Episode 8 Bloodsports
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Aired on Aug 21, 2023

Since ancient times through the modern day, brutal games thrill both players and spectators. We explore the origins of history’s deadliest games–from Roman bloodsports to Russian Roulette.

Episode 7 Sinister Spy Weapons
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Sinister Spy Weapons

Aired on Aug 21, 2023

An exploration into the dark art of spycraft. From the frankenkitty to the umbrella gun, we’ll reveal the deadliest spy weapons deployed to gather information and assassinate enemies.

Episode 6 Superweapons of Fear
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Superweapons of Fear

Aired on Aug 14, 2023

From the world’s largest trebuchet to Nazi super cannons, these are the deadly weapons that rain destruction and spread fear on the battlefield.

Episode 5 Blades of Fury
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Blades of Fury

Aired on Aug 07, 2023

From the destructive Viking axe, to the sacred but deadly Samurai katana, razor sharp blades wielded by fearsome warriors have spilled blood and forged empires.

Episode 4 Pain and Punishment
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Pain and Punishment

Aired on Jul 31, 2023

The twisted origin stories of some of history’s most diabolically creative, and brutal, torture devices–from the Iron Maiden to the pear of anguish.

Episode 3 Treacherous Traps
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Treacherous Traps

Aired on Jul 24, 2023

Whether they’re used to stop treasure hunters, body snatchers, or wartime enemies, booby traps are diabolical devices just waiting to kill.

Episode 2 Temples of Doom
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Temples of Doom

Aired on Jul 17, 2023

The gates are open to some of history’s most sinister structures. From the terrifying Tower of London to a hotel of horrors, discover the dark secrets hidden within these foreboding fortresses.

Episode 1 Death Devices
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Death Devices

Aired on Jul 10, 2023

The dark origin stories behind some of history’s most notorious methods of execution, from the guillotine to the electric chair.

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