In this widely syndicated cartoon, King Zandor and a group of bizarre creatures protect their futuristic kingdom from creatures from other galaxies.

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Mike Road ...
 Zandor, Zok (1 episode, 1967)
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 Tarra (1 episode, 1967)
Ted Eccles ...
 Dorno (1 episode, 1967)
Don Messick ...
 Gloop, Gleep (1 episode, 1967)
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On the primitive planet of Amzot lives King Zandor and his family whose home is regularly beset by malevolent alien invasions. Fortunately, Zandor's family have the help of their friends, the Herculoids, a cadre of monsters who contribute with powerful abilities of their own. Between their might and Zandor's family's cunning and bravery, the enemies of Amzot don't have a chance. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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9 September 1967 (USA)  »

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[Opening title narration]
Narrator: Somewhere out in space live The Herculoids! Zok, the laser-ray dragon! Igoo, the giant rock ape! Tundro, the tremendous! Gloop and Gleep, the formless, fearless wonders! With Zandor, their leader, and his wife, Tara, and son, Dorno, they team up to protect their planet from sinister invaders! All-strong! All-brave! All-heroes! They're The Herculoids!
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Not as good as I remembered.
17 July 2016 | by (Drowning in a sea of brown & black.) – See all my reviews

It's weird how you can remember things one way and then find out your memories are wrong.I have recently been watching old stuff I liked as a kid and most of it is unbearable crap.The Herculoids isn't unbearable, it's just really strange.These people live in some sort of nuclear wasteland where nothing grows and every other being in the universe wants to invade their barren wasteland.They never even explain the relationship between the characters.The man and boy do and say lots of things to lead you to believe they aren't father and son.One really good thing about this cartoon is that they kill people.That's always refreshing.


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