Silver Surfer Animated Series

Episode Guide

A listing episodes from the Silver Surfer Animated Series that appeared (and would have appeared) on the FOX Kids Network.  Links go to pages with more information on an episode, including summaries, reviews, images, and scripts.


Season One

Episode #1 The Origin of the Silver Surfer - Part 1
The always-hungry Galactus decides to feast on Zenn-La, the universal center of peace and harmony. It's such a despicable act that even the Watcher tries to prevent it. Featuring: Norrin Radd! Shalla Bal! The Master! The Kree! The Skrull! Even the Watcher! And, of course...the coming of Galactus!

Click here for plot summary, comments, 24 images, and original script!

Episode #2 The Origin of the Silver Surfer - Part 2
With no memory of his past, or of his true nature, the Silver Surfer roams the spaceways, looking for energy for his master. But in spite of Galactus' genetic engineering, deep within himself the Surfer feels the stirrings of what humans call the soul. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Galactus! The Watcher! The sentient robots of Draco! Thanos! And a surprise mystery planet with a mind of its own!

Click here for plot summary, comments, 34 images, and original script!

Episode #3 The Origin of the Silver Surfer - Part 3
When Galactus threatens earth, it's more than the Surfer can take. His awareness of his true identity returns--and the Silver Surfer rebels. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Galactus! The Watcher! Nova! (But which one, eh?) And the ever-popular invasion of Earth!

Click here for plot summary, comments, 24 images, and original script!

Episode #4 The Planet of Dr. Moreau
Searching for information that will help him find his way home to Zenn-La, the Silver Surfer finds himself instead leading a planetary rebellion against the Kree. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Eternity! Infinity! Pip the Troll! A surprise mystery being from Norrin Radd's past! (Hey, what happened to the Watcher?)
Episode #5 Learning Curve - Part 1
The Surfer's quest for knowledge of Zenn-La takes him to the Universal Library, the repository of all the knowledge of the Watchers. But there's a lot more trouble here than just a few overdue books. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Eternity! Infinity! Pip the Troll! Mentor! Drax the Destroyer! Nebula! (And the Watcher's back too!)
Episode #6 Learning Curve - Part 2
What's more important--obtaining all the knowledge in the universe, or remaining human and free? That's the choice the Surfer is forced to make. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Eternity! Infinity! Pip the Troll! The Watcher! Mentor! Drax the Destroyer! Nebula! And wait'll you see the Virals!
Episode #7 Innervisions
In order to save a planet from destruction, the Silver Surfer must first destroy the very foundation of its existence. (Shades of LBJ!) Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Thanos! Beta Ray Bill! (Wonder where that great title came from...)
Episode #8 Antibody
Galactus is dying, and the only being who has even a chance of saving him is the Silver Surfer. But just why the heck should he? Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Galactus! Nova! Gamora! Those crazy, zany Draconians! (This title is courtesy of the author of the story on which it's based: Harlan Ellison!)
Episode #9 Second Foundation
The Silver Surfer and Nova work together to find what they think is Zenn-La--and end up on the Skrull homeworld instead. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Galactus! Nova! And a little lesson in Skrull reproduction from the Skrull Mother herself!
Episode #10 Radical Justice
Survivors of Galactus' depredations capture the Surfer and put him on trial for crimes against all sentience--and their case is so good that even the defendant believes he's guilty. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Gamora! With a little "Draconian justice" thrown in!
Episode #11 The Forever War
Continuing his search for Zenn-La, the Surfer takes on a deadly task at the request of the Kree. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! The Kree! The Supreme Intelligence! And Adam Warlock as you've never seen him before!
Episode #12 Return to Zenn-La
At last, the Surfer finds his way home...or does he? Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Shalla Bal! Eternity! Infinity!
Episode #13 The End of Eternity - Part 1
Eternity and Infinity recruit the Surfer as their champion in a battle to the literal finish with Thanos. As they used to say in the pages of The Uncanny X-Men, "this episode--everybody dies!" Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Eternity! Infinity! Galactus! The Watcher! Nova! Thanos!

Season Two
(Episodes never produced, though scripts were written)

Episode #1 The End of Eternity - Part 2
Redeeming his failure to save the universe, the Surfer recreates it--and learns the truth about Thanos and Lady Chaos along the way. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Eternity! Infinity! Thanos! Lady Chaos (in the flesh)!
Episode #2 Soul Hunter - Part 1
As a reward for returning all creation to existence, Eternity and Infinity have brought the Surfer home to Zenn-La. But he finds that only the Virals can help him set foot on his home planet again...and to get that help he must first save the Universal Library from--Morg! Featuring: The Silver Surfer! The Watcher! Morg! Shalla Bal! Thanos! And a new guy known as the Soul Hunter!
Episode #3 Soul Hunter - Part 2
In a situation that is the direct opposite of the Silver Surfer's origin, his blissful reunion with Shalla Bal is short-lived as she sacrifices herself to save Zenn-La. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Shalla Bal! Thanos! The Soul Hunter! And the return of Nebula!
Episode #4 Battlecry
Searching for meaning in the universe now that he has lost his beloved, the Surfer decides to perfect his new cosmos by trying to end the Kree-Skrull War! Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Thanos! The Supreme Intelligence! The Kree! The Skrull!
Episode #5 The Hunger
When Terrax decides to take over as the herald of Galactus, can even an angry Silver Surfer stop him? Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Galactus! Nova! The Hatchling Skrull Mother! Terrax!
Episode #6 Down To Earth - Part 1
The Surfer accompanies the newly "unemployed" Nova back to Earth, where he finds himself acclaimed as the Interstellar Savior of the planet and ends up battling none other than the recently created Fantastic Four. Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Nova! Mr. Fantastic! The Invisible Woman! The Thing! The Human Torch!
Episode #7 Down To Earth - Part 2
The Silver Surfer has his hands full when he tries to force the people of Earth to behave as he--not they--thinks they should. In the words of Stan Lee..."Is he hero...or villain?!" Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Nova! Mr. Fantastic! The Invisible Woman! The Thing! The Human Torch!
Episode #8 Down To Earth - Part 3
Galactus is back to threaten Earth, courtesy of Terrax! Can the Silver Surfer come to his senses in time to help the planet survive? Featuring: The Silver Surfer! Galactus! Eternity! Infinity! Nova! Mr. Fantastic! The Invisible Woman! The Thing! The Human Torch! Terrax! Beta Ray Bill!
Episode #9-13 Never Developed Into Script
The Surfer straightens out his act--and becomes the target for the being known as Mephisto! Five great episodes--featuring Thanos, Nebula, The Hatchling Skrull Mother! Pip the Troll! Captain Marvel! And the woman once known as...Shalla Bal...

Information provided by (head writer of the animated series)
Larry Brody's website at http://www.tvwriter.com


 

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