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Challenge of the Super Friends
Season 1, Episode 1 (9 Sep. 1978): “Wanted: The Superfriends”
by Jeffrey Scott, Ray Patterson, Carl Urbano

Challenge of the Super Friends - Season 1, Episode 1

Title: “Wanted: The Superfriends”

Medium: television series episode

Original airdate: 9 Sep. 1978

Publisher: ABC Hanna-Barbera
Written by: Jeffrey Scott
Directed by: Ray Patterson, Carl Urbano


26 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Superman Superman (Clark Kent) hero
CBR Scale: S Methodist / Kryptonian religion
The Justice League; Kryptonians...  DC 13,409
Batman Batman (Bruce Wayne) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian / Catholic (lapsed); atheist
The Outsiders (leader); The Justice League...  DC 11,112
Wonder Woman Wonder Woman (Diana) hero
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman classical religion
Amazon; The Justice League...  DC 4,659
Green Lantern Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) hero
CBR Scale: U Jewish Catholic / Green Lantern
U.S. Air Force; The Justice League...  DC 2,529
The Flash The Flash (Barry Allen) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
The Justice League; Super Friends DC 1,826
Aquaman Aquaman (Arthur Curry) hero
CBR Scale: S Atlantean Greco-Roman
classical religion
Atlantean; The Justice League...  DC 2,384
Nightwing Robin (Dick Grayson) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown); raised Gypsy/Roma
The Outsiders; The Teen Titans...  DC 4,498
Hawkman Hawkman (Carter Hall / Katar Hol) hero
CBR Scale: M Egyptian classical religion; Thanagarian religion
The Justice League; The Justice Society of America...  DC 1,270
Black Vulcan Black Vulcan hero
CBR Scale: A Northern Baptist (ABC/USA)
Super Friends Hanna-Barbera 29
Alfred Pennyworth Alfred Pennyworth supporting character
CBR Scale: I Anglican
[butler] DC 3,048
Lex Luthor Lex Luthor villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (lapsed); Nietzschean atheist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 1,508
The Riddler The Riddler (Edward Nygma) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom DC 302
Scarecrow Scarecrow (Jonathan Crane) villain
CBR Scale: S Freudian
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 267
Solomon Grundy Solomon Grundy (Cyrus Gold) villain
CBR Scale: I atheist
Infinity, Inc. (founder); Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 102
Gorilla Grodd Gorilla Grodd villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 199
Sinestro Sinestro (Thaal Sinestro) villain
  Weaponers of Qward; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 189
Captain Cold Captain Cold (Leonard Snart) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; Cold Warriors...  DC 188
Bizarro Bizarro (Kent Clark) villain
CBR Scale: U Anti-Methodist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 191
Brainiac Brainiac (Vril Dox) villain
  The Legion of Doom DC 553
Cheetah Cheetah (Dr. Barbara Minerva) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom DC 150
Samurai Samurai (Toshio Eto) hero
CBR Scale: M Bushido
Super Friends Hanna-Barbera 16
Apache Chief Apache Chief hero
CBR Scale: D Native American spirituality
(Apache)
Super Friends Hanna-Barbera 29
Black Manta Black Manta villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 95
Giganta Giganta (Dr. Doris Zuel) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 83
Toyman Toyman (Winslow Schott) villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 110
The Legion of Doom villain group
  [] DC 43