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The All-New Superfriends Hour is an American animated television series about a team of superheroes which ran from September 10, 1977, to September 2, 1978, on ABC. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and is based on the Justice League
Justice League
and associated comic book characters published by DC Comics.

Contents

1 Summary 2 Characters 3 Format 4 Syndication/cable 5 Character lineup

5.1 Guests

6 List of episodes 7 Cast 8 Home media releases 9 DC Super Friends 10 References 11 External links

Summary[edit] The popularity of TV's Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman
and The Six Million Dollar Man spurred network interest in reviving the Super Friends
Super Friends
program, which had run in the 1973/1974 season. When it was again unveiled in 1977, more young children and teenagers than before tuned in, making The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour a huge ratings success. The success prompted the ABC television network to plan a new and even more innovative series for the fall of 1978. Characters[edit] In this particular incarnation of the Super Friends, the DC Comic book legends Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman
and Aquaman
Aquaman
return to fight for justice. However, this time, they get help from the shape-shifting super-teens The Wonder Twins, along with their space-monkey Gleek. Format[edit] The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour featured 45 animated shorts and 15 regular episodes per program which followed a basic format each week. The first segment of every show featured two of the heroes (for the purposes of the team-ups in the first and fourth segments, Batman
Batman
and Robin were considered one hero) teaming up in a separate mini story. The second segment featured a story with the Wonder Twins. The typical plot is that teenagers engage in a specific anti-social activity like vandalism or hitchhiking, and the Twins are summoned to deal with it. Inevitably, the misbehaving teenagers find themselves in danger as a consequence of their misbehavior and the Twins rescue them. The third segment was considered the "primary" adventure of the week which featured the entire Super Friends
Super Friends
roster (including the Wonder Twins) in a longer adventure. The fourth and final segment featured a story with one of the primary lineup along with a special guest star. The fourth segment typically featured a problem which was solved using the guest star's unique abilities. In addition, there were additional short spots between segments with members of the Super Friends
Super Friends
giving basic safety lessons, basic health and first aid advice, magic tricks, craft projects, and a two-part riddle featuring the week's primary plot line. Syndication/cable[edit] The 15 hour-long shows were later cut into half-hour installments for local syndication in the early 1980s. Episodes from the 1977 series were included in The Superman/ Batman
Batman
Adventures, which aired on the USA Network
USA Network
in 1996 and later on the Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
and Boomerang, which would air the original hour-long shows from 1977 in their entirety (save for the next week's previews) in July 2004 and again in June 2008. Character lineup[edit]

Superman Batman Robin Wonder Woman Aquaman The Wonder Twins

Zan Jayna Gleek

Guests[edit]

Black Vulcan Apache Chief Hawkman Hawkgirl Rima
Rima
the Jungle Girl The Atom (Ray Palmer) Green Lantern
Green Lantern
(Hal Jordan) Samurai The Flash (Barry Allen)

Black Manta
Black Manta
appeared on the episodes "The Whirlpool" and "The Water Beast", where he was referred to simply as "Manta" and his suit color was now olive brown. Gentleman Ghost
Gentleman Ghost
appears in the episode titled "Ghost." In this show, he is referred to only as "Gentleman Jim Craddock" instead of "Gentleman Ghost." A man casts a spell to bring Gentleman Ghost
Gentleman Ghost
to the living so that he can take revenge on Superman
Superman
and Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman
for imprisoning his spirit. He uses his powers to turn U.N. representatives into ghosts and later turns Superman
Superman
and Wonder Woman into ghosts. The curse is eventually broken, after which the Super Friends used the mystical Rods of Merlin to send Gentleman Ghost
Gentleman Ghost
back to his grave, never to return. List of episodes[edit] Main article: List of Super Friends
Super Friends
episodes Cast[edit]

