The BEST Episodes of Battle of the Planets
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Battle of the Planets follows the adventures of the teenage-hero team G-Force. Mark, Jason, Princess, Keyop, and Tiny travel in The Phoenix to battle the evil forces of Zoltar from Planet Spectra. G-Force is guided by Chief Anderson and 7-Zark-7, but also receives help from Colonel Cronos, President Kane, Susan, and even 1-Rover-1. They are based in Center Neptune, which is far beneath the sea off the west coast of the United States.
#1 - Giant from Planet Zyr
Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired Aug 27, 1979
A team of scientists on Earth develop the Jet Cutter, a new laser to powerful enough to cut through a new indestructible metal that Spectra has developed. But Spectra uses a giant humanoid mech to steal the Jet Cutter. G-Force travels to Zyr to try and find the giant and recover the laser.
#2 - Peril in the Pyramids
Season 1 - Episode 58 - Aired Sep 23, 2003
An Egyptian temple disappears from Earth. 7-Zark-7 finds the temple has reappeared on Alpha 3 and sends G-Force there undercover to investigate. While there, a woman mistakes Keyop as her missing son, Ali.
#3 - Rage of the Robotoids
Season 1 - Episode 59 - Aired Sep 23, 2003
Jason rescues a girl in a cab who is attacked by strange robotic manniquins. Upset that Mark doesn't trust the girl, Jason goes to talk with her, only to find Mark may be right. As a series of attacks terrorize the city, G-Force split up and head into the city to try and track down the attackers and stop them. Matters are made worse as one by one, the members of G-Force start disappearing...
#4 - The Space Safari
Season 1 - Episode 62 - Aired Sep 23, 2003
G-Force shoots down Zoltar. He escapes his ship and the team chases him through the forests of Planet Lukadia. Zoltar has the entire forest rigged with traps.
#5 - Museum of Mystery
Season 1 - Episode 63 - Aired Sep 23, 2003
Princess has lost her shoe and cannot transmute. Upset and at a loss on how she can now be a part of the team, or any help at all, she enters a contest to be a spokesperson for a major company, and inadvertantly is captured by Spectra.
#6 - Peril of the Praying Mantis
Season 1 - Episode 64 - Aired Dec 17, 1979
Spectra launches it's latest attack, but when the team is called together Tiny cannot be reached so the team has to attempt to fend off the attack without him.
#7 - The Awesome Ray Force
Season 1 - Episode 65 - Aired Sep 23, 2003
Galactor develops a ray that causes the members of G-Force to revert to their civilian clothing.
#8 - The Duplicate King
Season 1 - Episode 66 - Aired Sep 23, 2003
Spectra targets one of the richest countries on Earth, the small country of Beldania. G-Force is dispacted out to talk and protect the monarch, but right from the start things seem wrong. Sneaking into the palace at night, to avoid detection, they find the palace bobby-trapped and full of dangers. When they finally find the monarch, they find an imposter in his place.
#9 - Panic of the Peacock
Season 1 - Episode 68 - Aired Jan 14, 1980
A giant mechanical peacock constructed by Spectra invades Earth, while Mark is kidnapped and his memory surpressed!
#10 - A Whale Joins G-Force
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 22, 1979
Spectra sends a mechanical whale to Earth. The Mecha attacks Bay City and G-Force goes after it. The Team interrupts the Spectra ship as it attacks some whales and Keyop promptly adopts a baby whale that survived. G-Force must locate the Spectra base and stop Zoltar before he destroys all of Earth's whales!
#11 - The Jupiter Moon Menace
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 13, 1978
Commander Typhon from planet Scorpius is an exile who wants Zoltar's help in defeating his rival opponants on his planet In exchange Typhon gives Zoltar a new weapon, the Scorpion, that creates meteor showers. In hopes of averting the destruction of Capital City, G-Force heads for the Jupiter moon of Callisto. The Scorpion then heads for Earth, before the team can destroy it. Finding a submarine at the bottom of the ocean that is controlling the Scorpion and asteroid showers. Typhon escapes the submarine, trapping G-Force inside.
