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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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

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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
A battery-powered flying motorbike is built in Holden, Miss.

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s1e11 Shocking Flying Machine
November 23, 2011
A battery-powered flying motorbike is built in Holden, Miss.
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s1e1 Ultimate Rock Crawler
October 5, 2011
October 5, 2011
Ultimate Rock Crawler
Series Premiere
Webtv featured
s1e2 The 26-Foot Lawn Dart
October 5, 2011
October 5, 2011
The 26-Foot Lawn Dart
Webtv featured
s1e3 The Moon Jumper
October 12, 2011
October 12, 2011
The Moon Jumper
Webtv featured
s1e5 Swamp Flyer
October 26, 2011
October 26, 2011
Swamp Flyer
Webtv featured
s1e6 Water Cannons on Wheels
October 26, 2011
October 26, 2011
Water Cannons on Wheels
Webtv featured
s1e7 World's Weirdest Bike
November 2, 2011
November 2, 2011
World's Weirdest Bike
Webtv featured
s1e8 Basketball-Playing Robot
November 2, 2011
November 2, 2011
Basketball-Playing Robot
Webtv featured
s1e9 Human Water Rocket
November 16, 2011
November 16, 2011
Human Water Rocket
Webtv featured
s1e10 Lawn Mower Hovercraft
November 16, 2011
November 16, 2011
Lawn Mower Hovercraft
Webtv featured
s1e11 Shocking Flying Machine
November 23, 2011
November 23, 2011
Shocking Flying Machine
Webtv featured
s1e12 Jet-Powered Office Chair
November 23, 2011
November 23, 2011
Jet-Powered Office Chair
Season Finale

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