The Behind the Scenes, or BTS, of Epic Rap Battles of History is a series of videos uploaded to the ERB2 channel which are created to show the viewers what goes on while creating the rap battles. The Behind the Scenes videos can involve interviews with members of the ERB crew, such as Jon Na or Andrew Sherman, and used to contain EpicLLOYD's heroin joke.

Behind the Scenes - Season 1

Behind the Scenes - Season 2

Behind the Scenes - Season 3

Behind the Scenes - Season 4

Behind the Scenes - Bonus Battle

Behind the Scenes - Season 5



John Lennon vs Bill O'Reilly

  • This is the only rap battle to not have a BTS video.

Darth Vader vs Hitler

  • This is the first rap battle to feature a BTS video.
    • Starting from this battle onwards, there has been at least one BTS video per battle.
  • This is the first battle to have two separate BTS videos.

Gandalf vs Dumbledore

Nice Peter vs EpicLLOYD

Mario Bros vs Wright Bros

  • Starting from this battle onwards, the thumbnail used on each BTS video has been identical to the one used on the original video, but with a green screen instead of the original background.

Adam vs Eve

  • This is the first BTS video since Gandalf vs Dumbledore to not feature a heroin joke, though Jenna Marbles commented that Lloyd told her one.

Babe Ruth vs Lance Armstrong

  • This BTS video marks the return of Lloyd's heroin joke.

Rasputin vs Stalin

Bob Ross vs Pablo Picasso

  • This is the first BTS video to not be uploaded to YouTube first, but to the ERB website before instead.

Rick Grimes vs Walter White

  • This BTS video marks the official end of Lloyd's heroin joke, including a funeral held by Lloyd and the walkers.

Zeus vs Thor

  • This is the first battle to have three BTS videos.

Steven Spielberg vs Alfred Hitchcock

Eastern Philosophers vs Western Philosophers

  • As an advertisement for Squarespace, Lloyd was seen making a website in the background of this BTS video. The website being created is an actual website and can be found here.
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