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* ZettaiRyouiki: Sheila uses the boots + skirts version.

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* ZettaiRyouiki: Sheila uses the boots + skirts version.version to reach a solid grade A.


** In "The Skeleton Warrior", Presto starts a spell by calling out [[JonnyQuest "Sim sim sala..."]].

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** In "The Skeleton Warrior", Presto starts a spell by calling out [[JonnyQuest [[WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest "Sim sim sala..."]].

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** And again, with the inclusion of Lolth, this places their adventures in the Realms as well.

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** One episode featured a powerful mook of Venger, namely Lolth the Demon Queen of Spiders (as she is named by Venger). She is much less impressive in this incarnation than she appears in the Forgotten Realms series.


* AllPowerfulBystander: The Dungeon Master, who has access to items that can easily overpower and thwart Venger, can teleport anywhere, is all knowing, incredibly powerful, and yet won't lift a ''finger'' to help the kids or anyone else out beyond cryptic clues.
** Seeing that Venger serves a GreaterScopeVillain that nearly killed Dungeon Master effortlessly, it may be that he is forbidden from interfering directly, lest Venger's boss decide to take a much more active role in subjugating The Realm.

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* AllPowerfulBystander: The Dungeon Master, who has access to items that can easily overpower and thwart Venger, can teleport anywhere, is nearly all knowing, incredibly powerful, and yet won't lift a ''finger'' to help the kids or anyone else out beyond cryptic clues.
** Seeing that Venger serves a GreaterScopeVillain that nearly killed Dungeon Master effortlessly, it may be that he is forbidden from interfering directly, lest Venger's boss decide to take a much more active role in subjugating The Realm. Realm.
** One episode outright states that Dungeon Master seeks Venger's redemption (think how much good a powerful entity such as he could do for the land!) not Venger's destruction, and the episode makes it clear that Dungeon Master is not in a position to guide Venger towards redemption but must rely entirely upon the teenaged heroes to bring Venger around.


* NoOneShouldSurviveThat: Eric looks upon [[UltimateEvil The Nameless One]] yet lives, nor is even mentally scarred from the encounter.
* NoSwastikas: One episode featured Venger messing with a time portal to our world, hoping to erase the kids from history by arming a Nazi fighter pilot with a futuristic jet fighter. [[spoiler:Luckily for the kids, the pilot was a {{Turncoat}} who loathed Hitler's regime (and hit it off with Diana, too).]] More to the point, the tell-tale armband that he tries to ditch lost the swastika it bore in the story-boards and turned into a ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balkenkreuz Balkankreuz]]'' (in a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_flag red circle on a white background]], no less! Which [[UsefulNotes/ImperialJapan Axis power]] did he fly for, again?).

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* NoOneShouldSurviveThat: Eric looks upon [[UltimateEvil The Nameless One]] yet lives, nor is even mentally scarred from the encounter.
* NoSwastikas: One episode featured Venger messing with a time portal to our world, hoping to erase the kids from history by arming a Nazi fighter pilot with a futuristic jet fighter. [[spoiler:Luckily for the kids, the pilot was a {{Turncoat}} who loathed Hitler's regime (and hit it off with Diana, too).]] More to the point, the tell-tale armband that he tries to ditch lost the swastika it bore in the story-boards and turned into a ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balkenkreuz Balkankreuz]]'' (in Balkankreuz]]''. (It even has a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_flag red circle on a white background]], no less! Which [[UsefulNotes/ImperialJapan Axis power]] did he fly for, again?).again?)


* BigBad: Venger. Several other villains appear, but they tend to be associated with Venger (aside from Tiamat, who is his one unconquerable foe.)

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* BigBad: Venger. Several other villains appear, but they tend to be associated with Venger (aside from Tiamat, who is his one unconquerable foe.)foe).

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** Venger himself seems to have a less-than-patient attitude towards minions who disappoint him.

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** Really shines through in "City On The Edge of Midnight." When the kids find the portal leads to the dimension imprisoning Rhamuud's daughter (and several other kids), he's actually ''gung-ho'' about going in there and taking down the big bad.

