My Million Dollar Invention

  • Year: 
  • 2015
  • Country: 
  • United States
  • Language: 
  • English
  • Aired:
  • 2015
  • Summary:

    What was Edison’s questionable role in the development of the electric chair? Which household utensil came from the mind of a prisoner? How was the Maclaren baby buggy inspired by a fighter plane? Behind many million-dollar inventions are priceless stories of inspiration, controversy, triumph, and tragedy. Explore inventions large and small, lifesaving and life-taking, scary and playful, and meet the men and women who dedicated, and often risked, their lives to follow their vision and ultimately change the world.

Season 1
Ep.1 Shock and Awe (43 links) 2015-06-13
Ep.2 The Vision Thing (32 links) 2015-06-20
Ep.3 Criminal Riches (38 links) 2015-06-27
Ep.4 Danger Magnets (10 links) 2015-07-04
Ep.5 Need for Speed (31 links) 2015-07-11
Ep.6 Life and Death (22 links) 2015-07-18
Ep.7 Guns and Goldmines (120 links) 2015-07-25
Ep.8 The Little Guy (0 links) 2015-08-01