Season 5, Episode 5 Laundry Launchers
First Aired: April 16, 2003
In a semifinal round, two teams are challenged to build a contraption capable of throwing a washing machine through the air. One team builds a trebuchet; the other opts for a mangonel.
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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)