Captain Planet and the Planeteers

TBS (ended 1996)




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  • Captain Planet And The Planeteers


    The show focuses on five teenagers who are all given magic rings by Gaia, the Spirit of Earth. Kwame from Africa, Wheeler from North America, Linka from Soviet Union (changed to Eastern Europe after the Soviet Union's collapse), Gi from Asia and Ma-Ti from South America. When the powers of the five rings are combined (Earth, Fire, Wind, Water and Heart), an environmental superhero, Captain Planet, is summoned.moreless
  • If It's Doomsday, This Must Be Belfast

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    S 3 : Ep 12 - 11/28/92

    To prove to Duke Nukem that the human race will self-destruct; Verminous Skumm steals and plants nuclear devices in war-torn areas across the globe. He then plays a little war gaming and gives triggers to the warring factions in those areas. With a potential Armageddon on their hands the Planeteers race to make the opposing sides in each location see peace before they act on war.

  • A Formula for Hate

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    S 3 : Ep 11 - 11/21/92

    Verminous Skumm brainwashes a high school into thinking that AIDS is contagious & dangerous. The Planeteers help out a star basketball player who is accused of having the disease. Captain Planet makes a speech to the crowd about AIDS awareness.moreless
  • Hog Tide

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    S 3 : Ep 10 - 11/14/92

    In this story, we supposedly learn of Captain Planet's REAL first adventure... Gaia recounts how Hoggish Greedly's "Godfather" grandpa, Don Porkaloin, built Decco developments too close to the oceans threatning the sea-life. What shocks the Planeteers is that Gaia reveals she brought forth eco-warriors - 1940s counterparts of the present day Planeteers - to stop Don Porkalion. These Planeteers could also summon Captain Planet, who went about de-constructing Porkaloin's deccos. The Planeteers are left confused about whether or not Gaia's story was real, totally missing the point about building too close to the water.moreless
  • Canned Hunt

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    S 3 : Ep 9 - 11/7/92

    The Planeteers are vacationing on a cruise, where they meet Trevor, a big game hunter. Linka, totally misunderstanding Trevor's reasoning for enjoying hunting, takes an immediate disliking to him. They soon discover that Greedly is running a bogus "hunting" business, where tamed animals are being used (and slaughtered) to allow his clients to enjoy the ultimate hunting experience. The Planeteers and Captain Planet are captured, but Trevor comes to the rescue and helps turn the tables on Greedly.moreless
  • OK at the Gunfight Corral

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    S 3 : Ep 8 - 10/31/92

    The Planeteers travel back in time of pursuit of Hoggish Greedly and Sly Sludge, who intend to purchase the Grand Canyon decades before it becomes a landmark and use it as a land-fillmoreless
  • Bitter Waters

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    S 3 : Ep 6 - 10/17/92

    When visiting Skyrunner (from "Stardust"), the Planeteers come across a faulty irrigation project, engineered by Looten Plunder, who has manipulated the Tribe into allowing him to put the project into effect. Blinded by promises of riches, new jobs, and a good harvest, the Tribe must be convinced by the Planeteers that the project is more destructive than productive, before Plunder drains them of their water, and thier livelihood.moreless
  • The Dream Machine

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    S 3 : Ep 5 - 10/10/92

    Carlos, a farm boy on a small island, becomes jealous of his cousin's return from the big city. He is given the power to wish for anything he wants from Zarm, who calls himself the Dream Maker. To impress a girl that he likes and to get back at his cousin, Carlos wishes for things that will gain her interest. Soon the whole town discovers the Dream Maker, and they all want something big. Blinded by greed, the townspeople fail to realize that their natural resources are being drained in order to create the things they wish for. They soon learn the effects of this, but the Planeteers need Captain Planet to get rid of Zarm, and quell a near war between the townspeople and the villagers in the hills, who also want a piece of the Dream Maker.moreless
  • A Perfect World

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    S 3 : Ep 4 - 10/3/92

    The Planeteers are given a tour of a new "Perfect World," a world with no pollution, clean farming and little potential for environmental backlash. All is created within a computer environment, but Dr. Blight and MAL infect this would-be "paradise" with a shot of viral pollution...

  • The Deadly Glow

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    S 3 : Ep 3 - 9/26/92

    The Planeteers have little time to track down a radioactive isotope that was released by two capsules from an old chemotherapy machine. But where there's radioactivity, there's Duke Nukem, and he's already got his hands on one of the capsules. Now the Planeteers must find the two little children that took the other capsule before Nukem does.moreless
  • A Creep from the Deep

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    S 3 : Ep 2 - 9/19/92

    Gi, while repairing the Eco-Sub, became irritated with Suchi's presence, and ignored his warning to install the new part to the sub's turbines. Now, they have no control over it's direction. This causes problems when they go after Sly Sludge, who is dumping toxic waste into an Asian sea. The waste causes mutations in the sea life, especially a squid, which grows large in size, and begins to attack people, and later a nearby city. The Planeteers must stop Sludge's illegal sea dumping, and rescue the city from the mutated creature.moreless
  • Greenhouse Planet

