Brian Jacques' Redwall - Season 2

PBS (ended 2002)




Episode Guide

  • Return to Redwall
    Episode 13
    The final showdown between Slagar begins, and eventually leads to some complications.
  • Reunited
    Episode 12
    In the kingdom of Malkariss the Polecat, Matthias fights the slavemaster monster, the Wearet, and falls into the abyss. There he grimly hangs on the rope that previously lowered a mysterious basket. But as Mattimeo and friends are released by the dying Log-a-Log, the Wearet cuts the rope and Matthias falls into the basket - and meets Malkariss himself! In Redwall, Stryk recovers slowly and becomes a close friend of Cornflwer, but Ironbeak uncovers the 'hauntings' are a ruse and cunningly imprisons Constance as he prepares his final attack. the defenders are found out and weakened - and Ironbeak is sure of victory. Matthias faces the evil but surprisingly puny, srabby an pale polecat Malkariss - whose slaves, seeing Matthias courage, turn on him and stone him to death. Matthias looks up to the high-above battle to see his son Mattimeo and fights to get to him. But he fails to see Slagar the Fox taking deadly aim at him with his bolas - and Slager has never been known to miss.moreless
  • Battle
    Episode 11
    Underground in the kingdom of Malkariss, Mattimeo and friends see the slaves building a huge city. Brave Tess refuses to be a slave and Mattimeo is brutally attacked when he tries to save her from punishment. The slaves are thrown into a dank cell. Matthias unravels the last secret of the Loamhedge parchment and and finds a way into Malkariss - the old rabbit's amulet is the key to ener! Redwall Abbey is also successfully fighting back with Martin's Ghost and adds a new friend to its rank in the form of Stryk, an enormous but injured kite-bird who crashes to earth nearby. Cornflower repairs her wing - and gains a formidable ally. While Slagar and Malkariss deal for power, Matthias and friends descend the honeycomb passages in to the kingdom. A fierce battle ensures in which Log-a-Log saves Matthias's life but is mortally injured. To prevent more bloodshed Matthias challenges the rats to vring forth their champion for him to fight - none other than the ferocius Wearet - the Slavemaster. Everybody's fate now hangs on the outcome of a paw-to-paw fight between the monster and Matthias the Warrior.moreless
  • Malkariss
    Episode 10
    As the slaves arrive at the ominous Badger Head and Bell rocks, Mattimeo bravely confronts them and promises "I will not fail us". At Redwall the Redwallers defend the tapestry in a pitched battle and recapture it. Simultaneously Matthias arrives at the Loamhedge Abbey and meets an old rabbit who forecasts doom but gives him an amulet. Slagar craftily sets his henchrats against each other and prepares to take all the slave profits himself. While at Redwall Cornflower and Constance haunt the terrified birds with the 'ghost' of Martin - in fact, in his armour. Nadaz henchrat to the king of Malkariss appears silently and orders the slaves anaesthetized. Slagar's rats attack each other an in the chaos are captured by Matthias who demands they help him peruse Slager - but he already has his slaves deep underground in the evil kingdom. In front of the statue of a polecat he tells them this is where they will live and die. It is journey's end and down here no hope of rescue.moreless
  • The Abyss
    Episode 9
    Slagar reaches The Abyss and forces the slaves across a rope bridge, cutting it away behind him. There is now no way for Matthias to pursue him. A full day and night behind the purseers arrive at the abyss and are stopped dead, until Sir Harry comes their rescue by retrieving enought rope to cross the bottomless gorge. At Redwall Abbey the hostages are exchanged but Ironbeak treacherously uses the diversion to take over a cection of the abbey. The Redwallers are trapped without water and only saved when Foremole digs a tunnel. The celebration is short when it is discover that Ironbeak is attacking the Martin the Warrior Tapestry. Rushing to its rescue the Redwallers are trapped - it was a baited ruse. Ahead of Mattimeo and the slaves are the Badger Head and Bell Rocks in a silent, lifeless wasteland - onimous portents which scare even Slagar and his rats. The terrible journey is approaching its climax.moreless
  • 4/30/01
    Matthias's raft drifts towards the rats on shore, watched in horror by Mattimeo and friends as the arrows fall and the fish nibble. In the roof of Redwall Abbey Baby Rollo, Mrs. Churchmouse, and Cornflower wait to be thrown down unless the abbey surrenders. Triumphant, Slagar drags the misrible slaves onwards as Warbeak desperately and unsuccessfully still seeks Matthias. At Redwall, little Sister May comes up with a potion to drug the birds with food, and at The River it is frightened Cheek who finally risks swimming and saves Matthias and company - by eating vast a number of nibbling fish. As Abbot Mordalfus prepares to exchange hostages at Redwall, Warbeak joins Matthias at the river to defeat Stonefleck's rats. She delivers the decipered message which will help to locate the young one but is killed in battle trying to save oher sparras. Matthias heads south, deeply saddened by the death of his old Redwall ally. Slager will pay dearly for his evil.moreless
  • 4/27/01
    Safely across the river, Slagar awaits Stonefleck's Army of rats. Below the cliffs, Matthias meets Sir Harry the owl who reveals a way to ascend them. Matthais and company ascend but also comes under attack in the Dark Forest almost loosing Cheek before making good their escape. Across the river Mattimeo leads an escape of his own but is imediately recaptured by Stonefleck's rats. Back at Redwall, Ambrose Spike and the others set traps for the invadin birds and the engage in what is to be a long battle of wits and courage. The birds take Cornflower, Rollo, and Mrs. Churchmouse hostage and threaten to kill them unless Redwall surrenders - a stand off temporarily resolved by the Abbot, but leaving the captives in great danger. Matthias and the pursuers launch a raft to rescue Mattimeo but come under massed fire and take to the water - only to find it is alive with nibbling fish. They sweep down the river, all choices exhaused. Across the river, allied with a huge army - Slagar can't lose.moreless
