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Captain N: The Game Master 

Kevin, a teenage gamer and his friends fight to save Videoland from the evil Mother Brain.
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1991   1990   1989  

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Series cast summary:
Garry Chalk ...  King Hippo 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Michael Donovan Michael Donovan ...  Eggplant Wizard 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Doc Harris Doc Harris ...  Narrator 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Matt Hill ...  Kevin 'Captain N' Keene 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Alessandro Juliani ...  Kid Icarus 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Andrew Kavadas ...  Simon Belmont 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Doug Parker Doug Parker ...  Megaman 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Ian James Corlett ...  Dr. Wily / ... 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Venus Terzo ...  Princess Lana 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Tomm Wright Tomm Wright ...  Duke 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Long John Baldry Long John Baldry ...  Additional Voices / ... 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Antony Holland ...  Additional Voices 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Levi Stubbs ...  Mother Brain 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Mark Weatherly Mark Weatherly ...  Additional Voices 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Dorian Barag Dorian Barag ...  Kevin 'Captain N' Keene (live action main title) 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Louie Louie ...  Duke (live action main title) 33 episodes, 1989-1991
Don Brown ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 1989-1990
Babs Chula ...  Additional Voices 20 episodes, 1990-1991
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Storyline

Kevin Keene, a teenager from Northridge, California, is brought to another universe known as Videoland, along with his dog, Duke, to defeat the evil villainess, Mother Brain. Mother Brain is trying to conquer Videoland. Kevin has been brought to defeat her, as foretold in an Ancient Prophecy. Kevin is given the title "Captain N: The Game Master". He and Duke join the N Team, which consists of Princess Lana (the Ruler of Videoland), Simon Belmont (the hero from Castlevania), Mega Man, Kid Icarus, and Gameboy (a giant supercomputer). The N Team goes up against the evil Mother Brain (the villain from Metroid) and her minions, King Hippo (Punch-Out), the Eggplant Wizard (Kid Icarus), and Dr. Wily (Mega Man). These forces of good and evil go up against each other and often find themselves in comical, hilarious situations. Written by Mark Moore <kevinkeene@geocities.com>

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Trivia

Alessandro Juliani was the youngest member of the primary voice cast. He was only 11 years old when he provided the voice of Kid Icarus. See more »

Goofs

In the opening of "Kevin In Videoland", Jeffrey Scott's first name is misspelled (as "Jeffery.") (Fixed on DVD) See more »

Quotes

Kid Icarus: Thanks, Kevinikus. You're a pretty good game master, after all.
Kevin Keene: Thank me later. We've got to warp out of here before Donkey Kong gives us the Big Game Over.
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Alternate Versions

Three of the episodes were trimmed down to half of their original length and aired as filler material in Super Mario World See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Irate Gamer: Mike Tyson's Punch-Out! (2015) See more »

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An Honest Review
2 April 2017 | by generationofswineSee all my reviews

When I was growing up there were two types of kids on the block. The kids that whipped the controller around--like everyone's sisters--when they played and the cool kids.

We were playing with power and Nintendo ruled.

Nintendo and cartoons were a necessary thing when you grew up in Chicago, the streets weren't all that safe and the weather actively tried to kill you.

Freeze you to death in the winter and kill you with heat stroke and humidity in the summer. That's the Chicago way, that's how you beat Capone.

And really you are indoor kids until you get old enough to avoid bad men.

So Nintendo and cartoons ruled and this had both. It had characters from our favorite games facing off against one another in the fantasy world where people got pulled into their Nintendo and into a land of adventure.

And it was realistic because, even though you could go outside, there was still a chance you'd get shot. So we could relate to it...even in the safe white Middle-Class parts of Chicago


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1989 (USA) See more »

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(34 episodes)

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