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Moltar is a former super villain from the 1966 Hanna-Barbera animated series, Space Ghost, who appears as one of Space Ghost's arch enemies wearing a containment suit. Moltar, the former director of the popular late-night talk show Space Ghost Coast to Coast, was the first host of Toonami, sending the transmission straight to your homes courtesy of his eye-in-the-sky, Clyde 49.

History

On the Ghost Planet, he is a man of the worlds, witnessing numerous universes and finding action just about everywhere. Moltar launched Clyde 49 into space to transmit his findings back to the Ghost Planet Industries control room as well as households around the country. Every now and then, Moltar would dispense his dry wit and observations on the block, appreciating the villains and the heroes of the shows, reviewing video games every now and then, and making fun of heroes like Birdman and Space Ghost. He'd also give sage advice to the viewers, not unlike TOM, and on one occasion, Moltar gave a riveting speech about reruns, why they're so prevalent, and to have patience about the new things to come.

On July 10, 1999, Moltar passed the Toonami hosting duties over to TOM 1.

Video Game Reviews

Game Review Console Rating
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter[1] Nintendo 64
Final Fantasy VII[1] Playstation (5/5)
Cool Boarders 2 Playstation (4/5)
Hot Shots Golf Playstation (5/5)
Panzer Dragoon Saga[1] Sega Saturn
Burning Rangers[1] Sega Saturn
Metal Gear Solid Playstation (5/5)
Beetle Adventure Racing Nintendo 64 (5/5)

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Trivia

  • Moltar made a special appearance on Adult Swim's Toonami block on September 24, 2016, as a tribute to C. Martin Croker, who died unexpectedly, earlier in the week. In the tribute, TOM 5 received a garbled message from Moltar which SARA translated.
  • During the TOM 3.5 era, a tweaked version of the Reruns speech also aired.

References

Characters
Hosts TOM 1 Ring.png TOM 2 Ring.png TOM 3 Ring.png TOM 4 Ring.png TOM 3.5 Ring.png TOM 5 Ring.png TOM 6 Ring.png
SARAv1 Ring.png SARAv2 Ring.png SARAv3 Ring.png SARAv4 Ring.png Moltar Ring.png Flash Ring.png D Ring.png
Clydes Clyde 49 Ring.png Clyde 50 Ring.png Clyde 50 B Ring.png Clyde 51 Ring.png DOKS Ring.png Clyde 53 Ring.png Clyde 54 Ring.png
Clyde 55 Ring.png Clyde 56 Ring.png
Villains Intruder Ring.png Security Robot Ring.png Trash Compactor Ring.png Swayzak Ring.png Orcelot Rex Ring.png Future Clydes Ring.png Future SARA Ring.png
Forge Commander Ring.png
Other Strapower Receptionist Ring.png Starpower Parts & Service Ring.png Unidentified Ship Ring.png Dronomeks Ring.png Nameless Giant Robot Ring.png Georgia Ring.png Future TOM Ring.png
Yellow TOM Units Ring.png
Non-canonical Nebula Ray Ring.png Beta Droids Ring.png LARS Ring.png RUBY Ring.png Demolition Droids Ring.png TOM (Cosmo Samurai) Ring.png SARA (Cosmo Samurai) Ring.png
Tsuruhime Ring.png Awaji Ring.png Yasuke Ring.png Hakase Ring.png Mid Boss Ring.png Boss (Cosmo Samurai) Ring.png
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