Episode 247: Keep It Up Honeybunch

Have you ever wondered what a flirtatious gargoyle fella looks and sounds like?  Well wonder no more, because Daniel and & Liz are covering Gargoyles episode 247 – Turf!  Sure, there’s a major gang war between Tomas Brod and Tony Dracula, but more importantly THE BROGOYLES ARE HORNY. Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing

Episode 246: Gonna Get Creamed

Well, things are getting back to normal in the land of Gargoyles, and Liz & Daniel are here this week to talk episode 246 – Vendettas.  This one’s got heavy metal battleaxes, a comically oversized bazooka, and Wolf shows up to remind everyone he’s kind of a petty bitch… Thank you to Ian McGowan for

Episode 245: Mine to Interpret

This week Liz & Daniel are back with special guest Laura Sanner to talk Gargoyles ep245 – The Gathering, Part 2.  There’s a whole lotta fightin’, robit explodin’, and a HUGE REVEAL that’ll have you peeing your pants! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and

Episode 244: Interesting Toy

HOLY SMOKES WE’RE OFFICIALLY BACK IN NYC!  And Liz & Daniel are back with a special guest – Laura Sanner!  She’s here to help these goofballs get through Gargoyles ep244 – The Gathering, Part 1.  This week we’re talking babbies, secret grandparents, and this damned heat wave! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the

Episode 243: XANATOPIA!

XANATOPIA! What’s it mean?  It’s the new hip craze all the hot young gargoyles are dreaming about!  But is it too good to be true?  Liz & Daniel dive into Gargoyles ep243, Future Tense, to find out! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter

Episode 242: Hunt Them But Fairly

This Week Daniel & Liz are covering Gargoyles ep242, and SPOILERS:  Daniel has issues.  We get magick, we get dangerous volcanoes, and we FINALLY return to Avalon!  What’s Daniel’s problem?  Listen and find out! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter @eazy_breezy_mac, and check

Episode 241: The Deep End

Gargoyles around the woooooorldThey’re comin to America-specifically-Flagstaff-Arizooooona We all remember that classic tune, and on this week’s episode the gang talks Gargoyles ep241 – Cloud Fathers.  We get hot Kiyote on Coyote action!  Somethingsomething immortality, and let’s not forget about Beth! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him

Episode 240: No Time To Be Subtle

This week Daniel & Liz cover Gargoyles ep240 – Bushido.  In Japan, humans and gargoyles live harmoniously?!  Waitwaitwait… there aren’t any humans that want to take advantage of a gargoyle’s trust?!  I mean, no one is saying that.  Also – CARNIVAL RIIIIIIIDES! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find

Episode 239: No More Free Rides

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE BABY!  This week, Liz & Daniel venture into the green unknown for Gargoyles ep239 – The Green.  We meet more new palgoyles deep in the Guatemalan jungle, and deal with… ugh JACKAL AND HYENA *baaaaaaaaarf*… Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram

Episode 238: Humans are Animals

Listen along as Daniel & Liz cover Gargoyles ep238 – The New Olympians.  Goliath & Co. end up on a mysterious shrouded Island, and there are no Wonder Women in sight?!  WHAT THE HELL GUYS?!  Instead we get a Flame Face and some kinda snake lady?  Also, they hate humans, and comedy ensues! Thank you

Episode 237: No Ordinary Bear

This week these crazy kids discuss Gargoyles ep237 – Eye of the Storm!  The Avalon crew rolls into Norway, ready to fight gods and seduce Nords!  Also, Goliath makes some interesting fashion choices! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter @eazy_breezy_mac, and check out

Episode 236: You Wanna Play Rough?

