'Drunk History' premiere: Adam Scott and Will Forte shine as the Booth brothers

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Comedy Central debuted a new show Tuesday (July 9) called "Drunk History," where "drunk" actors recount great moments in our country's history and other actors bring them to life via reenactments.

It's a lot funnier than it sounds.

A highlight for us was Adam Scott and Will Forte as John Wilkes Booth and his brother Edwin booth, respectively (video above). But the Watergate scandal reenactment was also a lot of fun. The Elvis-meets-Nixon thing didn't really grab us.

But we'll definitely be tuning in next week, which promises a ridciulous take on the Haymarket Riot of 1886. Also, be sure to check out the Funny or Die videos on which the series is based. Here are a couple of our favorites.
Photo/Video credit: Comedy Central