The Almighty Johnsons

The BEST episodes of The Almighty Johnsons

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

Last Updated: 3/24/2022Network: TV3 (NZ)
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Every Good Quest Has a Sacrifice
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8.48
268 votes

#1 - Every Good Quest Has a Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/11/2011

The time has finally come for Axl Johnson and his brothers to man up and be the Gods they truly are.

Directors: Mark Beesley
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The End of the World As We Know It
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8.46
117 votes

#2 - The End of the World As We Know It

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/26/2013

If you had one night left, and in the morning everything changes forever, what would you do with that night?

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Goddesses, Axl, Come In All Forms
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8.33
277 votes

#3 - Goddesses, Axl, Come In All Forms

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/14/2011

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.

Directors: Mark Beesley
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Typical Auckland God
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8.29
136 votes

#4 - Typical Auckland God

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/15/2013

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.

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Hunting Reindeer On Slippery Rocks
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8.25
240 votes

#5 - Hunting Reindeer On Slippery Rocks

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/4/2011

What if the one you're with isn't necessarily the one you love? And what if the one you love, you love her so much it is dangerous to her health?

Directors: Mark Beesley
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The Asparagus is Kicking In
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8.22
147 votes

#6 - The Asparagus is Kicking In

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/22/2013

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?

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Bad Things Happen
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8.21
190 votes

#7 - Bad Things Happen

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/21/2011

Two nights out drinking lead to two different forms of temptation - both of which could end very badly for the parties concerned.

Directors: Murray Keane
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I Can Give You Frigg
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8.18
245 votes

#8 - I Can Give You Frigg

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/28/2011

The arrival on the scene of a singing butcher causes a shift in celestial power as the Gods and Goddesses work to get on the right side of the equation.

Directors: Murray Keane
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Like the Beserkers of Old
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8.12
205 votes

#9 - Like the Beserkers of Old

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/25/2013

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.

Late to the Point of Knowledge
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8.11
144 votes

#10 - Late to the Point of Knowledge

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/19/2013

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.

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Mike in the Mirror
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8.04
141 votes

#11 - Mike in the Mirror

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/29/2013

Miracles and visions abound, as do secrets and lies, when Axl's quest encounters many Friggs.

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A Bit Like Buses Really
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7.98
173 votes

#12 - A Bit Like Buses Really

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/12/2013

Two pretenders must overcome a host of obstacles, mortal and Godly, as they race for the prize.

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Everything Starts With Gaia
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7.98
182 votes

#13 - Everything Starts With Gaia

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/25/2012

Sometimes all it takes is a door getting kicked down, and a large man walking in, for many many truths to be revealed.

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Unleash the Kraken!
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7.95
150 votes

#14 - Unleash the Kraken!

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/1/2013

Monsters from the past unlock the demons of today, as the Johnsons dress up for the family reunion they never expected.

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Playing God
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7.93
135 votes

#15 - Playing God

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/5/2013

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.

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Bergerbar
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7.90
175 votes

#16 - Bergerbar

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/18/2013

Axl tries his hand at therapeutic binge-drinking, Ty experiences a life-changing catastrophe and Mike changes teams; all for the greater good of the family.

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And Then On to Norsewood
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7.84
139 votes

#17 - And Then On to Norsewood

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/8/2013

As Axl’s road trip takes a couple of unexpected turns, Mike and Michele take their own roads to the dark side, and Dawn becomes the launch pad for a journey Anders can’t see ending well.

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Man-Flu
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7.81
186 votes

#18 - Man-Flu

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/18/2012

Axl and Michele get sick. Mike punches Anders. Axl and Michele get better. Anders punches Mike.

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This Is Not Washing Powder, My Friend
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7.80
193 votes

#19 - This Is Not Washing Powder, My Friend

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/7/2011

When something seems too good to be true, this is inevitably because it is too good to be true. And this is a lesson Axl Johnson is about to learn - big time.

Directors: Mark Beesley
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Effortless Manly Coolness
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7.75
184 votes

#20 - Effortless Manly Coolness

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/11/2012

Axl learns that the path to being a benevolent God, one who commands respect, is strewn with idiots and half-wits.

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It's Kind of a Birthday Present
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7.75
448 votes

#21 - It's Kind of a Birthday Present

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/8/2011

It is Axl Johnson's 21st birthday - which explains the fire in the sky; the Waitemata Harbour being the colour of blood; the various women who seem to want to kill him; and the sudden need for a family ceremony in a forest.

Directors: Mark Beesley
This Thing Inside
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7.70
171 votes

#22 - This Thing Inside

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/11/2013

Attraction versus repulsion; destiny versus free-will; Godliness versus humanity: oh yes, the battle is most definitely on. The morning after the night before, and Gaia is doing the walk of shame, returning to the flat from her tryst with Anders. Axl is waiting, along with the ruins of the apple tree, and Gaia has the opportunity to tell the truth; to confess her sins. But does she?

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An Orchard of Trees
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7.67
174 votes

#23 - An Orchard of Trees

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/4/2013

Entering its third season, we pick up the action hours after the ceremony at the lake where Gaia chose destiny over love, sending Axl into a downward spiral.

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You Gotta Love Life, Babe
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7.66
248 votes

#24 - You Gotta Love Life, Babe

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/28/2011

Sometimes the line between doing the honourable thing and doing the easy thing, can get very blurred - especially when it comes to Gods and their offspring.

Directors: Murray Keane
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This Is Where Duty Starts
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7.65
354 votes

#25 - This Is Where Duty Starts

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/14/2011

Axl Johnson learns very quickly that when you're on a quest to find one woman among millions, your heart is not necessarily the part of your anatomy you should be following.

Directors: Mark Beesley
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