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Amazing Extraordinary Friends 

A dorky teenage boy finds an amulet, that turns him into a real life superhero, with powers. Where there are superheroes there are always super villains but with the help of his friends ... See full summary »
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Carl Dixon Carl Dixon ...  Ben / ... 39 episodes, 2006-2010
David McPhail David McPhail ...  Harry / ... 38 episodes, 2007-2010
Patrick Morrison ...  Nightlite / ... 37 episodes, 2007-2010
Hannah Marshall ...  Vicki Van Horton 36 episodes, 2007-2010
Robyn Maclean Robyn Maclean ...  Shani Rai / ... 34 episodes, 2007-2010
Tyler Jane ...  ICE / ... 33 episodes, 2006-2007
Madeleine Lynch Madeleine Lynch ...  Laura 31 episodes, 2007-2010
John Leigh ...  Dave Ruben / ... 27 episodes, 2007-2010
Stuart Devenie ...  Renfield 25 episodes, 2007
Tanya Pouwhare Tanya Pouwhare ...  Dana Dinkley / ... 24 episodes, 2007-2010
Todd Emerson Todd Emerson ...  Lars Tinkle 19 episodes, 2007-2010
Amy Waller ...  Hail 19 episodes, 2007-2010
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A dorky teenage boy finds an amulet, that turns him into a real life superhero, with powers. Where there are superheroes there are always super villains but with the help of his friends they don their masks to fight for justice. Being a superhero is every boy's dream but when you have to balance battling evil by night and attending school by day there's not enough time left for homework, or chores. Will he graduate high school, will he be able to save the world, will his arch nemises finally defeat him, does the amulet hold untapped powers, can he find a girlfriend, can they really all stay friends? Travel on Amazing Extraordinary adventures with the Amazing Extraordinary Friends! Written by Briahne Holland

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Amazing Extraordinary Writing
21 August 2017 | by cleverhorseSee all my reviews

Hopefully time has lent my fellow reviewers 10 years worth of perspective; they have somewhat missed the mark! This series doesn't punch below it's weight, nor is it a superhero reboot gone awry (wtf??).

The writing, acting and pacing are of a rare quality, comparable to those classic shows we miss with that pang of nostalgia; more so because of some of the gash currently on offer. The adventures really are well thought out so that the series interconnects, while episodes carry their own weight and identity too.

There's a chemistry here that's difficult to come by, which makes the show's short lifespan kind of understandable - things change quickly and so the magic withers. Some more robust marketing may have extended the show's audience but it's the lack of expectation which helps it exceed expectation x


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September 2006 (New Zealand) See more »

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Szuperhősök - Új generáció See more »

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Auckland, New Zealand

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NZD1,000,000 (estimated)
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