Peter Pan and the Pirates
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|Peter Pan & the Pirates|
|Written by||Peter Lawrence
|Starring||Jason Marsden as the voice of Peter Pan
Tim Curry as the voice of Captain James Hook
|Voices of||Debi Derryberry
|Country of origin||United States
|No. of episodes||65|
|Executive producer(s)||Buzz Potamkin|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Original channel||Fox Kids|
|Original run||September 8, 1990– September 10, 1991|
Peter Pan & the Pirates is an American animated television series based on J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan that originally aired on Fox Broadcasting Company from September 8, 1990 to September 10, 1991. Repeats continued to air until September 11, 1992. A repeat of the series' Christmas episode was aired on December 25, 1993. The series was then on Fox in re-run form on weekday mornings from November 4, 1996 to March 28, 1997. Reruns were then shown on Fox Family in 1998.
The television show focuses as much on the pirates as it does on Peter Pan. Captain Hook and Mr. Smee traditionally are the only pirates who receive any attention in the story, but here, the other crew members of the Jolly Roger (Robert Mullins, Alf Mason, Gentleman Ignatious Starkey, Billy Jukes, and Cookson) are given distinct personalities and character development. A real force to be reckoned with, Hook is a powerful, temperamental, cultured, intelligent, and charming pirate with an insatiable thirst for vengeance.
Some attention was also given to the Native American characters (no longer called Redskins). They and their customs were often featured in the storyline.
One episode featured Wendy's daughter Jane (who appears at the end of the original play Peter Pan and at the end of the original book Peter and Wendy). Jane, from the future, visits the Neverland. At the end of the episode, Wendy is a little sad because she knows that this existence from her daughter means that one day Wendy will leave Neverland and grow up.
The on-screen title was given as Fox's Peter Pan & the Pirates (Given in promotional materials and advertisements in the UK as Twentieth Century Fox's Peter Pan & the Pirates) as to emphasize the fact that this was an independent production by 20th Century Fox, unrelated to the Disney feature or other previous media incarnations of the Peter Pan property.
- Peter Pan (voiced by Jason Marsden) - The titular protagonist of the series and the main leader of the group, which includes ten children with him. He has dark brown hair worn in a ponytail. The Peter in this version wears a dark brown costume, which distinguishes him from other versions, in which he normally wears green. He's always up for a challenge and game for adventure no matter how perilous. He sees everything as a game, doesn't notice the bad consequences or his mistakes (he doesn't make any!) and doesn't get wiser after the event. He can't read (which is referenced in the episodes "The Ruby", "Treasure Hunt", "Friday, the thirteenth", "Frau Brumhandel" and "Curly's Laugh") and forgets nearly everything (as seen in "Now Day Party", "Jules Verne Night", "Invisible Tootles", "Nibs and the Mermaids", "Living Pictures" or "The Footrace"). The most important thing for him is having and playing games, where he knows and accepts the rules ("When games become deadly", "After the Laughter", "Knights of Neverland", "Mardi Grass", "Hook, the faithful Son", "Seven League Boots" or Count the Chauvin"), but not once finds it more funny and interesting to change them or play something else ("The coldest Cut of all", "Now day Party" or "The Footrace"). As in Barrie's novel "Peter and Wendy" and the other (Movie/TV) versions he can imitate other people's voices, where he regularly imitates the one of Hook, what saves difficult situations ("The Rake", "The Hook and the Hat", "Plucking of Short Tom" or "Slightly Duped"). He enjoys his confrontations with Captain Hook. Despite his cockiness, recklessness, headstrongness, and selfishness, he still always manages to come through in the end. Even though he may be naive, stubborn and always up for fun and games, he knows and recognizes the danger and cares for his friends ("The coldest cut of all", "The Rake", Slightly in Stone", "Knights of Neverland", "The Croc and the Clock", "Plucking of Short Tom", "After the Laughter", "Nibs and the Mermaids", "Wendy and the Croc", "The Great Race", "Slightly Duped", "Friday the Thirteenth", "Frau Brumhandel" or "Invisible Tootles"). In "Slightly in Stone", he even abandons his trapped boot in order to return in time with the golden acorn needed to save Slightly from remaining stone forever. He is the good guy and cares for the justice and a happy end, however whole peace and hamony is not for him. It's very important to have action, where danger and adventures belong to ("The Rake" or "Knights of Neverland"). He'd never allow that it would ever come to the end of Hook, because this way the place and his life would become quiet and boring. He does everything to keep Hook, Pirates and the Jolly Roger in Neverland ("The Croc ant the Clock" or "Immortal Pan").
- Tinker Bell (voiced by Debi Derryberry) - A red-headed fairy and Peter Pan's sidekick. She's often the more practical of the two and is there for him and the others to get them out of jams if and whenever she can.
- Wendy Darling (voiced by Christina Lange) - A girl who wears a pink dress, has short black hair and crown made of white flowers. She is the oldest of the Darling siblings, her two younger brothers are John and Michael Darling. As in the novel, she's very tidy, can't stand the mess ("Tootles and the Dragon", "Wendy and the Croc", "Stupid Smee" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men"), is like a mother for the boys and tells them bedtime stories ("Now Day Party", "Living Pictures", "Curly's Laugh" or "Billy Jukes, Lost Boy"). Peter claims that girls are smarter and more intelligent than boys, and Wendy is often calmer and more mature than the rest of the group ("The Hook and the Hat" or "Count the Chauvin"). She also believes even Captain Hook isn't really a bad person and has feelings ("Hook's Mother's Picture", "Knights of Neverland", "The Dream", "After the Laughter", "Stupid Smee" or "Living Pictures").
- John Darling (voiced by Jack Lynch) - The middle Darling sibling; Wendy's and Michael's brother. He has dark blonde hair and wears a brown bowler hat or derby. He can be seen not only as one of the Darling siblings, but (with his gender and age) also as one of the Lost Boys ("The Great Race", "Curly's Laugh" or especially in "Pirate Boys, Lost Men" where the five Pirates changed their bodies with only four of the Lost Boys - Slightly, Nibs, Curly and Tootles - the Twins didn't get their role in this episode, so the fifth boy who changed his body with a pirate was John). He also shares the bed with them and often fights with the pirates using a magic sword of wood, which always grows again after breaking, as it does with the six Lost Boys.
