In this prequel to the movies, Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the ... See full summary »
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 Kung Lao (22 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Siro (22 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Taja (22 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Vorpax (22 episodes, 1998-1999)
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In this prequel to the movies, Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament. Meanwhile, an exiled Shang Tsung attempts to thwart Lao's efforts with the aid of supernatural warriors such as Scorpion and Sub-Zero. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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In each of us there burns the soul of a warrior. In every generation few are chosen to prove it...


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Because the show was cancelled and left on a cliffhanger, a comic book series was concepted to finish the story, but never produced due to scrapping the project in order to concintrate on the games more. The story would have gone on to reveal the elder gods reverse Khans taking over of Earth because he broke the rules of MK but does kill Kung Lao leaving him unable to defend his title in the next tournement leading to the 1994 movie. See more »

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Announcer: In each of us there burns the soul of a warrior. In every generation, a few are chosen to prove it. Centuries ago, in a time of darkness and fury, that fate befell three strangers: a monk, Kung Lao... an exiled guard, Siro... and a thief, Taja, who have to defend our Earthrealm from the forces of Outworld by fighting for their lives by fighting for their honor and by fighting for their realm in a tournament called... Mortal Kombat.
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A great conversion.
17 February 2000 | by (London England) – See all my reviews

Despite the disappointing beginnings, this series really picks up speed for a thrilling finale which certainly left me a bit stunned.

At the start of the series it seemed this was just another lame TV program which would be cancelled after five shows; the fight scenes and Taja were the only things which kept your interest while the stories tailed off half way through. However the more episodes you saw, more characters were added and as the acting improved, so did the plots.

By the end Conquest had made up for both the early episodes and the awful Annihilation. The only questions that remain are as to whether there will be another series and just why Taja was hardly ever involved in the fights after an impressive first bout.

As good as could be expected.


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