Mattel’s Masters of the Universe is another property that reached peak popularity in the 1980s and has been in line to receive a modern live-action movie reboot makeover in recent years. The IP’s most famous iteration, the cartoon series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (which aired from 1983-84), is a fantasy/adventure series that takes place on the planet Eternia. There, Prince Adam – who, when he summons his powers of super-human strength, is transformed into the warrior He-Man – and his allies do battle with the evil Skeletor and his minions. A spinoff cartoon series, She-Ra: Princess of Power, aired thereafter from 1985-86.
Of course, for some people the 1987 live-action Masters of the Universe film …
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