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A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world.
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Bob McFadden ...
 Snarf / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Larry Kenney ...
 Lion-O / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Earl Hammond ...
 Mumm-Ra / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Cheetara / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Panthro / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Tygra / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Gerrianne Raphael ...
 Pumyra / ... (60 episodes, 1987-1989)
Doug Preis ...
 Alluro (60 episodes, 1987-1989)
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The inhabitants of the planet Thundera evacuate just before it is destroyed. They were pursued by a band of mutants. All but one of their escape ships was destroyed. Only a small group of Thunderans (Thundercats) remained. With only half engine power, the group, which was led by Jaga, had to set a course for the nearest planet. Jaga commanded their ship while the other 7 were in their stasis tubes. Jaga died on their journey to Third Earth and their ship crashed there. Soon they made friends with various groups in the area and they designed a fortress. Mumm-Ra the centuries-old embodiment of evil, along with the mutants that destroyed the rest of the Thunderans are a constant threat. But Lion-O, the new leader of the Thundercats, with his weapon the "Sword of Omens" will help the Thundercats to have a standing chance. Written by D. Darnoc

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The setting of many of the installments of "ThunderCats" was described as "THIRD Earth." The present day was referred to as "FIRST Earth." See more »

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[repeated line]
Lion-O: Sword Of Omens, give me sight BEYOND sight.
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Thundercats
Music by Bernard Hoffer
Lyrics by Jules Bass
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These were the days of good cartoons
9 June 2003 | by (Lakewood, Colorado) – See all my reviews

"Thundercats" was my favorite of a great group of '80s cartoons. It makes me feel a little sorry for kids today who have to watch "Pokemon" or "Barney."

"Thundercats" was a great show. Sure, it had its flaws, and sure the dialogue was often corny. But it did not make a difference in the presentation of the show as a whole.

Mumm-ra was an excellent villain, the Thundercats were amiable heroes, who were really role models, and the reptiles were the comic relief. Heck, Snarf was okay too.

The animation is fantastic and the storylines are really quite entertaining. Although I'm 18, I will still watch it if it's on, which is rare right now. I hope Cartoon Network straightens up and brings some quality 80s cartoons on because that is the best decade of all television. Thanks for the good memories, Thundercats!


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