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Subj: Re: Question about Horde figures from 80's He-Man
Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 at 02:45:37 pm EDT (Viewed 91 times)
Reply Subj: Question about Horde figures from 80's He-Man
Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 at 07:35:42 am EDT (Viewed 91 times)
Quote:What I didn't understand, back in the day, was why the Horde were sold as He-Man figures, but were the villains in the She-Ra show. Shouldn't they be She-Ra figures? I've wondered about this for a long time.
I had a whole thing prepared where I was going to say no 80's father was going to buy his son She-Ra figures. But after looking into I believe the real answer is that the Horde were originally intended to be He-Man characters (they had already been designed) but Filmation the animated studio behind He-Man was wrapping up He-Man and preparing the She-Ra spinoff...so they just made the Horde the She-Ra villains.
So that toyline probably introduced the characters before the decision to make them She-Ra characters.