Super President? I thought I had Seen It All…

If you are looking for a political rant, move along, nothing like that here. I stumbled on this little chestnut a few years ago. Super President!

Super President

YouTube is a hell of a site. You can find all sorts of interesting and frightening things on there. One day I found a show called “Super President”.  Wait. What? “Super PRESIDENT”? Huh?

This had to be a fake. A cleverly rendered retro project by some brilliant animation artist, but it was not. This cartoon series was an actual thing. I was shocked that I had never heard of it before. Not that I am a Know-It-All, but I am well versed in completely USELESS knowledge from the multiverse of things and being familiar with this show would rank right up there with that level of pointlessness.

Produced by the DePatie-Freleng animation company, “Super President” aired Saturday mornings on NBC from September, 1967 to December, 1968. It was voiced by Paul Frees as  and the American President, James Norcross, who gained superpowers in a Cosmic Storm. Along with super strength he gained the ability to change his molecular structure into any substance he wishes (i.e. Acid, Metal, etc…).

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