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
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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 24,122 29 2011–2012
  • H.W. Brands's primary photoH.W. Brands Himself - University of Texas at Austin / Himself - University of Texas as Austin  Less 172,799 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 395,305 9 2011
  • Seth Stein's primary photoSeth Stein Himself - Northwestern University  Less 6,408,730 2 2011
  • Robert Rosen's primary photoRobert Rosen Himself - Author, A Short History of Charleston  Less 6,605,133 2 2011
  • Richard Stewart's primary photoRichard Stewart Himself - Bureau of Reclamation  Less 5,164,620 2 2011
  • George Wunderlich's primary photoGeorge Wunderlich Himself - National Museum of Civil War Medicine  Less 693,917 2 2011
  • Bart Crattie's primary photoBart Crattie Himself - Land Surveyor  Less 7,678,076 1 2011
  • Tom Lowe's primary photoTom Lowe Himself - Bannack State Park  Less 2,879,344 1 2011
  • Peter Merlin's primary photoPeter Merlin Himself - Aerospace Historian  Less 1,590,409 1 2011
  • Travis Wallbaum's primary photoTravis Wallbaum Himself - Fisherman  Less 1,941,874 1 2011
  • Ted Gambordella's primary photoTed Gambordella Himself - Republican Father  Less 7,704,287 1 2012
  • Ricky Gonzalez's primary photoRicky Gonzalez Himself - U.S. Citizen  Less 2,167,360 1 2012
  • Iris Gosling's primary photoIris Gosling Herself - Hatfield Descendant  Less 5,850,519 1 2012
  • Doug Jones's primary photoDoug Jones Himself - Civil War Re-enacctor  Less 4,025,719 1 2012
  • Rhettman Mullis's primary photoRhettman Mullis Himself - Bigfoot Expert  Less 4,918,034 1 2012
  • Chonda Pierce's primary photoChonda Pierce Herself - Christian Comedian  Less 50,546 1 2012
  • Sonya Race's primary photoSonya Race Herself - Mother  Less 5,939,703 1 2012
  • Jennifer Stefano's primary photoJennifer Stefano Herself - Tea Party Activist  Less 2,053,119 1 2012
  • David Struthers's primary photoDavid Struthers Himself - Pig Farmer  Less 5,522,218 1 2012
  • Larry Wahrenbrock's primary photoLarry Wahrenbrock Himself - Mountaineer & Reennactor  Less 7,715,984 1 2012
  • Doug Walker's primary photoDoug Walker Himself - Self-Proclaimed Hillbilly  Less 4,894,595 1 2012
  • Kerry Altenbernd's primary photoKerry Altenbernd Himself - Black Jack Battlefield  Less 4,401,793 1 2011
  • Claudia East's primary photoClaudia East Herself - Author, Yreka: The First 80 Years  Less 2,894,487 1 2011
  • Harry Geisinger's primary photoHarry Geisinger Himself - Georgia House of Representatives  Less 6,512,032 1 2011
  • Kevin F. Kern's primary photoKevin F. Kern Himself - University of Akron  Less 4,921,176 1 2011
  • Keith Milam's primary photoKeith Milam Himself - University of Ohio  Less 4,616,341 1 2011
  • D. Muenster's primary photoD. Muenster Herself - Furs & Clothing of Distinction  Less 7,514,597 1 2011
  • Walt Wolfram's primary photoWalt Wolfram Himself - North Carolina State University  Less 4,614,771 1 2011
  • Shane Copland's primary photoShane Copland Himself - Canadian Citizen  Less 8,420,267 1 2012
  • Teddy Gambordella's primary photoTeddy Gambordella Himself - Democratic Son  Less 2,768,735 1 2012
  • Betty Howard's primary photoBetty Howard Herself - McCoy Descendant  Less 6,140,665 1 2012
  • Wayne Humphreys's primary photoWayne Humphreys Himself - Corn Farmer  Less 6,223,641 1 2012
