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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 16,295 29 2011–2012
  • H.W. Brands's primary photoH.W. Brands Himself - University of Texas at Austin / Himself - University of Texas as Austin  Less 291,574 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 271,891 9 2011
  • Seth Stein's primary photoSeth Stein Himself - Northwestern University  Less 5,234,942 2 2011
  • Robert Rosen's primary photoRobert Rosen Himself - Author, A Short History of Charleston  Less 3,250,811 2 2011
  • Richard Stewart's primary photoRichard Stewart Himself - Bureau of Reclamation  Less 1,957,004 2 2011
  • George Wunderlich's primary photoGeorge Wunderlich Himself - National Museum of Civil War Medicine  Less 547,516 2 2011
  • Bart Crattie's primary photoBart Crattie Himself - Land Surveyor  Less 8,086,168 1 2011
  • Tom Lowe's primary photoTom Lowe Himself - Bannack State Park  Less 6,470,957 1 2011
  • Peter Merlin's primary photoPeter Merlin Himself - Aerospace Historian  Less 766,912 1 2011
  • Travis Wallbaum's primary photoTravis Wallbaum Himself - Fisherman  Less 3,667,882 1 2011
  • Ted Gambordella's primary photoTed Gambordella Himself - Republican Father  Less 5,743,418 1 2012
  • Ricky Gonzalez's primary photoRicky Gonzalez Himself - U.S. Citizen  Less 5,673,730 1 2012
  • Iris Gosling's primary photoIris Gosling Herself - Hatfield Descendant  Less 3,610,804 1 2012
  • Doug Jones's primary photoDoug Jones Himself - Civil War Re-enacctor  Less 3,500,960 1 2012
  • Rhettman Mullis's primary photoRhettman Mullis Himself - Bigfoot Expert  Less 6,102,395 1 2012
  • Chonda Pierce's primary photoChonda Pierce Herself - Christian Comedian  Less 57,151 1 2012
  • Sonya Race's primary photoSonya Race Herself - Mother  Less 2,744,789 1 2012
  • Jennifer Stefano's primary photoJennifer Stefano Herself - Tea Party Activist  Less 7,110,891 1 2012
  • David Struthers's primary photoDavid Struthers Himself - Pig Farmer  Less 6,942,659 1 2012
  • Larry Wahrenbrock's primary photoLarry Wahrenbrock Himself - Mountaineer & Reennactor  Less 7,304,757 1 2012
  • Doug Walker's primary photoDoug Walker Himself - Self-Proclaimed Hillbilly  Less 7,888,226 1 2012
  • Kerry Altenbernd's primary photoKerry Altenbernd Himself - Black Jack Battlefield  Less 6,200,149 1 2011
  • Claudia East's primary photoClaudia East Herself - Author, Yreka: The First 80 Years  Less 4,876,240 1 2011
  • Harry Geisinger's primary photoHarry Geisinger Himself - Georgia House of Representatives  Less 5,513,876 1 2011
  • Kevin F. Kern's primary photoKevin F. Kern Himself - University of Akron  Less 6,594,803 1 2011
  • Keith Milam's primary photoKeith Milam Himself - University of Ohio  Less 1,292,274 1 2011
  • D. Muenster's primary photoD. Muenster Herself - Furs & Clothing of Distinction  Less 3,414,831 1 2011
  • Walt Wolfram's primary photoWalt Wolfram Himself - North Carolina State University  Less 6,673,047 1 2011
  • Shane Copland's primary photoShane Copland Himself - Canadian Citizen  Less 1,217,298 1 2012
  • Teddy Gambordella's primary photoTeddy Gambordella Himself - Democratic Son  Less 2,632,945 1 2012
  • Betty Howard's primary photoBetty Howard Herself - McCoy Descendant  Less 5,860,181 1 2012
  • Wayne Humphreys's primary photoWayne Humphreys Himself - Corn Farmer  Less 3,939,168 1 2012
  • Keith Lowell Jensen's primary photoKeith Lowell Jensen Himself - Atheist Comedian  Less 241,337 1 2012
