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Many people have great ideas. It's easy to have a great idea; it's hard to have an idea, make the idea work, and make a product come out as a final result of your great idea. The show "Everyday Edisons" looks to take people who are common, everyday individuals, and help them take their idea they had and make it to the next level.

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3 Seasons, 35 Episodes
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Everyday Edisons Full Episode Guide

  • This episode features a unique application for solar technology. Inventor Faramarz Farhai brought the Everyday Edisons team some exciting ideas that can change the way electronic devices are charged.

  • This episode explores the physics of air versus spring versus magnetic energy in a device inventor Greg Bruce calls "Cardio Air Tubes." The prototype consists of two walking sticks.

  • In this fun-filled episode, the team walks a lot of dogs and viewers meet inventor Brian Smith, whose short walk becomes a long journey to find a retractable leash that holds back your feisty Fido.

  • In this fun-filled episode, the team walks a lot of dogs and viewers meet inventor Brian Smith, whose short walk becomes a long journey to find a retractable leash that holds back your feisty Fido.

  • In this fun-filled episode, the team walks a lot of dogs and viewers meet inventor Brian Smith, whose short walk becomes a long journey to find a retractable leash that holds back your feisty Fido.

  • Former tile contractor and stonemason, Charlie Lumsden, turns his attention to exercise equipment that simulates a standing row. Now the team must take to the river, the lake and the ocean where they learn that working out on the water is.

  • Fifty hopeful finalists become ten chosen inventors in this episode. By watching the ten inventors present in their casting calls, viewers learn more about them and their unique inventions. This episode also introduces the Everyday Edisons' Development Te

  • Posting the casting call for inventions online this season brought out thousands of Everyday Edisons hopefuls. The challenge became selecting just fifty finalists. Who will be in the show this season? Only ten inventors will get the good news!

  • Herb Hart may be pushing 90, but he is still active in his workshop. His multi-functional, multi-use tool set was a favorite of the judges, but viewers will learn if it is quick to fly off of hardware store shelves.

  • Richard Kosoff hopes his Dimmy the Turtle - combination timer and night-light - will put children to bed without a fight. Viewers will see what it takes to get his product in front of both parents and children alike.

  • Dick Ho came to Everyday Edisons with the Non-Spill Technology, the team was excited because we all spill things as we try to pour. Viewers will find out if major bottling manufacturers will want to amp up production with his innovative technology.

  • Stan Black wanted to make bedtime something children looked forward to. His solution lights up the room with projections of comforting characters, but viewers will see if his innovative night-light will excel in the crowded market space.

  • Kitchens across the country are cluttered with baking pans, pots and cooking items. Phil Avery had a similar storage problem and had the design skills to solve it. See if his foldable pans can compete in the competitive kitchen accessories industry.

  • Jonathan Frank is a child at heart and an engineer by trade. His young son was the inspiration for his G-Car invention. Viewers get to see the complications the development team encounters and which direction they need to head in for success.

  • When Stephen Marquardt first presented his Advanced Tool System to the judges, it was easy to see it was an expertly engineered series of tools, but with a twist. Will the Everyday Edisons team be able show potential, hands-on DIY consumers the benefit?

  • Holly Tucker brings her enthusiasm and effervescent attitude to her casting call pitch and quickly wins over the judges with her Shoe Skirt invention. Viewers will see if her out of the (shoe) box thinking will stand a chance among consumers.

  • Will Howe and Ric Payne came to an Everyday Edisons casting call with incredible energy and excitement. Viewers get to see if their useful dryer ball invention will live up to the development team's high expectations and stand for success in the market.

  • Viewers are introduced to the first set of aspiring ?Everyday Edisons?. We get to know them and learn how they were inspired to create their invention that impressed the judges this season.

  • Thousands of people pitched their ideas to our panel of judges at five casting calls held across the country. Our cameras caught all the excitement and drama and viewers will soon meet the 10 chosen ?Everyday Edisons."

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