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Food: Fact or Fiction? (2015– )

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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77 cast members
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Michael McKean
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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Dan Kohler
Himself - Food Nerd Himself - Food Nerd   See fewer
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Aaron Alberstein
Various / Commoner / Disciple / Owen Brennan / Vendor Various / Commoner / Disciple / Owen Brennan / Vendor   See fewer
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14
Karl Hess
Himself - Foodie / Himself - Forensic Foodie Himself - Foodie / Himself - Forensic Foodie   See fewer
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13
Dan Pashman
Himself - Expert Eater Himself - Expert Eater   See fewer
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9
Justin Jampol
Himself - Historian Himself - Historian   See fewer
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9
Daphne Brogdon
Herself - Home Cook / Herself - Cook / Restaurateur Herself - Home Cook / Herself - Cook / Restaurateur   See fewer
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9
Rose Lawrence
Herself - Baker Herself - Baker   See fewer
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9
Alie Ward
Herself / Herself - Food Sleuth / Herself - Candy Connoisseur / Herself - Food Expert / Herself - Ice Cream Expert Herself / Herself - Food Sleuth / Herself - Candy Connoisseur / Herself - Food Expert / Herself - Ice Cream Expert   See fewer
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7
Becktoria
Food Taster / Interviewee Food Taster / Interviewee   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
Alejandra Ramos
Herself - Food & Lifestyle Expert Herself - Food & Lifestyle Expert   See fewer
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5
Nguyen Tran
Himself - Chef / Author Himself - Chef / Author   See fewer
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5
Kimlai Yingling
Herself - Food Writer Herself - Food Writer   See fewer
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5
Tony Sam
Animations Animations   See fewer
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4
Josh Cheney
Caesar Cardini / Disciple / Raffaele Esposito / Sonny Falcon Caesar Cardini / Disciple / Raffaele Esposito / Sonny Falcon   See fewer
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4
Justin Warner
Himself - Rebel Eater Himself - Rebel Eater   See fewer
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4
Jim Hickox
Various Various   See fewer
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4
Matt Lewis
Himself / Himself - Dessert Archeologist / Himself - Food Historian Himself / Himself - Dessert Archeologist / Himself - Food Historian   See fewer
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3
Sarah Lohman
Herself - Food Historian Herself - Food Historian   See fewer
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3
Ali Bouzari
Author, Ingredient / Himself - Culinary Scientist / Himself - Resident Expert Author, Ingredient / Himself - Culinary Scientist / Himself - Resident Expert   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
Himself - Foodie Himself - Foodie   See fewer
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3
Noah Galuten
Food Writer / Himself - Chef / Himself - Chef-Pitmaster Food Writer / Himself - Chef / Himself - Chef-Pitmaster   See fewer
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3
Lexi Fontaine
Herself Herself   See fewer
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3
Donal Skehan
Food Writer / Himself - Cook Food Writer / Himself - Cook   See fewer
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3
Patricia Bannan
Herself - Registered Dietitian Herself - Registered Dietitian   See fewer
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2
Tori Avey
Herself - Food Historian Herself - Food Historian   See fewer
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2
Jeff Mauro
Himself - Owner, Pork & Mindy's / Host, The Kitchen on Food Network Himself - Owner, Pork & Mindy's / Host, The Kitchen on Food Network   See fewer
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2
Danielle Alex
Herself - Dessert Historian Herself - Dessert Historian   See fewer
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2
James Briscione
Himself - Chef Instructor Himself - Chef Instructor   See fewer
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2
Eve Lahijani
Herself - Nutritionist Herself - Nutritionist   See fewer
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2
Jamika Pessoa
Herself - Chef Herself - Chef   See fewer
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2
Eugenia Cheng
Herself - Baker / Mathematician Herself - Baker / Mathematician   See fewer
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2
Grant Crilly
Himself - Food Geek Himself - Food Geek   See fewer
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2
Micheal McKean
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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1
Chris Anderson
Himself - Marine Biologist Himself - Marine Biologist   See fewer
