The Centurions

The WORST episodes of The Centurions

Every episode of The Centurions ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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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Max Ray...Traitor
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#1 - Max Ray...Traitor

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 10/14/1986

The World Council sends the Centurions to protect an anti-matter power plant in Seattle from the international terrorist, Gremlin. But Gremlin has already infiltrated the plant and detonates a bomb, releasing the anti-matter. The Centurions stop the anti-matter from doing any permanent damage, but Max ends up being trapped under the wreckage of the power plant, with Jake and Ace unable to help. Although Max escapes, he leaves the Centurions, blaming Ace & Jake's inactivity during his ordeal. Max accepts an offer to join a temporal research facility which is later attacked by the Gremlin. Max joins up with the Gremlin, hiding him from the other Centurions. Max, together with Gremlin, then ambush the rest of the Centurions. But what is Max's real agenda? Science Lesson: Recycling by Jake.

Three Strikes and You're Dead
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#2 - Three Strikes and You're Dead

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/7/1986

Blaster McGraw, a baseball star with the Washington Lasers, and an old college friend of Ace's, is kidnapped just before the final game of the World Series. A gambling boss known as the Wheel is the primary suspect, and so Ace and Jake do some investigating in their time off. They find that Wheel does have Blaster hostage, and is working with Amber, Doc Terror's daughter. Ace manages to rescue Blaster from one of Terror's old bases and get him to the game on time, but Wheel decides to attack the Mega-Dome, and steal the game receipts. The Centurions have to stop him and ensure that the game can go ahead. Science Lesson: Robotics by Doc Terror.

Return of Captain Steele
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#3 - Return of Captain Steele

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/6/1986

Doc Terror is searching for the Doomstar, a powerful weapon from the late 20th Century, which was lost when the space shuttle carrying it crashed somewhere in the Pacific. He finds it on Moku Island, but when they land, the natives, and their King, Alebi, mistake Hacker for the legendary Captain Steele, the commander of the downed shuttle. The Centurions detect Terror on the island and investigate for themselves. Doc Terror manipulates the islanders into following Hacker's orders and the Centurions look finished. But with Hacker disliking Terror's plan to test the Doomstar on the Centurions and Moku Island, things don't go according to Terror's plan. Science Lesson: Waves by Max.

Cold Calculations
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#4 - Cold Calculations

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/3/1986

A truck containing some of the Earth's dwindling supply of silver is guarded by the Centurions on its way to Geneva. It soon comes under attack from a group of jet skiers. The Centurions stop and capture them, but Jake's Fireforce get-up has been monitored and duplicated by Amber and Hacker. Later, Amber disguises herself as Jake with Fireforce, and together with Hacker, steals the silver for Doc Terror's experiments. Jake is then captured by Hacker, and Amber tries to persuade him to join them. Jake escapes confinement, and with the other Centurions, attempts to retrieve the silver. Science Lesson: Snow by Jake.

The Monsters from Below
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#5 - The Monsters from Below

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired 11/6/1986

Dr. Nathan Romalus is hired to create a new type of lifeform that can take on the appearance of anyone. After hearing of Terror's plan to replace the World Council of Scientists, he has second thoughts and informs Crystal of the experiment. The Centurions are sent to deal with the creatures, but Terror manages to escape with them and Romalus himself. Faced with enemies that can alter their appearance, the Centurions must figure out a way to stop Terror's plan before the Council can be replaced. Science Lesson: Skyscrapers by Crystal.

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Malfunction
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6.00
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#6 - Malfunction

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired 10/23/1986

Doc Terror switches a cyborg for the head of security, Captain Newman, at a secret installation, in order to steal the X-150, a smart missile that never loses track of a target. While transporting the missile, the Centurions come under attack, and Ace is knocked unconscious by a fall. Hacker plants a remote control circuit within his exoframe, so that Ace's movements in battle can be controlled by Doc Terror. Terror attacks again, and manages to steal the missile while Ace's weapons keep firing at Jake. The Centurions later try to get the missile back, but Ace's weapon systems keep firing at his team-mates. The remote control circuit is found, and together the Centurions attempt to destroy the missile as Doc Terror launches it towards Skyvault. Science Lesson: Volcanoes by Max.

