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  • The Story Behind the Story (2022– )
  • TV Series | Talk-Show
The Story Behind the Story (2022– )
TV Series | Talk-Show

Based on the stories Mike Rowe wrote for his podcast, "The Way I Heard It".
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Edit Released
Updated Jan 8, 2022

Release date (First episode)
2022 (United States)

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Cast

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181 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Mike Rowe
Self / Buffalo Bill Cody Self / Buffalo Bill Cody   See fewer
43
Matthew Crouch
Self / Talent Scout Self / Talent Scout   See fewer
43
Lisa Fenimore
Bench Female / Fred's Child / Holocaust victim / Pedestrian Bench Female / Fred's Child / Holocaust victim / Pedestrian   See fewer
4
Jackson Land
Delivery Guy / Football Player / Policeman / Steven Spielberg Delivery Guy / Football Player / Policeman / Steven Spielberg   See fewer
4
Tony Schneider
'33 Barber / Matt Stewart / Thief 3 '33 Barber / Matt Stewart / Thief 3   See fewer
3
Brian David Grace
'33 Customer / Manager / Store Manager Bob '33 Customer / Manager / Store Manager Bob   See fewer
3
Jacob Hightower
Ed Booth / Fireman / Marketing Expert Ed Booth / Fireman / Marketing Expert   See fewer
3
Michael Wittig
NFL Scout #2 / Older Gentleman / Paul Child NFL Scout #2 / Older Gentleman / Paul Child   See fewer
3
Kenda Henthorn
Dueling Spectator / Maid / Wild West Show Spectator Dueling Spectator / Maid / Wild West Show Spectator   See fewer
3
Robert Allen Young
Groomsman / Older Gentleman / Party Guest Groomsman / Older Gentleman / Party Guest   See fewer
3
Kyle Jones
Fritz G. Husband / Jimmy Stewart Fritz G. Husband / Jimmy Stewart   See fewer
2
Mattlock London
Bank Robber / Thief 2 Bank Robber / Thief 2   See fewer
2
Ty Johnson
Barney / SFX Artist Barney / SFX Artist   See fewer
2
Brett Bower
Fred / Sangamo Journal Editor Fred / Sangamo Journal Editor   See fewer
2
Tyler Huffman
Bob Ross / Omar Bob Ross / Omar   See fewer
2
Dwight Turner
Director Director   See fewer
2
Hunter Cates
Russell Sherman / The Scientist Russell Sherman / The Scientist   See fewer
2
Christy Tate
Harry's Wife / Madeline Harry's Wife / Madeline   See fewer
2
Joshua Coussens
Nathan Anderson / Norman's Son Nathan Anderson / Norman's Son   See fewer
2
Joe Maselli
'33 Customer / Uncle Johnny '33 Customer / Uncle Johnny   See fewer
2
Kody Burns
Donna Reed / Housewife Donna Reed / Housewife   See fewer
2
Hunter Hobbs
Donnie Dunagan / Officer McCourt Donnie Dunagan / Officer McCourt   See fewer
2
Sam Briggs
'87 Customer / Adult Child 3 '87 Customer / Adult Child 3   See fewer
