Race for Your Life is the first (both on Fox Kids) episode from the animated series, The Magician. It was aired on February 27, 1999 on Fox Kids and also originally in 1997.


When Ace's skydiving magic trick fails, just before crashing into a roof of a building, Cosmo rescues him. As Ace gets home, he learns that the camera man has been sabotaged by the turbo reactor on the stunt. Duc Paparazzo was reporting with Ace when a fire broke out. Ace saves Duc but Captain Friedrich arrested him because he thought Ace tried to attack Duc.

Two men that were Spade and Diamond wanted to find the CD video to send to their boss Black Jack. Black Jack wants to make accidents not just Ace but also other people caught on CD video to sell on the world. Ace managed to escaped jail by disguising himself as a police officer. Meanwhile, Cosmo was trying to ban a race car to save the life of Jim Speed the racer.

Cosmo got arrested for doing this, but Ace was on his way. Spade and Diamond already were taking control of Jim's car and Ace must hurry to save Jim before Jim's car and his life has been destroyed.




  • Duc Paparazzo
  • Captain Friedrich
  • Lieutenant Derek Vega
  • Jim Speed
  • D.J. Mikkus


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Heroes: Ace Cooper | Cosmo | Zina | Angel
Allies: Mona Malone | Captain Friedrick | Derek Vega | Duc Paparazzo | D.J. Mikkus | Hotchkiss | Skip Ramsdale | Senator Dobbs | Lieutenant Atika | Barsky | Gus Morland | Nataschia | Nausica | Zelda | Junior | Cyber | Jonathan Surge
Villains: Black Jack | Spade and Diamond | Yago | Sonny Boy | Faceless | Clockwise | Max Malden | Bill Peach | Multi-Flames | Josh Wosh | Rex-1 | Bob Redd | Dr. Cabaliye | Mr. Banks | Crenone | Demonia Deadly | Patrick Schumacher | Ritchie Vilanti | Aldus Teron | Glam | Blaun | Count Hebon | Sally Blade & Bodycount | Jimmy Hagen | Joe Tucker | Zoran Spring | X-Oshi Other: Bud Budiovitch


"Race for Your Life" | "Black Cat" | "Mad Train" | "Cyber" | "Masters of Magic" | "Vega Gate" | "A Model Top Model" | "Croesus Crisis" | "The Prophecy" | "Behind the Orb-Ball" | "What Were You Doing in Electro City When the Lights Went Off?" | "Best Wishes and Happiness" | "The Challenge" | "Golden Voice" | "Planet Electric" | "Stop Clowning Around" | "Stars of the Silver Screen" | "Cold Sweat" | "And They Lived Happily Ever After" | "Twin Brothers" | "Faceless" | "Truth or Consequences" | "Bad Program" | "X-Oshi" | "The Stealth Robber" | "The Paparazzo Affair" | "Multi-Flames" | "Hardbeat" | "Bad Weather for the Magician" | "Junior" | "The Cruise" | "A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing" | "No Dice" | "Virtual Fatality" | "The Flight of Prosperity" | "The Chase" | "Professor Cosmo" | "All Against One"


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