  • Ironbeak
    Episode 6
    From Redwall Abbey, Warbeak and her sparra squadrons fly South bearing the riddle - they hope to find Matthias and help his quest. But they are unaware that their departure is observed by Ironbeak, an evil, raven general who invades Redwall as soon as Warbeak is gone. They drive the Redwallers into the cavern Hole - and make them prisoners in their own abbey. Slagar and his slaves ascend the huge Great South Cliffs and cut of the means of pursuit leaving Matthias unable to follow. They pass along through the Dark Forest and are attacked by the fearsome and terrifying Painted Ones - but survive to find that Slagar is about to cross a huge river beyond which a huge rat army awaits him and his slaves. Mattimeo is beyond help, Matthias is halted - and Redwall is under siege.moreless
  • To Be a Warrior
    Episode 5
    Mattimeo and his companions race to the landslide beneath with their parents buried, and are seen by Slagar who send rats to recapture them. Within the cave Matthias and the Pursuers are close to suffocating while above them - unknown to them - Mattimeo digs frantically. And Slagar watches. Beneath Redwall Abbey, John father of the captured Tim and Tess, helps decipher the ancient Loamscript - but it contains more questons then answers. They work on, aware that solving the complex riddle will give them an answer to where their young ones are being taken. The answer indicates the South - and Warbeak and her Sparra squadrons take copies of the partly solved riddle and fly South to try to find Matthias. Mattimeo is recaptured by Slagar and cruelly forced to abandon his dying father - it forces the last step in his transformation which chills even Slagar with its cold intensity. Mattimeo has become a warrior as, behind him, his father Matthias is released by Log-a-log and his shrew army - and prepares to again take up the pursuit.moreless
  • Found...and Lost
    Episode 4
    Mattimeo and the slaves make their first attempt to escape, waliantly lead by Tess Churchmouse and Mattimeo takes another step towards his birthright of leadership. Matthias is now chasing them in the right general direction and with the badger and the hedgehog reinforcements discovers Scurl and exchange his life for accurate directions towards Slager and the slaves At Redwall Abbey, Baby Rollo unravels the dream clue and the Redwall company follow the little folk - the ants - and so begin their own strange journy of persuit which leads them to more cryptice clues which they struggle to solve Something in the riddle will help them to help Matthias in pursuit of their young ones. The past and the present move towards a combined destiny - but what? As Mattimeo and the company hide from Slager, Matthias and his companions approch the very gorge where Slager secretly awaits them. As they enter a cave carefully baited with slave tracks, Slager triumphantly causes a landslide whitch burries them - along with all hopes of rescue.moreless
  • 4/23/01
    Mattimeo realises that the slaves are headed south and will get no help from their parents who are following false trails - they must escape by themselves or not not at all. It is a slow beginning of his transformation as a leader - but not yet in time to save them from the treachery of Scurl the frilled newt who steals their few belongings for false freedom. We behind the slaves, the Redwall pursuers meet Cheek an alert orphan otter who, in return for food and kindness, sets them on the right train - and joins the hunt under the wry protection of Basil Stag Hare. The group encounters and joins forces with Orlando and a group of hedgehogs who have also lost a young one to Slager. At Redwall Abbey Abbot Mordalfus dreams of Martin the Warrior who tells him to "seek the founder in the stones, where the little folk go", and Constance, Cornflower, Formole and the others begin a task or deciphering the cryptic clue to the destination of Slager - who moves southwards fast towards the dark mountains of Malkariss.moreless
  • 4/20/01
    Redwall Abbey awakes to find their young ones are gone, and as they piece the previous night toghether realze that Mattimeo was right and Vitch was the slaver's spy. Desperate that he ignored his son's warnings, Matthias vows to pursue Slager the Fox accompanied by Basil and the others. He is unaware that Orlando is already in far away persuit. Slagar takes his slaves on circuitous routes, laying false trails to confuse the pursuers. The frightened slaves look to Mattimeo for leadership but he is not ready and responds badly. As his father sets off in entirely the wrong direction Mattimeo learns the true story of Chickenhound - and that he himself is hostage to Chickenhounds revenge on Matthias who will never see his son again.moreless
  • Slagar the Slayer
    Episode 1
    In the kitchens of Redwall Abbey, Mattimeo, son of Matthias The Warrior and Cornflower, fights Vitch, a mean little rat. Mattimeo is punished by his father for discourtesy to a guest. But Mattimeo's instincts about Vitch are validated when it transpires that Vitch is a spy for Slagar the fox - a slaver for the terrible underground Kingdom of Malkariss. Slagar gains entry to Redwall disguised as the leader of a troupe of magicians. At the great feast he is able to drug the drinks and capture Mattimeo and his friends, Tess and Tim Churchmouse, Sam Squirrel and Cynthia Bankvole. They join a group of slaves among whom is Auma, little daughter of Orlando the badger - who even now is hunting the fox. As the slaves are taken away Slagar is revealed to be Chickenhound the treacherous fox from season one - seeking revenge against Matthias the Warrior.moreless