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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 ...  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 Crotan. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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English

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8 September 1986 (USA) See more »

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Branioci Zemlje See more »

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1.33 : 1
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The series takes place in 2015. See more »

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Jedda Walker: Kero, I need your help!
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Spoofed in Robot Chicken: Werewolf vs. Unicorn (2007) See more »

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Flash Gordon with the Phantom fight Ming.
10 August 2001 | by spock065See all my reviews

Defenders of the Earth gathered hero like Flash Gordon and the Phantom to fight Ming and his forces. However the Defenders had kids or something, Flash has a son named Rick. The Phantom has a daughter with the black panther or puma. Then there's a magician and some guy with rope and there are two more kids too. A lot of this show revolves around the kids, similar to the Mister T cartoon. It's your typical cartoon with kids. They fight, get into trouble, then find a lesson in it all.


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