The Works (2000s TV series)

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The Works
Starring Daniel H. Wilson
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10
Running time 44 minutes (without commercials)
Original network The History Channel
Original release July 10 – September 25, 2008
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The Works is a series that airs on the History Channel. Each episode focuses on the history and processes used for common objects and services.


The host Daniel H. Wilson "puts the everyday under a microscope to reveal unseen secrets and history, and finding enough fascinating facts that would make anyone scratch their head in amazement".[1]

Broadcast history and availability[edit]

The first eight episodes of The Works aired at 10 pm ET on Thursday nights. Episode nine aired on a Friday at 8 pm ET, and episode ten the following Thursday at 8 pm ET.

Several episodes are available for free at the History Channel web site and on some video on demand services.

Episodes are also available, for a fee, through iTunes.

Episode list[edit]

Episode # Title Production Code Original airdate
1 "Garbage" TBA July 10, 2008 (2008-07-10)
Follows how garbage is handled, from your door to the landfill or recycling.
2 "Steel" TBA July 17, 2008 (2008-07-17)
3 "Power Tools" TBA July 24, 2008 (2008-07-24)
4 "Beer" TBA July 31, 2008 (2008-07-31)
5 "Sneakers" TBA August 7, 2008 (2008-08-07)
6 "Guns and Ammo" TBA August 14, 2008 (2008-08-14)
7 "Tattoos" TBA August 21, 2008 (2008-08-21)
While explaining about tattoos, Daniel gets his own tattoo based on the cover of his book, How to Survive a Robot Uprising.
8 "Motorcycles" TBA August 28, 2008 (2008-08-28)
9 "Skydiving" TBA September 19, 2008 (2008-09-19)
10 "Robots" TBA September 25, 2008 (2008-09-25)


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