Watch Modern Marvels Online - Full Episodes
Modern Marvels is a documentary television show on the History channel that has been apart of the History Channel broadcasting lineup since 1993. It features over 660 episodes on various topics, showcasing how many everyday items are made. It features behind the scenes look at topics ranging from agriculture, science, technological innovations, industry and mass production to showing how stadiums, international landmarks and historical beacons were made.
Modern Marvels was created by television producer Bruce Nash who has created other reality television shows such as Before They Were Stars, Who Wants to Be a Superhero? with comic book legend Stan Lee for Sci-Fi Channel and Most Shocking for truTV. Currently, Don Cambou is the executive producer for Actuality Productions, the production company behind the series.
The show has been a staple on the History channel for nearly 20 years and has started to replay older episodes edited down to 30 minute blocks, as opposed to the show's normal 60 minute run time. The show has been narrated by numerous voice actors but the current and longest lasting narrator is Max Raphael, who has narrated numerous History Channel shows in the past. Past narrators include Will Lyman, Jack Perkins and Bill Ratner, who has been featured on numerous documentary television shows and as the voice of Flint from G.I. Joe.
The History Channel has taken special episodes and re-tooled them to be stand alone series. One of these was Ice Road Truckers, which originally aired in 2000 as part of the series Suicide Missions. Since then, Ice Road Truckers has been called one of the most successful repackaged shows in television history.
In addition to Modern Marvels, the shows producers have also incorporated sub-series known as Engineering Disasters, a show that focuses on when technology has harmed rather than helped. There have been 22 episodes produced have featured topics such as plane crashes, bridges collapsing and a feature on the disaster in New Orleans.
Modern Marvels Full Episode Guide:
Season 18 (0 sources)
Episode 6 - Pocket Tools
First Aired: November 06, 2011
Season 17 (16 full episodes)
Episode 12 - Amazing Job Countdown
First Aired: March 25, 2013
Episode 11 - Super Strong Countdown
First Aired: March 18, 2013
Episode 10 - Mega Snack Countdown
First Aired: March 11, 2013
- Episode 9 - Mega Food Countdown
- Episode 8 - Mega Weapon Countdown
- Episode 7 - Mega Machine Countdown
- Episode 6 - Mega Speed Countdown
- Episode 5 - Under Pressure
- Episode 4 - Stink
- Episode 3 - Tiny Weapons
- Episode 2 - Waterproof
- Episode 1 - Battle Ready