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The WORST episodes of Oddities

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

ODDITIES dives into the weird world of strange and extraordinary science artifacts through the eyes of the proprietors of Manhattan's Obscura Antiques & Oddities.

Last Updated: 11/12/2022Network:Science Channel
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Instant Chimera
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#1 - Instant Chimera

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/27/2014

An explosion rocks the shop when Mike Sullivan gets his hands on an old detonator. Then Sean Lennon contracts Ryan to articulate the skeleton of a chimera, and Mike and Evan get an extreme dose of oxygen therapy.

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Best Of Oddities
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#2 - Best Of Oddities

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/24/2011

It's a trip down memory lane with Mike & Evan as they relive the very best of everything odd from the first 2 seasons. It's a look back at the the curious customers, most amazing items and freakiest sideshow performances at Obscura Antiques & Oddities.

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Brain Bits & Baby Gifts
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#3 - Brain Bits & Baby Gifts

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 10/29/2013

At Obscura, Laura Flook shows how shopping for a baby can be like pulling teeth. Then, a painter looks to trade Ryan his elongated skull for something more mesmerizing, and a doctor diagnoses one of Mike & Evan's most mysterious items.

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No Guts, No Gory
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#4 - No Guts, No Gory

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 10/29/2013

Mike and Ryan have a bloody good time tracking down pieces for a Jack the Ripper-themed haunted house. Then a customer sells Mike a mysterious specimen that’s more gooey than hooey, and Evan trades for twisted twins.

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Evan's Odd Anniversary
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#5 - Evan's Odd Anniversary

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/29/2013

Evan goes through X-rays and ear abuse before settling on the perfect anniversary gift for her husband Johnny. Then the bad nurse is back, seeking another eye-gouging gag, and a mentalist gets into Ryan and Mike's heads.

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Lights, Camera, Duck Impaction!
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#6 - Lights, Camera, Duck Impaction!

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/29/2013

At Obscura Antiques & Oddities, Mike & Evan take a hack at finding a horror prop for renowned B-movie producer Lloyd Kaufman. Then an Aussie buys a gift from six feet down under, and an exterminator tries to unload something from an infested funeral home.

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Don't Get Testis
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#7 - Don't Get Testis

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/25/2014

A pro wrestler gets the shock of his life and Ryan brokers a deal with a competitor to get a vintage hair removal apparatus. Later, Mike and Evan go nuts hunting for the ultimate symbol of masculinity to please a customer.

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Chic-ODD-o
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#8 - Chic-ODD-o

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/27/2014

The Obscura team takes their business to Chicago when a world-class collector requests death-related items. The team soon finds a Second City filled with cadaver tools, off-the-wall wildlife blood and head-splitting sideshow acts.

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Elephant Skull in the Room
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#9 - Elephant Skull in the Room

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/27/2014

A British customer tries selling Ryan a kettle that definitely doesn't pour tea. Then an artist enlists Evan to find medical instruments for his insane mechanical sculptures and Mike and Ryan encounter an elephant in the room.

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Music to my Gears
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#10 - Music to my Gears

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/27/2014

A customer asks Mike and Evan to breath life into his creepy 100-year-old automaton, and Ryan meets an artist needing disgusting props. Later a man who chased Mike with a chainsaw reappears and wants something from him and Ryan.

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Skeletons & Gwar
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#11 - Skeletons & Gwar

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/27/2014

At Obscura Antiques & Oddities, Mike encounters a singing siren hunting for something of the sea variety & Ryan takes on a huge challenge, articulating a full-size skeleton. Then a surprise visit by Gwar may lead to a purchase of a one eyed creature.

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Jails, Fails & Salem Tales
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#12 - Jails, Fails & Salem Tales

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/27/2014

At the shop, Ryan’s friend arrives to sell a mysterious organ he cannot name. Then Mike and Evan head to one of the largest flea markets in the US when a customer hires them to decorate his converted jail house in Salem, Mass.

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Dummy Drama & Internal Trauma
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#13 - Dummy Drama & Internal Trauma

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/23/2013

A collector who kept the titanium rods from his mother's spine after she died; a customer with an unusual therapy device.

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The Model Mortician
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#14 - The Model Mortician

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/11/2010

A model turned mortician comes to Obscura with a bizarre request; a shopper makes a purchase that puts Mike's gag reflex to the test; and Ersan thinks he has purchased fossil dinosaur feces for the store ... but the owners don't buy it.

