He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

The BEST episodes of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Every episode of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe!

Prince Adam is the young son of Eternia's rulers, King Randor and Queen Marlena. Whenever Prince Adam uses the Sword of Power by holding it aloft and saying the magic words "By the Power of Grayskull, I HAVE THE POWER" he is transformed into He-Man, the most powerful man in the universe. Together with his close allies, Battle Cat, The Sorceress, Teela, Man-At-Arms and Orko, He-Man uses his powers to defend Eternia from the evil forces of Skeletor. Skeletor's main goal is to conquer the mysterious fortress of Castle Grayskull, from which He-Man draws his powers. If he succeeds, Skeletor would conquer the world of Eternia, and possibly the whole universe.

Last Updated: 8/3/2022Network: Syndication
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The Great Books Mystery
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9.24
42 votes

#1 - The Great Books Mystery

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/25/1984

Orko is searching all over the Royal Palace for a book he has bought Prince Adam for his birthday. It soon transpires that not only this book is missing, but every book in the kingdom! The books have been stolen by a villain called Batros, who has hidden them in the Temple of the Sun. As the heroes set out to recover the books, Skeletor sends Beast Man and Trap Jaw out to recruit Batros into his army.

Directors: Bill Reed
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Double Trouble
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8.25
12 votes

#2 - Double Trouble

Season 2 - Episode 46 - Aired 11/13/1984

A fierce storm, raging around Snake Mountain, uncovers a secret passage beneath the ancient fortress. Skeletor, Evil-Lyn and Beast Man investigate, and they find a mystic-looking glass called the Mirror of Moruvad, which has the power to create a double of anyone which is the opposite of what they are. Skeletor decides to capture someone close to He-Man, and make an evil double of them that will steal the secrets of Grayskull for him. He captures Koldar, a heroic ally of He-Man's, who has just arrived at the palace for a welcoming ceremony. He uses the Mirror to create an evil double of Koldar, which he sends to the Palace, to trick He-Man into letting him enter Castle Grayskull! But Koldar lures Skeletor in front of the mirror... and a heroic Skeletor is created, which goes to help foil Skeletor's plan!

Directors: Ed Friedman
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The Cold Zone
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8.04
73 votes

#3 - The Cold Zone

Season 2 - Episode 65 - Aired 12/8/1984

Kobra Khan visits the heroic warriors, offering a truce in exchange for their help. He tells them that his people, the Reptons (a snake clan to whom he belonged before he joined Skeletor's forces) are in need of help- someone has extinguished the furnace which heats their underground kingdom, plunging the whole kingdom into severe coldness. Khan wants them to find the culprit and re-heat the furnace. He-Man, Man-At-Arms, Battle Cat and Orko go to the Reptons kingdom with Khan, but it soon transpires that Khan is not to be trusted... for it was he who extinguished the furnace himself, and he intends to frame He-Man for the crime and expose them, in the hope of gaining the Repton King's crown in return!

Directors: Marsh Lamore
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Three on a Dare
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7.90
10 votes

#4 - Three on a Dare

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired 10/16/1984

Man-At-Arms needs a sample of Rainbow Quartz to repair a frequency transmitter. But the only place where they can find Rainbow Quartz is in a cavern in Snake Mountain! Adam and Cringer have no choice but to venture into Skeletor's domain to find the Quartz- and at the same time, Teela and three students she was training, who have taken a dare, also end up in Skeletor's clutches! With all this unwanted company suddenly invading Snake Mountain, ultimate chaos is sure to ensue!

Directors: Marsh Lamore
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Not So Blind
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7.90
10 votes

#5 - Not So Blind

Season 2 - Episode 38 - Aired 11/1/1984

He-Man meets a blind boy called Lous, whose friends consider him to be helpless just because he is blind. To give him a chance to prove himself, He-Man offers to take Lous on an adventure with himself and Ram Man, to the caves of the Singing Crystal. Lous accompanies them to the caves, but once inside, a flash of light blinds both He-Man and Ram Man. With all three of them blind, Lous uses his senses and bravery to lead them back to safety, across many dangerous obstacles.

