Man vs. Viral
Leaf-Blower Swivel Chair+
Using Tim Shaws engineering skills and Buddy Munros gutsy physicality the duo take on the chaotic forces of a jet-powered rodeo ride. Determined to be the best in the business they build a world beating, twin-engined swivel chair, and they try and find out if a German Soccer squad executed a mind-boggling trick shot at motorway speeds, or if its team conspiracy to perpetrate an elaborate Internet hoax.
Tower Block Swing+
Tim Shaws ingenuity is put to the test by a pioneering steerable hover-board. The pair go after maximum free-fall with a complex rope-rig on a fifteen-story tower block. To settle an argument about physics the pair go shopping for second-hand furniture and take on the complexities of barstool water-skiing.
Car Ferry Water Ski+
The Caucasus Mountains see Tim Shaw and his guinea-pig stuntman Buddy Munro try out shovel sledging, in the green and pleasant hills of England's South Downs Tim puts Buddy in a spin with a ride in souped-up tractor tyre. And on the Black Sea the pair take on the dangers of aerated water when they try water-skiing behind a high-speed ferry.
Buddy V. Train+
The Krkonose Mountains in Czechoslovakia sees Tim Shaw and his guinea-pig stuntman Buddy Munro attempt to ski uphill using jet power. In Munich's busy U-Bahn transit system Tim pits Buddy against a commuter train in a race between two stations. And in Somerset's Mendip Hills they attempt to launch a homemade and extremely unique girandole firework that creates a complex helix smoke trail.
An airfield outside Berlin in Germany sees Tim Shaw and his guinea-pig stuntman Buddy Munro try to play tennis on the wings of an unusual 1940’s biplane, whilst airborne. In North West England the pair brings in a trio of fire engines as they attempt to get Buddy to hover in mid-air on a water-jet powered platform. On the banks of a picturesque lake in Wales the pair have low friction fun trying to create the ultimate Slip N’ Slide using a powerful v8 winch.
Vacuum Cleaner Spiderman+
In an unfinished underground theatre in Central London, Buddy is literally climbing the walls as he puts Tim's Spiderman Vacuum Cleaner Climbing kit to the test. A workshop in Hereford sees the pair construct a 1000 litre cola bottle in their attempt to create a 10 metre high soda fountain, and at an industrial complex just outside Birmingham Buddy's strength and flexibility is taken to breaking point as he tries to ride on a pair of forklift trucks, as he does the splits.