The BEST Episodes of Superman: The Animated Series
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2021
Network: The WB
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 - World's Finest (1)
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 4, 1997
Batman travels to Metropolis when the Joker steals a solid Kryptonite statue and makes a deal with Lex Luthor to kill Superman.
#3 - Target
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 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.
#4 - World's Finest (3)
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 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.
#5 - In Brightest Day...
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 6, 1999
Superman teams up with Kyle Rayner the new Green Lantern in order to stop Sinestro.
#6 - Blasts from the Past (2)
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 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.
#7 - Apokolips...Now! (2)
Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Feb 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.
#10 - Double Dose
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 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.
#11 - Little Girl Lost (1)
Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired May 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.
#12 - Father's Day
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 3, 1997
Kalibak, the son of Darkseid, comes to Metropolis to kill Superman, and prove himself to his father.
#13 - Mxyzpixilated
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 20, 1997
Superman must repeatedly deal with Mr. Mxyzptlk a strange and powerful being from the fifth dimension.7.0
#14 - Knight Time
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 10, 1998
After Bruce Wayne is kidnapped, Superman must go undercover as Batman to find him.
#15 - Action Figures
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 20, 1997
On an island with a active volcano that is about to erupt, Metallo appears with temporary amnesia.
#17 - Two's a Crowd
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 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.
#21 - Little Girl Lost (2)
Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired May 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.
#23 - The Prometheon
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 12, 1997
A giant humanoid creature with incredible strength and heat-sapping abilities, falls to Earth and now threatens the planet. Superman has to fight the creature's advances and send it back into outer space.
#24 - Superman's Pal
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 20, 1999
Jimmy becomes known as Superman's pal, which although may sound cool at first, it certainly attracts lots of trouble to Jimmy.
#25 - The Last Son of Krypton (1)
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 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.