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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In the pilot episode, Static is trying on different superhero outfits and briefly wears the outfit of Superfriends character Black Vulcan (another superhero with electricity powers). On Harvey Birdman, Attorney At Law, Phil LaMarr (who voices Static) has a recurring role as Black Vulcan. See more »

Quotes

Robert Hawkins: Virgil?
Virgil: Dad.
Robert Hawkins: I'm sorry son. I thought you had come to terms with your mother.
Virgil: Pops please don't make me do it.
Robert Hawkins: Son! You know that I would never force you to do anything that you don't want to do. But if not for me then do it for your mother.
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Followed by Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu (2003) See more »

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User Reviews

I love this show!
15 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a great show! I had my doubts about this show when I first saw a preview for it. I thought it wasn't really original and it looked kind a boring. But I watched and fell right into it!

Sure, some of the slang is exaggerated a little, but the cartoon also deals with important lessons like racism.


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