The BEST Episodes of Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2021
Larry the Cable Guy believes the United States of America is the greatest country on the face of the earth and he's out to prove it. In this new series, Larry crisscrosses the nation, going totally off the beaten path to find the people, places and things that define this nation's unique history. From panning for gold in the hills of California to leading a cavalry charge in a Civil War reenactment in Virginia, Larry gives history a fun, down-home twist in the new one-hour series Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy. Each episode uncovers surprising information about America's history from the story of how moonshine-making during Prohibition gave rise to one of America's most celebrated past times - NASCAR racing - to the history of etiquette from Emily Post's heirs in Vermont, complete with a lesson in good manners.
#1 - Extreme American Critters
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 25, 2012
Larry spends this episode going to extremes to show you how Americans go to extremes when it comes to animals. He begins in the coastal marshes of Florida where he's assisting a guy with the ultimate alligator obsession. Larry helps the young researcher take blood, urine and even vomit from gators in the name of science. Then we are off to Colorado, where a terrified Larry works with the brave, dedicated staff of Serenity Springs, a haven that takes in ferocious big felines that have nowhere else to go and gives them state-of-the-art medical and dental care. Finally, Larry apprentices with a Maryland taxidermist, revealing how Americans turned stuffing critters into a popular--and sometimes very wacky--art form.
#2 - American Invasion
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 14, 2012
Larry joins in with citizens who deal with critters that have invaded our country. First, Larry teams with a pair of guys who use GPS-enhanced dogs and their own strength to deal with the pesky problem that is the feral pig. Larry then heads to Louisiana to catch nutria, a large, ugly and very hungry rodent that has been destroying the natural vegetation and chowing down on the levies. Larry ends his trip at a "carp rodeo" in Iowa, a wild and watery way to control the population of a voracious species of fish.
#3 - Larry vs. The Killer Bees
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired May 15, 2013
Larry makes his way across Iowa to become a carny at one of America's oldest state fairs! Larry's trip starts with a chance meeting with an alligator wrestler, which leads to Larry and crew watching over a baby gator on their way to Des Moines. The journey also includes a jittery Larry among thousands of swarming bees as he learns the tricks of the trade at a honey farm as well as a stop at the Iowa house that inspired the iconic painting "American Gothic". At the fair, Larry attempts to uncover the secrets of carny life before reuniting with "The Swampmaster" and wrangling a wild 8-foot gator for the crowd's enjoyment.
#4 - Does Larry Eat Poop?
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 12, 2013
Larry's on the hunt for the crazy critters that have tormented Floridians for ages. First, he steps lightly as he follows one of the state' leading herpetologist as he tracks and collects some of the most venomous snakes in the world. He then brings them in to a place called the Serpentairum where he helps milk the poisonous venom so it can be used for future cures. Larry then takes a break a nearby corn maze to celebrate America's leading cash crop and try to write his own message in the corn. Finally, Larry joins a merry band of trappers to learn the art of armadillo hunting–and armadillo eating. (Maybe!)
#5 - Larry Sees Dead People
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 31, 2013
Larry's Lone Star State adventure is all about investigating some truly "only in Texas" phenomena. His first stop is at the not-for-the-squeamish "Body Farm," a place where the students (all female, for some reason) study human decomposition to provide essential aid to America's law enforcement. Then there is an explosive examination of "Pyrotherapy," an activity where people can relieve stress by blowing things up. Finally, Larry joins a "Redneck Anthropologist" (among others) to search for the legendary bloodsucking menace known as the "Texas Chupacabra."
#6 - Larry Caves In
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 7, 2013
Larry will prove that Americans know how to get the most out of nature–even if it kills him! This arduous trip through the Tennessee Valley begins as he spelunks his way through a mile of dark caverns to get to the Lost Sea, America's largest underground lake. Then he braves epic carsickness to slay "The Dragon", the nation's windiest highway that sports 318 curves in 11 miles. Finally, Larry hikes a portion of the Appalachian Trail to get to the majestic Fontana Dam in North Carolina. Here he sees the crown jewel of the Tennessee Valley Authority and learns how turning water into power helped end the depression and win a world war.
#7 - Larry Goes to the Swamp
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 15, 2011
Larry gets hungry inside a gator-infested swamp; undercover with the clowns at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus; America's ultimate soap box derby.
#8 - Redneck Extravaganzas
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 15, 2012
Larry heads down south to show us how the American redneck creates entertainment. He first puts his redneck cred on the line as he tries his hand at mud bogging--down and dirty drag racing at its finest. Larry then sees how good ol' boys who like to wreck stuff put their martial arts "breaking" skills to use as they attempt to tear down a whole house by hand! Finally, Larry meets up with Bubba Blackwell, the American daredevil who has brought the motorcycle stunt into the 21st century. How many full-sized semis is Bubba gonna try to jump??!!
