Drunk History

Drunk History

2013 - 2018, Comedy, Other, History
Actors passionately re-enact rich histories, told by drunken people.

Episode Guide

  • Drunk History - Drunk History (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Drunk History

    A tribute to the first woman to fight in the Revolutionary War and receive a pension; a museum curator who saved art from the Nazis; Civil War hero Clara Bart.

  • Drunk History - Drunk History Christmas Special (Season 4 Episode 44)
    Season 4 Episode 44:

    Drunk History Christmas Special

    'Tis the season to learn about history's finest Yuletide stories; George Washington crosses the Delaware River; Charles Dickens's creation of modern-day Christmas.

  • Drunk History - Election Special (Season 4 Episode 40)
    Season 4 Episode 40:

    Election Special

    Host Derek Waters and fan favorite Steve Berg relive the best stories about presidents and elections, including the contentious campaign between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

  • Drunk History - S... Shows (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    S... Shows

    DJ Steve Dahl sparks an anti-disco riot; the Cherry Sisters emerge as the worst vaudeville act of all time; a rivalry between two actors turns violent.

  • Drunk History - Hamilton (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:


    Lin-Manuel Miranda ("Hamilton") tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, his nemesis Aaron Burr and their infamous duel to the death.

  • Drunk History - Food (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:


    Mayor La Guardia fights the mob over artichokes; Julia Child meets the love of her life while working as a spy; a molasses flood devastates Boston.

  • Drunk History - Landmarks (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:


    Emily Roebling oversees construction of the Brooklyn Bridge; con-man Victor Lustig sells the Eiffel Tower; Shakespeare steals the Globe Theatre.

  • Drunk History - Siblings (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:


    Katharine Wright helps her brothers build an airplane; the Kopp sisters fight to protect their home; the Fox sisters stoke the spiritualism craze.

  • Drunk History - Scoundrels (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:


    Charles Ponzi hires a publicist to improve his image; Sadie the Goat becomes a notorious Hudson River pirate; a con man poses as a Scottish royal.

  • Drunk History - The Roosevelts (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Roosevelts

    Teddy Roosevelt revolutionizes football; Winston Churchill pays FDR a visit at Christmastime; Eleanor Roosevelt becomes friends with a female Soviet sniper.

  • Drunk History - Bar Fights (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Bar Fights

    Carry A. Nation vandalizes bars; Andrew Jackson gets involved in a shootout; Marsha P. Johnson stands up for LGBT rights.

  • Drunk History - Legends (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:


    Sam Patch becomes America's first daredevil; Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald form a lasting friendship; Buster Keaton takes his talents to the big screen.

  • Drunk History - Great Escapes (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Great Escapes

    LSD pioneer Timothy Leary escapes from prison; a sailor travels to Devil's Island to perform a daring rescue; a baker's whiskey habit keeps him calm aboard the Titanic.

  • Drunk History - Space (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:


    Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan fall in love; Wernher von Braun becomes the father of American rocket science; Russian cosmonauts perform the first spacewalk.

  • Drunk History - Las Vegas (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Las Vegas

    J.T. McWilliams forms a community but is muscled out by William Clark; Bugsy Siegel bets his life on the Flamingo Casino; the Moulin Rouge is the first casino to break the color barrier.

  • Drunk History - Inventors (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:


    Alexander Graham Bell steals the original design for the telephone from Elisha Gray; Thomas Edison tries to create a movie-making monopoly.

  • Drunk History - New Mexico (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    New Mexico

    Popé leads the Pueblo Indians in a revolt; Boy Scouts founder Ernest Thompson Seton tracks a wolf; the truth behind the Roswell UFO conspiracy is revealed.

  • Drunk History - Los Angeles (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Los Angeles

    Vigilantes led by Andres Pico enact street justice; Rin Tin Tin becomes the world's biggest movie star; the construction of the Los Angeles aqueduct brings makes city officials rich.

  • Drunk History - Journalism (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland try to travel around the world in less than 80 days; Thomas Nast's political cartoons lead to the downfall of Tammany Hall leader Boss Tweed.

  • Drunk History - Oklahoma (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Kentucky Daisy stakes a claim to land; Gordon Cooper overcomes mechanical issues on a one-man space mission; African-American Deputy Marshal Bass Reeves is the inspiration for the Lone Ranger.

  • Drunk History - Games (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    Milton Bradley helps makes board games popular; Roger Sharpe helps overturn a pinball ban; chess master Bobby Fischer defeats Russian rival Boris Spassky during the Cold War.

  • Drunk History - Cleveland (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:


    Wayne Wheeler becomes the face of Prohibition; Dorothy Fuldheim breaks barriers in news broadcasting; Muhammad Ali refuses to fight in the Vietnam War.

  • Drunk History - Spies (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:


    Harriet Tubman provides military intelligence to the Union Army; Virginia Hall spies in France during World War II and becomes the first woman in the CIA; Roald Dahl serves as a debonair British spy.

  • Drunk History - New Orleans (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    New Orleans

    Pirate John Lafitte helps Andrew Jackson defeat the British during the War of 1812; Sam Zemurray becomes a banana kingpin; Louis Armstrong becomes a jazz legend.

