The New Adventures Of Zorro

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  • 1981
  • 1 Season
  • 6.6  (257)

The New Adventures of Zorro was an animated television series that aired during the late 90s, starring Earl Boen, Jeannie Elias, and Pat Fraley. It was a contemporary adaptation of the popular Zorro character, set in modern times and aimed at a younger audience. The show centered around the adventures of Diego de la Vega, a masked vigilante who takes on the guise of the legendary sword-fighting hero Zorro to help those in need. With the help of his trusty horse Tornado, his loyal sidekick Miguel, and his love interest, the fiery Lolita, Zorro fought against crooks, corrupt officials, and other villains who threatened the safety and wellbeing of the people of his hometown.

The animation style was crisp and colorful, with vibrant backgrounds and expressive character designs. The voice acting was top-notch, with each actor bringing their own unique charm and personality to their respective roles. Earl Boen's Zorro was equal parts suave and stoic, while Jeannie Elias's Lolita was feisty and independent. Pat Fraley's Miguel, meanwhile, served as the comic relief, providing some much-needed levity to the show's more serious moments.

One of the highlights of the show was the action sequences, which were choreographed with a sense of energy and excitement that kept viewers on the edge of their seats. Whether Zorro was battling it out with his arch-nemesis, the villainous Captain Montecero, or racing through the streets on horseback, there was never a dull moment in the New Adventures of Zorro.

Despite being aimed at a younger audience, the show did not shy away from darker themes and mature subject matter. The corruption and inequality that plagued the fictional town of Los Angeles was reflective of real-world issues, and Zorro's struggle to right those wrongs was an inspiring example of heroism amidst adversity. However, the show still maintained a sense of optimism and fun that kept it from feeling too heavy or bleak.

Overall, the New Adventures of Zorro was a fun and exciting take on a classic character. Its blend of action, humor, and social commentary made it an engaging and entertaining watch for viewers of all ages, and its memorable characters and memorable moments have made it a beloved cult classic for fans of animated television.

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The Mysterious Traveller
13. The Mysterious Traveller
December 5, 1981
Zorro attempts to rescue a female traveler whom Ramon has imprisoned for failure to pay an unreasonable traveler's tax. What no one knows is that she is really the King's sister travelling incognito.
The Conspiracy
12. The Conspiracy
November 28, 1981
Zorro must outwit Lucia the Pirate, as well as Captain Ramon to recover the fortune in taxes that is being shipped to Spain.
Double Trouble
11. Double Trouble
November 21, 1981
A young writer's fascination with Zorro causes undue complications in Los Angeles when the writer decides to pose as Zorro in order to research his writing.
The Takeover
10. The Takeover
November 14, 1981
Bandit General Belasco kidnaps the Governor General and Maria in a cunning plan to take over the government. But Zorro spoils his plans, defeating him and rescuing Maria.
Fort Ramon
9. Fort Ramon
November 7, 1981
Captain Ramon has commandeered Fray Gaspar's Mission in order to build a new fort. But as quickly as Ramon puts it up, Zorro tears it down!
The Trap
8. The Trap
October 31, 1981
Captain Ramon sets a devious trap for Zorro and Miguel in the crumbling ruins of an old fort.
7. Terremoto!
October 24, 1981
Zorro and Miguel allow themselves to be captured and shipped to the Penal Colony in order to free the innocent prisoners.
The Tyrant
6. The Tyrant
October 17, 1981
A cruel General sent to restore order to Los Angeles has even Captain Ramon intimidated by the new reign of terror imposed on Los Angeles. Zorro finds a way to strip the tyrant of his power once and for all.
5. Turnabout
October 10, 1981
A master swordsman sent from Spain to aid Captain Ramon poses as a masked crusader for justice in order to win Zorro's confidence and then double cross him. The swordsman has a change of heart when he witnesses Ramon's wrongdoings firsthand.
The Frame
4. The Frame
October 3, 1981
Captain Ramon has concocted a series of incidents to make it look as though Zorro has turned against the people. With the help of a young boy, Zorro exonerates himself, showing Captain Ramon to be the real culprit.
The Blockade
3. The Blockade
September 26, 1981
With the help of Lucia the Pirate, Zorro breaks the blockade of a Los Angeles harbor imposed by a French warship. In the process he destroys a shipment of Ramon's cannons as well as aiding a group of Spanish immigrants.
Flash Flood
2. Flash Flood
September 19, 1981
Captain Ramon has built a dam and intends to charge the people huge fees for water. When a giant rainstorm threatens to burst the dam and destroy the village, Zorro rides on an urgent mission to destroy the dam and save the village.
Three's a Crowd
1. Three's a Crowd
September 12, 1981
Lucia the Pirate has buried a stolen treasure on an island, and Captain Ramon is hot on its trail. Only through a daring and elaborate plan is Zorro able to outwit them both and take the treasure for the people.
  • Premiere Date
    September 12, 1981
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (257)