The Big Picture: Hercules Part One

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The second they use "Hercules" over the actual name "Heracles" it lost mythological credibility lol.

Hmmmm, Daedalus = sexy Power Rangers villain eh? I like it.

-Dragmire-:
Thanks to this though, I now have the Disney's Hercules theme in my head.

Good for you, I got this one stuck in my head. I can't believe I still remember this crap.

Although this show had the best monster sounds ever!

I remember that show! That little centaur pal of his had the most irritating laugh. I didn't think so at the time, but thinking back on it, ugh.

Audacity:
The second they use "Hercules" over the actual name "Heracles" it lost mythological credibility lol.

I'm fine with "Hercules" as long as they stick to Roman naming conventions and/or a bear is thrown into outer space.

Hungry Donner:

Audacity:
The second they use "Hercules" over the actual name "Heracles" it lost mythological credibility lol.

I'm fine with "Hercules" as long as they stick to Roman naming conventions and/or a bear is thrown into outer space.

That is true. A bear was thrown into space...I guess I can forgive them for it this time.

My thoughts upon seeing the title: "Oh, awesome. Disney's Hercules and the Kevin Sorbo series are some of my favorites. Wait, 1983? Then what is he talking about? Oh God...the Lou Ferrigno movie...please God no."

Oh I've seen this piece of "cinema" and it is glorious. Even as a child I was beyond bewildered when robots came into the fray of Greek Mythology.

As a side note, the best of Greek Mythology would still have to be the 1963 Jason and the Argonauts a'la Ray Harryhausen effects.

Yes!!!

Redem:
Hey wait a minute bad guy on the moon and they send monsters that grow huges

The greek gods are the ancestor of Rita Repulsa

Yes!! As soon as I the tiny robot figures I made the connection.

Bob oh Bob...
In a case like this you should end with:

I'm Bob
and that's half of the big picture...

Wait a minute, I saw that shit when I was a kid. And don't remember what I thought of it...

why a 2 part episode here? comes off as you not having enough ideas for episodes this year and unlike when you do this with a comic book series or history of something I can just watch the 2 hour movie sometime this week to see what else happens if that's all you are going to talk about.

See that Clash of the Titans? THAT is how you make a Greek Mythology movie without having to deal with actual Greek Mythology. You just throw the entire thing out the window (And into space, apparently) and roll with whatever you want. You don't continue pretending it's the same damn thing.

Seriously, I've never watched this flick but it looks completely awesome.

I've always loved this movie. Though my favorite Herc is in Jason And The Argonauts:

http://youtu.be/Q17dl_aUNf4

Oh WOW this movie looks dumb. I especially like your comments about "these movies being like porn for women" and that Hercules threw a bear into space.

Can't wait for next week's episode!

-Dragmire-:

Qitz:
Was that a god damned Robot Centaur? IT WAS!?!

What did those guys smoke before this?

Thanks to this though, I now have the Disney's Hercules theme in my head.

Good for you, I got this one stuck in my head. I can't believe I still remember this crap.

Although this show had the best monster sounds ever!

Loved that show; it wasn't homoerotic at all. Iron in his thighs indeed. Running around with that little satyr who was always getting kidnapped.

You cliffhang us on boobs, Bob? Not cool. Not cool at all.

What Bob, no long rant about how demeaning these movies are to men because of how it sexualizes them and treats them as meat, pandering to the demographic that they're aimed at?

No? What? It won't get you any of those "Hey look at me, I'm a feminist, totally for reals!" points that you're trying to build up to impress that alternative girl at the coffee house? It's also not letting you jump on the "Video games are unfair to women" bandwagon that's so popular these days and it might force you to acknowledge how frequently games feature buff, shirtless dudes in the exact same fashion these movies do for basically the same reason? Okay, I gotcha.

The horsepoop part made me spit out my coffee in laughter. Also that evil sorceress can cast a love spell on me any day.

Well, the recent Thor movie proved that Space Vikings could work, so in theory Space Olympians could work too. Emphasis on "could". Maybe if they actually explained why the greek Gods lived on the moon (or explained much of anything) this wouldn't be so bad.

Also thank you Bob. I'd always wondered what Frankenfurhter was talking about when he referenced Steve Reeve movies.

I should watch this. Looks entertaining.

I lost it when the bear was thrown into space, then I calmed down, rewound it back, and watched it again.

Now we know how Desmond got there.

I had almost forgotten about Lou Ferrigno throwing a bear into space... the whole film just stands as a testament to good old fashioned American wtf.

Well I won't lie, I want to watch this now.

Well, that was certainly amusing. And the robots are better than anything done by Michael Bay.

You're gonna love this movie as long as you remember to only use the BEAR minimum of thought while watching

bear thrown into space: the essence of comedy

Swords 'n Sandals weren't all bad - Ben-Hur and Ten Commandments come to mind.

It's interesting that the genre is now seeing a minor resurgence with such films as Gladiator and the recent spate of 9th Legion B-movies. Done right, it could be a very good thing. Done wrong, though... Alexander. Troy. The Eagle.

HOrrible movies AND the Rocky Horror Picture Show? BEST! BP! EVAR!!!

Still a great pile of cheese.

And cheese is good.

I don't know why I am just thinking this now, but when I saw the credit for "Editor in Chief" at the end, I thought, wouldn't it be awesome if he named a child 'Indiana', or 'Indy'...

I just can't wait to see what BoB's got to say about one of my all time favs "The day of the triffads.

I've wanted to see this movie ever since I found out that it was directed by Luigi Cozzi, the same guy who made Star Crash, the greatest science fiction epic in the history of cinema. Seeing this just reinforces my need to track this movie down.

-Dragmire-:

Qitz:
Was that a god damned Robot Centaur? IT WAS!?!

What did those guys smoke before this?

Thanks to this though, I now have the Disney's Hercules theme in my head.

Good for you, I got this one stuck in my head. I can't believe I still remember this crap.

Although this show had the best monster sounds ever!

\

Iron in his thighs?

O.o

More on topic, throwing a bear into space should totally be a thing. An internet thing.

Get to work.

Also also,

image

I'm fairly sure this guy is a mutant with additional pectoral muscles on top of his normal pectoral muscles. What the hell??

Hercu-lee!
Hercu-lah!
Hercu-lee!
Hercu-lah-ha ha-ha ha-ha ha-ha!
My backpack's filled with pecks.

I don't care anymore. I just don't care I used to come to here and be excited by anything thrown up on the screen, but then he called me an whole lot of people I cared about whinny entitled, death threat flinging losers.
Now I just can't sit through it I used to love your stuff man, I did from the so bad it has to be emulating badness intro's to game overthinker to the wildly wierd stuff like this but now I don't care, you showed you didn't do your research and insulted us and then you do something which requires alot of research like this, we don't matter to you why should you matter to us.

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