#12 - A Swarm of Robot Ants
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 20, 1978
After the city is blacked out, G-Force heads out to find out why. They find a swarm of ants attcking the Solar Fusion Plant. After flooding the ants away from the complex, they find the remants of one, finding that they are tiny robots. From the construction, Center Neptune scientists ascertain that the threat this time is not Spectra, but Tromulous. The team heads out to stop this lates threat. Once on Tromulous, they set down the robot ant and follow it to its home. They come to a giant ant hill, and before they can make a plan, the sand opens up under their feet.They find themselves captured by Commandeer Antof who has struck a bargain with Zoltar giving him Earth if he kills G-Force. Keyop sets chargesto the bubble that entraps the team, enabling them to get out. out of a giant cocoon a queen robot ant hatches.and heads for Earth.
#13 - Space Rocket Escort
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 27, 1978
G-Force is given the job to escort a new plane, called the FY-9, to the planet Riga.
#14 - Prisoners in Space
Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired May 28, 1979
Tiny's van breaks down and he is picked up by a Prison van on its way to Barracuda Island, a maximum securty prison. Spectra's gains control of the prison and Zoltar has promises freedom to the prisoners if they will join Spectra. The G-Force team must rescue Tiny and keep the prisoners from escaping.
#15 - Secret Island
Season 1 - Episode 50 - Aired Sep 23, 2003
There have been many planes and ships disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle. Mark and Princess are sent to Shipwreck Island in the Triangle to investigate. They discover a Spectra base and their latest weapon, the Whirly Knife. Mark summons the team, but can they stop the latest Mech from Spectra ?
#16 - Defector to Spectra
Season 1 - Episode 67 - Aired Sep 23, 2003
Greg, working within the central security agency, seems to be turning traitor for Spectra. Meanwhile, Zark has slipped his fozdic, and cannot perform his duties.
#17 - The Alien Beetles
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 15, 1979
Spectra sends their latest Mecha to Earth-the Beetles! The Beetles are powered by human life energy and 4 boys (one is Keyop! ), are captured by Spectra to power the Mechas. G-Force must find a way to rescue Keyop and the others and stop the Beetles before Earth is destroyed!
#18 - The Sea Dragon
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 5, 1979
Spectra attacks the new defense base on planet Aquatica. They capture the base using their new Mecha: the Sea Dragon. Chief Anderson sends the team to Aquatica to reclaim the base and destroy the Sea Dragon!
#19 - The Ghostly Grasshopper
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 19, 1979
What at first appears to be an exceptionally high powered typhoon hits the world's largest water reserve center in cosmic city. For some unexplained reason, the weather control missiles which could have deflected the storm, were never launched. Chief Anderson tries to convince the leaders that the storm was no accident of nature, while G-Force investigates some unusual activity and a possible Zoltar connection.
#20 - Microfilm Mystery
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 8, 1979
Spectra wants to steal Metamorphosis 1, a mecha that can transform into any shape.
#21 - Big Robot Gold Grab
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 17, 1979
Bars of gold are stolen from the Intergalactic Federation, and G-Force is sent out to get it back. While searching one of the islands where the gold might be hidden, Mark, Princess and Keyop are captured and taken to a secret Spectra base.
#22 - Ace from Outer Space
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 30, 1978
Out of all the pilots in the Federation, Mark has been selected to test the Space Patol Scout (XF-97) , to be used in Galactic Security. In the midst of the flight he is attacked and downed by Captian Doom from planet Ergos, who is a space pirate. Mark ejects to safety while Doom attacks the airshow uses a laser whip. The Phoenix is forced to land after its rudder is destroyed. From the rudder of the Phoenix, a sample of the metal from the whip is found, but Center Neptune scientists donÕt know what it is. The team heads to Ergos to search for the source of the metal before other weapons constructed with it can be used by the Space Pirate.
#23 - The Bat-Ray Bombers
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 5, 1979
Tiny falls asleep on the Phoenix and fails to answer Mark's call to duty. Because of this, he gets suspended from G-Force only to find that a mysterious sea creature is terrorizing citizens. Tiny decides to redeem himself by facing the threat alone.
#24 - Demons of the Desert
Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Apr 16, 1979
G-Force flies to Abura, to help their friend the sheik Tabul, whose uncle seized control of the country during his absence.
#25 - Siege of the Squids
Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Apr 23, 1979
A cargo ship is destroyed, but the only witnesses, fisherman and his sons, are reluctant to tell G-Force what they know.