The Legend of Prince Valiant is an American animated television series depicting the adventures of a young hero and his two friends as they train to join the Knights of the Round Table and defend King Arthur and Camelot.[1] The series premiered on The Family Channel on September 3, 1991 and ended on June 25, 1993, with a total of 65 episodes over the course of 2 seasons.

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
126September 3, 1991February 24, 1992
239October 2, 1992June 25, 1993

Episodes

Season 1 (1991–92)

"No. in Series" refers to the sequence on the DVD release.

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleWritten byOriginal air date
11"The Dream"Diane DixonSeptember 3, 1991 (1991-09-03)
After his family is sent into exile, young Prince Valiant has a dream of a village called Camelot & and begins his quest to this realm.
22"The Journey"Diane DixonSeptember 10, 1991 (1991-09-10)
Still on his quest to Camelot, Valiant meets and befriends a wandering peasant named Arn, who joins him in his journey.
33"The Blacksmith's Daughter"Chris Weber & Karen WillsonSeptember 17, 1991 (1991-09-17)
In a town under the thrall of a corrupt baron (Neil Ross), Valiant and Arn meet Rowanne, the daughter of the local blacksmith, and the unwanted object of desire for the town's sheriff (Rob Paulsen), who also happens to be the baron's brother.
44"The Kidnapping"David J. CorbettSeptember 24, 1991 (1991-09-24)
A wanna-be bounty hunter (Jerry Houser) attempts to capture Rowanne to bring her back to the baron.
55"The Trust"Brooks WachtelOctober 1, 1991 (1991-10-01)
Valiant stumbles into a cave, inhabited by a mad-man with a tragic story and a great mission left unfinished.
66"The Finding of Camelot"Diane Dixon & David J. CorbettOctober 8, 1991 (1991-10-08)
The group finally arrive to Camelot but their news of the Viking peace treaty puts them at odds with warmongers hidden in the court.
77"The Gift"Frank KerrOctober 15, 1991 (1991-10-15)
The trio are now in training to become knights of the round table. Rolf, Valiant's former mentor, also arrives to the kingdom carrying a message from Williem. Valiant refuses the letter, bitter for the apparent disregard his father showed when he left for Camelot and wanting nothing to do with him.
88"The Singing Sword"Frank KerrOctober 22, 1991 (1991-10-22)
Rowanne and Arn return to Bridgford, following a premonition of great danger. The Baron is determined to extinguish all thoughts of Camelot from his shire, even by executing the knights-in-training. Valiant, the only one left who can save them, receives a great gift from Rowanne's father, a sword like no other.
99"The Trust Betrayed"Brooks WachtelOctober 29, 1991 (1991-10-29)
Lord Mordred is a knight famed and loved throughout Camelot, but he hides dark secrets. Not only does he side with Lady Morgana, rival advisor to Merlin, but he's guilty of a crime no one but Valiant would dare accuse him of.
1010"The Secret of Perilous Garde"Karen Willson & Chris WeberNovember 5, 1991 (1991-11-05)
Sir Gawain's getting married! But while serving as emissaries to the kingdom of Perlious Garde, whose queen is the one Gawain is to wed, the group learns that all might not be as it seems in the area...
1114"The Return"Jack MendelsohnNovember 12, 1991 (1991-11-12)
Baron Duncan Draconarius arrives seeking help from Arthur, who can barely contain his deep hatred for Duncan. Duncan plots to sabotage Arthur's negotiations with the hot-headed King Ian of Kengerry, but when his plot takes an unexpected turn with disastrous results, Arthur's commitment to the principles of his New Order is put to the test.
1212"The Visitor"Frank KerrNovember 19, 1991 (1991-11-19)
A visiting champion, Sir Harold of York, seems everything a knight should be. More than that, he shows Arn that being peasant-born does not make him less than any other knight. But this perfect lord might not be everything that he claims, especially with regards to the Battle of the Thirty.
1315"The Awakening"Brooks WachtelNovember 26, 1991 (1991-11-26)
Valiant, Arn, and Rowanne seek out an old friend of Merlin's for help when Merlin is slipped a sleeping potion by Lady Morgana (Patty Duke).
1421"The Guardian"David J. CorbettDecember 3, 1991 (1991-12-03)
1513"The Trap"Diane DixonDecember 10, 1991 (1991-12-10)
Arthur and Guinevere hope to enjoy their wedding anniversary, but attacks by old enemies, kidnappings and poisonings, might spell the end of them.
1616"The Turn of the Wheel"Marty PaskowDecember 17, 1991 (1991-12-17)
When an unfamiliar knight named Sir Dylan visits the castle and offers Valiant an opportunity so exciting that he is tempted to neglect his duties, an unfinished chore might put the king's life in peril.
1717"The Competitor"Frank KerrDecember 24, 1991 (1991-12-24)
A rivalry over Rowanne develops between Valiant and a visiting prince, who both also hope to be chosen by King Arthur to carry an important message.
1818"The Road Back"Brooks WachtelDecember 30, 1991 (1991-12-30)
1919"The Fist of Iron"Marty PaskowJanuary 6, 1992 (1992-01-06)
2020"The Waif"Chris Hubbell & Sam GrahamJanuary 13, 1992 (1992-01-13)
After rescuing a boy from his abusive master, Valiant is challenged by the man, Kerwood's claim to the boy. But the child, Dennis, and Kerwood both have a tie to Valiant's past the prince might not like.
2111"The Dawn of Darkness"Brooks WachtelJanuary 20, 1992 (1992-01-20)
A bitter enemy of Camelot is ready for war, using a weapon of unequalled might. Though such destructive forces are first mistaken as "dragons", their true nature is far more deadly than this world is ready for...
2222"The Battle of Greystone"Chris Hubbell & Sam GrahamJanuary 27, 1992 (1992-01-27)
2323"The Reunion"Frank KerrFebruary 3, 1992 (1992-02-03)
2424"The Choice"Frank KerrFebruary 10, 1992 (1992-02-10)
2525"The Triumph"Brooks WachtelFebruary 17, 1992 (1992-02-17)
2626"The Dream Come True"Diane DixonMay 10, 1992 (1992-05-10)

Season 2 (1992–93)

The sequence on the DVD release is identical to the regular episode order, for season 2.

