Static Shock: Season 2
Warner Bros. Animation (2002)
TV Series  /  Action, Adventure, Animation, Children, Comic Books
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4 hr 35 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1
Phil LaMarr Virgil Hawkins|Static
Jason Marsden Richie Foley
Crystal Scales Daisy Watkins
Danica McKellar Freida Goren
Kevin Michael Richardson Robert Hawkins
Michèle Morgan Sharon Hawkins
Maria Canals-Barrera Shelly Sandoval
Joe Sichta
Denys Cowan
Producer Scott Jeralds
Alan Burnett
Writer Stan Berkowitz
Dwayne McDuffie

Quick-witted Virgil Hawkins finds himself imbued with electromagnetic superpowers after being exposed to a mutagenic gas and takes on the guise of Static, an urban hero of his own creation. He confronts real problems and issues faced by today's kids, such as peer pressure, gangs and growing up in an ethnically diverse urban neighborhood. Learning to control his powers, figuring out how to patrol the skies at night and still make it home in time to study for his chemistry class, Virgil's greatest discovery becomes the real "charge" he gets in helping people and making a positive difference in his community - Dakota City. First Telecast: September 23, 2000 Last Telecast: May 22, 2004 Episodes: 52 Color episodes (52 half-hour episodes, 1 two-part episodes) Production: Warner Bros. Animation Distributors: Kids' WB For updates on Static, go to the creator's homepage at: Character Guide Virgil Hawkins / Static Shock - Can
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    1/26/2002  1.  The Big Leagues
The Joker has come to Dakota and recruited a gang of metahumans. Ferrett does not want to join and is given laughing gas. Static has his first meeting with Joker's gang when they steal a fire truck. As they get away, Static finds Ferrett with a paper on him saying ""Missing You."" Static is checking up on Ferrett in the hospital when Batman and Robin show up. Static tags along with them as they follow a lead through sewers and a warehouse district. Reaching a dead end, they give up for the night. The Joker and his gang are plotting a way to get rid of Batman. The gang includes Shiv, Talon, Hotstreak and Kangor. Talon leads the three heroes into a trap. Batman and Robin get taken away, with Static stuck in the sewers. With the help of the Batplane, Static saves Batman and Robin from death and they defeat Joker. In the end, Batman thanks Static for saving him.
Director:  Jason Marsden  / Michele Morgan  Writer:  Len Uhley 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarrKevin ConroyKevin Michael Richardson, Tia Texada, Maria Canals,  Danny CookseyBrian TochiMark Hamill, Chick Vennera
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    2/2/2002  2.  Power Play
Richie is caught pretending to be a superhero by Static. Richie gets mad when he is told he can never be one and runs off. In a rundown part of town, Richie bumps into an old man. Helping him up, Richie gets shocked. Behind him, two boys laugh. Then, all three disappear. A runaway truck almost hits a dog, but is stopped by Richie who now has superpowers. Virgil and Richie test out these powers in the scrap yard. Richie almost gets hurt and runs away to find the old man. The man's name is Ragtag and the boy's names are Run and Jump. All three are metahumans. Richie has to go back to Ragtag to get more power. He gives himself the name ""Push"" and becomes a superhero, leaving Static in the shadows. He realizes that to keep getting power from Ragtag, he'll have to start stealing for him. Richie refuses to do it and is attacked by Jump and Run. Static saves him and Richie goes back to being normal. He's okay with being average again.
Director:  Joe Sichta  / Jason Marsden  Writer:  Dwayne McDuffie 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarr, Richard Libertini, Kenny Blank, Philip Tanzini, Jean Smart, T'Keyah Keymáh, Lara Jill Miller
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    2/9/2002  3.  Brother-Sister Act
Virgil's sister makes him dinner and he is giving her the usual complaints. He charges it up a little when she isn't looking to make it better. When she touches the plate, her hand gets burned, making her think. Meanwhile, two new metahumans, Boom and Mirage, a brother and sister, rob a night club. Static is on the news talking about these two. Sharon sees this and gets suspicious about Virgil maybe being Static. She tries to get information on where he was the night before, but he manages to evade her questions. At a radio station, Boom and Mirage steal the prize money the station was giving away. Static shows up, but is defeated. Mirage is hurt and sent to the hospital, where Static learns about her and Boom. Boom then comes and takes her away when Static leaves the room. Meanwhile, Sharon, still trying to prove that Virgil is Static, takes him to a basketball game where she can keep an eye on him. Boom and Mirage show up and Virgil, with Richie's help, escape from Sharon's sight. Af
Director:  Joe Sichta  / Jason Marsden  Writer:  Len Uhley 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarrKevin Michael Richardson, Maria Canals, LaTonya Holmes, Obba Babatunde, Ricky D'Shon Collins,  Dennis Haysbert, Gavin Turek
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    2/16/2002  4.  Static Shaq
The episode starts out with the Ruffpack stealing guitars. They are stopped by Static who locks them in a room. The Ruffpack manages to escape, with Hyde vowing for revenge. Virgil's dad introduces him to an old friend, Shaquille O'Neal. Shaq and Virgil go to the courts to play some basketball, but are interrupted by Shaq's secretary. Before he leaves, Shaq invites them to a dinner party. Meanwhile, the Ruffpack are tracking Static with some of his suit using Ferrett. They send Ferrett into the party to find him. Virgil sees through it and stops Ferrett. Hyde and Kangor crash the party. Shaq helps Virgil, Richie, and his family escape. The next day, Shaq and Virgil finally are able to play some basketball. It's stopped, however, by the Ruffpack. They get cornered into the abandoned community center, where Shaq learns about Virgil's secret identity. With Shaq's help, Static is able to save the day again.
