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 14,339 29 2011–2012
  • H.W. Brands's primary photoH.W. Brands Himself - University of Texas at Austin / Himself - University of Texas as Austin  Less 85,313 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 445,598 9 2011
  • Seth Stein's primary photoSeth Stein Himself - Northwestern University  Less 1,243,912 2 2011
  • Robert Rosen's primary photoRobert Rosen Himself - Author, A Short History of Charleston  Less 7,558,822 2 2011
  • Richard Stewart's primary photoRichard Stewart Himself - Bureau of Reclamation  Less 3,994,816 2 2011
  • George Wunderlich's primary photoGeorge Wunderlich Himself - National Museum of Civil War Medicine  Less 638,413 2 2011
  • Bart Crattie's primary photoBart Crattie Himself - Land Surveyor  Less 5,747,903 1 2011
  • Tom Lowe's primary photoTom Lowe Himself - Bannack State Park  Less 7,197,330 1 2011
  • Peter Merlin's primary photoPeter Merlin Himself - Aerospace Historian  Less 591,175 1 2011
  • Travis Wallbaum's primary photoTravis Wallbaum Himself - Fisherman  Less 5,761,186 1 2011
  • Ted Gambordella's primary photoTed Gambordella Himself - Republican Father  Less 5,085,955 1 2012
  • Ricky Gonzalez's primary photoRicky Gonzalez Himself - U.S. Citizen  Less 4,206,331 1 2012
  • Iris Gosling's primary photoIris Gosling Herself - Hatfield Descendant  Less 5,654,036 1 2012
  • Doug Jones's primary photoDoug Jones Himself - Civil War Re-enacctor  Less 4,445,139 1 2012
  • Rhettman Mullis's primary photoRhettman Mullis Himself - Bigfoot Expert  Less 4,808,145 1 2012
  • Chonda Pierce's primary photoChonda Pierce Herself - Christian Comedian  Less 93,848 1 2012
  • Sonya Race's primary photoSonya Race Herself - Mother  Less 7,109,965 1 2012
  • Jennifer Stefano's primary photoJennifer Stefano Herself - Tea Party Activist  Less 3,914,963 1 2012
  • David Struthers's primary photoDavid Struthers Himself - Pig Farmer  Less 4,536,715 1 2012
  • Larry Wahrenbrock's primary photoLarry Wahrenbrock Himself - Mountaineer & Reennactor  Less 7,382,519 1 2012
  • Doug Walker's primary photoDoug Walker Himself - Self-Proclaimed Hillbilly  Less 3,713,708 1 2012
  • Kerry Altenbernd's primary photoKerry Altenbernd Himself - Black Jack Battlefield  Less 2,040,732 1 2011
  • Claudia East's primary photoClaudia East Herself - Author, Yreka: The First 80 Years  Less 3,043,137 1 2011
  • Harry Geisinger's primary photoHarry Geisinger Himself - Georgia House of Representatives  Less 7,359,128 1 2011
  • Kevin F. Kern's primary photoKevin F. Kern Himself - University of Akron  Less 5,043,544 1 2011
  • Keith Milam's primary photoKeith Milam Himself - University of Ohio  Less 3,803,903 1 2011
  • D. Muenster's primary photoD. Muenster Herself - Furs & Clothing of Distinction  Less 2,065,375 1 2011
  • Walt Wolfram's primary photoWalt Wolfram Himself - North Carolina State University  Less 3,870,686 1 2011
  • Shane Copland's primary photoShane Copland Himself - Canadian Citizen  Less 5,717,929 1 2012
  • Teddy Gambordella's primary photoTeddy Gambordella Himself - Democratic Son  Less 7,657,983 1 2012
  • Betty Howard's primary photoBetty Howard Herself - McCoy Descendant  Less 6,965,411 1 2012
  • Wayne Humphreys's primary photoWayne Humphreys Himself - Corn Farmer  Less 4,330,086 1 2012
  • Keith Lowell Jensen's primary photoKeith Lowell Jensen Himself - Atheist Comedian  Less 221,389 1 2012
