Octavia Spencer Is Harriet Tubman In Best Drunk History, Ever

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Drunk History isn't just about giggling at a poor inebriated soul trying to recall a set of facts. Or even remembering to text your old college buddy, who always likes to remind you that he was a history major five beers into the night. It's about gaining just enough insight into the story of our country to completely destroy your friends at your next trivia night. In this recent clip, the Oscar-winning Octavia Spencer plays the iconic Harriet Tubman. Many of us remember Tubman as a former slave who was instrumental in the fight for freedom. What you might not have known is that she also was a spy for the Union Army during the Civil War. She came up with a plot to burn down plantations, in the process freeing more than 700 slaves. She was aided, according to this episode's narrator by her "army full of bad bitches" which is definitely something they didn't (but totally should have) gone over in elementary school. In closing Harriet Tubman — "dope as hell."

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