The BEST Episodes of Ellen's Game of Games

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2020

Network: NBC

Host Ellen DeGeneres brings her mischievous flair for fun to the primetime stage with supersized versions of some of the most popular games from her daytime show. In a collection of brand-new challenges, contestants from the studio audience compete for a big cash prize. As participants maneuver obstacles, answer trivia questions and play her signature games, Ellen is always at the center of it all, orchestrating unpredictable fun, narrating the madness and making sure everyone has a great time!

Drop Goes the Loser

#1 - Drop Goes the Loser

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 6, 2020

star 8.83
6 votes
Oh Shipwrecked

#2 - Oh Shipwrecked

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 19, 2019

Contestants will play "Danger Word," "Oh Ship," "Mount St. Ellen" and "Don't Leave Me Hanging."

star 8.37
19 votes
Directors: Russell Norman
Writers: Ellen DeGeneres, Gil Rief, Jamie Brunton, Jason C Gelles, Kevin Leman II
Air Force One Eyed Monster

#3 - Air Force One Eyed Monster

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 22, 2019

Contestants play some of Ellen’s favorite games including “Don’t Leave Me Hanging,” “Aw Snap,” “Oh Ship!” and “One Eyed Monster.” The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to “Know or Go” and the person who wins that game advances to “Hot Hands” for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 8.35
23 votes
Directors: Russell Norman
Writers:
One Eyed Monster's Inc.

#4 - One Eyed Monster's Inc.

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 29, 2019

Contestants play new games “Son of a One Eyed Monster” and “Taste Buds” along with “Blindfolded Musical Chairs” and “Scary Go Round.” The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to “Know or Go” and the person who wins that game advances to “Hot Hands” for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 8.32
19 votes
Life As We Know Or Go It

#5 - Life As We Know Or Go It

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 5, 2019

Contestants play “Danger Word,” Mount St. Ellen,“ ”See You Later Alligator“ and ”Aw Snap.“ The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to ”Know or Go“ and the person who wins that game advances to ”Hot Hands“ for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 8.23
22 votes
I See Dizzy People

#6 - I See Dizzy People

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 6, 2018

Contestants play Danger Word, Don’t Leave Me Hanging, One Eyed Monster, and Scary Go Round.

star 8.14
35 votes
Just Keep Spinning

#7 - Just Keep Spinning

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 16, 2018

Contestants play Bet Your Wife, Dizzy Dash, One Eyed Monster, and Scary Go Round.

star 8.13
52 votes
Do You Believe in Life After Suds

#8 - Do You Believe in Life After Suds

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired May 12, 2020

star 8.13
8 votes
Parent Snapped

#9 - Parent Snapped

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 15, 2019

Contestants play brand new games “Mount St. Ellen” and “See You Later Alligator” along with “Aw Snap” and “You Bet Your Wife.” The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to “Know or Go” and the person who wins that game advances to “Hot Hands” for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 8.10
30 votes
Say Whaat Women Want

#10 - Say Whaat Women Want

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 2, 2019

Contestants will play "Dizzy Dash," "Stink Tank," "Say Whaat!?" and "See You Later Alligator." The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to "Know or Go" and the winner of that game advances to "Hot Hands" for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 8.09
11 votes
The Good Son of a Monster

#11 - The Good Son of a Monster

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 27, 2019

Volunteers from Ellen’s studio audience play her outrageously fun games – including Dizzy Dash, Son of a One Eyed Monster, You Bet Your Wife, Blindfolded Musical Chairs, Know or Go and more – for the chance to win $100,000.

star 8.00
9 votes
The Sound Of Musical Chairs

#12 - The Sound Of Musical Chairs

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 29, 2019

Contestants play “Blindfolded Musical Chairs,” “You Bet Your Wife,” “Dizzy Dash” and a new game this season, “Mount St. Ellen.” The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to “Know or Go” and the person who wins that game advances to “Hot Hands” for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 7.95
21 votes
Gone With the Win

#13 - Gone With the Win

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 12, 2019

Contestants play “Son of a One Eyed Monster,” “You Bet Your Wife,” “Say Whaat?” and “Mount St. Ellen.” The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to “Know or Go” and the person who wins that game advances to “Hot Hands” for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 7.95
20 votes
Ain't No Mt. Saint Ellen High Enough

#14 - Ain't No Mt. Saint Ellen High Enough

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 4, 2020

Volunteers from Ellen's studio audience play her outrageously fun games - including Buckin' Blasters, Mount Saint Ellen, See You Later Alligator, Aww Snap and more - for the chance to win a cash prize!

star 7.92
13 votes
Hasta La Vista, Honey!

