‘Making History’ Episode Guide (March 12): Dan and Chris Go Undercover as British Allies

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‘Making History’ Episode Guide (March 12): Dan and Chris Go Undercover as British Allies

“The Shot Heard Round the World” (03/12/17) – Dan and Deb head back to colonial times to rescue Chris and help spark the Revolutionary War. Dan and Chris are forced to go undercover as British allies as they simultaneously try to rally the colonists to revolt in the Battle of Lexington.

Unexpected friendships are formed and history is remade in an all-new episode of “Making History” airing Sunday, March 12 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Guest starring in this episode are Brett Gelman as Paul Revere, Ross Philips as Davey, and Jaime Harris as Colonel Frances Smith.

Produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (“The LEGO Movie,” “21 Jump Street”), and created and written by Julius “Goldy” Sharpe (FAMILY GUY, “The Grinder”), the new FOX comedy “Making History” follows three friends from two different centuries as they try to balance the thrill of time travel with the mundane concerns of their present-day lives. It’s a rollicking historical adventure and a contemporary comedy about love, friendship and trying to fit in to an increasingly complex and impersonal world.

Dan (Adam Pally, “The Mindy Project,” “Happy Endings”), a facilities manager at a small Massachusetts college, recently discovered time travel and has been transporting himself back to the 1700s to spend time with the colonial woman for whom he’s fallen. In the present, Dan is misunderstood by all, and anxious that life is passing him by. But by claiming song lyrics, lines from movies and stand-up bits as his own in the 18th century, he’s absolutely hilarious – he gets the girl and makes friends.

But Dan’s actions in the past are messing up the present. That woman he’s dating is not just any woman. She’s Paul Revere’s daughter, Deborah (Leighton Meester, “Gossip Girl”), and Dan’s meddling causes her father to delay his famous ride, which may have altered the outcome of the entire American Revolution.

To set matters right, Dan enlists the help of a brilliant, polished and popular history professor at the college, Chris (Yassir Lester, “Girls,” “Key and Peele”), who’s now given the incredible opportunity to actually live the history he teaches.

Can Dan, Chris and Deborah save America as we know it? Can a woman from 1775 adapt to life in 2016? Can the three intrepid time travelers improve the past, help the helpless, fight for justice and find true love and friendship?

MAKING HISTORY is produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The series was created and written by Julius Sharpe. Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Sharpe, Seth Cohen and Jared Hess (“Napoleon Dynamite”) are executive producers on the series. Hess directed the pilot. “Like” MAKING HISTORY on Facebook at facebook.com/MakingHistory. Follow the series on Twitter @MakingHistory and join the conversation using #MakingHistory. See photos and videos on Instagram @MakingHistoryFOX.

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