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Seasons:
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Release Date:
18 September 1978 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A five-member superhero team called G-Force fights to defend Earth and its space colonies from the threat of the planet Spectra. Full summary »
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Cast

 (Series Cast [10])

Alan Young ... 7-Zark-7 / ... (85 episodes, 1978-1980)

Keye Luke ... Colonel Cronus / ... (85 episodes, 1978-1980)

Ronnie Schell ... Jason (85 episodes, 1978-1980)

Janet Waldo ... Princess / ... (85 episodes, 1978-1980)

Casey Kasem ... Mark (85 episodes, 1978-1980)
Alan Dinehart ... Chief Anderson / ... (85 episodes, 1978-1980)

Takayo Fischer ... Additional Voices (85 episodes, 1978-1980)
David Jolliffe ... Additional Voices (85 episodes, 1978-1980)

Alan Oppenheimer ... Additional Voices (85 episodes, 1978-1980)
William Woodson ... Additional Voices / ... (85 episodes, 1978-1980)
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Series Directed by
Alan Dinehart (1 episode, 1978)

David E. Hanson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Jameson Brewer (1 episode, 1978)

William Bloom (unknown episodes, 1978)
Kevin Paul Coates (unknown episodes, 1978)
Muriel Germano (unknown episodes, 1978)
Peter Germano (unknown episodes, 1978)
Sidney Morse (unknown episodes, 1978)
Jack Paritz (unknown episodes, 1978)
Howard Post (unknown episodes, 1978)
Dick Shaw (unknown episodes, 1978)
Helen Sosin (unknown episodes, 1978)
Harry Winkler (unknown episodes, 1978)

Series Produced by
Alan Dinehart .... producer (1 episode, 1978)
Warner E. Leighton .... associate producer (1 episode, 1978)

Jameson Brewer .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Sandy Frank .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
David E. Hanson .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Hoyt Curtin (unknown episodes)
Dennis Dreith (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Emil Carle .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Alex Toth .... design consultant (1 episode, 1978)
 
Series Sound Department
Mason Alan Dinehart .... assistant recording director (1 episode, 1978)
 
Series Animation Department
Harold Johns .... animation supervisor (unknown episodes)
Alex Toth .... character designer: "7-Zark-7" (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Pamela Bentkowski .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1978)

Franklin Cofod .... supervising editor (unknown episodes, 1978)
 
Series Music Department
Michael Anthony .... musician: bass guitar (85 episodes, 1978-1980)
Craig Huxley .... musician: piano (85 episodes, 1978-1980)
Hoyt Curtin .... composer: theme music (2 episodes, 1978)

Paul DeKorte .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
Richard Greene .... musician: violin (unknown episodes)
Igo Kantor .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Mason Alan Dinehart .... assistant voice director (1 episode, 1978)
David Levy .... program executive (1 episode, 1978)
Leonard Reeg .... creative consultant (1 episode, 1978)
Bob Robinson .... assistant to producer (1 episode, 1978)
Tom Swafford .... program executive (1 episode, 1978)
Tom Wogatzke .... titles (1 episode, 1978)

Irving Klein .... production executive (unknown episodes, 1978)
Alan Dinehart .... voice director (unknown episodes)
George Serban .... program consultant (unknown episodes)
Winifred Treimer .... standards and practices (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"G-Force" - USA (informal alternative title)
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Argentina:30 min
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Trivia:
The plume of smoke that erupts from the Turtle King when it explodes was cut from the American version. Apparently it was thought that it would be too confusing to see real smoke in an animated show.See more »
Quotes:
[opening narration]
Narrator:Battle of the Planets! G-Force, five incredible young people with superpowers! And watching over them from Centre Neptune, 7-Zark-7! Watching, warning against surprise attacks by alien galaxies from beyond space. G-Force! Fearless young orphans, protecting Earth's entire galaxy. Always five, acting as one. Dedicated! Inseparable! Invincible!
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Movie Connections:
Edited from "Gatchaman" (1972)See more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
My favorite show as a kid!, 12 April 2001
Author: Christopher Smith (csmith476@yahoo.com) from Boston, MA

I agree with the previous commentor. At 9 years old I would get up at 6AM to watch G-Force. A few weeks ago, on a whim, I did an internet search on G-Force. I found that the show is soon to be distributed in the US in DVD format come August 2001! Enjoy!

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