Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos

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Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos
Premiere September 15, 1986
Finale September 19, 1986
Creator Chuck Norris
Network Syndication
Style 30-minute animated action
Company Ruby-Spears Productions
Seasons 1
Episodes 5
Origin USA

Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos is an animated action series created by and starring Chuck Norris. The series was initially broadcast in syndication as a five-episode miniseries which aired in the span of a week. It was later resurrected and broadcast on Adult Swim as a joke throwback series due in part to Norris' becoming a running joke on the internet.

The series follows the standard formula established by Ruby-Spears Productions in which Norris introduces a problem in a live-action segment and then explains the moral at the end of the episode in another live-action segment. The actual plot of the series revolved around Norris, a government operative, and his team of racially diverse "karate kommandos" who routinely fight with The Claw and a band of ninjas.

Though the series was only five episodes long, the series experienced a large amount of merchandising thanks to a comic published by Marvel Comics and a series of action figures made by Kenner.



Actor Character
Billed Cast
Chuck Norris Chuck Norris
Kathy Garver Pepper
Sam Fontana Reed
Clive Russell Kimo
Mona Marshall Too Much
Bill Martin The Claw
Keone Young Super Ninja


# Title Airdate
1 Deadly Dolphin September 15, 1986
2 Target: Chuck Norris September 16, 1986
3 Terror Train September 17, 1986
4 Menace from Space September 18, 1986
5 Island of the Walking Dead September 19, 1986


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