Top 50 Worst Episodes Of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

These are likely my least favorite episodes of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. In accordance, they are comprised of the rather random and idiotic episodes that seem like filler and/or are comedic in their initial premise. My least favorites are the ones that are quite boring, followed by the attempts at comedy. In retrospect, my list of favorite episodes is a contrast as it is solely comprised of episodes that are deep in morality and have a slew of perplexed and complex villains.
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Norse by Norsevest (1998)
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Hercules leaves Eire to travel to Scandinavia, where the god Balder needs his help: he's dreamed he's going to die... (44 mins.)
 
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Odin is fatalistic, Balder dead, Thor banished, and Loki hiding, but when Hercules cannot prevent the third tragedy that would make Ragnarok inevitable, he is determined to revenge their loss on Loki. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: One Fowl Day (1998)
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Ares wants to punish Iolaus for turning Discord into a chicken, so he starts by chaining Iolaus and... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: A Wicked Good Time (1999)
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Lilith's daughter, Cesca, enters into the dangerous world of witchcraft. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: ...And Fancy Free (1997)
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In order to help a village girl, Althea, Hercules accepts to be her partner in a dance contest. They both attend the dance classes of a very extravagant teacher, the Widow Twanky. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Academy (1999)
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Hercules, Jason, and Iolaus II find that their alma mater has been turned into a training school for thugs... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Gauntlet (1995)
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Xena is back. A captured Salmoneus sees good in her. She butts heads with a lieutenant in her army, saves a baby, and has to walk "the gauntlet." Hercules is hot on her heels, which leads to a confrontation between the two. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Enforcer (1996)
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Since Nemesis has refused to kill Hercules, Hera makes her mortal and sends a newly-created and very homicidal Enforcer after her stepson. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Medea Culpa (1998)
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Hercules, Iolaus, and Jason flashback to tackling a monster with the help of Medea, a young woman they encounter along the road, but who may have her own agenda. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Les Contemptibles (1997)
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France, 1789. An anonymous hero known as the Chartreuse Fox fights for revolution. Meanwhile, a noble woman... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Cave of Echoes (1996)
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Iolaus and Hercules save the life of the writer Parentheses, who was about to be hanged for writing... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: If I Had a Hammer (1998)
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Salmoneus drafts Hercules to pose for an art class -- nude. Meanwhile, Atalanta builds a metal statue of... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Highway to Hades (1995)
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King Sisyphus has tricked Timuron into dying in Sisyphus' place on his wedding night, taking his place for eternal punishment... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
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Hercules tries to clear Autolycus of charges of robbing a bank, while Autolycus' gorgeous ex-wife Luscious has her own plans. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: My Best Girl's Wedding (1999)
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The leader of a group of thugs pulls into a small town to celebrate his wedding - to Iolaus II's love... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Once a Hero (1996)
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Hercules, Iolaus and some other former Argonauts find out that their former leader Jason is a scared... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Promises (1996)
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Since the death of his father Palos, Boraeus is king of Zabros. Hercules hears his bride Ramina is kidnapped... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Not Fade Away (1996)
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When Hercules visits his mother, stepfather Jason and family tombs in his native Thebes, Hera strikes it with lightning and a fire-breathing enforcer... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: What's in a Name? (1995)
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Hercules' half-brother Iphicles is in love, and pretends to be Hercules in order to woo the stepdaughter of the local warlord... (44 mins.)
 
20.
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Greece Is Burning (1999)
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The characters from "...And Fancy Free" reappear as Althea wants to be a fashion designer but Oena and... (44 mins.)
 
21.
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Reign of Terror (1997)
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King Augeus thinks he's Zeus, throws rocks painted with lightning bolts, and has rededicated Aphrodite's temple to Hera. Hercules wants to set the kingdom up to be well-ruled again. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Ares (1995)
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Hercules and a female blacksmith, Atalanta, fight Ares, God of War, to prevent him from recruit an army among children and teenagers. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Under the Broken Sky (1995)
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Tender love story of a beautiful dancer who tries to bury her grief in men, until her farmer husband finds her and wants to take her home. Meanwhile, the thugs running the town don't like Hercules interfering with their predations. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: All That Glitters (1995)
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Hercules is concerned when he hears that his old friend King Midas has opened a gambling palace, and then he discovers that Midas' partners are running things at the expense of the victims. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Heedless Hearts (1996)
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Hercules and Iolaus, who has visions since lightning struck him for hybris, accept villager Rheanna's... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Mummy Dearest (1996)
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An Egyptian princess travel to Greece to ask Hercules to find an old, walking, dangerous mummy who is being exhibited in Salmoneus' "House of Horrors". (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Love on the Rocks (1999)
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Discord changes Nautica from a mermaid into a woman. Aphrodite helps Iolaus drive a group of thugs away from a village... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Prince Hercules (1996)
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Queen Parnassa's son, heir to the throne, was killed in a war years ago, but the kingdom does not know it... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: King for a Day (1996)
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When a peasant pleads his daughter is completely out of control because of her obsession for Hercules... (44 mins.)
 
