The BEST episodes of Savage Builds season 1

Every episode of Savage Builds season 1, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Savage Builds season 1!

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.

Last Updated: 3/29/2024Network: DiscoveryStatus: Ended
Building Iron Man
204 votes

#1 - Building Iron Man

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/14/2019

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.

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Mad Max Melee
149 votes

#2 - Mad Max Melee

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/28/2019

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.

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Wheel of Death
170 votes

#3 - Wheel of Death

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/21/2019

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.

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Dogfight Derby
113 votes

#4 - Dogfight Derby

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/26/2019

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.

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Hollywood's Deadliest Weapon
122 votes

#5 - Hollywood's Deadliest Weapon

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/19/2019

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.

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Forging Excalibur
139 votes

#6 - Forging Excalibur

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/5/2019

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.

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Mega Food Fight
116 votes

#7 - Mega Food Fight

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/26/2019

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.

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Nitro Explode-aganza
130 votes

#8 - Nitro Explode-aganza

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/12/2019

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.

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