Questions tagged [hercules]

For questions about Hercules in works of science fiction or fantasy. A popular mythical Greek God, also known as the 'Son of Zeus'.

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Why did Hercules go back on his word?

In the Disney film Hercules, Hercules makes a agreement with Hades; Hercules rescues Meg from the underworld and he takes her place. As Hades puts it: you get her out - she goes, you stay. It's an ...
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Question about Lucy Lawless playing two characters in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

In the show "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys", actress Lucy Lawless (best known as Xena) plays both the infamous Xena as well as Lyla - a human woman married to a centaur. Lyla only appeared in two ...
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How can Amadeus Cho use Hercules' mace without superhuman strength?

I have been catching up on the Prince of Power series of stories featuring Amadeus Cho and Hercules. I understand Amadeus Cho is supposed to be superhumanly intelligent, giving him the ability to ...
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Hercules/Xena viewing order?

My wife and I are looking for a new TV show or two to watch, for relative values of 'new'. We've landed on Hercules and the spin-off Xena, as we're both fans of the core mythology, but won't mind ...