War Planets (1998–1999)
"Shadow Raiders" (original title)

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The inhabitants of four mutually hostile worlds must unite their forces to face the grave menace of an invading planet & population.

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Paul Dobson ...
 Graveheart (8 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Jade (6 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Lamprey (6 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 King Cryos (6 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Emperor Femur (5 episodes, 1998-1999)
Matt Hill ...
 Prince Pyrus (5 episodes, 1998-1999)
Scott McNeil ...
 Blokk / ... (4 episodes, 1998-1999)
Donna Yamamoto ...
 Tekla (4 episodes, 1998-1999)
Jim Byrnes ...
 Grand Vizier (4 episodes, 1998-1999)
Tegan Moss ...
 Lady Zera (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Lord Mantel (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
Alec Willows ...
 Commander Feldspar (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Captain Blaze (2 episodes, 1999)
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At the destruction of Planet Tek at the hands of the planet-consuming Beast planet, Princess Tekla is the sole survivor. In desperation, she reaches a system where four planets named respectively Fire, Bone, Rock and Ice who continually raid each other for the resources that each planet needs. She crashlands on planet Ice where one such raid by the Rock people was confronted by the Ice people. A raiding party from the Beast attacks to silence her, but while they exterminate almost all the combatants, they are beaten back with the help of Graveheart, a miner of the Rock people and King Cryos of Ice. Princess Tekla appoints Graveheart with a massive critical task. Against all odds, he must build an alliance among the worlds to face the horror that is to come. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Femur: Cryos, I hope you know what you're doing!
Cryos: I would feel more confident if I could SEE what I'm doing.
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For worlds without end, the end is near.
5 May 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

Far behind Reboot and Beast Wars, but way above the Saturday morning cartoons you see every week. First off, the animation is excellent. Exactly what I expected from Mainframe. Second, the stories are great. They have interesting plot treads that are not resolved in a single episode, more like several. Also, great voice work and characterization. This show is really good.


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