Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

Season 4 Episode 1

Beanstalks and Bad Eggs

Aired Monday 5:00 PM Sep 29, 1997 on USA



  • Allusions

    • Fairy Tales:

      The story of a giant living in the castle in the clouds (reachable only by a giant beanstalk) with a hostage and treasure is taken from the fairy tale of "Jack and the Beanstalk". It also incorporates the story of "The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs". Finally, the relationshp between Typhoon and Leanna mirrors the story of "Beauty and the Beast".