Norman Alden
Norman Alden
- Aquaman, Caller, Professor Rogers (in "Will the World Collide?"), Gruth (in "The Ghost") Jack Angel - Hawkman, Samurai, Flash (Barry Allen), Dr. Lau (in "Time Rescue"), Professor Price (in "Forbidden Power") Michael Bell - Zan, Gleek, Mechanic (in "The Brain Machine"), Jeff (in "Joy Ride"), Kalmo (in "The Mysterious Time Creatures"), Sully (in "Runaways"), Gary Wally Burr - Atom, The Enforcer (in "The Enforcer"), Peterson (in "The Invisible Menace"), Dr. Pisces (in "Attack of the Giant Squid"), Lionex (in "The Lion Men"), Bus Depot Master (in "Runaways") Ted Cassidy
Ted Cassidy
- Crag the Earthor (in "Invasion of the Earthors") Regis Cordic - Manta, Apache Chief
Apache Chief
(first appearance), Nemus (in "The Invisible Menace"), Professor Martinez (in "The Water Beast"), Professor Strickland (in "Tiny World of Terror"), Jules (in "The Marsh Monster") Henry Corden - Vika (in "Tibetan Raiders"), Rudolph Korloff (in "The Mummy of Nazca") Danny Dark - Superman Shannon Farnon - Wonder Woman, Rima, Hawkgirl, Drowning Boy, Susan (in "Tiger on the Loose"), Medula (in "The Mind Maidens"), Dr. Taylor (in "The Fifty Foot Woman"), Dr. Xra (in "The Man Beasts of Xra"), Magda Duval (in "The Marsh Monster") Pat Fraley
Pat Fraley
- Ron (in "Handicap"), Jack (in "Cheating") Bob Hastings
Bob Hastings
- Corky (in "Joy Ride"), Scott (in "Handicap") Buster Jones
Buster Jones
- Black Vulcan Jane Jones- Casey Kasem
Casey Kasem
- Robin, Police Officer (in "The Brain Machine"), Tour Guide (in "Invasion of the Earthors"), Mr. Brown, Guest, Justice League Computer, Dictor (in "The Mysterious Time Creatures"), Insecta (in "Coming of the Antropods"), Brunette Scientist (in "The Marsh Monster"), Mr. Thompson, Professor Larvey (in "Will the World Collide?) Joyce Mancini - Mary Nelson (in "Tiny World of Terror") Ross Martin
Ross Martin
- Chuck McClennan- Alan Oppenheimer
Alan Oppenheimer
- Dr. Cranum (in "The Brain Machine"), Doctor Fright (in "Doctor Fright"), Zeno Leader (in "Exploration Earth"), Captain Shark (in "The Protector"), Gentleman Ghost, Scientist (in "The Ghost") Richard Paul - Barney Phillips- Mike Road
Mike Road
- Varko (in "Planet of the Neanderthals") Michael Rye - Apache Chief, Green Lantern, Abominable Snowman (in "Alaska Peril), Olan Soule - Batman, Police Officer (in "The Brain Machine"), Professor Wong (in "Tiny World of Terror"), Professor Fearo (in "Will the World Collide?") John Stephenson - Dr. Droid (in "The Monster of Dr. Droid"), Sculpin (in "Frozen Peril"), Freighter Captain (in "Frozen Peril") Liberty Williams
Liberty Williams
- Jayna, Little Sister Bill Woodson - Narrator, Captain Croner (in "The Whirlpool"), Dr. Scat (in "The Brain Machine"), Police Chief (in "The Brain Machine"), Boris (in "The Monster of Dr. Droid"), Professor Fairweather (in "The Invisible Menace"), Newton Domehead (in "The Collector"), Professor Dalton (in "Alaska Peril"), Professor Zarkoff (in "Forbidden Power"), Mutant (in "Forbidden Power"), Dr. Markham (in "The Man Beasts of Xra"), Jay's Pop (in "Runaways"), Cleazor (in "Will the World Collide?"), Professor Comstock (in "Time Rescue")

Home media releases[edit] Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video
released The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour – Season 1, Volume 1 on DVD[1] on January 8, 2008, containing 7 episodes (28 cartoons). However the episodes are not in the order they originally aired on ABC. On January 27, 2009, Warner released The All-New Super Friends Hour – Season 1, Volume 2 featuring the remaining eight episodes.

DVD
DVD
name Ep No. Release date

Season 1, Volume 1 7 (28 cartoons) January 8, 2008

Season 1, Volume 2 8 (32 cartoons) January 27, 2009

DC Super Friends[edit] Despite using the main theme from The World's Greatest Super Friends, the 2010 DC Super Friends
Super Friends
"The Joker's Playhouse" shares several elements of its opening sequence with The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour including introducing several of the Super Friends
Super Friends
by name.[2] References[edit]

^ Cyrenne, Randall (2008-02-04). "The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour: Season One, Volume One • Animated Views". Animated-views.com. Retrieved 2016-06-01.  ^ "DC SUPER FRIENDS™ The Joker's Playhouse DVD
DVD
Episode Imaginext Fisher Price". YouTube. 2011-08-26. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 

External links[edit]

Superman
Superman
Homepage: Hanna Barbera's Super Friends
Super Friends
– The All-New Super Friends Hour The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour at Big Cartoon DataBase The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour on IMDb The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour at TV.com The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour @ Legions of Gotham

