List of Drunk History episodes

This is a list of episodes for the Comedy Central series Drunk History hosted by Derek Waters. A total of 70 episodes have aired over the course of 6 seasons.

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
Web series7January 22, 2008 (2008-01-22)December 19, 2010 (2010-12-19)
18July 9, 2013 (2013-07-09)August 27, 2013 (2013-08-27)
210July 1, 2014 (2014-07-01)September 2, 2014 (2014-09-02)
313September 1, 2015 (2015-09-01)November 24, 2015 (2015-11-24)
410September 27, 2016 (2016-09-27)December 6, 2016 (2016-12-06)
513January 23, 2018 (2018-01-23)July 24, 2018 (2018-07-24)
616January 15, 2019 (2019-01-15)August 6, 2019 (2019-08-06)
Specials2November 8, 2016 (2016-11-08)November 28, 2017 (2017-11-28)

Web series episodes (2008–10)Edit

In addition to the below web series episodes, the concept also appears as segments during HBO's Funny or Die Presents series.

No.Original release date
1August 6, 2007 (2007-08-06)
2November 2007 (2007-11)
32008 (2008)
4May 11, 2008 (2008-05-11)
5March 22, 2010 (2010-03-22)
6January 7, 2010 (2010-01-07)
7December 15, 2010 (2010-12-15)

Television series episodesEdit

Season 1 (2013)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
11"Washington, D.C."July 9, 2013 (2013-07-09)1020.91[1]

Retellings:

Matt Gourley on the Watergate scandal
Allan McLeod on the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Eric Edelstein on Elvis Presley meeting Richard Nixon
Cast:
Jack Black as Elvis Presley
Nathan Fielder as Bob Woodward
Bob Odenkirk as Richard Nixon
Jack McBrayer as H. R. Haldeman
Adam Scott as John Wilkes Booth
Will Forte as Edwin Booth
Jonathan Ames as Junius Brutus Booth
Stephen Merchant as Abraham Lincoln
Dave Grohl as Memphis Mafia
Fred Willard as Deep Throat
22"Chicago"July 16, 2013 (2013-07-16)1030.79[2]

Retellings:

Tommy Blacha on Al Capone
Rich Fulcher on Abraham Lincoln's past as a lawyer
Kyle Kinane on the Haymarket affair
Cast:
Matt Besser as Edwin Stanton
Ike Barinholtz as August Spies
Eric Filipkowski as Abraham Lincoln
Charlie Finn as Captain John Bonfield
Moshe Kasher as Albert Parsons
Will Sasso as Frank Nitti
Joe Lo Truglio as Al Capone
33"Atlanta"July 23, 2013 (2013-07-23)1040.79[3]

Retellings:

James Atkinson on Martin Luther King, Jr. meeting with J. Edgar Hoover
Mark Gagliardi on Stetson Kennedy infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan
Jenny Slate on the invention of Coca-Cola
Cast:
Bill Hader as John Pemberton
Rob Riggle as J. Edgar Hoover
Lamorne Morris as Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jason Ritter as Stetson Kennedy
Simon Helberg as Frank Mason Robinson
Matt Walsh as Slim
Kevin Nealon as The Grand Dragon
44"Boston"July 30, 2013 (2013-07-30)1010.88[4]

Retellings:

Jen Kirkman on the life of Mary Dyer
Michael and Erin Rohr on the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum art heist
Chris Romano on Boston's greatest arsonist, John "Johnny Cool" Shaheen
Cast:
Michael Cera as John Endecott
Jason Ritter as Investigator
Tim Heidecker as Cop
Connie Britton as Patricia Shaheen
June Diane Raphael as Isabella Stewart Gardner
Nick Offerman as Johnny Cool
Winona Ryder as Mary Dyer
Bob Odenkirk as The Guy
Brett Gelman as Art Thief
Martin Starr as Art Thief
Chris Parnell as Charles II of England
55"San Francisco"August 6, 2013 (2013-08-06)1050.80[5]

Retellings:

Artemis Pebdani on the life of Mary Ellen Pleasant
Derrick Beckles on the story of Mark Twain
Natasha Leggero on the kidnapping of Patty Hearst
Cast:
Lisa Bonet as Mary Ellen Pleasant
Terry Crews as Donald DeFreeze
Steve Little as Mark Twain
Ben Hoffman as Newscaster
Kristen Wiig as Patty Hearst
6 6"Detroit"August 13, 2013 (2013-08-13)1061.08[6]

Retellings:

Paget Brewster on the Kellogg Brothers
Tommy Blacha on Ralph Nader's feud with General Motors
Lucius Dillon on the rivalry of Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle
Cast:
Luke Wilson as Will Keith Kellogg
Owen Wilson as John Harvey Kellogg
Jason Schwartzman as Ralph Nader
Ken Marino as Harry Houdini
Alfred Molina as Arthur Conan Doyle
Richard Riehle as James Roche
77"Nashville"August 20, 2013 (2013-08-20)1081.00[7]

