The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo

The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo is an animated television series based on Victor Hugo's 1831 novel Notre Dame de Paris.

The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo
Also known asQuasimodo
GenreFantasy
Adventure
Based onNotre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo
Voices ofSonja Ball
Daniel Brochu
A. J. Henderson
Harry Hill
Rick Jones
Anik Matern
Eleanor Noble
Michael O'Reilly
Terrence Scammell
Vlasta Vrána
Country of originCanada
France
Original languagesEnglish
French
No. of episodes26
Production
Executive producerAres Films
ProducerPierre Métais
Production locationParis
Running time26 minutes
Production companiesCinéGroupe
Tele Images
Astral Media
DistributorHearst Corporation
Release
Original networkFamily Channel (Canada)
France 3 (France)
Original release1996 (1996)

The show was produced by Ares Films, CinéGroupe, Télé-Images, and Astral Media. It aired in 1996.

The series takes place in Paris, 1483. The three main characters are Quasimodo, Esmeralda, and François. They fight villains, stop sinister plots, and escape from traps. They often come face to face with their greatest enemy, Frollo.

In 2006, BCI with Hearst Entertainment, released 2 episodes on DVD within their "Advantage Cartoon Mega Pack". In 2009, Mill Creek Entertainment released a complete set containing all 26 episodes of the series.

CharactersEdit

  • Quasimodo: The title character of the series.
  • Esmeralda: A young Romani dancer.
  • François: Esmeralda's brother.
  • Djali: Esmeralda's pet goat.
  • Frollo: The main villain of the series, and Quasimodo's former master. A magician in his own right, he plotted to kill King Louis XI of France.
  • Azarof: Frollo's dog.
  • Dennis: Alchemist friend of Quasimodo.
  • King Louis XI: The ruler of France.
  • Angelica: Esmeralda and François's adopted grandmother.
  • Kasimir

EpisodesEdit

# Title Summary
1 Evil Unmasked
2 Frollo's Revenge
3 The Carnival of Fools
4 The Star Master
5 A Trip to Italy
6 The Invisible Thieves The Duke's treasure is stolen and Angelica's pendant planted at the scene gets Angelica thrown in prison. Quasimodo investigates a devious puppeteer, who has kidnapped François.
7 The Court of Miracles
8 Witches' Eve On Witches eve Quasimodo and the gang meet a young woman who may hold the key to where his parents might be, leading him on a hunt to find them. But Frollo is on the move to find them first.
9 Trapped
10 Dragon Rock
11 The Clay Army
12 The Choice
13 The Man who wouldn't be King Frollo accidentally discovers a potion that transforms the drinker into the person he looks at. Using this potion, Frollo impersonates King Louie and spreads chaos in the kingdom.
14 Hope Springs Eternal
15 The Beast
16 The Duel of the Magicians
17 The Abomination's Revenge Quasimodo and his friends are forced to help a fearful Frollo who is being chased by the Abomination, who wants revenge for what he did to him and is leaving a path of destruction around Paris.
18 The Barbarian
19 A Song of the Heart
20 The Music Master after a band of street kids who work for Clopin steal some stuff for him they end up finding a magic flute that gives the power to command others that leads Frollo to work with Clopin in his next plan to become king of France.
21 The Eye of the Eagle
22 The Oracle
23 The Treasure
24 A True Gypsy While Quasimodo and his friends visit the Roma camp, the Romani king is kidnapped by his evil cousin Casimir who wants to take the king's place. Quasimodo challenges Casimir for his exile against eternal imprisonment.
25 The Guardians
26 The Secret of the Templars

CastEdit

The actors and actresses who do the voices for the show are:

External linksEdit