January 25th, 2011
04:09 PM ET
When we reported on the 25th anniversary of "She-Ra" a couple of months back, we were amazed at the number of Facebook recommendations, retweets and comments that poured in from die-hard fans of the Princess of Power.
"She-Ra's" Silver Jubilee continues as the entire series has been released today in a DVD box set.
The set includes all 93 episodes of "She-Ra: Princess of Power," which began airing in 1985. The cartoon series was initially a spin-off of "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe," as She-Ra was the twin sister of He-Man and essentially served as his female counterpart in order to acquire an entirely new demographic: little girls. (Talking, flying rainbow unicorn, anyone?) Translation: they wanted to sell more toys!
But no matter, both series remain beloved - and although "She-Ra" was a spin-off, it maintained a solid, dedicated fan base.
"She-Ra" took place in the world of Etheria, which was often overrun by corruption in the form of the evil Hordak and his henchmen, the Horde. Justice on Etheria was shaky at best and each episode centered on the quest for freedom among She-Ra and the band of freedom fighters known as The Great Rebellion. Of course, the moral dilemmas faced by She-Ra and her allies could easily be translated by children into real-life scenarios.
He-Man, meanwhile, lived in Eternia - a different world within the same universe - and many, many crossovers between the two planets (Yep, they were planets) ensued.
What about you? What are your favorite memories of "She-Ra"? Do you have a favorite episode? Are the action figures still floating around your parents' house somewhere?
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