The following is a list of running gags on Total Drama and its spin-offs.

Total Drama Island


  • Lindsay getting the contestants' names wrong.
  • Gwen's privacy being interrupted by either Cody, Owen, or the camera.
  • Owen either falling off of the cliff or being pushed off after annoying other campers.
  • Geoff failing to impress Bridgette.
  • Courtney denying liking Duncan.
  • Courtney repeatedly bringing up the fact that she was a CIT.
  • Katie and Sadie doing everything together.
  • Bridgette and Tyler being klutzy.
  • Eva's anger management.
  • Harold getting pranked.
  • Harold getting repetitively injured.
  • Trent having near-death experiences.
  • A character mentioning a geographical inconsistency on the island, such as the presence of alligators or coconut trees.

Not So Happy Campers - Part 1

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay referring to Chris as Kyle.
  • Bridgette accidentally hitting people with her surfboard.

Not So Happy Campers - Part 2

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay referred to Leshawna as Lafawnda.
  • Owen's running gag: Owen jumped off of the cliff due to that being part of the challenge.

The Big Sleep

  • Gwen's running gag: Owen interrupts Gwen and Trent's moment when he sleepwalks by them naked.
  • Owen's running gag: Owen falls off the cliff while he's sleepwalking.

Not Quite Famous

  • Gwen's running gag: While writing her diary, Cody came and attempted to flirt with her. Later, Owen and Cody interrupt Gwen and Trent's moment by running down the dock while Gwen and Trent are sitting on it together.
  • Bridgette insisting she can hand-stand for twenty minutes but fails each time she tried to perform.

The Sucky Outdoors

  • Cody wetting his pants.

Phobia Factor

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay refers to Tyler as Taylor, but quickly corrects herself.
  • Gwen's running gag: The mime interrupts Gwen and Trent's moment by sneaking up on Trent and causing him to run away.
  • Flashbacks from the beginning scene appearing.

Up the Creek

  • Gwen's running gag: When Gwen and Trent were about to decide to ride in a canoe together, Cody comes on to Gwen and tries to make her ride with him. Meanwhile, Beth and Lindsay do the same with Trent.
  • Leshawna takes no interest in Izzy's stories.

Paintball Deer Hunter

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay refers to Beth as Belle.
  • Owen's running gag: An annoyed DJ threw Owen off the cliff during the challenge.
  • Owen referring to himself as "the hunter".
  • Owen's frequent farting during the challenge.

If You Can't Take The Heat...

  • Gwen's running gag: Owen interrupts Gwen and Trent's moment by throwing a box of oranges at Trent and giving him a concussion.
  • Courtney mocking Duncan in the confessional with most of her confession needing to be fast-forwarded.
  • Owen being attacked by bees.

Who Can You Trust?

Basic Straining

  • Gwen's running gag: Gwen is interrupted by Chef when she tries to say something to Trent.
  • Duncan making fun of Chef Hatchet.
  • Chef telling war stories.

X-Treme Torture

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay refers to Duncan as Doug.
  • As the bear is about to eat his marshmallows, something or someone keeps preventing him from doing so.

Brunch of Disgustingness

  • The boys having trouble eating some of the dishes, requiring their teammates to help them.

No Pain, No Game

Search and Do Not Destroy

  • Gwen's running gag: While sketching a picture of Trent on her notepad, a hidden camera shows up behind her and Gwen immediately shoves it away. Later, Chris interrupts Gwen and Trent as they were just about to kiss before Trent walked the Dock of Shame.
  • Lindsay using the confessional booth as an actual toilet rather than making a confession.
  • Geoff spending his time in the septic tank.

Hide and Be Sneaky

  • Izzy following Chef and mimicking his every move.

That's Off the Chain!

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay refers to Gwen as "Greta" and Leshawna as "Laquisha."
  • Izzy riding on her bike like a maniac with Leshawna, who is screaming the entire time.

Hook, Line, and Screamer

  • The campers (and Chris) refer to the killer as "the escaped psycho killer with a chainsaw and a hook", or they would forget the "hook" part and would be corrected by someone with a fake hook (namely Duncan or Chris).
  • DJ running and screaming in fear, and leaping into other's arms.
  • Contestants (except Duncan) ignoring Gwen's advice.
  • Owen's running gag: While running away from the killer, Owen fell off the cliff, hitting several objects along the way including a goat and several explosives.

Wawanakwa Gone Wild!

  • Izzy shooting anything that isn't a deer, including an airplane, Chef Hatchet and Heather.
  • The animals using unorthodox methods to escape the contestants.
  • Owen calling himself "the naturalist".

Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon

  • Heather and Owen appearing in the confessional together, bad-mouthing each other.

Haute Camp-ture

Camp Castaways

  • Owen running back into the confessional.
  • Someone seeing Owen's beard, asking him why he has a fake beard, and pulling on it, hurting Owen.
  • The campers all have a habit of saying "Note to self" frequently.

Are We There Yeti?

  • Owen's running gag: Duncan pushes Owen off the cliff when he is too afraid to climb back down.

I Triple Dog Dare You!

  • Chris and Chef attempts to hold down their vomit.
  • Owen repeatedly saying "Pancakes!" at the beginning of the episode while using the confessional.
  • Owen being used as part of the challenge.
  • Heather yells at Owen for talking to him in her dares including Owen.

The Very Last Episode, Really!

  • Trent repeatedly tries to confess his feelings for Gwen, only to be cut off.
  • Gwen's running gag: Owen interrupts Gwen and Trent's moment at the end of the episode.

Total Drama, Drama, Drama, Drama Island

Total Drama Action


  • Lindsay mispronouncing the other contestants' names as well as thinking that Tyler is still in the game.
  • The other contestants thinking that Gwen and Duncan are a couple.
  • Heather desperately attempting to cover her bald head.
  • Harold getting repetitively injured.
  • Harold showing off a skill and mentioning learning it from a camp owned by a man named Steve.
  • Trent's obsession with the number 9.
  • Leshawna's hair growing into an afro.
  • Bridgette and Geoff making out.
  • Courtney calling her lawyers.
  • The contestants being relocated to a different location while they are asleep or knocked out while they are in the trailers.
  • Justin thinking that he is ugly everytime he gets injured.
  • Izzy changing her personality.
  • Beth mentioning Brady.
  • Katie and Sadie fighting over Trent.
  • Chef cross dressing.
  • Truth or _______ gets renamed.
  • A clip ends in the middle of Courtney screaming.
  • Chris interrupts the show to remind the audience that the show is family-friendly.
  • Chris reminds the contestants of the season's cash prize to motivate them to complete a challenge.

Monster Cash

  • Izzy's running gag: Izzy demanding the others call her Kaleidoscope or E-Scope.
  • A male contestant yelling "I love you" to his love interest as the monster drops them into the moon bounce.

Alien Resurr-eggtion

  • Chef constantly demands Chris for his paycheck.

Riot On Set

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay mentioning Tyler and being told he's not competing anymore.
  • Izzy's running gag: Izzy demanding the others call her as Kaleidoscope or E-Scope.

Beach Blanket Bogus

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay refers to Owen as Omar and Trent as Tyler.
  • Trent's running gag: A nine-obsessed Trent asks for nine flags, jam rooms, moats, sticks and his team to say his name nine times. He also shook his necklace nine times throughout the episode.
  • Owen interrupting Gwen and Trent whenever they are trying to have a moment, leading to them throwing sticks at him.
  • Beth offering to give everyone on her team a friendship bracelet.
  • In the surfboard challenge, Lindsay keeps getting thrown against the wall.

3:10 to Crazytown

  • Trent seen is the confessional slapping himself in the head and saying, "Stupid! Stupid!" over and over again, eventually getting a red handprint on his forehead.

The Chefshank Redemption

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay refers to Owen as Omar.

The Sand Witch Project

  • Harold's running gag: Harold says he went to Magic Steve's Magic Camp.
  • DJ having hallucinations of his mother scolding him for being in an illegal alliance with Chef.
  • Lindsay being the logical, reasonable member of her team.

Masters of Disasters

  • Harold's running gag: Harold tells about him going to Picky Steve's Lock Picking Camp.
  • Beth's running gag: Beth telling everyone about her boyfriend, Brady and how great he is, despite no one believing her. She would tell them about Brady's attributes and jobs.
  • Izzy being unusually sane and getting annoyed at the others.

Full Metal Drama

  • Izzy's running gag: Izzy's alter ego, Explosivo enjoying blowing up objects.
  • Leshawna taking Owen's smoothies and farting uncontrollably.

The Aftermath: II

  • Aftermath Gag: Truth or Hammer gets renamed to Truth or Anvil.
  • Izzy's running gag: Izzy uses her new alias Esquire in order to regain her spot as an Aftermath guest.

