Modern Marvels Episodes

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Episode Detail: Fast Food Tech - Modern Marvels

A history of the fast-food industry follows the steps needed to sell the food, including harvesting, processing, packaging and preparation. Among the places featured are McDonald's, Wendy's, Carl's Jr. and Jack in the Box. Also: a visit to a potato-processing plant; and a segment on Taco Bell.

Episodes: Modern Marvels (678)

6/22/2205: Future Tech    Season 12, Episode 32
6/15/2014: Amazing Gadgets Countdown    Season 20, Episode 2
6/15/2014: Hottest Rides Countdown    Season 20, Episode 1
9/28/2013: Strangest Countdown    Season 19, Episode 4
9/21/2013: Amazing Job Countdown    Season 19, Episode 3
9/14/2013: Super Strong Countdown    Season 19, Episode 2
9/7/2013: Mega Snack Countdown    Season 19, Episode 1
8/27/2012: Mega Food Countdown    Season 18, Episode 21
7/30/2012: Mega Weapon Countdown    Season 18, Episode 20
7/23/2012: Mega Machine Countdown    Season 18, Episode 19
7/16/2012: Mega Speed Countdown    Season 18, Episode 18
2/27/2012: Alaska    Season 18, Episode 17
2/20/2012: Going Medieval    Season 18, Episode 16
2/6/2012: Shoes    Season 18, Episode 15
1/30/2012: Under Pressure    Season 18, Episode 14
1/23/2012: Stink    Season 18, Episode 13
1/16/2012: Tiny Weapons    Season 18, Episode 12
1/9/2012: Waterproof    Season 18, Episode 11
1/2/2012: Battle Ready    Season 18, Episode 10
12/26/2011: Convenience Stores    Season 18, Episode 9
12/19/2011: Wood    Season 18, Episode 8
12/5/2011: More Candy    Season 18, Episode 7
11/28/2011: Weird Machines    Season 18, Episode 6
11/14/2011: Food Trucks    Season 18, Episode 5
11/7/2011: Pocket Tools    Season 18, Episode 4
10/24/2011: Swamp Tech    Season 18, Episode 3
10/10/2011: Built by Hand    Season 18, Episode 2
10/3/2011: Inside Your Walls    Season 18, Episode 1
2/4/2011: American Trucking    Season 17, Episode 14
1/28/2011: Ropes and Chains    Season 17, Episode 13
1/21/2011: Grease    Season 17, Episode 12
1/14/2011: Packaging    Season 17, Episode 11
12/29/2010: Rice    Season 17, Episode 10
12/21/2010: Driver's Seat    Season 17, Episode 9
12/17/2010: Made in The U.S.A.    Season 17, Episode 8
12/10/2010: Secret Underground    Season 17, Episode 7
12/3/2010: Built to Last    Season 17, Episode 6
11/26/2010: Dogs    Season 17, Episode 5
11/19/2010: Engineering Disasters 22    Season 17, Episode 4
11/12/2010: Coin Operated II    Season 17, Episode 3
11/5/2010: Supersized Food    Season 17, Episode 2
10/29/2010: Mega Stores    Season 17, Episode 1
6/17/2010: Top Ten    Season 16, Episode 20
6/10/2010: The Real National Treasure    Season 16, Episode 19
6/3/2010: Doors    Season 16, Episode 18
5/27/2010: Super Steam    Season 16, Episode 17
5/20/2010: Keep Out    Season 16, Episode 16
5/14/2010: B-25 Bomber    Season 16, Episode 15
5/13/2010: Breaking Point    Season 16, Episode 14
5/6/2010: Big and Small    Season 16, Episode 13
4/29/2010: Super Ships    Season 16, Episode 12
4/22/2010: Helicopters    Season 16, Episode 11
4/15/2010: Deliver It    Season 16, Episode 10
3/18/2010: Hot and Spicy    Season 16, Episode 9
3/11/2010: Beans    Season 16, Episode 8
3/4/2010: Start to Finish    Season 16, Episode 7
3/2/2010: Chrome    Season 16, Episode 6
2/11/2010: Winter Tech    Season 16, Episode 5
2/4/2010: Tuna    Season 16, Episode 4
1/28/2010: The Potato    Season 16, Episode 3
1/21/2010: Eggs    Season 16, Episode 2
1/14/2010: Dirt    Season 16, Episode 1
2/17/2009: Mega Meals    Season 15, Episode 43
2/10/2009: Fry It    Season 15, Episode 42
12/26/2008: Night    Season 15, Episode 41
12/23/2008: Measure It    Season 15, Episode 40
12/22/2008: Super Human    Season 15, Episode 39
12/19/2008: Retro Tech    Season 15, Episode 38
12/8/2008: Car Wash    Season 15, Episode 37
12/1/2008: Salt    Season 15, Episode 36
11/24/2008: The Turkey    Season 15, Episode 35
11/19/2008: The Horse    Season 15, Episode 34
10/31/2008: Halloween Tech    Season 15, Episode 33
10/20/2008: Bull's-eye    Season 15, Episode 32
10/13/2008: Corrosion and Decomposition    Season 15, Episode 31
10/2/2008: Soft Drinks    Season 15, Episode 30
9/18/2008: Mold & Fungus    Season 15, Episode 29
8/28/2008: Dangerous Roads    Season 15, Episode 28
8/21/2008: Wheat    Season 15, Episode 27
8/14/2008: Iron    Season 15, Episode 26
7/31/2008: Secrets of Oil    Season 15, Episode 25
