Cartoon Network USA Captain Planet To Make Special Appearance In New Episode Of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes 9th October
Environmental superhero – Captain Planet will make a special appearance in a new episode of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes which will air on Cartoon Network USA on Monday 9th October at 6.30pm ET/PT. Voice actors from the original early 1990’s Captain Planet and the Planeteers series, David Coburn (Captain Planet) and LeVar Burton (Kwame) will be reprising their roles for the new episode. The episode, of course, will have an environmental theme, Lord Boxman pollutes the air in the plaza and K.O., Enid, Rad, Kwame and Captain Planet must combine their powers to save the day.
Captain Planet and the Planeteers tackles environmental issues including pollution, radiation, deforestation, and poaching and follows the story of five teenagers called the “Planeteers” who combine their powers to summon Captain Planet, a superhero who uses his powers to the save the planet from environmental destruction.
The Captain Planet series was co-created by Ted Turner (the founder and original owner of Cartoon Network), who is known for his support for environmental causes, and also Barbara Pyle, an environmental activist.
Also from today, the first season of Captain Planet and the Planeteers is now available to stream on the Cartoon Network app in the United States.