Mighty Orbots - A team of six
artificially intelligent robots featured on the sci-fi cartoon THE MIGHTY ORBOTS/SYN/1984. The series was narrated by Gary Owens (of LAUGH-IN fame).
Set in the 23rd century, the series follows the adventures of
Robert Simmons (voice of Barry Gordon), a Galactic Patrol
scientist who created six robots to defend the earth. They
- Bo (voice of Sherry Alberoni)
- Boo (voice of Julie Bennett)
- Bort (voice of Jim MacGeorge)
- Tor (voice of Bill Martin)
- Crunch (voice of Don Messick)
- Ohno (voice of Noelle North)
When trouble strikes, each of the robots trow in size and join together to
form one powerful super robot: Tor (torso) Bort (leg), Crunch (leg),
Bo (left Arm), Boo (firght Arm), and Ohno (who pilots the Beam
Car with Rob Simmons (in the guise The Orbots Commander)
that enters Mighty Orbots chest and coordinates his controls.)
"Hi, this is Rob Simmons, leader of the Mighty Orbots...join us in some hot action, as we take on the evil
forces of Umbra."
The Galactic Patrol is commanded by
Rondu. His is assisted by
Dia, his beautiful daughter and expert pilot/fighter who is in charge of
The Mighty Orbots regularly battle the sinister forces of
Shadow and their cyborg leader Umbra (voiced by Bill Martin), a
five-eyed monster living within the Shadow Star. His henchmen
included such Shadow agents as:
- Plasmus, a shape-shifter
- Mentalis, a moind-controller
Phoenix,- a cyborg scientist with an metallic brain
- Ringmaster, a circus master
- Dragos & Drax, robotic brainwashers
||Maybe you should reprogram
me so I don't change shape anymore, Rob.
||Oh, don't be silly, Bort.
I built you to be versatile. We never know
what kind of machine we might need out
"Earth. The 23rd Century. A time of robots and aliens
and of destruction and terror. Can the Galactic Patrol, defender
of the United Planets, stop the evil computer Umbra? You bet
Meet Rob Simmons, the secret inventor of feisty Ohno, Mighty Tor,
Versatile Bort, illusive Boo, Bo, the master of the elements and
Crunch, the metal muncher. Super robots forging together at Rob's
command to form Mighty Orbots, champion of the universe."
Theme Song Lyrics
(Composed by Tom Chase and Steve Rucker)
They're joining together to fight for what's right every-where
Protecting the world from the shadow of evil and doom...Orbots!
Champions of justice and truth...
Go, Mighty Orbots
Mechanical heroes fighting for me and for you...
Orbots Combined Toy by
Orbots individual toys
Back to Top