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SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron

Series Concept

Series Concept

Updated September 25th, 2018 4:22 pm by MoDaD

MoreProvided by the Tremblay Bros., this is a near-finalized draft of the Series Concept (elsewhere referred to as a “show bible”), written by Night of the Dark Kat writer David Ehrman, and was used by other writers and staff as the guidelines for the show during pre-production. Some characters and plot details did not carry over into the f…

Press Release

Press Release

Updated September 25th, 2018 1:01 pm by MoDaD

MoreSupplied by the Tremblay Bros., this is an original SWAT Kats Press release that was distributed prior to the show’s premiere, and features a number of details not present in the final version.

Mega Digging Machine

Mega Digging Machine

Updated September 13th, 2018 6:49 pm by MoDaD

MoreA large construction excavator used by Megakat Metallurgical. It was used in an effort to dig out the collapsed mine. It was destroyed when the leader of the giant scorpions threw the SWAT Kats’ Turbomole into it.

Blacksmith

Blacksmith

Updated September 9th, 2018 10:02 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreThis Megalith City blacksmith and his apprentices were volunteered by Queen Callista to help repair the damaged Turbokat. However, as he approached the jet with his forge hammer, he was stopped by T-Bone, who told him that nobody would go “hammering” on the Turbokat without his and Razor’s supervision. Ultimately, it appears as th…

Reporters

Reporters

Updated September 6th, 2018 7:01 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreSeveral reporters descended upon the Megakat Refinery after the SWAT Kats’ defeat of Morbulus. Ann Gora was among them, but she was accompanied by two other reporters from Kat’s Eye News and two from Inside Megakat City. Ann was the one who interviewed Mayor Manx, while one of her colleagues, a tall reporter with black hair, pressed Commander F…

Male Bystander #2

Male Bystander #2

Updated September 6th, 2018 6:51 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreThis kat was a citizen of Megakat City who wore a fedora and a business suit with a bowtie. He was first seen waiting for the subway train at Katalina Station when Razor flew past him and several other commuters on the Cyclotron after killing the one-eyed bacteria monster that had eaten the train. Later, he joined other curious onlookers outside th…

Female Bystander

Female Bystander

Updated September 6th, 2018 6:51 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreThis kat was a citizen of Megakat City. Wearing a pearl necklace, she was first seen running for her life from the rampaging Metallikat Express as Mac and Molly Mange drove towards City Hall, intent on killing Mayor Manx. Later, she attended the Manx Invitational Golf Tournament at Megakat Springs. When Rex Shard attacked the golf course, she was t…

Little Boy’s Father

Little Boy’s Father

Updated September 6th, 2018 4:29 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreThis kat was the father of a little boy who lived in Megakat City. The two were out one day when the Turbokat appeared overhead. The boy excitedly pointed at the jet, and everyone around began cheering. Suddenly, however, the jet began firing on nearby buildings. The father grabbed his son’s arm and dragged him to safety. As the two hid, the boy …

Mini-Signal Device

Mini-Signal Device

Updated August 25th, 2018 5:11 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreA small signal device which alerted Chance and Jake to possible intrusion into the hangar.

Targeting Eyepiece

Targeting Eyepiece

Updated August 25th, 2018 5:10 pm by Kooshmeister

MorePrior to the development of the integrated targeting visor, Razor wore these goggles which were eventually aligned with the movements of the cement machine gun.

Infra-Red Eye Function

Infra-Red Eye Function

Updated August 25th, 2018 5:06 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreA setting used by the Metallikats allowing them to see in near total darkness.

Model Sheets

Model Sheets

Updated August 24th, 2018 11:38 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreThe majority of these originally appeared on Strike’s SWAT Kat Zone in the late 90s, They were provided by Lance Falk, series writer and design coordinator, who saved them from destruction at the end of the show’s production run and mailed them to Strike. The smaller images were recovered from various Cartoon Network webpages that have come and…

Deputy Mayor Callie Briggs

Deputy Mayor Callie Briggs

Updated August 24th, 2018 5:22 pm by MoDaD

MoreCallie Briggs is the Deputy Mayor of Megakat City and is often the one running it while Mayor Manx is teeing off for another round of golf. She is highly independent, and has proved on more than one occasion that she is quite capable of taking care of herself during a crisis. She is a friend to the SWAT Kats, and alerts them of any trouble happening within the city that they should be aware of.

Little Boy

Little Boy

Updated August 23rd, 2018 4:36 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreThis young boy lived in Megakat City. He was present in the crowd that had gathered near the Megakat Nuclear Plant during Dark Kat’s break-in. Later, he was out with his father when the Turbokat appeared overheard. Apparently a fan of the SWAT Kats, he became quite excited, only for his joy to turn into terror when the jet began destroying buildi…

Abner Doolittle

Abner Doolittle

Updated August 22nd, 2018 4:50 pm by MoDaD

MoreAbner Dolittle was a Mega War II veteran who’d witnessed the final battle between the Blue Manx and the Red Lynx. Years later, he became a dockworker. While working with his crane in the area of Megakat Bay where the Red Lynx had been shot down, he was astonished when he dredged up the enemy pilot’s biplane. When one of his fellow dockworkers …

Season One Intro

Season One Intro

Updated August 21st, 2018 4:57 pm by MoDaD

MoreThe season one intro features a more traditional sounding score that segues into the SWAT Kats rock-and-roll guitar theme, with mostly re-purposed imagery from episodes, most notable the Megasaurus Rex rampage from The Pastmaster Always Rings Twice.

Megakat Nuclear Plant

Megakat Nuclear Plant

Updated August 21st, 2018 3:47 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreLocated in Megakat Desert the Nuclear Plant was often the target of unusual events, such as Dark Kat stealing core material and Ci-Kat-a aliens eating core material. Another power plant located closer to the city near the coast was also a target of Volcanus, but the fire demon was stopped by the SWAT Kats before it could reach it.

Vibrating Blades

Vibrating Blades

Updated August 21st, 2018 3:36 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreExtendable vibrating blades in the Turbokat’s wing that was used to sever and drop high voltage electrical lines atop a lured ravaging bacteria monster. The resulting electrical discharge and heat reduced the monster to harmless remains.

Viper City

Viper City

Updated August 21st, 2018 3:34 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreDr. Viper’s third name for his proposed transformed version of Megakat City over which he intended to rule.

Wanted Poster

Wanted Poster

Updated August 21st, 2018 3:32 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreWanted poster of the alternate dimension’s SWAT Kats, hung ironically on the wall of their hangar and gestured to by Dark Kat.

Turmoil’s Headquarters

Turmoil’s Headquarters

Updated August 21st, 2018 3:31 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreThe main control room within the Cloud Fortress.

Turbo-Roller Blades

Turbo-Roller Blades

Updated August 21st, 2018 3:30 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreJet-powered rollerblades used by the SWAT Kats in their fight against Dr. Viper’s giant insects.

Spraygun

Spraygun

Updated August 21st, 2018 3:28 pm by Kooshmeister

MorePaint-sprayers used by Chance and Jake to give the Turbokat a new paintjob. During one of Commander Feral’s particularly angrier rants on Kat’s Eye News, Chance used one to spray the screen black so he wouldn’t have to look at Feral’s face, much to Jake’s annoyance – because Chance could’ve simply changed the channel.

Spider Missile

Spider Missile

Smoke Screen

Smoke Screen

Updated August 21st, 2018 3:25 pm by Kooshmeister

MoreEmitted from the Turbokat’s engines, this blast of smoke was rapidly deployed and filled a large area, obfuscating visibility.

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