Junkyard Wars

  • 2000
  • TV Show
  • None

Teams compete to build something that works from objects found in a junkyard. Contestants are assigned to an expert, and are told what they'll build---it could be, say, a street sweeper or a hydrofoil---and they then mastermind a design. The series became known as 'Junkyard Mega-Wars' in 2003, when the format changed from a six-week competition to one i (more…)

Season 1, Episode 2 Ballistic Missiles

First Aired: January 3, 2001

Two teams are challenged to construct a missile launcher capable of lofting a pumpkin at a target, with one team using a modern air-powered device, the other building a medieval trebuchet to aim their pumpkins.

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  • Premiered: January 5, 2000
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Teams compete to build something that works from objects found in a junkyard. Contestants are assigned to an expert, and are told what they'll build---it could be, say, a street sweeper or a hydrofoil---and they then mastermind a design. The series became… (more)

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