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    phf3947

    [1]Aug 2, 2006
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    What does everyone think of this fabulous show?
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    lunamoth72

    [2]Aug 3, 2006
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    Wow. I'm kind of dazed - aside from the usual websites and a very short, very dry entry in Wikipedia, your post is the first evidence I've found that any other human being besides myself is aware of this show's existence. I wonder if you started this message board because you're a bigwig on this site and setting up new shows is just what you do -- or if you have actually watched it.

    This show serves a vital function in my daily life. I have a new baby (the Niles is misleading - I'm a gal) and can't always manage to find the Times when I'm eating, and I can't eat unless I'm doing something else. So "How It's Made" steps in to fill that empty little spot in my brain while I shovel food into my face. I am firmly convinced that I am the only person on the planet who Tivos this show and I will be watching this board carefully for evidence of other fans.

    Excuse this long and therefore rude post ... I have so much to say about this show and I am really trying to keep my gabbing to a minimum until some other folks show up.
    Edited on 08/03/2006 8:00pm
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    lunamoth72

    [3]Aug 4, 2006
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    Allow me to point out that the first-ever "How It's Made" episode review - a concise and insightful summary if ever one was - has been posted. That's right - by ME! How did you ever guess?
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    phf3947

    [4]Aug 5, 2006
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    I really do watch it. This is one of my favorite shows and I've been watching it for a long time. The show was just added to the site on 7/25/06, and it took awhile to collect the information required to get the guide started. It's a work in progress
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    TheInterex

    [5]Aug 7, 2006
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    YAY! More fans of the show.

    Hello. I was the one who originally sent in the request for this show
    to be added, and was going to start adding all of the show information,
    but work got in the way, glad to see that there are others out there
    who find this show just as informative as I do.
    Edited on 08/07/2006 4:59pm
    Edited 2 total times.
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    phf3947

    [6]Aug 7, 2006
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    I saw your review, and thanks for getting the guide added to the database. At least there are three of us who love this show
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    Coffeegod

    [7]Aug 13, 2006
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    This show is one of my 4 year old's favorite shows. He screeches and runs into the tv room screaming 'HOWIT'SMADE!!!!'

    He would love to see an episode on popcicles. This program is simply brilliant.

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    TheInterex

    [8]Aug 22, 2006
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    Coffeegod wrote:
    He would love to see an episode on popcicles.


    You should look into Unwrapped on the food network, its very similar to How It's Made except that they show you how foods are made, things like chocolate covered peanuts, Ice Cream, Bubble Gum, etc.

    Its very interesting but don't watch it on an empty stomache or you will be opening up those snacks

    Here is a link to the shows summary: http://www.tv.com/unwrapped/show/12364/summary.html
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    joemazzini

    [9]Nov 18, 2006
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    I'd sure like to learn how the Maglight flashlight is made. Does anyone
    know how we may contact the producers to recommend how various common-day items
    are manufactured that they haven't already presented?

    How It's Made is my favorite TV show--ah, in fact it's the only show I
    watch regularly because I'm obsessed with non-fiction books, especially
    those in the audio-book format--another interesting topic for the show,
    which would complement the one they did on manufacturing CDs.
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    typhoon_2099

    [10]Dec 2, 2006
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    I love this show! My step-dad was watching it and I sat down to see what it was and was immediately hooked! I love seeing all these things being assembled or manufactured, it's so cool. We have a different narrator in Britain, but that's probably because of different terminology here ie. Aluminium and Aluminum etc.
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    Piaggioavanti13

    [11]Dec 17, 2006
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    I like it
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    gamefreek2_GMG

    [12]Feb 27, 2007
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    How It's Made captures my attention everytime I see it. It's cool how they make bagels, huh?
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    Alas-Ken

    [13]Mar 5, 2007
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    My kids and I are hooked!

    We'd love to see how baseballs are made.
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    bill__b

    [14]Apr 19, 2007
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    The maglite probably won't be shown, as it is an American company. The filming is of predominantly Canadian manufacturers, not that they do anything radically different than other companies.

    It was interesting to hear that UK gets a different narration. I suspected there might be other sound tracks because there are some banners on screen that re-state various measurements being talked about. The announcer says "16 tons of stuff" and the banner comes in reading "that's 16 tons." Say Whaaaa??? It makes sense if the sound said "xxx thousand kilograms" to have an English system conversion as a visual shortly thereafter.
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    LikwidFlux

    [15]May 16, 2007
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    3 words

    freakin' love it
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    yuumm_monkeys

    [16]May 18, 2007
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    I love this show, i can only watch it at 11 am, but that will change in a few months when i get sattelite. I'm excited about seeing new and more often.

    BTW, Bill_b i love your signature.
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    mochachina

    [17]May 19, 2007
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    Coffeegod wrote: He would love to see an episode on popcicles.

     

    bill_b wrote: You should look into Unwrapped on the food network, its very similar to How It's Made except that they show you how foods are made, things like chocolate covered peanuts, Ice Cream, Bubble Gum, etc.

     

     

    I am new to here and i was reading all of the posts and bill u said that how it's made doesn't do food items well i was looking through the past episodes and saw that they did show how chocolate was made. Also Joe i have been wondering the same thing about how to get in contact with the show or producers and at the end of the show it tells u what site to go to, it gives u the link.

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    AAMLfreak

    [18]May 20, 2007
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    I am so glad so many people like this show! I thought I was the only nerd who likes to see things (that you would never even think of) being made. Heh. Wow.
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    kaoken10

    [19]Jun 11, 2007
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    This show is awesome. It's interesting and it's not too flashy, so I can watch it and unwind. Best thing about this show is that they are not promoting a particular brand or company so it's more educational that commercial.
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    scrubs_fan76

    [20]May 7, 2008
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    I love how it's made. Unwrapped is pretty cool too.
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