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In this travel series, TV personality Anthony Bourdain explores the world, looking for unusual places and unusual things to eat in those places. Bourdain is as interested in the cultures that cook the food as he is in the food itself. The series came to an end with Bourdain's death in 2018.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown is a series that is currently running and has 12 seasons (100 episodes). The series first aired on April 14, 2013.

Where do I stream Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown online? Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown is available for streaming on CNN, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown on demand at HBO Max, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV online.

Sundays at 9:00 PM et/pt on CNN
12 Seasons, 100 Episodes
April 14, 2013
Food, Reality, Travel
Cast: Anthony Bourdain
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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown Full Episode Guide

  • Anthony Bourdain takes a personal journey through this formerly bohemian New York City neighborhood, as he meets, shares meals and reflects with music, film and art trailblazers including Richard Hell, Deborah Harry and Chris Stein, Lydia Lunch, Fab 5 Freddy, Danny Fields, Amos Poe, Jim Jarmusch, Kembra Pfahler, John Lurie, Clayton Patterson and Harley Flanagan, whose collective cultural impact in the 1970's and '80's has sustained through the decades.

  • Anthony Bourdain's relationship with his crew, the team that traveled with him and slogged through the trenches, was like no other in his life. In this episode the people who made Parts Unknown select moments from their episodes and pull back the curtain, to talk about collaboration, creative freedom, moments when Bourdain had their back or called them out, the times when he was caught off guard or forgot the cameras were even there.

  • Anthony Bourdain travels to the untamed land of Big Bend, Texas near the Mexican border; an area that pits man against nature and in which the land usually wins. Bourdain shares meals with working cowboys who have made peace with the rough terrain, and meets with an anthropologist who decoded prehistoric landmark, the White Shaman wall painting.

  • This episode explores how Anthony Bourdain's unique perspective and voice altered the world of food, travel, and culture and in the process reinvented how audiences watched television and engaged intimately and actively with the world around them.

  • A shadow puppet performance provides an entry into understanding Indonesia, a country comprised of thousands of islands whose people endured political turmoil, and one in which, Bourdain discovers, food is the great unifier. In this fourth largest country in the world, every area has it's own unique traditions. In Jakarta, Bourdain eats at a Padang Restaurant where nearly every menu item comes to the table; while in Bali he visits the beach, commenting on yoga before joining in a traditional Balinese Funeral ceremony.

  • Bourdain travels to the enchanted region of Asturias, Spain with chef and humanitarian Jose Andres, as he makes a return to his homeland.

  • Bourdain introduces W. Kamau Bell ("United Shades of America") to Kenya, including its distinctive sights, tastes, and sounds.

  • Bourdain and film director Darren Aronofsky tour the remote South Asian Kingdom of Bhutan and travel on the winding East-West highway known for its spectacular views of the Himalayan Mountains.

  • In this celebration of Louisiana's Cajun culture, complete with Zydeco music and a crawfish boil, Bourdain goes off the beaten path and takes part in Mardi Gras traditions of the region's history stemming from the French Middle Ages.

  • In Berlin, an anomaly among German metropolises, Bourdain encounters an extremely accepting society teeming with unbridled creativity despite a grim history.

  • Bourdain experiences Hong Kong through the eyes and lens of legendary cinematographer and longtime Hong Kong resident Christopher Doyle.

  • Bourdain takes a wide-angle look at the culture and history of this country, heavily influenced by Europe and Russia, with guides musician of Armenian descent Serj Tankian, and historian-Armenian resident Richard Giragosian.

  • An exploration of this rocky, east coast Canadian island by Bourdain reveals a magical place abundant in fish and wild game and steeped in distinctive traditions.

  • Bourdain digs deep into the proud, often misunderstood culture of West Virginia, as he traverses a 5,000 foot mine, observes the demolition derby-like sport of rock-bouncing and dines on signature Appalachian dishes.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown News

Asia Argento Backs Out of Hush Payments to Sexual Assault Accuser

The actress will no longer pay Jimmy Bennett to keep quiet about their alleged affair.

CNN Pulls Asia Argento Episodes of 'Parts Unknown'

The move comes after allegations of sexual assault directed at Argento.

Anthony Bourdain Dead of Apparent Suicide

The traveling TV host was 61 years old.