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The Fantastic Four (70s)

You'll notice the Human Torch is conspicuously absent, having been replaced by Herbie the Robot. Apparently, Hanna Barbera wanted to ride the coattails of an extremely popular new film franchise that featured a little guy named R2-D2. So Johnny Storm was out, ushered onto the pavement with the excuse that children were setting themselves on fire to be like him.

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