The BEST Episodes of Centurions
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
As cyborg terrorist Doc Terror and his machine minion Hacker continue with their malevolent machinations, Max Ray, Jake Rockwell and Ace McCloud, Centurions, remain at the ready. Masters of land, sea and air, the trio uses the fantastic abilities granted to them by their exo-frame battlesuits – Power Xtreme! – to become more than man and more than machine. With the brilliant Crystal Kane directing operations from aboard their orbiting satellite station, Skyvault, Ace, Jake and Max teleport across time and space, challenging Doc Terror and confronting the unknown.
#1 - Man or Machine (5)
Season 1 - Episode 65 - Aired Dec 12, 1986
Losing track of Ace, the remaining Centurions formulate a plan to destroy the meteors heading towards the Earth. Back at Gog's Hive, John is able to get to the World Council and Hacker gives him a disc containing data on the meteors' co-ordinates. Crystal finally detects a weak signal from Ace and is able to beam him back to Skyvault. With the exact course of the meteors now known, the Centurions position themselves to destroy the largest fragments of the asteroid. Meanwhile, Terror and Hacker leave Gog's Hive, but not after Terror is able to secretly plant a bomb to destroy the super-computer. The Centurions are able to safely deal with the Earthbound meteors, and Terror then destroys Gog with his bomb. The computer Gog however transfers itself to one last machine, the sea, land and air bound weapon known as Triad, and the Centurions have to face this ultimate threat in New York City. Science Lesson: Meteors by Max.
#2 - Man or Machine (1)
Season 1 - Episode 61 - Aired Dec 8, 1986
Hacker and some Doom-Drone Strafers attack an observatory and steal a disc containing astronomical data. Back at Dominion, Doc Terror uses the data to track down one particular star. Meanwhile, at Sealab, Jake and Ace meet up with Mei Lee and check out their new weapon systems. Ace's is called Strato-Strike, Jake's is Awesome Auger, and Max's is Fathom Fan. Jake notices another new weapon system, and is told by Mei Lee and Max that it is for one of the two new Centurions, Energy Specialist Rex Charger, and Infiltration Specialist John Thunder, who are to assist the main Centurions in specialized operations. Doc Terror informs Hacker that he has discovered that the meteor containing a computer virus that once took over Sealab (in ""Battle Beneath The Ice"") was actually sent to the Earth. The Centurions meet up with their new comrades and all go back to the Centurion Academy for training with their new systems. Doc Terror discovers the planet the computer virus came from, and receives a m
#3 - Man or Machine (2)
Season 1 - Episode 62 - Aired Dec 9, 1986
The computer, known as Gog, creates a servant using Terror's resources, called Magog, and tells Terror to create a viralizer, which can allow him to take control of any machine, and ultimately take control of Skyvault. Meanwhile, in the Centurion Academy, all five Centurions begin their training. After Hacker secures the Skyvault supply chamber on Earth, Terror reminds him of how Hacker was once a mere wanted criminal until Terror rescued him and used him as a guinea pig in his cyborg experiments, making him far stronger. Terror's experiments to improve humanity were denounced by the Science Council, and after Hacker inadvertently injured him after being told he can no longer be human, Terror became a cyborg as well. Having taken over the supply depot on Earth, Terror, Hacker and Magog are able to infiltrate Skyvault and imprison Crystal. Back at the Academy, Max reminisces with Dr. Wu of how they and Crystal together originally created the exoframe suits to rescue a probe on Venus. Af
#4 - Man or Machine (3)
Season 1 - Episode 63 - Aired Dec 10, 1986
John is beamed up to Skyvault at the last minute, only to find himself a prisoner of Doc Terror, who wants to know the location of the other Centurions. Gog has Terror's borgs to construct a Hive for itself on an isolated island, as the Centurions make their move to free New York from Terror's control. Rex creates a magnetic bubble over the city, shielding it from the viralizer, but it causes small quakes which the Centurions attempt to deal with, along with the last of the Terror-controlled machines. Crystal free John on board Skyvault, but they are tracked down by Hacker. Using the data file from Centrum, John and Crystal are able to turn off the power on Skyvault, forcing the cyborg to flee the station and leaving the virus powerless. Unfortunately, with no power, Skyvault's orbit begins to decay, and the station begins falling towards the Earth. On the island, Gog and Terror have assembled an army of borgs, while the Centurions regain control of Centrum. In order to ensure Skyvault
#5 - Man or Machine (4)
Season 1 - Episode 64 - Aired Dec 11, 1986
As the Strafers approach the falling space station, Crystal and John risk turning the computer's power back on to destroy them. In order to free Skyvault's computer from Terror's control, Ace uses Orbital Interceptor to travel up to Skyvault with Dr. Wu's anti-viralizer ray, avoiding the station's self-defenses after being beamed aboard. Meanwhile, at Gog's island cybernetic hive, Terror has taken the World Council of Scientists prisoner, and shows them Gog's new Triad weapon to fight against the Centurions. Once free, John, together with Max, liberate Sealab using the anti-viralizer. After witnessing the fall of Sealab, Gog proclaims that all humans must be destroyed in order to create a new race of machines. Hacker then informs Terror that Gog has taken over Dominion's systems and is preparing to launch Super-Strafers to destroy a nearby asteroid, causing a massive meteor shower over the planet, wiping out all life. Terror, needing humans to make them into cyborgs, rebels against Gog
#6 - Battle Beneath the Sea
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 8, 1986
Doc Terror attacks a solar power station in Australia, but is soon defeated by the Centurions. Frustrated by the Centurions constant meddling, Doc Terror hatches a plot to take control of Sealab - the Centurions' weapon supplier. Under attack from Terror's evil droids and his new sub-aquatic creation Mako, Jake comes up with an idea to repel the intruders using Sealab's highly intelligent dolphins. The plan works, but the Centurions soon find themselves dealing with an even bigger problem than they imagined when Mako awakens Terror's Cyber-Squid... Science Lesson: Ocean bed by Max.