  • Keith Lowell Jensen's primary photoKeith Lowell Jensen Himself - Atheist Comedian  Less 265,040 1 2012
  • Steve Kim's primary photoSteve Kim Himself - Exotic Dancer  Less 6,969,863 1 2012
  • Eric Martinez's primary photoEric Martinez Himself - Civil War Re-enacctor  Less 3,991,167 1 2012
  • Pearl Prihoda's primary photoPearl Prihoda Herself - Bigfoot Expert  Less 6,587,373 1 2012
  • Jay Reimer's primary photoJay Reimer Himself - Self-Proclaimed Redneck  Less 3,603,543 1 2012
  • Mike Stout's primary photoMike Stout Himself - Former Union Steel Worker  Less 2,033,318 1 2012
  • Danielle Terry's primary photoDanielle Terry Herself - Apprentice Gunsmith  Less 785,712 1 2012
  • Tim Brumm's primary photoTim Brumm Himself - Heritage Hill State Historical Park  Less 7,102,592 1 2011
  • Chuck Magerl's primary photoChuck Magerl Himself - Free State Brewery  Less 8,027,780 1 2011
  • Cammy Montoya's primary photoCammy Montoya Herself - Department of the Army. White Sands Missile Range  Less 2,959,801 1 2011
  • Joseph Sawick Jr.'s primary photoJoseph Sawick Jr. Himself - Suffolk County Comptroller  Less 3,045,923 1 2011
  • Scott Teodorski's primary photoScott Teodorski Himself - National Park Service  Less 5,987,054 1 2011
  • Colin Woodard's primary photoColin Woodard Himself - Author, The Lobster Coast  Less 7,225,950 1 2011
  • Kathleen Brandt's primary photoKathleen Brandt Herself - Genealogist  Less 1,853,731 1 2012
  • Jonathan Edmiston's primary photoJonathan Edmiston Himself - UFO Skeptic  Less 4,854,959 1 2012
  • Ken Hall's primary photoKen Hall Himself - Bartender  Less 7,114,436 1 2012
  • Jim Hughes's primary photoJim Hughes Himself - Pastor  Less 2,619,225 1 2012
  • Stacey Kane's primary photoStacey Kane Herself - Vice President of Marketing, California Tortilla Group  Less 2,422,987 1 2012
  • Chuck Miller's primary photoChuck Miller Himself - Distillery Owner  Less 679,519 1 2012
  • Gloria Minella's primary photoGloria Minella Herself - Doctor of Internal Medicine  Less 6,545,527 1 2012
  • Chris Ralph's primary photoChris Ralph Himself - Gold Prospector  Less 8,103,391 1 2012
  • Tony Schiano's primary photoTony Schiano Himself - Brooklyn New York Resident  Less 6,585,018 1 2012
  • Paige Tiller's primary photoPaige Tiller Herself - West Virginia High School Student  Less 5,185,736 1 2012
  • Rick Wilberschied's primary photoRick Wilberschied Himself - Fur & Wildlife Trapper  Less 6,630,421 1 2012
  • Rhonda Brophy's primary photoRhonda Brophy Herself - Owner, Red Moose Gift Gallery  Less 6,101,417 1 2011
  • Rick Celata's primary photoRick Celata Himself - KT Ordnance  Less 5,650,833 1 2011
  • Don Faber's primary photoDon Faber Himself - Author, The Toledo War  Less 7,259,731 1 2011
  • Chris Hirvela's primary photoChris Hirvela Himself - Heritage Hill State Historical Park  Less 3,424,327 1 2011
  • Robert Marvinney's primary photoRobert Marvinney Himself - Director & State Geologist, Maine Geological Survey  Less 5,873,991 1 2011
  • Moses Smucker's primary photoMoses Smucker Himself - Owner, Smucker's Quality Meats  Less 3,887,102 1 2011
  • Cesidio Tallini's primary photoCesidio Tallini Himself - Self Proclaimed Governor, Independent Long Island  Less 2,266,884 1 2011
  • Wayne Anderson's primary photoWayne Anderson Himself - Sheriff Sullivan County  Less 6,877,002 1 2012
  • James Clarkson's primary photoJames Clarkson Himself - UFO Investigator  Less 7,390,760 1 2012
  • Ray Harkins's primary photoRay Harkins Himself - Straightedger  Less 7,968,502 1 2012
