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.
#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.
#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.
#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?
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.""
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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
#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.
#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"
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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
#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.