The last son of the planet Krypton protects his adoptive home of Earth as the greatest of the superheroes.
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 Clark Kent / ... (53 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Lois Lane (44 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Jimmy Olsen (26 episodes, 1996-2000)
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Set in present day Metropolis against the backdrop of a bright, urban landscape, the ageless superhero combats sinister villains and rescues innocent victims in exciting new stories based on universal themes encompassing the same time-honored tradition of the classic Superman legend. Written by Anonymous

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6 September 1996 (USA)  »

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The Legion of Super Heroes made their first animated appearance in this series. See more »

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Lobo: [eats Lois's pipe after she whacks him with it] Of course, any girl with class would rather be hangin' with the main man.
[Superman glares at him]
Lobo: So why don't you show old Lobo just how classy you really are?
Lois Lane: You pig!
[she slaps him, then recoils and rubs her sore hand]
Lois Lane: Ow!
Lobo: Ah! I like a girl who plays rough!
[indicates his chin]
Lobo: C'mon, let me have another, right here, right -
[Superman hits him right in the chin, and sends him flying through the air]
[...]
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Version of Stamp Day for Superman (1954) See more »

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If it wasn't for the success of Batman the animated series.
3 December 1998 | by (Salem, OR) – See all my reviews

If it wasn't for the success of Batman the animated series, it is likely that this series wouldn't have been made. It is a great series. The material from this series is taken largely from the comics and "Lois and Clark". It is undoubtedly along with Batman one of the finest adaptions ever done of these characters for television or the movies. It is far easier to make the characters believable animated than it is to do live action. While not nearly as good as the Batman material I personally lean towards Supes everytime. It is fine action adventure in the truest sense of the word. Excellent drama. Lots of fun to be had here.


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