7/24/2008: Coin Operated    Season 15, Episode 24
7/21/2008: Batman Tech    Season 15, Episode 23
7/14/2008: Underwear    Season 15, Episode 22
7/10/2008: Crashes    Season 15, Episode 21
6/30/2008: Bathroom Tech II    Season 15, Episode 20
6/23/2008: Ice Cream    Season 15, Episode 19
6/20/2008: Corpse Tech    Season 15, Episode 18
6/16/2008: Lead    Season 15, Episode 17
6/9/2008: Super Hot    Season 15, Episode 16
6/6/2008: Most Dangerous    Season 15, Episode 15
5/30/2008: Axes    Season 15, Episode 14
5/14/2008: Mad Electricity    Season 15, Episode 13
4/30/2008: Rats    Season 15, Episode 12
4/21/2008: Locomotives    Season 15, Episode 11
4/4/2008: Gadgets III    Season 15, Episode 10
3/24/2008: Bread    Season 15, Episode 9
3/19/2008: Alaskan Fishing    Season 15, Episode 8
3/17/2008: Whiskey    Season 15, Episode 7
3/10/2008: Strange Weapons    Season 15, Episode 6
3/6/2008: World's Strongest III    Season 15, Episode 5
2/28/2008: Superhighways    Season 15, Episode 4
2/7/2008: 90s Tech    Season 15, Episode 3
1/14/2008: Carbon    Season 15, Episode 2
1/7/2008: Milk    Season 15, Episode 1
1/2/2008: Hooked
12/25/2007: Fast Food Tech    Season 14, Episode 44
12/17/2007: Cold Cuts    Season 14, Episode 43
12/10/2007: Most Shocking    Season 14, Episode 42
12/3/2007: Rocks    Season 14, Episode 41
11/27/2007: The Pig    Season 14, Episode 40
11/19/2007: Corn    Season 14, Episode 39
11/12/2007: Environmental Tech II    Season 14, Episode 38
10/25/2007: Engineering Disasters 21    Season 14, Episode 37
10/19/2007: F-18 Hornet    Season 11, Episode 16
10/11/2007: World's Sharpest    Season 14, Episode 36
10/1/2007: Acid    Season 14, Episode 35
9/25/2007: Deep Freeze    Season 14, Episode 34
9/20/2007: Extreme Aircraft II    Season 14, Episode 33
9/5/2007: Batteries    Season 13, Episode 32
8/29/2007: Nature Tech: Volcanoes    Season 14, Episode 31
8/27/2007: Traps    Season 14, Episode 30
8/20/2007: Vacuums    Season 14, Episode 29
8/14/2007: Star Wars Tech    Season 14, Episode 32
8/13/2007: Bedroom Tech    Season 14, Episode 28
8/6/2007: Chocolate    Season 14, Episode 27
7/30/2007: Sticky Stuff    Season 14, Episode 26
7/26/2007: Cowboy Tech    Season 12, Episode 36
7/25/2007: Aluminum    Season 14, Episode 25
7/19/2007: Weird Weapons: The Axis    Season 13, Episode 6
7/18/2007: Saws    Season 14, Episode 24
6/27/2007: Cheese    Season 14, Episode 23
6/27/2007: Cereal: History in a Bowl    Season 12, Episode 53
6/20/2007: Fertilizer    Season 14, Episode 22
6/13/2007: Truck Stops    Season 14, Episode 21
6/11/2007: Weird Weapons: The Allies    Season 12, Episode 64
6/4/2007: Copper Kings    Season 13, Episode 17
5/30/2007: 70s Tech    Season 14, Episode 20
5/30/2007: Engineering Disasters of the 70s    Season 14, Episode 19
5/23/2007: World's Strongest II    Season 14, Episode 18
5/16/2007: It Came From Outer Space    Season 14, Episode 17
5/16/2007: 60s Tech    Season 14, Episode 16
5/9/2007: Welding    Season 14, Episode 15
5/2/2007: Deep Sea Salvage    Season 14, Episode 14
4/18/2007: More Military Movers    Season 14, Episode 13
4/12/2007: Yard Tech    Season 14, Episode 12
3/28/2007: Dams    Season 14, Episode 11
3/4/2007: Barbarian Battle Tech    Season 14, Episode 10
3/2/2007: Stealth and Beyond: Air Stealth    Season 13, Episode 45
2/21/2007: Weapons of Mass Destruction    Season 14, Episode 9
2/13/2007: The Destroyer    Season 14, Episode 7
2/11/2007: Ice    Season 14, Episode 5
2/7/2007: Pumps    Season 14, Episode 4
1/31/2007: Canning    Season 14, Episode 3
1/24/2007: Environmental Tech    Season 14, Episode 2
1/17/2007: Balls    Season 14, Episode 1
1/14/2007: Star Trek Tech    Season 14, Episode 8
1/3/2007: The Boneyard: Where Machines Go to End Their Lives    Season 13, Episode 24
12/20/2006: Christmas Tech    Season 13, Episode 59
12/13/2006: Tea    Season 13, Episode 58
12/10/2006: Snow    Season 13, Episode 57
12/6/2006: Engineering Disasters 20    Season 13, Episode 56
11/29/2006: Harvesting 2    Season 13, Episode 55
11/29/2006: Wine    Season 13, Episode 54
11/28/2006: Breakfast Tech    Season 13, Episode 53
11/15/2006: The Supermarket    Season 13, Episode 52
11/8/2006: Tobacco    Season 13, Episode 51
11/1/2006: Tomcat Sunset    Season 13, Episode 50
10/22/2006: High Voltage    Season 10, Episode 29
10/18/2006: World's Strongest    Season 13, Episode 49
10/11/2006: Distilleries 2    Season 13, Episode 48
10/4/2006: Ink    Season 13, Episode 47
