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Voltron: Defender of the Universe 

This series focuses on five lion robots and their pilots as they fight the evil forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jack Angel Jack Angel ...  King Zarkon / ... 122 episodes, 1984-1985
Michael Bell ...  Lance / ... 122 episodes, 1984-1985
Peter Cullen ...  Narrator / ... 122 episodes, 1984-1985
Neil Ross ...  Keith / ... 122 episodes, 1984-1985
B.J. Ward ...  Haggar / ... 122 episodes, 1984-1985
Lennie Weinrib ...  Hunk / ... 122 episodes, 1984-1985
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This series focuses on five lion robots and their pilots as they defend the galaxy and planet Arus against the evil forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor of planet Doom. Written by john <cruz:Scrpion628@aol.com>

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USA | Japan

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English

Release Date:

10 September 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The New Adventures of Voltron See more »

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(124 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

Neil Ross tried some different boys' voices to use as Pidge, but these were rejected. Thinking the character he had been shown an image of was a one-shot character rather than a recurring one, he finally provided the squawking voice as a gag, and the crew decided to use it. See more »

Goofs

Drule Commander Malvor and Mongo are identical but have different voices. In Dairugger XV, they are the same character. A similar error happened with Commander Zabbar. This time, two completely different characters (who didn't resemble each other much) were given the same name and the same voice. See more »

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Narrator: From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend; the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe, a mighty robot, loved by good, feared by evil. As Voltron's legend grew, peace settled across the galaxy. On Planet Earth, a Galaxy Alliance was formed. Together with the good planets of the solar system, they maintained peace throughout the universe, until a new horrible menace threatened the galaxy. Voltron was needed once more. This is the story of the ...
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits, the Black Lion stands up and roars. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the mid-1980s, CBS FOX Video released four Voltron tapes in Australia. Two of those tapes, titled "Voltron In The Castle Of Lions" and "Voltron Versus The Empire Of Drule", had several scenes cut out by the distributor. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mad: Cowboys & Alien Force/ThunderLOLcats (2011) See more »

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Voltron!
6 April 2003 | by Movie NuttballSee all my reviews

Voltron was one of the best 80 cartoons!The series was always action packed and had good music and I loved the advertisement after the credits when it shows the moon.The characters were awesome!I really like the series and if you like the Power Rangers then you'll love Voltron!!


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