  • Steve Kim's primary photoSteve Kim Himself - Exotic Dancer  Less 3,812,338 1 2012
  • Eric Martinez's primary photoEric Martinez Himself - Civil War Re-enacctor  Less 2,986,716 1 2012
  • Pearl Prihoda's primary photoPearl Prihoda Herself - Bigfoot Expert  Less 3,436,439 1 2012
  • Jay Reimer's primary photoJay Reimer Himself - Self-Proclaimed Redneck  Less 3,511,614 1 2012
  • Mike Stout's primary photoMike Stout Himself - Former Union Steel Worker  Less 5,194,638 1 2012
  • Danielle Terry's primary photoDanielle Terry Herself - Apprentice Gunsmith  Less 4,562,043 1 2012
  • Tim Brumm's primary photoTim Brumm Himself - Heritage Hill State Historical Park  Less 5,489,169 1 2011
  • Chuck Magerl's primary photoChuck Magerl Himself - Free State Brewery  Less 5,299,455 1 2011
  • Cammy Montoya's primary photoCammy Montoya Herself - Department of the Army. White Sands Missile Range  Less 4,995,623 1 2011
  • Joseph Sawick Jr.'s primary photoJoseph Sawick Jr. Himself - Suffolk County Comptroller  Less 7,484,624 1 2011
  • Scott Teodorski's primary photoScott Teodorski Himself - National Park Service  Less 3,184,217 1 2011
  • Colin Woodard's primary photoColin Woodard Himself - Author, The Lobster Coast  Less 2,355,742 1 2011
  • Kathleen Brandt's primary photoKathleen Brandt Herself - Genealogist  Less 7,978,668 1 2012
  • Jonathan Edmiston's primary photoJonathan Edmiston Himself - UFO Skeptic  Less 894,168 1 2012
  • Ken Hall's primary photoKen Hall Himself - Bartender  Less 6,917,588 1 2012
  • Jim Hughes's primary photoJim Hughes Himself - Pastor  Less 3,986,200 1 2012
  • Stacey Kane's primary photoStacey Kane Herself - Vice President of Marketing, California Tortilla Group  Less 5,190,352 1 2012
  • Chuck Miller's primary photoChuck Miller Himself - Distillery Owner  Less 677,706 1 2012
  • Gloria Minella's primary photoGloria Minella Herself - Doctor of Internal Medicine  Less 3,010,862 1 2012
  • Chris Ralph's primary photoChris Ralph Himself - Gold Prospector  Less 6,933,668 1 2012
  • Tony Schiano's primary photoTony Schiano Himself - Brooklyn New York Resident  Less 4,355,872 1 2012
  • Paige Tiller's primary photoPaige Tiller Herself - West Virginia High School Student  Less 2,736,467 1 2012
  • Rick Wilberschied's primary photoRick Wilberschied Himself - Fur & Wildlife Trapper  Less 6,942,836 1 2012
  • Rhonda Brophy's primary photoRhonda Brophy Herself - Owner, Red Moose Gift Gallery  Less 2,067,999 1 2011
  • Rick Celata's primary photoRick Celata Himself - KT Ordnance  Less 4,266,901 1 2011
  • Don Faber's primary photoDon Faber Himself - Author, The Toledo War  Less 3,751,148 1 2011
  • Chris Hirvela's primary photoChris Hirvela Himself - Heritage Hill State Historical Park  Less 6,556,297 1 2011
  • Robert Marvinney's primary photoRobert Marvinney Himself - Director & State Geologist, Maine Geological Survey  Less 6,782,025 1 2011
  • Moses Smucker's primary photoMoses Smucker Himself - Owner, Smucker's Quality Meats  Less 1,211,236 1 2011
  • Cesidio Tallini's primary photoCesidio Tallini Himself - Self Proclaimed Governor, Independent Long Island  Less 7,762,658 1 2011
  • Wayne Anderson's primary photoWayne Anderson Himself - Sheriff Sullivan County  Less 6,623,225 1 2012
  • James Clarkson's primary photoJames Clarkson Himself - UFO Investigator  Less 1,531,349 1 2012
  • Ray Harkins's primary photoRay Harkins Himself - Straightedger  Less 6,499,471 1 2012
