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The New Adventures of Superman

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  Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1966 - 19683 Seasons,Series EndedOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags:    

The New Adventures of Superman is a series of six-minute animated Superman adventures produced by Filmation that were broadcast on CBS between 1966 and 1970. The 68 segments appeared as part of three different programs during that time, packaged with similar shorts featuring The Adventures of Superboy and other DC Comics superheroes.The New Adventures of Superman featuring Jack Grimes and Janet Waldo has one or more episodes available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and available for purchase on YouTube. It's an action & adventure and animation show with 68 episodes over 3 seasons. The New Adventures of Superman is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (645 votes).

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18 episodes (26%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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#6,928 Ranked TV Show

#103 Ranked in Comic Book TV

#116 Ranked in Superhero TV

#905 Ranked in Family TV

The New Adventures of Superman has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (645 votes). The show is not at all popular with Reelgood users lately.

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68 Total Episodes of The New Adventures of Superman Where to stream every episode from all 3 seasons of The New Adventures of Superman. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 The Force Phantom

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Sep 10, 1966
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The Force Phantom Sep 10, 1966 When aliens from one of moons of Mars invade Earth, they use a powerful energy creature called the Force Phantom in order to destroy Earth's defenses. Superman, however, manages to defeat the Force Phantom and in doing so foils the invasion by destroying the alien's spaceship.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Mermen Of Emor

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Sep 10, 1966
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Mermen Of Emor Sep 10, 1966 While investigating the disappearances of a number of divers, a scuba diving Jimmy Olsen is captured by Mermen from the underground city of Emor. The Mermen have been abducting people for violent gladitorial games. Superman must foil the Mermen and rescue Jimmy and the other divers.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Prehistoric Pterodactyls

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Sep 17, 1966
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The Prehistoric Pterodactyls Sep 17, 1966 When an earthquake releases two prehistoric Pterodactyls, one attacks an American pilot while the other heads to the city of San Francisco. Superman rescues the pilot by using a lasso to capture the Pterodactyl that was attacking him. Superman, then, heads to San Francisco and uses a net to capture the other one before it can do any more harm. Unwilling to hurt the dinosaurs, Superman heads to another world to set them free.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Merlin's Magic Marbles

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Sep 14, 1966
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Merlin's Magic Marbles Sep 14, 1966 Lex Luthor travels back in time and meets the magician Merlin. Luthor tricks Merlin into giving him Magic Marbles which allow him to transform into different things so that he can commit crimes.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Threat of the Thrutans

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Sep 24, 1966
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The Threat of the Thrutans Sep 24, 1966 When three Thrutan aliens crash land on earth, they theaten to blow up a rocket installation if they don't get a rocket in order to fly them home. Superman manages to stop their bomb, but also helps the aliens get back home.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Wicked Warlock

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Sep 24, 1966
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The Wicked Warlock Sep 24, 1966 A warlock wants to steal a gem in order to power his magic. Superman cannot capture him because he always uses his magic wand to turn himself invisible. Superman must figure out a way to stop the warlock before he can get away with his crime.

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Season 01, Episode 07 The Chimp Who Made It Big

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Oct 1, 1966
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The Chimp Who Made It Big Oct 1, 1966 On an experimental space flight, a monkey is bombarded with mysterious growth rays when a piece of kryptonite collides with a meteor. The monkey returns to earth and begins to grow enormous. Superman must stop the ape before it manages to hurt someone.

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Season 2

Season 02, Episode 01 A.P.E. Strikes Again

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Sep 9, 1967
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A.P.E. Strikes Again Sep 9, 1967 Lex Luthor, the Warlock, and Brainiac reunite as the Allied Perpetrators of Evil in order to destroy the Trouble Televisor which is a machine that can signal Superman whenever a crime is being committed. Superman must stop the villians before they can get to the machine.

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Season 02, Episode 02 The Lethal Lightning Bug

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Sep 9, 1967
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The Lethal Lightning Bug Sep 9, 1967 When lightning strikes a swamp, a monsterous lightning bug is created that threatens to ruin a nearby space launch. Superman goes to investigate the bug and discovers that it re-energizes itself by going back to the swamp. Superman uses this knowledge to stop the bug before it interferes with the space launch.

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Season 02, Episode 03 The Prankster

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Sep 16, 1967
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The Prankster Sep 16, 1967 The Prankster annoys Superman when a paper safe drops harmlessly on Clark Kent. Superman wants to send him to jail, but is unable to since he cannot prove that the Prankster is behind any of the pranks . Superman decides to get back at the Prankster by playing pranks on him. The Prankster becomes so annoyed that he confesses to his crimes. Superman gets the confession on tape and the Prankster is taken away.

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Season 02, Episode 04 The Saboteurs

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Sep 16, 1967
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The Saboteurs Sep 16, 1967 A group of saboteurs plan to dump atomic waste into Metropolis harbor. When the city is evacuated, they plan to rob the city blind. Superman learns of the plan when Lois and Clark are kidnapped aboard a ship carrying atomic waste. Superman foils the plan and brings the saboteurs to justice.

