Corrected entry: This is a Greek legend, so why do they use Roman numerals?

Correction: If this were the Greek version of the legend, the title would be "Heracles" which is his name in Greek not "Hercules" which is his name in Latin (Roman).

Corrected entry: Hercules is the Roman name for the hero Heracles, but they use the Greek names of the gods.

Correction: The names were used as what most people recognize the name as. Of course not many people are going to recognize Zeus if he was called Jupiter, his Roman name.

Corrected entry: If the fates knew about the future, why did they even bother trying to cut his "thread of life" if the knew that he was going to turn into a god again?

Correction: It is quite possible that in the excitement, any thought or realisation that Hercules would actually become a full god was forgotten. Wouldn't you, in their position, be so excited that you were about to kill the King of the Gods' son that you would forget what you might have seen for the future? I know I would.

Corrected entry: When Hercules punches that blue horse guy that's holding Meg, at least 5 horseshoes fly after him, but only 4 come back down.

Correction: If you watch it in slow motion (or just watch carefully) you'll see that only 4 horseshoes fly up.

Corrected entry: When Hercules first visits the Temple of Zeus, he is carrying a pack. When he leaves the temple, he is no longer carrying it, and it's nowhere to be seen.

Correction: Hercules has just discovered that he's the son of a god, so I doubt he'd care about his backpack.

Corrected entry: If they are in Greece B.C., why are they singing about the "Gospel truth"?

Correction: They're just modern muses singing about old times.

Corrected entry: In the scene where the young Hercules is toppling the pillars, the direction of the domino-effect changes from shot to shot. In one shot they are going outward from the center. In the next they are going from the outside in.

Correction: Actually, when Hercules grabs the pillar to stop it from toppling, he hits two pillars with it. They both fall in opposite directions and, as the courtyard is circular, the domino effect runs in a circle, eventually falling on the pot guy.

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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.



When the gods are celebrating Hercules' return, Hermes throws out flowers, but only red ones. Yet Phil catches a yellow one.



As already noted, Hercules wears a lionskin which is made out of Scar. In the myths of Hercules one of his great tasks was to kill a vicious lions and he kept the skin ever since. But it's more than just a joke or a cameo that he wears Scar, for both Scar and Hercules were animated by the same man (Andreas Deja).