  • Eli Huddle's primary photoEli Huddle Himself - McCoy Descendant  Less 7,292,581 1 2012
  • Paul Miller's primary photoPaul Miller Himself - Union Electrician  Less 4,825,191 1 2012
  • Bob Phillips's primary photoBob Phillips Himself - President, California Tortilla Group  Less 3,524,709 1 2012
  • Ben Ralph's primary photoBen Ralph Himself - Gold Prospector  Less 7,365,836 1 2012
  • Laurie Rice's primary photoLaurie Rice Herself - Rabbi  Less 5,811,226 1 2012
  • Angie Rodesky's primary photoAngie Rodesky Herself - Genealogist  Less 1,908,819 1 2012
  • Mark Stevenson's primary photoMark Stevenson Himself - Boat Captain  Less 7,090,521 1 2012
  • Louise Van Ersvelde's primary photoLouise Van Ersvelde Herself - Brooklyn Iowa Resident  Less 3,155,610 1 2012
  • Jennifer Brunner's primary photoJennifer Brunner Herself - Former Ohio Secretary of State  Less 3,516,655 1 2011
  • Sam Chwat's primary photoSam Chwat Himself - Director, Sam Chwat Speech Center  Less 5,605,756 1 2011
  • Chuck Harris's primary photoChuck Harris Himself - Curator, Ambajejus Boom House  Less 2,284,474 1 2011
  • Michael Paras's primary photoMichael Paras Himself - Belt Railway Company of Chicago  Less 2,558,179 1 2011
  • Ed Peden's primary photoEd Peden Himself - Missile Base Homeowner  Less 3,595,103 1 2011
  • John A. Ricker's primary photoJohn A. Ricker Himself - Poland Spring Preservation Society  Less 7,210,274 1 2011
  • Jimmy Wolford's primary photoJimmy Wolford Himself - McCoy Descendant  Less 6,703,116 1 2011
  • Jerry Akers's primary photoJerry Akers Himself - Hatfield Re-enactor  Less 7,150,177 1 2012
  • Tucker Cholvin's primary photoTucker Cholvin Himself - College Democrat, Georgetown  Less 1,299,733 1 2012
  • Parker Glenn's primary photoParker Glenn Herself - Abstinence Advocate  Less 4,987,450 1 2012
  • Rob Greer's primary photoRob Greer Himself - Traditional Minister  Less 4,939,483 1 2012
  • Juanita Limas's primary photoJuanita Limas Herself - Iowa Resident  Less 4,765,776 1 2012
  • Morgan Lucas's primary photoMorgan Lucas Himself - Drag Racer  Less 5,440,585 1 2012
  • Eric Pope's primary photoEric Pope Himself - Zombie Fan  Less 2,304,613 1 2012
  • Allyson Rameker's primary photoAllyson Rameker Herself - Real Estate Developer  Less 3,107,242 1 2012
  • Tom Russell's primary photoTom Russell Himself - Lawyer  Less 7,938,056 1 2012
  • Soxman's primary photoSoxman Himself - White Sox Fan  Less 7,146,774 1 2012
  • Sarah Trojniak's primary photoSarah Trojniak Herself - Meteorologist  Less 3,102,253 1 2012
  • Johanna Chapman's primary photoJohanna Chapman Herself - Atlanta Accent Management LLC  Less 3,888,651 1 2011
  • Michael B. Coleman's primary photoMichael B. Coleman Himself - Mayor of Columbus  Less 1,014,377 1 2011
  • Sonya Hatfield-Hall's primary photoSonya Hatfield-Hall Herself - Hatfield Descendant  Less 5,481,231 1 2011
  • Sean Kelley's primary photoSean Kelley Himself - Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site  Less 2,999,562 1 2011
  • Wayne Monk's primary photoWayne Monk Himself - Lexington Barbecue  Less 3,559,791 1 2011
  • Dave Repasky's primary photoDave Repasky Himself - Oilman  Less 4,456,863 1 2011
  • Donna Street's primary photoDonna Street Herself - Dade County Resident  Less 3,805,874 1 2011
  • Jack Strejc's primary photoJack Strejc Himself - Belt Railway Company of Chicago  Less 4,925,039 1 2011
  • Lee Watford's primary photoLee Watford Himself - Williamson Cattle Company  Less 3,999,382 1 2011
