Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Season 1 Episode 22

Mission to Save Earth (1)

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Aired Sunday 5:05 PM May 04, 1991 on TBS
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Mission to Save Earth (1)
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The Eco-Villains team-up and, united, steal the Planeteers rings, and with them, their powers. The teens are stranded on the island of Commander Clash, a cold calculating military mind. He is tricked into going after the Planeteers by Blight, and succeeds, capturing Ma-ti and Gi. Without their powers, Planeteers are soon overwhelmed. Elsewhere, Dr. Blight creates dark variants of the power rings, and together, the eco-villains summon a dark, evil version of Captain Planet, dedicated to laying waste [literately] to the earth: CAPTAIN POLLUTION!moreless

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    • TRIVIA (2)

    • QUOTES (2)

      • (The eco-villains stand in different places to combine their polluted powers)
        Duke Nukem: Then, let our polluted powers combine! Super Radiation!
        Looten Plunder: Deforestation!
        Sly Sludge: Smog!
        Verminous Skumm: Toxics!
        Dr. Blight: Hate!
        (The polluted powers combine and a evil dark version of Captain Planet is summoned)
        Captain Pollution: By your polluted powers combine, I am Captain Pollution!
        Eco-Villains: GO POLLUTION!!!

      • [As he contains the burning barge within a storm of stand]
        Captain Planet: Just take some sand....Unh! Barge, in a bottle! I always did want a hobby.

    • NOTES (7)

      • Goof: When Wheeler wakes up after Skumm and Sludge are gone, we still can see the ring on his finger.

      • Captain Pollution is a play on the "Superman" villain, Bizarro - Superman's evil opposite.

      • The evil rings that are created by Dr. Blight are opposites of the Planeteers' rings. These examples include:
        1. Duke Nukem - Super Radiation (counterpart of Fire)
        2. Looten Plunder - Deforestation (counterpart of Earth)
        3. Sly Sludge - Smog (counterpart of Wind)
        4. Verminous Skumm - Toxics (counterpart of Water)
        5. Dr. Blight - Hate (counterpart of Heart)

      • Captain Planet's entrance when summoned: His entrance is just like in A Hero For Earth but this time with boots.

      • First mini-series of the series.

      • Eco-Villians: Dr. Blight, Looten Plunder, Sly Sludge, Duke Nuken, and Verminous Skumm.

      • First Appearance of Captain Pollution (also voiced by David Coburn), he would return in season 4's "A Mine is A Terrible Thing to Waste, Parts 1 and 2."

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