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Who Wants to Be a Superhero?

Who Wants to Be a Superhero?


A competition reality series that will challenge a lucky few to create their very own superhero and reward the winner with the best reality competition prize yet: immortality! All you'll need is an original idea, a killer costume and some real superhero mojo. The winner of this six-week competition will walk away with their superhero immortalized in a new comic book created by Stan Lee himself!

Finalists will leave their former lives behind and live as their brainchild heroes 24/7, all under Stan Lee's watchful eye. Each week, our aspiring heroes will be challenged with competitions designed to test their true superhero abilities. It's not all just leaping tall buildings in a single bound, a true Superhero will be tested for courage, integrity, self-sacrifice, compassion and resourcefulness. In the end, only one aspiring Superhero will have the strength and nobility to open the gates to comic book immortality.
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Episode Info

Final: 2x08 -- Week Eight (Sep/06/2007)


The final three heroes go to stunt school and share their personal stories with Stan.
Cast
John StorkJohn Stork
As Hyper-Strike
Trisha PaytasTrisha Paytas
As Ms. Limelight
Crystal ClarkCrystal Clark
As Braid
Phillip AllenPhillip Allen
As Mindset
Ivan WilzigIvan Wilzig
As Mr. Mitzvah
Dan Williams (1)Dan Williams (1)
As Parthenon
Melody MooneyMelody Mooney
As Hygena
Paula ThomasPaula Thomas
As Whip-Snap
Aja De CoudreauxAja De Coudreaux
As Basura
Jarrett CrippenJarrett Crippen
As The Defuser

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Recaps
1x6: Week Six recap: Stan runs through the successes of Fat Momma and Feedback in past challenges. Today, he gives them superpowers in the final challenge to see how they look on the big screen with the help of a stunt coordinator. Feedback impresses on the trampoline by doing a few flips and Fat Momma manages to bounce back onto her feet from a sitting position. Next, they are shown how to fight and end up stunt fighting each other. Feedback gets to fly from a swing in front of a green screen but Fat Momma decides not to do it as she has too many people depending on her and can't afford to get hurt. Both superheroes get to film segments in front of the green screen... read more.

1x5: Week Five recap: Stan gives the three remaining contestants their toughest challenge yet - to inspire kids. Before each of them gives their speech about their characters, Feedback, Fat Momma and Major Victory comic book covers are unveiled. Feedback talks about his character and powers but his story seems to be going over the kids' heads. One asks if he just made it all up or if he's just nuts. Fat Momma gets the kids to clap their hands and sing her song. Fat Momma, Fat Momma, I'm here to save the day. Fat Momma, Fat Momma, I'll take your food away! So don't eat those chips and ice-cream now cause I'll take them from you so you don't look like a cow! Fat Momma, Fat Momma, don't try and take my donuts away! Fat Momma tells the kids not to tease others and be happy with themselves. Major Victory gets the kids to stand up and shake about before telling them to sit down. He reveals what his powers are and demonstrates his ability to manipulate sound with his voice. Stan tells the kids to stand behind the superhero that they like the best and the winner is Fat Momma. Feedback and Major Victory have to write lines on the blackboard as Dark Enforcer watches... read more.

1x4: Week Four recap: Major Victory, Creature, Feedback, Fat Momma and Lemuria comb the streets of Los Angeles, righting wrongs and helping make the city a safer place. Major Victory reveals his reason for joining the show - he wants to make his estranged daughter proud of him... read more.

1x3: Week Three recap: Stan unveils his new supervillain, the Dark Enforcer. He pulls off his mask to reveal his true identity to the contestants who gasp when they see the Iron Enforcer in his new guise. He's going to take them all down... read more.

1x2: Week Two recap: Stan wants to know how each of the contestants reacts under pressure when they're on the hotseat so he has them write anonymous questions for each other. Creature is asked when was the last time she washed her hair, Fat Momma is asked if she thinks a fat superheroine is a good role model for children, Iron Enforcer is asked if it would kill him to use a little antiperspirant, Major Victory is asked if being a male stripper sends a bad message to kids and finally, Iron Enforcer is asked if being on steroids is legal because he seems to be on them... read more.
Seasons

Warning: Who Wants to Be a Superhero? guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Reality
Genre: Sci-Fi | Super Heroes
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: Syfy ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: July 27, 2006
Ended: September 06, 2007
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