Retellings:

Seth Weitberg on the rise of Dolly Parton's solo career
Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
B. J. Porter on the Scopes Trial
Cast:
Tony Hale as Meriwether Lewis
Taran Killam as William Clark
Aubrey Plaza as Sacagawea
Kumail Nanjiani as Lakota Chief
Jack McBrayer as Clarence Darrow
Bradley Whitford as William Jennings Bryan
Rich Fulcher as Porter Wagoner
Casey Wilson as Dolly Parton
88"The Wild West"August 27, 2013 (2013-08-27)1070.87[8]

Retellings:

Preston Flagg on Billy the Kid
Mark Gagliardi on the Rough Riders
Matt Gourley on Battle of the Alamo
Cast:
Timm Sharp as Billy the Kid
Rob Huebel as Pat Garrett
Andy Daly as Theodore Roosevelt
Jake Johnson as William B. Travis
Chris Parnell as James Bowie
Horatio Sanz as Antonio López de Santa Anna

Season 2 (2014)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
91"Montgomery"July 1, 2014 (2014-07-01)N/A

Retellings:

Allan McLeod on Percy Lavon Julian
Amber Ruffin on Claudette Colvin
Morgan Murphy on Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling
Cast:
Mariah Wilson as Claudette Colvin
Lisa Bonet as Rosa Parks
Jerry Minor as Fred Gray
Jordan Peele as Percy Lavon Julian
Terry Crews as Joe Louis
Tim Heidecker as Max Schmeling
"Weird Al" Yankovic as Adolf Hitler
102"New York City"July 8, 2014 (2014-07-08)N/A

Retellings:

Eric Falconer on the Statue of Liberty
Suzi Barrett on Sybil Ludington
JD Ryznar on Nellie Bly
Cast:
Laura Dern as Nellie Bly
Paul Scheer as Henry Ludington
Juno Temple as Sybil Ludington
Michaela Watkins as Nurse
Taran Killam as Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Brett Gelman (Statue of Liberty) and Matt Walsh (Nellie Bly) as Joseph Pulitzer
113"American Music"July 15, 2014 (2014-07-15)N/A

Retellings:

David Wain on Alan Freed and the birth of rock and roll
Eric Edelstein on Kris Kristofferson
Colton Dunn on Rapper's Delight
Cast:
Jack McBrayer as Alan Freed
Retta as Sylvia Robinson
Da'Vone McDonald as Big Bank Hank
Jaleel White as Grandmaster Caz
Ron Funches as DJ Kool Herc
Jon Daly as Kris Kristofferson
Johnny Knoxville as Johnny Cash
124"Baltimore"July 22, 2014 (2014-07-22)N/A

Retellings:

Paget Brewster on Allan Pinkerton's Lincoln assignment
Henry Phillips on the story of Francis Scott Key
Duncan Trussell on Edgar Allan Poe's feud with Rufus Wilmot Griswold
Cast:
Martin Starr as Abraham Lincoln
Charlie Day as Allan Pinkerton
Preston Flagg as Harry W. Davies
Adrianne Palicki as Kate Warne
Jeff Ross as Francis Scott Key
James Adomian as Alexander Cochrane
Craig Anstett as Robert Ross
Jesse Plemons as Edgar Allan Poe
Jason Ritter as Rufus Wilmot Griswold
135"Charleston"July 29, 2014 (2014-07-29)N/A

Retellings:

Seth Weitberg on Charles Sumner
Dave Ross on Julius Waties Waring
Mark Gagliardi on Robert Smalls
Cast:
Busy Philipps as Elizabeth Waring
Rich Fulcher as Julius Waties Waring
Brandon T. Jackson as Robert Smalls
Brian Mganga as Young Robert Smalls
Johnny Knoxville as Preston Brooks
Patton Oswalt as Charles Sumner
146"Hollywood"August 5, 2014 (2014-08-05)N/A

Retellings:

Steve Berg on the making of Citizen Kane
Derek Miller on the creation of Mickey Mouse
Drew Droege on Ronald Reagan
Cast:
John Lithgow as William Randolph Hearst
Tony Hale as Ub Iwerks
Michael Angarano as Walt Disney
Lindsay Sloane as Nancy Reagan
Nick Kroll as Ronald Reagan
Jack Black as Orson Welles
157"Hawaii"August 12, 2014 (2014-08-12)N/A

Retellings:

Jonah Ray on James Cook
Phil Hendrie on Daniel Inouye
Kurt Braunohler on Eddie Aikau
Cast:
Steven Yeun as Daniel Inouye
James Hong as Hyotaro Inouye
Jason Mantzoukas as Eddie Aikau
Eugene Cordero as Kalaniʻōpuʻu
Ken Marino as James Cook
168"Philadelphia"August 19, 2014 (2014-08-19)N/A

