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Writers:
Mike Marmer (written by) &
Peter Gallay (written by)
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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
18 January 1979 (USA) See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary »
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Legends Of The Superheroes DVD Review
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Review: 'Legends of the Superheroes'
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Some of my favorite childhood heroes AT LAST....! See more (18 total) »

Cast

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Jeff Altman ... Weather Wizard (2 episodes, 1979)

Charlie Callas ... Sinestro (2 episodes, 1979)
Gabriel Dell ... Mordru (2 episodes, 1979)

Howard Morris ... Dr. Sivana (2 episodes, 1979)
Mickey Morton ... Solomon Grundy (2 episodes, 1979)

William Schallert ... Retired Man / ... (2 episodes, 1979)

Burt Ward ... Robin (2 episodes, 1979)

Adam West ... 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)

Gary Owens ... Narrator (2 episodes, 1979)
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Series Directed by
Bill Carruthers (2 episodes, 1979)
Chris Darley (1 episode, 1979)
 
Series Writing credits
Peter Gallay (2 episodes, 1979)
Mike Marmer (2 episodes, 1979)

C.C. Beck (unknown episodes)
Bob Kane (unknown episodes)
Gil Kane (unknown episodes)
Bob Layton (unknown episodes)
Paul Levitz (unknown episodes)
Joe Staton (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Bill Carruthers .... producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Joel Stein .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Original Music by
Fred Werner (2 episodes, 1979)

John Beal (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Greg Brunton (1 episode, 1979)
 
Series Film Editing by
Harvey Berger (2 episodes, 1979)
Andy Shubert (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Casting by
Lee Schaff Guardino (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Costume Design by
Warden Neil (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Makeup Department
Rudy Horvatich .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1979)
Jack H. Young .... special character make-up (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Production Management
Louis M. Heyward .... executive in charge of production (2 episodes, 1979)
Barry J. Koeb .... production manager (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Darley .... associate director (1 episode, 1979)
Barbara Roche .... associate director (1 episode, 1979)
 
Series Sound Department
Ron Gronkhite .... audio (1 episode, 1979)
Doug Nelson .... audio (1 episode, 1979)
Larry Stevens .... audio (1 episode, 1979)
 
Series Special Effects by
Bob Hughes .... special effects (1 episode, 1979)
 
Series Stunts
Buddy Joe Hooker .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Balden .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979)
Jack Denton .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979)
Fred McKinnon .... lighting consultant (2 episodes, 1979)
Marc Palius .... lighting director (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Music Department
John Beal .... composer: additional music / orchestrator (2 episodes, 1979)
John Rosenberg .... orchestra contractor (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Other crew
Samuel J. Baum .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1979)
Sol Harrison .... consultant (2 episodes, 1979)
Bob Kemp .... technical director (2 episodes, 1979)
Pamela Ryan .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 1979)
Judy Schecter .... talent coordinator (2 episodes, 1979)
 

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Runtime:
100 min
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Trivia:
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 »
Movie Connections:
References Heaven Can Wait (1978)See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Some of my favorite childhood heroes AT LAST....!, 21 May 2006
Author: williams6078 from United States

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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