The studio production team (played by co-stars) is panicking when title star Kevin Sorbo fails to turn up for New Zealand Hercules shoots, presumed missing after an L.A. earthquake, where a mystery man has been saving caved in people. Finding Kevin fails, and each idea for an alternative script or format has to be rejected, while the studio boss reports the board set an ultimatum to cancel the series.
Did You Know?
The episode, "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Hercules" features the modern-day writing staff suggesting spinoffs for the Hercules series. Scenes from these proposals come from stuff that already existed at that time: Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (1998) and "Young Hercules" (1998). See more
At the end of this episode, Ares appears with Strife by his side. However in the episode just before this, Armageddon Now (#4.13), Strife was killed with a Hinds Blood Dagger, therefore he should not exist in the 'present day'. See more
Any resemblance between the Hercules cast and the Renaissance staff is purely intentional. See more