- Michael Darling (voiced by Whitby Hertford) - Wendy and John's brother and the youngest of the Darling siblings. He has light brown, curly hair and wears blue, overall-like, footy pijamas. As in the novel he is the youngest and smallest of the group and has a big basket as his bed and sometimes he is slower and more frightened, so Peter and the others must look after him ("The coldest cut of all", "Treasure hunt", "Mardi grass", "Pirate Shadows", "The Croc and the Clock", "Tootles and the Dragon", "Stupid Smee", "When Games become deadly", "Dr. Livingstone and Captain Hook" or "The Wind and the Panther"). He loves playing around, having fun ("Now day Party", "A day at the Fair", "Mardi grass") and especially enjoys running after animals ("The Dream" or "Pirate Shadows"). Even if being the "pet of the family" and often not able to take part at the action ("The Wind and the Panther", "The Plucking of Short Tom", "The Croc and the Clock", "Tootles and the Dragon" or "Hook's Mother's Picture") he doesn't like and prefer being the passive one and doing nothing ("Slightly in Stone", "A day at the Fair", "Tootles and the Dragon" or "Mardi grass"). He can take part at the fights and adventures ("The coldest cut of all", "Slightly in Stone", "Treasure hunt", "Knights of Neverland", "The Girl who lives in the Moon", "Billy Jukes, Lost Boy" or "Play Ball") and not once comes out as the only one, who can save the situation ("A day at the Fair", "Pirate Shadows", "Peter in Wonderland", "Living Pictures", "The Pirate who came to Dinner" or "Frau Brumhandel").
- The Lost Boys - A group of six orphaned boys who are confederated with Peter Pan.
- Nibs (voiced by Adam Carl) - The oldest of the Lost Boys with the most mature voice. He is tall and slim, has blonde hair and wears a cap shaped like a bear's head with the face cut out. He is Peter's second-in-command and makes the orders when Peter is absent ("Slightly duped", "The Girl who lives in the Moon", "Billy Jukes, Lost Boy", "Invisible Tootles", "Immortal Pan", "Demise of Hook", "Peter on Trial" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men"). He's the one who is qualified for this role for being the most responsible, sensible and mature when making decisions ("Living Pictures", "Slightly duped", "The Hook and the Hat", "Mardi grass", "Slightly in stone" or "Three Wishes"). However also he not once has a changeable being, where he can become a little too brash and confident and likes to be (more) in spotlight ("The Girl who lives in the Moon", "Knights of Neverland", "Nibs and the Mermaids" or "Billy Jukes, Lost Boy") and then another time rather quiet and reluctant and taking either none or at least very little part at the action ("Now Day Party", "The Pirate Who Came to Dinner", "Jules Verne Night" or "Slightly duped"). He also loves having fun ("Wendy and the Croc", "Nibs and the Mermaids", "Tootles and the Dragon", "Invisible Tootles", "Stupid Smee", "Friday, the thirteenth" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men"), can also act naively and irresponsibly ("Knights of Neverland", "Nibs and the Mermaids", "Stupid Smee" or "Count de Chauvin") and sometimes can be a little too slow and inattentive and doesn't note the danger or everything around him ("Knights of Neverland", "Nibs and the Mermaids", "The Girl who lives in the Moon", "Dr. Livingstone and Captain Hook", "The Letter", "Slightly duped" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men"). He knows what to do when acting as the leader ("Slightly duped", "The Girl who lives in the Moon", "Three Wishes" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men"), but also listens to Peter and the others when they have other ideas ("Tootles and the Dragon", "Knights of Neverland", "Jules Verne Night", "Frau Brumhandel", "Slightly in stone" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men").
- Slightly (voiced by Scott Menville) - The tallest and 2nd oldest Lost Boy. He has pale skin, honeyblonde hair and wears a cap in the shape of a parrot's head. As a reference to his name he constantly uses the word "slightly" in his sentences. His ambition is to be Peter's second-in-command ("Slightly duped" or "Billy Jukes, Lost Boy"), but when he is appointed such, he finds he is not cut out for the position ("Slightly duped"). He is often naive and immature when making decisions which can cause trouble for the others ("Slightly duped"). It's important for him to take part at the action ("Knights of Neverland", "The Girl, who lives in the Moon", "Count the Chauvin", "The Demise of Hook", "The Neverscroll", "Slightly duped", "Billy Jukes, Lost Boy", "All Hallow's Eve" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men") but also can prefer the calmness and staying out of the danger and adventures ("Plucking of Short Tom", "Now Day Party", "Hook the faithful Son" or "The Rake"). He sees Peter and the others as his family and also is very important to them ("Slightly in Stone", "The Rake", "Knights of Neverland", "The Neverscroll", "Frau Brumhandel" or "Billy Jukes, Lost Boy"). Even if not being the leader he can take the orders ("The Girl who lives in the Moon", "Demise of Hook" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men"), knows what to do during a battle and has his role in the gang of Lost Boys, where he knows how to act and behave ("Invisible Tootles", "Seven League Boots", "The Pirate, who came to dinner", "Hook's Mother's Picture" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men"). From the Pirate Crew, he is the closest to Billy Jukes ("Billy Jukes, Lost Boy" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men").
- Curly (voiced by Josh Keaton) - A Lost Boy with a cap shaped like a tiger's head with the face cut out. He has a tanned complexion, dark brown hair and a very slim figure. He likes having fun ("Curly's Laugh", "Nibs and the Mermaids", "The Great Race", "Invisible Tootles", "Hook's Mother's Picture", "Friday, the thirteenth" and "Pirate Boys, Lost Men"), is very believable ("Friday the Thirteenth") and doesn't want to be seen by the others as useless or clumsy ("Friday, the thirteenth"). He tries to act in a more determined and independent manner ("The Great Race", "Stupid Smee", "Knights of Neverland", "Slightly Duped", "Count the Chauvin" or "Friday, the thirteenth").
