He-Man and the Masters of the Universe – Why Not?!

Still fiddling around with new ways to capture oldass cartoons, and managed to retrofit one of the greatest animated intros of all time with a little higher definition

Okay, I gave He-Man and She-Ra’s Christmas Special its fair share of shit, and rightfully so! I grew up loving this homoerotic masterpiece, only to grow up and feel utterly betrayed by what basically amounted to a crass, colorful commercial for ludicrous, although admittedly, badass action figures, featuring incredibly poor and/or recycled animation.

Anybody else have that sword in glow-in-the-dark yellow?!

You took advantage of me, Filmation! But damned if He-Man’s intro doesn’t get me every single time…

Right hearing the Filmation logo pour out (Doodly-doodly-doodly-doo-DING!), to the seizure-inducing transformation sequences and that unforgettable musical theme, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe could very well have the greatest opening in cartoon history!

Not all that evil, actually

It perfectly establishes the heroic premise, introduces nearly a dozen characters – both good and bad, and let’s be honest, features a higher quality of animation than you’ll find in any of the 100 plus, mind-numbing episodes throughout the original series’ highly successful 1983-1985 run.

OOOOH, look out evil plastic!

One thought on “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe – Why Not?!

  1. I watched the He-Man and She-Ra’s Christmas Special on Christmas evening with my family about 5 or 6 years ago. The movie was bad but when everyone in the room is kicking a movie while it’s down only wonderful Christmas (really minus the “Christ” part if you are watching cartoons of this nature but fuck who cares) memories can result.

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