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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
24 October 1994 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
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.
Plot:
A clan of heroic night creatures pledge to protect modern New York City as they did in Scotland long ago Full summary »
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Awards:
1 win & 12 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The best animated series ever! See more (34 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 10 of 57)

Keith David ... Goliath / ... (61 episodes, 1994-1996)

Salli Richardson-Whitfield ... Elisa Maza / ... (60 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 / ... (37 episodes, 1994-1996)

Jonathan Frakes ... David Xanatos / ... (34 episodes, 1994-1996)
Brigitte Bako ... Angela (28 episodes, 1995-1996)

Marina Sirtis ... Demona / ... (27 episodes, 1994-1996)
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Series Directed by
Dennis Woodyard (20 episodes, 1995-1996)
Frank Paur (16 episodes, 1995)
Kazuo Terada (15 episodes, 1994-1996)
Saburo Hashimoto (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bob Kline (9 episodes, 1996)
Takamitsu Kawamura (3 episodes, 1995-1996)

Yeun Young Sang (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Greg Weisman (65 episodes, 1994-1996)
Michael Reaves (22 episodes, 1994-1996)
Lydia Marano (18 episodes, 1995-1996)
Brynne Stephens (11 episodes, 1994-1995)
Cary Bates (11 episodes, 1995-1996)
Eric Luke (5 episodes, 1994)
Gary Sperling (5 episodes, 1995-1996)
Marty Isenberg (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
Steve Perry (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
Robert N. Skir (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
Adam Gilad (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Diane Duane (2 episodes, 1996)
Peter Morwood (2 episodes, 1996)

Series Produced by
Frank Paur .... supervising producer / producer (65 episodes, 1994-1996)
Greg Weisman .... supervising producer / producer / ... (60 episodes, 1994-1996)
Lisa Salamone Smith .... associate producer (46 episodes, 1995-1996)
Dennis Woodyard .... producer (18 episodes, 1995-1996)
Bob Kline .... producer (2 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Original Music by
Carl Johnson (65 episodes, 1994-1996)
 
Series Film Editing by
Robert S. Birchard (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Casting by
Jamie Thomason (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Art Direction by
Hiroshi Ohno (1 episode, 1994)
 
Series Production Management
Laura V. Perrotta .... production manager (28 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jeffrey Arthur .... post-production supervisor (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kevin Traxler .... production manager (3 episodes, 1995-1996)

Dave Witting .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Todd White .... storyboard revisionist (63 episodes, 1994-1996)
Greg Guler .... character design / development inspirational designs (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Melinda Cisneroz .... art coordinator (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kenny Thompkins .... character design (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Eddy Houchins .... storyboard revisions (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Kenji Kodama .... storyboard (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Kazuyoshi Takeuchi .... character design (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Patrick Archibald .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
David Prince .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Debra Pugh .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Mike Vosburg .... character design (2 episodes, 1995-1996)

Michael Swanigan .... storyboard (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Lou Esposito .... dialogue recordist (5 episodes, 1995)
Melissa Ellis .... dialogue editor / re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Bill Koepnick .... re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Ray Leonard .... re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Erik Peterson .... lip sync editor (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Paca Thomas .... sound designer (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Mark von der Heide .... sound dubbing supervisor (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Skip Craig .... track reading (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jim Hodson .... sound re-recording mixer (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Elliot Anders .... dialogue editor (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Mark Caballero .... dialogue production assistant (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Chris Eaton .... dialogue editor (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Phyllis Ginter .... sound designer (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Deb Adair .... production mixer (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Animation Department
Shigeru Yamamoto .... animation supervisor (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Carole Beers .... animation director / timing director (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Burt Medall .... animation director / timing director (2 episodes, 1995-1996)

Barbara Dourmashkin .... timing director (unknown episodes)
Karen Peterson .... animation director / timing director (unknown episodes)
Kevin Petrilak .... timing director (unknown episodes)
Tony Quelch .... inbetween artist (unknown episodes)
Mitch Rochon .... timing director (unknown episodes)
Roy Sato .... animator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Jamie Thomason .... voice casting (1 episode, 1995)
 
