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.