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* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: All six fall into this category. Hank(flaxen) and Bobby(honey blonde) are both blonde, Diana(dark brown) and Eric(black) are both brunettes, and Shiela(fiery red) and Presto(auburn) are both redheads.


* FastballSpecial: A three person combo in "The Girl Who Dreamed Tomorrow. Diana catapulted Bobby into the air, and then Eric used the magic of his shield to propel him faster, giving him the momentum to smash the portal.

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* FastballSpecial: A three person combo in "The Girl Who Dreamed Tomorrow.Tomorrow". Diana catapulted Bobby into the air, and then Eric used the magic of his shield to propel him faster, giving him the momentum to smash the portal.



* GenreBlind: The villain of the "Valley of the Unicorns" episode evidently didn't check for a CaveBehindTheWaterfall made of ''[[EverythingsBetterWithRainbows rainbows]]'', which ([[SarcasmMode shock of all shocks]]) is the entryway to said valley. He ends up having to be lead there by trailing the heroes.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: ''See'' ExecutiveMeddling, ''above''. They already had a leash on the writers because of ''D&D'''s bad reputation in the early 80s, but the writers still managed to get a couple winners through. A great example is Eric being more of a pain in the ass than usual, causing Diana to snark off to Sheila that "he's having one of his days" (implying "time of the month").

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* GenreBlind: The villain of the "Valley of the Unicorns" episode evidently didn't check for a CaveBehindTheWaterfall made of ''[[EverythingsBetterWithRainbows rainbows]]'', which ([[SarcasmMode shock of all shocks]]) is the entryway to said valley. He ends up having to be lead led there by trailing the heroes.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: ''See'' ExecutiveMeddling, ''above''.See ExecutiveMeddling above. They already had a leash on the writers because of ''D&D'''s bad reputation in the early 80s, but the writers still managed to get a couple winners through. A great example is Eric being more of a pain in the ass than usual, causing Diana to snark off to Sheila that "he's having one of his days" (implying "time of the month").



* KingIncognito: The heroes once met a travelling merchant looking for his missing daughter. In the end, the Dungeon Master revealed the "Merchant" was actually a King going Incognito to make the search easier.

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* KingIncognito: The heroes once met a travelling traveling merchant looking for his missing daughter. In the end, the Dungeon Master revealed the "Merchant" was actually a King going Incognito to make the search easier.



* LoadBearingHero: Eric uses his shield to do this when a rockslide comes down on the characters in "Valley of the Unicorns".

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* LoadBearingHero: Eric uses his shield to do this when a rockslide rock slide comes down on the characters in "Valley of the Unicorns".



** Hector the Halfling's ability to disappear and reappear indicated to astute watchers that he wasn't what he seemed, since halflings are explicitly ''non''-magical in the 1e ''[=AD&D=]'' rules

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** Hector the Halfling's ability to disappear and reappear indicated to astute watchers that he wasn't what he seemed, since halflings are explicitly ''non''-magical in the 1e ''[=AD&D=]'' rulesrules.



** When the kids plot to kill Venger in "Dragon's Graveyard", Hank speaks of , "get[ting] rid of him once and for all".

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** When the kids plot to kill Venger in "Dragon's Graveyard", Hank speaks of , "get[ting] rid of him once and for all".



* TomboyAndGirlyGirl : Diana is the Tomboy to Sheila's Girly Girl.

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* TomboyAndGirlyGirl : TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Diana is the Tomboy to Sheila's Girly Girl.



* TrappedInAnotherWorld: It's hinted through the series and confirmed in the unaired finale that "everyone" in the Realm is TrappedInAnotherWorld, or the descendants of those who were. In "Prison of Agony", the heroes meet a giant who's worse off then they are; not only is he unable to go home, he's being blackmailed into working for Venger, who threatened to destroy his homeworld.

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* TrappedInAnotherWorld: It's hinted through the series and confirmed in the unaired finale that "everyone" ''everyone'' in the Realm is TrappedInAnotherWorld, or the descendants of those who were. In "Prison of Agony", the heroes meet a giant who's worse off then they are; not only is he unable to go home, he's being blackmailed into working for Venger, who threatened to destroy his homeworld.



