Made in America (TV program)

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John Ratzenberger's
Made in America
Made in America image.jpg
Host John Ratzenberger
Genre Documentary
Presented by John Ratzenberger
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 97
Production
Running time 22 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Travel Channel
Original run January 6, 2004 (2004-01-06) – 2008

John Ratzenberger's Made in America is an American documentary television series hosted by John Ratzenberger. The series premiered January 6, 2004, on the Travel Channel.[1] Ratzenberger visits various American manufacturers, taking the show's viewers along on the tours and showing how various everyday items are made. The show has visited a variety of factories, including Crayola, Airstream, Yankee Candle, Samuel Adams Brewery, Ruger, Delta Faucet Company, and Rodgers Instruments.

Episodes[edit]

Year Season DVD Ep # Companies
2004 Season 1 1 1 Gibson Guitars, Annin Flag Company, SPAM
2004 Season 1 1 2 Harley Davidson, Gatorade
2004 Season 1 1 3 Monopoly, Louisville Slugger, Oscar Mayer Weiner
2004 Season 1 1 4 Airstream
2004 Season 1 1 5 Campbells Soup, Crayola Factory
2004 Season 1 1 6 Barbasol, Welch's Grape Juice
2004 Season 1 2 7 Craftsman Tools, John Deere, Kellogg
2004 Season 1 2 8 Zippo, Jack Daniels, Howard Johnson Motor Lodge
2004 Season 1 2 9 Corvette, Burroughs Adding Machine
2004 Season 1 2 10 Sikorsky Helicopters, Lowell Boats, Radio Flyers
2004 Season 1 3 11 U.S. Mint, Goodyear Tire
2004 Season 1 3 12 Carousel Magic, Ivory Soap, KitchenAid
2004 Season 1 3 13 Fleer Trading Cards, Cannondale Lab, Wiffle Ball
2004 Season 1 3 14 Purity Diaries, Vermont Teddy Bear Company
2004 Season 1 3 15 Brooks Brothers, Stetson Cowboy Hats
2004 Season 1 4 16 Titleist, New Era Baseball Caps, Slinky
2004 Season 1 4 17 Longaberger Basket Company, Cape Cod Potato Chips
2004 Season 1 4 18 Steinway, Maple Landmark Woodcraft
2004 Season 1 4 19 Barre Granite, Mosser Glass
2004 Season 1 4 20 Remo Drums, Johnson Woolen Mills, Marx Toys
2005 Season 2 1 Yankee Candle, Better Packages, Wonder Bread
2005 Season 2 2 Pyrex, Wolf Coach Communications, Twinkie
2005 Season 2 3 US Steel, Stickley Furniture, Raytheon Microwave
2005 Season 2 4 GE Transportation, Globe Manufacturing, Martin Guitars
2005 Season 2 5 Tillamook Cheese, Derecktor Ferryboats, Knott's Berry Farm
2005 Season 2 6 Whitman's Chocolate, Segway Human Transporter, Stormy Kromer Mercantile
2005 Season 2 7 Pendleton Woolen Mills, Conn-Selmer Company, Steuben Crystal Workshop
2005 Season 2 8 Kohler, Hale Products, Commscope Company
2005 Season 2 9 Tootsie Roll, Rodgers Instruments, Highlights Magazine
2005 Season 2 10 Hallmark Cards, American Champion Aircraft, Delta Faucets
2005 Season 2 11 KitchenAid, Firefly Hot Air Balloons, Tabasco
2005 Season 2 12 Everlast, Betts Spring Company, WD-40
2005 Season 2 13 Burt's Bees, CUTCO, Zamboni
2005 Season 2 14 Vitalie Company, Boudin Bakery, Red Wing Work Boots
2005 Season 2 15 Panoz Esperante Convertible, Panavision, Ford Gumball Company
2005 Season 2 16 Hale Products, Fleetwood Motor Home, Duraflame
2005 Season 2 17 Serta, Powell Skateboards, Pepsi
2005 Season 2 18 Barbasol, Becker Surfboard, Delta Scientific Company
2006 Season 3 1 Caterpillar
2006 Season 3 2 3M
2006 Season 3 3 Diamond Matches
2006 Season 3 4 Bicycle Playing Cards, Sargent and Greenleaf, Coney Island
2006 Season 3 5 FB Washburn Candy Corp., Chemart Factory, Phoenix Decorating Company
2006 Season 3 6 Trek Bicycles, American Paper Optics Company
2006 Season 3 7 Tom's of Maine, Braille Books, Herman Miller Chair
