The BEST Episodes of Highlander: The Animated Series

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 9, 2021

Network: USA Network

Seven centuries have passed since the Earth plunged into darkness, seven centuries since the Jettator swore to regain from man his lost knowledge and freedom, all the Immortals took the oath, all except one. Who dominates the world, but soon an Immortal will come to confront him, his name is Quentin MacLeod, he is the Highlander. This animated series followed the adventures of Quentin MacLeod, the Last of the MacLeods. Set in a post apocalyptic world almost barren of technology and civilization. The Jettator's or Immmortals oath was to lay down their swords and when Kortan decided not to swear the oath so began the wait for the Highlander. It was contended by this series, which was made before Highlander Endgame that Kortan took Conner MacLeod's quickening.

A Taste of Betrayal

#1 - A Taste of Betrayal

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 1994

Ramirez takes Quentin to meet Stevenson a once daring and powerful Jettator who built a dam before the Great Catastrophe that generates a special kind of energy called electricity. However, Stevenson is nowhere to be found as his mysterious ferryman continues to lead Quentin and Ramirez into a trap.

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Melvyn the Magnificent

#2 - Melvyn the Magnificent

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 2, 1994

After encountering a burning water called oil, Ramirez and Quentin try to visit a Jettator named Errol who knows all the secrets of the Earth. They instead find a tortured and demented soul named Melvyn who thinks he is an Immortal. Making things worse Quentin's sister Clyde looks like Melvyn's daughter, whom he believed to have perished at the hands of Kortan's Hunters.

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The Last of the MacLeods

#3 - The Last of the MacLeods

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 16, 1994

Kortan sends forth his Hunters lead by Arak to confront the Dundees. Living among the Dundees is Quentin, who has lived his life as a Dundee. After Arak kills Quentin the Quickening restores him to life and his dying mother tells him he is a MacLeod and is the chosen Immortal to defeat Kortan. Quentin promises his mother to rescue the Dundees and follow his destiny. Ramirez then appears after waiting seven centuries to reveal the oath taken by himself and other Immortal such as Mangus to become Jettators. Now is the time for Ramirez to take Quentin into being his apprentice. But can Ramirez teach the young boy enough before he confronts Kortan for the first time?

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The Last Weapon

#4 - The Last Weapon

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 23, 1994

The Dundees are attacked by bandits with a terrible weapon used in a time before the Great Catastrophe. Ramirez learns it is a machine gun when he performs a magic called surgery upon a wounded Dundee. Quentin has gone with the Dundees in search of the bandits and the weapon. They find the bandits held up aboard the remains of an ancient aircraft carrier.

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The Suspended Village

#5 - The Suspended Village

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 30, 1994

Quentin has a fear of heights and must conqueror that fear before he recieves the quickening of the winds.

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Exodus

#6 - Exodus

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 6, 1994

On an island where an Amazon like society exists is an unlikely hiding place for our little foursome. Both the women and our heroes have one thing in common, their enemies are the hunters.

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The History Lesson

#7 - The History Lesson

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 1994

Quentin continues his training while questioning the history lesson attached to the ""Spanish Surprise"". Ramirez decides to take Quentin to see Lonsallez, the Jettator who has all of mankinds history. Finally after receiving the history quickening Quentin understands as Ramirez said, ""In order to know where he is going man needs to understand where he has been.""

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The Cursed

#8 - The Cursed

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 27, 1994

The Dundees contract malaria while traveling through the marshlands. In order to save the Dundees, Ramirez takes Quentin to the sixth cliffs to meet Ilric, the Jettator who has the knowledge of medicine. With Ilric's quickening, Quentin extracts a cure to save the Dundees, but Hunters have found him.

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The Valley of the Thorn Pods

#9 - The Valley of the Thorn Pods

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 4, 1994

Quentin's latest knowledge quest encounter a lesson in botany.

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Fallout

#10 - Fallout

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 11, 1994

Ramirez shows Quentin how the Great Catastohphe came to pass. In doing so, Quentin decides the horrible knowledge of nuclear weapons is something he can not bear and runs away. They then meet Promethus, the Jettator who guards the knowledge of atomic power, who's immortality has become a prison from the radiation. But Kortan has come for the quickening also. Finally Quentin relents and receives the quickening of atomic power.

