A toy ring with lights and sound and interchangeable lenses for the five elements was also released. Each Eco-villain received a specific ring which had the opposite power of the Planeteers: Each of the evil rings has malevolent faces on them, in contrast to the more element-themed Planeteer rings. | From Asia, Gi, with the power of Water... and from South America, Ma-Ti, with the power of Heart. This is then followed by a rap from the voice actors of the Planeteers. The tone of these episodes was more mature than the initial series. Official Sites With David Coburn, LeVar Burton, Joey Dedio, Janice Kawaye. [20] A Commodore 64 game was in development but never released. In 2001, Time Warner decided to shut down the CPF due to a challenging merger with AOL. Various episodes were constructed to touch on relevant themes to a modern audience. Fisher Queen. Verminous Skumm is quick to take advantage of the fact Boris is alone in a new city with very few friends. In a September 2012 interview with Barbara Pyle and co-developer Nicholas Boxer, it was stated that the Hope Island was located near the Bahamas.[11]. Genesis / 32X / SCD - Captain Planet and the Planeteers - The #1 source for video game sprites on the internet! Captain Planet appeared in a special crossover episode of the Cartoon Network series OK K.O.! Captain Pollution is destroyed by Captain Planet who throws Pollution in the water destroying him. Flying Brick: The only powers he shares with Captain Planet are that he's incredibly strong and he can fly. Filming & Production The Eco-Villains are a small group of antagonists who cause danger to the planet through pollution, deforestation, poaching, and other environmentally unsafe activities. The toys were of average poseability, with the common five points – neck, shoulders, and hips. Captain Pollution is Captain Planet's polar opposite in personality as well as power. The Captain Planet Foundation still sells a small number of them online, however. [22] The "Planeteer Pack" special is no longer available. Captain Planet and the Planeteers was a 1990-1996 TV Series distributed by DiC, then Hanna-Barbera Productions. A clip from Season One of Captain Planet and the Planeteers, more information at: http://www.shoutfactorystore.com/prod.aspx?pfid=5257373 [26] Five years later, Michael Reaves revised the concept as Dark Planet or Planet. John Cena Actor | Bumblebee John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts to Carol Cena & John Felix Anthony Cena. ", "Captain Planet Foundation | Supporting Environmental Education", "Terrifying moments in children's television", "30 years ago, Captain Planet and the Planeteers imagined a kinder world. 24.76.141.128 23:08, 5 Jun 2005 (UTC) Multiple Descriptions of Captain Planet. I suggest that be changed. The opening narration was spoken by David Coburn (Captain Planet) rather than LeVar Burton (Kwame) and, in the final season, was replaced by a rap by Fred Schneider of The B-52's. In his first appearance, he is sent by the Eco-villains to destroy the Planeteers but gets chased off by Commander Clash, and after a fight with Captain Planet, he returns to the evil rings causing them to explode. To accomplish that task, each kid is given a magic ring that each has a power of earth, wind, water, fire and heart. Captain Planet And The Planeteers Live Action Cast by mchadd-58097 | created - 25 May 2018 | updated - 25 May 2018 | Public Sort by: View: 15 names 1. Shout! Lady’s puppy is a yellow Boxer-like dog and the child of Lady. She claims to have been asleep for the entire 20th Century and awakens to see a more polluted world than when she was last awake, however this is contrasted with a flashback episode to the 1920s where people get guidance from Gaia. 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Television, Television shows adapted into video games, Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2017, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 January 2021, at 00:04. The two descriptions of the character Captain Planet are as follows. Factory under license from Turner and Warner Home Video released a DVD set of the complete first season in the U.S. on April 19, 2011. 1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Episodes 3.1 Season 1 (1990-1991) 3.2 Season 2 (1991-1992) 3.3 Season 3 (1992) 3.4 Season 4 (1993-1994) 3.5 Season 5 (1994-1995) 3.6 Season 6 (1995-1996) 4 Trivia Captain Planet is your ordinary hero saving the polluting day. Captain Planet 12. Four small vehicles were also sold through a Burger King promotion. Seeing the Earth in its profound environmental peril, Gaia (Whoopi Goldberg), goddess of the Earth, summons five kids from around the world to become the Planeteers, an opposing force to fight back and educate others in the need to be environmentally responsible. | Every episode is followed up with at least one "Planeteer Alert" clip, often connected to the plot, where environmental-political and other social-political issues are discussed and how the viewer can contribute and be part of "the solution" rather than "the pollution".