After his castle is taken over, Valiant, Prince of Thule (Robby Benson), has a dream, in which King Arthur (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) calls him to Camelot. Valiant heeds the advice of the dream...
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Denys follows Valiant in his search for Hugo's murderer, but is injured during a fight between locals whom Maldon attacked and the immigrants he framed for it, forcing Valiant to return. King Arthur ...
Valiant tries to adjust to being Camelot's new leader as Mordred's army advances on them, not helped by the fact that too many people are overwhelmed by Arthur's death and can't bring themselves to ...
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In a time now lost in the mists of memory, the great King Arthur rules in the legendary citadel that is Camelot. His Knights of the Round Table commit acts of derring-do and spend their ... See full summary »
After his castle is taken over, Valiant, Prince of Thule (Robby Benson), has a dream, in which King Arthur (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) calls him to Camelot. Valiant heeds the advice of the dream, and sets out on a quest to find the famed kingdom. Along the way, he meets two new friends, Arn (Michael Horton) (a peasant) and Rowanne (Noelle North) (the blacksmith's daughter), who join him on his quest to become a Knight of The Round Table. After arriving in Camelot, the plot focuses on the three friends' lives, as they strive to become knights.Written by
The show's infrequent use of fantasy elements outside of dreams and its portrayal of Merlin (Alan Oppenheimer), Morgana (Patty Duke), and others like them as alchemists often mistaken for magicians is because at the time of its airing, the Family Channel wanted as few of its shows to involve magic as possible. Interestingly, this resulted in it having much in common with Hal Foster's comic strip on which it was based since in both a witch (not called so in the show) appears in the first story arc and some beasts there and near the Misty Isles, but magic appears less as the story progresses. The one clear exception in the show is the Singing Sword still having its famous power. Excalibur's being drawn from the stone, Morgana's and the witch's concoctions causing a specific dream or nightmare for those exposed to them, and Merlin's possibly being able to see or act through a falcon are left ambiguous as to whether they're actually magic. See more »
I discovered this cartoon when my son was three years old and he remembers it to this day. It came on t.v. on Monday nights and it entertained us adults too. The voices were more human like than cartoon style so it didn't have the hyper quality like typical cartoons of the day.
One of the most fascinating and unique qualities, however, was the level of music that you found only in movies in the 1990's. That gave this cartoon a sophistication no other had.
No t.v. cartoon gained that movie quality music until the sophisticated and beautiful colored Batman series began years later.
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