A series of pop-culture parodies using stop-motion animation of toys, action figures and dolls. The title character was an ordinary chicken until he was run down by a car and subsequently brought back to life in cyborg form by mad scientist Fritz Huhnmorder, who tortures Robot Chicken by forcing him to watch a random selection of TV shows, the sketches that make up the body of each episode.
Season 2 – Episode 18
Montezuma gets his revenge, and the results smell horrible. Calvin and Hobbes have fun therapy adventures. Cameron Diaz has just 24 hours to live. A young woman introduces her parents to her fiancé, the Frankenstein monster, making her father uneasy. Mario and Luigi stumble into the violent world of Vice City.
The episode was rated from 79 votes.
#2 – Fight Club Paradise
Season 5 – Episode 19
Robot Chicken makes his escape! To be more guy-friendly, “Sex and the City 3” goes in a new direction as an action thriller! Ranger Smith is out to stop Yogi Bear, but this time calls on the Power Forest Rangers for help! Having made his escape, Robot Chicken returns home to find his wife has been taken hostage by the Mad Scientist. He makes his way back to the lab to rescue her, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake.
The episode was rated from 106 votes.
#3 – The Departy Monster
Season 5 – Episode 12
Princess Toadstool introduces her boyfriend Mario to her disapproving parents. Frankenberry’s father is disgusted over how overly sensitive his son is when he comes home in hysterics over a breakup. Gollum will stop at nothing… literally nothing… to take the Ring back from Frodo. Master Chief won’t remove his mask, but the mystery matters more to him than his men. Dorothy’s companions take the rap for murder, and life in prison changes them for the worse.
The episode was rated from 103 votes.
#4 – Hurtled From a Helicopter Into a Speeding Train
Season 6 – Episode 5
A “Lord of the Rings” spoof; more adventures with E.T.; a birthday gift for Ben 10; a new mission for Captain Planet.
The episode was rated from 147 votes.
#5 – Fool’s Goldfinger
Season 5 – Episode 17
Cats are seen at key events throughout history, and there’s nothing we can do about it! After leaving the Hendersons, Harry has a chance encounter with Sally that leads to a long, fulfilling life. Alistair Cooke presents a sneak peek at “Lord of the Rings: The Final Journey.” GTA’s Gay Tony puts a spotlight on the homoeroticism that has been lurking in the shadows of video games for ages now.
The episode was rated from 93 votes.
#6 – Victoria’s Secret of NIMH
Season 7 – Episode 15
The Count from Sesame Street has a run in with Blade, Jor-El has some very helpful advice for Superman, and a new nemesis comes to Gotham City.
The episode was rated from 219 votes.
#7 – Cannot Be Erased, So Sorry
Season 4 – Episode 17
Daniel Day-Lewis stars as “The Humping Robot”, a major motion picture coming soon. John Connor takes the new Terminator out for a test run. Cobra Commander has trouble placing an order at the drive-through window. The latest clients arrive on Fantasy Island, demanding the kind of fantasies that Mr. Roarke wasn’t expecting to deliver. The Robot Chicken Nerd fantasizes a trip to Oz, but reimagines Dorothy’s companions as supercool alternatives.
The episode was rated from 78 votes.
#8 – Botched Jewel Heist
Season 6 – Episode 17
A meeting between Jason Voorhees and Michael Meyers; a rap for pescatarians; the future of holidays.
The episode was rated from 127 votes.
#9 – Maurice Was Caught
Season 4 – Episode 12
Simon Belmont takes on werewolves and Dracula himself with a whip. After triggering a thermonuclear war with Canada while searching for cheat codes, the Robot Chicken Nerd is taken to a CIA black ops site and interrogated. “Gone With the Wind” is re-imagined as an action movie featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Cynthia Rothrock. A scientist shows footage of failed attempts to design a working jet pack. Annie Warbucks holds a Sweet Sixteen party.
The episode was rated from 97 votes.
#10 – Secret of the Booze
Season 7 – Episode 3
The identity of an alien is questioned. A new room-mate moves in with Bert. The Terminator meets his new wife’s kids from a previous marriage. Papa Smurf has to go undercover.
The episode was rated from 283 votes.