History 101
Genre
  • History
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time20–23 minutes
Production companyITN Productions
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original releaseMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
External links
Netflix

History 101 is a documentary streaming television series that premiered on Netflix on May 22, 2020. The premise revolves around history mini-lessons consisting of archive footage, facts and graphs about various topics.[1][2]

Episodes

No.TitleOriginal release date [3]
1"Fast Food"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
2"The Space Race"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
3"The Rise of China"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
4"Plastics"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
5"Oil and the Middle East"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
6"Robots"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
7"Feminism"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
8"Nuclear Power"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
9"AIDS"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
10"Genetics"May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)

Release

History 101 was released on May 22, 2020, on Netflix.[1]

In June 2020, Netflix removed the ninth episode, which covered the HIV and AIDS epidemic, after outrage from members of the Haitian-American community.[4] In August 2020 the episode was restored.

References

  1. ^ a b "Stream It Or Skip It: 'History 101' on Netflix, a Mini-Doc Infotainment Series About Stuff and Other Things". Decider. Retrieved 2020-05-23.
  2. ^ "History 101 season 1 review – Like Netflix's Explained but for History". Ready Steady Cut. Retrieved 2020-05-23.
  3. ^ "History 101 – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved June 6, 2020.
  4. ^ Bojarski, Sam (June 5, 2020). "Haitian community denounces stigma, inaccuracies in Netflix 'AIDS' video". The Haitian Times. Archived from the original on 2020-06-07. Retrieved 2020-06-07.