- The Twins (voiced by Aaron Lohr and Michael Bacall) - Two Lost Boys who aren't identical, aside from both wearing caps in the shape of a leopard's head with cut-outs in the front for their faces. Individually (and only in the written language) they're known as Tall Twin and Short Twin, their heights being the main distinction. Other distinctions are their complexions and hair color, Tall Twin having a darker complexion and black curly hair, and Short Twin having lighter skin and red straight hair. Short Twin looks a little plumper than his bigger brother. They're so synchronised that they accomplish more when they work together and often finish each other's sentences. They also do practical everything together and are never apart ("Tootles and the Dragon", "Knights of Neverland", "Slightly duped", "The Croc and the Clock", "Curly's Laugh" or "Pirate Shadows"). They are known as the mechanics and inventors in the group and most of their activity is creating, building and testing their own inventions and machines ("The Great Race", "Jules Verne Night", "Hook the Faithful Son", "Nibs and the Mermaids", "When games become deadly", "After the Laughter", "Vanity, thy name is Mermaid", "Invisible Tootles", "Stupid Smee", "The Letter", "The Croc and the Clock", "Evicted" and "Dr. Livingstone and Captain Hook"). In the episode "The Great Race", they fall out and find themselves unable to act normally, as they would when together, and their inventions fall apart.
- Tootles (voiced by Chris M. Allport) - The youngest of the Lost Boys who wears a cap in the shape of a panda's head with face cut-out and has a black blotch around his left eye. He is very small and has a round stomach, but because he loves eating and always finds time for this ("Tootles and the Dragon", "Now Day Party", "The Croc and the clock", "The Great Race", "Invisible Tootles" or "Dr. Livingstone and Captain Hook"). As created by Barrie he's often clumsy which can cause problems for the others when looking for adventures ("Tootles and the Dragon", "Tootles the Bold", "Slightly Duped", "First Encounter", "Invisible Tootles" or "The Croc and the clock"). He can also become too sensitive, especially when getting judged or not noticed by the others ("Tootles and the Dragon" or "Invisible Tootles"). Even though he has his role in the group, knows what to do when fighting ("Knights of Neverland", "Billy Jukes, Lost Boy", "The Demise of Hook" or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men"), can come out with the idea how to save the situation ("Slightly in stone", "Tootles, the bold" or "Invisible Tootles") and as referred to in the episode "Tootles and the Dragon" he's the most patient of the group. Of the Lost Boys, he is the one who is the closest to Michael ("Treasure Hunt", "Stupid Smee" or "Slightly in Stone").
- Captain James Algernon Cloudesley Hook (voiced by Tim Curry) - The main antagonist of the series and Peter Pan's nemesis. As his name implies, James Hook is the head of his pirate crew. Although he's well known for his ruthless and nefarious nature, the Hook in this version is more complex and in many ways closer to the portrayal in Barrie's book. References to Peter Pan feeding Captain Hook's hand to the crocodile is still intact. Rather than the traditional long black hair (or wig) and long moustache, this Hook is clean-shaven and has his white hair styled in the manner of a powdered wig. In contrast to his bumbling crew, Hook is very much the aristocrat, and is very well read and charming in a sinister way. He also is very good at playing a harpsichord, despite the loss of his hand. Two members of his Family are mentioned: his brother Patch, who owned his own Pirate Ship called "The Rake", and his mother, who is referred to as having had some unfulfilled wishes about her son James and being already dead, the only thing left of her memory being a portrait that Hook has in his cabin, but never is shown completely ("Hook's Mother's Picture", "Eternal Youth" or "The Letter").
- Smee (voiced by Ed Gilbert in an Irish accent) - Captain Hook's loyal Bosun and the closest he has to a friend, although he rarely seems to appreciate it. Smee's weapon is a sword he names Johnny Corkscrew. He is small, but not very fat, has grey hair and pale blue eyes. The main difference from the other pirates is that he is often clumsy and not really able to capture one of the Lost Boys (as seen in "Slightly Duped" and "Play Ball").
- "Gentleman" Ignatious P. Starkey (voiced by David Shaughnessy) - A foppish, gentlemanly English member of Hook's crew who is believed to be the first mate. He speaks with a "dash-it-all" accent, is very good with an epée, and in "A Day at the Fair" we learn he is also a good pugilist.
- Robert Mullins (voiced by Jack Angel) - A member of Captain Hook's crew who hails from Brooklyn, and tends to clash with his leader more than anyone else on the ship. Although he has referred to Captain Hook as "the finest pirate who ever lived", he sometimes schemes to take over command. He also is deeply superstitious and prone to landsickness ("The Girl, who lives in the Moon", "A Day at the Fair", "Invisible Tootles", "Stupid Smee" or "Friday the Thirteenth"). Robert is good friends with Billy Jukes and has taught him about pirating. He is big, muscular, has brown hair, a long face, long mustachios, and a scar on his left eye. He is very good in swordfighting.
- Billy Jukes (voiced by Eugene Williams) - The ship's gunner and the youngest pirate who is of Old World/Indian descent. He was once a castaway on a desert island until he was rescued by Captain Hook's crew and was taught pirating by Robert Mullins, to whom he is very loyal. He is slim, has dark skin and black hair that often conceals one eye. As being responsible for the cannons he is never far away from the big cannon, Long Tom. He cares to keep it clean ("The Hook and the Hat" or "Plucking of Short Tom") and sometimes also sleeps on it ("Treasure Hunt" or "Pirate Shadows"). Not once does he cooperate with Peter and his band where it can come out for him as being a liar and traitor ("The Great Race"), but sometimes he shows he really has a good heart and cares for the boys ("Hook, the Faithful Son" or "Billy Jukes, Lost Boy").
- Eucrates Cookson (voiced by Jack Angel in a Greek accent) - The ship's disgusting chef. He is fat and small and a miserable singer ("Hook's Mother's Picture" and "The Phantom Shaman"). His weapon of choice is his meat cleaver.
- Alf Mason (voiced by Tony Jay) — A member of Hook's crew who serves as a carpenter and a strongman. Although he fears Hook as much as the rest of the crew, if the pirates are doubtful about an order from the captain, he is usually the first to voice it. He wields a mallet.
