"Deep within a bleak and dismal swamp, hidden beneath its murky waters, lies the headquarters of the most sinister villains of all time: The Legion of Doom!"
"Wanted: The Super Friends"
Series Challenge of the Super Friends
Season 1, Episode 1
Challenge of the Super Friends 1x01 001
Airdate September 9th, 1978
Writer Jeffrey Scott
Director Ray Patterson; Carl Urbano
Producer William Hanna; Joseph Barbera; Don Jurwich; Iwao Takamoto
Starring Jack Angel; Marlene Aragon; Lewis Bailey; Michael Bell; Bill Callaway; Ted Cassidy; Melanie Chartoff; Henry Corden; Danny Dark; Al Fann; Shannon Farnon; Ruth Forman; Bob Hastings; Bob Holt; Buster Jones; Stanley Jones; Casey Kasem; Don Messick; Vic Perrin; Renny Roker; Stanley Ross; Dick Ryal; Michael Rye; Olan Soule; Jimmy Weldon; Frank Welker; Louise Williams
Next "Invasion of the Fearians"

""Wanted: The Super Friends" is the premiere episode of the animated superhero action series Challenge of the Super Friends. It was directed by Ray Patterson and Carl Urbano with a script written and developed by Jeffrey Scott. The episode first aired on ABC on Saturday morning on September 9th, 1978.

Synopsis Edit

Cast Edit

Note: The following represents the regular cast list for the series. Not every voice actor who is credited on the show necessarily works on each individual episode. The voice cast list below is taken from the episode itself.

Super Friends Edit

Legion of Doom Edit

Other characters Edit

Voices Edit

Jack Angel
Marlene Aragon
Lewis Bailey
Michael Bell
Bill Callaway
Ted Cassidy
Melanie Chartoff
Henry Corden
Danny Dark
Al Fann
Shannon Farnon
Ruth Forman
Bob Hastings

Bob Holt
Buster Jones
Stanley Jones
Casey Kasem
Don Messick
Vic Perrin
Renny Roker
Stanley Ross
Dick Ryal
Michael Rye
Olan Soule
Jimmy Weldon
Frank Welker
Louise Williams

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • Iwao Takamoto is credited as a creative producer on this series.
  • On the DVD release, this episode included audio commentaries by comic book authors Mark Waid and Geoff Johns.

Quotes Edit

  • Superman: Without the use of my muscles, my super-strength is useless!

See also Edit

Super Friends (1973)

Super Friends (1978)

Challenge of the Super Friends

External Links Edit

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