Retellings:

Nick Rutherford on Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
Patrick Walsh on the election of 1800
Erin McGathy on Benedict Arnold
Cast:
Winona Ryder as Peggy Shippen
Chris Parnell as Benedict Arnold
Jerry O'Connell as Thomas Jefferson
Joe Lo Truglio as John Adams
Jayma Mays as Abigail Adams
David Cross as Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
John Lithgow (Benedict Arnold) and Stephen Merchant as George Washington
179"Sports Heroes"August 26, 2014 (2014-08-26)N/A

Retellings:

Preston Flagg on Jim Thorpe
Karey Dornetto on Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Matt Jones on Jim Abbott
Cast:
Emily Deschanel as Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Aidan Sussman as Young Jim Abbott
Zach Gilford as Jim Abbott
Jason Momoa as Jim Thorpe
1810"First Ladies"September 2, 2014 (2014-09-02)N/A

Retellings:

Molly McAleer on Frances Folsom Cleveland Preston
Jen Kirkman on Edith Wilson
Jenny Johnson on Dolley Madison
Cast:
Alia Shawkat as Frances Folsom Cleveland Preston
Bobby Moynihan as Grover Cleveland
Paget Brewster as Emma Folsom
Casey Wilson as Dolley Madison
Ian Roberts as James Madison
Courteney Cox as Edith Wilson

This season features three episodes ("American Music", "First Ladies", and "Sports Heroes") that are structured around themes instead of the typical city-focused format.[9]

Season 3 (2015)Edit

On July 25, 2014, Comedy Central announced that Drunk History was renewed for a third season.[10] The third season premiered on September 1, 2015. This season, episodes featured locations like Miami, Las Vegas, Roswell, and New Orleans.[11]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
191"New Jersey"September 1, 2015 (2015-09-01)TBA0.590[12]

Retellings:
Tess Lynch on the Union Army Balloon Corps
Mark Proksch on the Bone Wars
Jenny Slate on the discovery of cosmic microwave background

Cast:
Tony Hale as Edward Drinker Cope
Christopher Meloni as Othniel Charles Marsh
Jason Ritter as Robert Woodrow Wilson
Justin Long as Arno Allan Penzias
Greg Kinnear as Thaddeus S. C. Lowe
Stephen Merchant as Abraham Lincoln
202"Miami"September 8, 2015 (2015-09-08)TBA0.611[13]

Retellings:
Greg Worswick on Clark Gable
Jessica Meraz on Juan Ponce de León
Dan Harmon on Griselda Blanco

Cast:
Josh Hartnett as Clark Gable
Johnny Knoxville as Juan Ponce de León
Joe Lo Truglio as Bob Palombo
David Koechner as Diego Columbus
Horatio Sanz as Alberto Bravo
Matt Besser as Ferdinand II of Aragon
Maya Rudolph as Griselda Blanco
213"New Orleans"September 15, 2015 (2015-09-15)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Allan McLeod on Jean Lafitte
Gloria Calderon Kellett on Sam Zemurray
Daryl Johnson on Louis Armstrong

Cast:

Thomas Middleditch as Sam Zemurray
Craig Anstett as Lee Christmas
Ben Covette as Guy Molony
Rudy Mancuso as Manuel Bonilla
Jason Momoa as Jean Lafitte
Jack McBrayer as Andrew Jackson
Andre Royo as King Oliver
Maestro Harrell as Louis Armstrong
Miles Brown as Young Louis Armstrong
224"Spies"September 22, 2015 (2015-09-22)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Crissle West on Harriet Tubman
Claudia O'Doherty on Virginia Hall
Lucius Dillon on Roald Dahl

Cast:

Octavia Spencer as Harriet Tubman
Alia Shawkat as Virginia Hall
Will Ferrell as Roald Dahl
Matt Gourley as Ian Fleming
235"Cleveland"September 29, 2015 (2015-09-29)TBAN/A

Retellings:
John Levenstein on Wayne Wheeler
David Wain on Dorothy Fuldheim
Ashley Barnhill on The Cleveland Summit

Cast:

Samm Levine as Wayne Wheeler
Mary Elizabeth Ellis as Dorothy Fuldheim
Sam Richardson as Jim Brown
Ron Funches as Herbert Muhammad
Aidan Sussman as Young Wayne Wheeler
George Wallace as Bill Russell
Lauren Sivan as Barbara Walters
Echo Kellum as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Gaius Charles as Muhammad Ali
246"Games"October 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Lauren Lapkus on Milton Bradley
Craig Anstett on pinball prohibition
Rich Fulcher on the 1972 World Chess Championship