2
Brian Hailey
Captain Coolage / Timmy's Dad Captain Coolage / Timmy's Dad   See fewer
2
Joshua Dacean
Claims Adjuster / Waiter Claims Adjuster / Waiter   See fewer
2
Kimberly Manning
Jim's Mom / Porch Wife Jim's Mom / Porch Wife   See fewer
2
Nathaniel Madden
Nazi Commander / Older Gentleman Nazi Commander / Older Gentleman   See fewer
2
Kenneth Larsen
Admiral's Aide / Commanding Officer Admiral's Aide / Commanding Officer   See fewer
2
Sam Briggs
Network Exec #3 / TV Crew Network Exec #3 / TV Crew   See fewer
2
Bob Ball
Boardroom CEO / Scientist Boardroom CEO / Scientist   See fewer
2
Joe Grisaffi
Professor Joseph Ellis Professor Joseph Ellis   See fewer
1
Jonathan Moreno
Johnny Depp Johnny Depp   See fewer
1
Blaine Hall
Teddy Roosevelt Teddy Roosevelt   See fewer
1
Michael Gibbons
Harry Shupe Harry Shupe   See fewer
1
Erica Jean
Hedy Lamar Hedy Lamar   See fewer
1
Jonathan Wigton
Johnny Cash Johnny Cash   See fewer
1
Seth Hendrix
Ronald Reagan Ronald Reagan   See fewer
1
Caleb Bigpond
Jim Thorpe Jim Thorpe   See fewer
1
1
Adam Palmer
Norman Norman   See fewer
1
Maddison Bullock
Student #1 - Jenny Student #1 - Jenny   See fewer
1
Kenny Pitts
Thief 1 Thief 1   See fewer
1
Ken McCall
Man on Phone Man on Phone   See fewer
1
Ana Berry
Annette Annette   See fewer
1
Leah Parker
Norman's Wife Norman's Wife   See fewer
1
Anthony Powell
Pop Warner Pop Warner   See fewer
1
1
Jersey Gregory
Student #2 - Female Student #2 - Female   See fewer
1
Alberto Gayoso
Frank Capra Frank Capra   See fewer
1
Carlin Stafford
Fred's Child Fred's Child   See fewer
1
Sidney Flack
Administrator Administrator   See fewer
1
Tatum Hatfield
Norman's Daughter Norman's Daughter   See fewer
1
William Tate
Harry's Child #1 Harry's Child #1   See fewer
1
John Gibson Miller
Board Member Board Member   See fewer
1
Troy Powell
'87 Barber '87 Barber   See fewer
1
Peighton Ewen
Harry's Child #2 Harry's Child #2   See fewer
1
Daniel Fortman
'87 Customer '87 Customer   See fewer
1
Brayden Marchant
Archive Clerk Archive Clerk   See fewer
1
1
Gary Roach
Older Timmy Older Timmy   See fewer
1
Doug Bauer
Lawyer Lawyer   See fewer
1
Tom Luce
Garbageman Garbageman   See fewer
1
John Spencer Bain
Nazi Commander Nazi Commander   See fewer
1
1
Dathan Smith
Fireman Fireman   See fewer
1
1
Clare Holt
Art Student Art Student   See fewer
1
Pat Hobbs
Network Exec #2 Network Exec #2   See fewer
1
Morgan Tate
Art Student Art Student   See fewer
1
Myles Currin-Moore
Brooklyn Kid Brooklyn Kid   See fewer
1
Jeffrey Brucculeri
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
1
John Honey
Time Mag Writer Time Mag Writer   See fewer
1
Devin Derrick
Store Owner Store Owner   See fewer
1
Larry Golden Sr.
