The Adventures of Superman, Season 1

The Adventures of Superman, Season 1

The Adventures of Superman

  • Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Release: 1952-09-19
  • Rate: TV-G
  • Episodes: 26
  • iTunes Price: USD 24.99
6.8/10
6.8
From 153 Certification

Description

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird!  It's a plane!  It’s Superman! The classic Adventures of Superman episodes from the 1950s starring George Reeves set the tone for how many people still think of Clark Kent, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen. Mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent works for the Metropolis Daily Planet. But with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men, he also battles for truth and justice as Superman. In Season 1, Superman rescues Lois and Jimmy repeatedly while performing heroic deeds all over the country in these earnest, comic-inspired stories.

Episodes

Title Time Price
1 Superman On Earth 25:53 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
2 The Haunted Lighthouse 25:54 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
3 The Case of the Talkative Dummy 25:50 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
4 The Mystery of the Broken Statues 25:25 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
5 The Monkey Mystery 25:24 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
6 A Night of Terror 25:56 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
7 The Birthday Letter 25:38 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
8 The Mind Machine 24:27 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
9 Rescue 25:02 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
10 The Secret of Superman 25:31 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
11 No Holds Barred 25:27 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
12 The Deserted Village 25:01 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
13 The Stolen Costume 25:31 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
14 Treasure of the Incas 25:30 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
15 Double Trouble 25:25 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
16 Mystery In Wax 25:04 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
17 The Runaway Robot 25:34 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
18 Drums of Death 25:01 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
19 The Evil Three 25:49 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
20 The Riddle of the Chinese Jade 25:27 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
21 The Human Bomb 25:50 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
22 Czar of the Underworld 25:15 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
23 The Ghost Wolf 25:03 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
24 Crime Wave 25:03 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
25 The Unknown People, Pt. 1 25:44 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes
26 The Unknown People, Pt. 2 25:52 USD 1.99 Buy iTunes

Reviews

  • Crime Wave

    5
    By prrbill
    The 1st season of "The Adventures of Superman" were much more in the "Film Noir" genre than the succeeding years. Directed by Tommy Carr, they were more adult oriented and much closer to the stories that were in the comics; "good vs. bad" plot lines rather than the ones later aimed at a younger audience. "Crime Wave" was one of those episodes which closely related the reason why Superman was created: to conquer evil. Well written, it is one of the few episodes I consider a "must have" as it shows that not all gangsters were dummies and would go to any length to do away with Superman. BTW, George Reeves really shines in these first year Superman episodes as does the rest of the cast. Shame the producers had to sell to a younger, more genteel audience in the following years.
  • Its a Bird, its a Plane, its the original!

    4
    By Rotobuster
    Without a doubt, this is the campiest silliest single episode ever written for TV. Screwball Kryptonite politicians laughing at the one level headed scientist who unfortunately made his model to ship all the inhabitants of Krypton too late, leaving only room for the Kid. Probably so because they looked an awful lot like American politicians and funding must have been shallow after all the pork was distributed elsewhere. Interesting how these guys from Another Planet speak perfect American English. Wonder how they did that? And then there's Ma and Pa Kent, with stereotypical American Midwest vernacular that is laughable ("Land sakes alive, its one of those newfangled rockets!"). And then there's the costume. Nobody can cut it, nobody can burn it, but that didn't stop Ma Kent from making it out of the blanket that Clark was wrapped in on his 5 second trip to Earth. She must have had a hell of a pair of scissors, and very, very bad taste. Wonder why the explosion of Planet Krypton never obliterated us?? Anyway, we all get it: this is a cold-war comedy about the "American Way" triumphing over the Bad Guys. Come to think of it, we could use him now...
  • O WOW!

    4
    By MuppetFan#1
    My father LOVED this guy(George Reeves!) as a kid! This is sooo awesome! PS DEAR UNACCKNOWLEDGED, WHAT PODCASTS HAVE THESE EPISODES?
  • Memories...just great memories

    5
    By Angeiq
    I usually just buy one or two shows. But this time I had to buy the entire season. What memories Superman brings back...my brother running around the house with the towel around his neck and me playing Lois Lane. Keep them coming please...and let's not forget Smallville...a modern twist of the Superman we all grew up loving.
  • Thanks for listening Itunes.... Color Next? Add the dvd xtra's Please!

    5
    By Classic MovieMan
    I am so Happy about the wholed dc package.... Can't wait for more
  • Classic TV

    5
    By Boheman7
    This Superman series starring George Reeves is on of the old time tv shows that can stand the test of time. I love that itunes has it!
  • Wat the heck

    1
    By Redskins#21
    Itunes can get this series on itunes but they cant get songs that have come out from 2006 this series stinks

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