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Superboy 

The adventures of the Man of Steel in his teenage years.
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4   3   2   1  
1992   1991   1990   1989   1988  
5 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Stacy Haiduk ...  Lana Lang / ... 100 episodes, 1988-1992
Gerard Christopher ...  Clark Kent / ... 74 episodes, 1989-1992
Peter Jay Fernandez ...  Matt Ritter 48 episodes, 1990-1992
Zevi Wolmark Zevi Wolmark ...  Christopher Grimes 48 episodes, 1990-1992
Robert Levine ...  C. Dennis Jackson 48 episodes, 1990-1992
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The adventures of Superman when he was a boy! Actually, as a young man...who, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered journalism student at Shuster University, fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and...well, you know the rest... Written by Gregory A. Sheets <m-sheets2@onu.edu>

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Trivia

The show was canceled following a lawsuit filed by Warner Brothers (the company that owned the Superman "family" of characters) against the Salkinds who had leased the rights in the early 1970s and made the "Superman"(Christopher Reeves) film series. The Salkinds produced the first 3 films, and sold the rights to "Cannon/Golan Globus Production" who released Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987). WB claimed that they had first shot at making a series (the show was distributed through Viacom). The case was settled and the rights officially reverted to WB and the show has not been rerun in North America since, although a DVD release of the first season did occur in 2006. See more »

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watch SMALLVILLE instead.
16 June 2002 | by mack3175See all my reviews

This was a silly idea, it was very campy. The actors were making fools of themselves. I like the cartoon Superboy, at least he was a boy. Gerard Christopher did'nt look young enough to even be called a boy. This show was an embarresment to the Superman legacy. for viewers, if you are looking for a better show about Superman's teenage years, watch Smallville instead, trust me it's a better show.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Superboy See more »

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Runtime:

(100 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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