|Directed by||Jeremy Konner|
|Presented by||Derek Waters|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||18 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Gary Sanchez Productions
Funny or Die
|Original channel||Comedy Central|
|Picture format||16:9 HDTV|
|Original release||July 9, 2013– present|
Drunk History is an American television comedy series produced by Comedy Central, based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner in 2007. In each episode, an inebriated narrator struggles to recount an event from American history, while actors enact the narrator's anecdote and lip sync the dialog.
In addition to creator Derek Waters and celebrity guest stars, the show's additional characters are played by regulars Bennie Arthur, Tim Baltz, Mort Burke, Sarah Burns, Maria Blasucci, Craig Cackowski, Michael Cassady, Michael Coleman, Tymberlee Hill, Adam Nee, and Jeremy J. Tutson.
|First aired||Last aired|
|0||7.5||January 22, 2008||December 19, 2010|
|1||8||July 9, 2013||August 27, 2013|
|2||10||July 1, 2014||September 2, 2014|
|3||TBA||September 1, 2015||2015|
Original Funny or Die Shorts (2008–2010)
|Volume||Date of retelling||Published|
|1||August 6, 2007|
|Retelling: Mark Gagliardi on Burr–Hamilton Duel
Michael Cera as Alexander Hamilton
Jake Johnson as Aaron Burr
Ashley Johnson as Elizabeth Schuyler, Alexander Hamilton's wife
Derek Waters as Thomas Jefferson
|Retelling: Eric Falconer on Benjamin Franklin's Kite experiment
Jack Black as Benjamin Franklin
Clark Duke as William Franklin
|Retelling: Eric Falconer on Benjamin Franklin's relationship with Annabelle
Jack Black as Benjamin Franklin
Jayma Mays as Annabelle
Derek Waters as Annabelle's husband
|Retelling: Jen Kirkman on Oney Judge's Escape from the Washingtons
Danny McBride as George Washington
Marianna Palka as Martha Washington
Tymberlee Hill as Oney Judge
Jason Ritter as Head of Customs
Derek Waters as reporter
|4||May 11, 2008|
|Retelling: J. D. Ryznar on Harrison's presidency and death
Paul Schneider as William Henry Harrison
Steve Agee as doctor
Benn Hoffman as doctor
|5||March 22, 2010|
|Retelling: Jen Kirkman on Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass' Friendship
Will Ferrell as Abraham Lincoln
Don Cheadle as Frederick Douglass
Zooey Deschanel as Mary Todd
|6||January 7, 2010|
|Retelling: Duncan Trussell on Tesla meeting and working for Edison
John C. Reilly as Nikola Tesla
Crispin Glover as Thomas Edison
|Christmas||December 15, 2010|
|Retelling: Allan McLeod on "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (aka "Twas the Night Before Christmas")
Ryan Gosling as Narrator
Jim Carrey as St. Nicholas
Eva Mendes as Ma
AJ and Ellie Culp as children
Season 1 (2013)
Season 2 (2014)
This season features three episodes ("American Music", "First Ladies", and "Sports Heroes") that are structured around themes instead of the typical city-focused format.
Season 3 (2015)
On July 25, 2014, Comedy Central has announced that Drunk History was renewed for a third season. The third season is expected to premiere on September 1, 2015. This season episodes will feature locations like Miami, Las Vegas, and New Orleans.
Since January 12, 2015, a British version of Drunk History has been broadcast on the UK channel Comedy Central.
- "Drunk History Channel". Funny Or Die.
- Drunk History The AV Club.
- Zurawik, David (January 10, 2014). "'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
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- "Drunk History - Episode Guide for Season 2". Zap2it. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
- Zurawik, David (July 25, 2014). "Comedy Central renews 'Drunk History' for third season". Retrieved July 26, 2014.
- Fitzpatrick, Kevin (May 23, 2015). "Comedy Central Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Another Period,’ ‘The Meltdown,’ More". Retrieved May 20, 2015.