Disney's Animated Myths and Legends is an American animated adventure fantasy comedy-drama TV series. It tells stories from different mythologies from around the world, including Greek, Norse, Mayan, Roman, Egyptian, Native American, Indian, Chinese, Inca, Japanese, Australian Aboriginal, African, Aztec and Middle Eastern, as well as a number of religious tales. It originally ran on ABC from December 5, 1997 to October 6, 2003. From September 5, 2005 to February 5, 2007, the series aired reruns on Jetix in Latin America, India, Canada, France and Australia. Reruns also aired on Disney Cinemagic in the UK, Turkey, Austria, Germany and Scandinavia from January 4, 2010 to August 26, 2013. In Japan, the Netherlands, South Africa, Italy and Greece, reruns aired on Disney XD from November 2, 2009 to September 3, 2012.
List of episodes
1. Beowulf (December 5, 97)
This episode, based off the epic poem, tells the story of Beowulf, the great hero who bravely fought the monster Grendel and his mother and later fought a dragon.
Charlie Adler-Thief, Villagers
2. Theseus and the Minotaur (January 2, 1998)
King Minos has been sending young Athenians to be slaughtered by the Minotaur as a form of retribution for his son's death. That is until the hero Theseus steps in to prove his worth and battle the Minotaur.
Mary Kay Bergman-Mother, Young Woman
Jeff Glen Bennett-Palace guard
3. The Golden Touch (January 16, 1998)
The wealthy King Midas makes a wish to turn everything he touches into gold. However, is it too good to be true?
Jeff Glen Bennett-Servant
4. Romulus and Remus (February 2, 1998)
This episode tells the story of the twin brothers, raised in the wilderness, who founded the greatest empire on earth.
Frank Welker-Wolf, Villagers, Vultures, Woodpecker
Mary Kay Bergman-Sabine Women
Kath Soucie-Faustulus' wife, Sabine Women, Villagers
Jason Marsden-Roman men
Rob Paulsen-Roman men, Villagers
5. The Beginning (February 16, 1998)
This episode shows the ancient Norse account of how the world came to be.
6. The Trojan War (February 16, 1998)
Helen of Troy, the beautiful wife of Menelaus of Sparta, has been captured by Paris, and when he refuses to return her, this sparks off a war between the Trojans and the Greeks.
Frank Welker-Horses, Soldiers, Trojan citizens, Greek citizens
Jeff Bennett-Greek citizens, Soldiers, Trojan citizens
7. Anansi Brings Stories To The World (March 2, 1998)
A modern day Akan chief tells his people about how Anansi brought stories into the world.
Frank Welker-Jungle animals
8. The Riddle of The Sphinx (April 13, 1998)
The wretched monster known as the Sphinx has been killing travelers to Thebes who fail to correctly answer a riddle posed by her ("What has four legs in the morning, two in the afternoon and three in the evening?"). Can the hero Oedipus answer the riddle or will he be the Sphinx's next victim?
Frank Welker-Horses, Eagle, Shepherd
9. Androcles and The Lion (April 20, 1998)
While on the run, the Roman slave Androcles encounters a wounded lion. In gratitude for him removing a thorn from its paw, the beast befriends Androcles. Their friendship will soon be tested when the slave's masters recapture and force him to fight in the arena.
Dee Bradley Baker-Lion
Scott Menville-Androcles' friend, Roman soldier
Frank Welker-Roman soldier
Rob Paulsen-Roman soldier, Spectators
10. The Odyssey (part 1 & 2) (May 11, 1998)
Odysseus, the ruler of Ithaca, has won the Trojan war. Now he must endure ten years of wandering the earth, encountering vicious monsters, seductive enchantresses and powerful forces of nature, to make it back home to his kingdom and his family.
Jeff Bennett-City guard, Soldiers, Trojan citizens, Suitor
Sean Marquette-Young Telemachus
11. Perseus and the Gorgon (May 18, 1998)
To save his mother from marrying the evil king Polydectes, the hero Perseus sets out to retrieve the head of Medusa, an evil Gorgon whose very gaze can turn her enemies into stone statues. Will he succeed or end up dying at the deadly face of Medusa?
12. The Story of Ra (June 1, 1998)
The Ancient Egyptian story of creation.