9/20/2006: Freight Trains    Season 13, Episode 42
9/20/2006: Renewable Energy    Season 13, Episode 41
9/18/2006: Building in the Name of God    Season 13, Episode 39
9/17/2006: Shotguns    Season 13, Episode 38
9/13/2006: Copper    Season 13, Episode 37
9/7/2006: The Cola Wars    Season 13, Episode 36
9/6/2006: Water    Season 13, Episode 35
8/30/2006: Levees    Season 13, Episode 34
8/23/2006: Mummy Tech    Season 13, Episode 33
8/2/2006: Nuts    Season 13, Episode 28
7/28/2006: The AK-47    Season 13, Episode 27
7/28/2006: Super Tools: Skyscraper    Season 13, Episode 26
7/26/2006: World's Biggest Machines 5    Season 13, Episode 25
7/21/2006: Mountain Roads    Season 12, Episode 35
7/20/2006: Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway    Season 13, Episode 44
7/9/2006: Pirate Tech    Season 13, Episode 23
6/28/2006: BBQ Tech    Season 13, Episode 20
6/21/2006: Horsepower    Season 13, Episode 40
6/19/2006: Money    Season 13, Episode 19
6/14/2006: Heavy Metals    Season 13, Episode 18
5/25/2006: Ben Franklin Tech    Season 13, Episode 16
5/24/2006: 80s Tech    Season 13, Episode 15
5/10/2006: Drilling    Season 13, Episode 14
5/3/2006: Shovels    Season 13, Episode 13
4/26/2006: Insulation    Season 13, Episode 11
3/22/2006: Engineering Disasters 19    Season 13, Episode 10
3/8/2006: Leather    Season 13, Episode 9
2/28/2006: Engineering Disasters: New Orleans    Season 13, Episode 8
2/24/2006: Nature Tech: Avalanches    Season 13, Episode 7
2/14/2006: Candy    Season 13, Episode 5
2/8/2006: Engineering Disasters 18    Season 13, Episode 4
1/25/2006: Nature Tech: Lightning    Season 12, Episode 48
1/24/2006: Custom Cars    Season 12, Episode 62
1/18/2006: Cotton    Season 13, Episode 3
1/11/2006: Fire    Season 13, Episode 2
1/4/2006: Containers    Season 13, Episode 1
12/29/2005: Nature Tech: Hurricanes    Season 12, Episode 67
12/25/2005: Walt Disney World    Season 12, Episode 66
12/20/2005: More Snackfood Tech    Season 12, Episode 65
12/6/2005: More Hardware    Season 12, Episode 63
12/4/2005: Da Vinci Tech    Season 12, Episode 61
11/30/2005: The Lumberyard    Season 12, Episode 60
11/16/2005: Brewing    Season 12, Episode 59
11/2/2005: Engineering Disasters 17    Season 12, Episode 58
10/5/2005: The Auto Store    Season 12, Episode 56
9/14/2005: Sugar    Season 12, Episode 52
9/14/2005: Coffee    Season 12, Episode 51
9/2/2005: HMS Victory    Season 12, Episode 49
8/31/2005: Wiring America    Season 12, Episode 47
8/26/2005: B-2 Bomber    Season 12, Episode 45
8/24/2005: The World's Fastest    Season 12, Episode 44
8/24/2005: Route 66    Season 12, Episode 43
8/18/2005: Secret Luftwaffe Aircraft of World War II    Season 12, Episode 42
8/10/2005: Lube Job    Season 12, Episode 41
8/3/2005: Dredging    Season 12, Episode 40
8/2/2005: World's Biggest Machines 4    Season 12, Episode 39
7/29/2005: Challenger Tank    Season 12, Episode 38
7/27/2005: Sewers    Season 12, Episode 37
6/29/2005: Edison Tech    Season 12, Episode 33
6/19/2005: Private Collections    Season 12, Episode 31
6/16/2005: Secret Japanese Aircraft of World War II    Season 12, Episode 30
6/15/2005: The Cape Cod Canal    Season 12, Episode 29
6/8/2005: John Hancock Center    Season 12, Episode 28
6/6/2005: Machines of D-Day    Season 12, Episode 27
5/25/2005: Civil War Tech    Season 12, Episode 26
5/20/2005: F/A-22 Raptor    Season 12, Episode 25
5/18/2005: Glue    Season 12, Episode 24
4/27/2005: Paint    Season 12, Episode 20
4/26/2005: The Basement    Season 12, Episode 19
4/7/2005: The Doomsday Clock    Season 12, Episode 18
3/19/2005: Deadliest Weapons    Season 12, Episode 17
3/18/2005: Edwards Air Force Base    Season 12, Episode 14
3/16/2005: Tank Crews    Season 10, Episode 23
3/9/2005: Taxidermy    Season 12, Episode 15
2/28/2005: Howard Hughes Tech    Season 12, Episode 13
2/23/2005: Sub Zero    Season 12, Episode 11
2/23/2005: Desert Tech    Season 12, Episode 10
2/23/2005: Great Bridge: Eight Miles of Steel    Season 12, Episode 12
2/17/2005: George Washington Carver Tech    Season 12, Episode 8
2/15/2005: Firefighting! Extreme Conditions    Season 12, Episode 9
2/8/2005: The Butcher    Season 12, Episode 6
2/4/2005: Blackbird Stealth    Season 12, Episode 7
1/26/2005: World's Biggest Machines 3    Season 12, Episode 5
1/18/2005: More Nature's Engineers    Season 12, Episode 4
1/12/2005: The Arch    Season 12, Episode 3
