In the city of Dakota, a teenage boy with electricity based powers, with the help of his inventive friend, fights crime as a superhero.
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 Static / ... (52 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Richie Foley / ... (50 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Robert Hawkins / ... (34 episodes, 2000-2004)
Michele Morgan ...
 Sharon Hawkins / ... (29 episodes, 2000-2004)
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In Dakota City, Virgil Hawkins is an ordinary kid who gets into big trouble, which gets him pressured into joining a street gang. That night, Virgil's gang has a major rumble at a chemical storage yard that the police interrupt by tear gassing the lot. That gassing accidentally detonates a series of chemical explosions that creates the infamous "Bang Baby Incident" that affects all the gangs and more. For instance, Virgil gains the powerful ability to project and control electricity at will. With the help of his inventive friend, Richie (who would much later get his own powers to become Gear), Virgil decides to become the superhero, Static. As it happens, this new career is well timed considering many of the surviving rumblers also become superpowered themselves and become dangerous supervillians. Against this new and growing threat, Static is determined to fight for justice, even while his personal life gets a major shock to its system. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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When Ritchie gains superpowers in season three, he considers Hardware as his hero name. Virgil says it's already in use. This is a reference to the comic book "Hardware," published by the same company (Milestone Media/DC Comics) that published the original "Static" comics. Series producer Denys Cowan created both comics. See more »

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Static: I put a shock to your system!
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Followed by Justice League: Chronicles (2003) See more »

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I Like It
12 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

At first I wasn't too sure about Static Shock but after a few episodes I started getting used to it. Now I look forward to seeing Static every Saturday morning.

I never heard of an African American super hero until Static Shock appeared. I like it and it takes a lot to impress me. :)


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