The Best Episodes Directed by Dee Bradley Baker

The Final Battle

#1 - The Final Battle

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 26

In Meridian, Elyon is at the apogee of her powers and excitedly prepares for tomorrow’s Coronation. But Phobos and Cedric talk out of her earshot: there’s something afoot that Phobos isn’t telling his sister. Meanwhile in Heatherfield, Caleb has finally figured out with the Guardians’ help a way to get his men across the Meridian Plains unseen. The final battle is about to begin.

star 10.17
34 votes
The Stolen Heart

#2 - The Stolen Heart

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 25

In Meridian, the Infinite City occupied by Phobos' guards leaves a thousand rebels with nowhere to hide while Elyon, though shaken by the sight of monstrous Lurdens working in her castle, is still blissfully unaware of what’s being planned for her Coronation. Caleb and the Guardians have to get close enough to warn her, but how can they without the Heart of Kandrakhar which has been stolen by Jeek the evil Passling?

star 9.30
32 votes
Chapter Twenty: The Siege of the North Part 2

#3 - Chapter Twenty: The Siege of the North Part 2

Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1 - Episode 20

Aang returns from the spirit world to a big surprise. Meanwhile, Zhao and his forces continue to press deeper into the Northern Water Tribe. What could possibly stop the fire nation from destroying this tranquil region? If Zhao has his way, nothing. Also, Iroh makes a powerful stand and Zuko struggles to keep his plan intact.

star 8.59
1559 votes
Chapter Nineteen: The Siege of the North Part 1

#4 - Chapter Nineteen: The Siege of the North Part 1

Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1 - Episode 19

In the first half of the two-part season finale, Zhao begins to launch his attack against the Northern Water Tribe. As the walls of the prestiged city begin to fall, the Avatar taps into the spirit world and seeks the help of one of the oldest spirits, in hopes of saving one of the most prominent areas of the world.

star 8.27
1680 votes
Chapter Sixteen: The Deserter

#5 - Chapter Sixteen: The Deserter

Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1 - Episode 16

When Aang and his friends go to a Fire Nation town so that Aang can witness some firebending, their plan soon goes awry when it’s discovered that he is the Avatar. Fortunately, he’s rescued by an individual who serves a firebending master named Jeong Jeong who has abandoned the Fire Nation, so Aang attempts to use this time to attempt to learn how to firebend. However, when the firebending master refuses to even see Aang, will Aang be able to prove he’s ready to learn how to firebend despite the fact that he lacks discipline?

star 7.93
1793 votes
Chapter Eighteen: The Waterbending Master

#6 - Chapter Eighteen: The Waterbending Master

Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1 - Episode 18

When Aang tries to find the north pole, he is found by the north pole instead.When they are taken there Aang and Katara are eager to find a water bending master only to find that girls are not allowed to learn waterbending.

star 7.87
1789 votes
Escape From Cavigor

#7 - Escape From Cavigor

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 21

Elyon misses her parents and Phobos agrees to let them visit Elyon. However, when the guardians find out that Elyon's parents are held captive in the Cavigor prison, they go in and try to bust them out. But the task is easier said than done when Elyon's parents have been hypnotized, with the addition of hundreds of guard led by Cedric chasing them and the task of freeing hundred of prisoners. In the end, they free everybody including Elyon's parents, which makes Elyon worry about what the rebels will do to them.

star 7.74
34 votes
A Service to the Community

#8 - A Service to the Community

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 5

While helping out in Community Service Day, Will and Hay Lin find a strange Meridian graffiti which The Mage identifies as belonging to a Beast, living in Heatherfield in human form. Will suspects her History teacher, Professor Collins, and the girls immediately formulate a plot to force the suspected monster into revealing his true form.

star 7.72
35 votes
Happy Birthday, Will

#9 - Happy Birthday, Will

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 4

It's Will's birthday party and if there's one thing she doesn't want, it's a party. The girls manage to throw one anyway and everything is going swimmingly until one of those Meridian fang-faces shows at City Hall looking for birth certificates for a certain teenage girl. Apparently, the current Prince of Meridian has a long lost sister...

