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Thundercats 

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A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world.
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Series cast summary:
Bob McFadden Bob McFadden ...  Snarf / ... 125 episodes, 1985-1989
Larry Kenney Larry Kenney ...  Lion-O / ... 125 episodes, 1985-1989
Earl Hammond Earl Hammond ...  Mumm-Ra / ... 125 episodes, 1985-1989
Lynne Lipton Lynne Lipton ...  Cheetara / ... 125 episodes, 1985-1989
Earle Hyman ...  Panthro / ... 125 episodes, 1985-1989
Peter Newman Peter Newman ...  Tygra / ... 125 episodes, 1985-1989
Gerrianne Raphael Gerrianne Raphael ...  Pumyra / ... 60 episodes, 1987-1989
Doug Preis Doug Preis ...  Alluro 60 episodes, 1987-1989
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Storyline

The inhabitants of the planet Thundera evacuate just before it is destroyed. They were pursued by a band of mutants. All but one of their escape ships was destroyed. Only a small group of Thunderans (Thundercats) remained. With only half engine power, the group, which was led by Jaga, had to set a course for the nearest planet. Jaga commanded their ship while the other 7 were in their stasis tubes. Jaga died on their journey to Third Earth and their ship crashed there. Soon they made friends with various groups in the area and they designed a fortress. Mumm-Ra the centuries-old embodiment of evil, along with the mutants that destroyed the rest of the Thunderans are a constant threat. But Lion-O, the new leader of the Thundercats, with his weapon the "Sword of Omens" will help the Thundercats to have a standing chance. Written by D. Darnoc

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

23 January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cosmocats See more »

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Runtime:

| (130 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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Trivia

The initial episodes feature the destruction of planet Thundera and depict the hand-full of Thundercats as the last survivors of their race and civilization. Three more survivors turned up in the second season of the series and joined the main cast. Many others turned up later, though few played major roles. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Lion-O: Sword Of Omens, give me sight BEYOND sight.
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Alternate Versions

When shown on BBC television all scenes showing Panthero using his nunchakus were cut. The BBFC also cut the nunchakus from the video releases. The DVD releases are uncut. See more »


Soundtracks

Thundercats
Music by Bernard Hoffer
Lyrics by Jules Bass
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Among the 1980's Finest
17 June 2003 | by CocaCola18See all my reviews

...Yeah everything from the theme tune to the show itself was pretty damn cool all round! The movie was amazing aswell... much better than the Pokemon movies could ever come up with!

You know it upsets me when I see what animators are coming up with now, it's no wonder than 80's cartoons are back in fashion because all this cyber/Pokemon/3-D Animation rubbish is just awful! Give me Thundercats, He-Man, Real Ghostbusters, Inspector Gadget, Danger Mouse any day!

The only bad thing about Thundercats was the Ed McMahon style HO!!!! they put onto the name... It dated in a horrendous way!

Lion-O you were the man! I bet most red headed people look up to you as their god!


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