The BEST Episodes of Legion of Super Heroes

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 22, 2020

Network: The CW

Kids WB brings you a new series inspired by the DC Comics legend. Legion of Super Heroes follows the adventures of a group of teenage superheroes one thousand years in the future who must travel back in time to recruit Superman, the greatest superhero of all time, in their fight against evil. Lightning Lad, Saturn Girl, Brainiac 5, Phantom Girl, Bouncing Boy, and Timber Wolf miscalculate their time travel and go too far back in time where they meet up with Superboy instead. Scheduled to air on The CW during a new morning block entitled, "Too Big For You TV" on Saturday mornings later this fall.

Message in a Bottle

#1 - Message in a Bottle

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 1, 2007

On a mission to the last surviving outpost of Krypton, Superman learns how Brainiac 5's ancestor was the one who participated in the destruction of his homeworld.

star 9.29
48 votes
Writers: Joseph Kuhr
The Substitutes

#2 - The Substitutes

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 17, 2007

When the Legion are tied up fighting a horde of creatures consuming the Earth's ionosphere, the rejects from the yearly Legion Auditions are the only ones standing between Earth and total destruction.

star 9.12
50 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Scott Sonneborn
In Your Dreams

#3 - In Your Dreams

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 22, 2008

The Legion battle the Dark Circle with the aid of Dream Girl, who can predict the enemy's every move before they make it. But when the Dark Circle realize how the Legion is defeating them, they abduct Dream Girl and put her abilities to use themselves.

star 9.04
46 votes
Directors: Brandon Vietti
Writers: Stan Berkowitz
Cry Wolf

#4 - Cry Wolf

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 6, 2007

When it appears that Timber Wolf viciously attacked his own father, the Legon try to bring him in... while Chameleon Boy and Phantom Girl work to clear his name.

star 8.85
52 votes
Directors: James Tucker
Writers: J. M. DeMatteis
Chained Lightning

#5 - Chained Lightning

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 2007

The Legion faces off against Imperiex and his new ally Lightning Lord.

star 8.75
80 votes
Directors: Brandon Vietti
Writers: Matt Wayne
Trials

#6 - Trials

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 15, 2008

The Legion's old nemesis Zyx comes to them from aid when the evil sorcerer Mordru takes over his homeworld of Zarok.

star 8.41
49 votes
Directors: James Tucker
Writers: Steven Melching
The Man from the Edge of Tomorrow (2)

#7 - The Man from the Edge of Tomorrow (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 2007

Imperiex begins his conquest of the 31st century by freeing the Legion's greatest enemies from prison. The team must look to Superman in the 21st century for help, and Superman comes to the future only to meet his 41st century clone, Kell-El.

star 8.25
85 votes
Directors: Scott Jeralds
Writers: Greg Weisman
Sundown (2)

#8 - Sundown (2)

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 5, 2007

The Legion must turn to help from their greatest foes when they are unable to stop the Sun-Eater themselves. Meanwhile, Superman confronts the Sun-Eater's controller but even he may be powerless before the alien.

star 8.06
53 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Rob Hoegee
The Karate Kid

#9 - The Karate Kid

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 27, 2007

When only one applicant makes it through the Legion testing, Superman decides to recruit a new member: the non-powered master of martial arts, Karate Kid.

star 7.90
80 votes
Writers: Eddie Guzelian
Who am I?

#10 - Who am I?