  • Eli Huddle's primary photoEli Huddle Himself - McCoy Descendant  Less 5,095,412 1 2012
  • Paul Miller's primary photoPaul Miller Himself - Union Electrician  Less 6,116,828 1 2012
  • Bob Phillips's primary photoBob Phillips Himself - President, California Tortilla Group  Less 7,596,442 1 2012
  • Ben Ralph's primary photoBen Ralph Himself - Gold Prospector  Less 6,324,028 1 2012
  • Laurie Rice's primary photoLaurie Rice Herself - Rabbi  Less 3,519,849 1 2012
  • Angie Rodesky's primary photoAngie Rodesky Herself - Genealogist  Less 7,573,547 1 2012
  • Mark Stevenson's primary photoMark Stevenson Himself - Boat Captain  Less 4,311,181 1 2012
  • Louise Van Ersvelde's primary photoLouise Van Ersvelde Herself - Brooklyn Iowa Resident  Less 2,466,641 1 2012
  • Jennifer Brunner's primary photoJennifer Brunner Herself - Former Ohio Secretary of State  Less 2,472,664 1 2011
  • Sam Chwat's primary photoSam Chwat Himself - Director, Sam Chwat Speech Center  Less 3,441,326 1 2011
  • Chuck Harris's primary photoChuck Harris Himself - Curator, Ambajejus Boom House  Less 1,561,411 1 2011
  • Michael Paras's primary photoMichael Paras Himself - Belt Railway Company of Chicago  Less 4,704,595 1 2011
  • Ed Peden's primary photoEd Peden Himself - Missile Base Homeowner  Less 1,053,091 1 2011
  • John A. Ricker's primary photoJohn A. Ricker Himself - Poland Spring Preservation Society  Less 4,691,587 1 2011
  • Jimmy Wolford's primary photoJimmy Wolford Himself - McCoy Descendant  Less 2,287,778 1 2011
  • Jerry Akers's primary photoJerry Akers Himself - Hatfield Re-enactor  Less 8,379,529 1 2012
  • Tucker Cholvin's primary photoTucker Cholvin Himself - College Democrat, Georgetown  Less 7,082,256 1 2012
  • Parker Glenn's primary photoParker Glenn Herself - Abstinence Advocate  Less 5,825,876 1 2012
  • Rob Greer's primary photoRob Greer Himself - Traditional Minister  Less 8,034,574 1 2012
  • Juanita Limas's primary photoJuanita Limas Herself - Iowa Resident  Less 3,597,294 1 2012
  • Morgan Lucas's primary photoMorgan Lucas Himself - Drag Racer  Less 2,567,408 1 2012
  • Eric Pope's primary photoEric Pope Himself - Zombie Fan  Less 5,705,726 1 2012
  • Allyson Rameker's primary photoAllyson Rameker Herself - Real Estate Developer  Less 5,767,841 1 2012
  • Tom Russell's primary photoTom Russell Himself - Lawyer  Less 8,051,523 1 2012
  • Soxman's primary photoSoxman Himself - White Sox Fan  Less 2,619,050 1 2012
  • Sarah Trojniak's primary photoSarah Trojniak Herself - Meteorologist  Less 7,370,826 1 2012
  • Johanna Chapman's primary photoJohanna Chapman Herself - Atlanta Accent Management LLC  Less 5,531,041 1 2011
  • Michael B. Coleman's primary photoMichael B. Coleman Himself - Mayor of Columbus  Less 495,638 1 2011
  • Sonya Hatfield-Hall's primary photoSonya Hatfield-Hall Herself - Hatfield Descendant  Less 2,971,197 1 2011
  • Sean Kelley's primary photoSean Kelley Himself - Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site  Less 3,214,811 1 2011
  • Wayne Monk's primary photoWayne Monk Himself - Lexington Barbecue  Less 7,054,825 1 2011
  • Dave Repasky's primary photoDave Repasky Himself - Oilman  Less 4,493,235 1 2011
  • Donna Street's primary photoDonna Street Herself - Dade County Resident  Less 8,174,172 1 2011
  • Jack Strejc's primary photoJack Strejc Himself - Belt Railway Company of Chicago  Less 5,204,751 1 2011
