Exploring Captain Power And The Soldiers Of The Future

Captain Power And The Soldiers Of The Future

Captain Power And The Soldiers Of The Future

Back in the late 1980s there was a post-apocalyptic sci fi kids show called Captain Power And The Soldiers Of The Future.

The show had a fascinating merchandise tie-in — the toys could be used to get into “interactive” laser battles with the television program.

The thing about that though: the toys were really expensive and the particularly heavy and dark storyline behind the show weren’t exactly kid-friendly.

Sarah wrote about all this in a new feature for The A.V. Club.

To read it click here.

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