The "Manhattan Clan" is left completely speechless, when they discover Broadway has left, with Fox to go to Hollywood in an attempt to establish "public relations", between humans & Gargoyles... but ...
This sequel series done largely without the original creators' involvement showcases the further adventures of the Manhatten Clan. In this series, the clan now have to deal with a city that knows about them and fears them. This situation is made all the more difficult with the insanely fanatical Jon Canmore, now known as John Castaway, exploiting that fear to form the murderous anti-gargoyle militia, the Quarrymen. With their help of their powerful former enemies and now patrons, the Xanatos family, the clan must try to convince the human population that they mean no harm to the innocent. Written by
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Most Gargoyles fans refuse to consider this sequel series, with the exception of the pilot, as part of the franchise's continuity. The original series creator who was only involved with the pilot, Greg Weisman, agrees and is currently writing a comic book continuation of the original syndicated series that removes the majority of events from this series from continuity. See more »
Not even Demona could save her own dismal episode of this spin-off.
While this spin-off gave me something to look forward to watching each week(that is, when my local station bothered with even airing it!), it lacks the magic and power of the original series. "The Journey" was especially disappointing as a follow-up to the breathtaking "Hunter's Moon" trilogy at the end of season two.
While the series had it's moments("Dying of the Light", "For It May Come True" and "Angels in the Night" are tolerable and even likeable, esp. "For It May Come True" the scene where Goliath chokes on his orange juice!), it pretty much turned into a cookie- cutter Saturday morning 'toon with none of the charm or originality of the first two seasons.
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