In somewhat non-traditional fashion, this Council of Elders is depicted in every episode in animated or cartoon form. Billy (in live-action, superimposed over the animation) stands before the assembled Elders in what appears to be a cave of some type. This is either a revolutionary blending of media for the time, or just a really bizarre, kooky 1970s touch.
Instead, the stories focus on “kid” problems of the day, like bullies and peer pressure. This makes it a superhero series, frankly, in a kind of minor league. Shazam! has a great deal of value as historical nostalgia, but we'll be seeing too, how the stories hold up. (Hint: not very well).
I attempted to get through the entire series in 2013, and failed. So here I go again. I made it through Secrets of Isis, so I know I can get through Shazam.