Season 3, Episode 4
|Airdate||November 14th, 1998|
|Writer||Paul Dini; Andrew Donkin; Ron Fogelman|
|Producer||Alan Burnett; Paul Dini; Glen Murakami; Bruce Timm; Haven Alexander|
|Starring||Tim Daly; Nancy Travis; Bud Cort|
|Previous||"New Kids in Town"|
|Next||"Little Big Head Man"|
"Obsession" is the fourth episode of season three of the cartoon superhero fantasy series Superman: The Animated Series and the forty-fifth episode of the series overall. It was directed by Dan Riba with a script written by Andrew Donkin and Ron Fogelman based on a story treatment by Donkin, Fogelman and Paul Dini. It first aired on the WB Network on November 14th, 1998.
Starring the voices of Edit
Principal Cast Edit
|Tim Daly||Superman/Clark Kent|
|Nancy Travis||Darci Mason|
|Bud Cort||The Toyman|
Guest Stars Edit
|Joely Fisher||Lana Lang|
|David Kaufman||Jimmy Olsen|
|Townsend Coleman||Death Fist ninja|
|Peter Penaday||News anchor|
|Tress MacNeille||Expensive woman|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This episode is included on disc two, Side A of the Superman: The Animated Series, Volume Three DVD collection. The collection was produced by Warner Home Video and released in Region 1 format on June 20th, 2006.
- This episode is production code number 045.
- This is the second and final appearance of The Toyman on Superman: The Animated Series. He appears next in the "Toys in the Hood" episode of Static Shock.
- This is the first appearance of Darci Mason on the series. She appears next in the "Toys in the Hood" episode of Static Shock.
- Darci Mason is intended as a pastiche of Barbie, which is the name of a popular line of fashion dolls produced by Mattel that have been in circulation since 1959. Darci's black and white swimsuit is patterned after one of the outfits worn by the classic Barbie.
- Jimmy Olsen: Come on, Clark! You can't tell you are not exited about interviewing Darci Mason!
- Clark Kent: She's only a model... Besides, what's there to talk about? Eyeliner?
- The Toyman: I know there's a place for me in your heart. (picks up a hand drill) I just have to find it.
- Jimmy Olsen: Watch out, Clark. You're gonna burn a hole in those glasses...
- Clark Kent: What do you mean?
- Jimmy Olsen: By the way you're staring at her. Or is it just the suit?
See also Edit
Adventures of Superman
Lois & Clark
Superman: The Animated Series
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