The WORST episodes of Battle of the Planets
Every episode of Battle of the Planets ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Battle of the Planets!
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 - The Galaxy Girls
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 3/26/1979
G-Force is headed for their mountain retreat headquarters for a few days. Jason is driving Chief Anderson when they are attacked by a strange car and a woman wearing a mask. Only Jason's skill and a hidden capability of the car they are riding in save their lives. Zoltar's sister Mala is put in charge of sabotaging the Solar Express, the first monorail to circle the globe. Mala pretends to be with Public Relations as Marla Latras, in order to ride on board with Chief Anderson, who is accompanied by Mark. It soon becomes apparent Mala has more in mind than to destroy the Solar Express, but also plans on eliminating Chief Anderson himself!Watch Now:Amazon
#2 - Attack of the Space Terrapin
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/18/1978
G-Force is introduced and faces a challenge against one of Spectra's most mightiest machines, the Space Terrapin. To control the Universe, Spectra will stop at nothing to steal Earth's most valuable mineral: Vitalumis. Mark, Jason, Princess, Keyop, and Tiny (with help from 7-Zark-7 at Center Neptune) power The Phoenix to victory over Zoltar and Spectra.Watch Now:Amazon
#4 - The Space Mummy
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/2/1978
7-Zark-7 discovers a new planet, which is called Zarkadia in his honor. G-Force learns that several mysterious plane crashes have been occurring on the planet, so Mark travels undercover to investigate. There, he meets Dr. Sweet, who has developed a compound that can render Spectra's latest weapon useless. Sweet hid his creation in his nephew's toy, whose father was a pilot of a plane lost and spends all his days at the airport waiting for his father to return. When it seems like the pilot does indeed return, Sweet is first very happy his brother was back, but then realizes it wasn't him and finds the imposter trying to break into his personal safe. It turns out to be Zoltar, looking for the compound. In the meantime, Mark discovers Spectra is using a giant mummy to bring down the planes, and the rest of G-Force joins him, using Sweet's compound to destroy the mummy. With the compound secure, Spectra will never be able to use their weapon again.Watch Now:Amazon
#5 - Rescue of the Astronauts
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/25/1978
Upon their splashdown on Earth, two astronauts are kidnapped by a Manta Ray submarine for discovering the location of Spectra bases on Mars. G-Force is called upon to resuce the astronauts and retrieve the valuable information they obtained. Mark infiltrates Spectra's base, and is later joined by Keyop to return the astronauts to The Phoenix. The Spectra Commander escapes in the head of the Space Terrapin, only to be destroyed by the Fiery Phoenix.Watch Now:Amazon
#6 - Giant from Planet Zyr
Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired 8/27/1979
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.
#7 - Mad New Ruler of Spectra
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/29/1979
Professor Doriarity is recruited by Spectra to make a robot horse army. The Great Spirit makes the Professor the new Ruler of Spectra in exchange for the army and G-Force goes to Spectra to stop him. They arrive to find that Spectra has turned on the Professor and they must now rescue the Professor and stop the robot horse army.
#10 - Ghost Ship of Planet Mir
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/16/1978
Brok, a disposed leader of Mir, joins up with Zoltar to get the planet back. G-Force gets called out from vacation to stop them from destroying an important underwater base. During the final battle, 3 strange fighters show up and save G-Force's lives.Watch Now:Amazon
#11 - The Conway Tape Tap
Season 1 - Episode 85 - Aired 5/12/1980
Spectra steals the Conway tapes. Mark and Princess are trapped on a Spectran spy ship and taken to planet Spectra. They recover the Tapes and try to escape, but are captured by Spectra. Jason, who has followed them without orders, rescues them and they must battle their way through the Spectran defenses to escape.Watch Now:Amazon
#12 - Charioteers of Changu
Season 1 - Episode 79 - Aired 3/31/1980
Princess is sent to the Himalayas alone to investigate some mysterious charioteers.
#17 - Cupid Does It to Keyop
Season 1 - Episode 72 - Aired 2/11/1980
Keyop stumbles upon a kidnapped girl, and takes it upon himself to rescue her.
#19 - Magnetic Attraction
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/12/1979
Spectra unleashes what looks like a giant bowling ball on Earth, and G-Force is helpless in stopping it. None of the Phoenix's missiles or defenses can stop the giant ball. While on a break to ponder the possibilities, Mark sees Keyop playing with a magnet and ball, given to him by Zark. Mark gets the idea to build a giant magnet to attract and destroy the giant ball. The plan is to use the Phoenix to lure the ball into the magnet. When that fails, Mark infiltrates the ball and takes control, sending it into the giant magnet, destroying both. The other G-Force members think Mark is killed in the explosion. However, as all are standing around the fire in tears, Mark flies down from the sky to join them without a scratch.Watch Now:Amazon
#23 - The Sky is Falling! (1)
Season 1 - Episode 44 - Aired 7/30/1979
Tom, Mark's old friend from the academy, tells him that he has seen Mark's father on Odin, and Mark goes to Riga without telling Chief Anderson. Meanwhile the rest of G-Force is sent to Odin to try and stop the X-3, a doomsday weapon created by Spectra.Watch Now:Amazon
#24 - Keyop Does It All
Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired 7/16/1979
While G-Force is working as the special guard at the building where the Intergalactic Federation is meeting, Keyop discovers a car with a Spectra insignia and stows away in its trunk.