The BEST Episodes of Comedy Bang! Bang!

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 11, 2020

Network: IFC

Based on Scott Aukerman’s popular podcast of the same name, COMEDY BANG! BANG! cleverly riffs on the well-known format of the late night talk show, infusing celebrity appearances and comedy sketches with a tinge of the surreal.

Gillian Jacobs Wears A Red Dress With Sail Boats

#1 - Gillian Jacobs Wears A Red Dress With Sail Boats

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 16, 2013

Actors Gillian Jacobs and Jason Mantzoukas stop by Comedy Bang! Bang! in the midst of Scott and Reggie trying to answer cliffhangers throughout the episode. Does Reggie’s new girlfriend have a secret agenda? Will Scott seek revenge over his stolen sandwich? Who’s inside the mysterious coffin on set? Special Guests: Chris Hardwick, Adam Scott and Michaela Watkins.

star 9.38
53 votes
“Weird Al” Yankovic Wears A Hawaiian Shirt

#2 - “Weird Al” Yankovic Wears A Hawaiian Shirt

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 10, 2012

Host Scott Aukerman welcomes guest "Weird Al" Yankovic, who smashes all musical conventions. Tenacious D stops by to play a new song. Scott and bandleader Reggie Watts use their new greenscreen technology, with disastrous results.The Potato Chip Woman visits to share the highlights of her incredible collection. Also, Reggie makes Scott a sandwich.

star 9.30
47 votes
Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber Wears a Purple Top Hat & Fabrice Fabrice Wears One Pink Fur Leg Warmer

#3 - Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber Wears a Purple Top Hat & Fabrice Fabrice Wears One Pink Fur Leg Warmer

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Dec 2, 2016

Scott receives some disturbing news that may mean the end of Comedy Bang! Bang! forever, but before the end, old chums Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Fabrice Fabrice stop by to wish the gang goodbye.

star 9.23
48 votes
Pee-wee Herman Wears a Halloween Costume

#4 - Pee-wee Herman Wears a Halloween Costume

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 25, 2013

Pee-wee Herman casts spells and saves Scott's life for Halloween; Reggie has a surprise costume of his own; Scott finds a killer from his past; Reggie Watts; Pee-wee Herman.

star 9.07
57 votes
The Lonely Island Wear Dark Pants and Eyeglasses

#5 - The Lonely Island Wear Dark Pants and Eyeglasses

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 3, 2016

The Lonely Island shows off their new merchandise; Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland discuss their upcoming Broadway show.

star 8.99
94 votes
Zoe Saldana Wears A Tan Blouse & Glasses

#6 - Zoe Saldana Wears A Tan Blouse & Glasses

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 9, 2013

Scott welcomes actress Zoe Saldana to the set as she discusses – err spoils – her next movie. Reggie swaps places with a cop, and director “Garry Marshall” talks about his surprising new project. Special Guest: John Carroll Lynch.

star 8.83
54 votes
Jim Gaffigan Wears a Blue Jacket & Plum T-Shirt

#7 - Jim Gaffigan Wears a Blue Jacket & Plum T-Shirt

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 15, 2013

Scott and Reggie welcome guest Jim Gaffigan to the show. Scott's slacker friend takes up residence on the set and everyone's favorite novelty furniture is back: Billy Big Mouth Bass!

star 8.79
53 votes
Elizabeth Banks Wears a Red Dress

#8 - Elizabeth Banks Wears a Red Dress

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 27, 2012

When his guest Elizabeth Banks says the word of the day, host Scott Aukerman is forced to take action. While Scott nervously interviews a famous critic who is reviewing the show, a teamster interrupts to invite bandleader Reggie Watts and Scott on a "mind vacation". Smooth Jazz legend Barry R drops in to perform. Scott hosts a round of his game "What Do These Initials Stand For?"

star 8.78
49 votes
Andy Dick Wears a Black Suit Jacket & Skinny Tie

#9 - Andy Dick Wears a Black Suit Jacket & Skinny Tie

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 22, 2013

When Scott runs late for work, Reggie and guest Andy Dick explore the endless possibilities that one missed bus can make. A mysterious stranger has dire advice for Scott and his mechanic reveals the best location for underground comedy.

star 8.74
54 votes
Casey Wilson Wears A White Lace Dress & A Black Blazer

#10 - Casey Wilson Wears A White Lace Dress & A Black Blazer

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 13, 2013

Inspired by “I Dreamed A Dream,” Casey Wilson sings her heart out during this week’s musical extravaganza episode. We find out who lives below the studio and learn a valuable lesson about the importance of talking. Special Guest: Thomas Lennon and Paul F. Tomkins.

star 8.72
57 votes
Jessica Alba Wears a Jacket with Patent Leather Pumps

#11 - Jessica Alba Wears a Jacket with Patent Leather Pumps

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 1, 2013

Jessica Alba drops by and meets some very interesting characters, including a visit from The King of Cards. Scott travels the country helping women with their sweater woes.

star 8.70
57 votes
Seth Rogen Wears a Plaid Shirt & Brown Pants

#12 - Seth Rogen Wears a Plaid Shirt & Brown Pants

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 6, 2012

Host Scott Aukerman interviews Seth Rogen about his recent vacation. Scott uses his psychic powers to listen in on people's most private thoughts. The world's top child bird caller visits and performs. Bandleader Reggie Watts interrupts the show to paint a portrait of Scott. Scott leads everyone in the game "What's Their Ailment?"

