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YOUNG HERCULES

KEEPING UP WITH THE JASONS


EPISODE NO. Y08
Season 1, episode 08
Series 108
1st release: 09-25-98
2nd release: 10-17-98
3rd release: 11-25-98
4th release: 02-18-99
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Last update: 01/12/04


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CAST & CREDITS
TV GUIDE PROMO
SYNOPSIS
COMMENTARY
TALES OF THE JUNIOR HERCAVERSE
TRANSCRIPT
WHOOSH! ARTICLES
LINKS


STARRING
Ryan Gossling as Hercules
Dean O'Gorman as Iolaus
Chris Conrad as Jason

CAST
CHEIRON Nathaniel Lees
MELOTHEUM Daniel Meade
LILITH Jodie Rimmer
MIDICUS Bruce Burfield
HEPHAESTUS Jason Hoyte
MAXIMUS Barry Duffield
KORA Angela Dotchin
CADET Jay Bunyan

CREDITS
Writen by Jim Fisher & Jim Staahl
Directed by Andrew Merrifield



TV GUIDE PROMO
When Jason bests Herc in a combat competition using his brand-new sword and shield set, Hercules goes to Hephaestus (metalsmith of the gods) and arms himself with a new high-tech brand of weaponry. Blinded by competitive jealousy and armed with godly power Hercules becomes a target for thieves, and a danger to himself and others.





SYNOPSIS:

This synopsis is by Deb Roche

Herc, Jason, Iolaus, and Lilith are at Cora's when a messenger arrives for Jason with a birthday present. Jason opens it. It's his father's sword and shield.

Later at the Acamedy: During a training session , Iolaus accidently blinds Lilith, and Jason accidentily breaks Herc's sword. Hercules goes to Hephaestus and asks him for a sword and shield. Heph asks why, and Herc shows him his broken one. Heph gives Herc a shining magnetic shield and matching sword. If the sword is knocked out of his hand, the shield will draw it back. The shield can deflect anything even fire, the sword can cut through any metal. Herc is impressed, and returns to the academy with his shining new weapons. Everyone is impressed.

Herc goes to Cora's and a gang of thugs pick a fight with him. They demand his weapons. Herc fights the leader and wins. They leave. Later the guy's brother show up, Herc beats him to.

In his next training match with Jason, it is Jason's sword that winds up in two pieces. Herc say's he's sorry. Jason walks off. Herc returns the weapons to Heph saying he doesn't want them. Heph destroys them.

Later, back at the academy, The gang returns. This time the oldest brother wants Herc's weapons. Herc says he doesn't have them. A fight breaks out. Herc, Iolaus, Jason, and a blinded Lilith, take them on. Of course our guys win.

The episode ends with Lilith getting her sight back, and Hercules giving Jason a birthday present. Jason opens it and says "My father's sword. You fixed it?" to which Herc replies "Actually, Hephaestus fixed it."

So everyone is friends again.

Godly Appearances: Hephaestus
Godly mentions: Hades
(Note: The actor who portrays Heph is not the same actor who protrayed him in H:TLJ -- Love takes a Holiday. )



COMMENTARY:

This commentary is by Could be you!



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