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How the States Got Their Shapes (2011–2012)

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SUMMARY
Follows correspondent Brian Unger as he criss-crosses the country reporting on the tales behind the boundaries. Think: Why does Montana look like it took a bite out of Idaho? Or how are flying fish threatening to re-draw the lines of Illinois? Written By Anonymous  Less
SEASONS
2 | 1 See all »
YEAR
2012 | 2011 See all »

Filmmakers (171)

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Cast

NAMESTARMETEREPISODE COUNTYEARS
  • Brian Unger's primary photoBrian Unger Himself - Host  Less 16,560 29 2011–2012
  • H.W. Brands's primary photoH.W. Brands Himself - University of Texas at Austin / Himself - University of Texas as Austin  Less 343,709 10 2011
  • Mark Stein's primary photoMark Stein Himself - Author, How the States Got Their Shapes / Himself - Author. How the States Got Their Shapes  Less 478,167 9 2011
  • Seth Stein's primary photoSeth Stein Himself - Northwestern University  Less 2,242,480 2 2011
  • Robert Rosen's primary photoRobert Rosen Himself - Author, A Short History of Charleston  Less 6,570,827 2 2011
  • Richard Stewart's primary photoRichard Stewart Himself - Bureau of Reclamation  Less 2,015,508 2 2011
  • George Wunderlich's primary photoGeorge Wunderlich Himself - National Museum of Civil War Medicine  Less 435,512 2 2011
  • Bart Crattie's primary photoBart Crattie Himself - Land Surveyor  Less 5,459,663 1 2011
  • Tom Lowe's primary photoTom Lowe Himself - Bannack State Park  Less 5,441,832 1 2011
  • Peter Merlin's primary photoPeter Merlin Himself - Aerospace Historian  Less 1,042,150 1 2011
  • Travis Wallbaum's primary photoTravis Wallbaum Himself - Fisherman  Less 3,113,247 1 2011
  • Ted Gambordella's primary photoTed Gambordella Himself - Republican Father  Less 5,765,067 1 2012
  • Ricky Gonzalez's primary photoRicky Gonzalez Himself - U.S. Citizen  Less 5,923,292 1 2012
  • Iris Gosling's primary photoIris Gosling Herself - Hatfield Descendant  Less 2,625,947 1 2012
  • Doug Jones's primary photoDoug Jones Himself - Civil War Re-enacctor  Less 2,254,400 1 2012
  • Rhettman Mullis's primary photoRhettman Mullis Himself - Bigfoot Expert  Less 6,746,032 1 2012
  • Chonda Pierce's primary photoChonda Pierce Herself - Christian Comedian  Less 15,931 1 2012
  • Sonya Race's primary photoSonya Race Herself - Mother  Less 4,107,458 1 2012
  • Jennifer Stefano's primary photoJennifer Stefano Herself - Tea Party Activist  Less 7,750,931 1 2012
  • David Struthers's primary photoDavid Struthers Himself - Pig Farmer  Less 7,563,691 1 2012
  • Larry Wahrenbrock's primary photoLarry Wahrenbrock Himself - Mountaineer & Reennactor  Less 8,094,404 1 2012
  • Doug Walker's primary photoDoug Walker Himself - Self-Proclaimed Hillbilly  Less 6,013,606 1 2012
  • Kerry Altenbernd's primary photoKerry Altenbernd Himself - Black Jack Battlefield  Less 3,791,118 1 2011
  • Claudia East's primary photoClaudia East Herself - Author, Yreka: The First 80 Years  Less 3,993,145 1 2011
  • Harry Geisinger's primary photoHarry Geisinger Himself - Georgia House of Representatives  Less 4,209,455 1 2011
  • Kevin F. Kern's primary photoKevin F. Kern Himself - University of Akron  Less 4,749,329 1 2011
  • Keith Milam's primary photoKeith Milam Himself - University of Ohio  Less 6,135,945 1 2011
  • D. Muenster's primary photoD. Muenster Herself - Furs & Clothing of Distinction  Less 3,489,559 1 2011
  • Walt Wolfram's primary photoWalt Wolfram Himself - North Carolina State University  Less 4,587,617 1 2011