- Short Tom - Captain Hook's mischievous one-eyed pet parrot. Is capable of speaking, but is limited to phrases obviously taught to him. Frequently tries to alert the pirates when he sees Peter Pan sneak aboard in episodes including "Hook's Mother's Picture", but because of his limited speech usually fails to get them to understand.
- Captain Patch (voiced by Ed Gilbert) - aka Jasper Hook is the older brother of James Hook, who once served as his midshipman. Hook took out Jasper's eye years ago when Jasper wouldn't give James a bigger share of their loot, and he wore a patch ever since, which is why he is known as Captain Patch. Presumably Patch died not long afterwards, and his chest of treasures somehow ended up hidden in a cave in Neverland with a curse. When Peter, John, and Slightly found the lost chest and removed an emerald, it ended up summoning Captain Patch's ghost who then summoned his ghost ship called the Rake in order to take revenge on his brother. Nothing that Captain Hook's crew shot at the Rake could sink it due to the fact that the Rake is a ghost ship. When Peter Pan, John, and Slightly tricked Hook into firing the treasure towards the Rake, it was enough to banish Captain Patch and the Rake back to the spirit world. Jasper later appeared in "Hook's Christmas" where the Ghost of Christmas Past shows Captain Hook his past when he used to work with his brother until the incident that led up to Jasper's loss of an eye. His spirit later appeared as the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. (It should be noted Patch and his ship appeared somewhat different in each of the two episodes.)
- Crocodile - This was the same crocodile that had devoured Captain Hook's hand. A ticking clock is heard every time the crocodile is near. In the series, the clock is a magical clock that controls all the seasons in Neverland.
- Indians - A tribe of Indians that reside in Neverland and often help out Peter Pan and the Lost Boys. Actually, only three of them figure prominently in the series, the rest were seen only briefly in the episode "Pirate Boys, Lost Men").
- Great Big Little Panther (voiced by Michael Wise) - The Indian chief and father of Tiger Lily and Hard-To-Hit. He's very wise and often assists Peter and his friends when they have (some big) problems (as seen in the episodes "The Dream", "The Phantom Shaman", "Treasure Hunt", and "Pirate Boys, Lost Men").
- Tiger Lily (voiced by Cree Summer) - The daughter of Great Big Little Panther and sister of Hard-To-Hit. She and her brother sometimes tag along with and aid their friends Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, The Darling Siblings and The Lost Boys on their many adventures.
- Hard-to-Hit (voiced by Aaron Lohr) - Great Big Little Panther's son and Tiger Lily's younger brother. He is very active and knows the weapons of his tribe and how to use them (as seen in the episodes "The Phantom Shaman" and "The Dream").
- Mermaids - A group of young women, who are half human and half fish. They live in the sea and are most seen at the Mermaids' Lagoon or nearby. They're vain and care for their looks and good appearance (as seen in "Vanity, the name is Mermaid"). They enjoy playing, joking and having fun (as seen in "Nibs and the Mermaids") and collecting items from the land (as seen in "Tootles and the Dragon"). From all the humans who live above the water they only like Peter and no-one else (as seen in "Vanity, the name is Mermaid", "The Great Race", "Nibs and the Mermaids", "After the Laughter", or "Pirate Boys, Lost Men").
- Crooked Tail (voiced by Linda Gary) - A mermaid. She was once beautiful, but conceited and haughty until a potion to enhance her beauty went horribly awry turning her into a green-skinned hag. In "Vanity, Thy Name is Mermaid," she helped Peter Pan rescue Wendy from two mermaids who tried to turn Wendy into a mermaid.
- Girl in the Moon (voiced by Kath Soucie) - A blond girl in a turquoise dress who is responsible for bringing the night by replacing the sun that appears during the day with the moon at the normal time.
- King Kyros (voiced by Jack Angel) - The Ice King of Neverland (who only appears in the episode "The Coldest Cut of All"). He owns a giant ice cave with lots of corridors and tunnels and has some elves as his subworkers. In fact he's not one of the bad guys. The conflict with him was started by Peter, who just entered the king's home without any permission and took away a crystal claiming it was his own.
- Jane - Wendy's daughter from the future. She appears in "The Lost Memories of Pirate Pan".
- Olook (voiced by Jack Angel) - A grumpy giant troll. He appears in "The Never Ark", "Slightly in Stone", "The Neverscroll", "A Day at the Fair" and "Count De Chauvin".
The following show the differences from the book or other Peter Pan versions:
- This series doesn't feature a beginning introducing the whole Darling family nor explain how Peter takes Wendy to Neverland. From the first episode they already live in the underground house, know Hook and the pirates and are friends with the Indians.
- In other versions, Peter always wears his dagger next to his waist at the belt, but in this version he has it attached to his right boot.
- In the book, Tinker Bell has her own "fairy language", which Peter understands. Likewise, she doesn't speak in most other versions (Disney's Peter Pan, Peter Pan (2003) or Peter Pan Burbank) but makes tinkling or other sounds. In this version and some others (The Adventures of Peter Pan, Hook or The New Adventures of Peter Pan) she can speak normally.
- In the novel, Barrie describes Tink's figure as somewhat plump - "She was slightly inclined to embonpoint", but in this version (and most of the others) she is portrayed as slim.
- In Barrie's novel and other versions Captain Hook's hair is black, but here it is white. In the episode "After the Laughter" Hook's hair is shown as fair in his youth, not black.
- In most other versions ("Disney's Peter Pan", "Peter Pan Burbank" or "The Adventures of Peter Pan") Captain Hook becomes frightened, panicked and almost petrified when hearing the ticking of a clock, indicating that the crocodile is close. In this version his behavior is inconsistent. Hook often is ready to brodle, when he notes the presence of the croc.
- In the original book and some other versions, John wears a (black) stovepipe hat ("Disney's Peter Pan", "Peter Pan (2003)" or "The Adventures of Peter Pan"). Here, he has a (brown) derby.
- The look of the figures is not much described by J.M. Barrie, but in most of the other versions Wendy is either blonde ("The Adventures of Peter Pan" or "Peter Pan Burbank") or has at least lighter hair ("Disney's Peter Pan", "Peter Pan (2003)" or "Hook") and from the Darling siblings the lightest hair colour ("Peter Pan (2003)", "The Adventures of Peter Pan", "Peter Pan Burbank" or "The New Adventures of Peter Pan") while frequently her brother John has the darkest hair colour ("Disney's Peter Pan", "Peter Pan (2003)" or "Peter Pan Burbank"). In "Peter Pan and the Pirates" Wendy with black hair has the darkest and John being dark blonde has the lightest haircolour from the Darling siblings.
