The Affair of the Poisons • Puppet History

France is at it again.
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Created and hosted by Shane Madej
Featuring: Ryan Bergara, Garrick Bernard
Research: Kari Koeppel
Writer: Garrett Werner
Editor: Stephen Castro
Camera Operator/Sound Mixer: Matt Real
Motion Graphics Animators: Mike Fox, Julia Capuano
Graphic Artist: Crystal Cheng
Additional Music By: Pat Volker
Additional Voice Acting: Josh Richardson
Production Coordinator: Brittney Lee
Creative Director of Post Production: Anthony Frederick
Head of Development: Katie LeBlanc
Production Manager: Nicole Beaudoin
Executive Producers: Steven Lim, Shane Madej, Ryan Bergara, Katie LeBlanc
Music Provided by Audio Network
SFX by Audioblocks
Logo Designed by Jennet Liaw
Logo Sound Design by Yuta Endo (@yuuutaendo)
Image Credits:
(Lmbuga) Luis miguel Bugallo Sánchez, L'Hiver (Winter) by Girardon, Palace of Versailles.. CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A courtroom scene with a judge, a pregnant woman, a guilty looking man and an angry wife. Engraving by T. Cook after W. Hogarth., CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons



  • 27:32 "the opinions expressed by the murderous puppets does not reflect the viewers or attitudes of watcher entertainment, its employees, or its many subsidiaries. if you had a minor beef with someone consider maybe going out for hot dogs and talking out your issues like a reasonable human. don't murder. don't poison."

    edlynuhedlynuh20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Where is the “Ryan thanks for trying” merch

    Fiore CiliegiaFiore Ciliegia20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The song of the poison bottles is giving me serious Beastie Boys vibes.

    Tarun STarun Sวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Ryan Bergara you better wash your mouth out about Bastille. Also congratulations on the engagement!!

  • Guy: You heard me when I said I was a lawyer. Lady: Damn this wine Is delicious holy shit!!!! 😂😂😂lmao dead.

    junior medranojunior medranoวันที่ผ่านมา
  • I call bullshit. Ryan won and this is all a ridiculous molasses tank of foolishness

    Colin SmithColin Smithวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Not @ Ryan bringing up the word "entanglement" 😂😂😂

    Christina D.Christina D.3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • i want to see Adam to compete.

    edtheknight germaredtheknight germar3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Aqua Tofana...🤣

    NickyNicky3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Petition for water bottles that say “Slaughter Water”

    The Cottagecore Lesbian In QuestionThe Cottagecore Lesbian In Question4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I was kinda hoping they'd talk about Guilia Tofana. She murdered at least six hundred men (who were abusive towards their wives) between 1633 to 1651 with her own poison called Aqua Tofana. (I did a 15-page report on her and other female serial killers so I wanna see more videos on her!)

    Daria LappiDaria Lappi4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • As a legit Slaughter, I appreciate the term Slaughter Water 😂

    Heather SlaughterHeather Slaughter4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Whispers in Aqua Tofana......

    thirteenletsthirteenlets4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I like the band Bastille 🥲

    Madeleine GoodmanMadeleine Goodman4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Garrick is my favorite guest, he's honestly my comfort person

    JuliaJulia5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • But why? I like Bastille.

    Aly ShanAly Shan5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I love how a mistress was a job with a title it's like what you were know for. The Royal Side Piece

    Addicted ToTheWrittenWordAddicted ToTheWrittenWord5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Anyone else yell at the screen when they know the answers?

    Addicted ToTheWrittenWordAddicted ToTheWrittenWord5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • There is also bastille day in France 🇫🇷 which is their Independence Day on July 14th.

    Wynn WynnWynn Wynn6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Bastille is... was not a shitty band 😂

    eleni katafeleni kataf6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I was NOT prepared for an ode to the Beastie Boys, LOL. But I'm not complaining...even if it brings back awkward high school dance memories. 😅

    deprofundisdeprofundis6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I love my cat more than youI love my cat more than you6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Any chance of you guys having Keith on this show because he loves a puppet lol

    BThirstyPretzelBThirstyPretzel6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • summary of this episode: band names and the professor's lore and repressed memories. how'd i do , teach? i swear i was taking notes!

    Alex DaigleAlex Daigle7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I feel like Aria from Buzzfeed would make a fun guest

    Shona PalmerShona Palmer7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I'm still waiting for that, “C Dawg” mercy.

    EddyYTEddyYT7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Oh my gosh this would have been the perfect episode to have Bailey Sarian on! She would have been whispering "Aqua tolfana!" like crazy lol

    morgandancer123morgandancer1237 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Song at the end was a banger😂

    paul buddpaul budd8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • why is no one talking about what a bop that song was ???

    trixietrixie8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I love this series but at the same time it annoys the heck out of me as a student of history: I constantly find myself thinking "yes, but..." . (Men accusing any woman in a position of influence of magical misconduct? It's literally a witch hunt, and The Professor and co just accept it as fact.)

