Pursued by intergalactic warlord Krulos and his Rulons, human Valorians fly through a wormhole and end up on the prehistoric Earth. Krulos follows and becomes stuck in prehistory as well. Both sides build dinosaur armies and engage.
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Pursued by intergalactic warlord Krulos and his Rulons, human Valorians fly through a wormhole and end up on the prehistoric Earth. Krulos follows and becomes stuck in prehistory as well. Both sides build dinosaur armies and engage.

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1 October 1988 (USA) See more »

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Dino Riders 1 See more »

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The Diplodocus is actually depicted incorrectly. At the time of the show paleontologists did believe the diplodocus' neck stood upright. However after re-examination during the 1990's it was discovered some of the neck bones where peiced together incorrectly on the diplodocus skeletons... Correcting the bones meant the diplodocus neck actually stuck out straight inline with spine and was a dinosaur that would not be able to stick it's neck up like similar species of Bracheosaurous etc. See more »

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Rasp: Out of my way, blind man!
Mind-Zei: Your sight is of little use to you now.
[turns off lights, several punches are heard in the dark, Rasp and his comrades are thrown out of the ship]
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This is pure awesome and must be revived.
26 March 2008 | by TimstuffSee all my reviews

There is nothing more awesome than a bunch of armored dinosaurs blasting the snot out of each other with lasers. I can't believe it's been 20 years since this show first aired, and it still hasn't been revived for TV or the movies. I'm actually going to be going to animation school this fall, and one of my dreams is to one day create a new Dino-Riders cartoon series for TV. The franchise may not have had the widespread popularity or recognition of GI Joe or Transformers, but at its heart Dino-Riders is just as classic. If they were to make a new Dino-Riders show today, I think it would be far more popular than when it had originally aired, if they'd do it correctly. This franchise is a goldmine waiting to happen. All it needs is someone with the vision and someone with the means.


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