Continuity mistake: When Hercules is running over the log, the stick he trips over becomes longer between shots.


Continuity mistake: When Hercules catches the Frisbee, he falls on the ground and makes several cracks. Seconds later, the cracks are gone.


Continuity mistake: After Hercules defeats the hydra, the pile of rocks that crushed the hydra changes between shots.


Continuity mistake: In the stadium, Hercules twirls Phil around and forms a hole. The shape of this hole changes between shots.


Continuity mistake: The size of the Titans constantly changes throughout the scenes involving them. This is particularly true for the Rock Titan.


Continuity mistake: When Hades throws the steak to Cerberus, the size and shape of the steak changes noticeably between shots.


Continuity mistake: When Hercules runs into the market, he stops himself and makes a hole in the ground. The length of this hole changes quite distinctively between shots.

Continuity mistake: During the battle with the hydra, the big rock that Hercules throws at it appears out of nowhere.

Continuity mistake: After Hercules makes the village fall down the potmaker smashes a pot in front of Hercules. A few moments later in an overhead shot the smashed pot is gone.

Continuity mistake: After Zeus tells a joke, he falls into his chair saying, "I kill myself," but his lips don't match what he's saying.

Continuity mistake: When Hercules is showing Zeus how he beat the gorgon, he pushes Pegasus into a nearby pool of water. This pool was not there the first time Hercules came to the temple.

Continuity mistake: Pegasus flies into the temple of Zeus through an opening in the ceiling, then when he and Hercules are flying over it the opening is gone.

Continuity mistake: During the song "Zero to Hero" a large golden statue of Hercules is unveiled in Thebes. Later in the film, when the cyclops is attacking the city, the statue is in the same location, but it is much smaller, and now it is made of stone.

Continuity mistake: Before Meg's song, the tree Hercules takes a flower from appears out of nowhere.

Continuity mistake: When the scissors break after the Fates fail to cut Hercules' string of life, the way the scissors are bent changes between shots.

Continuity mistake: After Hercules defeats the hydra his shirt has several rips in it. These rips become larger between shots.

Continuity mistake: At the start of the hydra battle the lines on the ground near Hercules and Phil change between shots.

Continuity mistake: When teen Hercules visits the Temple of Zeus, he is carrying a pack. He drops it on the floor next to him. The Zeus statue then picks him up. When Zeus then places him on the floor, the bag is gone.

Continuity mistake: Teenage Hercules is running with the hay-cart towards an archway. As he runs toward it, we see the arch is higher than the hay. In the next shot, we see the hay is much higher than the arch. Then in the following shot, the hay barely brushes under the arch.

Continuity mistake: When Hercules tries to grab Meg's soul, his hands become very old as soon as they enter the water. But when Hercules is swimming to the bottom of the river, it is quite a while before his hands become old at all.

Continuity mistake: Five white teenage girls burst in on Hercules & Phil & run toward the camera. In the following shot, the girl in blue has changed into a black girl.

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Hercules: Aren't you...a damsel in distress?
Meg: I'm a damsel. I'm in distress. I can handle this. Have a nice day.

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Trivia: There is a scene where Hercules is being painted on the side of a vase or something. Hercules is wearing a lion skin - when he throws the lion skin down, if you look carefully, you can see that the lion skin is made out of Scar, from The Lion King . (00:55:20)

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Question: How did Hercules get into the Underworld?

Answer: I always assumed one of the gods told him how to get there after they won the battle. The underworld in Greek mythology could be traveled to by mortals, albeit extremely ill-advised.

Jordan Oxendine
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