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  • Concrete or Explosives? show

    Concrete or Explosives?

    Richard and Jonny prove the effectiveness of the concrete bomb versus conventional explosives in their biggest and most...

    (03:26)
  • Machine Gun show

    Machine Gun

    The evolution of the machine gun from its use in WWI to the GAU-8 Avenger, one of the deadliest machine guns in the world.

    (00:34)
  • The Nostradamus Effect show

    The Nostradamus Effect

    Experts and modern seers examine the work of Nostradamus to see whether the future really can be predicted.

    (01:17)
  • Green Issues show

    Green Issues

    Climate experts continue to examine what effect each rise of 1ºC could have on the world.

    (01:17)
  • Air Propelled Sandwich show

    Air Propelled Sandwich

    This time the Planet Mechanics are tackling one of the world’s biggest problems, traffic pollution.

    (02:12)
  • New Vehicle Delivery show

    New Vehicle Delivery

    Now it’s time for Dick and Jem to proudly reveal their new thoroughbred delivery vehicle to the expectant new owners.

    (04:55)
  • Air Tanks show

    Air Tanks

    Jem’s working on the mounts for the air tanks. They’re coated with carbon fibre, a material that can’t be welded. He...

    (02:55)
  • Eco Workshop show

    Eco Workshop

    The next morning and the Planet Mechanics’ eco-workshop is up and running. Dick and Jem are in the south of England on their...

    (02:52)
  • The Ultimate Test show

    The Ultimate Test

    Fortunately they still have the oil they made earlier. So it’s time for the ultimate test: will that oil fire up the grain...

    (01:47)
  • Gas Tank show

    Gas Tank

    A few weeks later, Dick and Jem are back and can’t wait to see how much the gas tank has risen.

    (02:57)
  • Scrap Lawnmower show

    Scrap Lawnmower

    To drive the press, they’re salvaging this scrap lawnmower and will convert its petrol engine to run on biogas.

    (02:57)
  • Explosive Gas Plant show

    Explosive Gas Plant

    Although the tank seems leak proof, Dick and Jem are taking no chances with their potentially explosive gas plant. They’ve...

    (02:52)
  • Damp Crops show

    Damp Crops

    Grain can’t be stored if it’s too wet. Trouble is the average British summer means crops sometimes have to be harvested...

    (03:00)
  • Electric Water Taxi show

    Electric Water Taxi

    The Planet Mechanics are trying to save one of the world’s most beautiful cities – Venice.

    (01:57)
  • A Need for Speed show

    A Need for Speed

    The solar-powered taxi takes forty minutes to travel from Certosa to the heart of Venice. Taking its time is fine for tourists...

    (03:00)
  • Motor Boats show

    Motor Boats

    Dick and Jem travel to Italy to take on one of the world’s most polluting forms of transport -motor boats.

    (02:43)
  • Water War show

    Water War

    The Planet Mechanics are battling to conjure up electricity out of thin air. They must make England’s most remote youth...

    (01:57)
  • Handy Work show

    Handy Work

    With Dick’s runner now complete, he has to figure out a way of directing the water at it. By creating a nozzle for the end...

    (04:49)
  • No Room for Error show

    No Room for Error

    First off, the wind turbine blades. With each of them needing to be just over a meter long, equally balanced, perfectly...

    (03:00)
  • Wind Turbine show

    Wind Turbine

    Having never built a wind turbine before, Jem needs to figure it out on a smaller scale first.

    (04:51)