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TV Club: In season four premiere, Drunk History keeps it under control

Drunk History’s fourth season begins with stories of escape. Duncan Trussell tells the tale of Timothy Leary, the professor and psychologist known for experimenting with LSD who broke out of prison. Steve Berg retells a rather convoluted story about an escape from Devil’s Island. And Doug Jones explains how the chief baker aboard the Titanic survived a sinking ship with the help of whiskey.
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