Next Episode of Drunk History is
Season 5 / Episode 2 and airs on 31 January 2018 03:00
Based on the popular web series, Drunk History is the liquored-up narration of our nation's history. Host Derek Waters, along with an ever-changing cast of actors and comedians, travels across the country to present the rich tales that every city in this land has to offer. Booze helps bring out the truth. It's just that sometimes the truth is a little incoherent.
A series that spoofs the past with inebriated reenactors begins with journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein exposing the Watergate scandal; a feud between actor brothers Edwin and John Wilkes Booth; and Elvis Presley meeting President Nixon at the White House.
Sketches in Chicago include Al Capone being done in by an unlikely adversary; Abraham Lincoln catching a break; and police warring with protesters during the Haymarket Riot of 1886.
Pharmacist John Pemberton invents a popular soft drink from wine and cocaine; the FBI go after Martin Luther King Jr.; and author Stetson Kennedy infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan in a series of sketches set in Atlanta.
Reenactments in Boston include 17th-century colonist Mary Dyer's clashes with the Puritan establishment; a $500 million art heist; and the acts of a notorious arsonist.
Events in San Francisco include the kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patty Hearst; and Mark Twain finding his calling as a writer.
Reenactments in Detroit include Ralph Nader's feud with General Motors; and a friendship between Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that deteriorates into a bitter rivalry.
Events in Nashville include Lewis and Clark's dangerous journey; and Dolly Parton saying good-bye to the man who made her famous.
Events in the Season 1 finale include the fight at the Alamo; and Billy the Kid on the run from lawman Pat Garrett.
Derek Waters(Derek Waters)
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