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Drunk History Season 5 Episodes

15 Episodes 2018 - 2018

Heroines, dangerous minds, game changers, sex, civil rights, underdogs, drunk mystery writers, World War II, heists, animals, the Middle Ages, death, and Halloween are the topics taken on in the fifth season of "Drunk History." The retellings include stories of Clara Barton, Rasputin, Nichelle Nichols, Gloria Steinem, the 504 Sit-in, Mr. Rogers, Agatha Christie, Willie Hitler, the theft of the Mona Lisa, the founding of the ASPCA, Joan of Arc, General Meigs, and Vlad the Impaler. Among the season's narrators are Paget Brewster, Chris Romano, Mark Gagliardi, Mae Whitman, and Tess Lynch. The season also features performances by Alexander Skarsgard as James Dunn, Mandy Moore as Clara Barton, Jerry O'Connell as Rasputin, Raven Symone as Nichelle Nichols, Tatiana Maslany as Emmanuelle Pankhurst, Kat Dennings as Gertrude Harding, Colin Hanks as Fred Rogers, Kirsten Dunst as Agatha Christie, Jack Black as Vincenzo Peruggia, Vanessa Hudgens as Joan of Arc and Seth Rogen as Vlad the Impaler.

Episode 1

Heroines

Tue, Jan 23, 2018 30 mins

Evan Rachel Wood, Tiffany Haddish, Mandy Moore, and Busy Phillips pay tribute to the first woman to fight in the Revolutionary War. and a museum curator who saved art from the Nazis and Civil War.

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Episode 2

Dangerous Minds

Tue, Jan 30, 2018 30 mins

Taran Killam, Jerry O'Connell and Bob Odenkirk explore the lives of Jack Parsons, William Chester Minor and Rasputin.

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Episode 3

Game Changers

Tue, Feb 6, 2018 30 mins

Questlove, Method Man, Raven-Symone and more celebrate the early history of hip-hop. Also: the man known for inventing Motown, Berry Gordy; and "Star Trek" actress Nichelle Nichols's activism on and off the TV screen.

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Episode 4

Sex

Tue, Feb 13, 2018 30 mins

Abbi Jacobson, Josh Charles, Amber Tamblyn, Jane Krakowski and Jillian Bell salute Margaret Sanger's crusade for accessible birth control. Also: the creation of the Kinsey scale; and Gloria Steinem's undercover work at the Playboy Club.

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Episode 5

Civil Rights

Tue, Feb 20, 2018 30 mins

Tatiana Maslany, Kat Dennings, and Ali Stroker pay tribute to Suffragettes who fought for their rights with jujitsu.

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Episode 6

Underdogs

Tue, Feb 27, 2018 30 mins

Colin Hanks, David Harbour and Kimiko Glenn celebrate Fred Rogers and his fight for government-funded children's TV. Also: the female journalist who helped take down John D. Rockefeller's oil monopoly.

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Episode 7

Drunk Mystery

Tue, Mar 6, 2018 30 mins

Agatha Christie's disappearance is investigated, along with the anonymous letter writer who terrorized the town of Circleville; and the mastermind behind America's only unsolved airplane hijacking.

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Episode 8

World War II

Tue, Jun 19, 2018 30 mins

A group of artists known as the Ghost Army trick German troops; a resistance movement grows within Japanese internment camps; and Adolf Hitler's nephew fights for the U.S.

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Episode 9

Heists

Tue, Jun 26, 2018 30 mins

An Italian handyman steals the "Mona Lisa"; the "Santa bandits" rob a bank in Texas; and Mossad agents capture a Nazi general who had escaped to Argentina.

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Episode 10

Animals

Tue, Jul 3, 2018 30 mins

A lawyer defends the lives of rats in court; Henry Bergh establishes the ASPCA; and a horse that can solve math problems leads to advances in the field of psychology.

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Episode 11

The Middle Ages

Tue, Jul 10, 2018 30 mins

Joan of Arc leads the French during the Hundred Years' War; Mongol leader Genghis Khan rises to power; and Mansa Musa brings thousands of people on a pilgrimage to Mecca.

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Episode 12

Death

Tue, Jul 17, 2018 30 mins

Robert E. Lee's estate becomes a burial ground for Union soldiers; a gang of counterfeiters attempt to kidnap Abraham Lincoln's body; and an embalmed bandit makes his way around the country.

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Episode 13

Halloween

Tue, Jul 24, 2018 30 mins

A victim of the Salem witch trials curses the town; one woman changes the way people celebrate Halloween; and Vlad the Impaler inspires the classic horror story "Dracula."

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Episode 14

Christmas

Tue, Dec 18, 2018 30 mins

Featuring Yuletide stories, from George Washington crossing the Delaware, to Charles Dickens's creation of modern-day Christmas. Guest stars include: Ken Marino; Rob Corddry; and Colin Hanks.

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Episode 15

Drunk History First Look

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 30 mins

How "Frankenstein" was made; rumors of JFK taking meth; and more.

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