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Mr. Mxyzptlk turns Superman, Aquaman and Wonder Woman into the Tin Woodsman, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion from The Wizard of Oz. After they pass various dangers he reveals his plan was to have them collect for him the ingredients of a potion that will make it so he doesn't have to go back to the 5th Dimension. He still goes back when he says his name backwards because they figured out what he was up to and switched the ingredients.
A tornado sweeps through Metropolis. The Dynamic Duo try to stop the storm from both their helicopter and blimp, but the it will not dissipate immediately. Batman warns Aquaman, Superman and Wonder Woman about the tornado approaching them. Superman thinks about neutralizing it with his breath, but Wonder Woman warns him that the storm is already on top of them. The tornado sweeps the Hall of Justice without demolishing it by taking it to a mysterious world based on Lyman Frank Baum's fictional region, Oz.
Continuity in Other Media
Olan Soule - Batman
Casey Kasem - Robin
Michael Bell - Zan
William Callaway - Aquaman
Danny Dark - Superman
Shannon Farnon - Wonder Woman
Frank Welker - Mister Mxyzptlk
- Aquaman, Superman, and Wonder Woman's depictions of the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion were patterned after the three famous portrayers from the 1939 musical film of "Oz", Ray Bolger, Jack Haley and Bert Lahr.
- The episode's title derives from "The Land of Oz" which was originally created in 1900 by Lyman Frank Baum.
- Batman, Robin, The Wonder Twins and Gleek have minor roles in this episode. Jayna has a non-speaking cameo.
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