Series Editorial Department
Brian Linse .... colorist (64 episodes, 1994-1996)
Shannon Scudder-Pudleiner .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Monte Bramer .... pre-production film editor (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
John Royer .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1994-1996)

Dale E. Grahn .... color timer (unknown episodes)
Ed Ham .... on-line editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Bryan Pezzone .... musician: piano (13 episodes, 1994-1995)
Liz Lachman .... scoring music editor (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Marc Perlman .... music editor (4 episodes, 1994-1996)

Tim Boyle .... score mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Michael Reaves .... story editor (25 episodes, 1994-1996)
Brynne Stephens .... story editor (12 episodes, 1995-1996)
Cary Bates .... story editor (11 episodes, 1995-1996)
Gary Sperling .... story editor (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Johanne Beaudoin .... administrative coordinator (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Denise Bryne .... script coordinator (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Anita Lish .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Nanci Schwartz .... story coordinator (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Craig Simpson .... shipping coordinator (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Jamie Thomason .... dialogue director / voice director (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Steve Werner .... assistant post-production supervisor / assistant post production supervisor / ... (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Dave Witting .... production assistant / production coordinator (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Keith Yeager .... post-production coordinator / production assistant (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Julie Morgavi .... talent coordinator (3 episodes, 1994-1996)
Monique Beatty .... script coordinator (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Tanja Knoblich .... production assistant (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Tom Pniewski .... production assistant (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Andrew Sorcini .... post-production assistant / post production assistant (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Leona Beckert .... script coordinator (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Myoung Smith .... continuity coordinator (2 episodes, 1995-1996)

Daniel Pensiero III .... talent coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
USA:30 min (78 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) (DVD release) | USA:TV-PG

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Trivia:
Greg Weisman used Odysseus, a human but with a remarkable ability to trick others, as an inspiration to Xanatos, especially after he was established as being of Greek descent.See more »
Quotes:
Goliath: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. Stone by day, warriors by night, we were betrayed by the humans we had sworn to protect, frozen in stone by a magic spell for a thousand years. Now, here in Manhattan, the spell is broken and we live again! We are defenders of the night, we are Gargoyles!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rise of the Gargoyles (2009) (TV)See more »

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40 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
The best animated series ever!, 7 May 1999
Author: Catalyst-4 from Monticello, IN

The plot of Gargoyles is like a well paved street: no holes. The creators took exceptional care to ensure a growing and continuing plot line that involved all of the characters. The idea was very innovative and inspiring. It involved a clan of Gargoyles, stone by day/flesh by night, that were betrayed by humans in 994. They were frozen in stone by a magic curse for a millenium until a multi-billionaire broke the curse. They awoke to a new world in a foreign land completely dominated by humans that were unaware of their existence. After befriending a courageous police officer, Elisa Maza, and being betrayed by the man that broke their curse and a fellow clan member, they triumphed over their enemies and became Manhattan's guardian angels. The rest of the series continued to be interesting. Incorporating Arthurian legends and mythological deities, the show always took fictional constructs and shaped them into tougher versions that were really cool. Most impressive, Gargoyles included Shakespearean characters, with a twist. Macbeth had been alive for over 900 years, and had a grudge for gargoyles. A Midsummer Night's Dream's Oberon and Titania were powerful beings that possessed powerful, and often destructive magic. With a unique blend of villains and allies, and villains that became allies, the plot of Gargoyles was ever changing and continuous. As for action scenes, I have never seen better ones. Scenes of epic sword fights, aerial combat, and hand-to-hand fighting made the fight scenes exceptional. I would like to describe the action better, but I find it hard to express in words how intense, creative, and simply awesome the scenes really are. Ultimately, Gargoyles is the greatest animated series I have ever seen, and I advise any action lover to see it. Whether you like action, plot line, creativity, or even Shakespeare, you will find all of that in Gargoyles: The Best Animated Series Ever!

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