First air date
April 25, 2017
What makes someone a genius?
Many would define a genius as a person who is incredibly exceptional in one or more extraordinary ways.
Does intelligence alone make someone a genius? What about creativity? What roles do genetics and childhood influences play? Does popularity have any impact? Are there more introvert or extrovert people who are defined by this term?
Throughout human history, a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds have been called "geniuses."
Follow the lives of these rare people from birth to death, including their relationships, educations, loves, triumphs and even their failures, to learn more about what defines genius.