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The Best Episodes of Jackie Chan Adventures

Every episode of Jackie Chan Adventures ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Jackie Chan Adventures!

Jackie Chan teams up in this animé-style adventure with his 11-year-old niece, Jade, traveling the globe to locate a dozen magical talismans before the sinister Dark Hand does. Helping Jackie and Jade is Uncle, a cantankerous but wise antiquities expert. Though officially Jackie works as an archaeologist, in reality he also assists Captain Black, leader of the covert police squad Section 13.

Genres:Action & AdventureAnimationComedySci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:The WB

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The best episode of "Jackie Chan Adventures" is "The Powers That Be (2)", rated 8.4/10 from 115 user votes. It was directed by Kirk Van Wormer and written by Steven Melching. "The Powers That Be (2)" aired on 7/8/2005 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Day of the Dragon".

  • The Powers That Be (2)
    8.4/10 115 votes

    #1 - The Powers That Be (2)

    Season 5 Episode 13 - Aired 2005-07-08

    Captain Black, the J-Team, and some old adversaries put their differences aside to come together in order to stop Drago who is on the verge of conquering the entire world.

    Director: Kirk Van Wormer

    Writer: Steven Melching

  • Day of the Dragon
    8.2/10 155 votes

    #2 - Day of the Dragon

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2001-03-17

    Shendu retrieves all twelve talismans and transforms into a humanoid dragon. Now, he is on the loose and ready to destroy the entire continent of Asia. Jackie, Uncle, and Jade must find the demon and annihilate it before Asia is dismantled. Uncle makes a magic potion that allows Jackie to penetrate Shendu's skin to steal the twelve talismans back.

    Director: Jane Wu

    Writer: Alexx Van Dyne

  • The Tiger and the Pussycat
    8.0/10 147 votes

    #3 - The Tiger and the Pussycat

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2001-03-10

    The Tiger Talisman splits the dark and light sides of Jackie in two, which makes it easy for Valmont to trick his dark side into working for the Dark Hand. The light Jackie could not do anything, he does not want to fight, while the dark Jackie steals the 12 talismans from Section 13. Both halves fight for the talisman, but Valmont gets to it first and uses it to turn Shendu into it's old self again, an alive, giant dragon demon.

    Director: Bryan Andrews

    Writer: David Slack

  • It's All in the Game
    7.9/10 86 votes

    #4 - It's All in the Game

    Season 5 Episode 2 - Aired 2004-09-18

    Uncle has fashioned a locater for the activated relics. As Jade watched a game show called, ""The International Island Challenge,"" the locater senses the next relic, which is the prize on the game show: the gourd containing the Water Demon's chi. Jade pleads Jackie to let them enter the contest held on Boru Island, but Jackie explains that this is a serious mission. However, on the set, the producer mistakes Jackie, Uncle, Jade, and Tohru as a competing family. They must face off against the Dusseldorf family, but they fail in the first task when Tohru falls off the bridge after being pelted by coconuts. However, it is Uncle who is voted out of the family, but he manages to stay on the island for the night after complaining about his supposed fear of flying. In the second round, neither family wins the bug-eating contest, so they must race in the tie-breaking round. When Jackie, Tohru, and Jade near the finish line, Drago appears, manages to obtain the Water Demon chi, and creates a tid

    Director: Jay Oliva

    Writer: Marsha Griffin

  • The Eighth Door
    7.8/10 105 votes

    #5 - The Eighth Door

    Season 2 Episode 26 - Aired 2002-02-09

    Before Bai Tza can use another flood, Uncle uses a gourd from one of the Immortals to seal her away again. Unfortunately, Jade steps too close to the chi spell and is dragged into Bai Sa's portal. Meanwhile, the Demon Sorcerers communicate with and confront Shendu. In order to escape punishment, he promises that all seven of the Demons can use his own Portal – the only one left – to come back to Earth. A race against time ensues as the Chans work from both sides to both recover Jade and close the last portal for good.