#9 - Larry Crushes the Competition
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 19, 2013
Larry road trips through Missouri to show how American obsessions can turn into everything from extremely odd contests to a billion-dollar business. He starts by seeing just how far a fixation with anvils can take a man–and it's a lot farther than you think. Then he goes on a rabbit hunt the very old fashioned way–by using predatory birds, but gets both less and more than he bargained for. After a quick stop to take in the astonishing sight of the smallest horse in the world he heads off to Hazelwood, MO, where one man's obsession led to the birth of the Great American Monster Truck. Larry not only drives Bigfoot, the very first monster truck, but also Bigfoot #5–THE biggest truck in the world. You have to see it to believe it.
#10 - Alaska Road Trip
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 11, 2012
Larry travels to Alaska where he attempts to bust moose poachers, uncovers Alaskan greatness, and then drops in unannounced on Wasilla's most famous citizen and her family.
#11 - Larry Races Dogs
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 1, 2011
Larry gets up close and personal with man's best friend when he heads to the track for some greyhound racing.
#12 - Larry Makes Moonshine
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 8, 2011
Larry gets knee deep in moonshine's secret history; champion frog jumper in California; a refresher course in table manners in Vermont.
#13 - Larry Gets Whipped
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 21, 2013
Larry travels to the Big Apple to show how that town exemplifies great American qualities like keeping cultures alive and never giving up the fight. He starts by uncovering how terriers have become an important ally in New York's long running war of Man versus Rat. Larry then sees how the best place to live the good Russian life is in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach neighborhood. He then takes up two sports that NYC does better than anywhere else. First he brings his basketball skills to Harlem's Rucker Park, the legendary sanctuary of "street ball." Finally, Larry finds himself in the middle of a classic bar fight at a very macho hardcore arm wrestling competition.
#14 - Crazy Ways to Make a Buck
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 1, 2012
Larry zeros in on bizarre ways to earn a living. He visits a Florida family that wrangles live alligators, then profiles a construction crew building a medieval castle. Larry also gets the naked truth about a cowboy who goes nude in Times Square
#15 - Larry's Favorite Stuff
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 22, 2012
Larry shares a few of his offbeat choices of favorite American things. His love of livestock leads him to a genuine cattle drive in the most unlikely place: the swamps of Central Florida. Then he joins a company called "Mr. John" and immerses himself in servicing port-a-potties. Finally, Larry travels to Newark, New Jersey and sells us on the idea of why we should love the Great American Used Car Salesman.
#16 - Larry is an Astronaut
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 29, 2011
Larry uses a far out toilet at NASA, impersonates himself in a Las Vegas standup act, and gets wet at the site of a prehistoric flood.
#17 - Larry Rides with the Hells Angels
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 5, 2011
Larry hitches a ride with the Hells Angels, helps catch potential cheaters at a Las Vegas casino, and enlists with a Civil War recreation group.
#18 - Larry Gets the Horns
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 22, 2011
Larry gets the horns at America's biggest rodeo and marries people at a drive-thru wedding chapel.
#19 - Larry Breeds Mules
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 1, 2011
Larry breeds mules descended from George Washington's herd and bares his physique swimming with mermaids.
#20 - Larry Gits a Gator
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 8, 2011
Larry tracks down rogue alligators which have invaded civilization, mixes explosives in with America's first family of fireworks and gets muscled in the roller derby.
#21 - Kentucky Road Trip
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 21, 2012
Larry finds an array of qualities that make America great as he rolls through the Bluegrass State. First he visits the great American worker at the great American plant making the great American muscle car--the Corvette. Larry also takes a quick visit to Louisville to visit a sports standard-bearer: the Louisville Slugger. Then Larry goes searching for Bigfoot and aims to see if Kentucky has the best Sasquatch hunters anywhere.
#22 - Louisiana Road Trip
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 28, 2012
Larry spends some time in and around New Orleans to see the way they do things in the Big Easy. First, Gar Fishing: Larry goes after the freaky fish that is the favorite challenge of the good ol' boys of Morgan City, Louisiana. And later, Larry tackles the mess that is the French Quarter the morning after a typical weekend.
#23 - Larry Shoots Guns
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 22, 2011
Larry takes a train ride that reminds him why he's scared of heights and fires machine guns from America's ultimate gun collection.
#24 - Larry Goes Trucking
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 15, 2011
Larry showers with a friend at America's biggest truck stop, experiences the danger of fishmongering and uncovers mayhem at the demolition derby.
#25 - Larry Becomes Statuesque
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Aug 28, 2013
On a drive through Central Illinois, Larry and crew use their Internet connections to see how Americans are making their own breaks. They first come across a true find: a couple of farm boys who are making a mint by harvesting the finest, freshest deer pee. Then Larry checks out some Craigslist posts to take a stab at jobs like delivering singing telegrams and being a human statue. Finally, Larry uncovers how being the 16th President can be an actual career in the Land of Lincoln.