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    S 3 : Ep 1 - 9/12/92

    When Dr. Blight develops a new rocket fuel to assist in NASA'S planned mission to Venus, she comes under the watchful eye of the Planeteers, who know the fuel will only hasten the degeneration of the ozone layer. But Blight is able to maintain her cover when the President of the United States himself arrives to oversee production of the fuel. Due to security, the Planeteers cannot get near the President without causing concern, so they cause a distraction to get Ma-Ti and Kwame inside the compound. As they warn the President, Blight and MAL become wise to the Planeteers' presence and launches the shuttle prematurely, with Kwame, Ma-Ti, and the President inside. They summon Captain Planet, whose powers are later drained by the craft's fuel. When he tries to return the Planeteers' ring powers to them, Kwame and Ma-ti are out of Earth's orbit, forcing him to reform with only Earth and Heart powers. With his powers significantly reduced, Cap must now use his wits to find a way to stop Blight, while Kwame and Ma-Ti try to save themselves and the President from crash landing on Venus.moreless
  • Utopia

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    S 2 : Ep 26 - 4/11/92

    After watching too many B-rated cyborg and gang movies, Kwame falls asleep. Shortly after, Gaia calls them to a mission, and after the Geo-Cruiser is attacked, Kwame is separated from the group. They encounter gang activity, then are captured by Dr. Blight and Skumm. Kwame makes friends with a former gang member in a place called "Utopia," a perfect place, which is ironically camouflaged by garbage. Things take an eerie turn when the other Planeteers are transformed into a gang.moreless
  • Fare Thee Whale

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    S 2 : Ep 25 - 4/4/92

    The Planeteers are shocked to see a mother whale killed during a whaling expedition engineered by Blight and Plunder. They are even more shocked to learn that it's legal, thanks to a loophole in the international laws that allow whaling for "research." They set out to prove that Blight's research for a "whale repellent" is bogus and are helped by a young Japanese teenager who is trying to dissuade his whaler father from working for the villains.

  • Scorched Earth

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    S 2 : Ep 23 - 3/14/92

    Zarm returns and takes over the body of a quasi-Mediterranean dictator. He then initiates a "scorched earth" program designed to take out anyone who opposes his anti-environmental plans. He orders his right hand man, General Baz, to lead the attacks, pitting the soldier against his own sister, who is leading a rebellion against Zarm's rule. The Planeteers are called in to resolve the crisis...moreless
  • The Great Tree Heist

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    S 2 : Ep 21 - 3/7/92

    The Planeteers travel to the Northwest after hearing about an old growth forest which is, literally, disappearing into thin air. After Wheeler goes off to investigate with a pretty local teenage bird watcher, Linka spots a "flying saucer" but Kwame recognizes the pilot . . . Hoggish Greedly! They discover Greedly's scam - "Sucking up" 500-year-old trees to make pressed board furniture. Outraged, they try to stop him, but his "Tree Trasher" may be too much for them.

  • A Twist of Fate

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    S 2 : Ep 20 - 2/29/92

    During an earthquake, a blow to his head leaves Wheeler lost from the others and suffering from amnesia. He finds himself literally in the shoes of a homeless man, and learns that the only difference between them is a simple twist of fate. A bang to the head restores Wheeler's memory, and he helps summon Captain Planet to rescue Teresa from a slum fire. Teresa and some shantytown residents decide to return to the countryside to pool their skills and make life better there.moreless
  • Losing Game

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    S 2 : Ep 19 - 2/22/92

    The Planeteers return to Kwame's homeland, Africa, to investigate strange happenings with cattle that was reported by his long-time friend and brother figure, Dr. Mabutu. Little do they know, Dr. Blight is there, scheming to convince a tribe leader (also a friend of Mabutu) to allow the injection of a serum that turns bulls into super steers in order to resolve their meat supply woes. Not only does this threaten the condition of the land, via excessive grazing, but the serum causes awkward side effects, which eventually does wear off. The Planeteers, with a hand from Captain Planet, manage to rid the land of Blight and MAL.moreless
  • Birds of a Feather

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    S 2 : Ep 16 - 2/1/92

    Linka and Ma-Ti visit a friend, Juan, in Central America. While there, Juan's parrot, El Profesor, leads them to a secluded "bird paradise" when suddenly, a giant, metallic bird appears. All the birds, including El Profesor, follow it and so do Linka and Ma-Ti. They soon find themselves locked in a huge aviary, courtesy of Hoggish Greedly, who's running an exotic bird smuggling venture.moreless
  • The Blue Car Line

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    S 2 : Ep 15 - 1/25/92

    When air pollution suddenly skyrockets in an Australian city with one of the best mass transit systems in the world, Gaia is suspicious. The Planeteers investigate and find out Looten Plunder and Argos Bleak are behind the problem. They are making it look like the transit line is haunted so that they can profit from massive freeway system and auto-related businesses.moreless
  • Stardust

