“Drunk History” cuts between a drunk narrator and a re-creation of his or her version of a historical event. Here Bob Odenkirk plays Richard Nixon and Jack McBrayer plays adviser H.R. Haldeman.
Stephen Merchant plays President Abraham Lincoln and Adam Scott is John Wilkes Booth.
Eric Edelstein narrates the season premiere Tuesday.
Scott with Will Forte as Edwin Booth. "Perhaps the best part of ‘Drunk History’ is that the actors in the re-creations never speak; they lip-synch the drunken comic’s dialogue," writes Matthew Gilbert.
Craig Anstett, Derek Waters, Jack Black, and Dave Grohl are in a bizarre vignette about Elvis meeting Nixon.