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Fallen Idol
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Original Airdate:

September 15, 1987

Episode

Production number 35 of 65

Episode

Airdate number 2 of 65

Previous Episode:

The Disappearance of Thirty/Thirty

Next Episode:

The Taking of Thistledown 123

Episode Information and Background[]

  • Original airdate: September 15, 1987
  • Writer: Bob Forward
  • Director: Ernie Schmidt
  • Production number: 35
  • Airdate number: 2

Overview[]

BraveStarr's mentor turns to crime and Marshal BraveStarr must confront and apprehend him.

Plot[]

Jingles Morgan, a former trainer at the Galactic Marshal Academy and mentor to Marshal BraveStarr in his younger years, visits New Texas. However, the circumstances of Morgan's visit are unfortunate and tragic - Morgan has fallen from grace and is now a fugitive, wanted for murder, and is seeking refuge with Tex Hex's gang. BraveStarr will now have to confront his former idol, and see if the student has surpassed the master, if he is to bring Morgan to justice.

Moral segment[]

BraveStarr tells how he has had a painful day with coming to terms with the man he admired becoming a criminal, and says that role models should be carefully chosen and temptation to copy immoral behaviour should be resisted. BraveStarr says that there are plenty of real heroes out there, to which Thirty/Thirty chimes in with "yeah, like me".

Story Notes[]

  • This episode features several flashbacks, one of them shows the students throwing a surprise birthday party for their teacher Jingles Morgan.


Spirit Powers[]

  • Eyes of the Hawk: BraveStarr uses this power to look onto the balcony of the Hexagon from the horizon, to see that Jingles Morgan is with Tex Hex, to prove his own worst suspicions.
  • Speed of the Puma: Used by BraveStarr to race to the Hexagon on foot.
  • Strength of the Bear: Used by BraveStarr to defeat Tex Hex's best defences.

Episode Breakdown[]

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Others[]

  • Salaman Bliss (appears in flashback)
  • Numerous unnamed Galactic Marshal cadets (appear in flashback)
  • Shaman (mentioned only)
  • Warden Corwin (None speaking role) - took Jingles into custody after he had been arrested by BraveStarr.

Locations[]

  • Antares III (flashback)
    • Galactic Marshal Academy (flashback)

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