Legends Of The Hidden Temple

Season 1 Episode 5

John Henry's Lost Hammer

Aired Unknown Jan 01, 1993 on Nickelodeon



  • Quotes

    • Olmec: The men who drove the spikes and laid the rails for The Great American Railroad were called "Gandy Dancers." And the biggest and strongest of them all was John Henry. One day, the railroad foreman came up to him with a stranger and said...
      Railroad Foreman: John Henry, Mr. Jones here says his steam engine can outdrill even my best man. And I aim to find out. I'm going to put you up ahead in the tunnel there with you on one side and the steam drill on the other. We'll see who drives further.
      Olmec: John Henry slung his hammer over his shoulder.
      John: (grimly) That'll be me.
      Olmec: ...he said, and followed the foreman up the line. John Henry took his position.
      Railroad Foreman: Go!
      Olmec: ...shouted the foreman. And John Henry started swinging with all his might. The steam drill chugged and drilled, and when the smoke cleared, John Henry had driven fifteen feet through the rock, and the steam drill had only gone nine. The other Gandy Dancers cheered and lifted John Henry on their shoulders. The railroad retired John Henry's hammer, and it found its way to The Temple. Your quest is to retrieve his Hammer and bring it here.
      Kirk: Thank you, Olmec. So where is The Hammer?
      Olmec: John Henry's Lost Hammer can be found in The Room of the Golden Idols.