This week we’re covering Gargoyles ep236 – Pendragon, and as you can probably tell by the name, we’re rolling with Arthur Dragonpeen!  But that’s not all, we’ve also got Griff, and we’re in NYC!  What is this Gargoyles supergroup gonna get up to?!  ADVENTURE! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You

Episode 235: Carrying An Empty Revolver

HE’S DONE IT, FOLKS!  DANIEL HAS BEEN RIGHT ALL ALONG!  This week we celebrate Liz and Daniel discuss Gargoyles ep235/9 (it’s complicated) Sentinel.  And all we’re gonna say is ANCIENT.  ALIENS. Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter @eazy_breezy_mac, and check out his band

Episode 234: What Must Be Done

Liz, Daniel, and the palgoyles travel to UNINCORPORATED AFRICA *eyeroll x a million* for Gargoyles ep234 – Mark of the Panther.  For some never-explored reason, Ma Dreamboat’s here; Angela is petty at the most inopportune moments; and there are poachers?! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on

Episode 233: Let’s You and Me Dance

Wow, we’re world traveling now!  This week Daniel and Liz discuss Gargoyles ep233, Walkabout!  We’re in Australia, baby!  And we’re meeting up with everyone’s favorite member of the Pack – Dingo!  If he’s not your fave… I dunno, you’re messed up.  Also:  robots?! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can

Episode 232: A Little Old For Bareback

This week, Liz and Daniel head to Scotla–no, Engla–no wait… IRELAND in Gargoyles ep232, The Hound of Ulster.  We’ve got disillusioned young punks, hallucinating, and bog stink!  Oh, and somewhere near the end there’s some plot…  FULL DISCLOSURE:  Daniel had some technical difficulties and his audio is not his usual quality, for which he is

Episode 231: A Little Test Never Hurt Anyone

YAAAAAAAAAS WE’RE FINALLY CHECKING IN WITH THE BROGOYLES!  Gargoyles ep231, Kingdom has us back in NYC, where Brooklyn is having difficulties adjusting to his role as leader, Derek and Tooth have a falling out, and Hudson is a petty bitch? Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on

Episode 230: Make Sparks Fly

In Gargoyles ep230, Grief, Daniel and Liz are still following Goliath & Co.  This time we’re hanging out in Egypt at the *SPHINX*, and HOBOY, it’s the Pack >:(  What exactly are these creeps up to?  Listen along to this week’s episode and find out! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music.

Episode 229: This Was A Bad One

The episode title says it all maybe?  There’s time travel, which Gargoyles kind of doesn’t have a good grasp on; there’s nazis, which are always a bummer; and war, which boo!  Daniel and Liz are here to talk Gargoyles ep229, M.I.A., and do so in flawless Bri’ish accents! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing

Episode 228: Love at First Flight

Oh why must she be a gargoyle in love???  Daniel and Liz follow our palgoyles to Paris, where they meet up with that ol’ romantic – DEMONA?  Weird!  And of course Big Mac is there, too, hopefully scheduling an appointment with his therapist.  Listen in to our coverage of Gargoyles ep228, Sanctuary! Thank you to

Episode 227: Defend, Not Destroy

This week Liz and Daniel cover Gargoyles ep227 – Golem.  Something weird is going on in the sleepy little town of Prague, and only Goliath & Co. can mind someone else’s busi–I MEAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter

Episode 226: Strictly Business

DR. SNAPE IS GROSS!  Okay, now that that’s out of the way… this week on Defenders of the Night, Daniel & Liz cover ep226 – Monsters!  Angela gets a girlfriend, Dreamboat gets offered a mustache (boat) ride, and Dr. Snape makes Bruno uncomfortable. Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can

Episode 225: THUNDERBIRD

This week on DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT Daniel and Liz venture to the Frozen North for Gargoyles episode 225, Heritage.  The team is still on their mystic boat ride BS, Professor Nick has BDE, and maybe there’s BEARGOYLES?!?! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and

Episode 224: Old Wounds

BOATS AND GHOSTS, BOATS AND GHOSTS, WE GOTTA HAVE US OUR BOATS AND GHOSTS.  Also, Goliath shows off his long distance running skills while Angela wonders what the hell she got herself into. Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter @eazy_breezy_mac, and check out

Episode 223: Jalapena!

And so concludes our coverage of the GARGOLYES mini-series Avalon.  Was the main villain weak?  A little.  Were some of the emotional beats unearned?  Maybe.  Was this episode still fun, and leave us wanting more adventure? YER DAMN RIGHT IT DID!  What weird thing did Liz say this week?  Where are we headed next?  Listen

Episode 222: What Is Time?

