Adventures of Superman was the first television series featuring the comic book superhero Superman.The series, which was syndicated rather than being tied to a network, began filming in 1951, and was first aired on September 19, 1952. The final first-run episode was broadcast on April 28, 1958. George Reeves starred as Clark Kent/Superman with Phyllis Coates as the original Lois Lane.
Last Episode06x13 All That Glitters Aired: Apr. 28, 1958
Jimmy dreams he and Lois have the same powers as Superman.
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (revealing mistake): When Superman is flying and angles down towards the ground, the clouds stay horizontal to his body.
- An additional season of episodes was to have been filmed beginning in mid-summer 1959, with George Reeves returning as Superman. The revival was cancelled after Reeves' death that June.
- The series was honored on its 50th anniversary when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed July 10-16, 2001, as "Superman Week." A proclamation was presented to Paul Levitz of…
[show]The series was honored on its 50th anniversary when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed July 10-16, 2001, as "Superman Week." A proclamation was presented to Paul Levitz of DC Comics in a ceremony that was also attended by Jack Larson, Noel Neill, Mrs. Robert Shayne, Mrs. Jerome Siegel, Robert Rockwell, Jeff Corey and Walter Walbrecht, vice president of Warner Brothers. Season 3, Number 4 was named "Superman Week" honoring the Man of Steel and was first broadcast on 14 May 1955.