Episodes

  • The 1980s

    Premiere Date:September 23, 2014

    (Individual episode synopsis is currently not available.)

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  • Most Shocking Crimes

    Premiere Date:July 26, 2014

    The secret accomplices in America’s most shocking crimes are everyday objects that you’d never suspect, from the handmade ladder that made tragic headlines to the clip-on tie that’s the last witness to the DB Cooper mystery heist.

    TVPG
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  • Snack Food Tech

    Premiere Date:July 19, 2014

    How small innovations like the pop top, TV dinner, microwave, sliced bread changed the way we eat. From homemade to hi-tech, the engineers and geniuses that started a food revolution.

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  • Ultimate Engineering

    Premiere Date:July 12, 2014

    The everyday objects that built America. How stuff as simple as a shovel, a birdcage, a drill bit, a railroad spike, and a video camera linked a nation from coast to coast and accomplished massive feats of engineering like the Hoover Dam, the Erie Canal and the skyscraper.

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  • The Mob's Secret Stash

    Premiere Date:June 28, 2014

    The American Mafia is one of the biggest and most lucrative secret societies in America’s history. At its height, mob bosses made hundreds of millions a year in illicit business. Go inside the secret stash that reveals the story of their bloody rise to power, and the decades-long war with law enforcement that led to their downfall.

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  • American Firepower

    Premiere Date:June 21, 2014

    The U.S. Transforms itself from colony to superpower with the help of an engineering marvel: the gun. Trace the evolution of weapons technology as it shapes our history, from the colonial era Long Rifle to the high-powered Browning M2 Machine Gun and beyond.

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  • Badass Presidents

    Premiere Date:June 14, 2014

    Is there a top tier of presidential toughness that sets some of our commanders in chief apart from all the rest?  Everyday objects reveal the real stories behind some of the most amazing presidential feats, from the bottle-thick eyeglasses that turned one man into an unlikely war hero, to the wooden cane that took down a would-be assassin, and the coconut that saved Camelot.

    TVPG
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