- As described in the novel and in some other versions ("Disney's Peter Pan", "Peter Pan (2003)" or "Peter Pan Burbank"), the Twins, two of the Lost Boys, are identical twins, however in this version they look very different. They are recognized as Twins by wearing similar caps and doing everything together.
- In other Peter Pan movies or series in Neverland only Peter is able to fly all the time, while the Darlings only do it for coming there ("Disney's Peter Pan", "The Adventures of Peter Pan", "Peter Pan (2003)" or "Peter Pan Burbank") and everyone else can fly only when Tink gives them her fairy dust, effective only for a finite period of time (Disney's Return to Neverland or "The New Adventures of Peter Pan"). In "Peter Pan and the Pirates" not only Peter, but also his closest friends, the Darlings and the Lost Boys, can fly all the time.
1. The Coldest Cut of All (Written by: Karen Willson and Chris Weber)
King Kyros's Ice Realm is one area of Neverland where Peter Pan is not welcome. But the arrogant and reckless boy is not about to let a cranky ice god spoil his fun. Peter takes an ice crystal from the ice caves and returns home to share his treasure and adventurous tale with Wendy, Tink, and the Lost Boys. His friends will also be sharing his punishment when Kyros retaliates.
3. River of Night (Brynne Stephens, Michael Reaves)
Peter joins Hard-to-Hit and Tiger Lily in a journey down the Mysterious River to seek out an ancient golden arrow. Hook and the Pirates pursue them through a series of perils along the way.
4 Slightly in Stone (Lawrence Ditillio)
Tink has a magic powder she wants to try out on the berries. It's too heavy for her, so it falls out of her hands and gets in touch with Slightly ...
5. The Rake (Peter Lawrence, Michael Reaves)
Peter, Slightly, and John accidentally open a box that contained the Ghost of Captain Patch (AKA Jasper Hook). The Ghost of Captain Patch raises his ship called the Rake and plans his revenge on his younger brother Captain James Hook for blinding him years ago. Now Captain Hook must form a truce with Peter Pan in order to defeat Captain Patch.
6. Peter on Trial (Larry Carroll, David Carren)
Peter and Tink sneak on board the Jolly Roger in order to play with Hook's harpsichord. Hook catches them in the act and captures Peter, destroying his beloved instrument in the process. All looks grim for Peter until Wendy flies over and convinces Hook to give Peter a trial.
7. The Wind and the Panther (Charles Kaufman, Larry Carroll, David Carren)
Hook tampers with Great Big Little Panther's magic, sending the weather of Neverland into a frenzy. Peter must retrieve the magic sand before the storms Hook created kill anyone.
8. Treasure Hunt (Peter Lawrence)
Hook draws up a phony treasure map in order to lure Peter and the others into a trap.
9. The Plucking of Short Tom (George Hampton, Mike Moore)
Short Tom leaves the Jolly Roger and makes good friends with Tink.
10. The Dream (Peter Lawrence)
Michael Darling has a dream about the Crocodile and a red eagle. So it's up to Peter and the others to find out what it means.
11 Demise of Hook (Larry Carroll, David Carren)
Peter and the Lost Boys cause a commotion among the pirates when they steal the Jolly Roger's flag. In trying to retaliate, Hook puts too much gunpowder into Long Tom and gets blown to smithereens. The rest of the pirates decide to leave Neverland since their captain's vendetta with Peter was the only thing that kept them there. Peter is devastated that Hook is dead and the pirates are gone. But he may just get one last showdown with his archenemy when the Lost Boys tell him that Hook's back.
12. Pirate Boys, Lost Men (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
In the middle of the night the Lost Boys are hunting a bear, while the Pirates want to steal a magic crystal. Because it happens at the same place and time it's not to avoid to interfere each other and then to see the consequences ...
13. After the Laughter (Sean Roche)
The jealous Mermaids of the Lagoon capture Wendy and tickle her laughter out of her, but disturb the spirit of Cavern Wherever in the process. Now Peter and Wendy must journey into the Cavern under the lagoon and get Wendy's Laugh back, before she is destroyed, encountering Hook's lost childhood in the process.
14. Stupid Smee (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
Smee is left to fend for himself and Wendy tries to befriend him.
15. The Play's the Thing (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
While searching for Peter Pan's hideout, the pirates spy the Lost Boys rehearsing a Shakespeare play in the woods. Hook is so appalled by their incorrect recitations that he steps out of hiding and wows everyone with a flawless rendition of a soliloquy from Julius Caesar. Everyone then agrees on a temporary truce so that Hook can direct a production of Romeo and Juliet starring Wendy as Juliet. It's a tense truce that threatens to turn deadly when Hook decides to use the play's sleeping potion as a way to poison Wendy.
16. Hook's Mother's Picture (Peter Lawrence, Tony Zalewski)
The Lost Boys want to know how a real mother looks like. Peter takes them to the Jolly Roger to take a look at the portrait of Hook's mother, which is the only one so far. To make things funnier Peter gets the picture and the pirates are trying to replace it, til they finally don't know anymore which is the real one ...
17. A Wee Problem (Michael Reaves)
Everyone is awestruck at the appearance of three moons above Neverland. Tinker Bell is especially thrilled, for this gives her the ability to shrink Peter down to fairy size and take him to visit the Fairy King. But she's not too happy when Peter insists that the Darlings and the Lost Boys come along. Tink messes with the others' ability to fly, which leads to such disaster that King Oberon kicks Wendy and the boys out. With the children unable to revert to their former size, they become easy prey for the pirates and the Crocodile, especially since Tink is keeping Peter distracted.