Cast:

Topher Grace as Milton Bradley
Zach Gilford as Roger Sharpe
Taran Killam as Bobby Fischer
Jake Johnson as Boris Spassky
Jeremy Konner as Henry Kissinger
257"Oklahoma"October 13, 2015 (2015-10-13)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Emily Wilson on Nannita Daisey
Laura Steinel on Gordon Cooper
Mark Gagliardi on Bass Reeves

Cast:

Kat Dennings as Nannita Daisey
Colin Hanks as Gordon Cooper
Jaleel White as Bass Reeves
268"Journalism"October 20, 2015 (2015-10-20)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Jen Kirkman on Thomas Nast and William M. Tweed
Drew Droege on the newsboys' strike of 1899
Cameron Esposito on Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's race around the world

Cast:

Jason Alexander as William M. Tweed
Noah Wyle as Thomas Nast
Michael Cera as Morris Cohen
Haley Joel Osment as Kid Blink
Ellie Kemper as Nellie Bly
Natasha Leggero as Elizabeth Bisland
279"Los Angeles"October 27, 2015 (2015-10-27)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Seth Weitberg on the creation of the Los Angeles Police Department
Eric Edelstein on Rin Tin Tin
Jeremy Konner on the Los Angeles Aqueduct

Cast:

Giancarlo Esposito as Andrés Pico
Ryan Phillippe as Benjamin Ignatius Hayes
Jack Black as William Mulholland
Kyle Gass as Frederick Eaton
Zach Woods as Lee Duncan
Rowdy as Rin Tin Tin
2810"New Mexico"November 3, 2015 (2015-11-03)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Fortune Feimster on Popé and the Pueblo Revolt
Mike Still on Ernest Thompson Seton
Steve Berg on the Roswell UFO crash of 1947

Cast:

Rob Huebel as Juan Francisco Treviño
Jason Mantzoukas as Popé
Colin Hanks as Ernest Thompson Seton
Thomas Lennon as Jesse Marcel
John Ennis as Stanton T. Friedman
Patton Oswalt as Mac Brazel
2911"Inventors"November 10, 2015 (2015-11-10)TBAN/A

Retellings:
JD Ryznar on the telephone
Paget Brewster on the bra
Duncan Trussell on Thomas Edison

Cast:

Parker Posey as Caresse Crosby
Martin Starr as Alexander Graham Bell
Jason Ritter as Elisha Gray
Craig Anstett as Bell's Lawyer
Michael McKean as Carl Laemmle
Chris Parnell as Thomas Edison
A. C. Newman as Cameraman
Drew Pinsky as Judge
Henry Winkler as Zenas Fisk Wilber
3012"Las Vegas"November 17, 2015 (2015-11-17)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Chris Romano on James T. McWilliams
Brendon Walsh on Bugsy Siegel
Paul F. Tompkins on the Moulin Rouge Hotel

Cast:

Sam Rockwell as Bugsy Siegel
Donald Faison as Joe Louis
Timm Sharp as James T. McWilliams
Ben Schwartz as Meyer Lansky
Da'Vone McDonald as James B. McMillan
Rich Fulcher as William A. Clark
Dennis Quaid as Lucky Luciano
3113"Space"November 24, 2015 (2015-11-24)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Holly Laurent on Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Matt Gourley on Wernher von Braun
Kyle Kinane on the first space walk

Cast:

Blake Anderson as Alexei Leonov
Adam DeVine as Pavel Belyayev
Chelsea Peretti as Ann Druyan
Paul Scheer as Carl Sagan
Nathan Fillion as Wernher von Braun
Mark Gagliardi as John F. Kennedy

Season 4 (2016)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
321"Great Escapes"September 27, 2016 (2016-09-27)401N/A

Retellings:
Duncan Trussell on Timothy Leary
Steve Berg on Devil's Island
Doug Jones on Charles Joughin

Cast:
Thomas Lennon as Timothy Leary
Thomas Middleditch as William Willis
Ron Funches as Jules
Chris Parnell as Charles Joughin
332"Legends"October 4, 2016 (2016-10-04)404N/A

Retellings:
Nick Rutherford on Sam Patch
Tymberlee Hill on Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe
Patrick Walsh on Buster Keaton

Cast:
Kyle Mooney as Sam Patch
Gabourey Sidibe as Ella Fitzgerald
Juno Temple as Marilyn Monroe
Billie Joe Armstrong as Charlie Chaplin
Tony Hale as Buster Keaton
343"Bar Fights"October 11, 2016 (2016-10-11)4030.59[14]

Retellings:
Amber Ruffin on The Saloon Smasher
Kyle Kinane on Andrew Jackson
Crissle West on the Stonewall riots

