I have been wanting to rewatch Captain Planet and the Planeteers for a while. After seeing enthusiasm for the show in comments and getting messages from people about the show after my last entry on super heroes, I decided I am going to recap this entire show like I’m doing the Goosebumps book series. It allows me to explore something else I love and have strong nostalgic feelings about, and it will hopefully fill out SHARKBOY with some more, diverse content. I like exploring this stuff I used to love as a kid. I feel like I’m reliving my childhood through these series on this site, and it makes me happy to see that some of you are, too.
This series was my absolute favorite cartoon growing up. Some of my earliest TV memories are of this show. It had an interesting premise, it was very well made, and it had an important message that resonated with kids from all over the world: don’t litter, turn the water off while you brush your teeth, walk or ride a bike rather than drive (cause we were driving when we watched this as kids)… Basically, do your part to save the world; every little action helps. Despite its greatness, it was at times cringe-worthy, unintentionally funny, and ridiculous. You’ll see. I still love it.
Here is the post I had planned for yesterday. I’ve been writing a lot about Goosebumps and Fear Street, and while I still plan to continue making my way through those series, I want to write about something different every now and then to show you more things I’m into so that you can get to know me a little better. I grew up loving super heroes like many kids in America. There’s something about a (often) masked crusader fighting for good against evil that is exciting. Secret identities, powers bestowed upon individuals that seem more like an unwanted responsibility than something fun, and some of the best villains imaginable… I love super hero stories.
In this entry, I’m going to count down my top five favorite super heroes. My list might surprise you.