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The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show 

The adventures of the original stretchable superhero and various other characters.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Bell ...  Plastic Man (1979) (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marlene Aragon Marlene Aragon ...  Kitty Katt (1979) (voice)
Jack Baker Jack Baker ...  Sunstroke (1979) (voice) (as John Anthony Bailey)
Joe Baker Joe Baker ...  Hula-Hula / ... (voice)
Keith Barbour Keith Barbour ...  Additional Voices (1979) (voice)
Susan Blu Susan Blu ...  Kim / ... (voice)
Bart Braverman ...  Puggsy (1979) (voice)
Melendy Britt ...  Penny / ... (voice)
Johnny Brown ...  Splashdown (1979) (voice)
Daws Butler ...  Count Graffiti (1979) (voice)
Ruth Buzzi ...  Additional Voices (1979) (voice)
Ted Cassidy ...  Additional Voices (1979) (voice)
Henry Corden ...  Abdul the Giant / ... (voice)
Peter Cullen ...  Brandon Brewster / ... (voice)
Danny Dark Danny Dark ...  Additional Voices (1979) (voice)
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Storyline

In this series, we see the adventures of Plastic Man, a man who was doused with acid which gave him the ability to manipulate his molecular structure to stretch and shape his body to any shape he wants. Now with two regular partners, he battles crime around the world. We also have the adventures of Mighty Man, a tiny superhero who fights crime with help of Yukk, the world's ugliest dog. We also have the adventures of Rickety Rocket, an artificially intelligent ship hand built by an team of African American detectives in a future time. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

El hombre plástico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ruby-Spears Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the cartoon, Penny and Hula-Hula were Plastic Man's sidekicks. In the comics, however, his sidekick was Woozy Winks. See more »

Alternate Versions

In 1984, the series was repackaged into a 30 minute version that aired in syndication. This version featured live-action segments hosted by Plastic Man played by Mark Craig Taylor (credited as Taylor Marks). See more »

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Referenced in Teenage Superhero Pregnancy Scare (2005) See more »

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THIS is Plastic Man? Not by a longshot!
16 April 2009 | by solex10See all my reviews

Anybody fooled into thinking that this show is the adventures of Plastic Man-think again!!!

First, some vital info:

Plastic Man was created in 1941 by Jack Cole and first appeared in Police Comics #1 (August 1941), published by Quality Comics (itself later purchased by DC Comics). He was a crook named Eel O'Brien, who while trying to rob a chemical company, fell into a vat of experimental acid after being shot. Running away from the building, he fell unconscious, and was found and revived by a group of monks; while recuperating, he found out that he had these amazing stretchy powers, and decided to do good instead of doing bad. After getting Woozy Winks as a sidekick, he fights crime in a series of quirky, offbeat and surreal slapstick adventures-NOT the idiotic and dumb ones as seen in this TV show. He also did not ever meet or have adventures with Penny (although I must admit, now that I know that the current Plastic Man is the son of the original character seen in this show, having Penny as a girlfriend/wife doesn't seem like a bad idea!) or Hula-Hula (an insulting slur on Polynesian people), nor did he have a Plasticmobile or a Plastiplane. It would have been better if the writers had actually tried to read the original stories-they were reprinted up the yingyang since 1965, for frack's sakes-but they didn't, and we have this silly show that's not as funny as the original comic books, complete with a sidekick that makes Woozy Winks look like Dr. Watson.

Let's hope that Warner Bros. Animation can create a new show based on the original characters, situations, AND quirky, offbeat and surreal slapstick the character is known for, and not the nonsense seen in this show.


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