This week Daniel and Liz continue their coverage of the Avalon mini-series, and unfortunately, the recurring theme is IT DOESN’T MAKE SENSE.  We’ve got a confounding villain, confusing alliances, and a plot with more holes than the holiest of grails 🙁 Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him

Episode 221: Tin Tuxedo

We’re back with another Gargoyles mini-series!  This week Daniel and Liz begin their coverage of Avalon!  We’re finally talking about those “vague memories” Daniel’s had about the show!  We’re talking flashbacks, we’re talking Gargoyle Knights, we’re talking SECRETS AND MAGICK AND EGGS, PEOPLE! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can

Episode 220: Primitive Conditions

This week on DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT, Daniel and Liz cover Gargoyles episode 220 The Cage.  Derek returns, and he is nothing but bad attitude!  Why’s this guy so angry?!  Also, sometimes crimes are a good idea?  EXPLAIN YOURSELF GOLIATH! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on

Episode 219: Keep the Jar

JALAPENO!  On this week’s Defender’s of the Night, we kick off 2021 with vampire mobsters and betrayal?!  Also, Liz’s favorite pepper makes a weak sauce!  Listen for all the details, and the gang’s take on leather pants.  Trust us, it all makes sense! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can

Episode 218: Pick Me Up Dingo

*Vrooooooom vroooooom* It’s another Pack episode baby!  This week, Daniel and Liz talk Gargoyles episode 218 – Upgrades.  The Pack is in a funk and is looking for a change, Goliath needs a #2, and we see the hottest game of chess ever broadcast. Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You

Episode 217: Just To Raise A Fool

Two words:  Another.  Goliath…  Do we ~*swoon*~??? Is evil sexy??? Find out on this week’s DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT as Daniel and Liz cover Gargoyles episode 217 Double Jeopardy. Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter @eazy_breezy_mac, and check out his band at gooddeedmusic.bandcamp.com.

Episode 216: Bring Us A Gargoyle

Well, the Illuminati is real, but episode 208 told us that.  What we learn in this week’s episode of Gargoyles, Revelations, is that Deluxe is a JUNIOR MEMBER?!  Oh, also, this is a Matt Bluestone episode, so expect Daniel and Liz to talk ill of this dunce. Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the

Episode 215: Behave Yourself Boy

Well here we are folks, Gargoyles episode 215 – The Price!  The good news- It’s a Hudson episode, Daniel’s fave!  The bad news- THERE’S A BIG MAC ATTACK BOOOOOOO!  And can you believe it, Deluxe is back to his old scheming ways, but now he’s leaning into magick whaaaaaaaaaaa??? Thank you to Ian McGowan for

Episode 214: How Do You Reason With A Machine?

Do you have fond memories of the AWAKENING mini series? If so, then head on down to Defenders of the Night with Daniel & Liz as they discuss Gargoyles ep214 – Outfoxed! This one’s got robots, doppelgangers, and ~*sEcReTs*~ so strap in and get ready for a wild ride! Thank you to Ian McGowan for

Episode 213: Stupid Code of Honor

BAM!  Just when you thought City of Stone was gone, this show reels you back in! This week we cover Gargoyles episode 213: High Noon. This episode is more like City of Cold Stone, because… well, our pal DQ is back! And he’s working with UUUUUGH Demona and Big Mac??? BUT WHY?! Will DQ ever

Episode 212: Together We Will Triumph

With this week’s episode we say farewell to the City of Stone miniseries. I think it’s safe to say it’s been a ride… We learn the fate of Big Mac and Demona, and somewhere late in the episode’s 22min runtime, our protagonist shows up, so that’s nice… Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the

Episode 211: The Most Fragile Among Us

Liz and Daniel are still on there City of Stone kick, and this week they’re pledging their loyalty to part 3! We learn how to maybe counter Demona’s stony spell, and in the past – LONG LIVE THE KING! Also Big Mac and Demona make a weird bargain… get it? WEIRD. Thank you to Ian

Episode 210: Come, Meet Your Doom

This week, Daniel and Liz continue their coverage of the City of Stone mini-series.  Having survived his helicopter crash, Deluxe gets to work solving the problem he helped create.  In the past, Demona gets older, and Big Mac gets hawt!  THERE MUST ALWAYS BE A HUNTER I GUESS, BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE OL’

