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The last son of the planet Krypton protects his adoptive home of Earth as the greatest of the superheroes.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tim Daly ...  Clark Kent / ... 53 episodes, 1996-2000
Dana Delany ...  Lois Lane 44 episodes, 1996-2000
David Kaufman ...  Jimmy Olsen 26 episodes, 1996-2000
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Set in present day Metropolis against the backdrop of a bright, urban landscape, the ageless superhero combats sinister villains and rescues innocent victims in exciting new stories based on universal themes encompassing the same time-honored tradition of the classic Superman legend. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Superman: The Animated Series See more »

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Runtime:

(54 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The theme song for this series is written by Shirley Walker. Producer Bruce Timm asked Walker to create a theme that instrumentally said "Superman" as he believes that's what makes a good Superman theme (i.e. John Williams theme from Superman (1978) and theme from Max Fleischer's Superman (1941) cartoons). See more »

Quotes

[Superman is about to be executed]
Lex Luthor: You don't know how I've looked forward to this...
Superman: Doesn't a condemned man get one last request?
Lex Luthor: [leans forward, curious] And that is...?
[Superman punches him in the face]
Superman: Thanks.
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Version of Return to Supermans (2007) See more »

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Just as good as Batman the animated series
13 April 2012 | by slimshady5623See all my reviews

This is show came after Batman:tas, it is just as good if not better in my opinion. The relationship between Lois and Superman/Clark is great right from the beginning. The crossovers with batman are great, and provide some of my favorite episodes. My favorite episode was when superman went undercover as batman and teamed up with robin because Bruce Wayne went missing.The Animation is great. While it was not as thin and cheap looking as "The New Batman Adventures" (don't get me wrong, that animation looked great) it wasn't as good as the animation in Batman Animated Series. While Batman TAS had the best animation, there were some episodes that had HORRIBLE animation, but with Superman this doesn't happen.


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