Ocean's Eight - Or Nine

  • Beth's running gag: Beth mention Brady's habit of cracking his knuckles.
  • Harold's running gag: Harold tells about him going to Picky Steve's Lock Picking Camp.
  • Owen's hunger makes him see his team as types of food. He sees:
    • Lindsay as a soda bottle, a lollipop, and a drum stick.
    • Beth as a strawberry ice cream cone and a drum stick.
    • Justin as a drum stick and a hot dog.
    • Chris as a slice of pizza.
  • Leshawna gets locked in the safe from the first challenge to the end of the episode.
  • Chris crashes into something off-screen in his car, then saying "Awww crap!"

One Million Bucks, B.C.

Million Dollar Babies

  • Beth's running gag: After getting hold of Courtney's PDA, Beth uses it to message Brady.
  • Harold getting hit by Chef's spaghetti balls each time he tries to talk.

Dial M for Merger

  • Chris getting attacked by his cat.
  • Lindsay running into walls and doors.
  • Justin keeps trying to use his brain to figure out a solution to the challenges, and only manages to move things forward through dumb luck.

Super Hero-ld

  • Beth's running gag: Beth mentions that Brady has two dogs named Steve.
  • Harold farting.
  • Duncan kicking Harold's back pocket that contains a burrito.

The Aftermath: III

  • Aftermath Gag: Truth or Anvil gets renamed Truth or Electrocution.
  • Owen keeps telling the truth no matter how hard Geoff tries to provoke him in Truth or Electrocution.
  • Bridgette keeps asking Owen to tell Geoff what it is that Bridgette is saying in an indirect way, even though Geoff can hear everything that Bridgette is saying.

The Princess Pride

  • Beth saying "Does this mean I have a concussion?"
  • Beth keeps criticizing Chris's fairy tale story.
  • Chris attempting to sell three products during the episode, parodying the Disney Princess line.
    • The "Princess Courtney CD" (which Harold buys).
    • The "Princess Courtney Limited-Edition Glass Boot Doll" (which Lindsay and Beth buy).
      • However, Courtney's lawyers demanded 80% of sales, so they decided to market "Princess Beth" dolls instead.

Get a Clue

  • Courtney demanding a prize from Chris.
  • Courtney's running gag: Courtney screams and gets cut off after declaring she doesn't care about Duncan going to the movies with Lindsay.
  • Lindsay is upset that everybody listens to Courtney's ideas rather than her own.
  • Harold and Lindsay saying "murdered" in a strange voice.
  • Harold playing dramatic music on his keyboard after someone mentions the words "murder" or "murdered."

Rock n' Rule

  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay believes Tyler will be returning to the competition.
  • Courtney's running gag: Courtney screams and gets cut off after Lindsay's victory in the second part of the challenge.
  • The contestants keep breaking the paparazzi standees while they run on the red carpet.

Crouching Courtney, Hidden Owen

  • Beth's running gag: Beth reveals that she sleeps with a picture of Brady next to her. Later in the episode, she uses Courtney's PDA to call him.
  • Owen's geisha outfit caused everyone to refer him as a girl.
  • Harold talking to Leshawna Jr.

2008: A Space Owen

  • Beth's running gag: Beth received a candy ring from Brady though the other contestants believed she sent the ring to herself.
  • Scruffy landing on Harold's face.
  • Beth sucking on the candy ring she received from Brady.
  • Harold unintentional actions making Beth believe he's crushing on her.
  • Owen regretting his deal with Chris to sabotage the other contestants.

Top Dog

  • The raccoon feeding Beth dog treats.
  • Courtney fighting with her shark instead of focusing on the challenge.
  • Courtney's running gag: In the exclusive clip, Courtney screams and the scene ends after all her important documents are blown out of the Lame-o-sine.

Mutiny on the Soundstage

  • Beth's running gag: Beth mentions sharing her prize money with her "non-imaginary boyfriend." She also mentions that she already has a boyfriend to Duncan.
  • Chef getting tired trying to be in two places at one.

The Aftermath: IV

  • Izzy's running gag: Izzy votes for her alter ego Explosivo instead of Duncan or Beth.
  • Beth's running gag: After the winner is declared, Brady finally made an appearance, shocking the other contestants.
  • Chris and Chef have trouble getting to the Aftermath Studio.
  • Courtney's running gag:
    • Her idea for a quiz show to decide the winner is shot down as being "lame" by all of her fellow contestants.
    • After she doesn't get to ask a question, Chris mutes her just as she begins to scream.
    • After complaining in the outhouse about the show not being able to afford a decent pen for her to vote with, she tries to get it to work, only to have the pen squirt ink all over her face and clothes, much to her frustration.
  • People confusing DJ with D.J. Jazzy Chef.

Celebrity Manhunt's Total Drama Action Reunion Special

  • DJ's mother slapping people.
  • Josh's interest in catfights.
  • The janitor having problems trying to fix the Drama Machine.
  • Sierra having problems interviewing the contestants.
  • Gwen getting teased for having feelings for Duncan.
  • Ezekiel trying to rap or speaking in slang.

Total Drama World Tour


  • Lindsay forgetting the other contestants' names, and failing to remember Tyler, until Slap Slap Revolution, in Eine Kleine.
  • DJ accidentally hurting animals.
  • DJ trying to get himself voted off.
  • Sierra stalking Cody.
  • Sierra stealing Cody's personal belongings.
  • Sierra telling the other contestants personal information about Chris and Cody.
  • Alejandro shuddering every time Owen calls him "Al."
  • Tyler getting injured in almost every episode he appears in.
  • Chris making the contestants sing at inconvenient times.
  • Bridgette's "pole incident" being mentioned.
  • Ezekiel's cameo appearances throughout the season.
  • Bridgette saying that she has a boyfriend prior to her elimination.
  • Chris giving nicknames for Team Chris is Really, Really, Really, Really Hot and Team Victory.
  • Chris stating wrong or mispronounced information on the current area. He also speaks the national language of the country they are in either wrong or in a bad accent.
  • Heather and Alejandro denying their attraction for each other.
  • Owen hurting Noah by accident.
  • Chris declaring a non or fake elimination on his own terms.
  • A contestant barging into the confessional while another is using it.
  • Sierra fighting with animals, often over Cody or to protect him.
  • A contestant suffers a certain form of mishap (usually being pushed or thrown out of the plane) while taking the Drop of Shame.

Walk Like An Egyptian - Part 1

  • DJ's running gag: DJ breaks a mummified dog, thus causing the animal curse throughout the season.
  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay forgets who Tyler was.
  • Team name gag: Chris says "Team Chris Is Really Really Really Really Really Hot" instead of Team Chris Is Really Really Really Really Hot.
  • Tyler trying to impress Lindsay, but Alejandro shows him up every time.
  • Chris not acknowledging Ezekiel as a contestant, and treating him very poorly.
  • Harold translating the numbers of the teams into Egyptian, much to Chris's annoyance.
  • Chris hitting Owen on the head with a frying pan, after expressing his fear of flying.
  • Ezekiel bragging about how he'll win the season.
  • Tyler falling down the pyramid.
  • Singing gag: Chris making the contestants sing and tells them to make up the lyrics and melody or risk being eliminated. At the end, Chris makes Duncan sing a reprise about his feelings after during the time he, Courtney, and Gwen were at the top on the pyramid while Courtney and Gwen were arguing.

Walk Like An Egyptian - Part 2

  • DJ's running gag: DJ tosses a stick in the air, hitting a seagull.
  • Drop of Shame gag: After Ezekiel was eliminated, he starts to mock his team before being kick out of the plane by Chef. Duncan (who quit in the previous episode) follows him shortly after Chris pushes him.
  • Confessional gag: Chris enters the confessional to tell DJ to hurry up when he is taking too long to decide who to vote for.
  • Lindsay misunderstanding the voting process.
  • Singing gag: Chris made the contestants sing in order to distract a colony of scarab beetles during their mating season. He then made them sing a reprise while they are rowing over the Nile River and avoiding the crocodiles.

Super Happy Crazy Fun Time Japan

  • DJ's running gag: DJ accidentally hurts a panda bear during the first challenge.
  • Ezekiel's cameo: Team Amazon spots Ezekiel's silhouette from behind a pile of crates while in the cargo hold, but disappear seconds later.
  • Harold's running gag: Harold tells about him going to Sensei Steve's Summer Camp.
  • Drop of Shame gag: Harold performs a fake seppuku and falls off the plane without a parachute.
  • Courtney declaring herself the leader of her team.
  • Harold correcting Chris on false information about Japan.
  • Lindsay not understanding the voting process, despite telling Chris that she does.
  • Team name gag: Chris says "Team I Am Really Really Really Hot" instead of Team Chris Is Really Really Really Really Hot.
  • Singing gag: Chris made the contestants sing after they were thrown out of the plane over Japan.

