Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 05, 1983
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Syndicated TV Network

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He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983)

He-Man, the most powerful man in the universe, goes against the evil Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.

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Orko He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983)
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Lou ScheimerLou Scheimer
Louis Scheimer (born October 19, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an Emmy and Grammy-award winning ...

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Orko is a "Trollan", a race of beings from Trolla, a world in another dimension. Trollans wear red robes, red hats, and hide their faces beneath hats and behind scarves. In Trollan society, showing your face to each other is considered an intimate act, similar to humans sharing a kiss. Trollans appear to be blue-skinned humanoids with pointy ears. However, their feet remain hidden under their robes. Trollans have natural magical abilities, including levitation, which they use exclusively instead of walking. Orko is one of three people that know He-man's true identity.

Orko has always had trouble with his magical powers. A recurring joke in the series is that almost every time he tries to use magic, it backfires in some amusing way. In addition to his magic spells, Orko also stores a plethora of items, some useful, some not-so-useful, inside his hat. The sheer number of things he stores inside the hat is impossibly great, suggesting that the hat itself is a bag of holding under some kind of magic spell.

Orko came to Eternia when a "cosmic storm" accidentally transported him there. He appeared in the Tar Swamps, where he found a young Prince Adam and his pet, Cringer, at the time a tiger cub, and saved them both from dying in the tar. However, he lost his pendant in the process after colliding with a tree.



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02x20 - The Rainbow Warrior
Season 2, Episode 20
01x16 - A Friend in Need
Season 1, Episode 16
02x27 - The Littlest Giant
Season 2, Episode 27
01x36 - City Beneath the Sea
Season 1, Episode 36
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