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Helen of Troy 

The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Emilia Fox ...  Cassandra, Princess of Troy 2 episodes, 2003
James Callis ...  Menelaus / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Daniel Lapaine ...  Hector 2 episodes, 2003
Nigel Whitmey Nigel Whitmey ...  Odysseus 2 episodes, 2003
Stellan Skarsgård ...  Theseus 2 episodes, 2003
Joe Montana ...  Achilles 2 episodes, 2003
Katie Blake Katie Blake ...  Clytemnestra 2 episodes, 2003
Craig Kelly ...  Pollux 2 episodes, 2003
Manuel Cauchi ...  Paris' Father 2 episodes, 2003
Kristina Paris Kristina Paris ...  Iphigenia 2 episodes, 2003
Mat Fraser ...  Calchas 2 episodes, 2003
Maryam d'Abo ...  Queen Hecuba 2 episodes, 2003
Sienna Guillory ...  Helen 2 episodes, 2003
Matthew Marsden ...  Paris 2 episodes, 2003
John Rhys-Davies ...  King Priam of Troy 2 episodes, 2003
Rufus Sewell ...  Agamemnon 2 episodes, 2003
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The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war.

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20 April 2003 (USA) See more »

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Greece See more »

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South American parrots in a Trojan marketplace. See more »

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Achilles: Fall before Achilles!
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Version of The Time Tunnel: Revenge of the Gods (1966) See more »

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Homer meets Joe Eszterhas!
12 September 2003 | by benoit-3See all my reviews

I saw this piece of cr*p last night on TV. My jaw dropped during a scene where Paris and Menelaus basically mend their wounds together after a failed duel while bitching about Agamemnon. This is so far removed from the spirit of Homer's characters, I could have screamed! What is this, I thought? "Days of our Lives"?

I was equally appalled by the numerous uncalled-for scenes of torture, violence, sadism, gore, nudity, soft-core porn and violent sexual content, none of which are even remotely present or suggested in Homer. This is Greek mythology for the troubled, the uninformed, the blighted, the poor in spirit and the ignorant.

This is all the more troubling as this mini-series has the same name as Robert Wise's unqualified masterpiece, which is rarely shown nowadays and probably never will be again, after this one gave it the kiss of death.


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