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Thundercats

Postby DaveC » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:20 pm

I've been tracking this for a while. There is a anime-style remake of Thundercats on the way. It was my favourite childhood cartoon and I am still slightly obsessed. I was nervous about this, and the various film adaptaions that have been mooted in the past but this actually looks cool, though:

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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Jan 26, 2011 2:58 pm

I lurved the original Thundercats :lol:

Nice little anecdote from my court clerking days - listening to a verra posh lady lawyer trying to explain the dynamics of Thundercat hierarchy to a judge to get over just how horrid her client's ex had been to heinously go behind her back and buy her son the the Lionel? action figure as a birthday present because she wanted him to save up his 'allowance' (Islington family :roll: ) to get the set all on his own... :lol:
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Postby DaveC » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:02 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote:I lurved the original Thundercats :lol:

Nice little anecdote from my court clerking days - listening to a verra posh lady lawyer trying to explain the dynamics of Thundercat hierarchy to a judge to get over just how horrid her client's ex had been to heinously go behind her back and buy her son the the Lionel? action figure as a birthday present because she wanted him to save up his 'allowance' (Islington family :roll: ) to get the set all on his own... :lol:


That's awesome!

BTW it's Lion-O :D
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:06 pm

I'm being grammatical! - Lion-O's phonetic :P

Actually now you say that this is why the barrister had to explain the distinction to the judge 'cos he was chuffed that the 'lead' character had the same name as his brother and then he had to know why it was so awful that daddy had bought the most expensive one! PMSL :roll: :lol:
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Postby Kittycat1977 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:40 pm

Somehow I managed to miss this entire section of the forum.

Very excited about the Thundercats film, I remember when I was at Infant/Junior school playing at Thundercats. I was a bit of a tomboy and only played with boys so as the only girl they made me be Cheetara and I so wanted to be Lion-o. :cry:
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:51 pm

Hey Kittycat! Great to see you again! :D
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Postby DaveC » Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:25 pm

Welcome back KittyKat. Its a series not a film. Even better! :D
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Postby Kittycat1977 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:04 pm

Thanks for the welcome back guys.

You are right Dave a series is much better than a film, I can also use the excuse of my nephew to watch it. Hope they do the original justice, now all we need is dungeons and dragons remake and I will be a happy girl. I know they do sell it on dvd but I can't bring myself to watch just in case it's not as good as I remember.
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Postby DaveC » Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:43 am

Kittycat1977 wrote:Thanks for the welcome back guys.

You are right Dave a series is much better than a film, I can also use the excuse of my nephew to watch it. Hope they do the original justice, now all we need is dungeons and dragons remake and I will be a happy girl. I know they do sell it on dvd but I can't bring myself to watch just in case it's not as good as I remember.


+ there's the fact the series of of D+D finishes before they get home! :o
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Postby Kittycat1977 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:22 pm

To be honest Dave I couldn't tell you how it ended as I was very young. I just remember loving it and really wishing that Uni was my pet.

Ooh perhaps they could make a film that ends with them getting home. Perhaps we ought to pitch that to someone.
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:44 pm

There was an ending written but it was never actually filmed. See this from IMDB:

IMDB wrote:Although many people claim there is a final episode, it was never filmed. The script, "Requiem", was finished and it is available on line courtesy of writer Michael Reaves. In addition, the DVD box set release of the series includes a performance of the script as a radio play style production.


You can read the script HERE. :D
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Postby One Man Bucket » Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:20 pm

If it's as good a retelling as Masters of the Universe was to He-Man then I'm all the way in
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Postby deldaisy » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:04 am

ummmmmmmmm
IMDB?

I know IMHO In My Humble Opinion.... but I have no idea about some of the others......

Anyone want to fill me in?

Yeah yeah I know.... pmsl and lol and omg and roflmao.... etc.
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Postby rockershovel » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:38 am

my main recollection of Thundercats was the strident criticism in some quarters when it was announced, it was the first of the merchandising-driven series to appear on UK prime-time tv and a lot of parents hated that.
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Postby pip » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:56 am

deldaisy wrote:ummmmmmmmm
IMDB?

I know IMHO In My Humble Opinion.... but I have no idea about some of the others......

Anyone want to fill me in?

Yeah yeah I know.... pmsl and lol and omg and roflmao.... etc.


Internet Movie Database . :D
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