The BEST Episodes of Epic Rap Battles of History

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 10, 2020

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.

Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney

#1 - 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 10.00
2 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Alphacat, Dante Cimadamore, Lloyd Ahlquist, MC Mr Napkins, Mike Betette, Nice Peter
Goku vs Superman

#2 - Goku vs Superman

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired May 19, 2014

The Man of Steel from Planet Krypton, Superman (EpicLLOYD), battles the Saiyan from Planet Vegeta, Goku (Ray William Johnson).

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Nice Peter
Writers:
Gordon Ramsay vs Julia Child

#3 - Gordon Ramsay vs Julia Child

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired May 16, 2016

Two famous chefs, Gordon Ramsay (EpicLLOYD) and Julia Child (Mamrie Hart), face off in this battle.

star 10.00
1 votes
James Bond vs Austin Powers

#4 - James Bond vs Austin Powers

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 13, 2016

Famous fictional spies James Bond (Ben Atha and EpicLLOYD) and Austin Powers (Nice Peter) face off.

star 10.00
1 votes
Rick Grimes vs Walter White

#5 - Rick Grimes vs Walter White

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired May 5, 2014

Zombie-outbreak survivor from The Walking Dead, Rick Grimes (Nice Peter), battles drug kingpin from Breaking Bad, Walter White (EpicLLOYD).

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Nice Peter
Writers:
Romeo and Juliet vs Bonnie and Clyde

#6 - Romeo and Juliet vs Bonnie and Clyde

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 17, 2014

A battle of famous couples, Romeo (Nice Peter) and Juliet (Grace Helbig) versus Bonnie (Hannah Hart) and Clyde (Epic Lloyd).

star 8.00
1 votes
Oprah vs Ellen

#7 - Oprah vs Ellen

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 8, 2014

Female TV personalities Oprah (November Christine) and Ellen (Lauren Flans) face off in this battle.

star 8.00
1 votes
Jim Henson vs Stan Lee

#8 - 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 8.00
1 votes
Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton

#9 - Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 26, 2016

American Presidential candidates from the 2016 election, Donald Trump (EpicLLOYD) and Hillary Clinton (Kimmy Gatewood), face off.

star 8.00
1 votes
Miley Cyrus vs Joan of Arc

#10 - Miley Cyrus vs Joan of Arc

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 4, 2013

French heroine Joan of Arc (Jessi Smiles) battles singer and actress Miley Cyrus (Michelle Glavan).

star 6.00
1 votes
Directors: Daniel Turcan
Writers:
Eastern Philosophers vs Western Philosophers

#11 - Eastern Philosophers vs Western Philosophers

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 6, 2015

Eastern Philosophers - Nietzsche (Nice Peter), Socrates (EpicLLOYD), and Voltaire (Zach Sherwin) - battle Western Philosophers - Sun Tzu (Timothy DeLaGhetto), Confucius (MC Jin), and Laozi (KRNFX).

star 6.00
1 votes
Artists vs TMNT

#12 - Artists vs TMNT

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 14, 2014

The artists of the Renaissance period: Leonardo da Vinci (Link Neal), Donatello (Rhett McLaughlin), Michelangelo (Ian Hecox), and Raphael (Anthony Padilla); battle the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo (voiced by Nice Peter and EpicLLOYD, performed by EpicLLOYD).

star 4.00
1 votes
Directors: Nice Peter
Writers:
John Lennon vs Bill O'Reilly

#13 - John Lennon vs Bill O'Reilly

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 2010

Musician, liberal activist, and former member of the Beatles, John Lennon (Nice Peter), battles conservative FOX News reporter Bill O'Reilly (EpicLLOYD).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter
Abe Lincoln vs Chuck Norris

#14 - Abe Lincoln vs Chuck Norris

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 8, 2010

The 16th President of the United States, Abraham "Abe" Lincoln (Nice Peter), battles actor and martial artist Chuck Norris (EpicLLOYD).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter
Sarah Palin vs Lady Gaga

#15 - Sarah Palin vs Lady Gaga

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 12, 2011

Republican politician Sarah Palin (Lisa Nova) battles famous pop star Lady Gaga (Nice Peter).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter
Darth Vader vs Hitler

#16 - 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 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter
Justin Bieber vs Beethoven

#17 - Justin Bieber vs Beethoven

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 2, 2011

Classical composer Ludwig van Beethoven (Nice Peter) battles famous pop singer Justin Bieber (Alex Farnham).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter
Einstein vs Stephen Hawking

#18 - 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 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Dante Cimadamore, Joe Felice, Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter, Phil Haney
Genghis Khan vs Easter Bunny

#19 - Genghis Khan vs Easter Bunny

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 20, 2011

Mongolian Emperor Genghis Khan (EpicLLOYD) battles the holiday mascot of Easter, the Easter Bunny (Nice Peter).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter
Napoleon vs Napoleon

#20 - Napoleon vs Napoleon

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 18, 2011

French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (EpicLLOYD) battles top nerd from his self-named movie, Napoleon Dynamite (Nice Peter).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Dante Cimadamore, Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter
Billy Mays vs Ben Franklin

#21 - Billy Mays vs Ben Franklin

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 23, 2011

United States Founding Father, Benjamin "Ben" Franklin (EpicLLOYD), battles TV salesman Billy Mays (Colin J. Sweeney).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter
Gandalf vs Dumbledore

#22 - Gandalf vs Dumbledore

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 14, 2011

Middle-Earth wizard from Lord of the Rings, Gandalf (EpicLLOYD), battles Hogwarts headmaster from Harry Potter, Dumbledore (Nice Peter).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter, Zach Sherwin
Dr. Seuss vs Shakespeare

#23 - Dr. Seuss vs Shakespeare

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 17, 2011

Children's book writer Dr. Seuss (Mickey Meyer) battles playwright William Shakespeare (George Watsky).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: George Watsky, Greg Owens, Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter, Zach Sherwin
Mr. T vs Mr. Rogers

#24 - 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 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: DeStorm Power, Greg Owens, Jeff Durand, Lauren Flans, Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter, Zach Sherwin
Columbus vs Captain Kirk

#25 - Columbus vs Captain Kirk

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 10, 2011

Navigating explorer Christopher Columbus (Nice Peter) battles USS Enterprise captain from Star Trek, Captain Kirk (EpicLLOYD).

star 0.00
0 votes
Directors: Dave McCary
Writers: Greg Owens, Lloyd Ahlquist, Nice Peter, Zach Sherwin