Captain N: The Game Master (1989– )

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Kevin Keene, a teenager from Northridge, California, is brought to another universe known as Videoland, along with his dog, Duke, to defeat the evil villainess, Mother Brain. Mother Brain ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
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 King Hippo (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Michael Donovan ...
 Eggplant Wizard (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Doc Harris ...
 Narrator (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Matt Hill ...
 Kevin 'Captain N' Keene (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Kid Icarus (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Andrew Kavadas ...
 Simon Belmont (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Doug Parker ...
 Megaman (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Dr. Wily / ... (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Venus Terzo ...
 Princess Lana (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Tomm Wright ...
 Duke (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Long John Baldry ...
 Additional Voices / ... (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Antony Holland ...
 Additional Voices (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Levi Stubbs ...
 Mother Brain (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Mark Weatherly ...
 Additional Voices (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Dorian Barag ...
Louie ...
 Duke (live action main title) (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Don Brown ...
 Additional Voices (26 episodes, 1989-1990)
Babs Chula ...
 Additional Voices (20 episodes, 1990-1991)
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Kevin Keene, a teenager from Northridge, California, is brought to another universe known as Videoland, along with his dog, Duke, to defeat the evil villainess, Mother Brain. Mother Brain is trying to conquer Videoland. Kevin has been brought to defeat her, as foretold in an Ancient Prophecy. Kevin is given the title "Captain N: The Game Master". He and Duke join the N Team, which consists of Princess Lana (the Ruler of Videoland), Simon Belmont (the hero from Castlevania), Mega Man, Kid Icarus, and Gameboy (a giant supercomputer). The N Team goes up against the evil Mother Brain (the villain from Metroid) and her minions, King Hippo (Punch-Out), the Eggplant Wizard (Kid Icarus), and Dr. Wily (Mega Man). These forces of good and evil go up against each other and often find themselves in comical, hilarious situations. Written by Mark Moore <kevinkeene@geocities.com>

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Captain N and the Video Game Masters  »

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Trivia

Two of the voice actors both went on to appear in "Friday the 13th" films. Garry Chalk (King Hippo) appeared in Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and Jonathan Potts appeared in Jason X (2001). See more »

Goofs

In "The Lost City Of Kongoland", when Lana gives her "How did my father keep up with all of this" speech, her lips don't move. See more »

Quotes

Mother Brain: It won't be long before I, beautiful goddess that I am, become Queen of Videoland! Ah-ha ha ha ha!
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Referenced in Beavis and Butt-Head: Spanish Fly (1995) See more »

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User Reviews

The Best Cartoon Ever
1 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Captain N: The Gamemaster was the epitome of what a cartoon should be. It had cool characters that you could care about: Kevin Keene, Princess Lana, Mega Man, Kid Icarus, and yes, even Simon Belmont. The show also had characters from other great video games make cameos. I remember loving and "still" loving this show so much, I boycotted NBC for several years since they didn't acknowledge my suggestion for possible plots and why the show should continue to air and the terrible job done in the final season. But anyways, I recommend all of you to check out an old video store, swing by a Captain N homepage, or better yet, petition to get this back on the air. I hope everyone has the opportunity to view the greatest cartoon series ever made.


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