star 8.66
50 votes
Ty Burrell Wears a Chambray Shirt & Clear Frame Glasses

#13 - Ty Burrell Wears a Chambray Shirt & Clear Frame Glasses

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 9, 2015

Ty Burrell shows Scott what the world looks like through his eyes, and craft services coordinator Fabrice Fabrice (Nick Kroll) performs spoken word poetry. Meanwhile, Scott premieres a clip of his exciting new detective drama.

star 8.65
51 votes
Jenna Fischer Wears a Floral Blouse & Black Heels

#14 - Jenna Fischer Wears a Floral Blouse & Black Heels

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired May 22, 2014

An inspector narrows down the suspects of a murder that occurred in the studio; Jenna Fischer shares a clip from her appearance on the British version of "Comedy Bang! Bang!"

star 8.64
56 votes
Aziz Ansari Wears A Charcoal Blazer

#15 - Aziz Ansari Wears A Charcoal Blazer

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 19, 2013

Scott's sick! An elite team is dispatched inside his body (Chris Meloni, Echo Kellum, Kulap Vilaysack) to fix him while he interviews Aziz Ansari and craft services coordinator Fabrice Fabrice (Nick Kroll). Scott teaches us an important lesson about bathroom hygiene and gets a little too friendly with Aziz and his bodyguard (Cedric Yarborough).

star 8.64
66 votes
Sarah Silverman Wears a Black Dress With A White Collar

#16 - Sarah Silverman Wears a Black Dress With A White Collar

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 30, 2013

Scott gets tongue-tied during his interview with Sarah Silverman. The world’s fastest talker goes for the record. Scott reveals his secrets to getting camera ready. Plus: Is Little Ladder’s life in jeopardy? Special Guests: Adam DeVine and Joe Lo Truglio.

star 8.62
58 votes
Andy Samberg Wears a Plaid Shirt & Glasses

#17 - Andy Samberg Wears a Plaid Shirt & Glasses

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 12, 2013

Scott welcomes comedian Andy Samberg to the couch to discuss how to pick up girls and stay out of the doctor’s office. Later, renowned psychic Tan Fu (Jordan Peele) stops by, Reggie Watts enters a cybernetic computer world and Scott's rewarded for his unintentional appetite for prunes.

star 8.60
60 votes
Amy Poehler Wears a Black Jacket & Grey Pants

#18 - Amy Poehler Wears a Black Jacket & Grey Pants

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 15, 2012

Comic Amy Poehler discusses her hair and her feud with Mad Magazine.

star 8.59
59 votes
Directors: Benjamin Berman
Writers: Dave Ferguson, Leo Allen, Neil Campbell, Scott Aukerman, Tim Kapalkis
Jon Hamm Wears a Light Blue Shirt & Silver Watch

#19 - Jon Hamm Wears a Light Blue Shirt & Silver Watch

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 22, 2012

A film student directs a segment with guest Jon Hamm. Also: a visit from a man who eats bicycles.

star 8.59
56 votes
Brie Larson Wears a Billowy Long-Sleeve Shirt and White Saddle Shoes

#20 - Brie Larson Wears a Billowy Long-Sleeve Shirt and White Saddle Shoes

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired Jul 23, 2015

The Comedy Bang! Bang! crew takes off for summer vacation, leaving Scott and Kid Cudi to finish the season with a ragtag crew of misfits. Meanwhile, Brie Larson plays "What’s In Her Bag?" and orphan boy Fourvel (Bobby Moynihan) gives tips to stay out of the summer heat.

star 8.59
51 votes
Karen Gillan Wears A Black and White Striped Pullover and Coral Skirt

#21 - Karen Gillan Wears A Black and White Striped Pullover and Coral Skirt

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired May 29, 2015

Karen Gillan spills movie secrets, and small business owner George Groiny Melendez reveals his less than savory profession. Meanwhile, Scott is torn between his new writers and the comedy of yesteryear.

star 8.58
48 votes
Craig Robinson Wears a Bordeaux Button Down & Dark Jeans

#22 - Craig Robinson Wears a Bordeaux Button Down & Dark Jeans

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired May 15, 2014

Craig Robinson has a question on his mind; Reggie is taken up to space to battle an alien race; Scott helps renovate homes; a comedy team hides a deadly secret.

star 8.58
55 votes
Andy Richter Wears A Suit Jacket & A Baby Blue Button Down Shirt

#23 - Andy Richter Wears A Suit Jacket & A Baby Blue Button Down Shirt

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 23, 2013

Scott invites Andy Richter to the couch along with actor Mike Hanford. Later, Scott and Reggie visit the big apple to invest their money. Finally, we find out who stole Reggie’s bike. Special Guest: Michael Ian Black.

star 8.58
57 votes
Fred Armisen Wears Black Jeans & Glasses

#24 - Fred Armisen Wears Black Jeans & Glasses

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired May 29, 2014

Fred Armisen and Scott are up for the same late night talk show hosting job; Reggie's ultimate fantasy is revealed.

star 8.56
57 votes
Cobie Smulders Wears a Strapless Black & White Dress

#25 - Cobie Smulders Wears a Strapless Black & White Dress

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Dec 13, 2013

In this special lost episode, we visit the show’s origins with guest Cobie Smulders. Also, a very charming magician drops by the set.

star 8.55
60 votes