    Director: Gary Hartle

    Writer: Hilary Bader

  • A Jolly J-Team Xmas
    7.8/10 96 votes

    #6 - A Jolly J-Team Xmas

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2002-12-14

    Daolon Wong has captured Santa Claus, who possess good chi in abundance, on Christmas Eve. Jackie, Jade, Uncle prepare for Christmas, with Uncle and Capt. Black trying to convince Jade that Santa is real. An Elf comes to Uncle for help in locating the kidnapped Santa. El Toro and Viper are called into action to help. Tohru, Jade and Paco substitue for Santa in making deliverys that night while Jackie, El Toro and Viper free Santa. Jackie and company go up against Daolon and his evil animated snowmen. Tohru makes a 'nick-of-time' rescue in the sleigh, and is humbled to be sitting beside the Jolly Ol' Elf himself. It's a Merrry Christmas for our heros!

    Director: Michael Goguen

    Writer: Alexx Van Dyne

  • Re-Enter the Dragon
    7.8/10 90 votes

    #7 - Re-Enter the Dragon

    Season 3 Episode 15 - Aired 2003-03-08

    Daolon Wong releases Shendu from his etheiral enprisonment in exchange for the talisman power of the Dragon - Combustion. Jackie, Uncle, Jade and Thoru attempt to stop Shendu's return to earth but fail. Shendu goes back on his deal w/ Dalon and absorbs the Dragon power for himself, and then drains Dalon of the tailsman powers he holds. Shendu persues Jackie back to Section 13 where the other talisman animals are. Before Shendu can absorb their powers, Jackie and Jade flee with the animals. Shendu stops Jackie and Jade at the zoo. Depsite Jackie's heroics, Shendu absorbs all of the talisman powers. Before Shendu can finally destroy Jackie, Uncle, Thoru and Section 13 arrive chanting a chi-spell (that Uncle got from Daolon Wong). The spell returns Shendu to his 'original' statue form and the talismans pop-out from his body. The talismans and Shendu are locked up in Section 13's vault for good.

    Director: Christopher Berkeley

    Writer: David Slack

  • Demon World (1)
    7.7/10 105 votes

    #8 - Demon World (1)

    Season 2 Episode 27 - Aired 2002-02-16

    Shendu alters the Book of Ages, and changes history. In a world where demons rule, Jade remembers how things were, and must convince her Uncles to help her set things right.

    Director: Christopher Berkeley

    Writer: David Slack

  • Demon World (2)
    7.7/10 106 votes

    #9 - Demon World (2)

    Season 2 Episode 28 - Aired 2002-02-23

    Jade, Uncle, and Jackie escape from Shendu's palace with a few talismans taken from Shendu. Using Jade's memories of the Immortal symbols, they embark on a mission to find the other members of the J-Team and manage to banish half of the Demons in the process. Realizing what has transpired, Shendu and the other three remaining Demons make a final stand at Australia to prevent history from being corrected.

    Director: Sean Song

    Writer: David Slack

  • A Night at the Opera
    7.7/10 88 votes

    #10 - A Night at the Opera

    Season 3 Episode 16 - Aired 2003-04-05

    Valmont returns and gives Tohru a magic potion that causes the man-giant to loose his memory. He awakens at Valmonts hideout, and 'remembers' who he is - #1 Enforcer. Uncle creates a locater spell for the missing Tohru and the gang tracks him to India. Tohru believing Jackie to be his enemy, engages him in battle. Triumpant, Valmont and Tohru continue to the Temple of the Golden Elephant. At the temple, Jackie attempts to stop Tohru from stealing a jewel encrusted elephant that will finance the Dark Hand back into action. The removal of the Elephant causes stone statues in the temple to animate. Tohru and Jackie work together to defeat the animated statues while Valmont hides. While Tohru has not regained his memory he relaizes that Jackie helped him while Valmont would sacrifice him, and he aligns himself with Jackie. In attempting to get Tohru under his control again, Valmont accidently spray himself with the amniesia potion and is turned over to the authorities.

