said that when fired from the series, producers explained to him that since this was a kids show, most viewers would not notice another actor replacing him in the role. Bostwick believed that most kids were smart enough to tell a difference, and was largely proved to be correct. See more
[Opening title narration
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!
A word which transforms him, in a flash, into the ...