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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Cast

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Jeff Altman ...
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Gabriel Dell ...
 Mordru (as Gabe Dell)
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Mickey Morton ...
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 Retired Man / ...
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 Robin
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 Batman
Garrett Craig ...
Howard Murphy ...
Bill Nuckols ...
Rod Haase ...
Barbara Joyce ...
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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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The producers were unable to use the characters of Superman and Wonder Woman (featured in the original Superfriends) since Superman had just been launched into a film franchise, and Wonder Woman had her own series on another network. See more »

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Batman: Fellow Superheroes or, in deference to the ladies, Super Persons, we are gathered here tonight to pay tribute to one of our former colleagues, and perhaps the greatest Superhero of all. When many of us were, ahem, still in short leotards, this man was saving the world virtually single handedly. Lets have a warm, Super welcome for: Retired Man.
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Version of Justice League: The New Frontier (2008) See more »

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A very hilarious parody of superheroes!
17 August 2001 | by (Newberry, SC) – See all my reviews

I saw both episodes, the normal episode and the roast, on a tape you can buy at many large comic conventions (so to everyone who wants a copy, that's how you can find one).

These things were flat out funny. They appeal to both the lifelong comics-lover and the person whose only experience with comics were the Batman movies.

The acting ranged from horrible (Charlie Callas) to the mediocre (Jeff Altman) to the great (William Schallert, Garrett Craig). The jokes were great.

Together, these are two very entertaining hours you won't forget. The tape should only cost around $20, and I highly recommend it!


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