Circe is a character in the Hercules TV series.
Circe desperately searches Greece for romance, but her high standards usually lead to any potential suitors being transformed into animals.
Role in the series
Circe appears in the episode Hercules and the Song of Circe.
She arrives and decides to make Icarus her new boyfriend, but after spending 5 minutes with him, she turns him into a platypus. By the end, thanks to Helen, she turns over a new leaf.
- Another version of Circe, drawn as a pig, was shown in the series Ducktales.
- Circe is the first Disney character to be portrayed by Idina Menzel, who would later portray Nancy Tremaine in Enchanted, and Elsa in Frozen.
- In the original Greek mythology, Circe is the daughter of Helios and Perse and is well versed in potions and herbs. Retellings of her story tend to either make her a goddess or simply an enchantress or other supernatural being. She is usually associated with Odysseus whom she attempted to seduce, but failed ultimately having to aid him in returning home.