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Super Friends

Television series

Super Friends
Super Friends
(1973) The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour (1977) Challenge of the Super Friends
Challenge of the Super Friends
(1978) The World's Greatest Super Friends
Super Friends
(1979) Super Friends
Super Friends
(1980) Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show (1984) The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985)

Heroes

Apache Chief Aquaman The Atom Batman Black Vulcan Cyborg El Dorado Firestorm The Flash Gleek Green Lantern Hawkgirl Hawkman Rima
Rima
The Jungle Girl Robin Samurai Superman Wendy and Marvin Wonder Dog Wonder Twins Wonder Woman

Villains

Legion of Doom

Bizarro Black Manta Brainiac Captain Cold Cheetah Giganta Gorilla Grodd Lex Luthor The Riddler The Scarecrow Sinestro Solomon Grundy Toyman

General

Darkseid DeSaad Kalibak Mirror Master Mister Mxyzptlk Paradrones Time Trapper

Merchandise

Super Powers Collection Super Powers Minicomics

Miscellania

The Superman/ Batman
Batman
Adventures The Hall of Justice List of Super Friends
Super Friends
episodes

v t e

Justice League

Gardner Fox

Founding members

Superman Batman Wonder Woman Green Lantern
Green Lantern
(Hal Jordan) Flash (Barry Allen) Aquaman Martian Manhunter
Martian Manhunter
(original) Black Canary
Black Canary
(some retellings) Triumph (some retellings) Cyborg (some retellings)

Enemies

Major antagonists

Amazo Anti-Monitor Appellaxians Brainiac Darkseid Deathstroke Despero Doctor Destiny Doctor Light Doomsday Eclipso Felix Faust General Wade Eiling Imperiex Joker Kanjar Ro Key Lex Luthor Libra Maxwell Lord Neron Professor Ivo Prometheus Queen Bee Queen of Fables Ra's al Ghul Sinestro Sonar Starro T. O. Morrow Vandal Savage White Martians

Organizations

Aryan Brigade Brotherhood of Evil Demons Three Extremists Crime Syndicate of America Kobra Legion of Doom Secret Society of Super Villains Injustice Gang Injustice League League of Assassins Manhunters Royal Flush Gang

Spin-off groups

Extreme Justice Just'a Lotta Animals Justice Guild of America Justice League
Justice League
3000 Justice League
Justice League
Dark Justice League
Justice League
Elite Justice League
Justice League
Europe Justice League
Justice League
International Justice League
Justice League
Task Force Justice League
Justice League
United Justice Legion Alpha Super Buddies Super Jrs. Young Justice

Bases and facilities

Hall of Justice Happy Harbor

Secret Sanctuary

Justice League
Justice League
Satellite Justice League
Justice League
Watchtower

Publications

Storylines

"Breakdowns" "JLApe: Gorilla Warfare!" "World War III" "JLA: Tower of Babel" "JLA: Earth 2" "Justice Leagues" "JLA: Pain of the Gods" "The Lightning Saga" "Throne of Atlantis" "Trinity War"

Current series

Justice League
Justice League
(vol. 3) Justice League
Justice League
of America (vol. 5)

Previous series

Justice League
Justice League
of America Justice League
Justice League
International Justice League
Justice League
Europe Justice League
Justice League
Quarterly Justice League
Justice League
Task Force Extreme Justice JLA Justice JLA: Classified Justice League: Generation Lost Justice League
Justice League
(The New 52) Justice League
Justice League
Dark Justice League
Justice League
United Justice League
Justice League
3000

Limited series

Justice Riders Justice League
Justice League
Elite JLA: The Nail series DC Comics
DC Comics
Two Thousand JLA: Created Equal JLA: Act of God JLA: Destiny JLA: Age of Wonder JLA: Shogun of Steel Justice League: Cry for Justice

Crossovers

JLA/Avengers JLA/The 99 Justice League/Power Rangers

Related articles

A.R.G.U.S. Bizarro
Bizarro
League Snapper Carr JL8 Justice League
Justice League
in other media Justice Society of America Squadron Supreme

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Children's programming on the American Broadcasting Company
American Broadcasting Company
in the 1970s

