Forged in Fire

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  • TV-PG
  • 2015
  • 9 Seasons
  • 8.3  (3,562)

In this competition series, expert armorers are tasked with recreating historically significant swords. The best craftsman, as determined by the results of three elimination rounds, will win a big cash prize. The series debuted in 2015 on the History cable network.

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Gladiators of the Forge: Let the Battles Begin
13. Gladiators of the Forge: Let the Battles Begin
July 6, 2022
The forge is transformed into a gladiator's arena; in the opening battle, two smiths must forge a fierce Roman era falx; the winning smith takes on a new opponent for the chance to win the most money ever awarded in the forge: $75,000.
Out to Sea
12. Out to Sea
June 29, 2022
Three bladesmiths head to historic Mystic Seaport for a nautical themed competition. After a grueling round of coal forging, two travel back to their home forges to recreate another vital maritime tool: the Flensing Knife.
Flip the Forge
11. Flip the Forge
June 22, 2022
The judges flip the script once again, letting the bladesmiths choose their challenge; after an intense bout of testing, the judges take back control; they challenge the two surviving smiths to recreate the 18th century Tibetan sword.
Revolutionary War Forge
10. Revolutionary War Forge
June 15, 2022
Four bladesmiths go back in time to the Revolutionary War to forge a Rifleman's Knife. After an intense round of testing, two smiths return home to recreate an even more iconic weapon of the revolution: The Continental Cavalry Sabre.
Sergeant Hayden's Sword
9. Sergeant Hayden's Sword
June 8, 2022
Four smiths need more than luck when they are given only a small sliver of high carbon steel and a whole lot of mild steel to forge a knife. After their knives are put through a round of brutal tests, the two surviving smiths return home to recreate a sword credited with helping win a war--Sergeant William Hayden's Sword. These weapons then face a final testing battle, where only one smith is victorious and walks away with $10,000 and the title.
The Gaucho's Revenge
8. The Gaucho's Revenge
June 1, 2022
In this competition, we pay homage to the cowboys of South America--the Gauchos. Four smiths lasso up their skills to recreate the iconic Gaucho knife. The two smiths who survive an intense round of testing then must gallop home to forge the ornate Argentinian Saber. After another brutal round of testing, only one smith will round up the competition with a bounty of $10,000 and the title of Forged in Fire Champion.
The Knife Fight
7. The Knife Fight
May 25, 2022
Four bladesmiths enter the forge to compete in an epic Forged in Fire first: the Knife Fight. Arriving with their best blades in hand, competitors will immediately be put to the test and one will be eliminated before the first forge is ever lit. After two of the most grueling forging rounds in Forged in Fire's history, only one will survive the Knife Fight and walk away with $10,000.
Double Trouble Blades
6. Double Trouble Blades
May 4, 2022
Four bladesmiths face double the trouble when they are tasked with forging not one, but two canister Damascus knives; after a brutal round of testing, only two smiths move forward to build an extremely challenging Cinquedea sword.
Blades Gone Wild
5. Blades Gone Wild
April 27, 2022
In round one, four bladesmiths are tasked with forging a Saw Back machete out of steel tent stakes. After two grueling rounds of testing, two smiths return to their home forges to create a deadly Malaysian backcountry tool and weapon, the infamous, Parang Nabur, that's been hacking its way through Pacific jungles for over a hundred years.
Sheet Metal Challenge
4. Sheet Metal Challenge
April 20, 2022
Four bladesmiths must forge a knife out of thin sheet metal; two smiths move on to re-create a serrated Indian sabre.
The Ninja's Sword
3. The Ninja's Sword
April 13, 2022
Four smiths forge their own version of a ninja blade, with the smith with the lightest blade winning an extra 20 minutes in round two.
Blackout
2. Blackout
April 6, 2022
Four bladesmiths face double the trouble when they are tasked with forging not one, but two canister damascus knives.
Crushed Car Challenge
1. Crushed Car Challenge
March 30, 2022
Four smiths have to create a knife from the most mangled mess of a vehicle ever seen on the forge floor; the two surviving smiths return to their home forges to re-create a matched set of curved katars.
Description

In this competition series, expert armorers are tasked with recreating historically significant swords. The best craftsman, as determined by the results of three elimination rounds, will win a big cash prize. The series debuted in 2015 on the History cable network. Forged in Fire is a series that is currently running and has 9 seasons (225 episodes). The series first aired on June 22, 2015.

Where to Watch Forged in Fire

Forged in Fire is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Forged in Fire on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, History Vault, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV, History and Pluto TV.

  • Premiere Date
    June 22, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (3,562)