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Legion of Super Heroes: The Karate Kid

Disappointed in the lack of competent Legion tryouts, Superman seeks out a new member: Karate Kid, aka Val Armorr. However, the other Legionnaires are concerned that Karate Kid has no super-powered abilities, and may prove more of a liability than an asset as they battle Grimbor the Chainsman.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x5
Airdate: Saturday October 27th, 2007

  • Currently 7/10
7/10 (1 Vote cast)
Starring Roles
Yuri LowenthalYuri Lowenthal
voiced Superman
Alexander PolinskyAlexander Polinsky
voiced Chameleon Boy / Calamity King
Andy MilderAndy Milder
voiced Lightning Lad

Guest Stars
Shawn HarrisonShawn Harrison
voiced Security Guard
Wil WheatonWil Wheaton
voiced Cosmic Boy
Lex LangLex Lang
voiced Grimbor / Referee
Keith FergusonKeith Ferguson
voiced Karate Kid / Nemesis Kid


Aboard a space station, Grimbor the Chainsman steals a scientific prototype. Cosmic Boy, Superman, and Chameleon Boy are on hand to try and capture him, but their powers prove useless after Grimbor distracts Superman and ensnares Cosmic Boy. He uses a holographic projector to distract Chameleon Boy long enough to make his escape...

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Episode Quotes
Karate Kid: For every obstacle there is a solution.

Chameleon Boy: Tough break, you must be pretty bummed.
Karate Kid: I was. But then, I just reminded myself there is a solution for every obstacle.
Chameleon Boy: Yeah, did you get that from the motivational posted in the break room?

Karate Kid: For every obstacle, there is a solution.
Chameleon Boy: Oh, thank you for that, Lacking-A-Firm Grasp-On-Reality Lad.

Warning: Legion of Super Heroes season 2 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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