18. Knights of Neverland (William Overgard)
Peter and the others are playing one of Wendy's stories: King Arthur and the knights. By the game they are all wearing haevy armament, what makes them unable to fly. The same time Wendy remembers she had a dream of a wolf, which comes out to be real. Soon this wolf gets kidnapped by the Pirates. Despite the difficulty and bigger danger without flying first three of the Lost Boys try to release the animal, but don't make it and (literally) get hang up by the Pirates. Then Wendy tries to free them all in a more female way, by talking and staying calm, but also this is without any affection, so she gets tied up. Finally Peter needs to make it himself and with the help of the rest of the Boys and Tink's fairy dust. At the end he can (literally) hang up Hook and the Pirates and rescue his friends and the wolf.
19. Pirate Shadows (William Overgard, Peter Lawrence)
Peter steals the Pirates shadows, but they are more dangerous than he realizes. Soon they get independent and start Split up in the area. With the loss of their shadows the Pirates are not able to walk normally, but must go on on their hands. The only chance to make everything normal is to find their shadows and reunite with them. Or may some strange shadows will make that, too ...
20. Now Day Party (Sean Roche)
Peter doesn't want that the night gets over, so he takes the girl from the moon down to the earth and makes everything for her to like this place and doesn't want to return to the moon. Finally she notices it is not right this way and returns.
21. When Games Become Deadly (William Overgard)
Peter and the others are having a lot fun by playing games. Suddenly they get disturbed by a new cannon developed by the Pirates. The Twins find that interesting and decide to fight back with their own inventions. However Peter sees that Hook has started to change the rules the two groups have between each other. As calling himself the one who always wins Peter knows that he must go on with the idea of the Twins, so they can make the last attack ...
22. Eternal Youth (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
Peter makes Hook and his crew believe that there is a magic river in Neverland with water that can make everyone and everything younger. First Hook is sure this all is only a stupid joke, but finally he tries it out on his own parrot, Short Tom, and sees the affection the next day. He wants Smee to take him to the place where he got this magic water. He doesn't know, that also Peter has his own plans ...
23. The Foot Race (Chris Trengove, Peter Lawrence)
Peter and Wendy are playing hide and seek with Tiger Lily and Hard-to-Hit. A No Flying rule is in place to give the Indians a fair chance, but Peter breaks the rule in order to win the game. Hard-to-Hit gets really angry about this and claims that Peter could never win anything without his flying power. This brings about a contest in which an earth-bound Peter and Wendy race Hard-to-Hit and Tiger Lily in retrieving various artifacts around Neverland. Unfortunately, the competitive boys make each round more dangerous since there is never a clear winner to the race.
24. Nibs and the Mermaids (William Overgard)
Nibs decides to journey to the bottom of the lagoon in order to see the Mermaids' Grotto.
25. All Hallow's Eve (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
It's All Hallows Eve, so Peter and the Lost Boys are playing tons of pranks on the pirates. One prank they pull is to steal the pirates' lantern. This revives the Jack O Lantern ghost, who gets Smee to steal the lantern back from Peter. The ghost then summons ghosts, witches, and goblins from the volcano to wreak havoc all over the island. At first Hook and the crew think Smee is a deserter and hunt him down, but when they learn about the ghost they realize their mistake. The pirates and the Lost Boys must team up if they're to reclaim the lantern before Neverland is completely overrun by the undead!
26. Billy Jukes, Lost Boy (Doug Booth)
When Robert Mullins comes down with Neverfever and Billy Jukes goes after him in order to find a cure, Slightly tries to prove himself to the others by capturing them, only for the three of them to be caught in a thunderstorm. While taking refuge in a cave and planning to find the stuff needed to cure Robert, Slightly learns about Billy and Robert's past.
27. Phantom Shaman (Chris Trengove, Peter Lawrence)
Cookson poses as a shaman and the Twins have a competition to see who can build the deadliest machine.
28. Tootles and the Dragon (Bruce Schaefer)
Peter and the boys find a big magic key that sticks in the stone. After everyone's failure to get it out from there Tootles touches it and makes the stone alive.
29. First Encounter (Ted Lederson, Steven Waves)
John is in an inquisitive mood today and wants to know how certain events in Neverland came to pass. Peter begins answering John's questions by explaining why he made the Croc swallow the clock. He then describes how the Jolly Roger was brought to Neverland by a strange hurricane and how the Lost Boys and the pirates first met. During the course of the story, Peter reveals that he cut off Hook's hand when he thought that the pirate had killed Nibs and Tootles in their first battle. The flashbacks show that Hook's scream of pain could be heard all over the island as a signal that life in Neverland would never be the same.
30. Slightly Duped (Larry Carroll, David Carren)
Wishing to become Peter's second-in-command more than everything else Slightly gets abacinated when hearing this wish may can come true. After being much to naive with that and getting tricked first by his friends, as a joke, and then by the pirates, more seriously, he makes a lot of trouble to everybody and finally realizes he's not qualified for this position. When all this trouble is over at the end as one of the closing to the episode Slightly abacinates for being the leader.
31. Professor Smee (Matthew Malach)
Smee finds a big shell, which tells him everything he wants to know. This can be the big chance for Hook to find out the hide of Peter and the others ...
32. Evicted! (Lawrence Hartstein)
A little stone gnome in a closet of the Underground House suddenly comes to life and orders the Lost Boys to leave.
33. The Girl Who Lives in the Moon (Sean Roche)
Robert Mullins's quest to cure his land sickness with a magical spell causes the moon to plummet from the sky. Hook saves the Girl Who Lives in the Moon and becomes completely captivated by her beauty and charm. In an attempt to prove to Peter that not all children hate him, Hook tries to win the Girl's affections by convincing her he wants to help put the moon back in the sky. Somehow, Peter must get the Girl away from the pirate and return her home to its proper place.
34. Hook's Christmas (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
Captain Hook believes that Christmas is a waste of time even when he crashes his crew's Christmas party and locks himself in his cabin for the remainder of the evening. Captain Hook is then visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past (who resembles Wendy), Ghost of Christmas Present (who resembles Smee), and Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come (who resembles Captain Patch) who end up teaching him the meaning of Christmas. A parody of Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol."
35. Tootles the Bold (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
Tootles wishes to be the hero of a great adventure, but is a little scared not to be qualified for that. Tink helps his courage with a 'talisman' and Tootles makes friendsa with a whale family.
36. The Hook and the Hat (Larry Carroll, David Carren)
Peter takes the hat from Hook and suddenly thinks to be the Captain himself.
