Superboy

1988, TV Show

Full Episodes(100)

Latest Episode: Rites Of Passage, Part Two

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Superboy is on the verge of losing his powers forever, which causes his alter ego of Clark Kent to search for the elusive crystal which holds the key to his past and will ultimately lead him through his "Rites Of Passage."

Luthor Unleashed

May 27, 1989 Season 1 Episode 26

Luthor steals a powerful weapon developed by the army and prepares to sell it to weapon dealers. Later, while Luthor is working in the Shuster laboratory, he causes an explosion, and Superboy saves him by blowing the chemical fumes out of the building. The fumes kill Lex's hair and cause him to go bald, and now Luthor's hatred for Superboy is greater than ever. He prepares to sell the weapon to anyone who can kill Superboy, and three assassins try their best but are defeated by Superboy. Meanwhile, Lex's hatred for Superboy has grown and led him to a change.
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Succubus

May 20, 1989 Season 1 Episode 25

A beautiful vampire-like creature seeks to drain Superboy of his life force and seduces TJ as part of her plot.
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Hollywood

May 13, 1989 Season 1 Episode 24

Professor Zugar, invents a time machine and sends himself and Superboy back in time to Hollywood in the 1930s. Superboy meets a famous actor, Victoria Letour, and discovers that she is being stalked by men who want to kill her. They eventually kidnap her, and Superboy comes to her rescue. Meanwhile, the time machine must be repaired because a crucial part was damaged during the trip. An inventor brings his miracle calculator, much larger than today's, to fix the machine. The professor fixes the machine and Superboy returns in time to be transported back to the present. When he arrives, he attends the recently deceased Victoria's funeral with TJ and Lana.
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Black Flamingo

May 06, 1989 Season 1 Episode 23

Superboy goes undercover in a punk nightclub where a terrorist called Snake-Man is hypnotizing teenagers to turn them into killers.
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The Phantom of the Third Division

Apr 29, 1989 Season 1 Episode 22

Jonathan Kent is being stalked by a man with whom he fought alongside during the Korean War. As Clark, Lana and T.J. come to Smallville for a visit, Mr. Kent is lured to the Smallville hospital and kidnapped by the man. He blames Mr. Kent for the torture he went through in a prisoner of war camp. He makes Mr. Kent go through an obstacle course like the one at the camp to torture him and make him feel the same pain he felt. Superboy must now be the one to save his father's life and end the madman's emotional pain. He succeeds in stopping the "phantom" and Pa Kent volunteers to return him to the sanitarium.
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Mutant

Apr 22, 1989 Season 1 Episode 21

Clark witnesses the kidnapping of Professor Craig Lipcott, a famous nuclear scientist. As Superboy, he follows the kidnappers to a rooftop and sees them enter a strange ship just before he is attacked by a powerful ray that leaves him disoriented. When he looks up, the ship is gone. Lipcott awakens inside the ship, which is actually a time machine, with two mutant men and a normal woman, Vora. The mutants want plutonium. They reveal that they are from the 24th century and that they need plutonium to fight their enemies since no more exists in their time. TJ and Clark begin to investigate the kidnapping. TJ is taken by the mutant time travelers. Vora is sent to find Superboy so he can help them break into the installation where the plutonium is stored. Vora reveals to Superboy that she is a mutant in her society as everyone else has been mutated by fallout over the years. Superboy agrees to help in order to save TJ and Lipcott.
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Little Hercules

Apr 15, 1989 Season 1 Episode 20

Clark and TJ visit a young high school genius named Billy Hercules who has been offered a scholarship by Shuster University. Clark befriends the boy, with whom he can relate as both are different and out of place. After a field trip to a naval base, Billy breaks into the advanced computer system of a new navy submarine to impress a girl he likes, and this activates a self-destruct mechanism that will go off in 30 minutes. Only Billy knows the codes to get access to the computer and stop the submarine from exploding. Superboy flies him to the submarine, and Billy gets started. Meanwhile, Superboy begins burning a hole through a six-foot thick door, that is locked tight and armed with explosives, in order to get access to the missiles to deactivate them. Luckily, with seconds to spare, Billy disarms the security door and Superboy is able to break through and deactivate the missiles. Billy is returned home and in the end, gets the girl after all.
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War of the Species

Mar 18, 1989 Season 1 Episode 19

The military has given funding to an artificial intelligence project. TJ, Clark and Lana visit the project to get a story for the Shuster Herald. They discover a dangerous android and are narrowly saved from death by Superboy. TJ had taken pictures of the machine and the leader of the project took it, so TJ returns to the project to get more photos. He is captured so that the android can undergo a final test against Superboy. Superboy arrives to save him and discovers that the android's creator has his own secret: He too is an android from another world who created the other android to be his killing machine because he was programmed never to kill. He is badly damaged in Superboy's battle, and a self-destruct program is initiated. Superboy flies him away as he explodes.
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Terror from the Blue

