What is the summary plot of "Shazam/Isis Hour"?


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The TV series "Shazam!," also known as "Shazam!/Isis Hour" is about a young boy with the ability to transform into the superhero Captain Marvel and a teacher with the powers of the goddess Isis. Billy Batson is accompanied by his mentor Les Tremayne. They travel from place to place helping people and looking for injustices to resolve. When a situation is heading for disaster, he yells "Shazam!" to transform into the superhero Captain Marvel.

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The show ran from 1974 to 1977 on Columbia Broadcasting System for three seasons and 28 episodes. From 1975 to 1977, the show was known as "The Shazam!/Isis Hour" because it included an ancient Egyptian superheroine. An archaeologist gains an amulet that allows her to turn into the goddess Isis and fight evil. The main stars of the show were Michael Gray, Les Tremayne, Jackson Bostwick and John Davey. The executive producers of the show were Norm Prescott, Lou Scheimer and Dick Rosenbloom. After its original network run, the show was brought back for reruns from Jan. 5 to Aug. 30th, 1980. Episodes also appeared on TV Land throughout the 2000s. On Oct. 23, 2012, Warner Bros. released "Shazam/Isis Hour" on DVD. The series is available exclusively in the United States through Warner's online store and Amazon.com.

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