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All That Glitters 

Hercules is concerned when he hears that his old friend King Midas has opened a gambling palace, and then he discovers that Midas' partners are running things at the expense of the victims.

Director:

Garth Maxwell

Writers:

Christian Williams (created by), Craig Volk
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Kevin Sorbo ... Hercules
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Terry Batchelor Terry Batchelor ... Segallus
Dale Corlett Dale Corlett ... Thaddeus
Max Cryer Max Cryer ... Barker
Alexander Gandar Alexander Gandar ... Zacharias
Joseph Greer Joseph Greer ... Romanus
Margaret-Mary Hollins Margaret-Mary Hollins ... Hispides
Tracy Melchior ... Flaxen (as Tracy Lindsey)
James O'Farrell James O'Farrell ... Ironhead
Peter Rowley Peter Rowley ... Comic
David Scott David Scott ... Pawnicles
Ray Sefo Ray Sefo ... Alee
Robert Trebor ... Salmoneus
Noel Trevarthen ... King Midas
Sarah Valentine ... Princess
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Storyline

Salmoneus picks up Hercules to visit friend king Midas's realm's new gambling and pleasure palace. To their astonishment, the royal guards now terrorize the people, with draconian punishments for petty crimes. Worse, real power has shifted, as nearly all income, to the palace's manager Segallus, who plans to marry Midas's beloved Flaxen, and his even meaner business partner Hispides. Disapprobing Hercules is drawn in, forced to perform an unprecedented gauntlet to save the royal lives. Written by KGF Vissers

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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New Zealand

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Production Co:

Renaissance Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Voluptua is played by Jennifer Ward-Lealand, the real-life wife of Michael Hurst. See more »

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No Stuffed Elephants were harmed during the production of this motion picture. See more »

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More than meets the eye
30 May 2016 | by rebelweaselSee all my reviews

I live in Las Vegas. I watch my neighbors blow half their paychecks and burn every evening for the free drinks, "comps" like free gifts of garbage stuff they hoard in their garages of stuff they don't need or want, and coupons for money off their cheap buffet foods.

This episode really points out the trickery of gambling. All the "free" stuff people that get sucked into it think they are getting. And I think despite the lampoon and campy tone of the show, it's an important message, and I wish more people got the point of this one... gambling casinos are a con job, if only people would realize it.

So yeah, some of the guest actors are pretty bad. Yes, the story is campy and a strange twist on the mythology of King Midas. But is has a really good moral message to it, if only people had paid attention.


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