The Disappearance of Agatha Christie
Season 5 • 03/06/2018
Mystery writer Agatha Christie vanishes without a trace
Drunk HistoryS5 Nichelle Nichols Lives Boldly
When actress Nichelle Nichols wanted to quit playing Lieutenant Uhura on "Star Trek," real-life Trekkie Martin Luther King Jr. convinced her otherwise.
Drunk HistoryS5 The Story Behind the First Interracial Kiss on TV
Nichelle Nichols and William Shatner shared TV's first interracial kiss on "Star Trek," no thanks to the show's network executives.
Drunk HistoryS5 The Birth of Hip Hop
Questlove recounts how Jamaica-born Clive Campbell, a.k.a. DJ Kool Herc, invented hip hop in the early 1970s.
Drunk HistoryS5 How The Kinsey Scale Was Created
Alfred Kinsey (Josh Charles) and his wife Clara (Jillian Bell) conducted extensive research on human sexuality, and created a scale to chart it.
Drunk HistoryS5 Gloria Steinem Goes Undercover at the Playboy Club
In the 1960s, a young Gloria Steinem poses as a cocktail waitress at the Playboy Club to research an expose on its sexist work environment.
Drunk HistoryS5 Gwendolyn Sanders Leads the Birmingham Children's Crusade
Gwendolyn Sanders and hundreds of African-American children in Birmingham, Alabama, protest segregation at the height of the civil rights movement.
Drunk HistoryS5 Judy Heumann Fights for People with Disabilities
Judy Heumann and her fellow activists begin the Section 504 sit-in, paving the way for the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Drunk HistoryS5 Mr. Rogers's Beautiful Life
Fred Rogers creates the classic children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and helps stop budget cuts to public television proposed by Richard Nixon.
Drunk HistoryS5 Maya Lin Designs the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
College student Maya Lin designs the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, but faces backlash for the monument's lack of military symbolism.
Drunk HistoryS5 The High-Flying Adventure of D.B. Cooper
A man known as D.B. Cooper hijacks an airplane -- and gets away with it.
Drunk HistoryS5 The Disappearance of Agatha Christie
Mystery writer Agatha Christie disappears in the middle of the night, leaving police baffled.
Drunk HistoryS5 E8Willy Hitler Fights Against the Germans
Willy Hitler thinks he can obtain a high-ranking spot in his Uncle Adolf's party, but when things don't go his way, he turns the tables.
Drunk HistoryS5 E8Frank Emi Takes a Stand
Randall Park tells the story of Frank Emi, who urged Japanese Americans to resist the draft after they were sent to internment camps during World War II.
Drunk HistoryS5 E10The History of the ASPCA
Mae Whitman shares the story of Henry Bergh, who founded the ASPCA and personally patrolled the streets of 19th-century New York preventing acts of animal cruelty.
Drunk HistoryS5 E9The Capture of Adolf Eichmann
Rachel Bloom tells the story of how the Mossad captured Adolf Eichmann, who was one of the major organizers of the Holocaust.
Drunk HistoryS5 E10Clever Math with Clever Hans
Rich Fulcher shares the story of how Wilhelm von Osten's love of animals led to him teaching a horse named Clever Hans simple math problems.
Drunk HistoryS5 E11Joan of Arc Leads an Army in France
A trio of dead saints convinces 13-year-old Joan of Arc to help the French defeat the British in the Hundred Years' War.
Drunk HistoryS5 E11Mansa Musa Heads to Mecca Like a Boss
Insanely rich West African emperor Mansa Musa goes on a wild spending spree during his pilgrimage to Mecca.
Drunk HistoryS5 E12The Bandit Who Wouldn't Give Up
JD Ryznar shares the story of Elmer McCurdy's 1911 shootout with police and the funeral director who profited from his death.
Drunk HistoryS5 E12The Plot to Steal Lincoln's Body
Jimmy O. Yang describes Big Jim Kennally's plan to kidnap Abraham Lincoln's corpse and hold it for ransom as well as the Secret Service's quest to protect the president.
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