The Arena

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (2)

  • Man-At-Arms: Today we saw a terrible conflict between two opposing forces, and in the end the battle was not won by some powerful weapon; it was won by a single act of compassion. Compassion means caring for others, wanting to help them. Fighting is often not the way to settle a problem. It may prove who is stronger, but it doesn't prove who is right. And remember sometimes it takes more courage not to fight. See you soon.

  • Skeletor: So, He-Man, it's just you and me!

Notes (2)

  • The character General Tataran was named after Tom Tataranowicz, one of the show's storyboard artists. He later re-appeared in the series' most popular episode, "The Problem With Power".

  • The plot of this episode is borrowed from a Star Trek episode with the same name. It was later re-used in another He-Man episode, called "The Games".

Trivia (1)

  • In the scene where Skeletor and Tataran are in Snake Mountain planning their attack, Skeletor states that they must 'fly to Eternia' to attack the Royal Palace. But Snake Mountain is on Eternia...