The Centurions

The BEST episodes of The Centurions

Every episode of The Centurions ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Centurions!

As cyborg terrorist Doc Terror and his machine minion Hacker continue with their malevolent machinations, Max Ray, Jake Rockwell and Ace McCloud, Centurions, remain at the ready. Masters of land, sea and air, the trio uses the fantastic abilities granted to them by their exo-frame battlesuits – Power Xtreme! – to become more than man and more than machine. With the brilliant Crystal Kane directing operations from aboard their orbiting satellite station, Skyvault, Ace, Jake and Max teleport across time and space, challenging Doc Terror and confronting the unknown.

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The Chameleon's Sting
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9.00
1 votes

#1 - The Chameleon's Sting

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 10/27/1986

A mad geneticist, Dr. Yates, attempts to create a lizard army, but is thwarted by the Centurions. However, during their struggle he accidentally injects himself with lizard serum and becomes a human chameleon, able to change form at will. He vows revenge on the Centurions, currently vacationing in Monte Carlo. The Centurions are not easily beaten, but when the enemy could be one of them, can even they win? Science Lesson: Chameleons by Jake.

Merlin
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9.00
1 votes

#2 - Merlin

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired 11/5/1986

Crystal and the Centurions meet Professor Hartman at a medieval festival. He claims to have discovered the location of Merlin's tomb on an ancient map. They soon come under attack by Doc Terror's forces, who want Hartman's map. Terror wants Merlin's powers, and journeys to his tomb at Stonehenge to reawaken him. The Centurions arrive and protect Merlin from Terror, but he steals King Arthur's crown from the tomb. With the Crown, he summons the sword Excalibur, but it is taken by Hartman's assistant, who is descended from Morgan Le Fay. With Merlin's help, the Centurions try to retrieve Excalibur and defeat Terror. Science Lesson: Stonehenge by Jake.

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Zone Dancer
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9.00
1 votes

#3 - Zone Dancer

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired 11/10/1986

In Chicago, a traditional private eye by the name of Gabriel Knight is asked for help by Crystal Kane, to find out who framed her for Zone Dancing-illegal tapping into corporate computers by connecting people's minds into them. Having seen that Crystal was wearing a real droud (the skull plate allowing connection with computers), Knight seeks out Gibson, a former Zone Dancer who tells him about a dancer in the Zone named Neon who is reputed to have stolen data from Skyvault's computers. Meanwhile, Dr. Wu informs the Centurions that Megacorp, the company that designed Skyvault's beaming program, has had the program illegally duplicated by a Zone Dancer, who now has access to Skyvault's beaming files. Ace is sent to Chicago, along with John Thunder, who is specially recalled for the assignment. At Megacorp, Ace and John find Crystal stealing the data and wearing a droud. After escaping from her trap, they return to Skyvault and deduce that whoever stole the beaming program created a beam

Atlantis Adventure (2)
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9.00
1 votes

#4 - Atlantis Adventure (2)

Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired 11/20/1986

Jake has Crystal beam Ace back up to Skyvault, freeing him from the squid's clutches. Naro tells Jake and Sean that he intends to use the probe to take over Atlantis, and O'Connor agrees to help him. Meanwhile, Max and the two from Sealab escape from their confinement and look for a transmitter, but are stopped by Diana troops. Ace returns to Sealab, which engages its new force field to descend to Atlantis' depth. Max and the others escape from Atlantis and take Diana with them, but they are soon attacked by Naro's forces. Sean uses the Venus Probe to return to Sealab, where it is soon boarded by Naro and his followers. Jake escapes and beams outside Sealab, where he attempts to get on board. Sean reveals to Ace that he's still really on their side, and together they attempt to regain control of the base. Now working with Diana, Max and the rest of the Centurions try to defeat Naro's forces. Science Lesson: Uranus by Ace.

