The BEST Episodes of Total Drama
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 1, 2019
Total Drama is a Canadian animated comedy television series which is a homage and parody to the conventions commonly found in reality television. The show and its sequel seasons are collectively referred to as the Total Drama series.
#1 - The Very Last Episode, Really!
Season 1 - Episode 27
The final two contestants participate in one last challenge for the grand prize.
#2 - Trial by Tri-Armed Triathalon
Season 1 - Episode 21
The six remaining campers are split into three teams of two and must compete in various challenges based on teamwork. Another camper is voted off the island.
#3 - I Triple Dog Dare You
Season 1 - Episode 25
The remaining three campers participate in a series of dares that were made up by the ones that have been voted off so far. Another camper leaves the island.
#4 - Are We There, Yeti?
Season 1 - Episode 24
The campers are stuck in the middle of the woods where they have to race back to the camp to win. Another camper is voted off the island.
#5 - Walk Like An Egyptian, Part 1
Season 3 - Episode 1
The 17 contestants see the plane and all of the accommodations. They then compete in a challenge where they have to navigate around a pyramid to reach the finish line. They can choose to either climb on top of the pyramid, or go under the pyramid (a majority of the cast chose the latter). Duncan quits mainly due to refusing to sing and having to listen to Gwen and Courtney argue the whole way up the pyramid. Three teams are made (names chosen by the teams themselves) according to who finished the challenge first. They are also given a reward. DJ, LeShawna, Harold, Lindsay, and Bridgette are on Team Victory and are given a stick. Owen, Alejandro, Noah, Sierra, and Tyler are on Team Chris is Really Really Really Really Hot, and are given a goat. Courtney, Heather, Izzy, Cody, and Gwen are on Team Amazon and are given a camel. Ezekiel is the last to finish the race, but is not eliminated because of Duncan quitting, so Chris places him on Team Victory.
#6 - Heroes vs. Villains
Season 5 - Episode 1
Chris brings back players from both casts for an All-Star season, and the Heroic Hamsters battle the Villainous Vultures for a night in the luxurious new Spa Hotel.
#7 - Season Recap
Season 1 - Episode 26
The show's contestants are shown in their audition tapes and highlights from the episode are featured.
#8 - Who Can You Trust?
Season 1 - Episode 11
The teams take part in a three part competition where trust in team mates could mean the difference between victory and defeat. Another contestant is voted off the island.
#9 - Sundae Muddy Sundae
Season 5 - Episode 11
The final five All-Stars race to the most dangerous regions of the island to find ingredients for the ultimate sundae.
#10 - Not So Happy Campers (1)
Season 1 - Episode 1
The twenty two contestants arrive at the island, are divided into teams and learn the rules of the competition they will be taking part in.
#11 - That's Off The Chain!
Season 1 - Episode 18
The campers are challenged to build their own bikes using supplies from the Arts and Crafts lodge and race them in a dangerous motor cross challenge with invincibility at stake.
#12 - X-Treme Torture
Season 1 - Episode 13
Chris has the contestants pair off in the next immunity contest. Another person is voted off the island.
#13 - Not So Happy Campers (2)
Season 1 - Episode 2
The two teams face their first competition: jumping off a thousand foot cliff into shark infested waters and building a hot tub out of materials they find in crates at the base of the cliff. The first camper is voted off the island.
#14 - The Big Sleep
Season 1 - Episode 3
The two teams set out on a twenty mile race that they think is the contest on this occasion. However, the real winning team is the one who has the individual that goes to sleep last afterwards. Another camper is voted off the island.
#15 - The Sucky Outdoors
Season 1 - Episode 6
The two teams must spend a night alone in the woods in the contest for this episode. Another contestant is voted off the island.
#16 - Riot On Set
Season 2 - Episode 3
Teams are chosen and set to shooting some very strange dramatic scenes.
#17 - Basic Straining
Season 1 - Episode 12
Chef Hatchet makes the teams go through several difficult obstacles designed to make people quit. Another camper is voted off the island.
#18 - Hide And Be Sneaky
Season 1 - Episode 17
The campers play an extreme game of Hide and Seek with Chef Hatchet who hunts them down with a huge water gun. Another person is voted off.
#19 - Up the Creek
Season 1 - Episode 8
The two teams take canoes to a nearby island and build rescue fires on it in this week's contest. Another contestant is voted off the island.
#20 - Alien Resurr-eggtion
Season 2 - Episode 2
Chef tracks the players progress as they search for alien eggs.
#21 - Beach Blanket Bogus
Season 2 - Episode 4
The challenge will contain a beach-theme where the teams will be required to surf over a tank of sharks on a mechanical surfboard.
#22 - Mutiny on the Soundstage
Season 2 - Episode 25
The remaining two cast mates go up against each other in a series of challenges based on past trials with the winner getting the million dollars.
#23 - The Enchanted Franken-Forest
Season 4 - Episode 12
In this episode, Zoey and Cameron agree to team up against Lightning to eliminate him before the final two. Cameron is especially interested in doing so because he knows Lightning is targeting him over "stealing" invincibility from him. Then, Chris sends the final three campers into the enchanted forest to retrieve a flower from a Venus Flytrap. Inside the forest, the campers encounter mutated animals, including Ezekiel. Throughout the challenge, Zoey starts to be rude to Cameron while Lighting gets lost. Cameron then begins to realize that Zoey is changing, but Zoey then gives up winning the challenge to save Cameron from dying, so Lightning wins the challenge. In the end, Cameron is certain that Lightning will eliminate him due to their rivalry, but he is shocked when Lightning chooses Zoey to get eliminated instead, because Zoey is a bigger threat, and since it will be easier for him to beat Cameron in the finals. This final two marks the first time ever when two members of the same gender and ethnicity compete against each other in the finale. Cameron is the second "geek" to appear in the final two in Total Drama history; Beth was the first when she went up against Duncan in Total Drama Action. Mike temporarily returns as part of a flashback.
#24 - Lies, Cries and One Big Prize
Season 5 - Episode 26
The final two competitors must run a dangerous race throughout the island. To help out, each of them get to random pick a former competitor for a partner to help them win the million dollars.However, their partners may not be as much help as the final two wanted.
#25 - Paintball Deer Hunter
Season 1 - Episode 9
The two teams compete in a paint ball contest with the teams divided into "hunters" and "deer". Another person is voted off at the campfire ceremony.