On his birthday, Nick Bluetooth recieves some kind of map that takes him and his best friend, Allegra Zane, to a ship (which is shaped like an egg). A robot named Jens on the ship thinks they two teens have comes to save the Outer Dimension from an evil overlord. With the help of a power known as "glitching", which helps him to change his arms and legs into things he finds along his travels, Nick plans to find the pieces of the Key to Galidor to rescue the Outer Dimension. Written by
The series can be seen as a sort of failed experimentation by the LEGO Group. Originally conceived as a line of buildable action-figures, the Galidor LEGO theme was meant to copy the success of the company's other famous lines like LEGO Star Wars and BIONICLE, combining a story-driven narrative and memorable characters with a range of tie-in merchandise. However, Galidor became LEGO's biggest failure. The toyline did very poorly due to doing away with the construction style utilized in most other LEGO lines and for having extremely specialized pieces that builders couldn't make use of. The Galidor theme is nowadays known as LEGO's biggest flop, one which contributed to the company's financial troubles in the beginning of the 2000s, as well as gained them a negative image in the eyes of their fans. LEGO would not try to create another television series based on their toys until Hero Factory (2010). See more »
Allegra doesn't take her backpack or camera into the Outer Dimension in the pilot, but she has them afterward. On the other hand, she and Nick are both wearing hoodies when they do but they never wear them again, not even on the frozen planet. See more »
The premise for Galidor,2 kids & their alien companions & their adventures in another dimension had wonderful possibilities.Sadly this series did not fulfill its promise.After seeing that mature writing could be applied to Saturday morning "kid" shows such as Captain Power & his Soldiers of the Future & Hypernauts,this show stepped back to the days of unsophisticated & silly Sat a.m.shows.The allies that the kids met looked like they just walked over from Seseme St.I love cute muppets but not on this show.You can integrate terrific looking puppets or actors in full body suits into a sf series.Farscape has magnificently proved that.The lead actors were fine,tho'the villain was done in a melodramatic,over-the-top,clichéd manner.The cg fx were very well done,& they had some good looking sets.The show came off as blending of sf & fantasy elements.This rarely is ever a good mix.Various old plot lines are unimaginatively brought into play,and Nick's mission is has a been-there,done-that feel.
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