The BEST Episodes of Legend of the Seeker

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 3, 2019

Network: ABC (US)

Millions of readers over the world have been held spellbound by this valiant tale vividly told. Now, enter Terry Goodkind's world, the world of The Sword of Truth. In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, appears in Richard Cypher's forest sanctuary seeking help... and more. His world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence. In their darkest hour, hunted relentlessly, tormented by treachery and loss, Kahlan calls upon Richard to reach beyond his sword-to invoke within himself something more noble. Neither knows that the rules of battle have just changed... or that their time has run out. This is the beginning. One story. One Rule. Witness the birth of a legend.


#1 - Reckoning

Season 1 - Episode 22

Darken Rahl and his Mord'Sith interrupt Richard and Kahlan as they prepare to unleash the power of Orden, which would destroy the tyrant once and for all.

star 8.07
181 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Ken Biller, Stephen Tolkin

#2 - Dark

Season 2 - Episode 9

Richard learns to use his wizard powers by the Sisters of the Light, while Zedd must name a new Seeker when Sister Nicci reveals a shocking secret.

star 8.00
151 votes
Directors: Garth Maxwell
Writers: Nicki Paluga

#3 - Fever

Season 1 - Episode 21

Darken Rahl captures Richard's sister Jennsen and poisons her mind against her brother. Meanwhile, Richard, Kahlan, and Zedd aid villagers after Rahl unleashes a plague on them.

star 7.99
175 votes
Directors: Jonathan Brough
Writers: Nicki Paluga

#4 - Bound

Season 2 - Episode 14

Richard is forced to protect Kahlan's greatest enemy when Kahlan is put under a life-threatening spell only her enemy can remove.

star 7.97
147 votes
Writers: Arika Lisanne Mittman, Nicki Paluga

#5 - Princess

Season 2 - Episode 13

To save Kahlan from execution, reluctant Cara must pose as a polished princess and compete in an elaborate masquerade of manners to win a powerful ruler's affections.

star 7.95
148 votes
Directors: Garth Maxwell
Writers: Stephen Tolkin

#6 - Broken

Season 2 - Episode 3

Cara’s fate is in Kahlan’s hands when the Mord’Sith is put on trial for horrific crimes she committed in the past.

star 7.94
183 votes
Writers: Nicki Paluga

#7 - Cursed

Season 1 - Episode 19

To protect his realm from the D’Harans, King Gregor persuades the sorcerer Shota to transform him into a vicious beast at sundown each day. But it leads to a dillema for Richard, when that viciousness takes an unintended and tragic turn.

star 7.91
185 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Patrick Stoteraux

#8 - Hunger

Season 2 - Episode 12

To protect the Seeker, Cara proposes a deadly covenant with the ruthless Darken Rahl; Zedd's wayward brother strikes a deal with a dubious peddler of magic that might threaten Rahl's plan.

star 7.87
148 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Ken Biller, Raf Green

#9 - Torn

Season 2 - Episode 11

A call to return to Aydindril and a desire to stay with Richard results in two Kahlans, one representing Kahlan's rational mind and the other her irrational heart. Richard realizes the mistake and must reconcile the elements of Kahlan's soul before Zedd, captured by the rational Kahlan, is put to death.

star 7.86
159 votes
Writers: Arika Lisanne Mittman, Kristine Huntley

#10 - Vengeance

Season 2 - Episode 17

While Zedd and his brother seek revenge for the murder of their father, a stranger steps into Richard's life to send him on a collision course with Zedd.

star 7.86
138 votes

#11 - Puppeteer

Season 1 - Episode 9

Zedd uses magic to outsmart Darken Rahl and steal the third and final Box of Orden

star 7.85
245 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Nicki Paluga

#12 - Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 10

Richard and Kahlan rescue pregnant Dennee (Kahlan's sister) from the D'Haran prison

star 7.85
237 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux

#13 - Tears

Season 2 - Episode 22

In order to save the world of the living, Richard finally faces his greatest enemy and Kahlan may have to kill the love of her life.

star 7.85
155 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Ken Biller, Stephen Tolkin

#14 - Conversion

Season 1 - Episode 15

Richard, Kahlan and Chase are headed to the D'haran fortress where Chase's family is kept prisoner, and Darken Rahl's archwizard is conducting magical experiments on them. As they manage to infiltrate the fortress the Seeker comes face to face with his sinister opponent for the first time, while a terrible, unexpected force is unleashed.

star 7.85
194 votes
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux

#15 - Walter

Season 2 - Episode 18

Darken Rahl plots his return to the land of the living, using a hapless look-alike; the Seeker races to find a stolen scroll, which holds the key to his quest for the Stone of Tears.

star 7.85
138 votes
Writers: Ken Biller, Stephen Tolkin

#16 - Confession

Season 1 - Episode 11

Kahlan and Richard respond to a letter from the leader of the resistance asking for help, members of the resistance have been dying by "accident" around him. Meanwhile Zedd goes to visit his family to pick up an object he needs.

star 7.81
216 votes
Directors: Garth Maxwell
Writers: Barry Schkolnick

#17 - Desecrated

Season 2 - Episode 16

When Richard tries to save some villagers who are marked for death from a walking weapon of vengeance, he jeopardizes Kahlan, Zedd and Cara's lives.

star 7.80
137 votes

#18 - Touched

Season 2 - Episode 4

Kahlan and Richard set out to rescue a mysterious girl, the only other living Confessor, and try to prevent her from unleashing the power she possesses.

star 7.79
164 votes
Directors: Garth Waxwell
Writers: Arika Lisanne Mittman

#19 - Light

Season 2 - Episode 8

When the evil Mord'Sith Denna takes Zedd captive, Richard must abandon his mission to rescue the wizard.

star 7.79
158 votes
Directors: Jonathan Brough
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux

#20 - Denna

Season 1 - Episode 8

Richard is captured by a Mord'Sith named Denna, who can manipulate any form of magic directed at her.

star 7.77
260 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Kenneth Biller, Mike Sussman

#21 - Elixir

Season 1 - Episode 6

Richard and Kahlan save the village of Drendril from illicit magic use as Zedd falls into the hands of a corrupt wizard.

star 7.76
254 votes
Directors: Charlie Haskell
Writers: Mike Sussman

#22 - Deception

Season 1 - Episode 17

Richard goes undercover and infiltrates a D'Haren camp to save innocent lives after he and Kahlen discover that Darken Rahl has been using dark magic to fight the resistance.

star 7.76
191 votes
Writers: Raf Green

#23 - Resurrection

Season 2 - Episode 7

Richard becomes an unwilling pawn in Mord'Sith Denna's plot to control the throne Darken Rahl's death left vacant.

star 7.75
169 votes
Directors: Jesse Warn
Writers: Mike Sussman

#24 - Perdition

Season 2 - Episode 10

Richard's trapped in the Valley of Perdition and facing his worst fear, and the sorceress Sister Nicci is plotting to murder Kahlan. Meanwhile, Cara's feelings for the Seeker deepen.

star 7.74
163 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Charley Dane

#25 - Listener

Season 1 - Episode 5

Richard and Kahlan rescue a young child who can read a person's mind by looking into their eyes.

star 7.73
297 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Stephen Tolkin