To Dare Dominion (2)
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9.00
1 votes

#5 - To Dare Dominion (2)

Season 1 - Episode 55 - Aired 11/28/1986

Terror follows the wandering vortex, attempting to bring it back under his control, while John manages to escape from Claw. The other Centurions, still looking for Dominion, come under attack by their own weapon systems, which are transformed into creatures by the vortex's alteration of reality. Crystal beams them to Skyvault, leaving John still on his own in Terror's Arctic base. John finds a transmitter and contacts Skyvault, but the co-ordinates are unstable as the position of Dominion is not stable anymore due to the vortex. Crystal is able to beam the other Centurions to Dominion, where they meet up with John, who tells them that he still has to deal with his old enemy Claw. As John fights Claw to the finish, the remaining Centurions must figure out a way of destroying Terror's vortex before all of reality is destabilized. Science Lesson: Continental drift by Crystal.

Man or Machine (5)
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9.00
4 votes

#6 - Man or Machine (5)

Season 1 - Episode 65 - Aired 12/12/1986

Losing track of Ace, the remaining Centurions formulate a plan to destroy the meteors heading towards the Earth. Back at Gog's Hive, John is able to get to the World Council and Hacker gives him a disc containing data on the meteors' co-ordinates. Crystal finally detects a weak signal from Ace and is able to beam him back to Skyvault. With the exact course of the meteors now known, the Centurions position themselves to destroy the largest fragments of the asteroid. Meanwhile, Terror and Hacker leave Gog's Hive, but not after Terror is able to secretly plant a bomb to destroy the super-computer. The Centurions are able to safely deal with the Earthbound meteors, and Terror then destroys Gog with his bomb. The computer Gog however transfers itself to one last machine, the sea, land and air bound weapon known as Triad, and the Centurions have to face this ultimate threat in New York City. Science Lesson: Meteors by Max.

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Man or Machine (3)
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8.67
3 votes

#7 - Man or Machine (3)

Season 1 - Episode 63 - Aired 12/10/1986

John is beamed up to Skyvault at the last minute, only to find himself a prisoner of Doc Terror, who wants to know the location of the other Centurions. Gog has Terror's borgs to construct a Hive for itself on an isolated island, as the Centurions make their move to free New York from Terror's control. Rex creates a magnetic bubble over the city, shielding it from the viralizer, but it causes small quakes which the Centurions attempt to deal with, along with the last of the Terror-controlled machines. Crystal free John on board Skyvault, but they are tracked down by Hacker. Using the data file from Centrum, John and Crystal are able to turn off the power on Skyvault, forcing the cyborg to flee the station and leaving the virus powerless. Unfortunately, with no power, Skyvault's orbit begins to decay, and the station begins falling towards the Earth. On the island, Gog and Terror have assembled an army of borgs, while the Centurions regain control of Centrum. In order to ensure Skyvault

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Man or Machine (4)
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8.67
3 votes

#8 - Man or Machine (4)

Season 1 - Episode 64 - Aired 12/11/1986

As the Strafers approach the falling space station, Crystal and John risk turning the computer's power back on to destroy them. In order to free Skyvault's computer from Terror's control, Ace uses Orbital Interceptor to travel up to Skyvault with Dr. Wu's anti-viralizer ray, avoiding the station's self-defenses after being beamed aboard. Meanwhile, at Gog's island cybernetic hive, Terror has taken the World Council of Scientists prisoner, and shows them Gog's new Triad weapon to fight against the Centurions. Once free, John, together with Max, liberate Sealab using the anti-viralizer. After witnessing the fall of Sealab, Gog proclaims that all humans must be destroyed in order to create a new race of machines. Hacker then informs Terror that Gog has taken over Dominion's systems and is preparing to launch Super-Strafers to destroy a nearby asteroid, causing a massive meteor shower over the planet, wiping out all life. Terror, needing humans to make them into cyborgs, rebels against Gog

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Man or Machine (1)
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8.50
2 votes

#9 - Man or Machine (1)

Season 1 - Episode 61 - Aired 12/8/1986

Hacker and some Doom-Drone Strafers attack an observatory and steal a disc containing astronomical data. Back at Dominion, Doc Terror uses the data to track down one particular star. Meanwhile, at Sealab, Jake and Ace meet up with Mei Lee and check out their new weapon systems. Ace's is called Strato-Strike, Jake's is Awesome Auger, and Max's is Fathom Fan. Jake notices another new weapon system, and is told by Mei Lee and Max that it is for one of the two new Centurions, Energy Specialist Rex Charger, and Infiltration Specialist John Thunder, who are to assist the main Centurions in specialized operations. Doc Terror informs Hacker that he has discovered that the meteor containing a computer virus that once took over Sealab (in ""Battle Beneath The Ice"") was actually sent to the Earth. The Centurions meet up with their new comrades and all go back to the Centurion Academy for training with their new systems. Doc Terror discovers the planet the computer virus came from, and receives a m

