19 Best and Worst Superheroes to Hit TV: What’s Flown? What’s Blown? (Photos)

  • "Adventures of Superman"

“Gotham” came to life Monday, but the Batman prequel isn’t TV’s first stab at superheroics. TheWrap examines the best and worst small screen superheroes

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"Adventures of Superman," 1952-1958
Best: The George Reeves version of Krypton's favorite son was pretty well received: springboard jumps and all. Of course, decades later, the role would be taken to another level by the similarly named Christopher Reeve.