"Superfriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show" Coming to DVD (Updated May 18)
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that the long awaited Superfriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show will be coming to DVD on August 7th.
The two disc set will contain eight half-hour shows with each show containing 2 episodes, with the exception of “Bride of Darkseid”, and “Darkseid’s Golden Trap.” A total of 14 classic episodes, as well as introducing Firestorm to the team. This toon also features the teams encounter with the evil Darkseid.
Superfriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show was the 7th version of the popular Superfriends cartoons. The show aired on ABC in 1984, and featured Adam West as the voice of Batman. Olan Soule, who was the original voice of Batman voiced Firestorm’s other half, Professor Martin Stein.
The episodes are as follows:
1. Bride of Darkseid
2. The Wrath of Brainiac/ Reflections in Crime
3. No Honor Among Thieves/ Mr. Mxyzptlk and the Magic Lamp
4. Case of the Shrinking Superfriends/ The Mask of Mystery
5. Darkseid’s Golden Trap
6. Case of the Dreadful Dolls/ The Royal Ruse
7. Village of the Lost Souls/ The Curator
8. Island of the Dinosoids/ Uncle Mxyzptlk
[source: Will’s Ultimate Superfriends Episode Guide]
The two disc set will be in stores on August 7th.
Updated: May 18
Tvshowsondvd.com has posted the back of the cover as well as an update of the cover.
The special features include:
- “The Super Powers Collection” – The Effect of the Toy Industry on the Superfriends.
- “Evolution: New Heroes, Viler Villians, and Ethnic Additions” – How Super Friends Prefigured the Era of Cultural Diversity in Animation
- Expert Commentary on 5 episodes
The box set will be in stores on August 7th.