Thundarr the Barbarian

ABC (ended 1982)




Episode Guide

    • Portal into Time
      Portal into Time
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      The evil wizard Crom threatens villagers residing at the old Alamo. They can protect themselves by using a sophisticated Guardian machine that utilizes flying robot drones that can disable the wizard's laser tanks. But when it blows a circuit, Thundarr and the group must use Crom's moon dial to journey into the past to get the necessary replacement part for the Guardian. This enables the gang to see old Earth and then return to their time to save the village from Crom.moreless
    • Stalker from the Stars
      Stalker from the Stars
      Season 1 - Episode 10

      A spaceship lands on Earth where an alien predator captures people of a village and Ariel as a new source of food. Can Thundarr save them before the alien returns to its homeworld?

    • Prophecy of Peril
      Prophecy of Peril
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Thundarr, Ariel, and Ookla battle the evil wizard Vashtarr after capturing the Crystal of Prophecy that can give the details of his downfall. When it shatters in his efforts to retrieve it, the prophecy is foretold as they learn three women will unite to defeat him. One is Maya, an element-shifter buried in the ruins of the old city of Endorr. Another is Cinda, a barbarian residing in the Canyon of Death whose staff grants her great strength. The last is Valerie Storm, a fashion model from Old Earth, who's abducted and taken prisoner by Vashtarr himself. But she herself is granted great power when the wizard tries to finish her. Once Thundarr's group unites the three women, they work together to defeat Vashtarr.moreless
    • The Brotherhood of Night
      The Brotherhood of Night
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      The evil Zebon is leading a pack of werewolves intent on expanding their pack, cursing everyone in their path, including the wizard Infernus, and Thundarr.
    • Den of the Sleeping Demon
      Den of the Sleeping Demon
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Thundarr, Ariel, and Ookla must stop Judag, a bitter former slave of an evil wizard, from reviving a sleeping demon that's believed to grant whoever wakes it great power in his quest to become a wizard himself. Along for the mission are young counterparts Shara the Barbarian, Merlek the Sorcerer, and their giant flying bird Yeek.moreless
    • Battle of the Barbarians
      Battle of the Barbarians
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      The evil wizard Kublai seeks the Golden Scepter of the Yantzee, terrorizing the villagers of San Francisco's Chinatown in the process. When Thundarr thwarts his initial attempts, he recruits Zogar, another barbarian to engage him in battle while Kublai tries again to find the scepter.
    • Fortress of Fear
      Fortress of Fear
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      While coming to the aid of an escaped slave, Thundarr's group is captured by robots commanded by the evil wizard of a thousand eyes Lord Argoth, and are brought to his citadel to be his slaves as well. But he wants Ariel as his bride. Thundarr and Ookla must get themselves free, rescue Ariel, and get the slaves to freedom. They must then journey through the Forbidden Jungle, which is treacherous as the region has various dangerous creatures and drains the magic of any sorcerer or wizard.moreless
    • Wizard Wars
      Wizard Wars
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Skullus and his warriors enslave the villagers of an old refinery to use against his enemy Octagon. Thundarr and the group must do all they can to prevent casualties in the war between the evil wizards as they journey through the Desert of Demons.
    • Last Train to Doomsday
      Last Train to Doomsday
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Thundarr and company are in pursuit of Janus after he and a number of Hawkmen attack some villages and the train route of Tye, the former swamp urchin. The group is in for a surprise when it turns out Janus is an old enemy who is seeking revenge against Thundarr.
    • Treasure of the Moks
      Treasure of the Moks
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Thundarr, Ariel, and Ookla come to the aid of Mok Chieftain Oblach and his village against Captain Kordon, Queen of the River Pirates and her crew as they seek the Moks' hidden treasure, and are willing to destroy their village with torpedoes if necessary.
    • Challenge of the Wizards
      Challenge of the Wizards
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Thundarr and the group are caught in a challenge between wizards as each of them has minions representing them in a race to gain the Helmet of Power, which yields unlimited power for the wizard who wears it. Thundarr's group have to be representatives for the evil Sholow as he's captured people from a village, forcing them to compete. They have to win the helmet, then find a way to save the villagers.moreless
    • Mindok the Mind Menace
      Mindok the Mind Menace
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      The evil wizard Mindok lost his body in an accident 2000 years ago, but his brain is immortal. He seeks scientists from old Earth, known as "Ice People" (as they've been frozen by cryonics), so they can build him a new body in hope of beginning a new era of conquest. Thundarr and the group must stop him, General Zoa and his minions from carrying out his dreaded plans.moreless
    • Island of the Body Snatchers
      Island of the Body Snatchers
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      The gang investigate an area called the Mystery Zone where several ships get wrecked on an island. They learn the evil witch Circe is responsible as she desires a young sorceress in order to overcome a curse in which she will turn to stone if she leaves the island. When Ariel arrives with Thundarr and Ookla, Circe gets her opportunity as she switches bodies with her and becomes a threat to the others as she tries to leave the island.moreless
    • Valley of the Man-Apes
      Valley of the Man-Apes
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      Simius and his Man-Apes find and unearth parts of a giant robot gorilla in efforts to rebuild, and then utilize it to attack a village of little people. Thundarr and the group step in to stop the apes and save the village from the giant robotic gorilla.
    • Harvest of Doom
      Harvest of Doom
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Thundarr, Ariel and Ookla encounter an old Earth train carrying Death Flowers, the pollen of which can weaken the human will. The flowers are being harvested by Carocs, a fierce warrior race of humanoid crocodiles serving an evil wizard. After they capture Ookla and subject him to the flowers' pollen, Thundarr and Ariel are aided by a young swamp urchin to find and free him. They then put a stop to the Carocs' deliveries of the Death Flowers.moreless
    • Raiders of the Abyss
      Raiders of the Abyss
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      The evil wizard Morag and his raiders terrorize the inhabitants of a cruise ship village, kidnapping them and stealing their vitality and essence through use of a strange ritual until Thundarr steps in to thwart his evil scheme.
    • Attack of the Amazon Women
      Attack of the Amazon Women
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Thundarr, Ariel, and Ookla come to the aid of amphibious Amazons when they're threatened by the evil wizardess Striya, who seeks to conquer land and sea with her shark legion army.
    • Secret of the Black Pearl
      Secret of the Black Pearl
      Season 1 - Episode 1

