WWE SmackDown

10 Best Episodes of WWE SmackDown

The superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment's "SmackDown" brand collide each and every Friday on WWE Friday Night SmackDown.

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WWE SmackDown - S21E40

#1 - October 4, 2019 (Los Angeles, CA) (Season 21 - Episode 40)

Kofi Kingston’s incredible journey as WWE Champion came crashing to a screeching halt when Brock Lesnar defeated him in mere seconds to win the title, however Lesnar’s night would take an unexpected turn when Rey Mysterio arrived with a blast from The Beast’s past in Cain Velasquez.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 10 votes.

WWE SmackDown - S25E5

#2 - February 3, 2023 (Season 25 - Episode 5)



The episode was rated 7.67 from 12 votes.

WWE SmackDown - S1E1

#3 - SmackDown #01 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)

WWE breaks new ground with the pilot episode of SmackDown! Shane McMahon plots a sinister merger to form The Corporate Ministry. WWE Champion "Stone Cold" Steve Austin & The Rock are forced to team up against Triple H & Undertaker. Dissension brews in the remnants of DX as the New Age Outlaws challenge X-Pac & Kane for the Tag Team Championship.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 90 votes.

WWE SmackDown - S22E23

#4 - June 5, 2020 (Season 22 - Episode 23)



The episode was rated 7.00 from 10 votes.

WWE SmackDown - S22E40

#5 - October 2, 2020 (Season 22 - Episode 40)


The episode was rated 6.73 from 11 votes.

WWE SmackDown - S21E45

#6 - November 8, 2019 (Manchester, UK) (Season 21 - Episode 45)


Roman Reigns and Baron Corbin collided in Manchester, England, but The Big Dog would ultimately have to deal with a lot more than just The King of the Ring by match’s end. Also, Tyson Fury and Braun Strowman came face-to-face yet again in a WWE ring, this time with a potentially even more shocking conclusion.

The episode was rated 6.70 from 10 votes.

WWE SmackDown - S21E41

#7 - October 11, 2019 (Las Vegas, NV) (Season 21 - Episode 41)

Bayley arrived on Friday Night SmackDown with a new look and new demeanor, but she left Las Vegas as the new SmackDown Women’s Champion after withstanding Charlotte Flair’s best to regain the coveted title. The WWE Draft also got underway with Raw and Friday Night SmackDown both bolstering their rosters with major talent acquisitions.

The episode was rated 6.60 from 10 votes.

WWE SmackDown - S22E21

#8 - May 22, 2020 (Season 22 - Episode 21)



The episode was rated 6.30 from 10 votes.

Last updated: feb 12, 2023

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