The ancient world of the First Century comes alive in this epic animated series from an award-winning team, with major credits on films including Star Wars and The Miracle Maker.
Friends and Heroes follows the adventures of two friends – Macky and Portia – as they fight for justice, and even survival, against the might of the Roman Empire.
Episode 8 - The One That Got Away - View Trailer While Macky and the girls are minding the shop, a petty thief steals a silver fish with vital information to the rebel movement engraved on it. Can the gang get the fish back? Through their adventures and retelling of the Bible stories Peter and John heal a lame man and Shadrach and the Furnace we learn the importance of doing right and keeping true.
Episode 9 - Doing Our Part - View Trailer It's Purim time, and while Macky, Sollie and the kids act out the Bible story of brave Queen Esther, Diana too shows courage as she tries to lead destitute refugees through the dangerous streets, and recounts the tale of Joseph of Cyprus (Barnabas) to her Roman jailor. Through our friends exploits and the retelling of these stories, we understand how important it is to be brave, and to be generous.
Running Time: 60 mins - 25 mins per episode plus extras
Includes: Episode 8 "The One That Got Away"; Episode 9 "Doing Our Part"; Macky Confidential - find out more about our Hero!; Trailers; Macky''s Quizzes; Production Stills with "Looking for a Hero" - Instrumental Version