The WORST Episodes of Face Off
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2019
Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that allows them to create amazing works of living art. The contestants are tasked with elaborate feature challenges including executing full body paint make up on models and creating their own horror villain. Not only will the show incorporate effects make-up, it will include a wide range of skill sets including prosthetics, 3-D design, sculpting, eye enhancers, casting and molding. Each episode involves incredible reveals of the competitors' finished work, and the drama of one contestant being sent home by the panel of expert and celebrity judges. It all culminates in one winner and one grand prize that will launch a career. Face Off is a production of Mission Control Media with Michael Agbabian and Dwight Smith serving as executive producers.
#1 - Death's Doorstep
Season 10 - Episode 6
The artists create whimsical ghost characters based on unique and comical obituaries.
#2 - Child's Play
Season 10 - Episode 2
Paul Reubens appears when the artists work in teams to create a whimsical makeup based on an oversized toy.
#3 - Return of the Champions
Season 8 - Episode 1
Season 8 begins with three returning champions joining the competition as coaches.
#4 - Dressed To Kill
Season 8 - Episode 8
The artists create their own stylish horror villain inspired by the work of Clive Barker (Hellraiser, Nightbreed).
#5 - Foreign Bodies
Season 10 - Episode 5
The artists work in teams of two to create their own parasitic aliens that burst out of their human hosts.
#6 - The Gatekeepers
Season 9 - Episode 5
The artists compete for immunity in a Foundation Challenge based on a classic Rorschach inkblot test. Later, they pair off and use a unique gateway as inspiration for two makeups.
#7 - Covert Characters
Season 10 - Episode 4
For their first individual challenge, the artists must create realistic disguise makeups for "secret agents".
#8 - Finale
Season 3 - Episode 12
Viewers choose the Season 3 winner, who will be announced during the finale in Los Angeles. Also: The eliminated artists reunite.
#9 - Freak Show
Season 9 - Episode 10
A "barbaric" Foundation Challenge is judged by Oscar-winning makeup artist Robin Matthews. That's followed by a trip to the circus as the seven remaining artists compete to dazzle the judges with their freak show-inspired makeups.
#10 - Deadly Dolls
Season 8 - Episode 12
The artists select from several different dolls at Bob Baker Marionette Theater to concoct the next Chucky or Annabelle.
#11 - Beyond the Expanse
Season 9 - Episode 11
With inspiration from the show The Expanse, the artists must create a human that has evolved to adapt to an environment that has been affected by a catastrophic event.
#12 - Hive Mind
Season 12 - Episode 2
Inspired by hive-minded insects, the artists must create queen, worker and drone aliens.
#13 - Lost Languages
Season 10 - Episode 3
The remaining 12 artists team up to create a member of a long-lost race inspired by unique languages created by "Game of Thrones" linguist David Peterson.
#14 - Bugging Out
Season 4 - Episode 6
The contestants will choose images to be used for a creepy-crawly bug-themed challenge.
#15 - Siren Song
Season 9 - Episode 2
The artists arrive at the Port of Long Beach and board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter U.S.S. George Cobb, which is where they learn they'll be making beautiful but deadly sirens based on unique sea creatures. Included: Working in teams of two, one group feels compelled to start from scratch on Day 2; at the same time, another duo struggles with streamlining different visions into one makeup.
#16 - Wanted Dead or Alive
Season 10 - Episode 1
Inspired by a wanted poster and spaceship, the artists must create their own intergalactic bounty hunter.
#17 - Imaginary Friends
Season 8 - Episode 11
The artists bring a whimsical creature to life based on a child's description of their imaginary companion.
#18 - Divine Dryads
Season 13 - Episode 6
The artists battle it out as they create dryad protectors of real life forests in this week’s elimination challenge, with two more artists heading home.
#19 - Feral Fungi
Season 12 - Episode 7
The six remaining artists create victims of a fungal virus that turns people into zombies.
#20 - Aztec Aliens
Season 13 - Episode 3
The artists create ancient aliens that could have been the inspiration for Aztec gods.
#21 - Intergalactic Zoo
Season 9 - Episode 1
Two teams of artists construct original alien animals that incorporate two models into one large creation.
#22 - All That Glitters
Season 9 - Episode 7
The artists face the challenge of taking a male model and turning him into a female character from a classic Shakespearean play.
#23 - Miss Intergalactic
Season 8 - Episode 9
The contestants must take inspiration from the planets in the solar system to create alien queens who compete in a intergalactic beauty pageant.
#24 - Welcome to the Jungle
Season 1 - Episode 1
The challenge is to create a new human/animal hybrid based from 3 exotic animals that are brought into lab.
#25 - Industrial Revolution
Season 6 - Episode 12
Los Angeles Union Station inspires the artists before they create futuristic robots tailored to specific professions.