Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 24, 1994
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network

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Gargoyles

The series was known for its complex story arcs & drama, a prime example being the controversial first-season episode "Deadly Force," which addressed the consequences of gun violence, including a graphic depiction of the wounds of a gunshot victim. It became deeply meshed with medieval history, particularly kings & princes from medieval Scottish history, & other European mythologies.

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03x13 Angels In The Night Aired: Feb. 15, 1997

While attempting to save a little girl trapped in a construction site, they realise it was a trap, set by the Quarrymen. They believe they are …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 3 seasons and 78 episodes air between 1994 and 1997.

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  • SPOILER: As of 2011, this is the only Disney animated property to feature nearly all of their main characters being killed in one form or another. Granted, nearly all of the main characters…
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    SPOILER: As of 2011, this is the only Disney animated property to feature nearly all of their main characters being killed in one form or another. Granted, nearly all of the main characters are alive and well by the show's end; but no other Disney cartoon series has featured so many characters dying even if it was just a "dream sequence" or "alternate reality".
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  • Originally David's last name was Xavier but Greg Weisman worried that he would be associated with the Marvel Comics hero Charles Xavier/Professer X, who was then appearing in the animated
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    Originally David's last name was Xavier but Greg Weisman worried that he would be associated with the Marvel Comics hero Charles Xavier/Professer X, who was then appearing in the animated X-Men series. He took most of the name Xanatos from the Greek deity of death Thanatos, but kept a similar sound to Xavier in it with the first initial. The character was also originally going to be the descendant of the wizard who froze the Gargoyles in their stone forms. (Wolf was eventually the character who was an enemy descended from an enemy of the past, Hakon.)
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  • Elisa's last name was originally Chavez. When Salli Richardson-Whitfield was cast as Elisa, her ethnicity was changed from Latina to African-American and Native American. (Chavez was used as…
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    Elisa's last name was originally Chavez. When Salli Richardson-Whitfield was cast as Elisa, her ethnicity was changed from Latina to African-American and Native American. (Chavez was used as the police captain's name.) "Maza" is a Sioux word meaning "iron".
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