A Master Chief action figurine comes to life and plays the Halo 3 Beta on Xbox 360.
Unable to play the Halo 3 Beta, Master Chief decides to play Halo 2.
He's back, and with an acid tongue! Master Chief is having a hell of a time playing Jon's copy of Halo 3 while he's out of the house, and is still as bad as ever. That is until he gets a lucky headshot and thinks he's the best Halo 3 player in existence!
When the Arbiter makes a bet with Master Chief whether or not he can create a good machinima, Master Chief fails among the usual gang, but is picked up by an eccentric movie producer in Los Angeles who eventually requests that Master Chief relocate to the City of Angels. Will Master Chief fail miserably, or end up living up to his expectations in Los Angeles, leaving Todd, Travis, Cortana and his only true friend, the Arbiter, behind him?
"Arby 'n' the Chief" series finale. Things are heading downhill at the apartment. During a game of Halo 3, the Arbiter discovers he's falling to pieces and begins suffering from a mid-life crisis, and he along with Master Chief, they begin examining their lives. On top of that, Jon's failure to pay rent has forced him to rent out his spare room to another tenant, specifically Scott, a disgusting douchebag with a giant black afro to match the blackness of his heart who, unbeknownst to Master Chief or The Arbiter at first, is wanted for hacking on online games in addition to smuggling cocaine between Canada and Russia for sixteen years, and is also being pursued by a Russian agent of the KGB determined to settle a personal score with him.
The Arbiter and Greg, the mute tarantula newcomer, compete in a game of Scrabble on Christmas Eve, and Master Chief wants to join in.
Master Chief and the Arbiter pin up their Christmas stockings for Santa on Christmas Eve.
The Arbiter is rudely awakened in the middle of the night on Christmas eve by the sounds of Halo gameplay and Master Chief's cussing.
A special video narrated by Arby 'n' the Chief writer/director Jon CJG outlining the process of the production of an episode from conception to final product.
The second part of a special video narrated by Arby 'n' the Chief writer/director Jon CJG outlining the process of the production of an episode from conception to final product.
The first episode of a series that is the sequel to the Master Chief Sucks at Halo trilogy. Master Chief is continuing to suck at every game he plays, especially Halo 3, and has become a lonely alcoholic... that is until Master Chief is greeted by new friend that will change his life forever.
Master Chief and the Arbiter discuss various issues such as the reaction from Bungie of the first episode and the undeserved sense of accomplishment when sporting the katana. Master Chief also unveils his plot to obtain the Recon armor from Bungie.
Bungie has given Master Chief the secret Recon armor thanks to the Arbiter, but the Chief has developed a terrible attitude as a result, and unleashes it by doing something terrible.
After griping about Forge, the Arbiter challenges Master Chief to a one-on-one duel on Halo 3, but it doesn't last long when the Arbiter gets a kill that should have been the Chief's.
For reasons unknown to Master Chief, Halo 3 multiplayer is exceptionally laggy and decides to give Devil May Cry 4 and Call of Duty 4 a shot, demonstrating a whole new level of suckage.
After a failed attempt at getting to the hidden easter egg on the last level of Halo 3's campaign mode with the Arbiter, Master Chief begins to broaden his horizons and decides to give the Arbiter's new favorite game a shot - Super Smash Brothers Brawl
After a sickening display of Master Chief's behavior around girls on Xbox Live, the Arbiter takes it upon himself to teach Master Chief how to act appropriately around women.
Inspired by seeing the new Forge visual filter objects in the Legendary Map Pack, Master Chief is inspired to create his own map.
After the Arbiter plays a headache-inducing game with a few super serious Halo 3 players, Master Chief inquires about a mysterious package that has been delivered to Jon, the house owner, and discovers later that night that the contents of the package will change his and the Arbiter's lives forever.
While Arbiter and Travis argue while playing GTA IV, Master Chief attempts to break up Cortana and Todd.
Todd has stolen the love of Master Chief's life, and Travis has made a complete fool out of him. As a result, a disgruntled Chief approaches the Arbiter during an irritating game of Grand Theft Auto IV online and tells the Arbiter of his plans to teach Todd and Travis a lesson that they will never forget.
Picking up from where episode 11 left off, Todd, Travis and the Chief get into an epic rumble that eventually gets broken up by the Arbiter and Cortana. However, the next morning, Todd and Travis are nowhere to be found, and Cortana blames the Chief... but did he really have anything to do with their disappearance?
