The BEST Episodes of Beauty and the Geek

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 6, 2020

Network: The CW

Once upon a time, there were 7 attractive women who got by on their appearances, and 7 intelligent men with limited social skills, who lived in a house together, learning from each others' weaknesses and strengths. By the end of their six-episode journey, these diverse men and women received lessons in confidence, equality, and dignity. No longer were they just the Beauty and the Geek. Beauty and the Geek is Ashton Kutcher's social experiment, which tested if seven beautiful women could work with seven intelligent men to become a whole lot more.

Beauties and Geeks Reunite

#1 - Beauties and Geeks Reunite

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 21, 2007

In this special reunion episode, the beauties and the geeks are reunited in New York, where they reminisce about their good and bad times in the competition, new never-before-seen footage is revealed, and updates on the lives of the contestants are shared.

star 8.87
63 votes
Beauty Queen and Geek King

#2 - Beauty Queen and Geek King

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 14, 2007

In the shocking third season finale, unexpected visitors threaten to jeopardize the status of the competition. Meanwhile, as the final two teams prepare for the final showdown, they reveal sides of each other that they've never shown before, and one teammate makes a decision that turns the competition upside down and leaves everyone in shock.

star 8.45
62 votes
It's Not Rocket Science

#3 - It's Not Rocket Science

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 9, 2007

The house romance takes a turn that could ruin one of the teams. Meanwhile, as voted by viewers, the geeks are challenged to massage the ladies while the beauties are challenged with rocket science.

star 8.44
39 votes
When Worlds Collide (2)

#4 - When Worlds Collide (2)

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 2007

In part two of the fourth season premiere, the twenty chosen contestants soon realize that they are in for a very unique season as the new cast includes a male beauty and a female geek. Afterwards, the finalists pair up during a barbecue and get to meet their new partners.

star 8.00
90 votes
And the Winner Is...

#5 - And the Winner Is...

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 4, 2007

In the fourth season finale, all ten teams are reunited for one last time. At the end of the encounter, the winning team is revealed.

star 8.00
91 votes
Episode 08 - The Finale

#6 - Episode 08 - The Finale

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 9, 2006

The two remaining couples are given some time to spend with each other and learn some of their hobbies. Josh takes Cher fly fishing while Joe shows Brittany his chess skills and tries to teach her the game. Later, Cher teaches Josh how to cook a meal as Brittany takes Joe ice-skating. After, the teams spend their last hours with each other, studying the ins and outs of each of their lives for the final quiz. In the quiz room, the pairs are surprised to learn that instead of the way the final quiz was orchestrated in season one, this one would be different: one person from each pair must answer a series of questions about his or her own interests and the other must try to match the answers.

star 7.97
39 votes
Episode 07

#7 - Episode 07

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 2, 2006

The contestants make heartfelt videos for their partner, explaining what the partner means to them and what they learned from the experience of Beauty and the Geek. After the teams cherish their videos, they get to work on the next task, a joint scavenger hunt. The challenge involves each couple in thier own car with a driver; the women (without any help from the men) must navigate through Los Angeles to three different stores, where the men must then go into the store and choose the item that they think their partner has picked.

star 7.96
98 votes
Episode 05

#8 - Episode 05

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 9, 2006

The group travels to Las Vegas and plays strip poker, an infatuation develops between two contestants, and a couple is eliminated.

star 7.95
96 votes
Super Geek

#9 - Super Geek

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 23, 2007

The geeks must create superheroes and design their own costumes. The beauties, meanwhile, are required to provide the back story for their partner's super creation.

star 7.94
122 votes
It's Good to Be King

#10 - It's Good to Be King

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 16, 2007

It's makeover time! The geeks get their new looks and later put them to the test in the Beauty and the Geek prom, where one of them is named king. Meanwhile, the beauties are required to teach a third-grade class.

star 7.91
126 votes
More Than Just a Beauty and a Geek

#11 - More Than Just a Beauty and a Geek

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired May 13, 2008

The season finale begins with three teams but, in a surprising twist, the team that fares the worst in a pop quiz is sent home immediately. The two teams that know their partners best will continue to compete for $250,000 and a chance at becoming more than just a beauty and a geek. Jaws drop when the eliminated contestants return to the mansion for one final night and the claws come out during a blow-out fight over one geek's affection. Host Mike Richards reveals that there is nothing the final two teams can do to prepare for the final challenge.

star 7.91
66 votes
The Grand Prize Goes To...

#12 - The Grand Prize Goes To...

