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The Herculoids 

In this widely syndicated cartoon, King Zandor and a group of bizarre creatures protect their futuristic kingdom from creatures from other galaxies.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mike Road ...  Zandor, Zok 1 episode, 1967
Virginia Gregg ...  Tarra 1 episode, 1967
Ted Eccles ...  Dorno 1 episode, 1967
Don Messick ...  Gloop, Gleep 1 episode, 1967
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On the primitive planet of Amzot lives King Zandor and his family whose home is regularly beset by malevolent alien invasions. Fortunately, Zandor's family have the help of their friends, the Herculoids, a cadre of monsters who contribute with powerful abilities of their own. Between their might and Zandor's family's cunning and bravery, the enemies of Amzot don't have a chance. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Somewhere out in space live the Herculoids! See more »

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

9 September 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zandor See more »

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Runtime:

(39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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[Opening title narration]
Narrator: Somewhere out in space live The Herculoids! Zok, the laser-ray dragon! Igoo, the giant rock ape! Tundro, the tremendous! Gloop and Gleep, the formless, fearless wonders! With Zandor, their leader, and his wife, Tara, and son, Dorno, they team up to protect their planet from sinister invaders! All-strong! All-brave! All-heroes! They're The Herculoids!
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Referenced in Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon (2012) See more »

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Move Over Marvel !
31 December 2008 | by jetsetrjSee all my reviews

I can not get over how well the Herculoids series have stood up over time. I watch it every chance I get (it drives my wife crazy)! The art work is still wonderful and fantastic. The stories are full of action and (the real reason it works) it's short stories of good over evil are quite compelling. I went to the 2008 Comic-Con with my son (who is an illustrator) and did not see the Herculoids represented at all. This series deserves major front burner attention. For such a short plot line it's got all the stuff to make it to the big screen. A strong family theme mixed with self reliance and Dorno's sense of responsibility taught by his farther Zandor. Yeah it has a little Tarzan twist to it's flow but that's why it works, keep it simple stupid ! Zandor seems to understand the line between what machinery and technology can and can't do for you. Even though he is surrounded by it he is not a slave to it and prefers his and his family simple life in the Forrest of Amzot. I would love to see The Herculoids adapted for the big screen. Just imagine a live action seen with Igoo (The Rock Ape) pounding his metal foe into the ground. Hulk, Iron Man, Batman watch your back. The Herculoids are the next sleeping Si-Fi giant ! ! !


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