History Radar / Gargoyles

10th Oct '17 8:47:45 PM Scraggle
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** Personally, I [[{{Mondegreen}} misheard]] this line as "Cute kid." and thought Fang was just making another sarcastic quip.
1st Feb '17 11:01:37 AM LadyEvil
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** Personally, I [[{{Mondegreen}} misheard]] this line as "Cute kid." and thought Fang was just making another sarcastic quip.
29th Sep '16 6:19:02 AM SAMAS
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* In "The Reckoning", Fang jokes, "How many gargoyles does it take to screw in a lightbulb?" While it reads innocently enough (and became the subject of a contest on "Ask Greg"), [[Creator/JamesBelushi Jim Belushi]]'s delivery and inflection make it clear he's telling the "dirty joke" version.

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* In "The Reckoning", Fang jokes, "How "[[LightbulbJoke How many gargoyles does it take to screw in a lightbulb?" lightbulb?]]" While it reads innocently enough (and became the subject of a contest on "Ask Greg"), [[Creator/JamesBelushi Jim Belushi]]'s delivery and inflection make it clear he's telling the "dirty joke" version.
27th Jan '16 5:58:28 AM WhatArtThee
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* "Eye of the Beholder" shows an unmarried Fox and Xanatos living under the same roof (In a Disney show, of all places.) Given their previous behavior with each other, you CAN'T think that Xanatos ISN'T tapping that.
** [[WordOfGod Greg Weisman's timeline]] (and Alex's age in the comics) confirms that Alexander was conceived later on the same night David proposed.
** This one seems to have passed muster with the MoralGuardians on an inverse corollary to the principle that GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: good people wait until they're married to have sex, but Fox and Xanatos are presented to us as villains (bad people), so ''of course'' they don't restrain themselves. No impressionable young minds are harmed by the viewing of this episode, therefore.
** Then in "Vows," the subsequent episode, after the bride-to-be Fox tells Xanatos that she's about to "get changed for tonight," Xanatos watches her leave... with his eyes [[MaleGaze fixed squarely on her butt]]. The smirk on his face makes his inner thoughts quite readable.

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* "Eye of the Beholder" shows an unmarried Fox and Xanatos living under the same roof (In a Disney show, of all places.) Given their previous behavior with each other, you CAN'T think that Xanatos ISN'T tapping that.
** [[WordOfGod Greg Weisman's timeline]] (and Alex's age in the comics) confirms that Alexander was conceived later on the same night David proposed.
** This one seems to have passed muster with the MoralGuardians on an inverse corollary to the principle that GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: good people wait until they're married to have sex, but Fox and Xanatos are presented to us as villains (bad people), so ''of course'' they don't restrain themselves. No impressionable young minds are harmed by the viewing of this episode, therefore.
** Then in "Vows," the subsequent episode,
In "Vows," after the bride-to-be Fox tells Xanatos that she's about to "get changed for tonight," Xanatos watches her leave... with his eyes [[MaleGaze fixed squarely on her butt]]. The smirk on his face makes his inner thoughts quite readable.
27th Nov '15 7:33:20 AM Nakuyabi
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** This one seems to have passed muster with the MoralGuardians on an inverse corollary to the principle that GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: good people wait until they're married to have sex, but Fox and Xanatos are presented to us as villains (bad people), so ''of course'' they don't restrain themselves. No impressionable young minds are harmed by the viewing of this episode, therefore.


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** The question of ethics here is a little more complicated than that: in addition to fulfilling the escape clause being well beyond his means, the Magus mentions that there ''was'' a counter-spell in his book, but that the page containing it had been destroyed. If someone discovered and wrote down that counter-spell before, there was always a slight possibility someone might rediscover it later and use it to revive the gargoyles. What Goliath was doing is more akin to cryogenically freezing oneself with nothing but the very slenderest of hopes of being safely thawed out and revived someday; still very ethically questionable, but not quite the same as suicide.
27th May '15 3:50:09 PM MechWarrior
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* In the first story of ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'', Goliath asks to be turned to stone with the same spell that the Magus cast on his surviving clan. Since the escape clause of the spell is the seemingly impossible "Until the castle rises above the clouds", what he is requesting is basically assisted suicide. The fact that the story jumps ahead 1000 years to see David Xanatos fulfill that condition and release them hides that fact.

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* In the first story of ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'', Goliath asks to be turned to stone with the same spell that the Magus cast on his surviving clan. Since the escape clause of the spell is the seemingly impossible "Until the castle rises above the clouds", what he is requesting is basically assisted suicide. The fact that That the story jumps ahead 1000 years to see David Xanatos fulfill that condition and release them hides that fact.
27th May '15 3:49:10 PM MechWarrior
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** [[WordofGod Greg Weisman's timeline]] (and Alex's age in the comics) confirms that Alexander was conceived later on the same night David proposed.

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** [[WordofGod [[WordOfGod Greg Weisman's timeline]] (and Alex's age in the comics) confirms that Alexander was conceived later on the same night David proposed.
27th May '15 3:48:23 PM MechWarrior
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** Also from "The Price" is Hudson's line "You mean to boil me in that oversized chamber pot?" For those who don't get it, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome He just called a powerful magical artifact a piss pot.]]

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** Also from "The Price" is Hudson's line "You mean to boil me in that oversized chamber pot?" For those who don't get it, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome He just called a powerful magical artifact a piss pot.]]
17th Apr '15 2:56:25 PM CasWarner
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* In "The Reckoning", Fang jokes, "How many gargoyles does it take to screw in a lightbulb?" While it reads innocently enough (and became the subject of a contest on "Ask Greg"), [[Creator/JimBelushi]]'s delivery and inflection make it clear he's telling the "dirty joke" version.

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* In "The Reckoning", Fang jokes, "How many gargoyles does it take to screw in a lightbulb?" While it reads innocently enough (and became the subject of a contest on "Ask Greg"), [[Creator/JimBelushi]]'s [[Creator/JamesBelushi Jim Belushi]]'s delivery and inflection make it clear he's telling the "dirty joke" version.
17th Apr '15 2:55:41 PM CasWarner
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* In "The Reckoning", Fang jokes, "How many gargoyles does it take to screw in a lightbulb?" While it reads innocently enough (and became the subject of a contest on "Ask Greg"), [[Creator/JimBelushi]]'s delivery and inflection make it clear he's telling the "dirty joke" version.
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