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 6, 2005

During the final day at the mansion, the teams spend more time getting to know each other, learning a skill that the other excels at - karate, cooking, kayaking, and piano - as one last thing to do with each other before the final elimination, a series of ten questions about your partner. By evening's end, one team wins a quarter of a million dollars, but both teams walk away with more knowledge and more confidence.

star 7.90
39 votes
Season Premiere

#13 - Season Premiere

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 11, 2008

The nine new beauties arrive via Air Beauty and nine new geeks arrive via the Geek Mobile. Everyone is surprised to learn they will compete as teams of beauties vs. teams of geeks. Upon moving into the mansion and getting used to their new surroundings, the beauties are required to shed their make-up and high heels and are given a complete make-under. Once prosthetic noses and oversize sweaters are added, the girls must put their social skills to the test by trying to secure phone numbers from unsuspecting guys at a bar. The geeks find themselves in the brand new quiz room where one geek is sent home.

star 7.89
98 votes
From Geek to Chic

#14 - From Geek to Chic

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 8, 2008

The highly anticipated geek makeover has arrived and the remaining guys shock the beauties with their new looks. The teams turn up the heat on the set of the Emmy Award-winning daytime drama "The Young and the Restless," as cast members Michelle Stafford and Joshua Morrow appear to judge the teams on their acting chops. A twist at the stair ceremony lets one team off the hook but leaves the remaining teams in the lurch.

star 7.89
98 votes
Raps, Rhymes and Geeks

#15 - Raps, Rhymes and Geeks

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 18, 2008

With the competition well under way, everyone must showcase their talents when instructed to perform in a beauty vs. geek talent show. Flirtations between several beauties and geeks cause some startling consequences. Fearful of losing her spot in the house, one beauty is willing to do whatever it takes to stick around, but rocks the boat when she frustrates both teams.

star 7.88
102 votes
Lovelorn Science

#16 - Lovelorn Science

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 1, 2008

Newly formed geeks and beauty duos try combining skills when their first team challenges are revealed. The social experiment takes a technical turn when the beauties must present a homemade science project to some discerning critics. Some geeks become smooth operators when offering relationship advice to live callers on Dr. Drew's nationally syndicated radio program, "Loveline." One unlucky pair doesn't make the grade and leaves the house.

star 7.86
99 votes
The Beauties Meet the Geeks (1)

#17 - The Beauties Meet the Geeks (1)

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 3, 2007

The third season again unites a group of "beauties" with a gang of "geeks" for hilarious and heart-rendering results, and a prize of $250,000 to the winners.

star 7.85
102 votes
The Great Outdoors

#18 - The Great Outdoors

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 29, 2005

For the first time, the individual couples must work together as a team to have a successful night of camping. The rivalry between Chuck and Richard reaches an all-time high, and the romance between Scarlet and Chuck seems to fizzle out because of the competitive fire in Scarlet. After a challenge in the wilderness, two of the teams are sent to the elimination room, where one team is sent home, leaving only two couples for the final task.

star 7.83
36 votes
Flame Broiled Geeks

#19 - Flame Broiled Geeks

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 15, 2008

When a practical joke falls flat, a geek loses his cool with one of the beauties. Flames ignite when the geeks must become firefighters and rescue their beauties from a burning building. The beauties get a whiff of a smelly challenge involving two of their least favorite things.

star 7.83
69 votes
Geek Love

#20 - Geek Love

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 31, 2007

The four remaining teams each get a dog; the geeks must get women's phone numbers at a dog park.

star 7.82
68 votes
Snowbound

#21 - Snowbound

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 29, 2008

The beauties and geeks don their galoshes for a quick getaway to Big Bear Mountain in California. A sled-building challenge paves the way for a bumpy ride as several teams try to make their way down the mountain. A geek's innocent crush on his partner blows up in his face, causing a hostile barrier to grow between them.

star 7.82
67 votes
Rockets and Fashion Shows

#22 - Rockets and Fashion Shows

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 15, 2005

The third set of tasks is one of the trickiest yet for both groups - the Beauties and the Geeks. The women must brush up on their rocket science and follow a series of instructions in order to assemble a rocket and launch it in the fastest time. Later, the men are taken to a series of stores in order to purchase three outfits - formal wear, swimsuit, and casual wear - for their partners to wear in a fashion show. The winners of the tasks, Scarlet & Bill and Chuck & Caitilin, choose two teams to go up for elimination. In the end, Krystal and Brad are sent home, both with tremendous boosts in confidence and skill level.

star 7.82
44 votes
Directors: Brian Smith
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Down on the Farm

#23 - Down on the Farm

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 7, 2007

The final three teams get down and dirty at a farm where they must work with animals. Two teams face elimination, one team is eliminated, and the final two teams are revealed.

star 7.81
69 votes
A Day with Mechanics and Masseusses

#24 - A Day with Mechanics and Masseusses

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 8, 2005

Episode two brings strain to the game. some of the Geeks are already growing thin on the Beauties, and one pair in the house, Erika and Brad, begins a romance. The second set of tasks entails lots of oil the women must complete a series of tasks having to do with a car: popping the hood, and changing the oil, air filter, and a tire. The men are forced to brush up on massages. At the challenges, Chuck and Caitilin prosper, working as a team to win both. Fighting breaks out between the two because of Chucks inability to nominate anyone for elimination, but in the end, they decide on sending Erika and Joe and Brad and Scarlet to the elimination room. Erika and Joe lose the quiz, sending them home and ending the short-lived love between Erika and Brad.

star 7.78
46 votes
Meet the Parents

#25 - Meet the Parents

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 27, 2007

The final two teams go to each other's hometowns and meet each other's parents. Later, the contestants are shocked to discover that a major twist has the final showdown be something completely unexpected.

star 7.69
93 votes