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Defenders of the Earth 

Four of the greatest comic strip heroes join forces to battle Ming the Merciless.
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Series cast summary:
Loren Lester ...  Rick Gordon / ... 66 episodes, 1986-1991
Lou Richards ...  Flash Gordon 65 episodes, 1986-1991
Peter Renaday Peter Renaday ...  Mandrake the Magician 31 episodes, 1986-1991
Peter Mark Richman ...  Kit Walker / ... 31 episodes, 1986-1991
Dion Williams Dion Williams ...  L.J. 31 episodes, 1986-1991
Sarah Partridge Sarah Partridge ...  Jedda Walker 30 episodes, 1986-1991
Adam Carl Adam Carl ...  Kshin / ... 29 episodes, 1986-1991
Buster Jones Buster Jones ...  Lothar 29 episodes, 1986-1990
Diane Pershing ...  Dynak X / ... 26 episodes, 1986-1991
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When Ming the Merciless returns to wreak havoc, he immediately hunts down the man who caused him to lose his throne in the first place, Flash Gordon. In the process, Ming captures and kills Dale Arden Gordon, but not before she transfers her essence into a special crystal. Flash then gathers together a force made up of The Phantom, Mandrake the Magician and his assistant Lothar. Also joining the heroes are Flash's son Rick, The Phantom's daughter Jedda, Lothar's son L.J. and Madrake's adopted son Kshin. Rick then invents a super computer using the crystal with his mother's essence. Joining Ming is his son Kro-Tan. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

8 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Branioci Zemlje See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ming's AI Octon is named after a crime lord enemy of Mandrake the Magician's. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
The Phantom: By jungle law, the Ghost Who Walks calls forth the power of ten tigers.
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Connections

Spoofed in Robot Chicken: Werewolf vs. Unicorn (2007) See more »

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Defenders of the Earth
Music by Rob Walsh and Tony Pastor
Lyrics by Stan Lee
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3 June 2003 | by thejackal2001See all my reviews

I remember seeing this first time round and even had it as a VHS as a youngster. I even remember the episode that the other person talked about the flash back when the Phantom sent his 2 sons to fetch some thing and the eldest son left his younger brother for dead only to have there minder who mite have been a phantom i dont remember bring the younger brother back only for the older brother who returned with the object to discover that his younger brother had been given the role of the new Phantom and as I sit here writing this I am remembering more and more about it lol


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