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Explained Season 3 Episodes

Season 3 Episode Guide

14 Episodes 2021 - 0

Episode 1

Sugar

Fri, Jul 16, 2021 20 mins

A deep dive into the adverse health effects of sugar overdosing and the rampant addiction to the once-vital nutrient.

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Episode 2

Royalty

Fri, Jul 23, 2021 20 mins

An investigation into the sustained eminence of monarchies despite a lack of legitimate authority in the political sphere.

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Episode 3

Flags

Fri, Jul 30, 2021 20 mins

Once critical for survival, sugar is now one of our greatest health risks. This episode explores whether it is possible to enjoy sugar in a balanced way.

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Episode 4

Dogs

Fri, Aug 6, 2021 20 mins

A deep dive into the evolution of canine companionship.

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Episode 5

The End of Oil

Fri, Aug 13, 2021 20 mins

A deep dive into the divisive use of oil throughout the generations, as well as the long-term consequences of its use.

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Episode 6

Chess

Fri, Aug 20, 2021 20 mins

A deep dive into the history of the intellectual board game and its unique set of rules and hidden gambits.

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Episode 7

Your Skin

Fri, Aug 27, 2021 20 mins

Once critical for survival, sugar is now a risk to human health. This episode explores whether there is a healthy way to satisfy a sweet tooth.

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Episode 8

Apologies

Fri, Sep 3, 2021 20 mins

Apologizing is difficult, and in this time of PR mistakes, forgiveness isn't automatic. This episode what makes a good apology, and why it is so powerful.

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Episode 9

Hurricanes

23 mins

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Episode 10

Plastic Surgery

20 mins

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Episode 11

Dance Crazes

Fri, Sep 24, 2021 20 mins

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Episode 12

Time

Fri, Oct 1, 2021 23 mins

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Episode 13

Country Music

Fri, Oct 8, 2021 25 mins

A penetrating look at the genre's top musical acts and its continuing hybridization with other contemporary music styles.

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Episode 14

Fairy Tales

Fri, Oct 15, 2021 20 mins

Exploring the far-flung history of fairy tales and how the stories reflect fundamental human concerns.

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