The BEST Episodes of Legend of the Seeker

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 31, 2020

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 - Denna

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 10, 2009

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

star 7.79
1,378 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Kenneth Biller, Mike Sussman

#2 - Reckoning

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 23, 2009

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 7.75
1,328 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Ken Biller, Stephen Tolkin

#3 - Puppeteer

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 17, 2009

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

star 7.72
1,509 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Nicki Paluga

#4 - Tears

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 22, 2010

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 7.71
1,470 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Ken Biller, Stephen Tolkin

#5 - Hunger

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 20, 2010

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 7.71
1,143 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Ken Biller, Raf Green

#6 - Bloodline

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 21, 2009

While trying to keep the Box of Orden out of Darken Rahl's hands, Richard learns something new about his ties to Zedd.

star 7.70
1,360 votes
Directors: Garth Maxwell
Writers: Nicki Paluga

#7 - Brennidon

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 15, 2008

Richard visits his birthville Brennidon, which causes the D'Harans to return to the village looking for him.

star 7.67
1,685 votes
Directors: Jonathan Brough
Writers: Erin Maher, Kay Reindl

#8 - Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 24, 2009

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

star 7.64
1,412 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux

#9 - Princess

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 27, 2010

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 7.64
1,087 votes
Directors: Garth Maxwell
Writers: Stephen Tolkin

#10 - Conversion

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 14, 2009

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 7.63
1,339 votes
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux

#11 - Listener

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 22, 2008

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

star 7.63
1,534 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Stephen Tolkin

#12 - Identity

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 6, 2008

Visions of the Seeker's death prompt a sorceress named Shota to temporarily exchange Richard's identity with that of a merchant's son.

star 7.61
1,482 votes
Directors: Garth Maxwell
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux

#13 - Fever

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 16, 2009

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 7.56
1,352 votes
Directors: Jonathan Brough
Writers: Nicki Paluga

#14 - Broken

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 21, 2009

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 7.56
1,416 votes
Writers: Nicki Paluga

#15 - Confession

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 31, 2009

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 7.54
1,393 votes
Directors: Garth Maxwell
Writers: Barry Schkolnick

#16 - Vengeance

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 17, 2010

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 7.53
1,338 votes

#17 - Hartland

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 7, 2009

When Chase escapes a D'Harens labor camp, he finds Richard and Kahlan and tells them about the Gar invasion problems with the boundary open. The three return to Hartland but find that it is no longer the same place that Richard grew up in.

star 7.53
1,313 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Mike Sussman

#18 - Bounty

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 8, 2008

Bounty hunters all over the lands are trying to capture Richard. While Zedd seeks to find out how they're tracking him, Richard and Kahlan attempt to help a girl whose brother has been captured by a fabled monster.

star 7.52
1,731 votes
Directors: Jesse Warn
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux

#19 - Extinction

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired May 1, 2010

Resurrected Darken Rahl risks the Keeper's wrath by acquiring the secrets of an ancient scroll, forcing the Seeker into an uneasy alliance with his evil brother.

star 7.51
1,397 votes
Directors: Jesse Warn
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux, Nicki Paluga

#20 - Eternity

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired May 8, 2010

Richard and Kahlan discover that the Stone of Tears is hidden in an enchanted land they are unable to leave. Meanwhile, a surprise reunion turns into a deadly confrontation for Cara and Zed.

star 7.51
1,394 votes
Directors: Garth Maxwell
Writers: Arika Lisanne Mittman, Raf Green

#21 - Revenant

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 28, 2009

The truth behind the thousand year old legend of the Seeker Kieran is uncovered.

star 7.51
1,556 votes
Writers: Erin Maher, Kay Reindl

#22 - Cursed

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired May 2, 2009

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 7.47
1,390 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Patrick Stoteraux

#23 - Bound

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 20, 2010

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

star 7.46
1,289 votes
Writers: Arika Lisanne Mittman, Nicki Paluga

#24 - Torn

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 13, 2010

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 7.46
1,213 votes
Writers: Arika Lisanne Mittman, Kristine Huntley

#25 - Deception

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 28, 2009

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 7.46
1,307 votes
Writers: Raf Green