A meteorite containing an energy creature lands on Quasar. They are The Herculoids!!!". An alien spacecraft hovers over Amzot, dropping mechanical pods onto the planet. Along with the Herculoids were Shazzan, Moby Dick and the Mighty Mightor, the last two sharing one series. Roughly contemporaneous to their own series premiere, the Herculoids made an appearance in an episode of Space Ghost, "The Molten Monsters of Moltar" (sources are unclear and/or inconsistent as to exact airdates). In the scene, Gloop fails to get a babysitting job from Lois. 0:10. Zandor and the Herculoids have to wait until nightfall, when the Electrode Men's power is weakened. Amak and the Amatons come to the planet and place control collars on some animals. The pirate captain and his crew from "The Pirates" return. The princess Serena of the Sun People arrives on Amzot, being pursued by Darkon of the Faceless People. Gleep is mentioned at one point but he does make cameos in "Mindless" and "Juror in Court", and Zok makes an appearance in "Peanut Puberty" (Phil Ken Sebben throws a graph chart at him). The Herculoids In 1968-1969, they appeared in issues #1-2 and 4-7 of the series Hanna-Barbera Super TV Heroes. The "voices" used in the shows were actually brief tracks supplied by two actors and reused throughout the series, in keeping with Hanna-Barbera's thrifty ethos.  The diverse team fought an endless battle against a stream of villains including, according to Children's Television: The First Thirty-Five Years, "the Faceless People, Destroyer Ants, Raider Apes, Mutoids, Arnoids, Zorbots, the Mekkano mechanical men and the Ogs, a strange form of vegetable life.". The Herculoids battled to defend their planet from menaces on Amzot/Quasar and from outer space. A group of spider-like creatures kidnap Dorno, then try doing the same with Tara. A group of powerful robots, led by a larger robot, attack the Herculoids. Dorno must go to the six-legged mustachioed Spider People within the Endless Caves with the Herculoids to get the only known antidote. Zok — Zok is a flying space dragon. Cizi. In one episode, Igoo wades through a pond of molten lava.  Gloop is mentioned by name and features prominently in the Sealab 2021 episode "Hail, Squishface". This is a Manufacture-on-Demand (MOD) release, available exclusively through Warner's online store and Amazon.com. Zok can survive in space unaided, is capable of interstellar travel, and can breathe fire. Zandor and Zok, followed by the rest of the Herculoids, arrive at the arena to rescue Tundro and fight the gladiators. Tara is captured by the Reptons, who place her in a mind control device to make her their evil queen. Broadcast Run After Andropon continuously threatens to build replacement robot armies (and Zandor continuously vows to defeat said armies), Andropon pits his top warrior Ogron against Zandor and Zok. Be the first one to write a review. 1967 Herculoids End Credits with HB Box Logo. However, Zandor notices that winds on the left side of a canyon are aiming right, while winds travel in the opposite direction on the right side. However, the premiere is placed on September 9, 1967 and the first airing of the SG episode a week later , September 16! Zandor, Gloop, and Gleep steal uniforms, sneak into the fortress and free Dorno and Tara.  Hanna-Barbera produced one season for the original airing of the show, although the original 18 episodes were rerun during the 1968–69 television season, with The Herculoids ending its run on September 6, 1969. Sta-Lak (then unnamed) flew over Amzot; upon seeing Zandor and Zok, Sta-Lak turned his ship invisible to avoid detection, with the intent of taking Tara prisoner. The creatures are being created by Lotak, who wants the village because of its large deposits of gravite. After being woken up by a bird, Zandor investigates Marcon and the Mole Men's plans to invade the surface world, saving a condemned prisoner in the process. A terrible wind storm is raging on Amzot. Zandor rescues a young boy from a vulture; the Herculoids then take the boy back to his heavily-shadowed home because he can not live in sunlight. Brotak and his Bubblemen kidnap Zandor and Tara for the purpose of using them as scientific experiments. When it imprisons creatures in its coils, it takes on their forms and properties also. The Herculoids is mentioned in an episode of The Venture Bros., where an old "fan letter" of Dr. Venture to the show is discovered. The Herculoids battled to defend their planet from menaces on Amzot/Quasar and from outer space. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The Herculoids come to the villagers' aid. The two crossed over more frequently on Space Stars in the eighties. Glowing purple rocks have brought to life purple vines which cause havoc. Gloop and Gleep, the formless fearless wonders! Dorno doesn't think the meance is over and he and Gleep go looking for another plant, getting into trouble. Cartoon Network Bumper- Herculoids 1. In 1992, the series began airing on the newly created Cartoon Network, along with most other Hanna-Barbera series. In the intro we find: "...the Space Ghost episode "The Molten Monsters of Moltar" (their first televised appearance prior to the Herculoids series premiere)." When they release him, he reveals himself to be a member of a race that ruled Quasar thousands of years ago. With Gleep's help, they seal off the tunnel the Lancers used to sneak up and repel them once and for all. This series is set on the distant planet Amzot (renamed Quasar in the Space Stars episodes). They are able to absorb and deflect energy blasts and laser beams, often placing themselves between attackers and other Herculoids to act as shields. Can Zandor and Zok, who are miles away, get to Trax in time? The Herculoids is an American Saturday-morning animated television series, created and designed by Alex Toth, and produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. When they land, their ship is destroyed and they are attacked by winged sentries with deadly laser beams. In the "Council of Doom" story arc, Space Ghost, while battling the combined might of all of his enemies, meets a number of Hanna-Barbera heroes just as they were debuting in their own respective series. Share your thoughts, experiences and the tales behind the art. This is a collection of theme songs for some Hanna-Barbera cartoons, including The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo and Wacky Races. Zaygot and his henchmen are trying to destroy Azmot. Zok uses his neutralizing eye beams to free them, then Gloop finds the real Dorno and Tara from the transmitted images and the Herculoids launch a new assault. Tundro and Gloop appear in an episode of Family Guy, "8 Simple Rules for Buying My Teenage Daughter". She orders her people to destroy Zandor and the Herculoids, who beat them and go to rescue Tara. Meanwhile, an ancient indestructible robotic monster emerges from a block of ice. A damaged Metal Ape returns to Malak's headquarters and is followed by the Herculoids. He can also spin his head at blinding speed, allowing him to drill through solid rock, and has the ability to make magnificent leaps. The Herculoids destroy the remaining Metal Apes and Zok causes a steel beam to fall on Malak and his assistant. He can emit laser beams from his eyes and tail. The Herculoids featured the warrior king Zandor; his wife, Tara, and their son, Dorno. Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa, https://toonami.fandom.com/wiki/The_Herculoids?oldid=48960, United States (CBS) — September 9, 1967 - September 6, 1969, United States (NBC) — September 12, 1981 - September 11, 1982, United States (Cartoon Network) — October 1992 - 2000, United States (Boomerang) — 2000 - Present, Toonami (United States) — March 17, 1997 - March 6, 1998. Malak sends his Metal Apes to attack the Sea People. They defend themselves long enough for Zandor and the others to return and drive off the drones. The robot duplicates prove no match to the originals, even though the robot Igoo can spin at high speeds and has multiple arms, and the robot Tundro can fly. There are eight regular characters who make up the Herculoids: The three humans were the only ones who could communicate in English. The Herculoids are the main protagonists of the animated show of the same name. Herculoids (intro) 1967. When the Herculoids approach, Dorno is captured and held hostage. Zandor and Dorno rescue a man floating in the river who says he is from Gravite Island and tells them that a villain has taken over the island. All-strong! Queen Skorra unleashes a mud/lava creature which they eventually defeat, but Skorra plans to force them into exile by sending her drones to capture Gleep, Gloop, Tara, and Dorno. Zandor agrees to a trade, but substitutes a berobed Gleep for Serena and they destroy Darkon's palace from the inside. The Herculoids destroy Zaygot's base and he escapes - they use Zaygot's ship to return to Amzot. The series also aired on Toonami's Midnight Run block, as part of Cartoon Roulette, from its premiere on July 10, 1999 to March 4, 2000. When trouble arose, Zandor summoned a small army of exotic beasts: Igoo, an giant ape with nearly-invulnerable rock-like skin; Zok, a space dragon who generated laser beams from his eyes and tail; Tundro, a dinosaur-rhinoceros hybrid with impenetrable armor and the … Volton and his Electrode Men fly into a volcanic crater, setting up a dome headquarters to take over Amzot. Several episodes of Space Ghost Coast to Coast mention or show the Herculoids.  Jamaican American DJ DJ Kool Herc at one time employed a backing band which also drew its name from the show, fictionalized versions of which appear in the Netflix period series The Get Down. The Herculoids battled to defend their planet from menaces on Amzot/Quasar and from outer space. Dorno — Dorno is the son of Zandor and Tara. Gloop saves her while Gleep blows a horn beckoning the Herculoids to action. , The Herculoids have appeared in various comic books through the years. 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