"High Noon" is the twenty-sixth televised episode of the series Gargoyles, and the thirteenth episode of Season 2. It originally aired on September 25, 1995.
- Story editor: Brynne Chandler Reaves
- Teleplay: Lydia C. Marano
- Animation by Walt Disney Animation Japan
- Backgrounds by Walt Disney Animation Japan
- Additional Production Facilities: Nakamura Production, Studio Robin, Light Foot, Studio Cats, Takahashi Production, Jade Animation Productions
Elisa Maza (and through her the gargoyles) learns that Demona now turns into a human during the day, rather than turning to stone (an ability she has had since "The Mirror"). Elisa is able to recognize the human Demona later, in the episode "Sanctuary".
Three talismans that the Manhattan Clan had been protecting at the Clock Tower are stolen in this episode by Macbeth and Demona, so that the Weird Sisters can give them to the Archmage (in "Avalon Part Two"). The Grimorum Arcanorum had been there since "Enter Macbeth", the Eye of Odin since "Eye of the Beholder", and the Phoenix Gate had been there since "Vows".
Macbeth inaccurately describes Puck as a "changeling". His use of the word implies that it is being used to mean "shape-shifter"; in fact, a changeling, in fairy mythology, was a substitute baby left behind by the faerie-folk whenever they stole a human infant from its cradle, sometimes a fairy baby, more often a very old fairy pretending to be a baby. There is no hint in the series that Puck ever had such an experience.
Demona's eyes glow red even while she is in human form (at the moment when she angrily confronts Macbeth at the end of the episode, just before the Weird Sisters step in). Evidently Puck's transformation spell has not completely removed her gargoyle qualities during the daytime.
The title of this episode and its theme of responsibility in the face of frightening odds comes from the 1952 film, High Noon. 
Elisa hitting the wall after Macbeth throws her against it was edited out of the Toon Disney broadcast of the episode.
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