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Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future 

Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi | TV Series (1987–1988)
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A group of guerilla fighters battle the evil machine forces that dominate a future Earth.
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Series cast summary:
Tim Dunigan 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 15 episodes, 1987-1988
John S. Davies John S. Davies ...  Blastarr 12 episodes, 1987-1988
Bruce Gray Bruce Gray ...  Mentor / ... 11 episodes, 1987-1988
Don Francks ...  Lacchi 8 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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English

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1 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Capitão Power e os Soldados do Futuro See more »

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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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The series was part of a Toy-Tie in created by Mattel. The toys consisted of action figures of all the major characters and Captain Power and Lord Dread's ships. The hips had the ability to pick up infra-red signals from glowing panels on enemy characters and thus score hits, as well as receive damage hits from enemy fire. When a players ship sustained enough simulated damage the canopy would fly open ejecting the action figure contained within. There were also crossover animated episodes that were packaged with the electronic fighter ships that had the same ability. Despite the interactivity of the toys, the series was too expensive to continue production and with dropping sales of Captain Power toys the series and toys were scrapped. See more »

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Capt. Jonathan Power: [first line spoken in every episode] Power on!
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my favourite childhood serial
7 April 2001 | by skorpio78See all my reviews

Captain Power and the soldier of the future was transmitted on Italian t.v. at the end of 80'.I think that this and Visitors was the best series of 80'.In this serial appears for the first time the use of digital special effects for example to create the unforgettable Soaron. The atmosphere is dark, but the plot has a good development. Certainly the actors are not perfect, sometimes seems like they are children who are playing. The best idea was the Power suits, when I was a child I dreamed to have one.This serial didn't have a lot of success in Italy, so it was transmitted just once and I'm still waiting for another. POWER ON


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