Static Shock
Release Date:
Status: Ended
Genres: Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Synopsis

Static Shock is an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation. It is part of the DC animated universe. It was animated at the Slightly Offbeat Productions Studios in Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand. The New Zealand based Animation Studio originally animated the show reel and then went onto produce the series, which premiered in September 2000 on the Kids' WB! block and ran for four seasons, with a total of 52 half-hour episodes. The series centers around the adventures of DC Comics superhero Virgil Ovid Hawkins/Static and is based on the original Milestone Media Static comics. After the show's initial run on The WB it was later picked up for rebroadcast by Cartoon Network, airing initially during the Miguzi block. Disney XD aired reruns of the series in February 2009 in the United States up until 2010. Currently, Warner Bros. has no plans to release the series on DVD. In 2011, the first season was made available for download on iTunes.

Shock to the System
Aired: 9/23/00
Virgil Hawkins is a smart, funny teen that gets beat up by gang leader Francis, who calls himself ""F-Stop."" The other gang leader, Wade, protects him a couple of times, but says he can't be there all the time for him. He wants Virgil to join his gang. Virgil duVirgil doesn't want to be part of a gang since gang gunfire killed his mother. He tells Virgil to show up at the docks and afraid to say no, he does. They give him a gun as F-Stop's gang shows up, and gang fights begin. mps the gun in the river and hides as the police arrive. As soon as the police get there, they shoot, but it hits some gas canisters, causing the canisters to leak out all over the docks and into the city. Virgil runs home and the next day, discovers he can control electricity and anything metallic. He goes over to Richie's house, his best friend, and they pick out a costume and a superhero name for Virgil. And Static Shock is born.