  • Shane Copland's primary photoShane Copland Himself - Canadian Citizen  Less 913,665 1 2012
  • Teddy Gambordella's primary photoTeddy Gambordella Himself - Democratic Son  Less 7,447,574 1 2012
  • Betty Howard's primary photoBetty Howard Herself - McCoy Descendant  Less 6,986,329 1 2012
  • Wayne Humphreys's primary photoWayne Humphreys Himself - Corn Farmer  Less 8,258,774 1 2012
  • Keith Lowell Jensen's primary photoKeith Lowell Jensen Himself - Atheist Comedian  Less 429,013 1 2012
  • Steve Kim's primary photoSteve Kim Himself - Exotic Dancer  Less 7,355,819 1 2012
  • Eric Martinez's primary photoEric Martinez Himself - Civil War Re-enacctor  Less 6,802,384 1 2012
  • Pearl Prihoda's primary photoPearl Prihoda Herself - Bigfoot Expert  Less 3,230,684 1 2012
  • Jay Reimer's primary photoJay Reimer Himself - Self-Proclaimed Redneck  Less 5,417,647 1 2012
  • Mike Stout's primary photoMike Stout Himself - Former Union Steel Worker  Less 4,760,831 1 2012
  • Danielle Terry's primary photoDanielle Terry Herself - Apprentice Gunsmith  Less 7,359,904 1 2012
  • Tim Brumm's primary photoTim Brumm Himself - Heritage Hill State Historical Park  Less 4,984,157 1 2011
  • Chuck Magerl's primary photoChuck Magerl Himself - Free State Brewery  Less 7,111,389 1 2011
  • Cammy Montoya's primary photoCammy Montoya Herself - Department of the Army. White Sands Missile Range  Less 6,390,860 1 2011
  • Joseph Sawick Jr.'s primary photoJoseph Sawick Jr. Himself - Suffolk County Comptroller  Less 3,338,797 1 2011
  • Scott Teodorski's primary photoScott Teodorski Himself - National Park Service  Less 2,261,800 1 2011
  • Colin Woodard's primary photoColin Woodard Himself - Author, The Lobster Coast  Less 1,247,020 1 2011
  • Kathleen Brandt's primary photoKathleen Brandt Herself - Genealogist  Less 2,693,284 1 2012
  • Jonathan Edmiston's primary photoJonathan Edmiston Himself - UFO Skeptic  Less 3,371,289 1 2012
  • Ken Hall's primary photoKen Hall Himself - Bartender  Less 3,074,836 1 2012
  • Jim Hughes's primary photoJim Hughes Himself - Pastor  Less 4,823,129 1 2012
  • Stacey Kane's primary photoStacey Kane Herself - Vice President of Marketing, California Tortilla Group  Less 2,981,309 1 2012
  • Chuck Miller's primary photoChuck Miller Himself - Distillery Owner  Less 205,904 1 2012
  • Gloria Minella's primary photoGloria Minella Herself - Doctor of Internal Medicine  Less 7,737,519 1 2012
  • Chris Ralph's primary photoChris Ralph Himself - Gold Prospector  Less 1,438,364 1 2012
  • Tony Schiano's primary photoTony Schiano Himself - Brooklyn New York Resident  Less 2,519,223 1 2012
  • Paige Tiller's primary photoPaige Tiller Herself - West Virginia High School Student  Less 6,353,541 1 2012
  • Rick Wilberschied's primary photoRick Wilberschied Himself - Fur & Wildlife Trapper  Less 3,373,026 1 2012
  • Rhonda Brophy's primary photoRhonda Brophy Herself - Owner, Red Moose Gift Gallery  Less 3,407,152 1 2011
  • Rick Celata's primary photoRick Celata Himself - KT Ordnance  Less 5,895,073 1 2011
  • Don Faber's primary photoDon Faber Himself - Author, The Toledo War  Less 3,079,065 1 2011
  • Chris Hirvela's primary photoChris Hirvela Himself - Heritage Hill State Historical Park  Less 5,554,005 1 2011
  • Robert Marvinney's primary photoRobert Marvinney Himself - Director & State Geologist, Maine Geological Survey  Less 5,781,476 1 2011
  • Moses Smucker's primary photoMoses Smucker Himself - Owner, Smucker's Quality Meats  Less 8,151,572 1 2011