Something strange is going on. After Chief finally gets hold of the new map, Cold Storage, he returns only to find that Cold Storage has been removed from his Xbox.
Arbiter and Chief are invited to attend an in-game wedding on Halo 3.
Master Chief introduces the Arbiter to a new friend he met over Xbox Live who claims to be a professional major league gamer
It's on; handing Master Chief beer after beer to help psyche him up, the Arbiter stands alongside Master Chief during his showdown against Craig, a cocky MLG player. However, the Arbiter has a plan to tip the scales in Master Chief's favor.
Xbox Live has fallen into a chasm of utter chaos; an intermittent game glitch is causing players' Katana body pieces and Security shoulders to vanish, as well as denying players the ability to unlock certain achievements, and Master Chief has now fallen victim to it. Master Chief throws the Arbiter, who couldn't care less about the situation, into the middle of the chaos in the hopes that he'll realize just how big of a deal it is, and somehow put a stop to the madness.
With Master Chief at his side on the sofa, the Arbiter is taking refuge within Snowbound's underground cave to avoid the masses of raging rioters everywhere across Xbox Live in response to the in-game glitches causing their katana body pieces and Security shoulders to disappear. However, he is not alone; three other players are taking refuge with him, one of them obviously on the brink of insanity, but can any of them be trusted?
Master Chief resorts to watching game strategy videos on the Xbox Live dashboard to increase his Halo 3 skills and after that plan fails miserably, a hacker takes advantage of Master Chief's emotional instability and makes him an offer he can't refuse.
In hopes to balance the uneven ratio of bad machinima to good, Master Chief pitches the idea to the Arbiter of founding their own machinima production company.
The Arbiter wakes up hung over the morning after the day of the Mythic Map Pack's release. With a non-existent memory of last night and Master Chief nowhere to be found, he must retrace his steps and trigger flashbacks in order to piece together the events of the previous night and find the Chief.
The foundations of Master Chief and the Arbiter's machinima production company have been constructed as well as the script for Master Chief's film, but tempers flare when Master Chief begins to prioritize his own power and status over the important things about the filmmaking that attracted Arbiter to the project in the first place.
During a game of matchmaking on Halo 3, the Arbiter comes across a couple of players protesting against the release of Resident Evil 5 claiming that the game is "racist and insensitive", and to his surprise, discovers that Master Chief stands alongside the protesters despite him playing the game with the Arbiter not even a half hour earlier.
A matchmaking game of King of the Hill on Guardian mysteriously breaks down due to an unknown error, and as Master Chief, the Arbiter and six other players refuse to leave because of fear of losing experience points or other personal reasons, they are forced to mingle with one another. Tempers shortly flare though as each player has a different favorite machinima director and ends up designating a portion of the level to himself, and it's up to the Arbiter to put everything right.
Master Chief and the Arbiter wait for the imminent release of the Halo: Reach beta. While the Arbiter is excited but perfectly willing to wait, Master Chief is not, and will take drastic measures to play it early.
The Arbiter arranges to provide technical feedback for the Halo: Reach beta on the Bungie forums and discuss it among peers-- that is, if he can pry Master Chief from playing the beta.
The Arbiter returns home from a terrible day at university to find Master Chief pretending to be a pirate.
Master Chief makes fun of the Arbiter while he attempts to better his drawing skills and challenges him to a rude competition.
Master Chief grows bored with Halo 3 and decides to play the Reach beta to kill time until its September retail release, and is choked when the Arbiter tells him the beta is now unavailable.
The Arbiter attempts to play Demons' Souls on PS3 without Master Chief realizing and freaking out, as his allegiance lies absolutely with Microsoft and their products.
Halo: Reach has finally hit store shelves, but Jon's copy has been lost during his move to a new apartment. While the Arbiter searches for it, Master Chief plays Modern Warfare 2 and encounters a JTAG-ging hacker.
Stopped by a console ban from Xbox Live, the aftermath of Master Chief's brief JTAG-ing romp on Modern Warfare 2 ensues as the Arbiter returns having finally found Halo: Reach.
Master Chief challenges the Arbiter to a competitive match in Halo: Reach, Chief teamed up alongside his team of "noobs", who all exploit anything they can to win.
It's Halloween, and after a late night of playing the Living Dead playlist, Arbiter tries to get some shuteye. However, Master Chief insists he get up early to play Infection custom games with him to celebrate the holiday.
Master Chief and the Arbiter answer a handful of e-mails from fans.