  • Steve Kim's primary photoSteve Kim Himself - Exotic Dancer  Less 5,698,856 1 2012
  • Eric Martinez's primary photoEric Martinez Himself - Civil War Re-enacctor  Less 7,862,122 1 2012
  • Pearl Prihoda's primary photoPearl Prihoda Herself - Bigfoot Expert  Less 8,567,098 1 2012
  • Jay Reimer's primary photoJay Reimer Himself - Self-Proclaimed Redneck  Less 3,158,052 1 2012
  • Mike Stout's primary photoMike Stout Himself - Former Union Steel Worker  Less 7,570,586 1 2012
  • Danielle Terry's primary photoDanielle Terry Herself - Apprentice Gunsmith  Less 2,816,440 1 2012
  • Tim Brumm's primary photoTim Brumm Himself - Heritage Hill State Historical Park  Less 8,721,344 1 2011
  • Chuck Magerl's primary photoChuck Magerl Himself - Free State Brewery  Less 8,654,534 1 2011
  • Cammy Montoya's primary photoCammy Montoya Herself - Department of the Army. White Sands Missile Range  Less 6,453,790 1 2011
  • Joseph Sawick Jr.'s primary photoJoseph Sawick Jr. Himself - Suffolk County Comptroller  Less 3,601,731 1 2011
  • Scott Teodorski's primary photoScott Teodorski Himself - National Park Service  Less 5,751,520 1 2011
  • Colin Woodard's primary photoColin Woodard Himself - Author, The Lobster Coast  Less 1,174,586 1 2011
  • Kathleen Brandt's primary photoKathleen Brandt Herself - Genealogist  Less 6,719,386 1 2012
  • Jonathan Edmiston's primary photoJonathan Edmiston Himself - UFO Skeptic  Less 3,468,683 1 2012
  • Ken Hall's primary photoKen Hall Himself - Bartender  Less 4,706,692 1 2012
  • Jim Hughes's primary photoJim Hughes Himself - Pastor  Less 6,913,310 1 2012
  • Stacey Kane's primary photoStacey Kane Herself - Vice President of Marketing, California Tortilla Group  Less 1,427,498 1 2012
  • Chuck Miller's primary photoChuck Miller Himself - Distillery Owner  Less 538,408 1 2012
  • Gloria Minella's primary photoGloria Minella Herself - Doctor of Internal Medicine  Less 3,952,544 1 2012
  • Chris Ralph's primary photoChris Ralph Himself - Gold Prospector  Less 7,952,488 1 2012
  • Tony Schiano's primary photoTony Schiano Himself - Brooklyn New York Resident  Less 3,990,673 1 2012
  • Paige Tiller's primary photoPaige Tiller Herself - West Virginia High School Student  Less 8,163,842 1 2012
  • Rick Wilberschied's primary photoRick Wilberschied Himself - Fur & Wildlife Trapper  Less 4,253,744 1 2012
  • Rhonda Brophy's primary photoRhonda Brophy Herself - Owner, Red Moose Gift Gallery  Less 6,446,147 1 2011
  • Rick Celata's primary photoRick Celata Himself - KT Ordnance  Less 8,160,702 1 2011
  • Don Faber's primary photoDon Faber Himself - Author, The Toledo War  Less 3,460,556 1 2011
  • Chris Hirvela's primary photoChris Hirvela Himself - Heritage Hill State Historical Park  Less 6,631,755 1 2011
  • Robert Marvinney's primary photoRobert Marvinney Himself - Director & State Geologist, Maine Geological Survey  Less 6,385,517 1 2011
  • Moses Smucker's primary photoMoses Smucker Himself - Owner, Smucker's Quality Meats  Less 8,640,001 1 2011
  • Cesidio Tallini's primary photoCesidio Tallini Himself - Self Proclaimed Governor, Independent Long Island  Less 2,538,602 1 2011
  • Wayne Anderson's primary photoWayne Anderson Himself - Sheriff Sullivan County  Less 7,403,472 1 2012
  • James Clarkson's primary photoJames Clarkson Himself - UFO Investigator  Less 5,261,589 1 2012
  • Ray Harkins's primary photoRay Harkins Himself - Straightedger  Less 6,957,685 1 2012
