Drunk History

July 14, 2008 at 12:53 am 4 comments

Why couldn’t high school history class have been more like this? The premise is simple- a person gets drunk and talks about an historical event, which is then lovingly re-enacted, replete with soft focus and powdered wigs.

The first episode features Michael Cera as Alexander Hamilton. They’re both kind of dreamboats- I can’t imagine more perfect casting. All the videos are hilarious (although their historical accuracy is somewhat questionable), but also feature a degree of poignancy that can only come with extreme intoxication. Enjoy:

Episode 2 Featuring Jack Black

Episode 2.5 Featuring Jack Black

Episode 3 Featuring Danny McBride

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  • 1. Tim Cameron  |  July 14, 2008 at 2:28 am

    They were really great. I especially loved the bits in 2.5 where Jack Black was repeating verbatim all the mistakes the guy was making in his speech.

    How did this come about? Is the creator famous in America?

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  • 2. skip  |  July 14, 2008 at 7:49 pm

    fucking hilarious.

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  • 3. parkrangerolivia  |  July 15, 2008 at 11:29 am

    I just love it when people mouth what someone else is saying, eg, in The Sandlot when they say “Forever”. Classic.

    Reply
  • […] at least find another cause, and I don’t mean being the same character even when representing ALEXANDER HAMILTON. How you managed to pull that off is beyond me. However, being adorably geeky isn’t going to […]

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