Cast:
Vanessa Bayer as Carrie Nation
Mariah Wilson as Nation Fangirl
Dwight Yoakam as Jesse Benton
Michael Cera as Andrew Jackson
Brendan Sexton III as Thomas Benton
Alexandra Grey as Marsha P. Johnson
Trace Lysette as Sylvia Rivera
354"The Roosevelts"October 18, 2016 (2016-10-18)402N/A

Retellings:
Katie Nolan on Theodore Roosevelt and football
Eric Edelstein on Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill
Paget Brewster on Eleanor Roosevelt and the Communist sniper

Cast:
Rob Riggle as Theodore Roosevelt
Rich Fulcher as Franklin D. Roosevelt
Louie Anderson as Winston Churchill
Busy Philipps as Eleanor Roosevelt
Mae Whitman as Lyudmila Pavlichenko
365"Scoundrels"October 25, 2016 (2016-10-25)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Chris Romano on William McMasters
Hillary Anne Matthews on Sadie Farrell
Rich Fulcher on Lord Gordon Gordon

Cast:
Ed Helms as William McMasters
Jesse Plemons as Charles Ponzi
Kat Dennings as Sadie Farrell
Ronda Rousey as Gallus Mag
Taran Killam as Lord Gordon Gordon
Josh Charles as Jay Gould
376"Siblings"October 31, 2016 (2016-10-31)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Lauren Lapkus on the Wright brothers and Katharine Wright
Mike Still on the Kopp sisters
JD Ryznar on the Fox sisters

Cast:
Jason Ritter as Orville Wright
Jenna Fischer as Katharine Wright
Rachel Bilson as Constance Kopp
Elizabeth Olsen as Norma Kopp
Sarah Ramos as Maggie Fox
Sugar Lyn Beard as Catharine Fox
387"Landmarks"November 15, 2016 (2016-11-15)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Daryl Johnson on the Brooklyn Bridge
Jenny Johnson on Victor Lustig
Mark Gagliardi on William Shakespeare and the theatre heist of 1598

Cast:
John Ennis as John A. Roebling
Taylor Schilling as Emily Warren Roebling
Andrew Rannells as Washington Roebling
Liev Schreiber as Victor Lustig
Kevin Farley as Al Capone
John Cho as William Shakespeare
Anthony Edwards as Giles Allen
398"Food"November 22, 2016 (2016-11-22)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Tess Lynch on the Artichoke Wars
Lyric Lewis on Julia Child
Lucius Dillon on the Great Molasses Flood

Cast:
Kevin Pollak as Ciro Terranova
Michael McKean as Arthur Jell
Joe Lo Truglio as Paul Cushing Child
Jason Ritter as John Barry
Samm Levine as Fiorello H. La Guardia
Michaela Watkins as Julia Child
409"Hamilton"November 29, 2016 (2016-11-29)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Lin-Manuel Miranda on Alexander Hamilton

Cast:
Alia Shawkat as Alexander Hamilton
Aubrey Plaza as Aaron Burr
Bokeem Woodbine as George Washington
Tony Hale as James Monroe
Dave Grohl as Hamilton Opponent
David Wain as Thomas Jefferson

Special appearances by: Questlove and Chris Jackson
4110"Shit Shows"December 6, 2016 (2016-12-06)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Jenny Slate on the Cherry Sisters
Allan McLeod on the Astor Place Riot
Bob Odenkirk on Disco Demolition Night

Cast:
Allison Tolman as Jessie Cherry
Jessie Ennis as Ella Cherry
Mary Lynn Rajskub as Effie Cherry
Ashley Johnson as Elizabeth Cherry
Andrea Savage as Addie Cherry
Ben Folds as Nathan Cherry
Jack McBrayer as William Macready
David Koechner as Edwin Forrest
Charlie Finn as Mike Veeck
Patton Oswalt as Explosives Expert
Colin Hanks as Steve Dahl

Season 5 (2018)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
421"Heroines"January 23, 2018 (2018-01-23)TBA0.433[15]

Retellings:
Paget Brewster on Deborah Sampson
Tiffany Haddish on Rose Valland
Amber Ruffin on Clara Barton

Cast:
Evan Rachel Wood as Deborah Sampson
Busy Philipps as Rose Valland
Alexander Skarsgård as James Dunn
Jack McBrayer as Abraham Lincoln
Mandy Moore as Clara Barton
432"Dangerous Minds"January 30, 2018 (2018-01-30)TBA0.430[16]

Retellings:
Chris Romano on Rasputin
Doug Jones on W. C. Minor
Duncan Trussell on Jack Parsons

Cast:
Taran Killam as Jack Parsons
Jerry O'Connell as Rasputin
Kevin Farley as James Murray
Brendan Sexton III as Felix
Ashley Johnson as Sara Northrup
Eric Edelstein as L. Ron Hubbard
Bob Odenkirk as W. C. Minor
443"Game Changers"February 6, 2018 (2018-02-06)TBA0.470[17]

