Once and Future Queen

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Once and Future Queen
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Premiere date September 13, 1986
Run time 23:11
Starring John Vernon
Georgi Irene
Jessica Walter
Bobby Jacoby
Susan Blu
David Ackroyd
Billy Barty
Rob Paulsen
Frank Welker
Rene Auberjonois
Victoria Carroll
Lilly Moon
Music composed by Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s) Jeff Segal
Kelly Ward
Director(s) Art Davis
Oscar Dufau
Don Lusk
Carl Urbano
Rudy Zamora
Gordon Hunt (voices)
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"Once and Future Queen" is the first episode of Wildfire season one. It aired on September 13, 1986 on CBS. It was written by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward, directed by Art Davis, Oscar Dufau, Don Lusk, Carl Urbano, Rudy Zamora, and voice directed by Gordon Hunt.

Diabolyn kidnaps the royal weaver to make her a new dress for her coronation to be the new queen of Dar-Shan.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Brutus Susan Blu
Dorin Bobby Jacoby
Flap Unavailable
Alvinar Rene Auberjonois
Queen Sarana
Dweedle Billy Barty
Booper Rob Paulsen
Dertz Unavailable
Mudlusk Frank Welker
Thimble Unavailable
Wildfire John Vernon
John Cavanaugh David Ackroyd
Princess Sara Georgi Irene
Ellen Crowe Lilly Moon
Custer N/A
Mrs. Ashworth Victoria Carroll
Lady Diabolyn Jessica Walter
Royal weaver Unavailable
Spectres Unavailable



  • Sara's amulet


  • Mrs. Ashworth's car





The title/end themes were composed by Jimmy Webb. The rest of the episode's music was composed by Hoyt Curtin, who was credited as the musical director, with musical coordination by Joanne Miller.

Crew credits


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: September 13, 1986 at 8:30 am on CBS

Behind the scenes


  • Since when is child welfare represented by a group of old biddies?

Critical reception

In other languages

Language Name Meaning

Home availability

  • This has yet to be released in any form of physical or digital distribution. 😢