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Insane Coaster Wars is a Travel Channel program that first aired in 2012. Insane Coaster Wars has run for two seasons, and a third season will begin to air in July of 2014. Each season of Insane Coaster Wars consists of seven hour-long episodes. Each episode of Insane Coaster Wars deals with a specific category of roller coaster. This includes types of coasters such a wooden coaster, hanging coasters, and water coasters. Each episode of Insane Coaster Wars explores four coasters in the category. The four coasters that will be discussed on each episode are announced before the airing of the episode. Viewers have the chance to vote on which one is the best coaster, and the one that receives the most votes is declared the winning coaster. Insane Coaster Wars discusses the unique features of each coaster, and experts are interviewed about why they think the coaster is the best.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on Travel Channel
3 Seasons, 21 Episodes - Canceled
July 8, 2012
Documentary & Biography
7.7/10
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Insane Coaster Wars Full Episode Guide

  • The battle heads to MO for the 4th fastest wooden coaster in the world, for a legendary 21-story plunge in the UK, to fly through the air in TX on the 2nd tallest vertical loop in the world and drop a 100-ft at 55 MPH in Mexico.

  • The battle rolls into Ohio for a winged coaster that flips riders before taking a 164-ft nosedive. Next, it's Japan for the world's longest steel coaster with a 318-ft drop. Then, a 4G ride in Florida and a 590-deg helix in Spain

  • The battle continues in Southern California with a world-breaking 160-foot loop. In Montreal a coaster takes a 70-degree fall. In Germany dangle 131 feet above an abyss. Which rollercoaster will take the competition?

  • The battle rolls into Missouri for an unheard of inverting wooden coaster, a dizzying 8 inversions coaster in Guatemala, a 228-foot plunge in Pittsburgh, and an insane bottomless coaster in Taiwan.

  • The battle rolls into Texas for the tallest steel wooden coaster in the world, an insane 90° tilting drop in Taiwan, a camelback machine in Missouri, and the man of steel in Spain - which coaster will reign supreme?

  • Which coaster is the most insane ride? In Italy riders are launched up a 147-foot-high loop, then it's on to Canada for a 540-degree helix, and finally to the US for the world's first hypercoaster, lifting riders over 200 feet into the air.

  • Which coaster is the ultimate ride? The competition begins in Australia as a coaster plummets riders down a 130-foot hill, then to Italy for a coaster that rockets riders from 0 to 70 mph in 2.2 seconds, and finally to the US for the world's first 4th dimension coaster.

  • Which coaster is the ultimate ride? In Spain a coaster accelerates to 80 mph in 3.5 seconds; a ride in Japan takes riders on a 121-degree vertical drop; and a zero-g roll in Doswell, Va.

  • Which coaster will be the ultimate ride? In Japan a coaster rockets riders 110-mph in 2 seconds, in Germany a coaster defies gravity, and in the US a coaster plummets riders 23 stories.

  • It's a battle between the world's tallest wooden coaster located in Germany, a Canadian ride that reaches an insane speed of 90mph, and a gut-wrenching 4G coaster back in the States.

  • It's a battle between an Australian coaster that shoots riders backwards at 100 mph, a German ride that twists down two 360-degree corkscrews, and the U.S. monstrous 5,000 ft. coaster.

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