star 7.71
37 votes
The Underwater Mines

#10 - The Underwater Mines

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 19

Phobos uses the knowledge of Caleb's father's being alive to lure him and the Guardians to the Underwater Mines for an ambush. Fortunately, Hay Lin hears the guards whisperings, which allows the group's unimpeded access to the mines. However, the element of surprise is soon lost and the group is on the move. Cedric floods the mine and sends the group plus Caleb's dad on an Indiana Jones-type mine cart ride to the main shaft. Once there, they use the guardroom to float to the surface and come face-to-lizard face with Cedric and a platoon of guards. Cedric tries to go after Caleb and the miners stranded in the remains of the guardroom, but Irma and Hay Lin cool Cedric out with a flash-frozen bubble. Phobos is sitting pretty in his castle, thinking that he has taken care of the major thorns in his side until the girls show up with the last laugh in his looking-glass floor.

star 7.71
33 votes
The Battle of Meridian Plains

#11 - The Battle of Meridian Plains

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 23

Cedric blocks the village’s water source, in the hopes that thirsty Meridianites will break down and reveal the location of the rebels’ secret hideout. There’s fresh water in a nearby lake but it’s inhabited by an elusive creature called the Kaithim, which the Guardians have to battle. But Cedric discovers the entrance to the Infinite City, just before Vathek is able to seal his comrades inside. Aldarn, separated from Caleb and with limited food before the City is inevitably overtaken, makes a tactical decision to charge the Castle. Caleb and the Guardians join the premature attack but the uprising fails and many rebels, including Aldarn and Caleb’s father, are thrown in Phobos’s dungeons

star 7.65
33 votes
The Key

#12 - The Key

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 3

When Caleb discovers that Blunk took the key he was suppose to leave behind in Meridian for Vathek, the girls return to Meridian to return the key before Cedric and Phobos discover Vathek is a spy for the rebel army.

star 7.50
43 votes
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It Begins

#13 - It Begins

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 1

There's a new girl in town, Will. The other four girls invite her to have an after-school snack at Hay Lin's house, where Hay Lin's grandma tells them about their powers. Meanwhile, Caleb is on the run. The girls must use their powers to save Caleb and the rest of the Earth from the evil Prince Phobos; a horrible tyrant who rules Meridian, and his minions.

star 7.47
50 votes
The Seal of Phobos

#14 - The Seal of Phobos

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 20

The Guardians are stunned to learn that their math teacher Mrs. Rudolph is the Meridianite nanny who brought Elyon to Earth twelve years ago. She opened a portal with the Seal Of Phobos... but lost it during the escape. On the run from castle guards, Caleb and Blunk split up. Blunk hides in a sewer where he finds The Seal where it has lain undiscovered for twelve years. Not knowing what he has, Blunk begins waving the Seal around, opening portals all over Heatherfield, which the Guardians rush to close. But the girls don’t realize that every time they do, they’re cutting off an escape route Caleb needs to avoid capture. When the Seal of Phobos encounters the Heart of Candrakar the two amulets battle and the Heart ends up absorbing the talisman and all its powers. Thus empowered, the Guardians are able to help Caleb escape from the work-yard in Hoogong Gorge. Back in Heatherfield the group uses the Seal to open The Book of Secrets, revealing for the first time Phobos’s plan for draining his unsuspecting sister’s powers and turning her into a Whisperer, imprisoned within a Black Rose forever.

star 7.37
34 votes
Caleb's Challenge

#15 - Caleb's Challenge

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 22

When Caleb's best friend, Aldarn, accidently becomes hypnotized by Elyon into signing a peace treaty, Caleb has to fight him for the position of leader. Meanwhile, after leaving their baking duties for the school bake sale to Blunk, the guardians enter a trap filled with Larveks and they must defeat them before the rebels get eaten by them.

star 7.24
33 votes
The Rebel Rescue

#16 - The Rebel Rescue

W.I.T.C.H. Season 1 - Episode 24

Caleb is making plans for the escape of the rebels captured by Phobos in the abortive battle of the Meridian Plains . With Blunk’s help, he tries to map the tunnel system to the castle’s dungeon. But the reconnaissance mission goes wrong and Blunk is left behind on Meridian. Looking for the Passling, Caleb and the Guardians find and save a Castle Guard wounded in battle and left for dead by Cedric. When the Guard, Tynar, sees Earth and the girls’ concern for his recovery, he switches loyalties and promises to guide them through the complex subterranean passageways into the dungeons where the rebels from the uprising are being held. The daring raid frees the rebels, and Tynar begins spreading the word among Phobos’s guards that the other side of the Veil is not as they’ve been told. Back in Heatherfield, Will impulsively kisses Matt, who has offered her a pet dormouse named Mr Huggles earlier in the episode.

star 7.24
33 votes