Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Saturday Morning's Forgotten Heroes: Space Ghost vs. the Council of Doom (1967)

Space Ghost was renewed for a 2nd season in 1967, but in truth, the 6-part "Council of Doom" arc served a dual purpose.

These were the only new episodes of Season 2, as otherwise the season 1 episodes cycled through anew. In the course of the arc, viewers were introduced to Hanna-Barbera & CBS' freshman class of 1967--Moby Dick, Mightor, & Shazzan.

And, yes, that is Ted Cassidy as Metallus.

Gary Owens (Space Ghost) doubles as narrator:





That the series was renewed at all was an achievement unto itself. It would take 3 more years before another H-B cartoon was renewed at CBS (Scooby-Doo, of course).

Rating: B.

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