Bomb Patrol Afghanistan

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Bomb Patrol Afghanistan
Genre Documentary series
Starring
  • Chase Holzhauer
  • Brad Penley
  • Jeremy Stein
  • Matt Rayl
  • Brendan Schmutte
  • John Groat
  • Sam Durham
  • Ricky Thibeault
Narrated by Josh Duhamel[1]
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 17
Production
Location(s) Afghanistan
Running time 42 minutes
Production company(s) Big Fish Entertainment
Release
Original network G4
Picture format 1080i HD
Original release October 25, 2011 (2011-10-25) – May 1, 2012 (2012-05-01)
External links
Website

Bomb Patrol Afghanistan is an American documentary television series that premiered in the United States on G4 in October 2011. The series follows members of a United States Navy EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) unit (Platoon 3-4-2) as they hunt for and dismantle explosives in Afghanistan.[2] Bomb Patrol Afghanistan began the second half of its first season on March 27, 2012 consisting of deleted scenes, behind the scenes and best of specials. Josh Duhamel hosted a special "sit down" episode with four members of the original cast in the G4 studios.

It is unknown if more episodes will be produced in the near future. However, the series reairs on sister channel Esquire Network.

The team[edit]

Members of the Navy EOD 3 team perform a training exercise in Maimanah, Afghanistan

The team consists of:

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "Rules of Engagement"[4] October 25, 2011 (2011-10-25) N/A
2 "The Road of Blood"[4] November 1, 2011 (2011-11-01) N/A
3 "The Triggerman"[4] November 8, 2011 (2011-11-08) N/A
4 "Live Charge"[4] November 15, 2011 (2011-11-15) N/A
5 "For Sgt. Kirspel"[4] November 22, 2011 (2011-11-22) N/A
6 "Suicide Vest"[4] November 29, 2011 (2011-11-29) N/A
7 "Thanksgiving"[4] December 6, 2011 (2011-12-06) N/A
8 "Teamwork"[4] December 13, 2011 (2011-12-13) N/A
9 "Ambush"[4] December 20, 2011 (2011-12-20) N/A
10 "The Firefight"[4] December 27, 2011 (2011-12-27) N/A
11 "Donkeys"[4] March 27, 2012 (2012-03-27) N/A
12 "Route X Part One"[4] April 3, 2012 (2012-04-03) N/A
13 "Route X Part Two"[4] April 10, 2012 (2012-04-10) N/A
14 "Best of Bomb Patrol"[4] April 17, 2012 (2012-04-17) N/A
15 "Weapons Tech"[4] April 24, 2012 (2012-04-24) N/A
16 "Behind the Scenes"[4] May 1, 2012 (2012-05-01) N/A
17 "Reunion"[4] May 1, 2012 (2012-05-01) N/A

International broadcast[edit]

  • United Kingdom – From March 11, 2013 on Channel 5. The title has been changed to just Bomb Patrol and the first episode name has been renamed to The Rules of Engagement[5] and the second Road of Blood.[6]
  • Czech Republic – From April 30, 2013 on Prima Cool under name Pyrotechnická hlídka: Afghánistán (Pyrotechnic Patrol: Afghanistan) [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Actor Josh Duhamel Lends Voice to All-New Groundbreaking Documentary Series "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan" Premiering October 25 at 10PM ET/PT Only on G4". The Futon Critic. October 18, 2011. Retrieved December 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ Morabito, Andrea (August 24, 2010). "G4 Announces New Series 'Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan'". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved December 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "About Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan". G4. Retrieved December 1, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Shows A-Z – bomb patrol afghanistan on g4". the Futon Critic. Retrieved December 1, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bomb patrol". tvguide.co.uk. Retrieved March 6, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Bomb Patrol:Episodes". Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd. 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Prima Cool website" (in Czech). 
General references

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