The BEST episodes of Great Greek Myths
Every episode of Great Greek Myths ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Great Greek Myths!
Made from an original animation and selected iconographies throughout the history of art, this series of twenty episodes tells the Greek myths. A creation all in images, which highlights the fascinating destinies of the gods, heroes, and great figures of mythology.
#1 - On Odysseus' Trail
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/7/2021
Ten years after the sack of Troy by the Greek army, Zeus is alone on Olympus, left alone in his palace by the other gods. His daughter Athena is the only one remaining at his side. She tries to convince her father to help Odysseus, the last Greek fighter who has not yet returned home to Ithaca.Watch Now:Amazon
#2 - Hades—A Reluctant King
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/8/2016
Having become organizer of the world, Zeus entrusted the world of the sea to his brother Poseidon, and the underworld, or the kingdom of the dead, to Hades. Alone, in a place he had not chosen himself, Hades reigned over the people of the shadows and over the grimacing creatures that surrounded him.
#3 - Set Sails for Ithaca
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/28/2021
Odysseus has been living out peaceful days with Calypso for 7 years. But waves of nostalgia wash over him, and the memories of his wife, his son and his island never cease to torment him. Hermes, sent by Zeus, under pressure from Athena, comes to ask Calypso to let the king of Ithaca leave.
#4 - Zeus' Punishment
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/28/2021
Odysseus' fleet tries to avoid Charybdis, the first sea monster ready to swallow them, but Scylla, a horrible multi-headed creature, destroys three of his ships. The last few hours have been grueling, and the sailors want to rest on the island of Helios, which is now in sight.Watch Now:Amazon
#5 - The Journey into Hell
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/21/2021
A year has passed. It is time for Odysseus and his men to leave the witch Circe's island and return to Ithaca. To do so, they must first go to meet the prophet Tiresias in the Underworld. Only he can tell them what to do to appease Poseidon's wrath.Watch Now:Amazon
#6 - The Sirens' Song
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/21/2021
Curiosity getting the best of him, Odysseus delves into the depths of the Underworld. He meets the souls of the Greek heroes who fought with him in the city of Troy. Agamemnon, first, who tells him about his terrible death.Watch Now:Amazon
#7 - Aphrodite—Dictated by Desire
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/22/2016
Kronos revolted against his father Uranus. He severed his father's genitals, and threw them into the sea, where they mingled with the foam and gave birth to Aphrodite. Aphrodite was born from this highly unusual union. She inspired romantic love and physical attraction in equal measure.
#8 - Twilight of the Gods
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/7/2021
Penelope is now forced to choose a husband among the Suitors. She offers them a test to decide who among them is the most worthy: with the bow of Odysseus, they must shoot an arrow and pass it through twelve axes.Watch Now:Amazon
#9 - Apollo—Shadow and Light
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/15/2016
Although they were the son and daughter of Zeus, Apollo and his twin sister Artemis were born under threats from the goddess Hera. Zeus' wife Hera never forgave the twins' mother - the nymph Leto - for her union with the King of Mount Olympus, and she forced Leto into exile.
#10 - Bellerophon—The Man Who Wanted to be a God
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/19/2016
Bellerophon, the grandson of Sisyphus, one of the Greek world's worst criminals, dreamt of becoming a hero, of being equal to the Gods. But his plans got off to a bad start with the accidental murder of his brother. Forced into exile, he took refuge in Tyrins.
#11 - Athena—Armed Wisdom
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/15/2016
The Goddess of War Athena was the wisest, most level headed and rational deity. She was born out of Zeus' skull, wearing a helmet and holding a spear. She was the protector of heroes, the State, and mankind, to whom she passed on many inventions.
#12 - Perseus—The Look of Death
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/5/2016
Perseus was not meant to come into the world. Fearing the fulfilment of the prediction according to which his grandson would kill him, King Acrisius shut his daughter Danaë away in a fortified tower.