The Arbiter and Master Chief answer another batch of fan-mail
A typical uneventful day for Master Chief and the Arbiter, a chronic arachnophobe, is turned upside down when a large tarantula finds its way into Jon's apartment.
Master Chief and the Arbiter awaken on Christmas morning, joined by Greg the tarantula, and exchange gifts, following a jarring glimpse of events to come
The Arbiter wastes no time going forward with his idea: developing his own gaming news show; though he struggles to come up with material, a task made no easier being badgered by Master Chief.
Arbiter catches up with Claire during a match on Halo: Reach, whom he hasn't seen in a long time. He also works hard at developing his show... as does Master Chief.
Master Chief has another online encounter with Cody, elite Reach player and future wedding security team member, and Chief challenges he and any teammates of his to a private match. The Arbiter tries to swallow the news that Claire is the bride of the upcoming wedding, as well as plenty of booze.
Master Chief, the Arbiter, and Greg tape their first episode of their time travelling gaming news show, Hypernews, in which Master Chief reviews The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
Their self-confidence rocked by the abysmal online performance of their Hypernews pilot episode, Master Chief and the Arbiter decide to celebrate their hard work regardless and dedicate the day to playing Drunken Halo.
A previously encountered matchmaking player calls out Master Chief on his complete lack of skill, and Chief goes to Arbiter for some training. Arbiter apologizes to Claire for his drunken remarks from before.
As Arbiter continues to train Master Chief to be a better Halo player (or at least tries), he receives an invite from Trent to tour his in-game church.
Master Chief continues his Halo training with the Arbiter. When Arbiter tells him (to be nice) that he's making progress, Chief decides to take action and show Trent's security duo Cameron and Cody what he's made of.
With the help of cameraman Greg the spider, Master Chief and the Arbiter tape and air their second episode of their time-travelling gaming news show, Hypernews.
Arbiter bonds with Claire in some Double Team Matchmaking games before attending Trent's online stag party the night before the wedding -- but Master Chief refuses to let him go alone.
After discovering Trent Donnovich is being unfaithful to Claire (who is to be his bride in less than 24 hours), Arbiter and Master Chief are banned from the ceremony's server and blocked from communicating with Claire in any fashion. The toys must find a way to re-enter the server and stop the wedding before it's too late...
With a list of 'leet hacks' at the ready, Arbiter and Master Chief prepare to take down the Donnovich wedding and stop Claire from making the biggest mistake of her life.
The Arbiter and Greg, the mute tarantula newcomer, compete in a game of Scrabble on Christmas Eve, and Master Chief wants to join in.
Four months have passed since the wedding crash punctuating season five. The toys are still banned from playing Halo online. Master Chief resorts to drawing on the walls and burning holes in the carpet to fill his days. The Arbiter, having not spoken to Claire in some time, has become a full-blown alcoholic and has convinced himself he has absolutely no control over his life. Greg has been nowhere to be found. Meanwhile, on the online battleground, to combat a rise in in-game cheating and hacking, the OMN (Online Multiplayer Network) establishes an organization named the TOSERS (Terms of Service Enforcement/Response Squad), consisting of moderators of varying ranks and within different divisions who are deployed to police online matches. In response, a ruthless clan of hackers known as Chaos Theosis rises and threatens to wreak havoc online with an illegal software patch commonly referred to by underground hacking communities as FragBan, which allows patched players to place an irreversible console ban on any player he or she frags in the game as well as steal that player's personal account information, unless TOSERS is immediately dismantled and its moderators are removed from gameplay...
Master Chief follows through with his decision to apply to the TOSERS in-game police organization to have his online multiplayer access reinstated. Arbiter refuses to join him, unable to shake himself out of his depressive funk.
Master Chief and the Arbiter form an uneasy alliance with Cody and Cameron, fellow TOSERS applicants and once bodyguards of Trent Donnovich at his wedding, to fight off the hacker clan Chaos Theosis.
After Arbiter catches Master Chief making a mysterious phone call, the two set out to moderate Halo: Reach online play as newly recruited TOSERS.
The Arbiter and Master Chief begin their duty as level negative one TOSERS in-game moderators. Meanwhile, the Chaos Theosis clan continues its merciless rampage throughout online matchmaking.
Master Chief collapses from exhaustion after a full day of moderating duty. The Arbiter can't sleep and decides to resume play through the night -- and a newly promoted Claire is assigned as his supervisor.
Arbiter makes a last-ditch effort to retain the toys' positions on the TOSERS moderation force.
