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"Hercules and the Dream Date" is an episode of Hercules: The Animated Series.

Summary

Pymoglian, the Prometheus academy art teacher is short, old, decrepit, toothless and far from being what any woman would consider a prime catch. So it comes as something of a surprise to Hercules when he finds out when the woman bringing him his forgotten lunch calling herself Mrs. Pymoglian is a stunningly gorgeous red haired beauty who for all appearances is totally in love with the old man. Icarus explains that she was actually a statue that Pymoglian created that Aphrodite brought to life. Herc, who has been smacked down by every girl he's talked to about going to the upcoming dance (due to his god-strength getting in the way), sees this as the perfect solution. Unfortunately Herc should have been paying more attention to Pymoglian than his wife in class because his sculpting skills are sub par. Fortunately Aphrodite is there to mold the clay on the demigods' instructions and with her help, Zeus' son sculpts his dream girl: Galatea. Unfortunately, he's so entranced by the outer beauty of her that he glosses over the personality, simply requesting that she be 'crazy about him'.

Crazy is all too appropriate. She's not just in love, Galatea is clingy, obsessive, and insanely jealous, to the point of threatening any girl who shows the smallest interest in "her man". Not good, since she still possesses an amorphic clay body, which she can fashion into a variety of deadly forms. This all leads to a confrontation, which leaves Herc going to the dance alone again. At the dance, Galatea attacks once again, forcing Hercules to harden the clay in her body until she cannot move. Just in time, as Aphrodite appears, hoping Hercules learned the lesson that you can't just create the perfect partner. She comforts Hercules, who guessed that his teacher was more careful with his wish. Pymoglian says he didn't and that she's as loony as Galatea was, but doesn't care, saying that a woman that looks like her being with a man that looks like him is too good a thing to care about a little clingy craziness.

"The wife's as looney as they come! But look at her! Look at me! Ya see ME complaining?" He's then carried off in his wives clay tentacles, giggling happily. Aphrodite puts a hand on Hercules' shoulder, consoling him that not 'everyone' gets the lesson.

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Media
Films: HerculesHercules: Zero to HeroVideo

Television: TV series (Episode list) (Aladdin crossover) • House of Mouse
Video games: Video gameKingdom HeartsKingdom Hearts: Chain of MemoriesKingdom Hearts IIKingdom Hearts 358/2 DaysKingdom Hearts Birth by SleepKingdom Hearts coded Kingdom Hearts χ Kingdom Hearts Unchained χKingdom Hearts III
Music: Soundtrack
Books: Classic StorybookDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingLittle Golden Book

Disney Parks
Disney Animation BuildingSorcerers of the Magic KingdomStitch and Friends Summer Surprise

Entertainment: Animazment - The MusicalDisney's Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDisney's WishesHercules: The Muse-icalVillains Tonight!
Parade: Disney Stars and Motorcars ParadeHercules Victory ParadeThe Hercules Electrical ParadeThe Wonderful World of Disney Parade
Firework: Wishes
Halloween: Hocus Pocus Villain SpelltacularMickey's Boo-to-You Halloween ParadeRe-Villains! Halloween ParadeThe Villains WorldVillains Night Out!

Characters
Original: HerculesHadesPegasusPhiloctetesMegaraPain and PanicFatesMusesZeusHeraHermesHestiaHephaestusAthenaAresPoseidonAphroditeOlympian GodsArtemisApolloThebansDionysusTitansCerberusHydraMinotaurSthenoGriffinNemean LionNessusFuriesNymphsAmphytryon and Alcmene

TV Series: IcarusCassandraAdonisHelen of TroyTempestCirceTritonGalateaPandoraMedusaEchidnaTyphonEchidna's ChildrenHecateNemesisMr. ParenthesesHomerFear and TerrorIbidAntaeusPrometheusDaedelusMorpheusKronosGaiaAmphitriteAchillesTheseusOrionNestor & MeleagerMelampusLavinaAjaxAndromedaAnazareteSyrinxElectraMr. GriffKing MinosTiviusOrthosQueen Hippolyte

Songs
Original: The Gospel Truth IIIIIIGo the DistanceOne Last HopeZero to HeroI Won't Say (I'm in Love)A Star is Born

TV series songs: Send My Boy to SchoolMy TownPromethean DittyThe AgoraThe BacchanalThe Man That I LovePucker Up or Let Him SnoozeThat's How the Story GoesAphrodesia DanceLoe Is In The AirSine the Light Went AwayAin't Life a BeachCan-Do KingKronos StoneWhat's a Mother to Do?Sreamin' Grecian Teenage BluesLethe Water on the Brain!One Good Man

Locations
Ancient GreeceMount OlympusUnderworldPhil's IslandThebesPrometheus AcademyAtlantis City
Objects
Skull PacifierArmageddon BowLightning BoltsMortal PotionTrident
Miscellaneous
Disney Sing Along Songs: From Hercules