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Man or Machine (2)
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8.50
2 votes

#10 - Man or Machine (2)

Season 1 - Episode 62 - Aired 12/9/1986

The computer, known as Gog, creates a servant using Terror's resources, called Magog, and tells Terror to create a viralizer, which can allow him to take control of any machine, and ultimately take control of Skyvault. Meanwhile, in the Centurion Academy, all five Centurions begin their training. After Hacker secures the Skyvault supply chamber on Earth, Terror reminds him of how Hacker was once a mere wanted criminal until Terror rescued him and used him as a guinea pig in his cyborg experiments, making him far stronger. Terror's experiments to improve humanity were denounced by the Science Council, and after Hacker inadvertently injured him after being told he can no longer be human, Terror became a cyborg as well. Having taken over the supply depot on Earth, Terror, Hacker and Magog are able to infiltrate Skyvault and imprison Crystal. Back at the Academy, Max reminisces with Dr. Wu of how they and Crystal together originally created the exoframe suits to rescue a probe on Venus. Af

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Battle Beneath the Sea
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8.43
7 votes

#11 - Battle Beneath the Sea

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/8/1986

Doc Terror attacks a solar power station in Australia, but is soon defeated by the Centurions. Frustrated by the Centurions constant meddling, Doc Terror hatches a plot to take control of Sealab - the Centurions' weapon supplier. Under attack from Terror's evil droids and his new sub-aquatic creation Mako, Jake comes up with an idea to repel the intruders using Sealab's highly intelligent dolphins. The plan works, but the Centurions soon find themselves dealing with an even bigger problem than they imagined when Mako awakens Terror's Cyber-Squid... Science Lesson: Ocean bed by Max.

Firebird
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8.06
28 votes

#12 - Firebird

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/2/1986

The Centurions visit Mexico at the behest of Max's old friend Rebecca. The location of the legendary Firebird, an ancient spaceship, was discovered at a Mayan temple, and she wants extra protection from a series of mysterious accidents that have been plaguing her expeditions. Kotan, one of her assistants, is working for Doc Terror, and requests extra help from Hacker. The Centurions manage to discover the location of the Firebird, but Hacker steals the ship and uses it against the Centurions. Together, they must pool their resources and clip Firebird's wings. Science Lesson: The Mayans by Crystal.

Found: One Lost World
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8.00
5 votes

#13 - Found: One Lost World

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/10/1986

In pursuit of Doc Terror, Ace and Jake manage to force the criminal genius to crash land in the vast African jungle. There, Terror and Hacker stumble across an underground remnant of prehistoric earth, and he sets out to create an army of dinosaur cyborgs. However, Jake and Ace find the cave and attempt to prevent the villain from destroying the present with the past! But first they must contend with the lizard-like race who inhabit this inner world, and who have fallen under Terror's control... Science Lesson: Dinosaurs by Crystal.

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Operation Starfall
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8.00
2 votes

#14 - Operation Starfall

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/30/1986

Ace is on the Moon, inspecting the security systems of a mass-driver ore transporter, that ships mined ore from the Moon to the Earth. It soon comes under attack by Terror's Strafers under the command of the cyborg Lunex. Ace is unsuccessful in defending the mining-camp, and both he and it are captured by Lunex. Doc Terror then announces that he will use the mass-driver to launch meteors at the Earth. Ace is rescued, and together, the Centurions beam-over to Lunar free it from Lunex. However, the meteor has already been launched toward the San Andreas fault line, and only Ace alone can stop it. Science Lesson: The Moon by Crystal.

