All Genres: Musical, Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Release Year: 1989
Director: Hugh Martin
Writing by: R.L. Stine – head writer
Produced by: Kit Laybourne – executive producer
Kathleen Minton – producer
Cast: Pam Arciero – Quagmire / Emma (voice)
Cheryl Blaylock – Eureeka (voice)
Lynn Hippen – Cooey / Kate (voice)
James J. Kroupa – Batly / Sir Klank / the Giant (voice) (as James Kroupa)
Noel MacNeal – Magellan / Webster (voice)
Brian Muehl – Bogge / Mr. Knack (voice) (as Brian Meehl)
Music: Iván Wyszogrod
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Plot Outline: The day to day life of the muppet-like inhabitants of a wind-up music box castle. This Castle is named Eureeka's Castle and it's owned by a giant…
Plot: The day to day life of the muppet-like inhabitants of a wind-up music box castle. This Castle is named Eureeka's Castle and it's owned by a giant. Of the inhabitants there's Eureeka, a young sorceress in training, Batly an egotistical bumbling bat, Magellan a one toothed dragon that has a tail with a mind of it's own, Bog and Quagmire otherwise known as the “Moat Twins” who just swim around in the moat, and there are also singing mice!
Movie Quotes:“>repeated line]
Batly:”>always said after crash-landing when he flies] I meant to do that!
Crazy Credits: We know about 8 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
In the 2 parts of the fourth and fifth season premieres, the opening credits were not shown. It just featured a glowing triquatra.
Goofs: We know about 4 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Revealing mistakes: In several episodes (mostly from season 5 onward), you can see ceiling segments missing from the manor when low angle shots are used. The ceiling panels are in large square, sometimes rectangular segments that are able to be removed to position studio lights for certain shoots. In many scenes these are missing, revealing the open studio space above the set.
Trivia: There are 33 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- The opening theme, “How Soon is Now” is a cover by Love Spit Love of a song by '80s British band The Smiths. It originally appeared in The Craft (1996), also about witches.
- The house used for the exterior shots of the “Manor” is located at 1329 Carroll Ave in the Echo Park Section of Los Angeles.
- In one episode, Belthazor says “I find your lack of faith disturbing.” This is a quote from Star Wars (1977), originally said by Darth Vader.