The New Adventures of Superman

CBS (ended 1969)




Episode Guide

    • Luthor's Fatal Fireworks
      Luthor's Fatal Fireworks
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      Lex Luthor kidnaps Jimmy Olsen and puts him in a hot-air balloon. Luthor shoots fireworks at the balloon in an attempt to alert Superman. When Superman arrives, Lex Luthor shoots at him with fireworks laced with Kryptonite. Superman, however, out thinks Luthor and captures him in the end.
    • Night of the Octopod
      Night of the Octopod
      Season 2 - Episode 7

      An octopod machine comes out of a flying saucer and threatens a rocket base near Niagara Falls. Superman dumps the octopod into the water and destroys the space ship that brought it to Earth. Unfortunately, an electric eel unknowingly re-activates the octopod and it emerges from the water and attacks a nearby power station. Superman comes to the rescue again and dispatches the Octopod once and for all.

    • The Toyman's Super-Toy
      The Toyman's Super-Toy
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      The Toyman constructs an enormous remote control robot insect. He test flies it over a zoo and scares the animals. When Superman arrives to stop the insect, the Toyman purposely destroys it. He constructs another and gives it the capacity to produce Kryptonite rays out of its eyes. He sends the robot after Superman, but Superman successfully destroys it by using lead to shield himself from the Kryptonite radiation.moreless
    • The Halyah of the Himalayas
      The Halyah of the Himalayas
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      In Himalaya Mountains, a plane crash awakens a creature called the Halyah that has been asleep for a hundred years. The creature attacks a number of people before it is stopped by Superman.
    • The Toys of Doom
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      The Toyman captures Lois and Jimmy and unleashes a wave of dangerous toys on Metropolis.
    • The Return of Brainiac
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Brainiac returns to Earth on board a flying saucer. He uses a shrinking ray to shrink Lois and Jimmy. When Jimmy signals Superman, Superman is also hit with the shrinking ray. Superman must find some way to get back to normal size and must also protect Lois and Jimmy from now dangerous ants.moreless
    • Merlin's Magic Marbles
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Lex Luthor uses a time machine to get help from a legendary source in his goal to commit crimes in Metropolis without Superman catching him.
    • The Fire Phantom
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      A fire creature emerges from an old mining shaft and threatens to engulf everything it touches in fire unless Superman can stop it.
    • The Prankster
      The Prankster
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      The Prankster annoys Superman with a serious of dangerous pranks and taunts the hero that he doesn't have proof of any crime committed to arrest him for.
    • The Image Maker
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      Superman must stop a rogue professor from getting revenge on Lois for sending him to prison years ago.
    • Seeds of Disaster
      Season 1 - Episode 34
      Seeds arrive on earth from space and begin growing into enormous plants that threaten everything they are.
    • Neolithic Nightmare
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      While investigating a cavern, Jimmy Olsen is sucked into an underground world. Before he is rescued by Superman, he is menaced by a number of giant prehistoric animals.
    • The Threat of the Thrutans
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      When three Thrutan aliens crash land on earth, they threaten to blow up a rocket installation if they don't get a rocket in order to fly them home. Superman manages to stop their bomb, but also helps the aliens get back home.
    • The Wicked Warlock
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      A warlock wants to steal a gem in order to power his magic. Superman cannot capture him because he always uses his magic wand to turn himself invisible. Superman must figure out a way to stop the warlock before he can get away with his crime.
    • Luminians on the Loose (1)
      Luminians on the Loose (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      Lex Luthor transports to Earth two aliens that are made of pure light. They are called Luminians and have the capacity to destroy anything they touch. Luthor wants them to destroy Superman but is disappointed to discover that they cannot effect the Man of Steel.
    • The Abominable Ice-Man
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      Superman takes on an ice-man in Hawaii who threatens to start a new ice age.
    • The Mysterious Mr. Mist (1)
      The Mysterious Mr. Mist (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      Clark Kent and Lois Lane head to Perry White's farm for a picnic. Unfortunately, a strange mist follows them to the farm. The mist is capable of transforming itself into a person when it inhabits clothing. It reveals that it is dangerous when it attacks Lois.
    • The Ape Army of the Amazon
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      A scientist is using a sonic machine to control apes in the Amazon with the goal of causing chaos and stealing a cache of gold from a nearby archeological dig.
