The BEST episodes of Hot Ones
Every episode of Hot Ones ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hot Ones!
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#1 - John Stamos Falls Out of His Chair While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 21 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/20/2023
John Stamos is an actor, producer, and pop-culture icon you know from shows like Full House, General Hospital, E.R., and many more. His new memoir, If You Would Have Told Me, is due out this October. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as Stamos fans out with Sean Evans and shares some of his unbelievable Hollywood stories—from friendships with comic legends like Don Rickles and Bob Saget, to memorable moments with Howard Stern and James Earl Jones.
#2 - Jeffrey Dean Morgan Can’t Feel His Face While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 14 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/1/2021
Jeffrey Dean Morgan has played many unforgettable roles on film and TV, perhaps most notably as Negan on The Walking Dead—get ready for a big character reveal on April 4th! You can also catch him in The Unholy, a horror movie set to release in theaters and streaming on April 2nd. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as one of TV’s greatest villains takes on the wings of death and discusses visiting Stonehenge with Norman Reedus, riding Harleys, and the gig that almost made him quit acting.
#3 - Superfan Brett Baker Grills Sean Evans Over Spicy Wings
Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 6/22/2017
Hot Ones fans have spoken, and we heard your voices loud and clear: Get Brett Baker on the show! Finally, he's here—the man, the myth, the Nebraska legend. You know him from his weekly Hot Ones Power Rankings on Twitter, as well as the time he was serenaded to the tune of Blair's Mega Death Sauce with Liquid Rage by Russell Brand. Now, he's turning the tables on Sean Evans, taking over the hosting seat and making SEAN answer some hot questions for once.
#4 - Stephen Curry Is On Fire While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 21 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/27/2023
Stephen Curry is the greatest shooter in NBA history and a four-time champion with a pair of MVPs and nine All-Star game appearances to his name. You can see his journey from overlooked prospect to NBA legend in the new documentary, Underrated, which is now available on Apple TV+. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as Steph takes on the wings of death and discusses NBA popcorn power rankings, the shooting mechanics of Klay Thompson, and memorable moments with Kobe Bryant.
#5 - Lewis Capaldi Grasps for a Lifeline While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 21 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/6/2023
Lewis Capaldi is a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum singer-songwriter who just released his long-awaited sophomore album, Broken By Desire to Be Heavenly Sent. The latest single is "Wish You the Best"—check out the video and bring a box of tissues. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as the Scotsman takes on the wings of death and discusses Celtic FC chants, dating etiquette, and why he's not worried about AI writing Lewis Capaldi songs.
#6 - Paul Rudd Does a Historic Dab While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/17/2019
Paul Rudd is an actor, writer, and producer who has been in some of the most beloved films and TV shows of the last 25 years, from Judd Apatow comedies to the Marvel Universe. You can catch him on the new Netflix comedy, Living With Yourself, which is set to release on October 18th. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as one of the nicest dudes in Hollywood takes on some of the least nice hot sauces on the planet. Along the way, Rudd breaks down the alternate Anchorman script that never was, shares his love for David Letterman, and improvises a tearful scene inspired by the wings of death.
#7 - Binging with Babish Gets a Tattoo While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/18/2019
Binging with Babish (also known as Andrew Rea) is best known for his extremely popular cooking channel, where he whips up iconic dishes inspired by television and film. He also has a new cookbook on the way called "Binging With Babish: 100 Recipes Recreated from Your Favorite TV Shows and Movies" (October 22), with a foreword from Jon Favreau—and a blurb by Sean Evans! But how is he with spicy food? Find out in this much-anticipated meeting of two bald YouTube juggernauts. In addition to special cameos from the likes of Rhett (Good Mythical Morning), Marques Brownlee (MKBHD), and Brad Leone (Bon Appetit), this episode is full of firsts—the first guest to make his own wings, the first guest to eat candle wax, and the first guest to get a tattoo on the show!
#8 - N.O.R.E. Gets Wasted While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 2 - Episode 38 - Aired 12/15/2016
Rap legend and Drink Champs host N.O.R.E. lives up to his reputation as "your favorite drunk uncle" in this extra wild episode of Hot Ones. As if the violently hot wings weren't enough, N.O.R.E. challenges Sean to go shot-for-shot with Tiger Bone while attempting, with intermittent success, to discuss his storied career. Things fly off the rails in the best way possible--strap on your seat belts for this one, folks.
