What are other Shakespearean themes in Gargoyles?
Apparently, thither art a lot of references to Shakespeare's worketh in Gargoyles.
Season 1 Episode 09
Season 2 Episode 03
- Legion - In the end credits, Future Coldfire and Coldsteel are named as Desdemona and Iago. These two are characters from Shakespeare's play Othello. Coldfire is the robotic body made by Xanatos to house Desdemona's soul. Coldfire is called Desdemona but Coldsteel is not called by the Iago but just given the name in the voice credits.
Season 2 Episode 04
Season 2 Episode 05
Season 2 episode 08
Season 2 Episode 09, 10 and 11
Part Three - The Weird sisters say "Double, double, toil and trouble/ Fire burn and cauldron bubble" which are famous lines from the play Macbeth. They greet Macbeth and Duncan with the words "All hail [Duncan/Macbeth], King of Scotland, and father of the king hereafter!" which are lines from Macbeth.
At Macbeth and Gruoch's wedding, Bodhe introduces them as "Lord and Lady Macbeth".
One of Duncan's henchmen is named "Macduff" in the voice credits. As said above already, Macduff is the name of a character from Macbeth
Season 2 Episode 13
- High Noon - Lexington uses the names "Othello", "Desdemona", and "Iago" as password attempts when trying to re-activate Coldstone. As mentioned already, these are characters from Othello.
Season 2 Episode 35
Season 2 Episode 42
Oberon and Titania are appeared for the first time.
Character Ophelia is first named. She is named after Opehlia) from Hamlet.
At the end of the episode, Goliath says "All's well that ends well, then." which is an allusion to All's well that ends well.
Oberon's line "The game is afoot" comes from the "Once more unto the breach" speech from Henry V. This occurs in Act III Scene I.
Season 2 Episode 43
- Future Tense - The Xanatos Program adapts the line "Alas, poor Yorick" from Hamlet.
Season 2 Episode 45
- The Gathering Part Two - Oberon says that when the humans in Manhattan awake the morning after his assault upon the Eyrie Building, the strange events from the previous night will seem to them only A midsummer Night's Dream.
Besides these, there are a few mentions in the comics too.
Taken from Gargoyles Wiki.