Savage Builds

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  • TV-PG
  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (365)

Savage Builds is a popular TV show on Discovery (US), starring Adam Savage, Jon Marcu, and Marcos Ramirez. The show premiered in 2019 and features Adam embarking on some of the most ambitious projects of his career as he partners with some of the most visionary creators in the field of science and pop culture.

With his encyclopedic knowledge of science, engineering, and pop culture, Adam guides each project from start to finish, all while exploring new tools, materials, techniques, and concepts that push the boundaries of what's possible.

Throughout the series, Adam collaborates with some of the most exciting and imaginative science fiction filmmakers, futurists, and engineers, including Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller, sci-fi visionary Andy Weir (The Martian), and creators of the award-winning Google Spotlight Story "Pearl" Google Spotlight Story.

Adam's partnership with these creative minds leads to some of the most incredible creations and experiences that have ever been seen on television. From designing and building a working Iron Man suit to creating a fully functional space suit that can withstand the harsh environment of outer space, Adam and his team push the limits of science and technology to create some truly astounding projects.

Each episode of Savage Builds offers a unique and fascinating insight into the creative minds of Adam and his collaborators, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the process of designing, building, and testing each project. The show is a thrilling exploration of the cutting edge of science and technology, as Adam and his team work to bring some of the most incredible creations from science fiction into reality.

In addition to his work on Savage Builds, Adam Savage is also well known as one of the hosts of the popular television series MythBusters. In that show, he and his team put some of the most popular myths and legends to the test, using science to determine whether they are fact or fiction.

With Savage Builds, Adam takes this scientific curiosity and applies it to some of the most ambitious and exciting projects in the world of science fiction and pop culture. The show offers a unique perspective on science and creation, and is a must-watch for anyone with an interest in science, engineering, or pop culture.

Overall, Savage Builds is a thrilling and engrossing television show that offers a fascinating insight into the creative process of one of the most innovative minds in science and engineering. Through his work on the show, Adam Savage is helping to push the boundaries of science and technology, and is inspiring a new generation of creators and engineers to dream big and make the impossible possible.

Savage Builds is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (17 episodes). The series first aired on June 12, 2019.

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Mega Food Fight
9. Mega Food Fight
July 26, 2019
Adam Savage teams up with Tory Belleci to stage the world's most epic food fight, and using the latest science and tech, they build a rapid-fire weapon that turns hot dogs into destructive projectiles.
Dogfight Derby
8. Dogfight Derby
July 26, 2019
Adam teams up with Lord of the Rings filmmaker, Peter Jackson, to restore a deadly fleet of fighter planes. They stage a high-flying dogfight straight out of WWI.
Hollywood's Deadliest Weapon
7. Hollywood's Deadliest Weapon
July 19, 2019
Adam Savage teams up with actor Gary Oldman to build one of Hollywood's deadliest weapons: the ZF1 Multi-Artillery Gun from The Fifth Element, a weapon so lethal that it features both a rocket launcher and a flamethrower.
Nitro Explode-aganza
6. Nitro Explode-aganza
July 12, 2019
Adam Savage and his team determine the danger of nitroglycerine.
Forging Excalibur
5. Forging Excalibur
July 5, 2019
Adam Savage and a world-class swordsmith team up to forge King Arthur's sword Excalibur, and their investigation could reveal if the legendary blade was made from iron brought to earth by an extraterrestrial visitor.
4. MMMelee
June 28, 2019
Adam Savage and genius inventors team up to build a deadly fleet of junkyard vehicles that look straight out of "Mad Max." Using scrapyard materials and wicked-smart engineering, they face off to see whose motorized monster packs the most vicious punch.
Wheel of Death
3. Wheel of Death
June 21, 2019
Adam Savage and a NASA engineer team up to build a rocket-propelled experimental superweapon that could have changed the course of World War II, and using cutting-edge tech, they try to make this notorious engineering failure an explosive success.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
June 19, 2019
Adam Savage collaborates with a team of experts to build some ambitious projects.
Building Iron Man
1. Building Iron Man
June 12, 2019
Adam teams up with Gravity Industries founder, Richard Browning, and 3D printing experts from Colorado School of Mines to 3D print a real-life Ironman suit out of titanium and make it fly.
Inside: Building Iron Man
101. Inside: Building Iron Man
June 14, 2019
Adam tells a story about problems his team ran into assembling the suit.
Inside: Wheel of Death
102. Inside: Wheel of Death
March 15, 2021
Failure's always an option in Adam Savage's world, right? Right. Here's what was going through Adam's head when his enormous explosive-laden cart (a weapon that the British designed during WWII) didn't work as expected.
Inside: Mad Max Melee
103. Inside: Mad Max Melee
June 28, 2019
Adam Savage describes the feeling of crashing a car on purpose.
Inside the Episode: Excalibur
104. Inside the Episode: Excalibur
July 5, 2019
Adam describes his awe and delight working on and revealing Excalibur.
Inside: Nitro Explode-aganza
105. Inside: Nitro Explode-aganza
January 1, 1970
Summary is not available.
Inside: Hollywood's Weapon
106. Inside: Hollywood's Weapon
July 19, 2019
Adam talks with Gary Oldman about building the ZF-1 from The Fifth Element.
Inside: Dogfight Derby
107. Inside: Dogfight Derby
March 15, 2021
Savage Builds: Dogfight Derby combines WWI airplanes, laser tag and world-famous director Peter Jackson. How did this extraordinary episode come together? Adam Savage explains.
Inside: Mega Food Fight
108. Inside: Mega Food Fight
March 15, 2021
Adam Savage was dying to include a food fight in Savage Builds, but the episode didn't come together until he landed on the perfect opponent: his friend and former MythBusters host Tory Belleci. Here's how it felt to film with Tory again.
Where to Watch Savage Builds
Savage Builds is available for streaming on the Discovery (US) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Savage Builds on demand at Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    June 12, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (365)