#9 - Gordon Ramsay Savagely Critiques Spicy Wings
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/24/2019
Gordon Ramsay is one of the world's most decorated and successful chefs, with an empire that includes more than a dozen restaurants, countless best-selling cookbooks, and seven hit TV shows, including Master Chef Jr., which returns to Fox this February. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as the MOST-REQUESTED GUEST in Hot Ones history finally sits face-to-face with Sean Evans. Despite his misgivings about the culinary quality of the wings of death, Gordon throws himself into the challenge full force. Along the way, he discusses his chef influences, explains how to make the perfect scrambled eggs, and tries to find an antidote to spicy food.Watch Now:Amazon
#10 - Ed Sheeran Tries to Avoid Failure While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 15 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/8/2021
Ed Sheeran is a four-time Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter, who has sold more concert tickets and albums than just about any other musician in history. His latest single, "Bad Habits," is out now, and there's a new album on the way. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as Teddy takes on the wings of death and chats about everything from salvaging Eric Clapton's guitar from a fire, to collaborating with Eminem and 50 Cent, to the time he brought Courteney Cox to Tesco. Plus, a very special surprise from Benny Blanco!
#11 - Nick Kroll Delivers a PSA While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 6/15/2017
Comedian Nick Kroll's cast of sketch-comedy characters includes Bobby Bottleservice, Liz G., and Aspen Bruckenheimer. Can any of them stand the heat of Zombie Apocalypse and Da Bomb Beyond Insanity? Find out as Kroll and Co. go wing for wing with Sean Evans, tackling everything from The League behind-the-scenes stories to Aziz Ansari dining tips along the way.Watch Now:Amazon
#12 - Pedro Pascal Cries From His Head While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 20 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/9/2023
Pedro Pascal is an actor you know from a string of massive global hits over the last decade, including Game of Thrones, Narcos, and The Last of Us. Currently, he stars in the much anticipated third season of The Mandalorian, streaming now on Disney+. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as Pascal takes on the wings of death and talks about epic on-screen deaths, working with Baby Yoda, and his unapologetic take on Mexican food in New York City.
#13 - Jay Pharoah Has a Staring Contest While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired 9/15/2016
Rapper, comedian, impressionist, actor—Jay Pharoah is one of the most multitalented entertainers working today. Turns out he's also a beast when it comes to hot sauce (by his own account, he used to drink it by the bottle). Watch the SNL alum take on some of the spiciest wings on the planet while discussing Drake's after-parties, Kevin Hart's abs, and the Michelle Obama's rhymes.Watch Now:Apple TV
#14 - Post Malone Has His Brain Hacked By Spicy Wings
Season 18 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/26/2022
Post Malone makes his triumphant return for the Season 18 Hot Ones premiere! Posty cemented his place in Hot Ones history when he first sat down with Sean Evans five years ago, so you already know how he is with spicy food. But now he's back, having smashed Billboard and streaming records as one of the highest-selling musicians of the last decade. And his long-awaited album, Twelve Carat Toothache, is coming soon. Watch as two brothers in spice reunite over a brand-new hot sauce lineup and discuss everything from ghosts, to Magic the Gathering, to the state of the music industry.
#15 - Terry Crews Hallucinates While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/5/2017
Terry Crews has more strength in one bicep than most humans have in their entire being. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star enters the Hot Ones terrordome and goes beastmode on the wings of death. As he tackles sauce after sauce with Sean Evans, Crews opens up about everything from his relationship with his father, to his difficult experience in the NFL.Watch Now:Amazon
#16 - Shia LaBeouf Sheds a Tear While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/19/2019
Shia LaBeouf finally takes on the wings of death for the Hot Ones Season 10 premiere! He's an actor, performance artist, and style icon, and he's got a pair of brand new films this fall: the much buzzed-about Peanut Butter Falcon, out now, and his semi-autobiographical story, Honey Boy, coming to theaters on November 8th. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as the "half-Cajun, half-Jewish" star battles the brand-new Hot Ones lineup and discusses everything from wrestling with Tom Hardy, to giving Kanye West his Indiana Jones hat. Welcome back, spice lords—Season 10 is finally here!
