The BEST Episodes of Code Lyoko

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2020

Network: Cartoon Network

Code Lyoko tells the story of a group of students who uncover a parallel universe called Lyoko inside a super-computer, which entraps a malevolent sentient AI called X.A.N.A.

The Pretender

#1 - The Pretender

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 14, 2006

Yumi's classmate Johnny has a crush on her and won't let her out of his site, making it hard to help her friends battle the swarm of birds XANA sent to attack them. When she gets hurt the warriors must go back in time in order to save her.

star 8.29
7 votes
Writers: Françoise Charpiat
Sabotage

#2 - Sabotage

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 2, 2006

When Xana sabotages the supercomputer, weird bugs begin cropping up in Lyoko. Since the attack keeps draining power from the supercomputer, Aelita purposefully wipes out The Ice Sector leaving The Mountain Sector left.

star 8.12
8 votes
Writers: Bruno Regeste, Sophie Decroisette
A Bad Turn

#3 - A Bad Turn

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 16, 2005

Ulrich and William battle to impress Yumi during Drivers Ed at school, but they must find a way to put aside their differences and work together when XANA unleashes an army of Krabes in the real world.

star 8.09
11 votes
Writers: Bruno Regeste, Sébastien Viaud
Exploration

#4 - Exploration

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 14, 2005

Our heroes discover Sector 5 and seek to uncover some of its secrets, but first they must overcome its many traps. Meanwhile, Yumi's parents decide to visit, and she has a tough time getting away in order to help her friends in Lyoko.

star 8.08
12 votes
Writers: Françoise Charpiat
Fight to the Finish

#5 - Fight to the Finish

Season 4 - Episode 29 - Aired Nov 10, 2007

In the ultimate battle against XANA, our heroes work with Franz Hopper to destroy the evil super computer forever. But first they must face everything XANA can throw at them.

star 8.00
11 votes
Writers: Bruno Regeste, Sophie Decroisette
The Chips Are Down

#6 - The Chips Are Down

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 26, 2005

When he learns Yumi may be leaving, Ulrich secretly goes back in time, in order to help her family, even though he knows this will make XANA stronger. Jeremy and Yumi decide he's gone too far and consider removing him from the group.

star 7.89
9 votes
Writers: Laurent Turner, Sophie Decroisette
Triple Trouble

#7 - Triple Trouble

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 6, 2006

Jeremy gives Odd the ability to teleport himself across short distances within Lyoko, but the initial test results in three Odds being created. The clones don't get along so well and have split up in town while XANA launches a new attack.

star 7.88
8 votes
Writers: Jean-Rémi François
Attack of the Zombies

#8 - Attack of the Zombies

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 23, 2005

When Xana possesses Kiwi, it turns the little dog into the carrier for a virulent virus that turns those it infects into zombies. Aelita and Jeremie are stuck in the cafeteria and Odd is a zombie himself. Jeremie and Aelita escape but Ulrich and the other students fight the rest.

star 7.80
10 votes
Writers: Bruno Regeste
Distant Memory

#9 - Distant Memory

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 31, 2007

While everyone is gone for the winter holidays, Aelita stays behind to watch for XANA. But she receives a message from her long-lost father inviting her to join him in the virtual world, and she accepts, realizing too late that it's a trap.

star 7.78
9 votes
Writers: Bruno Regeste
Cousins Once Removed

#10 - Cousins Once Removed

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 13, 2007

Jeremy's cousin Patrick visits and problems arise when Patrick lets Herve look at Jeremy's computer. Our heroes' mission is soon compromised and Aelita's fake identity is uncovered. Only a trip back in time can fix this situation.

star 7.78
9 votes
Writers: Frédéric Valion
Wrong Exposure

#11 - Wrong Exposure

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 27, 2007

Aelita's secret past is in danger of being revealed when Sissi gets a hold of an old photo of Aelita with Franz Hopper. Meanwhile, Jeremy needs the picture because of the mathematical formulas written on the blackboard in the background.

star 7.78
9 votes
Writers: Bertrand Veyne
Frontier

#12 - Frontier

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 7, 2004

When Jeremie yells at Aelita, he tries to go to Lyoko to apologize. Unfortunately, while Yumi is transferring him, she makes a scanner error, which leaves him trapped in a virtual limbo between Lyoko and the real world, so Aelita has to retrieve data to recover Jeremie without support in order to bring Jeremie back, but when she gets to the Mountain Sector, there are a couple of Blocks guarding the tower.

star 7.77
13 votes
Writers: Bruno Regeste
Mister Puck

#13 - Mister Puck

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 28, 2005

Aelita's frightening visions at the Hermitage lead her to a strangely familiar plush toy. But when the toy is accidentally torn, a key is found, leading to a locker containing Franz Hopper's encrypted journal.

