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Patents from the past 100 years are examined to find the best and oddest ideas that never took off and discover why they didn't succeed.
Season 1, Episode 12
November 7, 2006
Ideas for designing the ultimate shopping cart using motors, ladders, locks, alarms and benches.
Season 1, Episode 11
October 31, 2006
An apparatus intended to catch bank robbers in the act is designed and tested.
Season 1, Episode 10
October 24, 2006
A better mousetrap is designed and built.
Season 1, Episode 9
October 17, 2006
Unusual baby-birthing patents are tested.
Season 1, Episode 8
October 10, 2006
The team designs and builds a motorized mechanical picnic table.
Season 1, Episode 7
October 3, 2006
An experiment with two patents that use helium balloons for fly fishing.
Season 1, Episode 6
September 26, 2006
The crew designs and builds a large scale, multi-level human car wash.
Season 1, Episode 5
September 19, 2006
A helmet-mounted parachute meant to aid in emergency fire evacuations is built.
Season 1, Episode 4
September 12, 2006
A hat that dispenses beer and a variety of liquors and spirits.
Season 1, Episode 3
September 5, 2006
The team modifies a patent designed to combine golf clubs and shotgun shells.
Season 1, Episode 2
August 26, 2006
A floating tent is constructed that allows individuals to camp on a lake.
Season 1, Episode 1
August 22, 2006
A bicycle lawn mower is built.
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