Anything Yukon Do, I Can Do Better

  • DJ's running gag: DJ unintentionally hurts a baby seal as he couldn't see where he was going.
  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay refers to Tyler as Noah.
  • Singing gag: Chris makes Bridgette sing while her tongue is stuck to a pole and made Team Amazon sing with her.
  • Ezekiel's cameo: As the plane is about to land, Ezekiel is seen in the cargo hold watching three rats jumping off the plane through a trap door, wearing small parachutes.
  • Drop of Shame gag: As Bridgette is about to reveal Alejandro's true nature to her team, Chris quickly pushes her off the plane.
  • Confessional gag: Both Lindsay and Chris interrupted Tyler's last confessional of the episode.
  • Sierra's running gag: Sierra threw ice blocks at a polar bear that was approaching Cody and Owen.
  • Team name gag: Chris says "Team Chris Is Really Really Crazy Hot" instead of Team Chris Is Really Really Really Really Hot.

Broadway, Baby!

  • DJ's running gag: DJ causes a baby snapping turtle to get eaten by a much larger turtle when he attempts to throw the former back into the pond.
  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay refers to Tyler as Dave.

Aftermath: Bridgette Over Troubled Water

  • Ezekiel's cameo: Owen saw Ezekiel, through a window, hanging upside down on one of the planes wing, but vanish when Owen shook his head. A second clip shows Ezekiel appearing in Chris's hot tub, obscure by the steam, with Chris in it. As Chris reach out for a baseball bat, Ezekiel once again vanishes.
  • Eva saying "Ah, forget this," hurting someone (usually by throwing a microphone down at the ground so that it bounces up and hits the innocent bystander in the groin) and storming away angrily.
  • Geoff denying that there was a second guest by bringing up extra segments.

Slap Slap Revolution

  • DJ's running gag: DJ hurts a seagull and baby goat.
  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay refers to Tyler as Darrel, but later on in the episode, remembers that his name is actually Tyler.
  • Team name gag: Chris says "Team Chris Is Reeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaally Hot" instead of Team Chris Is Really Really Really Really Hot and "Team Elusive Victory" and "Team Opposite of Victory" instead of Team Victory.
  • Drop of Shame gag: After she was voted off, Leshawa attempts to hang on to the door after being shove by Chris but Alejandro pushes her off.
  • Chris speaking German incorrectly.
  • Singing gag: Chris made the contestants sing quietly as they are in an avalanche zone.

The Am-AH-Zon Race

  • DJ's running gag: DJ stepped on and slapped a bunch of small monkeys as he mistook them for mosquitoes. In the exclusive clip, he hits a seagull while piloting the plane.
  • Team name gag: Chris says "Tiny Victory," "Victory Duo," and "Victory Twins" instead of Team Victory.
  • Singing gag: Chris makes Team Amazon sing when they have been captured by the Zing Zings.
  • Fake eliminiation gag: Chris calls a fake elimination on his own terms, after Heather gets the most votes.

Can't Help Falling in Louvre

  • DJ's running gag: DJ hurts a bear, a baby seal, and Sasquatchanakwa.
  • Drop of Shame gag: Lindsay jumps and hits her head on the door before falling off the plane.
  • Chris being unable to pronounce the word 'Louvre' properly.
  • Singing gag: Chris made the contestants sing while Sierra was still crying over her feelings getting hurt when Cody voted for her and Noah trying to get his team's piece through a laser grid.

Newf Kids on the Rock

  • DJ's running gag: DJ nearly suffocates a killer whale, and indirectly hurts a seagull.
  • Ezekiel's cameo: After Chef threw Heather out of the plane, Ezekiel can be seen hiding behind some crates while Chef is laughing. He is also seen in the exclusive clip inside a pot and was frighten at the sight of Owen.
  • Confessional gag: Heather interrupts DJ's confession by popping out of the vents in order to recruit him into an alliance.
  • Sierra stealing Cody's toothbrush, after Heather finds it on the ground in the Total Drama Jumbo Jet.
  • A person making a mistake and saying something embarrassing in the confessional and afterward, reaching for the camera and demanding the tape.
    • This gag was performed by Heather, Gwen, and Courtney, as the three of them were members of Team Amazon.
    • All three confessionals are about a boy the girls are attracted to.
  • Heather trying to get DJ to form an alliance with her.

Jamaica Me Sweat

  • DJ's running gag: During the toboggan challenge, DJ runs over a walrus and a flock of seagulls.
  • Ezekiel's cameo: During the elimination ceremony, Ezekiel can be seen on top of the hut.
  • Izzy hitting Owen in the groin.
  • Team name gag: Chris calling Team Chris Is Really Really Really Really Hot "Team I Am So Hunky Dory Dreamy Hot," "I Am Super Duper Mega Whopper Hot," and "Team I Am So Wicked Wicked Hot" and calling Team Victory "Endless Non-Victory."
  • Drop of Shame gag: Even though the plane had already landed, DJ still jumped off the plane but he accidentally landed on a colony of fire ants.
  • Tyler finding random objects instead of Chef's gold chains in the lagoon.
  • Singing gag: Chris made Owen sing while he and Gwen are in the infirmary.

Aftermath: Revenge of the Telethon

  • DJ's running gag: Several clips shows more animals that DJ accidentally hurt.
  • Izzy's running gag: Izzy becomes Brainzilla after becoming a genius due to the events of the previous episode, but turns back to her usual crazy self after she receives a blow to the head.
  • Ezekiel's cameo: During Total Drama Fugitive segment, Ezekiel's silhouette can be seen pouncing on a rat.

I See London...

  • Owen attempts to make jokes in an attempt to make Noah laugh, and fails.
  • Confessional gag: Duncan enters the confessional while Gwen is using it. Tyler also pokes his head in as Duncan and Gwen are kissing.
  • Singing gag: Chris made the contestants sing while they had to strip their respective London Tower Guards.

Greece's Pieces

  • Ezekiel's cameo: While the contestants are listening to Chris in the cafeteria, Ezekiel can be seen under the table, slowly closing the trapdoor.
  • Drop of Shame gag: Chris declare his intern to be eliminated instead of Duncan and pushes him off the plane.
  • Chris shoving interns out of the plane.
  • People calling Cody weak and Team Amazon an all-girls team.
  • Chef whipping Duncan with a towel.
  • Duncan being forced to sing every word he says.
  • Team name gag: Chris says "Team Me," "Team I Am Really Really Really Hot" and "Team Super Hot Me" instead of Team Chris Is Really Really Really Really Hot.
  • Fake elimination gag: Chris calls a fake elimination on his own terms, after Duncan gets the most votes. In result of this, he eliminates an intern.
  • Singing gag: Chris made Duncan and Gwen sing while the two were fighting a bear to get a golden medallion even though Chris stated only Duncan had to sing.

The EX-Files

  • Ezekiel's cameo: Early in the episode, Ezekiel is in the cockpit next to Chef's inflated dummy.
  • Singing gag: Chris makes Team Amazon sing while they are on a minefield.
  • Drop of Shame gag: An enraged Courtney threw Tyler out of the plane.
  • Alejandro hypnotizing Owen and Owen singing "The Running Man" ("Take Me Out to the Ballgame").

Picnic at Hanging Dork

  • Ezekiel's cameo: Ezekiel is seen sleeping under the plane's wheel, preventing the plane from landing.
  • Team name gag: Chris says "Team Chris is Super Hot," "Team I am Totally Smokin' Hot" and "Team Mini Me" instead of Team Chris Is Really Really Really Really Hot.
  • Drop of Shame gag: While insulting Courtney, Gwen fell off the plane before she could wear her parachute.
  • Confessional gag: Chef enters the confessional to pull Courtney out while she is stamping Gwen's passport several times.
  • Sierra stealing Cody's underwear.
  • Singing gag: Chris made Team Amazon sing when they were about to shear their sheep.

Sweden Sour

  • Ezekiel's cameo: While Alejandro and Heather are in the cargo hold, Ezekiel's silhouette appears behind several crates when Chris announces Team Amazon must go to the elimination ceremony.
  • Team name gag: Chris says "Team Me," "Team Perfect Me," and "Team Me Be Hot" instead of Team Chris Is Really Really Really Really Hot.
  • Fake elimination gag: Chris calls a fake elimination on his own terms, after Courtney gets the most votes.
  • Singing gag: Chris made the contestants sing during which Team Amazon were fighting each other after Cody builds a wooden sculpture of Gwen's head.

Aftermath Aftermayhem

  • Tyler getting injured.
  • Harold adding worse details about Bridgette's situation.
  • Geoff attempting to keep the show running longer so Blaineley would get fired, while Blaineley does the opposite, and attempts to rush the show.

Niagara Brawls

  • Ezekiel's cameo: Ezekiel appears early in the episode stealing a piece of cheese from a rat and quickly hides as two interns pull Owen into the cargo hold.
  • Drop of Shame gag: Owen gets stuck in the door and Alejandro has to kick him out in order to free him.

