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Gargoyles 

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A clan of heroic night creatures pledge to protect modern New York City as they did in Scotland one thousand years earlier.

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Greg Weisman
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1996   1995   1994  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Keith David ...  Goliath / ... 61 episodes, 1994-1996
Salli Richardson-Whitfield ...  Elisa Maza / ... 59 episodes, 1994-1996
Jeff Bennett ...  Brooklyn / ... 46 episodes, 1994-1996
Frank Welker ...  Bronx / ... 44 episodes, 1994-1996
Edward Asner ...  Hudson / ... 39 episodes, 1994-1996
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Broadway / ... 38 episodes, 1994-1996
Thom Adcox-Hernandez ...  Lexington / ... 38 episodes, 1994-1996
Jonathan Frakes ...  David Xanatos / ... 34 episodes, 1994-1996
Brigitte Bako ...  Angela 28 episodes, 1995-1996
Marina Sirtis ...  Demona / ... 28 episodes, 1994-1996
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Storyline

In the Dark Ages, there was a race of heroic warrior monsters known as Gargoyles. These creatures existed as stone during the day, but become flesh and blood at night. One Scottish clan made an alliance with humans to help protect a castle by night if the humans would protect their stone forms by day. The uneasy alliance was shattered when human prejudice provoked a betrayal that allowed the castle to be sacked and most of the resident clan destroyed, leaving only six adult survivors and a rookery of unhatched eggs. A further misunderstanding during the clan's retaliation on the invaders and rescue of their hostages left the clan frozen in stone by a magic spell that would only be broken when the "castle rises above the clouds." For a thousand years, the castle laid abandoned and the clan condemned by this curse. In 1994, a wealthy multibillionare named David Xanatos (Jonathan Frakes) bought the castle and transported the whole structure to Manhattan, where he placed it on top of the ... Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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One thousand years ago superstition and the sword ruled. It was a time of darkness. It was a world of fear. It was the age of gargoyles.


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Trivia

According to Greg Weisman, the character of Lexington would have eventually realized that he is, in fact, homosexual. Weisman admits, however, that this is unlikely to have ever been overtly acknowledged, as the idea of sexuality within a Disney animated property may have been considered "inappropriate". However, in the official comic book continuation, published by Slave Labor Graphics, Weisman has enjoyed some more leeway on this matter. See more »

Goofs

Technically, the stone characters in this series are not gargoyles. Gargoyles are the ones that shoot water from their mouths. The ones that are simply stone figures are called grotesques. See more »

Quotes

Brooklyn: Hudson?
Hudson: Aye, its my name. And what would you make of it?
Broadway: It's a fine name
Lexington: Hudson, I like it.
Brooklyn: We should choose names too. Names that suit our lives here.
Goliath: Oh? And what might they be
Brooklyn: [scratches head to think] Brooklyn. I'm Brooklyn.
Broadway: Broadway.
Lexington: Lexington, do you like it?
Goliath: [him and Hudson look at each other smiling] they're all fine names
[...]
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Alternate Versions

In part two of the episode "Awakening", Xanatos says "Pay a man enough, and he'll walk barefoot into Hell", this line was cut when the episode was edited into _Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken (1994) (V)_. However, the line appears in the first season DVD set along with the episode, "Deadly Force" in its entirety. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Big O: Roger the Wanderer (2003) See more »

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The best animates show ever.
8 December 2003 | by WeirdRaptorSee all my reviews

I honestly don't understand why this didn't last longer. It was the best.

It was full of lovable characters beyond count: Brooklyn, Lexington, Galiath, Hudson, Broadway..the list goes on and on.

You'd never settle for the usual crap Disney comes out with after watching this for any length of time.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gargoyles See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(78 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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