37. Ages of Pan Pt. 1 (Peter Lawrence, Matthew Malach)
After Hook taunts Peter with the fact that the boy will never grow up, Peter decides to prove his nemesis wrong by wishing he would grow up. However, as Peter ages, his belief in magic slowly fades away, causing all of Neverland to fade away as well. (Both parts 1 and 2 of this episode were released on video in the United States with the title redubbed as "Hook's Deadly Game".)
38. Ages of Pan Pt. 2 (Peter Lawrence, Matthew Malach)
As Neverland continues to fade away, Hook and the Pirates succeed in capturing Peter (now an elderly man), Wendy and the Lost Boys, and only Tinker Bell can help Peter renew his faith and trust in magic.
39. The Ruby (Lawrence Hartstein)
The mermaids steal a map of Crooked Teil and give it further to the Pirates. They expect that Peter gets though and follows this map.
40. Friday the Thirteenth (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
Peter and Curly play tricks on the pirates, making them believe they have bad luck.
41. Immortal Pan (Sean Roche)
Tired of Hook's obsession to destroy Peter Pan, the Pirates make a deal with Tinker Bell to trick Hook into thinking that Peter is immortal.
42. Lost Memories of Pirate Pan (Sean Roche)
After bringing a young girl named Jane (who is revealed to be Wendy's daughter from the future) into Neverland, Peter is suddenly stricken with amnesia and joins the Hook's Pirates as "Pirate Pan". Wendy, Jane, and the Lost Boys must head to the Cavern of the Fairy Forget-Me-Not to collect all of Peter's memories and save their friend.
43. Dr. Livingstone and Captain Hook (Larry Carroll, David Carren)
Hook gets hit at his head and suddenly thinks he is a big scientist.
44. Vanity, Thy Name is Mermaid (Matthew Malach, Jennifer Louden)
While playing with two mermaids in the lagoon, Peter innocently claims that Wendy is the most beautiful being in Neverland. The two mermaids get jealous and later capture Wendy where they slowly turn her into a mermaid minus the ability to breathe underwater. When Peter Pan goes underwater to rescue Wendy, he ends up getting the unlikely help from Crooked Tail.
45. The Great Race (Larry Carroll, David Carren)
The Twins have a conflict and then only argue the whole time. To make this stop Peter and the others decide to make a race, which shall decide whose invention is better.
46. Curly's Laugh (Sean Roche)
After Curly pours a bunch of water on Peter and his friends as a joke, Peter tells him he's not funny. Tinker Bell comes in and Curly asks if she can make him funny. Tinker Bell does so and warns him not to do it while she's around. But every time he speaks, his friends burst into laughter. Meanwhile, Captain Hook is trying to do a play yet he can't find anybody to make him laugh for the play.
47. Mardi Gras (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell and Tony Zalewski)
Peter and the Lost Boys honour a cease-fire with the pirates after Hook had rescued Michael from the Croc. They go together to the Mardi Gras to have fun with each other when it finally comes out what the real plans of the pirates are.
48. The Never Ark (Larry Carroll, David Carren)
When Smoky Top begins to rumble menacingly, Peter and the Lost Boys go to see Great Big Little Panther for help. However, the shaman has gone on a retreat, so Hard-to-Hit attempts shaman magic to call forth a vision of what is to come from the sacred flames. He deciphers that Neverland is about to be destroyed. Peter sets about warning everyone in Neverland while the lost boys evacuate the Underground House. Wendy brings up the fact that not all the animals can fly away, so Peter decides that Hook's ship will have to suffice as an Ark to carry the animals to safety.
49. The Croc and the Clock (Bennett McClellan)
The sun is rising and setting so fast that no one can keep track of what time it is. Tink and the Lost Boys figure out that the clock inside the Crocodile has stopped ticking and that fixing it will put time back to normal. But first they have to get the clock from the cranky Croc; that's not easy now that the animal is free to stalk its prey undetected. Captain Hook, the beast's favorite victim, learns this the hard way..
50. Three Wishes (Sean Roche)
Peter eagerly awaits the passing of a shooting star so that he can be granted three wishes. But Hook hears about the star's magic and recites the rhyme to call its power at the same time as Peter. The two enemies decide to split their wishes, each getting one and a half, but the half wishes are granted first and don't turn out quite right. When the adventure takes a fatal turn for Hook, Peter uses his full wish to make sure the whole thing never happened.
51. A Hole in the Wall (Matthew Malach)
Peter and the Darlings find a parallel universe in Neverland with an Egyptian theme. Will they escape or be enslaved like their Egyptian counterparts?
52. Hook the Faithful Son (Peter Lawrence, Charles Kaufman)
Peter tricks Hook into thinking his mother wanted him to be a pilot, instead of a pirate.
53. Wendy and the Croc (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
Wendy wants to know how it is like to be a fairy. Tink decides to give her the possibility, when suddenly, during the experiment the Croc interferes ...
54. Elementary, My Dear Pan (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell and Jim Carlson)
While Wendy reads "The Hound of the Baskervilles" to Peter Pan and The lost Boys. Peter finds out his pan pipes have gone missing. So it's up to Sherlock Pan and Dr John "Waston" to solve the case.
55. Frau Brumhandel (Matthew Malach)
Michael awakens Frau Brumhandel, a vast, Valkryie-like operatic nymph who has the ability to enslave others with her music. Frau Brumhandel joins the pirates and falls in love with Captain Hook.
56. Play Ball (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell and Ken Vose)
Captain Hook comes across Peter and the Lost Boys playing baseball and overhears them talking about stealing 'bases'. Believing they are talking about 'bases' in alchemy, he demands to play against them. The game begins once Great Big Little Panther, the only person that both sides consider fair and trustworthy, agrees to serve as the umpire. The pirates perform their usual acts of trickery and cheating in order to win the game. In the end, Hook succeeds in stealing all the bases but is highly disappointed when he tears them apart and learns they are worthless.
57. Jules Verne Night (Peter Lawrence, Matthew Malach)
The Lost Boys build a sub to explore the sea while Hook tries to fly to the moon.
