Superman (1996–2000)

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The last son of the planet Krypton protects his adoptive home of Earth as the greatest of the superheroes.

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 Superman / ... (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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Originally produce Bruce Timm was going to style this series after Max Fleisher's Superman (1941). The reason why they didn't make it Fleischer-esque is that Timm didn't want anybody to literally put it side-by-side with the old Fleischer shorts and say, 'They're just doing a third-rate knockoff of the Fleischers,'. See more »

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[Superman is about to be executed]
Lex Luthor: You don't know how I've looked forward to this...
Superman: Doesn't a condemned man get one last request?
Lex Luthor: [leans forward, curious] And that is...?
[Superman punches him in the face]
Superman: Thanks.
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Another great superhero series
31 January 2005 | by (Kansas City, MO) – See all my reviews

I enjoy a lot of the superheroes that are based on comic books. This show Superman: The Animated Series was one of them. Superman is based on a DC Comics comic book about a ageless human who is the last son of the planet Krypton and then gets sent to Earth and becomes the legendary protector of his adoptive home Earth. He is Superman! Superman is also alias Clark Kent who is a newspaper reporter. But when there's trouble you know who to call (and I know there are a lot of superheroes you can call but there's only one you can call in this series) SUPERMAN! This show premiered on Kids WB back in September 1996 and lasted for 3 seasons until February 2000. Superman was also in a few DC Comic superhero show spin-offs like "The Batman/Superman Adventures" and "Justice League". Which are also good shows!

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