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A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world.
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Series cast summary:
Bob McFadden ...
 Snarf / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Larry Kenney ...
 Lion-O / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Earl Hammond ...
 Mumm-Ra / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Lynne Lipton ...
 Cheetara / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Panthro / ... (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Peter Newman ...
 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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23 January 1985 (USA)  »

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The TV movie Thundercats Ho the Movie! was planned as a big-screen movie for theaters but when films like Transformers the Movie and My Little Pony the Movie had bombed they got cold feet and released it as a tv movie. It later got split up into 5 parts. The dvd release on the season sets is the cut up 5 part version. It has never been released uncut on dvd. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Lion-O: Thunder... thunder - thunder - THUNDERCATS, HOOOOOOOOOOOO!
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Referenced in Magic Mike XXL (2015) See more »

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Thundercats
Music by Bernard Hoffer
Lyrics by Jules Bass
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One of the best animated cartoons!
5 April 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This animated series was awesome!The characters were so intelligent and had such good personalities!The color and Animation was always good and the show had a good theme!This was an excellent animated series of the 1980s!


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