No.TitleWritten byOriginal air date
27"The Lost"Brooks WachtelOctober 3, 1993 (1993-10-03)
28"The Beggar"Frank KerrOctober 9, 1992 (1992-10-09)
29"The Black Rose"Sam Graham, Chris HubbellOctober 16, 1992 (1992-10-16)
30"The Deception"Sam Graham, Chris HubbellOctober 23, 1992 (1992-10-23)
31"The Cursed"Brooks WachtelOctober 30, 1992 (1992-10-30)
Mordred and Maldon resurface in the village of Serenity, preying on the villagers' prejudice towards Lucitainian refugees that live right across from them.
32"The Flute"David J. Corbett, Diane DixonNovember 6, 1992 (1992-11-06)
While working as emissaries in Cathington, Valiant and Dennis discover that renowned peacemaker King Donovan (John Rhys-Davies) is abusive towards his son, Henry.
33"The Color of Honor"Doug WestNovember 13, 1992 (1992-11-13)
Newly appointed sheriff Valiant must clear Bryant's name when he's accused of being a spy for Moorish pirates...the captain of whom he has a history with.
34"The Traitor"Dorothy FontanaNovember 20, 1992 (1992-11-20)
35"The Tree"Brooks WachtelNovember 27, 1992 (1992-11-27)
36"The Crossbow"Peter TelepDecember 4, 1992 (1992-12-04)
37"The Lesson Twice Learned"Jeff Sullivan, Bruce OnderDecember 11, 1992 (1992-12-11)
A reunion with one of his old mentors, Lorn, leads Valiant to ask him to be appointed King Arthur's new strategist. But a disastrous outing with Gawain shows Valiant that time hasn't been kind to Lorn's once great strategic mind...
38"The Princess Aleta"Frank KerrDecember 18, 1992 (1992-12-18)
39"The Voyage"Frank KerrDecember 25, 1992 (1992-12-25)
40"Mordred's Return"Frank KerrJanuary 1, 1993 (1993-01-01)
41"The Rescue"Frank KerrJanuary 8, 1993 (1993-01-08)
42"The Parting"Frank KerrJanuary 15, 1993 (1993-01-15)
43"Peace on Earth"Sam Graham, Chris HubbellJanuary 22, 1993 (1993-01-22)
44"Empty Justice"Jeff Sullivan, Bruce OnderJanuary 29, 1993 (1993-01-29)
45"The Rival"Barbara SladeFebruary 5, 1993 (1993-02-05)
46"The Walls of Tyranny"Douglas Brooks WestFebruary 12, 1993 (1993-02-12)
47"The Jubilee"Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-StevensFebruary 19, 1993 (1993-02-19)
48"The Treaty"Sam Graham, Chris HubbellFebruary 26, 1993 (1993-02-26)
49"The Blackest Poison"Jeffrey Sullivan, Bruce OnderMarch 5, 1993 (1993-03-05)
50"The Hero"Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-StevensMarch 12, 1993 (1993-03-12)
Dennis learns a harsh lesson about idol worship when his hero, Raymond of Long Port (Ron Perlman), joins in on a job, and soon shows he's not the hero Dennis thinks he is.
51"The Vision"Barbara SladeMarch 19, 1993 (1993-03-19)
52"The Shadows of Destiny"Brooks WachtelMarch 26, 1993 (1993-03-26)
53"The Eyes of the Serpent"Douglas Brooks WestApril 2, 1993 (1993-04-02)
54"The Spirit of Valor"Douglas Brooks WestApril 9, 1993 (1993-04-09)
Arn takes up drinking while he, Valiant, and Rowanne attend the wedding of Arthur and Guinevere's goddaughter to the king of another kingdom. But Arn may have to kick his habit quickly when he over hears an assassination plot against the king. Or rather, 'a' king.
55"The Aurora"Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-StevensApril 16, 1993 (1993-04-16)
56"The Burning Bridge"Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-StevensApril 23, 1993 (1993-04-23)
57"The Sage"Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-StevensApril 30, 1993 (1993-04-30)
58"The Song of Valor"Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-StevensMay 7, 1993 (1993-05-07)
59"The Ring of Truth"Judith Reeves-Stevens & Garfield Reeves-StevensMay 14, 1993 (1993-05-14)
60"A Light in the Dark"Brooks WachtelMay 21, 1993 (1993-05-21)
61"The Ghost"Brooks WachtelMay 28, 1993 (1993-05-28)
62"A New Dawn"Chris Hubbell, Sam GrahamJune 4, 1993 (1993-06-04)
63"The Death of Arthur"Chris Hubbell, Sam GrahamJune 11, 1993 (1993-06-11)
64"The Gathering Storm"Brooks WachtelJune 18, 1993 (1993-06-18)
65"The Hinge of Fate"Brooks WachtelMay 13, 1994 (1994-05-13)

References

  1. ^ Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 354–355. ISBN 978-1538103739.