    • Lava Men
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      When Superman tries to save a Mexican town from a volcano, he disrupts the lava flow but discovers another problem arising soon after.
    • Superman's Double Trouble
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      Superman deals with two giant creatures released due to the effects of an underwater eartquake.
    • The Mysterious Mr. Mist (2)
      The Mysterious Mr. Mist (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      Superman saves Lois from the mysterious must. Unfortunately, it follows Lois back to Metropolis and tries to kidnap her. It wants Lois to be the queen of an underground kingdom. Eventually, the mist gets into the Superman museum and pretends to be Superboy. Superman captures the mist and seals it in the bottom of a very deep well.moreless
    • The Iron Eater
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      A metal eating monster that can also change shape causes chaos in Metropolis after crashing on Earth.
    • The Prehistoric Pterodactyls
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Superman must deal with a pair of pterodactyls freed from an arctic glacier by an earthquake.
    • Luthor Strikes Again
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      Lex Luthor kidnaps Jimmy Olsen in a plot to destroy Superman.
    • The Chimp Who Made It Big
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      On an experimental space flight, a monkey is bombarded with mysterious growth rays when a piece of kryptonite collides with a meteor. The monkey returns to earth and begins to grow enormous. Superman must stop the ape before it manages to hurt someone.
    • Luthor's Lethal Laser (1)
      Luthor's Lethal Laser (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      Lois and Jimmy are trapped in a rocket by Lex Luthor. They are sent to the moon where Lex Luthor has constructed a secret base. Lex aims an enormous laser at Earth and threatens the leaders of the world. He tells them that if he is not given control of the world, he will melt the ice caps and flood the world's coasts.moreless
    • The Japanese Sandman (1)
      The Japanese Sandman (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      Clark and Jimmy are in Japan covering a story about how a powerful industrialist is the victim of sabotage. The saboteur calls forth a mysterious Japanese Sandman that has the power of blowing sand that can cause magical sleep. The saboteur wants the Sandman to help him against the industrialist.
    • Brainiac's Bubbles
      Brainiac's Bubbles
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      When a UFO comes to Metropolis, it releases a bubble which captures Lois Lane. Superman comes to the rescue, but he too is caught in a bubble. The bubbles are the work of Brainiac. He has been sent to Earth to capture Lois and take her to a planet. Superman, however, puts a stop to the plan. He escapes from the bubble and rescues Lois.moreless
    • Can a Luthor Change His Spots? (2)
      As Luthor appears to be robbing the bank vault, Superman arrives to stop him. He rescues Perry White, but leaves when Luthor claims he was only involved as part of a demonstration. Jimmy still is not convinced of Luthor's good intentions. He follows Luthor and discovers his real scheme. Luthor wants to launch the Daily Planet building into outer space. Unfortunately, Luthor captures Jimmy and ties him up. Superman must figure out a way of rescuing Jimmy and stopping Lex Luthor before he can launch the building.moreless
    • The Cage of Glass
      The Cage of Glass
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      Braniac shrinks the city of Metropolis to the size of an ant colony using a shrinking ray. He places a shield around it that Superman cannot break through. Fortunately, Superman escapes through a ventilation tube. He defeats Braniac and returns Metropolis back to its normal size.
    • The Atomic Superman
      The Atomic Superman
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Superman drinks an explosive and discovers that it causes him to breathe fire. Superman heads to the planet Mercury where he begins to live with other fire breathing creatures. Eventually the explosive wears off and Superman returns home.
