The BEST Episodes of Vic the Viking (2013)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2019
Network: Network Ten
Vic, son of Halvar, chief of the Viking village of Flake, is blessed with a sharp and imaginative mind which helps his fellow Vikings out of many tight situations.
#1 - Silent Night
Season 1 - Episode 42
Halvar and his crew expected raiding the island of dreams would be easy, but the rich golden loot is protected by the resident order's sleep-inducing chants. After Halvar is caught sneaking into the treasury, Wickie can barely get a single chance to have them released: showing the stars to the order's superior, who is always fast asleep at night.
#2 - Mushroom Picking
Season 1 - Episode 66
In the woods to pick mushroom for their mother, Vic, Gilby and Ylvi cross the river they know they're not allowed to. When they are caught into heavy rain, which makes the river grow, they can't cross it anymore. It would be fine for them to wait if they didn't upset a bear in a cave, which is now on their toe. They hide up a tree and Vic has to invent a "flying fox" to get them out of there and back to the village.
#3 - Being a Leprechaun
Season 1 - Episode 69
In Ireland, the Vikings meet Puck, who looks for his friend Bernard, lost in the woods. They decide to help him (Urobe and Halvar thinking he's a Leprechaun) but are startled when they realise Bernard is a bear and Puck a juggler dressed as a Leprechaun. But having a bear in Irish woods can be hazardous, and Vic will have to save his new friends from the king's guards.
#4 - Who Let the Bear In?
Season 1 - Episode 73
The Vikings stop on the arctic coast and build an igloo style shelter when a blizzard heads for them. When they wake up the next morning, the ice sheet where they are drifts away from the mainland with the drakkar attached. All would be well if it wasn't for the polar bear stuck on the ice sheet with them!
#5 - Summer Residence
Season 1 - Episode 77
The inhabitants of Flake are awaken at dawn by loud hammering noises: the king's foreman is requisitioning the village to build the new royal summer residence! The Vikings are faced with the possibility of eviction. To avoid a war between the villagers and the king's army, Vic sets out to convince the foreman that their village is a very inhospitable place, and thus get him to leave.
#6 - Stardust
Season 1 - Episode 12
Druid Urobe is powerless when giant Faxe believes to be a dog, but a traveling druid offers an instant cure. He soon establishes himself as popular seer, whom the villagers shower with 'gifts' to obtain encouraging predictions. Only Wickie smells a rat and finds out he's abusing hypnosis and eager to cash in, so the cunning knave sets a treasure trap.
#7 - Captain Gilby
Season 1 - Episode 11
The kids of Flake commandeer the drakkar under Gilby's lead and hoist the anchor. Vic tries to convince him to surrender the command to him, but Gilby won't listen, even though he doesn't know beans about navigation! The drakkar gets ever further from the coast. Overcome by sea-sickness, Gilby finally abandons the command to Vic under pressure from the other children. Vic manages to round up two trained seals and sends them in search of a whale to rescue them. The whale pushes the drakkar back to Flake, bringing the children home safe and sound.
#8 - Trojan Snorre
Season 1 - Episode 46
On a distant island, the Vikings are refueling when Tjure and Snorre have their biggest argument yet and Snorre decides to leave. But soon he disappears and Vic and his friends decide to go after him. They are surprised to find him amongst a tribe of people with a lisp, who think he is their new king. When they try to rescue him, the Vikings are defeated. Vic understands that the second in charge plans to harm Snorre to take his place. Tjure then creates a Trojan horse (in the shape of the new king Snorre) to enter the fortress and save Snorre before he gets injured.
#9 - Use Your Loaf
Season 1 - Episode 74
Waiting for his brother Hlaford, who's coming for a visit, Halvar goes and fetches him on boat, ignoring his brother is actually coming on foot through the woods. Hlaford, a Viking warrior with a fearsome reputation, turns out to now be a peaceful baker. When Flake is attacked by Ivar the Ruthless, Hlaford's nemesis, Vic saves the day by building a 'skjaldborg' or 'shield wall' from burnt bread loaves to repel the attack.
#10 - Princess Badoura
Season 1 - Episode 60
The Vikings are passing through an Arabian desert on their way back to the coast when they come to the rescue of a Princess on an out of control camel. The Princess soon escapes, taking Vic with her. When the princess' Governess reaches Halvar and his men, she pair up with them to get the princess back before a sandstorm falls on them. Vic and the princess find shelter in a cave during the sandstorm, and then the Princess takes Vic to her final destination; a storytelling festival where she can hear all the tales from her country. When Halvar and the Governess find them, they are all happy and the Governess understands that the Princess needs some freedom.
#11 - The Kraken
Season 1 - Episode 61
Fishing for Giant Clams and in search of a Giant Pearl for Ylva, the Vikings face an underwater monster, the Kraken (in fact a Giant Squid), which prevents them to collect the Clams and the Pearl. Vic will have to find a way to lure the Kraken away and eventually find the Giant Pearl for Ylva.
#12 - Gilby the Pirate
Season 1 - Episode 68
While the Vikings prepare the drakkar for an expedition, Sven plans to steal their loaded drakkar. But when Gilby, frustrated not to be a Viking, offers Sven some more supplies, Sven fools Gilby into making him believe he can become a Pirate. Vic and Halvar will have to get on board the stolen drakkar to get their supplies back and to save Gilby.
#13 - Mistaken Eye-dentity
Season 1 - Episode 70
The King of Sweden visits Flake unexpectedly and accuses Halvar of stealing his jeweled scepter - and he has an eyewitness - himself! It's up to Vic to discover why the king thinks that he saw Halvar take his scepter, and prove to him that Halvar is innocent... and of course not hurt the King's feelings in the process.
