Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: Season 3, Episode 20

War Bride (28 Apr. 1997)

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When Princess Melissa is kidnapped on the eve of her wedding to Prince Gordius, Hercules must rescue her and prevent a war.



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Episode credited cast:
Lisa Chappell ...
Princess Melissa
Josephine Davison ...
Princess Alexa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ric Chan ...
Lori Dungey ...
Time Share Saleswoman
David Geary ...
Phaedra Hurst ...
Slave Girl
Marcel Kalma ...
Chic Littlewood ...
King Tolas
Ross McKellar ...
Prince Gordius


Sonless king Tolas of Alcinia agreed to marry his unwilling daughter and haughty heiress, flippantly self-absorbed Melissa, to Gordius, the prince of rival realm Lathia, but she's kidnapped the night before. Her ruthlessly ambitious sister Alexa counsels war; to prevent that, the king asks Hercules and Iolaus to retrieve the bride, but is killed. The heroes soon find themselves caught in a war plotted by self-proclaimed queen Alexa and Gordius's chief minister Acteon, with a murderous giant catapult, while the arranged groom actually wins Melissa's heart. Written by KGF Vissers

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When Hercules is buried by rocks, he dives in cover, and lands on his stomach, and lies like that while the rocks pile up on him. When the soldiers dig him out of there, he is lying on his back. See more »

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No Leather-clad, Pointy-breasted, Buffont-wearing, Pillow-smothering, Two-faced Sisters were harmed during the production of this motion picture. See more »

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