Made in America (TV program)

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John Ratzenberger's
Made in America
Made in America image.jpg
Host John Ratzenberger
GenreDocumentary
Presented byJohn Ratzenberger
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes97
Production
Running time22 minutes
Release
Original networkTravel Channel
Original releaseJanuary 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, Hartman
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-Whacker, 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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