The Best Episodes of Epic Rap Battles of History
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2019
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.
#1 - Einstein vs Stephen Hawking
Season 1 - Episode 7
Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein (Zach Sherwin) battles fellow theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (Nice Peter).
#2 - Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates
Season 2 - Episode 6
The Chairman of Microsoft, Bill Gates (EpicLLOYD), battles the late CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs (Nice Peter).
#3 - Darth Vader vs Hitler
Season 1 - Episode 2
Intergalactic conqueror and Sith Lord from Star Wars, Darth Vader (Nice Peter), battles Nazi German dictator Adolf Hitler (EpicLLOYD).
#4 - Frank Sinatra vs Freddie Mercury
Season 2 - Episode 7
Traditional pop singer and actor Frank Sinatra (EpicLLOYD) battles Queen frontman Freddie Mercury (Nice Peter).
#5 - Rick Grimes vs Walter White
Season 3 - Episode 7
Zombie-outbreak survivor from The Walking Dead, Rick Grimes (Nice Peter), battles drug kingpin from Breaking Bad, Walter White (EpicLLOYD).
#6 - Gandhi vs Martin Luther King, Jr.
Season 2 - Episode 14
Leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jordan Peele), battles Gandhi (Keegan-Michael Key), leader of Indian nationalism.
#7 - Hitler vs Vader 2
Season 2 - Episode 1
Adolf Hitler (EpicLLOYD), after being imprisoned in carbonite, gets thawed out by Darth Vader (Nice Peter) and is challenged to a rematch.
#8 - Batman vs Sherlock Holmes
Season 2 - Episode 11
The greatest detective in history, Sherlock Holmes (Zach Sherwin), battles the defender of Gotham City, Batman (Nice Peter).
#9 - Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye
Season 3 - Episode 10
Scientist and science educator, Bill Nye (Nice Peter), battles the discoverer of the laws of gravity, Sir Isaac Newton ("Weird Al" Yankovic).
#10 - Michael Jackson vs Elvis Presley
Season 2 - Episode 4
The King of Pop, Michael Jackson (Bentley Green), battles the King of Rock & Roll, Elvis Presley (EpicLLOYD).
#11 - Jim Henson vs Stan Lee
Season 4 - Episode 12
Pupeteer Jim Henson (Nice Peter) battles comic book legend Stan Lee (EpicLLOYD).
#12 - Mario Bros. vs Wright Bros.
Season 2 - Episode 3
The famous video game defenders of the Mushroom Kingdom, Mario (EpicLLOYD) and Luigi (Nice Peter) battle Wilbur and Orville Wright (Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal), inventors of the first successful airplane.
#13 - Steven Spielberg vs Alfred Hitchcock
Season 4 - Episode 6
Movie visionaries Steven Spielberg (Nice Peter) and Alfred Hitchcock (EpicLLOYD) face off in this battle.
#14 - Mr. T vs Mr. Rogers
Season 1 - Episode 13
Famous actor and wrestler Mr. T (DeStorm Power) battles children's show host Mister Rogers (Nice Peter).
#15 - Dr. Seuss vs Shakespeare
Season 1 - Episode 12
Children's book writer Dr. Seuss (Mickey Meyer) battles playwright William Shakespeare (George Watsky).
#16 - Master Chief vs Leonidas
Season 2 - Episode 2
US Spartan from the Halo video game series, Master Chief (Nice Peter) battles Spartan King and warrior, King Leonidas (Jesse Wellens, voiced by EpicLLOYD).
#17 - Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney
Season 2 - Episode 8
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).
#18 - Doc Brown vs Doctor Who
Season 2 - Episode 9
Inventor of the DeLorean time machine from Back to the Future, Doc Brown (Zach Sherwin), battles time-traveling alien from Doctor Who, The Doctor (Nice Peter).
#19 - Rasputin vs Stalin
Season 2 - Episode 18
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).
#20 - Goku vs Superman
Season 3 - Episode 8
The Man of Steel from Planet Krypton, Superman (EpicLLOYD), battles the Saiyan from Planet Vegeta, Goku (Ray William Johnson).
#21 - Gandalf vs Dumbledore
Season 1 - Episode 11
Middle-Earth wizard from Lord of the Rings, Gandalf (EpicLLOYD), battles Hogwarts headmaster from Harry Potter, Dumbledore (Nice Peter).
#22 - Genghis Khan vs Easter Bunny
Season 1 - Episode 8
Mongolian Emperor Genghis Khan (EpicLLOYD) battles the holiday mascot of Easter, the Easter Bunny (Nice Peter).
#23 - Nikola Tesla vs Thomas Edison
Season 2 - Episode 15
American inventor of the first successful lightbulb, Thomas Edison (EpicLLOYD) battles Serbian electrical engineer Nikola Tesla (Dante Cimadamore, voiced by Nice Peter).
#24 - Bob Ross vs Pablo Picasso
Season 3 - Episode 4
American painter Bob Ross (Nice Peter), the host of The Joy of Painting, battles Spanish painter Pablo Picasso (EpicLLOYD).
#25 - Alexander The Great vs Ivan The Terrible
Season 5 - Episode 6
Alexander the Great (Zach Sherwin) battles Ivan the Terrible (Nice Peter)