    • Luthor's Loco Looking Glass
      Luthor's Loco Looking Glass
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Lex Luthor develops a matter transfer machine that looks like a mirror. He sends it to the Daily Planet where Jimmy Olsen accidently falls into it. Jimmy is transported to an abandoned amusement park where he is soon surrounded by Lex Luthor's sharks. He alerts Superman using his signal watch. Superman arrives, rescues Jimmy, and captures Lex Luthor.moreless
    • Can a Luthor Change His Spots? (1)
      When Lex Luthor turns up at the Daily Planet, he claims to be reformed. He is made science editor by Perry White. Jimmy sneaks into Luthor's laboratory in the Daily Planet and discovers a lightning machine. Luthor claims he built it as a security system for the building. Jimmy, however, continues to distrust Luthor. He becomes even more convinced when he sees Luthor robbing a bank vault and endangering Perry White.moreless
    • The Ghost of Kilbane Castle (1)
      The Ghost of Kilbane Castle (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      Clark Kent, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen are in Scotland. As Clark heads off to sleep at a local inn, Lois and Jimmy head to the mysterious Kilbane Castle. There two twins try to scare the reporters off the property. The twins don't want them to discover that their clan stole the castle from another clan. Unfortunately, their scare tactics manage to awaken a ghost from the other clan.moreless
    • Luthor's Lethal Laser (2)
      Luthor's Lethal Laser (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      Superman heads to the moon to stop Luthor's plan to take over the world. He rescues Lois and Jimmy, but Luthor reveals that he is working with Brainiac. The two super-villains try to destroy Superman by shrinking him and exposing him to kryptonite gas. Fortunately, Superman escapes their trap and stops the villains.moreless
    • The Ghost of Kilbane Castle (2)
      The Ghost of Kilbane Castle (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      The ghost of Kilbane Castle awakens and soon terrorizes Lois and Jimmy. The ghost is upset that another clan has taken over his castle. Superman arrives and rescues Lois and Jimmy. He arrests the twins that awakened the ghost and assures the ghost that the castle will soon be returned to its rightful owner.moreless
    • The Japanese Sandman (2)
      The Japanese Sandman (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      Superman must stop the Sandman and deal with a saboteur before they can cause any more damage. When they finally meet, Superman fights off the Sandman's powerful sleeping sand and rescues Jimmy from a trap set by the saboteur. In the end, Superman captures the saboteur and defeats the Sandman.
    • The Magnetic Monster
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Superman deals with aliens looking to conquer Earth with the aid of an unusual magnetic weapon.
    • The Team of Terror (2)
      The Team of Terror (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      The Warlock and Satana decide to trap Superman by capturing Lois and Jimmy. When Superman arrives to rescue them, the Warlock attacks Superman with Kryptonite rays. Superman, however, manages to stop the Warlock. He, then, turns his attention to Satana. Satana creates an army of monsters to attack him. Superman makes short work of the monsters and captures the evil Satana.moreless
    • The Warlock's Revenge
      The Warlock's Revenge
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      The Warlock gets out of prison when his sister uses a magic ruby on a broom. The Warlock takes the Ruby and decides to get revenge on Superman. He attacks Lois Lane and conjures a magic creature to defeat Superman. Superman, however, gets the best of the creature and captures the Warlock.moreless
    • Rain of Iron (2)
      Rain of Iron (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      Superman tracks the iron spheres to their source. They come from space, but are being bounced off an asteroid from a remote island in the Pacific. Professor Dujy and Vamore live on the island. When Superman comes to stop them, they try to take Lois hostage. Superman rescues Lois and sends Professor Dujy and Vamore to prison.moreless
    • Rain of Iron (1)
      Rain of Iron (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      Lois meets a man named Vamore who is known to be a friend of the escaped criminal Professor Dujy. As Lois follows Vamore to a remote island, Superman must protect Metropolis from a wave of dangerous iron spheres that threaten to destroy the city.
    • The Team of Terror (1)
      The Team of Terror (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      An evil alien named Satana arrives on Earth from the planet Quanta. She attempts to steal energy from a nuclear power planet in order to use it to attack her home planet. Superman manages to stop her. Later Satana meets with the Warlock and the two decide to work together. She uses a substance called plasto to make his wand's magic ruby radiate kryptonite rays. The two villains decide to use the wand to destroy Superman.moreless
    • Robot of Riga
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      Lois and Jimmy are abducted by a UFO and taken to the planet Riga. When Superman discovers this, he flies to Riga and saves Lois and Jimmy from a fire-breathing robot.
    • Insect Raiders
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      A group of flying insects are raiding and stealing in the area around Metropolis and Superman is determined to stop them.
    • A.P.E. Strikes Again
      A.P.E. Strikes Again
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Lex Luthor, the Warlock, and Brainiac reunite as the Allied Perpetrators of Evil in order to destroy the Trouble Televisor which is a machine that can signal Superman whenever a crime is going to be committed.
    • Return of Warlock
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      The Warlock tries to get back at Superman by attacking his friends at the Daily Planet.
    • The Tree Man of Arbora
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      Superman battles a tree creature from an alien planet that seems to have an unquenchable thirst for water.
