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The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie 

The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie - renamed The New Saturday Superstar Movie in its second season - is a series of one-hour animated TV-movies (some of which also contained live action), ... See full summary »
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Don Messick ...  Hero / ... 6 episodes, 1972-1973
Joan Gerber Joan Gerber ...  Aunt Henrietta / ... 5 episodes, 1972-1973
John Stephenson ...  Butcher / ... 5 episodes, 1972
Richard Long ...  Professor Harold Everett / ... 3 episodes, 1972-1973
Rhoda Mann Rhoda Mann ...  Nagatha / ... 3 episodes, 1972-1973
Bob McFadden Bob McFadden ...  Alexander Bumstead / ... 3 episodes, 1972
Jane Webb Jane Webb ...  Hagatha / ... 3 episodes, 1972
Daws Butler ...  Baba Looey / ... 3 episodes, 1972
Lennie Weinrib ...  Alan Airedale / ... 3 episodes, 1972
Michael Bell ...  Fishmonger / ... 3 episodes, 1972-1973
Juliet Mills ...  Nanny 2 episodes, 1972-1973
Allen Swift Allen Swift ...  Dr. Jekyll / ... 2 episodes, 1972
David Doremus David Doremus ...  Hal Everett 2 episodes, 1972-1973
Bradley Bolke Bradley Bolke ...  Norman / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Kim Richards ...  Prudence Everett 2 episodes, 1972-1973
Trent Lehman Trent Lehman ...  Butch Everett 2 episodes, 1972-1973
Walker Edmiston ...  Squiddly Diddly / ... 2 episodes, 1972-1973
Paul Shively Paul Shively ...  Lazlo 2 episodes, 1973
Larry Storch ...  Chuck / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Cynthia Adler ...  Lily Munster / ... 2 episodes, 1972-1973
Howard Morris ...  Franklin 'Frankie' Frankenstein / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Allan Melvin ...  Drooper / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Lucille Bliss 2 episodes, 1972
Richard Dawson ...  Furniture Man / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Michael Evans ...  Narrator 2 episodes, 1972
Pamelyn Ferdin ...  Lilibit / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Bernard Fox ...  Constable / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Anna Lee ...  Farmer's Wife / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Ronald Long ...  Coachman / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Gary Marsh ...  Oliver Twist 2 episodes, 1972
Darryl Pollack Darryl Pollack ...  Deacon / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Hal Smith ...  Boris / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Ngaire Thomson Ngaire Thomson 2 episodes, 1972
Jon Walmsley ...  Boy / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Paul Winchell ...  Ducks / ... 2 episodes, 1972
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The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie - renamed The New Saturday Superstar Movie in its second season - is a series of one-hour animated TV-movies (some of which also contained live action), broadcast on the ABC television network on Saturday mornings from September 9, 1972, to November 17, 1973. Written by Cameron Iacono

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1972 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(19 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A Bold Concept
25 June 2003 | by SargebriSee all my reviews

This was a pretty amazing show for its time. Imagine a movie of the week devoted entirely to animated shows. It also was amazing that the three major animation studios of that era (Hanna-Barbera, Filmation and Rankin Bass) as well as a couple of other studios went along with the idea and all produced "movies" for this show. Another interesting aspect of this show was that it served as sort of a preview for upcoming series. In fact, the week before the Brady Kids animated series premiered, it appeared on this show as an hour long preview. In fact, many other animated series had tryouts on this show including the film on which "Yogi's Gang" was based as well as the film on which "Lassie's Rescue Rangers" was based as well. I hope Boomerang or Cartoon Network goes into the vaults and starts to show some of these films again. In fact, many of them deserved to be made into series as well.


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