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Hercules: the Legendary Journeys and Xena

Discussion in 'Archive: SF&F: Films and Television' started by Koohii, Feb 20, 2009.

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  1. Koohii

    Koohii Jedi Master star 5

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    What? I sometimes like junkfood...

    Anyway, I had a question. I discovered by accident while looking through the credits that there is always a humorous quote hiding toward the end as a sort of reward for anyone who watched the credits. "Cupcake's sweet tooth was not damaged during the filming of this episode, though her love life suffered a setback." "DNA evidence cleared Hercules of any wrong-doing after the trial."
    I was wondering if anyone knows if there's a complete list of the episode quotes (or do I have to rent all the disks I've already gone through again in order to find them), and if this was done during Xena as well.
    Any one?
     
  2. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    A Google search turned up [link=http://www.angelfire.com/wa/xena/XWPdisclaimers.html]this site[/link] for Xena. And I found [link=http://web.ncf.ca/at816/herceps.html]this site[/link] for Hercules, but Season 6 only has 3 so it may not be complete.
     
  3. goraq

    goraq Jedi Youngling star 4

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    I used too watch them when i was a little kid. I understood next too nothing because it was in german but i liked it wery much.
     
  4. DarthZordon

    DarthZordon Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Man this was the greatest series ever.
     
  5. Koohii

    Koohii Jedi Master star 5

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    Good cheesecake action with parody, satire, anachronistic pop-culture spoof, and a top-notch soundtrack. Fight coreography was decent too. Show advance wire-work by leaps and bounds (can't often say that for anything). Was made by a lot of the same people who went on to make the Lord of the Rings movies.
     
  6. goraq

    goraq Jedi Youngling star 4

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    How was Xenas idiotic sidekick?
     
  7. Koohii

    Koohii Jedi Master star 5

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    I didn't think Gabrielle was idiotic. Idealistic, a little quirky, but not idiotic.
     
  8. goraq

    goraq Jedi Youngling star 4

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    I am not talking about her,i am talking about a shy guy with a funny looking hat.
     
  9. Rebel_Padawan

    Rebel_Padawan Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Joxer the mighty!!
     
  10. goraq

    goraq Jedi Youngling star 4

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    [hl=deeppink]Thanks.[/hl][face_love][face_love]
     
  11. Koohii

    Koohii Jedi Master star 5

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    Oh, the twit.
    "Gabrielle awoke with a jerk"
    "I don't get it."
     
  12. Sith_Lord_Linkoping

    Sith_Lord_Linkoping Jedi Knight star 5

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    Xena are one of the best tv-series that i've watch so far in my life. There are many other that are good but Xena has a special place in my heart.

    What you're looking for are called "Disclaimers".

    One of the best (if not the best) fansites out on the net for Xena are Whoosh!

    You can find all the information that you want, including the disclaimers, full transcripts (aka screenplay) for ever episode, commentaries, things to look out for, info of what actor or/and actress who stars in each episodes, and so on.

    [link=http://www.whoosh.org/faq/faq02.html]Whoosh! Episode Guide[/link]
     
  13. Jedi Merkurian

    Jedi Merkurian New Films Rumor Naysayer star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    Not to mention, smokin' hawt =P~
    [image=http://www.celebritywar.com/pictures/renee-o-connor.jpg]
     
  14. Koohii

    Koohii Jedi Master star 5

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    Thanks!

    Here's another question about the disclaimers: since most channels were already squashing end credits to the 1/2 screen to show more ads, how was anyone supposed to be able to read the disclaimers?
     
  15. Jedi_Reject_Jesse

    Jedi_Reject_Jesse Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    I enjoyed the episodes of Xena with Joxer and Autolycus - always a fan of [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_784XYGoRok]Ted Raimi and Bruce Campbell[/link] and look forward to their cameos in all of Sam Raimi's productions.
     
  16. Sith_Lord_Linkoping

    Sith_Lord_Linkoping Jedi Knight star 5

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    Same here. Ted are so good at playing different roles in certain episodes. Not only Joxer but other characters as well. Like in the episode "Married with Fishshticks" (Season 5, episode 15) where he in addition to playing Joxer, also play [link=http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/4112/urklipp02.jpg]Hagar[/link]. You gotta love that pose and hairstyle. [face_laugh]

    They were absolutely perfect togheter in My Name Is Bruce (not a Sam Raimi production, but nevertheless). Ted played at least 3 different roles in that flick.

    [link=http://img142.imageshack.us/img142/446/mynameisbruceted1zu2.jpg]The first[/link], [link=http://img123.imageshack.us/img123/9053/mynameisbruceted2rk3.jpg]the second[/link] and [link=http://img253.imageshack.us/img253/8674/mynameisbruceted3vj0.jpg]the third[/link]. Hilarious. [face_laugh]
     
  17. s65horsey

    s65horsey Otter-loving Former EUC Mod star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Ok, so I didn't know this thread existed and I must profess my love for this series. Hercules is by far my favorite tv series ever. I have all the seasons on DVD and I watch the whole thing once a year. I had noticed the silly sayings back when I used to watch them as they were coming out live on tv.

    Kevin Sorbo [face_love]
     
  18. Katana_Geldar

    Katana_Geldar Jedi Grand Master star 8

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    I know, Kevin Sorbo is the Hawt

    Iolus wasn't that bad either, though mythology has him as Hercules' lover.

    I loved these shows, but didn't watch the final Xena series with Japan and Julius Caesar.
     
  19. saturn5

    saturn5 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The title should be reversed, XENA! and way down the line Hercules.

    Hercules was a fun but dumb romp, Xena was STUNNING my favourite TV show until Buffy came along. I still miss her
     
  20. SoloKnight

    SoloKnight Jedi Master star 4

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    I just started watching both series for the first time due to the fact that I am such a huge Buffy fan and after watching all my dvds multiple times I was looking for another show to get into. Since Whedon has stated that Xena had an influence on Buffy, I'd figure I'd give it a shot. I'm on Season 2 at the moment and am liking XWP a lot more than HTLJ, but they're both good campy fun. I like shows that don't take themselves too seriously.
     
  21. JEDI-SOLO

    JEDI-SOLO Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I never watched the shows when they were new weekly, but I did enjoy them a few years ago when I was jobless(still am by the way) and Sci-Fi played them in the early morning hours everyday.
     
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