Retellings:
Questlove on The Birth of Hip Hop
Carl Tart on Berry Gordy
Ashley Nicole Black on Nichelle Nichols

Cast:
Miles Brown as Grand Wizzard Theodore
Raven Symone as Nichelle Nichols
Method Man as Grandmaster Flash
Tymberlee Hill as Diana Ross
O'Shea Jackson Jr. as DJ Kool Herc
Brian Tyree Henry as Berry Gordy
Eris Baker as Cindy Campbell
Jaleel White as Martin Luther King Jr.
454"Sex"February 13, 2018 (2018-02-13)TBA0.428[18]

Retellings:
Alison Rich on the birth of birth control
Gabe Liedman on The Kinseys
Katie Nolan on Gloria Steinem

Cast:
Amber Tamblyn as Margaret Sanger
Jason Mantzoukas as Gregory Pincus
Hillary Anne Matthews as Katherine McCormick
Josh Charles as Alfred Kinsey
Jillian Bell as Clara Kinsey
Jane Krakowski as Sheralee
Abbi Jacobson as Gloria Steinem
465"Civil Rights"February 20, 2018 (2018-02-20)TBA0.371[19]

Retellings:
Kirby Howell-Baptiste on Suffrajitsu
Crissle West on The Birmingham Children's March
Suzi Barrett on the 504 Sit-in

Cast:
Tatiana Maslany as Emmeline Pankhurst
Kat Dennings as Gertrude Harding
Sheaun McKinney as Martin Luther King Jr.
Zach Anner
Sean Berdy as Frank Bowe
Ajani A.J. Murray
Lauren Potter as Ventilator Woman
Ali Stroker as Judy Heumann
Rob Corddry as Joseph Califano
Eris Baker as Gwendolyn Sanders
476"Underdogs"February 27, 2018 (2018-02-27)TBA0.430[20]

Retellings:
Solomon Georgio on Mr. Rogers
Jon Gabrus on Ida Tarbell
Jennie Pierson on Maya Lin

Cast:
Colin Hanks as Fred Rogers
David Koechner as John Pastore
Shannon Woodward as Ida Tarbell
John Ennis as John D. Rockefeller
David Harbour as Vietnam Memorial Head
Kimiko Glenn as Maya Lin
487"Drunk Mystery"March 6, 2018 (2018-03-06)TBA0.430[21]

Retellings:
Alison Rich on Agatha Christie
Kyle Mooney on D.B. Cooper
Georgia Hardstark on The Circleville Letters

Cast:
Kirsten Dunst as Agatha Christie
Jesse Plemons as William Kenward
Jayma Mays as Florence Schaffner
Richard Riehle as Ralph Himmelsbach
Taran Killam as D.B. Cooper
Vanessa Bayer as Mary Gillespie
498"World War II"June 19, 2018 (2018-06-19)TBA0.440[22]

Retellings:
John Lutz on Ghost Army
Randall Park on Frank S. Emi
Lyric Lewis on Willie Hitler

Cast:
Steve Agee as Harry Reeder
Kyle Bornheimer as Soldier
Jack McBrayer as Merrick Truly
Aaron Takahashi as Frank S. Emi
Grant Imahara as Frank Inouye
Thomas Mann as Little Baby Hitler
509"Heists"June 26, 2018 (2018-06-26)TBA0.446[23]

Retellings:
Mark Gagliardi on the theft of the Mona Lisa
Brendon Walsh on the Santa Claus Bank Robbery
Rachel Bloom on Adolf Eichmann

Cast:
Johnny Knoxville as Marshall Ratliff
Tony Hale as Isser Harel
Alex Karpovsky as Zvi Aharoni
Jack Black as Vincenzo Peruggia
"Weird Al" Yankovic as Adolf Eichmann
5110"Animals"July 3, 2018 (2018-07-03)TBA0.493[24]

Retellings:
Claudia O'Doherty on the Trial of the Rats
Mae Whitman on the Founding of the ASPCA
Rich Fulcher on Clever Hans

Cast:
Paul Scheer as Oskar Pfungst
John Michael Higgins as Wilhelm Von Osten [de]
Jack McBrayer as Barthélemy de Chasseneuz
Martin Starr as Bishop
Samm Levine as Henry Bergh
Casino as Clever Hans
5211"The Middle Ages"July 10, 2018 (2018-07-10)TBA0.499[25]

Retellings:
Hillary Anne Matthews on Joan of Arc
Shaun Diston on Temujin
Daryl Johnson on Mansa Musa

Cast:
Vanessa Hudgens as Joan of Arc
Jack McBrayer as Charles of Valois
Jimmy O. Yang as Temujin
Randall Park as Jamukha
Donald Faison as Mansa Musa
5312"Death"July 17, 2018 (2018-07-17)TBA0.419[26]

