Captain Planet: The Planeteers' rings
In this exclusive behind-the-scenes video, Barbara Pyle explains the story behind the Planeteers' rings. (Meredith Darlington/MNN and Nick Scott/MNN)
"Captain Planet" is an animated series created by Ted Turner in the 1990s. MNN.com is the primary source for "Captain Planet" episodes on the Web.
Captain Planet is a superhero whose powers are implemented by a team of five Planeteers (as well as himself), each of whom helps combat environmental catastrophes like pollution, animal poaching, water scarcity and more. Each episode of "Captain Planet" involves the captain and his planeteers tackling different dilemmas and nefarious eco-villains.