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The Courage of Love

#11 - The Courage of Love

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 18, 1994

Quentin helps an immortal who has lost his courage and receives the quickening of languages.

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The Setup

#12 - The Setup

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 8, 1995

Quentin journeys to meet Yashoda, the Jettator who holds the knowledge of the martial arts. When his vanity overcomes him, Quentin fails to pass Yashoda's test of readyness to receive his quickening. However, he promises a second chance after Quentin has gained the knowledge of all the remaining Genetors.

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The Sound of Madness

#13 - The Sound of Madness

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 15, 1995

Kortan decides to challenge Quentin aboard a rusty ship in a desert. In the middle of the duel, Quentin temporarily experiences a huge disadvantage as he loses his eyesight. The fight becomes more arduous given Quentin's inability to see and Kortan's deceptive strategies. Each duelist is intent in winning this perilous battle

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The Price of Freedom

#14 - The Price of Freedom

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 5, 1995

McLedo begins to feel that he has no control of his life, and yearns for some form of freedom. Ramirez takes him to a city inhabited by gangs to show him just what freedom means since Kortan seized power.

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The Secret Prison

#15 - The Secret Prison

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 6, 1995

Clyde is lost, but quickly found in what turns out to be an enourmous prison. Ramirez and McLeod get trapped and find themselves fighting an army of people who worship "The Almighty K"

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Dead Ringer

#16 - Dead Ringer

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 7, 1995

Kortan sends a duplicate of Ramirez to trick MacLeod into fighting him before he is ready.

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Orion's Reign

#17 - Orion's Reign

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 8, 1995

Ramirez takes Quentin and Clyde to an ancient stone calender, guarded by Cornell, the Jettator with the power of Astronomy. Meanwhile, Kortan faces a slave revolt inpired by the great "Orion", Cornell's new identity.

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Rage of the Hurricane

#18 - Rage of the Hurricane

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 11, 1995

After spotting the Hunters braving a tremendous storm close to a group of people known as "The Hurricanes", the Ramirez realises that Kortan seeks their knowledge of cosmic energy.

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The Blood of My Enemy

#19 - The Blood of My Enemy

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 12, 1995

Clyde, McLeod and Ramirez are pinned down by the Hunters, and Kortan himself decides to finish the job. During the fight, Esclipious is injured, and only the blood of an immortal can save him. Vulka barters with McLeod and Ramirez to save Esclipious.

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The Sword of Evil

#20 - The Sword of Evil

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 21, 1995

McLeod captures Kortans sword, and trades it for the release of Ramirez.

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Lord for a Day

#21 - Lord for a Day

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 22, 1995

Kortan seeks Volta, the Jettator with the knowledge of Nuclear Power. While the Hunters race McLeod to the prize, Esclipious is given absolute control of Mogonda, much to Arak's persistant dismay.

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The Eye of Heaven

#22 - The Eye of Heaven

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 2, 1995

We learn that the great castrophe occured when a meteor collided with the Earth, setting off the worlds nuclear weapons. Ramirez and McLeod find the satellite station and the immortal who could have averted the disaster from ever happening.

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Oblivion

#23 - Oblivion

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 3, 1995

Arak captures Neil Dundee, one of Quentin and Clydes kinsmen. Tired of his tomfoolary, Kortan decides to replace Malone with Neil. Wanting to keep his position as Kortans "Human Key", as well as his life, Malone lures McLeod to Mogonda, but then helps McLeod and Neil escape.

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The Seige of the Dundees

#24 - The Seige of the Dundees

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 4, 1995

Quentin, Ramirez and the Dundees are attacked en masse by Arak and the hunters, but the clan is more capable than they seem. Kortan himself leads the reinforcements

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The Treasure in the Sand

#25 - The Treasure in the Sand

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 6, 1995

Esclipious and Valka discover a city under the command of 451, a renegade hunter, which Arak vows to destroy.

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