FRIENDS & HEROES
Episodes 20 & 21 - DVD
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 20 - Aid and Comfort - View Trailer
Toadie has a fever and only Macky can get the medicine that will save him, but will he? After hearing the retelling of the Bible story of Elisha and Naaman, Macky accepts that even an enemy should be helped. While Toadie suffers crazy dreams during a fever on his sickbed, Macky makes the perilous trip to the Roman camp, only to find that little Antonius is now ill too. Lucius tells how Jesus cured a sick woman to bring hope to them all. Macky hands over the precious medicine and hopes he is in time to cure both Toadie and Antonius.
Episode 21 - Hostages - View Trailer
After hearing Macky's retelling of the Bible story of Herod and the Wise Men, Portia hatches a plan which could force her uncle and the Romans to allow Jerusalem's children to escape the besieged city. Despite her efforts, the children don't want to leave the city. As Tiberius and the Roman army prepare to attack, Macky tells the children about the Boy Samuel and Eli, to help them make this difficult decision. Details
- Running Time: 60 mins - 25 mins per episode plus extras
- Includes: Episode 20 "Aid and Comfort"; Episode 21 "Hostages"; Looking for a Hero Music Video 2; Macky's Quizzes; Musical Quizzes 2; Production Stills with "Looking for a Hero" - Instrumental Version
- Languages - Audio and Subtitles: Arabic; Chinese (Mandarin); English (in Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound); English (with Audio Descriptions); French; German; Hindi/Urdu; Korean; Portuguese (Brazilian); Russian; Spanish (South American)