Voltron: Legendary Defender

Who Controls the Hips? Voltron: Legendary Defender

I only watched a couple episodes of Voltron back in the 1980s. I could never get my head around the idea that five different people controlled one giant robot. Moreover, it was difficult to understand why the team would do anything in their individual lions. I mean, they always got their ass handed to them until they formed Voltron. Then out came the magic sword and slice, slice, slice, big explosion, and dead monster-robot-thing.

I was more into Gaiking and Tranzor Z. Those shows were just as formulaic, but they were a little more believable. Sort of. Ehrm… moving hastily on. Continue reading