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Season 02, Episode 05 The Wisp of Wickedness

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Sep 23, 1967
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The Wisp of Wickedness Sep 23, 1967 When an evil alien is turned into a mist by an experiment, the mist arrives on Earth and settles into the hat of a Metropolis motorist. The hat influences the driver into trying to drive his car into a children's playground. Superman stops the car and grabs the motorist. When the hat blows away, the motorist cannot recall why he tried to drive through the playground. Superman lets him go, but when the hat finds another owner the same inexplicable crime almost happens again. Eventually Superman figures out that the hat is behind the problem. He notices the alien mist and freezes it. He then sends it into space where it can do no more harm.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Superman Meets His Match

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Sep 23, 1967
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Superman Meets His Match Sep 23, 1967 A Kryptonite meteor falls to Earth and weakens Superman as its falls into the ocean. When the meteor hits the bottom of the ocean it breaks in two and releases a green creature that has the same powers as Superman. Superman cannot defeat the creature but manages to knock it out. He takes the unconscious creature into space and sends it far away from Earth.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Night of the Octopod

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Sep 30, 1967
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Night of the Octopod Sep 30, 1967 An octopod machine comes out of a flying saucer and threatens a rocket base near Niagara Falls. Superman dumps the octopod into the water and destroys the space ship that brought it to Earth. Unfortunate, an electric eel re-activates the Octopod and it emerges from the water and attacks a nearby power station. Superman comes to the rescue again and dispatches the Octopod once and for all.

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Season 3

Season 03, Episode 01 Luthor's Lethal Laser (1)

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Sep 14, 1968
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Luthor's Lethal Laser (1) Sep 14, 1968 Lois and Jimmy are trapped in a rocket by Lex Luthor. They are sent to the moon where Lex Luthor has constructed a secret base. Lex aims an enormous laser at Earth and threatens the leaders of the world. He tells them that if he is not given control of the world, he will melt the ice caps and flood the world's coasts.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Luthor's Lethal Laser (2)

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Sep 14, 1968
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Luthor's Lethal Laser (2) Sep 14, 1968 Superman heads to the moon to stop Luthor's plan to take over the world. He rescues Lois and Jimmy, but Luthor reveals that he is working with Brainiac. The two supervillians try to destroy Superman by shrinking him and exposing him to kryptonite gas. Fortunately, Superman escapes their trap and stops the villians.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Can a Luthor Change His Spots? (1)

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Sep 21, 1968
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Can a Luthor Change His Spots? (1) Sep 21, 1968 When Lex Luthor turns up at the Daily Planet, he claims to be reformed. He is made science editor by Perry White. Jimmy sneaks into Luthor's laboratory in the Daily Planet and discovers a lightning machine. Luthor claims he built it as a security system for the building. Jimmy, however, continues to distrust Luthor. He becomes even more convinced when he sees Luthor robbing a bank vault and endangering Perry White.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Can a Luthor Change His Spots? (2)

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Sep 21, 1968
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Can a Luthor Change His Spots? (2) Sep 21, 1968 As Luthor appears to be robbing the bank vault, Superman arrives to stop him. He rescues Perry White, but leaves when Luthor claims he was only involved as part of a demonstration. Jimmy still is not convinced of Luthor's good intentions. He follows Luthor and discovers his real scheme. Luthor wants to launch the Daily Planet building into outer space. Unfortunately, Luthor captures Jimmy and ties him up. Superman must figure out a way of rescuing Jimmy and stopping Lex Luthor before he can launch the building.

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Season 03, Episode 05 The Team of Terror (1)

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Sep 28, 1968
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The Team of Terror (1) Sep 28, 1968 An evil alien named Satana arrives on Earth from the planet Quanta. She attempts to steal energy from a nuclear power planet in order to use it to attack her home planet. Superman manages to stop her. Later Satana meets with the Warlock and the two decide to work together. She uses a substance called plasto to make his wand's magic ruby radiate kryptonite rays. The two villians decide to use the wand to destroy Superman.

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Season 03, Episode 06 The Team of Terror (2)

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Sep 28, 1968
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The Team of Terror (2) Sep 28, 1968 The Warlock and Satana decide to trap Superman by capturing Lois and Jimmy. When Superman arrives to rescue them, the Warlock attacks Superman with Kryptonite rays. Superman, however, manages to stop the Warlock. He, then, turns his attention to Satana. Satana creates an army of monsters to attack him. Superman makes short work of the monsters and captures the evil Satana.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Rain of Iron (1)

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Oct 5, 1968
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Rain of Iron (1) Oct 5, 1968 Lois meets a man named Vamore who is known to be a friend of the escaped criminal Professor Dujy. As Lois follows Vamore to a remote island, Superman must protect Metropolis from a wave of dangerous iron spheres that threaten to destroy the city.

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