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  • 2012-01-12T01:00:00Z on Cartoon Network
  • 25 mins
  • 4 hours, 47 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Animation, Comedy, Family, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Children

After years of peace, Ninja masters Kai, Jay, Zane and Cole are forced to come out of retirement to take on Lloyd Garmadon, the son of their archenemy. When Garmadon releases an army of sinister snake people to help him conquer the land of Ninjago, his evil plan goes awry as he loses control. Soon, Garmadon is himself taken prisoner by the manipulative snakes! In an unlikely twist of fate, Garmadon must join forces with the ninja to stop an enemy that prophecy warns will cast their world into eternal darkness.

13 episodes

1x01 Rise of the Snakes

  • Series Premiere

    2012-01-12T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

The ninjas are snapped out of their post-hero complacency when Lord Garmadon's young son Lloyd shows up and tries to pick up where his father left off.

1x02 Home

  • 2012-01-19T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Back in training mode with the looming threat of Lloyd and the Hypnobrai, Zane wanders after a Falcon and lands himself in a heap of trouble.

1x03 Snakebit

  • 2012-01-26T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Lloyd unlocks a second tribe - The Fangpyres - to help him regain control. The Ninja are busy setting up their new HQ that Zane discovered, but are called to duty when the Fangpyres attack the village where Jay's family lives.

1x04 Never Trust a Snake

  • 2012-02-02T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

After the Fangpyres join forces with the Hypnobrai, Lloyd awakens Pythor - the last remaining snake of the Anacondrai tribe. Pythor steals a map from him that will show him where the remaining two snakes tribes dwell.

1x05 Can of Worms

  • 2012-02-09T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Lloyd moves in and tries to make nice by helping out with chores, but he just gets in the way. Pythor has awoken the Vipoids and the Constrictaurs and an all out snake war has taken over Ninjago.

1x06 Snake King

  • 2012-02-16T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Pythor declares himself to be the destined leader who will reawaken The Great Devourer - an ancient beast who can't be killed and will consume all of Ninjago.

1x07 Tick Tock

  • 2012-02-23T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When the four ninja follow the mysterious falcon into the woods, they stumble on a hidden work shop where Zane learns the secret about his past and in the process, he is the first ninja to unlock his true potential.

1x08 Once Bitten, Twice Shy

  • 2012-03-08T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Jay and Nya have to cut their first date in Mega-Monster Amusement Park short as the Serpentine are on their way to retrieve the first of four fang blades to be used to awaken the Great Devourer.

1x09 The Royal Blacksmiths

  • 2012-03-15T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

The four ninja go undercover as a dance troupe and enter a talent contest in their quest to win "The Blade Cup" where one of the fang blades is hidden.

1x10 The Green Ninja

  • 2012-03-22T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Garmadon moves in to search for Lloyd, the ninja learn that they must work together to find him. It is believed that the green ninja will be Lloyd.

1x11 All of Nothing

  • 2012-03-29T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

When the ninja are captured trying to find the Serpentine's inner sanctum,and Lloyd's rescue mission fails; It's up to Garmadon to save them.

As Pythor is preparing to finally unleash The Great Devourer, the ninja are in a race against time to the lost city of Ourobouros.

1x13 Day of the Great Devourer

  • 2012-04-12T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Disaster threatens as the ninja must fight to defeat the all consuming Great Devourer in a desperate attempt to save Ninjago.