#7 - Firebird
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 2, 1986
The Centurions visit Mexico at the behest of Max's old friend Rebecca. The location of the legendary Firebird, an ancient spaceship, was discovered at a Mayan temple, and she wants extra protection from a series of mysterious accidents that have been plaguing her expeditions. Kotan, one of her assistants, is working for Doc Terror, and requests extra help from Hacker. The Centurions manage to discover the location of the Firebird, but Hacker steals the ship and uses it against the Centurions. Together, they must pool their resources and clip Firebird's wings. Science Lesson: The Mayans by Crystal.
#8 - Found: One Lost World
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 10, 1986
In pursuit of Doc Terror, Ace and Jake manage to force the criminal genius to crash land in the vast African jungle. There, Terror and Hacker stumble across an underground remnant of prehistoric earth, and he sets out to create an army of dinosaur cyborgs. However, Jake and Ace find the cave and attempt to prevent the villain from destroying the present with the past! But first they must contend with the lizard-like race who inhabit this inner world, and who have fallen under Terror's control... Science Lesson: Dinosaurs by Crystal.
#9 - Operation Starfall
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 30, 1986
Ace is on the Moon, inspecting the security systems of a mass-driver ore transporter, that ships mined ore from the Moon to the Earth. It soon comes under attack by Terror's Strafers under the command of the cyborg Lunex. Ace is unsuccessful in defending the mining-camp, and both he and it are captured by Lunex. Doc Terror then announces that he will use the mass-driver to launch meteors at the Earth. Ace is rescued, and together, the Centurions beam-over to Lunar free it from Lunex. However, the meteor has already been launched toward the San Andreas fault line, and only Ace alone can stop it. Science Lesson: The Moon by Crystal.
#10 - The Sky is on Fire
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 7, 1986
The Centurions visit Oceania Research Station to observe the testing of a new device, a powerful cryogenic ray. Unfortunately, the centre has already been infiltrated by Hacker and Amber. Despite the Centurions' best efforts, the ray is stolen by Doc Terror's forces. Terror ignites the radioactive belt surrounding the Earth causing the planet's temperature to rise at incredible rate. With the resulting firestorm threatening to engulf the entire planet, Only Doc Terror holds the key to preventing this solar apocalypse, but he will do so only when he is made unconditioned ruler of the Earth. The Centurions try desperate tactics to prevent terror's plans, Max even resorts to disguising himself as the world president in an attempt to find Terror's base, almost getting himself killed in the process. The heroes eventually find terror's headquarters but end up as prisoners of the villain, who destroys their wrist communicators, cutting them off from Crystal and Skyvault. The heroes aren't be
#11 - An Alien Affair
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 9, 1986
A comet is sending out artificial signals, and the Centurions are sent to check it out. When it turns out to be hollow, they beam inside. Within, it seem barren... at least at first. But then, as the comet's true nature is discovered, a new danger emerges from the shadows, a feline creature with the ability to drain anything power-generated, including the Centurions' weapon systems... The trio attempt to evade the beast by beaming to Skyvault, but the alien hitches a ride, and begins a chain of events which could end in Skyvault falling earthwards! Unless the Centurions can think of a way to cage this animal, it will sink its teeth into the best meal he's ever had: Earth's energy resources! Science Lesson: Halley's Comet by Ace.
