The Worst Episodes of Invincible: When the Superheroes Failed.

Hey there, fellow TV show enthusiasts! Are you looking for a new series to binge-watch? Have you checked out Invincible yet? If you haven’t, you’re missing out on a thrilling superhero story that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat. But as with any series, there are bound to be some episodes that miss the mark. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the worst episodes of Invincible to save you from wasting your time on lackluster installments. So sit back, relax, and let’s dive into the not-so-great moments of this otherwise fantastic show.
NEIL ARMSTRONG, EAT YOUR HEART OUT

NEIL ARMSTRONG, EAT YOUR HEART OUT

Release Date: 2021-04-01

As a movie enthusiast, I was excited to check out Invincible, a new animated series on Amazon Prime. However, Episode 4 left me feeling disappointed and underwhelmed. The episode tries to tackle two storylines at once, with Mark going on his first date and his first trip to another planet, while Nolan and Debbie revisit their own first vacation together. Unfortunately, neither storyline is particularly engaging or well-executed. The dialogue is clunky and awkward, and the pacing is sluggish. Even the show’s usually impressive animation feels lackluster in this episode. Overall, Episode 4 of Invincible is a forgettable misstep in an otherwise promising series.

YOU LOOK KINDA DEAD

YOU LOOK KINDA DEAD

Release Date: 2021-04-15

Invincible’s Season 1 had some remarkable moments, but the sixth episode was not one of them. Mark accompanies William and Amber on a campus tour, hoping to find a new path for himself, but it all ends up feeling like a huge waste of time. The episode was painfully slow and lacked any significant plot development, making it one of the most forgettable episodes of the season. The only saving grace was Debbie’s discovery, which was mildly disturbing but not enough to redeem the episode. To sum it up, as Omni-Man would say, “This episode was a disappointment, to say the least.”

WHO YOU CALLING UGLY?

WHO YOU CALLING UGLY?

Release Date: 2021-03-25

“Invincible” Season 1 – Episode 3 is a disappointment for fans who were hoping for an action-packed episode. Mark had to cancel his study date to save Mount Rushmore from a crazed scientist, but the battle was poorly executed and lacked excitement. Additionally, Robot’s storyline of assembling a new team of superheroes fell flat. The introduction of the new characters was rushed and lacked depth, making it hard for viewers to care about them. Overall, the episode failed to deliver the thrills and engaging plotlines that the series is known for. As Omni-Man says, “Sometimes the world doesn’t need another hero, it needs a monster.” Unfortunately, this episode was a monster in all the wrong ways.

HERE GOES NOTHING

HERE GOES NOTHING

Release Date: 2021-03-25

The second episode of Invincible’s first season is a total mess. With his father sidelined, Mark is left to defend the city against an interdimensional invasion. Sounds exciting, right? Wrong. The episode is filled with clunky dialogue and a complete lack of stakes. The team of teenage superheroes is forgettable at best, and the action scenes are poorly choreographed. The episode’s only memorable moment is a cringe-worthy attempt at humor when Mark accidentally drops a building on his crush. “I’m sorry, I thought you were invincible,” he quips. Save yourself the trouble and skip this episode.

IT'S ABOUT TIME

IT’S ABOUT TIME

Release Date: 2021-03-25

“Invincible Season 1 – Episode 1” may have been the start of a promising superhero series, but it left a lot to be desired. The episode follows Mark Grayson, the son of a powerful superhero, as he discovers his own inherited powers. While it had some decent action scenes, the episode failed to establish a clear plot or compelling characters. The dialogue felt forced, with cringe-worthy lines like “It’s not about punching harder, it’s about thinking smarter.” Even the animation, which is usually a strong point in superhero shows, felt lackluster and uninspired. Overall, “Invincible Season 1 – Episode 1” was a disappointing start to a series that could have had potential.

THAT ACTUALLY HURT

THAT ACTUALLY HURT

Release Date: 2021-04-08

Episode 5 of Invincible is a complete snooze-fest that belongs on the list of the show’s worst episodes. Mark, the protagonist, is feeling himself and decides to team up with a local villain to take down a crime lord. Meanwhile, he’s also trying to balance school and a new relationship. It’s the same old superhero trope that we’ve seen a million times before. The episode is so boring that not even the action scenes can save it. The only memorable moment is when Mark’s dad tells him, “You’re not a superhero because of your powers. You’re a superhero because of what’s in here,” as he points to his chest. But even that touching moment can’t save this lackluster episode.

WE NEED TO TALK

WE NEED TO TALK

Release Date: 2021-04-22

“Invincible” Season 1, Episode 7, titled “We Need to Talk,” is a major letdown for fans of the superhero series. The episode revolves around Mark, the show’s protagonist, seeking guidance from his friend Eve after a series of traumatic events. Unfortunately, the episode lacks any real action or excitement, and instead, we’re left with a meandering and sluggish storyline that feels like a filler episode. The few moments of tension, like when Mark’s family and friends search for him, feel rushed and underdeveloped. Even the dialogue fails to impress, with no memorable quotes or standout moments to speak of. Overall, “We Need to Talk” is a forgettable episode that fails to deliver on the show’s promise of thrilling superhero action.

WHERE I REALLY COME FROM

WHERE I REALLY COME FROM

Release Date: 2021-04-29

Invincible Season 1 had its fair share of high-octane action and engaging storylines, but Episode 8 was a major letdown. The episode centers around Mark, the titular character, trying to stop an unstoppable force. Despite the potential for an epic showdown, the episode falls flat with lackluster fight scenes and uninspiring dialogue. The writing feels rushed and the character development is non-existent. Even the voice acting, which has been a strong point throughout the season, fails to impress. In short, Episode 8 of Invincible is a forgettable installment that does little to advance the overall plot or satisfy viewers. As Omni-Man would say, “You are not ready, son.”