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Writers:
Dave Arneson (game "Dungeons & Dragons") &
E. Gary Gygax (game "Dungeons & Dragons") ...
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
17 September 1983 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A group of kids are thrown into a world where they must search for a way home, armed with magic weapons that an evil tyrant lusts for. Full summary »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
One Of The Great Animated Series Of The 80's See more (22 total) »

Cast

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Willie Aames ... Hank the Ranger (27 episodes, 1983-1985)

Don Most ... Eric the Cavalier (27 episodes, 1983-1985)

Katie Leigh ... Sheila the Thief (27 episodes, 1983-1985)

Adam Rich ... 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)

Frank Welker ... Additional Voices / ... (27 episodes, 1983-1985)

Peter Cullen ... Venger / ... (26 episodes, 1983-1985)
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Series Directed by
John Gibbs (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Bob Richardson (13 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Writing credits
Jeffrey Scott (9 episodes, 1983-1984)
Michael Reaves (7 episodes, 1984-1985)
Karl Geurs (4 episodes, 1983-1985)
Katherine Lawrence (3 episodes, 1985)
Paul Dini (2 episodes, 1983)
Mark Evanier (2 episodes, 1983)

Dave Arneson (unknown episodes)
Kevin Paul Coates (unknown episodes)
E. Gary Gygax (unknown episodes)
Dennis Marks (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Lee Gunther .... executive producer (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
E. Gary Gygax .... co-producer (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Karl Geurs .... producer (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Margaret Loesch .... executive producer (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
David H. DePatie .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1983)
Bob Richardson .... producer (13 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Original Music by
Johnny Douglas (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
 
Series Casting by
Hank Saroyan (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
 
Series Production Design by
Takashi (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
 
Series Production Management
Jim Graziano .... production manager (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Karl Geurs .... production manager (13 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Art Department
Bob Kline .... storyboard director (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Lonnie Lloyd .... storyboard director (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Don Sheppard .... storyboard director (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Wendell Washer .... storyboard director (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
John Ahern .... storyboard director (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Todd Kurosawa .... additional storyboard (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Martin Strudler .... additional storyboard (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Sound Department
Jim Blodgett .... sound effects editor (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
John Detra .... sound effects editor (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Richard Bruce Elliott .... sound effects editor (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Richard S. Gannon .... sound effects editor (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Michael L. DePatie .... sound effects editor (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Ron Fedele .... sound effects editor (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Michael Tomack .... sound effects editor (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
David H. DePatie Jr. .... sound effects editor (13 episodes, 1983)
Susan Trieste .... sound effects editor (13 episodes, 1983)
Martin Varno .... sound effects editor (13 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Animation Department
Gerry Chiniquy .... animation director (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
George Goode .... model designer (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Tom Ray .... animation director (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Martin Strudler .... background designer (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Dennis Venizelos .... background designer (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Warren Batchelder .... animation director (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Bob Kline .... background designer / model designer (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Chris Lane .... background designer (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Kevin Shaw .... checking supervisor (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
James T. Walker .... animation director (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
John Walker .... animation director (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
John Ahern .... animation supervisor (13 episodes, 1983)
Kent Butterworth .... animation supervisor (13 episodes, 1983)
Barbara Donatelli .... checking supervisor (13 episodes, 1983)
Milton Gray .... animation director (13 episodes, 1983)
Paul Gruwell .... background designer (13 episodes, 1983)
Paul Julian .... background designer (13 episodes, 1983)
Armand Shaw .... checking supervisor (13 episodes, 1983)
Nelson Shin .... animation director (13 episodes, 1983)
Takashi .... model designer (13 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Editorial Department
Robert T. Gillis .... supervising editor (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Jeffrey L. Sandler .... supervising editor (13 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Music Department
Johnny Douglas .... conductor (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Mark Shiney .... music editor (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Joe Siracusa .... music editor (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Robert J. Walsh .... composer: additional music (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
 
Series Other crew
Hank Saroyan .... voice director / additional dialogue / ... (27 episodes, 1983-1985)
Karl Geurs .... story editor (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Steve Gerber .... story editor (13 episodes, 1983)

Dave Arneson .... game writer (unknown episodes)
E. Gary Gygax .... game writer (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (27 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
UK:PG (some episodes) | UK:U (some episodes) | USA:TV-Y7

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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:
Presto:My hocus-pocus is out of focus.See more »
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FAQ

did they ever make it back home?
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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
One Of The Great Animated Series Of The 80's, 29 April 1999
Author: John Barnum (bar32350@delta.obu.edu) from Arkadelphia, AR

I grew up watching this back in the 80's and since I've been in college I've had the privilege of getting the series through a collector basis. This is arguably one of the greatest animated series of the 80's, I refuse to call it a cartoon because it is so much more than that! It had great voice actors like Willie Aames(Charles In Charge) and Don Most(Happy Days) providing life to the characters. The theme of the series was that a group of young teenagers and little Bobby go on a rollercoaster ride called Dungeons & Dragons it transforms them to another land in a different time. They try to get home with the guiding wisdom of Dungeon Master(Sidney Miller) and fight off various antagonists along the way, mainly the evil Venger! The characters had much depth to them and the reason I say it was the best because it's competition was Strawberry Shortcake and The Get Along Gang. No Contest! It was on from 83-86.

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