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Redwall - Season Two, DVD front cover

Redwall - Season Two, DVD back cover

Redwall - Season Two, DVD sheath

Redwall - Season Two, DVD sheath back cover

Redwall - Season 2, also referred to as Mattimeo: A Tale of Redwall, is the second season of the Redwall TV Series. It is based on the novel Mattimeo.

In succession to the DVD release of Season One of the Redwall TV Series, Funimation continued to release the following seasons. The second one, Mattimeo was really the product of all the experience and improvement on the first. Where the first diverges from the storyline, the second develops, there being far less departures from the actual story. The release of Season 2 marks the first real release of Mattimeo for DVD formats other than European.

The Season 2 two-disc DVD set contains all 13 episodes.

View all of the Season 2 PBS episode featurettes at once here.

Episodes

DVD Description

Enter Brian Jacques' epic world of Redwall. SEASON TWO

It has been a peaceful season as the Abbey dwellers prepare for their mid-summer night's feast. But a band of wandering entertainers hides a villain from Redwall's past, his revenge soon played out with the abduction of the Abbey's youth.

Thus begins a perilous hunt to recover the kidnapped offspring, and an even more valiant attempt to defend the Abbey for those left behind.

A valorous father and a wayward son. A peaceful society thratened by evil. Brian Jacques' Redwall - Season Two unveils the next generation of Redwall heroes. With its stirring narrative, encompassing the many joys and struggles of life, Mattimeo: A Tale of Redwall is worthy continuation of the beloved and successful Redwall series.

Differences From Mattimeo

  • In the book, Matthias embarks after Slagar the Cruel wearing only his abbey robe, whereas in the TV series, he wears something more like a tunic.
  • In the book, Sister May rescues Rollo from General Ironbeak, not Cornflower Fieldmouse.
  • In the book, Sister May tends to Stryk Redkite, not Cornflower.
  • When Stryk Redkite attacks General Ironbeak, Ironbeak's rooks suppress her before she breaks free and kills him. In the book, she killed him directly without any interruption.
  • In the book, Fleaback was a weasel and was one of the five weasels to be sent south by Matthias. However, in the television series, Fleaback is a stoat and he is pushed from the cliff by Slagar.
  • When Slagar tells Mattimeo his story in the television series, Threeclaws is present. In the book, only Mattimeo is there.
  • In the book, Slagar doesn't tell Mattimeo that he is Chickenhound. Instead, Mattimeo tells Sam Squirrel the information that Slagar gave to him and it is Sam Squirrel who reveals Slagar to be Chickenhound. In the TV series, Slagar directly tells Mattimeo that he is Chickenhound.
  • In the television series, Hairbelly and Wedgeback do not exist. The latter's death is altered so Fleaback dies by being pushed off the plateau.
  • In the book, Tim Churchmouse, Mattimeo and his friends beat Vitch after he lies and tells them their loved ones are dead; and the slavers have to use canes to physically pry them off of Vitch. In the television series, Mattimeo's gang advances on Vitch and prepares to beat him up, but Vitch turns and runs into Slagar. The slavers aren't involved in that scene.
  • Some of the Blackrobe Rats used axes in the series, while in the book, they only used spears.
  • Orlando the Axe pronounces his warcry "Euliaaa!", although it is spelled "Eulaliaaa" in the book.
  • The slavers tell the young captives that they're taking them to Malkariss and laugh mockingly; whereas in the book, the slavers have no idea where they are going, but when Slagar tells them, they are terrified.
  • Threeclaws uses a trident instead of a hook in the TV series.
  • In the book, both Cynthia Bankvole and Jubilation Stump are too afraid to cross the chasm, so they are blindfolded. In the series, only Cynthia is blindfolded.
  • Queen Warbeak tells her Sparra that they are free to return to Redwall when they are near Matthias, but the sparrow warriors stay and prove their loyalty. This scene doesn't happen in the book.
  • In the novel, Warbeak is dead before Matthias finds her, but in the TV series, she talks to him before dying.
  • In the book, Vitch and Browntooth go into the water to search for the escaped Redwallers, but in the TV series, it is Vitch and Threeclaws who go into the water.
  • In the book, the Painted Ones are tree-rats, whereas in the TV series, they are lemurs.
  • In the book, when Matthias and the others are in the river, Orlando knocks Cheek Stag Otter into the water with his axe. In the TV series, Orlando just tips the raft over.
  • In the book, Log-a-Log is fatally wounded by a spear to his throat while he is fighting. However, in the TV series, he is wounded when he takes a spear in the back, thrown by Slagar and meant for Matthias.
  • In the series, Stryk kills Ironbeak above the grounds. In the book, Ironbeak doesn't even make it out of the abbey before Stryk kills him.
  • In the series, Cornflower, Constance, Winifred, Rollo, and Foremole go into the founder's place. In the book, Constance does not go, a mole named Gaffer does.
  • In the book, it is Gaffer who catches the slabs, not Foremole.
  • In the book, the hedgehogs attack Orlando by rolling themselves into balls and hurling themselves at him, whereas in the TV series, they attack him with staves.
  • In the book, Vitch used a willow cane and hit Mattimeo with it. In the TV series, he used a whip and did not hit Mattimeo.

DVD Features

Redwall - Season Two, DVDs

  • Disc 1: Meet The Characters of Redwall
  • Disc 2: The Artwork of Redwall


International DVD Editions

France

In 2003, an eight-volume DVD set of the show was released in France. The last four volumes contain season two.

Germany

Russia

In 2003, a three disc set of the show was released in Russia.

Streaming


Media related to the Redwall series, by Brian Jacques

Redwall TV Series | Redwall Netflix Movie | Martin the Warrior Netflix Series | International Redwall DVD Releases | Redwall DVD Collections | Redwall - The Movie (1999) | Redwall - Treachery | Redwall - Sparra's Kingdom | Redwall - Captain Snow | Redwall - The Final Conflict | Redwall - The Adventure Begins | Redwall - Cluny's Clowns | Redwall - The Search for Martin's Sword | Redwall - The Visitor
Redwall - The Final Conflict | Redwall - The Adventure Begins | Redwall - The Next Adventure | Mattimeo - Slagar the Slaver | Mattimeo - To Be A Warrior | Redwall - The Siege | Mattimeo - The Abyss | Redwall - Friends and Foes (Vol. 2) | Redwall - The Movie | Redwall - Season 1 | Redwall - Season 2 | Redwall - Season 3 | Redwall: Cluny the Scourge | Redwall: Cluny's Clowns | Redwall: The Adventure Begins | Redwall: The Next Adventure

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