Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 19, 1952
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Syndicated TV Network

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Adventures of Superman

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.

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06x13 All That Glitters Aired: Apr. 28, 1958

Jimmy dreams he and Lois have the same powers as Superman.

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The show had 6 seasons and 104 episodes air between 1952 and 1958.

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  • After George Reeves' death, producers considered continuing the series with Jimmy Olsen becoming the main character and including stock footage of Reeves as Superman. Jack Larson, however,…
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    After George Reeves' death, producers considered continuing the series with Jimmy Olsen becoming the main character and including stock footage of Reeves as Superman. Jack Larson, however, rejected the idea.
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  • In the first season, when Phyllis Coates played Lois Lane, she got star billing along with George Reeves. When Noel Neill took over the role in the second season, her character was reduced to…
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    In the first season, when Phyllis Coates played Lois Lane, she got star billing along with George Reeves. When Noel Neill took over the role in the second season, her character was reduced to featured billing.
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  • The announcer who read, "Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound" was Bill Kennedy who appeared in the episode "Crime…
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    The announcer who read, "Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound" was Bill Kennedy who appeared in the episode "Crime Wave."
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