Once again YouTube helps me relive my childhood. They usta show this horror jem on Saturday afternoons on the local NY stations. The way the gargoyles looked ‘n the way they moved in slow motion hit a nerve.
Some highlights of just the gargoyles (Spoiler Alert!)
Electra Woman and Dynagirl are gorgeous superheroes who battle a bevy of costumed villains. They wear skintight outfits with capes, and operate out of the secret Electrabase, which is headed by Frank Heflin, who designed and built the heroines’ sophisticated equipment.
Electra Woman and Dyna Girl is a Sid and Marty Krofft live action children’s television series from 1976. The series lasted 16 weeks (or one season) as part of the umbrella series The Krofft Supershow. During the second season, it was dropped along with Dr. Shrinker. When later syndicated in the package “Krofft Super Stars” and released on home video, the 16 segments, which were each about 12 minutes long, were combined into eight episodes.
The program playfully, but deliberately, lampooned the superhero combo of Batman and Robin, taking many of its cues from the earlier Batman television series. The show followed the crime-fighting exploits of female caped crusader Electra Woman (played by Deidre Hall) and her teen sidekick Dyna Girl (Judy Strangis), who worked in their off-time as reporters for a magazine. In each episode, the duo would don skintight spandex in a bright flash of light called an “Electra-Change”, hop in the Electracar, and use an array of technically advanced gadgets to thwart an eclectic collection of supervillains. They are assisted by Frank Heflin, a scientist who stays at their “ElectraBase” while keeping in continual contact with the pair through their “ElectraComs”.