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Special Frankenstein episode of Drunk History

Will Ferrell and Seth Rogen are joining frightening forces for a special episode of Comedy Central’s inebriated retelling of forgotten historical moments, EW has learned exclusively. Expected to air in early 2019, this episode unspools the tale of how English novelist/sci-fi trailblazer Mary Shelley created Frankenstein, and features Ferrell as the Monster and Rogen as Victor Frankenstein, as well as a pair of Woods: Evan Rachel Wood plays Shelley and Elijah Wood assumes the role of her husband, Percy. Jack McBrayer also appears as Lord Byron, and Rich Fulcher returns as the narrator.

Check out this first-look photo from the episode, in which Drunk History co-creator and host Derek Waters, who directs this installment, works with Ferrell and Rogen. Here’s the official logline: “Due to a summer-long blackout from a volcanic eruption, five young poets and writers are relegated to the indoors and ensuing boredom on their holiday at Lake Geneva. Turning to drugs, alcohol and late-night scary storytelling, the writers’ imaginations run rampant. Hallucinogenic inspiration leads a young Mary Shelley to spin a magnificent tale which turns out to be the basis of her horror classic Frankenstein.“