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Christopher James Bohinski
Window Customer Window Customer   See fewer
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Marco Canora
Himself - Owner, Brodo Himself - Owner, Brodo   See fewer
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Rev Ciancio
Himself - Burger Expert Himself - Burger Expert   See fewer
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Harry Haynes
Himself - Saltvillr Historian Himself - Saltvillr Historian   See fewer
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Jeff Lassen
Himself - Owner, Louis' Lunch Himself - Owner, Louis' Lunch   See fewer
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Jennifer 8. Lee
Herself - Fortune Cookie Expert Herself - Fortune Cookie Expert   See fewer
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Summer Parsons
Herself - Pancake Day Race Winner Herself - Pancake Day Race Winner   See fewer
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Eden Juron Pearlman
Herself - Historian, Evanston History Center Herself - Historian, Evanston History Center   See fewer
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Renato Poliafito
Himself - Owner, Baked NYC Himself - Owner, Baked NYC   See fewer
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Shaun Shepherd
Himself - Apple Expert, Bull Run Cider Himself - Apple Expert, Bull Run Cider   See fewer
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Mark Strange
Himself - Pancake Expert Himself - Pancake Expert   See fewer
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Ryan Stybel
Himself - Optometrist Himself - Optometrist   See fewer
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Ally Taylor
Herself - Pie Mom Of Berry Manor Inn Herself - Pie Mom Of Berry Manor Inn   See fewer
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Bart Vandaele
Himself - Owner, B Too Himself - Owner, B Too   See fewer
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Scott Wiener
Himself - Pizza Expert Himself - Pizza Expert   See fewer
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Paul Zak
Himself - Neuroscientist Himself - Neuroscientist   See fewer
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Mark Dempsey
Himself - Wing Expert, Anchor Bar Himself - Wing Expert, Anchor Bar   See fewer
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Robert Francis
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Jessica B. Harris
Herself - Food Historian Herself - Food Historian   See fewer
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Ana Hernandez
Herself - Chili Expert, Institute of Chili Herself - Chili Expert, Institute of Chili   See fewer
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Kitty Rallo
Food Taster Food Taster   See fewer
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Melba Wilson
Herself - Owner, Melba's Herself - Owner, Melba's   See fewer
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Richard Foss
Himself - Air and Space Food Historian Himself - Air and Space Food Historian   See fewer
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Beth Kimmerle
Herself - Candy Historian Herself - Candy Historian   See fewer
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Mark Sy
Himself - Tapioca Expert Himself - Tapioca Expert   See fewer
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Afia Anabasua
Herself - Chef Herself - Chef   See fewer
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Marcus Christiana-Beninger
Himself - Chef Himself - Chef   See fewer
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Duke Feldmeier
Himself - Anthropologist Himself - Anthropologist   See fewer
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Ray Garcia
Himself - Owner, BS Taqueria Himself - Owner, BS Taqueria   See fewer
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Valerie Gordon
Herself - Chocolatier Herself - Chocolatier   See fewer
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Joe Mantegna
Himself - Actor / Owner, Taste Chicago Himself - Actor / Owner, Taste Chicago   See fewer
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Charles Phoenix
Author / Himself - Chef Author / Himself - Chef   See fewer
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Scot Rossillo
Himself - Bagel Artist / Owner, The Bagel Store Himself - Bagel Artist / Owner, The Bagel Store   See fewer
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Bennett Cordon
Bongo Player Bongo Player   See fewer
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Matthew Kang
Himself - Editor: Eater LA Himself - Editor: Eater LA   See fewer
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Christopher Nyerges
Author / Himself - Urban Forager Author / Himself - Urban Forager   See fewer
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Annette O'Toole
Herself - Actress / Tea Enthusiast Herself - Actress / Tea Enthusiast   See fewer
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Lucie Saunders
Herself - Troop #6355 Herself - Troop #6355   See fewer
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Anna Seregina
Queen Margherita of Savoy (uncredited) Queen Margherita of Savoy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kazu Nagahama
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7.6 / 10 | 82 votes