1/5/2005: Poison    Season 12, Episode 1
12/29/2004: The Computer    Season 11, Episode 76
12/28/2004: More Doomsday Tech    Season 11, Episode 75
12/28/2004: Doomsday Tech    Season 11, Episode 74
12/23/2004: Engineering Disasters 16    Season 11, Episode 73
12/23/2004: Engineering Disasters 16
12/23/2004: Engineering Disasters 16
12/22/2004: Ancient Discoveries: Galen, Doctor to the Gladiators    Season 11, Episode 72
12/22/2004: Ancient Discoveries: Heron of Alexandria    Season 11, Episode 71
12/22/2004: Ancient Discoveries: Ancient Computer?    Season 11, Episode 70
12/21/2004: More Dangerous Cargo    Season 11, Episode 69
12/21/2004: Commercial Fishing    Season 11, Episode 68
12/16/2004: Snackfood Tech    Season 11, Episode 67
12/8/2004: Engineering Disasters 15    Season 11, Episode 66
12/1/2004: Washington Monument    Season 11, Episode 65
11/24/2004: Movie Theaters    Season 11, Episode 64
11/23/2004: Engineering Disasters 14    Season 11, Episode 63
11/17/2004: Sub Disasters    Season 11, Episode 62
11/16/2004: Engineering Disasters 13    Season 11, Episode 61
11/10/2004: Surveillance Tech    Season 11, Episode 60
11/9/2004: Engineering Disasters 12    Season 11, Episode 59
10/29/2004: M1 Abrams: Supertank!    Season 11, Episode 58
10/28/2004: Japanese Sub at Pearl Harbor    Season 11, Episode 57
10/27/2004: The World's Longest Bridge    Season 11, Episode 56
10/26/2004: Engineering Disasters 11    Season 11, Episode 55
10/20/2004: Presidential Movers    Season 11, Episode 53
10/20/2004: Gas Tech    Season 11, Episode 54
10/19/2004: Engineering Disasters 10    Season 11, Episode 52
10/13/2004: The Sears Tower    Season 11, Episode 39
10/12/2004: Engineering Disasters 9    Season 11, Episode 50
10/6/2004: Harvesting    Season 11, Episode 49
10/5/2004: Engineering Disasters 8    Season 11, Episode 48
9/30/2004: Firefighting! The Arson Detectives    Season 11, Episode 46
9/29/2004: More of the World's Biggest Machines    Season 11, Episode 45
9/28/2004: SOS Tech    Season 11, Episode 40
9/22/2004: Police Pursuit    Season 11, Episode 41
9/15/2004: St. Lawrence Seaway    Season 11, Episode 42
9/7/2004: Building a Skyscraper: The Arteries    Season 11, Episode 38
9/7/2004: Building a Skyscraper: The Human Environment    Season 11, Episode 37
9/6/2004: Building a Skyscraper: The Exterior    Season 11, Episode 36
9/6/2004: Building a Skyscraper: The Skeleton    Season 11, Episode 35
8/31/2004: Engineering Disasters 7    Season 11, Episode 31
8/25/2004: Extreme Aircraft    Season 11, Episode 33
8/18/2004: Athens Subway    Season 11, Episode 32
8/11/2004: Oil Tankers    Season 11, Episode 30
8/4/2004: Distilleries    Season 11, Episode 27
7/30/2004: World War I Tech    Season 11, Episode 29
7/28/2004: George Washington Bridge    Season 11, Episode 34
7/21/2004: Apollo 11    Season 11, Episode 28
7/8/2004: Nuclear Tech    Season 11, Episode 26
7/6/2004: Robots    Season 11, Episode 25
6/17/2004: Greatest Movie Gadgets    Season 11, Episode 24
6/15/2004: City Water    Season 11, Episode 23
6/9/2004: Rubber    Season 11, Episode 22
6/3/2004: D-Day Tech    Season 11, Episode 20
5/26/2004: Plane Crashes    Season 11, Episode 19
5/20/2004: The Subs of WWII    Season 11, Episode 18
5/12/2004: Hydraulics    Season 11, Episode 17
4/28/2004: Engineering Disasters 6    Season 11, Episode 15
4/21/2004: Bathroom Tech    Season 11, Episode 14
4/14/2004: The Power Grid    Season 11, Episode 13
4/7/2004: Bible Tech    Season 11, Episode 12
3/31/2004: Nature's Engineers    Season 11, Episode 11
3/19/2004: Front Line Reporting    Season 11, Episode 10
3/17/2004: Command Central    Season 11, Episode 9
2/27/2004: A-10 Tankbuster    Season 11, Episode 21
2/18/2004: Racetrack Tech    Season 11, Episode 7
2/12/2004: Gangster Guns    Season 11, Episode 5
2/4/2004: Pacific Coast Highway    Season 11, Episode 4
1/22/2004: Submarines    Season 11, Episode 3
1/16/2004: Guns of the Russian Military    Season 11, Episode 1
1/14/2004: Oil Fire Fighting    Season 11, Episode 8
12/30/2003: Engineering Disasters 5    Season 10, Episode 86
12/23/2003: Toys    Season 10, Episode 85
12/19/2003: The Berlin Wall    Season 10, Episode 84
12/18/2003: Egyptian Pyramids    Season 10, Episode 83
12/17/2003: The Technology of Kitty Hawk    Season 10, Episode 82
12/10/2003: Failed Inventions    Season 9, Episode 1
12/4/2003: Sports Cars    Season 10, Episode 81
12/3/2003: Tailgating    Season 10, Episode 79