Episode 209: Stone at Night

On this week’s DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT, Daniel and Liz journey to the past in this first episode of a four part story arc, City of Stone Part 1. In modern NYC, Demona is up to more magickal trickery, and we meet a trio of weirdos!  We also flashback to ancient Scotland, where late night

Episode 208: Self-Made Man

Our dearest Palgoyles, you are cordially invited to the wedding of Mr. Big D Deluxe and Foxy Lady Foxxx. This week on DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT, we get swept away by love… and time travel, in Gargoyles season 2 episode 8, Vows.  These two lovebirds take a trip to Scotland, and Demona and Goliath get

Episode 207: Love as a Weakness

On this episode of DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT, Liz and Daniel fall in love with love, and Halloween, as they cover Gargoyles season 2 episode 7, Eye of the Beholder.  Our heartless friend, Deluxe proposes to Fox in the most romantic way possible: by telling her they’re genetically compatible!  In an entirely unrelated turn of

Episode 206: Cleopatra’s Needle

This week on DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT, Liz and Daniel soar to the top of a New York City Skyrise with Gargoyles season 2 episode 6, The Silver Falcon.  Detective Matt’s “The Doofus” is missing, and it’s up to Dreamboat to unravel this mystery… with the unsolicited help of a trenchcoat-wearing Broadway, naturally.  Is it

Episode 205: Oberon Sent Me

This week on DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT, Liz and Daniel brush up on their Shakespeare again with Gargoyles season 2 episode 5, The Mirror.  Demona is back and feisty as ever, and this time she’s hired some of the worst movers!  Also apparently she’s a homeowner?!  Not only that, but this episode was definitely the

Episode 204: Between Memory and Oblivion

This week Daniel and Liz dive into the murky waters that is season 2 episode 4 of Gargoyles, A Lighthouse in the Sea of Time. Yet another season 1 character returns – BIG MAC (see Episode 109).  And hey, Hudson makes a new friend!  As if that wasn’t enough, we also learn that apparently “reading”

Episode 203: Without Trust There Can Be No Clan

In this week’s episode of DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT Daniel and Liz meld minds for Gargoyles season 2, episode 3 – Legion. Everyone’s favorite cybergoyle ice creamery, Coldstone, gets a system reboot and blasts out of the Hudson River and back into our hearts. Also, Matt still sucks, and literally nobody understands virtual reality. Thank

Episode 202: Shut Up and Keep Working

This week on DEFENDERS OF THE NIGHT Liz and Daniel go through changes during Gargoyles season 2 episode 2, Metamorphosis.  Dreamboat jokes about hotdogs and checks in on Derek. Meanwhile, Dr. Frankenfurter does eeeeeeviiiiil science! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter @eazy_breezy_mac, and

Episode 201: Nice and Easy, Jack

Daniel and Liz have made it to season two of Gargoyles, and brought their podcasting pal James Anderson on as a Very Special Co-host!  This week the gang discusses the season opener – Leader of the Pack.  The Pack (see episode 106) breaks out of jail, there’s a new(ish) nemesis, and love is in the

Episode 113: It’s Alive!

This week Daniel and Liz discuss Reawakening, the season 1 finale of Gargoyles, and boy howdy is it a good one! We finally get some new gargoyles in our life. Sure, that’s because Deluxe and Demona use a combo of science and magick to Frankenstein Monster the remains of a long-dead pal of Goliath, buuuuuuut

Episode 112: How About Some Privacy

Daniel and Liz hit the streets this week to discuss Gargoyles episode 112, Her Brother’s Keeper. Hyena and Jackal are back at it again, this time setting their sights on Deluxe! OH NO! That guy should get a bodyguard… so he does – DEREK MAZA?!?! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music.

