Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan

G4 Premiered Jan 01, 2011 Between Seasons


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Episode Guide


  • Season 1
    • Reunion
      Episode 17
      Join Chief Petty Officer John Groat, Lieutenant Brad Penley, Petty Officer 1st Class Ricky Thibeault and Petty Officer 2nd Class Chase Holzhauer as they reunite for the first time since the filming of their five-month deployment. Watch as they reminisce about some of their nerve-racking missions and the intense stress and danger of dealing with enemy explosives on a daily basis.moreless
    • Behind The Scenes
      Behind The Scenes
      Episode 16
      Chief Petty Officer John Groat and his EOD platoon take you on a behind-the-scenes look at how they manage to live their lives in one of the most hostile environments on the planet. There's no shortage of excitement, even on off-days. See how they spend their time training young recruits, disposing of ordnances so that they won't fall into Taliban hands and how mail from home can boost morale exponentially--especially during the holidays. Plus, get a glimpse at how the television production team handles adjustment to military life.moreless
    • Weapons Tech
      Weapons Tech
      Episode 15
      In this in-depth look at the high tech tools used by EOD Platoon 342, you'll see the inner workings of the Navy's base camps in Afghanistan, including their highly-secured arsenal of explosives, armored vehicles, mechanical robots, mine-sniffing radar and more. See how their expensive tools and gadgets assist them in their daily life-saving missions.moreless
    • Best of Bomb Patrol
      When EOD platoon 342 began their five-month deployment to Afghanistan, even training couldn't prepare them for their most intense mission. In this special episode, see a recap of their unit's most memorable moments including their initial departure from sunny San Diego, California, the unexpected explosion of their robot near an Afghani military base, the detonation of a deadly suicide vest and more. Plus, don't miss the harrowing scenes where their squad comes under heavy fire from the enemy in the dead of night.moreless
    • Route X Part Two
      Route X Part Two
      Episode 13
      After four days on Afghanistan's most treacherous road, the clearing crews have been fortunate to dodge all major obstacles--until the Buffalo gets too close to an IED, sending a shockwave through the group. Ricky and his team are rattled, but know they must press on over the next few days. With the frustration mounting and their options limited, it seems all that can go wrong will go wrong--especially when their final stop could be their last. Can the men in EOD keep their cool and finish off the hazardous mission?moreless
    • Route X, Pt. 1
      Route X, Pt. 1
      Episode 12
      Ricky Thibeault and his EOD team head to Kunduz Province in northern Afghanistan to clear out one of the most dangerous roads in the country--Route X--that involves a painstakingly slow and hazardous process. The road is littered with IEDs, and a town full of Taliban make this extended mission a nightmare for the men. A few missteps have the convoy alarmed and one more wrong turn could be catastrophic.moreless
    • Donkeys
      Episode 11
      The EOD team is finally back together at Camp Qaisar--but trouble awaits them as they are about to embark on one of their most dangerous missions yet. Reports of IEDs in a hostile town could be a revenge tactic employed by the Taliban, and it's up to Ricky and his team to investigate the scene. Meanwhile, back at Camp Griffin, the team rings in the New Year with a mission on one of the country's most dangerous roads. When they come across a suspicious setup, the team is quick to go on the defensive. How will they handle this sticky situation?moreless
    • The Firefight
      The Firefight
      Episode 10
    • Ambush
      Episode 9
    • Teamwork
      Episode 8
    • Thanksgiving
      Episode 7

      With their families celebrating Thanksgiving, the platoon must clear out a checkpoint that was recently controlled by the Taliban.

    • Suicide Vest
      Suicide Vest
      Episode 6

      Chase and Jeremy assist the Army in the retreival of a very dangerous suicide vest.

    • For Sgt. Kirspel
      For Sgt. Kirspel
      Episode 5

      Ricky, Sam and Matt face complications on their mission when a swarm of militia fighters attacks.

    • Live Charge
      Live Charge
      Episode 4

      The platoon must find an IED at night and clear a road for returning U.S. Troops.

    • The Triggerman
      The Triggerman
      Episode 3

      The platoon is looking for a Taliban triggerman and must detonate a live grenade.

    • The Road of Blood

      The platoon has to deal with a heavily mined road and a Taliban trap.

    • Rules of Engagement

      A Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Platoon heads to Afghanistan for their 5-month mission.