#13 - Prometheus—The Rebel of Olympus
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/8/2016
Taking revenge against Prometheus, Zeus created the first woman - the beautiful Pandora. He gave her a manipulative and deceptive character, and subjected Prometheus to terrible torture. But although Zeus and Prometheus both shared a shrewd and cunning nature, they clashed fiercely. Prometheus wanted to be of help to mankind, and managed to convince Zeus to give them fire.
#14 - Tartarus—The Damned of the Earth
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/29/2016
Located in the bowels of the Earth, Tartarus was the prison of the Underworld, the place where fallen Gods and banished heroes ended up.
#15 - Dionysus—An Outsider in the City
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/22/2016
Zeus had a reputation for being a seducer of women. One day he lay with a mortal - Semele, the daughter of the king of Thebes. Their son Dionysos was brought up by nymphs. One day he discovered the vine, and decided to travel the world teaching mankind the art of making wine out of it.
#16 - Hermes—The Impenetrable Messenger
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/29/2016
Hermes was the youngest of the Gods of Olympus. Right from birth, he was an insolent, thieving, trickster God. While still a baby, he escaped from the cave in which his mother Maia gave birth to him, and stole Apollo's herd.
#17 - Antigone—The Woman Who Said No
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 12/3/2016
Antigone was one of Oedipus' four children. She had two brothers, Eteocles and Polynices, as well as a sister, Ismene. One day, her sister informed her that her two brothers, who were heirs to the throne of Thebes, were fighting each other for power. They had agreed to take power alternately, but when the time came for Eteocles to hand his crown over to Polynices, he refused. An war ensued.
#18 - The Man Who Defied the Gods
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/7/2021
10 years earlier, as the Greek warriors had just razed Troy. Devastated by this "war for nothing" which has caused so many deaths, Odysseus is indignant against the gods, guilty of having let this carnage happen. He wishes for nothing more than to return to his kingdom, the island of Ithaca.Watch Now:Amazon
#20 - The King's Scar
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/7/2021
The Suitors, informed by Melantho - one of Penelope's servants - learned that the queen had fooled them. They locked her up in the gynaeceum. Meanwhile, Odysseus meets Athena who tells him that he is indeed in Ithaca.Watch Now:Amazon
#21 - Zeus in Love
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/1/2016
His first wife was Metis. His second, who was known as his wife on Olympus, was the jealous Hera. But there was also Themis, the goddess of Justice, with whom he produced the Hours, the Fates and the Mnemosyne - meaning "memory" - who gave birth to nine Muses. In order to achieve his aims, Zeus metamorphosed. He was an expert at changing shape and form.Watch Now:Amazon
#22 - Zeus and the Conquest of Power
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/1/2016
To earn the title of Master of Olympus, Zeus took many important steps, and overcame many challenges. His story is one of an incredible conquest of power, dating back to time immemorial, when the world began. Born from Chaos, Gaia - Mother Earth - mated with Uranus, the sky.Watch Now:Amazon
#23 - Orpheus—A Hymn of Impossible Love
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/12/2016
On certain evenings, the constellation of Lyra is visible in the skies. Following Orpheus' death, Zeus placed the constellation in the sky, as a tribute to the greatest poet and musician in Greek mythology. Watched over by the muses from birth, Orpheus' talent enchanted nature, both trees and animals alike. A brave young man, Orpheus left on board the Argo, to conquer the Golden Fleece.
#24 - Theseus—The Ravages of Oversight
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 11/19/2016
Theseus was the fruit of dual paternity: Aegeus King of Athens slept with Aethra when she had just been raped by Poseidon, God of the Sea. Theseus, who grew into a strong, brave young man, therefore had a double lineage - both divine and royal. But Theseus' great courage did not stop him from neglecting his duties. Carried along by his victory, he committed a few irreversible oversights.
#25 - Oedipus—The Riddle Solver
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 12/3/2016
No mortal endured more terrible a tragedy than Oedipus. He was the son of King Laius, King of Thebes. The Gods forbade him to have offspring, and decreed that if Laius gave birth to a son, that son would kill him. Laius removed Oedipus from Thebes, and he grew up far away from the city, without knowing his true identity or the curse that weighed upon on him.