Up, Up and Away (television) A Disney Channel original movie; first aired on January 22, 2000. Scott Marshall, approaching his 14th birthday and the supposed arrival of superpowers like the rest of his superhero family, exhibits no signs of extraordinary behavior of any kind. When the family is captured by a criminal mastermind intent on taking over the world, it is up to Scott to use his brains instead of supernatural brawn to stop the evil plan and save humankind. Directed by Robert Townsend. Stars Robert Townsend (Jim), Michael J. Pagan (Scott), Alex Datcher (Judy), Sherman Hemsley (Edward), Kasan Butcher (Adam).