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    S 2 : Ep 14 - 1/18/92

    Gi and Linka are livid when Wheeler belittles their favorite rock singer, but it looks as though Wheeler may be right after they come upon a land-ravaging, strip-mining operation run by Hoggish Greedly, but bankrolled by none other than their idol - Sky Runner! Stunned, they confront the star, who turns out to be innocent, but they still have to stop Greedly before the small mining town is destroyed.moreless
  • The Fine Print

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    S 2 : Ep 11 - 11/23/91

    While the Planeteers learn about organic farming, Plunder exploits Joe, a man who cannot read, by tricking him into signing a contract allowing the distribution of pesticides on a farm that he manages.moreless
  • An Inside Job

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    S 2 : Ep 10 - 11/16/91

    Sludge and four of the Planeteers learn first hand the terrible effects of untreated sewage when MAL and Dr. Blight shrink the EcoSub (and them) to microscopic size and put them into polluted water that Kwame unwittingly drinks. The Planeteers must battle hideous water-borne parasites in Kwame's body so that he can recover, and restore them to proper size.moreless
  • The Big Clam-up

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    S 2 : Ep 9 - 11/9/91

    People are collapsing in San Francisco with symptoms that suggest a whole range of pollution poisoning. As the Planeteers follow clues to solve this mystery, Ma-Ti (who is reading 1940s detective novels) keeps imagining himself as a private eye in black-and-white sequences. Ma-Ti proves a poor sleuth at first, but eventually he tracks down Verminous Skumm who is serving seafood tainted by storm drain runoff in his restaurant, The Sinking Ship.moreless
  • The Coral Killer

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    S 2 : Ep 8 - 11/2/91

    A fishing village is taught a lesson about the coral reef when Hoggish Greedly shows up. He uses dynamite fishing as a cover to rip off the coral reef remains with his new Reef Ripper. The villagers don't see this, as they are now being well fed by a plentiful, but quickly disappearing fish supply. When shown the devastating effects of pounding waves against a neighboring island village, the villagers ask the Planeteers to help stop Greedly. Captain Planet finds a creative way to recycle, and help start a new reef....moreless
  • Isle of Solar Energy

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    S 2 : Ep 7 - 10/26/91

    The Planeteers are saved from crashing by a solar beam, created by Dr. Pollo. He and his daughter live on an island, creating new and innovative ways to use solar power. Kwame falls in love with his daughter, while also becoming suspicious of their lab assistant, who turns out to be Leadsuit, sidekick to Duke Nukem. Nukem's plan is to turn their solar convertor box into a nuclear device, so he can feed on the nuclear energy generated by the beam that saved the Planeteers earlier. The Planeteers and Captain Planet stop Nukem in his tracks, but shocks from the nuclear energy erases Dr. Pollo's memory, prompting him to set out to rediscover his inventions.moreless
  • The Ark

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    S 2 : Ep 6 - 10/19/91

    An alien (named Klek-Torr) with good intentions abducts the Planeteers, convinced that the Planet Earth is doomed and decides to collect human specimens and include them in his menegerie of assorted alien life forms. The Planeteers must convince the Alien that Earth can be saved before Dr. Blight and Hoggish Greedly can destroy a forest, permanently eliminating the tiger population.moreless
  • The Predator

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    S 2 : Ep 5 - 10/12/91

    In the Florida Keys, Ma-Ti has a brush with what he thinks is a giant man eating shark, though Gi reveals that it is a harmless Basking Shark. When a local overhears and misinterprets their conversation, panic spreads throughout the resort town, whose mayor then hires Argos Bleak to eradicate all the sharks in the bay. Then, when stinging jellyfish (that the sharks used to feed on) swarm the beach, the townspeople learn that predators have an important role in the ecosystem. After escaping their sinking EcoCopter that was shot down by Bleak, the other Planeteers rescue Gi and Ma-Ti (who were captured earlier by Bleak) . . . and the Basking Shark . . . from bloodthirsty Bleak.moreless
  • Send in the Clones

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    S 2 : Ep 4 - 10/5/91

    On the island of Mogahl, Looten Plunder and Dr. Blight have teamed up, and Blight's new cloning device will be used to clone workers for Plunder's flamethrower factory. They test it on the first living subject they find - a locust. But before they can capture the other one to test for side effects, it gets away. While searching for it, they come across Vico, a boy of a local village. He becomes the source for cloning workers for the factory. He becomes out of control with cloning when his appetite goes on a rampage, and threatens to wipe out the island. Now, the Planeteers (with the help of Captain Planet) must reverse the effects of the cloning ray, and also stop the locust(s) that have been cloned.moreless
  • Domes of Doom

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    S 2 : Ep 3 - 9/28/91

    Ma-ti is fooled when Looten Plunder disguises himself as a scientist, promising to clear the air all over the world, including his tribe's village in the rainforest. After Wheeler and the tribe are trapped inside one of Plunder's domes, and Ma-ti is captured after discovering Plunder's scheme, the remaining Planeteers have to find them both and bring Plunder down.moreless
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