Master Chief and the Arbiter are in the belly of a private hacking server at severe risk of having their console irreversibly banned and must find a way out, but not without the hack files they came for.
Chaos Theosis attacks the TOSERS main operations server, killing every moderator in sight. Meanwhile, the toys are still stuck in a power outage.
Master Chief and the Arbiter, having pinned up mugshots of each member of the Chaos Theosis clan on the apartment's front door (their "hit list"), label each with their gamertags and settle on tracking and taking out the youngest member of the clan first, Claire's killer -- Adam.
Kylie confronts Duncan regarding his avoidance of the tasks assigned to him by Clyde, and the toys bicker over who to make their next target.
Master Chief and the Arbiter target the remaining Chaos Theosis members on their hit list.
Master Chief and the Arbiter face off with Trent Donnovich, who has been revealed to be behind Chaos Theosis and their attack on the network.
The episode opens with a glimpse of the future two months from the present, following a clan of trolls who infiltrate an online in-game memorial service for a deceased teenage Halo addict armed to the teeth with heavy weaponry with the intention of decimating it. The clan is also revealed to have a couple of unexpected members. In the present, tension between Cortana and Chief is sky high, and Arbiter undergoes a traumatic event.
Master Chief secretly orders and collects a mysterious package. Meanwhile, the personalities of the trio of trolls depicted in the glimpse of the future in the premiere episode slowly begin to unravel.
Arbiter further searches for ways of coping with his deterioration. Meanwhile, Master Chief pursues the woman of his dreams, Emma -- who merely spoke to him for thirty seconds and sent him a clan invite -- and Eugene punishes a player unfamiliar to him who has been trolling matches and forums poorly, falsely claiming to be a member of Eugene's clan in the process.
Following his first taste of rejection by a girl he fell in love with online, Master Chief falls further into a downward spiral. Meanwhile, Cortana and Greg confront Arbiter about his excessive drinking.
Master Chief wakes himself up early in the morning while the other toys are still asleep in order to go through with his mysterious plan previously interrupted by the Arbiter.
Master Chief struggles to place his accidental incineration of Cortana out of his mind. Arbiter, under the impression that Cortana had asked Greg's assistance in having her mailed to a children's charity, attempts to come to terms with the fact that she's gone. Greg, aware of the truth, is torn between confessing to Arbiter to clear his conscience and concealing the truth to keep the peace in the apartment.
Master Chief is forced to take action when Greg's guilt over concealing Arbiter from the truth regarding Cortana's disappearance becomes too much for him to handle. Arbiter is beckoned unexpectedly by an acquaintance for help.
The Arbiter, upset with Greg -- believing him to have helped Cortana mail herself away to a children's charity -- turns down his company in favor of playing online with the Chief and the duo's new friend, Eugene. The Chief struggles with nicotine withdrawl. Eugene and his trolling clan's co-moderators Tyler and Colin, now in possession of a new iteration of the Fragban software patch -- with the capability of issuing a console-level ban upon a fragged player -- begin wreaking havoc throughout the gaming network.
Eugene decides to confide in The Arbiter and Master Chief and reveal to them a secret, after which tension rises greatly between the toys. Greg, clueless what do with his knowledge regarding the truth of Cortana's demise, makes a radical decision. After throwing himself a party, the Chief experiences a traumatizing sight.
Emma, the leader of a purist trash talk-free gaming clan (who shot down Chief, who believed the two of them were in a relationship), attempts to inflate the faith of her members despite the clan's modest interest to the public and recruitment figures. Tyler, at last in the possession of the perma-banning Fragban software patch, wreaks havoc online. Tensions rise between he, Eugene and Colin after Colin makes a controversial announcement. Eugene enters a heated exchange with his father. The toys are at odds over the participation in the banning of players with Eugene.
Brody, the bullied online role-player who attends the same high school as Eugene and Tyler, approaches his friend Kyle in the pair's frequented server and offers a concerning proposition. Eugene and Arbiter chat privately; Eugene apologizes for he and Arbiter's earlier conflict over the use of the Fragban software patch, and an in-depth discussion follows revealing of the two's troubled lives and personal beliefs.
Chief continues to be haunted by visions of Cortana. Following his in-depth discussion with Eugene, Arbiter makes a rash decision.
The toys accept the gift of the Fragban 2.0 software patch (with the capability of banning players upon fragging them) from Eugene, and wreak havoc throughout online matchmaking with it after Colin gives the clan the green light to proceed with its usage.
