Hercules

The WORST episodes of Hercules

Every episode of Hercules ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Hercules!

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.

Last Updated: 9/23/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Hercules and the Trojan War
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6.29
7 votes

#1 - Hercules and the Trojan War

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 10/30/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Golden Touch
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6.33
6 votes

#2 - Hercules and the Golden Touch

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 11/12/1998

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.

Hercules and the Hero of Athens
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6.38
8 votes

#3 - Hercules and the Hero of Athens

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/17/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Parents Weekend
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6.43
7 votes

#4 - Hercules and the Parents Weekend

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/3/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Big Show
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6.57
7 votes

#5 - Hercules and the Big Show

Season 1 - Episode 51 - Aired 2/26/1999

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).

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Hercules and the Spartan Experience
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6.57
7 votes

#6 - Hercules and the Spartan Experience

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired 1/4/1999

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.

Hercules and the Yearbook
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6.57
7 votes

#7 - Hercules and the Yearbook

Season 1 - Episode 47 - Aired 2/17/1999

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.

Hercules and the Grim Avenger
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6.57
7 votes

#8 - Hercules and the Grim Avenger

Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired 2/22/1999

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...

Hercules and the Caledonian Boar
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6.63
8 votes

#9 - Hercules and the Caledonian Boar

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/31/1998

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.

Hercules and the Falling Stars
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6.67
6 votes

#10 - Hercules and the Falling Stars

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 11/10/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Big Games
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6.71
7 votes

#11 - Hercules and the Big Games

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 11/4/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Phil Factor
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6.71
7 votes

#12 - Hercules and the Phil Factor

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 10/16/1998

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!

Hercules and the Kids
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6.83
6 votes

#13 - Hercules and the Kids

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/28/1998

Hercules takes a group of kindergardeners on a fieldtrip, but the outing doens't exactly go as planned.

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Hercules and the Argonauts
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6.86
7 votes

#14 - Hercules and the Argonauts

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/8/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Odyssey Experience
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6.86
7 votes

#15 - Hercules and the Odyssey Experience

Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired 2/19/1999

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.

Hercules and the Green-Eyed Monster
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6.86
7 votes

#16 - Hercules and the Green-Eyed Monster

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/16/1999

Jealous of his father getting remarried, Icarus takes Pandora's box of mysteries and releases them during the wedding.

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Hercules and the Comedy of Arrows
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6.89
9 votes

#17 - Hercules and the Comedy of Arrows

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/29/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Girdle of Hippolyte
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7.00
8 votes

#18 - Hercules and the Girdle of Hippolyte

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/18/1998

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.

Hercules and King For A Day
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7.00
6 votes

#19 - Hercules and King For A Day

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 11/24/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Pegasus Incident
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7.00
6 votes

#20 - Hercules and the Pegasus Incident

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 11/25/1998

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.

Hercules and the First Day of School
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7.00
6 votes

#21 - Hercules and the First Day of School

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/12/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Epic Adventure
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7.00
8 votes

#22 - Hercules and the Epic Adventure

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/7/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Secret Weapon
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7.06
17 votes

#23 - Hercules and the Secret Weapon

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/2/1998

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.

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Hercules and the Techno Greeks
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7.11
9 votes

#24 - Hercules and the Techno Greeks

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/8/1998

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.

Hercules and the Living Legend
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7.11
9 votes

#25 - Hercules and the Living Legend

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/15/1998

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.

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