[7]. The original series was the second longest running US-cartoon of the 1990s, producing 113 episodes. It would be darker and more violent, with people frequently being killed. Tiger Toys, owners of the action figure license, also created an LCD hand-held game. Boris dies of a drug overdose (possibly hastened … At the beginning of the episode Mind Pollution, it's evident that Boris is troubled. She has trusted five young humans with rings of power that wield control over the elements and can summon forth one of Gaia's own ancient creations, a reformed titan now called Captain Planet. Ha! [21] The collector's market is small, the toys being somewhat rare on eBay. She favors technology and chemicals in order to carry out her evil deeds. She sends five magic rings to five special young people: Kwame, from Africa, with the power of Earth... From North America, Wheeler, with the power of Fire... From the Soviet Union/Eastern Europe, Linka, with the power of Wind. Lava Pit: Meets his end when Captain Planet drops him into a lava pit. It is akin to New Kids On The Block's "Step By Step". His voice is similar to Captain Planets, but it has a California Valley twang to it. Producers of "Captain Planet and the Planeteers." [17] Using mice as substitutes for humans, the episode sets Wheeler on a Gulliver's Travels style adventure where he encounters a tribe of sentient mice who are destroyed by overpopulation and irresponsible leadership. Characters Captain Planet (voiced by David Coburn) — Captain Planet is the titular character of the series. The story centered around the Planeteers, five young adults who were given the powers of fire, water, earth, wind, and heart from Gaia, the Spirit of the Earth, fight villains who were polluting the Earth. In the beginning of the series, Gaia assembles a modern-day team of "Planeteers" from several nations. The Planeteers are tasked with helping defend the planet from environmental disasters and making efforts to educate humankind to keep others from happening. This promotional DVD contained the episodes "A River Ran Through It", "A Perfect World", "Gorillas Will Be Missed", and "The Big Clam Up". But in his very first appearance, his boots were missing for the first two episodes. The series was produced by Turner Program Services and DIC Enterprises and broadcast on TBS from September 15, 1990, to December 5, 1992. Gi. The show was the second longest-running cartoon series of the 1990s, with a production of 113 episodes. The Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) was founded in 1991, when series producer Barbara Pyle negotiated a percentage of the show's merchandising revenue to empower young people. Our world is in peril. Captain Planet and the Planeteers is an American animated environmentalist television program, based on an idea by Ted Turner.12 The show was produced by Andy Heyward, Robby London, Barbara Pyle and Nicholas Boxer. A polluting counterpart to Captain Planet named Captain Pollution (voiced by David Coburn, like his good counterpart) appears in the two-part episode "Mission to Save Earth" when Dr. Blight steals the Planeteers' rings, creates polluting duplicates of them, and distributes the duplicates to most of the other Eco-villains. "[14] As of 2017[update], the organization's board is chaired by Laura Turner Seydel, daughter of Ted Turner; the board includes Barbara Pyle.[15]. When troubles got difficult, the Planeteers combine the five powers to summon Captain Planet. Play as Captain Planet and his Planeteers is this platform game. A sequel series, The New Adventures of Captain Planet, ran for three seasons. The Planeteers use transportation (usually a flying machine called a Geo-Cruiser) based on solar power to avoid causing pollution themselves. Though Gaia looks after the Planeteers and obviously views them as children to her mother-like figure, she rarely gives them personal advice. Captain Planet and the Planeteers is an American animated environmentalist Superhero television series created by Ted Turner, Barbara Pyle and Robert Larkin III,[1] and developed by Pyle, Nicholas Boxer, Thom Beers, Andy Heyward, Robby London, Bob Forward and Cassandra Schafausen. Captain Planet has to stop Nukem before he destroys the Earth. Ha! In the two-part episode "A Mine is a Terrible Thing to Waste", Captain Pollution is brought back to life by toxins of the five evil rings that seep into the planet. As of March 25, 2017 it is available on iTunes for purchase. Captain Planet is the titular character of the series. Captain Planet is summoned by the energy combined from rings of Fire, Water, Earth, Wind, and Heart, each held by the Planeteers. The DiC seasons' synth-rock soundtrack was replaced by a large number of orchestral pieces, and while the end credits theme was retained, the ending sequence now showcased footage from the Hanna-Barbera episodes. Captain Planet has a long grass-green mullet and earthy brown eyes. Captain Planet sums up the difference in their outlook during their first battle by taunting that the Planeteers have no boss - they are a team - and this is why Pollution will always lose. Boris turns to Skumm's drug, Bliss, in order to cope with his problems. Its lyrics were written by show producer Nick Boxer[12] and is performed by Murray McFadden and Timothy Mulhollan. In 1993, the show saw a production company switch, changing the title to The New Adventures of Captain Planet (produced by Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, which was acquired by Turner in 1991). Each of these villains represents a