The Best Episodes of Astro Boy (1980)
Last Updated: Nov 29, 2018
It is the year 2030. A brilliant robotics engineer creates a robotic boy with robotic powers in the image of his own dead son. The show examines the robotic boy's adventures as he comes to terms with living among humans.
#1 - Atlas Forever
Season 1 - Episode 43
Atlas attacks space stations near Saturn and Jupiter, prompting an all-out attack by Earth's forces.
#5 - The Birth of Astro Boy
Season 1 - Episode 1
The "Birth of Astro Boy" is the start of electrifying entertainment for many future episodes. Before young Toby dies after a car accident he tells his father to build a robot just like him and to love him. Astro Boy is born and struggles to get used to his powers. He can fly and has strengths which get him in trouble with his father and those around him.
#6 - Save The Classmate
Season 1 - Episode 4
Astro Boy goes to school to try to fit in as a normal being, but he meets with the opposition of his classmates who want robots out of the school. Astro Boy shows his superior powers and kicks butt in this full-color episode.
#10 - The Secret Of The Mayas
Season 1 - Episode 51
Astro explores a Mayan pyramid and finds a new mystery.
#11 - The Genie From Outer Space
Season 1 - Episode 41
A powerful new invader from space threatens the Earth and its up to Astro and Dr. Elefun to save the day.
#14 - The World Of Odin
Season 1 - Episode 50
Astro travels to the land of the Vikings with Dr. Elefun.
#16 - Astro's First Love
Season 1 - Episode 52
Astro falls for Nikki (Nuka), his partner as they search for some stolen plans.
#17 - Robot Land
Season 1 - Episode 6
Astro Boy saves the day again in this action-packed full-color story. Astro flies to the protection of another robot, an escapee from the evil Robot Land. But the other denizens of Robot Land aren't going to let this happen without a fight.
#18 - The Red Cat
Season 1 - Episode 8
Thirteen Thirteenth Street is a spooky old haunted house that is the setting for Astro Boy's exciting adventure. Dr. Leopold and his cat are the only ones who live there. When five boys disappear there, Daddy Walrus and Astro go to find them. They're all right, but as soon as they are freed, all the animals start running wild. Are they rebelling for being kept in cages?
#19 - Blackie Young
Season 1 - Episode 40
Dr. Elefun reassembles a dismembered robot which leads to a new quest.