King of the Nerds

The BEST episodes of King of the Nerds

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Hosted by Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong, King of the Nerds is the ultimate nerd-off. The series will follow eleven fierce competitors from across the nerd spectrum as they set out to win $100,000 and be crowned the greatest nerd of them all. King of the Nerds will take the glory of geekdom to a whole new level as the eleven competitors live together in "Nerdvana." Each week, they must face challenges that will test their intellect, ingenuity, skills and pop culture prowess. In each episode, the nerds will first compete as teams and then as individuals, facing challenges that range from live gaming to a dance-off to life-sized chess. One competitor will be eliminated each week until one nerd stands alone as the ultimate champion off all things nerdy.

Last Updated: 4/29/2022Network: TBS
Welcome to the Nerdvana
267 votes

#1 - Welcome to the Nerdvana

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/17/2013

Hosted by Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong, King of the Nerds is the ultimate nerd-off. The series will follow eleven fierce competitors from across the nerd spectrum as they set out to win $100,000 and be crowned the greatest nerd of them all.

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Judgment Day
23 votes

#2 - Judgment Day

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/23/2015

Twelve nerds arrive to compete and plunge into the realms of steampunk and anime in the Season 3 opener.

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Angry Nerds
138 votes

#3 - Angry Nerds

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/6/2014

The nerds participate in a live-action video racing game. Also: Two friends reluctantly square off in a game of Angry Nerds.

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The Nerdtastic Finale
102 votes

#4 - The Nerdtastic Finale

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/13/2015

Having survived plenty of nerdy challenges, a king or queen is crowned.

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Games Without Frontiers
161 votes

#5 - Games Without Frontiers

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/31/2013

A nerd gains respect due to his unforeseen gaming skills; and backstabbing impacts Team Orange.

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153 votes

#6 - Weird...Science?

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/30/2014

The nerds put their knowledge of science to the test; the game intensifies with guest judges and explosive experiments.

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In Search of a King
158 votes

#7 - In Search of a King

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/23/2014

A new set of Nerds settle into Nerdvana to compete for $100,000 and being crowned King Of The Nerds.

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Trek Wars
141 votes

#8 - Trek Wars

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/20/2014

The contestants debate an age-old question, and one nerd's big revelation comes into play. The guest judges are Kumail Nanjiani and Billy Dee Williams.

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128 votes

#9 - Enginerds

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/28/2013

The laws of physics - as well as some broken glass - decide which nerd is safe from exile in this week's Nerd War, and it comes as a surprise to all. To determine the final four contestants, one last nerd-Off tests the nerds and the structural integrity of their engineering wonders.

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Nerds to the Rescue
139 votes

#10 - Nerds to the Rescue

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/27/2014

Navigating a laser maze to save guest star George Takei; unfamiliar territory leads to a fight for survival.

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To LARP or Not to LARP
142 votes

#11 - To LARP or Not to LARP

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/6/2014

Live-action role playing challenges the nerds, and one contestant's antics begin splintering a team. The guest judges are Kevin Sorbo, Jon Heder and Yaya Han.

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Ready, Set, Robot Dodgeball
107 votes

#12 - Ready, Set, Robot Dodgeball

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/13/2014

The teams build robots to compete in "robot dodgeball." Also: An alliance cracks during a challenge featuring zombies. Appearing: Matt Winston and Al Kaplon.

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Invasion of the Nerd Snatchers
93 votes

#13 - Invasion of the Nerd Snatchers

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/6/2015

The remaining nerds tangle with an alien queen in a double-elimination installment.

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Nuclear Nerd Games
87 votes

#14 - Nuclear Nerd Games

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/20/2015

Nerds go off the rails and when Rachelle offers herself as tribute the Secret Six implodes; one nerd is unable to survive the fallout of the Nerd Off.

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High IQ's
124 votes

#15 - High IQ's

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/14/2013

The nerds' intelligence, teamwork and athleticism are tested. Also: Close friends are challenged in a bittersweet showdown.

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Imaginary Realms
129 votes

#16 - Imaginary Realms

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/24/2013

A fantasy-theme role-playing challenge tests the nerds. George Takei, Adam Busch and Yaya Han are the guest judges.

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And Now for Something Different
83 votes

#17 - And Now for Something Different

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/30/2015

Cosplayer Ya Ya Han returns to judge with actress Tara Strong; one team gets tossed into Mount Doom; alliances form and a Nerd Off with some Knights.

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Do They Choose Wisely ... or Poorly?
86 votes

#18 - Do They Choose Wisely ... or Poorly?

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/13/2015

Nerd Anthem is back and the secret alliance's survival is at stake; one nerd gets into a fight with guest judge Moby and things get awkward.

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Murder at Nerdvana?!
83 votes

#19 - Murder at Nerdvana?!

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/27/2015

The nerds must solve what monster is behind Pom Pom Kitty's disappearance; a master strategist struggles with loyalty; the teams are disbanded and must continue alone.

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The Gods Are Angry
83 votes

#20 - The Gods Are Angry

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/6/2015

When the nerds travel back in time one nerd reveals a barbaric side; a dark cloud threatens Nerdvana's party attitude.

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Crowning the King
73 votes

#21 - Crowning the King

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/13/2014

The banished nerds return; the final two battle in a gauntlet of nerdy games; the new King of the Nerds will be crowned.

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126 votes

#22 - Supernerds

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/7/2013

A grueling Nerd War superhero debate leads to a controversial call by a panel of guest judges. Then the Nerd-Off is all about superhero trivia, forcing the self-proclaimed superhero expert to prove herself or get left in the rubble.

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Nerdy Dancing
97 votes

#23 - Nerdy Dancing

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/21/2013

During this episode's Nerd War, Team Orange and Team Blue get nerdy with their bad selves in the world's first Nerd Anthem competition. Then, two nerds show off some serious dancing moves as they go head-to-head in the Nerd-Off.

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The King Is Crowned
90 votes

#24 - The King Is Crowned

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/7/2013

While attempting to navigate the Maze of Terror, one nerd's stay at Nerdvana comes to a dead end. Then the tension and trivia-filled Nerd Bowl whittles the competition down to the final two contestants, who must face one final twist to determine who will be crowned "King of the Nerds."

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