Blackstar

Season 1 Episode 1

City of the Ancient Ones

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Aired Saturday 11:00 AM Sep 12, 1981 on CBS
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City of the Ancient Ones
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The Overlord plans to use Amber, a beautiful Sorceress, to lead him to the lost city of Tamboriyon, where he hopes to gain the power of the Ancient Ones.

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    Alan Oppenheimer

    Alan Oppenheimer

    Voice of Overlord and Carpo

    Frank Welker

    Frank Welker

    Voice of Gossamear, Burble and Rif

    George DiCenzo

    George DiCenzo

    Voice of John Blackstar

    Linda Gary

    Linda Gary

    Voice of Mara

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    • TRIVIA (2)

      • John Blackstar's origin is never shown onscreen, except in the opening credits. In the original script for this episode, he wistfully wonders which of the stars in the sky is his home, but the scene was cut.

      • According to producer Lou Scheimer in the DVD-commentary the Trobbits were supposed to be blue in color. That was changed to pinkish color due to being to similar with the Smurfs.

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    • ALLUSIONS (1)

      • The script calls for Sunaro "to look like a Mattel Shogun Warrior" with "Kirbyesque armor". This refers to a line of popular Japanese giant robot toys during the 80s and the work of the famous comic book artist Jack Kirby.

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