Chinese Fake-Out

  • Ezekiel's cameo: Ezekiel can be seen hiding behind the bar, attempting to steal some of Duncan and Courtney's cake, but quickly hides when Duncan approaches.
  • Drop of Shame gag: Chris quickly pushed both Courtney and Blaineley out of the plane.
  • Chris getting interrupted several times by getting a phone call during the challenges.
  • Chris speaking Chinese incorrectly.
  • Singing gag: Chris making the contestants sing while they had to eat disgusting meals.

African Lying Safari

  • Alejandro and Heather speaking in unison.
  • Drop of Shame gag: Chris once again pushes Duncan off the plane.
  • Singing gag: Chris tries to get everyone to sing just after they've been sedated, and tries as soon as they regain consciousness.
  • Confessional gag: Chris interrupts Heather's confession at the end of the episode.
  • Sierra's running gag: Sierra fighting monkeys for Cody.

Rapa Phooey!

  • Ezekiel's cameo: Ezekiel can be seen hiding in economy class, behind a curtain, watching Sierra and Heather.
  • Cody Jr. flying on top of Heather's head.
  • Chris trying to take control of the plane, with Chef smacking his hand away.
  • Singing gag: Chris makes the final four sing while they had to climb up to a condor's nest to place their eggs.

Awwwwww, Drumheller

  • Ezekiel's cameo: When it is revealed that Sierra uses sparkling candles on the cake she made, Ezekiel and several animals quickly ran out of the plane before it explodes.
  • Singing gag: Chris makes Alejandro and Heather sing, while Heather is wedged in a hole.
  • Confessional gag: Sierra walks into Heather's confession, frightening her.

Hawaiian Style

Planes, Trains, and Hot Air Mobiles

  • Singing gag: Chris makes the final three sing during the hazardous weather conditions.
  • Chris complains about the destruction of the Total Drama jumbo jet.
  • Heather getting thrown out of the train cars.

Hawaiian Punch

  • Sierra's running gag: Sierra fighting a shark before it eats Cody.
  • Tyler getting injured.

Total Drama: Revenge of the Island


  • Anne Maria's hair being solid and indestructible.
  • Brick getting hurt.
  • Dakota's paparazzi appearing and then shooed by Chris.
  • Staci's constant lying.
  • Dawn reading other people's auras.
  • Scott getting hurt in the confessionals.
  • Zoey worrying that she did not made a good impression on others.
  • Scott having bad interactions with Fang.
  • Lightning thinking Jo is a male.
  • Sam's gaming.
  • Chris hurling people away before they can finish what they wanted to say.
  • Cameron pulling on heavy items.
  • Cameron being excited that it is his first time doing something.
  • Mike's multiple personalities appearing.

Bigger! Badder! Brutal-er!

  • Dawn's running gag: When Dawn is introduced, she reads B's aura saying that it was purplish-green. She also read Zoey's and knows that she is an only child.
  • Anne Maria's running gag: Cameron crashes into Anne Maria's rock solid hair.
  • Staci's running gag: Staci constantly bringing up one of her family members or ancestors, claiming that they invented a certain object or action, such as:
    • Her great-aunt Millie invented suntans.
    • Her unnamed third uncle twice removed invented life preservers.
    • Her great-great-great uncle Boris invented swimming.
    • Her uncle Bill won the New York marathon four times.
    • Her great-great-great aunt Dora taught native Canadians how to carve totems.
    • Her great-great-great second aunt Mary invented log riding.
    • Her great-great-great uncle James invented log cabins.
    • Her great-great-great-great-great aunt Phillis invented roofs.
    • Before she took the Hurl of Shame, she is about to mention another family member, but was flung away before she can finish her sentence.
  • Mike's running gag: Chester, one of Mike's alternate personalities, appears for the first time during the challenge.
  • Cameron's running gag: Cameron is excited by going over his first waterfall.

Truth or Laser Shark

  • Dawn's running gag: Dawn reads Dakota's aura saying that her need of fame is really a depressed cry for love.
  • Mike's running gag: Mike turns into Chester in his sleep. Later, he becomes Svetlana for the first time during the obstacle course challenge.
  • Chris takes Sam's video game console and Dakota's cell phone.

Ice Ice Baby

  • Mike's running gag: Mike becomes Chester when he is hit by a spoon. During the snow fort challenge, he turns into Svetlana in order to break in to the Toxic Rats' fort. Finally, Vito also appears for the first time almost immediately after Svetlana breaks into the fort.
  • Dawn's running gag: Dawn reads Scott's aura and knows of his sad childhood.
  • Anne Maria's running gag: Anne Maria's hair being impervious to snowballs and icecubes, so that Brick and Zoey use her as a shield.

Finders Creepers

  • Mike's running gag: Mike becomes Vito after his shirt is snagged by a tree branch. Later, in order to save Zoey, he transforms into Svetlana.
  • Brick wetting himself.
  • Cameron's running gag: Cameron raises his voice for the first time, and find he enjoys it.
  • Anne Maria and Mike (Vito) making out, annoying Cameron.
  • A contestant being captured by the giant spider while their team mate (who is just next to them) has their back turned.
  • Dakota having hearing problems after having a loud horn blasted into her ear.

Backstabbers Ahoy!

  • Mike's running gag: At the beginning of the episode, Mike transforms into Vito, Svetlana and Chester while in his sleep. Later in the episode, his shirt is accidentally ripped off when Anne Maria and Zoey are fighting, transforming into Vito. He also becomes Svetlana during the surfing challenge.
  • Dawn's running gag: Dawn reads Brick, Lightning and Mike's (offscreen) auras.

Runaway Model

  • Sam hallucinating everything around him like in a video game.
  • Anne Maria's running gag: A woodpecker pecks at Anne Maria's poof.
  • Mike's running gag: Mike transforms into Chester after getting tired of Anne Maria and Zoey putting make up on Jo.

A Mine Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

  • Mike's running gag: Mike's fourth personality, Manitoba Smith, appears for the first time.
  • Cameron's running gag: Cameron becomes excited by going on his first mine-cart, but later states he doesn't like it. He also says that Mike was his first buddy, and was dismayed when he believed he didn't have long to live.
  • Anne Maria's running gag: Scott lands on Anne Maria's poof and stays supported there. Later when Scott throws the Chris statue, it lodges in Anne Maria's hair and stays stuck.

The Treasure Island of Dr. McLean

  • Dakota's hatred for Chris further mutates her.
  • Mike's running gag: All of Mike's personalities appear at one point. First Manitoba, then Chester, Svetlana and finally Vito.

Grand Chef Auto

  • Mike's running gag: Mike transforms into Chester while using the confessional. Scott later rips his shirt, turning him into Vito, in order for him to help Scott.

Eat, Puke and Be Wary

  • The interns taking their time to mess with Chris instead of helping him out of the communal bathroom.
  • Lightning having trouble cooking.

The Enchanted Franken-Forest

  • Lightning reading the map incorrectly and ending up at different places.
  • Lightning getting burned by a fire breathing flower.

Brain vs. Brawn: The Ultimate Showdown

  • Staci's running gag: Staci is about to say what her great-great grandfather invented, but Larry eats her before she can complete her sentence.

Total Drama All-Stars


  • Mike's multiple personalities appearing, and later failing to appear.
  • Gwen accidentally injuring Courtney while trying to apologize to her, making other people such as Chris commending Gwen for being "evil" or thinking Gwen is doing this on purpose.
  • Gwen ignoring Duncan's attempts to flirt with her.
  • Gwen feeling like a fish out of water, being a "good person" on a team of villains.
  • Scott getting injured in almost every episode.
  • Alejandro faking his leg injuries by hand walking.
  • Sam having bad interactions with animals.
  • Sam falling on top of Cameron when he's exhausted.
  • Sierra mentioning Cody, who isn't competing. Additionally, she starts to hallucinate Cameron as Cody and started to call him Cody instead of Cameron.
  • Duncan unable to stop acting as a nice person and frequently mistaken for a hero, but denies it when he realizes what he is doing.
  • Zoey frequently apologizing to everyone and being oblivious to Mal.
  • Scott having bad interactions with Fang.
  • Scott being unimpressed with challenges, causing Chris to make them more painful.
  • Chris being a bad room mate during his stay at the McLean Spa Hotel.

Heroes vs. Villains

  • Gwen defending herself saying that she didn't steal Duncan from Courtney, as they were not dating at the time.
  • The robot trying to get close to Heather.
  • Lindsay's running gag: Lindsay calling Alejandro "Jalapeño".
  • Mike's running gag: When Mike is introduced, all of his personalities make brief appearances.
  • Sierra's running gag: Sierra fights Fang and two sharks after diving into the lake.
  • Sierra's running gag (2): Sierra jumps out of the helicopter, proclaiming, "For Cody!". While talking to Sam, she says that she is going to win for Cody. She also found a key that resembles Cody.
  • Sam's running gag: Sam's photo of Dakota is stolen by an octopus. He was also attacked by Fang and two other sharks while in the water.
  • Gwen's running gag (2): Gwen tries to apologize to Courtney by giving her flowers, however, Courtney turns out to be allergic to them.

