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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 Static / ... (52 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Richie Foley / ... (50 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Robert Hawkins / ... (34 episodes, 2000-2004)
Michele Morgan ...
 Sharon Hawkins / ... (29 episodes, 2000-2004)
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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 (kchishol@rogers.com)

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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. Series producer Denys Cowan created both comics. See more »

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Batman: How are you, Virgil?
Virgil: Wait? How did you know my name?
Batman: You probably shouldn't carry around your ID in your pocket.
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Love Static Shock.
17 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this cartoon. I used to watch it with my son. Wish it still came on. Really good cartoon!!! Please put this back on at least have some repeated episodes on. I want to watch new episodes but at least repeats. Hopefully this means that really soon it will come back on cable really soon. I know my son also would like to watch cartoon again. Please put it on within next few months. Once again I am saying that want it to repeat on cartoon channel. It is not okay that have to write this many lines because do not have much to say. But I really do like this cartoon and maybe new episodes will come on sometime soon because me and my children like this show.


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