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Voltron: Defender of the Universe: Season 2: Episode 48 -- The Drule council calls a meeting to deal with the rebels.

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Plot:
This series focuses on 5 lion robots and their pilots as they fight the evil forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor. Full summary »
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Cast

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Jack Angel ... King Zarkon / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)

Michael Bell ... Lance / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)

Peter Cullen ... Narrator / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)

Neil Ross ... Keith / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)

B.J. Ward ... Haggar / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)
Lennie Weinrib ... Hunk / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1985)
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Series Directed by
Franklin Cofod (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Stan Oliver (48 episodes, 1984)
Howard Albrecht (2 episodes, 1984)
Jameson Brewer (2 episodes, 1984)
Coslough Johnson (2 episodes, 1984)
Jack Paritz (2 episodes, 1984)
Michael Chase Walker (2 episodes, 1984)
Sol Weinstein (2 episodes, 1984)

Series Produced by
Peter Keefe .... executive producer (52 episodes, 1984)
Sean Molyneaux .... restored version (52 episodes, 1984)
Steve Sterling .... producer (52 episodes, 1984)
John Tiechmann .... associate producer (52 episodes, 1984)

Franklin Cofod .... producer (unknown episodes)
John Teichman .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
John Petersen (unknown episodes)
Dale Schacker (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Christian Alexander Moran .... post-production manager (124 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Sound Department
Roy Braverman .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
R.D. Floyd .... sound designer (unknown episodes)
Ossama Khuluki .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
Paul Vitello .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Marc Handler .... story editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Jeremy Corray .... special thanks (29 episodes, 1984)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The New Adventures of Voltron" - USA (reissue title)
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Runtime:
24 min (124 episodes)
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Iceland:LH (some epiosodes) | Iceland:L (some epiosodes) | USA:TV-Y7

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Trivia:
Pidge, who was a member of the Lion Voltron Force, had a brother named Chip, who was part of the Vehicle Voltron Force. However, the two Japanese inspirations for the show, "Beast King GoLion" (1981) and "Kikô Kantai dairugger XV" (1982) are not related, up to and including these characters. This is also why the antagonists in both series were known as belonging to one race, the Drules, in the American version; while "Kikô Kantai dairugger XV encountered them only after they began a planet search, the Vehicle Voltron Force were always watching out for them (and the Far Universe inhabitants were mentioned as being a part of their empire in the first season).See more »
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Continuity: In order to activate the Lions, each team member had to insert a special key. In many instances when Keith is starting the Voltron forming sequence, his key can still be seen on his tunic, but then is also seen on the panel of his lion, and then moves in the same way - left to right - as it already did when first being used to activate the Black Lion.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Narrator:From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend; the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe, a mighty robot, loved by good, feared by evil. As Voltron's legend grew, peace settled across the galaxy. On Planet Earth...
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Referenced in Human Centipede Anonymous (2010)See more »

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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
The Best, 19 October 1999
Author: Spidey-18 from America

Anyone who trashes this show misses the entire concept. It wasn't about making the best drawings, or having the greatest music, or even phenominal action, it was about fun. If you watch this show from a child's perspective, you would understand that this is about friendship and teamwork and just having fun and living because you can. I would watch this show with my friends and then go out and be the Voltron Force. But the cartoons that are on now just can't get the idea. Stupidity isn't what a great cartoon is about. Voltron was designed so that little kids could understand it, and when it gets tampered with (Power Rangers, VR Troopers, Big Bad Beetleborgs, to name a few) it just ruins the original. Cartoon designers see these classics as ways of making a profit without having to think about it. But Voltron is the best, and will always be the best.

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