First-run animated series

The New Casper Cartoon Show (1963–70) The Smokey the Bear Show (1969–70) The Cattanooga Cats Show (1969–71) Hot Wheels (1969–71) Skyhawks
Skyhawks
(1969–71) The Adventures of Gulliver
The Adventures of Gulliver
(1968–70) Fantastic Voyage (1968–70) Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down (1970–72) The Road Runner Show
The Road Runner Show
(1971–73) The Funky Phantom (1971–73) The Jackson 5ive (1971–73) The Osmonds (1972–74) The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972–74) The Brady Kids
The Brady Kids
(1972–74) Kid Power (1972–74) Yogi's Gang
Yogi's Gang
(1973–75) Super Friends
Super Friends
(1973–74) Lassie's Rescue Rangers
Lassie's Rescue Rangers
(1973–75) Goober and the Ghost Chasers
Goober and the Ghost Chasers
(1973–75) Mission: Magic! (1973–74) Hong Kong Phooey
Hong Kong Phooey
(1974–76) The New Adventures of Gilligan
The New Adventures of Gilligan
(1974–77) Devlin (1974–76) These Are the Days (1974–76) The Tom and Jerry Show (1975–77) The Great Grape Ape Show
The Great Grape Ape Show
(1975–76) The Oddball Couple
The Oddball Couple
(1975–77) Jabberjaw
Jabberjaw
(1976–78) The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (1976–77) The Mumbly Cartoon Show
The Mumbly Cartoon Show
(1976–77) The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour (1977–78) Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics
Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics
(The Scooby-Doo Show Laff-A-Lympics Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels) (1977–79) Fangface (1978–79) Challenge of the Super Friends
Challenge of the Super Friends
(1978–79) The All-New Pink Panther Show (1978–79) The World's Greatest Super Friends
Super Friends
(1979–80) The Plastic Man Comedy/ Adventure
Adventure
Show (Mighty Man and Yukk Rickety Rocket) (1979–81) Spider-Woman (1979–80) Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (1979–80)

First-run live-action series

American Bandstand
American Bandstand
(1957–87) Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp (1970–72) Here Come the Double Deckers
Here Come the Double Deckers
(1970–72) Lidsville
Lidsville
(1971–73) Curiosity Shop (1971–73) Make a Wish (1971–76) Korg: 70,000 B.C. (1974–75) The Lost Saucer (1975–76) Uncle Croc's Block (1975–76) The Krofft Supershow (1976–78) Bigfoot and Wildboy

Dr. Shrinker Electra Woman and Dyna Girl Wonderbug

Junior Almost Anything Goes (1976–78) Animals, Animals, Animals (1976–81) ABC Weekend Special (1977–97) Kids Are People Too
Kids Are People Too
(1978–82)

Rebroadcasts

George of the Jungle (1967–70) Bewitched
Bewitched
(1972–73) Jonny Quest (1970–72) H.R. Pufnstuf
H.R. Pufnstuf
(1972–73) The Monkees (1972–73) The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show (1972) The Roman Holidays
The Roman Holidays
(1972) Speed Buggy (1976) Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
(1978)

Schedules

1969–70 1970–71 1971–72 1972–73 1973–74 1974–75 1975–76 1976–77 1977–78 1978–79 1979–80

Related topics

Animation
Animation
in the United States
United States
in the television era

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Animated TV series based on DC Comics

Former

1960s debuts

The New Adventures of Superman
Superman
(1966–1970) The Superman/ Aquaman
Aquaman
Hour of Adventure
Adventure
(1967–1968) Aquaman
Aquaman
(1968–1970) The Batman/ Superman
Superman
Hour (1968–1969)

1970s debuts

Super Friends
Super Friends
(1973) The New Adventures of Batman
Batman
(1977) The All-New Super Friends
Super Friends
Hour (1977) Challenge of the Super Friends
Challenge of the Super Friends
(1978) The World's Greatest Super Friends
Super Friends
(1979) The Plastic Man Comedy/ Adventure
Adventure
Show (1979–1981)

1980s debuts

Super Friends
Super Friends
(1980–1983) The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam! (1981–1982) Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show (1984) The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985) Superman
Superman
(1988)

1990s debuts

Swamp Thing (1990–1991) Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995) Wild C.A.T.s
Wild C.A.T.s
(1994–1995) Superman: The Animated Series (1996–2000) The New Batman/ Superman
Superman
Adventures (1997–2000) The New Batman
Batman
Adventures (1997–1999) Batman
Batman
Beyond (1999–2001)

2000s debuts

Static Shock
Static Shock
(2000–2004) The Zeta Project (2001–2002) Justice League
Justice League
(2001–2004) Teen Titans (2003–2006) Justice League
Justice League
Unlimited (2004–2006) The Batman
Batman
(2004–2008) Krypto the Superdog (2005–2006) Legion of Super Heroes (2006–2008) Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)

2010s debuts

Green Lantern: The Animated Series (2011–2013) Beware the Batman
Batman
(2013–2014) Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles (2015)

Current

Young Justice
Young Justice
(2010–2013, 2018–) Teen Titans Go! (2013–) Vixen (2015–) Justice League
Justice League
Action (2016–) Freedom Fighters: The Ray (2017–) Constantine: City of Demons (2018–) DC Super He

.