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The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! 

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The Mario Brothers, Princess Toadstool, and Toad go on various adventures while battling the evil King Koopa.









Series cast summary:
Lou Albano ...  Mario / ... 65 episodes, 1989
Harvey Atkin ...  King Koopa / ... 65 episodes, 1989
John Stocker John Stocker ...  Toad / ... 65 episodes, 1989
Danny Wells Danny Wells ...  Luigi / ... 65 episodes, 1989
Jeannie Elias Jeannie Elias ...  Princess Toadstool / ... 52 episodes, 1989
Robert Bockstael ...  Additional Voices / ... 52 episodes, 1989
Greg Morton Greg Morton ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989
Dorian Joe Clark Dorian Joe Clark ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989
Joyce Gordon ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989
Rob Cowan Rob Cowan ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989
Greg Swanson Greg Swanson ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989
Denise Pidgeon Denise Pidgeon ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989
Diane Fabian Diane Fabian ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989
Tabitha St. Germain ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989
Marilyn Lightstone ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989
Marla Lukofsky ...  Additional Voices 52 episodes, 1989


From the popular video game, Super Mario Bros. The Super Mario Bros. Super Show features Mario, his brother Luigi, Princess Toadstool, and her advisor going by the name of Toad. They go from land to land try to save that land from the sinister Bowser Koopa and his band of goombas, troopas, and other villians from the video game. The show also features live action parts with the voices of Mario and Luigi, Captain Lou Albano and Danny Wells. Each episode also features a special guest on every show. Written by John Wiggins

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Did You Know?


Some later airings of the episodes (during the initial run) removed the live-action Mario segments, and replaced them with "Club Mario" segments, which starred stereotypical 80s-style teenagers. See more »


In some episodes, one character's mouth will move but a different voice over is heard and say something different. See more »


Link: [making a dramatic entrance, swinging in on a rope] You called for a hero, princess?
Princess Zelda: Yes, but I guess you'll have to do.
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Crazy Credits

Lou Albano, in live-action, sings and dances to "Do The Mario" during the closing credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Korean version of the show featured unique wraparound live action segments filmed especially for the Korean market. See more »


Referenced in Phelous & the Movies: Beauty and the Beast Anime (2016) See more »


Do The Mario
Performed by Lou Albano
Based on music by Koji Kondo
Arranged by Stephen C. Marston and Richard Firth
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Excuse me, Princess!
2 July 2003 | by DragonMasterHiroSee all my reviews


That was pretty much my reaction as a kid when I found out there would be a TV show about the Mario Brothers. Not only did you get those life action sequences with Captain Lou Albano and Danny Wells, but you also got CARTOONS! Mario and Luigi running around fighting King Koopa. All the voices in the show were cast perfectly. I tried to watch the cartoons again and realized that they're all pretty similar but back in the day, it was classic. When the show first ran, in each episode they would have little scenes where they'd play songs like "Limbo Rock" and "Whatsamatta You" where Mario and Luigi would fight goombas and such. I saw the cartoons recently, and those songs were not there anymore. Very strange. And of course, you had that great closing theme "Do The Mario" with Captain Lou dancing all over the screen. However, the BEST part about the show had to be Zelda cartoons every friday. Not only did you get Mario, but Link too? That was amazing! He was such a smart alec to Princess Zelda. Ganon was awesome too. I loved the music that would play whenever Link would go into battle. "One more shot and you're deengergized, Ganon!" They also used all the same sound effects and theme from the game which was perfect.

Great show during the 80's. At least this was more closely related to the game, unlike that horrible movie.

"Starlight, Starbright...gimmie pasta power, gimmie pasta might!"

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4 September 1989 (USA) See more »

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