Innovation Nation

Innovation Nation

  • TV-G
  • 2014
  • 6 Seasons
  • 8.2  (75)

This documentary series traces the events that led to the invention of some of humankind's greatest accomplishments. Host Mo Rocca leads viewers through each innovation in his typically humorous style. The Henry Ford

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Seasons
Comic Book Beginnings
22. Comic Book Beginnings
April 25, 2020
Summary is not available.
Roving Security Bot
21. Roving Security Bot
April 18, 2020
Summary is not available.
Tablet Toothpaste
20. Tablet Toothpaste
April 11, 2020
Summary is not available.
Downhill Ski Simulator
19. Downhill Ski Simulator
April 4, 2020
Summary is not available.
Motion Sickness Glasses
18. Motion Sickness Glasses
March 28, 2020
Summary is not available.
Doggie Doorbell
17. Doggie Doorbell
March 7, 2020
Summary is not available.
Forest Sound Sensors
16. Forest Sound Sensors
February 29, 2020
Summary is not available.
Avalanche Airbags
15. Avalanche Airbags
February 22, 2020
Summary is not available.
George Washington Carver
14. George Washington Carver
February 15, 2020
Summary is not available.
Hospital Robot
13. Hospital Robot
February 8, 2020
Summary is not available.
Crime Fighting Lasso
12. Crime Fighting Lasso
February 1, 2020
Summary is not available.
Robot Sleep Pillow
11. Robot Sleep Pillow
January 25, 2020
Summary is not available.
Sleep Wristband
10. Sleep Wristband
January 18, 2020
Summary is not available.
 Windshield Parking Boot
9. Windshield Parking Boot
November 23, 2019
A device that forces people to pay their parking tickets by covering their windshield; how to close a wound with a zip, not a stitch; bike navigation shows riders the way; the invention of the vacuum cleaner.
No Lid Cup
8. No Lid Cup
November 16, 2019
A women's rain boot stylishly keeps shoes dry; a tomato sorter; a folding origami hot drink cup with no plastic lid; general stores.
Plastic Eating Enzyme
7. Plastic Eating Enzyme
November 9, 2019
Technology that lets firefighters see through smoke; replacing the needle with jet-injected medicine; an enzyme that can eat landfill plastic; the first car ever built.
Safety Slide
6. Safety Slide
November 2, 2019
Emergency slides for buildings and schools; parking sensors for older cars; smart ski boots.
 Cat Shelves
5. Cat Shelves
October 26, 2019
Robots that grow as they slither along; wall shelves just for cats; French igloos housing homeless; when glass became artistic.
 Mobility Scooter
4. Mobility Scooter
October 19, 2019
The inventor of the Alinker bike that's changing the world for those with limited mobility; the school bus tracker cutting out waiting at bus stops; a shoe sole sensor keeping track of your feet; when tech began to aid accessibility.
Drybar Founder
3. Drybar Founder
October 12, 2019
A crime-fighting tether trips up bad guys; the woman who started the blow-drying empire; window blinds that provide power; the history of the sawmill.
Bread Bot
2. Bread Bot
October 5, 2019
A bot bakes fresh bread; a family builds an air cleaner; glasses that prevent motion sickness; the history of the station wagon.
Spider Thread
1. Spider Thread
September 28, 2019
An innovator creates strong thread from spider DNA; a boxing robot; a tiny drone keeps soldiers safe; the sewing machine.
Description

This documentary series traces the events that led to the invention of some of humankind's greatest accomplishments. Host Mo Rocca leads viewers through each innovation in his typically humorous style.

The Henry FordInnovation Nation is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (158 episodes). The series first aired on September 27, 2014.

Where to Watch Innovation Nation

Innovation Nation is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Innovation Nation on demand at Apple TV+, HBO Max, Amazon Prime and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 27, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (75)