Evil Dread

  • Contestants setting off booby traps or falling into their team's moat and having crabs attack them.
  • Sam's running gag: Having his blood sucked up by a mosquito. He was also attack by crabs and stung by jellyfishes.
  • Scott's running gag: Scott getting repetitively injured; getting hit by his shovel, Cameron crashing into him, and releasing a bee swarm trap.
  • Gwen's running gag (2): After the challenge, Gwen attempts to congratulate Courtney, but she accidentally triggers a booby trap. Attempting to defend herself, she hits the falling garbage bag and hits Courtney.
  • Mike's running gag: Cameron places a hat on Mike in order to get Manitoba Smith to aid them in the challenge. Later, Scott accidentally hits Mike on the head, unleashing an evil personality known as Mal.
  • Sierra's running gag (2): Sierra has been digging at the exact same spot for an hour, resulting in a twenty feet deep hole. It is then revealed that she is pretending to look for Cody.
  • Lightning vomiting throughout the episode after eating a raw fish at the beginning of the episode.

Saving Private Leechball

  • Sam's running gag: On Boney Island, Sam is hiding from a group of bears by climbing a tree. However, a squirrel threw an acorn at him, causing him to fall down and get mauled by the bears. Later during the challenge, he gets hits with a bunch of leeches after he was used as a shield by Courtney.
  • Gwen's runnning gag (2): When Gwen tries to welcome Courtney on her team, she accidentally kicks a bucket full of leeches at her.
  • Sierra's running gag (2): Sierra starts to see Cameron as Cody and even calls him Cody.
  • Scott continuously getting hit by leeches.

Food Fright

  • Sam's running gag: While eating the pancakes, Sam accidentally disturbs a beehive, causing the bees to attack him.
  • Sierra's running gag (2): Sierra views her entire team as Cody and calls them by his name.
  • Scott thought that the challenge didn't sound hard so Chris adds the salad spinner.
  • Duncan's running gag: Duncan blows Gwen a kiss, and cheers for Sam, both of which really confuse him.

Moon Madness

  • Sierra's running gag (2): Sierra calls Cameron Cody instead of his name.
  • Heather pretended to fall under the effects of the Blue Harvest Moon and started to act nice to confuse Alejandro.
  • Scott being attacked by the Blue Harvest Moon-affected animals.

No One Eggspects The Spanish Opposition

  • Sierra's running gag (2): Sierra named the mutated rat after Cody. Additionally, she asked Duncan if she could call him Cody.
  • Duncan's running gag: When Duncan comments to Alejandro that they were the two biggest villains, Alejandro refers to them as "Mother hens" to Duncan's annoyance. Duncan is caught on tape being asking a bird nicely if he could borrow its egg, and when the bird starts crying he is unable to stop himself from shedding tears as well.

Suckers Punched

  • Sierra's running gag: Sierra fought the mother of her conjoined rats in a boxing match but lost easily.
  • Duncan's running gag: Duncan warns Zoey of Mal to which she is grateful for, however he still denies he was being nice. In the challenge Chris calls him "Duncan Do-Gooder", and pits him against the bird from the previous episode which he cannot bring himself to harm.
  • Sierra's running gag (2): Sierra calling out for Cody as she takes the Flush of Shame.
  • Gwen and Courtney talking in unison.

You Regatta Be Kidding Me

  • Duncan's running gag: Duncan tries to paint graffiti of a skull, but Zoey mistakes it for a rabbit. He then tries to drive Chef's jeep into the lake, but when it doesn't start he fixes it to which Chef thanks him. He later comments how Cameron was more villainous then he was.
  • Cameron believing he is turning into a villain after performing actions that are deemed villainous.
  • Courtney insisting that Chris's cottage is bigger than what Chris deems -- particularly a mansion.

Zeek And Ye Shall Find

  • Chris's running gag: Chris joins Alejandro at the hot tub, skinny dipping which disturbs Alejandro and causes him to leave.
  • A character cuddling in fear in the confessional.
  • Chef and the chubby intern having trouble trying to fix the monitor.
  • The captured contestants describe the cage they are in as a party.
  • Gwen's claustrophobia.
  • Scott's attempts to compliment Courtney.
  • Chef eating ice-cream to calm himself.

The Obsta-Kill Kourse

  • Chris's running gag: Gwen complains of Chris's behavior in the previous night while they are at the Spa Hotel.
  • Alejandro repetitively getting injured by Mal.
  • Once more Scott thought the challenge wasn't so hard, so Chris makes each contestant wear a 50 pound pack for the challenge.
  • Alejandro repeatedly tries to warn others of Mal, but keeps getting hurt in the process.
  • Scott does not make it through a single challenge without encountering trouble.

Sundae Muddy Sundae

  • Chris's running gag: Chris suddenly pops up from one of his painting to sign off the episode, disturbing Zoey who is trying to sleep.
  • Scott being stuck in last place and suffering several misfortunes.
  • The bear trying to eat its ice-cream.

The Bold and the Booty-ful

  • Chris's running gag: Chris complaining to Zoey about the Spa Hotel's condition.
  • Chris speaking loudly through the loudspeakers.

The Final Wreck-ening

  • Alejandro and Heather making out.
  • Chris receiving phone calls from the producers.

Total Drama: Pahkitew Island


  • Chris producing some kind of food as a reward which turns out to have a disgusting production method.
  • Topher fawning over Chris and/or making comments to Chris about his age or being old.
  • Ella singing.
  • Dave's germaphobic behavior.
  • Dave's obsession with Sky, which slowly makes him lose his mind.
  • Rodney falling in love with his female teammates.
  • Shawn's mistaking others for zombies.
  • Sugar's disgusting habits.
  • Leonard believing that he is a real wizard with magic powers.
  • Max continuously getting injured, especially by animals.
  • Jasmine's height and strength intimidating the others or giving them a problem.
  • Max trying to prove how evil he is to little or no success.
  • Sky belching as a result of being nervous.
  • Scarlett explaining something with excessive scientific language, before giving a summarized version when the others don't understand her.
  • Someone realizing something is odd about Pahkitew Island, such as the disappearances of some geographical landmarks.
  • Scuba Bear changing his gimmick, and the contestants pointing out the new additions to his look.

So, Uh This Is My Team?

  • Beardo keeps making sound effects.
    • He is beat-boxing on the blimp.
    • When he tries to deploy his parachute but chickens came out, he makes the "wa wa wa" noise.
    • He makes a farting noise when Sugar sits down.
    • When Chef starts firing, he makes the sound of a car driving as he runs away.
    • He made a dinging noise when he gave a thumbs up to Sky.
    • He starts running in slow motion and makes slow motion running sounds.
    • When he gets hit by a tennis ball, he makes a dinging noise.
    • He makes construction noises when his team is trying to think of what to build.
    • He made a dinging noise when raising his hand.
    • He made the sounds of a revelry blowing after his team completed building a wizard's tower.
    • When Dave told Beardo to stop making noises, he made the sound of a record scratching.
    • He made alarm sounds while running away from the angry moose.
    • He made the sound of a car driving and crashing in the confessional.
    • He made a horse noise when Chris reminded him that he made it sound like Sugar farted.
    • When he realizes that he has been voted off, he makes the sound of Pac-Man dying.
    • Before being fired from the cannon, he made the sound of a gun reloading, followed by the cannon firing and a projectile whistling through the air.
  • Rodney's running gag: At the beginning of the episode, Rodney compliments how smart Scarlett is. Later, he falls in love with Jasmine and believes it is love at first sight.
  • Leonard's running gag: Leonard "performing" an evil-repellent spell, a floating spell and a force field.
  • Max's running gag: Max fleeing out of the cave due to a swarm of bats and then getting run over by a horde of moose.
  • Jasmine's running gag: Aboard the zeppelin, Amy become frighten when she first meet Jasmine and calls her a giant.
  • Max getting repeatedly hit by tennis balls.

I Love You, Grease Pig!

  • Rodney's running gag: Rodney continues to be infatuated with Jasmine before falling in love with Amy instead. He later has a "tearful break up" with Jasmine in order to "be with" Amy.
  • Leonard's running gag: Leonard attempting to "perform" a spell to levitate his team's pig. He later tried to cast a spell to reverse time to prevent his elimination.
  • Waneyihtam Maskwak's pig farting.
  • Sugar hugging her team's pig.
  • Max's running gag : Max is betrayed by the grease pig.

