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Drunk History 

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Historical reenactments by A-list talent are presented by inebriated storytellers.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Derek Waters ...  Himself - Host / ... 72 episodes, 2013-2019
Bennie Arthur ...  Various / ... 72 episodes, 2013-2019
Craig Cackowski ...  Various / ... 70 episodes, 2013-2019
Maria Blasucci ...  Various / ... 68 episodes, 2013-2019
Mort Burke ...  Various / ... 61 episodes, 2014-2019
Michael Coleman ...  Various / ... 60 episodes, 2013-2019
Aasha Davis ...  Various / ... 52 episodes, 2015-2019
J.T. Palmer J.T. Palmer ...  Various / ... 49 episodes, 2015-2019
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Historical reenactments by A-list talent are presented by inebriated storytellers.

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Comedy | History

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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 July 2013 (USA) See more »

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The concept of this show was first formed when Jake Johnson explained the death of Otis Redding to his friend (the show's Creator) while intoxicated. See more »

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Very uneven but generally fun
27 April 2015 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

The premise of "Drunk History" is simple. You have someone sit down and talk about important historical moments in American history....but first you get them drunk and keep them drinking throughout the episode. As they (often) terribly narrate history, various actors (often very famous folks) act out the history and spew the profanity-laden dialog.

At times, this show is very funny. But, other times the humor is very thin. Much of this seems to depend on the narrator as well as how drunk they get. Because of this it's very hit or miss. Now here's the weird part, generally the history they spout is correct-- and filled with interesting tidbits. I say generally because although IMDb says it's all 100% true, it isn't (trust me on this, I am a retired history teacher and have spotted a few flaws and urban legends). But it IS as accurate as many of the History Channel shows...and it's often funny. Overall, I see this as a great show to watch if you just want a time-passer--a show that required little in the way of deep thinking or if you're doing something else at the same time.


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