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5 Shows like Atlantis: Greek Based Shows
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5 Shows like Atlantis: Greek Based Shows

JoshShows like ‘Atlantis’ dive into the world of Greek mythology for the small screen. The short lived British show follows Jason, a man living in modern day who after an accident awakes on the shores of Atlantis, which is full of mythical creatures. The unlikely hero must embark on a journey to fulfill the destiny set out by The Oracle. ~ Josh Sammons

Shows Similar to ‘Atlantis’

This article recommends an underrated title, a must-see title, an unknown title, an ‘if you like, you will like’ title and an unexpected title so you have different options when it comes to choosing your next movie to watch.

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UNDERRATED

‘Hercules: The Legendary Journeys’ (MCA TV, 1995 – 1999)

Kevin Sorbo stars in ‘Hercules: The Legendary Journeys’ as the legendary mythical character who journeys the lands, using his God-like strength to take on all sorts of monsters. The show grew in popularity, gaining cult status among fans. The popular long running show proved a hit with fans, spawning a well known spin-off ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’.

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HERCULES RISES.

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MUST-SEE

‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ (MCA TV , 1995 – 2001)

‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ is the spin-off to ‘Hercules: The Legendary Journeys’, which proved to be even more popular. Lucy Lawless steps into her most iconic role as the kick-ass, take no names Xena. The troubled warrior looks to redeem her dark past, as she teams with a small group to battle Greek Gods. The show is still massively popular to this day, spawning masses of fans around the world.

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THE KICK-ASS WARRIOR RETURNS.

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UNKNOWN

‘The Odyssey’ (NBC, 1997)

This largely forgotten two part Greek set show proves to be a must-see for fans of Greek set shows. ‘The Odyssey’ retells the story of Odysseus as he endures many years of misfortune as he looks to travel home after the Trojan War. Armand Assante (Judge Dredd) leaps into action in a miniseries that remains a fun and faithful adaption.

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A TWO-PARTER WORTH CHECKING OUT.

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UNEXPECTED

‘Hercules’ (ABC, 1998 – 1999)

‘Hercules’ is the short lived animated series adapted from the popular 90’s Disney film. The show looks back on a teenage Hercules as he teams with Philoctetes as he trains to fulfill his destiny in becoming a Greek hero. As with the film, the clumsy hero must battle against evil Hades, as well as other troubles that face many teens to this day. Though it doesn’t quite reach the heighs of the film, fans of ‘Hercules’ will love this animated series.

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A SMALL SCREEN SPIN-OFF OF THE POPULAR DISNEY FILM.

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If You Like ‘Atlantis’, You Will Like

‘Spartacus’ (Starz, 2010 – 2013)

Full of blood, violence and nudity, ‘Spartacus’ tells the story of Spartacus, the Thracian gladiator who went on to inspire an uprising against the Roman Republic. The show like the others on this list isn’t kid friendly as it depicts the hardships of slavery and the violence of the era. Liam McIntyre takes on the role of Spatacus, amidst an array of great acting talents who all help elovate the show.

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A VIOLENT RETELLING.

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Over to You

Here’s my list of shows like ‘Atlantis’. What are your favourite Greek based shows?

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