Real Name: Superted
Identity/Class: Teddy bear transformed by magic
Occupation: Super hero
Enemies: Texas Pete, Bulk, Skeleton
Known Relatives: None.
Base of Operations: Space station orbiting the Earth
First Appearance: "SuperTed and Mother Nature", Superted (Siriol Animation for S4C Cymru Wales, 1st November 1982)
Powers/Abilities: Able to fly, superhuman strength and endurance.
History: "This is a story about an ordinary teddy-bear. When he was made, they found something wrong with him, and threw him away like a piece of rubbish into an old dark storeroom. Then from outer-space, a spotty man bought him back to life with his cosmic dust. He took him to a magic cloud where Mother Nature gave him special powers. That bear became Super Ted!"
After being granted his powers (which he activated by whispering a magic word to himself), Super Ted defended the Earth ably assisted by his alien friend Spotty, while fighting various evil plots hatched by the cowboy supervillain Texas Pete, and his two incompetent sidekicks Bulk (a strong, fat and extremely dim man) and Skeleton (a somewhat fey living/undead skeleton). When not battling them or other forces of evil, Ted and Spotty spent their time either in their tree-house home or up on an orbiting space station.
Comments: Created by Mike Young and Robin Lyons. Super Ted was voiced by Derek Griffiths, while Jon Pertwee provided the voice of Spotty. His series lasted 37 episodes.
Before any more people ask, sorry, I don't know his magic word - as far as I know it was never said on air. Given the idea of the transformation probably came from Captain Marvel (look at the costume Super Ted wears), I wouldn't be surprised if his word was Shazam - but don't quote me on that!
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
any other Super people
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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