Cadillacs and Dinosaurs

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  • 1993
  • 1 Season
  • 7.0  (469)

Cadillacs and Dinosaurs is an animated television series that aired from 1993 to 1994. The show is based on a comic book series of the same name by Mark Schultz, and it was produced by Nelvana, a Canadian animation company. The series is set in a future post-apocalyptic world where the world is ruled by tyrants and chaos. The show follows the adventures of a group of characters who try to survive in this world while fighting against the evils that threaten their existence.

The main character of the show is Jack Tenrec, a skilled mechanic and expert fighter who lives in the city of New York. Jack is known for his love of ancient cars and weapons, and uses his expertise to help the people of his community. He is accompanied by his best friend, the intelligent and loyal dinosaur, Hermes.

The show also features the character of Hannah Dundee, a scientist from a nearby city who is searching for a way to save the world from the chaos that has engulfed it. Hannah is a smart and determined woman who is not afraid to take risks to achieve her goals.

Another important character in the show is Mustapha Cairo, a desert trader who helps Jack and his friends by providing them with essential supplies and weapons. Mustapha is a brave and resourceful man who is never afraid to take on challenges.

Together, Jack, Hannah, Hermes, and Mustapha go on various adventures and face dangerous enemies. They encounter gangs of bandits, mad scientists, and even genetically modified monsters that threaten their survival. Jack and his friends fight against these evils with the help of their skills, weapons, and the dinosaurs that roam the world.

The show is set in a world that has been devastated by wars and disasters, and the characters are forced to live in a world that is hostile and dangerous. The show explores themes of survival, friendship, and the importance of standing up for what is right. It also highlights the beauty of nature and the importance of respecting the environment.

The animation style of the show is unique and detailed. The backgrounds are often dark and gritty, which adds to the post-apocalyptic atmosphere of the show. The character designs are inspired by the comic book series and are well-drawn and colorful.

The voice acting in the show is also noteworthy. The main cast is made up of seasoned actors who bring depth and nuance to their characters. Susan Roman, Colin O'Meara, and Dawn Greenhalgh, who voice Hannah, Jack, and Mustapha respectively, do an excellent job of bringing their characters to life. The supporting cast, which includes David Fox, Don Francks, Don Dickinson, Frank Pellegrino, Kristina Nicoll, and Lenore Zann, also deliver strong performances.

Overall, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs is a thrilling and action-packed show that offers an interesting take on the post-apocalyptic genre. The show has a strong cast of characters, engaging storylines, and impressive animation. It is a must-watch for fans of the comic book series and anyone who enjoys a good adventure story.

Cadillacs and Dinosaurs is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on September 13, 1993.

