The BEST episodes of Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm
Every episode of Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm!
"Much has changed since the last Mortal Kombat Tournament. Dark forces of Out World have begun invading the Earth Realm. These attacks are seriously weakening Earth's dimensional fabric. Enabling not only Outworlders to enter the Earth Realm, but warriors from other domains as well. Only the most extraordinary warriors could possibly meet this challenge." - These are the words of Rayden.
#1 - Overthrown
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/14/1996
On the anniversary of her father's death, princess Kitana has planned a rebellion against Shao Kahn. If it succeeds, Kitana will reclaim the throne of Outworld - leaving Liu Kang and the other combatants.
#3 - Amends
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/30/1996
While tracking Kano and the Black Dragon organization, the team discover they have a phantom ally, who turns out to be Kabal. Having been disfigured by Shao Kahn, Kabal is considered a freak. Sonya overcomes her own revulsion, then helps the others see past the ugliness to the man inside.
#5 - Kombat Begins Again
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/21/1996
While the mortal combatants are battling Cyrax and Sektor, they are joined by Sub-Zero. This triggers memories and self doubt in Liu Kang, and mistrust for the ice ninja in Sonya and the others. When headquarters is attacked, Sub-Zero must prove where his loyalties really fall.Watch Now:Amazon
#6 - Swords of Ilkan
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/23/1996
Sonya is feeling overwhelmed by the endless fighting and the lack of any other females to relate to. She tries to get close to the illusive Kitana, who is faced with a painful part of her past when they travel to a realm ruled by a ruthless Amazon-like warrior.
#7 - Skin Deep
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/12/1996
Kitana is confronted with her past when a handsome young ninja from Outworld seeks her out, which stirs jealousy in Liu Kang. However, the ninja proves to be working for Shao Kahn and abducts the princess. It's up to Liu Kang to save her.Watch Now:Amazon
#9 - Acid Tongue
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/5/1996
During an intense battle against Komodai, a reptilian ninja, Jax suffers and injury to his bionic arms. A rare chip is lost in action. His unique arms cannot be repaired before the combatants are forced into action again. Jax is facing his worst fear - that he is nothing without the strength of his bionic arms.
#10 - Sting of the Scorpion
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/1996
Sub-Zero's nemesis, Scorpion, is traveling from real to realm unearthing an army of evil dead. Sub-Zero's hatred for Scorpion gives the ghost ninja the advantage. It is up to Liu Kang to overcome his self-doubt and face the incredibly powerful Scorpion alone.
#12 - Fall From Grace
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/2/1996
Sonya's recklessness injures Stryker, and the team vote to suspend her. As they struggle to drive back an assault on Earthrealm, Sonya and the injured Stryker are the only ones left to defend the headquarters against an invasion by Shokan warriors.Watch Now:Amazon
#13 - Familiar Red
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/26/1996
Nightwolf repeatedly sends the combatants to "rips" that don't appear to exist. They begin to think his computer skills are shot. Finally, Nightwolf discovers that it's a clever ruse which Kano is behind, triggering intense feelings in Sonya who thought the thug was dead - feelings that she failed her old partner.Watch Now:Amazon