The BEST Episodes of Savage Builds

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 26, 2021

Network: Discovery

Adam Savage combines his insatiable curiosity and nearly unparalleled inventiveness as he attempts to build working, innovative items. Each episode will focus on one project as Adam collaborates with notable experts in their fields, friends, colleagues and others.

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Building Iron Man

#1 - Building Iron Man

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 14, 2019

Adam Savage teams up with a daredevil inventor to build an authentic Iron Man suit that flies and stops bullets just like Tony Stark's.

star 8.16
201 votes
Mad Max Melee

#2 - Mad Max Melee

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 28, 2019

Adam Savage and genius inventors team up to build a deadly fleet of junkyard vehicles that look straight out of Mad Max, and using scrapyard materials and wicked-smart engineering, they face off to see whose motorized monster packs the most vicious punch.

star 7.84
148 votes
Wheel of Death

#3 - Wheel of Death

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 21, 2019

Adam Savage and a NASA engineer team up to build a rocket-propelled experimental superweapon that could have changed the course of World War II, and using cutting-edge tech, they try to make this notorious engineering failure an explosive success.

star 7.71
165 votes
Forging Excalibur

#4 - Forging Excalibur

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 5, 2019

Adam Savage and a world-class swordsmith team up to forge King Arthur’s sword Excalibur, and their investigation could reveal if the legendary blade was made from iron brought to earth by an extraterrestrial visitor.

star 7.59
138 votes
Mega Food Fight

#5 - Mega Food Fight

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 26, 2019

Adam Savage teams up with Tory Belleci to stage the world’s most epic food fight. Using the latest science and technology, they build a rapid-fire weapon that turns hot dogs into projectiles.

star 7.58
113 votes
Hollywood's Deadliest Weapon

#6 - Hollywood's Deadliest Weapon

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 19, 2019

Adam Savage teams up with Gary Oldman to build one of Hollywood’s deadliest weapons, the ZF1 Multi-Artillery Gun from The Fifth Element, a weapon so lethal that it features both a rocket launcher and a flamethrower.

star 7.57
122 votes
Dogfight Derby

#7 - Dogfight Derby

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 26, 2019

Adam Savage teams up with Peter Jackson to restore a fleet of fighter planes. Using cutting-edge technology, they stage a high-flying dogfight straight out of World War I.

star 7.55
114 votes
Nitro Explode-aganza

#8 - Nitro Explode-aganza

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 12, 2019

Adam and a demolition expert team up to test one of the most dangerous and explosive substances on the planet, and cutting-edge science and tech will reveal if nitroglycerine really deserves its notorious reputation.

star 7.52
129 votes