  • Lee Watford's primary photoLee Watford Himself - Williamson Cattle Company  Less 4,411,889 1 2011
  • Paul Banks's primary photoPaul Banks Himself - Cubs Fan  Less 2,040,005 1 2012
  • Patrick Bigbie's primary photoPatrick Bigbie Himself - Meteorologist  Less 5,649,791 1 2012
  • Brandon Burnstein's primary photoBrandon Burnstein Himself - Drag Racer  Less 6,490,765 1 2012
  • Cindy Faulkner's primary photoCindy Faulkner Herself - Adult Products Specialist  Less 7,053,185 1 2012
  • Johnny Menicini's primary photoJohnny Menicini Himself - Line Cook  Less 7,084,975 1 2012
  • Brian Mills's primary photoBrian Mills Himself - Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel  Less 2,685,464 1 2012
  • Victor Moray's primary photoVictor Moray Himself - Vampire Fan  Less 4,127,419 1 2012
  • Victor Rameker's primary photoVictor Rameker Himself - Real Estate Developer  Less 6,915,514 1 2012
  • Nancy Timbs's primary photoNancy Timbs Himself - Iowa Resident  Less 4,314,053 1 2012
  • Doyle Van Meter's primary photoDoyle Van Meter Himself - McCoy Re-enactor  Less 6,524,884 1 2012
  • Amelia Wolf's primary photoAmelia Wolf Herself - College Republican, George Washington University  Less 1,815,439 1 2012
  • Dave Carnie's primary photoDave Carnie Himself - Former Editor-in-Chief, Big Brother Magazine  Less 925,787 1 2011
  • Dana Ste. Claire's primary photoDana Ste. Claire Himself - Author, Cracker: The Cracker Culture in Florida History  Less 1,529,898 1 2011
  • Allen Townsend's primary photoAllen Townsend Himself - Dade County Resident  Less 3,521,679 1 2011
  • Michael Webber's primary photoMichael Webber Himself - University of Texas as Austin  Less 6,880,160 1 2011
  • Kevin Wood's primary photoKevin Wood Himself - Student, BYU  Less 3,563,141 1 2011
  • Barbara Zolli's primary photoBarbara Zolli Herself - Director, Drake Well Museum  Less 2,350,536 1 2011
  • Harold Crook's primary photoHarold Crook Himself - General Manager, Lonesome Pine Raceway  Less 4,893,179 1 2012
  • Elizabeth Giusti's primary photoElizabeth Giusti Herself - Casino Waitress  Less 6,726,744 1 2012
  • Tim Hugo's primary photoTim Hugo Himself - Virginia Republican Assemblyman  Less 4,451,446 1 2012
  • Peter Anderson's primary photoPeter Anderson Himself - Secretary General, The Conch Republic  Less 2,661,960 1 2011
  • Gary Chilcote's primary photoGary Chilcote Himself - Director, Patee House Museum  Less 3,390,574 1 2011
  • Doyle Connor Jr.'s primary photoDoyle Connor Jr. Himself - Fifth Generation Cracker Cowman  Less 8,282,552 1 2011
  • Vaughn Edelson's primary photoVaughn Edelson Herself - Urban Explorer  Less 8,165,188 1 2011
  • Gail Kaiser's primary photoGail Kaiser Herself - Lake Mead Marina  Less 3,381,516 1 2011
  • Larry Meister's primary photoLarry Meister Himself - Cab Driver  Less 3,167,531 1 2011
  • W. Paul Reeve's primary photoW. Paul Reeve Himself - University of Utah  Less 2,205,694 1 2011
  • Rick Tallini's primary photoRick Tallini Himself - Otto Cupler Torpedo Company  Less 5,266,198 1 2011
  • David Thompson's primary photoDavid Thompson Himself - Ttweak, LLC.  Less 8,199,694 1 2011
  • Sara Smith's primary photoSara Smith Herself - Casino Waitress  Less 5,872,525 1 2012
  • Scott Surovell's primary photoScott Surovell Himself - Virginia Deomocratic Assemblyman  Less 7,505,759 1 2012
  • Stan Cox's primary photoStan Cox Himself - Author, Losing Our Cool  Less 7,756,627 1 2011
  • C.R. Gibbs's primary photoC.R. Gibbs Himself - Historian of the African Diaspora  Less 5,138,821 1 2011
