Young Robin Hood

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Young Robin Hood
Genre Animation
Adventure
Written by Cheryl Blakeney
Mary Crawford
Peter Landecker
Alan Templeton
Patrick Granleese
Thor Bishopric
Randy Lofficier
Directed by Bernard Freimovitz
Peter Sander
Voices of Thor Bishopric
Sonja Ball
Anik Matern
Bronwen Mantel
Kathleen Fee
Michael O'Reilly
Jessalyn Gilsig
Michael Rudder
Mark Hellman
Terrence Scammell
A.J. Henderson
Harry Standjofski
Rick Jones
Johni Keyworth
Composer(s) Leon Aronson
Country of origin Canada
United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 26
Production
Executive producer(s) Micheline Charest
Jean Cazes
Christopher Izard
David Kirschner
Producer(s) Ronald A. Weinberg
Christian Davin
Editor(s) Nathalie Rossin
Running time 26 minutes
Production company(s) Cinar
Hanna-Barbera Productions
Broadcast
Original channel Syndication
Original run January 1, 1991 – November 30, 1992

Young Robin Hood (1991) is an animated series produced by Cinar and Hanna-Barbera Productions. The show takes place when Robin is a teenager, Richard the Lion Heart is on his "first crusade" and Robin Hood's father, the Earl of Huntington, joins him.

Synopsis[edit]

Robin Hood quickly finds himself at odds with the establishment; the Sheriff of Nottingham and Prince John, and creates a camp in Sherwood forest with other youngsters. The only girl, Marian, is a ward of the sheriff and spy for Robin. The main thing about Robin's youth in this case, is that his plans do not always work and he is questioned from time to time because of his youth, the fact that he is a known criminal and has no legal guardian to vouch for him.

Characters[edit]

  • Robin Hood; the boy in the county with a bow. He rarely is beaten by other archers. As a nobleman he understands Latin, has a tame Hawk called Arrow. Arrow is used to pass messages between him and Marian.
  • Little John; a blacksmith's son. Typically one of Robin's most loyal followers, but is not above criticizing Robin's plans.
  • Alan-a-Dale; a very young, romantic minstrel.
  • Will Scarlett; a young, talented thief, who idolizes Robin. He is a technical talent and creates traps and machines.
  • Brother Tuck; a very young monk, sometimes questioning his choice being an outlaw. He is very pious and speaks Latin every now and then.
  • Marian; Robin's love and a ward at Nottingham, sometimes suspected of conspiring with him. She and Robin love each other up to the point of going to extremes to save each other.
  • Haggala; a kind-hearted sorceress whoses spells don't always work. Has a cat named Miranda.
  • Prince John; spoiled boy who whines about who should be king. Sometimes tries to usurp Richard but the attempts are thwarted by Robin, or John's own ineptitude.
  • Sheriff of Nottingham; a harsh man and good swordsman.
  • Gilbert of Gisbourn; lieutenant to the sheriff and has a crush on Marian. He often tries to win her over and Marian uses it to get information. Has a dog named Bruno.

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