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-->"A man without honor has no reason to live."


* TheyCalledMeMad: TheMole states his reason for treason was he washed out of the academy after failing a psych evaluation for being "unstable". He rants and raves and really gives the impression his evaluators were on to something when he admits this.

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* TheyCalledMeMad: TheMole states his reason for treason was he washed out of the academy Academy after failing a psych evaluation for being "unstable". He rants and raves and really gives the impression his evaluators were on to something when he admits this.



* ThrownOutTheAirlock: What happened to [[spoiler:TheMole, above.]]

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* ThrownOutTheAirlock: What happened [spoiler:Prince Thrakhath does this to [[spoiler:TheMole, above.TheMole, as such a dishonorable person is not fit to live.]]


''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series produced by Creator/{{Universal}} Cartoon Studios in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the Creator/USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, most of them played by the actors who portrayed them in the later games(including Creator/MarkHamill and Creator/MalcolmMcDowell), and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.

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''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series produced by Creator/{{Universal}} Cartoon Studios in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the Creator/USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, most of them played by the actors who portrayed them in the later games(including games (including Creator/MarkHamill and Creator/MalcolmMcDowell), and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.

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** In the series finale, Maverick decides to press an attack on the Dreadnought's hangar bay, and [[TrueCompanions several other characters take his wing]] to provide cover for him.

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** A somewhat subtle example in that Tolwyn always owns the orders he hands down to his subordinates in order to fulfill the orders he is given by his superiors. He never tries to pass the blame by telling the cadets that he is JustFollowingOrders, and seems to accept this as part of the responsibilities of command.


* ShoutOut: A space pilot character played by MarkHamill, captured by primitives, spending some time hanging by his arms and legs from a pole, then convincing the primitives to join the fight against the bad guys? [[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi Hmm...]]?

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* ShoutOut: A space pilot character played by MarkHamill, Creator/MarkHamill, captured by primitives, spending some time hanging by his arms and legs from a pole, then convincing the primitives to join the fight against the bad guys? [[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi Hmm...]]?


''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series produced by Creator/{{Universal}} Cartoon Studios in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the Creator/USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, most of them played by the actor who portrayed them in the later games, and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.

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''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series produced by Creator/{{Universal}} Cartoon Studios in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the Creator/USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, most of them played by the actor actors who portrayed them in the later games, games(including Creator/MarkHamill and Creator/MalcolmMcDowell), and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.


''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series produced by Creator/{{Universal}} Cartoon Studios in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, most of them played by the actor who portrayed them in the later games, and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.

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''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series produced by Creator/{{Universal}} Cartoon Studios in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the USANetwork's Creator/USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, most of them played by the actor who portrayed them in the later games, and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.


''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series released in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, most of them played by the actor who portrayed them in the later games, and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.

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''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series released produced by Creator/{{Universal}} Cartoon Studios in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, most of them played by the actor who portrayed them in the later games, and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.

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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Karnes.



* GenreSavvy: Grunt.
-->'''Grunt:''' If there's one thing I learned in the Marines, it's never to volunteer for anything!\\
'''Tolwyn:''' Spoken like a true veteran.\\
'''Grunt:''' Thank you, sir!


** The major characters were played by their original actors, when getting some unknown soundalikes would have been cheaper and even almost expected in WesternAnimation.

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** The major characters were played by their original actors, when getting some unknown soundalikes would have been cheaper and even almost expected in WesternAnimation.WesternAnimation (and especially on the Creator/USANetwork, which was better known then for being a rerun farm with very little in the way of original programming).




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* SpareAMessenger: In "The Last One Left", Blair is captured by a [[RogueAgent renegade group]] of ex-Confed and Kilrathi SpacePirates who are eventually wiped out by the Kilrathi forces. Assuming Blair is one of the renegades, Prince Thrakhath allows him to live so he can tell others that anyone who defies the Kilrathi [[LargeHam WILL DIE!]]


''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series released in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, [[HeyItsThatVoice most of them played by the actor who portrayed them]] in the later games, and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.

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''Wing Commander Academy'' was an American animated series released in [[TheNineties 1996]] as part of the USANetwork's SaturdayMorningCartoon lineup. Based on the ''VideoGame/WingCommander'' series of video games, it featured several of the games' characters, [[HeyItsThatVoice most of them played by the actor who portrayed them]] them in the later games, and filling in backstory on The Kilrathi and Admiral Tolwyn. The plot centers around a group of [[PluckyMiddie cadets]] going on their final cruise before graduating from the MilitaryAcademy.


* SpritualSuccessor: To Universal Animation's previous sci-fi combat series, ''WesternAnimation/{{Exosquad}}''.

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* SpritualSuccessor: SpiritualSuccessor: To Universal Animation's previous sci-fi combat series, ''WesternAnimation/{{Exosquad}}''.

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