It's been 2 years since the last episode of "Smallville" aired, and the DVD's/Blu-Rays hit store shelves in November 2012. So with that out of the way, even though "Smallville" was the longest running live-action Superman series, was it the best in terms of story and look. Or do you find the 1950's "Adventures Of Superman" to still be the best live-action Superman TV series? This discussion and poll are about the live-action TV series that ran from 1951-2012. The 1940's theatrical serials are considered to be part of live-action Superman theatrical movie series, so they are not listed here. The Superpup and 1961 Superboy pilots are also not here as they never went to series.