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Atlantis: Season 1 (2013-2014)

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Critic Consensus: It may be a bit sloppy at times, but Atlantis succeeds as a giddy mixture of mythology and pulp fantasy with a charming and family-friendly vibe.

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Legendary heroes and mythical creatures come alive in Series 1 of the adventure series that focuses on Jason (Jack Donnelly), a determined young man who is searching for his missing father. His journey leads him to the mystical city of Atlantis, where he encounters bull leapers, snake-haired goddesses and magnificent palaces that appear to have been built by giants. He is aided in his quest by new friends Hercules (Mark Addy), a gruff warrior with a tender soul, and Pythagoras (Robert Emms), a loyal ally with a brilliant mind. Along the way, Jason falls for the beautiful but lonely Princess Ariadne (Aiysha Hart), while Hercules becomes smitten with the charming and courageous Medusa (Jemima Rooper).

Cast

Mark Addy
as Hercules
Robert Emms
as Pythagoras
Sarah Parish
as Pasiphaë
Aiysha Hart
as Ariadne
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Critic Reviews for Atlantis: Season 1

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (6)

Kids probably won't mind the phoned-in performances and dialogue, and parents will be grateful for anything that won't frighten or confuse their children. Although it's hardly a gift from the gods, Atlantis fills its niche nicely.

November 22, 2013 | Full Review…

[Atlantis] was engineered to entertain families with older kids, and it pulls that off with reasonable success thanks to a trio of likeable do-gooders, an ever-rotating stable of evil-doers, and a much-needed splash of comedy.

November 21, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

As pilots go, "The Earth Bull" sped along too quickly for my taste, but the action was quality, the characters a joy to watch and the special effects weren't half bad either.

November 25, 2013 | Full Review…

Atlantis is almost as cheesy as one of those Syfy Saturday-night horror spoofs.

November 22, 2013 | Full Review…

It has a juvenile confidence that will serve it well, hearkening back to the likes of our own international productions Xena: Warrior Princess and (even) Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.

November 22, 2013 | Full Review…

This is a purely fun show that giddily mixes the lost city with the Spartacus legend, adds a dash of Medusa and Hercules, and throws in mathematician Pythagoras for good measure.

November 21, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

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