Legend of the Seeker

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  • TV-14
  • 2008
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.6  (35,934)

Legend of the Seeker is a fantasy adventure television series that premiered on November 1, 2008. The show is based on Terry Goodkind's series of fantasy novels called The Sword of Truth, which follows the journey of Richard Cypher, a young woodsman who discovers that he is the true heir to the throne of D'Hara and the only one who can defeat the evil Darken Rahl and save the Three Lands from his tyrannical rule.

Craig Horner stars as Richard Cypher, a simple woodsman who discovers that he has been chosen by fate to become the Seeker, a legendary hero with the ability to wield powerful magic like no other. Bridget Regan plays Kahlan Amnell, a Confessor from the Midlands who is sent on a quest to find the Seeker and help him defeat the evil that threatens to destroy the land.

Bruce Spence portrays Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander, a wise and powerful wizard who becomes Richard's mentor and friend on his journey. Craig Parker plays Darken Rahl, the evil tyrant who seeks to conquer the world and enslave its people, and Tabrett Bethell plays Cara Mason, a former Mord-Sith warrior who becomes Richard's ally and friend.

Throughout the series, Richard, Kahlan, and Zedd journey throughout the Three Lands, encountering numerous challenges and dangers as they try to stop Darken Rahl from carrying out his nefarious plans. Along the way, they meet a cast of colorful characters, including magical creatures, assassins, and other allies and enemies.

The show is known for its breathtaking action sequences, intricate plot, and memorable characters. Each episode follows a stand-alone storyline, but there is also an overarching plot that ties everything together, making it a thrilling and engaging series that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.

Aside from the action and adventure, Legend of the Seeker also explores deeper themes such as love, friendship, sacrifice, and the struggle between good and evil. The characters are multi-dimensional and undergo significant growth throughout the series, making it easy for viewers to become invested in their journeys and successes.

Unfortunately, Legend of the Seeker only aired for two seasons from 2008 to 2010, and was cancelled due to low ratings. However, the show still has a loyal fan base and remains a beloved cult classic among fantasy fans.

Overall, Legend of the Seeker is a thrilling and captivating fantasy adventure series that offers action, magic, and a compelling story with memorable characters that viewers will become attached to. It may have been short-lived, but its impact continues to be felt among fans and the wider fantasy genre.

Legend of the Seeker is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (45 episodes). The series first aired on November 1, 2008.

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22. Tears
May 22, 2010
In order to save the world of the living, Richard finally faces his greatest enemy and Kahlan may have to kill the love of her life.
21. Unbroken
May 15, 2010
When Zedd tries to save Cara who was re-broken by Darken Rahl, Richard, Kahlan and everyone else's lives are changed dramatically.
20. Eternity
May 8, 2010
Richard and Kahlan discover that the Stone of Tears is hidden in an enchanted land they are unable to leave. Meanwhile, a surprise reunion turns into a deadly confrontation for Cara and Zed.
19. Extinction
May 1, 2010
Richard is forced to team up with his resurrected brother when Darken Rahl deciphers the secrets hidden in an ancient scroll.
18. Walter
April 24, 2010
Darken Rahl plots his return to the land of the living, using a hapless look-alike; the Seeker races to find a stolen scroll, which holds the key to his quest for the Stone of Tears.
17. Vengeance
April 17, 2010
While Zedd and his brother seek revenge for the murder of their father, a stranger steps into Richard's life to send him on a collision course with Zedd.
16. Desecrated
April 10, 2010
When Richard tries to save some villagers who are marked for death from a walking weapon of vengeance, he jeopardizes Kahlan, Zedd and Cara's lives.
15. Creator
March 27, 2010
Richard, Kahlan and Zedd's life is put at risk when they meet a young and powerful woman named Maia who claims to be the Creator and it becomes crucial to uncover her true identity before Maia can destroy them all.
14. Bound
March 19, 2010
Richard is forced to protect Kahlan's greatest enemy when Kahlan is put under a life-threatening spell only her enemy can remove.
13. Princess
February 27, 2010
To save Kahlan from execution, reluctant Cara must pose as a polished princess and compete in an elaborate masquerade of manners to win a powerful ruler's affections.
12. Hunger
February 20, 2010
To protect the Seeker, Cara proposes a deadly covenant with the ruthless Darken Rahl. Zedd's wayward brother strikes a deal with a dubious peddler of magic that might threaten Rahl's plan.
11. Torn
February 13, 2010
As crisis looms in Kahlan's homeland, an accident appears to have robbed her of her powers.
10. Perdition
January 30, 2010
Kahlan's life is threatened by sorceress Sister Nicci. In the meantime, Richard has to face his worst fear while he is trapped in the Valley of Perdition.
9. Dark
January 23, 2010
As the Sisters of the Light train Richard to use his wizard power, the beautiful and mysterious Sister Nicci reveals a shocking secret forcing him into a dark alliance; in Richard's absence, Zedd has no choice but to name a new Seeker.
8. Light
January 16, 2010
Richard is crippled by debilitating headaches.
7. Resurrection
January 9, 2010
Richard becomes an unwilling pawn in Mord'Sith Denna's plot to control the throne Darken Rahl's death left vacant.
6. Fury
December 12, 2009
Richard s attempt to teach a peaceful people how to defend themselves unleashes an uncontrollable rage that threatens to consume them and destroy the Seeker.
5. Wizard
December 5, 2009
Zedd falls victim to a mysterious spell that strips him of his memories and his old age, causing him to believe that he must replace Richard with a new Seeker
4. Touched
November 28, 2009
Kahlan and Richard set out to rescue a mysterious girl who is the only other living Confessor, and try to prevent her from accidentally unleashing the power she possesses.
3. Broken
November 20, 2009
Cara is found to be guilty of a terrible crime from the past and is sentenced to be executed by Kahlan. Richard disagrees with Cara's punishment though, and tries to save her before she meets an untimely end.
2. Baneling
November 14, 2009
The quest for the Stone of Tears brings Richard, Kahlan, Zedd and Cara to a D'Haran prison, where the dead return from the underworld to prey on the living.
1. Marked
November 7, 2009
Richard, Kahlan and Zedd's celebration of their victory over Darken Rahl is interrupted by an attack from a creature that escaped from the underworld. Meanwhile Cara jockeys for dominance with the Mord'Sith and the witch Shota reveals a prophecy about the Seeker that horrifies Zedd.
Where to Watch Legend of the Seeker
Legend of the Seeker is available for streaming on the Syndicated website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Legend of the Seeker on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and ABC.
  • Premiere Date
    November 1, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (35,934)