#17 - Bert Kreischer Sweats Profusely Eating Spicy Wings
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 9/1/2016
Comedian Bert Kreischer has lived many lives, all of which involve partying and being awesome. His legendary college antics inspired the movie Van Wilder, and his standup is anchored by some of the most outrageous anecdotes you've ever heard. Watch him achieve #PeakBert as he appears on Hot Ones, a show he's been riding for since day one. Shout out to Bert, the O.G. celeb Hot Ones fan!Watch Now:Apple TV
#18 - Charlize Theron Takes a Rorshach Test While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/8/2018
Charlize Theron is an Oscar-winning actress, humanitarian, and Hollywood superstar. But how is she with hot food? Find out as the Gringo star tests her spice credentials against the wings of death on Hot Ones. As she struggles through the Scoville onslaught, Theron teaches Sean some South African slang, breaks down her reality-TV obsession, and takes the spiciest Rorschach test in history.
#19 - David Blaine Does Magic While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 19 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/29/2022
David Blaine is known the world over for his street magic and endurance stunts, which include being buried alive for seven days and holding his breath underwater for 17 minutes. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as the legendary magician takes on the wings of death and discusses his origin story, the wisdom of David Copperfield, and his closest calls. Needless to say, he's got a trick or two up his sleeve as well...that may or may not involve Carolina Reapers from Smokin' Ed Currie himself. Prepare to have your mind blown and be sure to check out his new live show “David Blaine in Spades” starting September 30th at Resorts World Las Vegas.
#20 - Austin Butler Searches for Comfort While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 20 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/16/2023
Austin Butler is a Golden Globe Award–winning actor who is up for an Oscar in this year's Best Actor category for his performance in Elvis, the acclaimed Baz Luhrmann-directed biopic. You can also catch him in the war drama miniseries Masters of the Air, coming soon to Apple+, as well as the highly anticipated Dune sequel later this year. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as Butler takes on the wings of death and discusses behind-the-scenes stories with Quentin Tarantino, acting alongside Denzel Washington, and his ultimate comfort food.
#21 - Henry Rollins Channels His Anger at Spicy Wings
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/7/2017
"Henry Rollins is a punk-rock icon, a TV host, a spoken-word artist, a TV host, a radio personality, and an LA Weekly columnist. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as the high-octane raconteur takes on the wings of death with Sean Evans, digging into a slew of topics along the way—from the opening for Ozzy Osbourne, to the punk rock-ness of Bernie Sanders. Enjoy, Hot Ones fans—this one's an instant classic!"Watch Now:Amazon
#22 - Logic Solves a Rubik's Cube While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 12/7/2017
Rap phenom Logic spreads peace, love, and positivity wherever he goes. But how is he with hot food? Find out as the hyper-talented emcee battles through the wings of death, discussing his relationship with Neil deGrasse Tyson and challenging Vince Staples to a Playstation showdown along the way. Don't miss the fireworks at the end—in the words of Sean Evans, "Probably the most challenging wing 10 we've ever had."Watch Now:Amazon
#23 - Bryan Cranston Fully Commits While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 20 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/2/2023
Bryan Cranston is a six-time Emmy Award–winning actor you know from acclaimed Broadway performances, films that include 2013's Best Picture Argo, and iconic TV shows like Malcolm in the Middle and Breaking Bad. He also stars in the highly anticipated second season of the crime drama Your Honor, now airing on Showtime. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as he makes his triumphant return to the Hot Ones table and takes on the wings of death with Sean Evans. Along the way, he discusses his love affair with the Dodgers, behind-the-scenes Breaking Bad stories, and the keys to being a committed actor.
#24 - Russell Brand Achieves Enlightenment While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/2/2017
In what may be the greatest tour de force in Hot Ones history, comedian and truthsayer Russell Brand transforms from a spice novice to a full-on capsaicin junkie while facing the wings of death. After bantering with host Sean Evans about everything from visiting Donald Trump's tower to being a West Ham United super fan, Brand finds that his consciousness is awakened by the hot sauce. Eventually, he's moved to freestyle an impromptu song for a very special Hot Ones fan. You don't want to miss this!Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#25 - Steve-O Tells Insane Stories While Eating Spicy Wings
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/3/2017
Jackass star Steve-O must have more than nine lives—the hall-of-fame prankster has snorted wasabi, shot fireworks out his butt, tight-rope walked over alligators, and much more. But can he survive the wings of death? Find out as he battles the likes of Dirty Dick's and Blair's Mega Death Sauce with Sean Evans on this highly-anticipated episode of Hot Ones. Along the way, the Wildboyz legend shares truly insane anecdotes, gets a call from Johnny Knoxville, and offers some genuinely inspirational moments of reflection.Watch Now:Apple TV