* UltimateEvil: The Nameless One, boss of Venger, is a [[EldritchAbomination hugely powerful and evil being]] that destroys worlds only because he feels like it. Its body is permanently wrapped up in a massive tornado that reaches the clouds, and its real aspect is never shown. You can only see its glowing eyes.

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* UltimateEvil: The Nameless One, boss of Venger, is a [[EldritchAbomination hugely powerful and evil being]] that destroys worlds only just because he feels like it. Its body is permanently wrapped up in a massive tornado that reaches the clouds, and its real aspect is never shown. You can only see its glowing eyes.



* YouFool: The {{catch phrase}}, "You fool!" is a favorite of bombastic villains everywhere, and Venger is no exception.

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* YouFool: The {{catch phrase}}, phrase}} "You fool!" is a favorite of bombastic villains everywhere, and Venger is no exception.


** Though despite their ''constant'' failure to ever successfully reach home, an episode featuring a girl who has psychic visions confirmed that, ''eventually'' they will one day succeed in returning.

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** Though despite their ''constant'' failure to ever successfully reach home, an episode featuring a girl who has psychic visions confirmed that, that ''eventually'' they will one day succeed in returning.



* FanRemake: Someone took the script for the unproduced final episode and turned it into a comic as seen [[http://complexogeek.com/2013/08/20/o-verdadeiro-final-de-a-caverna-do-dragao-em-quadrinhos/ here]]. Sadly its only in Portuguese.

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* FanRemake: Someone took the script for the unproduced final episode and turned it into a comic as seen [[http://complexogeek.com/2013/08/20/o-verdadeiro-final-de-a-caverna-do-dragao-em-quadrinhos/ here]]. Sadly its it's only in Portuguese.


''Dungeons & Dragons'' (often referred to by fans as the "D&DC"[[note]]C is for cartoon[[/note]] in order to distinguish it from the game) was an animated television series based on [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons the role-playing game]]. The show was produced by [[Creator/DepatieFrelengEnterprises Marvel Productions]] and broadcast from 1983 to 1985 saturday mornings on Creator/{{CBS}}. The premise had six friends (Hank, Diana, Eric, Presto, Sheila and Bobby) take a ride in an amusement park and suddenly find themselves in a HeroicFantasy setting simply called The Realm. They are instantly garbed in clothes fitting their character classes and quickly gain a companion in [[TeamPet a unicorn foal named Uni]]. A MysteriousBenefactor, known only as Dungeon Master, gives each of them an enchanted item to help them survive in that world and promises to help them find a way home.

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''Dungeons & Dragons'' (often referred to by fans as the "D&DC"[[note]]C is for cartoon[[/note]] in order to distinguish it from the game) was an animated television series based on [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons the role-playing game]]. The show was produced by [[Creator/DepatieFrelengEnterprises Marvel Productions]] and broadcast from 1983 to 1985 saturday on Saturday mornings on Creator/{{CBS}}. The premise had six friends (Hank, Diana, Eric, Presto, Sheila and Bobby) take a ride in an amusement park and suddenly find themselves in a HeroicFantasy setting simply called The Realm. They are instantly garbed in clothes fitting their character classes and quickly gain a companion in [[TeamPet a unicorn foal named Uni]]. A MysteriousBenefactor, known only as Dungeon Master, gives each of them an enchanted item to help them survive in that world and promises to help them find a way home.

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* PantyShot: Sheila gets a brief but blatant one in the first episode alone.


* InvisibilityCloak: The "weapon" Dungeon Master gave Sheila. It gets a lot of use, partly because there are many applications, and partly because it's the only item that [[LimitedAnimation means less, not more, animation.]]

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* InvisibilityCloak: The "weapon" Dungeon Master gave Sheila. It gets a lot of use, partly because there are legitimately many applications, and partly because it's the only item that [[LimitedAnimation means less, not more, animation.]] Being a nonviolent stealth-based item, rather than an offensive weapon, also [[ExecutiveMeddling probably had something to do with it]].

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