Epic Engineering

Season 1
This documentary series studies the incredible technical mysteries and secret histories behind the most breathtaking airplanes, tanks, ships, cars and trains in the world.
Starring
Jeff Wilburn
Genres
Documentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Beasts of the Sea
    April 5, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    From luxury to war machine, the biggest, fastest, most powerful ships on the planet were built with expert engineering and cutting-edge technology. This episode travels from the biggest container ship to the most modern submarine.
  2. 2. Monster Planes
    April 12, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    From luxurious business planes to beasts of transport large enough for rocket launchers, this episode dives into the biggest and most advanced planes in the world built with expert engineering and cutting-edge technology.
  3. 3. Mega Trains
    April 19, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The invention of trains made traveling affordable and expedited freight transport. From the Swiss Alps to the steppes of South Africa -- discover the world's most extraordinary trains.
  4. 4. Warplanes Declassified
    April 26, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    For decades, aircraft have decided the outcome of military conflicts, and unimaginable sums have been invested into their development. This episode reveals how engineers have improved their speed, range, versatility and armament.
  5. 5. Goliaths of Battle
    May 3, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Massive, heavy and dangerous -- the combat vehicles of today are all high-tech machines that come in countless variations. This episode takes a look at the most extraordinary combat vehicles in the world.
  6. 6. Super Cars
    May 10, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The most powerful cars in the world were built with expert engineering and technology. This episode reveals a sportscar on course to set world records, a dump truck as big as a house, the highest crane in the world and more.
  7. 7. King of the Sky
    May 17, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Originally developed for the Soviet Union, the world's biggest cargo jet carries giant loads all over the planet. Faced with the 61-ton job of moving it, a crew of experts is under pressure to pull off an international mission.
  8. 8. World's Strongest Ship
    May 24, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The world's biggest container ship can haul record-breaking loads across the planet, and its expert engineering and cutting-edge technology help deliver heavy cargo despite the ocean's dangers and challenges.
  9. 9. Monster Yacht Express
    May 31, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Off the coast of Florida is a megaship whose job is to transport superyachts worth 188 million dollars. Getting this load to its destination safely and on time is a feat of human ingenuity and engineering.
  10. 10. World's Toughest Truck
    June 7, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The mother of all dump trucks, the Caterpillar 797 is known as the workhorse of the North American mining industry. It can load more than 400 tons, more than its own weight, and hauling it requires teamwork and absolute precision.
  11. 11. World's Greatest Cruise Ship
    June 14, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    One of the biggest and most advanced cruise ships in the world must navigate through shallow waters, narrow waterways and extreme weather to reach the sea.
  12. 12. Giant of the Sea
    March 14, 2021
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The world's biggest container ship, capable of hauling record-breaking loads across the planet, makes its maiden voyage, navigating through narrow waters, facing onboard emergency drills and traveling through pirate territory.
  13. 13. Arctic Mega Move
    June 21, 2018
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    An entire village is sinking in northern Sweden, so in the most stunning relocation project ever, a team of engineers endeavors to move it to safety.

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Season year
2018
Network
discovery plus Engineering Marvels
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