A young boy, able to transform into the superhero Captain Marvel, travels the country fighting evil and helping people.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Gray ...  Billy Batson 28 episodes, 1974-1976
Les Tremayne ...  Mentor 28 episodes, 1974-1976
Jackson Bostwick ...  Captain Marvel 17 episodes, 1974-1975
John Davey John Davey ...  Captain Marvel 11 episodes, 1975-1976
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Storyline

Chosen by the Immortal Elders - Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury - Billy Batson is a young boy with a special duty in life. Accompanied by his Mentor, he travels from place to place in a Winnebago learning about life and helping people along the way. When the situation is heading for disaster, all he has to do is to shout the magic word, "Shazam!" and call down the magic lightning that transforms him into the World's Mightiest Mortal, Captain Marvel. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shazam - Pustolovine Kapetana Marvela See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmation Associates See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(28 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The uncredited voices of the Elders were performed by Filmation producers Lou Scheimer and Norm Prescott as well as writer Marc Richards. See more »

Quotes

[Opening title narration]
Narrator: Chosen from among all others by the immortal elders - Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, Mercury - Billy Batson and his mentor travel the highways and byways of the land on a neverending mission: to right wrongs, to develop understanding, and to seek justice for all! In time of dire need, young Billy has been granted the power by the immortals to summon awesome forces at the utterance of a single word!
Billy Batson: SHAZAM!
Narrator: A word which transforms him, in a flash, into the ...
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Connections

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Soundtracks

SHAZAM
Theme
Written by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael
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25 years ago This September... (Special Interesting Facts)
20 September 1999 | by DgrWomanSee all my reviews

This TV show got the kid's Saturday Mornings going. For 3 seasons, the world mightiest mortal saved lives, fought evil drug pushers and ended the episode with an educational moralistic message, which became a Filmation staple.


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