Thundarr the Barbarian

Thundarr the Barbarian

Synopsis of Saturday Morning Show

Forget the global chaos myth that was Y2K. In the world of Thundarr the Barbarian, the end of civilization occurred six years earlier, when, in 1994, a runaway planet hurtled between the earth and the mooon, “unleashing cosmic destruction.” Now, 2000 years later, Earth is a savage world occupied by wizards, mutants and monsters.

...And one superhero, of course—the blonde, muscular Thundarr. The title barbarian was once a slave of the evil wizard Sabian, but he was set free by Princess Ariel, Sabian's stepdaughter. Taking pity on the poor, good-looking slave, Ariel gave him a magic sabre that could send out an energy ray capable of destroying any foe. With the help of this Sun Sword and a lionlike mutant pal named Ookla the Mok, Thundarr and Ariel fought all manner of futuristic enemies to save their beloved Earth.

Release History

9/10/77 - 9/18/82 ABC
4/9/83 - 9/8/84 NBC

TV Sub Categories


TV Studio

Ruby-Spears Enterprises

Television Cast

Thundarr Robert Ridgely
Ariel Nellie Bellflower
Ookla the Mok Henry Corden

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