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

Billy Batson's radio work was only mentioned once in the series. A brief line spoken by Billy in the first episode explained that WHIZ had sent him on a roving assignment, to do stories about American youth, with Mr. Mentor as an advisor. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Captain Marvel: By the Elders!
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Connections

Referenced in Busting (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

SHAZAM
Theme
Written by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael
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I'll never forget this serie
10 February 2002 | by MarcivalSee all my reviews

What can I say. In South America the spanish version for this TV show was on the air till 1977 and it was great for me. I'll never forget the ending morals what show me about the good and bad things of life. I am not a fan of Captain Marvel but I think that Billy Batson and Mentor show me little pieces of the person that I am today. I must thank for that. Of course if I could see it again I'd be laughing about how Captain Marvel use to fly... but I couldn't ask for more on that time.


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