Static Shock was a cartoon that aired on Kid's WB on Saturday mornings. It ran from 2000 to 2004. Static Shock was about a boy named Virgil Hawkins who got powers in the form of static electricity, from a mutanic gas, called the Big Bang. He along with the help of his best friend Richie Foley fight othes who inhaled the gas, called: bang babies or metahumans, that use their powers for evil. Virgil's alter ego is Static.