Science Of Stupid

Monday 22:00

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National Geographic
Science Of Stupid

WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Monday 6 March at 22:00

    Episode 5 (Season4)

  2. Monday 6 March at 22:30

    Episode 9 (Season4)

  3. Saturday 25 March at 19:00

    Cat Special (Season2)

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. We explain 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
    Saturday 25 March at 20:30
    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
    Saturday 25 March at 21:00
    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
    Saturday 25 March at 21:30
    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 25 March at 22:00
    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?

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    Monday 6 March at 22:00
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    Next Showing
    Saturday 25 March at 22:30
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    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 25 March at 23:00
    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 25 March at 23:30
    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.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 26 March at 00:00
    Cert 12
    On National Geographic
  • 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.

    Next Showing
    Monday 6 March at 22:30
    SAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Sunday 26 March at 00:30
    SAT
    On National Geographic
  • Episode 10

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    The show that takes the most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded, and combines them with cold hard science is back for a fourth season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself while jumping into hedges, stopping a longboard or simply confronting parking gates.

  • Episode 11

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    The show that takes the most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded, and combines them with cold hard science is back for a fourth season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself while racing a snowmobile, jumping a skateboard or simply walking in long robes.

  • Episode 12

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    The show that takes the most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded, and combines them with cold hard science is back for a fourth season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself while jumping into a snowdrift, drumming or simply landing your pogo stick.

  • Episode 13

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    The show that takes the most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded, and combines them with cold hard science is back for a fourth season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself while steering a boat, roller skating or attempting to clear a dirt jump on your bike.

  • Episode 14

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    The show that takes the most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded, and combines them with cold hard science is back for a fourth season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself while doing a flip from a bridge, snowboarding, or testing your strength in tug of war.