    Director: Seung Eun Kim

    Writer: Adam Beechen, Alexx Van Dyne

  • The Dark Hand
    7.6/10 236 votes

    #11 - The Dark Hand

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2000-09-09

    Captain Black hires Jackie Chan to a secret government agency - Section 13, to track down the artifacts pursued by the Dark Hand, a crime organization far darker than anyone could have known. Also, Jackie's 11-year-old niece came to visit from Hong Kong and finds herself willing to help in the fight against evil. Jackie must gather up all 12 magical talismans that the Dark Hand had started retrieving before the Dark Hand does.

    Director: Bryan Andrews

    Writer: John Rogers

  • The Rock
    7.6/10 132 votes

    #12 - The Rock

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2000-12-02

    Jackie is poisoned by the Dark Hand and will give him the antidote for the talismans. Jade steals all the talismans, while the Dark Hand destroys the antidote. When Jackie fully turns to stone, the Horse Talisman heals him.

    Director: Bryan Andrews

    Writer: Alexx Van Dyne

  • Queen of the Shadowkhan
    7.6/10 109 votes

    #13 - Queen of the Shadowkhan

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2001-11-03

    When her classmates get a tattoo, Jade decides to get one also. The design she chooses, however, comes from a magical book, which has unexpected consequences.

    Director: Michael Goguen

    Writer: David Slack

  • The Powers Unleashed
    7.6/10 91 votes

    #14 - The Powers Unleashed

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2002-09-21

    The Enforcers and Daolon Wong both break into Section 13 in search of the talismans. Uncle capture the Dark Chi warriors in a magical urn. Jackie destroys the talismans rather than allowing them to fall into the wrong hands. Doing so unleashes the powers of the talismans from their physical containers, sending the powers to reside inside the decendents of the 12 animals of the Zodiac. Dalon Wong later turns the Enforcers into his new Dark Chi Warriors. The first power that Jackie and team track is the power of Imortality, which leads them to a local dog show. Making off with the dogs before Daolon can harm them, the team encounters the new Enforcers/Dark Chi Warriors in the park. Jackie and company defeat the Dark Chi Enforcers and save the noble canine.

    Director: Michael Goguen

    Writer: David Slack

  • Attack of the J-Clones
    7.6/10 83 votes

    #15 - Attack of the J-Clones

    Season 3 Episode 17 - Aired 2003-05-03

    The J-Team attends the re-dedication of the San Francisco Museum's collection of Jade (the stone, not the niece) and when the collection disappears again, Viper is accused of the theft. El Toro is later caught in the act of stealing more jade. Jackie chases the masked man and Jade discovers that the theif is A CLONE! Capt. Black interviews Chang (who is in prison) and they discover that Chang is also a clone. The real Chang, and his alchemist Yip, watche from a hidden lair, sending the Jackie clone into Section 13. Jackie-Clone is not able to subdue and replace the real Jackie and flees before being captured. Uncle creates a magic power that will determine who is a clone and who is not - and they discover that Paco is a clone! Impersonating their clones, the J-Team infiltrates Chang's hideouts to rescue Paco. Detected, the J-Team is attacked by the J-Team-clones but Uncle finds a way to over-ride the magic clones and turn them on Chang and Yip.

    Director: Michael Goguen

    Writer: Michael Jelenic

  • J2: Rise of the Dragons
    7.6/10 84 votes

    #16 - J2: Rise of the Dragons

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 2004-01-31

    The J-Team unites to battle the anti-J-Team, and Jade casts a spell that backfires and turns the J-Team into toddlers.

    Director: Seung Eun Kim

    Writer: Greg Klein, Tom Pugsley

  • Ninja Twilight
    7.6/10 89 votes

    #17 - Ninja Twilight

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2004-02-14

    Jackie, Uncle, Tohru, and Jade discover that they have overlook something in the ancient writings by making the horrible mistake of placing the final oni mask along side the other eight in Section 13. By doing this, they have released Tarakudo and his generals from the masks that bind them. The entire world begins to be engulfed in total darkness as the shadokahn are now free to walk the earth.