#14 - Grandpa Olaf
Season 1 - Episode 72
Near Greenland, Vic finds a man frozen in an iceberg : Olaf, Halvar's grandfather. But when they thaw him, Grandpa Olaf wakes up and wants to defeat the Giant that froze his companions and stole his drakkar and treasure. Halvar agrees, hoping to get part of that treasure as a reward. Vic will have to find a solution to defeat the mean Giant, and will give him a taste of his own medicine.
#15 - Dagda's Cauldron
Season 1 - Episode 8
Our Vikings are captured because Faxe has stolen and eaten an Icelandic Viking clan's sausage stash. The Icelanders, thinking the Vikings are bearing treasure from their expedition, hold them ransom. Vic convinces them they have Dagda's Cauldron, a sort of cornucopia that contains an unending supply of food... But the Icelanders discover this trick because of Faxe again and Vic has the idea of using a geyser's pressure to escape and reach their drakkar.
#16 - The Invisible Treasure
Season 1 - Episode 25
When the spoiled, bored king passes Flake village, he's attracted by the smell of Hilva's home-baked cake and orders the cook conscripted for his palace kitchen. When Halvar objects, the king orders him jailed. The empty village treasury chest seems useless to buy her back, but inspires Wickie to conjure a way out. He pretends it contains an invisible armor, which renders the wearer invincible, just what the weakling king wants to become the greatest Viking warrior. The ploy works hilariously well.
#17 - Back to Flake
Season 1 - Episode 53
Halvar and the Vikings are on their way back to Flake, Halvar delighted to have his invincible sword, when they come face to face with Sven. Halvar wants his revenge after Sven broke his sword, but Vic warns him about the danger of such a battle, even with an invincible sword. Despite Vic's recommendations, Halvar attacks Sven, but soon finds himself in a dire situation, that only Vic can save him from.
#18 - Stink Bug Attack
Season 1 - Episode 32
Sven's pirate crew raids Flake while the Viking men are hunting and plans to abducts their wives. Wickie sees that and seduces them to enjoy their cooking, then sneaks off to warn Halvar's party. Their half-cocked attack fails as Sven puts a knife to Hilva's throat, so the men are captured too and must hand o er all treasures. Wickie fields the only weapon he found in the forest: stinker beetles, which he launches by rope-stretched springy tree.
#19 - Strangers in a Strange Land (2)
Season 1 - Episode 58
Having being shot down from the sky above the Great Wall of China, the Vikings have to find a way to reach the ocean. Their plan is thwarted when the General catches up with them and takes them to the Signal Tower as he wants to know their secret to fly, as he always wanted to fly himself. Vic will give him his first "parasail" experience and will get the Vikings to be released and on their way.
#20 - Shooting Star
Season 1 - Episode 2
Drawn to a shooting star that has fallen on an ice field, Halvar and his men are convinced they have found a fabulous treasure. Sven the Terrible, who is also floating in the neighborhood, has the same thought. But the heavenly debris turns out to be nothing more than ugly, charred stones. Certainly not jewels worthy of taking home to Ylva! Only Vic understands the magnetic value of the meteorite stones: he first uses them as a compass to find their way back to the drakkar, then again as magnets when Sven the Terrible tries to attack and reclaim his "treasure"
#21 - Judgement of Thor
Season 1 - Episode 22
When Halvar's crew arrives on Thor's island, their incompetent druid Urobe misreads the inscription on the sacred oak and tells the others to cut it down. The three mighty druids who guard the island furiously condemns them to death. Wickie thinks up how to make it seem the god himself protects them.
#22 - Grist for the Mill
Season 1 - Episode 5
Halvar, his men and the drakkar are kidnapped by Sven! In order to catch up with them, Vic whips up some kite-surfing gear with a board and burlap bags. With Snorre and Tjure, he manages to get his father's drakkar back. Since the sail is ripped, Vic has the idea of making it move by building two large paddle wheels built with the help of Tjure, the crew's carpenter, and Snorre. Astounded by this boat with wheels, Sven's men take their eyes off of their prisoners and don't see Vic climb on board and cut the prisoners' ropes. The prisoners take the opportunity to attack and Vic helps them imprison their kidnappers by trapping them in the middle of the paddle wheels.
#23 - The Highest Viking
Season 1 - Episode 7
Gilby challenges Vic: whoever can reach the highest point on the drakkar will accompany the Vikings on this year's expedition. With his scrawny arms, Vic has no chance. Unless he freely interprets the rules. In fact, there are no restrictions about how to climb. Vic will build special shoes with crampons before realizing that, by making the drakkar list, the mast will become a nearly horizontal pole, much easier to climb!
#24 - Trouble in Flake
Season 1 - Episode 75
Vic and the Vikings arrive back in Flake to find the women enraged against a lazy Tjure, who didn't help them in any chores while his friends went on expedition. Soon it's a war between the men and women of Flake, and only Vic will be able to reunite them without bruising any ego.
#25 - A Wind That'll Tear the Horns Off a Viking
Season 1 - Episode 1
Hungry and immobilized by lack of wind, Halvar's ship has to approach the island of the crazy wind queen, desperate for supplies. She dreams of marrying the wind god and uses a giant, dragon-shaped wind machine to raise a storm which blows ships away. Wickie realizes the unnatural wind blows only in one stream and circumvents it with an improvised kite, to trick the queen.