The BEST Episodes of America's Best Dance Crew
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 5, 2022
Hosted by Mario Lopez and Layla Kayleigh, Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew!, is a new competitive dance reality show pitting the country's best street and studio dance crews against each other. Each week one team will be eliminated until the final team is left standing and wins the title of "America's Best Dance Crew". Judging the competition are JC Chasez, Lil' Mama, & D-Trix.
#1 - Music Video Moves
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 14, 2008
The remaining 8 crews are given popular music videos to interpret and then choreograph a routine to.
#2 - Dance Craze Challenge
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 21, 2008
The crews perform popular dance crazes with a special challenging physical aspect to throw them off.
#3 - Movie Characters
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 25, 2008
While waiting to see who's the next to go home, the crews must portray a character and tell their story with this week's routine.
#4 - Thriller
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 6, 2008
The crews put their own spin on tracks from Michael Jackson's classic Thriller in honor of the album's twenty-fifth anniversary.
#5 - Broadway Remixed
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 13, 2008
The remaining four crews must add some hip hop style to a traditional Broadway number.
#6 - Fit Test Challenge
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 23, 2009
Eight crews will face our toughest physical challenge yet. Who will go hard? Who will go home? Each crew has to incorporate one demanding exercise into half of their routine in hopes of muscling out their competition.
#7 - Battle Of The Sexes Challenge
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 19, 2009
The two remaining boy crews face-off against the two remaining girl crews in a fight to determine who rules the dance world.
#8 - Hip-Hop Decathlon Challenge
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 26, 2009
The top three crews must incorporate some of hip-hop's most difficult styles for the Hip-Hop Decathlon Challenge before the final two crews face off in the Last Chance Challenge.
#9 - The Live Finale
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 5, 2009
Beat Freaks and Quest Crew are reunited with the seven eliminated crews to learn which of them has been crowned 'America's Best Dance Crew.'
#10 - Bollywood Challenge
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 30, 2009
Each of the remaining six crews must take classic Bollywood dance moves and fuse them into a hip-hop routine.
#11 - Dance Craze Challenge
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 6, 2009
The five remaining crews take the country's hottest dance crazes to new heights by incorporating a trampoline into their performances.
#12 - VMA Challenge
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 13, 2009
The four remaining crews are assigned an unforgettable VMA performance and then judged on how well they take the famous moves and update them with their own swagger.
#13 - Decades Of Dance Challenge
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 20, 2009
The remaining crews must master iconic dance moves from throughout the decades and the final two crews perform original routines for their Last Chance Challenge.
#14 - The Live Finale
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 27, 2009
All of Season 4's crews reunite on the ABDC stage for the live finale and finalists AfroBoriké and We Are Heroes find out who is America's Best Dance Crew.
#15 - ABDC Regional Finals: The East
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 4, 2010
The season continues with five teams repping the East -- but there are only three spots open to move on in the competition.
#16 - ABDC Regional Finals: The West
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 11, 2010
Five Western teams fight it out for the final three spots in the 'America's Best Dance Crew' nationals.
#17 - Chart Topper Challenge
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 18, 2010
The ABDC nationals kick off with the remaining nine teams dancing to the latest chart-topping hits.
#18 - Music Video Challenge
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 25, 2010
The eight remaining crews use iconic music videos as inspiration for this week's challenge.
#19 - Disco Challenge
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 11, 2010
Classic disco grooves get a hip-hop update as the seven top crews must add some 70s moves to their street dance routines.
#20 - Usher Challenge
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 18, 2010
The crews will each receive a different Usher hit spanning his amazing career and must create a spectacular routine inspired by the track's music video.
#21 - Illusion Challenge
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 25, 2010
The top four crews will be challenged to incorporate awe-inspiring illusions into their hip-hop routines.
#22 - Hip-Hop Nation Challenge & Last Chance Challenge
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 1, 2010
The three remaining crews must display mastery of hip-hop styles from around the nation, but only two crews are left standing to perform one last time for the championship.
#23 - The Finale
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 8, 2010
All of the crews return for very special regional performances and the live crowning of our Season 5 champion.
#24 - Champions For Charity
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 15, 2010
All five seasons' champions return for incredible one-off performances for charity. JabbaWockeeZ, Supercr3w, Quest Crew, We Are Heroes and our newly minted fifth season champion Poreotix all take the stage for this incredible exhibition.
#25 - Pitbull Superstar Challenge
Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired May 16, 2012
The five remaining crews began the episode with a dance number to "I Like: The Remix" featuring Enrique Iglesias and The WAV.s, alongside Season 6 runner-up ICONic Boyz. Then, each crew was given a country and an international dance style to incorporate into routines that were set to the music of Pitbull.