A grisly hoarde of creatures living deep within the Earth known
as the Inhumanoids escape and wreak havoc, as a team of government
scientists known as Earth Corps: leader and geologist Herc Armstrong
[Neil Ross], chemist and spleunker Jonathan "Liquidator" Slattery
[William Callaway], archeologist Ed "Auger" Augutter [Michael Bell]
and engineer Dr. Derek Bright [Richard Sanders] suit up with high-tech
eco-suits and vehicles to drive back the menacing creatures. Along
to join the fight is the Inhumanoids' age-old enemy, the Mutores.
Oil tycoon Blackthorne Shore [Michael Bell] and resurrected comrade
Nightcrawler a.k.a Dr. Herman Manglar [William Callaway] deviously
seek council with the Inhumanoids for their own personal gain.
Corps encounters a race of tree beings known as the Redwoods, who
inform them of the history of the Inhumanoids, as they teamed up
with the Granites - a living rock species, and Magnokor [Richard
Gautier] - a twin creature that combined its body to form a whole,
fought the Inhumanoids centuries ago. The Inhumanoids consisted
of D. Compose [Chris Latta], a gruesome corpse-like giant who used
his half-rotten ribcage as a prison for unfortunate humans, Tendril
[Chris Latta], a plant being whose severed body parts would regenerate
into new versions of itself, the fireball hurling, horn-headed Metlar
[Ed Gilbert]. Magnokor, one of the only friendly fighters, consists
of twin creatures Crygen and Pyre. These magnetic beings merge their
bodies into one to form a superior being.
Corps' other worries included D. Compose's army of stone swordsmen,
Cypheroid - a computer designed as an ancient language translator
that turns on humans and forms an alliance with the Inhumanoids,
Dr. Herman Mangler [William Callaway], a prisonmate of Blackthorne
suffers an untimely demise in a pool of toxic waste; later to be
resurrected with D'Composes' help to become the creature called
"Nightcrawler," and radioactively-hatched cyclops monstrosities
known as Gagoyles.
appeared as a 7-minute segment on the rotation series, Super
Sunday, alongside Jem, Robotix and Bigfoot and the Muscle
Machines. Inhumanoids was a rather gritty, serious story that had
a handful of noteably violent scenes that included amputation, disfigurement,
cutting wounds and other such situations.
released the Inhumanoids DVD series in 2001.