Retellings:
Steve Berg on General Meigs
Jimmy O. Yang on The Kidnapping of Lincoln's Body
JD Ryznar on The Bandit Who Wouldn't Give Up

Cast:
Jason Ritter as Montgomery C. Meigs
Sheaun McKinney as Lewis Swegles
Keir O'Donnell as Mullen
Steve Berg
Angus Sampson as Hughes
Justin Long as Elmer McCurdy
5413"Halloween"July 24, 2018 (2018-07-24)TBA0.398[27]

Retellings:
Allan McLeod on the Curse of Giles Corey
Tess Lynch on Elizabeth Krebs
Greg Tuculescu on Vlad the Impaler

Cast:
Allison Tolman as Elizabeth Krebs
Joel McHale as George Corwin/Robert Ellis Cahill
Jorma Taccone as Mehmed the Conqueror
Rich Fulcher as Giles Corey
Seth Rogen as Vlad the Impaler

Season 6 (2019)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
551"Are You Afraid of the Drunk?"January 15, 2019 (2019-01-15)TBAN/A

Retellings:
In a parody of Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Rich Fulcher narrates how Mary Shelly created the Frankenstein story. (Kirby Howell-Baptiste joined Waters for this retelling)

Cast:
Seth Rogen as Victor Frankenstein
Elijah Wood as Percy Shelley
Maria Blasucci as Claire Clairmont
Bennie Arthur as John Polidori
Jack McBrayer as Lord Byron
Will Ferrell as Frankenstein's Monster
Evan Rachel Wood as Mary Shelley
562"National Parks"January 22, 2019 (2019-01-22)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Steve Berg on the foundation of the National Park Service
Daryl Johnson on the Occupation of Alcatraz (segment guest-hosted by Eric Edelstein)
Tess Lynch on Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Cast:
Q'orianka Kilcher as LaNada Means
Thomas Middleditch as John Muir
Adam Beach as Richard Oakes
David Koechner as Theodore Roosevelt
Dallas Goldtooth as John Trudell
Zahn McClarnon as Adam Fortunate Eagle
Jayma Mays as Marjory Stoneman Douglas
573"Baseball"January 29, 2019 (2019-01-29)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Katie Nolan on the Black Sox Scandal
Carl Tart on Moses Fleetwood Walker (segment guest-hosted by Jon Gabrus)
Anais Fairweather on the basis for the film A League of Their Own

Cast:
Jake Johnson as Chick Gandil
Steve Berg as Eddie Cicotte
Eric Edelstein as Shoeless Joe Jackson
Gaius Charles as Moses Fleetwood Walker
Megan Cavanagh as Penny Marshall
Steven Weber as Philip K. Wrigley
Vanessa Hudgens as Marge Callaghan
Rachel Bilson as Helen Callaghan
584"Trailblazers"February 5, 2019 (2019-02-05)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Lyric Lewis on Bessie Coleman
Amber Ruffin on the Little Rock Nine

Cast:
Samira Wiley as Bessie Coleman
DeRon Horton as Ernest Green
Daryl J. Johnson
Zora Bikangaga
Amandla Stenberg as Elizabeth Eckford
595"Love"February 12, 2019 (2019-02-12)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Anais Fairweather on Tunnel 57
Drew Droege on the basis for the film Dog Day Afternoon
Alison Rich on Edith Windsor (segment guest-hosted by Kirby Howell-Baptiste)

Cast:
Josh Hartnett as Joachim Neumann
Missi Pyle as Christa Gruhle
Paul Rust as John Wojtowicz
Trace Lysette as Elizabeth Eden
Sugar Lyn Beard as Edie Windsor
Alison Brie as Thea Spyer
606"Drugs"February 20, 2019 (2019-02-20)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Duncan Trussell on John C. Lilly (segment guest-hosted by Dr. Drew Pinsky)
Jon Lovett on JFK & Dr. Feelgood

Cast:
Shiri Appleby as Margaret Howe Lovatt
Brian Huskey as Max Jacobson
Greg Tuculescu as John F. Kennedy
Jay Duplass as John C. Lilly
Chris Parnell as Carl Sagan
617"Femme Fatales"February 26, 2019 (2019-02-26)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Sugar Lyn Beard on Mata Hari
Mae Whitman and Jane Levy on Murderess Row

Cast:
Minka Kelly as Maurine Dallas Watkins
Rick Overton
Malin Akerman as Beulah Annan
Lake Bell as Belva Gaertner
Dermot Mulroney as Georges Ladoux
Vanessa Hudgens as Mata Hari
628"Drunk Mystery, Pt. 2"March 5, 2019 (2019-03-05)TBAN/A

