Real Name: Samson
Identity/Class: Human transformed by magic
Occupation: School boy
Affiliations: Goliath (his dog/lion)
Enemies: Dr.Desto, Baron Von Skull, the Monsteroids
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mobile across America
First Appearance: (Hanna-Barbera for Syndication, September 1967)
Powers/Abilities: In his transformed state, Samson had superhuman strength. He could transform his dog Goliath into a lion which could fly and fire energy beams from its eyes.
History: Samson was a youth who travelled the U.S. on his motorbike, accompanied by his pet dog Samson. When he encountered criminals and other wrong-doers, he would bang together a pair of magical bracelets which had somehow come into his possession and exclaim "I need Samson power", transforming himself into a muscular hero and his dog into a gigantic lion capable of flying and firing energy beams from its eyes.
Comments: Voiced by Tim Matheson. Goliath was voiced by Mel Blanc.
The series lasted one season and twenty episodes:
Curse of Monatabu
The Aurora Borealis Creature
The Great Colossus
Cold Wind from Venus
The Secret of Evil Island
The Idol Rama-Keesh
Baron Von Skull
The Lost City of the Dragon Men
The Colossal Coral Creature
The Terrible Dr Desto
From Out of the Deep
Thing from the Black Mountains
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
He-Man, who also transformed by using a magical device and activation phrase, then turned his pet into a gigantic feline
Samson, Golden age hero
Samson, Dell comics
Samson, of the Starforce
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