The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda

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The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda
Written by
  • Cliff Roberts
  • Sam Graham
  • Gary Greenfield
  • Chris Hubbell
Directed by
Voices of
Narrated by Héctor Elizondo (Intro)
Composer(s) Clark Gassman
Michael Tavera
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 26
Executive producer(s)
  • Kay Wright
  • Sam Ewing (supervising producer)
Editor(s) Gil Iverson
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor Great American Broadcasting
Original network Syndicated
Original release September 16, 1990 (1990-09-16) – December 8, 1991 (1991-12-08)

The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda is an American/Italian animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera with the Italian public service broadcaster RAI and its first channel Rai 1, loosely based on the main characters in Miguel de Cervantes' 17th century novel, Don Quixote: Don Quixote himself and Sancho Panza. It was first broadcast in 1989 in Europe, and then in the United States in 1990 as part of the weekend/weekday morning programming block, The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera.


Don Coyote (voiced by Frank Welker) is a swordsman who goes around saving people. With the help of Don Coyote's noble horse Rosinante (voiced by Brad Garrett), Sancho Panda (voiced by Don Messick) and his voice-of-cynicism donkey Dapple (voiced by Frank Welker), these crusaders of chivalry ride the countryside fighting for truth, justice, and beauty. Their attempts to do so are complicated by Don Coyote's state of mental unbalance and constantly mistaking everyday objects for horrific monsters.


Season 1[edit]

No.TitleWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pity the Poor Pirate"Sam Graham and Chris HubbellSeptember 16, 1990 (1990-09-16)
Don runs into the pirate captain Jack Boutique and incessantly chases him mistaking him for a maiden in distress.
2"Not a Ghost of a Chance"Gary GreenfieldTBA
Don and Sancho enter a ghost town where the smuggler Dusty tries effortlessly to drive Don away so he can get his gold stash.
3"The Horse Who Would Be King"Cliff RobertsTBA
4"Veni Vidi Viking"Cliff RobertsTBA
5"Don Coyote Meets Robin Hood"Cliff RobertsTBA
Don Coyote meets Robin Hood and does his duty as a knight by arresting him as a robber. After he finds out the local authorities are corrupt, Don must rescue Robin.
6"Rosinante by a Nose"Eric AlterTBA
7"The Reluctant Brides"Gary GreenfieldTBA
8"Surely You Joust"Chris Hubbell and Sam GrahamTBA
9"Double Don"Cliff RobertsTBA
10"Don Coyote & the Flying Gargoyle"Cliff RobertsTBA
11"Don Coyote and the Masked Avenger"Sam Graham and Chris HubbellTBA
12"Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk"Fred KronTBA
13"Who's Got the Genie"Gary GreenfieldTBA

Season 2[edit]

No.TitleWritten byOriginal air date
14"Sancho's Island"Gary GreenfieldTBA
15"Vincente the Inventor"Cliff RobertsTBA
16"Sir Sancho the Nearly Knight"Gary GreenfieldTBA
17"Don't Monkey with the Baby"Barry BlitzerTBA
18"Don Coyote & the Contessa"Chris Hubbell and Sam GrahamTBA
19"Don Coyote & the Deep Sea"Chris Hubbell and Sam GrahamTBA
20"A Knight in Arabia"Fred KronTBA
21"Goodbye Rosinante"Cliff RobertsTBA
22"Don Coyote's Fire-Breathing Friend"Cliff RobertsTBA
23"The Haunted Inheritance"Chris Hubbell and Sam GrahamTBA
24"Don Coyote & the Feudin' Families"Cliff RobertsTBA
25"Don Coyote & the Christmas Bell"Arthur Alsberg and Don NelsonTBA
26"Don Coyote & the Secret Weapon"Cliff Roberts and Gary GreenfieldDecember 8, 1991 (1991-12-08)

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