Young Hercules - Season 1

FOX (ended 1999)


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  • 5/14/99
    Hercules, Iolaus and Theseus follow the advice of a mysterious old man and go hunting in an area rich with game. What they don't know, however, is that the area is Hera's Valley, which is protected by a dangerous monster. Another fact that they're unaware of is that the strange old man is really Zeus, King of the Gods, Hercules's father and that he is testing his son with this challenge.moreless
  • Ill Wind
    Episode 50
    When Cyane falls ill, the Amazons seek out Hercules for his help. Amazon Queens have a special aura given to them by the Gods that allows them to communicate through a person's memories. Hercules must decipher how to cure Cyane when she uses this power on him and uses flashes of his memories to try to communicate with him.moreless
  • Apollo
    Episode 49
    When Hercules tells his half-brother Apollo that no one really likes him, they are just afraid of him and humor him, Apollo doesn't take it well. He becomes jealous of Hercules and his friends and attacks the Academy.
  • Mila
    Episode 48
    Hercules and Iolaus meet up with a young Amazon named Mila who is searching for the father she never knew, which Ares thinks is a great opportunity. Ares claims that he is Mila's father in order to get her under his control. His goal: he wants her to kill Hercules.
  • Under Seige
    Under Seige
    Episode 47
    When the Amazons attack the Academy with missile-like weapons forged by Hephaestus, it's up to Hercules to ensure that no one gets hurt and to figure out the real reason of the attack. The real threat is actually Ares, who has Cyane under his control and is orchestrating all of this for one reason: to destroy Hercules.moreless
  • A Life for a Life
    A Life for a Life
    Episode 46
    Ares kidnaps Cheiron and it is up to Hercules, Iolaus and Lilith to decipher the three clues Cheiron left in order to find him, but Ares is hoping they succeed, because he plans on Hercules trading his life for that of Cheiron's.
  • Parents' Day
    Episode 45
    It's Parents Day at the Academy and Iolaus hires two actors to pretend to be his parents so his real ones don't find out how poor his grades are and to not be disappointed in him once again. Things get complicated fast when the actors are revealed as thieves, Iolaus's real parents show up and Hercules must keep Alcmene from discovering Iolaus's deception and revealing the truth. Meanwhile Lilith's sister visits and announces she plans to take Lilith home.moreless
  • The Beasts Beneath
    Episode 44
    Hercules, Iolaus, Lilith, Theseus and fellow cadet, Marco, find themselves trapped in a large area of sand known as the Dune Sea. It's known as forbidden and for a reason too, since it is inhabited by sand sharks who hunt anyone foolish enough to enter the area. Of the five cadets who entered, one will not leave.moreless
  • The Prize
    The Prize
    Episode 43

    Ares must enter a talent show at Kora's Inn when he learns that one of the prizes would complete his set of the Cronus stones, that enabled Zeus to defeat the Titans. The catch is a mortal must willingly give it to him, so with Strife and Discord in tow, he enters intent on winning and more than willing to cheat to get it, leaving Hercules and his friends to stop him.

  • Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
    Hercules clashes with Theseus, the new drill instructor, which starts out as a rivalry and ends up into a battle for survival when Theseus challenges Herc to a chariot race. The main problem is that the race takes place next to the area known as The Forbidden Zone, where mortals go in but don't leave.moreless
  • Iolaus Goes Stag
    Episode 41

    Iolaus attempts to prove to his uncle that he has what it takes to be a Hunter like him and with Hercules and Jason in tow, he heads out on a deer hunt. When Iolaus goes after the Golden Hind, though, Artemis punishes him by switching his body with that of a deer.

