The BEST Episodes of The Incredible Hulk (1996)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 13, 2021

Network: UPN

The Incredible Hulk is an American animated television series starring the Marvel Comics character the Hulk. It ran two seasons, for 21 episodes, on the television network UPN from 1996 to 1997. Lou Ferrigno, who portrayed Universal's version of the Hulk on the 1970s live-action TV series, provided the Hulk's voice for the true version from Marvel.The show often featured cameo appearances by characters from other Marvel cartoons of the period. In the second season, the show's format, after UPN decided that Season 1 was too dark, was changed, and to give "female viewers a chance", the network ordered that She-Hulk be made a regular co-star. As a result, the series was officially renamed The Incredible Hulk and She-Hulk. The second season also featured the Grey Hulk.

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Mind Over Anti-Matter

#1 - Mind Over Anti-Matter

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 5, 1997

A dark entity enters our dimension and takes over Bruce's body. She-Hulk gets help in the form of Dr. Strange, who enters Bruce's mind to convince the Gray and Green Hulks to work together against this dark entity.

star 9.30
37 votes
Directors: Ron Myrick
Writers: John Semper
The Return of the Beast (2)

#2 - The Return of the Beast (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 15, 1996

On the run from General Ross, Hulk encounters the Gamma Mutant Warriors. But Abomination reappears and captures Bruce. He is taken to The Leader, who wants the power of the Hulk for himself.

star 7.54
89 votes
Directors: Leo Sullivan
Writers: Bob Forward
The Return of the Beast (1)

#3 - The Return of the Beast (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 8, 1996

Bruce Banner's latest attempt to rid himself of the Hulk is shut down by General Ross and Major Talbot. Now being held in the Gamma Base, Bruce recalls how he became the Incredible Hulk.

star 7.48
116 votes
Writers: Bob Forward
Doomed

#4 - Doomed

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 3, 1996

Bruce is visiting his cousin, Jennifer Walters, in Washington D.C. But Doctor Doom attacks and captures them, leaving Jennifer needs a blood transfusion. Only Bruce can donate and Jennifer becomes She-Hulk.

star 7.46
72 votes
Directors: Dan Thompson
Writers: Bob Forward
Darkness and Light (2)

#5 - Darkness and Light (2)

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 9, 1997

Bruce and the Hulk are now two separate beings, but the Hulk escapes and goes on a destructive rampage. The Leader captures him and has his intellect placed into the Hulk's body, acquiring the power he's craved.

star 7.42
67 votes
Writers: Cydne Clark, Steve Granat
Darkness and Light (3)

#6 - Darkness and Light (3)

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 16, 1997

Equipped with exo-armor, Bruce battles the Incredible Hulk in a massive battle in the desert. When it's over, it's discovered they can't exist without each other and are dying. Their only hope is rejoin via the Nutrient Bath, but General Ross' interference will cause it to go horribly wrong.

star 7.24
96 votes
Writers: Greg Johnson
And the Wind Cries…Wendigo!

#7 - And the Wind Cries…Wendigo!

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 24, 1996

Betty encounters the legendary monster, Wendigo. Bruce is unable to save her because Agent Jones and General Ross capture him. Even though he escapes, he is handcuffed to the General, and as much as they hate to admit it, they'll have to work together to save Betty.

star 7.09
69 votes
Writers: Meg McLaughlin
A Hulk of a Different Color

#8 - A Hulk of a Different Color

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 21, 1997

The Nutrient Bath has left Rick Jones transformed into a rampaging teenage Hulk and Bruce turning into a Gray Hulk. Bruce now faces a charge of attempted murder and his lawyer is Jennifer Walters (aka She-Hulk). Meanwhile, The Leader has a plan to capture Rick Jones and suppress Bruce's mind within Gray Hulk.

star 7.09
70 votes
Directors: Ron Myrick
Writers: Bob Forward
Man to Man, Beast to Beast

#9 - Man to Man, Beast to Beast

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 27, 1996

Bruce is in Canada looking for the help of his old friend, Dr. Walter Lankowski. When he does find him, Bruce learns his deadly secret.

star 6.97
74 votes
Writers: Len Wein
Darkness and Light (1)

