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Masters of the Universe vs. the Snake Men 

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (original title)
On the planet Eternia, a young prince gains the ability to become a powerful warrior to defend Castle Greyskull against the dark lord Skeletor.

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 He-Man / ... (39 episodes, 2002-2004)
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 Teela / ... (34 episodes, 2002-2004)
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 Evil-Lyn / ... (32 episodes, 2002-2004)
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 King Randor / ... (24 episodes, 2002-2004)
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 Belzar / ... (22 episodes, 2002-2003)
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He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2002) premiered on Cartoon Network on August 16, 2002. Eternia is a world of myth, sorcery and advanced technology where epic heroes accomplish remarkable deeds, strange creatures roam the world, and malevolent enemies wreak havoc. Deep within Castle Greyskull lies the repository of universal knowledge hidden long ago by the Elders of Eternia. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe defend Castle Greyskull and all of Eternia from the tyrannical Skeletor and his Evil Warriors. Written by Anonymous

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A sword will choose a master, a boy will become a man, and a hero will be born.


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Just as the original cartoon series did, this series serves as a launching board for the release of new He-Man action figures by Mattel. See more »

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Stratos: There's a new evil in Eternia... something stinky.
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The power rekindled
21 October 2004 | by (Calgary, Alberta) – See all my reviews

I was born in 1983 (the same year the original series first came out) so it's not too far of a stretch to say that I literally grew up with it, in any case it remains one of my all time favourites. So, when I heard they were coming out with a remake I was hopeful, but skeptical. I've seen too many fall flat and too many are blatant money ploys with little bearing on the original (like a certain movie that I won't name.).

That said, when I first watched the series I was pleasantly surprised. This is obviously a labour of love that gives as much respect to old schoolers like myself as it does to those who have never even heard of Eternia. I was amazed to see the amount of detail, from Evil-Lynn's hair to the long standing Keldor/Skeletor rumour, that was brought into it.

The characterization is also terrific and they've even expanded on as are many of the details and relationships that weren't as heavily addressed in the old one. The animation is much richer and smoother and the series lacks the classic "80s cheese" (oh well).

Not to say that there aren't some points that I don't think work well ie: my biggest problem is Cringer not talking, though that's a rant I've done elsewhere.

This is a strong series that I've really enjoyed up to now and is, so far, a worthy successor to the original.


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