Superman: The Animated Series

The BEST episodes of Superman: The Animated Series

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

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Legacy (2)
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9.02
170 votes

#1 - Legacy (2)

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/12/2000

Superman breaks free of Darkseid's control and goes to Apokolips to try to stop Darkseid once and for all.

Directors: Dan Riba, Paul Dini
Watch Now:Amazon
Legacy (1)
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8.54
114 votes

#2 - Legacy (1)

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/5/2000

Superman is stripped of his memory and is adopted by Darkseid in an effort to take over Earth.

Directors: Curt Geda, Paul Dini
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World's Finest (1)
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8.52
250 votes

#3 - World's Finest (1)

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/4/1997

Batman travels to Metropolis when the Joker steals a solid Kryptonite statue and makes a deal with Lex Luthor to kill Superman.

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World's Finest (3)
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8.29
243 votes

#4 - World's Finest (3)

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/4/1997

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.

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Apokolips...Now! (2)
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8.27
234 votes

#5 - Apokolips...Now! (2)

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired 2/14/1998

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.

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In Brightest Day...
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8.23
218 votes

#6 - In Brightest Day...

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/6/1999

Superman teams up with Kyle Rayner the new Green Lantern in order to stop Sinestro.

Directors: Butch Lukic
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Blasts from the Past (2)
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8.20
241 votes

#7 - Blasts from the Past (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/9/1997

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.

Directors: Dan Riba
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Target
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8.20
182 votes

#8 - Target

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/19/1997

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.

Directors: Curt Geda
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World's Finest (2)
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8.17
239 votes

#9 - World's Finest (2)

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/4/1997

Lois Lane becomes romantically tied to Bruce Wayne and is kidnapped by the Joker in an attempt to lure Superman to his death.

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Little Girl Lost (1)
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8.04
174 votes

#10 - Little Girl Lost (1)

Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired 5/2/1998

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.

Directors: Curt Geda
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Double Dose
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8.00
215 votes

#11 - Double Dose

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/22/1997

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.

Directors: Yuichiro Yano
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Mxyzpixilated
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7.98
244 votes

#12 - Mxyzpixilated

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/20/1997

Superman must repeatedly deal with Mr. Mxyzptlk a strange and powerful being from the fifth dimension.7.0

Directors: Dan Riba
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Knight Time
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7.96
222 votes

#13 - Knight Time

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/10/1998

After Bruce Wayne is kidnapped, Superman must go undercover as Batman to find him.

Directors: Curt Geda
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Father's Day
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7.94
174 votes

#14 - Father's Day

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/3/1997

Kalibak, the son of Darkseid, comes to Metropolis to kill Superman, and prove himself to his father.

Directors: Dan Riba
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Identity Crisis
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7.90
220 votes

#15 - Identity Crisis

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/15/1997

Superman encounters Bizarro, an imperfect genetic double of The Man of Steel, who tries to take Superman's place as Metropolis' hero.

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Action Figures
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7.82
185 votes

#16 - Action Figures

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/20/1997

On an island with a active volcano that is about to erupt, Metallo appears with temporary amnesia.

Directors: Kenji Hachizaki
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Brave New Metropolis
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7.79
237 votes

#17 - Brave New Metropolis

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/27/1997

Lois stumbles into a parallel world where Superman and Lex Luthor work together as dictators of Metropolis.

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Two's a Crowd
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7.79
218 votes

#18 - Two's a Crowd

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/15/1997

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.

Directors: Hiroyuki Aoyama
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A Fish Story
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7.78
206 votes

#19 - A Fish Story

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/8/1999

Marine animals attack Metropolis because Lex Luthor has captured Aquaman.

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The Last Son of Krypton (1)
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7.76
425 votes

#20 - The Last Son of Krypton (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/6/1996

Jor-El, a Kryptonian scientist and Council Member, rescues his son Kal-El from the dying planet by launching the baby to Earth.

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Obsession
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7.76
175 votes

#21 - Obsession

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/15/1998

Superman must stop the Toyman as he tries to abduct Darci Mason a popular supermodel and robot created by the Toyman.

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Apokolips...Now! (1)
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7.74
180 votes

#22 - Apokolips...Now! (1)

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 2/7/1998

Superman teams up with Orion, an escapee from Apokolips, to take on Darkseid as he prepares to attack Earth.

Directors: Bruce Timm, Dan Riba
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Unity
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7.70
228 votes

#23 - Unity

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/15/1999

Superman and Supergirl team up to save Smallville from an alien menance.

Directors: Shinichi Tsuji
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Little Girl Lost (2)
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7.69
147 votes

#24 - Little Girl Lost (2)

Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired 5/2/1998

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.

Directors: Curt Geda, Rich Fogel
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Superman's Pal
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7.67
173 votes

#25 - Superman's Pal

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/20/1999

Jimmy becomes known as Superman's pal, which although may sound cool at first, it certainly attracts lots of trouble to Jimmy.

Directors: Kazumi Fukushima
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