Max, a 12 year old boy, finds a magical cap that can teleport him across dimensions.
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"Mighty Max" is a cartoon about a boy who is sent a red cap one day and is told that an ancient prophecy foretold him as the "Chosen One" and that he must battle the evil forces of the world, together with Virgil, a talking fowl and Norman, Max's Viking guardian. Written by Cindy L. Brady

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A chosen kid. His bodyguard. And a chicken. Evil doesn't stand a chance.


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1 September 1993 (USA)  »

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Show was somewhat controversial for its increasingly dark toned. It featured implied character deaths and other situations deemed too dark or mature for kids. This was especially upsetting to censors as the show was based on a toy line for young children (as opposed to a toy line being created because of the show, the show existed to promote toys which already existed). The creators of the cartoon were nevertheless frustrated by the censorship issues and by the inevitable cancellation. The show was successful and critically acclaimed when it first began. See more »

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Max: Come on, Virg. The only dinosaur living in Hawaii is big and purple and sings on TV.
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Spin-off The Adventures of Mighty Max (1994) See more »

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An underrated and now obscure vision of unique value and quality...
29 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

'Mighty Max' was a surprisingly well-made and, though based on a quaintly narrow concept, very well written and animated journey. Max, the young 'Cap Bearer' is accidently and unwantedly bestowed with the age-old responsibilities of protecting Earth from the diabolical Skullmaster and his army of minions who try desperately to emerge from the planet's depths [The Skullmaster yearns for the cap so he can gain ultimate control and mobility] while the boy just wants to maintain a normal life. Supporting characters like the ancient, wise retrospectively out-of-date], owl, Virgil and sworn bodyguard, Norman, give Max's naive quest against the Skullmaster both a chance and comedic action as each episode begins with a multitude of interesting ways for summoning Max to his current mission [i.e. Virigil slipping the message into nearby objects and such - unexpectedly interrupting his fun times. I recommend, though I have yet to find it in local syndication, that if this well-done program becomes available again, to give it an unobjective chance and stick around for the finale which makes the whole program complete in a spectacular finish. It's not just another 'kid's show,' but rather another classic example of good sci-fi production subjected to stereotypical myths.


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