How It's Made

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  • TV-G
  • 2001
  • 32 Seasons
  • 7.8  (6,609)

Did you ever wonder how taffy, hovercraft, bicycle seats or the new hydrogen fuel cells are manufactured? Find out just by watching the television show, How It's Made. How It's Made is a great show for children and adults alike. Aired by the Discovery Channel network, it can be seen in a number of countries. The show typically consists of three to four segments. Each segment shows from start to finish how a product is made. At the beginning of the show, there is a history segment going into discussing an item's past and how it was made then versus the current process. The segments take place in actual factories and workshops showing experienced assemblers, artisans or technicians making the products. One can see the machines, tools and processes that are required for each step. Products can be anything from a food product such as potato chips or bologna to sporting goods like skateboards. Caskets, jet skis and airplane propellers have been featured on the show. The show's website allows fans to suggest other products they would like to see. This is an excellent show for increasing children's interest in the world around them. It is like watching portions of an encyclopedia put on video. It can be used to start reading and research into a particular product or process and increase a child's desire to learn. For adults, it is a fun show to watch to see how all those things that are taken for granted day-to-day are made. Learn to look at things in a whole new light, watch How It's Made.

How It's Made
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Seasons
Peaked Caps
13. Peaked Caps
March 24, 2019
Find out how peaked caps, custom water heaters, electric boats, and fencing foils are made.
Motorcycle Goggles
12. Motorcycle Goggles
March 24, 2019
Find out how motorcycle goggles, handbuilt jukeboxes, vacuum excavators, and pewter shaving sets are made.
Tin Whistles
11. Tin Whistles
March 17, 2019
Find out how tin whistles, horn products, and Formula F race cars are made.
Fencing Masks
10. Fencing Masks
March 17, 2019
Find out how fencing masks, ocean drone transformers, and 3D puzzles are made.
Extension Springs
9. Extension Springs
March 10, 2019
Find out how compression and extension springs, mirco drill bits, skiffs, and backsplashes are made.
Belts and 3-D Metal Printers
8. Belts and 3-D Metal Printers
March 10, 2019
Find out how belts, 3D metal printers, detectable warning panels, and model Stirling engines are made.
Orthodontic Retainers
3. Orthodontic Retainers
February 17, 2019
Find out how orthodontic retainers, orange juice, retractable saunas, and sawmill knives are made.
Electrophoretic Displays, Dry Erase Boards, Air Rifles, Quartz Countertops
1. Electrophoretic Displays, Dry Erase Boards, Air Rifles, Quartz Countertops
February 10, 2019
Discover how electrophoretic displays and air rifles are constructed.
Halloween 2020 Special
102. Halloween 2020 Special
October 30, 2020
Making Halloween items requires advanced tech and expert engineering.
Description

Did you ever wonder how taffy, hovercraft, bicycle seats or the new hydrogen fuel cells are manufactured? Find out just by watching the television show, How It's Made.

How It's Made is a great show for children and adults alike. Aired by the Discovery Channel network, it can be seen in a number of countries. The show typically consists of three to four segments. Each segment shows from start to finish how a product is made. At the beginning of the show, there is a history segment going into discussing an item's past and how it was made then versus the current process.

The segments take place in actual factories and workshops showing experienced assemblers, artisans or technicians making the products. One can see the machines, tools and processes that are required for each step. Products can be anything from a food product such as potato chips or bologna to sporting goods like skateboards. Caskets, jet skis and airplane propellers have been featured on the show. The show's website allows fans to suggest other products they would like to see.

This is an excellent show for increasing children's interest in the world around them. It is like watching portions of an encyclopedia put on video. It can be used to start reading and research into a particular product or process and increase a child's desire to learn. For adults, it is a fun show to watch to see how all those things that are taken for granted day-to-day are made. Learn to look at things in a whole new light, watch How It's Made.How It's Made is a series that is currently running and has 32 seasons (539 episodes). The series first aired on January 6, 2001.

Where to Watch How It's Made

How It's Made is available for streaming on the Science Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch How It's Made on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Science Channel, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 6, 2001
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (6,609)