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Explained

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8/10
76/100
158 Ratings
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2018 - 2021

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18+ (TV-MA)

A documentary series that looks to explore the big questions of today. Explained featuring Estelle Caswell and Maria Bello has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, and streaming with subscription on Netflix with Ads. It's a documentary show with 44 episodes over 3 seasons. Explained is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (10,021 votes).

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More Information on Explained

A documentary series that looks to explore the big questions of today. Explained featuring Estelle Caswell and Maria Bello has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, and streaming with subscription on Netflix with Ads. It's a documentary show with 44 episodes over 3 seasons. Explained is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (10,021 votes).

Documentary

2018

18+ (TV-MA)

3 Seasons

US

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Estelle Caswell

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Maria Bello

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Jay-Z

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Samira Wiley

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Joss Fong

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Christian Slater

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LeVar Burton

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Nick Kroll

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Aasif Mandvi

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Kevin Smith

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Coleman Lowndes

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Yara Shahidi

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Kristen Bell

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Rachel Bloom

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Jerry Springer

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Rachel McAdams

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Kyle MacLachlan

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Carly Rae Jepsen

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Executive Producer

Claire Gordon

Executive Producer

Ezra Klein

Executive Producer

Joe Posner

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76
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158 Ratings
#1534of all TV Shows

The Reelgood Score is a comprehensive weighted index designed to evaluate movie & TV quality, deriving its value from a blend of Reelgood user engagement, external ratings metrics expressed through content popularity, and user feedback, including ratings such as "loved," "liked," and "disliked." The score is presented on a scale from 1 to 100, where 100 signifies content that is highly esteemed and positively rated within the community.

EPISODE GUIDE

Explained Season 3 Overview

Jul 16, 2021 - Oct 15, 2021

Season 3 of Explained has 14 episodes that are available to stream on Netflix, Netflix with Ads.

Explained Season 3 Episodes

Season 03, Episode 14 Fairy Tales
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S03 E14Fairy Tales
Oct 15, 2021

Fairy tales have survived thousands of years for a reason. Explore their far-flung history and how the stories speak to...

S03 E14 of Explained is available to stream on Netflix, Netflix with Ads.

Season 03, Episode 13 Country Music
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Season 03, Episode 12 Time
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S03 E12 Time
Oct 1, 2021

Time flies - sometimes. Its passage can seem to speed up and slow down. Why do we experience time the...

S03 E12 of Explained is available to stream on Netflix, Netflix with Ads.

Explained Season 2 Overview

Sep 26, 2019 - Nov 28, 2019

Season 2 of Explained has 10 episodes that are available to stream on Netflix, Netflix with Ads.

Explained Season 2 Episodes

Season 02, Episode 10 Diamonds
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Season 02, Episode 09 Beauty
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Explained Season 1 Overview

May 9, 2018 - Sep 19, 2018

Season 1 of Explained has 20 episodes that are available to stream on Netflix, Netflix with Ads.

Explained Season 1 Episodes

Season 01, Episode 20 Music
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Season 01, Episode 19 The World's Water Crisis
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Cast & Crew for Explained

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