Eating History

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Season 1 episodes (11)

1 Brush with History
Josh and Old Smokey eat decades old corn chips and century-old Civil War hardtack, then "freshen up" with 100-year-old tooth powder, all to determine whether these forgotten foods have survived the test of time.
2 Breakfast of Champions
Can Josh and Smokey champion the oldest cereal ever eaten? Then, they examine a Vietnam-era ration, but could the 40-year old meat inside possibly be preserved? And later, they try a 40-year-old hot sauce to determine whether it gets hotter with age.
3 Expiration Unknown
Josh and Old Smokey take a trip to an abandoned mining town to dig for forgotten food. Then they chug one of America's most infamous lost beers. And later, they get an opportunity to taste a Viking elixir.
4 Apocalypse Chow
It's time for dessert when Josh and Old Smokey try to bake a box of 40-year-old chocolate chip cookie mix. The guys then visit a bar for an underground tasting and discover illicit booze.
5 Once You Pop
The boys crack open a 40-year-old can of iconic "chips". Then, they head to Michigan to meet a couple with a huge collection of memorabilia from one of America's biggest and most nostalgic brands.
6 From a Galaxy Far, Far Away
Things get sticky when Josh and Old Smokey put a classic Korean War era chocolate taffy legend to the test. Then the guys taste what dinner was like on the northern frontier with a moose sized portion of nose jelly.
7 A Space Odyssey
Houston, we have a potato. Old Smokey and Josh travel to the final frontier for some spacey spuds. Then they cook up some revolutionary rice, and visit an estate sale to find forgotten goodies.
8 The Candy Man
Something's fishy when the guys administer the "slap test" to emergency drinking water rations from 1953. Then some classic Italian canned food from a legendary chef has a surprising shelf life.
9 Leave it to Beaver Tail
Josh and Smokey sample three generations of America's favorite sandwich cookies to see how they've changed over the years. Then the boys open a box of over 30-year-old bat cereal from the Dark Knight.
10 Flavor Explosion
Old Smokey and Josh try one of the most notorious military rations ever made. Then, will things fizzle when they taste an out of this world powdered candy from the 70's? And, the guys visit a beer club where they find a brew that changes colors.
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About this show

Food from the past still exists, packaged decades or even centuries ago, laying in forgotten bunkers and pantries around the world. These foods have long since expired…or have they? Collectors save the bottles, tins, and boxes they come in, but not many do what Josh and Old Smokey do. They unbox, examine, and eat the oldest most iconic foods to have survived history unlocking forgotten nostalgia.

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