I Wish I Was a Wombatman
Season 2, Episode 11
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Air date December 15, 1990
Written by Sean Roche and David Ehrman
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"I Wish I Was a Wombatman" is a Season 2 episode of Captain N: The Game Master. It is the eleventh episode of the season and the twenty-fourth episode of the series.

The episode was cowritten by Sean Roche and David Ehrman.

Plot summaryEdit

The N Team travels to a television studio world to help Wombatman, Kid Icarus' television hero, whose girlfriend Nikki has been abducted by Mother Brain.

Character appearancesEdit

(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)

N Team Forces of Chaos Others


  • The title is most likely a parody of "I wish I was a spaceman," the first line to the closing theme song to the 1960s Gerry Anderson Supermarionation series, Fireball XL5.
  • Wombatman is a parody of Batman.
  • Nikki is a parody of Vicki Vale.
  • The Wombatmobile is a parody of the Batmobile.
  • Wombatman himself has alot in common with another Dic Character named Captain Rescue,a Minor guest character from the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Episode "Over the Hill Hero" as both are washed up Has-been Superheroes who have retired and lost their Self Esteem and lost confidence in themselves as Super Heroes from their Golden ages.





  • Why is Kid Icarus so interested in learning moves from a TV superhero like Wombatman? He's already an angel with an arsenal of different types of arrows, and unlike Wombatman, he can actually fly.

Variants and alterationsEdit

None known.