How amazing would it be to go through life with a super power? It’s like, you seem like you’re just a normal girl, but then, BAM – you have some crazy super power that allows you to read minds or fly or start up a friendly conversation with a bunch of animals. I can’t think of anything that might be more awesome than that.
This is exactly why I love supernatural TV shows and movies. It’s so much fun to watch them and wonder what your life would be like if you could do the things the fictional characters are doing. The ’90s in particular had some really amazing supernatural TV shows that I can’t forget about no matter how many other good shows are on TV right now. So, I put together a list of awesome super powers from ’90s shows that I wish I had IRL. Read on to see if you agree with me!
The Power To Turn Into An Animal Like In AnimorphsHow amazing would it be to be able to turn into any animal you touch?! I can't even contemplate the possibilities. I would LOVE to spend a day as a dolphin, swimming all over the ocean, or as a ferocious lion or cuddly little cat. I mean, yeah, this might be kind of painful, weird and awkward, but I don't care... it's so worth it.
The Ability To Morph Into A Puddle Like Alex MackIn The Secret World Of Alex Mack, Alex gets hit by a truck and it's basically the best thing that ever could have happened to her because then she got a bunch of amazing super powers. My favorite has to be her ability to morph into a liquid, which would definitely come in handy the next time I say something awkward and just want to melt away. Or, you know, when you're trying to spy on people.
Living In Space Like ZenonOkay, I know this isn't actually a super power - Zenon is basically just a normal girl living in space like it's no big deal. But still, I want to do that and I can't! If living in outer space means you get to wear crazy-cool futuristic clothing and say slang words like "Totally Lunar!" sign me up. Right now. And I know, Zenon: Girl Of The 21st Century is not a TV show, but it had to be included.
The Power To Fight Off Vampires Like BuffyBuffy from Buffy The Vampire Slayer is such an inspiration badass and I want to live in her supernatural world where I too can fight off vampires while simultaneously falling in love with one. Buffy has tons of strength, PLUS she's clairvoyant! Who doesn't want to be her?
The Ability To Travel Into The Future Like FryAgain, I realize that Fry from Futurama doesn't actually have any super powers, but he got to travel to the future, which in my opinion is pretty freakin' cool. And also sort of a super power when you really think about it because no one can do that in real life. Imagine the possibilities if you could, though!
The Power To Travel ANYWHERE Like The Magic School BusYes, I'm saying that I want super powers that a school bus has. Why wouldn't I? The Magic School Bus takes kids on journeys through the coolest things ever, like baking a cake or digestive systems (which is sort of gross but very informative).
The Power To Heal People Like Max In RoswellA few of the aliens from Roswell have amazing super powers, but I think Max's unique ability to heal people trumps them all. In all seriousness, this has to be the most special super power anyone can possess. Healing people? You're basically like a God.
Being A Witch, Like SabrinaAs weird as it sounds, I have wanted to be a witch my entire life. When I was younger, I even almost convinced myself I was was a witch because I was born on Halloween. Well, I'm not, obviously, but that doesn't mean I wouldn't mind stealing Sabrina's witchy powers. Also, I really, really want to have a talking cat. Please.
The Ability To Talk To Animals Like Eliza ThornberryAll of these super powers are cool and helpful and awesome, but this one may be the coolest: the ability to talk to animals. Do you know how awesome life would be?! Do you know how much I want this to happen? Do you?! I am so insanely jealous of Eliza in The Wild Thornberrys which is ridiculous because she's a cartoon but actually I don't care.
The Power To Move Things With Your Mind Like MatildaI know, I know, Matilda is not a TV show, but it's only of the greatest movies ever and so it had to be included on this list. I think any girl who has watched this movie has wished they could be Matilda - the cute little underdog who has the ability to move things with her mind and make all of her bullies miserable. It's the ultimate payback. Also, it makes for some pretty great stories.
Which of these super powers do you wish you had? Do you think any of them are overrated? What TV shows or super powers did I miss? Tell me in the comments!