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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
 (From Collider.com. 12 November 2010, 10:25 AM, PST)

Review: 'Legends of the Superheroes'
 (From Comicmix. 3 November 2010, 7:02 AM, PDT)

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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 ... 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 original cowl Adam West wore in the 1966 Batman TV Series was stripped and recovered by the seamstress who made the cowl for Legends of the Superheroes. She neglected to take photos and worked from memory to make her cowl. When she made it, the neck was too short, the cowl was a different color, and there were different markings on the front.See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Mind-Blowing Show I Never Knew About, 25 March 2010
Author: StuOz

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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