The Best Episodes of Rob & Big
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2019
In this reality buddy comedy, professional street skater Rob Dyrdek and his best friend and bodyguard, Christopher "Big Black" Boykin, share a house in the Hollywood Hills, bouncing from one ridiculous moment to the next.
#1 - Time Travel
Season 2 - Episode 2
An airbrushed van leads Rob and Big Black on a quest to travel through time with Rob's "Hyper-Dimensional Resonator." Big Black is skeptical, but Rob convinces him to travel to Montreal to visit a "time travel expert" named Dr. Z. When they return to LA, Big Black surprises Rob with his own, throwback version of Time Travel.
#3 - Do Work
Season 1 - Episode 8
After Rob has a nightmare about dying, Big Black decides to brush up on his security skills to ensure that Rob feels safe. Big Black practices evasive driving, works on his Martial Arts moves and even shows his combat maneuvers on the paintball field.
#5 - Tampa
Season 2 - Episode 6
After five years away from professional skate competitions, Rob decides to enter the world famous Tampa Pro contest in Tampa, Florida. Rob and Big Black hit gator country with pals, Steve Berra and Bam Bam, and before the contest begins, the foursome head out to Tampa Bay for a little high-flying water adventure. Rob and Berra shake on a $5,000 side bet to see who places higher in the Tampa Pro, and Rob threatens to "make it rain" with Berra's money, if he wins.
#6 - Black Lavender
Season 2 - Episode 5
Big Black reveals to Rob that he used to be a male stripper with the stage name "Black Lavender" for a brief time back when he had a full head of hair. The two decide it's time to resurrect Black Lavender for one last show at a Hollywood strip club, but not before they find him a brand new head of hair.
#7 - Bobby Light
Season 2 - Episode 7
Rob reinvents himself as Bobby Light, a self-proclaimed "one hit wonder, R&B sensation." With the help of his cousin, Drama, and The Chunky Boys (Big Black and Bam Bam), Rob hops into the makeshift recording studio in Big Black's closet and records a song called "Dirty Girl." Rob and Big Black decide to shoot a low-budget music video for their hot new song, but realize the video will not be complete until they fly Big Black's Uncle Jerry out to LA to take a starring role.
#8 - Meaty & Mini
Season 2 - Episode 1
Life in the Rob and Big household changes dramatically when the guys discover that their bulldog, Meaty, needs a little buddy. After a little research, Rob finds the perfect companion for his favorite puppy: a Mini-Horse. Owning miniature livestock turns out to be a little more than the guys bargained for, and drastic measures become necessary to accommodate the tiny horse.
#9 - Moving In
Season 1 - Episode 1
After moving in, Big Black suggests to Rob that they get a bulldog, to complete the new family. The two fly to Arizona on a private jet to pick up their new little puppy. To welcome their new family member, the guys host a party with a surprise appearance by Three Six Mafia.
#10 - Guinness
Season 3 - Episode 5
Smashing records is the name of the game when Rob picks up a copy of The Guinness Book and sets his sights on breaking every skateboarding record listed.
#12 - Mississippi
Season 2 - Episode 3
Rob is thrown deep into the "Dirty South" when Big Black invites him to Sylvarena, Mississippi, for the Boykin family reunion. The boys overdose on southern cooking, southern living, and Big Black's crazy Uncle Jerry.
#13 - Travel
Season 1 - Episode 3
Rob and Big Black travel to Vancouver to be "immortalized in a video game." After a day of motion capture in tight-fitting spandex and a game of skateboard hockey with the locals, they continue on to Kettering, Ohio to visit Rob's family. Fishing with Rob's dad, a quick jaunt to King's Island amusement park and shredding Rob's skate plaza are all stops on their whirlwind trip out of the Hollywood Hills.
#17 - Go Skate Day
Season 1 - Episode 2
On National Skateboarding Day, Rob attempts to get both Big Black and the bulldog "Meaty," on a skateboard, with mixed results. Later on the way to a skate demo in Orange County, the two get pulled over for "Ridin' Dirty."
#18 - Big Bob
Season 3 - Episode 6
Big Black tries to convince Rob that there are hardships to being a big man in America.
#19 - Baby
Season 3 - Episode 15
In the series finale, Big Black breaks the news to Rob that he is expecting a baby.
#20 - Let's Get Physical
Season 1 - Episode 4
Rob puts Big Black on a fitness program to help him lose some weight. They consult with a hypnotist and a nutritionist on their quest to make him a leaner, meaner, more finely tuned machine.
#22 - Happy Birthday
Season 1 - Episode 5
All Rob wants for his birthday is for Big Black to win a Wing Eating Trophy at the local hot wings restaurant. Big Black plans Rob's birthday evening, but In the midst of the birthday preparation, Meaty suffers from a mysterious "body odor" issue that must be addressed.
#23 - Haunted House
Season 3 - Episode 14
The guys try ghostbusting when Rob feels a supernatural presence in the house and thinks it must be the cause of their rat infestation. They hire an exterminator, a psychic, a demonologist and a landscaper to deal with their problems.