Retellings:
JD Ryznar on The Skidmore Bully
Lucius Dillon on the murder of Thomas Ince
Ryan Gaul on the death of James Callender (segment guest-hosted by Taran Killam)

Cast:
Jerry O'Connell as Ken McElroy
Thomas Lennon as William Randolph Hearst
Ellie Culp
A.J Culp
Justin Bartha as Thomas H. Ince
Craig Anstett as Thomas Jefferson
Anais Fairweather as Elinor Ince
Jack McBrayer as himself
Erin Henriques as Marion Davies
Bobby Moynihan as James T. Callender
639"Derek Waters' Believe It Or Not"June 18, 2019 (2019-06-18)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Doug Jones on the Lawnchair Larry flight
Allan McLeod on Phineas Gage
Jennie Pierson on the Greenbrier Ghost

Cast:
Taran Killam as John Alfred Preston
Sara Rue as Mary Jane Heaster
Steve Agee as Phineas Gage
Jackie Johnson as Sara
Colin Hanks as Lawnchair Larry
6410"Legacies"June 25, 2019 (2019-06-25)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Preston Flagg on Lead Belly and Lomax
Suzi Barrett on Lennon & Ono's deportation case
Brian Tyree Henry on Sam Cooke and "A Change is Gonna Come"

Cast:
Tony Hale as Leon Wildes
Steven Weber as John Lomax
Calvin Dutton as Sam Cooke
Camille Chen as Yoko Ono
Greg Tuculescu as John Lennon
Lilan Bowden as Elisa Boyer
Amber Ruffin as Barbara Cooke
J.T. Palmer as Lead Belly, Barack Obama and J.W. Alexander
6511"Fame"July 2, 2019 (2019-07-02)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Hillary Anne Matthews on Hedy Lamarr
Nicole Byer on Eartha Kitt vs. Lady Bird Johnson (segment guest-hosted by Alison Rich)
Mano Agapian on Masterpiece the Dog

Cast:
Frankie Shaw as Hedy Lamarr
Cheryl Hines as Lady Bird Johnson
Craig Anstett as Lyndon Johnson
Ken Marino as Masterpiece
Dave Foley as Alexis Pulaski
Ali Ghandour as Prince Aly Khan
Tessa Thompson as Eartha Kitt
6612"Good Samaritans"July 9, 2019 (2019-07-09)TBAN/A

Retellings:
John Lutz on Ed Pulaski (segment guest-hosted by Amber Ruffin)
Anais Fairweather on Ted Patrick

Cast:
Zach Gilford as Ed Pulaski
Justin Long as Randy
Kiele Sanchez as Emma Pulaski
Angela Trimbur
Niles Fitch as Michael Patrick
Gary Anthony Williams as Ted Patrick
6713"Whistleblowers"July 16, 2019 (2019-07-16)TBAN/A

Retellings:
John Early on Martha Mitchell
Duncan Trussell on The Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI

Cast:
Tony Hale as John N. Mitchell
Sophia Bush as Bonnie Raines
Elijah Wood as John C. Raines
Craig Anstett as President Nixon
Vanessa Bayer as Martha Mitchell
6814"Behind Enemy Lines"July 23, 2019 (2019-07-23)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Jessica McKenna on Night Witches
Jon Gabrus on Andrews' Raiders

Cast:
Emily Deschanel as Marina Raskova
Paget Brewster as Raisa Surnachevskaya
Martin Starr as William Allen Fuller
John Francis Daley as James J. Andrews
6915"S.O.S."July 30, 2019 (2019-07-30)TBAN/A

Retellings:
Mark Gagliardi on Doug Hegdahl
Paget Brewster on Florence Nightingale

Cast:
Josh Charles as Doug Hegdahl
Lauren Sivan as Queen Victoria
Aaron Takahashi
Dante Basco as The Rabbit
Minka Kelly as Florence Nightingale
7016"Bad Blood"August 6, 2019 (2019-08-06)[28]TBAN/A

Retellings:
Jackie Johnson on Typhoid Mary
Lyric Lewis on Arsinoe

Cast:
Betsy Sodaro as Mary Mallon
Adam Campbell as George Soper
Aubrey Plaza as Cleopatra
David Wain as Julius Caesar
Justice Smith as Ptolemy
Olivia Trujillo as Arsinoe

SpecialsEdit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
11"Election Special"November 8, 2016 (2016-11-08)TBAN/A
In the style of Saturday Night Live, Derek Waters and Steve Berg host an election-themed clip show showcasing the best retellings of Presidential history, including Patrick Walsh on the election of 1800, Rich Fulcher on Abraham Lincoln's past as a lawyer, and Jen Kirkman on Edith Wilson.
22"Drunk History Christmas Special"November 28, 2017 (2017-11-28)TBAN/A

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