12/2/2003: Extreme Sports Gadgets    Season 10, Episode 77
12/2/2003: Rolls-Royce    Season 10, Episode 78
12/1/2003: Car Tech of the Future    Season 12, Episode 2
11/29/2003: B-52    Season 10, Episode 76
11/27/2003: The Technology of Lewis and Clark    Season 10, Episode 75
11/26/2003: Million Dollar Cars    Season 10, Episode 74
11/25/2003: ET Tech    Season 10, Episode 73
11/17/2003: Guns of Infamy    Season 10, Episode 72
11/12/2003: Extreme Trucks    Season 10, Episode 71
11/4/2003: Inviting Disaster 4, Building Failures    Season 10, Episode 68
11/4/2003: Inviting Disaster 3: Challenger and Columbia    Season 10, Episode 67
10/29/2003: FBI's Crime Lab    Season 10, Episode 66
10/25/2003: U-Boats    Season 10, Episode 64
10/22/2003: Panzers    Season 10, Episode 63
10/22/2003: The Luftwaffe    Season 10, Episode 62
10/21/2003: Inviting Disaster 1: Three Mile Island    Season 10, Episode 61
10/20/2003: Inviting Disaster 2: The Kursk    Season 10, Episode 65
10/15/2003: Lake Pontchartrain Causeway    Season 10, Episode 60
9/30/2003: Smart Bombs    Season 10, Episode 59
9/27/2003: Early Machine Guns    Season 10, Episode 58
9/24/2003: Machu Picchu    Season 10, Episode 55
9/24/2003: Shipyards    Season 10, Episode 69
9/24/2003: The Battleships    Season 10, Episode 57
9/24/2003: The PT Boats    Season 10, Episode 56
9/3/2003: Overseas Highway    Season 10, Episode 53
8/26/2003: Space Shuttle Columbia    Season 10, Episode 52
8/21/2003: Landmines    Season 10, Episode 51
8/19/2003: Metal    Season 10, Episode 50
8/18/2003: The Gunboats of Vietnam    Season 10, Episode 49
8/13/2003: Bullets    Season 10, Episode 47
8/12/2003: Terror Tech: Defending the Highrise    Season 10, Episode 46
8/6/2003: Military Movers    Season 10, Episode 44
8/5/2003: Terror Tech: Military    Season 10, Episode 42
7/31/2003: Non-Lethal Weapons    Season 10, Episode 10
7/29/2003: Terror Tech: Civilian    Season 10, Episode 54
7/23/2003: Car Crashes    Season 10, Episode 38
7/23/2003: Sandhogs    Season 10, Episode 39
7/16/2003: Breaking the Sound Barrier    Season 10, Episode 36
7/9/2003: Logging Tech    Season 10, Episode 35
7/8/2003: Nature Tech: Tsunamis    Season 10, Episode 34
7/2/2003: Engineering Disasters 4    Season 10, Episode 33
7/2/2003: More Engineering Disasters    Season 10, Episode 32
6/25/2003: Dangerous Cargo    Season 10, Episode 30
6/3/2003: The Exterminator    Season 10, Episode 27
5/22/2003: Torture Devices    Season 10, Episode 25
5/21/2003: Harley-Davidson    Season 10, Episode 24
5/10/2003: T-34: Russian Victory    Season 10, Episode 22
4/30/2003: Ball Turret Gunners    Season 10, Episode 19
4/30/2003: Machine Guns    Season 10, Episode 18
4/29/2003: Loading Docks    Season 10, Episode 41
4/2/2003: Coal Mines    Season 10, Episode 16
4/1/2003: Titanic Tech    Season 10, Episode 15
3/26/2003: Black Hawk: Night Stalker    Season 10, Episode 13
3/18/2003: Army Corps of Engineers    Season 10, Episode 12
3/11/2003: Bullet Trains    Season 10, Episode 9
3/5/2003: The Mackinac Bridge    Season 10, Episode 8
3/4/2003: Twin Towers of the East    Season 10, Episode 7
2/11/2003: The Alcan Highway    Season 10, Episode 6
2/4/2003: Booby Traps    Season 10, Episode 5
1/28/2003: The Trans-Siberian Railroad    Season 10, Episode 1
1/7/2003: Castles and Dungeons    Season 10, Episode 2
12/18/2002: War Planes of World War II    Season 9, Episode 64
12/17/2002: Runways    Season 9, Episode 63
12/15/2002: Aircraft Carrier    Season 10, Episode 48
12/10/2002: Concept Cars of the 1950s    Season 9, Episode 62
12/5/2002: Digi-Tech    Season 9, Episode 60
12/5/2002: Salt Mines    Season 9, Episode 61
12/4/2002: Limos    Season 9, Episode 59
12/4/2002: Convertibles    Season 10, Episode 40
12/2/2002: More Bond Gadgets    Season 9, Episode 58
11/15/2002: The Winchester    Season 9, Episode 56
11/9/2002: Bricks    Season 12, Episode 23
11/7/2002: Garbage    Season 9, Episode 54
10/30/2002: High Tech Sex    Season 9, Episode 52
10/28/2002: Train Wrecks    Season 9, Episode 50
10/8/2002: Cranes    Season 9, Episode 46
9/27/2002: Home Tech    Season 9, Episode 45
9/18/2002: Pickup Trucks    Season 9, Episode 43
9/17/2002: The Autobahn    Season 9, Episode 42
9/10/2002: The Chrysler Building    Season 9, Episode 41
8/30/2002: Breweries    Season 9, Episode 40
8/27/2002: Magnets    Season 9, Episode 39
8/21/2002: The Magnum    Season 9, Episode 38
