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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Lamprey: The boy... he's dangerous.
Femur: Yeah! To teenage girls!
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Great sci-fi
27 February 2000 | by (Entwistle, Alberta, Canada) – See all my reviews

Firstly, let me say that I love just about everything that Mainframe puts out. Secondly, this show was just a great space epic, complete with its little side deals and enemy factions. It also had real characters and real character development, which a lot of cartoons tend to skip out on. All in all, just one cool show. Too bad there'll be no Season 3, but let's enjoy what we've got.


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