Micro Menace
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6.00
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#7 - Micro Menace

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/25/1986

An asteroid containing a powerful ore known as Superium is being transported to Earth. The ship carrying it is attacked by Doc Terror. The Centurions save both the ship and the asteroid, but problems arise, when the Executioner, a master criminal who thinks he lives in the past, takes the place of Dr. Emerson on Earth. Emerson was to have given Crystal a special circuit to enable the safe beam-down of the asteroid to a secret location, but the Executioner instead substitutes it with a chip that takes control of Skyvault's computer. The asteroid is then guided to the Executioner's castle, ready for Doc Terror. With Jake trapped on board Skyvault, Ace and Max captured, the Centurions must find a way to stop both Skyvault's computer and the Executioner. Science Lesson: Asteroids by Ace.

Denver is Down
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#8 - Denver is Down

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/24/1986

In Colorado, mercenaries hired by Doc Terror stage a diversion to keep the Centurions busy by attempting to steal a shipment of plutonium. As they battle each other, Terror implements his plan to sink the entire city of Denver into a huge underground cavern and turn all of the city's inhabitants into cyborgs. The Centurions journey underground to get to the captive city and encounter Terror's new cyborg-enhanced mercenaries, who have stolen their exoframes. Weaponless, the Centurions have to figure out a way of saving both themselves and the city of Denver from Doc Terror's forces. Science Lesson: Caves by Jake.

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Sand Doom
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#9 - Sand Doom

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/11/1986

A desert pipe-line convoy goes missing, and the Centurions are sent to track it down. Max is suspicious of General Amid, and checks out his office. He is soon attacked by Hacker, but escapes. Crystal, however fins out that the General is diverting all of the power from the geothermal pipe-line away, and she too goes missing in the desert, abducted by a giant cyborg worm. Crystal is taken prisoner by General Amid, and discovers that he is working with Doc Terror, transferring the energy from the geothermal plant to Dominion. The Centurions free Crystal, but have to find a way to defeat Terror's giant worm. Science Lesson: Desert life by Jake.

Let the Games Begin
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#10 - Let the Games Begin

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/1/1986

Randy Chang, the young champion of the Holo-Games, is kidnapped by Doc Terror, who plans to use his strategic knowledge to defeat the Centurions. Terror disguises himself as the "Gaming Master" and tricks Randy into thinking that his attacks on the Centurions are merely parts of a game. The Centurions manage to get to Randy, but Terror turns him into Multi-Borg, a cyborg that can split into three parts. The Centurions have to stop Multi-Borg before Randy fully turns into a cyborg. Science Lesson: Niagara Falls by Crystal.

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Double Agent
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#11 - Double Agent

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/8/1986

Ace is asked to pilot a new superjet, the XM-2000, for an air show in Paris. No sooner do the Centurions arrive than Doc Terror and Hacker stage an attack. The cyborgs are defeated, and the Centurions free the officer in charge of the XM 2000 and his assistant. Ace offers to walk the young lady home, and during the walk she reveals herself as Amber and kidnaps Ace. When Ace awakens, he finds himself strapped to a mind exchange machine stolen by Doc Terror. Hacker is on the other side, and Terror flips the switch, imprisoning Ace's mind in Hacker's body. With Hacker's consciousness now in Ace's body, Terror can hijack the XM 2000. Ace has to somehow get free, stop Terror and get his mind back into his own body...without getting killed by his fellow Centurions. Science Lesson: D.N.A. by Crystal.

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Child's Play
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#12 - Child's Play

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 10/9/1986

Jake Rockwell is sent to give a lecture at Sally Ride HS in Los Angeles. One of the students there happens to be a boy named Jimmy, who has ESP and is picked on by the local jocks. After Jake's visit, Wild Weasel is accidentally left behind at the school, and Jimmy uses his powers to merge with the system. For him, Wild Weasel is a way to impress a girl. But Doc Terror sees them, kidnaps the girl and recruits Jimmy to do some of his dirty work. The Centurions save the kids and stop Doc Terror. Science Lesson: E.S.P. by Jake.

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Terror on Ice
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#13 - Terror on Ice

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

The Centurions defend an Arctic base against Doc Terror's forces, but inadvertently uncover a frozen dinosaur which Jake discovers while out on his own after the battle. The dinosaur attacks the base, and the Centurions attempt to stop it. Terror observes the beast heading towards Dominion and captures it, intending to use it against the Centurions. Feeling sorry for the creature, Amber accidentally releases it. It then soon breaks out of Dominion with her and heads towards San Francisco, where the Centurions have to stop it and rescue Amber. Science Lesson: Polar ice caps by Max.

