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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.

Overview

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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 »
NewsDesk:
(39 articles)
User Reviews:
Among the 1980's Finest 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:
Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass, whose Rankin-Bass Animated Entertainment produced the program through Telepictures, later a Warner Brothers company, recruited the same character-voice providers and the same teams of animators for "SilverHawks" and an "umbrella" program titled "Comic Strip," whose segment programs were called "Street Frogs," "Karate Kat," and "TigerSharks."See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Lion-O:Thunder... thunder - thunder - THUNDERCATS, HOOOOOOOOOOOO!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Moving McAllister (2007)See more »
Soundtrack:
ThundercatsSee more »

FAQ

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26 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
Among the 1980's Finest, 17 June 2003

...Yeah everything from the theme tune to the show itself was pretty damn cool all round! The movie was amazing aswell... much better than the Pokemon movies could ever come up with!

You know it upsets me when I see what animators are coming up with now, it's no wonder than 80's cartoons are back in fashion because all this cyber/Pokemon/3-D Animation rubbish is just awful! Give me Thundercats, He-Man, Real Ghostbusters, Inspector Gadget, Danger Mouse any day!

The only bad thing about Thundercats was the Ed McMahon style HO!!!! they put onto the name... It dated in a horrendous way!

Lion-O you were the man! I bet most red headed people look up to you as their god!

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