2006 Season 3 8 In-Sink-Erator, The Squeegee
2006 Season 3 9 Bush-Wacker, Maker's Mark Distillery
2006 Season 3 10 Sam Adams, Deering Banjos, The Jeep
2006 Season 3 11 Hawaiian Tropic, Garrett Metal Detectors, Eli Bridge Company
2006 Season 3 12 Chris Craft Yachts, French Luggage, USA Today
2006 Season 3 13 E-One Fire Trucks, Silvercrest Western Homes, Rubbermaid
2006 Season 3 14 Alliance Rubber Bands, Pellican Cases, Benjamin Moore Paint
2006 Season 3 15 Mack Truck, Milgard Windows, Coca-Cola Headquarters
2006 Season 3 16 Wilson, Ansul Fire Estinguisher, American Ironhorse Motorcycle
2006 Season 3 17 Frye Boots, Jostens, Martinelli's
2006 Season 3 18 Budweiser, Nocona Sporting Goods, Tomorrowland
2006 Season 3 19 Fender Electric Guitars, M.L. Leddy's Western Saddles, Wheaties
2007 Season 4 1 Zildjian Cymbals, RGM Watches
2007 Season 4 2 Limonera Lemons, Starrett Precision Tools, Tums
2007 Season 4 3 Frito-Lay, Crane Paper, Steelcase Furniture
2007 Season 4 4 Merillat Cabinets, Art Research Enterprises, Columbus Washboard
2007 Season 4 5 QubicaAMF Bowling, Honeywell Fire Alarms, All American Hot Dog Carts
2007 Season 4 6 Gore-Tex, US Pole, Skee-Ball
2007 Season 4 7 All-Clad Cookware, Belden Brick Company, Necco Wafers
2007 Season 4 8 Aluminum Chair Co., Ball Aluminum Cans, Homer Laughlin China
2007 Season 4 9 Marble King Marbles, Dairy Queen Machines, Wigwam Socks
2007 Season 4 10 Sub-Zero Refrigerators, Astro-Physics, Tylenol
2007 Season 4 11 Stern Pinball, Ditch Witch Trenchers, American Whistle
2007 Season 4 12 Oscar Statuettes, Shawnee Mills Breads, Merle Norman Cosmetics
2007 Season 4 13 Roundhouse Overalls, Franklin Art Glass, Sebatini Winery
2007 Season 4 14 Fuller Brush, Robinson Helicopter, Morton Salt
2007 Season 4 15 Jacuzzi, Sand Trix, Dr. Pepper
2007 Season 4 16 Head-Penn Tennis Balls, WET Design Fountains, Starbucks
2007 Season 4 17 Rock-Ola Jukeboxes, Samson Ropes, Karastan Rugs and Carpets
2007 Season 4 18 Ping Golf Clubs
2007 Season 4 19 Filson Outdoor Apparel
2007 Season 4 20 Precore Exercise Equipment, Young Electric Sign, Texas Instruments
2008 Season 5 1 Hobie Cat, General Jackson Showboat
2008 Season 5 2 Shedd Aquarium, California Portland Cement
2008 Season 5 3 Viking Ranges, Sears Tower
2008 Season 5 4 French Quarter, United Record Pressing
2008 Season 5 5 Twin Span Bridge, Maytag Dishwashers, Channellock Tools
2008 Season 5 6 Chapman-Leonard Camera Dollies, Cathedral of Learning
2008 Season 5 7 Old State Capitol Building, Elgin Street Sweepers
2008 Season 5 8 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, Wright Medical Orthepedics
2008 Season 5 9 Marathon Petroleum, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
2008 Season 5 10 Fallingwater, Conn Denum
2008 Season 5 11 Chihuly Bridge of Glass, Hoist Liftruck
2008 Season 5 12 Space Needle, American Crescent Elevators
2008 Season 5 13 C. Cretors Popcorn Machines, Cleveland Arcade
2008 Season 5 14 Conservatory of Flowers, Gilbarco Veeder-Root Gas Pumps
2008 Season 5 15 Brown & Haley Almond Roca, PPG Place
2008 Season 5 16 Biltmore Estate, CMC Rescue Equipment
2008 Season 5 17 Griffith Park Observatory, TiLite Titanium Wheelchair
2008 Season 5 18 Thomas Built School Buses, Grand Coulee Dam
2008 Season 5 19 San Francisco Cable Car System, Dennis School Uniforms
2008 Season 5 20 Wild Horse Wind Farm, Bradbury and Bradbury Wallpaper

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Television Commentary". Entertainment Weekly. January 9, 2004. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 

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