  • Jim Ogle's primary photoJim Ogle Himself - General Manager, WIBW-TV  Less 8,413,235 1 2011
  • Frederick Salvucci's primary photoFrederick Salvucci Himself - Former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation  Less 6,961,076 1 2011
  • Randy Twaddle's primary photoRandy Twaddle Himself - Ttweak, LLC.  Less 5,051,548 1 2011
  • Dennis Wardlow's primary photoDennis Wardlow Himself - Former Mayor, Key West  Less 3,288,052 1 2011
  • Tim Kegerman's primary photoTim Kegerman Himself - River Guide  Less 4,650,062 1 2012
  • Terri Sewell's primary photoTerri Sewell Herself - Representative, Alabama  Less 5,783,175 1 2012
  • Neal Gamm's primary photoNeal Gamm Himself - Forgottonia Governor  Less 8,006,527 1 2011
  • Peter Markantonis's primary photoPeter Markantonis Himself - Owner, West Alabama Ice House  Less 3,679,202 1 2011
  • Mike Panetta's primary photoMike Panetta Himself - Shadow Representative, D.C.  Less 8,470,530 1 2011
  • Michael Scott's primary photoMichael Scott Himself - Reed Gold Mine  Less 5,645,972 1 2011
  • Tim Tran's primary photoTim Tran Himself - Homeowner  Less 5,883,936 1 2011
  • John Fullilove's primary photoJohn Fullilove Himself - Smitty's Market  Less 7,872,397 1 2011
  • Sharon Robinson's primary photoSharon Robinson Herself - Reed Gold Mine  Less 3,653,693 1 2011
  • Marty Aas's primary photoMarty Aas Himself - Job Service North Dakota  Less 2,787,403 1 2011
  • Ardie Davis's primary photoArdie Davis Himself - Kansas City Barbecue Society  Less 5,996,583 1 2011
  • Marty Rheault's primary photoMarty Rheault Himself - CEO, Intelligent Insites  Less 5,615,633 1 2011
  • Debbie Hafele's primary photoDebbie Hafele Herself - North Dakota Resident  Less 3,890,180 1 2011
  • Aaron Hafele's primary photoAaron Hafele Himself - North Dakota Resident  Less 4,377,164 1 2011
  • Teresa Ferrie's primary photoTeresa Ferrie Herself - Job Service, North Dakota  Less 6,827,413 1 2011
  • Mark Ballard's primary photoMark Ballard Himself  Less 2,794,767 1 2012
  • Colin Beavan's primary photoColin Beavan Himself  Less 752,598 1 2012
  • Sharon Broome's primary photoSharon Broome Herself  Less 4,808,771 1 2012
  • Robert Burke's primary photoRobert Burke Himself  Less 7,687,968 1 2012
  • Vernon Bush's primary photoVernon Bush Himself  Less 4,429,538 1 2012
  • Ethan Garber's primary photoEthan Garber Himself  Less 5,264,978 1 2012
  • Vicki Green's primary photoVicki Green Herself  Less 8,409,427 1 2012
  • Cheryl Haworth's primary photoCheryl Haworth Herself  Less 2,248,322 1 2012
  • Chamique Holdsclaw's primary photoChamique Holdsclaw Herself  Less 528,581 1 2012
  • Stephen Howard's primary photoStephen Howard Himself  Less 2,657,467 1 2012
  • Sabin Lomac's primary photoSabin Lomac Himself  Less 188,036 1 2012
  • Rodney Messina's primary photoRodney Messina Himself  Less 2,560,984 1 2012
  • Shannon Miller's primary photoShannon Miller Herself  Less 181,186 1 2012
  • Lynn Roberts's primary photoLynn Roberts Herself  Less 493,025 1 2012
  • John Russell's primary photoJohn Russell Himself  Less 8,246,355 1 2012
  • Dana Jay Bein's primary photoDana Jay Bein Himself (uncredited)  Less 572,339 1 2011
  • Tess Barker's primary photoTess Barker Herself - Contestant (uncredited)  Less 199,299 1 2012
  • Jeff Klinger's primary photoJeff Klinger Himself - Contestant (uncredited)  Less 356,641 1 2012
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