Director:  Denys Cowan  / Jason Marsden  Writer:  Uncredited 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarrKevin Michael Richardson, Maria Canals, Shaquille O'Neal, Chick Vennera, Karyn Parsons, Tone Loc
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    2/23/2002  5.  Frozen Out
It's Christmas time and everyone is happy. Virgil is a little late to Freida's Hanukah party. Virgil looks outside and sees a power station covered in ice. He melts it and is attacked by an unknown assailant. Afterwards, a homeless girl asks him for money, but he says he does not have any. Virgil is at the mall with Daisy and he sees the girl again. The girl freaks out and trashes the mall with ice and snow. Later, Static goes into a building filled with homeless people. He finds out a little about her past. He goes to the church to talk with Reverend Anderson about her and leaves with many questions still unanswered. Staic meets up with her again and they fight. He finds out her name is Permafrost. He tries talking to her, and eventually gains her trust by saying his mom was also killed, knowing what it's like to be alone. She joins the church homeless program where she can get help. In the end, Virgil learns the true meaning of Christmas.
Director:  Jason Marsden  / Michele Morgan  Writer:  Len Uhley 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarrDanica McKellar, Crystal Scales, Jack Carter, Matt Ballard, Michele Morgan, Linda Dangcil,  Michael Dorn, Hynden Walch
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    3/2/2002  6.  Sunspots
During science class, Virgil learns that the sun is currently having sunspots. He looks out the window and sees a building on fire. He gets to the scene and finds that his powers are going on overload. He figures out that the sunspots are causing it. The next day, Virgil assures Richie his powers were under control. Hotstreak has returned from jail, where he learned anger management. When Virgil is taking a test in history class, his powers start going crazy again. Later, on patrol, Static abruptly loses his powers. Thinking his life will be back to normal, he starts to do good in school again, along with having more time with his friends and finally getting a good night's sleep. Richie and him run into Hotstreak again and a fight ensues. Static is able to fool Hotstreak into thinking he has powers for only a little while. Hotstreak learns that Static has run out of power, so he chases him. However, Hotstreak is eventually stopped when Static conducts electricty from a nearby rooftop
Director:  Denys Cowan  / Jason Marsden  Writer:  Stan Berkowitz 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarrDanny Cooksey, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Michele Morgan, Crrystal Scales
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    3/9/2002  7.  Pop's Girlfriend
On a train, two boys steal a briefcase from a man. In it, they find vials of meta-gas. They quickly put it away when a cop car passes by. That same cop car stops Virgil, while he's on his way home. The officer wants to see what's in Virgil's backpack, which contains Static's clothes. They are looking for the stolen briefcase. Panicked, he makes a run for it. Later that same day, Virgil's father wants them to meet his new girlfriend, Trina. It turns out that Trina was the same cop who Virgil ran away from. Virgil's dad explodes with anger and grounds Virgil. At school, Royce and Frankie, the two boys, are in the computer lab and are looking up information on the meta-gas. Royce smells some of it and a little spills on the floor, without him noticing. After school, Trina picks up Virgil and they have a little talk. She tells him about the stolen meta-gas and that it will explode in 24 hours. He gets mad and walks away. At home, he overhears Trina saying she doesn't want to be in the way
Director:  Denys Cowan  / Jason Marsden  Writer:  Christopher Simmons 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarrKevin Michael Richardson, Bumper Robinson, Michele Morgan, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Rel Hunt,  Dennis Haysbert, Nestor Carbonell
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    3/23/2002  8.  Bad Stretch
The episode starts off with the Breed's newest member, Aquamaria, attacking a football stadium. Static arrives and fights her. She uses her water powers to stop his electricity. Just when she is about to finish him off, Rubberband Man shows up and traps her. He says to Static he just wants to be one of the good guys now, but Static does not believe him. Later, the rest of the Breed are in their hideout talking about RB Man. Ebon wants him to join them. The Breed attack a store causing havoc everywhere. Static starts to battle them, but RB Man finishes them off. The Breed are set free from jail by RB Man later that night. Everyone thinks he is bad now. Static finds out that it was really Ebon who dressed up like RB Man and that Ebon is his brother. With the help of RB Man, Static is able to defeat the Breed once again. RB Man decides he is going to be a superhero, too.
