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The World's Greatest Super Friends Podcast

Oct 22, 2022

"Invasion of the Hydronoids / Hitchhike / City in a Bottle / Space Emergency"

Aired: September 24, 1977

Batman, Robin and Aquaman must stop an "Invasion of the Hydronoids.  Next, the Wonder Twins teach a lessson in how dangerous it is to "Hitchhile".  Then, the combied Justice League travel to another world to save a "City in a Bottle".  Finally, Wonder Woman and special guests. Hawkman and Hawkgirl, must rescue Skylab and Space Shuttle in a "Space Emergency".

John and Dan Greenfield of 13th Dimension discuss the Brave and the Bold vibe of the first story, the creepiness of the Wonder Twins story, and the differences between Filmation and Ruby Spears Hawkman, along with the introduction of Hawkgirl.

Dan references The Ultimate Super Friends Companion by Will Rodgers.  Check it out for yourself by purchasing a copy via Amazon.


Dan Greenfield is the editor and co-creator of, a website devoted primarily to comics and pop culture, past and present. To him, the basic food groups are Batman, Planet of the Apes, Star Trek (the Original Series), James Bond, the Beatles and the Stones. But if he had to he'd be able to subsist on Batman alone. Channel 11 in New York was his favorite syndicated channel as a kid -- you can guess why -- followed closely by Channel 5. Channel 9 didn't really enter into it unless he was home sick and there wasn't much else on. He's married to his remarkably patient wife Wendy and his best sidekick is his son, Sam. They have two cats,Lex and Zod.



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