The BEST Episodes of Superman: The Animated Series
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2019
Superman, an incredibly powerful alien from the planet Krypton, defends Metropolis from supercriminals. Superman hides his identity behind the glasses of Clark Kent; a mild-mannered reporter for the newspaper the Daily Planet. At the Daily Planet Superman works with fellow reporter Lois Lane and photographer Jimmy Olsen.
#2 - Knight Time
Season 3 - Episode 2
After Bruce Wayne is kidnapped, Superman must go undercover as Batman to find him.
#4 - World's Finest (Part 3)
Season 2 - Episode 18
Lois ends her romance with Bruce Wayne when she discovers that he is Batman. Lex Luthor tries to end his alliance with the Joker, but the Joker turns the tables and kidnaps Lex and steals a powerful aircraft to attack Metropolis.
#6 - In Brightest Day...
Season 3 - Episode 7
Superman teams up with Kyle Rayner the new Green Lantern in order to stop Sinestro.
#7 - Apokolips...Now! (Part 2)
Season 2 - Episode 26
Darkseid invades Earth with the help of Steppenwolf. With help from the citizens of Metropolis and the arrival of troops from New Genesis, Superman is able to stop his advance, but not without losses.
#9 - The Late Mr. Kent
Season 2 - Episode 22
Clark Kent is thought to be dead after an automobile accident. Superman must nevertheless save an innocent man from execution and find the real culprit.
#11 - Little Girl Lost (Part 2)
Season 2 - Episode 28
Granny Goodness gets help against Supergirl from the Female Furies from Apokolips. Superman arrives but is captured and taken to Apokolips. Supergirl must rescue him and destroy a comet directed towards Earth by Granny Goodness.
#12 - Double Dose
Season 2 - Episode 10
Livewire manages to escape from prison and tries to get her back on Superman, but once again, she underestimated his skills. So, she convinces an unlikely ally - the Parasite - to help her taking Superman out for good.
#13 - Target
Season 2 - Episode 7
Someone has it in for Lois and tries to kill her. It's up to her and Superman to find out who the mysterious aggressor is.
#15 - Blasts from the Past (Part 2)
Season 2 - Episode 2
Superman and Professor Hamilton start building a new Phantom Zone projector to balance the odds. However Jax-Ur and Mala manage to send Superman into the Phantom Zone, and then destroy the Projector. As their decimating attacks begin, it's up to Lois and Professor Hamilton to rescue the Man of Steel in time.
#16 - Stolen Memories
Season 1 - Episode 8
Brainiac, once Krypton's all-knowing planetary computer, comes to Earth as part of his information-gathering trek across the galaxy. But, as Superman discovers, Brainiac's intent after gathering the world's knowledge is to destroy the Earth.
#17 - The Demon Reborn
Season 4 - Episode 1
Superman and Batman team up against an aging Ra's Al Ghul who sees Superman as the key to his continued immortality.
#18 - Action Figures
Season 2 - Episode 9
On an island with a active volcano that is about to erupt, Metallo appears with temporary amnesia.
#19 - Little Girl Lost (Part 1)
Season 2 - Episode 27
Superman discovers a teenage girl in stasis while exploring the remains of his home world Krypton. She is the last survivor of Argos, a sister planet of Krypton whose civilization was destroyed when Krypton exploded. On returning to Earth she discovers that she has superpowers like superman and wanting to prove herself she goes to Metropolis to take on Granny Goodness and Intergang.
#20 - New Kids in Town
Season 3 - Episode 3
Brainiac travels back in time from the year 2979 to destroy a young Clark Kent before he can become Superman. The Legion of Superheroes, however, send three of their own to stop him: Saturn Girl, Cosmic Boy, and Chameleon Boy.
#23 - Father's Day
Season 2 - Episode 15
Kalibak, the son of Darkseid, comes to Metropolis to kill Superman, and prove himself to his father.
#24 - Two's a Crowd
Season 1 - Episode 13
When embittered scientist Earl Garver goes into a coma before revealing the location of a ticking bomb, Superman risks enlisting the Parasite to drain the information from Garver's mind.
#25 - Tools of the Trade
Season 1 - Episode 12
Bruno Mannheim's Intergang terrorizes Metropolis with hi-tech weapons from Darkseid, while SCU Inspector Dan Turpin goes on a personal hunt for answers.