BattleBots (2015)

The WORST episodes of BattleBots (2015)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

BattleBots promises to wow viewers with next generation robots—bigger, faster and stronger than ever before. The show will focus on the design and build of each robot, the bot builder backstories, their intense pursuit of the championship and the spectacle of the event.

Last Updated: 6/21/2022Network: Discovery+
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Turning Up the Heat
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7.58
62 votes

#1 - Turning Up the Heat

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/21/2021

Slick-driving Whiplash looks to get its championship aspirations back on track against Gruff's menacing flamethrowers. Underdog Rusty tries attempts to upset veteran Beta, and Hypershock locks horns with Mammoth in a gear-grinding showdown.

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We’re Beast Slayin’ Tonight!
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7.58
65 votes

#2 - We’re Beast Slayin’ Tonight!

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/25/2021

The 2020 BattleBots World Championship continues with the second half of the Round of 32.

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Blood, Sweat and Gears
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7.61
59 votes

#3 - Blood, Sweat and Gears

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/24/2020

Former Giant Nut winner Tombstone takes on rookie Slap Box and the part-frog, part-killer robot Ribbot takes on the feline-inspired MadCatter. Giant walker-bot Chomp makes its debut and End Game takes on Bloodsport in a messy main event.

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Crunch Time: Qualifiers (2)
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7.65
262 votes

#4 - Crunch Time: Qualifiers (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/28/2015

The remaining teams face off during the 2nd Qualifiers. In addition to the 8 battles, 4 wild card teams will be selected to round out the championship round of 16.

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Full Metal Bracket: Round of 16 (1)
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7.66
242 votes

#5 - Full Metal Bracket: Round of 16 (1)

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/5/2015

The championship round of 16 begins with eight teams battling to move on and avoid elimination.

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Last Chance to Advance: Round of 16 (2)
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7.68
222 votes

#6 - Last Chance to Advance: Round of 16 (2)

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/12/2015

The championship round of 16 concludes with the eight remaining teams battling to move on to the Quarterfinals. Lock-Jaw v Overhaul Bronco v Witch Doctor

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To the Victor, Go the Spoils
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7.69
49 votes

#7 - To the Victor, Go the Spoils

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/10/2022

It's do-or-die, as Qualifying fights wrap up & the Round of 32 is revealed. It's the Selection Show! The Qualifying Rounds wrap up with 7 must-win matchups, as many fan faves try to secure a spot in the World Championship Tournament. At the end of the night, the field for the Round of 32 is revealed.

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Not So Sweet 16: The Round of 16 Part 1
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7.72
269 votes

#8 - Not So Sweet 16: The Round of 16 Part 1

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/4/2016

The first 8 of the remaining 16 teams battle on in pursuit of the championship. YouTube persona Michael Stevens (Vsauce) serves as guest judge.

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Hit the Jackpot!
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7.74
57 votes

#9 - Hit the Jackpot!

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/28/2021

Desperate to avoid a winless season, Huge faces Kraken. Its veteran vs. rookie as Lock-Jaw fights Jackpot -- only one can go 3-0.

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The Battle Begins: Qualifiers (1)
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7.76
324 votes

#10 - The Battle Begins: Qualifiers (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/21/2015

On the first night, 8 teams converge in an arena of minefield and hazards for the ultimate shot at glory during the Qualifiers round. Each match consists of a single 3-minute bout to try to completely destroy or disable the opponent.

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Let the Tournament Begin!
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7.77
57 votes

#11 - Let the Tournament Begin!

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/17/2022

We've arrived. Let the World Championship Tournament of BattleBots begin! The World Championship Tournament has arrived! Only one team will hoist the most coveted trophy in the sport, the Giant Nut. The defending champions, End Game, are ready to defend their crown, but a stacked group of contenders aren't backing down.

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Rise of the Machines: The Round of 16 Part 2
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7.77
189 votes

#12 - Rise of the Machines: The Round of 16 Part 2

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/25/2016

The last 8 of the remaining 16 teams battle on in pursuit of the championship. YouTube persona Michael Stevens (Vsauce) serves as guest judge.

