How It's Made

The WORST episodes of How It's Made

Every episode of How It's Made ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of How It's Made!

Have you ever wondered how the products you use every day are made? How It's Made leads you through the process of how everyday products, such as apple juice, skateboards, engines, contact lenses, and many more objects are manufactured.

Last Updated: 7/13/2022Network: Science Channel
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Accordions; Pineapples; Artificial Joints
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5.48
87 votes

#1 - Accordions; Pineapples; Artificial Joints

Season 11 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/5/2008

This episode demonstrates the production processes for accordions, pineapples, artificial joints and shows how each is made.

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Induction Cooktops; Truck Scales; Tetra Pak Containers; Harmonicas
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5.86
116 votes

#2 - Induction Cooktops; Truck Scales; Tetra Pak Containers; Harmonicas

Season 11 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/26/2008

This episode demonstrates the production processes for induction cooktops, truck scales, tetra pak containers, harmonicas and shows how each is made.

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Hot Rods; Decorative Eggs; Fire Hose Nozzles; Baseballs
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6.14
116 votes

#3 - Hot Rods; Decorative Eggs; Fire Hose Nozzles; Baseballs

Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/29/2008

This episode demonstrates the production processes for hot rods, decorative eggs, fire hose nozzles, baseballs and shows how each is made.

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Barber Chairs; Sewage Pumps; Bimini Boat Tops; Diesel Filters
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6.15
75 votes

#4 - Barber Chairs; Sewage Pumps; Bimini Boat Tops; Diesel Filters

Season 21 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/25/2013

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Barber Chairs, Sewage Pumps, Bimini Boat Tops, and Diesel Filters and shows how each is made.

Giant Valves; Sardines; Barographs; Disposable Diapers
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6.19
121 votes

#5 - Giant Valves; Sardines; Barographs; Disposable Diapers

Season 11 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/12/2008

This episode demonstrates the production processes for giant valves, sardines, barographs, disposable diapers and shows how each is made.

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1000th Item: Cycling Shoes; Yurts; Marine Plywood; Oil & Encaustic Paint
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6.20
44 votes

#6 - 1000th Item: Cycling Shoes; Yurts; Marine Plywood; Oil & Encaustic Paint

Season 20 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/30/2012

This episode demonstrates the production processes for 1000th Item: Cycling Shoes, Yurts, Marine Plywood, and Oil & Encaustic Paint and shows how each is made.

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Baseball Gloves; Medical Electrodes; Stetson Hats
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6.22
112 votes

#7 - Baseball Gloves; Medical Electrodes; Stetson Hats

Season 11 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/3/2008

This episode demonstrates the production processes for baseball gloves, medical electrodes, stetson hats and shows how each is made.

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Cast Iron Tubs; Hopi Kachina Dolls; Mine Truck Engine; Memory Cards
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6.23
44 votes

#8 - Cast Iron Tubs; Hopi Kachina Dolls; Mine Truck Engine; Memory Cards

Season 20 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/3/2013

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Cast Iron Tubs, Hopi Kachina Dolls, Mine Truck Engine, and Memory Cards and shows how each is made.

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Pipe Cleaners; Blue Stilton Cheese; Smart Electric Meters; Telescopes
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6.25
73 votes

#9 - Pipe Cleaners; Blue Stilton Cheese; Smart Electric Meters; Telescopes

Season 18 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/19/2011

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Pipe Cleaners, Blue Stilton Cheese, Smart Electric Meters, and Telescopes and shows how each is made.

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Recycled Skateboards; Braided Pastry; Construction Trailers; Vises
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6.31
42 votes

#10 - Recycled Skateboards; Braided Pastry; Construction Trailers; Vises

Season 24 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/4/2014

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Recycled Skateboards, Braided Pastry, Construction Trailers, and Vises and shows how each is made.

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U-Locks; Tepees; Croissants; Rolling Luggage
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6.32
50 votes

#11 - U-Locks; Tepees; Croissants; Rolling Luggage

Season 20 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/6/2012

This episode demonstrates the production processes for U-Locks, Tepees, Croissants, and Rolling Luggage and shows how each is made.

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Ball Bearings; Electrical Wires; Lost Wax Process Casting; Automated Machines
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6.32
140 votes

#12 - Ball Bearings; Electrical Wires; Lost Wax Process Casting; Automated Machines

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/7/2002

This episode demonstrates the production processes for ball bearings, electrical wires, lost wax process casting and automated machines, and shows how each is made.

