Invention USA

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Invention USA
Also known asInvention Intervention
(outside the US & Canada)'
GenreReality
StarringGarrett Lisi
Reichart Von Wolfsheild
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes14
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Jenny Daly
  • Matthew Ginsburg
  • Mike Duffy
  • Rob Dorfmann
Production company(s)T Group Productions
Release
Original networkHistory
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseDecember 9, 2011 (2011-12-09) – present
External links
Website

Invention USA is an American reality television series on the History channel that debuted on December 9, 2011.[1] The series features inventor and technologist Reichart Von Wolfsheild and Scotty Ziegler (replacing theoretical physicist Garrett Lisi) as they travel around America to oversee the work of amateur inventors.[2] Season 2 premiered on November 26, 2012.[3]

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 6 December 9, 2011 (2011-12-09) December 23, 2011 (2011-12-23)
2 8 November 26, 2012 (2012-11-26) December 19, 2012 (2012-12-19)

Season 1 (2011)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1"Think Outside the Box"December 9, 2011 (2011-12-09)
A cardboard box turned into an upright bass, a safety device for descending from skyscrapers in case of an emergency
2"Great Balls of Fire"December 9, 2011 (2011-12-09)
A combustible weapon for stopping wild animal attacks, a cell phone accessory--the Phone Glove
3"Helter-Shelter"December 16, 2011 (2011-12-16)
An inflatable shelter (Life Cube)[4] to help people in natural disasters, an inventor who has created a fall-proof ladder
4"Scraping By"December 16, 2011 (2011-12-16)
A ceiling texture scraper, safety harness
5"Inventor on Board!"December 23, 2011 (2011-12-23)
A new skateboard design, a combination compass and belt
6"Copper and Robbers"December 23, 2011 (2011-12-23)
A way to stop copper thieves, a device to keep pigeons away

Season 2 (2012)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1"Get the Fork Outta Here"November 26, 2012 (2012-11-26)
2"Scotty's Dust-Up"November 28, 2012 (2012-11-28)
3"What the Hail is It?"November 28, 2012 (2012-11-28)
4"Shock and Flaw"December 5, 2012 (2012-12-05)
5"Football 2.0"December 5, 2012 (2012-12-05)
6"Full Throttle"December 12, 2012 (2012-12-12)
7"Stop! In the Name of Glove"December 12, 2012 (2012-12-12)
8"It Does What?!"December 19, 2012 (2012-12-19)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "http://thefutoncritic.com/news/2011/12/02/history-to-scour-the-country-in-search-of-the-next-great-innovation-invention-usa-premieres-friday-december-9-at-10pm-et-9c-728015/20111202history01/". The Futon Critic. December 2, 2011. External link in |title= (help)
  2. ^ Conroy, Tom. "'Invention USA,' a chance to dream". Medialife. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
  3. ^ "History's 'Invention USA' to Premiere on Wednesday, November 28". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  4. ^ Santa Barbara Inventors to Be Featured on the History Channel: Invention USA Examines the Life Cube, Santa Barbara Independent, Jonathan Laird, December 15, 2011 (retrieved December 20, 2011)

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