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Adam Ruins a Plate of Nachos
Adam dishes out the facts on the avocado trade being ruled by drug cartels, and Big Pork making bacon a pop culture hit while covering up its huge health risks. Plus, America's food problems stem from corn.
Adam Ruins a Sitcom
Adam tackles classic television stereotypes, from the racism behind public pools, to the model minority myth of Asian Americans, to the on-screen toxic masculinity that's masking the problems young men face today.
Adam Ruins Games
Adam hits pause on the myth that connects video games to real-life violence, and reveals that Monopoly was a rip-off of an anti-capitalist teaching game. Plus, Olympic organizers get rich while athletes struggle to get by.
Adam Ruins Nature
Adam digs up the dirt on nature, revealing that Mount Everest is a frozen pile of poop, natural disasters are actually man-made, and there is no such thing as untouched wilderness.
Adam Ruins America
Adam lets his freedom flag fly by examining why America doesn't have higher rates of social mobility. He then uncovers the flaws within our constitution and examines our country's progression and regression.
Adam Ruins a Night Out
Adam and Emily prepare for a big night out by revealing the marketing ploy that led to women shaving and the fashion agendas that created pockets. Then, the two friends pour back the truth on alcohol consumption.
Adam Ruins Doing Good
Adam takes down the do-gooders and reveals how Teach For America is harmful to both students and teachers. He then uncovers the ineffectiveness of recycling and calls out the billionaires who create charities for tax breaks
Adam Ruins A Murder
Adam shines a light on why drivers are rarely prosecuted for car accidents that result in death; he breaks down border patrol's search policies; Adam examines the messed-up history of corpses and medical studies.
Adam Ruins Music
It's time to face the music, as Adam reveals the racism behind rock & roll's origins and the egregious fees of Live Nation's monopoly. He then defends musicians who "sell out" to make a living in today's digital landscape.
Adam Ruins Little Bugs
All New Don't let Adam's facts bug you as he uncovers the benefits of spiders, serves up knowledge on why we should be eating more bugs as a protein source, and illustrates the benefits of little bugs on your gut health.
Adam Ruins Cops
The truth behind the overuse of SWAT teams; how school officers can create a pipeline for prisons; and the origins and intended purpose of police officers.
Adam Ruins Himself
In the season finale, Adam battles with his inner self-doubt over how biases affect the show. He then exposes the shortcomings of story-telling, and the influence (or lack thereof) of advertising on the series' integrity.
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