Legends of the Superheroes (1979– )

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A teamup of some of DC Comics' greatest superheroes together, for 2 specials: a race to stop the united supervillains' plot to destroy the earth, then later a roast in tribute to all of the heroes hosted by Ed McMahon.

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The adventures of many of DC Comics greatest superheroes and villians. In the first episode, The Challenge, the superheroes must race against time to stop the diabolical supervillians' plot to destroy the world. In the second episode, The Roast, the superheroes pay tribute to Batman and Robin in the form of a roast which even the villians attend. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@rogers.com>

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18 January 1979 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Produced by Hanna-Barbera, this is a live action version of The Super Friends cartoon, specifically Challenge of the SuperFriends (1978). See more »


Esther Hall, Hawkman's mother: You think it's easy? I run into people at the super market, they tell me my son's a doctor, my son's an accountant. How do I tell them my son's a Hawkman?
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I love this movie!
26 June 2002 | by (ohio) – See all my reviews

I own a copy of this and it's hilarious. Watching it nowadays, it's so comical. I love the riddler! He's perfect and Frank Gorshin does him beautifully! I think everyone should see this movie! Even if it is just for a laugh!

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