Twinning Isn't Everything

  • Rodney's running gag: Rodney once again falls in love with Jasmine and breaks up with Amy in another tearful moment.
  • Jasmine's running gag: Jasmine tells Samey that she wonders why people are scared of her, while punching a tree to the point that the fruits fall off and the entire tree falls down.
  • Chris trying to make himself look younger.

I Love You, I Love You Knots

  • Rodney's running gag: Rodney still believes that he and Jasmine are a couple before falling in love with Scarlett. Later, he falls for Amy again (not knowing that she is actually Samey) and believes that that he has three girlfriends at the same time. This results him being unable to tell the truth of who he likes the best as he's afraid that he might hurt one of the girls' feelings.
  • Sugar's running gag: Sugar ate a tarantula that she was supposed to pat.
  • Max's running gag: Max is shown to dislike Clucky and refuses to let her sit on his lap. He is also caught lying by Clucky, resulting in his whole team getting shocked.
  • Clucky and Chris shocking the contestants even when they did not fail a challenge.
  • Rodney continuously getting "Truth" and failing to answer correctly, resulting in him and his team getting shocked.

A Blast from the Past

  • Shawn's running gag: Shawn mistakes Amy for a zombie, and later does the same to Chef Hatchet and Jasmine.
  • Max's running gag: Max gets attacked by Scuba Bear.
  • Scarlett's running gag: Scarlett explains in the confessional how she is able to dodge Sky's attack but then simply says that Sky swung too hard and fall down.
  • Chris being unable to stop smiling, due to a recent "slowtox" treatment.

Mo Monkey Mo Problems

  • Max's running gag: Max gets monkey feces thrown on him.
  • Scarlett's running gag: Scarlett tells her plan to find the monkey holding the coin but when her team couldn't understand what she says, Scarlett simply tell them to play a game of "Monkey see, Monkey do."
  • Sugar's running gag: Sugar licks a vending machine, then eats a banana meant for a monkey.

This Is The Pits!

  • Sugar's running gag: Sugar ate a glow bug which made her belly button glow in the dark.
  • Max's running gag: Max awakens to find he's covered in fire ants, which have infested his bed. He tries to kill them burning them with a magnifying glass, but only ends up setting his bed on fire. Later Max attempts to command a robotic crocodile to obey him, however it only ends up attempting to bite his hand off before biting him in the butt.
  • Jasmine's running gag: A paranoid Jasmine hug Topher tightly until he passed out.
  • Sugar interfering Sky and Dave from bonding any further.
  • Jasmine's claustrophobia.
  • Everyone believes that Max and Scarlett are a couple.
  • Someone making loud noises causes more trouble than they are already in.

Three Zones and A Baby

  • Sugar's running gag: Sugar ate a rotten egg that was meant for Topher. Later, she ate the meatball spaghetti that Chef shot at Max.
  • Max's running gag: Max awakens a sleeping lion.
  • Max taking an interest in baby sitting.
  • Topher checking Chris's phone for a possible text message from the producers.

Hurl and Go Seek

  • Sugar's running gag: Sugar easily drank her Juggy Chugs and even demands that Chris gives her more after finishing all the leftovers.
  • The contestants acting like zombies after consuming expired food.
  • Jasmine's running gag: Shawn attempts to lift Jasmine but failed.
  • Shawn's running gag: Shawn mistaking all of the other contestants for zombies.
  • Contestants throwing Dave's shoe into the distance, injuring someone in the process.

Scarlett Fever

  • Sugar's running gag: Sugar ate a nest filled with bird eggs.
  • Max's running gag: Scarlett sends Scuba Bear to attack Max which he happily greets at first, only for it to tear off his skin and reveal he's a robot, before chasing after Max.
  • Shawn's running gag: Shawn taking out a whole army of Chris promo-bots when he is told that they're zombies.
  • The contestants talking at once, which caused Chris to blow an airhorn and tells them to zip it.
  • Chris more concerned about not having foam on his coffee than of the contestants' whereabouts.
  • Max getting electrocuted.
  • Jasmine admiring Shawn's skills and accepting her boyfriend's quirks.

Sky Fall

  • Shawn's running gag: Shawn becoming frozen in fear when he believes the robot crocodiles are zombies, as well as him taking on and defeating a robot crocodile for the same reasons.
  • Sugar's running gag: Sugar eating cabbages in order to cure her constipation.
  • Chris's monitors being destroyed.

Pahk'd With Talent

  • Sugar's running gag: Sugar eating a beehive's honey when it was actually a trap set by Chris.
  • Shawn having bad luck in the first two challenges.
  • The chubby intern having to put the cash back into the case.

Lies, Cries and One Big Prize

  • Chris speaking in slang while using the confessional.
  • Sky being guilt-tripped on her past actions with Dave.

Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race


  • The air stewardess getting injured when the contestants arrived at the airport.
  • Don:
    • Getting injured or scared while introducing the challenge.
    • Getting annoyed by the different appearances of the Don Boxes in certain countries.
    • Getting scared by, or annoyed by The Goths' lack of emotion.
  • The Police Cadets:
    • MacArthur carrying Sanders over her shoulder.
    • MacArthur playing "bad cop" and abusing her power.
    • MacArthur boasting about having strong glutes while teasing at Sanders for having a weaker body than her.
    • MacArthur accidentally hurting Sanders' injured arm, or reminding her that she injured it.
  • The Ice Dancers:
    • Constantly keeping a smile and waving to their fans.
    • Josee's eye twitching whenever she loses or is reminded that she fails to win gold medal in the Olympics.
    • Josee throwing a temper tantrum.
    • Josee berating Jacques for causing them to lose in the Olympics.
    • Josee kissing her rabbit's foot for luck.
    • Coming fourth after acquiring the lava rock.
    • Jacques getting injured on a near episode basis
  • The Sisters:
    • Kitty taking selfies during the race.
    • Emma being annoyed when her sister doesn't put her focus on the game, when she might mess something up, or when she feels insulted by her sister.
    • Kitty gets frustrated with Emma denying her feelings for Noah.
    • Emma going into "Noah-dazes" after the Reality TV Pros are eliminated.
  • Best Friends:
    • Carrie getting interrupted each time she wants to tell Devin her feelings. Their positions eventually changed from Dude Buggies onwards.
    • Carrie being jealous of Devin's girlfriend, Shelley.
    • Devin being oblivious of Carrie's crush on him despite the signs she shows.
    • Carrie blushing and getting lovestruck when she's around Devin or when he compliments her.
    • Devin going through the seven stages of heartbreak.
  • The Surfer Dudes:
    • Giving fist bumps.
    • Making illogical or otherwise improbable statements.
    • Little sense of danger.
    • Them hugging Don whenever they reach the Chill Zone first, much to the displeasure of the host.
  • Reality TV Pros:
    • Owen injuring Noah by accident.
    • Owen's fear of flying.
    • Noah admiring Emma.
  • Mother and Daughter:
    • Taylor ordering her mother around and blaming her for anything that makes them fall behind in the race.
    • Taylor getting animal feces on her boots.
  • The Stepbrothers exchanging insults and fighting.
  • The Adversity Twins:
    • Both of them getting injured.
    • Either of them revealing an allergy, ailment, or phobia.
    • Failing to high-five each other properly.
  • Father and Son:
    • Dwayne having very bad luck and frequently getting injured.
    • Dwayne's constantly embarrassing his son through his clumsiness, incompetence, or saying inappropriate things.
    • Junior face palming himself whenever Dwayne did something embarrassing.
    • Dwayne accidentally angering another character.
    • Junior speaking in a different tone whenever he is talking to Carrie.
  • The Daters:
    • Both of them making out.
    • Ryan flexing his muscles.
    • Stephanie switching personalities; from a sweet girlfriend to a competitive person who constantly scolds Ryan.
    • Stephanie going to great lengths to get back at Ryan.
    • Getting on each others' nerves during their break-up.
  • The Tennis Rivals making jokes.
  • The Fashion Bloggers:
    • Having problems doing challenges that might ruin their clothing and/or hair.
    • Squealing in excitement.
  • The Geniuses using complicated explanations.
  • The Goths:
    • Both showing a complete lack of emotion and often remaining silent, much to Don's annoyance.
    • Both showing fascination towards dark and creepy things.
    • Both only wearing black colored clothing, even if they have to color it themselves.
    • Being unaffected or barely affected by injuries.
    • One telling the other to stop being overly emotional, despite showing no emotion whatsoever.
  • The Vegans planning to set up a campaign to save the animals they come across.
  • The Rockers:
    • Spud doing nothing other than making horn signs or playing the air guitar.
    • Spud having a delayed reaction to things (mostly pain) or forgetting/misinterpreting important events.
    • Rock making sound effects while explaining a situation.

