Fast Food Mania

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (48)

Fast Food Mania was a television series that debuted on Destination America in 2012. Hosted by Jon Hein, the show focused on exploring the history and culture of America's most popular fast food chains. Throughout the series, Hein traveled to various cities across the country, visiting iconic fast food chain locations and speaking with employees and customers about their experiences. The show also delved into the history of these chains, exploring their origins and how they became the cultural staples they are today.

Each episode of Fast Food Mania focused on a different fast food chain, showcasing its most popular menu items and exploring the unique qualities that set it apart from other chains. Hein sampled a variety of dishes, from McDonald's Big Mac to Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos, and provided his own opinions on their taste and overall appeal.

One of the highlights of the show was the behind-the-scenes glimpses it provided into the workings of fast food chains. Hein visited the kitchens of various locations and spoke with employees about the process of preparing and serving food, shedding light on the often-overlooked hard work and dedication that goes into keeping these chains running smoothly.

Fast Food Mania also explored the cultural impact of fast food chains on American society. Hein spoke with customers about their memories and experiences surrounding these chains, highlighting the role they play in our collective nostalgia and everyday lives.

Overall, Fast Food Mania provided an entertaining and informative look into America's fast food culture. It showcased the unique qualities of each chain while also exploring their shared history and impact on American society. Hein's affable and enthusiastic hosting style made the show a joy to watch, and it remains a popular choice for food lovers and pop culture enthusiasts alike.

Fast Food Mania is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on June 3, 2012.

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Extreme Locations
10. Extreme Locations
July 25, 2012
Extreme locales for eateries are visited, including a beachside establishment and a restaurant in the Pentagon.
Extra Special Service
9. Extra Special Service
July 25, 2012
Eateries that provide exceptional service are spotlighted.
Breakfast for Fast Food Champions
8. Breakfast for Fast Food Champions
July 18, 2012
With breakfast food on the go at Dunkin' Donuts, Sonic, and Cinnabon, no one ever has to go hungry in the mornings.
Fast Food Tech
7. Fast Food Tech
July 18, 2012
Fast food technology! We'll reveal the speedy serving operation at Carl's Jr, show how Chick-Fil-A transforms a potato into Waffle fries and go inside a Krispy Kreme factory to witness how they churn out fresh doughnuts.
Extreme Menu Items
6. Extreme Menu Items
July 11, 2012
Your favorite burger usually hits the spot. But every now and then, you need to change it up. This is Fast Food Mania: Extreme Menu Items!
Fast Food Originals
5. Fast Food Originals
July 11, 2012
Visit the original locations of Nathan's Famous, A&W and Dunkin' Donuts.
Extreme Burgers
4. Extreme Burgers
June 17, 2012
Sometimes a standard cheeseburger just doesn't cut it. Thankfully in the realm of fast food there's plenty of giant sized, jaw busting burger options. So unbuckle your belt, stockpile some napkins and get ready for fast food's extreme burgers!
The Drive Thru
3. The Drive Thru
June 10, 2012
The convenience of picking up an order without leaving the comfort of your car has become a fast food essential. Check out some of the most extreme drive thru experiences in the nation.
Cult Favorites
2. Cult Favorites
June 3, 2012
Some fast food is so mouthwatering that it not only controls the appetites of its fans, but their minds as well. These delicious menu items have amassed droves of followers who are borderline obsessed. These are the cult followings of fast food!
Beyond the Bun
1. Beyond the Bun
June 3, 2012
An elite group of fast food menu items has transcended cultures and satisfied billions of hungry customers around the globe. One bite and these favorites evoke an overwhelming sense of nostalgia. These are fast food ?Classic Bestsellers.'
Where to Watch Fast Food Mania
Fast Food Mania is available for streaming on the Destination America website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Fast Food Mania on demand at Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    June 3, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (48)