Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: Season 1, Episode 8

The March to Freedom (6 Mar. 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 fiancé Cyrus.



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Episode cast overview:
Nathaniel Lees ...
Terry Batchelor ...
Robin Kora ...
Margaret-Mary Hollins ...
Paki Cherrington ...
Gringus (as Te Paki Cherrington)
Maya Dalziel ...
Nasty Mother
Joanna Barrett ...
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Cyrus and his betrothed were hoping to be taken safely to Calydon, but are betrayed by their traitorous 'guide' Belus, attacked by horsemen on the beach and captured for the slave trade. Hercules was visiting his mother Alcmene and his wife and sons' graves. Bringing her grain to the market, his fist cheerfully bumps into Iolaus who was bringing the pig Penelope to the butcher. A hideous one-eyed hag offers Hercules money to spend some time with her. He attends Belus' slave sale just in time for the prize piece, oriental Oi-Lan and buys her for the grain's value, frees her and finds she's also on the way to save her lover Cyrus, who was in the lot just sold to Inias, for the Libyan games, but stolen back by Belus to sell them again there himself. They travel together, she remains rude and un-trusting first but saves him from a poisonous spider, proves as good a masseuse as she is at martial arts and says Cyrus helped her flee her father's palace. Cyrus escapes, defeating Belus's ... Written by KGF Vissers

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