Princess Adora raises her magic sword and becomes She-Ra, the most powerful woman in the universe, to aid her friends in defeating the Evil Horde so their planet Etheria can be free.
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The kidnapped daughter of Queen Marlena and King Randor of Eternia (characters from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe), Princess Adora grew up on Etheria. There, she lead an evil army until the day her long-lost twin brother, Prince Adam (He-Man), came to tell her who she really was. As her alter ego, She-Ra, the princess protects Etheria by fighting the forces she once worked for. Written by Max Vaughn

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For the honor of Grayskull, SHE-RA has the power!


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The "Star Wars" films, most notably "Star Wars: Episode IV - Return of the Jedi" were strong influences behind the cartoon. The cartoon is about the Great Rebellion fighting to free Etheria from Hordak. Princess Adora/She-Ra is He-Man/Prince Adam's long-lost twin sister, separated from Adam when she was kidnapped by Hordak as a baby and Adora/She-Ra who serves Hordak as the Captain of the Evil Horde sides with the Great Rebellion when she learns the truth of her past. See more »

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During the opening credits, Castle Grayskull's Jaw-Bridge is missing when Adora transforms into She-Ra. This mistake is also seen in 5 part origin story that opens the series and The Secret of the Sword. It was corrected for each subsequent episode, but not for the opening title sequence. See more »

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[opening segment of the series]
Adora: I am Adora, He-Man's twin sister and defender of the Crystal Castle. This is Spirit, my beloved steed. Fabulous secrets were revealed to me the day I held aloft my sword and said "For the honor of Greyskull!". I am She-Ra!
[Adora transforms into She-Ra, and transforms Spirit into Swift Wind]
She-Ra: Only a few others share this secret. Among them are Light Hope, Madame Razz, and Kowl. Together me and my friends of the Great Rebellion try to defend Etheria from the evil ...
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Voice actors John Erwin and Alan Oppenheimer are credited for every episode, even though they only provide voices for the ones that feature crossover characters from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983). See more »

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Referenced in FleshEater (1988) See more »

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A classic, nuff' said
26 March 2002 | by (Dayton Ohio) – See all my reviews

As a young boy of the 80's I loved everything that had anything to do with He-man. When a new show featuring his twin sister debued I of course watched it for He-man...and found myself drawn into the wonderful world of Etheria. She-ra is an example of everything done right in a cartoon. It had action, compassion, humor, games, and life lessons. She-ra herself should be seen as an inspiration to young girls everywhere. She was strong, powerful, a leader, and wise. Another comment said She-ra was based loosely off of Wonder Woman...this may be so, but I honestly believe that She-ra was the main inspiration fot the famous "Xena: Warrior Princess." My friend and I found old tapes of She-ra at the library. After viewing it today, older and wiser, the stories truly are brilliantly done and there is even more humor than what I remembered. I recommend She-ra to anyone who loves action and fantasy.


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