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Series cast summary:
Lawrence Bayne ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Lorne Kennedy Lorne Kennedy ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Julie Lemieux ...  Sulpha 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Andy Marshall ...  Talon 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Tyrone Benskin ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Rob Cohen ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Shirley Douglas ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Tracey Hoyt ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Ray Landry ...  Ming the Merciless 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Marjorie Malpass ...  Princess Electra 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Toby Proctor Toby Proctor ...  Alex 'Flash' Gordon 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Arnaud Arbessier Arnaud Arbessier ...  Alex 'Flash' Gordon 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Françoise Cadol Françoise Cadol ...  Princess Aura 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Jacques Deschamps Jacques Deschamps ...  General Lynch 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Lexa Doig ...  Dale Arden 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Claude Giraud ...  Professor Hans Zarkov 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Claire Guyot Claire Guyot ...  Dale Arden 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Sylvain Lemarie Sylvain Lemarie ...  Ming the Merciless 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Martine Meiraghe Martine Meiraghe ...  Thundar 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Denise Rolland Denise Rolland 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Paul Shaffer ...  Dr. Hans Zarkov 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Antoine Tomé Antoine Tomé 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Elisabeth Wiener ...  Queen Kyla 25 episodes, 1996-1997


After his astronaut parents are sucked into a dimensional hole to the planet Mongo, the teenage hoverboard enthusiast Flash Gordon, his love interest Dale Arden and the scientist Dr. Hans Zarkov travelled to Mongo in their own spaceship to rescue them. The dimensional hole was placed just outside of Earth's atmosphere by Ming the Merciless, the Emperor of Mongo, in order to provide open access for his invading armies. After the dimensional hole is closed, Flash and his friends are trapped on Mongo but they are determined to defeat Ming. Written by GusF

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He's cool, he's cosmic, he's Flash Gordon!





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21 September 1996 (USA) See more »

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Younger Hover Board version, but still good.
17 November 2006 | by mickdansforthSee all my reviews

The Filmation version of Flash Gordon brought me untold joy for many years. And by far, the best version of Flash Gordon, save the comic strips.

Then in 1996 we are given a new take on Flash Gordon. At first I was terrified. In a move often seen, someone decided that Flash Gordon, as well as most of the cast, except Zarkov and Ming, are Teenagers. And everyone rides Hover Boards.

As the story developed, it became obvious that people behind the scenes had much love for the source material and tried hard to create a good show. The stories did involve most of the major elements of the strip and Filmation series. The same elements lacking in the 50's Live Action TV series, and the (depressing) 70's Citadel book series.

To the best of my memory, this 1996 series only went one season (13 episodes).

To date there has only been one VHS and one DVD release for this series. Both cover 2-4 episodes. Hopefully with the Success of BCI/Ink & Paint's DVD sets of the New Adventures of Flash Gordon, Defenders of the Earth, and Prince Valiant box sets, they will also release complete sets of Flash Gordon 1996, Phantom 2040, and Flash Gordon 1954.

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