The Best Episodes of The Almighty Johnsons
The Almighty Johnsons is a comedy-drama series about four brothers, raised in heartland New Zealand, who also happen to be the living incarnations of Norse Gods. They even have their own super-God-powers. Sort of - it's just that their powers aren't actually all that powerful. Well, not yet - but that could all change soon.
#3 - Goddesses, Axl, Come In All Forms
Season 1 - Episode 6
It's hammer time, as a road trip to follow a falling star takes the God boys into uncharted territory; to a heartland of darkness where the usual rules no longer apply. The paths of the gods and goddesses cross at a rural funeral and both groups encounter the current incarnation of Thor. But will Axl mate with Derek/Thor's daughter, Delphine? Meanwhile, Olaf and Ingrid bond, and Anders and Michele spar with one another.
#5 - The Asparagus is Kicking In
Season 3 - Episode 8
Why are Grandpa and Axl naked on the beach? Does Anders actually even have a conscience? And just what will it take for Mike to go to war?
#6 - Magical Fluffy Bunny World
Season 2 - Episode 10
A rescue mission, a roast chicken, a very small car and, for one particular person, the weirdest day ever.
#7 - Like the Beserkers of Old
Season 3 - Episode 4
As the righteous are vanquished, Anders is made an offer he should refuse. Mike finds out his is not the only family with issues and Axl makes a new and interesting friend.
#8 - A Damn Fine Woman
Season 2 - Episode 5
There are new women in the lives of both Axl and Ty - but are they here to stay?
#9 - Everything Starts With Gaia
Season 2 - Episode 9
Sometimes all it takes is a door getting kicked down, and a large man walking in, for many many truths to be revealed.
#10 - Unleash the Kraken!
Season 3 - Episode 5
Monsters from the past unlock the demons of today, as the Johnsons dress up for the family reunion they never expected.
#11 - A Bit Like Buses Really
Season 3 - Episode 11
Two pretenders must overcome a host of obstacles, mortal and Godly, as they race for the prize.
#12 - Man-Flu
Season 2 - Episode 8
Axl and Michele get sick. Mike punches Anders. Axl and Michele get better. Anders punches Mike.
#13 - The End of the World As We Know It
Season 3 - Episode 13
If you had one night left, and in the morning everything changes forever, what would you do with that night?
#14 - Folkmoot
Season 2 - Episode 6
Lust, vengeance and some really dodgy stuff involving food.
#15 - Playing God
Season 3 - Episode 10
In which the best-laid plans and sundry schemes are thwarted by a man of morals, who also happens to be a man of action.
#16 - Typical Auckland God
Season 3 - Episode 7
A stag do with two stags leads Axl down the path to wisdom, while Ty finds that something that is forgotten isn’t necessarily gone.
#17 - Late to the Point of Knowledge
Season 3 - Episode 12
Forget what you think you know. Throw away all your preconceived notions, and how you think things will go. Because today is the day everything changes.
#18 - And Then She Will Come To You
Season 2 - Episode 1
Several months have passed. Mike is now living with Axl and Zeb, and has still not dealt with the end of his marriage. Ty and Eva have an interesting and passionate relationship, while Agnetha sends Anders off to Norway to secure a mysterious object. Axl expresses frustration that his brothers appear to have abandoned the quest for Frigg, while Loki continues to manipulate the situation. Agnetha discloses her real identity as their mother to Axl, Mike and Ty. An old acquaintance of Olaf prophesies that Axl must become a man before he can be a god; and then Frigg will come to him.
#20 - The House Of Jerome
Season 2 - Episode 11
As Axl deals with duelling prophecies, a cold wind sweeps in from the North, leading to a marriage Anders never saw coming. Meanwhile Olaf makes an intriguing discovery at the bottom of a bottle.
#23 - You Call This The Real World?
Season 2 - Episode 12
Axl and Gaia's escape from the real world takes a turn for the surreal, while Mike discovers his world is not his alone, and Dawn's world comes to an unexpected end of the line.
#24 - Effortless Manly Coolness
Season 2 - Episode 7
Axl learns that the path to being a benevolent God, one who commands respect, is strewn with idiots and half-wits.