  • Drunk History - Miami (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    Actor Clark Gable joins the Air Force during World War II; Ponce de Leon quarrels with Diego Columbus; Griselda Blanco takes over the cocaine trade in Miami.

  • Drunk History - New Jersey (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    New Jersey

    Paleontologists Othniel Marsh and Edward Cope become rivals; Penzias and Wilson discover the echo of the Big Bang.

  • Drunk History - First Ladies (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    First Ladies

    Frances Cleveland becomes the youngest first lady; Edith Wilson runs the country after Woodrow Wilson's stroke; Dolley Madison saves several artifacts from destruction.

  • Drunk History - Sports Heroes (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Sports Heroes

    Jim Thorpe is named the greatest athlete of the 20th century; Babe Didrikson breaks down gender barriers in sports; despite having only one hand, Jim Abbott achieves prominence as a pitcher.

  • Drunk History - Philadelphia (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    Baron von Steuben helps train the Continental Army; John Adams and Thomas Jefferson campaign against each other; Benedict Arnold betrays George Washington's army.

  • Drunk History - Hawaii (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    James Cook discovers Hawaii and parties with the natives; Japanese-American Daniel Inouye fights heroically in World War II; Eddie Aikau becomes one of the world's greatest big-wave surfers.

  • Drunk History - Hollywood (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Orson Welles's Citizen Kane upsets William Randolph Hearst; animator Ub Iwerks helps Walt Disney create Mickey Mouse; Nancy Reagan convinces her husband Ronald to enter politics.

  • Drunk History - Charleston (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Charles Sumner gets caned on the Senate floor; Judge J. Waties Waring helps end segregation; a slave named Robert Smalls commandeers a Confederate warship.

  • Drunk History - Baltimore (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    Abraham Lincoln tries to avoid assassination on the way to his inauguration; Francis Scott Key writes "The Star-Spangled Banner"; Edgar Allan Poe feuds with Rufus Griswold.

  • Drunk History - American Music (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    American Music

    Disc jockey Alan Freed brings popularity to rock 'n' roll music; Kris Kristofferson becomes a songwriter; Sylvia Robinson produces "Rapper's Delight."

  • Drunk History - New York City (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    New York City

    Frederic Bartholdi struggles to sell the U.S. Congress on the Statue of Liberty; Sybil Ludington takes her midnight ride; Nellie Bly goes undercover at Blackwell's Island.

  • Drunk History - Montgomery, AL (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Montgomery, AL

    Percy Julian battles adversity to become a great scientist; Claudette Colvin lays the groundwork for Rosa Parks; Joe Louis fights Max Schmeling.

  • Drunk History - Wild West (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Wild West

    Fighting goes on until the bitter end at the Alamo; Billy the Kid goes on the run to avoid lawman Pat Garrett.

  • Drunk History - Nashville (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:


    Lewis and Clark explore the dangerous west; Dolly Parton has to leave the man who made her famous.

  • Drunk History - Detroit (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    Ralph Nader goes to war with General Motors; Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle go from best friends to bitter rivals.

  • Drunk History - San Francisco (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    San Francisco

    Patty Hearst gets kidnapped and brainwashed; Mark Twain flees the city in fear and finds his unlikely first hit story.

  • Drunk History - Boston (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Mary Dyer wages war with the Puritan establishment; two cunning thieves pull off a $500 million art heist; the most notorious arsonist in New England history is revealed.

  • Drunk History - Atlanta (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    John Pemberton invents Coca-Cola from wine and cocaine; the FBI tries to take down Martin Luther King Jr.; Stetson Kennedy infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan.

  • Drunk History - Chicago (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Al Capone gets destroyed by an unlikely enemy; prairie lawyer Abraham Lincoln gets a huge break; the police go to war with protestors during the Haymarket Riot.

  • Drunk History - Washington, D.C. (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Washington, D.C.

    Woodward and Bernstein blow open the Watergate scandal; actors/brothers Edwin and John Wilkes Booth engage in a tragic feud; Elvis crashes the White House to meet Nixon.

  • Drunk History - Drunk Mystery (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Drunk Mystery

    An investigation into Agatha Christie's disappearance; the anonymous letter writer who terrorized the town of Circleville; the mastermind behind America's only unsolved airplane hijacking.

  • Drunk History - Underdogs (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:


    Fred Rogers and his fight for government-funded children's TV; the female journalist who helped take down John D. Rockefeller's oil monopoly.

  • Drunk History - Civil Rights (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

    Civil Rights

    A tribute to Suffragettes who fought for their rights with jujitsu; the Birmingham Children's March; disability rights activists.

  • Drunk History - Sex (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:


    A salute to Margaret Sanger's crusade for accessible birth control; the creation of the Kinsey scale; Gloria Steinem's undercover work at The Playboy Club.

  • Drunk History - Dangerous Minds (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

    Dangerous Minds

    Taran Killam, Jerry O'Connell and Bob Odenkirk explore the lives of Jack Parsons, occultist cofounder of the Jet Propulsion Lab; W.C. Minor, the man who helped write the Oxford English Dictionary; Rasputin, adviser to Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.

  • Drunk History - Game Changers (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Game Changers

    The early history of Hip hop; Berry Gordy, the man known for inventing Motown; Nichelle Nichols's activism both on and off the TV screen.