Six weeks have passed since the toys acquired the Fragban software patch from Eugene. Arbiter continues to deteriorate. The toys are informed by Eugene of an imminent memorial service for a deceased teenage gamer to be hosted online and in-game.
After a long absence, Claire returns online, eager to reconnect with the Arbiter. Eugene obtains dirt on Brody via Tyler.
Having finally discovered the usage and purpose of the console-bricking software they stole from Tyler, Brody and Kyle find themselves at odds over whether to use the files to ban Eugene or submit them directly to the administration in the hopes that a firmware fix will be developed. Eugene, Tyler, Colin and the toys await the start of the memorial service (seen in the season's premiere episode).
A jarring glimpse of two weeks into the future teases a terrible fate for the toys. Following the memorial service crash, the toys find themselves at the peak of their happiness. Eugene and Tyler obsessively await Brody's reappearance. Arbiter has a revealing conversation with Colin.
Master Chief's visions of Cortana intensify to the point where the two converse, and uncovers a dark secret of Colin's.
The toys discuss which course of action to take in response to Colin's inappropriate conduct with a minor online, and are given a jarring glimpse of Eugene's malice.
The toys struggle with divorcing themselves from the only friends they've ever made online and defecting from the clan.
Eugene receives devastating news. The toys reflect on their defeat by Eugene and his co-moderators and discuss retaliation.
Following the banning of the toys and the news of Madeline's abrupt passing, Eugene suggests he, Tyler and Colin get the most out of Fragban while it's functional by initiating a merciless banning rampage. Meanwhile, Master Chief decides to put Colin's private IRC server info received from Peter, the young boy who was under the threat of sexual assault, to worthwhile use.
The toys fight against Eugene and his co-moderators until only one side is victorious.
The toys struggle to come to terms with Eugene's suicide and the takedown of his co-moderators.
Arbiter confronts Chief to learn of Cortana's true fate after discovering her base plate buried in the box of junk at the bottom of the hallway closet, where Chief had hidden it after accidentally incinerating her. The apartment receives unexpected visitors.
After forfeiting their lives to fiery oblivion, two action figures of the Halo series of games' principal characters the Arbiter and Master Chief having inexplicably come to life in 2008 find themselves in a parody of Stanley Kubrick's 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey -- a cargo ship traversing deep space, somehow taking place on the multiplayer stages of Bungie and 343 Industries' Halo: Reach for the Xbox 360. Chief, believing himself to be the ship's artificially intelligent robot PAL-9001 n a mission to discover the purpose of life, awakens the Arbiter, who suffers from amnesia and disturbing images of past tragedies.
Recently awakened aboard the Cargo Ship Truth and Reconciliation, Arbiter and Cortana look to PAL for answers as to why exactly they're on board.
In spite of PAL's unfounded misogyny, Cortana attempts to befriend the robot for the sake of the success of the crew's mission. With the two often at odds, Arbiter struggles with keeping the peace as well as his paranoia in light of the lethal contents of the ship's cargo bay and hallucinations of a mysterious stalker.
PAL reveals the cause of the ship's high alert status to be the imminent failure of a critical component of the ship's communications system.
Cortana makes the executive decision as the mission's Captain to deactivate PAL, believing the assistant artifical intelligence system to be a significant risk to the lives of the crew. Arbiter's torn between his odd-couple friendship with the robot and his respect for Cortana as his friend and superior. Meanwhile, PAL may have other plans.
Arbiter attempts a life-or-death negotation with PAL.
After PAL proves itself to be extremely dangerous, Arbiter takes drastic measures to disable the robot.
The '2001: A Space Odyssey' arc is over. Having awakened from their dream states, the toys find themselves alive and together once again within the confines of their owner Jon's bedroom. Chief's happy. Arbiter, on the other hand...
This episode picks up right where episode nine left off. The toys are back inexplicably in Jon's room after being dead for four years. While Chief searches for Jon's copy of Halo: Reach so he can play it and troll people online, Arbiter uses Jon's computer and internet connection to catch up on current world affairs.
More is revealed from the flashfoward in time seen in the first episode of this season. In the present day, Arbiter continues his search for purpose while Chief seeks means of obtaining the Xbox One X and the Master Chief Collection.
Episode twelve of the eighth season of the live action and gameplay hybrid web series Arby 'n' the Chief. As the toys continue to seek their purpose, an enemy approaches.
Master Chief and the Arbiter answer yet another bunch of viewer mail in this season's finale.