#12 - Battle Beneath the Ice
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 29, 1986
A meteorite with alien life on its surface falls into the Arctic Ocean. Doc Terror wants it, and sends Mako to retrieve it. Sealab is also interested in the meteorite, and comes into conflict with Terror's forces. The Centurions are sent to diffuse the situation. However, problems later arise when the new Mark-1 A.I. Prototype onboard is infected by an alien virus carried by the meteorite. With every electronic system on board Sealab affected, the Centurions have to neutralise the virus before Doc Terror's approaching forces arrive. Science Lesson: Arctic Ocean by Max.
#13 - Whalesong
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 22, 1986
The new England-France Channel Bridge is attacked by a group of whales under the influence of synthesised whale sounds produced by Doc Terror's new recruit Madame Arpeggio. After preventing the whales from doing any more damage to the bridge, Max consults the whale Whistler, who is equipped with an electronic voice box. He discovers that a giant white whale is responsible for influencing the other whales into attacking the bridge. The white whale is in fact Doc Terror's giant sea-faring android. Max is captured by Terror and learns that he intends to use a whale army to attack Venice, currently hosting a symposium of the Council of World Scientists. Science Lesson: Whales by Max.
#14 - Micro Menace
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 25, 1986
An asteroid containing a powerful ore known as Superium is being transported to Earth. The ship carrying it is attacked by Doc Terror. The Centurions save both the ship and the asteroid, but problems arise, when the Executioner, a master criminal who thinks he lives in the past, takes the place of Dr. Emerson on Earth. Emerson was to have given Crystal a special circuit to enable the safe beam-down of the asteroid to a secret location, but the Executioner instead substitutes it with a chip that takes control of Skyvault's computer. The asteroid is then guided to the Executioner's castle, ready for Doc Terror. With Jake trapped on board Skyvault, Ace and Max captured, the Centurions must find a way to stop both Skyvault's computer and the Executioner. Science Lesson: Asteroids by Ace.
#15 - Attack of the Plant-Borg
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 26, 1986
A shower of meteors heads towards the Earth. The Centurions are sent to try and stop them, however, one of them crashes into the desert. Doc Terror scans it and discovers an invulnerable plant growing on its surface. He gets Amber to place a seed from the plant onto Jake's dog, Shadow so that the Centurions' secret base is attacked by the plant. The plants quickly multiply and proceed to attack the rest of New York. The Centurions discover the existence of a master plant-borg that controls all the others, and try to destroy it. Science Lesson: Plants by Crystal.
#16 - Tornado of Terror
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 23, 1986
A weather control machine, the Weather Master, is under guard by the Centurions but is stolen by Doc Terror, with the help of Professor Storm, who can control tornados. An old friend of Max's, Isobel Trask, tells the Centurions about her suspicions of Professor Storm's involvement with the theft of the Weather Master, and Max goes to one of Storm's old warehouses to investigate. Max discovers that Terror wants Storm to create a giant tornado to destroy the Centurions' base, Centrum, in New York. Since no one knows exactly where it is, the tornado is made big enough to attack the entire city. The Centurions have to defend the city and destroy the living tornado. Science Lesson: Tornados by Ace.
#17 - Denver is Down
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 24, 1986
In Colorado, mercenaries hired by Doc Terror stage a diversion to keep the Centurions busy by attempting to steal a shipment of plutonium. As they battle each other, Terror implements his plan to sink the entire city of Denver into a huge underground cavern and turn all of the city's inhabitants into cyborgs. The Centurions journey underground to get to the captive city and encounter Terror's new cyborg-enhanced mercenaries, who have stolen their exoframes. Weaponless, the Centurions have to figure out a way of saving both themselves and the city of Denver from Doc Terror's forces. Science Lesson: Caves by Jake.
#18 - Sand Doom
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 11, 1986
A desert pipe-line convoy goes missing, and the Centurions are sent to track it down. Max is suspicious of General Amid, and checks out his office. He is soon attacked by Hacker, but escapes. Crystal, however fins out that the General is diverting all of the power from the geothermal pipe-line away, and she too goes missing in the desert, abducted by a giant cyborg worm. Crystal is taken prisoner by General Amid, and discovers that he is working with Doc Terror, transferring the energy from the geothermal plant to Dominion. The Centurions free Crystal, but have to find a way to defeat Terror's giant worm. Science Lesson: Desert life by Jake.
