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After his home kingdom is destroyed by the ancient devil priest Mumm-Ra, the young Thundercat Lord Lion-O leads a team of survivors as they fight evil on Third Earth.
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The original series story revolves around a group of humanoid cats who must flee their planet of Thundera after it's destroyed. Once crash-landing on another planet, Third Earth, they must ... See full summary »

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 Lion-O / ... (24 episodes, 2011-2012)
Matthew Mercer ...
 Tygra / ... (22 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Panthro / ... (22 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Cheetara (21 episodes, 2011-2012)
Satomi Kôrogi ...
 Snarf (21 episodes, 2011-2012)
Madeleine Hall ...
 WilyKit (19 episodes, 2011-2012)
Eamon Pirruccello ...
 WilyKat (19 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Mumm-Ra / ... (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Slythe / ... (11 episodes, 2011-2012)
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After his home kingdom is destroyed by the ancient devil priest Mumm-Ra, the young Thundercat Lord Lion-O leads a team of survivors as they fight evil on Third Earth.

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Larry Kenney, who voices Lion-O's father Claudus, had voiced Lion-O in Thundercats (1985). See more »

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Lion-O: We can't let this happen.
Tygra: Why? They're our greatest enemy, Lion-O.
Lion-O: Well, maybe they don't have to be.
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Remake of Thundercats (1985) See more »

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Emotionally charged darker incarnation
14 September 2011 | by (Novelist of The Final Version) – See all my reviews

Thundercats was originally conceived in 1983 but didn't hit the screens until 1985/86, it fittingly became a cult TV hit, it was faster paced and sleeker than He-Man and fairs slightly better in retrospective, spawning a tonne of merchandising like it's counterpart. An update or film version have been arguably long overdue.

There's no talking Snarf in the latest version but the major difference with the Thundercats 2011 is the setting, there's no 3rd earth, it's Thundera, that is in a Planet of the Apes sort way with flashbacks throughout. There's glimpses of Star Wars, Stargate and other sci-fi, but it borrows from the best. The characters dynamics, look and their relationships have been slightly tweaked. The mains given a more mature edge that allows exploration of conflicting divergences. Those familiar with the original will recognise new incarnations of reworked sub characters usually the antagonists.

Thundercats 2011 is reminiscent of He-man more so than its 1985 predecessor due to Thundera's Eternia-like feel and borrows from plenty from the recent Lord of the Rings trilogy especially in look during battle scenes including the civilians going underground. That aside, the animation, stories and dialogue are extremely entertaining and there are plenty of nods to the original series. It also includes a cameo from the original Lion-o voice actor Larry Kenney.

However, don't be mistaken it is different and not in a bad way, strikingly the episodes are very emotionally charged even more so than the original series. There are a few main characters that are omitted in the first fistful of episodes but that's not to say then may not grace the screen in later outings.

To really enjoy Thundercats 2011 most will have to put aside the cartoon they fell in love with. This is a darker distinctly styled incarnation yet thankfully it stays true to the original spirit of the Thundercats.


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