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 3, 2007

Chameleon Boy infiltrates Imperiex's ranks as Persuader. But something goes horribly wrong.

star 7.55
22 votes
Directors: James Tucker
Writers: J. M. DeMatteis
Man of Tomorrow

#11 - Man of Tomorrow

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 23, 2006

It is the 31st century. A group of super heroes called the Legion of Super Heroes travel back in time to recruit earth's greatest super hero, Superman, to help fight the evil of their time. While their intentions were good, good intentions don't always produce good results. Instead of bringing back Superman, they retrieve a young Clark Kent from his farm in Smallville to the future.

star 7.45
148 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Amy Wolfram
Fear Factory

#12 - Fear Factory

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 18, 2006

A Legion team is forced to take refuge in a derelict space station but are separated and begin disappearing one by one.

star 7.41
22 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: John Esposito
Phantoms

#13 - Phantoms

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 4, 2006

Superman accidentally opens a portal to a phantom dimension, unleashing a teenager with powers that match his own who eventually traps the other Legionnaires there.

star 7.35
37 votes
Directors: Tim Maltby
Writers: Rob Hoegee
Sundown (1)

#14 - Sundown (1)

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 28, 2007

The ancient organic weapon known as the Sun-Eater has been unleashed, and it lives up to its name. It heads toward Earth's sun and not even the Legion can stop it.

star 7.29
51 votes
Directors: Tim Maltby
Writers: David Slack
Child's Play

#15 - Child's Play

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 24, 2007

When a young sorcerer comes to Earth and wreaks havoc, particularly on a magic-vulnerable Superman, Phantom Girl must try to convince his elders to reign him in.

star 7.25
51 votes
Directors: Ben Jones
Writers: Marty Isenberg
Dark Victory (2)

#16 - Dark Victory (2)

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 5, 2008

After eliminating Imperiex, Brainiac 5 takes over his army and plans to conquer the universe. With Superman presumed dead, the other Legionnaires must stop him before it is too late.

star 7.17
78 votes
Directors: Brandon Vietti
Writers: J. M. DeMatteis, Michael Jelenic
Brain Drain

#17 - Brain Drain

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 3, 2007

Brainiac 5 is forced to get ahead to lead two of his teammates to a planet where the only cure for his faltering IQ can be found.

star 7.15
55 votes
Directors: Tim Maltby
Writers: Rob Hummel
Unnatural Alliances

#18 - Unnatural Alliances

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 17, 2007

A time-traveling bounty hunter from the future sets his sights on a small boy. The Legion goes up against him and discovers an unlikely ally.

star 7.14
79 votes
Directors: Brandon Vietti
Writers: Keith Damron
Chain of Command

#19 - Chain of Command

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 3, 2007

At a moment of crisis, Cosmic Boy returns to lead the Legion, accompanied by a mysterious new hero.

star 7.14
80 votes
Writers: Amy Wolfram
The Man from the Edge of Tomorrow (1)

#20 - The Man from the Edge of Tomorrow (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 22, 2007

A 41st century Superman clone, Kell-El, travels to the Legion's time and needs the group's help against the intergalactic menace of Imperiex.

star 7.10
72 votes
Directors: Brandon Vietti
Writers: Michael Jelenic
Lightning Storm

#21 - Lightning Storm

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 10, 2007

Lightning Lad resigns from the Legion to join a new team, but soon finds himself caught in a conflict of interest when the two teams end up opposing each other.

star 7.06
54 votes
Writers: Stan Berkowitz
Timber Wolf

#22 - Timber Wolf

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 30, 2006

A scientist asks the Legion to help him capture what he claims is a dangerous creature, but both the creature and the scientist have a dark secret.

star 7.04
71 votes
Writers: Matt Wayne
Dark Victory (1)

#23 - Dark Victory (1)

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 29, 2008

The Legion must face Imperiex in final battle... while a traitor lurks in their midst.

star 7.04
80 votes
Directors: Brandon Vietti
Writers: J. M. DeMatteis, Michael Jelenic
Legacy

#24 - Legacy

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 7, 2006

Superman makes a new friend, Alexis, but his new chum soon becomes obsessive about having Superman as her only friend and not sharing him with anyone else...including the Legion.

star 6.90
100 votes
Directors: Tim Maltby
Writers: Scott Sonneborn
Champions

#25 - Champions

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 11, 2006

Lightning Lad enters the Intergalactic Games and must compete against his greatest rival.

star 6.79
89 votes
Writers: Matt Wayne