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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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USA

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English

Release Date:

23 January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cosmocats See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (130 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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Trivia

The wise mentor figure of the series, Jaga, dies from old age in the initial episodes. However, he stays around as a ghost and often plays key parts in various stories. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Lion-O: Thunder... thunder - thunder - THUNDERCATS, HOOOOOOOOOOOO!
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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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One of the classics.
12 February 2004 | by fibreopticSee all my reviews

I have to admit that i was always in to Transformers and He-man more than Thundercats but it didn't stop me from enjoying it every week after school on TV. Never bought any of the toys but i think it was because i was just slightly too old for it when the toys and TV show came out in the UK. One of the stupid things i noticed in it though was the mutants. They were the most useless bunch of bad guys ever, they always messed everything up from start to finish instead of just messing it up at the end (like most other villains do) and thank god for Mumm-ra who is a pretty decent bad guy. Thundercats is not as preachy as He-man either but it has its similarities with it. A great cartoon which is my 3rd best cartoon show from the 80's. Nice.


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