Mar 11, 1989 Season 1 Episode 18

A group of cops gone bad attempts to kill police lieutenant Zeke Harris, and Lana witnesses the shooting. The "dirty" cops chase her, and she avoids them. She leaves a message for Clark at his dorm. She then takes up with an ex-hippie in his trailer outside of the city. But the dirty cops find her there, and this time she can't escape. Superboy finds the message on his answering machine and arrives just in time to save Lana from a horrible death.
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Birdwoman of the Swamps

Mar 04, 1989 Season 1 Episode 17

When a bulldozer is turned over at a construction site, TJ and Clark decide to investigate. Clark meets an old Indian woman who believes the birds turned over the bulldozer. Clark, as Superboy, moves the bulldozer to its original position and pays a visit to the Indian woman. She thinks he is the enemy since he turned the bulldozer back over. She says the construction of a home for the poor is destroying the forests and the wetlands. Mr. Hogan, who is the head of the construction project, orders the Indian woman killed. Superboy visits the woman again, and she uses a strange spell on him. He collapses in pain, but he is able to weakly fly away from the woman. After he leaves, she is attacked and left unconscious near the swamp by two of Hogan's men. Clark and TJ head to the construction company. They discover Hogan is charging the city top dollar for materials and using low-cost materials that aren't suitable for construction.
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Meet Mr. Mxyzptlk

Feb 25, 1989 Season 1 Episode 16

Superboy is called on to help remove a totem pole from the ground so it can be studied. When he arrives, the totem won't budge. Just as he finally gets it out of the ground, it vanishes. Then a strange little man appears claiming to be from the 5th dimension. He is Mxyzptlk. Superboy meets him and discovers that Mxy's magic can harm him just as it could anyone else. Mxy decides he wants to take Lana back with him. Using his magic, he impersonates Clark and tries to get together with Lana. When Lana resists Mxy's twisted version of Clark, Mxy uses his magic to make her want to come with him. She is preparing to leave with Mxy when TJ, Superboy, and a scientist discover that the totem held back magical spirits. Once the totem was moved, the doorway to our world was opened. They also learn that saying his name backward will cause the imp to return to his own dimension for 90 days. Knowing this, Superboy gives Lana a going away speech that he will record on video tape.
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Stand Up and Get Knocked Down

Feb 18, 1989 Season 1 Episode 15

TJ finds his friend Michael dead outside of the Bonkerz comedy club. TJ wants to find out what happened to him, so he goes to the club's amateur night. Before he goes on stage he discovers that the club owner, Dexter, killed Michael and is a drug dealer. He tells a waitress, Angel, to take TJ a coke loaded with a potent drug to kill him. Luckily, she doesn't use the entire vial, and TJ only becomes sick. Clark and TJ are taken by Dexter and tied up with Angel. Small patches that are loaded with deadly drugs are attached to all three, and Clark only has two minutes to act before TJ and angel die. He breaks free and turns into Superboy, then removes the patches from TJ and Angel. TJ goes crazy. Dexter tries to run him down with his limo, but is stopped by Superboy.
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Revenge of the Alien, Pt. 2

Feb 11, 1989 Season 1 Episode 14

Now controlling Pa Kent, the alien makes his move to get revenge. He kidnaps Lana and holds her hostage on a rooftop near Shuster University. Clark sees his father on the news with Lana and realizes something is wrong. When Lieutenant Harris tells Superboy that the cryogenics lab was robbed the night before, Superboy realizes with whom he is dealing. He finds Pa Kent, and tells the alien that he will allow it to enter his body as long as he lets Pa Kent go. The alien agrees and Superboy takes the alien to Professor Peterson's lab. After the alien enters his body, Superboy activates a kryptonite ray in the lab.
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Revenge of the Alien, Pt. 1

Feb 04, 1989 Season 1 Episode 13

The alien from "The Alien Solution" escapes after a thief steals the canister containing him. He wants revenge on Superboy for destroying his collection of warrior bodies. The alien possesses a policeman and stalks the Boy of Steel. When he attacks Superboy at an agriculture center, he accidentally kills the body of the policeman he's possessing, and in the process he hurts Superboy. But when he tries to take over Superboy's body, he finds he can't get in and, angry, he possesses the body of Clark's visiting father, Jonathan Kent.
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Kryptonite Kills

Jan 28, 1989 Season 1 Episode 12

A Kryptonite meteor falls in Addis Ababa and is sent to Shuster for study. It turns up in Clark's class on minerals. There, Clark feels the pain of kryptonite for the first time. But Lex Luthor learns of its value as an energy source and takes a piece of it. He uses it to power a machine that can knock out lights all over the city and allow him to loot stores and banks. When Superboy stops him, Luthor gives the rock to his girlfriend on a necklace. When a fire breaks out in Luthor's dorm during a date, Superboy attempts a rescue and is made powerless by the kryptonite. Now Luthor's evil may cause his own death. Luthor escapes the fire leaving his girlfriend there to die. He sends Leo back in to get the necklace, and once the necklace is gone Superboy returns to normal and escapes to bring Luthor to justice. Professor Peterson then gives Superboy the kryptonite in a lead box and Superboy throws it into space.
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The Invisible People