8/15/2002: Liberty Ships of WWII    Season 9, Episode 37
8/13/2002: Nordhausen    Season 9, Episode 35
8/8/2002: Jet Engines    Season 9, Episode 34
8/6/2002: Towing    Season 9, Episode 33
7/23/2002: Gasoline    Season 9, Episode 31
7/16/2002: Strategic Air Command    Season 9, Episode 30
7/8/2002: The Big Dig    Season 9, Episode 28
7/2/2002: Beach Technology    Season 9, Episode 27
6/25/2002: Hangars    Season 9, Episode 26
6/20/2002: Models    Season 9, Episode 25
6/18/2002: Camouflage    Season 9, Episode 24
6/12/2002: Hunting Gear    Season 9, Episode 23
6/11/2002: The Tackle Box    Season 9, Episode 22
6/4/2002: The Manhattan Project    Season 9, Episode 21
6/2/2002: Big Rigs of Combat    Season 9, Episode 20
5/21/2002: Drag Racing    Season 9, Episode 19
5/14/2002: World's Biggest Machines    Season 9, Episode 18
5/7/2002: Axes, Swords and Knives    Season 9, Episode 17
4/30/2002: Muscle Cars    Season 9, Episode 44
4/20/2002: Guns of Winchester
4/19/2002: Ice Road Truckers    Season 10, Episode 3
4/18/2002: Fire and Ice    Season 9, Episode 16
4/17/2002: Camera
4/17/2002: Winter Warriors    Season 10, Episode 4
4/16/2002: Ice Breakers    Season 9, Episode 15
4/9/2002: Star City    Season 9, Episode 14
3/26/2002: The Wheel    Season 9, Episode 13
3/21/2002: Big Rigs of Combat: Tanks
3/19/2002: Engines    Season 9, Episode 32
3/12/2002: The F-14    Season 9, Episode 11
3/7/2002: The Phonograph    Season 5, Episode 5
3/5/2002: Junkyards    Season 9, Episode 10
2/26/2002: Siege Machines    Season 9, Episode 9
2/20/2002: Seabees
2/19/2002: Bulletproof    Season 9, Episode 8
2/9/2002: Gunslingers    Season 10, Episode 31
2/6/2002: SWAT    Season 12, Episode 16
2/1/2002: 4 x 4    Season 10, Episode 37
2/1/2002: Pleasure Boats    Season 9, Episode 7
1/31/2002: Million Dollar Tech    Season 9, Episode 6
1/30/2002: Remote Control    Season 9, Episode 5
1/29/2002: James Bond Gadgets    Season 9, Episode 57
1/28/2002: Private Jets    Season 9, Episode 4
1/28/2002: Private Jets    Season 9, Episode 3
1/28/2002: Private Jets
1/22/2002: Stories from the Hall of Fame: Pro Football
1/17/2002: Helicopters    Season 9, Episode 2
12/27/2001: Making of Boy's Toys
12/19/2001: Secrets of the Acropolis    Season 10, Episode 17
12/11/2001: St. Louis Arch    Season 8, Episode 41
12/4/2001: Firing Ranges    Season 8, Episode 40
12/1/2001: Glass    Season 8, Episode 39
11/29/2001: Times Square    Season 8, Episode 38
11/28/2001: Los Angeles    Season 8, Episode 37
11/27/2001: Drive-Thru    Season 8, Episode 36
11/21/2001: Motion Picture    Season 5, Episode 3
11/14/2001: First Response
11/13/2001: War Games    Season 8, Episode 35
10/30/2001: Cemeteries    Season 8, Episode 34
10/27/2001: Guns of Remington
10/23/2001: Bunkers    Season 8, Episode 33
10/19/2001: Assembly Lines    Season 7, Episode 31
10/17/2001: Work Clothes    Season 8, Episode 31
10/15/2001: The House    Season 8, Episode 30
9/25/2001: The Secret Life of the Crash Test Dummy    Season 9, Episode 51
9/19/2001: Diamond Mines    Season 8, Episode 29
9/18/2001: Quarries    Season 8, Episode 28
9/11/2001: West Point    Season 8, Episode 27
9/4/2001: Air Shows    Season 8, Episode 26
8/28/2001: Nuclear Subs    Season 8, Episode 25
8/21/2001: Cannons    Season 8, Episode 24
8/16/2001: The Spitfire    Season 9, Episode 53
8/9/2001: Super Guns    Season 9, Episode 29
8/7/2001: Sherman Tank    Season 9, Episode 49
7/28/2001: War Transport Planes
7/25/2001: Saloons    Season 8, Episode 23
7/24/2001: Cattle Ranches    Season 8, Episode 22
6/27/2001: More Gadgets    Season 8, Episode 21
6/25/2001: The Hardware Store    Season 8, Episode 19
6/19/2001: Battle Gear    Season 8, Episode 18
6/11/2001: The Colosseum    Season 8, Episode 17
6/8/2001: The M-16    Season 8, Episode 16
6/6/2001: Vietnam Warplanes
6/4/2001: Tunnels of Vietnam    Season 9, Episode 55
5/24/2001: Hitler's War Machine
5/14/2001: Codes    Season 8, Episode 15
5/14/2001: International Airports II    Season 8, Episode 14
5/12/2001: Model 'T'
5/8/2001: The Amphibious Assault Ships
5/7/2001: Chemical and Biological Weapons    Season 8, Episode 13
5/5/2001: The Internet: Behind the Web    Season 9, Episode 48
4/30/2001: MiG 15    Season 10, Episode 21
4/21/2001: Viking Ships
4/16/2001: Engineering Disasters 3    Season 8, Episode 12
4/11/2001: Computers    Season 8, Episode 11
3/27/2001: Infantry Weapons
3/19/2001: Lighthouses    Season 8, Episode 10