  • Paul Banks's primary photoPaul Banks Himself - Cubs Fan  Less 7,002,825 1 2012
  • Patrick Bigbie's primary photoPatrick Bigbie Himself - Meteorologist  Less 7,500,868 1 2012
  • Brandon Burnstein's primary photoBrandon Burnstein Himself - Drag Racer  Less 5,779,999 1 2012
  • Cindy Faulkner's primary photoCindy Faulkner Herself - Adult Products Specialist  Less 7,565,163 1 2012
  • Johnny Menicini's primary photoJohnny Menicini Himself - Line Cook  Less 5,200,190 1 2012
  • Brian Mills's primary photoBrian Mills Himself - Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel  Less 2,677,198 1 2012
  • Victor Moray's primary photoVictor Moray Himself - Vampire Fan  Less 6,639,543 1 2012
  • Victor Rameker's primary photoVictor Rameker Himself - Real Estate Developer  Less 7,414,936 1 2012
  • Nancy Timbs's primary photoNancy Timbs Himself - Iowa Resident  Less 7,127,197 1 2012
  • Doyle Van Meter's primary photoDoyle Van Meter Himself - McCoy Re-enactor  Less 7,346,283 1 2012
  • Amelia Wolf's primary photoAmelia Wolf Herself - College Republican, George Washington University  Less 4,244,735 1 2012
  • Dave Carnie's primary photoDave Carnie Himself - Former Editor-in-Chief, Big Brother Magazine  Less 715,856 1 2011
  • Dana Ste. Claire's primary photoDana Ste. Claire Himself - Author, Cracker: The Cracker Culture in Florida History  Less 3,668,911 1 2011
  • Allen Townsend's primary photoAllen Townsend Himself - Dade County Resident  Less 3,394,812 1 2011
  • Michael Webber's primary photoMichael Webber Himself - University of Texas as Austin  Less 3,677,431 1 2011
  • Kevin Wood's primary photoKevin Wood Himself - Student, BYU  Less 6,068,927 1 2011
  • Barbara Zolli's primary photoBarbara Zolli Herself - Director, Drake Well Museum  Less 2,486,358 1 2011
  • Harold Crook's primary photoHarold Crook Himself - General Manager, Lonesome Pine Raceway  Less 4,544,124 1 2012
  • Elizabeth Giusti's primary photoElizabeth Giusti Herself - Casino Waitress  Less 3,034,543 1 2012
  • Tim Hugo's primary photoTim Hugo Himself - Virginia Republican Assemblyman  Less 4,714,070 1 2012
  • Peter Anderson's primary photoPeter Anderson Himself - Secretary General, The Conch Republic  Less 6,613,228 1 2011
  • Gary Chilcote's primary photoGary Chilcote Himself - Director, Patee House Museum  Less 3,849,542 1 2011
  • Doyle Connor Jr.'s primary photoDoyle Connor Jr. Himself - Fifth Generation Cracker Cowman  Less 2,936,102 1 2011
  • Vaughn Edelson's primary photoVaughn Edelson Herself - Urban Explorer  Less 3,234,331 1 2011
  • Gail Kaiser's primary photoGail Kaiser Herself - Lake Mead Marina  Less 2,221,856 1 2011
  • Larry Meister's primary photoLarry Meister Himself - Cab Driver  Less 987,816 1 2011
  • W. Paul Reeve's primary photoW. Paul Reeve Himself - University of Utah  Less 6,593,400 1 2011
  • Rick Tallini's primary photoRick Tallini Himself - Otto Cupler Torpedo Company  Less 7,712,368 1 2011
  • David Thompson's primary photoDavid Thompson Himself - Ttweak, LLC.  Less 6,850,584 1 2011
  • Sara Smith's primary photoSara Smith Herself - Casino Waitress  Less 8,007,224 1 2012
  • Scott Surovell's primary photoScott Surovell Himself - Virginia Deomocratic Assemblyman  Less 3,306,437 1 2012
  • Stan Cox's primary photoStan Cox Himself - Author, Losing Our Cool  Less 4,704,918 1 2011
  • C.R. Gibbs's primary photoC.R. Gibbs Himself - Historian of the African Diaspora  Less 5,048,028 1 2011
