EXCLUSIVE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Leaves the Best Drunk Voicemail in 'Drunk History' Deleted Scene


Have you ever imagined what a drunken voicemail from
Lin-Manuel Miranda would sound like? No. Just me?! OK, well, we have thought
about it over here at ET and luckily, Drunk
gives us a taste of what that would be like in a deleted scene from
season four.

In the clip, the Hamilton
creator brings his rap game to the Comedy Central series when he calls musical
director Alex Lacamoire. “Lock up your horses and daughters, I’m getting f**ked
up on the couch with [creator] Derek Waters,” Miranda raps in a bleep-heavy

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The deleted scene comes from “Hamilton,” during which Miranda
drunkenly recounted the history of Alexander Hamilton for a full episode. In
the related re-enactment scenes, Alia Shawkat portrayed Hamilton while Aubrey
Plaza took on Aaron Burr. The decision to cast the two TV stars, Waters
explained to ET ahead of the new season, was inspired by Miranda: “He did such
a good job of mixing races in the musical, so I didn’t want to do exactly what
he did. I wanted to do something inspired by that. I just thought, ‘Change the

A fan of the series (which actually told the story of the
Hamilton-Burr duel in the premiere episode), Miranda reached out to Waters to
express his appreciation. So it came as no surprise that when Drunk History decided to revisit
Hamilton’s story, they had the Broadway star over for a few drinks. “The goal
for all of these stories is: ‘Who do I know that knows the most about the
subject?’ When you look at it like that Lin-Manuel is the perfect person.”
Waters said, adding of the episode: “That one I’m very excited about.”

In addition to this deleted scene, there are more outtakes
and extended drunk narrator moments on the home release of Drunk History: Season 4, which is available on DVD March 14.