A tribute to the first woman to fight in the Revolutionary War and receive a pension; a museum curator who saved art from the Nazis; Civil War hero Clara Bart.
Taran Killam, Jerry O'Connell and Bob Odenkirk explore the lives of Jack Parsons, occultist cofounder of the Jet Propulsion Lab; W.C. Minor, the man who helped write the Oxford English Dictionary; Rasputin, adviser to Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
The early history of Hip hop; Berry Gordy, the man known for inventing Motown; Nichelle Nichols's activism both on and off the TV screen.
A salute to Margaret Sanger's crusade for accessible birth control; the creation of the Kinsey scale; Gloria Steinem's undercover work at The Playboy Club.
A tribute to Suffragettes who fought for their rights with jujitsu; the Birmingham Children's March; disability rights activists.
Fred Rogers and his fight for government-funded children's TV; the female journalist who helped take down John D. Rockefeller's oil monopoly.
An investigation into Agatha Christie's disappearance; the anonymous letter writer who terrorized the town of Circleville; the mastermind behind America's only unsolved airplane hijacking.
A group of artists known as the Ghost Army trick German troops; a resistance movement grows within Japanese internment camps; Adolf Hitler's nephew fights for the U.S.
An Italian handyman steals the Mona Lisa; the Santa bandits rob a bank in Texas; Mossad agents capture a Nazi general who had escaped to Argentina.
A lawyer defends the lives of rats in court; Henry Bergh establishes the ASPCA; a horse that can solve math problems leads to advances in the field of psychology.
Joan of Arc leads the French during the Hundred Years' War; Mongol leader Genghis Khan rises to power; Mansa Musa brings thousands of people on a pilgrimage to Mecca.
Robert E. Lee's estate becomes a burial ground for Union soldiers; a gang of counterfeiters attempt to kidnap Abraham Lincoln's body; an embalmed bandit makes his way around the country.
A victim of the Salem witch trials curses the town; one woman changes the way people celebrate Halloween; Vlad the Impaler inspires the classic horror story Dracula.