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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Series cast summary:
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 ...
 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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Version of Super Powers: Darkseid... of the Moon! (1985) See more »

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One of my favorite super-hero shows of all time!
16 February 1999 | by (London, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this show for the first time when I was 5 or 6 years old and I still remember it from then. I thought it was amazing because it had SO many heroes and villains...it introduced me to the whole world of comic books. Is it possible to get a copy of this? It was very tongue-in-cheek but, I still love it.


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