Mad Scientists

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Wednesdays, 10:00 PM ET on National Geographic

30 minutes

Travel across America with host John Bowler as he ventures into gadget-filled garages and junk-strewn backyards to meet amateur inventors who are making amazing(ly weird) things! Test-drive a jet-powered minivan, a fire-breathing wheelchair, a water-powered rocket belt, and more. Once we've seen what these 'mad scientists' are capable of, John challenges each inventor to improve one of their creations, and, with his help, build the coolest, weirdest thing they can think of. And here's the catch -- they only have 48 hours. The results? Well, it might work and it might not, but either way, "It's going to get weird!

Wednesdays, 10:00 PM ET on National Geographic

30 minutes

Travel across America with host John Bowler as he ventures into gadget-filled garages and junk-strewn backyards to meet amateur inventors who are making amazing(ly weird) things! Test-drive a jet-powered minivan, a fire-breathing wheelchair, a water-powered rocket belt, and more. Once we've seen what these 'mad scientists' are capable of, John challenges each inventor to improve one of their creations, and, with his help, build the coolest, weirdest thing they can think of. And here's the catch -- they only have 48 hours. The results? Well, it might work and it might not, but either way, "It's going to get weird!

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Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 12 - Jet-Powered Office Chair

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s1e12 Jet-Powered Office Chair
November 23, 2011
The host teams up with an electrician from San Bernardino, Cal., to build a jet-powered motorbike, complete with a sidecar made from an office chair
Season Finale
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Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 1 - Ultimate Rock Crawler

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s1e1 Ultimate Rock Crawler
October 5, 2011
In the series premiere, host John Bowler meets a backyard inventor in Tierra Del Sol, Cal., for a look at his lizard-like vehicle that can traverse rocks. Then, they modify the invention, adding a fifth wheel so it can stand up like a kangaroo.
Series Premiere
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 1 - Ultimate Rock Crawler
s1e1 Ultimate Rock Crawler
October 5, 2011
October 5, 2011
Ultimate Rock Crawler
Series Premiere
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 2 - The 26-Foot Lawn Dart
s1e2 The 26-Foot Lawn Dart
October 5, 2011
October 5, 2011
The 26-Foot Lawn Dart
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 3 - The Moon Jumper
s1e3 The Moon Jumper
October 12, 2011
October 12, 2011
The Moon Jumper
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 5 - Swamp Flyer
s1e5 Swamp Flyer
October 26, 2011
October 26, 2011
Swamp Flyer
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 6 - Water Cannons on Wheels
s1e6 Water Cannons on Wheels
October 26, 2011
October 26, 2011
Water Cannons on Wheels
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 7 - World's Weirdest Bike
s1e7 World's Weirdest Bike
November 2, 2011
November 2, 2011
World's Weirdest Bike
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 8 - Basketball-Playing Robot
s1e8 Basketball-Playing Robot
November 2, 2011
November 2, 2011
Basketball-Playing Robot
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 9 - Human Water Rocket
s1e9 Human Water Rocket
November 16, 2011
November 16, 2011
Human Water Rocket
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 10 - Lawn Mower Hovercraft
s1e10 Lawn Mower Hovercraft
November 16, 2011
November 16, 2011
Lawn Mower Hovercraft
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 11 - Shocking Flying Machine
s1e11 Shocking Flying Machine
November 23, 2011
November 23, 2011
Shocking Flying Machine
Watch Mad Scientists Season 1 Episode 12 - Jet-Powered Office Chair
s1e12 Jet-Powered Office Chair
November 23, 2011
November 23, 2011
Jet-Powered Office Chair
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