The intergalactic adventures of Flash Gordon, his girlfriend Dale Arden, and their scientific companion Dr. Han Zarkov as they fight to save the universe from the evil plotting of tyrannical space lord Ming the Merciless.
The New Adventures of Flash Gordon
Filmation produced an animated series which reused many of the animated sequences from the as yet unreleased TV movie, but removed the subplot involving Adolf Hitler. NBC was unhappy with the serial nature of the first season, as it clashed with their re-run style (details can be found on a documentary included on the DVD), so the second season was much changed.
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