    • The Wisp of Wickedness
      The Wisp of Wickedness
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      When an evil alien is turned into a mist by an experiment, the mist arrives on Earth and settles into the hat of a Metropolis motorist. The hat influences the driver into trying to drive his car into a children's playground. Superman stops the car and grabs the motorist. When the hat blows away, the motorist cannot recall why he tried to drive through the playground. Superman lets him go, but when the hat finds another owner the same inexplicable crime almost happens again. Eventually Superman figures out that the hat is behind the problem. He notices the alien mist and freezes it. He then sends it into space where it can do no more harm.moreless
    • War of the Bee Battalion
      War of the Bee Battalion
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      A growth ray is used on a swarm of bees and the bees grow to enormous size. They are sent to attack Metropolis and Superman must find some way to stop them.
    • Mermen Of Emor
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      While investigating the disappearances of a number of divers, a scuba diving Jimmy Olsen is captured by Mermen from the underground city of Emor. The Mermen have been abducting people for violent gladiatorial games. Superman must foil the Mermen and rescue Jimmy and the other divers.
    • The Deadly Dish
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      Lex Luthor plans to destroy Superman with an unusual machine and use Superman's friends as part of the diabolical plan.
    • The Men from A.P.E.
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      A quartet of villains gather together with the sole focus of destroying Superman once and for all using a new weapon.
    • The Lethal Lightning Bug
      The Lethal Lightning Bug
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Superman must stop a monstrous lightning bug that threatens to ruin a nearby space launch.
    • The Malevolent Mummy
      Season 1 - Episode 35
      Lois and Clark head to Egypt with an archeologist and Lois accidently awakens an ancient mummy from its tomb.
    • Luminians on the Loose (2)
      Luminians on the Loose (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      When the Luminians discover that they cannot injure Superman, they decide to turn against Lex Luthor. Superman saves Luthor and the two work together in trying to send the Luminians back to their home world.
    • The Bird-Men From Lost Valley
      Season 1 - Episode 36
      When flying in the Daily Planet's news helicopter, Jimmy Olsen sees a flock of bird men stealing food from a local farm and Superman soon investigates.
    • The Invisible Raiders
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      A supervillian named the Sorcerer uses invisibility to rob a museum and kidnap Jimmy Olsen. When they take Jimmy to their cave hideout, he uses his signal watch to inform Superman. Superman heads to the gave and rescues him.
    • The Force Phantom
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      When aliens from one of moons of Mars invade Earth, they use a powerful energy creature called the Force Phantom in order to destroy Earth's defenses. Superman, however, manages to defeat the Force Phantom and in doing so foils the invasion by destroying the alien's spaceship.
    • The Saboteurs
      The Saboteurs
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      A group of saboteurs plan to dump atomic waste into Metropolis harbor and Superman looks to stop them while preserving his secret identity.
    • Superman Meets His Match
      Superman Meets His Match
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      A Kryptonite meteor falls to Earth and weakens Superman as its falls into the ocean. When the meteor hits the bottom of the ocean it breaks in two and releases a green creature that has the same powers as Superman. Superman cannot defeat the creature but manages to knock it out. He takes the unconscious creature into space and sends it far away from Earth.moreless
    • The Deadly Icebergs
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      A group of pirates unleash three magnetically powered icebergs in order to destroy a nuclear powered vessel. Fortunately, Clark is onboard the ship and changes into Superman to stop the icebergs and catch the pirates.
    • The Pernicious Parasite
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      A petty thief is exposed to radioactive chemicals, he becomes the Parasite and is able to drain the energy of anything he touches including Superman.
    • Mission to Planet Peril
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      Aliens come to Earth to begin stealing coal and Superman arrives to stop them.
    • Superman Meets Brainiac
      Season 1 - Episode 33
      Superman learns that a robot that has been stealing animals from a circus to repopulate a dying world.
    • The Deadly Super-Doll
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      An evil sorcerer uses a clay doll shaped in Superman's likeness to distract the hero as the spell caster's cronies commit crimes.
    • The Imp-Practical Joker
      Season 1 - Episode 32
      An imp arrives on Earth from the fifth dimension and uses his magic to create chaos at an amusement park.
    • The Two Faces of Superman
      Season 1 - Episode 31
      When a number of people see Superman committing a number of crimes, they wonder whether Superman has gone bad.