  • Eli Huddle's primary photoEli Huddle Himself - McCoy Descendant  Less 6,677,694 1 2012
  • Paul Miller's primary photoPaul Miller Himself - Union Electrician  Less 7,571,270 1 2012
  • Bob Phillips's primary photoBob Phillips Himself - President, California Tortilla Group  Less 4,937,608 1 2012
  • Ben Ralph's primary photoBen Ralph Himself - Gold Prospector  Less 1,990,160 1 2012
  • Laurie Rice's primary photoLaurie Rice Herself - Rabbi  Less 3,716,508 1 2012
  • Angie Rodesky's primary photoAngie Rodesky Herself - Genealogist  Less 2,662,956 1 2012
  • Mark Stevenson's primary photoMark Stevenson Himself - Boat Captain  Less 2,894,760 1 2012
  • Louise Van Ersvelde's primary photoLouise Van Ersvelde Herself - Brooklyn Iowa Resident  Less 4,875,755 1 2012
  • Jennifer Brunner's primary photoJennifer Brunner Herself - Former Ohio Secretary of State  Less 8,678,044 1 2011
  • Sam Chwat's primary photoSam Chwat Himself - Director, Sam Chwat Speech Center  Less 1,846,536 1 2011
  • Chuck Harris's primary photoChuck Harris Himself - Curator, Ambajejus Boom House  Less 3,716,342 1 2011
  • Michael Paras's primary photoMichael Paras Himself - Belt Railway Company of Chicago  Less 1,455,829 1 2011
  • Ed Peden's primary photoEd Peden Himself - Missile Base Homeowner  Less 451,781 1 2011
  • John A. Ricker's primary photoJohn A. Ricker Himself - Poland Spring Preservation Society  Less 3,118,718 1 2011
  • Jimmy Wolford's primary photoJimmy Wolford Himself - McCoy Descendant  Less 7,568,698 1 2011
  • Jerry Akers's primary photoJerry Akers Himself - Hatfield Re-enactor  Less 2,814,481 1 2012
  • Tucker Cholvin's primary photoTucker Cholvin Himself - College Democrat, Georgetown  Less 3,501,153 1 2012
  • Parker Glenn's primary photoParker Glenn Herself - Abstinence Advocate  Less 4,745,977 1 2012
  • Rob Greer's primary photoRob Greer Himself - Traditional Minister  Less 4,966,679 1 2012
  • Juanita Limas's primary photoJuanita Limas Herself - Iowa Resident  Less 4,429,794 1 2012
  • Morgan Lucas's primary photoMorgan Lucas Himself - Drag Racer  Less 2,298,870 1 2012
  • Eric Pope's primary photoEric Pope Himself - Zombie Fan  Less 1,291,994 1 2012
  • Allyson Rameker's primary photoAllyson Rameker Herself - Real Estate Developer  Less 6,496,204 1 2012
  • Tom Russell's primary photoTom Russell Himself - Lawyer  Less 7,636,140 1 2012
  • Soxman's primary photoSoxman Himself - White Sox Fan  Less 5,057,320 1 2012
  • Sarah Trojniak's primary photoSarah Trojniak Herself - Meteorologist  Less 2,471,692 1 2012
  • Johanna Chapman's primary photoJohanna Chapman Herself - Atlanta Accent Management LLC  Less 8,209,682 1 2011
  • Michael B. Coleman's primary photoMichael B. Coleman Himself - Mayor of Columbus  Less 999,353 1 2011
  • Sonya Hatfield-Hall's primary photoSonya Hatfield-Hall Herself - Hatfield Descendant  Less 2,717,953 1 2011
  • Sean Kelley's primary photoSean Kelley Himself - Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site  Less 7,840,812 1 2011
  • Wayne Monk's primary photoWayne Monk Himself - Lexington Barbecue  Less 2,304,943 1 2011
  • Dave Repasky's primary photoDave Repasky Himself - Oilman  Less 3,101,391 1 2011
  • Donna Street's primary photoDonna Street Herself - Dade County Resident  Less 6,363,267 1 2011
  • Jack Strejc's primary photoJack Strejc Himself - Belt Railway Company of Chicago  Less 2,240,490 1 2011
  • Lee Watford's primary photoLee Watford Himself - Williamson Cattle Company  Less 8,669,338 1 2011