      Thundarr, Ariel, and Ookla meet an old man who's attacked by ratlike creatures called Groundlings as he's attempting to deliver a rare Black Pearl to the village of Manhat (formerly Manhattan, New York). They help him and try to finish the delivery, learning its powerful secret in the process when they encounter the evil two-headed wizard Gemini, who wants the pearl for himself and is willing to destroy Manhat to get it from Thundarr.

    • Master of the Stolen Sunsword
      Master of the Stolen Sunsword
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      During a battle with Yando, a supposed wizard with unusual magic, Thundarr is struck by red negative lightning, which significantly diminishes the power of his sunsword. It can be restored at the nearby Pool of Power, but it's stolen by Yando who seeks to have the sunsword's power for himself.
    • City of Evil
      City of Evil
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      After being defeated by Thundarr, the evil wizard Sarott stumbles into a research lab that holds the miniaturized City of Thieves. Vortak, its ruler, promises Sarott free reign of the city's advanced army to enslave humans and other wizards if he can restore it to normal size. To do so, he'll need the Gauntlet of Power which can boost his magic to enlarge the city.moreless
    • Trial by Terror
      Trial by Terror
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      Thundarr's friend Thorac is accused of stealing a village's fuel and is about to receive a death sentence until the barbarian rescues him. He's granted a reprieve when Thundarr and the group investigate the crime, eventually learning the town's sheriff Korb is in league with the evil wizard Artemus, having stolen the fuel for the latter's Death Ship. Thundarr's group capture one of Korb's mutants so he can tell the truth to the village to prove Throac's innocence, but not before they have to journey through the treacherous swamp, battle a number of creatures, and survive against Artemus' Death Ship.moreless