Smash Lab

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Original run: 26 Dec 2007 – 18 Sep 2008

Country of origin: US

Network: Discovery Channel US

Watched by: 11 of 682 396 0%

Total running time: 20 hours

Episode duration: 60 minutes

IMDB rating: 3.3 of 10 487 rating: 4.292 of 10 185

MyShows rating: 4 of 5 7


The next generation in destruction instruction, "Smash Lab" features a team of maverick engineers as they take on everyday technology and apply it in revolutionary new ways. First they break down the technology to see how it works and then use their know-how to see how it could be used in a different, supersized way. Could bulletproof Kevlar protect an airliner from bombs? Could a car airbag be reinvented to stop a helicopter from sinking after ditching at sea? The Smash Lab team aims to find out.

Filmed at their Crash Lab in California, the team puts their ambitious plans to the test and captures them from every camera angle imaginable. Smash Lab is a visual feast of fireballs, explosions, crashes, collapses, collisions and impacts, because sometimes destruction is good for you.

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