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I'm looking for a short educational film or films that I saw in the early 1980s. (I think that I saw two separate films featuring the same main character, but I am not absolutely certain.) They featured the animated adventures of a costumed superhero character; I remember him as having an outfit with grays and other dark colors, like Batman of Black Bolt.

The movies had very simple morals, of which I only remember one, which was about not talking to or taking candy from strangers. Somehow, the protagonist ends up on another planet where there are a bunch of creepy adults (not initially seen, as they are all in their cars) who treat him as a child. There is then some expository narrative explaining that people on this planet average about ten feet tall, complete with a lineup-type shot with the protagonist (at about six feet) shown next to a much taller alien adult. Since he is diminutive by the planet's standards, he is taken for a child.

That's all I remember. I am pretty sure that I saw this in school around 1982 to 1984. It would probably have been shown on a film projector, since I do not think my elementary school at that time even had a VCR.

  • This sounds as creepy as hell. – Valorum May 12 '18 at 22:34
  • It could possibly be SuperFriends. I have no idea what SuperFriends is exactly, but I have heard about it, and it was made around the 80s I think, so that might be it. I think it matches your description mostly. – Darth Vader May 12 '18 at 22:35
  • @DarthVader side eye as he tries to figure out if he's serious – FuzzyBoots May 12 '18 at 23:14
  • I watched a lot of Super Friends when I was a kid, so I doubt that was it. On the other hand, this might have been before I started watching Super Friends, and the show did have some cheesy morality play segments (although those usually involved a superhero instructing teens not to do something stupid). And one of my previous questions did indeed turn out to he an episode of the Super Friends: scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/175187/… – Buzz May 13 '18 at 0:19
  • @FuzzyBoots I am completely serious. – Darth Vader May 14 '18 at 12:55

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