  • Jim Ogle's primary photoJim Ogle Himself - General Manager, WIBW-TV  Less 5,558,369 1 2011
  • Frederick Salvucci's primary photoFrederick Salvucci Himself - Former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation  Less 5,111,731 1 2011
  • Randy Twaddle's primary photoRandy Twaddle Himself - Ttweak, LLC.  Less 7,576,836 1 2011
  • Dennis Wardlow's primary photoDennis Wardlow Himself - Former Mayor, Key West  Less 3,626,577 1 2011
  • Tim Kegerman's primary photoTim Kegerman Himself - River Guide  Less 2,930,164 1 2012
  • Terri Sewell's primary photoTerri Sewell Herself - Representative, Alabama  Less 6,637,351 1 2012
  • Neal Gamm's primary photoNeal Gamm Himself - Forgottonia Governor  Less 6,759,773 1 2011
  • Peter Markantonis's primary photoPeter Markantonis Himself - Owner, West Alabama Ice House  Less 7,066,051 1 2011
  • Mike Panetta's primary photoMike Panetta Himself - Shadow Representative, D.C.  Less 4,607,608 1 2011
  • Michael Scott's primary photoMichael Scott Himself - Reed Gold Mine  Less 4,255,886 1 2011
  • Tim Tran's primary photoTim Tran Himself - Homeowner  Less 7,265,194 1 2011
  • John Fullilove's primary photoJohn Fullilove Himself - Smitty's Market  Less 6,129,906 1 2011
  • Sharon Robinson's primary photoSharon Robinson Herself - Reed Gold Mine  Less 2,800,907 1 2011
  • Marty Aas's primary photoMarty Aas Himself - Job Service North Dakota  Less 3,617,947 1 2011
  • Ardie Davis's primary photoArdie Davis Himself - Kansas City Barbecue Society  Less 2,960,996 1 2011
  • Marty Rheault's primary photoMarty Rheault Himself - CEO, Intelligent Insites  Less 3,062,853 1 2011
  • Debbie Hafele's primary photoDebbie Hafele Herself - North Dakota Resident  Less 3,786,123 1 2011
  • Aaron Hafele's primary photoAaron Hafele Himself - North Dakota Resident  Less 3,410,736 1 2011
  • Teresa Ferrie's primary photoTeresa Ferrie Herself - Job Service, North Dakota  Less 2,532,531 1 2011
  • Mark Ballard's primary photoMark Ballard Himself  Less 5,044,987 1 2012
  • Colin Beavan's primary photoColin Beavan Himself  Less 1,333,624 1 2012
  • Sharon Broome's primary photoSharon Broome Herself  Less 5,771,737 1 2012
  • Robert Burke's primary photoRobert Burke Himself  Less 3,497,465 1 2012
  • Vernon Bush's primary photoVernon Bush Himself  Less 1,900,208 1 2012
  • Ethan Garber's primary photoEthan Garber Himself  Less 1,314,703 1 2012
  • Vicki Green's primary photoVicki Green Herself  Less 2,997,214 1 2012
  • Cheryl Haworth's primary photoCheryl Haworth Herself  Less 4,230,590 1 2012
  • Chamique Holdsclaw's primary photoChamique Holdsclaw Herself  Less 1,868,552 1 2012
  • Stephen Howard's primary photoStephen Howard Himself  Less 1,915,530 1 2012
  • Sabin Lomac's primary photoSabin Lomac Himself  Less 19,265 1 2012
  • Rodney Messina's primary photoRodney Messina Himself  Less 3,158,724 1 2012
  • Shannon Miller's primary photoShannon Miller Herself  Less 232,040 1 2012
  • Lynn Roberts's primary photoLynn Roberts Herself  Less 319,280 1 2012
  • John Russell's primary photoJohn Russell Himself  Less 5,216,472 1 2012
  • Dana Jay Bein's primary photoDana Jay Bein Himself (uncredited)  Less 582,933 1 2011
  • Tess Barker's primary photoTess Barker Herself - Contestant (uncredited)  Less 170,866 1 2012
  • Jeff Klinger's primary photoJeff Klinger Himself - Contestant (uncredited)  Less 281,240 1 2012
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