When a peasant pleads his daughter is completely out of control because of her obsession for Hercules, he tells Iolaus to meet up there again in a week, and to visit distant relatives in nearby Attica, which Iolaus grudgingly does. There he finds he is the spitting image of Orestes, the uselessly spoiled heir to the throne, whose drinks are however spiked so his younger brother, regent Minos, could succeed instead, with general Archeus as the power behind his throne. Loyal courtiers convince Iolaus to take his place temporarily. He does surprisingly well at the coronation and afterward, when Orestes is found abducted, and even falls in reciprocated love with princess Niobe, whose hand in marriage goes with the crown but hated the real prince she didn't see in ten years. Then they free the real heir... Written by
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Hercules verison of The Prisoner of Zenda. See more
No slightly soused kings-to-be who finally pull themselves up by their bootstraps and realize the true meaning of leadership were harmed during the production of this motion picture. See more