  • Cesidio Tallini's primary photoCesidio Tallini Himself - Self Proclaimed Governor, Independent Long Island  Less 2,732,341 1 2011
  • Wayne Anderson's primary photoWayne Anderson Himself - Sheriff Sullivan County  Less 7,189,121 1 2012
  • James Clarkson's primary photoJames Clarkson Himself - UFO Investigator  Less 8,082,923 1 2012
  • Ray Harkins's primary photoRay Harkins Himself - Straightedger  Less 1,597,353 1 2012
  • Eli Huddle's primary photoEli Huddle Himself - McCoy Descendant  Less 6,949,837 1 2012
  • Paul Miller's primary photoPaul Miller Himself - Union Electrician  Less 2,964,230 1 2012
  • Bob Phillips's primary photoBob Phillips Himself - President, California Tortilla Group  Less 7,544,955 1 2012
  • Ben Ralph's primary photoBen Ralph Himself - Gold Prospector  Less 1,229,570 1 2012
  • Laurie Rice's primary photoLaurie Rice Herself - Rabbi  Less 7,893,425 1 2012
  • Angie Rodesky's primary photoAngie Rodesky Herself - Genealogist  Less 6,174,384 1 2012
  • Mark Stevenson's primary photoMark Stevenson Himself - Boat Captain  Less 2,705,794 1 2012
  • Louise Van Ersvelde's primary photoLouise Van Ersvelde Herself - Brooklyn Iowa Resident  Less 4,043,685 1 2012
  • Jennifer Brunner's primary photoJennifer Brunner Herself - Former Ohio Secretary of State  Less 6,720,797 1 2011
  • Sam Chwat's primary photoSam Chwat Himself - Director, Sam Chwat Speech Center  Less 4,868,412 1 2011
  • Chuck Harris's primary photoChuck Harris Himself - Curator, Ambajejus Boom House  Less 8,248,919 1 2011
  • Michael Paras's primary photoMichael Paras Himself - Belt Railway Company of Chicago  Less 6,222,625 1 2011
  • Ed Peden's primary photoEd Peden Himself - Missile Base Homeowner  Less 3,815,529 1 2011
  • John A. Ricker's primary photoJohn A. Ricker Himself - Poland Spring Preservation Society  Less 6,768,609 1 2011
  • Jimmy Wolford's primary photoJimmy Wolford Himself - McCoy Descendant  Less 4,670,605 1 2011
  • Jerry Akers's primary photoJerry Akers Himself - Hatfield Re-enactor  Less 6,675,510 1 2012
  • Tucker Cholvin's primary photoTucker Cholvin Himself - College Democrat, Georgetown  Less 4,910,209 1 2012
  • Parker Glenn's primary photoParker Glenn Herself - Abstinence Advocate  Less 5,588,997 1 2012
  • Rob Greer's primary photoRob Greer Himself - Traditional Minister  Less 2,102,914 1 2012
  • Juanita Limas's primary photoJuanita Limas Herself - Iowa Resident  Less 5,972,057 1 2012
  • Morgan Lucas's primary photoMorgan Lucas Himself - Drag Racer  Less 1,982,674 1 2012
  • Eric Pope's primary photoEric Pope Himself - Zombie Fan  Less 1,249,710 1 2012
  • Allyson Rameker's primary photoAllyson Rameker Herself - Real Estate Developer  Less 7,369,610 1 2012
  • Tom Russell's primary photoTom Russell Himself - Lawyer  Less 7,516,027 1 2012
  • Soxman's primary photoSoxman Himself - White Sox Fan  Less 8,049,559 1 2012
  • Sarah Trojniak's primary photoSarah Trojniak Herself - Meteorologist  Less 8,049,124 1 2012
  • Johanna Chapman's primary photoJohanna Chapman Herself - Atlanta Accent Management LLC  Less 4,154,205 1 2011
  • Michael B. Coleman's primary photoMichael B. Coleman Himself - Mayor of Columbus  Less 8,172,479 1 2011
  • Sonya Hatfield-Hall's primary photoSonya Hatfield-Hall Herself - Hatfield Descendant  Less 4,385,845 1 2011
  • Sean Kelley's primary photoSean Kelley Himself - Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site  Less 2,096,303 1 2011
  • Wayne Monk's primary photoWayne Monk Himself - Lexington Barbecue  Less 3,766,390 1 2011
  • Dave Repasky's primary photoDave Repasky Himself - Oilman  Less 3,514,850 1 2011
