James May's Man Lab

September 2015
54:00

S3 Ep5

Expired 3.0 44 x
In the final episode, James May attempts his most secretive and risky stunt to date, which involves an ailing seaside town and a great big monster. Also in the program, James challenges his hapless sidekick Rory to the unenviable task of running a whelk stall, a new type of table football is invented for every England fan, and a cup of tea will never be wasted again with the amazing 'cup of tea alarm'. (From the UK) (Entertainment Series) (Final) G CC
August 2015
54:00

S3 Ep4

Expired 3.0 39 x
James May digs up half of the South Coast to try and find the wedding ring his father lost on a family holiday forty years ago, before setting sail to establish his very own pirate radio station. Meanwhile back at headquarters, James and Sim solve the time old problem of how to deal with junk mail using a model railway and some precision engineering. This time the invention of the week is an ingenious device that guarantees you will never spill a pint ever again. (From the UK) (Entertainment Se...
54:00

S3 Ep3

Expired 3.0 39 x
James May travels to an Oxfordshire town where a royal tradition desperately needs his help. Can he find a way of feeding thousands of locals to save their diamond jubilee celebration using ballistics and hot crossed buns? Back at the Man Lab, James tests once and for all whether it is possible to make your own luck by beating the odds. All this and there is still time for James and the team to build a water clock and create a coat that doubles up as a bed. (From the UK) (Entertainment Series) ...
54:03

S3 Ep2

Expired 3.0 31 x
James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. Tonight, James and the team set off chasing storms across the country as they attempt to take on the wrath of mother nature and actually catch a bolt of lightning. Also in the show, James finally thinks he has found a sport he can compete in when he enters the Rock Paper Scissors World Championships. Plus, in an attempt to bring down Britain's crime figures, James creates a neighbourhood watch team made up entirely of cats. (From t...
54:00

S3 Ep1

Expired 3.0 65 x
James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. First up, James enlists the help of a memory champion as he prepares to commentate live on one of the toughest sporting events of them all - the Grand National. Back in the Man Lab, rather than order in some takeaway, James builds a pizza oven from scratch. Meanwhile, his helpless sidekick Rory is set the challenge of convincing a group of experts that he is the BBC's newest wine expert, with James and Oz Clark offering help via an...
September 2014
54:01

S2 Ep5

Expired 3.0 34 x
In this Christmas special, James and the team try to create their own Christmas miracle, by making it snow. Oz Clarke is dispatched in a small plane armed with a salt shaker to see if cloud seeding really will produce the desired effect. Back in the Man Lab, James discovers the easiest way to wrap presents and also attempts to transform the tired Christmas cracker by making his own - with shocking results. Along with a military-planned Christmas dinner preparation campaign, this is the one Chri...
54:11

S2 Ep4

Expired 3.0 30 x
James May attempts to prove the impossible - that an Englishman can take a penalty and score. He will need to keep a cool head as he'll be taking the penalty in front of 20,000 baying German fans on the exact spot where England were knocked out of the 2006 World Cup. Plus, James reinstates an ancient ferry crossing by building a boat from little more than bendy sticks, creates an unusual indoor garden, and builds the world's first multi-functional Swiss Army Bike. (From the UK) (Entertainment S...
54:10

S2 Ep3

Expired 3.0 42 x
James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. Tonight, James takes to the catwalk to liberate men from the tyranny of fashion and promote the one item of clothing they'll ever need - a cunningly modified boiler suit. Then he also does his bit for the British space project by sending the ashes of a cat and a budgie 100,000 feet into the stratosphere; re-forms some impractical kitchen items into the perfect lemon squeezer; and teaches Man Lab's musically-challenged males how to ...
54:08

S2 Ep2

Expired 3.0 31 x
James May continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. This episode sees James and the team reunite a teenage rock band, now middle-aged, and gets them to play their first concert in 20 years - in front of 5,000 unsuspecting festival goers. James also demonstrates his own axe skills as he fells a tree, makes toilet paper out of Richard Hammond's autobiography and learns how to tame his fears by going on a good old-fashioned ghost hunt in one of Britain's most haunted castles. (From the...
August 2014
54:05

S2 Ep1

Expired 3.0 39 x
James May returns for another action-packed series, as he continues his epic quest to re-skill the modern male. A handcuffed James and Oz Clarke break out of Dartmoor prison and must navigate their way across the treacherous moors, with a team of trackers in hot pursuit and just an ordnance survey map and a compass to help them. James also builds a genuine slate-bed pool table, turns his hand to portrait painting and squares up to one of the most terrifying scenarios the modern male can face: h...
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