The BEST episodes of Nostalgia Critic

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

Nostalgia Critic is a popular video series created by Chicago comedian Doug Walker. In the show, he plays the titular Nostalgia Critic, a grumpy and easily aggravated character who mostly reviews entertainment from the 1980s and 1990s. His catch-phrase, "I'm the Nostalgia Critic. I remember it, so you don't have to," usually opens and ends each video.

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Cool World
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9.50
4 votes

#1 - Cool World

Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/21/2017

Having sex with cartoons leads to all sorts of problems, a bad movie being one of them, but is there more to this film than it seems? Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Cool World.

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Fox Kids
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9.00
2 votes

#2 - Fox Kids

Season 11 - Episode 25 - Aired 6/26/2018

Saturday Mornings were never more awesome! From Tiny Toons and Batman to X-Men and Animaniacs, The Nostalgia Critic is taking a look at the best (and worst) Fox Kids had to offer!

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Are Films Becoming Game Patches?
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9.00
3 votes

#3 - Are Films Becoming Game Patches?

Season 13 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/22/2020

With the changes happening to digitally "fix' films before and after they come out, are films going the same route as many buggy video games?

The Grinch
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8.97
35 votes

#4 - The Grinch

Season 4 - Episode 47 - Aired 12/16/2011

Yes, this review is done entirely in rhyme.

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Moulin Rouge
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8.96
28 votes

#5 - Moulin Rouge

Season 4 - Episode 45 - Aired 11/30/2011

A film of this magnitude must be bitched about through song!

Milk Money
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8.84
32 votes

#6 - Milk Money

Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired 7/12/2011

You know...for kids!

Balto
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8.75
4 votes

#7 - Balto

Season 10 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/21/2017

This film has grown a large following, but despite it being beloved, are there a FEW things that might be off about it? The Nostalgia Critic reviews the animated movie Balto.

Robocop (2014)
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8.75
4 votes

#8 - Robocop (2014)

Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/15/2019

It failed to win over audiences and critics, but is there more to this Robo-reboot than meets the eye? Nostalgia Critic takes a look at the 2014 remake of RoboCop.

Battle of the Commercials
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8.75
4 votes

#9 - Battle of the Commercials

Season 9 - Episode 45 - Aired 11/22/2016

The ads of the 80s and 90s are one of a kind, and Nostalgia Critic is back to look at what made them so enjoyably crazy!

A Simple Wish
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8.71
31 votes

#10 - A Simple Wish

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/1/2012

Mara Wilson...that is all.

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Street Fighter + Mortal Kombat: The Movie Reviews Part 1
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8.70
40 votes

#11 - Street Fighter + Mortal Kombat: The Movie Reviews Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/15/2008

The Nostalgia starts off this double-episode special by reviewing the movie Street Fighter. Even though it contains Raul Julia's final performance, it still doesn't stop the Nostalgia critic from hating the movie. With a confusing story, Jean-Claude Van Damme's accent, and an overly huge cast, the Nostalgia Critic shows that once again, movies based on videogames are terrible.

Commando
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8.69
35 votes

#12 - Commando

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/5/2010

The Nostalgia Critic reviews another Arnold Schwarzenegger film. This time he reviews the 1985 American action film Commando. Will he like it, or will this be yet another Schwarzenegger movie bomb?

Is Goofy Secretly Badass?
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8.67
3 votes

#13 - Is Goofy Secretly Badass?

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/1/2016

We all know him as a screwup, but is Goofy actually one of the greatest comedians ever? Nostalgia Critic exposes the truth!

Super Mario Brothers: The Movie
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8.64
39 votes

#14 - Super Mario Brothers: The Movie

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/13/2008

Growing up during the popularity of the Super Mario Brothers games, a movie based on them could not be anything but awesome. However, the Nostalgia Critic reviews the movie and shows that movies are nothing like the games they are based off of and are more terrible than entertaining.

War of the Commercials
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8.60
5 votes

#15 - War of the Commercials

Season 10 - Episode 45 - Aired 11/21/2017

It’s that time of year again! Time to look at the madness of advertisements both old and new. Get ready for weirdness!

Neverending Story 3
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8.56
36 votes

#16 - Neverending Story 3

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/4/2011

We must not give in to the Nasty.

Hook
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8.50
2 votes

#17 - Hook

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired 6/29/2010

Looky Looky I got....to sit through this movie?

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Movie 43
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8.50
2 votes

#18 - Movie 43

Season 12 - Episode 23 - Aired 6/5/2019

Since it's release it's been called "the Citizen Kane of awful." With a huge celebrity cast, can Nostalgia Critic find anything of value in this gross-out stinker? Let's take a look at Movie 43.

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Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
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8.50
2 votes

#19 - Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Season 10 - Episode 28 - Aired 7/25/2017

This really happened? It sure did! Our favorite cat and mouse with our favorite candy man to make our biggest blunder.

Where's The Fair Use?
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8.50
4 votes

#20 - Where's The Fair Use?

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/16/2016

No more staying silent. The time has come to start some dialogue about Fair Use and how it's constantly being trampled on via the YouTube claim and take down system.

Rocky IV
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8.50
2 votes

#21 - Rocky IV

Season 3 - Episode 35 - Aired 8/31/2010

In what is considered to be the silliest of all of the Rocky movies, (seriously, it had a robot!) NC laments about that and how it seemed to make the series jump the shark.

Top 11 Coolest Cliches
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8.50
2 votes

#22 - Top 11 Coolest Cliches

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 6/22/2010

The best and coolest cliches ever in film.

Theodore Rex
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8.50
2 votes

#23 - Theodore Rex

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 6/15/2010

NC finds the concept of the movie too idiotic to find a proper introduction.

Follow That Bird
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8.44
9 votes

#24 - Follow That Bird

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 8/18/2008

The Nostalgia Critic decides to tear apart the movie Follow That Bird, a Sesame Street movie. However, will he be able to actually talk bad about such iconic characters from his childhood?

Jurassic Park
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8.36
11 votes

#25 - Jurassic Park

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 5/14/2013

I have a fossil bone to pick with this flick.

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