- Legends of the Superheroes
Infobox Television episode
Title = Legend of the Superheroes
Season = None
Episode = 1-2
Adam Westand Burt Ward, reprising their roles as Batmanand Robin from the live-action "Batman" TV series. It also had a large ensemble cast of other DC Comics superheroes that included Garrett Craig as Captain Marvel, Howard Murphy as Green Lantern, Bill Nuckols as Hawkman, Barbara Joyce as The Huntress, Rod Haase as The Flash, Alfie Wise as The Atomand Danuta Rylko Soderman as the Black Canary. Supermanand Wonder Womandid not appear on the show because both of those characters were already being used elsewhere: Superman was in the beginnings of his movie franchise, and Wonder Woman still had her own live-action series.
Notable guest stars
Notable guest stars in the two specials included
Frank Gorshinreprising his role as The Riddlerfrom "Batman", Howard Morrisas Dr. Sivana, Gabriel Dellas Mordru, Charlie Callasas Sinestro, Jeff Altmanas the Weather Wizard, Ruth Buzzias Aunt Minerva, Mickey Morton as Solomon Grundy, June Gable as Rhoda Rooter, Pat Carroll as Hawkman's Mother, A'leshia Brevard as Giganta, William Schallertplaying the Scarlet Cyclone (more commonly referred to as "Retired Man") and Brad Sanders as "Ghetto Man". Ed McMahonplayed himself, hosting the celebrity super-hero roast.
The first episode was an adventure, where The Superheroes attempt to stop Dr. Sivana's doomsday bomb, with slapstick results.
Although it aired first, "The Challenge" was produced second, in order to accommodate Frank Gorshin's schedule.
The second episode was a celebrity roast of The Superheroes hosted by
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* [http://moviepoopshoot.com/comics101/117.html Information about the series by Comics 101]
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