Director:  Joe Sichta  / Jason Marsden  Writer:  Dwayne McDuffie 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarr, Tia Texada, Matt Ballard, Maria Canals, Kadeem Hardison, Gary Sturgis,  Brian Tochi, Michele Morgan,  Kevin Michael Richardson, Erika Velez
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    4/6/2002  9.  Attack of the Living Brain Puppets
The school elections are starting and a girl named Madelyn Spaulding is a candidate. Problem is, she doesn't have any followers. Richie is mad that the school vending machines don't work, and decides to run for freshman class president to help change this. Madelyn gets mad at this and is about to say something, but doubles over in pain. A flashback appears of her going over to a homeless man (Ragtag) and asking him about his life. The Big Bang happens and they are caught in the explosion. In normal time, she learns she can read people's thoughts. The candidates are giving speeches and Joey is up. He is about to start speaking when his face changes, and he tells everyone he is dropping out of the race. It turns out that Madelyn is controlling him. Richie sees her and is about to stop her when she controls him, reading his thoughts. She finds out Virgil's secret and runs off. Richie tells Virgil his concerns, and Virgil agrees to look into it. That night when he is sleeping, Madelyn come
Director:  Jason Marsden  / Michele Morgan  Writer:  Len Uhley 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarr, Michele Morgan,  Kevin Michael RichardsonDanica McKellar, Kimberly Brooks, Philip Tanzani, Crystal Scales,  Miguel Sandoval
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    4/27/2002  10.  Duped
The episode starts out in a music store. A new metahuman named Replikon is starting a fuss. Rubberband Man is also in the store and recognizes him. Turns out they were in business together once. Replikon runs off with Static and RB Man chasing after him, but they lose him. Later, Adam Evans calls Virgil's house and asks if he can have his new CD back. Virgil takes it to him and finds out that A.J. McLean, a member of the Backstreet Boys, and Adam are going to sign a deal together. Virgil promises not to tell anyone A.J. is in town. A little while later, Virgil tells Richie. Soon afterwards, Richie tells Daisy and Freida. They put this on the school's website and the news spreads fast. The street in front of the music studio is filled with fans. A.J. and Adam sneak out a back way, but are seen. RB Man tries to hold off the fans for a little while, but that's when Static shows up to save A.J. Replikon hears about the deal and kidnaps A.J., impersonating him. The fake A.J. breaks off th
Director:  Denys Cowan  / Jason Marsden  Writer:  Len Uhley  / Christopher Simmons 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarrDanica McKellar, Crystal Scales, A.J. McLean, Kenny Blank, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Coolio, Tia Texada
    Seen it: Yes   0 hr 30 mins    5/4/2002  11.  Jimmy
The episode starts with Richie being put into an ambulance. This is a flashback and Virgil is really in a psychiatrist's office. He is telling her how he couldn't forget something that happened. He begins the story of how he first met a kid named Jimmy. In the flashback, Virgil is late to school because of Carmendillo. When he gets there, Richie and him see Nick Connor picking on Jimmy Osgood. They feel sorry for him and later go to his house. He asks them if they want to see his dad's gun, and Virgil gets mad at him because of what happened to his mother. Jimmy later apologizes and becomes friends with Virgil and Richie. There is going to be a ""Fright Fest"" at the recreation center and lots of kids help. They create a maze inside the gym. After it is built, Jimmy overhears a conversation between Freida and Nick about how Frieda likes Jimmy. Nick sees him and chases him into the locker bay, where he shoves Jimmy into a locker. Jimmy is helped out and he runs away, crying. The next da
Director:  Alan Burnett  / Dwayne McDuffie  Writer:  Dwayne McDuffie 
Guest starring:  Phil LaMarr, Matt Ballard, Lorraine Toussaint, Joe Spano, Pat Musick, Mikey Kelley, Richard Steven Horvitz, Chad Gabriel, James Cronin
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