Merida (Kelly Macdonald), the impetuous but courageous daughter of Scottish King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), is a skilled archer who wants to carve out her own path in life. Her defiance of an age-old tradition angers the Highland lords and leads to chaos in the kingdom. Merida seeks help from an eccentric witch (Julie Walters), who grants her an ill-fated wish. Now, Merida must discover the true meaning of courage and undo a beastly curse before it's too late. [more inside]
Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is a Norse teenager from the island of Berk, where fighting dragons is a way of life. His progressive views and weird sense of humor make him a misfit, despite the fact that his father (Gerard Butler) is chief of the clan. Tossed into dragon-fighting school, he endeavors to prove himself as a true Viking, but when he befriends an injured dragon he names Toothless, he has the chance to plot a new course for his people's future. [more inside]
Craig ponders if all mysteries involve serial killers, like DB Cooper, The Zodiac Killer, the Easter Island statues, the Black Dahlia murder, Stonehenge and Jack The Ripper. To solve them, he enlisted a crack team of comedian Michael Ian Black, hat wearer Josh Wolf, and actor Jason Biggs.
In a show dedicated to conspiracy theories, Craig starts off with one of his own, but it fails to get any traction. Far more plausible, The Illuminati, hollow earth, fake moon landing, Area 51, Fort Knox true contents and who killed JFK. OR ARE THEY? To help Craig with that, astronaut Mike Massimino, comedian Kurt Braunohler and director (as well as James Franco and Seth Rogen's father) Judd Apatow.
Craig does his little turn on the catwalk, and focus his conversation stimulator on the greatest man-made structures: Brooklyn Bridge, The Eiffel Tower, Hoover Dam, The Empire State Building, the Pyramid of Giza and The Great Wall. Guests are Extreme Home Makeover host Ty Pennington, Comedian Noël Wells and Actor Adam Goldberg.
Is this a history show? Is it a comedy show? Yes. Tonight: PR Expert Howard Bragman, circumcised Canadian comedian Mark Forward and former late night host Jay Leno discuss who took the biggest tumble, from Richard Nixon, OJ Simpson, Andrew Johnson,
Jimmy Fallon Jim and Tammy Faye Baker, Benedict Arnold and Bill Cosby. Lakers are excluded because they are a group.
Did Craig enjoyed the drugs? Sometimes he did, other times he was attacked by killer ducks with the guy that went on to play Dr. Who. Now he talks about them with historian David Eisenbach, Drunk History host Derek Waters and actress Maria Bello. Up to discussion: Alcohol, Cocaine, LSD, PEDs, Marijuana and Caffeine.
Craig does not agree with the some choices of Nirvana, The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, The Ramones, Run-DMC and The Beatles. He is joined by rock critic Alan Light, comedian Tom Papa and Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich.
Craig Ferguson reflects on the purpose of Scottish inventions before looking at the greatest inventions since 1950 with Shark Tank star Lori Greiner, actress Kate Flannery and musician Trace Adkins. Pointing around his house he found the Internet, Microwaves, Personal Computers, Viagra, Velcro and Jetliners.
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson: History's Craziest Cult Season 1, Ep 6
In his new show without academic value, Starshine discusses the worst cults (not that one, because they have lawyers) featuring The House of Yahweh, CPOLP, the Moonies, the Rajneeshees, the Bretheren and The Peoples Temple. Guests are professor of religion Stephen Prothero, comedian Tymberlee Hill and actor Jack Black.
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson: History's Worst Tyrant Season 1, Ep 5
Heil, everybody. Craig welcomes novelist and professor Laila Lalami, comedian Dan Levy, and actress Julie Bowen to defend one tyrant at a time, choosing from sure winner Adolf Hitler, Pol Pot, Ghadaffi, Genghis Khan, Kim Jong-Il and Bloody Mary.
Craig wears a weird tie he doesn't like and is joined by professor Dan Schnur, along actor and expert (HA!) Elijah Wood and comedian Bryan Callen to take a look at the campaigns of Howard Dean, Gary Hart, Michael Dukakis, Al Gore, Mitt Romney and McCain/Palin in order to find out which was the most doomed in history.
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson: History's Biggest Frenemies Season 1, Ep 3
In his new stupid TV show, Craig Ferguson, invites Michael Ian Black, Dan Soder and Courteney Cox to discuss history's biggest frenemies (a term coined in the 50s because the US and the Soviet Union weren't dropping nuclear bombs one each other, but really wanted to) - Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, John Lennon and Angela Lansbury , Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, or Letterman and Leno.
Craig Ferguson returns to TV (to History Channel. I know!), with a 30 minute panel show where he and three guests discuss hard-hitting history topics. In this first episode, Craig invites PR expert Howard Bragman, comedian Jen D'Angelo and former late night rival Jimmy Kimmel to pick History's Biggest Political Blunder, between Rod Blagojevich, Herman Cain, Eliot Spitzer, Larry Craig, Christine O'Donnell and Dick Cheney.