The BEST Episodes of Epic Rap Battles of History

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 6, 2022

Network: YouTube

Epic Rap Battles of History, officially shortened to ERB or ERBoH, is a YouTube video series created by Peter Shukoff (a.k.a. Nice Peter) and Lloyd Ahlquist (a.k.a. EpicLLOYD). The series pits famous historical and pop culture figures, either fictional or otherwise, against one another in a rap battle format.

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Guy Fawkes vs Che Guevara

#1 - Guy Fawkes vs Che Guevara

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired May 4, 2019

star 10.50
8 votes
John Wick vs John Rambo vs John McClane

#2 - John Wick vs John Rambo vs John McClane

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 18, 2021

Epic Rap Battles of History: John Wick vs. John McClane vs. John Rambo

star 10.33
3 votes
Gandhi vs Martin Luther King, Jr.

#3 - Gandhi vs Martin Luther King, Jr.

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 25, 2013

Leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jordan Peele), battles Gandhi (Keegan-Michael Key), leader of Indian nationalism.

star 10.00
14 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Dante Cimadamore, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Lloyd Ahlquist, MC Mr Napkins, Mike Betette, Nice Peter
Ronald McDonald vs The Burger King

#4 - Ronald McDonald vs The Burger King

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 8, 2019

star 9.89
9 votes
Writers: Dante Cimadamore, Epic Lloyd, MC Goldiloxx, Nice Peter, Patreon Writers Crew, Zach Sherwin
Steven Spielberg vs Alfred Hitchcock

#5 - Steven Spielberg vs Alfred Hitchcock

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 15, 2014

Movie visionaries Steven Spielberg (Nice Peter) and Alfred Hitchcock (EpicLLOYD) face off in this battle.

star 9.69
13 votes
The Joker vs Pennywise

#6 - The Joker vs Pennywise

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 2019

star 9.67
9 votes
Zeus vs Thor

#7 - Zeus vs Thor

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 24, 2014

Greek god of lightning, Zeus (Nice Peter), battles Norse god of lightning, Thor (EpicLLOYD).

star 9.67
9 votes
Hitler vs Vader 2

#8 - Hitler vs Vader 2

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 8, 2011

Adolf Hitler (EpicLLOYD), after being imprisoned in carbonite, gets thawed out by Darth Vader (Nice Peter) and is challenged to a rematch.

star 9.67
15 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Greg Owen, Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter, Zach Sherwin
Michael Jackson vs Elvis Presley

#9 - Michael Jackson vs Elvis Presley

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 2, 2012

The King of Pop, Michael Jackson (Bentley Green), battles the King of Rock & Roll, Elvis Presley (EpicLLOYD).

star 9.67
15 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lauren Flans, Lloyd Ahlquist, MC Mr Napkins, Nice Peter
Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye

#10 - Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 16, 2014

Scientist and science educator, Bill Nye (Nice Peter), battles the discoverer of the laws of gravity, Sir Isaac Newton ("Weird Al" Yankovic).

star 9.57
14 votes
Directors: Nice Peter
Writers:
Einstein vs Stephen Hawking

#11 - Einstein vs Stephen Hawking

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 30, 2011

Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein (Zach Sherwin) battles fellow theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (Nice Peter).

star 9.53
15 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Dante Cimadamore, Joe Felice, Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter, Phil Haney
Frank Sinatra vs Freddie Mercury

#12 - Frank Sinatra vs Freddie Mercury

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 1, 2012

Traditional pop singer and actor Frank Sinatra (EpicLLOYD) battles Queen frontman Freddie Mercury (Nice Peter).

star 9.46
13 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Dante Cimadamore, Lloyd Ahlquist, MC Mr Napkins, Mike Betette, Nice Peter
Mozart vs Skrillex

#13 - Mozart vs Skrillex

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 8, 2013

18th century classical composer Mozart (Nice Peter) battles electronic musician Skrillex (EpicLLOYD).

star 9.45
11 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Dante Cimadamore, Lloyd Ahlquist, MC Mr Napkins, Mike Betette, Nice Peter
Darth Vader vs Hitler

#14 - Darth Vader vs Hitler

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 10, 2010

Intergalactic conqueror and Sith Lord from Star Wars, Darth Vader (Nice Peter), battles Nazi German dictator Adolf Hitler (EpicLLOYD).

star 9.43
14 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter
Jim Henson vs Stan Lee

#15 - Jim Henson vs Stan Lee

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 3, 2015

Pupeteer Jim Henson (Nice Peter) battles comic book legend Stan Lee (EpicLLOYD).

star 9.43
14 votes
Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney

#16 - Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 15, 2012

The candidates for the 2012 Presidential Election face off in a rap battle, with Republican candidate Mitt Romney (EpicLLOYD) and Democrat candidate and current President of the United States, Barack Obama (Iman Crosson).

star 9.35
17 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Alphacat, Dante Cimadamore, Lloyd Ahlquist, MC Mr Napkins, Mike Betette, Nice Peter
Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates

#17 - Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 14, 2012

The Chairman of Microsoft, Bill Gates (EpicLLOYD), battles the late CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs (Nice Peter).

star 9.28
18 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lauren Flans, Lloyd Ahlquist, MC Mr Napkins, Nice Peter
Mr. T vs Mr. Rogers

#18 - Mr. T vs Mr. Rogers

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 14, 2011

Famous actor and wrestler Mr. T (DeStorm Power) battles children's show host Mister Rogers (Nice Peter).

star 9.23
13 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: DeStorm Power, Greg Owens, Jeff Durand, Lauren Flans, Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter, Zach Sherwin
Jacques Cousteau vs Steve Irwin

#19 - Jacques Cousteau vs Steve Irwin

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 18, 2019

star 9.13
8 votes
Rasputin vs Stalin

#20 - Rasputin vs Stalin

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 23, 2013

A battle between Russian mystic Rasputin (Nice Peter) and Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin (EpicLLOYD) quickly turns into a Russian battle royale with Communist leader Vladimir Lenin (Nice Peter), Soviet statesman Mikhail Gorbachev (EpicLLOYD), and Russian president Vladimir Putin (Nice Peter).

star 9.10
10 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Dante Cimadamore, Lloyd Ahlquist, MC Mr Napkins, Mike Betette, Nice Peter
Harry Potter vs Luke Skywalker

#21 - Harry Potter vs Luke Skywalker

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 5, 2020

Luke Skywalker battles Harry Potter in a magical rap. Who won? Who’s next? You decide!

star 9.00
5 votes
Freddy Krueger vs Wolverine

#22 - Freddy Krueger vs Wolverine

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 20, 2019

star 9.00
7 votes
Bruce Lee vs Clint Eastwood

#23 - Bruce Lee vs Clint Eastwood

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 12, 2012

Martial artist and actor Bruce Lee (Mike Diva) battles actor and director Clint Eastwood (EpicLLOYD).

star 9.00
14 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Dante Cimadamore, Lloyd Ahlquist, MC Mr Napkins, Mike Betette, Nice Peter
Shaka Zulu vs Julius Caesar

#24 - Shaka Zulu vs Julius Caesar

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 20, 2015

Shaka Zulu (DeStorm Power) battles Julius Ceasar (Nice Peter).

star 8.92
13 votes
Babe Ruth vs Lance Armstrong

#25 - Babe Ruth vs Lance Armstrong

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 25, 2013

Professional baseball player Babe Ruth (EpicLLOYD) battles former professional road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong (Nice Peter).

star 8.92
12 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers:
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