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The Best Episodes of Drunk History

Every episode of Drunk History ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Drunk History!

Historical reenactments from A-list talent as told by inebriated storytellers. A unique take on the familiar and less familiar people and events from America’s great past as great moments in history are retold with unforgettable results.

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Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Drunk History" is "Shitshows", rated 9.2/10 from 321 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Shitshows" aired on 12/6/2016 and is rated 0.5 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Are You Afraid of the Drunk?".

  • Shitshows
    9.2/10 321 votes

    #1 - Shitshows

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-12-06

    No description available

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  • Are You Afraid of the Drunk?
    8.7/10 236 votes

    #2 - Are You Afraid of the Drunk?

    Season 6 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-01-15

    Will Ferrell and Seth Rogen star in this episode about how teenage writer Mary Shelley created her legendary novel, “Frankenstein.”

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  • Heroines
    8.4/10 182 votes

    #3 - Heroines

    Season 5 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-01-23

    Deborah Sampson goes undercover as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War, Rose Valland rescues art from the Nazis, and Clara Barton becomes "the angel of the battlefield."

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  • Civil Rights
    8.4/10 128 votes

    #4 - Civil Rights

    Season 5 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-02-20

    British suffragettes learn jiu-jitsu, Gwendolyn Sanders ignites the Birmingham Crusade, and Judy Heumann leads a sit-in for people with disabilities.

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  • Drunk Mystery
    8.3/10 123 votes

    #5 - Drunk Mystery

    Season 5 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-03-06

    Mystery writer Agatha Christie vanishes, a man known as D.B. Cooper successfully hijacks a plane, and a series of anonymous letters haunts the town of Circleville, OH.

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  • First Ladies
    8.2/10 160 votes

    #6 - First Ladies

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-09-02

    Frances Cleveland uses her public image for good, Edith Wilson acts as president after her husband has a stroke, and Dolley Madison saves American artifacts from destruction.

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  • Inventors
    8.2/10 125 votes

    #7 - Inventors

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2015-11-10

    Alexander Graham Bell beats Elisha Gray to the patent office for the telephone, Thomas Edison endeavors to launch a filmmaking monopoly.

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  • Underdogs
    8.2/10 96 votes

    #8 - Underdogs

    Season 5 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-02-27

    Fred Rogers fights for public television in front of Congress, journalist Ida Tarbell takes on John D. Rockefeller, and Maya Lin designs the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Bad Blood
    8.2/10 77 votes

    #9 - Bad Blood

    Season 6 Episode 16 - Aired 2019-08-06

    Mary Mallon spreads typhoid fever wherever she goes, and Cleopatra’s younger sister Arsinoe schemes her way in and out of power in Ancient Egypt.

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  • Montgomery, AL
    8.1/10 162 votes

    #10 - Montgomery, AL

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-07-01

    Scientist Percy Julian overcomes racial barriers, Claudette Colvin refuses to give up her bus seat months before Rosa Parks's famous protest, and Joe Louis fights German boxer Max Schmeling. Featuring Jordan Peele, Terry Crews and "Weird Al" Yankovic.

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  • New York City
    8.1/10 174 votes

    #11 - New York City

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-07-08

    The U.S. reluctantly accepts the Statue of Liberty, Sybil Ludington goes on an epic ride to warn of a British attack, and journalist Nellie Bly infiltrates a corrupt mental institution. Featuring Laura Dern, Taran Killam, Juno Temple and Matt Walsh.

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  • Oklahoma
    8.1/10 118 votes

    #12 - Oklahoma

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-10-13

    Kentucky Daisy claims land for the ladies, Gordon Cooper goes on a pioneering space mission, and former slave Bass Reeves becomes the inspiration for the Lone Ranger.

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  • Heists
    8.1/10 88 votes

    #13 - Heists

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2018-06-26

    An Italian handyman steals the “Mona Lisa,” the “Santa bandits” rob a bank in Texas, and Mossad agents capture a Nazi general who had escaped to Argentina.

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  • Atlanta
    8.0/10 249 votes

    #14 - Atlanta

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-07-23

    John Pemberton invents Coca-Cola (from wine and cocaine!), the F.B.I tries to take down Martin Luther King Jr. and Stetson Kennedy infiltrates the Klu Klux Klan.

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  • Detroit
    8.0/10 210 votes

    #15 - Detroit

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-08-13

    The Kellogg brothers litigate over their famous surname (and the newly profitable discovery of corn flakes), Ralph Nader goes to war with General Motors and Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle go from best friends to bitter rivals.

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  • New Orleans
    8.0/10 140 votes

    #16 - New Orleans

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-09-15

    Pirate Jean Laffite helps Andrew Jackson defeat the British during the War of 1812, Sam Zemurray becomes a banana kingpin and Louis Armstrong becomes a jazz legend.

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  • Journalism
    8.0/10 113 votes

    #17 - Journalism

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-10-20

    Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland race each other around the world, New York's newsboys go on strike, and a political cartoonist exposes a corrupt politician.

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  • Dangerous Minds
    8.0/10 96 votes

    #18 - Dangerous Minds

    Season 5 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-01-30

    Occultist and rocket scientist Jack Parsons works on his "sex magick," W.C. Minor helps write the Oxford English Dictionary, and Rasputin lives the high life in Russia.

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  • World War II
    8.0/10 86 votes

    #19 - World War II

    Season 5 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-06-19

    A group of artists known as the Ghost Army trick German troops, a resistance movement grows within Japanese internment camps, and Adolf Hitler's nephew fights for the U.S.

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  • Believe It Or Not
    8.0/10 72 votes

    #20 - Believe It Or Not

    Season 6 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-03-12

    Larry Walters pilots a balloon-suspended lawn chair, Phineas Gage survives an iron rod to the brain, and the Greenbrier Ghost’s testimony is used in court.

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  • San Francisco
    7.9/10 239 votes

    #21 - San Francisco

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2013-08-06

    Patty Hearst gets kidnapped and brainwashed, Mark Twain flees the city in fear (and finds his unlikely first hit story) and Mary Ellen Pleasant supports abolitionists with her business earnings.

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  • Nashville
    7.9/10 204 votes

    #22 - Nashville

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2013-08-20

    Dolly Parton has to leave the man who made her famous, competing lawyers clash in the Scopes Monkey Trial, and Lewis and Clark explore the dangerous West.

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  • New Jersey
    7.9/10 143 votes

    #23 - New Jersey

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-09-01

    Othniel Marsh and Edward Cope become bitter rivals while creating Paleontology and Penzias & Wilson discover the sound of The Big Bang.

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  • Los Angeles
    7.9/10 115 votes

    #24 - Los Angeles

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-10-27

    The LAPD is formed to stop the city from devolving into chaos, Rin Tin Tin becomes a global superstar, and William Mulholland figures out how to bring water to Los Angeles.

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  • Space
    7.9/10 124 votes

    #25 - Space

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2015-11-24

    Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan fall in love over a golden record, Wernher Von Braun pioneers rocket science, and Alexey Leonov becomes the first man to float in space.

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