A group of kids are thrown into a fantasy world where they must search for a way home, armed with magic weapons that an evil tyrant wants.
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 Hank the Ranger (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Eric the Cavalier (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Sheila the Thief (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Presto the Magician (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Tonia Gayle Smith ...
 Diana the Acrobat (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Teddy Field III ...
 Bobby the Barbarian (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Sidney Miller ...
 Dungeon Master (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Additional Voices / ... (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
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 Venger / ... (26 episodes, 1983-1985)
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Six kids enter the Dungeons & Dragons ride at a local amusement park and are transported into the world of swords and sorcery, where, with the help of the Dungeonmaster and the unicorn Uni, try to find their way back home. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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17 September 1983 (USA)  »

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Calabozos y dragones  »

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Trivia

Although many people claim there is a final episode, it was never filmed. The script, "Requiem", was finished and it is available on line courtesy of writer Michael Reaves. In addition, the DVD box set release of the series includes a performance of the script as a radio play style production. See more »

Quotes

Eric: [speaking to Presto] Did you hear what he said? No telling *what* we may run into.
Dungeon Master: [appearing from nowhere] No telling?
Eric: [shouts in startlement] Dungeon Master! Do you always have to do that?
Dungeon Master: No. Not always.
Eric: Huh?
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One of the best cartoons ever
25 March 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This show stood out head and shoulders over all the other cartoons - and it always puzzled me as to why...until I recently saw them on DVD. This show has something 90% of other shows, both for kids and adults, do not. Great characters. Really great characters. Characters you remember all your life. I don't know of any other kids' show before or since that had such emotional realism. These kids really react the way a bunch of teenagers would if placed in the D&D world. They run the gamut of emotions: scared, selfish, cowardly, brave, helpful, sarcastic, amused, mean, arrogant, humble. The story lines are fast paced and even a little intense by other shows' standards. But that's part of what makes it so great. It has a moral message without being too preachy. My only problem was that Eric was the butt of a joke so often, but I believe that had more to do with the influence of self-appointed "parent groups" than the scriptwriters. Both as a kid myself and as an adult, I still love this show. Modern TV could learn a lot from this.


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