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The BEST episodes of Nailed It!

Every episode of Nailed It! ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Nailed It!!

Home bakers with a terrible track record take a crack at re-creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It’s part reality contest, part hot mess.

Last Updated: 9/26/2022Network: Netflix
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Howdy, Failure!
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8.14
44 votes

#1 - Howdy, Failure!

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/1/2020

A Western-themed round inspires deep-fried cowboy-duck doughnuts, a root beer-infused rodeo cake ... and really bad flavors.

I've Failed and I Can't Get Up!
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7.69
32 votes

#2 - I've Failed and I Can't Get Up!

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/26/2021

Candy-jeweled brooch cookies? Inviting cookie-jar cakes? These sugary sweets are just like the ones Grandma used to make — if Grandma couldn't bake.

Can't Believe It's Cake!
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7.69
32 votes

#3 - Can't Believe It's Cake!

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/26/2021

From splashy cereal-bowl cakes to towering hamburgers with fries, these attempts at hyperrealistic treats are so bad, you won't believe your eyes.

C’est Jacques!
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7.59
34 votes

#4 - C’est Jacques!

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/15/2021

Treats inspired by "Mr. Chocolate" Jacques Torres include lollipop portraits and a cake spiced with cocoa and cayenne. Mais oui laugh? But of course!

An Ungodly Mess
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7.56
36 votes

#5 - An Ungodly Mess

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/26/2021

Stacked Greek god statue cupcakes and snake-headed Medusa makeover cakes take Herculean effort and skill — and these awkward results are epic.

Im-Paw-sible Cakes
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7.55
38 votes

#6 - Im-Paw-sible Cakes

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/15/2021

A funny, furry pet theme finds the cooks concocting giant exotic-animal cookies, then re-creating Nicole’s adorable dog, Clyde, in cake form.

The Marvel Episode!
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7.52
71 votes

#7 - The Marvel Episode!

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/17/2019

The bakers summon their not-so-super powers to make Marvel-themed cupcakes with detailed cookie toppers and a daunting "Black Panther" cake.

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Cake-O-Phobia
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7.52
60 votes

#8 - Cake-O-Phobia

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/17/2019

What's scarier than a cook who can't read a recipe? A trio of creepy-crawly bug cookies and a terrifying clown cake that tastes like cotton candy.

The Burbank State Fair
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7.52
33 votes

#9 - The Burbank State Fair

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/26/2021

It's a Ferris wheel of fails as the teams make treats with a state-fair theme — from caramel corn knockdown-doll clowns to roller-coaster cakes.

Fictitious and Delicious
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7.50
82 votes

#10 - Fictitious and Delicious

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/29/2018

It's "happily ever after" or bust when the bakers try to make fairy tale cupcake pops, then stack cakes in the form of a majestic unicorn.

The Big Bake Theory
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7.50
36 votes

#11 - The Big Bake Theory

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/1/2020

From self-frosting bubbling beakers to record-breaking rockets, these science-inspired sweets ask the impossible — and invite kids into the kitchen.

Tailgate, Failgate
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7.44
80 votes

#12 - Tailgate, Failgate

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/29/2018

The cooks divide and conquer to fill sections of a savory snack stadium before building a cake that looks like a barbecue grill.

Everyone Romaine Calm
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7.44
32 votes

#13 - Everyone Romaine Calm

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/15/2021

A gardening theme gives life to doughy gnomes atop miniature pies and a healthy-ish veggie-patch cake packed with carrots and zucchini.

Travel Dos and Donuts
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7.42
31 votes

#14 - Travel Dos and Donuts

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/26/2021

Putting their own spin on travel, the bakers make terrible spiced-doughnut tourists and deflated hot-air balloon cakes. It's destination disaster.

Let’s Get Lit
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7.41
56 votes

#15 - Let’s Get Lit

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/1/2020

Two bookish treats inspired by literature set the bakers up for epic fails: Shakespearean stained-glass window cookies and a pop-up "Moby Dick" cake.

Jungle Bungle
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7.38
37 votes

#16 - Jungle Bungle

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/1/2020

Jam-filled animal pastries and a coffeecake shaped like a sloth push the contestants out of their comfort zones — and the results are wild.

Chariots of Failure
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7.34
44 votes

#17 - Chariots of Failure

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/1/2020

The bakers go for the gold — and miss masterfully — with sports-medal cookies and an elaborate swim cake that's topped with a waffle cone torch.

I Do … Hope I Don’t Fail
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7.33
36 votes

#18 - I Do … Hope I Don’t Fail

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/1/2020

The bakers commit to re-creating wedding day desserts, including wedding band mini-cakes and a Vegas-themed masterpiece with moving parts.

Ready to Wear, Ready to Eat
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7.32
53 votes

#19 - Ready to Wear, Ready to Eat

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/17/2019

Two high-fashion challenges put the bakers' hopeless skills to the test: fondant-covered doll cakes and an edible headdress heaped with fruit.

Fantasyland
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7.30
159 votes

#20 - Fantasyland

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/9/2018

The bakers do their best to make jelly-filled doughnuts fit for a pirate before tackling an edible tower with a princess on top.

Head Under Water
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7.30
123 votes

#21 - Head Under Water

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/9/2018

Two daunting desserts -- a chocolate-filled hot tub and an open-mouthed shark cake -- have the hapless home cooks struggling to stay afloat.

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The One with the ‘90s Theme
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7.29
51 votes

#22 - The One with the ‘90s Theme

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/1/2020

Edible ice cream boom boxes made with liquid nitrogen and a fresh and fly fondant-covered cake? Oh, snap — that sounds like a '90s challenge.

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Out of This World
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7.27
75 votes

#23 - Out of This World

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/29/2018

Space-themed challenges throw the hapless bakers for a loop when they're asked to make cosmic cupcakes and a supersized solar system cake.

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Cake
star
7.25
32 votes

#24 - We're Gonna Need a Bigger Cake

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/26/2021

Baking duos go off the deep end with desserts inspired by the wonders of the ocean, including marine animal mini cakes and enormous edible octopuses.

Masterpiece or Disasterpiece?
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7.25
57 votes

#25 - Masterpiece or Disasterpiece?

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/17/2019

The amateur bakers attempt to imitate the masters with gingerbread self-portraits and a sculpted cake replica of Michelangelo's "David."

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