A group of guerilla fighters battle the evil machine forces that dominate a future Earth.
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1988   1987  
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Series cast summary:
Tim Dunigan ...  Captain Jonathan Power 22 episodes, 1987-1988
Peter MacNeill ...  Major Matthew 'Hawk' Masterson 22 episodes, 1987-1988
Sven-Ole Thorsen ...  Lieutenant Michael 'Tank' Ellis 22 episodes, 1987-1988
Maurice Dean Wint ...  Sergeant Robert 'Scout' Baker 22 episodes, 1987-1988
Jessica Steen ...  Corporal Jennifer 'Pilot' Chase 22 episodes, 1987-1988
David Hemblen ...  Lord Dread / ... 22 episodes, 1987-1988
Deryck Hazel Deryck Hazel ...  Soaron 16 episodes, 1987-1988
Tedd Dillon ...  Overmind 14 episodes, 1987-1988
John S. Davies John S. Davies ...  Blastarr 12 episodes, 1987-1988
Bruce Gray ...  Mentor / ... 11 episodes, 1987-1988
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Earth, the 22nd century. The aftermath of the Metal Wars, which led to the subjugation of humanity by intelligent machines. A small unit of human soldiers, survivors of the Metal Wars, lead an underground resistance against the activities of the evil Lord Dread and his monstrous creations, Bio-Dreads, designed to hunt down human survivors and digitise them. Written by Tim Walker <tim.walker@rapidcom.co.uk>

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Gary Goddard who had worked for Mattel for years was developing for the series when he was hired to direct Masters of the Universe (1987). See more »

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Capt. Jonathan Power: [first line spoken in every episode] Power on!
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One of the best forgotten treasures of the 80s.
29 September 1999 | by CurareSee all my reviews

Earth. The 22nd Century. The evil Lord Dread has taken over the world, and with his machine empire seeks to eliminate the last traces of mankind and remake the world in the image of the machine. The only thing stopping him: a small resistance of humans, led by. . .Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future! A bit intense for Saturday morning, eh?

This was one of the best when I was a kid. Combining bits of "Star Wars," "The Terminator," and "Mad Max." And, unlike most shows from the 80's meant to sell toys, it actually had engrossing plots! It was the first TV series to use computer-generated special effects, and the first to have an interactive toyline. I tell you, science fiction doesn't get better than this.


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USA | Canada

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English

Release Date:

1 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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(22 episodes)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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