  • Paul Banks's primary photoPaul Banks Himself - Cubs Fan  Less 7,579,902 1 2012
  • Patrick Bigbie's primary photoPatrick Bigbie Himself - Meteorologist  Less 4,623,938 1 2012
  • Brandon Burnstein's primary photoBrandon Burnstein Himself - Drag Racer  Less 7,706,523 1 2012
  • Cindy Faulkner's primary photoCindy Faulkner Herself - Adult Products Specialist  Less 2,087,704 1 2012
  • Johnny Menicini's primary photoJohnny Menicini Himself - Line Cook  Less 6,402,785 1 2012
  • Brian Mills's primary photoBrian Mills Himself - Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel  Less 5,275,880 1 2012
  • Victor Moray's primary photoVictor Moray Himself - Vampire Fan  Less 1,291,447 1 2012
  • Victor Rameker's primary photoVictor Rameker Himself - Real Estate Developer  Less 2,108,722 1 2012
  • Nancy Timbs's primary photoNancy Timbs Himself - Iowa Resident  Less 3,690,383 1 2012
  • Doyle Van Meter's primary photoDoyle Van Meter Himself - McCoy Re-enactor  Less 8,552,998 1 2012
  • Amelia Wolf's primary photoAmelia Wolf Herself - College Republican, George Washington University  Less 4,395,930 1 2012
  • Dave Carnie's primary photoDave Carnie Himself - Former Editor-in-Chief, Big Brother Magazine  Less 408,087 1 2011
  • Dana Ste. Claire's primary photoDana Ste. Claire Himself - Author, Cracker: The Cracker Culture in Florida History  Less 5,037,646 1 2011
  • Allen Townsend's primary photoAllen Townsend Himself - Dade County Resident  Less 8,020,165 1 2011
  • Michael Webber's primary photoMichael Webber Himself - University of Texas as Austin  Less 6,851,208 1 2011
  • Kevin Wood's primary photoKevin Wood Himself - Student, BYU  Less 1,750,595 1 2011
  • Barbara Zolli's primary photoBarbara Zolli Herself - Director, Drake Well Museum  Less 6,921,498 1 2011
  • Harold Crook's primary photoHarold Crook Himself - General Manager, Lonesome Pine Raceway  Less 8,531,226 1 2012
  • Elizabeth Giusti's primary photoElizabeth Giusti Herself - Casino Waitress  Less 7,057,251 1 2012
  • Tim Hugo's primary photoTim Hugo Himself - Virginia Republican Assemblyman  Less 5,454,304 1 2012
  • Peter Anderson's primary photoPeter Anderson Himself - Secretary General, The Conch Republic  Less 8,089,690 1 2011
  • Gary Chilcote's primary photoGary Chilcote Himself - Director, Patee House Museum  Less 4,618,896 1 2011
  • Doyle Connor Jr.'s primary photoDoyle Connor Jr. Himself - Fifth Generation Cracker Cowman  Less 6,065,077 1 2011
  • Vaughn Edelson's primary photoVaughn Edelson Herself - Urban Explorer  Less 2,303,660 1 2011
  • Gail Kaiser's primary photoGail Kaiser Herself - Lake Mead Marina  Less 8,112,240 1 2011
  • Larry Meister's primary photoLarry Meister Himself - Cab Driver  Less 3,820,646 1 2011
  • W. Paul Reeve's primary photoW. Paul Reeve Himself - University of Utah  Less 2,637,768 1 2011
  • Rick Tallini's primary photoRick Tallini Himself - Otto Cupler Torpedo Company  Less 4,917,191 1 2011
  • David Thompson's primary photoDavid Thompson Himself - Ttweak, LLC.  Less 7,455,725 1 2011
  • Sara Smith's primary photoSara Smith Herself - Casino Waitress  Less 6,738,132 1 2012
  • Scott Surovell's primary photoScott Surovell Himself - Virginia Deomocratic Assemblyman  Less 3,715,510 1 2012
  • Stan Cox's primary photoStan Cox Himself - Author, Losing Our Cool  Less 8,619,807 1 2011
  • C.R. Gibbs's primary photoC.R. Gibbs Himself - Historian of the African Diaspora  Less 8,384,552 1 2011
