The BEST Episodes of The Legend of Zelda

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 5, 2020

Network: Syndication

The Legend of Zelda is based on the Nintendo game of the same name. Link, the hero of Hyrule, along with Princess Zelda protect the Triforce of Wisdom from the evil forces of Ganon.

Underworld Connections

#1 - Underworld Connections

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 27, 1989

The Triforce is blasted into three pieces and scattered throughout the underworld. Link and Zelda will have to make their way through Gannon's domain before he gets them.

star 8.42
12 votes
The Missing Link

#2 - The Missing Link

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 24, 1989

While Zelda is picking blossoms in the courtyard, a portal opens and moblins and energized arrows emerge. Link arrives to help, but is then struck by one of Gannon's fireballs. This causes Link to be trapped in Gannon's Evil Jar. However, Link's spirit remains behind, but only Zelda can see him. Now Zelda and Link's spirit will have to journey to the Evil Jar to get Link's body back.

star 8.40
15 votes

#3 - Doppelganger

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 20, 1989

Gannon's magic causes an evil reflection of Zelda to come out of her mirror. Along with the evil reflection come some moblins, who capture Zelda. Link is unaware of what happened and the evil reflection tricks him into bringing the Triforce out of the castle so Gannon can steal it.

star 8.17
12 votes
Kiss 'n Tell

#4 - Kiss 'n Tell

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 29, 1989

Link and Zelda defend a black-haired maiden from a 3-headed Gleeok. When the maiden rewards Link with a kiss, however, he is suddenly transformed into a frog by a Gibdo in disguise. As Zelda comforts Link, Gannon attacks and captures her. Link and Spryte learn from the Triforce they have to find the Witch of Walls to set things right.

star 7.87
15 votes
That Sinking Feeling

#5 - That Sinking Feeling

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 13, 1989

Just when it looks like Zelda will finally kiss Link, the ground shakes and they fall into in the underworld.

star 7.69
13 votes
Fairies in the Spring

#6 - Fairies in the Spring

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 17, 1989

King Harkinian is building a waterpark for his people, but strange creatures attack during construction. One of them manages to kidnap the King. Link and Zelda use the Triforce to help rescue him and it allows them to breath underwater. Can they rescue the King and find the cause of these attacks?

star 7.60
15 votes
Sing for the Unicorn

#7 - Sing for the Unicorn

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 6, 1989

Zelda finds Link's latest effort to get a kiss sweet, when Gannon suddenly kidnaps King Harkinian using a flying unicorn. Gannon demands the Triforce be handed over within the hour or the King will face to a firey death. Link and Zelda, with the help of a girl named Sing whose unicron was stolen, journey into the underworld to rescue the King.

star 7.56
16 votes
The Ringer

#8 - The Ringer

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 8, 1989

Gannon learns of a magician's contest behind held at the Castle and disguises himself to enter. As Zelda watches the contest, Ganon sends a bat to find the Triforce of Wisdom, which is being guarded by Link and Spryte. To distract him, Gannon transforms a lizard into a gigantic monster that captures Zelda. As Link goes to rescue her, Gannon steals the Triforce. Will Link and Zelda be able to catch Gannon before it's too late?

star 7.54
95 votes
Hitch in the Works

#9 - Hitch in the Works

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 10, 1989

Link inadvertantly falls into a basement while doing chores and discovers the castle handyman. They work together to get out of chores, while Gannon plots to capture Zelda and make her wear a necklace that will make her do whatever he commands.

star 7.44
16 votes
Cold Spells

#10 - Cold Spells

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 15, 1989

Gannon casts a spell on Spryte to cause trouble for Link and Zelda, while he threatens the Triforce.

star 7.27
55 votes
Stinging a Stinger

#11 - Stinging a Stinger

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 3, 1989

Link is conned into trading his sword for a worthless one by a peddler. Now defenseless, Link and Zelda are captured by Gannon and brought into the Underworld, where the peddler shows up to sell Link's sword to Gannon.

star 7.25
12 votes
The Moblins Are Revolting

#12 - The Moblins Are Revolting

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 1, 1989

Gannon's forces rebel and use the Capture Staff to trap him in a bottomless pit. After freeing the other monsters from the Evil Jar, they all launch an attack on the Castle. Link or Zelda then learn Gannon has been overthrown and decide to take advantage by getting the Triforce of Power. But they are unaware Gannon is freeing himself from the pit.

star 6.79
14 votes
The White Knight

#13 - The White Knight

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 22, 1989

Zelda falls in love with Prince Facade, making Link jealous. When Zelda is captured and taken to a swamp, however, Facade is too vain to pursue and it's up to Link to save her.

star 6.69
13 votes