TV Series | TV-PG | | Animation, Action, Adventure
A clan of heroic night creatures pledge to protect modern New York City as they did in Scotland one thousand years earlier.
Originally, David's last name was Xavier, but Greg Weisman worried that he would be associated with the Marvel Comics hero Professor Charles Xavier, then appearing in the animated X-Men (1992) series. He took most of the name Xanatos from the Greek deity of death Thanatos, but with the first initial of Xavier. 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.)
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 ...
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.
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