It read like armageddon. CNN founder Ted Turner handed me the report as my job description. We lifted the characters and locations from environmental documentaries I had made with Nick Boxer.
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Well, Ted Turner and executive producer Barbara Pyle. He came up with the initial concept, and she fleshed it out. Captain Planet and the Planeteers launched in , and the show had a somewhat uneven tone as it introduced kids to some very real-world problems alongside wacky cartoon villains.
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Blight uses a stolen growth enhancement ray from Dr. Georgina Carbor to control the rate of erosion. The vine mutates into a plant monster. Celebrate National Dog Day with a look at some shows that feature a few of the most adorable dogs on TV. Watch the video. Title: Captain Planet and the Planeteers — Seeing the Earth in its profound environmental peril, Gaia Whoopi Goldberg , goddess of the Earth, summons five kids from around the world to become the Planeteers, an opposing force to fight back and educate others in the need to be environmentally responsible. To accomplish that task, each kid is given a magic ring that each has a power of earth, wind, water, fire and heart.