The WORST Episodes of America's Best Dance Crew
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021
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 - Video Star Challenge
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 26, 2008
The nine remaining crews use iconic music videos as inspiration for this week's challenge.
#2 - Rock The Title Challenge
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 3, 2008
The eight remaining crews must create a routine that utilizes a unique physical transformation that is inspired by the song title.
#3 - Speed Up Challenge
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 10, 2008
This week is all about speed. The 7 remaining crews are given a mix that goes from smooth and slow to fast and furious. The crews will be judged on how well they can adjust to the faster pace and stay on the beat.
#4 - Bring The Beat Challenge
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 24, 2008
The 5 remaining crews take you to school for the Bring The Beat Challenge.
#5 - Eighties Theme Challenge
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 7, 2008
This week the crews take you back to the 80's with movesinspired by classic 80's films, 'Breakin', 'Flashdance' and 'Footloose'.
#6 - Championship Showdown
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 14, 2008
t's the Championship Showdown, and each of the 2 remaining crews face-off with 3 performances each.
#7 - The Live Finale
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 21, 2008
As Super Cr3w and SoReal Cru square off for the final time, the 8 booted crews return to show off their moves.
#8 - Missy Elliott Challenge
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 31, 2008
The 4 remaining crews bring their own style when they take on the moves from Missy's hottest music videos.
#9 - LMFAO Superstar Challenge
Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired May 30, 2012
The four remaining crews choreographed routines inspired by LMFAO, beginning with a group performance to "Live My Life" by Far East Movement featuring Justin Bieber. Redfoo from LMFAO handed out the dance challenges, and Season 3 champion Quest Crew visited the rehearsal studio to work with the crews.
#10 - Flo Rida Superstar Challenge
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 18, 2012
Flo Rida performs; the crews must craft a routine to one of Flo Rida's hits.
#11 - Ke$ha
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 14, 2011
Superstar Ke$ha hands out the challenges to five crews hoping to move on in the competition.
#12 - Lil Wayne
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 7, 2011
The season of the superstars kicks off with an episode devoted to Lil Wayne -- and five crews hungry to move on in the competition.
#13 - Martial Arts Challenge
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 23, 2009
Quest Crew's Steve Terada returns to help the remaining seven crews in the action-packed Martial Arts Challenge.
#14 - Rihanna
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired May 5, 2011
#15 - Kanye West
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired May 26, 2011
#16 - All-Star Showdown
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 29, 2015
Ne-Yo kicks off the Season 8 premiere, which reintroduces all-star crews from previous seasons and features performances to songs by Video Music Award nominees and winners.
#17 - The Battle Begins
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 7, 2008
In the series premiere of America's Best Dance Crew, the crews choreograph numbers to their favorite remixes.
#18 - VMA Icons
Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 5, 2015
The VMAs have featured some of the most iconic superstars in the music business. Each crew is assigned one of these VMA Icons and chooses a track from their legendary catalog.
#19 - VMA Pre-Party Finale
Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 29, 2015
#20 - Janet Jackson Challenge
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 17, 2008
The 6 remaining crews apply their dance skills to Janet's hottest songs.
#21 - ABDC Regional Finals: The South
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 28, 2010
The season begins with five teams repping the South -- but there are only three spots open to move on in the competition.
#22 - Lady Gaga Challenge
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 4, 2010
Each of the remaining crews get inspired by the groundbreaking music and vision of the one and only Lady Gaga.
#23 - Katy Perry
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 28, 2011
#24 - VMA Fashion
Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 12, 2015
Inspired by the forward-thinking and sometimes shocking fashion on the VMAs, the crews incorporate high-concept wardrobes as part of their choreography.