James May's Things You Need To Know

Mondays, on BBC Two

The show, hosted by Top Gear presenter James May, answers key questions on aspects of everyday life, including what makes up the human body, what a cloud is and what makes the universe work so effectively.

Mondays, on BBC Two

The show, hosted by Top Gear presenter James May, answers key questions on aspects of everyday life, including what makes up the human body, what a cloud is and what makes the universe work so effectively.

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Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 2 Episode 6 - Chemistry

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s2e6 Chemistry
September 17, 2012
Have you ever wondered if certain chemicals can make you irresistible to the opposite sex? Well James May certainly has, and with a little help from his motion graphic friends, he’ll distill the sensuous secrets and explain how our world is really just one big laboratory. Along the way he’ll reveal that what you flush down your toilet could actually be making you money, how the booze in your bottle could power a jet and why the elements in the periodic table are just like us – they don’t all get along! Join James as he discovers what sorcerers and scientists have wondered for centuries, whether we can turn lead into gold - and if you’re lucky, he just might share chemistry’s secret to eternal life.
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Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 1 Episode 1 - The Human Body

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s1e1 The Human Body
June 20, 2011
James asks the questions: How did I get my Granny's chin? Why do I catch colds? Why am I hung over? What will we look like a thousand years from now? To find the answers, he plunges into the exciting and sometimes downright bizarre world of motion graphics.
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Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 1 Episode 1 - The Human Body
s1e1 The Human Body
June 20, 2011
June 20, 2011
The Human Body
Series Premiere
Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 1 Episode 2 - The Universe
s1e2 The Universe
June 27, 2011
June 27, 2011
The Universe
Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 1 Episode 3 - The Weather
s1e3 The Weather
July 4, 2011
July 4, 2011
The Weather
Season Finale
Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 2 Episode 1 - Einstein
s2e1 Einstein
August 13, 2012
August 13, 2012
Einstein
Season Premiere
Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 2 Episode 2 - The Brain
s2e2 The Brain
August 20, 2012
August 20, 2012
The Brain
Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 2 Episode 3 - Evolution
s2e3 Evolution
August 27, 2012
August 27, 2012
Evolution
Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 2 Episode 4 - Speed
s2e4 Speed
September 3, 2012
September 3, 2012
Speed
Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 2 Episode 5 - Engineering
s2e5 Engineering
September 10, 2012
September 10, 2012
Engineering
Watch James May's Things You Need To Know Season 2 Episode 6 - Chemistry
s2e6 Chemistry
September 17, 2012
September 17, 2012
Chemistry
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