Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Grant McFarland, Joel Tobeck & Paul Norell on "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" (1997)

Grant McFarland (Lothor & Sensei Watanabe, Ninja Storm) made a small guest appearance on "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" during its third season. In the episode "The End of the Beginning," Hercules is hurled back in time where he is tries to save his lost love Serena from becoming the servant of his brother. McFarland appears as Shellus, a man who is struck with grief over his son's injury until Serena uses her power to save him in one extended scene. Also appearing in the episode is Joel Tobeck (voice of Slob Goblin & Footzilla, Ninja Storm) in the role of Strife, one of the gods who attempts to hunt down Serena. Tobeck appeared in several episodes as Strife and reprised that role on "Xena: Warrior Princess." SPD's Paul Norell (Fowler Birdy, SPD) also appears in this episode as Falafel a shopkeeper and inventor who often crosses paths with Hercules throughout his adventures. Hercules always seems to come to his rescue. Norell's character has also appeared on "Xena: Warrior Princess."

Grant McFarland

Joel Tobeck

Paul Norell

Season 3 of "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" is available on DVD

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