Porch Husband Porch Husband   See fewer
1
Michelle Palmer
Art Student Art Student   See fewer
1
Gary Lee Olinghouse
Production Assistant Production Assistant   See fewer
1
Dustin Noble
Boardroom Man Boardroom Man   See fewer
1
Karl Krause
King Gustav V of Sweden King Gustav V of Sweden   See fewer
1
Bryce Hockema
Hamlet Hamlet   See fewer
1
David Zeliff
Network Exec #1 Network Exec #1   See fewer
1
Karl Krause
King Gustav King Gustav   See fewer
1
Zachary Burrell
Laertes Laertes   See fewer
1
Dustin Noble
Bench Male Bench Male   See fewer
1
1
Mark Abbott
Boardroom Man Boardroom Man   See fewer
1
Jordan Barrow
TV Crew TV Crew   See fewer
1
Doug Wood
Funeral Director Funeral Director   See fewer
1
Christopher Flippo
Olympic Athlete Olympic Athlete   See fewer
1
Brianna Descher
Brooklyn Kid Brooklyn Kid   See fewer
1
Dion Berryhill
Brooklyn Man Brooklyn Man   See fewer
1
Zach Turner
Art Student Art Student   See fewer
1
Keith Ross
Brooklyn Kid Brooklyn Kid   See fewer
1
1
Richard Neal
Amadeo Amadeo   See fewer
1
Cason Troutman
Fireman Fireman   See fewer
1
Andraous Cunningham
Brooklyn Man Brooklyn Man   See fewer
1
Jackson Kreider
TV Crew TV Crew   See fewer
1
Andrew S Cortez
Ted Healy Ted Healy   See fewer
1
Tom Newman
Richard Stockton Richard Stockton   See fewer
1
1
Jack Dexter
Astronaut / Baseball Scout / Crowd Member / FBI Agent / Groomsmen / … (uncredited) See more Astronaut / Baseball Scout / Crowd Member / FBI Agent / Groomsmen / Navy Soldier / Patron / Ranch Hand / Scientist / Stage performer (uncredited)   See fewer
10
Jeff E Howard
Brigadier General / Diner Patron / James' Second / Lab Assistant / Lawyer (uncredited) Brigadier General / Diner Patron / James' Second / Lab Assistant / Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
5
Debbi Tucker
Diner patron / Flora's Grandmother / Grocery Store Shopper / Pub Patron (uncredited) Diner patron / Flora's Grandmother / Grocery Store Shopper / Pub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
4
Gregory Allen Tiberius
KGB Bodyguard / Scientist / Stage performer (uncredited) KGB Bodyguard / Scientist / Stage performer (uncredited)   See fewer
3
Wade Carter
Founding Father / Kinter / NFL Scout #1 (uncredited) Founding Father / Kinter / NFL Scout #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
3
Ryan Music
Press Reporter / Uncle Otto's Guest / Wedding Guest (uncredited) Press Reporter / Uncle Otto's Guest / Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
3
Marty Smith
Kroger Executive / President Gerald Ford / Scientist (uncredited) Kroger Executive / President Gerald Ford / Scientist (uncredited)   See fewer
3
Barbie Bailey
Edna / Richard's Wife (uncredited) Edna / Richard's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Kaye Brownlee-France
Bonnie Parker / James's Wife (uncredited) Bonnie Parker / James's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Brayden Reed
Ed Booth's Son / Phoebe's Brother (uncredited) Ed Booth's Son / Phoebe's Brother (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Andrew Olson
Party Guest / Secret Service Agent (uncredited) Party Guest / Secret Service Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Carl Rhonin
Court Defendant / FBI Agent / Red Coat (uncredited) Court Defendant / FBI Agent / Red Coat (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Shane Harges
Founding Father / KGB Bodyguard (uncredited) Founding Father / KGB Bodyguard (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Garrett Davis
John Wilkes Booth (uncredited) John Wilkes Booth (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Christina Garza
Bertha (uncredited) Bertha (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ketrick 'Jazz' Copeland
Donald Crouch (uncredited) Donald Crouch (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Michael Lewis
Alfred (uncredited) Alfred (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jeff Veal
Clyde Parker (uncredited) Clyde Parker (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Hannah Benson
Cora Booth (uncredited) Cora Booth (uncredited)   See fewer
1
James Van Alstine
Ted (uncredited) Ted (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jamie Frost
Adult Child 1 (uncredited) Adult Child 1 (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Seth Vanderlinde
Peter (uncredited) Peter (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Cole Clark
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ashton Leigh
Dorothy (uncredited) Dorothy (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Alexandra Harris
Sandy (uncredited) Sandy (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jobie James
US Senator (uncredited) US Senator (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Mary Buss
Leslie's Mother (uncredited) Leslie's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Triana Browne
Nichelle Nichols (uncredited) Nichelle Nichols (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Kyle Jacob Henry
Leslie King (uncredited) Leslie King (uncredited)   See fewer
1
David C Tam
Train Engineer (uncredited) Train Engineer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Lisandro Boccacci
West Point Cadet (uncredited) West Point Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Samuel Whitten
