Defenders of the Earth (1986)


Genre: Animation , Action , Adventure , Fantasy , Sci-fi

Plot: Defenders of the Earth is an American animated television series produced in 1986, featuring characters from three comic strips distributed by King Features Syndicate—Flash Gordon, The Phantom, and Mandrake the Magician—opposing Ming the Merciless in the year 2015. Supporting characters include their children Rick Gordon, Jedda Walker, Kshin, Mandrake's assistant Lothar, and Lothar's son L.J. The show lasted for 65 episodes; there was also a short-lived comic book series published by Star Comics, created by Gerry Conway, Ross Andru and John Romita, Sr.. The closing credits credit Rob Walsh and Tony Pastor for the main title music, and Stan Lee for the lyrics. The series was later shown in reruns on the Sci Fi Channel as part of Sci Fi Cartoon Quest. Read More



Episode 65: The Thunder Lizards of Ming
Episode 64: Street Smarts
Episode 63: The Adoption of Kshin
Episode 62: The Drowning World
Episode 61: Flesh and Blood
Episode 60: The Gravity of Ming (2)
Episode 59: The Golden Queen (1)
Episode 58: Ming Winter
Episode 57: Torn Space
Episode 56: The Necklace of Oros
Episode 55: The Deadliest Battle
Episode 54: The Return of Doctor Dark
Episode 53: Call of the Eternals
Episode 52: Suspended Sabotage
Episode 51: Lothar's Homecoming
Episode 50: The Prince Dethroned (5)
Episode 49: The Prince's Royal Hunt (4)
Episode 48: The Prince Weds (3)
Episode 47: The Prince Triumphant (2)
Episode 46: The Prince Makes His Move (1)
Episode 45: The Time Freezer
Episode 44: 100 Proof Highway
Episode 43: One of the Guys
Episode 42: Dracula's Potion
Episode 41: Return of the Skyband
Episode 40: Audie and Tweak
Episode 39: The Rites of Zesnan
Episode 38: Rick Gordon, One-Man Army
Episode 37: The Frozen Heart
Episode 36: Flash Times Four
Episode 35: The Mystery of the Book
Episode 34: The Carnival of Doctor Kalihari
Episode 33: Kshin and the Ghost Ship
Episode 32: The Future Comes But Once
Episode 31: The Book of Mysteries
Episode 30: The Ghost Walks Again
Episode 29: The Gods Awake
Episode 28: The Starboy
Episode 27: Ming's Household Helpers
Episode 26: Terror in Time
Episode 25: Deal with the Devil
Episode 24: Doorways into Darkness
Episode 23: The Would-Be Defender
Episode 22: Like Father, Like Daughter?
Episode 21: The Defense Never Rests
Episode 20: Family Reunion
Episode 19: Fury of the Deep
Episode 18: The Panther Peril
Episode 17: Battleground
Episode 16: The Men of Frost
Episode 15: Diamonds Are a Ming's Best Friend
Episode 14: The Evil of Doctor Dark
Episode 13: The Lost Jewels of Tibet
Episode 12: The Mind Warriors (2)
Episode 11: The Mind Warriors (1)
Episode 10: Hall of Wisdom
Episode 9: The Revenge of Astra
Episode 8: The Sleeper Awakes
Episode 7: Cold War
Episode 6: Root of Evil
Episode 5: Bits 'n' Chips
Episode 4: A House Divided
Episode 3: A Demon in His Pocket
Episode 2: The Creation of Monitor
Episode 1: Escape from Mongo