Directors: Gwen Wetzler
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Here, There, Skeletors Everywhere
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7.89
9 votes

#6 - Here, There, Skeletors Everywhere

Season 2 - Episode 51 - Aired 11/20/1984

Man-At-Arms is testing out a new duplicating machine, which can make a replica of any solid object. However, the machine is not yet perfect and so its replicas come out being half the size of the original objects. But Skeletor steals the machine, and he uses it to create a whole army of miniature Skeletors to do his bidding... and before long, the palace is overrun with Skeletors!

Directors: Steve Clark
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Battle of the Dragons
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7.78
9 votes

#7 - Battle of the Dragons

Season 2 - Episode 49 - Aired 11/16/1984

An evil dragon called Morning Star hopes to resurrect the age-old war between the dragons and humans on Eternia. He extinguishes the Dragon fire, that powers Granamyr's kingdom, and blames it on the humans. War is declared between the humans and dragons, and He-Man is sent on a mission to recover the dragon fire and put and end to the war.

Directors: Steve Clark
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The Sleepers Awaken
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7.57
14 votes

#8 - The Sleepers Awaken

Season 1 - Episode 52 - Aired 11/15/1983

Adam and Teela visit an ancient castle where an evil Lord and Lady once lived, practising black magic by absorbing energy from the trees, until the trees died and they began a centuries-long sleep in their coffins. As Adam and Teela ride some winged horses, Lady Valtera and Lord Tyran awake from their coffins. Lord Tyran's appearance has been greatly disfigured by his evil ways- so severely that Valtera does not recognise him. When Valtera comes across Adam and captures him to be her slave, Tyran thinks she is more interested in Adam than him and wreaks havoc attempting to gain all the power he can, and capturing Teela along the way.

Directors: Ed Friedman
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The Once and Future Duke
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7.55
11 votes

#9 - The Once and Future Duke

Season 1 - Episode 63 - Aired 11/30/1983

While enjoying a lazy break fishing, Adam and Cringer see a young boy about to be eaten by a man-eating plant, and come to the rescue as He-Man and Battle Cat. Afterwards, Adam and Teela recognise the boy as their childhood friend David of Athra – only whereas they've grown, David looks the same as he did then! The Sorceress tells Adam that David's evil uncle, magician Count Marzo, cast a spell to transform him back to a child and wipe his memory. The only hope of restoring David to his proper self is to find the Ring of Remembrance, which is located in the Lake of the Lost. But, while He-Man, Teela and Battle Cat search for it, Count Marzo soon captures David back, and intends to use his magic powers to ensure He-Man and co. can never stop him...

Directors: Lou Zukor
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The Games
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7.50
10 votes

#10 - The Games

Season 2 - Episode 63 - Aired 12/6/1984

An alien race called the Vendari, which knows no evil, visits Eternia, wishing to see the difference between good and evil for themselves, and which side is stronger. They select Fisto from the side of good and Spikor from the side of evil, to compete against one another in a series of games. However, Fisto's chances of victory are threatened by Skeletor and his crew, who refuse to play fair and do all they can to ensure Spikor emerges victorious.

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The Secret of Grayskull
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7.45
11 votes

#11 - The Secret of Grayskull

Season 2 - Episode 39 - Aired 11/2/1984

Orko runs away, thinking his friends don't really like him. The Sorceress solves his problem, but on his way back to the palace he is captured by Skeletor, who puts him under a spell to reveal the riddle of the jaw bridge. Skeletor uses this riddle to break into Grayskull, and The Sorceress must defend the castle while He-Man tries to free Orko.

