The Best Episodes of Superman: The Animated Series
Last Updated: May 23, 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.
#1 - World's Finest (Part 1)
Season 2 - Episode 16
Batman travels to Metropolis when the Joker steals a solid Kryptonite statue and makes a deal with Lex Luthor to kill Superman.
#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.
#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 Last Son of Krypton (Part 1)
Season 1 - Episode 1
Jor-El, a Kryptonian scientist and Council Member, rescues his son Kal-El from the dying planet by launching the baby to Earth.
#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.
#13 - 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.
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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.
#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.
#21 - The Last Son of Krypton (Part 3)
Season 1 - Episode 3
Superman thwarts a plot by Lex Luthor to sell the LEXO-SKEL SUIT 5000 to Kaznian terrorists, via their agent John Corben.
#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.