The Worst Episodes of Teen Titans: Unwatchable Disasters or Hidden Gems?

Hey there fellow TV show enthusiasts! If you were a kid in the early 2000s, there’s a good chance you remember Teen Titans – the animated series about a group of superheroes living together in a giant T-shaped tower. But as much as we loved watching Robin, Starfire, Raven, Cyborg, and Beast Boy save the day, not every episode was a winner. In fact, some were downright terrible. So, in the spirit of nostalgia and brutal honesty, we’ve put together a list of the worst episodes of Teen Titans. Get ready to cringe and laugh (mostly cringe) as we revisit some of the show’s biggest missteps.
Divide and Conquer

Divide and Conquer

Season 1 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2003-08-02

Cinderblock breaks into prison–and the Teen Titans arrive in time to stop a jailbreak. But when Robin and Cyborg’s big “sonic boom” maneuver goes awry, the bad guy gets away–and the boys blame each other.

Things Change

Things Change

Season 5 – Episode 13

Air Date: 2006-01-16

After months of fighting the Brotherhood of Evil around the globe, the Teen Titans are finally back home. But a walk through the city reveals that things are no longer as they remembered. And while Beast Boy wants everything to be just like it was in the past, he has to face the fact that in life things change.

Crash

Crash

Season 3 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2004-09-18

When Beast Boy mistakes Cyborg’s system recharger for a video game, he accidentally infects it with a nasty computer virus. The virus quickly spreads to Cyborg himself causing the half-teen/half-machine to go haywire, and the only way to stop the virus is to shrink down to microscopic size and go on a fantastic voyage inside Cyborg. Does Amoeba Beast Boy have the brains to fix Cyborg’s brains before a crazed Cyborg destroys the city?

Final Exam

Final Exam

Season 1 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2003-07-19

Three new graduates from the H.I.V.E. Academy, Gizmo, Jinx, and Mammoth, are hired by Slade to ambush the Titans. The Titans try to stop them, but Robin is lost during the fight and Titans Tower is taken over by the H.I.V.E. students.

The Sum of His Parts

The Sum of His Parts

Season 1 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2003-08-23

While playing in the park Cyborg suddenly shuts down. After rebooting he tells the other Titans that his batteries are dying. During a battle with Mumbo, Cyborg’s emergency batteries die and he is lost. The Titans believe Mumbo to have kidnapped him, but he has instead been found by a strange man called Fixit.

Deep Six

Deep Six

Season 1 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2003-09-13

A mysterious new villain called Trident appears and starts stealing nuclear waste from ships. The Titans go to investigate and meet a new hero, Aqualad. This new hero causes Beast Boy to become very competitive.

Mad Mod

Mad Mod

Season 1 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2003-09-27

The Titans awake to find themselves captured as prisoners of Mad Mod, a madcap bad guy in a psychedelic suit. Mad Mod has decided to teach the teens a lesson, creating a massive mind-bending school full of optical illusions and brain-washing hypno-screens. Will the Titans be “re-educated” and lose their minds in the process?

Car Trouble

Car Trouble

Season 1 – Episode 13

Air Date: 2003-11-11

Cyborg has finally finished his ‘baby’, the T-Car. But after a battle with Overload his car disappears. It successively ends up in the hands of two bad guys called Cash and Sammy, then Gizmo, and finally Overload, the last of which forces Cyborg to make a painful decision.

Every Dog Has His Day

Every Dog Has His Day

Season 2 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2004-01-17

Being ignored by his busy teammates, Beast Boy feels left out, so he wanders the town eventually turning into a green dog. To his surprise he crashes into another green dog that is being pursued by a flying saucer. The saucer picks Beast Boy up by mistake, and its owner gives Beast Boy more attention than he would like.

Only Human

Only Human

Season 2 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2004-01-31

When Cyborg beats a robot named Atlas in an online video game, he challenges Cyborg to a real, physical fight; a fight Cyborg loses due to Atlas having lesser limits on his strength. Atlas then kidnaps Robin, Starfire, Raven, and Beast Boy as his prize and challenges Cyborg to a rematch where his friends’ lives are at stake.

Transformation

Transformation

Season 2 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2004-02-21

Starfire wakes up one day to discover a huge lump on her forehead. But this is only the start of a bizarre string of transformations affecting her – changes that interest a highly hostile creature very much.

Winner Take All

Winner Take All

Season 2 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2004-03-06

This episode shows Robin wanting to be a big shot winner. When he, Cyborg, and Beast Boy are transported to another land, along with Gizmo, Wildebeest, Hot Spot, Aqualad, and Speedy, Robin finally has his chance. As the players battle, The Master of Games takes the losers powers. It will take Robin to figure out Winning isn’t everything to save the day

Revolution

Revolution

Season 3 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2004-10-16

The Titans’ Fourth of July festivities are interrupted when Mad Mod comes to the party uninvited, declaring the American Revolution a hoax and reclaiming the city for jolly old England. To make matters worse, old Mad Mod steals Robin’s youth. Can the remaining Teen Titans devise a plan to take back their city and save their leader?

Wavelength

Wavelength

Season 3 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2004-10-23

Brother Blood is back, and this time, it’s personal. Cyborg learns that Blood stole his blueprints–and the villain is using Cyborg’s technology to create a doomsday device. Can Cyborg take charge of the team and lead a mission to stop his archenemy?

The Beast Within

The Beast Within

Season 3 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2004-10-30

When Beast Boy begins turning into an angry, aggressive Man Beast against his will, the Titans must try to save themselves from their savage friend.

Can I Keep Him?

Can I Keep Him?

Season 3 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2004-11-06

Starfire adopts a weird mutant silkworm named Silkie as a pet, but when she feeds him some alien food from Tamaran, Silkie has an unexpected–and monstrous–growth spurt. Can Starfire still keep her beloved worm?

Don't Touch That Dial

Don’t Touch That Dial

Season 4 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2005-01-17

Control Freak has escaped from prison and brought the Titans into his TV world. The Titans must track him down through the diffrent channels of television while he gets more powerful with all the TV show related powers he gets.

Cyborg the Barbarian

Cyborg the Barbarian

Season 4 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2005-02-12

Cyborg is mysteriously thrown into the distant past and lands in the middle of a barbarian village that needs his help. But with the nearest charging station 5,000 years in the future, Cy has no way to recharge, and his power supply is dwindling.

Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month

Season 4 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2005-02-19

Beast Boy has only one real dream in life — to someday, somehow own a Moped. And when Robin won’t buy him one and Cyborg won’t build him one, Beast Boy has only one way to make his dream come true he has to get a job. However, when he goes to work at a new restaurant called “”Mega Meaty Meat”” for a strange man named Bob, he soon realizes all is not what it seems.

Stranded

Stranded

Season 4 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2005-06-11

An exciting battle on a distant space station ends with a tremendous explosion that blows the T-Ship apart — and sends the Titans flying off in five different directions to crashland on a strange alien world.