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Challenge of the Superfriends 

The Justice League of America battles the plots of the supervillian team, the Legion of Doom.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jack Angel Jack Angel ...  Hawkman / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Marlene Aragon Marlene Aragon ...  Cheetah 16 episodes, 1978
Lewis Bailey Lewis Bailey 16 episodes, 1978
Michael Bell ...  The Riddler / ... 16 episodes, 1978
William Callaway ...  Aquaman / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Ted Cassidy ...  Black Manta / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Melanie Chartoff 16 episodes, 1978
Henry Corden 16 episodes, 1978
Danny Dark Danny Dark ...  Superman / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Al Fann 16 episodes, 1978
Shannon Farnon ...  Wonder Woman / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Ruth Forman Ruth Forman ...  Giganta 16 episodes, 1978
Robert Hastings 16 episodes, 1978
Bob Holt 16 episodes, 1978
Buster Jones Buster Jones ...  Black Vulcan / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Stan Jones ...  Lex Luthor / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Casey Kasem ...  Robin / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Don Messick ...  Scarecrow / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Vic Perrin Vic Perrin ...  Sinestro 16 episodes, 1978
Renny Roker Renny Roker 16 episodes, 1978
Stanley Ralph Ross ...  Gorilla Grodd / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Dick Ryal Dick Ryal ...  Captain Cold / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Michael Rye Michael Rye ...  Green Lantern / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Olan Soule ...  Batman / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Jimmy Weldon Jimmy Weldon ...  Solomon Grundy 16 episodes, 1978
Frank Welker ...  Toyman / ... 16 episodes, 1978
Louise Williams ...  Young Giganta 16 episodes, 1978
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In this show, Superman leads a superhero team comprising of the greatest DC Comics superheroes against a team of 13 of the most notorious DC Comics supervillians called the Legion of Doom, led by Lex Luthor in a war that has the fate of Earth in the balance. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Certificate:

TV-Y7
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Challenge of the Super Friends: Attack of the Legion of Doom See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(16 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although Giganta is an enemy of Wonder Woman, she is portrayed in the series as Apache Chief's arch enemy. See more »

Goofs

Apache Chief and Giganta can both grow to 50 feet in height. However, in the opening credits, they are seen to be taller than skyscrapers that are much larger than 50 feet tall. See more »

Quotes

[title sequence]
Series Narrator: Banded together from remote galaxies are thirteen of the most sinister villains of all time, The Legion of Doom, dedicated to a single objective: the conquest of the universe. Only one group dares to challenge this intergalactic threat: The SuperFriends! The Justice League of America versus The Legion of Doom! This is the Challenge of the SuperFriends!
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The justice league vs. their arch enemies
16 February 2003 | by IrockGswiftSee all my reviews

I remember watching this cartoon at 8:30 in the morning if I had a day out of school. At the age of 10 I realize that this is the best superfriends cartoon. The cartoon pit their arch enemies against the superfriends which derives from the DC comics. I enjoy watching Lex Luther always trying to make a way to destroy the superfriends. Especially superman,wonder woman,and the green lantern because they all the most powerful ones of them all. Superman serves as the superfriends leader and at the end they prove that evil never prevails. If you noticed The Challenge of the Superfriends and The Scooby Doo Show(1978) has the same danger background music.


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