Season 1 (19)

3 Seasons | 48 Episodes

Episode 1 Larry Makes Moonshine
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Larry Makes Moonshine

Aired on Feb 08, 2011

Larry gets knee deep in Moonshine’s secret history, becomes a champion frog jumper in California, and gets a refresher course in table manners in Vermont.

Episode 2 Larry Goes to the Swamp
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Larry Goes to the Swamp

Aired on Feb 15, 2011

Larry gets hungry inside a gator-infested swamp, goes undercover with the clowns at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and races in America’s ultimate soap box derby.

Episode 3 Larry Shoots Guns
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Larry Shoots Guns

Aired on Feb 22, 2011

Larry takes a train ride that reminds him why he’s scared of heights and fires machine guns from America’s ultimate gun collection.

Episode 5 Larry Breeds Mules
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Larry Breeds Mules

Aired on Mar 01, 2011

Larry uncovers the lightning fast world of greyhound and digs up a rock quarry owned by a true American eccentric.

Episode 6 Larry Gits a Gator
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Larry Gits a Gator

Aired on Mar 08, 2011

Larry tracks down rogue alligators which have invaded civilization, mixes explosives in with America’s first family of fireworks, and gets muscled in the roller derby.

Episode 7 Larry Goes Trucking
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Larry Goes Trucking

Aired on Mar 15, 2011

Larry showers with a friend at America’s biggest truck stop, experiences the danger of fish-mongering, and uncovers mayhem at the demolition derby.

Episode 8 Larry is an Astronaut
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Larry is an Astronaut

Aired on Mar 29, 2011

Larry uses a far out toilet at NASA, impersonates himself in a Las Vegas standup act, and gets wet at the site of a prehistoric flood.

Episode 9 Larry Rides with the Hells Angels
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Larry Rides with the Hells Angels

Aired on Apr 05, 2011

Larry hitches a ride with the Hells Angels, helps catch potential cheaters at a Las Vegas casino, and enlists with a Civil War recreation group.

Episode 10 Larry Deep Fries Everything
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Larry Deep Fries Everything

Aired on Apr 12, 2011

Larry gets embedded with the grunts at Camp Pendleton, travels to America’s smallest town and jumps into the delicious, deep-frying madness that is the biggest draw at the annual State Fair of Texas.

Episode 11 Larry Digs for Gold
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Larry Digs for Gold

Aired on Apr 19, 2011

Larry lives the history of the great California Gold Rush, explores the wacky world of the minor league baseball franchise Saint Paul Saints and joins a gospel choir that lifts spirits at a tough Chicago hospital.

Episode 12 Larry in Hillbilly Country
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Larry in Hillbilly Country

Aired on May 03, 2011

Larry gets deep in the muddy banks of South Carolina as he uncovers the messy world of oyster harvesting; discovers the survival skills of an American family that has been there for over 250 years; and turns a routine stop on Interstate 80 into a mission to find out what is special in the tiny town of Wells, Nevada.

Episode 13 Larry is a Logger
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Larry is a Logger

Aired on May 10, 2011

It’s back to school for Larry as he spends a day in high school in Bemidji, Minnesota; reveals the miracle that is the cable car system and the hidden worlds of Chinatown; and finally does the manliest work in the timber business at the Rough n Ready Lumber Company in Oregon.

Episode 14 Larry Goes North
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Larry Goes North

Aired on May 17, 2011

Larry adds his girth and glee to the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, goes dog sledding in Northern Minnesota and reveals how Tabasco became the world’s greatest hot sauce.

Episode 15 Larry is the Sheriff
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Larry is the Sheriff

Aired on Jun 07, 2011

Larry joins the Volusia County Sheriff’s Department in Florida to reveal all the ways that this far-ranging branch of law enforcement keeps us safe. Then he saddles up and plays polo, the dangerous and expensive sport that was transformed by America’s upper class thrill-seekers. Finally, Larry uncovers how barbecued brisket became an American delicacy at Houston’s Goode Company.

Episode 16 Larry Steps Into the Ring
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Larry Steps Into the Ring

Aired on Jun 14, 2011

Larry shows us one of the greatest animal exhibitions on the planet at the amazing Henry Doorly Zoo. Then, he digs in at Dakin Farms in Vermont, where they have been making mouthwatering breakfast staples since 1792. Finally, he puts up his dukes at Gleason’s, the legendary Brooklyn boxing gym that gave us everyone from Jake LaMotta to Muhammad Ali to Mike Tyson.

Episode 17 Larry Is Amish
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Larry Is Amish

Aired on Jun 21, 2011
Larry joins a beer delivery guy through Brew City, heads to Amish country and takes part in Houston's Art Car Parade.
Episode 18 Larry Beefs Up
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Larry Beefs Up

Aired on Jun 28, 2011

Larry is in his element at an old-fashioned livestock auction in Oklahoma, discovers the vast world of longshoremen in New York Harbor and celebrates the hundredth anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.

Episode 19 Larry Cuts the Cheese
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Larry Cuts the Cheese

Aired on Jul 07, 2011

Larry gets the thrill of a lifetime in the “controlled chaos” that is life on the deck of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered super-carrier the USS Nimitz. Then he’s off to show us why Wisconsin is so famous for cheese and to brave the task of making Limburger, the stinkiest cheese of them all. Finally, Larry goes on a “sleigh ride” with the mysterious Secret Santa of Kansas City, who is upholding a tradition of anonymously giving away Christmas cash to the needy.

Episode 20 Larry & the Superpig
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Larry & the Superpig

Aired on Jul 12, 2011

Larry reveals how the humble hog helped shape our country as he works on an “heirloom” pig farm in South Carolina. Then he revisits his wild trip to the Houston Rodeo, showing viewers for the first time just how challenged he was by his bullfighting barrel ride. Finally, Larry uncovers the secrets behind Central Park, New York’s carefully planned natural wonderland.

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