  • Donna Street's primary photoDonna Street Herself - Dade County Resident  Less 5,309,726 1 2011
  • Jack Strejc's primary photoJack Strejc Himself - Belt Railway Company of Chicago  Less 6,917,798 1 2011
  • Lee Watford's primary photoLee Watford Himself - Williamson Cattle Company  Less 5,192,415 1 2011
  • Paul Banks's primary photoPaul Banks Himself - Cubs Fan  Less 7,172,850 1 2012
  • Patrick Bigbie's primary photoPatrick Bigbie Himself - Meteorologist  Less 2,127,967 1 2012
  • Brandon Burnstein's primary photoBrandon Burnstein Himself - Drag Racer  Less 3,185,606 1 2012
  • Cindy Faulkner's primary photoCindy Faulkner Herself - Adult Products Specialist  Less 7,399,300 1 2012
  • Johnny Menicini's primary photoJohnny Menicini Himself - Line Cook  Less 4,040,674 1 2012
  • Brian Mills's primary photoBrian Mills Himself - Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel  Less 4,289,732 1 2012
  • Victor Moray's primary photoVictor Moray Himself - Vampire Fan  Less 3,269,637 1 2012
  • Victor Rameker's primary photoVictor Rameker Himself - Real Estate Developer  Less 4,638,976 1 2012
  • Nancy Timbs's primary photoNancy Timbs Himself - Iowa Resident  Less 6,504,559 1 2012
  • Doyle Van Meter's primary photoDoyle Van Meter Himself - McCoy Re-enactor  Less 3,352,200 1 2012
  • Amelia Wolf's primary photoAmelia Wolf Herself - College Republican, George Washington University  Less 2,112,691 1 2012
  • Dave Carnie's primary photoDave Carnie Himself - Former Editor-in-Chief, Big Brother Magazine  Less 1,754,521 1 2011
  • Dana Ste. Claire's primary photoDana Ste. Claire Himself - Author, Cracker: The Cracker Culture in Florida History  Less 3,253,979 1 2011
  • Allen Townsend's primary photoAllen Townsend Himself - Dade County Resident  Less 2,460,531 1 2011
  • Michael Webber's primary photoMichael Webber Himself - University of Texas as Austin  Less 5,615,004 1 2011
  • Kevin Wood's primary photoKevin Wood Himself - Student, BYU  Less 7,611,456 1 2011
  • Barbara Zolli's primary photoBarbara Zolli Herself - Director, Drake Well Museum  Less 2,585,522 1 2011
  • Harold Crook's primary photoHarold Crook Himself - General Manager, Lonesome Pine Raceway  Less 1,144,341 1 2012
  • Elizabeth Giusti's primary photoElizabeth Giusti Herself - Casino Waitress  Less 1,227,007 1 2012
  • Tim Hugo's primary photoTim Hugo Himself - Virginia Republican Assemblyman  Less 5,390,117 1 2012
  • Peter Anderson's primary photoPeter Anderson Himself - Secretary General, The Conch Republic  Less 5,542,930 1 2011
  • Gary Chilcote's primary photoGary Chilcote Himself - Director, Patee House Museum  Less 8,108,109 1 2011
  • Doyle Connor Jr.'s primary photoDoyle Connor Jr. Himself - Fifth Generation Cracker Cowman  Less 4,677,617 1 2011
  • Vaughn Edelson's primary photoVaughn Edelson Herself - Urban Explorer  Less 5,347,938 1 2011
  • Gail Kaiser's primary photoGail Kaiser Herself - Lake Mead Marina  Less 4,495,563 1 2011
  • Larry Meister's primary photoLarry Meister Himself - Cab Driver  Less 3,780,617 1 2011
  • W. Paul Reeve's primary photoW. Paul Reeve Himself - University of Utah  Less 3,152,822 1 2011
  • Rick Tallini's primary photoRick Tallini Himself - Otto Cupler Torpedo Company  Less 5,769,452 1 2011
  • David Thompson's primary photoDavid Thompson Himself - Ttweak, LLC.  Less 5,272,851 1 2011
  • Sara Smith's primary photoSara Smith Herself - Casino Waitress  Less 4,160,556 1 2012
  • Scott Surovell's primary photoScott Surovell Himself - Virginia Deomocratic Assemblyman  Less 6,429,430 1 2012