John Hart (uncredited) John Hart (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Trey Munden
John Marsh (uncredited) John Marsh (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Leah N.H. Philpott
Nancy (uncredited) Nancy (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Rob Lamer
Edda's Brother (uncredited) Edda's Brother (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ben Hall
Harry (uncredited) Harry (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Taylor Bedford
Flora (uncredited) Flora (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Drew Pollock
Ronald Reagan (uncredited) Ronald Reagan (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jay Hector
Francis Lewis (uncredited) Francis Lewis (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jim Johnson
Producer John (uncredited) Producer John (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Lucas Ross
Percy (uncredited) Percy (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Travis Dunn
Producer Bob (uncredited) Producer Bob (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Johnny Ballance
Joe McVicker (uncredited) Joe McVicker (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ryan Holland
Bob (uncredited) Bob (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ben Richardson
John Williams (uncredited) John Williams (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Natalie Rix
Teresa (uncredited) Teresa (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Julia Self
Gene Simmons' Mom (uncredited) Gene Simmons' Mom (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Johnny Horn
Bob Keeshan (uncredited) Bob Keeshan (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Alex Felten
Stockboy (uncredited) Stockboy (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Chuck Whetstone
Founding Father (uncredited) Founding Father (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Cody Shelton
Frank (uncredited) Frank (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Nicholas Andrew Rice
Gerry (uncredited) Gerry (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Justin France
James (uncredited) James (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Kelsey Cartwright
Peggy (uncredited) Peggy (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Stephanie Alecia Rose
African American Mother (uncredited) African American Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Michael Dooley
Abraham Lincoln (uncredited) Abraham Lincoln (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Kyle Penington
Percy's Boss (uncredited) Percy's Boss (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Paul Carroll
Kroger Executive (uncredited) Kroger Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Moriah Horn
Stationary Driver (uncredited) Stationary Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Oliver Scott Carr
Jerry (uncredited) Jerry (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Michael Morelli
Uncle Otto (uncredited) Uncle Otto (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Raymond Roberts
Gerry Jr. (uncredited) Gerry Jr. (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Barry Thurman
Cleo McVicker (uncredited) Cleo McVicker (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Matthew Mckown
Army WAC recruiter (uncredited) Army WAC recruiter (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Ethan Bernardini
Eugene (Teen) (uncredited) Eugene (Teen) (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Chris Wolpert
West Point Admissions Officer (uncredited) West Point Admissions Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Craig Parham
Elderly Instructor #2 (uncredited) Elderly Instructor #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Andi Dema
WAVES Navy Recruiter (uncredited) WAVES Navy Recruiter (uncredited)   See fewer
1
William Row
John (uncredited) John (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Luke Picarazzi
Eugene (Child) (uncredited) Eugene (Child) (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jonathan Lee Brown
David Sanders (uncredited) David Sanders (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Jonah Lewis
Eugene (uncredited) Eugene (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Michael Nauman
Bob Gibson (uncredited) Bob Gibson (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Brock England
Leslie's Father (uncredited) Leslie's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Pat Hobbs
Elderly Instructor #1 (uncredited) Elderly Instructor #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Brian Johns
Martin Luther King Jr. (uncredited) Martin Luther King Jr. (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Michael Alspaugh
Little Jimmy Kid 1 (uncredited) Little Jimmy Kid 1 (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Caleb Schantz
Bill (uncredited) Bill (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Rob Goodman
Red (uncredited) Red (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Maddie Reese
Julia McWilliams (uncredited) Julia McWilliams (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Adeline Barron
Little Jimmy Kid 2 (uncredited) Little Jimmy Kid 2 (uncredited)   See fewer
1
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