Jan 21, 1989 Season 1 Episode 11

A large group of homeless people are living in front of a beach club on a Florida beach. They were promised jobs by the wealthy beach club owner, who never gave them anything. The owner of the beach club, Gerald Manfred, is trying to sell his club, but to do so he must get rid of the homeless group. He sets fire to one of their tents, and tries every way possible to get rid of them. When T.J., Lana, and Clark get involved T.J. is nearly killed and the leader of the homeless group, Damon, is kidnapped. Lana searches for him and is kidnapped herself. Now she and Damon are trapped in Manfred's hands, and only Superboy can save them. Manfred prepares to kill them in hopes that when they die, the homeless people will leave the beach. But before he can do anything, Superboy finds him and makes him agree to give all the homeless people jobs as he once promised he would.
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Troubled Waters

Dec 10, 1988 Season 1 Episode 10

A businessman wants to buy all the farms in the Smallville area during an agricultural depression. Mr. Kent wants to find out why. Kenderson, the businessman, has something to hide and tries to kill Mr. Kent but he is unsuccessful. Superboy, who is coming to visit because of the attempt to kill Mr. Kent, checks over the farmland and learns a river runs below it that could be of value. He now must stop Kenderson before he gets what he wants and kills Mr. Kent. Kenderson wants to blow up the community silo when Pa Kent goes to show it to the bank's mortgage department manager. As the two pull up to the silo Kenderson's men attack and prepare the silo for destruction. As they prepare to destroy the silo, Superboy arrives and stops Kenderson once and for all.
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The Alien Solution

Dec 03, 1988 Season 1 Episode 9

A strange cloud-like alien who can take over others bodies comes to earth hoping to steal Superboy's body so he can add it to his collection of warriors. Knowing Superboy always comes to Lana's rescue, he puts her in danger and lures Superboy into the open. After Lana is almost killed by the alien's warrior body, Superboy agrees to do what the alien wants. He follows the alien to its ship, and destroys the alien's collection of warrior bodies. He then traps the alien in a canister, and hides the canister in a cryogenics lab on the college campus.
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The Fixer

Nov 26, 1988 Season 1 Episode 8

Lex Luthor is taking bets on the basketball game. He blackmails one of the players into losing the game. Superboy takes over the job as referee to stop Luthor and prevent the scandal.
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The Beast and Beauty

Nov 19, 1988 Season 1 Episode 7

A Superboy impersonator is robbing banks and jewelry stores to get a million dollars so he can marry Florida's beauty queen. The real Superboy is arrested for his acts and when the beauty queen, Jennifer Jenkins, refuses to marry the Superboy impostor, Hugo, she is kidnapped and the real Superboy is the only one who can save her.
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Bringing Down the House

Nov 12, 1988 Season 1 Episode 6

A rock star, Judd Faust, wants the amusement park and puts everyone in danger when the owner refuses to sell it to him. Lana falls in love with Judd but learns of his true nature when he takes her away one night and puts her in a torture device. Judd uses the device to try and pull her apart while recording her screams. Superboy arrives just in time to rescue Lana.
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Countdown to Nowhere

Nov 05, 1988 Season 1 Episode 5

The world first learns of the new hero, Superboy, when he rescues Lana Lang from kidnapper Roscoe Williams (Doug Barr).
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The Russian Exchange Student

Oct 29, 1998 Season 1 Episode 4

When a scientist's formula to improve the efficiency of gasoline is nearly destroyed, a Russian exchange student named Natasha is accused of sabotaging the computer that the formula was stored on.
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Back to Oblivion

Oct 22, 1988 Season 1 Episode 3

TJ goes to a scrap yard to investigate strange things that have happenedthere. When he arrives, he is trapped in a crushing machine by the old man, Mr. Wagner, who owns the scrap yard. Superboy saves him from being crushed to death. Lana decides to visit Mr. Wagner to learn what's going on. Wagner holds her hostage believing that she is his granddaughter Lena. His mind travels back to the days of World War II, when he was in a Nazi concentration camp, as he tries to protect his "granddaughter" from the Nazis, who are actually TJ and Clark returning to check on Lana. Wagner uses the scrap yard machinery againstthem and seemingly kills Clark. But Clark, as Superboy, barely saves TJ from a trap and frees Lana from Mr. Wagner. Wagner suffers a heart attack but survives and is finally free from the haunting memories of World War II.
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A Kind of Princess

Oct 15, 1988 Season 1 Episode 2

Clark falls for Sara, the daughter of a crime boss. Both Clark and Sara get stuck in the middle between rival crime syndicates, and it is up to Superboy to save everyone.
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The Jewel of the Techacal

Oct 08, 1988 Season 1 Episode 1

Lana's father, an archeologist, comes to the university with what he thinks is a cursed relic. Lex Luthor then steals the jewel in order to sell it to the highest bidder.
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