The New Adventures of Captain N
Plumber, Doctor, Racing Champion, Jack-of-All-Trades, Hero of the Mushroom Kingdom
Mario is a plumber, currently residing in the Mushroom Kingdom. He has on countless occasions saved the kingdom almost singlehandedly against the constant assault of the nearby Koopa Kingdom, led by the evil Bowser, King of the Koopas.
He and Princess Peach, the ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom have a fairly chaste relationship, showing that may be the purest form of love to be found in VideoLand.
Mario volunteered to leave the Mushroom Kingdom and allow Bowser to co-rule the World with Princess Peach after a deal was brokered by The Pirate and The Jock. The N Team assisted him in realizing his destiny is to not allow Bowser to win, and retake the Kingdom for the princess…