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13. Duel
September 13, 1993
Jack is reunited with his cocky childhood friend Sean Russel, another Mechanic who tells Jack he's considering relocating to this area. Though they are still close friends, Jack never quite got over a dangerous game of chicken which he lost to Sean when he was young, and Hannah has a suspicious feeling about him. Sure enough: Sean has stolen a crystal from the Grith, which can be used to control dinosaurs and which is vital to keeping Grith alive. Sean is using the crystal to corral the dinosaurs for eventual poaching. He is pursued by the shocked and furious Jack, and again they face each other in a deadly competition, this time as mortal enemies...
12. Wildfire
September 13, 1993
Using dynamite stolen from a deep-woods scavenger to scare up a pack of dinosaurs, the Terhune brothers inadvertently set off a huge blaze in the middle of the jungle.. which quickly spreads, approaching Scharnhorst's new gas wells. The only way to stop the blaze before it reaches the wells and ignites the entire jungle is to bury it under tons of dirt and rubble... and the only way to do that is to use Scharnhorst's store of unstable nitro-glycerin. In a race against time, Jack and Hannah must reluctantly join forces with Scharnhorst and the Terhunes to transport the nitro to the appropriate blast zones.. a process made twice as deadly by the scavenger, who has returned to exact revenge on the Terhune brothers.
11. Pursuit
September 13, 1993
It's no secret that Jack disapproves of the new piledriver equipment Scharnhorst is using to mine the interior. When the equipment is stolen, Scharnhorst accuses Jack - and because a corrupt City guard has taken the evidence that shows the crime was committed by Hammer Terhune, Jack is sentenced to a wilderness gulag. When he escapes en route to stop Hammer from turning the piledriver into a poaching weapon, Jack becomes a fugitive, and Scharnhorst recruits a relentless bounty hunter to track him down...
10. Remembrance
September 13, 1993
While escaping a rampaging T-Rex, Jack and Hannah come across a large metallic capsule... containing an Ancient in perfect cryogenic storage!! It soon becomes apparent to Jack that there's something strange about this fellow Adamas, though the smitten Hannah is quick to disagree. As it turns out, Adamas is an android, created by the Army Corps of Engineers shortly before the Upheavals. When Scharnhorst learns of Adamas' vast library of technical knowledge and super-strength, a vicious tug-of-war ensues... Adamas, caught between the forces of good and evil, soon he concludes that the only solution is to go back into suspended animation, until such a time when the world will be better prepared for his powers.
9. Departure
September 13, 1993
Hannah's plan to house pteranodons in the City as a warning system against dangerous sea lizards is met with furious opposition from Scharnhorst, and frank skepticism from Jack. Hurt and upset, Hannah accepts a Wassoon promotion that will recall her to her homeland, resulting in mixed feelings for Jack and Hannah both. Their trip back through the interior is disrupted by a power-mad despot and his monstrous War Wagon... only Jack and a reluctant Hannah can stop him from destroying the city. Their adventures and the success of Hannah's warning system lead her to reconsider her rash decision to leave.
It Only Comes Out At Night
8. It Only Comes Out At Night
September 13, 1993
Jack, Hannah and Moustapha try to unravel the "Loch Ness Monster" -style mystery of a nocturnal creature, roaming the streets of City in the Sea and capturing its citizens. Despite difficulty from Scharnhorst, who doesn't believe the creature exists, they discover that it's a special kind of dinosaur called a Thecodont, and it's capturing the city-dwellers to use as food for its young.
7. Survival
September 13, 1993
Jack and Hannah are hunted in the deep jungle by a cunning Poacher, hired by Scharnhorst to prevent them from meddling with her plans to excavate an ancient train station/railroad line. The situation becomes even more dangerous when the excavation crew unwittingly looses an ancient which only Hannah has the antidote.
Death Ray
6. Death Ray
September 13, 1993
Scharnhorst and Dr. Fesseden discover the control facility for an SDI ballistic-laser satellite, deep within Girth territory; this attracts the attention of both Jack and Hannah and the Poachers, and soon a three-way battle for control over the facility ensues. With a little help from the Grith, Jack manages to program the satellite to destroy the control facility, since this is the kind of "knowledge" he believes everyone is better off without.
Wild Child
5. Wild Child
September 13, 1993
Jack and Hannah notice a mysterious boy traveling with a pack of dinosaurs; Jack informs Hannah that he is being cared for by the Girth. Hannah nevertheless seeks the boy out when she sees him injured, and in the journey back to the City in the Sea, she (and Hammer the Poacher, watching nearby) witness his uncanny ability to control dinosaur behavior. When Jack takes Hannah to the Grith to discuss the importance of returning the boy, Hammer and company capture him, hoping to capitalize on his power. Jack and Hannah rescue him and Hannah reluctantly agrees to return him to the care of the Girth.
4. Siege
September 13, 1993
The Poachers launch a massive attack on Jack's Garage in an attempt to take it over and exploit its weapons and technical riches. Mikla poses as an escaped captive of the Poachers in order to infiltrate the Garage and sabotage its defenses. Jack's cleverness and the Poachers' lack thereof - foil the attack, and the Poachers are all driven back into the jungle, Mikla included.
Mind Over Matter
3. Mind Over Matter
September 13, 1993
At an outdoor market run by the Moles, Hannah learns that Scharnhorst and Fesseden have accessed a high-tech cybernetics lab. When she tries to access the lab herself, she is captured by city guards; it takes Jack disguised as such a guard to liberate her. Fesseden activates the lab's dangerous tunneling robots, which seem to have minds of their own, and immediately make moves to break out of the compound. In the ensuing battle, Jack and Hannah elude Scharnhorst and, with the help of the Moles, bring the underground lab crashing down on the unstoppable machines.
Dino Drive
2. Dino Drive
September 13, 1993
An earthquake scares up a herd of Triceratops, who then stampede down toward an assortment of settlements; after an argument with Scharnhorst about how to handle the problem (she wants to kill them), Jack and company organize a Xenozoic cattle drive. Despite poacher treachery, they manage to steer the herd to a safe ground and save the settlements.
1. Rogue
September 13, 1993
Jack Tenrec must stop a rampaging dinosaur from destroying settlements; during the adventure, he meets Hannah Dundee, the Wassoon science ambassador who has just arrived at the City in the Sea. Jack discovers that the dinosaur is being agitated by a sonic implant: he removes it, and traces it back to Governor Scharnhorst, who had it implanted in an attempt to turn the people against Jack and Machinatio Vitae when the dinosaur proved unstoppable. Their mutual distrust of Scharnhorst makes allies out of Jack and Hannah.
Where to Watch Cadillacs and Dinosaurs
Cadillacs and Dinosaurs is available for streaming on the Nelvana website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Cadillacs and Dinosaurs on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, The Roku Channel Free and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 13, 1993
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (469)