Everyone remembers the environmental superhero with the magnificent mullet. But there was a huge story behind the creation of that hero and the legacy he's left behind. In this episode, LeVar Burton tells his side of that story; regaling us with tales of playing Kwame, the Planeteer with the power of Earth; the importance of having a hero like this visible to kids; and his experience with fans since the show's departure from television. Listen below, on iTunes, or wherever you go for your podcasts.

LeVar Burton interview

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Captain Planet and the Planeteers: Season One