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Autolycus and Salmoneus wind up owning a genie-in-a-bottle used by its former owner to trick greedy salesmen -- and he wants it back. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Just Passing Through (1999)
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Hercules tells Iolaus II about the time he and the original Iolaus had to quickly find a stolen ruby before its gold panther came to life and destroyed the village. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Other Side (1995)
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Persephone is kidnapped by Hades, the God of Underworld, so Demeter, the Goddess of Harvest, turns the earth sterile so she forces Hercules to go to the Other Side and rescue her, or Humanity will perish. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Two Men and a Baby (1997)
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When Hercules and Iolaus find a baby floating in the river, now-mortal Nemesis is not far behind, and... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Let the Games Begin (1996)
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Hercules stumbles on the n-th battle between Spartans and Eleans. When he helps battered but unbridled cocky Spartan warrior Damon home... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Hero's Heart (1997)
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Iolaus' self-esteem is shattered when he is unable to save a woman. He leaves Hercules and lets himself be flattered into serving an evil warlord... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Long Live the King (1997)
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Iolaus' cousin King Orestes, who is trying to promote peace between the kingdoms, is in danger because of his naivet, and Iolaus wants to protect him. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Lady and the Dragon (1997)
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Cynea uses her beauty to lure men to fight the dragon Braxus for her, not knowing Braxus is serving Cynea's lover Adamis, and her next chosen champion is Iolaus. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Vanishing Dead (1995)
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The bodies of dead soldiers are disappearing from the battlefield, so Hercules tries to find out what is happening and reconcile Dalin and Poena. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Stranger and Stranger (1999)
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When Hercules jumps through a reopened portal to the alternate world, he hopes to find the Olympian gods and bring them back to Greece... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
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Michael Hurst gets a chance to show his ability at physical comedy in this story when Iolaus is exchanged... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Festival of Dionysus (1995)
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A traditional festival dedicated to Dionysus, the god of wine, is about to be celebrated, but this year someone wants to turn it into a massacre with the murder of a fair king. Hercules will try to stop this plan. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
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Iolaus' hurt pride leads him to take a path leading to bandits and a comely maiden -- all a trap set at Hera's direction to justify killing him. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
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When Hercules begs an extra day of life for his friend Jaris before Celesta takes him to the Other Side... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Sword of Veracity (1996)
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An old comrade of Hercules', Amphion, is now preaching peace but is arrested for murder by the tyrant Traicus. Since Amphion refuses to defend himself, Hercules and Iolaus search for the Sword of Veracity to show Amphion was framed. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Prodigal Sister (1997)
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Thirteen years after a raid by a group of renegade Amazons blinded Ruun, killed his parents, and kidnapped his sister, he still wants to rescue her and kill all Amazons -- but she may have become one. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Porkules (1998)
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Discord uses Artemis' stolen bow to turn Hercules into a pig. Iolaus makes Autolycus, who stole the bow from Artemis' temple and sold it to Discord, help recover it. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Power (1996)
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While Hercules walks on the beach, he is attacked by a bunch of robbers, which he easily chases, and... (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Outcast (1995)
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Deric the Centaur, crazed by the loss of his wife Lyla and baby son Kefor in a fire, kills one of the men responsible and threatens the others. Hercules and Salmoneus try to untangle the truth. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Apple (1996)
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Iolaus has to decide if Aphrodite, Athena or Artemis is the most beautiful goddess. He chooses the Goddess of Love so Aphrodite gives him a magical gift: an apple which will make any woman fall in love with him. (44 mins.)
 
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The March to Freedom (1995)
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A treacherous slave dealer, Belus, pretends to lead a group of refugees to safety so he can sell them as slaves. Hercules buys Oi-lan to save her from prostitution and agrees to help her rescue her fianc Cyrus. (44 mins.)