Season 1 (2013/BBC Blu-ray set)
A- Sound: B Extras: C Episodes: A-
searching for his long lost father Jason (Jack Donnelly) is pulled
into a mysterious glowing underwater vortex and before he knows it,
he finds himself on the shores of Atlantis.
There, he meets and befriends Pythagoras (Robert Emms) and Hercules
(Mark Addy), as well as falls in love with Ariadne (Aiysha Hart), the
Princess of Atlantis, but when he learns of Pasiphae, Ariadne's step
mother has plans to take the throne for herself, he vows to protect
Ariadne and her people.
Jason is literally on a journey to a the past to discover his
origins, instead he discovers a portal to Atlantis where monsters,
magic, sorcery and the legends come alive. He is guided by clues and
hints from the mysterious Oracle and aided in his adventures by
Pythagoras and Hercules. Pythagoras is the trios know-it-all/brain
of the team. Hercules the comic relief, he is an out of shape, lazy,
a womanizer, and a drunkard. Together they protect the princess and
citizens of Atlantis from the evil queen's plans.
you like Greek mythology, then look no further, this series retells
the various Greek myths with a slight twist. The main character
tries to get home he faces all the Greek monsters, heroes, legends,
trails and challenges. One does wonders however, if the main
character is from the future if he couldn't use a bit more science
and modern tech to help him defeat the supernatural/magic, like if it
was the character MacGyver, he would of invented gunpowder or made an
1080p 1.78 X 1 image is terrific and lossless DTS-HD MA (Master
Audio) 2.0 Stereo with Pro Logic-like surrounds are a fine
combination delivering the show nicely throughout all episodes.
Extras include behind the scenes, interviews with cast and crew and
Earth Bull -
Jason finds himself in Atlantis and finds himself among the
sacrificed, and must defeat the Minotaur or die trying.
Girl By Any Other Name -
A old man asks Jason, Pythagoras and Hercules to rescue his daughter,
instead they come face to face with Medusa.
Boy of No Consequence -
Jason must lead a team of prisoners to freedom in bull-leaping after
he offends Hepturian for stopping him from beating up an old man.
of Fate -
While hunting the boys find an abandoned baby in the woods, Oedipus.
Ariadne's long lost exiled brother returns and the Queen becomes
afraid he might expose her plot to take over the throne.
Song of Sirens -
Hercules uses a love potion on Medusa and it works... but has deadly
side side effects.
Rules of Engagement - After
learning of Ariadne's betrothal to Heptarian, Jason challenges
Heptarian in the arena in a fight that could cost him his life.
Furies - The
boys meet Pythagoras' brother Arcas, whom share a dark past and a
even darker secret.
Box - Jason
and Hercules journeys to the underworld to find Pandora's Box.
Price of Hope -
As Hercules' searches for a cure for Medusa, he learns of a way...
but only at the cost of his life.
Jason eats sacrificial meat and gets turned into a were-wolf.
by the Gods: Part 1 - Jason
is forced to keep his promise to Circe, to kill the Queen ... but can
he do it in cold blood?
by the Gods: Part 2 -
Jason must save Ariadne from a death sentence, and his parentage is