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Thundarr the Barbarian 

Thundarr the Barbarian and his companions Ookla the Mok and Princess Ariel wander a devastated future Earth and fight evil wherever they find it.

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Steve Gerber
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Series cast summary:
Henry Corden ...  Ookla the Mok / ... 7 episodes, 1980-1981
Robert Ridgely ...  Thundarr / ... 4 episodes, 1980
Nellie Bellflower ...  Princess Ariel / ... 4 episodes, 1980
Dick Tufeld ...  Narrator 3 episodes, 1980
Joan Van Ark ...  Captain Corden / ... 2 episodes, 1980-1981
Alan Oppenheimer ...  Mindok The Mind Menace / ... 2 episodes, 1980
Nancy McKeon ...  Tai / ... 2 episodes, 1980-1981
Keye Luke ...  Additional Voices / ... 2 episodes, 1980
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In the year 1994, a comet hurtles between Earth and the moon. The moon is destroyed, and the Earth loses its ozone layer--causing the entire planet to be laid waste. Centuries later, Earth has become "a world of savagery, super-science, and sorcery," inhabited by various evildoers, scavengers, and magicians. Thundarr, a warrior who wields a powerful sword, is joined by his friends Ookla the Mok and Princess Ariel as they make their way through this strange world. Written by Brian Barjenbruch

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TV-Y7
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USA

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English

Release Date:

4 October 1980 (USA) See more »

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(21 episodes)

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Action figures of the three main characters were released by Toynami in 2004. See more »

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[Opening title narration]
Narrator: The year, 1994. From out of space, comes a runaway planet, hurtling between the Earth and the moon, unleashing cosmic destruction. Man's civilization is cast in ruin. Two thousand years later, Earth is reborn. A strange new world rises from the old. A world of savagery, super-science, and sorcery. But one man bursts his bonds to fight for justice. With his companions, Ookla the Mok and Princess Ariel, he pits his strength, his courage, and his fabulous Sunsword, against...
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Sword and sorcery at its finest.
4 June 2000 | by Figaro-8See all my reviews

Ahh, another Saturday morning gem. I liked (and still like) cartoons from my childhood like this one because they never talked down to kids. This series was a post-apocalyptic sword-and-sorcery epic, and it was treated exactly as such. There was some great animation and the post-apocalyptic backgrounds were just amazing. And Thundarr had the ultimate weapon--a sunsword! I really like the fact that there were no cute sidekicks here. There was Ariel, the sorceress, who was the smartest in the bunch. And then there was Ookla the Mok, one of the most awesome sidekicks ever to fight for the cause of good. You just had to admire his "horse" as well! Cartoon Network aired this one for a while, and I wish they would air it again.


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