The Almighty Johnsons, Season 1HDClosed Captioning
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The Johnson brothers, Mike, Anders, Ty, and Axl, are far from ordinary–they are descendants of Norse gods. With the help of his brothers, Axl, as the human incarnation of Odin, must embark upon his life’s quest: to find Frigg, his beloved, in order to rebuild the house of Asgard so that the Gods will rule again—unless their nemeses, the power-hungry Goddesses, can stop the Johnsons and find Frigg first!
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoIt's Kind of a Birthday Present||It is Axl Johnson’s 21st birthday – which explains the fire in the sky; the Waitemata Harbour being the colour of blood; the various women who seem to want to kill him; and the sudden need for a family ceremony in a forest.||44:35||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThis is Where Duty Starts||Axl Johnson learns very quickly that when you're on a Quest to find one woman among millions, your heart is not necessarily the part of your anatomy you should be following.||44:30||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGod's Gift to Zebras||One of the things about Goddesses is that they can show up anywhere – be it in a library or at a bar. But whether they are the Goddess you’re looking for is a whole other matter.||43:05||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoYou Gotta Love Life, Babe||Sometimes the line between doing the honourable thing and doing the easy thing, that line can get very blurred – especially when it comes to Gods and their offspring.||44:31||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThis is Not Washing Powder, My Friend||When something seems too good to be true, this is inevitably because it is too good to be true. And this is a lesson Axl Johnson is about to learn – big time.||44:06||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGoddesses, Axl, Come in All Forms||It’s hammer time, as a road trip to follow a falling star takes the God boys into uncharted territory; to a heartland of darkness where the usual rules no longer apply.||44:26||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBad Things Happen||Two nights out drinking lead to two different forms of temptation – both of which could end very badly for the parties concerned.||44:10||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoI Can Give You Frigg||The arrival on the scene of a singing butcher causes a shift in celestial power as the Gods and Goddesses work to get on the right side of the equation.||44:33||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHunting Reindeer On Slippery Rocks||What if the one you’re with isn’t necessarily the one you love? And what if the one you love, you love her so much it is dangerous to her health?||43:46||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoEvery Good Quest Has a Sacrifice||The time has finally come for Axl Johnson and his brothers to man up and be the Gods they truly are.||44:09||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|101||HDClosed CaptioningVideoCast Interviews||Actors Emmett Skilton, Dean O'Gorman, Tim Balme, Jared Turner, and Ben Barrington discuss their characters, previous knowledge of Norse mythology, and what it's like working with their fellow cast members in this Almighty Johnsons special feature.||4:49||Season Only||View in iTunes|
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I love anything involving mythology and have been waiting to see this for three years! Can't wait to see it play out!
After making the big mistake of leaving Asgard thousands of years ago to walk amongst mortals, who promptly began burning down their villages, the Norse gods bravely ran away… to New Zealand. The Brothers Johnson are the living incarnations of the gods; Baldr, Ullr, Bragi, Höðr, (and much to Axl’s surprise on his 21st birthday) Odin.
This is a fantastic series, that ran for three seasons down under, has gained a huge cult following and I’m so pleased to see it finally making it to the states.
This Almighty Johnsons (though at times not appropriate for young viewers) has everything the SciFi fan wants in a series: Action, Drama, Comedy… good story lines and surprising plot twists.
In a sentence: Season One of The Almighty Johnsons is well worth the price. You won’t be disappointed. (Okay, that was two sentences.)
So glad that this is in America now!
Sad to see that this was cancelled in NZ (for the 2nd time!) but I'm glad that it's showing in America, hopefully it will be picked up again for a 4th season! This show is pretty great, all about a family of Norse god brothers in semi-human bodies, trying to navigate with the knowledge that their youngest brother is actually Odin. Totally recommend this show and you will not regret watching!