Captain Planet: Pollution 0

March 11, 2007 at 10:40 pm 12 comments

One of the “coolest” shows back then for me (I’m a bit of a nerd, so forgive me. Haha.) was Captain Planet. He comes alive through the use of the rings of 5 kids who care about the planet. The rings were given by Gaia, she’s like the mother nature or something (but the name actually came from Greek mythology).

Anyhoo, the contrabidas who, aside from the usual contrabida hulabaloos (stealing/kidnapping/etc), are also somewhat obssessed with ruining the earth (pollution/poaching/etc).

What’s funny though is that, Captain Planet fights the pollution but its also what makes him weak. He needs the help of the 5 kids to save him whenever he gets into contact with pollution. Thinking about it now, the show was actually teaching the kids (that’s us!) that in order to get something done right, people like us need to help too and not just rely on some superhero! Though I don’t think it actually it made any difference, some things (the bad ones pa) are still there. Hmm. Anywaaaay, I really liked the ending song of the show also! Nakaka-LSS din, just like the one from Denver the Last Dinosaur.

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  • 1. stel  |  March 11, 2007 at 10:50 pm

    captain planet! he’s our hero@ gna take pollution down to zero..lalallalala lalalala.lalallala on the planet side… EARTH! FIRE! WIND! WOTAH!! HART!!! GO PLANET!!! WITH YOUR POWERS COMBINED..I ..AM CAPTAIN PLANET!!!! HAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!! i have a captain planet ring btw..hehehe

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  • 2. Geoff  |  March 11, 2007 at 10:59 pm

    Too bad they don’t have it now (NOW THAT WE REALLY NEED CAPTAIN PLANET!). …talk about global warming! *wipe sweat* haha!

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  • 3. Sam  |  March 11, 2007 at 11:07 pm

    Well, yeah, I remember watching this and how educational it was. I guess, the kids nowadays need this more than we did. Bring back Captain Planet! :p

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  • 4. kidswereus  |  March 11, 2007 at 11:07 pm

    To Stel–I have a captain planet ring too, thanks to you!

    Geoff–I know I want to cry because of the heat! It’s summer.

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  • 5. Janis  |  March 11, 2007 at 11:51 pm

    omg i remember playing this game with my cousins… wearing pritos rings (as in the junk food) for us to summon our captain planet!
    (and wow. i feel so old.)

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  • 6. brice  |  March 12, 2007 at 12:07 am

    well i love the show good moral values and the song hahahaha LOVE LINKA!!! haha

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  • 7. kidswereus  |  March 12, 2007 at 8:46 am

    Yeah Linka’s my fave too (coz she’s blonde, ick, babaw). Plus her accent’s difficult to beat!

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  • 8. Justine  |  March 12, 2007 at 7:42 pm

    Aww yay Cap’n Planet!!! I looooooved this show! And yes, I loved Linka ’cause well.. she’s blonde.. Haha! Oh and what’s the guy’s name? The HEART guy? His element still cracks me up. I mean everyone’s like EARTH, FIRE, WIND, WATER.. and then.. HEART!!! GOOOOOO PLANET! Haha.. man that was so funny

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  • 9. ange  |  March 12, 2007 at 11:53 pm

    hey! i miss this show! I used to watch this all the time! I pretended to be the wind girl with the blonde hair when i was a kid! hahaha… they should bring this back! it was an effective way to promote environmental awareness😀

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  • 10. lafi  |  March 14, 2007 at 9:25 pm

    Let our powers combine

    (Roll Call)
    Earth
    Fire
    Wind
    Water
    Heart

    i would watch this show everyday(religiously)on cartoon network…good ol times

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  • 11. kopi  |  March 21, 2007 at 12:33 am

    haha!!.. i now officially love this site!! brings back childhooed memories.. so fun and nakakamiss..

    with your powers combined, I am Captain Planet!! ahaha

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