Best Episodes Of Adam Ruins Everything

Adam Ruins EverythingAdam Ruins Everything is a TV series starring Adam Conover, Adam Lustick, and Emily Axford. Iconoclastic Adam Conover from CollegeHumor turns life as we know it on its ear by showing us how unnecessary, and sometimes horrible,…

Release Date: September 2015

10. Adam Ruins Football

Adam Ruins Everything Season 1 Episode 14Air Date: 30 Aug. 2016
Season 1, Episode 14

Adam hits the gridiron to illustrate why the playoffs rarely determine which team is best, and he then explores how hydration myths spread by sports drink companies are putting kids at risk. Adam also tackles football-caused brain injuries.

9. Adam Ruins Weddings

Adam Ruins Everything Season 1 Episode 15Air Date: 6 Sep. 2016
Season 1, Episode 15

Emily and Murph’s wedding day is finally here – but Adam’s gift of information may rain on their parade. Adam reveals how most wedding “traditions” were recently created by consumerism, and that divorce is actually a wonderful thing.

8. Adam Ruins Security

Adam Ruins Everything Season 1 Episode 2Air Date: 6 Oct. 2015
Season 1, Episode 2

Host Adam Conover sets his sights on “security theater,” explaining that airport security wastes too much of our time and money, medicine safety seals do nothing to protect us, and your credit card number isn’t remotely secure.

7. Adam Ruins Games

Adam Ruins Everything Season 3 Episode 3Air Date: 22 Jan. 2019
Season 3, Episode 3

Adam faces a demonic storekeeper while also explaining why video games aren’t causing more violence, the anti-capitalist origin of the board game Monopoly, how Olympic athletes are being exploited, and how the Olympics bring mass poverty.

6. Adam Ruins Animals

Adam Ruins Everything Season 1 Episode 17Air Date: 20 Sep. 2016
Season 1, Episode 17

Adam explores how purebred dogs are genetic monsters created by bored Victorians; domestic cats are overpopulated lethal killing machines that threaten other animals; and wild animal trophy hunting can actually help endangered species.

5. Adam Ruins Sex

Adam Ruins Everything Season 1 Episode 10Air Date: 8 Dec. 2015
Season 1, Episode 10

Adam reveals that circumcision was popularized by a bunch of masturbation-curbing 19th century prudes. Plus, he reveals why the fear of having herpes is overblown and explores why the term “pop your cherry” is a bunch of nonsense.

4. Adam Ruins Music

Adam Ruins Everything Season 3 Episode 9Air Date: 10 Sep. 2019
Season 3, Episode 9

Adam reveals the racism behind the origins of rock and roll, explores the monopolistic practices of entertainment company Live Nation, and defends musicians who “sell out” to make a living in today’s digital landscape.

3. Adam Ruins Himself

Air Date: 2019
Season 3, Episode 12

Adam battles with self-doubt over how biases affect the show, he shares the shortcomings of story-telling and the influence of advertising on the series integrity.

2. Adam Ruins Restaurants

Adam Ruins Everything Season 1 Episode 5Air Date: 27 Oct. 2015
Season 1, Episode 5

Adam uncovers the hidden truths of dining out. He explains why tipping is a custom worth ditching, shows that experts can’t tell the difference between wines, and reveals that mislabeled seafood is rampant in the industry.

1. Adam Ruins Giving

Adam Ruins Everything Season 1 Episode 1Air Date: 29 Sep. 2015
Season 1, Episode 1

Host Adam Conover dispels widespread misconceptions about everything. In the series premiere, Adam tackles the secret history of diamond engagement rings and explains why you should stop giving food pantries leftover canned goods.