None Down, Eighteen to Go - Part 1

  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty takes a picture on the train and later on the skywalk of the CN tower.
  • Adversity Twins running gag: Jay being asthmatic and having hearing problems after having a baby owl fly into his ear when he was six, and Mickey having an intolerance of high altitude.
  • Taylor's running gag: After arriving at the Either/Or challenge, Taylor blames her mother for not being fast enough to get to the elevator first and tells her to hire a personal trainer.
  • Characters that take the Scare option going through problems on the skywalk.
    • Devin being scared of heights.
    • Noah almost being blown off the skywalk.
    • The Geniuses getting splattered by bugs.
    • The Fashion Bloggers refuse to wear the helmets.

None Down, Eighteen to Go - Part 2

  • Don's running gag: Youseff slaps Don's hand when he explains the All-In challenge.
  • Adversity Twins running gag: Jay reveals he's allergic to confetti, and both are discomforted by cinnamon.
  • Tammy throwing confetti.

French is an Eiffel Language

  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty takes a selfie while she and her sister are waiting for the plane.
  • Adversity Twins running gag: Mickey reveals he has a phobia of pencils.

Mediterranean Homesick Blues

  • Don's running gag: Don's speedo getting pinched by a crab and snapping back, as well as a shark attacking Don's boat.
  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty takes a selfie with her sister while on the taxi.
  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur uses her police badge to "steal" a taxi. Later she yells at the driver (who she made go into the back seat) for directions to the train station.
  • Brody having difficulties at getting a travel tip off a shark.

Bjorken Telephone

  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty takes a selfie with frozen Sasquatchanakwa in the ice cave. Then when Emma asks her to help her push the ice block containing their fossil, Kitty takes another selfie.
  • Adversity Twins running gag: Both of them being terrified of spiders.
  • Goths running gag: Don tries to get the Goths to show "fear and panic" to no avail. The Goths also remain silent when Don comments on the disgusting thanksgiving meal, where he sarcastically thanks them for the input. When they finish first, Don tries to get them to show excitement for winning, but is once again unsuccessful.
  • Taylor's running gag: Taylor blames her mother for getting a penalty.
  • Taylor saying barf, which makes both her and her mother, Kelly, barf.

Brazilian Pain Forest

  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty takes a selfie with Mickey.
  • Adversity Twins running gag: Both of them having lactose intolerance.
  • Spud's running gag: Spud feels the pain from the bullet ant bite near the end of the episode.
  • Laurie being reminded by Miles she ate raw meat.
  • Others being shocked by Laurie's swollen face.
  • Contestants swinging in on vines, kicking over other contestants that have already reach the other side.
  • The Ice Dancers throwing coconuts containing the travel tip at other contestants.

A Tisket, a Casket, I'm Gonna Blow a Gasket

  • Don's running gag: Don getting hit by footballs.
  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty takes a selfie with the Surfer Dudes and later with the Grave Digger. At the final challenge, she takes a selfie at the gymnasium, but gets interrupted by Emma.
  • Adversity Twins running gag: Both being scared of werewolves.
  • Goths running gag: As the Goths wait out their penalty, Don comments they look nervous, only for them to still look emotionless.
  • Noah's running gag: Right after falling in love with Emma, he gets crushed by Owen who was doing the gymnastics.
  • The Goths being happy in this environment.
  • The Fashion Bloggers arguing about their blog.
  • The Grave Digger scaring contestants with his machete.

Hawaiian Honeyruin

  • Don's running gag: Don getting burned by the hot coals.
  • Adversity Twins running gag: Jay having an allergy to orchids, and both to grass skirts.
  • Taylor's running gag: After arriving at the Chill Zone, Taylor tells her mother to step up her game for not finishing the last challenge fast enough.
  • Taylor bragging about all the awards she's received, only for it to turn out they were all fake.

Hello and Dubai

  • Adversity Twins running gag: Mickey has chronic nose bleeds and altitude intolerance. Both of them hate squeegey sounds.
  • Josee's running gag: Josee throws a tantrum after she and Jacques come in fourth.

New Beijinging

  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty taking selfies while riding a rickshaw and walking in the Great Wall.
  • Rock forcing Spud to work by giving him Choco-Oinkies.
  • Carrie vomiting upon hearing the word "worms".
  • Noah being awkward around Emma.
  • Noah accidentally saying his thoughts outloud.
  • Dwayne being delusional from the scorpion venom.

I Love Ridonc & Roll

  • Adversity Twins running gag: Both having temperature insensitivity, Mickey being scared of germs, Jay having stage fright.
  • Spud's running gag: After Spud gets bitten by the baby seal, he reacts to the bite after a few seconds.
  • The Goths being unrecognizable without their make-up.

My Way or Zimbabwe

  • Don's running gag: Don screaming in terror when he falls off the waterfall while taking a selfie.
  • Spud's running gag: Spud reacts in terror after the Daters barely stop their jeep. Later it takes him a while for him to respond to Rock's compliment in the interview room.
  • Junior trying to show the other contestants that he had chest hair.
  • Spud getting excited over their team placing.
  • Dwayne being overprotective towards his son.

Shawshank Ridonc-tion

  • MacArthur cutting off Sanders' sentences.
  • Devin trying to call Shelley.
  • Lorenzo and Chet speaking in unison.

Down and Outback

  • Spud's running gag: Spud reacts to the mountain after crashing into it. After the Rockers are eliminated, Spud believes they will win the Race, but Rock reminds they already lost.
  • The Stepbrothers mistaking the kangaroo for an albino bunny, and being hurt as a result.
  • The contestants causing more damage to the farm than the bunnies.

Maori or Less

  • Emma and Noah trying to kiss only to be interrupted.
  • Emma obsessing over Noah.
  • Dwayne trying to impress his son by acting "cool."
  • Junior looking in his magazine for tips to deal with his father.
  • Devin having luggage fall on him after punching them.

Little Bull on the Prairie

  • Kitty's running gag: After riding the mechanical bull in the challenge and completing it, she takes a selfie in the interview.
  • Junior telling Dwayne not to jinx them.
  • Dwayne being teased for his lady tattoo.
  • Brody being thrown off the mechanical bull.
  • Stephanie having difficulty eating the beans and throwing her spoon at Ryan's face.
  • Owen carrying a heart-broken Noah.

Lord of the Ring Toss

  • The Goths liking Devin's new depressed state.
  • Geoff failing to throw his ring onto the narwhal's tusk.
  • Stephanie coming up with excuses whenever she fails to throw a ring at the narwhal.
  • Brody's tears freezing while he is crying.

Got Venom

  • Don's running gag: Don getting terrified by the komodo dragons.
  • The komodo dragons being terrified of the Goths.
  • Ryan agreeing with Stephanie to annoy her.
  • The Surfer Dudes mistaken komodo dragons for dragons written in fictional stories.

Dude Buggies

  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty takes a picture of Emma after she slaps her.
  • Emma going through Noah-dazes leading Kitty to slap her.
  • Josee mistaking the Goths for vampires.

El Bunny Supremo

  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty takes a selfie with a chicken in the chicken bus.
  • The Surfer Dudes suffering from bowel problems.


  • Sanders telling MacArthur she can't use tasers.
  • Devin running in the opposite direction due to his blindness.

How Deep is Your Love

  • Don's running gag: Don's ice yacht crashes into a rock while he's demonstrating the challenge.
  • Ryan agreeing with everything Stephanie says, which confuses or frustrates her.

Darjeel With It

  • Devin trying to tell Carrie he loves her, but getting cut off at the end.

Last Tango in Buenos Aires

  • Kitty's running gag: Kitty takes a selfie with Emma. Later on, Kitty tries to get the tango instructor to take a photo of her, but Emma drags her off. Also Kitty takes a selfie while sliding down the hill on her emu.
  • The teams performing badly in the tango challenge, especially Carrie and Devin.
  • Jacques slipping due to being covered in olive oil.
  • Kitty failing to catch the emu, where the emu blows a raspberry at her.


  • Josee's screams of fear causing feedback on the mikes.

A Million Ways to Lose a Million Dollars

  • Spud's running gag: Spud not realizing this episode was the finale, and thinking he and Rock are finalists.

Total DramaRama


  • Duncan attempting to escape the Daycare.
  • MacArthur having a new job in each appearance.
  • The Daycare getting destroyed.
  • Gwen appearing and disappearing into the shadows and love for creepy stuff.
  • Jude taking all his clothes off.
  • Chef having a hard time taking care of the kids.
  • Chef's vehicles keep getting destroyed.
  • The kids suffering from sugar rush after taking too much sugar.
  • Duncan sucking on his pacifier.
  • Cody getting launched into the air or dying.
  • People silencing and cutting off Gwen when she's about to mention something death-related


  • Duncan's running gag: Duncan uses the heist on Chef's locker as an escape attempt.
  • Daycare destruction gag: The daycare gets destroyed by Owen's Uber ball.
  • Gwen appearing and disappearing into the shadows.