  • Stan Cox's primary photoStan Cox Himself - Author, Losing Our Cool  Less 6,272,453 1 2011
  • C.R. Gibbs's primary photoC.R. Gibbs Himself - Historian of the African Diaspora  Less 3,050,851 1 2011
  • Jim Ogle's primary photoJim Ogle Himself - General Manager, WIBW-TV  Less 8,219,280 1 2011
  • Frederick Salvucci's primary photoFrederick Salvucci Himself - Former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation  Less 5,279,176 1 2011
  • Randy Twaddle's primary photoRandy Twaddle Himself - Ttweak, LLC.  Less 3,333,567 1 2011
  • Dennis Wardlow's primary photoDennis Wardlow Himself - Former Mayor, Key West  Less 6,024,274 1 2011
  • Tim Kegerman's primary photoTim Kegerman Himself - River Guide  Less 3,194,327 1 2012
  • Terri Sewell's primary photoTerri Sewell Herself - Representative, Alabama  Less 2,317,955 1 2012
  • Neal Gamm's primary photoNeal Gamm Himself - Forgottonia Governor  Less 4,116,656 1 2011
  • Peter Markantonis's primary photoPeter Markantonis Himself - Owner, West Alabama Ice House  Less 8,134,648 1 2011
  • Mike Panetta's primary photoMike Panetta Himself - Shadow Representative, D.C.  Less 6,335,482 1 2011
  • Michael Scott's primary photoMichael Scott Himself - Reed Gold Mine  Less 4,241,239 1 2011
  • Tim Tran's primary photoTim Tran Himself - Homeowner  Less 5,603,009 1 2011
  • John Fullilove's primary photoJohn Fullilove Himself - Smitty's Market  Less 3,275,298 1 2011
  • Sharon Robinson's primary photoSharon Robinson Herself - Reed Gold Mine  Less 1,213,242 1 2011
  • Marty Aas's primary photoMarty Aas Himself - Job Service North Dakota  Less 4,383,072 1 2011
  • Ardie Davis's primary photoArdie Davis Himself - Kansas City Barbecue Society  Less 6,523,282 1 2011
  • Marty Rheault's primary photoMarty Rheault Himself - CEO, Intelligent Insites  Less 2,960,531 1 2011
  • Debbie Hafele's primary photoDebbie Hafele Herself - North Dakota Resident  Less 3,303,926 1 2011
  • Aaron Hafele's primary photoAaron Hafele Himself - North Dakota Resident  Less 3,194,840 1 2011
  • Teresa Ferrie's primary photoTeresa Ferrie Herself - Job Service, North Dakota  Less 2,908,670 1 2011
  • Mark Ballard's primary photoMark Ballard Himself  Less 6,758,615 1 2012
  • Colin Beavan's primary photoColin Beavan Himself  Less 518,536 1 2012
  • Sharon Broome's primary photoSharon Broome Herself  Less 3,152,832 1 2012
  • Robert Burke's primary photoRobert Burke Himself  Less 3,978,144 1 2012
  • Vernon Bush's primary photoVernon Bush Himself  Less 5,098,759 1 2012
  • Ethan Garber's primary photoEthan Garber Himself  Less 7,552,374 1 2012
  • Vicki Green's primary photoVicki Green Herself  Less 5,727,016 1 2012
  • Cheryl Haworth's primary photoCheryl Haworth Herself  Less 1,163,915 1 2012
  • Chamique Holdsclaw's primary photoChamique Holdsclaw Herself  Less 753,047 1 2012
  • Stephen Howard's primary photoStephen Howard Himself  Less 7,137,513 1 2012
  • Sabin Lomac's primary photoSabin Lomac Himself  Less 100,059 1 2012
  • Rodney Messina's primary photoRodney Messina Himself  Less 5,912,353 1 2012
  • Shannon Miller's primary photoShannon Miller Herself  Less 118,458 1 2012
  • Lynn Roberts's primary photoLynn Roberts Herself  Less 551,476 1 2012
  • John Russell's primary photoJohn Russell Himself  Less 4,180,529 1 2012
  • Dana Jay Bein's primary photoDana Jay Bein Himself (uncredited)  Less 721,526 1 2011
  • Tess Barker's primary photoTess Barker Herself - Contestant (uncredited)  Less 235,751 1 2012
  • Jeff Klinger's primary photoJeff Klinger Himself - Contestant (uncredited)  Less 550,894 1 2012
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