Superman: The Animated Series

Season 1 Episode 12

Tools of the Trade

Aired Saturday 10:00 AM Feb 01, 1997 on The WB



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Mannheim: Where in god's name are we?
      Kanto: That depends. Which god are you talking about?

    • Mannheim: (holding a gun) You know what's really amazin'? I'm not even firin' it at full power. (pointing gun at Superman) Get ready to eat it, Superman.

    • Darkseid: Welcome to Apokolips, Mr. Mannheim.
      Bruno Mannheim: Who are you?
      Darkseid: Your new Lord and Master. You may call me... Darkseid.

    • Superman: You don't think he tried something foolish, do you?
      Maggie Sawyer: I'd count on it!

    • Superman: Think he'll come back?
      Maggie Sawyer: If I had a dime for every time Dan Turpin threw in his badge, I'd make Lex Luthor look like a pauper!

    • Bruno Mannheim: What's your boss want in return?
      Kanto: Nothing... for now.
      Bruno Mannheim: It's my experience that 'nothing' can be very expensive...

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Dan Turpin

      The character design for Dan Turpin was crafted after that of Jack Kirby, a legendary comic book artist who co-created characters like Thor, the Fantastic Four, and Darkseid (who makes his very first appearance on the show in this episode).