Duck Duck Juice

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a juice barista.
  • Jude's running gag: A hyperactive Jude takes off his clothes after drinking the Rainbow Juice.
  • Duncan's running gag: Duncan tries to use clay and pop rocks as a makeshift explosive to break through the fence. He also tries to escape while buying Rainbow Juice with Courtney, but she foils his attempt.
  • Daycare destruction gag: Chef destroys the daycare which searching for his juice and later after getting deprived of it.

Cluckwork Orange

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a zookeeper.
  • Jude's running gag: Jude gives Nugget his clothes and is seen naked.

Free Chili

  • Izzy making siren noises.

The Date

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a pizza delivery girl.
  • Duncan's running gag: Duncan attempting to dig his way out of the daycare. A flashback from two weeks ago had him escaping by climbing down the roof.

Aquarium for a Dream

  • The kids endlessly killing the fishes and cats being attracted to the dead fish.

Cuttin' Corners

  • Jude's running gag: Jude stripped down to his underwear during the flashback.

Sharing is Caring

  • Beth pretending to not care for Courtney's Toy.
  • Leshawna yelling "Sharing is Caring".

Ant We All Just Get Along

  • Chef playing with toys.
  • Cody's running gag: Cody got launched into the air by Leshawna and Courtney.

Germ Factory

  • Duncan's running gag: Duncan attempts to dig an escape tunnel.

Cone in 60 Seconds

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is an ice-cream truck driver.
  • Jude's running gag: During the credits, Jude is running away from a flock of chickens while he is in his underwear.

The Bad Guy Busters

  • Jude's running gag: For his superhero outfit, Jude strips down to his underwear.
  • Daycare destruction gag: The daycare is destroyed by Owen, Izzy, Jude, and Beth while they were pretending to be superheroes and supervillains.
  • Chef trying to sort out his receipts.
  • Cody's running gag: Cody got launched into the air by Izzy as The Smasher.

That's a Wrap

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a hot dog vendor.

Tiger Fail

  • Jude's running gag: At the beginning of the episode, Jude is playing with this skateboard in his underwear.
  • Bridgette supporting Gwen despite being on opposing teams.
  • Cody's running gag: Cody dies at the end of the episode, making Gwen the winner.

Having the Timeout of Our Lives

  • The kids howling like wolves.
  • Chef failing to realize that the "kids" at the timeout zone are actually decoys.

Bananas & Cheese

  • Duncan's running gag: Duncan attempts to escape by digging beneath the fence, fly via balloons and launching himself using the see-saw.
  • Daycare destruction gag:  A police car crashes into the daycare's front door.
  • Gwen trapping herself into a bucket.

Inglorious Toddlers

  • Chef's vehicles getting destroyed.

Not Without My Fudgy Lumps

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is now an unlicensed chiropractor.
  • Daycare destruction gag: Much of the daycare is destroyed by the drone Izzy controlled.
  • Chef breaking his bones.

Paint That a Shame

  • Duncan being called "Dancy Pants" after playing the role of a royal jester.

From Badge to Worse

  • Duncan, Harold, and Owen playing "Stiff It Till You Barf".

Toys Will Be Toys

  • Chef announcing the number of likes the kids' videos receive.
  • Bridgette wanting a high-five as well as saying different variations of high-fives.

Melter Skelter

  • Cody's running gag: Cody got launched into the air after the toys he launched into space returned into the atmosphere and landed on the seesaw.

The Price of Advice

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a construction worker.
  • Duncan's running gag: In a flashback, Duncan tries to dig out of the daycare three times. He ends up in a prison in his first attempt, a den of lions in the second one, and an underground home of a devil in the third attempt.
  • Cody's running gag: Izzy and Duncan's rocket launched Cody into space, with Cody stating that he saw planets.

Duncan Disorderly

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a hot dog vendor at the zoo.

Camping is In Tents

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is an employee of a tourist attraction involving a giant toilet.

Mutt Ado About Owen

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is an employee of the dog shelter.
  • Owen acting like a dog.
  • Cody's running gag: In the end credits, Cody dies of old age, while he and Owen try to win Tic-Tac-Toe.

Simons Are Forever

  • Leshawna and Duncan trying to make Izzy lose a game of Simon Says.

Camping is In Tents

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is an employee of a tourist attraction involving a giant toilet.

Gnome More Mister Nice Guy

  • Cody's running gag: Cody is frozen into stone, turned into a cookie, and eaten by Owen.

Look Who's Clocking

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a construction worker.

Robo Teacher

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a general in charge of constructing Maude.
  • Cody's running gag: Cody is glued by Maude.

The Tooth About Zombies

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a dentist.
  • Gwen and Beth trying to come up with excuses to go to the Zombie march and avoid the dental check-up day, respectively.

Pudding the Planet First

  • Daycare destruction gag:  Izzy tries to block the planet with pudding, but it lands back on Earth, destroying Chef's car.
  • The children trying to save the planet.

Student Becomes the Teacher

  • Jude's running gag:  Jude skateboards naked in the daycare.
  • Chef acting like a baby, resulting in Owen and Noah trying to disguise themselves as the teacher.

Royal Flush

  • MacArthur's running gag: MacArthur is a plumber, installing Chef's new bathroom.

Total Eclipse of the Fart

  • The children trying to fart on the Fart fairy.


  • Chris's mistreatment towards his interns, Chef, and the contestants.
  • Chef crossdressing either by choice or at the demand of Chris.
  • A character making a pun whenever a male contestant is hit in the groin.
  • Courtney mentioning her lawyers.
  • Owen accidentally making a sexual comment about one of his male peers.
  • Izzy telling unsubstantiated stories about herself which the contestants find hard to believe.
  • Numerous characters losing hair or becoming bald.
  • Unexpected events happening to Noah whenever he is seen sleeping.
    • In The Big Sleep, he kisses Cody on the ear and wakes up in a fright.
    • In Broadway, Baby!, he was squished by Owen the entire night and he was mixed up with an actual baby carriage.
    • In The Am-AH-Zon Race, a rat fell into his mouth.
  • Contestants and even animals being attracted to Justin and Alejandro.
  • Harold injuring himself whenever he uses his nun-chucks.
  • Leshawna dancing which only Harold likes.
  • Owen hugging Noah tightly, unknowingly crushing him in the process.
  • Izzy engaging Chef in hand-to-hand combat.
  • Chris disturbing the contestants while they are using the confessional.
  • Contestants jinxing themselves or their team after believing they will have good fortune in a challenge.
  • Lindsay surprising the other contestants when she devises a plan or performs well in a challenge.
  • Owen's eating habits and other odd behaviors.
  • The contestants, hosts, or non-competitors expressing their dislike for Heather.
  • Chris being attacked by animals.
  • Characters comically attracting pain or suffering from near-death injuries on various occasions.
  • Alejandro and Justin admiring themselves in a mirror or removing their shirt.
  • Owen suddenly growing facial hair in a short amount of time.
  • Chris adding an obstacle to a challenge to further abuse the contestants.
  • DJ mentioning his mother.
  • Lindsay accidentally voting for the wrong person, everyone, or herself.
  • Cody attempting to woo Gwen and failing.
  • Harold being fascinated with "boobies".
  • Chris pausing the episode to make a comment.
  • Several contestants becoming obsessed with their love interests.
    • Trent and Cody to Gwen.
    • Beth to Justin.
    • Katie and Sadie to Trent and Justin.
    • Sierra to Cody and later Cameron (after mistakening him to the former).
    • Dave to Sky.
    • Devin to Shelley.
    • Emma to Noah.
  • Owen asking a character if they are going to finish their food.
  • Sierra mentioning Cody.
  • Several characters having verbal habits.
    • Courtney telling everyone she was a C.I.T.
    • Harold saying "awesome", "gosh", or "mad skills".
    • Duncan saying "later, losers" before he makes an exit or saying "whatever."
    • Ezekiel adding "Eh?" at the end of every sentence.
    • Alejandro reverting to his native Spanish dialect whenever he is frustrated.
    • Cameron referring to things with their scientific terms, or describing something as being "highly ..." followed by an adjective.
    • Jo giving the contestants unkind nicknames.
    • Lightning saying "sha" before a sentence and referring to himself in third person.
    • Brick referring to his peers as "sir" or "ma'am".
    • Max saying the word "evil" in many of his sentences.
    • Rodney stuttering as he attempts to speak to a girl he has fallen in love with.
    • Scarlett using long, technical terms.
    • Amy using valleyspeak.
    • The Surfer Dudes saying "boom", followed by a fistbump.
    • Taylor saying "wait, what?" when she's confused.
    • MacArthur speaking loudly and saying "booyah" or "nailed it" when she accomplishes something.
    • The Stepbrothers using terms such as "poohead" when insulting each other.
    • Several of Mike's alternate personalities have their own tics.
      • Chester says "dangnabbit" and often starts sentences with "back in my day".
      • Svetlana refers to herself in third person.
      • Vito says "ayo" before a majority of his sentences.


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