The Men who Would Be King: “Pendragon”

“In the heart of these gardens across the river lies the sword in the stone, to be claimed by the timeless king who can find it.” The Lady of the Lake

Written by: Lydia C. Marano

Original Air Date: February 12, 1996

Introduces: The Lady of the Lake, the Stone of Destiny

Timeline placement: May 18 – 19, 1996

Location: London, England; New York City

TMNT episode I could make a quite forced comparison to: “Darkness at the Edge of Town”

 

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The Good: “Mark of the Panther” (Post 2 of 2)

Written by: Lydia Marano

Original Air Date: February 8, 1996

Introduces: Tea, Anansi, Fara Maku,

Timeline placement: May 16, 1996

Location: Nigeria

TMNT episode I could make a forced comparison to: “Return of the Justice Force”

Content Note: Rape, Abuse, Assault

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Women at Work: “Walkabout”

“…law and order [Chung CHUNG!].” Dingo

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Written by: Michael Reaves, Steve Perry

Original Air Date: February 7, 1996

Introduces: Matrix, Anastasia Renard, Shaman

Timeline placement: May 1 – 2, 1996

Location: Australian outback

TMNT episode I could make a comparison to: “Membership Drive”

 

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The Troubles with Bronx Stories: “The Hound of Ulster”

“There’s no heroes anymore. Only villains. And they’ve got us all beat.” Rory Dugan

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Written by: Michael Reaves, Diane Duane, Peter Morwood

Original Air Date: February 6, 1996

Introduces: Rory Dugan / Cú Chullain ; Molly/ the Banshee / Cromm-Cruach; Mr. Dugan

Timeline placement: January 27 – 29, 1996

Location: Ulster, Ireland

TMNT episode I could make a very forced comparison to: N/A

 

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The Stone Gryphon: “M.I.A.”

“We thought you’d died with Griff! Is he here?  Is he with you?”  Leo

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Written by: Robert Cohen

Original Air Date: December 21, 1995

Introduces: Griff, Una, Leo

Timeline placement: 1940; January 23 – 24, 1996

Location:  London, England

TMNT episode I could make a very forced comparison to: “Timing is Everything”

 

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This Breathing Isle, this Beating Heart: “Avalon” Part One

“Why, it’s me, Tom!  I was but a lad in Castle Wyvern, the night that the vikings destroyed your clan.  But there’s no time to explain now!  We must go: the eggs are in danger!” — Tom

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Written by: Lydia C. Marano
Original Air Date: November 20, 1995
Introduces: Kenneth II, Constantine, Finella, Maol Chalvim, Angela (Unnamed), Gabriel (Unnamed), Boudicca (Unnamed), Avalon
Timeline placement: October 1, 994 – September 28, 995 (The Past); December 27  – December 28, 1995 (The Present)
TMNT episode I could make a forced comparison to: “Legend of the Five Dragons”.

 

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