The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo

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The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo
Also known asQuasimodo
GenreFantasy
Adventure
Based onNotre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo
Voices ofSonja Ball
Daniel Brochu
A. J. Henderson
Harry Hill
Rick Jones
Anik Matern
Eleanor Noble
Michael O'Reilly
Terrence Scammell
Vlasta Vrána
Country of originCanada
France
Original language(s)English
French
No. of episodes26
Production
Executive producer(s)Ares Films
Producer(s)Pierre Métais
Production location(s)Paris
Running time26 minutes
Production company(s)CinéGroupe
Tele Images
Astral Media
DistributorHearst Corporation
Release
Original networkFamily Channel (Canada)
France 3 (France)
First shown in1996
Original release1996

The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo is an animated television series based on Victor Hugo's novel Notre Dame de Paris.

The show was produced by Ares Films, CinéGroupe, Télé-Images, and Astral Media. It aired in 1996.

The series takes place in Paris, 1483. The three main characters are Quasimodo, Esmeralda, and François. They fight villains, stop sinister plots, and escape from traps. They often come face to face with their greatest enemy, Frollo.

In 2009, Mill Creek Entertainment released a 2 - DVD set containing 26 episodes of the series. As of January 2010 this item is not listed in their online catalog but can be found at stores such as Target, Wal-mart, and Dollar General.

Characters[edit]

  • Quasimodo: The title character of the series.
  • Esmeralda: A young gypsy dancer.
  • François: Esmeralda's brother and fellow gypsy.
  • Djali: Esmeralda's pet goat.
  • Frollo: The main villain of the series, and Quasimodo's former master. A magician in his own right, he plotted to kill King Louis XI of France.
  • Azarof: Frollo's dog.
  • Dennis: Alchemist friend of Quasimodo.
  • King Louis XI: The ruler of France.
  • Angelica: Esmeralda and François's adopted grandmother.
  • Kasimir

Episodes[edit]

# Title Summary
1 Evil Unmasked
2 Frollo's Revenge
3 The Carnival of Fools
4 The Star Master
5 A Trip to Italy
6 The Invisible Thieves The Duke's treasure is stolen and Angelica's pendant planted at the scene gets Angelica and Esmerelda in prison. Quasimodo investigates a devious puppeteer, who has kidnapped François.
7 The Court of Miracles
8 Witches' Eve On Witches eve Quasimodo and the gang meet a young woman who may hold the key to where his parents might be leaving theme on a hunt to find theme Frollo is on the move to find theme first
9 Trapped
10 Dragon Rock
11 The Clay Army
12 The Choice
13 The Man who wouldn't be King Frollo accidentally discovers a potion that transforms the drinker into the person he looks at. Using this potion, Frollo impersonates King Louie and spreads chaos in the kingdom.
14 Hope Springs Eternal
15 The Beast
16 The Duel of the Magicians
17 The Abomination's Revenge Quasimodo and his friends are forced to help a fearful Frollo who is being chase by the Abomination who wants revenge for what he did to him and leaving a path of Destruction around Paris
18 The Barbarian
19 A Song of the Heart
20 The Music Master after a band of street kids who work for Clopin steal some stuff for him they end up finding a magic flute that gives the power to commanded others that leads Frollo to work with Clopin in his next plan to become king of france.
21 The Eye of the Eagle
22 The Oracle
23 The Treasure
24 A True Gypsy While Quasimodo and his friends visit the gypsy camp, the gypsy king is kidnapped by his evil cousin Casimir who wants to take the king's place. Quasimodo challenges Casimir for his exile against eternal imprisonment.
25 The Guardians
26 The Secret of the Templars

Cast[edit]

The actors and actresses who do the voices for the show are:

Worldwide broadcast[edit]

Country TV network Title
Australia Australia Seven Network The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo
Canada Canada Family

CBC

The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo
France France France 3 Quasimodo
Germany Germany ZDF

BFBS

KiKA

ORF eins

Quasimodo - Der kleine Bucklige und seine großen Abenteuer (German) / The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo (English)
Republic of Ireland Ireland RTÉ2 The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo
Italy Italy Rai Uno

Rai Due

Rai Tre

Quasimodo
Kenya Kenya KBC Quasimodo
Malaysia Malaysia TV3

TV2

The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo
New Zealand New Zealand TV2 The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo
Poland Poland Canal+ Poland

TVP2

Quasimodo
Singapore Singapore Premiere 12 Quasimodo
South Africa South Africa SABC 1 The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo
United Kingdom United Kingdom CBBC (on BBC1, BBC2) The Adventures of Quasimodo - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia BK / Happy TV Квазимодо / Kvazimodo
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe ZBC The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo

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