Captain Planet and the Planeteers is an American animated environmentalist television program created by Ted Turner, Robert Larkin III, and Barbara Pyle, produced by Pyle, Nicholas Boxer, Andy Heyward and Robby London, and developed by Pyle, Boxer, Heyward, London, Thom Beers, Bob Forward, Phil Harnage and Cassandra Schafhausen. The series was produced by Turner Program Services and DIC Entertainment and it was broadcast on TBS from September 15, 1990 to December 5, 1992. A sequel series, The New Adventures of Captain Planet, was produced by Hanna-Barbera and Turner Program Services, and was broadcast from September 11, 1993 to May 11, 1996. Both series continue today in syndication. The program is a form of edutainment and advocates environmentalism. In 1997, the series reran on Kids' WB! during weekday mornings right after Tiny Toon Adventures. Wikipedia
Captain Planet and the Planeteers is a member of the following lists: Television series by Procter & Gamble Productions, Television series by Warner Bros. Television, Marvel Comics titles, Superhero television programs, American children's television series, Television series by DIC Entertainment, English-language television series, 1990s American animated television series, Anime-influenced animation and Greco-Roman mythology in popular culture.
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Opening Narrator: Our world is in peril. Gaia, the spirit of the Earth, can no longer stand the terrible destruction plaguing our planet. She gives five magic rings to five special young people. From Africa, Kwame with the power of earth. From the North America, Wheeler with the power of fire. From the Soviet Union, Linka with the power of wind. From Asia, Gi with the power of water and from South America, Ma-Ti with the power of heart. With the five powers combined they summon earth's greatest champion - CAPTAIN PLANET!
Kwame, Wheeler, Linka, Gi, Ma-Ti: Go, Planet!