10 Episodes 2014 - 2014
The second season of "Drunk History" takes viewers to Montgomery, New York City, Baltimore, Charleston, Hollywood, Hawaii, and Philadelphia. The stories it tackles include Nellie Bly, the Statue of Liberty, the birth of rock and roll, the fight between Rufus Wilmot Griswold and Edgar Allan Poe, the creation of Mickey Mouse, and the election of 1800. Among the guest narrators for the season are Eric Edelstein, Paget Brewster, Mark Gagliardi, and Nick Rutherford. The season also features "Weird Al" Yankovic playing Adolf Hitler, Lisa Bonet as Rosa Parks, Laura Dern as Nelly Bly, Adrianne Palicki as Kate Warne, Busy Phillips as Elizabeth Waring, John Lithgow as William Randolph Hearst, Jack Black as Orson Welles, Jason Momoa as Jim Thorpe, Chris Parnell as Benedict Arnold, and Winona Ryder as Peggy Shippen.
Tue, Jul 1, 2014 30 mins
The Season 2 premiere features organic chemist Percy Julian; civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin; and boxer Joe Louis.
New York City, NY
Tue, Jul 8, 2014 30 mins
Sculptor Fréderic-Auguste Bartholdi designs the Statue of Liberty; Sybil Ludington takes her midnight ride during the American Revolution; Nellie Bly goes undercover in an asylum on Blackwell's Island.
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 30 mins
Disc jockey Alan Freed plays rock and roll for the first time; Kris Kristofferson gets his big break with some help from Johnny Cash; music producer Sylvia Robinson assembles the Sugarhill Gang.
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 30 mins
Abraham Lincoln tries to stay alive on the way to his inauguration; Francis Scott Key pens "The Star-Spangled Banner"; Edgar Allan Poe clashes with Rufus Griswold.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 30 mins
Charles Sumner is beaten on the Senate floor; Judge J Waties Waring advocates for civil rights; a slave named Robert Smalls commandeers a Confederate ship and sails it to his freedom.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 30 mins
Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" angers publisher William Randolph Hearst; animator Ub Iwerks helps Walt Disney create Mickey Mouse; Nancy Reagan urges her husband to get into politics.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 30 mins
British explorer James Cook socialises with the natives in Hawaii; future senator Daniel Inouye fights in World War II; surfer Eddie Aikau earns a reputation for riding big waves.
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 30 mins
Baron von Steuben helps train the Continental Army during the American Revolution; John Adams and Thomas Jefferson campaign for president; Benedict Arnold switches sides to fight against George Washington's army.
Tue, Aug 26, 2014 30 mins
Jim Thorpe is named the 20th century's greatest athlete; Babe Didrikson battles sexism in sports; pitcher Jim Abbott reaches the major leagues even though he only has one hand.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 30 mins
A White House marriage in 1886 makes Frances Cleveland the youngest First Lady in U.S. history; Edith Wilson assumes new duties after Woodrow Wilson's stroke; Dolley Madison saves important artifacts from certain destruction.