    Director: Brandon Vietti

    Writer: Eddie Guzelian

  • The Mask of El Toro Fuerte
    7.5/10 162 votes

    #18 - The Mask of El Toro Fuerte

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2000-09-23

    Jackie gets into the ring with Mexico's greatest wrestler (El Toro Fuerte) when Jackie and Jade visit Mexico. Jackie found that the Ox Talisman of super strength was embedded into El Toro Fuerte's mask, and the Dark Hand found out and stole it. Jackie, El Toro Fuerte, and Jade must get it back. Jade had stowed away on the plane that the enemy escaped in, along with Jackie and El Toro and she reclaims the strength talisman.

    Director: Andy Thom

    Writer: Duane Capizzi

  • Enter the Viper
    7.5/10 151 votes

    #19 - Enter the Viper

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2000-09-30

    Jackie must steal the next Talisman of Invisibility from a museum before the Dark Hand does, but when he was in the building, Jade followed him, and a thief was also inside the building trying to steal a jewel, and the talisman mistakenly ends up in the hands of jewel thief The Viper instead and Jackie was arrested because he had the jewel.

    Director: Rick Del Carmen

    Writer: David Slack

  • Jade Times Jade
    7.5/10 107 votes

    #20 - Jade Times Jade

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2001-10-13

    Shendu and the Dark Hand find a clue to the first gate that will enable him to release his sister, the Mountain Demon. Jackie goes to Japan to stop them, while Uncle begins to train his new apprentice, Tohru. Meanwhile Jade causes havoc with a duplication spell.

    Director: Christopher Berkeley

    Writer: Eddie Guzelian

  • Rumble in the Big House
    7.5/10 114 votes

    #21 - Rumble in the Big House

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2001-10-20

    The Dark Hand allows themselves to be captured and sentenced to prison so they can open the Wind Demon's portal in Hollowlands Prison. Jackie must go undercover.

    Director: Alan Caldwell

    Writer: Alexx Van Dyne

  • Shanghai Moon
    7.5/10 106 votes

    #22 - Shanghai Moon

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2001-11-10

    The Dark Hand must travel into space to free Tso Lan, the Moon Demon. Jackie and Jade travel along as stowaways on their stolen shuttle and must hold off the demon so Tohru can arrive on the reserve shuttle with the Chi Spell ingredients. With Uncle handling the incantations from NASA Mission Control, they must seal the Demon Sorcerer back in the void before he uses his gravity-manipulating powers to change the face of Earth forever.

    Director: Michael Chang

    Writer: Alexx Van Dyne

  • The Lotus Temple
    7.5/10 102 votes

    #23 - The Lotus Temple

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2001-11-12

    Jackie searches for the Lotus Temple. Jade gets lost and finds the temple. She also encounters a young girl who is cursed. Jade promises to help her break the curse.

    Director: Michael Chang

    Writer: Jan Strnad, Steven Melching

  • Armor of the Gods
    7.5/10 108 votes

    #24 - Armor of the Gods

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 2001-11-17

    Jackie is excavating some ancient armor when Uncle reveals it is the Armor of the Gods. This ancient suit of armor was worn by the Eight Immortals in their battles against the Demon Sorcerers. It proves quite convenient when the Dark Hand travels to Spain to find the portal of Dai Gui, the Earth Demon. However, sealing Dai Gui is complicated, as Jade used a sleeping potion on Uncle because of his constant complaining.

    Director: Sean Song

    Writer: Ken Goin

  • Into the Mouth of Evil
    7.5/10 102 votes

    #25 - Into the Mouth of Evil

    Season 2 Episode 23 - Aired 2002-01-19

    An evil dentist smuggles an ancient artifact called the Holy Sutras in Jackie's filling. The hero must prevent the Sutras from falling into the wrong hands.

    Director: Phil Weinstein

    Writer: Steven Melching