ThunderCats and ‘The Pit’ — 2 cats enter, 1 cat leaves … (plus, dogs this time for some reason)

A new episode of ThunderCats Saturday morning on Cartoon Network: Lion-O and company come upon a Dog City where they unexpectedly find a cat: Pumyra. This comes as a surprise since they believed all the cats were enslaved by Mumm-Ra, but an even greater surprise is that this cat has no love for Lion-O and, […]

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ThunderCats preview: The Trials of Lion-O, Part 2

The other cats remain trapped in Mumm-Ra’s Pyramid and, believing Lion-O is dead, attempt to escape to prevent Mumm-Ra from getting the Eye of Thundera out of the sword. Lion-O has two trials left: Panthro and Tygra, but he fails to defeat the latter. Pleading for a chance to save his friends, Jaga grants him life until sunrise to try and save his friends … and stop Mumm-Ra.

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ThunderCats are back March 24 — as a Saturday morning cartoon …

The re-imagined (but not that much) ThunderCats animated series returns to Cartoon Network on March 24 at a new day and time — 9:30 a.m. Eastern/Pacific on Saturday mornings. As you can tell from these images and clips, more elements of the original 1980s cartoon of the same name work their way into the current […]

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Spend Black Friday with the ThunderCats and sibling rivalry

Tygra and Lion-O enter the Astral Plane to retrieve the relic they seek, but encounter Mumm-Ra — and face haunting memories — in the process. Meanwhile, Grune and Panthro have their final duel and Cheetara chooses a beau. Check out some cool still images and two preview clips from Friday’s episode, “Between Brothers.”

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ThunderCats meet paper cuts … and impotence

From robotic teddy bears to forgetful elephants, and now paper warriors — the new ThunderCats certainly has no shortage of intriguing characters. It’s all part of Lion-O’s ongoing quest to master the Sword of Omens’ powers. This week, in “The Forest of Magi Oar,” it’s not just the all-important “sight beyond sight” that eludes him: […]

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ThunderCats preview: Give me ‘Sight Beyond Sight’ – and elephants

Friday’s new episode of ThunderCats on Cartoon Network explores the concept of “sight beyond sight” as young Lion-O learns that his brash actions — however well-intentioned — can have unexpected consequences. Last week in an interview published on Wired’s GeekDad blog, I spoke with producer Michael Jelenic about Lion-O’s journey to becoming king and the […]

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ThunderCats are back: Exclusive Nerdvana clip and more

ThunderCats resumes Friday with “Berbils,” which reintroduces the robot teddy bears that featured as recurring characters in the original 1980s animated series. Below you can watch an exclusive clip provided to Nerdvana by Warner Bros. (which has already generated a fair amount of buzz on the Nerdvana YouTube channel), and also check out some cool […]

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