The BEST Episodes of Epic Rap Battles of History
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 10, 2020
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 - 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).
#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).
#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.
#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.
#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).
#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).
#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.
#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).
#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.
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).
#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).