  • The Skeptic
    Episode 40
    When a new cadet named Pythagoras claims he doesn't believe in the gods of Mount Olympus, Strife bets another God named Fatuus, that he can make the cadet believe in Gods. Fatuus, who can only see prophecies of bad things to come, takes that bet and Strife's stunts cause a bigger threat as his attempts put Hercules and the academy in danger.moreless
  • Me, Myself and Eye
    Episode 39
    After Hercules comes into possession of a mystical eye that allows the bearer to see into the future, the three blind women who share it, invoke Artemis's help into recovering it. The result curses his friends causing Jason to be turned into a pig and Iolaus to be attacked by plants.moreless
  • 2/5/99
    On the eve of Jason's coronation, a monster ravages the countryside in order to extract revenge on Jason's father, for an attack made on her ten years before. Deciding on how to deal with the situation puts Jason and Hercules at odds with one another.
  • Hind Sight
    Episode 37
    When Artemis's favourite creature, a Golden Hind, is spotted, Hercules and Kora team up to try to keep the beautiful and rare creature out of the fatal hands of the hunters who are tracking her, as well as keep her away from two other hunters, Jason and Iolaus.
  • My Fair Lilith
    Episode 36
    When a king offers his daughter's hand in marriage as a gift to Jason for his coronation, he pleads with Lilith to masquerade as his bride rather than marry someone he doesn't know or love. The problem is that the princess's jealous boyfriend shows up and is out to get Jason and it's up to Hercules to straighten out the whole mess while keeping the King from finding out and keeping Jason alive.moreless
  • Get Jason
    Episode 35
    A shrewd politician hires an assassin to kill Jason before his coronation, in order to clear the path for himself to step in as king of Corinth. However, once Hercules learns of this plan he attempts to tell everyone but no one believes him. The problem is that its Prank Day and everyone thinks he's setting them up for a joke.moreless
  • Con Ares
    Episode 34
    Hercules and Iolaus set out with Jason to negotiate peace treaties between two kingdoms on the verge of war. On their way though they're sidetracked by Discord and Strife, who've been sent by Ares in order to distract the gang from the peace treaties. Herc and the gang come across a farmhand who bears a striking resemblance to Ares. Timor, the farmhand reluctantly agrees to help Hercules keep Strife and Discord away from Jason by posing as Ares and keeping them on their toes.moreless
  • Cram-ped
    Episode 33
    When Herc and the gang learn that Iolaus will be sent back to prison unless he passes an upcoming test, they attempt to help him by pulling an all-nigh cramming session in order to help him pass.
  • 11/20/98
    Hercules takes his friends Iolaus, Jason and Lilith home to his mother's to celebrate the festival of Persephone. To his surprise he finds his mother not alone as he expected but instead with a handsome suitor named Capaneus.
  • Golden Bow
    Golden Bow
    Episode 31
    Kora wins a bow that originally belonged to Artemis in an archery contest and plans to give it back to her. Hercules learns that Kora has been a servant of Artemis' after having been saved by the goddess years ago just when a thug in league with Strife steals the bow. Hercules attempts to help Kora retrieve it and free her from Artemis's debt.moreless
  • Sisters
    Episode 30
    Kora's long lost sister Cleo shows up causing the green-eyed monster to show up in Kora, when her sister steals the spotlight. When Kora attempts to loosen up and be more like Cleo, she gets more than she bargained for when she's mistaken for her sister and is kidnapped by two thugs.moreless
  • In Your Dreams
    Episode 29
    When Ares strikes a deal with Morpheus the god of dreams, he kidnaps the cadets and sends them into the dream world. Hercules must follow them to the dream realm,where he meets his worst fear, an alternate version of himself who punishes and kills without regret.
  • Mommy Dearests
    Mommy Dearests
    Episode 28
    In attempting to destroy Hercules by killing everyone he cares about, Lucius sets Alcmene's village on fire and then goes after Jason and it's up to Hercules to stop his half-brother.
  • Cold Feet
    Episode 27
    Jason has cold feet about his ability to lead Corinth and runs away, finding himself among a group of villagers terrorized by a warlord where he must play the hero and stop the bad guy.
  • Herc's Nemesis
    Episode 26
    Hercules meets Nemesis, the assassin of the Gods, and talks her out of blindly killing a mortal just because Hera tells her to. The two then fall victim to Hera who sends a replacement killer after both of them.
  • 11/6/98
    Hercules meets Lucius, another mortal son of Zeus, who tells him that he is on the trail of Pollux on the request from Zeus himself to deliver Pollux to death on the crime of the death of Castor, their brother. Hercules agrees to join him unaware that Castor was actually killed by Lucius, who has some ambitious plans that don't include his brothers.moreless
  • 11/5/98
    The trio discover that Ruff, their monstrous former pet, is being held by a freak show owner. When the ringmaster refuses to sell him, Iolaus and Hercules sneak in and free Ruff, who then escapes and runs rampant threatening Corinth.
  • A Lady in Hades
    Episode 23