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The Great 8: Quarterfinals
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7.77
244 votes

#13 - The Great 8: Quarterfinals

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/19/2015

Eight teams compete in the quarterfinals to determine who moves on to the Semifinals.

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USA vs the World
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7.78
102 votes

#14 - USA vs the World

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/31/2018

In a special tournament, Battlebots Team USA takes on bots from around the world in an international showdown of combat robotics.

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There Will Be Bot Blood: The Qualifying Round Concludes
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7.78
246 votes

#15 - There Will Be Bot Blood: The Qualifying Round Concludes

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/30/2016

The first round of next-generation robots go head to head, as the remaining 16 teams (out of 48) converge in an arena full of hazards for the chance to advance out of the qualifying round in pursuit of the championship. Guest judge: Adam Savage.

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Are You Yeti to Rumble?
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7.81
139 votes

#16 - Are You Yeti to Rumble?

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/18/2018

Fan favorites Yeti and Witch Doctor face off in a world-class fight as top competitors battle to earn their spot in the postseason tournament. Fight card: Icewave vs. Vanquish, Rotator vs. Petunia, Brutus vs. Red Devil, Captain Shrederator vs. End Game. Main event: Witch Doctor vs. Yeti.

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You Mess With the Bull, You Get the Drum
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7.82
116 votes

#17 - You Mess With the Bull, You Get the Drum

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/14/2019

BattleBots 2018 finalist Minotaur goes head-to-head with Whiplash as a new group of 14 new bots make their debut in the 2019 competition.

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Let the Big Bot Battle Begin
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7.82
78 votes

#18 - Let the Big Bot Battle Begin

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/10/2020

Mammoth and Hugh face off in an epic battle of the big bots.

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The Good, the Bot, and the Ugly: The Round of 32 Concludes
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7.82
213 votes

#19 - The Good, the Bot, and the Ugly: The Round of 32 Concludes

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/28/2016

The next-generation robots continue to go head to head as the last of the 32 remaining teams battle on in pursuit of the championship. This round consists of 24 teams that won their qualifying bout, plus 8 wild-card teams picked by the judges. Guest judge: Vernon Davis.

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Don't Flip Out!
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7.83
100 votes

#20 - Don't Flip Out!

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/21/2019

BattleBots Champion Bite Force squares off against famed bot Yeti, while another legendary builder returns to the competition with a brand-new epic bot.

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Now or Never
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7.83
53 votes

#21 - Now or Never

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/4/2021

Tonight every fight has Championship consequences. In the Main Event, Copperhead and Black Dragon battle for high seedings; all the rest are fighting for survival. A win means life; a loss and it's time to power down for good.

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Gr8 Expectations: The Quarterfinals
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7.83
207 votes

#22 - Gr8 Expectations: The Quarterfinals

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/1/2016

The top 8 teams battle in 4 quarterfinal matches to narrow the field down to the top 4.

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The Desperado Tournament
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7.83
108 votes

#23 - The Desperado Tournament

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/3/2018

As part two of the season commences, some bots are already on the brink of elimination, including several fan favorites. In order to give them a last chance at qualifying for the championship, BattleBots is staging its first ever ‘Desperado’ Tournament, where 8 teams will be given the chance to win one guaranteed place in the final 16 qualifiers. It’s a fight to the death, and only one robot can win.

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That's What You Call A KO!
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7.86
133 votes

#24 - That's What You Call A KO!

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/7/2019

The season of BattleBots kicks off with 67 epic bots as they face off to become the 2019 BattleBots World Champion.

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Put Up or Shut Up
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7.87
60 votes

#25 - Put Up or Shut Up

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/3/2022

Fourteen bots compete in their last bouts of the qualifying round! The penultimate week of the qualifying round has fourteen of the field's most destructive bots vying for a kick at The Giant Nut! In a tactically tantalizing Main Event two of the most aggressive drivers duke it out in an epic clash!

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