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"Thundercats" (1985) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1985-1989

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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 »
NewsDesk:
(38 articles)
R.I.P. Arthur Rankin Jr
 (From Deadline TV. 31 January 2014, 7:23 PM, PST)

‘Rudolph’ Animator Arthur Rankin Jr. Dead at 89
 (From Variety - TV News. 31 January 2014, 6:05 PM, PST)

Thundercats Creators On What Season 2 Would Have Explored
 (From ComicBookMovie. 19 September 2013, 12:31 PM, PDT)

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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

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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]
Mumm-Ra:Ancient spirits of evil, transform this decayed form to MUMM-RA, THE EVER-LIVING!
[Mocking maniacal laughter follows]
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FAQ

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13 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
One of the classics., 12 February 2004
Author: fibreoptic from England

I have to admit that i was always in to Transformers and He-man more than Thundercats but it didn't stop me from enjoying it every week after school on TV. Never bought any of the toys but i think it was because i was just slightly too old for it when the toys and TV show came out in the UK. One of the stupid things i noticed in it though was the mutants. They were the most useless bunch of bad guys ever, they always messed everything up from start to finish instead of just messing it up at the end (like most other villains do) and thank god for Mumm-ra who is a pretty decent bad guy. Thundercats is not as preachy as He-man either but it has its similarities with it. A great cartoon which is my 3rd best cartoon show from the 80's. Nice.

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