    Hercules and Jason travel to the underworld in an attempt to talk Hades out of sending Eurydice to Tartarus despite her service to Bacchus. Meanwhile, Jason is reunited with his father in the Elysian Fields.
  • Lyre, Liar
    Episode 22
    Hercules and Iolaus meet up with Eurydice and Orpheus but when it's discovered that Orpheus still has the lyre, Eurydice promises Bacchus that she will become his bride if he agrees to leave the others alone.
  • Fame
    Episode 21
    Orpheus and Eurydice, both reformed from their days as followers of Bacchus perform at Kora's in front of a sold out crowd. But unbeknowst to Eurydice, Orpheus has struck a deadly deal with Bacchus freeing him and Eurydice if he helps recruit new Bacchae.
  • 10/30/98
    A young minstrel, Orpheus and his girlfriend, Eurydice lure Hercules, Iolaus and Lilith into what they claim is a place where the party never ends run by Bacchus, the God of Partying and Good Times.In reality, they soon learn, is that it is the realm of the Bacchae, the vampire-like followers of Bacchus, which they discover only after Lilith has been bitten and is slowly changing into one herself.moreless
  • A Serpent's Tooth
    Episode 19
    Discord and Strife, disguised as a Babylonian traveler and a Sybill give Jason a gift that turns out to be a baby monster, that Iolaus soon comes to adore. Unknown to the trio though is that the monster is capable of burning down anything his venom touches.
  • Winner Take All
    Winner Take All
    Episode 18
    Hercules alienates his friends when he abandons them during a competition called The Games to team up with his two new brothers, Pollux and Castor, who are the mortal sons of Zeus. Things get worse for Hercules when Pollux cheats and injures Jason in the process causing the two to fight out their differences.moreless
  • 10/10/98
    Hercules, Jason and Iolaus rescue a drowning man after he literally falls from the sky. Funny thing is the man has no idea who he is or where he came from. Hercules soon discovers that the man is actually his half-brother Hephaestus the God of Steel and that he's being punished by his mother Hera by turning him into a mortal man.moreless
  • Ares on Trial
    Episode 16
    After Ares attempts to kill Hercules yet again, he is put on trial by the Gods for violating Zeus's order of protection.
  • No Way Out
    Episode 15
    Hercules takes Lilith on a field trip to divert her from the surprise party that the others are setting up but as usual trouble follows.
  • Forgery
    Episode 14
    Tired of being called a wet blanket by his friends, Hercules requests the fire in Hephaestus's Olympian forge to make him more like his father.
  • Battle Lines (2)
    Battle Lines (2)
    Episode 13
    With hatred growing and the facts distorted by lies manufactured by Discord and Strife, Hercules and his friends are running out of time to prevent a war that isn't necessary and to save two people Hercules cares about.
  • Battle Lines (1)
    Battle Lines (1)
    Episode 12
    Hercules, Iolaus and Lilith are caught between friends when Discord and Strife pit Cyane's tribe and Cheiron's fellow centaurs against each other, with Cyane and Cheiron leading their armies into battle.
  • Cyrano de Hercules
    Episode 11
    Hephaestus, failing to gain the interest of the fairer sex builds a woman of his own, but his jealousy could endanger Hercules when the woman falls for him instead of the God of Steel.
  • Amazon Grace
    Episode 10
    The trio stumbles across the Amazons once again and this time they invite the ladies back to the Academy.
  • 9/25/98
    After Hercules is bested in a practice sword fight by Jason, he asks Hephaestus to build him some new weaponry. Hercules's new sword and shield, are made from a metal that no other metal can harm and this power brings Hercules a lot of trouble and threatens his friendships with Iolaus and Jason.moreless
  • Inn Trouble
    Episode 8
    The boys are left to watch the Inn when Kora takes off after Artemis asks her to help find the fruit that was stolen from her temple.
  • Teacher's Pests
    Episode 7
    Hercules, Iolaus and Jason are all sent to detention but Hercules and Jason must cover for Iolaus when he has to leave to start his new job at Kora's.
  • Girl Trouble
    Episode 6
    Hercules, Iolaus and Jason take a boat to Athens to find a new cook for the Academy.
  • Herc and Seek
    Episode 5
    Iolaus's old gang breaks into the academy and holds Iolaus, Lilith and Fiducius hostage.
  • What a Crockery (3)
    After Hercules stole Hera's chalice, he was freed from Zeus' protection which gives Ares the golden opportunity to kill his hated little brother.
  • Between Friends (2)
    Strife frames Iolaus for stealing money from Kora's in an attempt to get at Hercules
  • The Treasure of Zeus (1)
    With Ares' help, Strife masquerades at a student at the Academy, where he baits Hercules with the location of a chalice that once belonged to Zeus, his father.
  • Young Hercules
    Young Hercules
    Episode 1
    Alcmene, fearing she will lose her son, sends Hercules to Cheiron's academy. Once there, he meets up with Iolaus, a pain in the neck who he knew from his own village; Jason, The Crowned Prince of Corinth; and the female cadet Yvenna. Shortly after their introduction, the friends set sail with some fellow cadets on a mission. They must search for the Golden Fleece in order to to save Jason's father who is on his death bed. Unbeknown to the cadets, is that Ares and Discord are the ones who put him there.moreless