#19 - Let the Games Begin
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 1, 1986
Randy Chang, the young champion of the Holo-Games, is kidnapped by Doc Terror, who plans to use his strategic knowledge to defeat the Centurions. Terror disguises himself as the "Gaming Master" and tricks Randy into thinking that his attacks on the Centurions are merely parts of a game. The Centurions manage to get to Randy, but Terror turns him into Multi-Borg, a cyborg that can split into three parts. The Centurions have to stop Multi-Borg before Randy fully turns into a cyborg. Science Lesson: Niagara Falls by Crystal.
#20 - Double Agent
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 8, 1986
Ace is asked to pilot a new superjet, the XM-2000, for an air show in Paris. No sooner do the Centurions arrive than Doc Terror and Hacker stage an attack. The cyborgs are defeated, and the Centurions free the officer in charge of the XM 2000 and his assistant. Ace offers to walk the young lady home, and during the walk she reveals herself as Amber and kidnaps Ace. When Ace awakens, he finds himself strapped to a mind exchange machine stolen by Doc Terror. Hacker is on the other side, and Terror flips the switch, imprisoning Ace's mind in Hacker's body. With Hacker's consciousness now in Ace's body, Terror can hijack the XM 2000. Ace has to somehow get free, stop Terror and get his mind back into his own body...without getting killed by his fellow Centurions. Science Lesson: D.N.A. by Crystal.
#21 - Child's Play
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 9, 1986
Jake Rockwell is sent to give a lecture at Sally Ride HS in Los Angeles. One of the students there happens to be a boy named Jimmy, who has ESP and is picked on by the local jocks. After Jake's visit, Wild Weasel is accidentally left behind at the school, and Jimmy uses his powers to merge with the system. For him, Wild Weasel is a way to impress a girl. But Doc Terror sees them, kidnaps the girl and recruits Jimmy to do some of his dirty work. The Centurions save the kids and stop Doc Terror. Science Lesson: E.S.P. by Jake.
#22 - Crack the World
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 15, 1986
Sealab's field vessel Sealiner 2 is buried undersea when one of its engines explodes. Sealab's current commander, Dr. Regulas, refuses the head of Sealab security Mei Lee's request for the Centurions help and sends divers out to rescue the ship instead. Mei Lee contacts Jake and tells him that there have been three prior accidents in the last month and asks the Centurions to investigate unofficially. Meanwhile, Doc Terror has Hacker plant bombs on a fault line in Mariana Trench while Sealab is busy. Max uses his new Sea Bat weapon system to assist in the rescue efforts, but soon comes under attack by Hacker. They manage to rescue the pilots, but are chastised by Dr. Regulas. Suspecting sabotage, the Centurions must figure out who the real traitor is before Terror's vibro-bombs can crack the world. Science Lesson: Minerals from the sea by Max.
#23 - The Incredible Shrinking Centurions
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Oct 16, 1986
After Max catches Doc Terror's aquatic cyborg Mako, he is stunned to be arrested by the authorities instead of his adversary due to the Intertech computer registering Max as a criminal. After being bailed out by Jake, Max returns to Centrum where Crystal tells the Centurions that the main Intertech crime computer has a major malfunction. Finding no trace of a computer virus, the technicians discover that there is a physical fault with the system. To discover the fault, the Centurions are shrunk down in size and placed into the computer. There they discover that Doc Terror has shrunk himself along with some of his troops and entered the computer, intending to damage the central processing unit. The Centurions have to stop him before any permanent damage can be caused. Science Lesson: Integrated circuits by Jake.
#24 - Live at Five
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 17, 1986
The Centurions become the subject of a series of special news reports by Jenny Rivers, who is an old classmate of Ace's. But neither Jenny nor the Centurions know that it's a setup; her boss is in cahoots with Doc Terror to discredit the Centurions. The team gets caught up in disasters around New York, and Jenny catches it all on tape. The public begins to believe the Centurions are stealing taxpayer dollars. Ace brings Jenny to Centrum to show her the truth, but before she can report it she is kidnapped by Hacker. The Centurions have to save Jenny and redeem their reputation before the Council disbands them. Science Lesson: Fusion by Ace.
#25 - The Mummy's Curse
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Oct 20, 1986
In Egypt an archaeological dig at the Pyramid of the Lost Pharaoh, headed by Professor Egon Sloan, is attacked by super-powerful jackals. The professor contacts Skyvault and requests the help of the Centurions to guard the pyramid from tomb robbers. Later that night, Jake overhears the professor using an ancient incantation to awaken the Lost Pharaoh's mummified bodyguards and is knocked out by Hacker. Shadow escapes and alerts the other Centurions, who find out that the professor is working with Doc Terror and intends to use the ancient mummies to help him take over Cairo. As Ace and Max stand up against Terror and his super-powerful mummies, Jake alone is left to defeat them and save the city. Science Lesson: Pyramids by Max.