star 7.75
12 votes
Writers:
The Robots

#14 - The Robots

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 14, 2004

During a school robot competition, X.A.N.A. sends a robot of his own to deal with the group. Ulrich and Yumi are forced to enlist Hervé's help to destroy it while Jeremie and Odd head to the factory to deactivate the tower.

star 7.73
41 votes
Writers: Carlo de Boutiny, Frédéric Lenoir
The Key

#15 - The Key

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Feb 8, 2006

Jeremy discovers the missing key to the link between Aelita and XANA. If they can get the missing piece from XANA, they can destroy him for good. But the evil super computer is ready for the ultimate battle to save itself from destruction.

star 7.73
11 votes
Writers: Bruno Regeste, Sophie Decroisette
Marabounta

#16 - Marabounta

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 2, 2005

Jeremy uses lessons from Franz Hopper's journal to create Marabounta, a program designed to combat XANA's monsters. But when his own creation turns against him, Jeremy must combine forces with XANA to defeat the monster.

star 7.73
11 votes
Writers: Bruno Regeste, Sophie Decroisette
Temporary Insanity

#17 - Temporary Insanity

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 1, 2006

Ulrich and Odd return from a mission on Lyoko, but XANA has infected them with a virus causing them to believe they are seeing monsters in the real world. Jeremy knows how to help them, but XANA has launched another attack in Sector 5.

star 7.71
7 votes
Writers: Bruno Merle, Jean-Rémi François
Code: Earth

#18 - Code: Earth

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Feb 18, 2004

Jeremie finally completes his materialization program and prepares to bring Aelita into the real world. At the same time, Jim's suspicions of the group have risen to the point that he's actively trying to discover their secret and he ends up causing Jeremie to injure his ankle while running away from him down stairs in the school.

star 7.71
14 votes
Writers: Sophie Decroisette
Franz Hopper

#19 - Franz Hopper

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 1, 2006

A man claiming to be Franz Hopper shows up at the computer lab and blames Jeremy for destroying his diary - the only hope of defeating XANA. With everyone now mad at Jeremy, XANA acts quickly to lure Aelita back to Lyoko.

star 7.67
9 votes
Writers: Frédéric Lenoir, Alain Serluppus
A Great Day

#20 - A Great Day

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 21, 2005

XANA gains the ability to go back in time and our heroes discover this power also makes him stronger, to the point where he can now control human beings. After XANA possesses Sissi, the heroes realize they must take action quickly.

star 7.67
12 votes
Writers: Laurent Turner
Saint Valentine's Day

#21 - Saint Valentine's Day

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 5, 2005

Aelita receives a necklace which she believes is from Jeremy but is actually a poisoned gift from XANA. She puts it on and becomes powerless to resist the urge to go to Lyoko where XANA's trap awaits her.

star 7.64
14 votes
Writers: Laurent Turner
The Trap

#22 - The Trap

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 3, 2003

It's been a year since the group first discovered the supercomputer and Aelita, and they decide to throw a surprise party for Aelita. Sissi catches wind of the party and follows Ulrich and Yumi to the factory. On the way there, X.A.N.A. possesses the factory as a whole. X.A.N.A. traps Ulrich, Yumi and Sissi in the elevator and drops them to the bottom of the shaft.

star 7.64
14 votes
Writers: Philippe Grimond
Straight to Heart

#23 - Straight to Heart

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 9, 2006

On her way to the forest as part of a science class field trip, Yumi becomes the target of the driver and the passengers on the school bus who all have been possessed by X.A.N.A. Meanwhile, Odd decides to compete against Jeremie and Herv in an election for student class representative.

star 7.63
8 votes
Writers: Françoise Charpiat
False Lead

#24 - False Lead

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 30, 2006

When Xana hacks into a weapon's manufacturing computer network and leaves a paper trail pointing to Jeremie, government agents arrive at the school looking for him. Then, the whole gang arrive at the factory. When they end up tracking Jeremie to the factory, Xana possesses them for an attack on the supercomputer itself in The Ice Sector, and in The Mountain Sector.

star 7.63
8 votes
Writers: Jean-Rémi François, Bruno Merle
Just in Time

#25 - Just in Time

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 26, 2003

Jeremie materializes a single hair of Aelita's. Meanwhile, different parts of the school begin to crumble apart. Jeremie learns that his first test damaged Aelita's program, and she'll be deleted if she tries to deactivate a tower. On top of that, they learn that X.A.N.A. is responsible for the damage being caused to the school by using ultrasonic sound waves, which continues to get worse.

star 7.62
16 votes
Writers: Bruno Regeste