Let the Lightning Fall
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#14 - Let the Lightning Fall

Season 1 - Episode 51 - Aired 11/24/1986

Ace disarms some plane hijackers working for Doc Terror, who is angered by their surrender. Despairing of the failing of humans, Terror blames Amber for selecting the hijackers, and decides to exterminate all of mankind and replace them with robots. Rex Charger is specially recalled from a skiing trip to respond to a distress signal. He discovers that it is Amber, being chased by Hacker and some Strafers. She tells the Centurions that her father intends to destroy all of humanity this time, and that she wants them to stop his mad plan. With her help, the Centurions track him down to a Florida power plant, and discover that Terror intends to use a weather control satellite to create the biggest storm the world has ever seen. With the storm's strength increasing exponentially, it is left to the Centurions to figure out a way of neutralizing it. Science Lesson: Lightning by Jake.

The Better Half (2)
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#15 - The Better Half (2)

Season 1 - Episode 59 - Aired 12/4/1986

The Centurions are badly defeated in the battle for Sand Castle. Crystal retrieves them, but not in time to keep Max from suffering serious injury. While he recovers in the hospital, Ace and Jake visit Terror in the North American Rehabilitation Facility to try to learn more about Uniborg. Terror tells them how Uniborg was accidentally created, but refuses to disclose the location of Dominion. The Centurions are called to try to defend Fire Castle, the southernmost of Skyvault's ground-based surveillance outposts. They are again defeated, and Ace surrenders Fire Castle in exchange for a badly wounded Jake. Ace strikes a deal with Terror: His freedom in exchange for help to defeat Uniborg. Uniborg is expected to strike next at Ice Castle, and Terror plans to break back into Dominion during that attack. Against Crystal's protests, Ace agrees to act as a diversion to cover for the break-in. Science Lesson: How plants communicate with each other by Jake.

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The Warrior
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#16 - The Warrior

Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired 10/31/1986

In the Amazon, Dr. Jose Rivera, the South American representative of the World Council of Scientists, is held for ransom by Colonel Guerrero. Jake is sent to deliver the ransom, but is captured by the Colonel. As the Colonel prepares to ship off Rivera to Doc Terror, Jake escapes, and with the assistance of Ace, attempts to stop Guerrero in his tracks. Science Lesson: Amazon rainforest by Max.

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Tornado of Terror
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#17 - Tornado of Terror

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/23/1986

A weather control machine, the Weather Master, is under guard by the Centurions but is stolen by Doc Terror, with the help of Professor Storm, who can control tornados. An old friend of Max's, Isobel Trask, tells the Centurions about her suspicions of Professor Storm's involvement with the theft of the Weather Master, and Max goes to one of Storm's old warehouses to investigate. Max discovers that Terror wants Storm to create a giant tornado to destroy the Centurions' base, Centrum, in New York. Since no one knows exactly where it is, the tornado is made big enough to attack the entire city. The Centurions have to defend the city and destroy the living tornado. Science Lesson: Tornados by Ace.

Attack of the Plant-Borg
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#18 - Attack of the Plant-Borg

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/26/1986

A shower of meteors heads towards the Earth. The Centurions are sent to try and stop them, however, one of them crashes into the desert. Doc Terror scans it and discovers an invulnerable plant growing on its surface. He gets Amber to place a seed from the plant onto Jake's dog, Shadow so that the Centurions' secret base is attacked by the plant. The plants quickly multiply and proceed to attack the rest of New York. The Centurions discover the existence of a master plant-borg that controls all the others, and try to destroy it. Science Lesson: Plants by Crystal.

Whalesong
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#19 - Whalesong

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/22/1986

The new England-France Channel Bridge is attacked by a group of whales under the influence of synthesised whale sounds produced by Doc Terror's new recruit Madame Arpeggio. After preventing the whales from doing any more damage to the bridge, Max consults the whale Whistler, who is equipped with an electronic voice box. He discovers that a giant white whale is responsible for influencing the other whales into attacking the bridge. The white whale is in fact Doc Terror's giant sea-faring android. Max is captured by Terror and learns that he intends to use a whale army to attack Venice, currently hosting a symposium of the Council of World Scientists. Science Lesson: Whales by Max.

