The BEST Episodes of Adventures of Superman
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2021
Announcer: "The Adventures of Superman. Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings at a single bound!" Voices: "Look up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!" Announcer: "Yes, it's Superman, strange visitor from another planet who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men. Superman, who can change the course of mighty rivers, bend steel in his bare hands; and who, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper, fights a never ending battle for truth, justice, and the American way."
#1 - Panic in the Sky
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 5, 1953
Destination: Earth! Superman saves Metropolis from a plummeting asteroid -- and loses his memory in the process. Commentary available by Jack Larson (Jimmy Olsen) and Noel Neill (Lois Lane).
#2 - The Mysterious Cube
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 24, 1958
Safe from justice? A killer hides inside a bunker made of a strange material even Superman can't penetrate.
#3 - The Perils of Superman
Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 21, 1958
Lois is tied to railroad track! Crooks in lead masks vow vengeance against the Daily Planet staff.
#4 - Money to Burn
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 12, 1957
Hot news: The arson suspect in a big warehouse fir is...Perry White!
#5 - The Wedding of Superman
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired May 12, 1956
Superman pops the question, Lois says "yes". Is it a dream come true for the smitten femme reporter?
#6 - No Holds Barred
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 28, 1952
When a crooked wrestling promoter paralyzes honest athletes, Superman steps in to reverse the damage and rescue an innocent captive.
#7 - The Talking Clue
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 30, 1955
Sound and fury. Bank robbers have a sudden interest in a young audiophile's collection of recorded sounds.
#8 - The Magic Secret
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 10, 1958
Ready, Aim...A crimelord kidnaps Lois and Jimmy, using them as bait to lure our hero into the line of fire of a Kryptonite ray gun.
#9 - The Secret of Superman
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 21, 1952
An insane scientist, using powerful experimental truth drugs on Perry White, Lois Lane and Clark Kent, learns Superman's true identity.
#10 - The Big Forget
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 17, 1958
An anti-memory vapor can be useful to villains...and perhaps to Clark Kent when he needs to conceal his heroics.
#11 - The Stolen Costume
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 12, 1952
After a burglar steals Superman's costume from Clark Kent's closet, a mobster threatens to reveal the Man of Steel's secret identity. Commentary available by TV Producer/Author Gary H. Grossman.
#12 - Superman's Wife
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 31, 1958
Sorry, Lois. Superman unexpectedly marries a gorgeous blonde policewoman. But why?
#13 - Whatever Goes Up
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired May 31, 1957
Jimmy Olsen: Scientist. The anti-gravity fluid he creates with his chemistry set draws interest from military men...and criminals.
#14 - Clark Kent, Outlaw
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 10, 1955
Clark Kent is the man on the inside, posing as an ace safecracker to get the goods on a crime ring.
#15 - The Gentle Monster
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 24, 1958
It means no harm. And may bring death to Superman. A newly created robot is powered by Kryptonite.
#16 - The Birthday Letter
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 31, 1952
Superman is implicated in the abduction of a young girl who is thought to have information concerning hidden counterfeit plates.
#17 - The Unknown People (2)
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Aug 10, 1953
Convinced the Mole Men are peaceful beings, Superman must save them from a vengeful mob determined to kill the armed visitors.
#18 - The Lucky Cat
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired May 7, 1955
Ladders, black cats, Friday the 13th. All harmless -- but someone intends real harm to an anti-superstition society.
#19 - King for a Day
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 15, 1955
A royal performance: Jimmy poses as a prince of Burgonia to help thwart an assassination plot.
#20 - The Unknown People (1)
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Aug 10, 1953
Clark Kent and Lois Lane visit the world's deepest oil well in Silsby, when strange humanoid creatures appear and terrorize the townspeople.
#21 - Five Minutes to Doom
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 18, 1953
Beat the clock: The race is on to stop an innocent Death Row inmate's date with the electric chair.
#22 - The Mind Machine
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 7, 1952
Bravely testifying against a mobster, Lois Lane will die unless Clark Kent finds the weapon that will soon destroy her mind.
#23 - Superman on Earth
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 19, 1952
Journey with Superman from Krypton to Metropolis, as he joins that Daily Planet staff and meets the fiery Lois Lane.
#24 - The Human Bomb
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 6, 1953
On a windswept narrow ledge high above the ground, Lois Lane is chained to a dynamite-wielding daredevil ready to die.
#25 - Superman Week
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired May 14, 1955
No dinners, no hoopla...just Kryptonite. Two thugs have their own way of celebrating Superman Week.