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Food: Fact or Fiction? (2015– )

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TV Series | 30 min | Documentary, Family, History

Food: Fact or Fiction?, hosted by Michael McKean, explores age-old adages and uncovers fascinating food mysteries that are baked inside everything we eat. From pancakes to burgers to apple pie, we will reveal the accidental discoveries, ...See moreFood: Fact or Fiction?, hosted by Michael McKean, explores age-old adages and uncovers fascinating food mysteries that are baked inside everything we eat. From pancakes to burgers to apple pie, we will reveal the accidental discoveries, clever marketing ploys, and war propaganda campaigns that have flavored our favorite dishes with a spoonful of fact and a dash of fiction. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Oct 26, 2015

Release date (First episode)
Oct 26, 2015 (United States)

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79 cast members
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Michael McKean
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
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65
Dan Kohler
Self - Food Nerd Self - Food Nerd   See fewer
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21
Karl Hess
Self - Foodie / Self - Forensic Foodie Self - Foodie / Self - Forensic Foodie   See fewer
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16
Daphne Brogdon
Self - Home Cook / Restaurateur / Self - Cook Self - Home Cook / Restaurateur / Self - Cook   See fewer
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14
Dan Pashman
Self - Expert Eater Self - Expert Eater   See fewer
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12
Rose Lawrence
Self - Baker / Owner: Red Bread Self - Baker / Owner: Red Bread   See fewer
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12
Justin Jampol
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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9
Alie Ward
Self - Food Sleuth / Self / Self - Candy Connoisseur / Self - Food Expert / Self - Ice Cream Expert Self - Food Sleuth / Self / Self - Candy Connoisseur / Self - Food Expert / Self - Ice Cream Expert   See fewer
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8
Alejandra Ramos
Self - Food & Lifestyle Expert / Self Self - Food & Lifestyle Expert / Self   See fewer
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7
Nguyen Tran
Self - Chef / Author Self - Chef / Author   See fewer
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7
Becktoria
Food Taster / Interviewee Food Taster / Interviewee   See fewer
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6
Kimlai Yingling
Self - Food Writer Self - Food Writer   See fewer
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6
James Dunn
Abe Lincoln / John A. Adams / Monk / Mr. Bundt Cake / Various Characters Abe Lincoln / John A. Adams / Monk / Mr. Bundt Cake / Various Characters   See fewer
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5
Jamika Pessoa
Self - Chef Self - Chef   See fewer
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5
Sarah Lohman
Self - Food Historian Self - Food Historian   See fewer
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4
Tony Sam
Various / Animations Various / Animations   See fewer
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4
Justin Warner
Self - Rebel Eater Self - Rebel Eater   See fewer
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4
Matt Lewis
Self / Self - Dessert Archeologist / Self - Food Historian Self / Self - Dessert Archeologist / Self - Food Historian   See fewer
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3
Ali Bouzari
Author, Ingredient / Self - Culinary Scientist / Self - Resident Expert Author, Ingredient / Self - Culinary Scientist / Self - Resident Expert   See fewer
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3
Jeff Mauro
Self - Owner, Pork & Mindy's / Host, The Kitchen on Food Network / Host: The Kitchen on Food Network / Self - Owner: Pork & Mindy's Self - Owner, Pork & Mindy's / Host, The Kitchen on Food Network / Host: The Kitchen on Food Network / Self - Owner: Pork & Mindy's   See fewer
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3
Rivers Langley
Dominic Bellissimo / Shaving Man / Various Characters Dominic Bellissimo / Shaving Man / Various Characters   See fewer
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3
Ben Waters
Self - Foodie Self - Foodie   See fewer
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3
Noah Galuten
Food Writer / Self - Chef / Self - Chef-Pitmaster Food Writer / Self - Chef / Self - Chef-Pitmaster   See fewer
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3
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3
Donal Skehan
Food Writer / Self - Cook Food Writer / Self - Cook   See fewer
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3
Patricia Bannan
Self - Registered Dietitian Self - Registered Dietitian   See fewer
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2
Marcus Christiana-Beninger
Self - Chef / Self - Owner: Little Jewel of New Orleans Self - Chef / Self - Owner: Little Jewel of New Orleans   See fewer
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2
Tori Avey
Self - Food Historian Self - Food Historian   See fewer
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2
Danielle Alex
Self - Dessert Historian Self - Dessert Historian   See fewer
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2
James Briscione
Self - Chef Instructor Self - Chef Instructor   See fewer
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2
Eve Lahijani
Self - Nutritionist Self - Nutritionist   See fewer
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2
Joe Mantegna
Self - Actor / Co-Owner: Taste Chicago / Owner, Taste Chicago Self - Actor / Co-Owner: Taste Chicago / Owner, Taste Chicago   See fewer
Top 5000
2
Eugenia Cheng
Mathematician / Self - Baker Mathematician / Self - Baker   See fewer
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2
Grant Crilly
Self - Food Geek Self - Food Geek   See fewer
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2
