made for Super-fans. It was focused alot more on science fiction and fantasy than "L&C," and therefore dealt more with Kal-El himself. The major flaw of "L&C," and I guess what attracted alot of people to it as well, was that it made Lois Lane at least as important, if not more than, Superman himself. While Superboy did have Lois' equivalent in Lana Lang, they only used her in a story when they had a good reason. If you like romantic comedies, then "Lois & Clark" was for you. But if you enjoy the Superman mythos, fascinating sci-fi concepts, and good television in general, then "Superboy" is the better choice.


27 of 27 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Season 2 dvd mclancey21
Gerard Christopher in Lois and Clark slyder7117
Continuity Issue B'tween Movies and "Superboy" show !!!! re_zuleta
Superboy on DVD! Finally! benjammin1138
Anyone in the UK remember this except me? colin_mallory
age differnce between christopher and Newton Plawrencegrn
Discuss Superboy (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page