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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 Weather Wizard (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Sinestro (2 episodes, 1979)
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 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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The producers were unable to use the characters of Superman and Wonder Woman (featured in the original Superfriends) since Superman launched into a film franchise, and Wonder Woman was having her own television series on CBS. See more »

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Version of Justice League (2001) See more »

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Mind-Blowing Show I Never Knew About
25 March 2010 | by See all my reviews

Australia calling. I never knew this even existed until just hours ago when, by chance, I bumped into on YouTube. Amazing! When I saw Batman and Robin talking like the 1960s B&R my jaw hit the ground! How could this of been made without anybody ever talking about it over the last three decades? A live action Adam West/Burt Ward Batman show in 1979!

I have read so many things about Batman/Adam West, I have seen a few television shows on Adam West, but no mention of this??

This is eleven years after Batman (1966-68) ended but Adam and Burt look just great! And they are sometimes with my other caped friend Captain Marvel which makes it even better!

You can say what you like about the bad jokes, and I admit the non-Batman parts of this show are mostly unwatchable, but hey, when B&R are present the whole thing is well worth watching...and I want it on DVD.


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