#15 - Hasta La Vista, Honey!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 9, 2018

On this week's "Ellen's Game of Games," contestants will compete in a fun-filled series of games, including "Dizzy Dash," "Tuba Toothpaste," "In Your Face Honey" and "Master Blaster." In "Dizzy Dash," two contestants seated in chairs are spun back-to-back on a turntable while Ellen asks them trivia questions. When the spinning stops, they must race to be the first one to answer. The winner of each round moves on to "Know or Go," and the person who wins that game advances to "Hot Hands" for a chance to win a big cash prize.

star 7.90
61 votes
Beauty and the Boots

#16 - Beauty and the Boots

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 12, 2019

Contestants play “Stink Tank,” “Scary Go Round,” “Knockin’ Boots” and “Taste Buds.” The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to “Know or Go” and the winner of that game advances to “Hot Hands” for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 7.89
19 votes
Directors: Russell Norman
Writers:
Tanks for the Memories

#17 - Tanks for the Memories

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 13, 2020

star 7.88
8 votes
Holiday Spectacular

#18 - Holiday Spectacular

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 12, 2018

Ellen mixes laughably naughty with playfully nice in this special holiday edition. Get ready for a festive night of fun and hilarious games including “It’s a Wonderful Wife,” “Danger Word,” “Blindfolded Musical Packages,” “Dizzy Dasher,” “Know or Go,” and “Hot Hands.”

star 7.83
30 votes
Ellen, We Have a Problem

#19 - Ellen, We Have a Problem

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 30, 2018

Contestants play Blindfolded Musical Chairs, Don’t Leave Me Hanging, In Your Face Honey, and Make It Rain.

star 7.78
45 votes
Say Hello to My Little Friends

#20 - Say Hello to My Little Friends

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 2, 2018

Contestants play Blindfolded Musical Chairs, Don’t Leave Me Hanging, Danger Word, and Say What!?

star 7.76
76 votes
Danger Word War Z

#21 - Danger Word War Z

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 19, 2019

Contestants play “Dizzy Dash,” “Knockin’ Boots,” “Danger Word,” and Blindfolded Musical Chairs.“ The winner of each of the first four rounds advances to ”Know or Go“ and the person who wins that game advances to ”Hot Hands“ for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 7.75
20 votes
Game of Games

#22 - Game of Games

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 18, 2017

Contestants play Dizzy Dash, Tuba Toothpaste, Aw Snap and Scary Go Round; the winner of each round advances to a game of Know or Go, with the person who wins that round advancing to a final game of Hot Hands for a chance to win a big cash prize.

star 7.70
115 votes
I'll Have What She's Playing

#23 - I'll Have What She's Playing

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 2, 2018

Games include "Bet Your Wife," "One Eyed Monster," "Master Blaster" and "Blindfolded Musical Chairs." In "Bet Your Wife," two wives are suspended 30 feet in the air while their husbands bet on how many things the wife can name in 30 seconds, while "One Eyed Monster" will find contestants answering trivia questions inside an oversized one-eyed monster, trying to avoid being swallowed whole.

star 7.66
95 votes
The Stink Tank Strikes Back

#24 - The Stink Tank Strikes Back

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 8, 2019

Contestants take on new games “Stink Tank,” “Oh Ship,” and “Knockin’ Boots” in addition to “Blindfolded Musical Chairs.” The winner of each of the first 4 rounds advances to “Know or Go” and the person who wins that game advances to “Hot Hands” for a chance to win a cash prize.

star 7.61
36 votes
Some Like It Hot Hands

#25 - Some Like It Hot Hands

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 26, 2019

Contestants will play "Stink Tank," "Aww Snap," "One Eyed Monster" and "Don't Leave Me Hanging."

star 7.58
12 votes