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The Who Was? Show

The Who Was? Show

  • Premiered: 
    May 11, 2018
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  • Network: Netflix
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sketch)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the book series (Who Was...?) 
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Plot Synopsis

Based on the "Who Was...?" series of best-selling books, THE WHO WAS? SHOW is a live-action, half-hour series that blends comedy, music, dance and world history, as fresh voices bring some of the most famous names in history to life. Each 30-minute episode features two historical figures, including: Gandhi & Benjamin Franklin; Albert Einstein & Joan of Arc; William Shakespeare & King Tut; Isaac Newton & Amelia Earhart; Marie Antoinette & Louis Armstrong; Sacagawea & Blackbeard; Susan B. Anthony & Frida Kahlo; Marie Curie & Harry Houdini; George Washington & Marco Polo; Genghis Khan & George Washington Carver; Pablo Picasso & The Wright Brothers; Galileo & Queen Elizabeth; and Julius Caesar & Bruce Lee. On Friday, May 11, 2018 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, Netflix released the 13-episode first season of THE WHO WAS? SHOW.