The Legend of Zelda

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  • TV-Y7-FV
  • 1989
  • 1 Season
  • 6.0  (2,006)

The Legend of Zelda is a television show that aired in 1989 and was based on the popular Nintendo video game series of the same name. The show takes place in the magical land of Hyrule, where a young hero named Link must save the kingdom from the evil sorcerer, Ganon. The show is a classic Saturday morning animated series that is full of action, adventure, and humor.

Link is voiced by Len Carlson and is the main protagonist of the show. He is a brave and courageous young man who is always ready to jump into action to save Hyrule. His trusty sidekick, Princess Zelda, is voiced by Cynthia Preston. She is strong-willed and independent, and together, they make a formidable team. Jonathan Potts voices Ganon, the show's main villain. He is an evil sorcerer who seeks to take over Hyrule and rule with an iron fist.

The show's other characters include the wise old sage, Impa, who is voiced by Elizabeth Hanna. Colin Fox voices Duke Onkled, Zelda's bumbling cousin who often causes more harm than good. Don Francks voices the mischievous fairy, Sprite, who helps Link and Zelda on their adventures. Finally, Tabitha St. Germain voices various characters throughout the series.

The show's plot is divided into self-contained episodes, each with its own storyline. Link and Zelda often explore various dungeons and temples scattered throughout Hyrule in search of new weapons, tools, and artifacts that will help them in their fight against Ganon. Along the way, they encounter various monsters and obstacles that they must overcome with their wits and skills.

One of the show's most iconic features is its catchy theme song, which is sure to get stuck in your head. The theme song is upbeat and sets the tone for the show's adventurous spirit. The show's animation is typical of the time, with bright colors and exaggerated character designs that give it a distinct look.

The Legend of Zelda is a great show for fans of the video game series, but it can also be enjoyed by those who have never played the games. The show's humor and adventure make it a fun and entertaining show for all ages. The show's voice actors bring the characters to life with their distinct and memorable performances.

Overall, The Legend of Zelda is a classic animated series that is sure to appeal to fans of adventure, action, and fantasy. It captures the spirit of the video games well and is a great way to experience the world of Hyrule outside of the games themselves. With its fun characters, catchy theme song, and self-contained episodes, this show is perfect for a lazy Saturday morning spent in front of the TV.

The Legend of Zelda is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on September 8, 1989.

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The Moblins are Revolting
13. The Moblins are Revolting
December 1, 1989
When Ganon's evil creatures suffer yet another humiliating defeat at the hands of Link, they decide that Ganon's stupid plans are to blame.
The Missing Link
12. The Missing Link
November 24, 1989
Ganon, attempting to capture Link with a magical zapblast, succeeds in capturing his body, but not his spirit. In other words, Link's body is in Ganon's hands, but his "ghost" remains -- and only Zelda can see it.
Fairies in the Spring
11. Fairies in the Spring
November 17, 1989
The kingdom of Hyrule is suffering from a terrible heat and the king of Hyrule is building a water park as fast as he can. During construction the workers see giant water monsters. Link and Zelda decide to go check it out. When they defeat some of the water monster the king of Hyrule appears and he gets kidnapped. Now it is up to Link and Zelda to save the king of Hyrule.
Hitch in the Works
10. Hitch in the Works
November 10, 1989
When Ganon captures Zelda, he has a most evil plot in mind: using the Crystal of Control he has just discovered, he will force Zelda to marry him -- and then Hyrule will be under his control.
Stinging a Stinger
9. Stinging a Stinger
November 3, 1989
Link rescues an old man named Sleazenoze from attackers in the woods, and as a reward, the old man gives Link a new fancy sword in exchange for his old one. But Link discovers to his dismay, the new sword is worthless for fighting evil creatures.
Underworld Connections
8. Underworld Connections
October 27, 1989
Ganon's evil creatures break the Triforce into three pieces. Link rescues one of the pieces, but the other two are lost somewhere in the Underworld. Link and Zelda must search and recover the other two pieces -- before Ganon finds them himself.
7. Doppelganger
October 20, 1989
Ganon has a magnet, capable of pulling anything into the Underworld. Ganon captures the King, and holds the castle in his chambers. Link and Zelda must use the Triforce to fight their way into the Underworld, defeat Ganon, and save King and castle.
That Sinking Feeling
6. That Sinking Feeling
October 13, 1989
Ganon has a magnet, capable of pulling anything into the Underworld. Ganon captures the King, and holds the castle in his chambers. Link and Zelda must use the Triforce to fight their way into the Underworld, defeat Ganon, and save King and castle.
Sing for the Unicorn
5. Sing for the Unicorn
October 6, 1989
When Ganon has captured an unicorn, he makes off with the King to hold him for ransom. Price: one Triforce! Link and Zelda must descend into the Underworld to rescue the king - and there they meet a girl named Sing, whose Unicorn Ganon had stolen!
Kiss'N Tell
4. Kiss'N Tell
September 29, 1989
Link rescues a fair maiden (Gannon's evil creature is disguise) from a dragon, and is rewarded with a kiss. Link turns into a frog and Zelda is captured. Only the kiss of a Princess will allow Link to become human again!
The White Knight
3. The White Knight
September 22, 1989
When Hyrule gets a new Prince called Prince Facade, he falls for Princess Zelda right away. Link is jealous of Facade, and when Zelda gets kidnapped, Facade does nothing about it, its up to Link now.
Cold Spells
2. Cold Spells
September 15, 1989
It is time for spring cleaning in Hyrule and Link is the one who is the laziest of them all. He pretends to have a cold to skip the day of work in the castle. Gannon in the meantime is trying to take the Triforce of Wisdom so he casts a spell on Spryte. Her magic got to powerful and things went out of control. During this diversion Gannon steals the Triforce of Wisdom. Link and Zelda were going after Gannon but they get trapped and it is up to Spryte to save Link and Zelda from Gannon.
The Ringer
1. The Ringer
September 8, 1989
Zelda is judging an novice magicians contest. When Gannon hears of this he decides to pose as a beginner to steal the Triforce of Wisdom. When he his bat tells him of the guard (Link) he transforms a small lizard into a firedrake to lure Link from his post. Sprite tries to stop Gannon, but is too small. Now the trio set out to get relic back.
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The Legend of Zelda is available for streaming on the Syndicated website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Legend of Zelda on demand at Amazon Prime, Vudu and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 8, 1989
  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (2,006)