3/12/2001: Monster Trucks    Season 8, Episode 9
3/5/2001: War Trains    Season 9, Episode 36
3/1/2001: Hadrian's Wall    Season 8, Episode 8
2/26/2001: The Pentagon    Season 7, Episode 5
2/22/2001: Construction Machines    Season 8, Episode 7
2/12/2001: Garage Gadgets    Season 8, Episode 6
2/7/2001: Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel    Season 8, Episode 5
1/29/2001: Survival Technology    Season 8, Episode 4
1/22/2001: Apollo 13    Season 8, Episode 3
1/20/2001: Presidential Trains
1/16/2001: Commercial Jets    Season 8, Episode 2
1/8/2001: Proving Grounds    Season 8, Episode 1
12/23/2000: The Tool Bench: Power Tools; The Tool Bench: Hand Tools
12/19/2000: Line of Defense    Season 7, Episode 41
12/17/2000: Plumbing: The Arteries of Civilization    Season 7, Episode 40
12/12/2000: Inventions of War    Season 7, Episode 39
12/5/2000: Power Plants    Season 7, Episode 38
11/20/2000: The Galleons    Season 7, Episode 37
11/18/2000: Guns of Israel    Season 11, Episode 47
11/14/2000: Death Devices    Season 7, Episode 36
11/8/2000: Remote Operated Vehicles    Season 7, Episode 35
11/6/2000: Combat Training    Season 7, Episode 34
11/2/2000: London Underground    Season 7, Episode 33
10/25/2000: Suez Canal    Season 7, Episode 32
10/18/2000: Farming Technology    Season 7, Episode 30
10/17/2000: Machine Tools    Season 7, Episode 29
10/16/2000: The Body Shop    Season 7, Episode 28
10/9/2000: Video Games: Behind the Fun    Season 7, Episode 27
9/18/2000: The Maginot Line    Season 7, Episode 26
9/13/2000: China's Great Dam    Season 7, Episode 25
9/11/2000: Aswan Dam    Season 7, Episode 24
8/22/2000: Trucks    Season 7, Episode 23
8/14/2000: The Erie Canal    Season 7, Episode 22
8/3/2000: Banks    Season 7, Episode 21
7/31/2000: Gold Mines    Season 7, Episode 20
7/27/2000: Buses    Season 7, Episode 19
6/22/2000: Traffic    Season 7, Episode 18
6/19/2000: Race Cars    Season 7, Episode 17
6/12/2000: Private Planes    Season 7, Episode 16
6/6/2000: Camping Technology    Season 7, Episode 15
5/31/2000: Concrete    Season 7, Episode 14
5/25/2000: Tower Bridge    Season 7, Episode 13
5/8/2000: Disaster Technology    Season 7, Episode 12
4/17/2000: Police Technology    Season 7, Episode 11
4/2/2000: Police Guns    Season 10, Episode 45
3/15/2000: Office Wonders    Season 7, Episode 10
3/14/2000: Great Inventions    Season 7, Episode 9
3/13/2000: Gadgets    Season 7, Episode 8
3/6/2000: Prisons    Season 7, Episode 7
2/29/2000: Bridges    Season 7, Episode 6
2/3/2000: The Space Station    Season 7, Episode 4
1/11/2000: The Chunnel    Season 7, Episode 3
1/10/2000: The City Beneath Our Feet    Season 7, Episode 2
12/14/1999: Lost Marvels    Season 6, Episode 48
12/13/1999: Casino Technology    Season 6, Episode 47
12/8/1999: Niagara Power Plant    Season 6, Episode 46
11/21/1999: Million Dollar Guns    Season 10, Episode 28
11/16/1999: Security Systems    Season 6, Episode 44
11/15/1999: Motorcycles    Season 6, Episode 43
11/8/1999: Demolition    Season 6, Episode 42
10/25/1999: Emergency Room    Season 6, Episode 41
10/20/1999: Tanks
10/18/1999: Forts    Season 6, Episode 40
10/13/1999: More Earthmovers    Season 9, Episode 47
10/12/1999: The Tool Bench: Hand Tools    Season 6, Episode 38
10/11/1999: The Tool Bench: Power Tools    Season 6, Episode 37
10/7/1999: Strange Disappearance of the Anasazi
9/27/1999: Simulators    Season 6, Episode 36
9/13/1999: Atlantic Wall    Season 6, Episode 35
9/6/1999: Fireworks    Season 6, Episode 34
8/31/1999: Newspapers    Season 6, Episode 33
8/23/1999: Parachutes    Season 6, Episode 32
8/22/1999: U.S. Guns of World War II    Season 10, Episode 20
8/9/1999: Crash Testing    Season 6, Episode 31
8/2/1999: New York Bridges    Season 6, Episode 30
7/20/1999: Oakland Bay Bridge    Season 6, Episode 29
7/19/1999: Baseball Parks: Fields of Dreams    Season 6, Episode 28
7/12/1999: Hoover Dam    Season 6, Episode 27
7/6/1999: Offshore Oil Drilling    Season 6, Episode 26
6/21/1999: Dynamite    Season 6, Episode 25
5/25/1999: Scuba Diving & Underwater Breathing    Season 6, Episode 24
5/24/1999: Paving America    Season 3, Episode 6
5/1/1999: Rescue Technology    Season 6, Episode 23
4/26/1999: U.S. Mints: Money Machines    Season 6, Episode 22
3/30/1999: Battlefield Medicine    Season 6, Episode 21
3/15/1999: Spy Technology    Season 6, Episode 20
3/9/1999: City Parks    Season 6, Episode 19