Crack the World
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8.00
2 votes

#15 - Crack the World

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 10/15/1986

Sealab's field vessel Sealiner 2 is buried undersea when one of its engines explodes. Sealab's current commander, Dr. Regulas, refuses the head of Sealab security Mei Lee's request for the Centurions help and sends divers out to rescue the ship instead. Mei Lee contacts Jake and tells him that there have been three prior accidents in the last month and asks the Centurions to investigate unofficially. Meanwhile, Doc Terror has Hacker plant bombs on a fault line in Mariana Trench while Sealab is busy. Max uses his new Sea Bat weapon system to assist in the rescue efforts, but soon comes under attack by Hacker. They manage to rescue the pilots, but are chastised by Dr. Regulas. Suspecting sabotage, the Centurions must figure out who the real traitor is before Terror's vibro-bombs can crack the world. Science Lesson: Minerals from the sea by Max.

The Incredible Shrinking Centurions
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8.00
2 votes

#16 - The Incredible Shrinking Centurions

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 10/16/1986

After Max catches Doc Terror's aquatic cyborg Mako, he is stunned to be arrested by the authorities instead of his adversary due to the Intertech computer registering Max as a criminal. After being bailed out by Jake, Max returns to Centrum where Crystal tells the Centurions that the main Intertech crime computer has a major malfunction. Finding no trace of a computer virus, the technicians discover that there is a physical fault with the system. To discover the fault, the Centurions are shrunk down in size and placed into the computer. There they discover that Doc Terror has shrunk himself along with some of his troops and entered the computer, intending to damage the central processing unit. The Centurions have to stop him before any permanent damage can be caused. Science Lesson: Integrated circuits by Jake.

The Mummy's Curse
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8.00
2 votes

#17 - The Mummy's Curse

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 10/20/1986

In Egypt an archaeological dig at the Pyramid of the Lost Pharaoh, headed by Professor Egon Sloan, is attacked by super-powerful jackals. The professor contacts Skyvault and requests the help of the Centurions to guard the pyramid from tomb robbers. Later that night, Jake overhears the professor using an ancient incantation to awaken the Lost Pharaoh's mummified bodyguards and is knocked out by Hacker. Shadow escapes and alerts the other Centurions, who find out that the professor is working with Doc Terror and intends to use the ancient mummies to help him take over Cairo. As Ace and Max stand up against Terror and his super-powerful mummies, Jake alone is left to defeat them and save the city. Science Lesson: Pyramids by Max.

Counterclock Crisis
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8.00
2 votes

#18 - Counterclock Crisis

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 10/21/1986

Max takes Ace and Jake to the Lake Eyrie reclamation plant, which he helped to design. Doc Terror decides to attack the plant to cause the Northeast farmlands to wither away. The Centurions successfully defend the plant from Terror and return to Skyvault. There, Jake is hit by an experimental sonic beam and experiences a vision of Doc Terror in charge of Skyvault on January 11th, the next day. Jake snaps back to the present and attempts to explain his vision to no avail, with the no one else believing him. Jake goes AWOL and researches a symbol he saw on Amber's uniform in the future, tracing it to Star-Crossed Industries. Discovering that the company is a front for Terror and that they have disguised a shuttle as a hospital ship, Jake must attempt to prevent the future he saw from occurring. Science Lesson: Relativity by Ace.

Zombie Master
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8.00
2 votes

#19 - Zombie Master

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 10/22/1986

The World President's yacht comes under attack from Doc Terror's Strafers. With Jake on vacation, Ace and Max alone drive off Terror's forces. Meanwhile, Jake discovers that all is not well in a small town, with its inhabitants seemingly acting like zombies. With the President's train passing though the area soon, the Centurions examine the place further. They find that the townspeople are under the control of Zombie Master, who is working for Terror. He intends to turn the World President into a zombie when his train passes through the town, controlling him. Of course, only the Centurions can stop him. Science Lesson: Steam power by Jake.

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Broken Beams
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8.00
2 votes

#20 - Broken Beams

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 10/24/1986

As the Centurions defend a thermal energy plant from yet another assault by Doc Terror, the berillium crystal on board Skyvault that is a key part of the beaming chamber is fractured. Requiring a replacement, Ace and Jake are sent to a jewellers but find that they have all been bought by a company named Star-Crossed Industries. Knowing that the company is a front for Terror, they decide to go to the mine in Tibet that the crystals originally came from. Once there however, they come under attack from Terror's forces, who have been mining all of the available crystals. With Max attempting to synthesize a new crystal in Sealab, and Ace and Jake unable to access their weapon systems, the Centurions must figure out a way of repairing the beaming chamber before Terror's plans can succeed. Science Lesson: Crystals by Max.

