Season 6

Episode Guide

Are You Afraid of the Drunk?

S6 E1
Jan 15, 2019
Will Ferrell and Seth Rogen star in this episode about how teenage writer Mary Shelley created her legendary novel, "Frankenstein."

National Parks

S6 E2
Jan 22, 2019
John Muir convinces Teddy Roosevelt to preserve Yosemite, journalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas fights to protect the Everglades, and Native American activists occupy Alcatraz.


S6 E3
Jan 29, 2019
Moses Fleetwood Walker faces racism in the 19th-century MLB, the Chicago White Sox throw the World Series, and the Callaghan sisters inspire the film "A League of Their Own."


S6 E4
Feb 5, 2019
Bessie Coleman is America's first black woman pilot, and the students of the Little Rock Nine integrate a high school following the Brown v. Board of Education decision.


S6 E5
Feb 12, 2019
A student tunnels beneath the Berlin Wall, Edie Windsor topples the Defense of Marriage Act, and John Wojtowicz robs a bank to pay for his wife's gender reassignment surgery.


S6 E6
Feb 19, 2019
John F. Kennedy's doctor administers him meth for his back pain, and Dr. John C. Lilly takes LSD while studying the intelligence of dolphins.

Femme Fatales

S6 E7
Feb 26, 2019
Journalist Maurine Dallas Watkins writes a play about Chicago's infamous Murderesses' Row, and Mata Hari goes from exotic dancer to double agent during World War I.

Drunk Mystery II

S6 E8
Mar 5, 2019
Colonial gossip columnist James Callender winds up dead, a Hollywood producer dies on a celebrity-filled yacht, and Ken McElroy is murdered after terrorizing a Missouri town.

Believe It Or Not

S6 E9
Jun 18, 2019
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.


S6 E10
Jun 25, 2019
Lead Belly records songs with John Lomax that change the face of music, John Lennon and Yoko Ono almost get deported, and Sam Cooke writes "A Change Is Gonna Come."


S6 E11
Jul 2, 2019
Hedy Lamarr designs the first modern airplane wing, Eartha Kitt's activism provokes the ire of Lady Bird Johnson, and Alexis Pulaski's poodle becomes a huge star.

Good Samaritans

S6 E12
Jul 9, 2019
Forest service ranger Ed Pulaski saves 40 men from a forest fire, and Ted Patrick rescues teenagers from the psychological grip of the Children of God cult.


S6 E13
Jul 16, 2019
Martha Mitchell leaks the Watergate scandal to the press before Deep Throat does, and the Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI stages an epic break-in.

Behind Enemy Lines

S6 E14
Jul 23, 2019
Marina Raskova forms an all-women air force regiment to fight Nazis in World War II, and smuggler James J. Andrews hijacks a Confederate train for the Union.


S6 E15
Jul 30, 2019
Navy officer Douglas Hegdahl outwits his captors when he's taken as a POW in North Vietnam, and Florence Nightingale revolutionizes the field of nursing.

Bad Blood

S6 E16
Aug 6, 2019
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.