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Skull Envy
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7.07
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#15 - Skull Envy

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/9/2010

Ryan — passionate about the study of bones — tries to create an "exploded" (or Beauchene) skull, Evan meets a puppeteer in search of a prosthetic limb, and a customer has what appears to be a body in the trunk of his car.

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The Smoking Lung
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7.12
66 votes

#16 - The Smoking Lung

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/21/2012

Sparks fly when Mike and Evan meet an evil clown and his power grinder; Ryan opens an old wound with Mike when he falls in love with the shop's new piece of freak taxidermy; a customer is left holding a smoking lung.

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Spider Prank
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#17 - Spider Prank

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/18/2010

At Obscura, Ryan is on the hunt for a high-end monkey skull to satisfy a picky new customer, Evan attempts to help a customer find the perfect item to prank his girlfriend, and Mike takes a big chance on an ancient medical concoction.

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Mummy Cat
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7.13
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#18 - Mummy Cat

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/4/2010

In Obscura Antiques & Oddities a collector offers a mummified cat for sale, but is it valuable? Or just putrefying remains? Also: A playwright with a passion for straitjackets visits, while a seller brings in musket balls, only to discover their true origin is much stranger.

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Four-Legged Chicken
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#19 - Four-Legged Chicken

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/23/2010

In Obscura Antiques & Oddities, Mike and Ryan bet a client they can find a rare taxidermy piece: the elusive sloth. A seller brings a Victorian medical device that sparks fear in Cerd, and a pain artist wants Obscura's bloodletting kit to use on himself.

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Mummified Hand
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#20 - Mummified Hand

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/16/2010

A customer tries to sell what he believes is an ancient Egyptian artifact, but is it really a fake? Another brings in some of her "unique" artwork made from human nails and a customer brings in a medical bag that Mike can't wait to dig through.

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Pickled Pig
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7.22
36 votes

#21 - Pickled Pig

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/30/2010

Ryan and Mike hunt for a vintage human skeleton to satisfy a rocker; a seller stops by Obscura with a failed Valentine's present, a pickled pig; and Evan tries out an old electro-shock therapy machine on herself to see if it works (it does).

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Ghost Rider
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7.23
35 votes

#22 - Ghost Rider

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/17/2011

At Obscura Antiques & Oddities, a new customer finds himself trying to escape from a rare set of handcuffs and Mike & Ryan scramble to find the skeleton of a little racecar driver. Later a mother invests in a very hairy piece of shop real estate.

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Edison's Monstrous Creation
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35 votes

#23 - Edison's Monstrous Creation

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/14/2011

At Obscura Antiques and Oddities, Mike and Evan are intrigued when a sleep-deprived customer stops in to unload a nightmarishly large bat -- and its huge fangs. Then, a buyer who turns century-old inventions into new, working technology with Victorian flair sends Mike and Evan on the hunt for a quack medical device that he can use as a video game controller. Later, Mike takes a chance purchasing a very creepy, mute "talking doll" created by Thomas Edison, then reunites the doll with its voice box to hear what it might have sounded like 100 years ago.

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The Horaffe
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7.24
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#24 - The Horaffe

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/21/2011

At Obscura Antiques and Oddities, Mike and Evan are speechless when they witness an artist boldly attempt to steal the store’s dust -- and then sell it back to them. Then, a high-end buyer wants Mike to create a massive piece of specialized taxidermy. Mike takes the challenge, but finds the cost to create it is way over the customer’s budget. Mike must decide whether to renege on the deal, or take a gamble on a potentially huge loss for the store. Later, an amazingly flexible grandmother falls in love with an adorable stuffed feline, and performs an incredible act of contortion to get a discount.

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3 Little Piggies
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34 votes

#25 - 3 Little Piggies

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/23/2011

When a seller brings three jars of grotesque, deformed pigs to Obscura Antiques and Oddities, Mike thinks they may be the perfect items for a restaurant owner up the street. When they are turned down for being "unappetizing" Mike and Ryan must scramble to find a replacement piece for the eatery. Meanwhile, Evan unexpectedly meets a kindred spirit: a customer who purchases one of her favorite, painstakingly restored pieces of Victorian hair art. And a mysterious artist who paints in his own blood makes a deal on a WWI blood transfusion kit, and takes Mike and Evan on a tour of his work.

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