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Things That Go Bump in the Night
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7.44
9 votes

#12 - Things That Go Bump in the Night

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 10/13/1984

A runaway Prince called Glitch from the planet Celasia has joined Skeletor's crew at Snake Mountain, but is so weak and pitiful that he is thrown out violently by Skeletor. The Royal Family take him to the palace to look after him, but Glitch is totally consumed by fear after his ordeal at Snake Mountain. When Glitch's father turns up on Eternia to look for him, and Skeletor attempts to recapture him, He-Man helps Glitch to face his fears.

Directors: Lou Kachivas
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Monster on the Mountain
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7.44
9 votes

#13 - Monster on the Mountain

Season 2 - Episode 55 - Aired 11/24/1984

The residents of the small village of Ruckstown are living in permanent fear of a monster they call 'The Tingler' that is said to live on Mount Fear, which overlooks the village. In the hope of hunting down and catching the Tingler, they call Prince Adam and Teela to their aid. Orko and Cringer accompany them, but soon they find themselves captured by the Tingler himself and taken to his home... but once they've got to know him, they find that The Tingler isn't as bad as the locals think...

Directors: Lou Kachivas
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Diamond Ray of Disappearance
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7.40
394 votes

#14 - Diamond Ray of Disappearance

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/5/1983

Skeletor has managed to find the legendary 'Diamond Ray Of Disappearance', a mystical jewel that sends who or whatever it is aimed at vanishing into another dimension. Calling his warriors from around the Universe, Skeletor plans to use the magical gem to get rid of He-Man once-and-for-all. His first victims are King Randor, Queen Marlena, and Man-At-Arms, as well as The Sorceress of Grayskull, and it is up to He-Man to destroy the jewel, freeing his friends from the distant limbo-like dimension that they are trapped in...

Directors: Lou Zukor
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Teela's Quest
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7.38
197 votes

#15 - Teela's Quest

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/6/1983

After Queen Marlena, using Man-At-Arm's new 'mind projector', relives how she came to crash-land on Eternia years before, Teela tries to use the device to learn who her mother is, but is frustrated when it is unable to display the image. She decides to head to the Crysal Sea, in search of the legendary Oracle, the only thing on Eternia that could possibly tell her of her true parents. But Mer-Man, defeated years before by Man-At-Arms, is looking to get even, and plans to use Teela as a sacrifice to a sea God...

Directors: Marsh Lamore
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The Good Shall Survive
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7.36
47 votes

#16 - The Good Shall Survive

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/19/1984

A prehistoric race of Bee People know as the Tychons come back to life, and threaten to steal the food supply of Buzz-Off and his hive. And when Skeletor gets involved, the stakes are raised.

Directors: Bill Reed
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The Shadow of Skeletor
star
7.36
72 votes

#17 - The Shadow of Skeletor

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/11/1984

When Beast Man crashlands by Palace Eternia in one of Skeletor's shuttles, Adam, Teela, Man-At-Arms, Man-E-Faces and Ram Man discover that he was being sent to the Dark Moon of Eternia. Curious as to why Skeletor wanted to send him there, they imprison Beast Man in jail and take the ship up there themselves. Reaching Eternia's Bright Moon, they discover that Eternia's two moons are at war with one another after a resident of the Dark Moon reported seeing the people of the Bright Moon causing severe destruction on the Dark Moon. Knowing that the residents of the Bright Moon are innocent, the heroic warriors realise that Skeletor must be the real cause of the destruction, and so Man-E-Faces disguises himself with a Beast Man costume, and goes to the Dark Moon to spy on Skeletor and his warriors and foil their scheme.

Directors: Steve Clark
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The Search
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7.36
14 votes

#18 - The Search

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired 10/31/1983

Zodac comes to Grayskull and tells The Sorceress that Eternia is in great danger as Skeletor is searching for the Starseed, the single most powerful object in the universe- a small chunk of cosmic matter left over from the big bang, which can turn its holder's thoughts into reality. The Sorceress summons He-Man, and together with Battle Cat and Orko, he sets off on a race to reach the Starseed before Skeletor does. But given that the Starseed is able to give anyone all the power that they want, is even He-Man strong enough to resist being corrupted by its power?