Film at Eleven
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8.00
2 votes

#21 - Film at Eleven

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired 10/28/1986

Ace's reporter friend Jenny returns, this time working on an expose about Doc Terror. In order to get close to her subject, she disguises herself as a man and joins one of Terror's training camps, with some help from a former mercenary named Kaska. She and the other recruits stage an attack on the Centurion's testing grounds. Ace is stunned to recognize his old friend and tracks Kaska down to find out what's going on. At the same time, Terror becomes suspicious of ""Jerry"" Rivers and sends Hacker to question Kaska. Ace chases Hacker off, but not before the cyborg figures out that ""Jerry"" Rivers is actually Jenny Rivers. Kaska and the Centurions have to save Jenny from the other recruits at Terror's camp. Science Lesson: Communications satellites by Crystal.

Hacker Must Be Destroyed
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8.00
2 votes

#22 - Hacker Must Be Destroyed

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired 10/29/1986

After Terror's borgs launch a raid to steal an energy enhancing device in Japan, Hacker is captured by the Centurions and put on trial for all his crimes. Hacker refuses to divulge any of Terror's secrets, and after Terror fails to rescue him from the authorities, Hacker is sentenced to life imprisonment on the Alcatraz asteroid prison. Hacker is then allowed to escape, to become bait to lure Doc Terror and his stolen energy enhancer into the open, ready to be dealt with by the Centurions. Science Lesson: The space shuttle by Ace.

Showdown at Skystalk
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8.00
2 votes

#23 - Showdown at Skystalk

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired 10/30/1986

Ace and Crystal are invited to the Pleasure-Star, an exclusive space station resort connected to the Earth via an orbital elevator, Skystalk, for a vacation. Meanwhile, the station's owner, Anson Harshaw, is investigated by Dr. Wu for allegedly conducting illegal mind-transfer and cloning experiments. Crystal witnesses Dr. Wu being chased by androids, and orders Max to come and investigate. They are captured by Harshaw, and learn that he is replacing all the visitors to the Pleasure-Star with android duplicates in order to control key positions in the World Government. Max uses an escape pod and contacts Jake, who arrives to bail Ace and Crystal out of trouble. Harshaw decides to blow up the space station, leaving the rest of the connecting Skystalk to fall onto the Earth. With Ace and Crystal trapped inside the Skystalk itself, the other Centurions have to figure a way to rescue them and save the Earth from Skystalk's descent. Science Lesson: Gravity by Ace.

Return of Cassandra
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8.00
2 votes

#24 - Return of Cassandra

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 11/3/1986

While conducting a training exercise, the Centurions come under attack from Doc Terror's forces. Ace is rescued by his old acquaintance, Cassandra Cross, the witch. The Centurions decide to attempt to duplicate her powerful abilities by studying her on board Skyvault. But once connected to Skyvault's computers, she turns off the defense systems and introduces herself as Lilith Cross, Cassandra's twin sister. With no defense systems operative, Doc Terror beams on board Skyvault. Ace manages to escape using the magical white rose given to him by Cassandra, and beams to Earth. He finds Cassandra trapped by Lilith's magic, and frees her. Together, they go back to Skyvault, and attempt to free the other Centurions. Science Lesson: Herbal medicine by Crystal.

Night on Terror Mountain
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8.00
2 votes

#25 - Night on Terror Mountain

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 11/4/1986

Doc Terror attacks the Navigation Control Centre for the East European sector in Transylvania, wanting to cause air traffic chaos. The Centurions successfully defend the installation, and manage to down Terror's ship in a mountain range. Doc Terror and Hacker escape the from wreckage of their ship and seek refuge in an old castle. There, they find a sarcophagus of Count Dracula, and free him from suspended animation. Now free, Dracula is told of the Centurions, and attempts to defeat them himself by hypnotising Max and using him against Ace and Jake. The Centurions soon regroup and launch an attack on Dracula's castle.

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