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Bead Wire; Mini Pepperoni; Irrigation Sprinklers; Leather Gloves
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6.40
93 votes

#13 - Bead Wire; Mini Pepperoni; Irrigation Sprinklers; Leather Gloves

Season 26 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/17/2015

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Bead Wire. Mini Pepperoni, Irrigation Sprinklers. and Leather Gloves and shows how each is made.

Fresh-Cut Flowers; Adhesive Tape; Tofu; Lottery Tickets
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6.45
181 votes

#14 - Fresh-Cut Flowers; Adhesive Tape; Tofu; Lottery Tickets

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/25/2003

This episode demonstrates the production processes for fresh-cut flowers, adhesive tape, tofu and lottery tickets, and shows how each is made.

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Racing Shells; Stainless Steel Sinks; Leather; Pedal Steel Guitar
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6.46
125 votes

#15 - Racing Shells; Stainless Steel Sinks; Leather; Pedal Steel Guitar

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/24/2008

This episode demonstrates the production processes for racing shells, stainless steel sinks, leather, and pedal steel guitars, and shows how each is made.

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Nail Nippers; Jade Putters; Ice Cider; Water Skis
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6.48
50 votes

#16 - Nail Nippers; Jade Putters; Ice Cider; Water Skis

Season 20 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/30/2012

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Nail Nippers, Jade Putters, Ice Cider, and Water Skis and shows how each is made.

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Heather Gems; Instant Film; Beet Sugar; Electric Roadsters
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6.51
109 votes

#17 - Heather Gems; Instant Film; Beet Sugar; Electric Roadsters

Season 17 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/3/2011

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Heather Gems, Instant Film, Beet Sugar, and Electric Roadsters and shows how each is made.

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Plasma Gems; Special Effects Snow; Piano Restoration
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6.51
49 votes

#18 - Plasma Gems; Special Effects Snow; Piano Restoration

Season 24 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/11/2014

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Plasma Gems, Special Effects Snow, and Piano Restoration and shows how each is made.

Wax Figures; Awnings; Sandwich Crackers; Pewter Tankards
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6.57
70 votes

#19 - Wax Figures; Awnings; Sandwich Crackers; Pewter Tankards

Season 18 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/12/2011

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Wax Figures, Awnings, Sandwich Crackers, and Pewter Tankards and shows how each is made.

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Prepared Mustard; Violins; Nuts and Bolts; Toilet Paper
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6.64
157 votes

#20 - Prepared Mustard; Violins; Nuts and Bolts; Toilet Paper

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/18/2003

This episode demonstrates the production processes for prepared mustard, violins, nuts and bolts, and toilet paper, and shows how each is made.

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Multi-Tools; Jojoba Oil; Marionettes
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6.65
79 votes

#21 - Multi-Tools; Jojoba Oil; Marionettes

Season 19 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/24/2012

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Multi-Tools, Jojoba Oil, and Marionettes and shows how each is made.

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Wood Windows; Cashmere Fabric; Plastic Recycling; Architectural Glass
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6.65
72 votes

#22 - Wood Windows; Cashmere Fabric; Plastic Recycling; Architectural Glass

Season 24 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/20/2014

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Wood Windows, Cashmere Fabric, Plastic Recycling, and Architectural Glass and shows how each is made.

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Sanders; Solid Terrain Models; Stucco; High-Speed Roll-Up Doors
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6.66
74 votes

#23 - Sanders; Solid Terrain Models; Stucco; High-Speed Roll-Up Doors

Season 22 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/21/2013

This episode demonstrates the production processes for Sanders, Solid Terrain Models, Stucco, and High-Speed Roll-Up Doors and shows how each is made.

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Technical Glass; Washing Machines; Playing Cards; Crossbows
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6.67
120 votes

#24 - Technical Glass; Washing Machines; Playing Cards; Crossbows

Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/7/2008

This episode demonstrates the production processes for technical glass, washing machines, playing cards, crossbows and shows how each is made.

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Diamond Cuttings; Wood Doors; Paintballs; Newspapers
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6.68
202 votes

#25 - Diamond Cuttings; Wood Doors; Paintballs; Newspapers

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/19/2002

This episode demonstrates the production processes for diamond cuttings, wood doors, paintballs and newspapers, and shows how each is made.

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