Underdog cartoon

Speed of lightning, roar of thunder, flight, strength, Super strong breath

Underdog originated from the 1960's cartoon of the same name, which was later adapted into a film.


He wears a red jumpsuit with a white "U" on it that is clearly too big for him, and an oversized blue cape. He is tan with black ears. As Shoeshine Boy, he wears a pair of glasses.


In the cartoonEdit

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Underdog Opening.

Like most cartoons of the time, animals that behave like humans are not uncommon. Underdog's secret identity is Shoeshine Boy, and he stops his nemesis Simon Barsinister while also often saving Polly Purebred, a news reporter who is also a dog. He uses his super energy pills to enhance his super powers which he keeps in a secret compartment in his ring. As Underdog he tends to speak in rhyme.

Film VersionEdit


Film adaption

In the movie, he lives in a world more like our own, in which dogs and other animals are not anthropomorphic, and thus starts off as an ordinary police dog. After being put down by his fellow police canines and leaving. The beagle is abducted by Cad who takes him to Simon's lab. An accident occurs in the labs and Underdog's DNA is modified after he is exposed to DNA concoctions and chemicals. Underdog eventually escapes and is later chased by Riff Raff and his lackeys, then he is hit by a car but he is unharmed. He is taken home by Dan which names the beagle Shoeshine. All other events in the film leads downward as things change.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

  • Strength: Underdog's natural strength has been enhanced to levels far more greater than any normal human or canine.
  • Speed: Underdog can move and dash at speeds faster than any ordinary person or canine.
  • Durability: Underdog shows durability as he can withstand most hits and (self caused) crashes.
  • Sight: Underdog can see from far distances in excess of the capability of any normal dogs.
  • Hearing: Underdog can hear sounds coming in any direction from far distances.
  • Thunder Roar: Underdog can emit a powerful roar from his mouth which can shatter glass and other things.
  • Flight: Underdog is capable of flying at high velocities.

External LinksEdit

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