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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Jeff Altman ...
 Weather Wizard (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Sinestro (2 episodes, 1979)
Gabriel Dell ...
 Mordru (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Dr. Sivana (2 episodes, 1979)
Mickey Morton ...
 Solomon Grundy (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Retired Man / ... (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Robin (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Batman (2 episodes, 1979)
A'leisha Brevard ...
 Giganta (2 episodes, 1979)
Garrett Craig ...
 Captain Marvel (2 episodes, 1979)
Howard Murphy ...
 Green Lantern (2 episodes, 1979)
Danuta Rylko Soderman ...
 Black Canary (2 episodes, 1979)
Bill Nuckols ...
 Hawkman (2 episodes, 1979)
Rod Haase ...
 The Flash (2 episodes, 1979)
Barbara Joyce ...
 Huntress (2 episodes, 1979)
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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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Produced by Hanna-Barbera, this is a live action version of The Super Friends cartoon, specifically Challenge of the SuperFriends (1978). See more »

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Some of my favorite childhood heroes AT LAST....!
21 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Since I WAS 6 YEARS old, I have been a comics and superhero buff. I saw this TV show when I was 11 years old. I have been looking ever since! I was too young to commit to memory any of the actors names. Recently, I saw an old photo of Frank Gorshin. That photo sparked a memory that HE was in fact in this production. That memory led me to this discovery!!! You can't imagine my delight in FINALLY reaching this point. My siblings were too young to remember seeing this. My parents said maybe I imagined this because of all my other comic/movie collector paraphernalia. I will soon GLADLY purchase a copy of this for my collection. One way or another, this will be mine... ;o)


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