2/22/1999: Engineering Disasters    Season 6, Episode 18
1/25/1999: Physical Fitness: Quest for Health    Season 6, Episode 16
1/1/1999: Airships    Season 6, Episode 15
12/28/1998: Clocks    Season 6, Episode 14
12/23/1998: Mail Delivery: Erasing the Miles    Season 6, Episode 13
12/16/1998: Stereos    Season 6, Episode 12
12/7/1998: Weather Predictions    Season 6, Episode 11
11/23/1998: Prosthetics    Season 6, Episode 10
11/9/1998: Bombs    Season 6, Episode 9
11/3/1998: Sports Technology: Equipment    Season 6, Episode 8
10/28/1998: Medical Imaging: The Voyage Inward    Season 6, Episode 7
10/12/1998: Plastics    Season 6, Episode 6
10/6/1998: Police Car    Season 6, Episode 5
9/28/1998: Antibiotics: Wonder Drugs    Season 6, Episode 4
8/29/1998: Guns of the Civil War    Season 11, Episode 51
8/24/1998: Monumental Statues    Season 6, Episode 3
8/3/1998: Las Vegas Hotels    Season 6, Episode 2
7/27/1998: Aquariums    Season 6, Episode 1
2/8/1998: Battlefield Engineering    Season 5, Episode 21
1/18/1998: American Steel: Built to Last    Season 5, Episode 20
1/1/1998: The Statue of Liberty    Season 5, Episode 19
11/4/1997: The Alaskan Oil Pipeline    Season 5, Episode 18
11/3/1997: Deep Sea Exploration: Challenging the Abyss    Season 5, Episode 17
10/28/1997: International Airports    Season 5, Episode 16
10/27/1997: Earthmovers: The Power to Move Mountains    Season 5, Episode 15
10/19/1997: NORAD: The War Game Fortress    Season 5, Episode 13
10/12/1997: The Stock Exchange    Season 5, Episode 11
10/5/1997: The Search for the Polio Vaccine    Season 5, Episode 10
9/28/1997: Forensic Science: The Crimefighter's Weapon    Season 5, Episode 9
9/21/1997: Radar: The Invention That Saved Democracy    Season 5, Episode 8
9/14/1997: Household Wonders    Season 5, Episode 7
9/7/1997: Great Towers in the Sky    Season 5, Episode 6
9/1/1997: The Electric Light    Season 5, Episode 4
8/24/1997: Radio: Out of Thin Air    Season 5, Episode 2
8/17/1997: Satellites    Season 5, Episode 1
6/22/1997: The Great Wall of China    Season 4, Episode 12
6/8/1997: Observatories: Stonehenge to Space Telescopes    Season 4, Episode 11
4/13/1997: Rollercoasters: Search for Ultimate Thrill    Season 4, Episode 10
3/23/1997: Pyramids: Majesty and Mystery    Season 4, Episode 9
2/16/1997: Stealth Technology    Season 4, Episode 8
1/1/1997: Air Force One: A History    Season 4, Episode 7
12/15/1996: Captured Light    Season 4, Episode 6
11/24/1996: Thinking Machines: The Creation of the Computer    Season 4, Episode 5
10/20/1996: Television: Window to the World    Season 4, Episode 4
10/6/1996: Aqueducts: Man-made Rivers of Life    Season 4, Episode 3
9/15/1996: The Telephone    Season 4, Episode 2
9/2/1996: America's Highways    Season 4, Episode 1
2/4/1996: The Railroads That Tamed the West    Season 3, Episode 9
1/19/1996: The NYC Subway    Season 3, Episode 8
11/9/1995: Oil    Season 3, Episode 7
10/15/1995: TVA: The Tennessee Valley Authority    Season 3, Episode 5
10/8/1995: Tunnels    Season 3, Episode 4
10/1/1995: Silver Mines    Season 3, Episode 3
10/1/1995: The Brooklyn Bridge    Season 3, Episode 2
8/20/1995: Space Shuttle    Season 3, Episode 1
6/4/1995: Ocean Liners    Season 2, Episode 9
5/21/1995: Golden Gate Bridge    Season 2, Episode 8
3/19/1995: Gothic Cathedrals    Season 2, Episode 6
2/5/1995: Domed Stadiums    Season 2, Episode 5
1/22/1995: The Eiffel Tower    Season 2, Episode 4
1/15/1995: Las Vegas    Season 2, Episode 3
1/1/1995: The Transcontinental Railroad    Season 2, Episode 2
12/16/1994: Balloons    Season 2, Episode 1
3/27/1994: Transatlantic Cable    Season 1, Episode 6
3/13/1994: Mount Rushmore    Season 1, Episode 4
3/4/1994: The Panama Canal    Season 1, Episode 3
1/21/1994: The Empire State Building    Season 1, Episode 2
12/10/1993: Grand Coulee Dam    Season 1, Episode 1
Cosmodrome    Season 10, Episode 26
Skyscrapers
World's Fairs: Visions of the Future
Map Making
Spy Gadgets
Big Rigs of Combat: Jeeps

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Premiered: December 10, 1993, on A&E
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Premise: Architectural and engineering landmarks of the 19th and 20th centuries. The programs previously aired on A&E's `Time Machine' series. Among the subjects: the Brooklyn Bridge, the Maginot Line, the Erie Canal, the Aswan Dam and the Trans-Siberian Railroad.

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