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Superboy (TV Series)
This page contains a list of all episodes in the television series.
If you have found an episode that is not seen on this page, please add it to this list, and the appropriate Season's list.

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Starring
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Unknown

Executive Producers

Country of origin
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United States of America

Network
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Syndication

Total Episodes
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100


First Aired
Last Aired

October 8, 1988
May 17, 1992


Summary

Superboy (later retitled The Adventures of Superboy) was an American television program produced by Ilya and Alexander Salkind from 1989 until 1992. The program aired for four seasons in syndication. John Haymes Newman played the eponymous role of Superboy opposite Stacy Haiduk’s Lana Lang. By Season two, Newman was replaced with actor Gerard Christopher, who continued the role of Superboy throughout the remainder of the series. Although the pilot episode featured a snapshot of life in Smallville, the bulk of the series took place at the fictitious Shuster College in Florida. The series featured several well-known comic book personalities including Lex Luthor, Pete Ross, Metallo and Bizarro, as well as brand new characters such as T.J. White (the nephew of Daily Planet editor Perry White). In 1992, Warner Bros., the parent company of DC Comics, filed a lien against the Salkinds in an effort to maintain licensing control of all of their Superman-related properties. Although Superboy was a Salkind production of a Time Warner property, it was distributed in the United States by Viacom, which later merged with Paramount in 1994. Because of the number of different companies involved in Superboy, and due to legal issues between Salkind and Time Warner that took time to settle, the Superboy television series has not re-aired on American television since its initial syndicated run. Though Time Warner owns all the footage to every other Salkind production of a Superman property exclusively, it shares ownership of the Superboy footage with Viacom/Paramount and Salkind.

Principal Cast

  • John Haymes Newman as Superboy (Season One)
  • Gerard Christopher as Superboy (Seasons Two-Four)
  • John Newton as Clark Kent
  • Stacy Haiduk as Lana Lang
  • James Calvert as T.J. White
  • George Chakiris as Professor Peterson
  • Ian Mitchell-Smith as Andy McAllister (Season two-guest spot on season three
  • Sherman Howard as Lex Luthor (Season 2-4)
  • Tracy Roberts as Darla (Season 2-4)
  • Barry Meyers as Bizarro (Season 2-4, eight episodes)

Episodes

Season One

Season Two

Season Three

Season Four

Notes

  • None

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