The WORST Episodes of Hercules
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021
Follow Herc's many labors during the years he spent training on how to be a hero under the tutelage of satyr Phil. Many of the Olympian Gods and Goddesses pay visit to the young hero-to-be and help or hinder him in his new adventures.
#1 - Hercules and the Trojan War
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Oct 30, 1998
The Trojan War occurs in the form of a high school rivalry between the Prometheus Academy and their Trojan rivals. When a mindless prank gets out of hand and Helen the Home Coming Queen is ""kidnapped"", the whole gang decides to rescue her by sneaking in to the Trojan school inside a giant wooden horse, courtesy of wacky inventor Icarus.
#2 - Hercules and the Golden Touch
Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Nov 12, 1998
Hercules turns into a secret agent when he journeys to the kingdom of Lycia to stop the madman King Midas from turning all he touches into gold.
#3 - Hercules and the Hero of Athens
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 17, 1998
During a school field trip, the Nemean Lion attacks and is subdued by Hercules' clumsiness in destroying the building. But when Hercules gets called on for doing the damage, Icarus nobly steps forward to take the blame - and inadvertently gets the credit for stopping the lion too.
#4 - Hercules and the Parents Weekend
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 3, 1998
It's Parents Weekend, and Hercules can hardly wait for Zeus and Hera to show up but when his mortal adopted folks show up instead, he's crushed. And in turn so are they at his disappointment.
#5 - Hercules and the Big Show
Season 1 - Episode 51 - Aired Feb 26, 1999
A cimpilation episode in which Hercules and the cast are the guests on the Merv Griffin Show -- hosted by, of course, a giant griffin (and voiced by Merv himself).
#6 - Hercules and the Spartan Experience
Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired Jan 4, 1999
When Adonis is drafted into the Spartan ROTC, he begs Hercules to save him; so they join him disguised as soldiers, and it's found that Icarus excels at army life.
#7 - Hercules and the Yearbook
Season 1 - Episode 47 - Aired Feb 17, 1999
Taking place after the Hercules movie, Hercules is moving his stuff from Phil's old place to his new place. While looking through the old stuff, Meg finds Herc's old yearbook. Hercules, not wanting to be embarassed, takes the yearbook, and hides it. Meg finds it, and we are shown a clipshow of past episodes, ending with a musical number.
#8 - Hercules and the Grim Avenger
Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired Feb 22, 1999
Hercules teams up with a mysterious masked man -- The Grim Avenger, a super hero type who narrates his every move -- in order to defeat the Minotaur. In the meantime, a handsome new student has just happened to turn up at Pro Ac...
#9 - Hercules and the Caledonian Boar
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 31, 1998
When Hercules accompanies Phil and some hunters on the Great Caledonian Boar Hunt, this angers Artemis, Goddess of the Wild Things. For the boars have become endangered, and Artemis assigns Hercules the duty of protecting her forests.
#10 - Hercules and the Falling Stars
Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Nov 10, 1998
When Hercules tears the stars from the heavens, he frees the constellation Orion, who comes down to earth in order to give the young hero archery lessons. However when the rest of the constellations pour down from the sky and start to attack the neighboring city-states, both Orion and Hercules have a lot of explaining to do.
#11 - Hercules and the Big Games
Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired Nov 4, 1998
When Ares and Athena get into yet another fight, Zeus decrees their feud take the form of a sports contest - the Olympic Games which should settle the fight between Athens and Sparta. Meanwhile, Hercules, has his hands full when Hades persuades Echidna, the Mother of all monsters, to bring her hungry brood to the stadium for a bite size feast.
#12 - Hercules and the Phil Factor
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 16, 1998
When Phil suffers through a mid-life crisis, he abandons the training program, quits his gig as Hercules' mentor and gets a job selling spears door-to-door. And it's up to Hercules to win him back!
#13 - Hercules and the Kids
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 28, 1998
Hercules takes a group of kindergardeners on a fieldtrip, but the outing doens't exactly go as planned.
#14 - Hercules and the Argonauts
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 8, 1998
Hercules is introduced to Jason, the Argonaut, a great seafaring hero and one of the most patient men of all time, having spent 30 years searching for the Golden Fleece - and not having found it yet. Jason invites Hercules on board for a journey, and gives him a chance to seek the Fleece with him.
#15 - Hercules and the Odyssey Experience
Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired Feb 19, 1999
Upon visiting Odysseus's traveling museam, Hercules winds up out to sea with Odysseus's shy and awkward son Telemachus, and three spare ex-crew members of the Argo. The group encounter a number of threats, and Telemachus learns to be self confident in order to save his family.
#16 - Hercules and the Green-Eyed Monster
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 16, 1999
Jealous of his father getting remarried, Icarus takes Pandora's box of mysteries and releases them during the wedding.
#17 - Hercules and the Comedy of Arrows
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 29, 1998
Icarus poses as a cupid so he can get a love arrow to make Cassandra love him, but the joke's on him when he accidently uses ""loathe"" arrows instead. Meanwhile, Pain and Panic get a hold of the loathe arrows and create havoc all over the country.
#18 - Hercules and the Girdle of Hippolyte
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 18, 1998
Queen Hippolyte kidnaps her daughter, Tempest, and makes her undergo a savage initiation ceremony to regain her status as a warrior and to earn the right to wear the Golden Girdle. Meanwhile, Hercules attempts to follow in a misunderstood rescue attempt.
#19 - Hercules and King For A Day
Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired Nov 24, 1998
Hercules drags Phil to Satyrville to visit his old goat-mother, and Phil is given the opportunity to take over for the local King of the Satyrs, Pan. However this leaves Phil to contend with a very testy Nemesis, the demi-goddess of revenge sent to punish Pan for his lack of humility and tribute.
#20 - Hercules and the Pegasus Incident
Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired Nov 25, 1998
When Pegasus flies off angrily and meets up with a new master, the two become a great monster-battling team, leaving Hercules heartbroken over the loss of his friend.
#21 - Hercules and the First Day of School
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 12, 1998
Hercules' first day of school, in which we are introduced to Icarus and Cassandra, and Herc's plans to be impressive don't work out quite as he had hoped.
#22 - Hercules and the Epic Adventure
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 7, 1998
Hercules must chase down his missing epic poem, which he's invested far too much time in to let it be foe to garbage collectors or harpys.
#23 - Hercules and the Secret Weapon
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 2, 1998
Ares hatches a plan to overthrow sister Athena's city-state and demands an ultimate weapon of destruction from Hephestus, who creates the Armageddon Bow. The weapon is so deadly and accurate that Athena comes to Hercules to help her find and destroy it.
#24 - Hercules and the Techno Greeks
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 8, 1998
Hercules finds himself hired by a bunch of nerdy ""abacus geeks"" when they enlist him to protect them from rampaging centaurs that pillage the town weekly.
#25 - Hercules and the Living Legend
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 15, 1998
The Lord of the Dead enlists the aid of former hero Achilles to help him distract Phil from training his would-be hero Hercules, by returning Achilles to his former glory.