Science Of Stupid

Cert 18

Wednesday 20:00

Crazy drivers

Episode 1 - Season 4
01:03

WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Wednesday 31 May at 20:00

    Episode 10 (Season1)

  2. Wednesday 31 May at 20:30

    Episode 11 (Season1)

  3. Tuesday 6 June at 00:00

    Episode 1 (Season1)

Synopsis

WARNING: By tuning into this show you will witness a whole host of potentially dangerous and seriously stupid stunts performed by some dedicated daredevils. Please resist the temptation to try this at home. Richard Hammond explains the science behind what went wrong, whether it s down to a lack of consideration for the principles of velocity, rotation, friction (ouch!) or kinetic energy, one thing is for sure, you can t beat science!

Clips

Episodes

  • Episode 1

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    The hit show that explores the science behind humiliating mishaps returns. Host Dallas Campbell finds out what's stopping one daredevil from performing a back flip on a pogo stick.

    Next Showing
    Friday 23 June at 00:30
    Cert 12
    On National Geographic
  • Episode 2

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    Combining humiliating user generated clips with cold hard science, Dallas Campbell reveals why doing swimming pool handstands is a bad idea.

    Next Showing
    Friday 23 June at 01:00
    Cert 12
    On National Geographic
  • Episode 3

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    Dallas Campbell looks at the science behind spectacular stunts that went wrong. Find out why riding a child's scooter can easily end in pain and humiliation.

    Next Showing
    Friday 23 June at 01:30
    Cert 12
    On National Geographic
  • Episode 4

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    Skateboarding and motorbiking come under the spotlight as Dallas Campbell explores the science behind more stunts that went spectacularly wrong.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 24 June at 00:00
    Cert 12
    On National Geographic
  • Episode 5

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    Volcano boarding comes under the spotlight as Dallas Campbell explores the science behind humiliating mishaps. Plus, what could possibly go wrong while off-roading in a toy car?

    Next Showing
    Saturday 24 June at 00:30
    Cert 12
    On National Geographic
  • Episode 6

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    Dallas Campbell explores the science behind spectacular stunts that went very wrong, including one person's failed attempt at a table cloth pull.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 24 June at 01:00
    Cert 16
    On National Geographic
  • Episode 7

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    Combining humiliating user generated clips with cold hard science, Dallas Campbell reveals why horse riding and even twerking can be a bad idea.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 24 June at 01:30
    Cert 12
    On National Geographic
  • Episode 8

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    Dallas Campbell examines the science behind more painful and embarrassing clips. Among them, he explores why planting a friend's face into a cake can go so very wrong.

  • Episode 9

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    Dallas Campbell reveals the perils of ski jumping, limbo dancing and zip lining as he explores painful and embarrassing footage of stunts that went spectacularly wrong.

  • Episode 10

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    Combining humiliating user generated clips with cold hard science, Dallas Campbell reveals why you should never try to jump over a hedge.

  • Episode 11

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    Dallas Campbell reveals the science behind humiliating misadventures. What can possibly go wrong when racing a snowmobile or walking in long robes?

  • Episode 12

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    As Dallas Campbell continues his look at the science behind mishaps and misadventures, he reveals why drumming or jumping into a snowdrift can have painful or humiliating consequences.

  • Episode 13

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    Dallas Campbell explores the science behind stunts that went spectacularly wrong, including what happened when one daredevil biker took on a dirt jump.

  • Episode 14

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    Snowboarding and tug of war both prove painful and humiliating pastimes. Dallas Campbell reveals why as he checks out the science behind more embarrassing clips.