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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In the scene where Retired Man/Scarlet Cyclone gets awarded with a pocket watch, Scarlet Cyclone reads the wrong side of the watch revealing the name of the company that made it, Boluva. (The new DVD release from Warner Archive has edited Boluva out.) See more »

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Aunt Minerva: You're the Flash, right?
Flash: That's right... the World's Fastest Man.
Aunt Minerva: Pass.
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References The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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I'm glad someone else saw this besides me! :-)
27 December 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I swear, I thought I had dreamed this show up! I absolutely remember watching it as a kid, because I loved the old Batman show and I thought it was great that he and Burt Ward and Frank Gorshin and all these guys were playing their old characters again.

I saw the show where they roasted Batman and Robin, and the only part I really remember is that Robin had somehow managed to wreck the Batmobile, and they got called to go fight a crime, and Batman of course said, "To the Batmobile!" and Robin replied, "Why don't we just walk this time, Batman?"

And Batman stared at him incredulously and said, ".....WALK to a crime scene, Robin???" It was hilarious.

If anybody has any info on how to obtain a copy of these shows I'd be all over it! :-)

~The Mighty Wonder-Brat


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