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In 1997, Mondo TV created what is best described as the Massive Multiplayer Crossover of mythological, historical and fictional characters. Basically a descendant of Hercules named Hercules, a descendant of King David named David, a descendant of Ulysses named Ulysses, a descendant of the Thief of Baghdad, a descendant of Quasimodo named Quasimodo and a descendant of Pocahontas named Geronimo all team up to fight the "Devil King" with the aid of their animal sidekicks.

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As of 2019, three of the series' compilation films of the multi-parters centering around the ancestors of the protagonists have been released on DVD in a collection by Mill Creek Entertainment. It is currently unknown if the rest of the compilation films or even the complete series will get a release.


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  • Adapted Out: Jehan and Sister Gudule/Paquette do not make an appearance and there is also the case of the scene of Quasimodo's Trial being left out.
  • Adaptational Alternate Ending: Their take on the The Hunchback of Notre Dame, where everyone is spared by the adaptation (yes, even Frollo). note 
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  • Adaptational Heroism: Frollo regrets his actions and wanted to make things right, in contrast to his book counterpart.
  • Adaptational Karma: Phoebus gets a huge punch of this by being transformed into a Hunchback and forced to become the new bell-ringer, considering he is a huge Jerkass and a Karma Houdini in the original novel.
  • Ancient Grome: Justified since Mondo TV is an Italian company.
  • Artistic License – History: Oh jeeze, where to start? Pocahontas' descendant being named "Geronimo" would imply that the series is set in the 19th century but there is a general lack of people of Afro-Eurasian descent in the Americas. Various nations seem to be stuck in some variation of the Medieval Stasis...
  • Bestiality Is Depraved: Presumably the reason, among others, why Clopin turned the goat Djali into a human woman for Pierre Gringoire to marry.
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  • Broad Strokes: This show seems to serve as a sequel to Mondo's previous show Pocahontas Princess Of The American Indians in that when Geronimo recounts the tale of his ancestor Pocahontas resembles the Pocahontas of that series and stock footage is even used.
  • Dead Guy Junior: Most of the descendants are named after their ancestors. The exception is Pocahontas' descendant Geronimo.
  • Humanity Ensues: Djali is turned into a human girl at the end of the retelling of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
  • One Steve Limit: Very much averted with most of the descendants sharing the names of their ancestors.
  • Ship Tease: Between Quasimodo and Mulan.
  • The Smurfette Principle: Mulan is the only woman in the group.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: In the retelling of The Hunchback of Notre Dame the characters who should have died are still alive at the end. Yes, even Frollo!
  • The Remake: Essentially what the retelling for The Thief Of Baghdad is for the 1940 film.
  • Truer to the Text: It varies on the recounts of the ancestor's tales. The tale of Hercules is quite accurate while something like the tale of Pocahontas is half-way accurate. The Hunchback of Notre Dame, meanwhile, is quite faithful to the 1956 movie... at least until the third part, where magic comes into play.
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