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The Best Episodes of Total Drama Island

Every episode of Total Drama Island ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Total Drama Island!

Total Drama Island focuses on twenty-two teenagers' arrival at Camp Wawanakwa to compete on a reality television show. The contestants are divided into two teams and must compete in challenges every three days. While the winning team earns invincibility, the losing team has to vote off one of their own players. Whoever is voted off must walk the Dock of Shame to the Boat of Losers and leave the island. The teams eventually dissolve and the elimination process continues until the last contestant standing wins a grand prize of $100,000.

Genres:AnimationComedyFamilyDrama
Network:Teletoon

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Total Drama Island" is "I Triple Dog Dare You", rated 8.9/10 from 333 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "I Triple Dog Dare You" aired on 12/16/2007 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Hook, Line And Screamer".

  • I Triple Dog Dare You
    8.9/10 333 votes

    #1 - I Triple Dog Dare You

    Season 1 Episode 25 - Aired 2007-12-16

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hook, Line And Screamer
    8.7/10 299 votes

    #2 - Hook, Line And Screamer

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2007-11-04

    The campers go through a challenge where they are stalked by a psycho killer and see who can last the longest.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hide and Be Sneaky
    8.3/10 271 votes

    #3 - Hide and Be Sneaky

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2007-10-21

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Dodge Brawl
    8.2/10 346 votes

    #4 - Dodge Brawl

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2007-07-22

    The two teams participate in a grueling five round game of dodgeball with an unlikely hero determining the outcome. Another contestant leaves the island on the Boat of Losers.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • That's Off The Chain!
    8.2/10 268 votes

    #5 - That's Off The Chain!

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2007-10-28

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Phobia Factor
    8.1/10 306 votes

    #6 - Phobia Factor

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-08-12

    In this episode, each of the contestants face their worse fears. Another person is voted off the island.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Paintball Deer Hunter
    8.1/10 295 votes

    #7 - Paintball Deer Hunter

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2007-08-26

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Total Drama Drama Drama Drama Island
    8.1/10 260 votes

    #8 - Total Drama Drama Drama Drama Island

    Season 1 Episode 27 - Aired 2008-01-04

    Chris has one final challenge for all of the contestants, forcing them to form their own respective teams, and participate in an all-out, no-rules hunt for one million dollars!

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • X-Treme Torture
    8.0/10 280 votes

    #9 - X-Treme Torture

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2007-09-23

    Chris has the contestants pair off in the next immunity contest. Another person is voted off the island.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon
    8.0/10 256 votes

    #10 - Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2007-11-18

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Who Can You Trust?
    7.9/10 287 votes

    #11 - Who Can You Trust?

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2007-09-09

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Basic Straining
    7.9/10 294 votes

    #12 - Basic Straining

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2007-09-16

    Chef Hatchet makes the teams go through several difficult obstacles designed to make people quit. Another camper is voted off the island.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • No Pain, No Game
    7.9/10 272 votes

    #13 - No Pain, No Game

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2007-10-07

    Two campers from the past return to the game as the two teams are dissolved and the campers face an excruciating challenge with individual immunity at stake.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Big Sleep
    7.8/10 337 votes

    #14 - The Big Sleep

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2007-07-15

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Search And Do Not Destroy
    7.8/10 266 votes

    #15 - Search And Do Not Destroy

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2007-10-14

    The campers are off on a scavenger hunt and Heather does something so horrible that it makes even Gwen cry. Another person is voted off.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Up The Creek
    7.7/10 294 votes

    #16 - Up The Creek

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-08-19

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • If You Can't Take The Heat
    7.7/10 292 votes

    #17 - If You Can't Take The Heat

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2007-09-02

    The teams compete in a cooking challenge but one person's attitude towards hygiene threatens to doom his team's chances and Heather and LeShawna's conflict reaches a boiling point. Another person is voted off the island.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Not So Happy Campers (2)
    7.6/10 365 votes

    #18 - Not So Happy Campers (2)

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2007-07-08

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Sucky Outdoors
    7.6/10 297 votes

    #19 - The Sucky Outdoors

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2007-08-05

    The two teams must spend a night alone in the woods in the contest for this episode. Another contestant is voted off the island.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Brunch of Disgustingness
    7.6/10 272 votes

    #20 - Brunch of Disgustingness

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2007-09-30

    The two teams are divided up with the guys on one team and the girls on the other. A surprise awaits the two teams for the next challenge.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Wawanakwa Gone Wild!
    7.6/10 250 votes

    #21 - Wawanakwa Gone Wild!

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2007-11-11

    The campers square off in a challenge where they must trap a certain animal and one person gets a delicious meal as a reward. Another person is voted off the island.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Not Quite Famous
    7.5/10 313 votes

    #22 - Not Quite Famous

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-07-29

    The two teams participate in a talent competition and the rivalry between Gwen and Heather intensifies.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Haut Camp-ture
    7.5/10 266 votes

    #23 - Haut Camp-ture

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2007-11-25

    In this episode, we are shown what happened to the campers who have been voted off so far and hear their thoughts of the final five. They also decide who gets to be voted off.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Not So Happy Campers (1)
    7.4/10 410 votes

    #24 - Not So Happy Campers (1)

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2007-07-08

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Are We There, Yeti?
    7.4/10 250 votes

    #25 - Are We There, Yeti?

    Season 1 Episode 24 - Aired 2007-12-09

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A