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Really Big Things Season 2 Episodes

Season 2 Episode Guide

14 Episodes 2007 - 2008

Episode 1

Cirque du Soleil Big Top

Wed, Jul 18, 2007 60 mins

As the second season begins, Matt Rodgers helps to put up Cirque Du Soleil's big top; shoots the rapids at the U.S. National Whitewater Center to train Olympic kayakers, and assists the Navy in moving a fleet of Hummers via one hovercraft.

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Episode 2

Bellagio Fountains

Wed, Jul 25, 2007 60 mins

A visit to Las Vegas to see how massive amounts of dirty laundry are cleaned. Also: turning sand into glass.

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Episode 3

Whale Shark Rescue

Wed, Aug 8, 2007 60 mins

Host Matt Rogers helps in the rescue of two whale sharks and assists in transporting them to an aquarium. Also: how Las Vegas hotels clean their enormous loads of dirty laundry.

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Episode 4

Ski Dubai

Wed, Aug 15, 2007 60 mins

A trip to the Middle East to see the world's tallest building and biggest indoor skiing venue. Also: building and installling a 50-foot fossil burner.

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Episode 5

Man Made Islands

Wed, Aug 22, 2007 60 mins

Matt visits a solar field in New Mexico; examines the canal bridge in Magdeburg, Germany, a half-mile structure over the Elbe River where ships can travel when the water level in the river is too low; and assists in the construction of a man-made island.

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Episode 6

Cruise Ship Builders

Wed, Aug 29, 2007 60 mins

Host Matt Rogers travels to Germany to observe the construction of a luxury cruise ship.

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Episode 7

Giant Hot Air Balloon

Fri, Dec 28, 2007 60 mins

A robotic parking garage; one of the world's largest oil platforms; the world's tallest hot-air balloon.

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Episode 8

Skyscraper Crane

Fri, Jan 4, 2008 60 mins

Creating green energy out of steam; printing a newspaper; and operating a 315-foot-high skyscraper crane.

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Episode 9

Dry Docks

Fri, Jan 11, 2008 60 mins

Matt helps guide a 30-thousand-ton ship into dry dock for maintenance. Included: details on how dry docks operate and why they are vital to a ship's preservation.

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Episode 10

Giant Concert Stage

Fri, Jan 18, 2008 60 mins

Matt helps prepare Giants Stadium for a Genesis concert, transforming the football field into huge concert stage.

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Episode 11

Walking With Dinosaurs

Fri, Jan 25, 2008 60 mins

Matt catches a ride with a dinosaur; boards an amphibious attack ship; and recycles steel.

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Episode 12

Giant Roller Coaster

Fri, Feb 1, 2008 60 mins

Matt takes a ride on the king of the roller coasters; ponders the mysteries of the universe; and makes a splash at the world's largest water park.

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Episode 13

Tsunami Tester

Fri, Feb 8, 2008 60 mins

Matt visits a Las Vegas water show; conducts a large experiment at a tsunami testing center; and learns how to run the world's largest tunnel-boring machine.

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Episode 14

Episode 8

Fri, Feb 28, 2020 60 mins

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