Defenders of the Earth (1986– )

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Four of the greatest comic strip heroes join forces to battle Ming the Merciless.

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 Rick Gordon (66 episodes, 1986)
Peter Renaday ...
 Mandrake the Magician (25 episodes, 1986)
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 Flash Gordon (25 episodes, 1986)
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 Kit Walker / ... (25 episodes, 1986)
Buster Jones ...
 Lothar (24 episodes, 1986)
Adam Carl ...
 Kshin (23 episodes, 1986)
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 Jedda Walker (23 episodes, 1986)
Dion Williams ...
 L.J. (23 episodes, 1986)
Diane Pershing ...
 Dynak X / ... (21 episodes, 1986)
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When Ming the Merciless returns to wreak havoc, he immediately hunts down the man who caused him to lose his throne in the first place, Flash Gordon. In the process, Ming captures and kills Dale Arden Gordon, but not before she transfers her essence into a special crystal. Flash then gathers together a force made up of The Phantom, Mandrake the Magician and his assistant Lothar. Also joining the heroes are Flash's son Rick, The Phantom's daughter Jedda, Lothar's son L.J. and Madrake's adopted son Kshin. Rick then invents a super computer using the crystal with his mother's essence. Joining Ming is his son Crotan. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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In order to prevent his Mongolian appearance to open the door to the character being seen as racist due to his villainous nature, Ming the Merciless' appearance was recreated as a more alien and rather inhuman one. See more »

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Jedda Walker: Kero, I need your help!
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I remember seeing this first time round and even had it as a VHS as a youngster. I even remember the episode that the other person talked about the flash back when the Phantom sent his 2 sons to fetch some thing and the eldest son left his younger brother for dead only to have there minder who mite have been a phantom i dont remember bring the younger brother back only for the older brother who returned with the object to discover that his younger brother had been given the role of the new Phantom and as I sit here writing this I am remembering more and more about it lol


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