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Thundercats: :  -- A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world.
Thundercats: :  -- A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
23 January 1985 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world. Full summary »
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(39 articles)
User Reviews:
Pure Fantasy See more (38 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 9)
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)

Earle Hyman ... 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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Series Directed by
Katsuhito Akiyama (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Peter Lawrence (22 episodes, 1985-1989)
Leonard Starr (19 episodes, 1985-1987)
William Overgard (14 episodes, 1985-1989)
Chris Trengove (7 episodes, 1985-1989)
Bob Haney (7 episodes, 1985)
Stephen Perry (7 episodes, 1985)
Kimberly Morris (6 episodes, 1985-1989)
J. Larry Carroll (6 episodes, 1987-1989)
Bill Ratter (6 episodes, 1987-1989)
Lee Schneider (5 episodes, 1985)
Matthew Malach (4 episodes, 1985-1989)
Jules Bass (4 episodes, 1985)
George Hampton (3 episodes, 1987-1989)
Mike Moore (3 episodes, 1987-1989)
Sandy Fries (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Lawrence DuKore (2 episodes, 1985)
Ron Goulart (2 episodes, 1985)
Howard Post (2 episodes, 1985)
Bruce W. Smith (2 episodes, 1985)
Ted Wolf (2 episodes, 1985)
Herb Engelhardt (2 episodes, 1987)
Dennis Woodyard (2 episodes, 1989)

Series Produced by
Jules Bass .... executive producer (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Arthur Rankin Jr. .... executive producer (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Lee Dannacher .... supervising producer (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Original Music by
Bernard Hoffer (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Production Management
Steven Hahn .... production manager (128 episodes, 1985-1989)
Masaki Îzuka .... in charge of production (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Sound Department
Pete Cannarozzi .... recording staff: effects (2 episodes, 1985)
John Curcio .... recording staff: dialogue (2 episodes, 1985)
Larry Franke .... recording staff: editorial (2 episodes, 1985)
Tom Perkins .... recording staff: editorial (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Animation Department
Jim Meskimen .... secondary character designer (125 episodes, 1985-1989)
Bob Camp .... secondary character designer (60 episodes, 1987-1989)
Michael Germakian .... secondary character designer (60 episodes, 1987-1989)
Pepe Moreno .... secondary character designer (60 episodes, 1987-1989)
Katsuhito Akiyama .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Yukimatsu Itô .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Tsuguyuki Kubo .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Minoru Nishida .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Kazufumi Nomura .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Toshihiko Sato .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Akihiko Takahashi .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Yûji Yatabe .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)

Atsushi Aono .... inbetween artist (unknown episodes)
Masayuki .... animator: opening animation (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Bernard Hoffer .... composer: theme music (123 episodes, 1985-1989)
Michael Farrow .... recording staff: music (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Other crew
Tony Giovanniello .... production staff (2 episodes, 1985)
Robert Kuisis .... psychological consultant (2 episodes, 1985)
Peter Lawrence .... script consultant (2 episodes, 1985)
Connie Long .... production staff (2 episodes, 1985)
Matthew Malach .... production staff (2 episodes, 1985)
Heather Winters .... production staff (2 episodes, 1985)
 

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Runtime:
30 min | USA:30 min (130 episodes)
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Canada:PG (TV rating) | Iceland:LH (some episodes) | Iceland:L (some episodes) | Ireland:G (video rating) | Singapore:G | South Africa:PG (DVD rating) | UK:U (cut) | UK:U (uncut DVD version) | USA:TV-Y7

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Though Bernard Hoffer composed the incidental music for "ThunderCats," James Lipton--better known as the moderator of "Inside The Actors Studio"--collaborated on the program's theme music with Hoffer; producer Jules Bass wrote the lyrics.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Mumm-Ra:Ancient spirits of evil, transform this decayed form to MUMM-RA, THE EVER-LIVING!
[Mocking maniacal laughter follows]
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19 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
Pure Fantasy, 17 May 2002
Author: Big Movie Fan from England

Thundercats was pure fantasy for me when I watched it in the 1980's. Thundercats is the type of cartoon you can watch and it makes you forget your troubles. The world can be a tough place sometimes so it's nice to be able to sit down and watch a bit of escapism, to be able to watch a world where the heroes always beat the bad guys.

I first watched Thundercats in 1985. However, I picked up a couple of videos of it in late 2001 and watched them. I still enjoyed them.

Thundercats was based on Third Earth which had the most beautiful scenery of any cartoon. Lion-O was the leader who was full of courage. He had a team he could depend on-the strong Panthro, the reliable Tygra and the beautiful Cheetara who could run really fast. They helped him in his battle against the evil Mum-Ra (one of the best cartoon baddies ever in my opinion, certainly more evil than Skeletor from He-Man).

The stories were very good like most 1980's stories. My favourite part of each episode was where Lion-O used to call his friends with the aid of the Sword of Omens whenever he was in trouble.

This was a great series with a brilliant theme tune.

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