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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(54 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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This series was originally meant to have an opening montage similar to the one Batman: The Animated Series (1992) had, showcasing what Superman could do in an awe inspiring manner, but the animators were unable to finish it by the deadline, so a montage featuring clips of Superman in action alongside his supporting cast from the episodes was utilized instead. Part of the abandoned montage, which featured Superman flying in the night sky of Metropolis, made it into the opening. Another such shot was the final one in the opening; the classic visual of Clark Kent ripping open his shirt to reveal the big red "S." 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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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!

User Rating: 7/10

BOTTOM LINE: SUPER!


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