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Clever Details From Hercules That Prove It's Disney's Most Underrated Movie

Updated July 24, 2020 23.0k votes 2.7k voters 89.0k views13 items

List RulesVote up the most interesting details from Disney's Hercules!

Hercules is one of those film's that'll stand the test of time no matter what. The insanely accurate historical details and clever gags easily make it one of Disney's best animated films. 

The movie fans and secret history buffs at /r/MovieDetails pointed out the most impressive details found in Hercules. Did you notice any the first time around? Vote up the most interesing small movie details from Hercules!

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    Hades' Bald Head Is Visible In His Shadow

    From Redditor /u/Capsyph:

    In Hercules you can see Hades' bald head in his shadow as fire doesnt have a shadow, you're just seeing the heat.

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    Instead Of 9-1-1, Someone Suggests Calling IX-I-I

    From Redditor /u/JudeLaw219:

    In Hercules when the kids are trapped under the boulder one of them shouts, “Someone call IX-I-I.” The Roman numerals for 9-1-1.

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    A Slight Nod To A Lesser Known Greek Myth

    From Redditor /u/overhead_albatross:

    In Hercules (1997) when Hercules first walks into Phil's cabin he hits his head on the mast of the Argo. In the original myth, Jason, the captain of the Argo, was killed when the mast hit his head.

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    Scar From 'The Lion King' Makes An Appearance

    From Redditor /u/Ninja_Spi-D-er:

    Disney follows through: In Lion King Zazu exclaims that Scar, “would make a very handsome throw rug." This is later fulfilled in Disney’s Hercules.

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