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
- Phyllis Coates played the role of Lois Lane in the first season. When Coates left the series, she was replaced by Noel Neill who had already played the role in the earlier movie serials.
- Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Whenever the Man of Steel faces thugs and they shoot at him, he stands still as bullets bounce off of his…
[show]Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Whenever the Man of Steel faces thugs and they shoot at him, he stands still as bullets bounce off of his chest; but when they run out of bullets and throw their guns at him in desperation, he ducks.
- A different shot of a train was used intermittently on a few of the first episodes in the first season for the opening credits over the famous "more powerful than a locomotive" line.