That Old Black Magic
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#20 - That Old Black Magic

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/13/1986

Hacker is spotted near Manhattan, and the Centurions are sent to investigate. He takes a woman, Cassandra Cross, hostage, but she manages to subdue him with her magical powers. After reviewing Hacker's memory, Doc Terror plans to have her power for himself. Meanwhile, Ace has become smitten with Cassandra, and while enjoying a flight with her, they are both kidnapped by Hacker. In Terror's base under Manhattan, Ace discovers that Cassandra comes from a family of witches. Terror wants Cassandra's powers to sink New York, but before he forces her to help him, she frees Ace as the other Centurions arrive. Science Lesson: Earthquakes by Crystal.

Battle Beneath the Ice
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#21 - Battle Beneath the Ice

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/29/1986

A meteorite with alien life on its surface falls into the Arctic Ocean. Doc Terror wants it, and sends Mako to retrieve it. Sealab is also interested in the meteorite, and comes into conflict with Terror's forces. The Centurions are sent to diffuse the situation. However, problems later arise when the new Mark-1 A.I. Prototype onboard is infected by an alien virus carried by the meteorite. With every electronic system on board Sealab affected, the Centurions have to neutralise the virus before Doc Terror's approaching forces arrive. Science Lesson: Arctic Ocean by Max.

Live at Five
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#22 - Live at Five

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 10/17/1986

The Centurions become the subject of a series of special news reports by Jenny Rivers, who is an old classmate of Ace's. But neither Jenny nor the Centurions know that it's a setup; her boss is in cahoots with Doc Terror to discredit the Centurions. The team gets caught up in disasters around New York, and Jenny catches it all on tape. The public begins to believe the Centurions are stealing taxpayer dollars. Ace brings Jenny to Centrum to show her the truth, but before she can report it she is kidnapped by Hacker. The Centurions have to save Jenny and redeem their reputation before the Council disbands them. Science Lesson: Fusion by Ace.

You Only Love Twice
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#23 - You Only Love Twice

Season 1 - Episode 44 - Aired 11/13/1986

A man claiming to be the deceased General Harding accesses security files on Crystal Kane's former fiance, Colonel Chuck Bates who disappeared in a rocket explosion five years ago, and transmits the information to Doc Terror. Harding was a hologram, and Terror also creates a hologram of Bates to lure out Crystal, while the Centurions are kept busy with Terror's forces on a space shuttle, Sealab and in Siberia. Crystal detects the wreck of Bates' old ship in Laos, and leaves Skyvault to find him. There she is captured by Bates' hologram and taken to Doc Terror. As the hologram of Bates begins to have second thoughts about assisting Terror, the Centurions stand ready to make their move and rescue their commander. Science Lesson: Holograms by Ace.

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Novice
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7.50
2 votes

#24 - Novice

Season 1 - Episode 46 - Aired 11/17/1986

Jake is testing out his new Swing-Shot weapon system with Ace, under observation by Klaus, the designer of the Centurions' weapon systems. Crystal detects activity from Doc Terror in the Andes mountains, and Klaus tells the team that they'll need Swing-Shot's abilities under his observation. Once there, the Centurions fight Terror's robot insects, but Swing-Shot freezes up in the middle of the battle. Blaming himself for the malfunction, Klaus later attempts to find out Terror's plan for himself, but ends up being captured. Terror informs him that he wants an Incan emerald to power his mega-laser that will be aimed at Skyvault. He also forces Klaus to improve his ground-borg designs to use against the Centurions. Fighting against their own technology, the Centurions must stop Terror and rescue their friend. Science Lesson: Hydro-electric power by Max.

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An Alien Affair
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7.60
10 votes

#25 - An Alien Affair

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/9/1986

A comet is sending out artificial signals, and the Centurions are sent to check it out. When it turns out to be hollow, they beam inside. Within, it seem barren... at least at first. But then, as the comet's true nature is discovered, a new danger emerges from the shadows, a feline creature with the ability to drain anything power-generated, including the Centurions' weapon systems... The trio attempt to evade the beast by beaming to Skyvault, but the alien hitches a ride, and begins a chain of events which could end in Skyvault falling earthwards! Unless the Centurions can think of a way to cage this animal, it will sink its teeth into the best meal he's ever had: Earth's energy resources! Science Lesson: Halley's Comet by Ace.

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