    Cat PalmerCat Palmer8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 28:00 ryan condones murdering people who don't use their blinkers

    Emily PriceEmily Price8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The band “poison” was never mentioned, saddened...

    MakeshiftMakeshift8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • did ryan just call bastille a-

    Lima bean turtleLima bean turtle8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Ryan called Bastille a "shitty band" and now I'm going to beat his ass. I will never forgive him for that truly out of pocket bullshit. never. now I'm mad. okay I've calmed down from the indescribable rage, but I'm still mad as fuck.

    Baby ViaBaby Via8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Can we just at least get some sick “slaughter water” fake band merch in the shop!!??🥲👏🏻👏🏻👌🏻

    Victoria WoodsVictoria Woods9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Tbf Antoine is also not royal, but simply noble

    Leo SchenkLeo Schenk9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This show is my happy safe place when I’m anxious so thank you 💞

    Renee HannaRenee Hanna9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "papa! I want a jellybean!"

    Jessica BowlesJessica Bowles9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "I hate every word of every thing that is happening right now". Us too, buddy, you were not alone t.t

    Anna nanananananaAnna nananananana10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • OMG i just happened on to this channel and i am so glad! New sub!

    Brandie EganBrandie Egan10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The best song on this show by an absolute mile!!!!

    The 9th RoundThe 9th Round10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Gotta admit this story seems a lot like this was just a thinly veiled witch hunt for a bunch of guys to torture women into accusing each other of poisonings.

    MaddyMaddy10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    chloechloe10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Who's voicing The Professor

    hey it's me ya boyhey it's me ya boy10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Okay but i love garricks puppet

    Karou HoganKarou Hogan10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • okay but I 100% agree with Ryan. Use your fucking blinker.

    MaybeKatieMaybeKatie10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Plot twist the professor is Shane, he just eats a jelly bean before every class so he can turn into the professor XD

    DDragunityDDragunity11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Cousin Rodger?

    Anna HollifieldAnna Hollifield11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • downvote for calling bastille a shitty band

    pheelapheela11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The 'Papa, I want a jellybean' with the Professor having a Bruce Wayne-level PTSD flashback freakin killed me 😂😭

    Annmarie JoshuaAnnmarie Joshua11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Aquatofana?

    Ashley NicoleAshley Nicole11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I still believe the professor is a time lord but slowly thinking he's like the 13th doctors master and planning some puppet transformation plot against the planet. Learning the weak moments in history to sneak to and plant puppets to spy and overthrow the towns or countries

    Sean PiriyakulSean Piriyakul12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The two bottles of poison sound like The Beastie Boys

    KauBïfKauBïf12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Shane is "amazing" at writing songs.

    Brian SmithBrian Smith12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • every week i feel bad for ryan not winning the cup but then this episode he called bastille a shitty band and yknow what? maybe he deserves to lose every time 😤😤😤 /lh

    Amira SyafiqahAmira Syafiqah12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • to be fair re mistresses and secrecy, they were french. when president hollande was found with a mistress his ratings went up

    milamila12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Garrick is such a gem can he come back every season??

    ElEl12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • why was I expecting this to be about Aqua Tofana LOL

    garlic bredgarlic bred12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Damn that furry puppet. Retro baby. Thinking of you professor. My balls are blue too. Again....thinking of you. Lol

    BigTex DallasBigTex Dallas12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I rub my magical staff more than now again.... Hello

    BigTex DallasBigTex Dallas12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I've been watching Ryan lose for 3 seasons and it's still entertaining every time

    SarahAnnRose23SarahAnnRose2313 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Poor Garrick. How is he going to explain to his parent that he got turned into a puppet again?

    Alias07 JefAlias07 Jef13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Shane ans the professor would either be best buds Or at each other's throats. There's no in between

    Gryffindor Pride 28Gryffindor Pride 2813 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • slaughter water = liquid death

    Lisa -Lisa -13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Love how the French literally said “This is torture, and this is ~advanced~ torture.”

    Amy ParkAmy Park13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The only bad about this channel is the cast, script, running commentary, juvenile responses and their poor attempt at rebranding!

    Tony BrownTony Brown13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Knew it would be the hospital one. With history it’s always the most fuvked up shit

    kene tabansikene tabansi13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Slaughter water 🤟🏽🤟🏽🤟🏽🤟🏽 rahhhhh 🎤🎵🎸🥁🎶

    Leigh Annex GasesLeigh Annex Gases14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Please swamp hippos one day! Its the perfect story for Puppet history 🙏

    CatCat14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • gonna have to disagree with ryan bastille is a good band

    Robomermaid99Robomermaid9914 วันที่ผ่านมา
The Affair of the Poisons • Puppet History