#10 - Darkness and Light (1)

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 2, 1997

Betty and Doc Samson have found a way to seperate Bruce from the Hulk. All they need now is to smuggle the Hulk into the Gamma Base lab where the Nutrient Bath is waiting.

star 6.96
67 votes
Writers: Bob Forward
Raw Power

#11 - Raw Power

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 22, 1996

Bruce befriends Mitch McCougthen, a man looking for a better life for himself. Their efforts to cure Bruce of the Hulk go horribly wrong when McCoughten is suddenly turned into Zzzazk. Can the Hulk defeat a being of pure energy?

star 6.93
82 votes
Directors: Dan Thompson
Writers: Jess Winfield
Fashion Warriors

#12 - Fashion Warriors

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 2, 1997

She-Hulk is taking part in a Miami fashion show for charity, when The Leader and Gargoyle attack. It's up to She-Hulk, Betty and a group of models to stop them.

star 6.91
34 votes
Directors: Ron Myrick
Writers: John Semper
They Call Me Mr. Fixit

#13 - They Call Me Mr. Fixit

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 1997

Miss Allure and Crusher Creel are making Chicago's crime world an even nastier place. To stop them, She-Hulk masquerades as a mob boss while Gray Hulk dons a pin-stripe suit, becoming Mr. Fixit.

star 6.86
35 votes
Directors: Ron Myrick
Writers: Bob Forward
Hollywood Rocks

#14 - Hollywood Rocks

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 9, 1997

Bruce has to stop asteroids from colliding with Earth, but his equipment is stolen by the Fantastic Four's arch-nemesis, Doctor Doom. While Green Hulk storms off after him, She-Hulk is on the fast track to becoming a tv star.

star 6.86
35 votes
Directors: Ron Myrick
Writers: Diane Fresco
The Lost Village

#15 - The Lost Village

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 16, 1997

Bruce and She-Hulk search for the mythical valley of Anavrin in Tibet, where they believe Bruce can be cured once and for all.

star 6.86
35 votes
Directors: Ron Myrick
Writers: Ann Knapp Austen, Douglas Sloan
Fantastic Fortitude

#16 - Fantastic Fortitude

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 10, 1996

Bruce and She-Hulk seek the help of Reed Richards, but instead find the Thing alone at Four Freedoms Plaza. With the other members of the Fantastic Four on vacation, it's up to the Thing, Hulk and She-Hulk to defeat the Ogress and The Leader's Gamma Warriors.

star 6.82
102 votes
Writers: Bob Forward
Innocent Blood

#17 - Innocent Blood

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 6, 1996

Ghost Rider is after the Hulk and so it Talbot, who has a deadly new weapon at his disposal.

star 6.74
106 votes
Writers: Bob Forward
Helping Hand, Iron Fist

#18 - Helping Hand, Iron Fist

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 29, 1996

Bruce Banner and Rick Jones are in L.A., seeking the help of wealthy industrialist Tony Stark. Iron Man, War Machine and H.O.M.E.R. will have to find a way to cure Bruce of the Hulk before S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Gabriel Jones arrives.

star 6.70
76 votes
Directors: Ernesto Lopez
Writers: Stewart St. John
Down Memory Lane

#19 - Down Memory Lane

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 28, 1997

During her high school reunion, Jennifer admits she is becoming unhappy about being She-Hulk. As Bruce sees what he can do to help, The Leader and Gargoyle plot to capture him.

star 6.48
67 votes
Directors: Ron Myrick
Writers: Meg McLaughlin
Mortal Bounds

#20 - Mortal Bounds

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 17, 1996

When a gamma virus outbreak occurs in Chicago, Dr. Donald Blake transforms into the mighty Thor to force the Hulk to Chicago. Bruce has to work with Gargoyle, who released the virus, to find a cure.

star 6.34
41 votes
Writers: Bruce Reid Schaefer
Mission Incredible

#21 - Mission Incredible

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 1997

Gray Hulk and She-Hulk have to work Agent Jones and S.H.I.E.L.D. to save the Sea Base's unstable Gamma Power Core.

star 6.03
35 votes
Directors: Ron Myrick
Writers: Meg McLaughlin