Western Animation: Frankenstein Jr.
Produced by Hanna-Barbera for CBS in 1966, the same year as Space Ghost, Frankenstein Jr. was a gigantic, sentient Do-Anything Robot built and commanded by boy scientist Buzz Conroy. Their base of operations was a mountaintop laboratory run by Buzz's father.The show's backup segment was The Impossibles. Coil Man, Fluid Man and Multi Man were the secret identities of a trio of otherwise unnamed rock guitarists.Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles was one of the last H-B series animated in the classic Ed Benedict style.NOT To Be Confused With Frankenstein Junior, a Market-Based Titlenote for Young Frankenstein.
This series provides examples of:
- Alternative Foreign Theme Song: The Japanese version has this.
- Animated Series
- Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: Coil Man, Fluid Man, and Multi Man, respectively
- Brought to You by the Letter "S": Coil Man sports a "C" on his chest, Fluid Man sports an "F" on his chest, and Multi Man sports an "M" on his outfit (as well as his shield.
- And Frankenstein Jr. sports a letter "F" on his chest as well
- Captain Ersatz: Hanna-Barbera attempted to develop a cartoon of the Beach Boys, in light of the success of ABC's cartoon of the Beatles. The Impossibles may have been created when the Beach Boys project fell through.
- Not to mention Frankenstein Jr. is obviously an HB version of Gigantor.
- Catch Phrase: "Rally ho!" for the Impossibles, and "Alakazoom!" for Buzz Conroy
- Child Prodigy: Buzz is like, 11 years old tops?
- Do-Anything Robot
- Elemental Shapeshifter: In The Impossibles, Fluid Man could change into regular water or vaporize himself into a cloud or a storm.
- Gentle Giant: Frankenstein Jr., obviously.
- Humongous Mecha
- The Kid with the Remote Control: Buzz.
- Power Trio
- The Professor: Buzz's father.
- Shoe Phone: The Impossibles receive their assignments from their chief via TV screen inside a guitar neck.
- Squashed Flat
- Super Hero