The Adventures of Superman

1952, TV Show

Full Episodes(104)

Latest Episode: All That Glitters

Apr 28, 1958 Season 6 Episode 13 watch on (Paid)

After losing consciousness, Jimmy fantasizes that he and Lois have powers like Superman.

The Unknown People: Part 2

Aug 10, 1953 Season 1 Episode 26

One of the strange creatures that have emerged from the world's deepest oil well is wounded by excited citizens during opening scenes of the thrilling Superman adventure, "Unknown People Part II." Part 2 of 2
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The Unknown People: Part 1

Aug 10, 1953 Season 1 Episode 25

Ordered to write a story about the deepest oil well in history, newspaper reporters Clark Kent and Lois Lane are amazed to discover that the well is closed and the countryside rife with terror following the realization that they have drilled into another world in the center of the Earth during the Superman adventure, "Unknown People." Part 1 of 2
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Crime Wave

Feb 27, 1953 Season 1 Episode 24

In order to halt a gigantic crime wave sweeping Metropolis, Superman allows himself to be captured and exposed to the deadly rays of atomic fission in the thrilling Superman drama, "Crime Wave."
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The Ghost Wolf

Feb 20, 1953 Season 1 Episode 23

Rumors of a werewolf in the Canadian North Woods, which causes the lumber jacks at the Metropolis Daily Planet's timber reserve to leave their jobs, and a raging forest fire combine to enliven the plot of the Superman adventure, "The Ghost Wolf."
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Czar of the Underworld

Feb 13, 1953 Season 1 Episode 22

Clark Kent and Inspector Henderson, en route to Hollywood to help in filming an important picture about crime, are warned to "lay off" by Luigi Dinelli, notorious gunman and gang leader, in the Superman television drama, "Czar of the Underworld."
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The Human Bomb

Feb 06, 1953 Season 1 Episode 21

"Bet a Million" Butler, a well known gambler and racketeer, schemes to keep Superman helpless for thirty minutes while his henchmen rob the Metropolis Museum in the Superman thriller, "The Human Bomb."
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The Riddle of the Chinese Jade

Jan 30, 1953 Season 1 Episode 20

A Chinese jade figurine, valued at more than half a million dollars, is mysteriously stolen from Lu Sung's curio shop just before he is to present it to the National Museum. Clark Kent, as Superman, uncovers the thief and quickly puts him behind bars.
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The Evil Three

Jan 23, 1953 Season 1 Episode 19

Stopping at a seemingly abandoned hotel in the Louisiana Bayou Country, Perry White and Jimmy Olsen find that it is inhabited by three strange characters who attempt to scare them from the premises during opening scenes of the Superman adventure, "The Evil Three."
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Drums of Death

Jan 16, 1953 Season 1 Episode 18

Jimmy Olsen and Perry White's sister, a professional photogra-pher, are seized by voodoo worshippers while photographing the Citadel, reputed jungle burial place of fabulous treasure in the Superman drama, "Drums of Death."
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The Runaway Robot

Jan 09, 1953 Season 1 Episode 17

An eccentric staff correspondent of the Daily Planet, Horatio, brings his latest invention, an electronically controlled robot, to town. It falls into the hands of robbers who put it to work looting the First National Bank in the Superman adventure thriller, "The Runaway Robot."
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Mystery in Wax

Jan 02, 1953 Season 1 Episode 16

Madame Selena, eccentric operator of a wax museum, is seemingly able to prognosticate the deaths of five prominent residents of Metropolis. When Perry White, editor of the Metropolis Daily Planet, is named the sixth victim and disappears, Clark Kent and Lois Lane get into the case.
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Double Trouble

Dec 26, 1952 Season 1 Episode 15

Identical twins, the Von Klaven brothers, steal a million dollar core of radium from the U.S. Medical Corps in Germany and transport it to the United States during the Superman adventure, "Double Trouble."
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Treasure of The Incas

Dec 19, 1952 Season 1 Episode 14

Following a clue from an Inca tapestry, Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen attempt to track down a vast treasure cache belonging to the Peruvian government hidden somewhere in the desert, in the Superman drama, "Treasure of the Incas."
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The Stolen Costume

Dec 12, 1952 Season 1 Episode 13

The secret identity of Superman is almost exposed when a sneak thief fleeing from the police slips into Clark Kent's apartment, finds the special Superman costume, and takes it to a notorious racketeer, in the thrilling adventure "The Stolen Costume."
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The Deserted Village

Dec 05, 1952 Season 1 Episode 12

A mysterious "killing fog" and a strange sea monster are driving the inhabitants of Cliffton away from the town. Clark Kent as Superman investigates and discovers that a druggist and his son have found a valuable deposit of hydrozite, an element used in the hydrogen bomb, in the Superman adventure, "The Deserted Village."
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No Holds Barred

Nov 28, 1952 Season 1 Episode 11

Perry White, managing editor of the Daily Planet, hires the young wrestling champ, Wayne Winchester, to expose crooked wrestling in the Superman drama, "No Holds Barred."
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The Secret of Superman

Nov 21, 1952 Season 1 Episode 10

An attempt to capture Superman, drug his mind and thereby control his will, is made by Doctor Ort, a fanatical scientist, in the thrilling Superman drama, "The Secret of Superman."
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Nov 14, 1952 Season 1 Episode 9

The plight of an elderly coal miner, trapped fifteen hundred feet below ground, causes Lois Lane, nearby on a routine assignment for the Daily Planet, to foolishly try to save him.
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The Mind Machine

Nov 07, 1952 Season 1 Episode 8

Three witnesses before the Congressional Crime Commission die in sudden agony due to the strange power of a Hypno therapy machine, located in a mountain hideaway, and operated by Lou Cranek, self styled "Kingpin of Crime," in the thrilling Superman adventure.
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The Birthday Letter

Oct 31, 1952 Season 1 Episode 7

A message relating to a set of valuable printing plates stolen from the Bank of France and shipped to America is sent by mistake to a young girl. Captured and held by the counterfeiters, the girl is rescued by Clark Kent .
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A Night of Terror

Oct 24, 1952 Season 1 Episode 6

Phyllis Coates in the role of Lois Lane, reporter on the Daily Planet, is vacationing on the Canadian border when she is captured by a pair of desperate gunmen. To free herself, she involves Jimmy Olsen (Jack Larson) who is in turn seized.
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The Monkey Mystery

Oct 17, 1952 Season 1 Episode 5

A secret formula, representing the only known defense against atomic warfare, is stolen.
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The Mystery of the Broken Statues

Oct 10, 1952 Season 1 Episode 4

Two elderly men, one of them a suave gentleman sporting a cane, are discovered buying and then destroying small plaster statuettes from art shops all over Metropolis.
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The Case of the Talkative Dummy

Oct 03, 1952 Season 1 Episode 3

Perplexed by the baffling mystery of armored car robberies in which the entire car disappears, Clark Kent, Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen solve the case.
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The Haunted Lighthouse

Sep 26, 1952 Season 1 Episode 2

Jimmy Olsen, cub reporter on the Daily Planet, visits his aunt on an island off the coast of Maine and stumbles on smugglers operating in a supposedly deserted lighthouse.
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Superman on Earth

Sep 19, 1952 Season 1 Episode 1

An infant boy from a race of supermen on another planet, Clark Kent, is rocketed to earth and reared by a kindly couple in opening scenes of the Superman drama, "Superman on Earth."
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