Superman as the Tin Woodsman.

The Tin Woodsman or Tin Man was a fictional character from L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

In 1979, after Mr. Mxyzptlk transported the Super Friends to the planet of Oz by using a tornado,  he transformed them into characters from the story. He transformed Superman into the Tin Woodsman.[1]

In 1985, Lex Luthor called Cyborg a "teenage Tin Man.[2]

Background Information

The Tin Woodsman in this episode is patterned after Jack Haley who portrayed this character in the 1939 musical film of "Oz". 


The World’s Greatest Super Friends (1979):

The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985):


  1. As seen in the Superfriends season 4 episode The Planet of Oz (1979).
  2. As seen in the Superfriends season 9 episode The Seeds of Doom (1985).

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