Directors: Steve Clark
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Orko's Missing Magic
star
7.36
14 votes

#19 - Orko's Missing Magic

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired 10/28/1983

When he is practising a magic spell, Orko's magic is stolen by a small creature called a Gronk, which teleports to another world. The Sorceress traces Orko's magic to the strange world of Omiros, and He-Man and Orko journey there to recover the magic. On this surreal planet, they find that an evil wizard called Zolt has absorbed Orko's magic and is using it to control Omiros. They must fight Zolt and recover Orko's magic before the portal back to Eternia closes!

Directors: Ernie Schmidt
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The Bitter Rose
star
7.33
9 votes

#20 - The Bitter Rose

Season 2 - Episode 41 - Aired 11/6/1984

Orko wants to impress Dree Elle with a special birthday present, so he goes to Rose Mountain in search of the legendary Bitter Rose, which was formed by the tears of a grieving goddess. However, when he picks the rose it causes an avalanche, which almost destroys the village of the Kex below- and also draws the attention of Skeletor, who sends Beast Man and Trap Jaw to steal the rose for him.

Directors: Ed Friedman
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Day of the Machines
star
7.31
45 votes

#21 - Day of the Machines

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/20/1984

Man-At-Arms almost kills the King and Queen when a device accidentally malfunctions, and fearing his skills are weakening with age, considers resigning from his position. Skeletor takes advantage of the situation by installing an energy bug called Byte into the Royal computers to make all the machinery malfunction. Can He-Man find the cause of the problem before it is too late?

Directors: Lou Kachivas
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Happy Birthday Roboto
star
7.31
39 votes

#22 - Happy Birthday Roboto

Season 2 - Episode 48 - Aired 11/15/1984

He-Man and Man-At-Arms discover a crashed spaceship piloted by a robot. They take him back to the palace, where Man-At-Arms manages to repair the robot, who tells them his name is Roboto and he is a space explorer from the planet Robotica. He expresses his interest to explore Eternia, but during the night he is captured by Modulok, Man-At-Arms' sworn enemy! Modulok reprogrammes him to do his own dirty work, which involves the dastardly experiment of transplanting Man-At-Arms' brain into Modulok's extra head.....

Directors: Lou Kachivas
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Search for the Past
star
7.30
40 votes

#23 - Search for the Past

Season 2 - Episode 35 - Aired 10/27/1984

Man-at-Arms stumbles upon a royal trinket that could belong to King Miro, King Randor's long-lost father. With the help of He-Man and Man-at-Arms, Randor journeys to the Swamps of Enchantment in search of his father.

Directors: Ernie Schmidt
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Castle of Heroes
star
7.30
44 votes

#24 - Castle of Heroes

Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired 11/9/1983

A strange little creature called Montiek, a former member of the Council of Evil with Skeletor, turns up at Snake Mountain with some warriors he found on ancient Earth. He is travelling the universe recruiting powerful warriors for his Castle of Heroes, so he can use them as slaves. He has come to Eternia in the hope of capturing He-Man for the Castle of Heroes, and sets up a series of tests which He-Man must pass before he can be recruited. Skeletor is hoping that He-Man will pass the tests, so he can be rid of him- but he knows that He-Man won't be as easy to capture as Montiek thinks.....

Directors: Ernie Schmidt
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The Magic Falls
star
7.29
41 votes

#25 - The Magic Falls

Season 2 - Episode 56 - Aired 11/27/1984

Skeletor and Evil-Lyn send a disguised Kobra Khan to Palace Eternia to disrupt the Eternia Day Celebration. But knowing Orko's magic will see through Khan's disguise, Evil-Lyn uses her magic to erase Orko's entirely. He-Man and Orko set out to recover Orko's missing magic, but the only way they can do it is by finding the Magic Falls- can they reach them in time?

Directors: Ernie Schmidt
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