Matthew Kang
Self - Editor: Eater LA Self - Editor: Eater LA   See fewer
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2
Micheal McKean
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
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1
Chris Anderson
Self - Marine Biologist Self - Marine Biologist   See fewer
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1
Christopher James Bohinski
Window Customer Window Customer   See fewer
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1
Marco Canora
Self - Owner, Brodo Self - Owner, Brodo   See fewer
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1
Rev Ciancio
Self - Burger Expert Self - Burger Expert   See fewer
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1
Harry Haynes
Self - Saltvillr Historian Self - Saltvillr Historian   See fewer
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1
Jeff Lassen
Self - Owner, Louis' Lunch Self - Owner, Louis' Lunch   See fewer
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1
Jennifer 8. Lee
Self - Fortune Cookie Expert Self - Fortune Cookie Expert   See fewer
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1
Summer Parsons
Self - Pancake Day Race Winner Self - Pancake Day Race Winner   See fewer
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1
Eden Juron Pearlman
Self - Historian, Evanston History Center Self - Historian, Evanston History Center   See fewer
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1
Renato Poliafito
Self - Owner, Baked NYC Self - Owner, Baked NYC   See fewer
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1
Shaun Shepherd
Self - Apple Expert, Bull Run Cider Self - Apple Expert, Bull Run Cider   See fewer
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1
Mark Strange
Self - Pancake Expert Self - Pancake Expert   See fewer
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1
Ryan Stybel
Self - Optometrist Self - Optometrist   See fewer
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1
Ally Taylor
Self - Pie Mom Of Berry Manor Inn Self - Pie Mom Of Berry Manor Inn   See fewer
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1
Bart Vandaele
Self - Owner, B Too Self - Owner, B Too   See fewer
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1
Scott Wiener
Self - Pizza Expert Self - Pizza Expert   See fewer
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1
Paul Zak
Self - Neuroscientist Self - Neuroscientist   See fewer
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1
Mark Dempsey
Self - Wing Expert, Anchor Bar Self - Wing Expert, Anchor Bar   See fewer
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1
Jessica B. Harris
Self - Food Historian Self - Food Historian   See fewer
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1
Ana Hernandez
Self - Chili Expert, Institute of Chili Self - Chili Expert, Institute of Chili   See fewer
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1
Yoko Isaji
Self - Sushi Historian Self - Sushi Historian   See fewer
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1
Melba Wilson
Self - Owner, Melba's Self - Owner, Melba's   See fewer
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1
Richard Foss
Self - Air and Space Food Historian Self - Air and Space Food Historian   See fewer
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1
Beth Kimmerle
Self - Candy Historian Self - Candy Historian   See fewer
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1
Mark Sy
Self - Tapioca Expert Self - Tapioca Expert   See fewer
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1
Afia Anabasua
Self - Chef Self - Chef   See fewer
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1
Duke Feldmeier
Self - Anthropologist Self - Anthropologist   See fewer
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1
Ray Garcia
Self - Owner, BS Taqueria Self - Owner, BS Taqueria   See fewer
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1
Valerie Gordon
Self - Chocolatier Self - Chocolatier   See fewer
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1
Charles Phoenix
Author / Self - Chef Author / Self - Chef   See fewer
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1
Scot Rossillo
Owner, The Bagel Store / Self - Bagel Artist Owner, The Bagel Store / Self - Bagel Artist   See fewer
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1
Christopher Nyerges
Author / Self - Urban Forager Author / Self - Urban Forager   See fewer
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1
Annette O'Toole
Self - Actress / Tea Enthusiast Self - Actress / Tea Enthusiast   See fewer
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1
Lucie Saunders
Self - Troop #6355 Self - Troop #6355   See fewer
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1
Christina Xenos
Self - Chef Self - Chef   See fewer
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1
Aaron Alberstein
Various / Commoner / Disciple / Owen Brennan / Vendor (uncredited) Various / Commoner / Disciple / Owen Brennan / Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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14
Josh Cheney
Caesar Cardini / Disciple / Raffaele Esposito / Sonny Falcon (uncredited) Caesar Cardini / Disciple / Raffaele Esposito / Sonny Falcon (uncredited)   See fewer
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4
Jim Hickox
Various (uncredited) Various (uncredited)   See fewer
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4
Robert Francis
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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1
Kitty Rallo
Food Taster (uncredited) Food Taster (uncredited)   See fewer
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1
Anna Seregina
Queen Margherita of Savoy (uncredited) Queen Margherita of Savoy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kazu Nagahama
Japanese Merchant (uncredited) Japanese Merchant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bennett Cordon
Bongo Player (uncredited) Bongo Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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1
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7.7 / 10 | 98 votes