animated series The Legend of Zelda © DIC Entertainment / Saban / Nintendo Co Ltd
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The Legend of Zelda

Princess Zelda and Link protect the Triforce of Wisdom from the clutches of the evil, pig-like warlock Gannon; possessor of the Triforce of power. If the warlock gains control of both pieces then nothing will be able to prevent him from ruling the land of Hyrule. To this ends he sends his magical armies and minions to steal the Triforce from the safety of Hyrule castle.

see also: The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (TV Series)
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In the very late 1980's, Nintendo partnered with DiC Entertainment to produce a Live Action/Animated kids show called “The Super Mario Bros Super Show.” Monday through Thursday the show featured...
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Take a production company that never really saw any of the games they were basing their series on, mix with a lower than usual standard of Eighties era animation, add...
Created by: DIC Entertainment, Saban, Nintendo Co Ltd
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Cynthia Preston ... Princess Zelda
Jonathan Potts ... Link
Colin Fox ... King Harkinian
Elizabeth Hanna ... The Triforce of Wisdom
Len Carlson ... Ganon, Moblins
Based on: The videogames from Nintendo.

Promotional art of Link, from Twilight Princess © NintendoWas originally part of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, airing on Fridays in the USA, replacing the usually aired Super Mario Bros. segment. The series was cancelled after thirteen episodes, which were later syndicated separately from their parent show.

The Legend of Zelda is one of the most iconic and respected series in videogames relatively short history, appearing at least once on every Nintendo console since the first installment twenty years ago. For a series with the reputation it has gained in that time, it has neither been the best selling game, nor even the most copied. Most speculation about the later is usually directed toward the complexity of the world/s of Hyrule and the varied nature of the series’ multi-themed dungeons.

In the videogame series the Triforce consisted of three mystic sacred triangles rather than the two that appear in this series. The third piece is the Triforce of Courage, in the series the three main characters represent Power (Gannon) Wisdom (Zelda) and Courage (Link).

Please refer to the crew list of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show (via the link below) for a list of the production credits.

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