specific way of thought that can cause ecological problems. The episode titled "Mind Pollution" (1991) was notable[16] for dealing with the issue of drug abuse. | Let's Be Heroes. This was a platform game and was briefly bundled with the Amiga 500 "Cartoon Classics" pack released in 1991. When he is summoned he says "By your polluting powers combined, I am Captain Pollution! During the end credits, James Coburn, in character as Looten Plunder, utters the line "You'll pay for this, Captain Planet.". The Planeteers will actually make use of their powers instead of standing around like whiny morons who give up easily and want Captain Planet … In the beginning of the series, Gaia assembles a modern-day team of "Planeteers" from several nations. The game, which involved a good deal of shooting, received negative reviews from game critics and thus a Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) version of the game was cancelled. 34 images (& sounds) of the Captain Planet and the Planeteers cast of characters. Marvel Comics published a comic series titled Captain Planet and the Planeteers. Captain Pollution resembles Captain Planet, but his skin is pale yellow and covered in brown lesions. A DVD with four episodes and bonus features exists but was only available as part of a "Planeteer Pack" purchased from the Captain Planet Foundation. The DVD packaging is made of 100% recycled paper.[23]. A separate side-scrolling game was developed by Novalogic for the Mega Drive/Genesis, but only saw release in Europe and Australia.[19]. 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Linka refers to Boris as her favorite cousin, describing him as "charming" when Wheelerprompts a slight comparison. Gaia, the spirit of the Earth, can no longer stand the terrible destruction plaguing our planet. Full-time voice actors replaced most of the major celebrities that had voiced Gaia and the Eco-Villains during the DiC seasons. The first occurred in 1996 when Boxer and Pyle wrote a film adaptation of Captain Planet originally titled Planet. His hair is red and styled in a Widow's peak and he has red eyes. Gaia (voiced by Whoopi Goldberg in 1990–1992, Margot Kidder in 1993–1996), is the spirit of the planet who sends five magic rings – four with the power to control an element of nature and one controlling the element of Heart – to five chosen youths across the globe. His costume is the same color and style as Planet's, but the globe on his chest is torn in the middle. They enjoy the destruction they cause to the planet and the harm they bring to obtain wealth, land, or power. Captain Pollution is defeated twice by Captain Planet; first in "Mission to Save Earth" by being rammed through earth, lava, air and water, and then again in "A Mine is a Terrible Thing to Waste" by being tricked into going into an underground magma chamber. The Earth-Spirit Gaia had decided that the time had come to take a more direct part in protecting Earth and its peoples. Pyle and Boxer demanded that the series' merchandise be made sustainably; because of this, several of the companies producing Captain Planet-themed merchandise had to completely overhaul their means of production to manufacture recycled and recyclable products. The show's intro theme was composed by Tom Worrall. Ha! When the five powers combine, they summon Earth's greatest champion, Captain Planet. He's last seen sinking in and apparently dies. This series revealed more of the past of each of the characters and expanded on it dramatically. Ha! [27] The film reached the design stage before it was abandoned. Captain Planet will appear very little, if at all, and the show would just be called "The Planeteers". [18] In the episode, Skumm brainwashes a local community into thinking the virus can be spread through casual contact and thus causing people to hate and fear a young man, infected with HIV, named Todd Andrews (voiced by Neil Patrick Harris, with his mother voiced by Elizabeth Taylor). Captain Planet and the Planeteers is a video game released for various platforms in the early 1990s, loosely based on the environmentalist animated series Captain Planet and the Planeteers and developed Mindscape Inc. Three different versions were developed to suit three different platform capabilities, each with a markedly different gameplay. His skin is crystal blue, and he wears a wide red collar that covers most of his chest, nape, and shoulders and has a yellow globe sign on it, red gloves, red trunks that have a black belt with a gold buckle on the front, and red boots. | Her appearance seems to be a mixture of attractive women of all races, and is often seen as an intangible spirit. The series ran twelve issues, cover dated October 1991 through October 1992. According to Barbara Pyle, the inspiration for the five Planeteers came from real people that she met during the show's pre-production in 1989. It lasted for three seasons under the name Captain Planet and the Planeteers (produced by TBS Productions and DiC). Killed Off for Real: He is destroyed for good after his second defeat, which makes him the first and only Captain Planet villain to actually die in the series. Turner Home Entertainment originally released VHS tapes of the series, which contained a single episode on each. Linka. 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