Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995–1999)

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Hercules, aided by his best friend Iolaus, goes on many adventures helping people and slaying mythical monsters using his half-god strength.

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In this quasi-mythological costume series, Hercules (in Greek Herakles), the noble bastard son of Zeus, hence hated to death by his step-mother Hera, doesn't live as an Olympian after accomplishing his Works and the Argonauts' journey, as classical myth has it, but relinquishes immortality and continues to fight both human and supernatural evil on earth, as a wanderer in and beyond Greece, usually accompanied by his human side-kick Iolaus and sometimes by dodgy Salmoneus. Countless are the challenges, either especially set up by Hera or just on his way, but he always triumphs against all odds, delivers otherwise often hopeless mortals and moves on to new adventures. Written by KGF Vissers

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The New Zealand television show called, "The Tribe" featured young actors who were often seen in various "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" seasons: * Daniel James (Zoot)was Young Iolaus Hercules and the Amazon Women * Sarah Major (Patsy) was Galea's daughter in Hercules on Trial * Amy Morrison (Zandra)was Cold Child #1 in Hercules and the Circle of Fire * Caleb Ross (Lex) was Nico in A Rock and a Hard Place * David Taylor (Sasha) was Franco in "Hercules and the Amazon Women See more »

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Iolaus: Have you ever been wrong?
Hercules: I thought so once, but I was wrong.
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On the credits of "Unchained Heart" the credits read "No vicious beasts intent on taking over the world were harmed on the production of this film" where the Humane Society disclaimer would normally appear. See more »

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My absolute favorite show
29 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was 5 when this came out, and I loved it from the start. I bought all the merch, from shirts to the videos to Kull The Conquerer just because Kevin Sorbo was in it. He was my hero when I was younger, and I really miss this show with a passion. All the characters were great, it had humor, some of the stuff is quite corny now but compared to today's TV, this was absolute gold. Every time I see an actor like Ted Raimi, Bruce Campbell or Kevin Sorbo (of course) I think of this masterpiece. I love Greek mythology and I thank this show for it. Sorbo isn't the best actor, but he fit that role so well, and I will always wish it back on TV.


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