Episode 111: I Thought My Warrior Days Were Over

Liz and Daniel are back at it again with Gargoyles episode 11, Long Way To Morning.  We go BACK IN TIME to see Hudson as leader of the Gargoyles, and a youthful princess peepants.  In the present day, Demona attacks Dreamboat cuz #gurlfightsrhawt.  Goliath and Hudson seek some tasty tasty revenge, and we get to

Episode 110: I’m the Best Friend You Have In This World

This week Daniel and Liz live life on the edge with episode 10 of Gargoyles, The Edge. Deluxe is back from prison and just not feeling like himself. Dreamboat gets a crackpot partner, and apparently our gargoyle pals are doing heists now?!  That can’t be right…  Also, more robots! Thank you to Ian McGowan for

Episode 109: A Place of Stone and Wood

Daniel and Liz relive the classics in episode 9 of Gargoyles, Enter MacBeth. A badass Gargoyle hunter attacks our gang at the castle and captures Lexington, Brooklyn, and Bronx. Meanwhile, Dreamboat takes the others apartment hunting! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter @eazy_breezy_mac,

Episode 108: And Don’t Forget the Horse

Liz and Daniel dive into Gargoyles episode 8, Deadly Force, which is Broadway’s turn to shine in the spotlight.  He’s become obsessed with old Western films and enthralled with the idea of playing with guns.  And just like every after school special tells us, nothing bad could possibly come from that!  Meanwhile there’s illegal gun

Episode 107: Righteous Hog, Man

Daniel and Liz go deep into episode 7 of Gargoyles, Temptation. By now it’s clear that each bro-goyle is the focus of their own episode, and this week goes to the too-cool-for-school Brooklyn.  There’s a motorcycle gang, a runaway youth, and magick! Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial music. You can find

Episode 106: We Shouldn’t Believe Everything We See On TV

This week Daniel and Liz discuss episode 6 of Gargoyles, The Thrill of the Hunt, the first episode not part of the Awakening! We learn that the brogolyles are obsessed with an action television show called “The Pack” which is about an animal themed gang that seems to fight crime. They attend a live event

Episode 105: Where Are My Sunglasses?

Daniel and Liz cover Gargoyles episode 5, Awakening Part 5. We’re thrown right back into the mission to obtain the stolen disks. Later on our heroes battle with some badass robotic Gargoyles, and learn that Demona might not actually be on the “good” side of things.  Thank you to Ian McGowan for providing the interstitial

Episode 104: Let ‘em Chase Rover

Daniel and Liz are back this week to discuss episode 4 of Gargoyles, Awakening Part 4. This episode showcases just how much of a badass Detective Dreamboat really is. She and Goliath are attacked in Central Park by the same robo-looking goons from episode two! Elsewhere, the Brogoyles finally pick their names so we can

Episode 103: Things Need Names

This week Liz and Daniel discuss episode 3 of Gargoyles, Awakening Part 3. This episode focuses more on Detective Elisa Maza, AKA Dreamboat in the DotN world. She investigates the previous night’s explosions that took place at the Xanatos Headquarters and stumbles upon the Gargoyles in the castle. She is, of course, terrified but intrigued

Episode 102: Pay A Man Enough And He’ll Walk Barefoot Into Hell

Daniel and Liz discuss episode 2 of Gargoyles, Awakening Part 2. In this episode we learn even more about this medieval time in Scotland full of battles, betrayals, and magic curses. We also jump to 1994 where we meet billionaire David Xanatos as he moves the ancient castle the Gargoyles protect to modern New York

Episode 101: Face Me Human, If You Dare

On this, the very first episode of Defenders of the Night, Daniel Williams and Liz Zerkel begin their journey into the world of the mid-90s Disney cartoon Gargoyles by re-watching and recapping every episode. They start with the very first episode, Awakening Part 1. This episode introduces us to the main Gargoyles and shows us

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Every Monday Daniel Williams and Liz Zerkel excitedly recap and dissect the magic of one of the best cartoons of its day. There’s laughter, shouting, and more than a slight sense of confusion as a couple of palgoyles relive their youth. Pour yourself a drink, spread your leathery wings, and join us on this ancient

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Every Monday Daniel Williams and Liz Zerkel excitedly recap and dissect the magic of one of the best cartoons of its day.  There’s laughter, shouting, and more than a slight sense of confusion as a couple of palgoyles relive their youth. Pour yourself a drink, spread your leathery wings, and join us on this ancient

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