A show which was invented not by environmentalists and politicians as typically thought, but rather corporate polluters and the government to convince children that pollution is the result of a group of dumb, grotesque individual outcasts who do it for no purpose at all, rather than the result of the monetary interests of corporations.
Boy: Those evildoers are releasing pollution into the water. Boy, they had better watch out for Captain Planet.
Man: It's not evildoers, it's the local oil business. And Captain Planet is fictional.