  • Jim Ogle's primary photoJim Ogle Himself - General Manager, WIBW-TV  Less 2,252,283 1 2011
  • Frederick Salvucci's primary photoFrederick Salvucci Himself - Former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation  Less 4,863,673 1 2011
  • Randy Twaddle's primary photoRandy Twaddle Himself - Ttweak, LLC.  Less 6,425,605 1 2011
  • Dennis Wardlow's primary photoDennis Wardlow Himself - Former Mayor, Key West  Less 5,515,108 1 2011
  • Tim Kegerman's primary photoTim Kegerman Himself - River Guide  Less 5,646,155 1 2012
  • Terri Sewell's primary photoTerri Sewell Herself - Representative, Alabama  Less 3,012,783 1 2012
  • Neal Gamm's primary photoNeal Gamm Himself - Forgottonia Governor  Less 5,238,517 1 2011
  • Peter Markantonis's primary photoPeter Markantonis Himself - Owner, West Alabama Ice House  Less 6,452,621 1 2011
  • Mike Panetta's primary photoMike Panetta Himself - Shadow Representative, D.C.  Less 7,843,861 1 2011
  • Michael Scott's primary photoMichael Scott Himself - Reed Gold Mine  Less 3,116,863 1 2011
  • Tim Tran's primary photoTim Tran Himself - Homeowner  Less 2,199,240 1 2011
  • John Fullilove's primary photoJohn Fullilove Himself - Smitty's Market  Less 6,538,232 1 2011
  • Sharon Robinson's primary photoSharon Robinson Herself - Reed Gold Mine  Less 1,901,295 1 2011
  • Marty Aas's primary photoMarty Aas Himself - Job Service North Dakota  Less 1,367,105 1 2011
  • Ardie Davis's primary photoArdie Davis Himself - Kansas City Barbecue Society  Less 7,954,925 1 2011
  • Marty Rheault's primary photoMarty Rheault Himself - CEO, Intelligent Insites  Less 6,230,753 1 2011
  • Debbie Hafele's primary photoDebbie Hafele Herself - North Dakota Resident  Less 6,167,402 1 2011
  • Aaron Hafele's primary photoAaron Hafele Himself - North Dakota Resident  Less 3,244,705 1 2011
  • Teresa Ferrie's primary photoTeresa Ferrie Herself - Job Service, North Dakota  Less 2,895,752 1 2011
  • Mark Ballard's primary photoMark Ballard Himself  Less 2,418,491 1 2012
  • Colin Beavan's primary photoColin Beavan Himself  Less 1,118,531 1 2012
  • Sharon Broome's primary photoSharon Broome Herself  Less 7,058,578 1 2012
  • Robert Burke's primary photoRobert Burke Himself  Less 3,485,136 1 2012
  • Vernon Bush's primary photoVernon Bush Himself  Less 3,589,967 1 2012
  • Ethan Garber's primary photoEthan Garber Himself  Less 7,994,040 1 2012
  • Vicki Green's primary photoVicki Green Herself  Less 3,987,295 1 2012
  • Cheryl Haworth's primary photoCheryl Haworth Herself  Less 1,257,762 1 2012
  • Chamique Holdsclaw's primary photoChamique Holdsclaw Herself  Less 418,014 1 2012
  • Stephen Howard's primary photoStephen Howard Himself  Less 1,139,970 1 2012
  • Sabin Lomac's primary photoSabin Lomac Himself  Less 76,934 1 2012
  • Rodney Messina's primary photoRodney Messina Himself  Less 4,157,646 1 2012
  • Shannon Miller's primary photoShannon Miller Herself  Less 338,919 1 2012
  • Lynn Roberts's primary photoLynn Roberts Herself  Less 408,790 1 2012
  • John Russell's primary photoJohn Russell Himself  Less 3,739,199 1 2012
  • Dana Jay Bein's primary photoDana Jay Bein Himself (uncredited)  Less 5,107,611 1 2011
  • Tess Barker's primary photoTess Barker Herself - Contestant (uncredited)  Less 201,126 1 2012
  • Jeff Klinger's primary photoJeff Klinger Himself - Contestant (uncredited)  Less 221,582 1 2012
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