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How It's Made - all eps, all seasons

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by cwerdna, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. sharkster

    sharkster Well-Known Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Aw, darn. I missed it. I would have cruised through the guide to see if there were episodes about anything that interested me. I like this sort of thing. Will check it out on Netflix. I like to go on the site and find stuff to put in my 'list' because I hate typing on the on-screen keyboard thingy. Then, when I go on my Roku3, I have stuff loaded. BTW, the Tivo Netflix app is still screwed up and slow. Last time I got too lazy to pull out the Roku and TV remotes, and went on the Tivo Netflix app, it freaked out my Tivo when I was done - Tivo restarted, then lost internet connection, and it sucked having to fix everything before I went to bed.

    I think I've seen a few episodes in the past but none of them stuck in my dismal memory bank.
  2. sushikitten

    sushikitten 143 down, ??? to go! TCF Club

    Jan 27, 2005
    DC-ish Suburbia
    We've been watching this with our 5yo. I'm learning a lot and I forgot how much I loved this show.
  3. Philosofy

    Philosofy Super Duper Member

    Feb 21, 2000
    I visited Holland House Candles last week. Their episode hasn't aired in awhile.
  4. bruab

    bruab Shmegistrd Schmoozer TCF Club

    Nov 16, 2001
    DC Metro
    I find them soothing. :)
  5. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

    Feb 22, 2001
    SF Bay Area, CA
    Not me. I've watched entire episodes but generally only watch segments that interest me.

    The show that really made my sleepy were the Visions shows formerly on HDNet (e.g. Visions of England). The scenery was always nice but the music and pacing was too soothing, for the lack of a better word. Often, I'd get very sleepy and start falling asleep. I'd always how the editors would stay awake doing their job w/that show.
  6. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

    Feb 22, 2001
    SF Bay Area, CA
    Looks like there's a marathon going on now that ends on at 4 pm Pacific 12/23/14.

    It looks like there will be another marathon on 1/4/15.
  7. d-dub

    d-dub Jami's Gameboy

    Mar 8, 2005
    Montgomery, IL
    How It's Made has reached Gilligan's Island and Star Trek TOS status for me... I think I've seen every episode at least 3 times :D
  8. warrenn

    warrenn Member

    Jun 24, 2004
    I do, absolutely. In fact, I use it specifically for this purpose when I have middle of the night insomnia. In my case, my brain is going in all sorts of different directions and it can't calm down enough to get sleepy. I think the linear nature of the narration and lack of plot in the show allows my brain to focus just on one thing or zone out and it can more easily transition to be sleepy. I'll be sleepy after the episode is over and then I'll attempt to replay it in my head when I get back to bed. That usually does the trick.

    I really find the nature of the show interesting. I'm fascinated about how things are made. So it's not that I find it boring or anything. But there is something about the format of the show which makes it easy to fall asleep to.
  9. Unbeliever

    Unbeliever Random Nobody

    Feb 3, 2001
    Altadena, CA
    His pronunciation of robot ("row-butt") is distracting.

    --Carlos V.
  10. MikeAndrews

    MikeAndrews Registered abuser

    Jan 17, 2002
    Hint: It's a Canadian production.

    Now you know why you see how they make hockey sticks.

    They cover products made nearby that people care aboot.
  11. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

    Feb 22, 2001
    SF Bay Area, CA
    It looks like there's another marathon on 1/5 and 1/8.
  12. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

    Feb 22, 2001
    SF Bay Area, CA
    There's another marathon going on today, 1/19/15.
  13. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

    Feb 22, 2001
    SF Bay Area, CA
    Another marathon's in progress on July 4th.

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