Oh the things one finds when roaming the listings of Amazon Prime late at night. We don't have cable, so even mainstream shows that may have been heavily advertised on their networks often escape us for months or years at a time. Drunk History is the perfect example. It's not exactly a gem, but it's certainly a show worth note.
I've never been a 'drinker,' in fact, Momma taught me long before I had my first drink, that watching drunk people was much more fun than ever being drunk one's self. Any of our family gatherings, where libations
This is all, of course, filmed for posterity. The real entertainment comes in when big time comedians and actors step up to play the roles of the historic characters, with the drunken re-telling as a voice-over. This mish-mash of drunken reality and over the top acting is where the comedic genius sets in. Some of the historic tales are classic events you will know immediately, others are hidden gems of history you will find yourself truly learning.
What Daughter Says: I don't drink to get drunk, but I do find funny it when people in controlled circumstances do!