Street Genius

September 2016

S2 Ep12 - Human Cannonball

Expired 3.0 18 x
Human Cannonball - Standby for some sensational street science as Tim Shaw chooses a junkyard to show us some of the mysteries of gravity, and dabbles in some chemistry to see if an everyday item can provide the fuel to fire a (nearly) human cannonball. (S.2 Ep.12) (From the US) (Entertainment Series) G

S2 Ep11 - Blasts, Fire And Beers

Expired 3.0 5 x
Blasts, Fire And Beers - At a Vegas scrap yard, Tim meets with some site workers who will help him send a giant cable spool crashing into a car. Next, Tim invites visitors to his workshop to guess what happens when you light a flame on a spinning platform - creating a fire tornado. A true Brit, Tim heads into town for a cup of tea. But this is no ordinary tea service. Tim has created an extended spout on his kettle with a ring of copper, and reveals what happens when heat is applied directly to...

S2 Ep10 - Blow It Up

Expired 3.0 6 x
Blow It Up - Tim heads to the desert with a bowling team where he makes an extraordinary proposal - he wants to fire a 5 kilogram bowling ball clear across the desert using four unusual substances for fuel. He also shows how bodies get rid of heartburn; demonstrates how fast a golf ball will go when fired from an air cannon; and finds out what the science is behind drinking liquids out of a straw. (S.2 Ep.10) (From the US) (Documentary Series) G

S2 Ep9 - Shooters, Showers And Shockwaves

Expired 3.0 14 x
Shooters, Showers And Shockwaves - Why do things do what they do? That's the question Tim Shaw the Street Genius, puts to baseball pitchers, poolside revellers and passers-by as he shoots at targets from a moving vehicle, attempts to inflate diaper bags, fills a regular car tire to bursting point, and reveals some surprising science behind helium filled balloons. (S.2 Ep.9) (From the US) (Entertainment Series) PG
August 2016

S2 Ep8 - Pressure Cooker

Expired 3.0 9 x
Pressure Cooker - The man they call the Street Genius introduces us to the incredible truth about why things do what they do, with the help of a cross bow, a water heater put under intense pressure, and roller blades as you've never seen them before. (S.2 Ep.8) (From the US) (Documentary Series) G

S2 Ep7 - Shattering Conclusions

Expired 3.0 9 x
Shattering Conclusions - The explosive qualities of hair products, starting fluid, and the oxygen we breathe, are exposed in spectacular style by street science specialist Tim Shaw. (S.2 Ep.7) (From the US) (Entertainment Series) G

S2 Ep6 - Pedal To The Metal

Expired 3.0 24 x
Pedal To The Medal - Tim Shaw invites us to guess the outcome of his outrageous experiments, as he tackles the intense white heat of magnesium, the strength of car components and the winning qualities of increased muscle power. (S.2 Ep.6) (From the US) (Entertainment Series) G

S2 Ep5 - Falling, Floating And Feasting

Expired 3.0 7 x
Falling, Floating and Feasting - Tim Shaw shines the spotlight on some incredible science as he tests the sticking power of glue, the kicking power of a rocket boot, the mystifying properties of dry ice, and what happens in a head to head between humans and hot dogs. (S.2 Ep.5) (From the US) (Documentary Series) G
July 2016

S2 Ep4 - Shock And Awe

Expired 3.0 6 x
Shock and Awe - Tim Shaw, the man they call the street genius, takes us on a road trip to show why things do what they do. He asks which gas-filled weather balloon will give the biggest bang, what happens when water pressure matches up against a steel tank, how many rubber bands can be stretched around a water melon, and which weird rocket fuel will be the most effective. Plus how to quench your thirst - with a chainsaw. (S.2 Ep.4) (From the US) (Entertainment Series) G

S2 Ep3 - Positively Shocking

Expired 3.0 13 x
Positively Shocking - There's an emphasis on destructive forces as street science guru Tim Shaw demonstrates the crushing power of a steel blade, the force of a shotgun, and explosive action of a man-made lightning bolt, all in the name of science. (S.2 Ep.3) (From the US) (Documentary Series) G