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Voltron: Defender of the Universe

Season 1 Episode 3

A Ghost and Four Keys

Aired Unknown Sep 12, 1984 on
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Episode Summary


Coran and Princess Alura decide to take the newly arrived space explorers (Now known as The Voltron Force.) to the tomb of Allura's father King Alfor to retrieve the keys for the five robotic lions that form Voltron. When they arrive at the tomb Alfor's ghost appears and gives permission for the keys to be removed from his sarcophagus. It is soon discovered that the key to the main Black Lion is missing. Without it, Voltron cannot be formed.


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  • Pidge is in trouble and they only have 4 keys.

    Keith and the others determined to form the lions to make Voltron.Pidge decided that he would go out and see how far is Zarkon battle ship are.Coran takes the 4 to the tombstone to get the 5 keys to the lions.Unfortunelly once opening the tomb they only found 4 keys and the other key the one to the black lion remains missing.Trying to figure out who took the key.Than decided that they had to fight zarkon battle ship.Pidge had to fight alone altough he needs help.So finally the others ride in the lions without forming Voltron.Even though the key is missing.So Pidge fights alone altough growing an bit tired as well of fighting alone.But one of the viliagers saved him from the falling rocks and so the robeast arrives to defeat the lions.Afriad and unsure if they can beat it.

    So Keith rides the green lion tempory.moreless
Tress MacNeille

Tress MacNeille

voice of Merla

Michael Bell

Michael Bell

voice of Lance / Sven

Peter Cullen

Peter Cullen

voice of King Alfor / Commander Hawkins / Coran / Narrator

Lennie Weinrib

Lennie Weinrib

voice of Hunk / Lotor

B.J. Ward

B.J. Ward

voice of Allura / Nanny / Haggar

Neil Ross

Neil Ross

voice of Keith / Jeff / Pidge / Chip

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


Season 1 Episodes

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Ep 61
Final Victory
Ep 60
Lotor, the King
Ep 59
Zarkon Becomes a Robeast
Ep 58
Summit Meeting
Ep 57
It'll Be a Cold Day
Ep 56
One Princess to Another
Ep 55
My Brother Is a Robeast
Ep 54
Try This World for Size
Ep 53
Raid of the Red Berets
Ep 52
A Transplant for Blue Lion
Ep 51
Lotor's New Hit Man
Ep 50
Mighty Space Mice
Ep 49
Voltron Frees the Slaves
Ep 48
Goodbye, New World
Ep 47
Voltron Versus Voltron
Ep 46
Attack of the Fierce Frogs
Ep 45
Lotor's Clone
Ep 44
Magnetic Attraction
Ep 43
The Sand People
Ep 42
Building a New World
Ep 41
Coran's Son Runs Amuck
Ep 40
Return of Coran's Son
Ep 39
The Sincerest Form of F...
Ep 38
Treasure of Planet Tyrus
Ep 37
Doom Boycotts the Space...
Ep 36
First Day on a New World