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It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (1975)

TV adaptation of the campy 1960s Broadway musical about the Man of Steel, his friends, his enemies, and his self-image problems.

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TV adaptation of the campy 1960s Broadway musical about the Man of Steel, his friends, his enemies, and his self-image problems.

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George Chandler, who plays Jonathan Kent, appeared several times on the 1950's series "The Adventures of Superman", usually as shady characters. See more »

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Superman: Lois is in danger, I must split!
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Version of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) See more »

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The Woman for the Man
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Sung by Kenneth Mars
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Saw it when I was 13 at 11:30 at night....
26 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

and thought it was the stupidest thing I ever saw. For starters this was not the Superman in the comics. Where was Lex Luthor, Perry White, Jimmy Olsen? They're not here. Also the guy who played Superman could act--but wasn't muscular and couldn't sing. The songs I remember were dreadful, the sets were made of cardboard, the special effects abysmal (even by 1975 TV standards), the jokes totally unfunny and most of the cast overacted to a ridiculous degree. I do remember sort of liking Loretta Swit...but that's about it. There's a GOOD reason this isn't available on video or DVD...it's just horrible. Makes the "Batman" TV show of the 1960s look like high art. A 1.


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