Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Season 1 Episode 22

Mission to Save Earth (1)

Aired Sunday 5:05 PM May 04, 1991 on TBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (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

    • 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."

  • Allusions