Season 4

Episode Guide

Great Escapes

S4 E1
Sep 27, 2016
LSD pioneer Timothy Leary escapes from prison, a sailor travels to Devil's Island to perform a daring rescue, and a baker's whiskey habit keeps him calm aboard the Titanic. Featuring Thomas Middleditch, Chris Parnell, Tom Lennon and Ron Funches.


S4 E2
Oct 4, 2016
Sam Patch becomes America's first daredevil, Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald form a lasting friendship, and Buster Keaton takes his talents to the big screen. Featuring Kyle Mooney, Tony Hale, Billie Joe Armstrong, Juno Temple and Gabourey Sidibe.

Bar Fights

S4 E3
Oct 11, 2016
Carry A. Nation vandalizes bars, Andrew Jackson gets involved in a shootout, and Marsha P. Johnson stands up for LGBT rights. Featuring Vanessa Bayer, Michael Cera, Mariah Wilson, Alexandra Grey, Dwight Yoakam, Brendan Sexton III and Trace Lysette.

The Roosevelts

S4 E4
Oct 18, 2016
Teddy Roosevelt revolutionizes football, Winston Churchill pays FDR a visit at Christmastime, and Eleanor Roosevelt befriends a female Soviet sniper. Featuring Rob Riggle, Mae Whitman, Busy Phillips, Rich Fulcher and Louie Anderson.


S4 E5
Oct 25, 2016
Charles Ponzi hires a publicist to improve his image, Sadie the Goat becomes a notorious Hudson River pirate, and a conman poses as a Scottish royal. Featuring Jesse Plemons, Kat Dennings, Ed Helms, Taran Killam, Josh Charles and Ronda Rousey.


S4 E6
Nov 1, 2016
Katharine Wright helps her brothers build an airplane, the Kopp sisters fight to protect their home, and the Fox sisters stoke the spiritualism craze. Featuring Elizabeth Olsen, Jason Ritter, Rachel Bilson, Sugar Lyn Beard, Sarah Ramos and Jenna Fischer.


S4 E7
Nov 15, 2016
Emily Roebling oversees Brooklyn Bridge construction, conman Victor Lustig sells the Eiffel Tower, and Shakespeare steals the Globe Theatre. Featuring Liev Schreiber, Taylor Schilling, John Cho, Andrew Rannells, Kevin Farley and Anthony Edwards.


S4 E8
Nov 22, 2016
Mayor La Guardia fights the mob over artichokes, Julia Child meets the love of her life while working as a spy, and a molasses flood devastates Boston. Featuring Michael McKean, Joe Lo Truglio, Kevin Pollak, Samm Levine, Jason Ritter and Michaela Watkins.


S4 E9
Nov 29, 2016
"Hamilton" musical scribe Lin-Manuel Miranda tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, his nemesis Aaron Burr and their infamous duel to the death. Featuring Alia Shawkat, Aubrey Plaza, Tony Hale, Bokeem Woodbine, David Wain and Dave Grohl.

S**t Shows

S4 E10
Dec 6, 2016
DJ Steve Dahl sparks an anti-disco riot, the Cherry Sisters emerge as the worst vaudeville act of all time, and a rivalry between two actors turns violent. Featuring Colin Hanks, Jack McBrayer, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Ben Folds and Patton Oswalt.

Election Special

S4 E11
Dec 8, 2016
Host Derek Waters and fan fave Steve Berg relive the best Drunk History stories about presidents and elections, including the tense campaign between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln's pre-presidential law career.