1x40 Orko's Missing Magic
First Aired: Oct. 28, 1983 on Syndicated
Summary: Orko is casts a spell in his bedroom, hoping to unleash the power hidden in a crystal. But a Gronk accidentially falls into the crystal, causing an explosion. After discovering that his magic is all but gone, the Sorceress determines that the Gronk disappeared with Orko's powers into…
Main Characters in this Episode
Prince Adam: The King used to say the same thing about me when I was a boy.
Cringer: He still says it.
Orko: [punching the air with his fists] I'm with you, lead-head!
- Goof (continuity error): When Adam tells Cringer that they are 'far enough out of sight now' he is already speaking with He-Man's voice.
- Lawrence G. DiTillio's script was originally deemed too expensive to produce, owing to several new models and a lot of light and shadow work. However, producer Hal Sutherland suggested that costs could be cut by making it a two-parter. This meant DiTillio had to write a prequel story (part one) primarily using stock footage from earlier episodes. As such, Part 1 was written months after Part 2 and Ditillio still thinks the first part is one of his worst efforts and the second part one of his best.