58. The Pirate Who Came to Dinner (Larry Carroll, David Carren)
Hook injures himself while trying to capture Peter Pan and Wendy insists they take care of him until he's well again. When Hook learns from the gnome doctor that he has been misdiagnosed and is well after all, he pretends to be still injured in order to trap Pan. Inspired by the George S. Kaufman/Moss Hart comedy "The Man Who Came to Dinner".
59. The Neverscroll (Larry Carroll, David Carren)
Peter and the Lost Boys discover the Neverscroll, a magical map which holds the fate of Neverland in its parchment. Hook steals the Neverscroll and decides to erase Neverland from the map, which will destroy Peter if left unchecked.
60. Peter in Wonderland (George Hampton, Mike Moore)
After John writes his own adaptation of "Alice in Wonderland", Peter and Wendy, with a little help from Tinker Bell's magic, are thrown into the book's pages to live the adventure within, with everyone else in Neverland, including Hook and the pirates, as the other characters.
61. A Day at the Fair (Matthew Malach)
Michael goes to a place, where everybody in Neverland comes for having fun. When the pirates join he decides with Tink to make some jokes.
62. Count De Chauvin (William Overgard, Peter Lawrence)
A mysterious swordsman appears and challenges Peter to a duel...and wins!
63. Seven League Boots (Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell)
The pirates steal a pair of magical boots that will grant the wearer's wish.
64. Invisible Tootles (Lee Schneider)
At the underground house nobody listens or even notes Tootles so that he start's talking about himself to be invisible, when he should be careful what he says.
65. The Letter (Larry Parr)
Starkey thinks his mother is going to visit him on the Jolly Roger.
- Chris M. Allport - Tootles
- Jack Angel - Robert Mullins, Cookson, King Kyros, Olook
- Michael Bacall - Short Twin
- Adam Carl - Nibs
- Tim Curry - Captain James Hook
- Debi Derryberry - Tinker Bell
- Linda Gary - Crooked Tail
- Ed Gilbert - Smee, Captain Patch/Jasper Hook
- Whitby Hertford - Michael Darling
- Tony Jay - Alf Mason
- Josh Keaton - Curly
- Christina Lange - Wendy Darling
- Aaron Lohr - Hard-to-Hit, Tall Twin
- Jack Lynch - John Darling
- Jason Marsden - Peter Pan
- Scott Menville - Slightly
- David Shaughnessy - Gentleman Ignatious Starkey
- Kath Soucie - Girl in the Moon
- Cree Summer - Tiger Lily
- Eugene Williams - Billy Jukes
- Michael Wise - Great Big Little Panther
In this single player side-scrolling action game, the player controlled Peter Pan, who could collect bags of fairy dust to fly and wielded a sword that boasted a short range. The player started out in the forest and was required to destroy all the pirates in each level to advance to the next, with the final goal of reaching the pirate ship and battling Captain Hook.
VHS and DVD releases
Select episodes from the series were released on video in 1992. They have long been out of print. Titles of these included:
|Peter Pan & the Pirates - Ghost Ship||2 July 1992||G||Fox Home Entertainment||NTSC||English||None||23 minutes|||
|Peter Pan & the Pirates - Demise of Hook||2 July 1992||G||Fox Home Entertainment||NTSC||English||None||23 minutes|||
|Peter Pan & the Pirates - Hook's Deadly Game, Part 1||2 July 1992||G||Fox Home Entertainment||NTSC||English||None||23 minutes|||
|Peter Pan & the Pirates - Hook's Deadly Game, Part 2||2 July 1992||G||Fox Home Entertainment||NTSC||English||None||23 minutes|||
|Peter Pan and the Pirates (Vol 1)||10 August 1992||U||Fox Video||PAL||English||None||Episodes 18, 42 & 13|||
|Peter Pan and the Pirates (Vol 2)||10 August 1992||U||Fox Video||PAL||English||None||Episodes 5, 50 & 63|||
|Peter Pan and the Pirates (Vol 3)||5 April 1993||U||Fox Video||PAL||English||None||Episodes 17, 8 & 53|||
|Peter Pan and the Pirates (Vol 4)||5 April 1993||U||Fox Video||PAL||English||None||Episodes 22 36 & 54|||
|Peter Pan and the Pirates (Volume 1)||23 August 2004||U||Jetix Films||PAL||English||None||Episodes 1, 3, 8, 17 & 33||66 minutes|||
Select episodes were released on a single DVD for the UK market in 2004. This is now also out of print. Episodes released included:
- Coldest Cut Of All
- River Of Night
- Treasure Hunt
- Wee Problem
- The Girl Who Lives In The Moon
|DVD Title||# of Disc(s)||Year||Series||Episodes||DVD release|
In France, a box set of the entire first half of the series was released up to Ages of Pan part two.
|Region 2||Region 4|
|Peter Pan and the Pirates (Volume 1)||1||1900||1||1, 3, 8, 17 & 33||N/A||30 August 2004||N/A|
|Peter Pan and the Pirates||3||1900||1||Unknown||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Peter Pan and the Pirates (Volume 2)||1||1900||1||4, 18, and some other||N/A||N/A||N/A|
- "Peter Pan & the Pirates - Ghost Ship [VHS] (1992)". amazon.com. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- "Peter Pan & the Pirates - Demise of Hook [VHS] (1992)". amazon.com. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- "Peter Pan & the Pirates - Hook's Deadly Game, Part 1 [VHS] (1992)". amazon.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012.
- "Peter Pan & the Pirates - Hook's Deadly Game, Part 2 [VHS] (1992)". amazon.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012.
- "Peter Pan & the Pirates V1 [VHS]". amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- "Peter Pan & the Pirates V2 [VHS]". amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- "Peter Pan & the Pirates V3 [VHS]". amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- "Peter Pan & the Pirates V4 [VHS]". amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- "Peter Pan and the Pirates - Volume 1 [VHS]". amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- "Peter Pan and the Pirates - Vol. 1 [DVD]". amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- "Peter Pan and the Pirates: Volume 1". British Video Association. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- Peter Pan & the Pirates at the Big Cartoon DataBase
- Fox's Peter Pan and the Pirates at the Internet Movie Database
- Peter Pan and the Pirates at TV.com