Static Shock (2000–2004)

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In the city of Dakota, a teenage boy with electricity based powers, with the help of his inventive friend, fights crime as a superhero.

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Series cast summary:
 Static / ... (52 episodes, 2000-2004)
 Richie Foley / ... (44 episodes, 2000-2004)
 Robert Hawkins / ... (31 episodes, 2000-2004)
 Sharon Hawkins / ... (25 episodes, 2000-2004)


In Dakota City, Virgil Hawkins is an ordinary kid who gets into big trouble, which gets him pressured into joining a street gang. That night, Virgil's gang has a major rumble at a chemical storage yard that the police interrupt by tear gassing the lot. That gassing accidentally detonates a series of chemical explosions that creates the infamous "Bang Baby Incident" that affects all the gangs and more. For instance, Virgil gains the powerful ability to project and control electricity at will. With the help of his inventive friend, Richie (who would much later get his own powers to become Gear), Virgil decides to become the superhero, Static. As it happens, this new career is well timed considering many of the surviving rumblers also become superpowered themselves and become dangerous supervillians. Against this new and growing threat, Static is determined to fight for justice, even while his personal life gets a major shock to its system. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (

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23 September 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Statik Šok  »

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When Ritchie gains superpowers in season three, he considers Hardware as his hero name. Virgil says it's already in use. This is a reference to the comic book "Hardware", published by the same company (Milestone Media/DC Comics) that published the original "Static" comics, which both created by series producer, Denys Cowan. See more »


[Static regains consciousness in the Batcave as Alfred is picking splinters out of his arm]
Static: *Ow* What happened?... *Ow* Where am I?... Who are you?
Alfred Pennyworth: Batman.
Static: I don't think so.
Alfred Pennyworth: Just once, I'd like to get someone to believe that.
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Static shock review
22 April 2011 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

the reason it was knocked off air is because it ws being ran by the wb kids cw7 came in and bought it the wb company let it finish it's season and cw7 decided to be total ret$rds and not allow it to finish all seasons to be aired this show was highly important for more than one reason for starters static got himself a role in the justice league in a future that may or may not come now because of the canceling so another words any show to come to air thats justice league related in any way may never have static in it while in a time travel episode it was said that static would be if not one of the greatest superheroes he would be the greatest superheroes not sure which but cw7 they are complete absolute 100% ret$rds for what they didn't do with the show it was awesome

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